|The subject of this article was removed from World of Warcraft in patch 4.0.1.
The talent was useful to shamans of all three specs, since the increase to intellect would provide a small boost to spell critical strike chance, maximum mana pool, and mana gained from effects like and . The additional intellect gained also worked with talents like , , and , effectively making those talents up to 10% more powerful.
- Ancestral Knowledge is a common Shaman spell in the Grand Tournament expansion of Hearthstone. The flavor text reads: "MOMMMMMYYYYYYYYY!!!"
- Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Removed.
- Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Changed from a bonus to mana pool to a bonus to Intellect. Effect increased from 1/2/3/4/5% to 2/4/6/8/10%.