Mana Spring Totem

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Mana Spring Totem
Spell nature manaregentotem.png
  • Mana Spring Totem
  • Shaman ability
  • 4% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • Tools: [Water Totem]
  • Summons a Mana Spring Totem with 5 health at the feet of the caster for 5 min that restores X mana every 5 seconds to all party and raid members within 30 yards.
Usable by
Class
Properties
Type

Utility

School
Cooldown

None/Global Cooldown

Improvements
Related buff
Spell nature manaregentotem.png
  • Mana Spring Totem
  • Gain X mana every 5 seconds.

Mana Spring Totem is a totem that restores mana for all party and raid members within 30 yards. It is a very powerful mana regeneration tool when used with many mana users.

Rank table

Rank Level Mana per Tick Equivalent Mp5 Cost
1 26 6 15 40s
2 36 9 22.5 1g
3 46 13 32.5 2g
4 56 17 44.5 3g
5 65 20 50 5g 20s
6 71 25 62.5 18g
7 76 30 75 18g
8 80 37 91 18g

Notes

Mana Spring Totem is a Water totem, and thus cannot be used at the same time as another water totem. Like all shaman totems it only has 5 hit points and is easily targeted and destroyed. The effect does not stack with a paladin's [Blessing of Wisdom].

Mana Spring Totem will restore the mana used to cast it within a few seconds. The longer you stay in range of the totem or the longer a fight lasts, the more valuable it becomes. Since the mana restored is per target, having more mana users in the group makes the totem increasingly more valuable.

While the amount of mana restored per tick may seem small, it quickly adds up in a group of mana users, making this a very powerful totem in long fights and raid encounters.

Talent improvement

Tips and tactics

Since the totem's effect does not stack with a [Blessing of Wisdom], the shaman can use a different totem if there are plenty of paladin buffs, such as [Healing Stream Totem].

Patches and hotfixes

  • MoP Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Removed.
  • WotLK Patch 3.1.2 (2009-05-19): [Greater Blessing of Wisdom] now grants 92 mana per 5 seconds to prevent being overwritten by Mana Spring Totem.
  • Hotfix (2009-04-23): " [Greater Blessing of Wisdom] and Mana Spring Totem will no longer stack as intended."
  • WotLK Patch 3.1.0 (2009-04-14): Now provides the same mana benefit as a paladin's [Blessing of Wisdom] to the entire party or raid, but is exclusive with that effect.
  • WotLK Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Totem duration increased from 2 to 5 minutes.
  • TBC Patch 2.3.0 (2007-11-13): The mana restored by the totem increased by roughly 50%.
  • TBC Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22): Duration increased to 2 minutes.
  • WoW Icon 16x16.png Patch 1.11.0 (2006-06-20): Mana cost reduced.
  • WoW Icon 16x16.png Patch 1.1.0 (2004-11-07): Restores mana in smaller, more frequent intervals (roughly the same total over time).
  • Patch 0.9 (2004-08-17): Mana Font Totem renamed to Mana Spring Totem.
  • Patch 0.7 (2004-06-15): Moved to level 26. Area of effect increased.
  • Patch 0.6 (2004-04-13): Mana cost reduced and duration increased.

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