We have a summary of the Mage changes that went live in Dragonflight Alpha Build 44795.

Disclaimer: Please note that Wowdb hasn’t been fully updated for Dragonflight Alpha which may result in missing class changes. 



Mastery: Ignite  Phoenix Flames Fire Blast causes your Ignites to spread to 8 4 nearby enemies.

Blazing Barrier renamed to Improved Blazing Barrier – Damage increased by 20%. Blazing Barrier’s damage is increased by 75%.

Flamestrike is now called Improved Flamestrike – Flamestrike‘s cast time is reduced by 0.5 sec and its radius is increased by 15%.

Critical Mass – You gain 10% 20% more of the Critical Strike stat from all sources.


Blizzard renamed to Improved Blizzard.

Icy Veins renamed to Improved Icy Veins.

Flurry – Unleash a flurry of ice, striking the target 3 times for a total of [ 104.3% of Spell Power ] Frost damage. Each hit applies Winter’s Chill to the target and reduces the target’s movement speed by 70% for 1 sec.Winter’s Chill causes the target to take damage from your spells as if it were frozen.

Frost Nova renamed to Improved Frost Nova.

Chain Reaction – Your Ice Lances against frozen targets increase the damage of your Ice Lances by 3% 2% for 10 sec, stacking up to 5 times.

New Mage Talents

Focused Frost [NYI] – Frozen Orb deals an additional 100% damage when hitting only one target.

Orb Barrage – Casting Arcane Missiles 15 times fires an Arcane Orb toward your target. Clearcast Arcane Missiles count as 2.

Winter’s Chill – Each hit of Flurry now applies Winter’s Chill to the target. Winter’s Chill causes the target to take damage from your spells as if they were frozen.

PvP Talents

Tinder – If you have not cast Fireball for 8 sec, your next Fireball will deal 30% 70% increased damage with a 30% reduced cast time.

Many abilities have been moved from baseline to the Mage talent tree.