WoW Season of Discovery Shaman Runes Phase 2

WoW Season of Discovery Shaman Runes Phase 2

WoW Season of Discovery (SoD) Runes guide & locations Phase 1

Welcome to our comprehensive guide to the new Shaman runes introduced in Phase 2 of the Season of Discovery in World of Warcraft. Below, you'll find detailed information, including exact locations, maps, and walkthroughs for all discovered Shaman runes up to Level 40.

Shaman runes are essential elements that enhance your abilities and prowess as a Shaman in World of Warcraft. As you journey through the Season of Discovery, uncovering these runes will greatly augment your gameplay experience.

Fire Nova Fire Nova (Belt):

Your Fire Nova Totem spell is replaced with Fire Nova, which causes your current Fire totem to emit damage at its location.

Locating the Fire Nova Rune: To unlock the potent Fire Nova Rune and harness its elemental might, follow these steps as a Shaman on the quest for mastery:

1. Initiate the Journey in Desolace:

- Seek out Flameseer Dubelen at coordinates (/way 57 21) in Desolace.

Flameseer Dubelen location

- Confront and defeat Flameseer Dubelen to obtain the essential Brimstone Icon.

Flameseer Dubelen

2. Orgrimmar's Wisdom:

- Head to Orgrimmar and locate Zor Lonetree at coordinates (/way 39.0 38.0).

locate Zor Lonetree

- Engage in conversation with Zor Lonetree to progress further in your quest.

Zor Lonetree

3. Return to Desolace - The Maraudon Connection:

- Travel back to Desolace and make your way to the entrance of Maraudon.

- Within Maraudon, loot two Tear of Theradras from distinct wings:

- For the Purple Wing, acquire Tear of Theradras at (/way 27 57).

Purple Wing

- In the Orange Wing, secure Tear of Theradras at (/way 39 57).

Orange Wing

4. Zor Lonetree's Guidance Redux: Return once more to Zor Lonetree, who will guide you to the next step in your journey.

5. Thunder Bluff's Wisdom:

- Head to Thunder Bluff and speak with Arch Druid Hamuul Runetotem at coordinates (/way 78.6 28.6).

Arch Druid Hamuul Runetotem location

- Engage in conversation with Arch Druid Hamuul Runetotem to receive further instructions.

Arch Druid Hamuul Runetotem

6. Journey to Moonglade: Speak with Tal at the Thunder Bluff flight path and journey to Moonglade.

Tal location

7. Keeper Remulos' Counsel:

- Find Keeper Remulos in Moonglade at coordinates (/way 36 41).

Keeper Remulos  location

- Receive the Elemental Salve from Keeper Remulos to aid in your quest.

Keeper Remulos

8. Cleansing the Corrupted Fire Totem:

- Travel to coordinates (/way 55 65) in Moonglade to locate the Corrupted Fire Totem.

Corrupted Fire Totem

- Utilize the Elemental Salve to purify the totem, and in return, you shall be bestowed with the coveted Brimstone Icon.

9. Mastering the Rune:

- Equip the Brimstone Icon and engage enemies with your Rockbiter Weapon, striking them 25 times.

- Upon completing this task, right-click the equipped Brimstone Icon to unlock the power of the Fire Nova Rune.

Maelstrom Weapon Maelstrom Weapon (Belt):

Description: When you deal damage with a melee attack, you have a chance to reduce the cast time and mana cost of your next Lightning Bolt, Chain Lightning, Lesser Healing Wave, Healing Wave, Chain Heal, or Lava Burst spell by 20%. Stacks up to 5 times. Lasts 30 sec.

Locating the Maelstrom Weapon Rune: Unlocking the power of the Maelstrom Weapon requires a Shaman to embark on a journey through diverse lands and elements. Follow these steps to obtain the Rune of the Storm, the key to mastering the Maelstrom Weapon:

1. Razorfen Kraul's Scroll: Defeat Charlga Razorflank in Razorfen Kraul to obtain a Scroll. This Scroll can only be utilized once you reach level 30.

2. The Freewind Post Connection:

- Take the acquired Scroll to Freewind Post in Thousand Needles and seek out Rau Cliffrunner.

Rau Cliffrunner location

- Hand over the Scroll to Rau Cliffrunner, initiating the next phase of your quest.

Rau Cliffrunner

3. Bath'rah's Blessing in Tarren Mill:

- Journey to Tarren Mill and locate Bath'rah the Windwatcher at coordinates 80.4, 66.8.

 Bath'rah the Windwatcher

- Before engaging in conversation, express your reverence by typing /pray.

Bath'rah the Windwatcher

4. Elemental Orbs Collection:

- Head to Desolace and gather 10 Wind Orbs from Wind Elementals.

- Travel to Dustwallow Marsh to collect 10 Water Orbs from Water Elementals.

- Venture into the Badlands and secure 10 Earth Orbs from the Earth Elementals east of Kargath.

5. Bath'rah's Filling Ritual:

- Return to Bath'rah the Windwatcher north of Tarren Mill, equipped with 1 Crystal Vial.

