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Mind Flay
Spell shadow siphonmana.png
  • Mind Flay
  • 40 yd  range
  • N/A cooldown
  • 8% of base mana
  • Channeled
  • Assault the target's mind with Shadow energy, causing X Shadow damage over 3 sec and slowing their movement speed by 50%.
Usable by
ClassPriest
Properties
TypeOffensive
SchoolShadow
CooldownN/A
Talents
TalentedYes
Talent treeShadow
Improvement
talents
Archangel, Evangelism, Glyph of Mind Flay, Harnessed Shadows, Pain and Suffering, Sin and Punishment
Other information
Ranks1
Related debuff
Spell shadow siphonmana.png
  • Mind Flay
  • Movement speed slowed.
  • Duration: 3 seconds

Mind Flay is a channeled spell that can be acquired from the Shadow talent tree. It is the spell with the best damage/mana ratio for the priest, and it has the additional bonus to slow runners by 50%

Improvements

  • Archangel
  • Evangelism
  • Glyph of Mind Flay
  • Harnessed Shadows
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Sin and Punishment

Notes

  • Its debuff has no classification, hence it cannot be dispelled.
  • When attacking a Druid with Mind Flay, shapeshifting cancels it.
  • Similarly, if the target uses a PvP trinket, it removes Mind Flay, due to the snare.
  • Mind Flay does additional threat. This is most likely due to its snare.
  • This spell is popularly referred to as the "face melter" due to the ray that usually targets the opponent's face.

Patch changes

  • Template:Patch 3.3.0
  • Template:Patch 3.0.8
  • Template:Patch 3.0.2
  • Patch 1.6.0 (patch date:2005-07-12): Will now cause damage to targets immune to movement slowing effects. 
  • Patch 1.4.0 (patch date:2005-05-05): Should now be affected by the Focused Casting talent. 

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