Inv sword 11.png
Usable by
Class Warrior
School Physical
Cooldown None/Global Cooldown
Other information
Level learned 12
Improvements [Sword and Board]
Affects [Shield Slam]

Devastate is a level 12 Protection warrior ability. It deals large amounts of damage and has a chance to reset the cooldown on [Shield Slam].



Patches and hotfixes

  • Legion Hotfix (2016-09-16): (Hotfix in testing; to be applied with next weekly maintenance) Most abilities used by Tank specializations have had their damage reduced by 10%.
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): No longer causes the next [Shield Slam] to generate 5 more Rage. Damage increased by 12.45%.
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.2.2 (2015-09-01): Now deals 6% more damage.
  • Warlords of Draenor Hotfix (2015-01-12): Devastate's damage has been increased by 20%.
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): No longer applies [Weakened Armor]. [Sword and Board]'s effects have been merged into baseline Devastate.
  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2012-10-04): Devastate will now correctly activate Sword and Board.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Weapon damage increased from 150% to 220%. Replaces Sunder Armor. Rage cost removed.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): No longer provides bonus threat.
  • Wrath of the Lich King 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 of the Lich King Patch 3.3.2 (2010-02-01): This ability now deals 120% of weapon damage, up from 100% of weapon damage.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.0 (2009-08-04): Weapon damage and bonus per Sunder Armor on the target increased by 100%. This ability now requires a shield to be equipped.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Added.

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