Fire Elemental
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  • Fire Elemental
  • Level 34 Elemental shaman ability
  • 5% of base mana
  • 2.5 min cooldown
  • Instant
  • Calls forth a Greater Fire Elemental to rain destruction on your enemies for 30 sec.

    While the Fire Elemental is active, Flame Shock deals damage 25% faster.
  • Rank 2: While your Fire Elemental is active, any newly applied Flame Shock lasts 100% longer.
Usable by
Class Shaman
School Nature
Cooldown 2.5 minutes
Other information
Level learned 34
Rank levels 58 (rank 2)
Improvements [Primal Elementalist], [Storm Elemental], [Surge of Power]

Fire Elemental is a level 34 Elemental shaman ability.



  • The Rank 2 upgrade ability is erroneously named "Fire Elemental Totem" despite being introduced in Shadowlands (two expansions after the previous ability was removed).

Patch changes

  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Mana cost added. Fire Elemental no longer causes Flame Shock to generate maelstrom. Instead, Flame Shock now deals damage 25% faster while the Fire Elemental is active. Additionally, a second rank has been added.
  • Battle for Azeroth Patch 8.0.1 (2018-07-17): Model updated. Duration reduced to 30 seconds (down from 1 minute) and cooldown reduced to 2.5 minutes (down from 5 minutes). Additionally, [Flame Shock]'s periodic ticks generate 3 Maelstrom while the Fire Elemental is active.
  • Legion Patch 7.1.0 (2016-10-25): Now has a totem timer.
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Added. Replaced [Fire Elemental Totem].

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