Fire Mage

Patch 9.0

Last Updated: 12th Feb, 2021

Some content in this guide is based on beta or early data

Updates will be made after raid progress is finished and more accurate information is available.

Playstyle & Rotation

Combustion Rotation

Precast Pyroblast.

If Pyroblast doesn't crit do the following:

  1. Phoenix Flames
  2. Combustion while Phoenix Flames is travelling
  3. Fire Blast
  4. Pyroblast
  5. Fire Blast
  6. Pyroblast
  7. Phoenix Flames
  8. Pyroblast
  9. Fire Blast
  10. Pyroblast
  11. Phoenix Flames
  12. Pyroblast
  13. Fire Blast
  14. Pyroblast
  15. If you have more time left on Combustion, then cast Scorch into Pyroblast.
  16. If there is some time left and you feel like you wont be able to fit another spell in the Combustion window use Dragon's Breath.

If Pyroblast crits, do the following:

  1. Combustion
  2. Fire Blast
  3. Pyroblast
  4. Fire Blast
  5. Pyroblast
  6. Phoenix Flames
  7. Pyroblast
  8. Fire Blast
  9. Pyroblast
  10. Phoenix Flames
  11. Pyroblast
  12. Fire Blast
  13. Pyroblast
  14. Phoenix Flames
  15. Pyroblast

Outside of Combustion Rotation

When outside of Combustion your rotation is the following:

  1. Rune of Power
  2. Fireball until you get a heating up proc
  3. Fire Blast
  4. Pyroblast

Use Shifting Power when Combustion and Rune of Power are on cooldown while you have 0 Fire Blast and Phoenix Flames charges left.

Combustion Rotation for Mythic+ or 3+ targets

  1. Phoenix Flames
  2. Fire Blast
  3. Flamestrike
  4. Phoenix Flames
  5. Fire Blast
  6. Flamestrike
  7. Shifting Power
  8. Fire Blast
  9. Fire Blast
  10. Flame Strike
  11. Phoenix Flames
  12. Fire Blast
  13. Flamestrike
  14. Fill up the remaining duration of Combustion with a combination of Scorch and Fire Blast into Flamestrike.


Make sure you enter Combustion with 3 Fire Blast and Phoenix Flames charges.

When your target is below 30% health, you cast Scorch due to the talent Searing Touch to generate Heating Up procs.

On 2 or more targets, if no priority damage is required, you hard cast Flamestrike with Flame Patch.

Make use of your many defensive abilities like Blazing Barrier, Alter Time, Mirror Image and Ice block to stay alive.