Archaeologists have the ability to give a group-wide dungeon buff to all their party members upon entering Cataclysm's 5-man dungeons. Each buff is gained through a repeatable quest during which the appropriately leveled archaeologist turns in a specific keystone to activate the zone-wide buffs. The specific turn-in locations are near the beginning of each dungeon. Here are a list of the buffs available:
- Blackrock Caverns Dark Iron Contingency Plan: Reduces elemental damage done to you by 5 percent; requires a Dwarf Rune Stone.
- Throne of the Tides Waters of Elune: 10 percent bonus damage against Naga; requires a Highborne Scroll.
- Stonecore Might of the Earthen: Reduces physical damage taken by 5 percent; requires Dwarf Rune Stone.
- Grim Batol Vengeance of the Wildhammer: 5 percent damage increase; requires Dwarf Rune Stone.
- Vortex Pinnacle Whispers of the Djinn: Heals your wounds and replenishes mana slowly; requires Tol'vir Hieroglyphic.
- Lost City of the Tol'vir Tol'vir Secrets: 10 percent bonus damage against the Neferset; requires Tol'vir Hieroglypic.
- Halls of Origination Map of the Architects: Increases movement speed; requires Tol'vir Hieroglyphic.
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