Inv sword 11
  • Devastate
  • Melee   range
  • Instant
  • Requires Shields
  • Deals 250% Physical damage, and has a 30% chance to reset the cooldown on Shield Slam and cause it to generate 5 more Rage.
Usable by
Casting timeInstant
Cooldown (GCD 1.5 sec)
Level required26
Other information
RequirementsRequires Shields
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Devastate is a warrior ability learned at level 26 for those with the Protection specialization. It deals a large amount of damage while giving a chance to reset the cooldown on [Shield Slam] and cause it to generate rage.

Note that it does require use of a shield.

Modified by Edit

Core abilities
Ability warrior defensivestance Protection abilities

Patch changes Edit

  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.2.2 (1-Sep-2015): Devastate now deals 6% more damage.
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): This ability now deals 150% of weapon damage, up from 120% of weapon damage. No longer applies bonus threat.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.3.3 (2010-03-23): Using this ability with a shield equipped and no weapon will now properly apply the Sunder Armor debuff.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Hotfix (2010-02-05): "The damage bonus done by Devastate has been appropriate increased to be in line with the changes made in patch 3.3.2."
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.3.2 (2010-01-02): This ability now deals 120% of weapon damage, up from 100% of weapon damage.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.2.0 (04-Aug-2009): Weapon damage and bonus per Sunder Armor on the target increased by 100%. This ability now requires a shield to be equipped.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.3.0 (13-Nov-2007): Now combines the effects of Sunder Armor into its effect. It is also now affected by all talents and items that affect Sunder Armor.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.0.3 (09-Jan-2007): The bonus threat of "Devastate" on all ranks has been increased. Bonus threat will no longer decrease as ranks increase.

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