Power Word: Fortitude Level 6 priest ability 40 yd range 4% of base mana Instant cast Infuses the target with vitality, increasing their Stamina by 5% for 1 hour. If the target is in your party or raid, all party and raid members will be affected. Usable by Class
Priest Properties School
None/Global Cooldown Other information Level learned
6 Related buff
Spoken aloud, this word turns flesh to iron, doubt to courage. 
Power Word: Fortitude is a priest ability, available at level 6. It increases the target's stamina by 5%.
Patches and hotfixes
Now gives 5% bonus to Stamina (was 10%). Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13):
Now a baseline ability again and redesigned. Patch 8.0.1 (2018-07-17):
" Hotfix (2017-06-13):
Power Word: Fortitude can now be active on 3 targets.
Power Word: Fortitude's mana cost has been reduced by 80%."
Now increases maximum health by 20% (was 10%). Patch 7.1.5 (2017-01-10):
Changed to a Discipline honor talent. Now increases maximum health by 15% (up from 10% of Stamina), but only affects 2 targets. Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19):
Mana cost reduced to 1%, down from 4.4%. Patch 5.3.0 (2013-05-21):
Now increases stamina by 10% instead of a scaling amount. Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28):
The mana cost of Power Word: Fortitude has been reduced by approximately 68%, making it roughly equal to the cost of Patch 4.0.6 (2011-02-08): . [Mark of the Wild ]
Reagent requirements have been removed. Patch 1.1.1 (2004-11-17):
Ranks 4, 5, and 6 now require reagents. Patch 1.1.0 (2004-11-07):
Patch 0.12 (2004-10-11): Holy Word: Fortitude has been renamed to Power Word: Fortitude. Stamina boost has been increased slightly; no longer scales with level. Patch 0.10 (2004-09-18):