Stance of the Sturdy Ox

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Stance of the Sturdy Ox
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  • Stance of the Sturdy Ox
  • Level 10 Brewmaster monk ability
  • Instant cast
  • Increases armor by 125%, increases Stamina by 25%, reduces magic damage taken by 15%, and improves the functionality of Jab, Fortifying Brew, Tiger Palm, Blackout Kick, and Expel Harm.

    While in this stance, you will Stagger damage taken.

    Stagger
    You shrug off physical attacks, causing 80% of the damage to happen instantly and the remaining 20% to be divided over 10 sec.
Usable by
Class
Properties
Type

Defensive

School
Cooldown

None/Global Cooldown

Other information
Level learned

10

Related buffs
Ability rogue cheatdeath.png
  • Stagger
  • Damage is being staggered every 1 sec.
  • Duration: 10 seconds

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  • Light Stagger
  • X damage is being staggered every 1 sec.

    Stagger Remaining: Y
  • Duration: 10 seconds

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  • Moderate Stagger
  • X damage is being staggered every 1 sec.

    Stagger Remaining: Y
  • Duration: 10 seconds

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  • Heavy Stagger
  • X damage is being staggered every 1 sec.

    Stagger Remaining: Y
  • Duration: 10 seconds

Stance of the Sturdy Ox is a Brewmaster monk ability, available at level 10.

Tips and tactics

The colors are for enabling the Brewmaster monk to get a quick idea of how strong the Stagger DoT is, based on the damage per tick as a % of max health. They serve no other purpose.[1]

  • Green means >0%
  • Yellow means >3%
  • Red means >6%

Patch changes

  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Removed. Replaced by [Stagger].
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.2.0 (2015-06-23): Now increases armor by 125% (up from 75%) and provides a 20% base Stagger percentage. Additionally, the Stagger effect no longer works against attacks which ignore armor.
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14):
    • Now replaces Stance of the Fierce Tiger for Brewmaster Monks.
    • Now also reduces the chance for attacks to be parried by 3%, reduces the global cooldown of the Mistweaver monk's abilities by 0.5 seconds, increases Stamina by 25% (up from 20%), reduces magic damage taken by 10% (down from all damage taken by 25%), and grants a 50% increase to Armor, but no longer increases Energy regeneration.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Added.

References

  1. ^ Ghostcrawler 2012-08-08. Beta Class Balance Analysis. Blizzard Entertainment. Archived from the original on 2012-08-08.

See also

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