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4-05-2010 @ 9:28PM
As a Shaman I admit I'm a little upset and losing the ability to dispel poisons and diseases, but I'll wait and see how it all turns out. Can anyone explain what they mean by Shamans dispelling "Offensive and Defensive magic"? Doesn't Purge already do this?
4-05-2010 @ 9:35PM
I'm pretty sure Purge can only dispel buffs off of enemies. They mean you'll be able to remove magical debuffs from the people in your group/raid/self.
4-05-2010 @ 9:41PM
Offensive would be our Purge ability. Defensive dispel would mean we could un-polymorph a party member.
4-05-2010 @ 9:50PM
Purge: http://www.wowhead.com/spell=8012Purge Rank 28% of base mana 30 yd rangeInstant castPurges the enemy target, removing 2 beneficial magic effects.So shamans currently can only remove buffs from enemies, not purge a magical effect from an friend.
4-06-2010 @ 9:39AM
Maybe purge will be the dispel magic ability for enemies as well as friends, removing debuffs when you cast it on a friendly player assuming you have the appropriate talent?The cleansing totem is part of the Shaman Trademark, but it is a problem when it comes to encounter balancing. I'm sure they will come up with a satisfying replacement.
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