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in patch World of Warcraft 4.0.1.
This includes items and quests that can no longer be obtained or are now deprecated.
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Cleansing Totem Level 38 shaman ability 8% of base mana Instant Tools: [Water Totem ] Summons a Cleansing Totem with 5 health at the feet of the caster that attempts to remove 1 disease and 1 poison effect from party members within 30 yards every 3 seconds. Lasts 5 min. Usable by Class
Shaman Properties School
None/Global Cooldown Radius
30 yd Other information Level learned
[Water Totem ] Improvements
[Totemic Focus ]
Cleansing Totem (formerly known as Poison Cleansing Totem and Disease Cleansing Totem) is a shaman ability available at level 38. It places a totem at the feet of the shaman that attempts to remove 1 poison and 1 disease effect from nearby party members every 3 seconds. It is the result of the combination of and [Poison Cleansing Totem ] .
[Disease Cleansing Totem ]
Talents that can improve the totem:
Useful for dealing with mobs that constantly deals out disease debuffs when soloing.
Most useful when dealing with mobs or bosses that can afflict diseases on several party members.
The totem will cleanse all members within the effective radius, thus keeping the party in peak performance. Not to mention this will save the shaman some mana as opposed to cleansing one by one.
Notes This section concerns content related to . Cataclysm
Earthmender Duarn references Cleansing Totem's removal in one of his random comments.
Earthmender Duarn says: I fail to understand why they banned totemic cleansing. No one was ever in range, anyways.
Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Removed. Patch 3.1.0 (2009-04-14): Poison Cleansing Totem and Disease Cleansing Totem have been merged into Cleansing Totem. Cleansing Totem pulses every 3 seconds, down from 5.