Create Spellstone
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  • Create Spellstone
  • Warlock ability
  • 45% of base mana
  • 5 sec cast
  • Reagents: [Soul Shard]
  • While applied to target weapon it increases damage dealt by periodic spells by 1% and spell haste rating by X. Lasts for 1 hour.
Usable by
Class Warlock
School Shadow
Cooldown None/Global Cooldown
Other information
Requirements 1 Soul Shard.
Improvements [Master Conjuror]

Create Spellstone is a warlock Demonology spell that creates a Spellstone. Originally a pseudo-relic that occupied the wand-slot which allowed warlocks to dispel all magical debuffs on themselves and increasing spell critical strike rating, Spellstones are now much like Wizard Oils that are applied to the Warlock's One-handed weapon after the Echoes of Doom Patch. A single use of Create Spellstone (which uses a Soul Shard as a reagent) will create a Spellstone with 5 charges. Each charge can be only used on the weapon of the warlock who created it.


Types of Spellstones
Type Item level Spell haste
 [Spellstone] 36 +10
 [Greater Spellstone] 48 +20
 [Major Spellstone] 60 +30
 [Master Spellstone] 66 +40
 [Demonic Spellstone] 72 +50
 [Grand Spellstone] 78 +60

The Original Spellstone

Spellstones have a checkered past of use. Originally, the spellstone was equipped in the off-hand slot, was consumed on use, and granted a buff that absorbed spell damage. It was almost completely unused by the Warlock community, who largely wielded staves. In the 2.0.1 patch, Spellstones were equippable by the warlock in the wand slot, improved spell critical strike rating and could remove magic debuffs. The Spellstone was considered by many warlocks to be a critical conjured item for PVP and PVE alike since the 2.0.1 patch. However, Warlocks differed over the benefit over having a spellstone equipped in place of a wand, since the cooldown on the magic-removal use was 3 minutes. The crit bonus was a passive ability from equipping the stone and could be increased by [Master Conjuror]. The crit bonus was roughly equal to +1% at the level each rank is learned. The Echoes of Doom patch changed the Spellstone to its current form.

Patch changes

  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Removed from game.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Spellstones were changed to their current form, akin to 5 charges of Wizard Oil per Spellstone.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.3.0 (2007-11-13): The text on Spellstone was changed to say it dispels instead of removes.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22): These abilities will now be sorted in rank order in your spellbook.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.0.1 (2006-12-05): Prior to this patch, the spellstone was equipped in the off-hand slot, was consumed on use, and granted a buff that absorbed spell damage. There was a corresponding [Improved Spellstone] talent to increase the damage absorbed.
  • WoW Icon update.png Patch 1.3.0 (2005-03-07): Equipping Spellstones will now improve your chance to get a critical strike with spells.
  • Test-inline.png Patch 0.11 (2004-09-29): Added. (Level 36)

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