SoD Phase 2 Updated: All Shaman Runes and Locations

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Here, you will find detailed information about all Shaman Runes and locations available, with new Rune guide updates for SoD Phase 2.

Season of Discovery: All Shaman Runes and Locations

Key Takeaways

This guide has been updated with all the Runes from Phase 1 and Phase 2 of Season of Discovery.

Runes are a new gameplay mechanic in SoD. It offers additional spells and abilities, allowing you to transform the playstyle of your character’s class. Runes can be found in the open world. The acquisition methods vary based on your character’s race and faction.

There are 12 runes for each class in Phase 1 and 6 to 7 new Runes in Phase 2. Below is the complete list of Shaman Runes in Season of Discovery, how to get them, their locations, and even coordinates for your convenience. 

Special thanks to the WoW community, and especially our readers at WowVendor, for the invaluable contribution in uncovering the Runes and generously sharing the methods of acquiring them with the whole gaming community.

SoD Phase 2 Updated: 6 New Shaman Runes

7 new Shaman’s Runes in SoD Phase 2 are:

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New Rune Guide for All SoD Phase 2 Shaman Runes

In Season of Discovery Phase 2Shamans have 7 new Runes to enhance their power. Below, you’ll find a comprehensive new Rune guide for all Shaman Runes and their locations in SoD Phase 2. Detailed instructions on acquiring these Runes are also provided for your convenience.

SoD Phase 2 Updated: All Shaman Runes and Locations — Waist Slot

How to Get Maelstrom Weapon Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 2 Updated All Shaman Runes and Locations: How to Get Maelstrom Weapon Rune in SoD

Maelstrom Weapon Rune: When you deal damage with a melee attack, you have a chance to reduce the cast time and mana cost of your next Lightning Bolt, Chain Lightning, Lesser Healing Wave, Healing Wave, Chain Heal, or Lava Burst spell by 20%. Stacks up to 5 times. Lasts 30 sec.

How to get Maelstrom Weapon:

To get this Rune, you must be at least level 30 to start the quest. You’ll need to complete the following steps:

How to Get Power Surge Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 2 Updated All Shaman Runes and Locations: How to Get Power Surge Rune in SoD

Power Surge Rune: Each time Flame Shock deals damage, it has a 5% chance to reset the cooldown on Lava Burst and Chain Lightning and make the next Lava Burst, Chain Heal, or Chain Lightning within 10 sec instant. Additionally, you regenerate mana equal to 15% of your Intellect every 5 sec. (Proc chance: 5%)

How to get Power Surge:

How to Get Fire Nova Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 2 Updated All Shaman Runes and Locations: How to Get Fire Nova Rune in SoD

Fire Nova Rune: Your Fire Nova Totem spell is replaced with Fire Nova, which causes your current Fire totem to emit damage at its location.

How to get Fire Nova:

SoD Phase 2 Updated: All Shaman Runes and Locations — Feet Slot

How to Get Spirit of the Alpha Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 2 Updated All Shaman Runes and Locations: How to Get Spirit of the Alpha Rune in SoD

Spirit of the Alpha Rune: Infuses the target with the spirit of an alpha wolf, increasing all threat generated by the target by 45% for 30 min. Limit 1 target.

How to get Spirit of the Alpha:

How to Get Decoy Totem Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 2 Updated All Shaman Runes and Locations: How to Get Decoy Totem Rune in SoD

Decoy Totem Rune: Summons a Decoy Totem for 10 sec with 5 health at the feet of the target that will redirect the next melee or ranged attack made against the target to the totem instead. The totem also grants the target immunity to movement impairing effects for 10 sec.

How to get Decoy Totem:

How to Get Ancestral Awakening Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 2 Updated All Shaman Runes and Locations: How to Get Ancestral Awakening Rune in SoD

Ancestral Awakening Rune: When you critically heal with your Healing Wave or Lesser Healing Wave you summon an Ancestral spirit to aid you, instantly healing the lowest percentage health party member within 40 yards for 30% of the amount healed.

How to get Ancestral Awakening:

SoD Phase 2 Updated: All Shaman Runes and Locations — Chest Slot

How to Get Two-Handed Mastery Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 2 Updated All Shaman Runes and Locations: How to Get Two-Handed Mastery Rune in SoD

Two-Handed Mastery Rune: Each time you strike an enemy with a two-handed weapon, you gain 30% attack speed with two-handed weapons for 10 sec.

How to get Two-Handed Mastery:

All Shaman Runes in Season of Discovery Phase 1

In Season of Discovery Phase 1, there are a total of 12 Shaman Runes available. Detailed instructions on how to get them are provided below.

All SoD Shaman Runes: Chest Slot

Shield Mastery Rune

Shield Mastery Rune: Each time you Block, you regenerate mana equal to 8% of your maximum mana and you gain Armor equal to 30% of your shield’s armor value, stacking up to 5 times. You also always gain 10% increased chance to Block and 15% increased Block value.

How to get Shield Mastery:

Tauren: Players will find a Galvanic Icon at the border of Mulgore near the Barrens. They will then need to kill 10 enemies with  Lightning Bolt.

