Nether Tempest

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Nether Tempest
Spell mage nethertempest.png
  • Nether Tempest
  • Level 75 mage talent
  • 40 yd range
  • 1.5% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • Places a Nether Tempest on the target which deals (X + 24.36% of SP) Arcane damage over 12 sec. Each time Nether Tempest deals damage, an additional 50% of that damage is also dealt to a random target within 10 yards. This spell is strongest when applied to 3 or 4 targets.
Usable by



None/Global Cooldown

Other information
Level learned


Related debuff
Spell mage nethertempest.png
  • Magic
  • Nether Tempest
  • Deals X Arcane damage every 1 sec.
    Deals X/2 Arcane damage to a random target within 10 yards every 1 sec.
  • Duration: 12 seconds

Nether Tempest is a talented mage ability, available at level 75. It acts as a medium-duration DoT, inflicting bonus damage on another enemy with range. Nether Tempest only deals 70% of its damage when used against other players.


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Patches and hotfixes

  • MoP Patch 5.4.0 (2013-09-10): Now deals 85% damage to players (up from 70%).
  • Hotfix (2013-03-15): "Nether Tempest now deals 70% of its damage when used against other players, down from 100%."
  • Hotfix (2013-03-12): "Nether Tempest now deals 40% more damage."
  • Hotfix (2012-10-04): "Mages have learned to stop hitting themselves with Nether Tempest."
  • Hotfix (2012-10-01): "Nether Tempest no longer strikes targets the Mage is not already in combat with."
  • MoP Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Added.

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