Battle Shout
Ability warrior battleshout
  • Battle Shout
  • Instant
  • Increases the attack power of all raid and party members within 100 yards by 10% for 1 hour. Targets may only have one Shout active on them per Warrior.
Usable by
Casting timeInstant
Cooldown (GCD 1.5 sec)
Level required42
Related buff
Ability warrior battleshout
  • Battle Shout
  • Attack power increased by 10%.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Battle Shout is a core warrior ability learned at level 42. It is the first shout a warrior receives. As a shout buff, it affects all party members in its range (100 yd), increasing their Attack Power.

Modified by


  • Does not stack with [Commanding Shout] from the same warrior. Does stack with Commanding Shout from a different warrior.
  • Does not stack with Horn of Winter or Trueshot Aura.
  • Keep this active all the time, whether solo or in a group.

Patch changes

  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.0.2 (14-October-2014): Battle Shout now lasts 1 hour and no longer generates Rage.
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.6 (8-Feb-2011): Battle Shout’s buff tooltip should not show incorrect values when the recipient is higher level than the warrior.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.2.0 (04-Aug-2009): Radius increased to 30 yards.
  • Bc icon/ Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): Battle Shout now affects ranged AP as well as melee. Attack power has been slightly decreased.
  • WoW Icon 16x16/ Bc icon Patch 2.0.1 (05-Dec-2006): Threat generation changed (see above).
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.6.0 (12-Jul-2005):
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.3.0 (07-Mar-2005): Rage cost reduced.

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