Battle Shout

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Battle Shout
Ability warrior battleshout.png
Usable by



15 seconds


100 yards

Other information
Level learned


Related buff
Ability warrior battleshout.png
  • Battle Shout
  • Attack power increased by 10%.
  • Duration: 1 hour
"For Lordaeron!" "For Khaz Modan!" "For the Horde!" Azeroth has heard them all.[1]

Battle Shout is a warrior ability. It increases attack power of all party members within range for 1 hour. It is the first shout a warrior receives, learned at level 42.


Only one shout may be active from any one warrior.

Previously did not stack with [Horn of Winter] (Death Knight), [Trueshot Aura] (Hunter) or [Unleashed Rage] (Shaman); but these other abilities have since been removed or redesigned.


  • Glyph of the Weaponmaster
  • Use: Permanently teaches you this glyph.

    Your Battle Cry ability causes the appearance of your weapon to change to that of a random weapon from your bag for 10 min.
  • Classes: Warrior
  • Requires Level 25
  • Sell Price: 1s

Tips and tactics

There is little reason not to keep this (or Commanding Shout) active at all times.

See also

Patch changes

  • Battle for Azeroth Patch 8.0.1 (2018-07-17): Re-added.
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Removed.
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): No longer generates Rage, has no cooldown, and lasts 1 hour.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Increases attack power by 10% instead of Strength and Agility. Duration increased from 2 to 5 min.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.0 (2009-08-04): Radius increased to 30 yards.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14):
    • Battle Shout now affects ranged AP as well as melee.
    • Attack power has been slightly decreased.
  • The Burning Crusade Patch 2.0.1 (2006-12-05): Threat generation changed (see above).
  • WoW Icon update.png Patch 1.6.0 (2005-07-12):
  • WoW Icon update.png Patch 1.3.0 (2005-03-07): Rage cost reduced.


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