For the removed talent formerly required for this ability, see Sunfire (druid talent).
Ability mage firestarter
  • Sunfire
  • 40 yd  range
  • 3.3% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • A Solar spell that burns the enemy for x Nature damage and then an additional x Nature damage over 24 sec.

    Spell nature starfall Balance (Level 82)
    to the primary target and all enemies within 5 yards

    Upon reaching 100 Solar Energy, your next Sunfire within 5 sec will deal 100% additional initial damage.
Usable by
Casting timeInstant cast
Cooldown (GCD 1.5 sec)
Level required18
Related debuff
Ability mage firestarter
  • Magic
  • Sunfire
  • Suffering X Nature damage every 5 seconds.
  • Duration: 24 seconds
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Those unworthy of the Earth Mother's grace are burned by her touch.

Sunfire is a druid ability gained at level 18, replacing Moonfire for druids who have chosen the Balance specialization when the Solar half of the balance bar is active. It is not technically a separately learned spell.

Modified by

Spell nature starfall Balance abilities
Spell nature healingtouch Restoration abilities

Patch changes

  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.2.3 (17-Oct-2015): Damage has been increased by 6%.
  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.2.0 (23-Jun-2015): Sunfire now deals 4% less damage.
  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.0.2 (14-October-2014): Sunfire is no longer its own spell and replaces Moonfire on the action bar whenever Balance Energy is on the Solar side. Sunfire now has a base duration of 24 seconds (up from 14 seconds), but is no longer extended by Wrath and Starsurge critical strikes. Enemies may still suffer from both Moonfire and Sunfire’s periodic damage components simultaneously. Upon reaching 100 Solar Energy, the next Sunfire deals 100% additional initial damage.
  • Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.0.4 (28-August-2012): Updated.
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.6 (8-Feb-2011): Sunfire mana cost has been reduced from 18% to 9%.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small/ Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.1 (12-Oct-2010): Added.

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