Brewmaster Monk Tank Buffs, Debuffs, and Useful Abilities (MoP 5.4)

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General Information

On this page, we list the buffs, debuffs and useful abilities that a Brewmaster Monk brings to a raid in World of Warcraft MoP 5.4. We also list equivalent buffs and debuffs that other classes provide.

The other pages of our Brewmaster Monk guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About Our Reviewer

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Sunnier, who maintains the most respected Brewmaster Monk resource site: Sunnier's Art of War.

Legacy of the Emperor Icon Legacy of the Emperor Increases the Strength, Agility, and Intellect of all party and raid members by 5% — does not stack with Mark of the Wild Icon Mark of the Wild, Embrace of the Shale Spider Icon Embrace of the Shale Spider, and Blessing of Kings Icon Blessing of Kings
Avert Harm Icon Avert Harm Tranfers 20% of the damage taken by allies within 10 yards of the Monk to the Monk. Lasts 6 seconds or until the Monk reaches 10% of maximum health
Keg Smash Icon Keg Smash -10% Physical Damage dealt — does not stack with Scarlet Fever Icon Scarlet Fever, Thrash Icon Thrash/Thrash Icon Thrash, Demoralizing Roar Icon Demoralizing Roar, Demoralizing Screech Icon Demoralizing Screech, Crusader Strike Icon Crusader Strike, Hammer of the Righteous Icon Hammer of the Righteous, Earth Shock Icon Earth Shock, Curse of Enfeeblement Icon Curse of Enfeeblement, and Thunder Clap Icon Thunder Clap
Summon Black Ox Statue Icon Summon Black Ox Statue Creates useful damage-absorption shields on random raid members each time the Brewmaster deals a certain amount of damage.
Detox Icon Detox Removes all Poison and Disease effects from a friendly target (8-second cooldown)
Grapple Weapon Icon Grapple Weapon Disarm
Nimble Brew Icon Nimble Brew Removes root, stun, fear, and horror effects, and reduces the duration of such effects by 60% for 6 seconds
Spear Hand Strike Icon Spear Hand Strike Interrupt with a 15-second cooldown
Zen Meditation Icon Zen Meditation Redirects 5 spells cast against the party/raid to the Monk, and provides the Monk with 90% magic damage reduction, for 6 seconds
Crowd Control
Paralysis Icon Paralysis Single-target crowd control, broken by damage

1. Changelog↑top

  • 11 Sep. 2013: Corrected an error where we were referring to an effect of Summon Black Ox Statue Icon Summon Black Ox Statue as belonging to Guard Icon Guard.
  • 23 May 2013: Added Nimble Brew Icon Nimble Brew to the list.
  • 12 Apr. 2013: Removed Ring of Peace Icon Ring of Peace from the list for consistency (abilities from talents are not included on this page). Added mention of the Guard Icon Guard that the Brewmaster's statue casts on raid members.
  • 11 Mar. 2013: Patch 5.2 update.