BFA Changes

Welcome to my Battle for Azeroth page! Here I list all the news and data changes regarding Mistweavers compared to the Legion expansion. If you want to keep track of what is going on with the spec, this is the page for you. I will update it frequently, so be sure to revisit.

Mistweaver Changes

Please keep in mind that these are datamined changes from the Battle for Azeroth alpha. As the developers keep working on the new expansion, there will be several changes ahead and what you see below is not final. Also remember that in Battle for Azeroth we will get a new stat squish, which is why many spells are nerfed across the board.


Mistweaver Abilities

  • Mystic Touch NEW
    • Your damage exposes weaknesses in the target’s armor weakens the target, increasing Physical damage taken by 5% for 1 min 5%.
    • (Duration reduced to 1 min against players)
  • Leg Sweep NEW (Now Baseline)
    • Knocks down all enemies within 5 yards, stunning them for 5 3 sec.
    • Cooldown changed from 45 sec cooldown to 1 min cooldown.
    • Talent slot replaced with Tiger Tail Sweep.

Mistweaver Talents

  • Tiger Tail Sweep NEW
    • Increases the range of Leg Sweep by 2 yds and reduces its cooldown by 10 sec.
  • Rising Mist NEW
    • Rising Sun Kick heals all allies with your Renewing Mist, Enveloping Mist, or Essence Font for (20% 15% of Spell power), and extends those effects by 2 sec.
  • Upwelling NEW
    • For every 6 sec Essence Font spends off cooldown, your next Essence Font may be channeled for 1 additional second.
      The duration of Essence Font’s heal over time is increased by 4 sec.

Monk Azerite Traits

Primary Traits – Mistweaver 

Primary Traits – Uldir (General)

Primary Traits – General

Secondary Traits – Role

Tetiary Traits – Defensive/Mobility

Max Trait – Item Level


Mistweaver Healing Abilities

  • Vivify
    • Causes a surge of invigorating mists around the target, healing them and their 2 nearest injured allies for (300% of Spell power).
    • Causes a surge of invigorating mists, healing the target for (300% 95% of Spell power) and all allies with your Renewing Mist active for (300% 70% of Spell power).
    • Cost changed from 4.0% of base mana to 3.5% of base mana.
  • Renewing Mist
    • Surrounds the target with healing mists, restoring (700% 140% of Spell power) health over 20 sec. If Renewing Mist heals a target past maximum health, it will travel to another injured ally within 20 yds.
    • Uplifting Trance: Each time Renewing Mist heals, it has a 4% chance to increase the healing of your next Vivify by 40% 30%.
    • Now has 2 charges.
    • Recharge time changed to 9 sec, up from 8 sec.
    • Cost changed from 2.8% of base mana to 2.6% of base mana.
  • Enveloping Mist
    • Wraps the target in healing mists, healing for (990% 247.5% of Spell power) over 6 sec
    • Cost changed from 5.2% of base mana to 5.0% of base mana.
  • Essence Font
    • Unleashes a rapid twirl of healing bolts at up to 6 allies within 25 30 yds, every 1 sec for 3 sec. Each bolt heals a target for (135% 33.75% of Spell power) plus an additional (48% 12% of Spell power) over 8 sec.
    • Gust of Mists will heal affected targets twice.
    • Castable while moving.
  • Soothing Mist (Now active ability)
    • Effuse, Enveloping Mist, Vivify, and Life Cocoon also trigger Soothing Mist.
      After casting these spells, you continue to channel healing mists into the target, healing them for (64% of Spell power) every 0.5 1 sec, until you take any other action.
    • Heals the target for (320% of Spell power) over 8 sec. While channeling, Enveloping Mist and Vivify may be cast instantly on the target.
    • Each heal has a chance to cause a Gust of Mists on the target. 
  • Mastery: Gust of Mists
    • Effuse, Renewing Mist, Enveloping Mist, and Vivify also cause a gust of healing mists, instantly healing the primary target for (0.01% 0.1% of Spell power).
  • Life Cocoon
    • Encases the target in a cocoon of Chi energy for 12 sec, absorbing [(((Spell power *42 11) + 0)) * (1 + Versatility)] damage and increasing all healing over time received by 50%.
  • Revival
    • Heals all party and raid members within 40 yards for (720% 200% of Spell power) and clears them of all harmful Magical, Poison, and Disease effects.
  • Thunder Focus Tea
    • Removed Effuse: Healing increased by 200%.
    • Removed Essence Font: Castable while moving.
    • Vivify:
      • No mana cost.
    • Enveloping Mist:
      • Instant cast. 
      • Instant cast and immediately heals for (130% of Spell power).
      • Immediately heals for 250% 200% of spell power.
    • Renewing Mist:
      • Does not trigger cooldown. 
      • Duration increased by 10 sec.
    • NEW Rising Sun Kick:
      • Cooldown reduced by 9 sec.

