Maelstrom Weapon
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  • Maelstrom Weapon
  • Level 29 Enhancement shaman ability
  • Passive
  • When you deal damage with a melee weapon, you have a chance to gain Maelstrom Weapon, stacking up to 10 times. Each stack of Maelstrom Weapon reduces the cast time of your next damage or healing spell by 20% and increase the damage or healing of your next spell by 20%. A maximum of 5 stacks of Maelstrom Weapon can be consumed at a time.
Usable by
Class Shaman
Other information
Level learned 29

Maelstrom Weapon is a passive level 29 Enhancement shaman ability.

Patch changes

  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Redesigned.
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Redesigned. Now causes auto attacks and [Windfury] attacks to generate 5 Maelstrom.
  • Warlords of Draenor Hotfix (2015-11-20): Now increases direct healing done by 5% while in PvP combat (down from a 10% increase to direct healing).
  • Warlords of Draenor Hotfix (2015-07-20): Fixed an issue with Maelstrom Weapon that caused Healing Surge combined with the Tier-18 4-piece set bonus to heal for more than the intended amount.
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14):
    • No longer reduces the cast time of [Hex]. Chance to trigger has been reduced by 20%.
    • Now also increases the direct healing of affected spells by 10% per application.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Now applies to any Nature spell with a base cast time shorter than 10 seconds.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.3.0 (2011-11-29): Can now also proc from fully absorbed melee attacks.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.0 (2009-08-04): Now also has a chance to reduce the cast time of [Hex].
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.3 (2008-11-04): Tooltips corrected to correctly describe the chance for this talent to be triggered.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Added.

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