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Shield Specialization

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Shield Specialization
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  • Shield Specialization (3 ranks)
  • Protection, Tier 2
  • You generate 5/10/15 extra rage when you block an attack. You generate 20/40/60 extra rage when you Spell Reflect a magic attack.
Points required


Talent required


This article is about the warrior talent. For the former shaman talent, see [Shield Specialization]. For the former paladin talent, see [Shield Specialization].

Shield Specialization generates extra Rage when blocks occur, and when the warrior uses [Spell Reflection] to reflect a spell.

Patch changes

  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Removed.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): No longer increases chance to block. Rage generation changed to only occur when blocking instead of when also parrying or dodging an attack. Spell Reflection effect added.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.0 (2009-08-04): Now provides 5 rage on a block, dodge or parry instead of 2 rage on a block.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Moved to Tier 1, now increases rage by 2 on a successful block.
  • WoW Icon update.png Patch 1.5.0 (2005-06-07): In addition to increasing % chance to block, it now gives the warrior a 20/40/60/80/100% chance to generate 1 rage on a successful block.

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