• Mote of Shadow
  • Use: Turn ten Motes of Shadow into Primal Shadow.
  • 1 Charge
  • Crafting Reagent
  • Sell Price: 4s

A Mote of Shadow is a small bit of shadow essence. Ten can be combined to form  [Primal Shadow].


This item drops from void beings in Outland. Engineers can gather Motes of Shadow with the  [Zapthrottle Mote Extractor] from the Felmist clouds found in Shadowmoon Valley.

As an ingredient


Patch changes

  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Stacks to 200, up from 10.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22): Motes of Shadow now primarily drop from void creatures and have been removed from nearly all demons. Enraged Fel Sparks now properly drop Motes of Fire instead of Motes of Shadow.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.0.1 (2006-12-05): Added.

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