Warrior Class Changes for Shadowlands (Patch 9.0.1)

Last updated on May 25, 2020 at 13:56 by Stan 1 comment

On this page, you will find a list of all Warrior changes coming in Shadowlands.

1.

General Changes

2.

Arms Warrior

2.1.

Arms Warrior Talent Changes

  • Cleave Icon Cleave (Level 40 talent) has been redesigned. Now, it strikes up to 5 enemies in front of the Warrior, inflicting Mastery: Deep Wounds Icon Mastery: Deep Wounds after Whirlwind Icon Whirlwind hits 3 or more targets;
  • Deadly Calm Icon Deadly Calm (Level 45 talent) has been reworked. It reduces the Rage cost of your next 4 abilities by 100% and increases maximum Rage by 30;
  • Dreadnaught Icon Dreadnaught (Level 50 talent) incorporates the Seismic Wave Icon Seismic Wave Azerite trait, empowering Overpower Icon Overpower to deal damage to up to 5 enemies in a line.
2.2.

Arms Warrior Talent Tree

Below is the current talent tree for Arms Warriors, as of Shadowlands Alpha 9.0.1 Build 34490.

2.3.

Arms Warrior PvP Talent Changes

  • Demolition Icon Demolition added. Reduces the cooldown of your Shattering Throw Icon Shattering Throw by 2 min;
  • Guillotine added. You wind up your weapon. After 1.5 sec, you Execute all nearby enemies. If any enemy is at or below 10% health, they instantly die;
  • Overwatch added. When you intervene an ally, they gain Spell Reflection for 5 sec or until a spell is reflected.
3.

Fury Warrior

  • Whirlwind Icon Whirlwind now affects up to 5 nearby enemies. Damage reduced from 43.5% to 41.1% of Attack Power. Now costs 30 Rage. The ability can now generate more than 8 Rage.
3.1.

Fury Warrior Talent Changes

  • Fervor of Battle Icon Fervor of Battle is a new Level 40 talent, which makes Whirlwind Icon Whirlwind generate 3 more Rage and slams the Warrior's primary target;
  • Onslaught Icon Onslaught is a new Level 40 talent which causes brutal damage and generates 10 Rage;
  • Frothing Berserker Icon Frothing Berserker (Level 40 talent) reworked. When you reach 100 Rage, you gain 10% Haste and 20% movement speed for 6 sec;
  • Wrecking Ball Icon Wrecking Ball returns as a Level 45 talent;
  • Fresh Meat Icon Fresh Meat (now a Level 30 talent) causes Bloodthirst Icon Bloodthirst to always Enrage you the first time you strike a target with Bloodthirst Icon Bloodthirst;
  • Endless Rage Icon Endless Rage (Level 15) talent removed;
  • Inner Rage Icon Inner Rage is now a Level 15 talent (up from 30);
  • Sudden Death Icon Sudden Death is now a Level 15 talent (up from 30). Procs per minute increased from 1.69 to 1.7;
  • Massacre Icon Massacre is now a Level 30 talent (up from 40);
  • Carnage Icon Carnage (Level 40 talent) removed;
  • Meat Cleaver Icon Meat Cleaver (Level 45 talent) removed;
  • Bladestorm Icon Bladestorm now requires a Melee Weapon (was Two-Handed Melee Weapon).
3.2.

Fury Warrior Talent Tree

Below is the current talent tree for Fury Warriors, as of Shadowlands Alpha 9.0.1 Build 34490.

3.3.

Fury Warrior PvP Talent Changes

  • Bloodrage added. Gain Rage over 4 sec, and clear all snares and roots from you, but at a cost of a percentage of your health;
  • Demolition Icon Demolition added. Reduces the cooldown of your Shattering Throw Icon Shattering Throw by 2 min;
  • Overwatch added. When you intervene an ally, they gain Spell Reflection for 5 sec or until a spell is reflected.
4.

Protection Warrior

4.1.

Protection Warrior Talent Changes

  • Best Served Cold Icon Best Served Cold (Level 30 talent) reworked. Revenge deals 20% more damage, or 50% more damage when your successful dodges or parries have made it cost no Rage;
  • Menace Icon Menace (Level 35 talent) moved from 40 and reworked. Intimidating Shout Icon Intimidating Shout will knock back all nearby enemies except the Warrior's primary target, and cause them all to cower in fear for 15 sec instead of fleeing;
  • Indomitable Icon Indomitable (Level 40 talent) now passively increases your maximum health by 10%, and every 10 Rage you spend heals you for 1% of your maximum health;
  • Never Surrender Icon Never Surrender (Level 40 talent) now makes Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain prevent 40% to 100% more damage, based on your missing health;
  • Into the Fray Icon Into the Fray is now a Level 45 talent (down from 15). Haste for each enemy nerfed to 2% (was 3%);
  • Double Time Icon Double Time (Level 25 talent) increases the maximum number of charges on Charge Icon Charge by 1, and reduces its cooldown by 3 sec;
  • Rumbling Earth Icon Rumbling Earth and Storm Bolt Icon Storm Bolt are now Level 25 talents (up from 40);
  • Devastator Icon Devastator is now a Level 30 talent (up from 45);
  • Crackling Thunder Icon Crackling Thunder is now a Level 35 talent (down from 25);
  • Bounding Stride Icon Bounding Stride is now a Level 35 talent (down from 30);
  • Bolster Icon Bolster, Indomitable Icon Indomitable, and Never Surrender Icon Never Surrender now occupy the Level 40 talent row (was 35);
  • Unstoppable Force Icon Unstoppable Force is now a Level 45 talent (down from 30);
  • Vengeance Icon Vengeance (Level 45 talent) removed.
4.2.

Protection Warrior Talent Tree

Below is the current talent tree for Protection Warriors, as of Shadowlands Alpha 9.0.1 Build 34490.

4.3.

Protection Warrior PvP Talent Changes

  • Demolition Icon Demolition added. Reduces the cooldown of your Shattering Throw Icon Shattering Throw by 2 min;
  • Overwatch added. When you intervene an ally, they gain Spell Reflection for 5 sec or until a spell is reflected.
5.

More Patch 9.0.1 Class Changes

You can find other Patch 9.0.1 class changes linked below.

6.

Changelog

  • 25 May 2020: Reviewed for Alpha Build 34490.
  • 15 May 2020: Reviewed for Alpha Build 34365.
  • 09 May 2020: Into the Fray nerf and Ravager fixes.
  • 08 May 2020: Reviewed for Alpha Build 34278.
  • 30 Apr. 2020: Updated Bladestorm and Sudden Death for Alpha Build 34199.
  • 28 Apr. 2020: Updated for Alpha Build 34137.
  • 21 Apr. 2020: Page added.
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