What are buffs in the vanilla wow screenshot shown below?

I know two of them: the purple paw is Mark of the Wild, and the blue lightning cloud is Arcane Intellect. What are the others?

buff icons


In order from left to right, top to bottom they are:

  • Greater Blessing of Salvation, a legacy Paladin buff that reduced threat generation by 30%.
  • Divine Spirit, a Priest buff that (at the time) provided a flat +Spirit buff. Thanks to Mark B for providing proof.
  • Power Word: Fortitude, a Priest buff that increases Stamina. At the time, it was a flat +Stamina buff.
  • Arcane Intellect, a legacy Mage spell that was a shorter, reagent-free version of Arcane Brilliance. It granted a flat +Intellect buff, but was made obsolete when the reagent cost was removed from Arcane Brilliance.
  • Fire Resistance Aura, a Paladin aura that increases Fire Resistance.
  • Aspect of the Hawk, a legacy Hunter aura that increased Attack Power by a flat amount.
  • Resist Fire, a buff you got by using Mind Control on the Scarshield Spellbinder mobs in LBRS/UBRS. Many Raids used this for Molten Core and Blackwing Lair.
  • Gift of the Wild, the group version of Mark of the Wild.
  • Greater Blessing of Wisdom, a Paladin buff that increases mana regeneration by a fixed amount per 5 seconds.
  • Greater Blessing of Kings, a legacy Paladin buff that increased all stats.
  • Greater Blessing of Light, a legacy Paladin buff that increased the effect of any Paladin's Holy Light and Flash of Light healing spells.
  • The red shield looks like something a Fire Resistance Potion of some sort would give you. I'm not sure what the first unknown one is, but I really feel like I should know it! (source: I played on a private vanilla server 2 years ago) – Pyritie Jul 13 '15 at 9:17
  • @Pyritie Most potion buffs used the icon of the potion themselves (or at least they did back then). I'm pretty sure the first one is a Paladin or Priest buff, I just can't put my finger on it at the moment. The rest is pretty much from memory, but classic was a looong time ago now and I stopped playing just prior to WoD. – JonK Jul 13 '15 at 9:21
  • I remember making a ton of those fire protection potions and that was definitely the icon they used. Vanilla wasn't very consistent with icons. Here's the buff they gave: wow-one.com/database/index.php?spell=17543 – Pyritie Jul 13 '15 at 9:23
  • @Pyritie I seem to recall the elemental protection potions weren't actually resistance potions as such, they just gave a one or two minute shield that blocked the next X damage from that school – JonK Jul 13 '15 at 9:29
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    smg.photobucket.com/user/SirAlex1337/media/WoW/… The second (unknown) one is divine spirit. – Mark B Oct 30 '15 at 4:25

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