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Keg Smash
Achievement brewery 2
  • Keg Smash
  • Row 1 Brewmaster monk talent
  • 15 yd range
  • 40 Energy
  • 8 sec cooldown
  • Instant
  • Smash a keg of brew on the target, dealing (94.5945% of Attack power) Physical damage to all enemies within 8 yds and reducing their movement speed by 20% for 15 sec. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets.
Class Monk
School Physical
Cooldown 8 seconds
Improvements Ability warrior unrelentingassault [Sal'salabim's Strength], Spell brew bolt dark [Scalding Brew], Ability monk shuffle [Shuffle], Achievement brewery 2 [Stormstout's Last Keg]
Related debuff
Achievement brewery 2
  • Keg Smash
  • Movement speed reduced by 20%.
    Drenched in brew, vulnerable to Breath of Fire.
  • Duration: 15 seconds

Keg Smash is a Brewmaster monk talent. It deals damage to the target and all nearby enemy targets, and reduces the cooldown of Brews by 4 seconds.


Patch changes[]

  • Dragonflight Hotfix (2023-07-24): Damage reduced by 5%.
  • Dragonflight Patch 10.0.5 (2023-01-24): Damage increased by 10%.
  • Dragonflight Patch 10.0.0 (2022-10-25): Now a row 1 Brewmaster talent (was a level 21 Brewmaster ability).
  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Now reduces Brew recharge time by 3 seconds (was 4 seconds) and has an additional effect – Grants Ability monk shuffle [Shuffle] for 5 seconds. Now learned at level 21 (was 10).
  • Legion Hotfix (2017-01-23): Damage increased by 10%, and it no longer deals reduced damage to 6+ targets.
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Now reduces the remaining cooldown of Ability monk chibrew [Black Ox Brew], Ability monk fortifyingale new [Fortifying Brew], Ability monk ironskinbrew [Ironskin Brew], and Inv misc beer 06 [Purifying Brew] by 4 seconds.
  • Warlords of Draenor Hotfix (2015-02-25): Now deals 20% less damage.
  • Warlords of Draenor Hotfix (2014-11-13): Resolved an issue where Keg Smash may sometimes not generate Chi when used.
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): No longer applies the Weakened Blows effect.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.4.0 (2013-09-10): Now deals 18% less damage.
  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2012-11-06): Keg Smash now deals progressively less damage when it strikes more than 5 targets.
  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2012-10-01): Keg Smash now deals 50% more damage and strikes all nearby targets, rather than three.
  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2012-09-25):
    • Keg Smash damage has been increased by 50%.
    • Keg Smash can now hit every target in range (was previously a maximum of three).
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Added.

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