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Mists of Pandaria Beta: New glyphs

Michael Sacco

Not much else to say here, folks: On top of the warlock tanking glyph, there are a ton of other new glyphs in the Mists of Pandaria beta that we found via WoWDB. Blizzard has gotten really creative with a lot of them. There are a bunch of really awesome minor glyphs and some incredibly useful major ones. Check out a sample below and the rest after the break!
Glyph of Animal Bond While your pet is active, all healing done to you and your pet is increased by 10%.

Glyph of Anti-Magic Shell Causes your Anti-Magic Shell to absorb all incoming magical damage, up to the absorption limit.

Glyph of Armors Reduces the cast time of your Frost Armor, Mage Armor, and Molten Armor spells by (1500/-1000) seconds and increases the defensive effect of each Armor by an additional 10%.

Glyph of Aspect of the Pack Increases the range of your Aspect of the Pack by 15 yards.

Glyph of Avenging Wrath While Avenging Wrath is active, you are healed for 0% of your maximum health every 4 seconds.

Glyph of Beacon of Light Removes the global cooldown on Beacon of Light

Glyph of Blade Flurry Your attacks have a 30% higher chance of applying Non-Lethal poisons while Blade Flurry is active.

Glyph of Blessed Life While Seal of Insight is active, you have a 50% chance to gain a charge of Holy Power whenever you take direct damage or are Stunned, Feared, or Immobilized. This effect cannot occur more than once every 20 seconds.

Glyph of Bloody Healing Increases the healing you receive from bandages by 20% while your Deep Wounds is active.

Glyph of Bone Shield Increases your movement speed by 15% while Bone Shield is active. This does not stack with other movement-speed increasing effects.

Glyph of Burning Embers Increases your maximum Burning Embers by 1.

Glyph of Chaining [NYI] Doubles the jump distance of your Chain Heal spell but reduces its healing done by 15%.

Glyph of Blinding Light Your Blinding Light now knocks down targets for 3 seconds instead of Blinding them.

Glyph of Blitz Your Charge stuns an additional 2 nearby targets.

Glyph of Circle of Healing Your Circle of Healing spell heals 1 additional target, but its mana cost is increased by 35%.

Glyph of Cleansing Your Cleanse will remove one movement-impairing effect if cast on yourself.

Glyph of Cleansing Waters When you dispel a harmful Magic or Curse effect from an ally, you also heal the target for 4% of your maximum health.

Glyph of Cleaving Increases the number of targets your Cleave hits by 1, or 3 when Enraged.

Glyph of Combustion Increases the duration of the damage over time effect and the cooldown of Combustion by 100%.

Glyph of Conflagrate Reduces the movement speed reduction of Conflagrate to 100% and increases the duration by 100%.

Glyph of Consecration You can now target Consecration anywhere within 25 yards.

Glyph of Crittermorph When cast on critters, your Polymorph spells now last 24 hours and can be cast on multiple targets.

Glyph of Death and Decay Your Death and Decay also reduces the movement speed of enemies within its radius by 50%.

Glyph of Death Coil Your Death Coil spell is now usable on all allies. When cast on a non-undead ally, Death Coil shrouds them with a protective barrier that absorbs up to ((0+0.495*AP)*1) damage.

Glyph of Death Grip Increases the cooldown of Death Grip by 10 seconds but stuns targets for 1 second.

Glyph of Debilitation Your Eviscerate and Envenom abilities also reduce the target's movement speed by 50% for 6 seconds.

Glyph of Demon Hunting Demonic Fury now reduces damage taken instead of increasing damage dealt. In addition, while using Metamorphosis, Soulshatter taunts your target, Twilight Ward will absorb all schools of damage and Demonic Slash is shorter range and generates fury.

Glyph of Demon Training Improves your demon's special abilities:Reduces your Imp's Firebolt cast time by 50%. Increases your Voidwalker's total health by 20%. Your Succubus's Seduction ability also removes all damage over time effects from the target. When your Felhunter uses Devour Magic, you will also be healed for that amount. Increases the number of targets hit by your Felguard's Legion Strike by 1.

