Damage Shield
Inv shield 31
  • Talent
  • Damage Shield
  • {{{cast_time}}} sec cast
  • Requires Warrior
  • Whenever you take damage from or block a melee attack you cause damage equal to 20% of your block value.
Usable by
Casting timeUnknown sec cast
CooldownNone/Global Cooldown
Level required45

Damage Shield is a protection warrior talent which causes normal and blocked melee hits taken to reflect damage equal to 10/20% of the warrior's block value.

Rank table

Rank Percent of block value reflected
1 10%
2 20%


  • Staple for AoE tanking/farming. Reflected damage can crit and is affected by abilities/buffs which increase damage by percentage.
  • Synergizes with [Glyph of Blocking] that increases block value.

Patch changes

  • Wrath-Logo-Small/ Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.1 (12-Oct-2010): Removed.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.3.0 (08-Dec-2009): This ability will no longer trigger any chance-on-hit effects from the warrior or the opponent it damages.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): Fixed a bug which caused this ability to benefit from Recklessness.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): Rank 1 of this ability now works properly.

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