For every light, there is a shadow.
Anathema art from the WoW TCG.

Blood Elf carrying Anathema

Anathema is an epic staff, and the Shadow version of  [Benediction].


This item is created by using  [Benediction].


Players that have acquired  [Benediction] and Anathema are rewarded  [The Balance of Light and Shadow].

Patch changes

  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Removed since  [Benediction] is no longer obtainable.
  • WoW Icon update.png Patch 1.12.0 (2006-08-22): The cooldown timer on transforming Anathema and  [Benediction] may no longer be circumvented by zoning or logging out.
  • WoW Icon update.png Patch 1.8.0 (2005-10-10): Anathema and Benediction will now remember the enchantments and durability data they possessed when they transform.
  • WoW Icon update.png Patch 1.4.0 (2005-04-19): Added.

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