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Spell fire flare
  • Flare
  • Level 19 hunter ability
  • 40 yd range
  • 20 sec cooldown
  • Instant
  • Exposes all hidden and invisible enemies within the targeted area for 20 sec.
Class Hunter
School Arcane
Cooldown 20 seconds
Radius 10 yards
Other information
Level learned 19
Related debuff
Spell fire flare
  • Flare
  • Hidden and invisible units are revealed.
  • Duration: 20 seconds

Flare is a level 19 hunter ability. It reveals any stealthed, hidden or invisible enemies in a targeted area.



Patch changes[]

  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Now requires level 19 (was 38).
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Now has a 40-yard range (was 30 yards).
  • Bc icon Patch 2.4.0 (2008-03-25): Casting Flare while in any way not visible, will no longer cause your flare to be invisible to other players.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22): Cooldown increased to 20 seconds (was 15 seconds), and duration reduced to 20 seconds (was 30 seconds).
  • Bc icon Patch 2.0.3 (2007-01-09): Will now properly reveal Mages that have used Ability mage invisibility [Invisibility].
  • WoW Icon update Patch 1.10.0 (2006-03-28): Now has a visual effect for the duration that it is active.
  • WoW Icon update Patch 1.7.0 (2005-09-13): Fixed the tooltip to accurately reflect the actual radius of the effect.

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