Flametongue Weapon

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For the dragonspawn race, see Flametongue (dragonspawn). For the new shaman ability, see [Flametongue].
Flametongue Weapon
Spell shaman unleashweapon flame.png
  • Flametongue Weapon
  • Level 10 shaman ability
  • 7% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • Requires Melee Weapon
  • Imbue the Shaman's weapon with fire, increasing magical damage done by 7%. Each hit causes X additional Fire damage, based on the speed of the weapon. Slower weapons cause more fire damage per swing. Lasts 60 minutes.
Usable by



None/Global Cooldown

Other information
Level learned


Flametongue Weapon in the TCG.
The flames licked the edges of the weapon as though only blood would slake its thirst.[1]

Flametongue Weapon is a shaman temporary weapon enhancement that increases magical damage dealt and causes fire damage when you strike enemies, available at level 10.


Flametongue Weapon gives a straight buff to all non-physical damage. In addition, Enhancement Shamans learn [Lava Lash], which increases damage by 40% if the off-hand weapon is enchanted with Flametongue Weapon.

Flametongue Weapon is the preferred weapon buff for Elemental Shamans.

Using [Unleash Elements] while Flametongue Weapon is active will result in the [Unleash Flame] effect which deals Fire damage to target enemy and increases the damage dealt by the Shaman's next Fire spell by 30%.

Patches and hotfixes

  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Flametongue Weapon and [Windfury Weapon] have been removed.
    • [Enhanced Weapons] is a new passive ability available to Enhancement shaman, causing main-hand weapon attacks to have a chance to trigger 3 extra attacks, and off-hand weapon attacks to deal additional fire damage.
  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2013-09-23): "Flametongue Weapon's Flametongue Attack effect now deals 50% more damage."
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Additional magic damage done increased from 5% to 7%. Duration increased from 30 to 60 min.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.3.0 (2011-11-29): No longer increases spell damage. It now increases all non-physical damage done by the wielder by 5%.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.6 (2011-02-08): Procs now deal roughly 20% less damage.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Icon changed. No longer causes melee attacks to cause additional fire damage.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.0 (2009-08-04): Fixed tooltip error.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.1.0 (2009-04-14): Bonus damage from spell power now based on weapon speed. Slower weapons will benefit more from spell power.
Note this bonus damage refers to the additional melee Fire damage per hit, not the increased spell damage, which is a flat amount.
  • The Burning Crusade Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22): This effect will no longer trigger while you are disarmed.
  • PTR client.png Patch 0.10 (2004-09-18): Now always procs, but damage depends on weapon speed.
  • PTR client.png Patch 0.9 (2004-08-17): Replacements adjusted.
  • PTR client.png Patch 0.7 (2004-06-15): Damage increased.

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