SoD Phase 3 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 3.

SoD Phase 3 Updated: All Shaman Runes and Locations

Key Takeaways

This guide has been updated with all the Runes from Phase 1, Phase 2, and Phase 3 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 Runes in Phase 2. At the moment of writing, there are 6 to 7 new Runes in Phase 3. 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 3 Updated: 7 New Shaman Runes

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New Rune Guide for All SoD Phase 3 Shaman Runes

In Season of Discovery Phase 3, Shamans 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 3. Detailed instructions on acquiring these Runes are also provided for your convenience.

SoD Phase 3

SoD Phase 3 All Shaman Runes and Locations: Head Slot

How to Get Burn Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 3: How to Get Burn Rune in SoD

Burn Rune: Your Flame Shock now strikes up to 3 targets.

How to get Burn:

  1. First, obtaining the rune requires Friendly reputation with the Emerald Wardens faction.
  2. Once you are Friendly, purchase the Rune of Burn from one of the following Quartermasters:

How to Get Mental Dexterity Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 3: How to Get Mental Dexterity Rune in SoD

Mental Dexterity Rune: Dealing damage with your melee weapons increases your Attack Power by 100% of your Intellect, and your spell damage and healing by 30% of your total Attack Power for 10 sec.

How to get Mental Dexterity:

  1. Head to Tanaris and defeat a Wastewander Shadow Mage and a Wastewander Thief. After triumphing over the mobs, you may receive Coded Warlock Notes and a Wastewander Cipher
  2. Combine these items to get Deciphered Warlock Notes.
  3. Afterward, find the Cryptic Scroll of Summoning using the following macro: /way 58.0, 36.0. It lies on the ground, but make sure you cannot interact with it.
  4. Stand on the scroll and use the Deciphered Warlock Notes. This action makes an Enraged Voidwalker appear. To obtain the Rune of Mental Dexterity, defeat this elite boss.

How to Get Tidal Waves Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 3: How to Get Tidal Waves Rune in SoD

Tidal Waves Rune: When you cast Chain Heal or Riptide you gain 2 charges of Tidal Waves, which reduces the cast time of your Healing Wave by 30% and increases the critical effect chance of your Lesser Healing Wave by 25%.

How to get Tidal Waves:

  1. Travel to Feralas and find an Old Crate that contains an Old Key.
  2. Then, head to the bottom of a waterfall, which you can find using the following macro: /way 79.2, 49.4. Once you are there, loot the Old Chest to get your Rune of Tidal Waves. Be careful; this action will also spawn some Simmering Elementals immune to Frost Damage.

SoD Phase 3 All Shaman Runes and Locations: Wrists Slot

How to Get Overcharged Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 3: How to Get Overcharged Rune in SoD

Overcharged Rune: Your Lightning Shield never loses charges, now has a 1 sec cooldown, and deals damage to all enemies within 8 yards.

How to get Overcharged:

  1. Find the following items and complete the quests they initiate:
  1. Travel to Tanaris and triumph over Blisterpaw HyenasGlasshide Gazers, and Land Ragers until you obtain the Smudged Shaman’s Notes.
  2. Accept the quest Purging Earth.
  3. Then, head to the location whose coordinates are /way 62.0 62.4 and use the Murky Earth Sapta
  4. Afterward, defeat the Corrupt Moderate Manifestation of Earth.
  5. Turn in the quest to the Moderate Manifestation of Earth, accept another one called Answering Earth’s Call, and receive the Fragment of Earth.
  1. Head to Searing Gorge and defeat Inferno Elementals and Magma Elementals until you obtain the Charred Shaman’s Notes.
  2. Accept the quest Purifying Fire.
  3. Then, head to the location whose coordinates are /way 24.0 72.4 and use the Murky Fire Sapta
  4. Afterward, defeat the Corrupt Moderate Manifestation of Fire.
  5. Turn in the quest to the Moderate Manifestation of Fire, accept another one called Answering Fire’s Call, and receive the Fragment of Fire.
  1. Go to The Hinterlands and attack Green Sludges and Jade Oozes until you obtain the Torn Shaman’s Notes.
  2. Accept the quest Clarifying Air.
  3. Then, head to the location whose coordinates are /way 51.0 46.9 and use the Murky Air Sapta
  4. Afterward, defeat the Corrupt Moderate Manifestation of Air.
  5. Turn in the quest to the Moderate Manifestation of Air, accept another one called Answering Air’s Call, and receive the Fragment of Air.
  1. Travel to Azshara and triumph over Haldarr SatyrsHaldarr Tricksters, and Haldarr Felsworn mobs until you obtain the Waterlogged Shaman’s Notes.
  2. Accept the quest Cleansing Water.
  3. Then, head to the location whose coordinates are /way 14.8 49.9 and use the Murky Water Sapta.
  4. Afterward, defeat the Corrupt Moderate Manifestation of Water.
  5. Turn in the quest to the Moderate Manifestation of Water, accept another one called Answering Water’s Call, and receive the Fragment of Water.

2. Head to Feralas and defeat Sea Elementals and Sea Spray mobs until you obtain 3x Elemental Essence.

3. Combine 4x stacks of the 3x Elemental Essences with all the fragments to acquire the following items: a Glowing Fragment of Earth, a Glowing Fragment of Air, a Glowing Fragment of Fire, and a Glowing Fragment of Water.

