Blizzard has provided a sneak peek into Phase 2 of Season of Discovery (SoD) with a revelation of new runes for all nine playable classes. Let’s delve into the details!

SoD Runes – Table of Contents:

  1. Druid
    • Eclipse
    • King of the Jungle
    • Other Datamined Runes (Belt, Boots, Bracers, Helm)
  2. Hunter
    • Melee Specialist
    • Trap Launcher
    • Other Datamined Runes (Belt, Boots, Bracers)
  3. Mage
    • Missile Barrage
    • Chronostatic Preservation
    • Other Datamined Runes (Belt, Boots, Bracers, Helm)
  4. Paladin
    • Sheath of Light
    • Guarded by the Light
    • Other Datamined Runes (Belt, Boots, Bracers, Helm)
  5. Priest
    • Mind Spike
    • Pain Suppression
    • Other Datamined Runes (Belt, Boots, Bracers, Helm)
  6. Rogue
    • Shuriken Toss
    • Master of Subtlety
    • Other Datamined Runes (Belt, Boots, Helm)
  7. Shaman
    • Spirit of the Alpha
    • Maelstrom Weapon
    • Two-Handed Mastery
    • Other Datamined Runes (Belt, Boots, Chest)
  8. Warlock
    • Invocation
    • Dance of the Wicked
    • Other Datamined Runes (Belt, Boots, Bracers)



  • Starfire increases the critical strike chance of your next two Wraths by 30%, and Wrath increases the critical strike chance of your next Starfire by 30%, stacking up to 4 charges. Both spells also gain a 70% chance to not lose casting time when taking damage.

King of the Jungle:

  • Tiger’s Fury now increases all physical damage by 15% and instantly grants 60 Energy. No longer on the global cooldown, but with its own 30-sec cooldown.

Other Datamined Runes:

  • Belt: Berserk, Clears Fear, Eclipse, Nourish.
  • Boots: Dreamstate, King of the Jungle, Survival Instincts.
  • Bracers: Efflorescence, Improved Frenzied Regeneration, Gale Winds.


  • Gale Winds: Increases Hurricane damage by 100%, removes cooldown, and reduces mana cost by 20%.
  • Gore: 15% chance to reset Mangle cooldown with Lacerate, Swipe, or Maul.

Improved Barkskin:

  • Your Barkskin can now be cast on allies, doesn’t penalize speed, and can be cast while shapeshifted.


Melee Specialist:

  • Raptor Strike cooldown reduced to 3 sec, instant cast. Mongoose Bite cooldown removed, and Raptor Strike has a 30% chance not to trigger its cooldown.

Trap Launcher:

  • Traps can be placed anywhere within 40 yards, even in combat. Fire and Frost traps have separate shared cooldowns.

Other Datamined Runes:

  • Belt: Aspect of the Viper, Expose Weakness, Melee Specialist, Steady Shot.
  • Boots: Dual Wield Specialization, Invigoration, Trap Launcher.
  • Bracers: Focus Fire, T.N.T.


Missile Barrage:

  • Gives Arcane Blast a 40% chance, Fireball, and Frostbolt a 20% chance to reduce the channeled duration of your next Arcane Missiles by 50%.

Chronostatic Preservation:

  • Freezes arcane, fire, and frost magic into chronomantic energy for healing a friendly target or casting later.

Other Datamined Runes:

  • Belt: Frostfire Bolt, Hot Streak, Missile Barrage, Spellfrost Bolt.
  • Boots: Brain Freeze, Chronostatic Preservation.
  • Bracers: Balefire Bolt, Displacement, Molten Armor.


  • Deep Freeze: Stuns for 5 sec, usable on frozen targets.
  • Temporal Anomaly: Launches an orb for a shield every 2 sec to nearby party members.
  • Spell Power: Increases crit damage bonus of all spells by 50%.


Sheath of Light:

  • Dealing damage with your melee weapon increases spell power by 30% of attack power for 1 min. Critical healing spells heal for 60% over 12 sec.

Guarded by the Light:

  • Hit by a critical strike, gain a barrier that absorbs the next 5000 damage taken and lasts 8 sec.

Other Datamined Runes:

  • Belt: Divinity, Judgments of the Pure, Sheath of Light, Zealotry.
  • Boots: Blessed Life, Divine Illumination, Guarded by the Light.
  • Bracers: Aura Mastery, Beacon of Light, Hand of Freedom.


  • Crusader Strike: Grants 5% haste for 10 sec.
  • Hammer of Wrath: Strikes an enemy, doing holy damage.


Mind Spike:

  • Deals damage to the target and causes additional damage over 15 sec. Dispelling or being dispelled can trigger this damage.

Pain Suppression:

  • Reduces the target’s threat by 5%, damage taken by 20%, and reduces dispel type targeting.

Other Datamined Runes:

  • Belt: Penance, Power Infusion, Shadow Word: Death, Vampiric Embrace.
  • Boots: Archangel, Inner Focus, Pain Suppression.
  • Bracers: Devouring Plague, Mind Spike, Spirit Shell.


  • Atonement: Power Word: Shield has a chance to heal the target for 2000 when they deal damage.
  • Holy Concentration: Power Word: Shield has a 10% chance to absorb double damage.


Shuriken Toss:

  • Throw your shuriken at an enemy target, dealing damage and generating combo points.

Master of Subtlety:

  • Each point of stealth reduces damage taken by 10%.

Other Datamined Runes:

  • Belt: Cloak and Dagger, Shuriken Toss, Slice and Dice, Stealth.
  • Boots: Crippling Poison, Feint, Master of Subtlety.
  • Helm: Deadly Throw, Evasion, Smoke Bomb.


Spirit of the Alpha:

  • Increases the damage of your next four attacks or damage spells by 100%, and enhances your next four healing spells.

Maelstrom Weapon:

  • When you deal damage, you have a chance to reduce the cast time and mana cost of your next non-instant cast Shaman spell by 20%, stacking up to 5 times.

Two-Handed Mastery:

  • Increases the damage done by two-handed melee weapons.

Other Datamined Runes:

  • Belt: Earth Shield, Feral Spirit, Spirit of the Alpha, Stormstrike.
  • Boots: Healing Surge, Maelstrom Weapon, Thunderstorm.
  • Chest: Healing Stream Totem, Healing Tide Totem.



  • Curse of the Elements increases spell power by 30%. Unstable Affliction increases critical strike chance by 10%.

Dance of the Wicked:

  • Increases the critical strike chance of your Shadow Bolt and Demonbolt by 30%. Increases the damage of your Agony, Corruption, Immolate, and Unstable Affliction by 15%.

Other Datamined Runes:

  • Belt: Curse of Exhaustion, Doom, Invocation, Shadowflame.
  • Boots: Dark Soul, Dance of the Wicked, Soul Swap.
  • Bracers: Conflagrate, Rain of Fire, Soul Swap.

These runes offer exciting possibilities and opportunities for players to enhance their gameplay in World of Warcraft. The unique effects cater to each class’s playstyle and add depth to the overall gaming experience. Keep an eye out for updates and additional information as Blizzard continues to refine and develop Phase 2 of Season of Discovery.

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