Defensive Stance

Defensive Stance

Instant1.5 sec cooldown
Requires Warrior

A tanking combat stance that decreases damage taken by 20%, increases threat generation, and generates 1 Rage every 3 sec while in combat.

Improved Defensive Stance (92+)
Defensive Stance now increases your armor by 10% and reduces damage taken by an additional 5%.


Defensive Stance

A tanking combat stance that reduces damage taken and increases threat generated.

Spell Details

Spell Details
NameDefensive Stance
Global CooldownNoneCooldown CategorySpecial Category
Proc Chance100%
Procs when
  • Player deals auto attack (white) melee damage
ClassWarriorSkill LineWarrior
  • Can be cast while mounted
  • Disregards immunity effects
  • Buff cannot be canceled
  • Generates no threat
  • Persists through death

Mod Damage Taken (All)

Amount: 20%

Mod Threat

% Change: 900

Mod Rage % Generated From Damage Dealt

Amount: 100%

Power Regen

Power regenerated: 17 Rageevery 5 sec

Shapeshift (Form: Defensive Stance)