Glyph of Denounce Increases your Holy damage by 20% for 6 seconds after you Denounce.

Glyph of Disengage Increases the distance you travel when you Disengage.

Glyph of Divine Storm Your Divine Storm also heals you for 1% of your maximum health.

Glyph of Double Jeopardy Judging a target increases the damage of your next Judgment by 20%, but only if used on a second target.

Glyph of Earth Shield Your Earth Shield charges are no longer depleted when taking damage, but Earth Shield's duration is reduced to 45 seconds.

Glyph of Enduring Infection Your diseases are undispellable, but their damage dealt is reduced by 30%.

Glyph of Enraged Speed While Enraged, you move 20% faster.

Glyph of Evocation Your Evocation ability also causes you to regain 60% of your health over its duration. With the Invocation talent, this healing is reduced to 30% of your health. With the Rune of Power talent, you gain 1% of your health per second while standing in your Rune of Power.

Glyph of Expose Armor Your Expose Armor ability causes three applications of Weakened Armor.

Glyph of Eye of Kilrogg Your Eye of Kilrogg is no longer stealthed and can now place your Demonic Circle. In addition, the movement speed of your Eye of Kilrogg is increased by 50% and allows it to fly in areas where flying mounts are enabled.

Glyph of Felguard Your Felguard will equip a random two-handed axe, sword or polearm from your backpack.

Glyph of Fire Blast Your Fire Blast and Inferno Blast spells can now also spread Living Bomb.

Glyph of Fire From the Heavens Your Judgment and Hammer of Wrath criticals call down fire from the sky.

Glyph of Flash of Light When you Flash of Light a target, it increases your next heal done to that target within 4 seconds by 30%.

Glyph of Freezing Trap When your Freezing Trap breaks, the victim's movement speed is reduced by 70% for 4 seconds.

Glyph of Frugal Blessings Reduces the mana cost of Blessing of Kings and Blessing of Might by 50%.

Glyph of Gag Order Your Pummel, Heroic Throw and Storm Bolt hits silence the target for 3 seconds.

Glyph of Gushing Wound Your Bloodthirst critical strikes are even bloodier than normal.

Glyph of Hammer of Wrath You take 10% less damage for 10 seconds after using Hammer of Wrath. (This is incredible!)

Glyph of Healing Storm Each application of Maelstrom Weapon also increases your healing done by 20%.

Glyph of Hamstring Using Hamstring reduces the cost of your next Hamstring by 100%.

Glyph of Healthstone You receive 100% more healing from using a healthstone, but the health is restored over 10 seconds.

Glyph of Hoase Voice Reduces the cooldown and rage generation of your Battle and Commanding Shout by 50%.

Glyph of Holy Shock Decreases the healing of Holy Shock by 50% but increases its damage by 100%.

Glyph of Ice Lance Your Ice Lance now hits 1 additional target for 50% damage.

Glyph of Icy Touch Your Icy Touch dispels one helpful Magic effect from the target.

Glyph of Icy Veins Reduces the cooldown and duration of Icy Veins by 50%.

Glyph of Illumination Your Holy Shock criticals grant 1% mana return, but Meditation returns 10% less mana. (This number is probably not final.)

Glyph of Immediate Truth Increases the instant damage done by Seal of Truth by 20% but decreases the damage done by Censure by 50%.

Glyph of Inquisition Reduces the damage bonus of Inquisition by 10% but increases its duration by 100%.

Glyph of Invisibility Increases your movement speed while Invisible by 40%.

Glyph of Killing Spree Your Killing Spree returns you to your starting location when the effect ends.

Glyph of Lava Burst Your Lava Burst spell will always be a critical strike regardless of the presence of Flame Shock on the target, but it deals 5% less damage.

Glyph of Lesser Proportion Slightly reduces the size of your pet.

Glyph of Light of Dawn Light of Dawn affects 2 fewer targets but heals each target for 25% more.

