Incanter's Ward
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  • Incanter's Ward
  • Level 90 mage talent
  • 25 sec cooldown
  • Instant
  • Places a magical ward on you, absorbing up to X damage for 8 sec. Absorbed damage will restore up to 18% of your maximum mana.

    When this effect ends, you gain up to 15% increased spell power for 25 sec, based on the absorption used.

    Increases spell power by 8% and increases mana regeneration by 65%. This effect is deactivated while Incanter's Ward is on cooldown.
Usable by
Class Mage
School Arcane
Cooldown 25 seconds
Other information
Level available 90
Related buffs
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  • Magic
  • Incanter's Ward
  • Absorbing up to X damage, gaining mana from all damage absorbed.
  • Duration: 8 seconds

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  • Magic
  • Incanter's Absorption
  • Increases spell damage by 15%.
  • Duration: 25 seconds

Incanter's Ward is a talented mage ability, available at level 90. This talent envelopes a shield around the mage, turning a set amount of damage absorbed into a hefty mana gain. The talent's passive effect increases mana regeneration and spell power while Incanter's Ward is off cooldown.

Patches and hotfixes

  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Removed, replaced by [Incanter's Flow].
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.3.0 (2013-05-21): Now allows the Mage to gain up to a maximum of 15% increase to spell damage, down from 30%, but the effect now lasts 25 seconds, up from 15 seconds.
  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2013-03-15): Incanter's Ward is no longer transferred to a Mage who Spellsteals it, but is dispelled from the target.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.2.0 (2013-03-05): Can now be removed by magic dispels.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Added.

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