Mistweaver Utility Abilities

  • Fortifying Brew
    • Turns your skin to stone, increasing your current and maximum health by 20%, and reducing damage taken by 20% for 15 sec.
  • Detox
    • Removes all Magic, Poison, and Disease effects from the target.
    • Cost changed from 2.6% of base mana to 1.3% of base mana
  • Paralysis
    • Incapacitates the target for 1 min. Limit 1. Damage will cancel the effect.
    • Cooldown changed from 15 sec to 45 sec cooldown.
  • Transcendence: Transfer
    • Your body and spirit swap locations.
    • Cooldown changed from 25 sec cooldown to 45 sec cooldown

Mistweaver Damage Abilities

  • Tiger Palm
    • Attack with the palm of your hand, dealing (128,1% 27.027% of Attack power) damage.
  • Rising Sun Kick
    • Kick upwards, dealing (653% 115% of Attack power) damage.
  • Blackout Kick
    • Kick with a blast of Chi energy, dealing (469,7% 77% of Attack power) Physical damage.
  • Spinning Crane Kick
    • Spin while kicking in the air, dealing [4 * (122% 10% of Attack power)] damage over 1.50 sec to enemies within 8 yds.
  • Crackling Jade Lightning
    • Channel Jade lightning, causing (170,8% 27.977% of Attack power) Nature damage over 4 sec to the target and sometimes knocking back melee attackers.

Mistweaver Talents

  • Chi Wave
    • A wave of Chi energy flows through friends and foes, dealing (86.7% 14.2% of Attack power) Nature damage or (150% 24.57% of Attack power) healing. Bounces up to 7 times to targets within 25 yards.
  • Chi Burst
    • Hurls a torrent of Chi energy up to 40 yds forward, dealing (503.25% 65.52% of Attack power) Nature damage to all enemies, and (412.5% 67.57% of Attack power) healing to the Monk and all allies in its path.
  • Mist Wrap
    • Increases Enveloping Mist’s duration by 1 sec and its healing bonus by 10%.
    • No longer allows Soothing Mist to be channeled while moving.
  • Life Cycles
    • Enveloping Mist reduces the mana cost of your next Vivify by 20% 25%.
    • Vivify reduces the mana cost of your next Enveloping Mist by 20% 25%.
  • Ring of Peace
    • Form a Ring of Peace at the target location for 8 5 sec. Enemies that enter will be ejected from the Ring.
  • Tiger Tail Sweep
    • The cooldown Increases the range of Leg Sweep is reduced by 15 sec by 2 yds and reduces its cooldown by 10 sec.
    • Replaces Leg Sweep in the talent tree.
  • Summon Jade Serpent Statue
    • Summons a Jade Serpent Statue at the target location. When you channel Soothing Mist, the statue will also begin to channel Soothing Mist on your target, healing for (50% 16% of Spell power) every 1 sec as much.
    • Casting Soothing Mist activates the Statue’s ability, but it keeps casting even if the mistweaver no longer channels Soothing Mist (duration circa 30 sec).
  •  Invoke Chi-Ji, the Red Crane
    • Summons an effigy of Chi-Ji, the Red Crane for 45 25 sec. Chi-Ji heals nearby allies with Crane Heal for (135% 45% of Attack power).
  • Song of Chi-Ji
    • Conjures a cloud of hypnotic mist that slowly travels forward. Enemies touched by the mist fall asleep, Disoriented for 20 sec.
    • Cooldown changed from 15 sec cooldown to 30 sec cooldown.
  • Mana Tea
    • Reduces the mana cost of your spells by 50% for 10 12 sec.

Mistweaver Honor Talents

  • Way of the Crane  (Honor Talent)
    • Increases your Physical damage by 50% 35%, you remove and become immune to all stun, snare and root effects and you heal up to 3 nearest allies for 175% 200% of all damage done. Lasts 15 sec.
  • Chrysalis (Honor Talent)
    • Reduces the cooldown of Life Cocoon by 90 30 sec.
  • Surging Mist (Honor Talent)
    • Heals the target for (32.76% 160% of Attack power) and increases the healing they take from Surging Mist by 50% for 6 sec.  Stacks up to 2 times.
    • Replaces Fortuned Turned.


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