Glyph of Loose Mana Your Mana Gem now restores mana over 6 seconds, rather than instantly.

Glyph of Mana Gem Your Conjure Mana Gem spell now creates a Brilliant Mana Gem, which holds up to 10 charges.

Glyph of Marked for Death Your Arcane Shot, Chimera Shot, Kill Command, and Explosive Shot abilities automatically apply Hunter's Mark.

Glyph of Mind Freeze Increases the interrupt duration of your Mind Freeze ability by 1 second but also raises its cost by 20 Runic Power.

Glyph of Mirrored Blades When attacked by a spell while in Deterrence, you have a 100% chance to reflect it back at the attacker.

Glyph of Momentum Your Blink spell teleports you in the direction you are moving instead of the direction you are facing.

Glyph of Mortal Strike (NYI) When your Mortal Strike is affecting a target, healing effects on you are increased by 10%.

Glyph of Nightmares Your Felsteed and Dreadsteed can cross water while running and leave a trail of flames.

Glyph of Power Word: Shield 20% of the absorb from your Power Word: Shield spell is converted into healing.

Glyph of Prayer of Mending The first charge of your Prayer of Mending heals for an additional 60% but your Prayer of Mending has 1 fewer charges.

Glyph of Protector of the Innocent When you use Word of Glory to heal another target, it also heals you for 20% of the amount.

Glyph of Purge Your Purge dispels 1 additional magic effect.

Glyph of Rebuke Increases the cooldown by 5 seconds and lockout by 2 seconds of Rebuke.

Glyph of Riptide Your Riptide no longer has a cooldown but also no longer instantly heals the targeted ally.

Glyph of Ritual of Refreshment Your Ritual of Refreshment spell no longer requires the assistance of other raid members to complete.

Glyph of Rude Interruption Succesfully interrupting a spell with Pummel increases your damage by 5% for 30 seconds.

Glyph of Seal of Blood (NYI) Your Seal of Truth now uses the Seal of Blood visual.

Glyph of Holy Fire Your Holy Fire spell is now instant.

Glyph of Shadow Bolt Splits your Shadow Bolt into three smaller attacks.

Glyph of Shifting Presences You retain 50% of your Runic Power when switching Presences.

Glyph of Sinister Strike Your Sinister Strike deals 25% more damage and costs 25% more Energy.

Glyph of the Alabaster Shield Increases the damage of Shield of the Righteous by 50% but reduces the amount it blocks by 20%.

Glyph of the Luminous Charger (NYI) Your paladin class mounts glow with Holy Light.

Glyph of the Chameleon Each time you shapeshift into Cat Form or Bear Form, your shapeshifted form will have a random hair color.

Glyph of the Mounted King (NYI) Mounting a paladin mount automatically casts Blessing of Kings on you.

Glyph of Thunder Strike Your Thunder Clap visual includes a lightning strike.

Glyph of Totemic Encirclement When you cast a totem spell, you also place unempowered totems for any elements that are not currently active. These totems have 5 health and produce no other effects.

Glyph of Totemic Vigor Increases the health of your totems by 10% of your maximum health.

Glyph of Unleashed Lightning Your Lightning Bolt takes 5% longer to cast but may be cast while moving.

Glyph of Unstable Affliction When Unstable Affliction is removed, it instantly deals critical damage to both the target and the dispeller but no longer silences.

Glyph of Water Elemental Increases the health of your Water Elemental by 40% and allows it to cast while moving.

Glyph of Water Shield Increases the passive mana generation of your Water Shield by 10%, but Water Shield no longer activates when you receive damage.

Glyph of Winged Vengeance (NYI) You grow larger during Avening Wrath.

Glyph of Word of Glory Increases your damage by 10% for 6 seconds after you cast Word of Glory.

It's open warfare between Alliance and Horde in Mists of Pandaria, World of Warcraft's next expansion. Jump into five new levels with new talents and class mechanics, try the new monk class, and create a pandaren character to ally with either Horde or Alliance. Look for expansion basics in our Mists FAQ, or dig into our spring press event coverage for more details!

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