4. Afterward, travel to /way 36.0 32.4. Once you get there, you will see an area with four stone totems. Click on the four glowing fragments in your bag to spawn Moderate Manifestations.

5. Triumph over a Twilight Dark Shaman and get the Rune of Overcharged.

How to Get Riptide Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 3: How to Get Riptide Rune in SoD

Riptide Rune: Heals a friendly target for 635 to 691 and another 674 over 15 sec. Your next Chain Heal cast on that primary target within 15 sec will consume the healing over time effect and increase the amount of the Chain Heal by 25%. This spell also triggers Ancestral Awakening.

How to get Riptide:

  1. Head to Felwood and receive a quest called The Wild Gods from a Shadowtooth Emissary.
  2. Go to Jinth’Alor, which is in the Hinterlands, and defeat some elite trolls to acquire a Wildwhisper Draught item.
  3. Afterward, reach the Razorfen Downs zone and defeat Amnennar the Coldbringer.
  4. Use the Wildwhisper Draught item on the ledge so the Spirit of Agamaggan can spawn. Turn in the current quest to him and receive another one called The Wild Gods. Additionally, you will get an Agamaggan’s Roar item.
  5. Your next step is to collect 3x Wild Offering in Zul’Farrak, Maraudon, or Blackrock Depths. You can save time and run the same dungeon up to 3 times. 

Zul’Farrak

  1. First, find and defeat 2 or 3 bosses to make a Ghostly Spider spawn. If you have done everything alright, you will see the phrase “You feel a shadowed presence” in the chat.
  2.  Then, use the Agamaggan’s Roar item close to the Ghostly Spider. This action will spawn a Delirious Ancient.
  3.  Defeat the boss and obtain your precious Wild Offering.

Maraudon

  1. After entering the dungeon, find and triumph over Princess Theradras. This action will make a Ghostly Raptor spawn in the water on the upper level near the turtles.
  2.  Employ the Agamaggan’s Roar item close to the Ghostly Raptor, making another Delirious Ancient pop up.
  3.  Defeat the boss and receive the Wild Offering as a reward.

Blackrock Depths

  1. Defeat Houndmaster Grebmar, High Interrogator Gerstahn, and the Ring of Law. Afterward, a Ghostly Basilisk spawns on the Dark Iron Highway that leads to Bael’gar. If you see the phrase “You feel a shadowed presence,” you have done everything alright.
  2.  Then, use the Agamaggan’s Roar item near the Ghostly Basilisk to summon a Delirious Ancient.
  3.  Defeat the boss and get the Wild Offering item.

Once you have completed all the steps, head to the Shadowtooth Emissary in Felwood and receive a Hyjal’s Wisdom item. It lets you learn the Rune of Riptide.

How to Get Rolling Thunder Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 3: How to Get Rolling Thunder Rune in SoD

Rolling Thunder Rune: Lightning Bolt and Chain Lightning have a 30% chance to add an additional charge to your active Lightning Shield, up to a maximum of 9 Charges. Earth Shock now releases all Lightning Shield charges above 3, dealing their damage to the target, and energizing you for 2% of your maximum mana per charge released.

How to get Rolling Thunder:

  1. Go to Tanaris and find the Odd Totem.
  2. Clicking on the totem turns you into a Ghost Wolf and imposes a Totem Challenge debuff on you, which will increase the damage you take by 50% during the challenge.
  3. Rush towards another Odd Totem at the opposite end of the skeleton and click on it to spawn a chest.
  4. Loot it and get the Rune of Rolling Thunder.

How to Get Static Shock Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 3: How to Get Static Shock Rune in SoD

Static Shock Rune: Your Lightning Shield now has 9 charges, and your melee attacks have a 6% chance to trigger one of those charges, immediately damaging your target.

How to get Static Shock:

  1. To complete the quest chain, you need to team up with a player of any class.
  2. Travel to Feralas and activate the Charged Totem to get a Charged Air buff for you and your companion.
  3. Stay within the totem’s radius and use Lightning BoltChain Lightning, or Lightning Shield to attack nearby mobs.
  4. Once you have defeated enough mobs, you can see a Whirling Tempest that drops the Rune of Static Shock.

SoD Phase 2

SoD Phase 2 All Shaman Runes and Locations: Waist Slot

How to Get Maelstrom Weapon Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 2 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 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 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 All Shaman Runes and Locations: Feet Slot

How to Get Spirit of the Alpha Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 2 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 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 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 All Shaman Runes and Locations: Chest Slot

How to Get Two-Handed Mastery Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 2 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:

SoD Phase 1

All SoD Shaman Runes: Chest Slot

Shield Mastery Rune

All SoD Shaman Runes: 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

All SoD Shaman Runes: 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

All SoD Shaman Runes: 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

All SoD Shaman Runes: 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

All SoD Shaman Runes: 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

All SoD Shaman Runes: 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

All SoD Shaman Runes: 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

All SoD Shaman Runes: 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

All SoD Shaman Runes: 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

All SoD Shaman Runes: 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

All SoD Shaman Runes: 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

All SoD Shaman Runes: 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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