Orc/Troll: Players will find a  Galvanic Icon at [52, 62] or [51.7, 56.4] in Durotar. They will then need to kill 10 enemies with Lightning Bolt.

Overload Rune

Overload Rune: Gives your Lightning Bolt, Chain Lightning, Chain Heal, Healing Wave, and Lava Burst spells a 33% chance to cast a second, similar spell on the same target at no additional cost that causes half damage or healing and no threat.

How to get Overload

Orc/Troll

Dual Wield Specialization Rune

Dual Wield Specialization Rune: Increases your chance to hit with both spells and melee attacks by 5% while dual wielding and your Stormstrike ability now hits with both weapons while dual wielding.

How to get Dual Wield Specialization: You can buy this Rune from Grizzby. The NPC is located in Ratchet. In order to purchase this Rune, Grizzby will require you to complete the following pre-quests: 

Healing Rain Rune

Healing Rain Rune: Selects the area 15 yards around target player, and heals all of target player’s party members within that area for (* 15 / 100) every second.

How to get Healing Rain: This Rune is purchasable for 4 gold and 50 silver when you reach Honored with the new Supply Faction – Durotar Supply and Logistics. For more information, check out our article here:

All SoD Shaman Runes: Legs Slot

Ancestral Guidance Rune

Ancestral Guidance Rune: For the next 10 sec, 25% of your damage is converted to healing on up to 3 nearby party members, and 100% of your healing is converted to damage on your most recent Flame Shock target.

How to get Ancestral Guidance:

Earth Shield Rune

Earth Shield: Protects the target with an earthen shield, reducing casting or channeling time lost when damaged by 30% and causing attacks to heal the shielded target for 100. This effect can only occur once every few seconds. 3 charges. Lasts 10 min. Earth Shield can only be placed on one target at a time and only one Elemental Shield can be active on a target at a time.

How to get Earth Shield: To obtain this Rune, you must complete multiple steps. You will need to be level 25 for this.

Way of Earth Rune

Way of Earth Rune: While Rockbiter Weapon is active on your main hand weapon, you deal 50% increased threat, gain 30% increased health, take 10% reduced damage, gain 6% reduced chance to be critically hit by melee attacks, and Earth Shock taunts targets to attack you and has a separate cooldown from other Shock spells but has its range reduced to melee range.

How to get Way of Earth:

Shamanistic Rage Rune

Shamanistic Rage Rune: Reduces all damage you take by 20% and you regenerate mana every second for 15 sec. Mana regenerated per second is equal to 15% of your Attack Power, 10% of your spell power, or 6% of your healing power, whichever value is greatest. Your party and raid members within 40 yards will also receive 10% of the mana you receive this way.

How to get Shamanistic Rage: South of the Charred Vale, near the entrance to Desolace in the Stonetalon Mountains, there is an Elite mob called Primordial Anomaly. This Elemental will shift between fire, frost, and earth, requiring you to exploit its elemental weaknesses to defeat it and obtain the Rune.

All SoD Shaman Runes: Gloves Slot

Water Shield Rune

Water Shield Rune: The caster is surrounded by 3 globes of water, granting 1% of your maximum mana per 5 sec.  When a spell, melee or ranged attack hits the caster, 4% of maximum mana is restored to the caster. This expends one water globe.  Only one globe will activate every few seconds.  Lasts 10 min.  Only one Elemental Shield can be active on the Shaman at any one time.

How to get Water Shield:

Lava Lash Rune

Lava Lash Rune: You charge your off-hand weapon with lava, instantly dealing 100% off-hand Weapon damage. Damage is increased by 20% if your off-hand weapon is enchanted with Flametongue.

How to get Lava Lash:

Complete the Stalk With The Earthmother Quest Chain from Boarton Shadetotem located behind the Bag Vendor in the Lower Rise of Thunder Bluff (find explosives in the Venture Co. Mine, gather pinecones from Harpies, and fillet a Small Brilliant Fish) to learn the skill.

Molten Blast Rune

Molten Blast Rune: Blast up to 4 enemies in a cone in front of you for (* 72 / 100 + 5 / 100 * Attack power) to (* 108 / 100 + 5 / 100 * Attack power) Fire damage. This ability generates a high amount of threat. Flame Shock periodic damage has a 10% chance to reset the cooldown on Molten Blast.

How to get Molten Blast:

Lava Burst Rune

Lava Burst Rune: You hurl molten lava at the target, dealing (469 / 100 *) to (605 / 100 *) Fire damage. If your Flame Shock is on the target, Lava Burst will deal a critical strike.

How to get Lava Burst: To obtain this Rune, it’s advisable to reach at least level 25 before attempting it.

That concludes the guide to all Shaman Runes in Season of Discovery. If you are interested in more guides on Runes, check out our guide for all SoD Warlock Runes below:

Or you can find every single Rune for all nine playable classes in our comprehensive guide on all 5 Phases of Season of Discovery here:

We hope that it has been able to aid you on your journey. Happy gaming!

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