Poison Cleansing Totem

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Poison Cleansing Totem
Spell nature poisoncleansingtotem.png
  • Poison Cleansing Totem
  • Level 22 shaman ability
  • 8% of your Base Mana
  • 1 second cooldown
  • Instant
  • Tools: [Water Totem]
  • Summons a Poison Cleansing Totem with 5 health at the feet of the caster that attempts to remove 1 poison effect from party members within 30 yards every 5 seconds. Lasts 5 min.
Usable by
Class Shaman
Properties
School Physical
Cooldown 1 second
Other information
Level learned 22

Poison Cleansing Totem was highly useful against any creatures which poison consistently (such as an on-hit poison or an AoE one). It was slightly useful against creatures which have a poison spell, as you would not get poisoned enough to make this more useful than a specific poison-removing spell. It was completely useless against mobs which do not have a poison ability.

Talents

Talents that could improve the totem:

Tips and tactics

The more poison your team is fighting, the more useful this totem would be. However, it was possible to get poisoned so much that the totem couldn't keep up. The totem would stack if different shaman drop them, since each one would pulse and remove poisons separately.

Patch changes

  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.1.0 (2009-04-14): Poison Cleansing Totem and Disease Cleansing Totem have been merged with into "Cleansing Totem." Cleansing Totem pulses every 3 sec, down from 5.
  • PTR client.png Patch 0.7 (2004-06-15): Moved to level 22.

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