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Rockbiter Weapon
Spell nature rockbiter.png
  • Rockbiter Weapon
  • X Mana
  • Instant cast
  • Melee Weapon
  • Imbue the Shaman's weapon, increasing melee attack power by X, and allowing melee attacks to cause additional threat when using that weapon. Lasts 5 minutes.
Usable by
CooldownNone/Global Cooldown
Other information
RequirementsMelee Weapon

Rockbiter Weapon is a weapon imbue that increases melee attack power and threat generated by that weapon's swings. It is the first weapon imbue a Shaman receives, available to train at Level 1.

Rank table

Rank Level Melee Attack Power Mana Cost
1 1 29 15 10c
2 8 53 25 2s
3 16 88 50 13s
4 24 117 145 42s
5 34 192 220 1g 20s
6 44 357 325 2g 50s
7 54 504 445 4g 40s


Rockbiter Weapon provides a substantial increase to a Shaman's weapon damage, and shines mostly at lower levels. At higher levels, most Shaman often switch to Windfury Weapon.

The threat generated by this imbue is a hidden proc that is designed to give the Shaman an increased amount of threat so long as the weapon successfully strikes its target. Rank 7 adds an estimated 72 Threat per second. This means that if your weapon speed is 3 seconds, Rockbiter will add 216 Threat to your successful swings. If the weapon does not hit its target (Dodge, Parry, Miss), there will be no threat generated by this enchant. The enchant also does not add bonus threat onto any spell or ability (excluding the extra attack generated by Stormstrike), making this imbue unsuitable for Tanking.

Rockbiter Weapon is considered a temporary weapon enchant, and does not stack with any other temporary weapon enchantments such as sharpening stones, wizard oils or Shaman totems that grant weapon effects such as Windfury Totem.


  • Elemental Weapons improves the melee attack power bonus granted by Rockbiter Weapon by 7%/14%/20%.

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