- Present the Vial to Bath'rah, who will perform a ritual to fill it with elemental power.

6. Return to Freewind Post: Go back to Freewind Post and deliver the Filled Vial to Rau Cliffrunner.

7. Elemental Flight:

- Consume the contents of the filled vial and speak to the Flight Master in Freewind Post.

- Engage in aerial combat, defeating the closest caster and an Elite Water Elemental. Loot the eye from the defeated foes.

8. Spiritual Persistence:

- Should you meet an untimely demise, communicate with the spirit guide to be resurrected without using the Spirit Resurrect option.

- Return to Bath'rah the Windwatcher, north of Tarren Mill, to claim your reward - the Maelstrom Weapon rune.

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Power Surge Power Surge (Belt):

Description: Each time Flame Shock deals damage, it has a 5% chance to reset the cooldown on Lava Burst and Chain Lightning and make the next Lava Burst, Chain Heal, or Chain Lightning within 10 sec instant. Additionally, you regenerate mana equal to 15% of your Intellect every 5 sec.
(Proc chance: 5%)

Locating the Power Surge Rune: Embark on a journey through the rugged landscapes of Arathi Highlands to uncover the Rune of Power and harness the elemental might of Power Surge. Follow these steps to attain the coveted Rune:

1. Boulderfist Ogre Hunt:

- Traverse the Arathi Highlands and seek out the Boulderfist Ogres (level 32-33).

 Boulderfist Ogres

- Locate them surrounding a short mountain and within a cave (approximately /way 34, 44).

 Boulderfist Ogres  location

2. Ogre Lightning Rod Acquisition: Engage the ogres in battle until you acquire the Ogre Lightning Rod as a loot drop.

3. Mountain Summit Ritual:

- Ascend to the summit of the short mountain and identify Soft Soil.

- Place the obtained Ogre Lightning Rod into the Soft Soil, initiating a mystical ritual.

4. Elemental Invocation:

- Target the Lightning Rod and channel the power of the elements by striking it ten times with your Lightning Bolt spell.
- This ritual will summon Tam'kar, a formidable level 37 Elite. Prepare for battle!


5. Defeat Tam'kar:

- Confront Tam'kar in battle and overcome the Elite adversary.

- Upon Tam'kar's defeat, loot the Rune of Power, the key to unlocking the secrets of Power Surge.

Note: Exercise caution during the encounter with Tam'kar, as this Elite foe poses a formidable challenge.

Ancestral Awakening  Ancestral Awakening (Boots):

Description: When you critically heal with your Healing Wave or Lesser Healing Wave you summon an Ancestral spirit to aid you, instantly healing the lowest percentage health party member within 40 yards for 30% of the amount healed.

Locating the Ancestral Awakening Rune: Embark on a mystical journey through Desolace, Booty Bay, and Arathi Highlands to discover the Rune of Ancestral Awakening. Follow these steps to unlock the secrets of this ancestral connection:

1. Desolace Quest Start: Begin your adventure by obtaining the "questHighway Robbery" quest in Desolace. Locate an Extinguished Campfire northwest of the Kodo Graveyard at coordinates /way 47 54.

Desolace Quest Start

2. Desolace - On the Lam: Head to /way 63 39 near Kormek's Hut in Desolace. Turn in the "questHighway Robbery" quest to Bibbly F'utzbuckle and pick up the quest "questOn the Lam."

Desolace - On the Lam

3. Booty Bay - Cherry for Your Thoughts?: Journey to Booty Bay and visit the inn. Turn in "questOn the Lam" to Tokal and acquire the quest "questCherry for Your Thoughts?". Purchase Cherry Grog for the next part of your quest, "questNo Honor Among Thieves."

booty bay

4. Arathi Highlands Bridge: Seek out a rowboat located under the bridge between Arathi Highlands and the Wetlands, approximately at /way 53 91 on the Arathi Highlands map. Interact with the boat to teleport to the eastern shore.

Arathi Highlands Bridge

5. Confront Illari Duskfeather: Locate Illari Duskfeather and engage in conversation. For most races, two equally hostile dialogue options will be presented. Choose one to initiate combat with Illari. Defeat her, collect the dropped bag, and loot Illari's Key.

6. Unlock the Treasure: Utilize Illari's Key to unlock the Jewel-Encrusted Box. Open the box and claim your well-earned Rune.

Note: Night Elves have a peaceful dialogue solution available, and if chosen, Illari will provide them with Illari's Key for the Jewel-Encrusted Box. May the arcane winds guide you through this intricate quest, and may the Ancestral Awakening Rune enhance your magical prowess!

Decoy Totem Decoy Totem (Boots):

Description: Earth Totem Summons a Decoy Totem for 10 sec with 5 health at the feet of the target that will redirect the next melee or ranged attack made against the target to the totem instead. The totem also grants the target immunity to movement impairing effects for 10 sec.

Locating the Decoy Totem Rune: Embark on a journey to Thousand Needles to unlock the secrets of the Decoy Totem through the Rune of Decoys. Follow these steps to attune yourself with the elements and receive the rune:

1. Collecting Cloud Serpent Fangs and Strong Harpy Feathers:

- Venture into Thousand Needles and engage Cloud Serpents to collect 3 Cloud Serpent Fangs.

- Hunt down Harpies in the area to gather 10 Strong Harpy Feathers.

2. Acquire Silken Thread: Acquire 1 Silken Thread, which can be obtained from various vendors.

3. Journey to the Altar of the Wind Spirit: Head towards the Altar of the Wind Spirit, located at /way 39.4 42.0. It rests behind a hut on the top of the bluff.

Journey to the Altar of the Wind Spirit

4. Craft Offering to the Wind Spirit:

- At the Altar, channel your energies and use either the Cloud Serpent Fangs or the Strong Harpy Feathers to craft the Offering to the Wind Spirit.

Note: This is a channeled offering, so ensure you have the time to complete the entire channeling process.

5. Whispers of the Wind Spirits: Allow the whispers of the Wind Spirits to guide you through the crafting process. Feel the elemental energy and connection to the totemic forces.

6. Collect Your Rune: Once the offering is complete, collect your well-earned Rune of Decoys from the Altar of the Wind Spirit.

Spirit of the Alpha Spirit of the Alpha (Boots):

Description: Infuses the target with the spirit of an alpha wolf, increasing all threat generated by the target by 45% for 30 min. Limit 1 target.

Locating the Spirit of the Alpha Rune: Unlock the power of Spirit of the Alpha by discovering the Echo of the Alpha through a journey near Freewind Post in Thousand Needles. Follow these steps to find the Spirit of the Alpha Rune:

1. Location of the Weathered Cache:

- Head to the mushroom-shaped rock near Freewind Post in Thousand Needles (/way 46, 53).

Location of the Weathered Cache

- On top of this distinctive rock formation, you will find a Weathered Cache waiting to be discovered.

rock formation

2. Looting the Weathered Cache: As a Shaman, approach the Weathered Cache and interact with it to reveal its contents.

3. Discovering the Echo of the Alpha: Within the Weathered Cache, you will find the Echo of the Alpha, a mystical item that holds the essence of the alpha wolf spirit.

4. Claiming the Rune: By acquiring the Echo of the Alpha, you have unearthed the key to learning the Spirit of the Alpha ability.
5. Learning Spirit of the Alpha: Right-click on the Echo of the Alpha in your inventory to learn the Spirit of the Alpha ability. Embrace the power of the alpha wolf spirit and channel it to empower your allies in battles to come.

Two-Handed Mastery Two-Handed Mastery (Chest):

Description: Each time you strike an enemy with a two-handed weapon, you gain 30% attack speed with two-handed weapons for 10 sec.

Locating the Two-handed Mastery Rune: Embark on a challenging quest to unlock the secrets of Two-Handed Mastery by obtaining the Rune of Two-Handed Mastery. Follow these steps through Deadwind Pass, Duskwood, Swamp of Sorrows, Arathi Highlands, Badlands, The Barrens, and Desolace to uncover the mysteries of the Dalaran Relics:

1. Venture into Deadwind Pass and seek out the Dalaran Agent at Ariden's Camp. Engage in conversation with them to receive Ariden's Sigil.

Dalaran Agent

dalaran agent

2. Equip Ariden's Sigil and venture forth, or join forces with another player who bears this mystical artifact. With the sigil activated, players must uncover and defeat seven formidable Dark Rider Elites. Activate Ariden's Sigil to Reveal Dark Rider, and the presence of a Dark Rider will be signaled by the acquisition of the Dark Presence buff.

3. Hunt down the Dark Riders in various locations:

- Deadwind Pass: (/way 43 29) 

Deadwind Pass

- Duskwood: (/way 23 47) 


- Swamp of Sorrows: (/way 69 28).

swamp of sorrows

- Arathi Highlands: (/way 60 40).

arathi highlands

- Badlands: (/way 58 54).


- The Barrens: (/way 52 36).

The Barrens

- Desolace: (/way 65 25).


4. Collect the diverse Dalaran Relics dropped by the Dark Riders, including Odd Dalaran Relic, Whirring Dalaran Relic, Heavy Dalaran Relic, Slippery Dalaran Relic, and Creepy Dalaran Relic.

5. Return to the Dalaran Agent with all obtained Dalaran Relics and turn in the respective reward quests:

- quest Curious Dalaran Relic

- quest Curious Dalaran Relic

- quest Curious Dalaran Relic

- quest Curious Dalaran Relic

- quest Curious Dalaran Relic

- quest Curious Dalaran Relic

- quest Curious Dalaran Relic

6. Once all seven Dalaran Relics have been surrendered, bask in the glory of your accomplishment as the Two-Handed Mastery Rune is bestowed upon you as the ultimate reward. May the arcane forces guide you on this intricate quest, and may your Two-Handed Mastery rune with newfound power!