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'''Piercing Howl''' is a [[warrior]] talent available at level 45. It is an [[AoE]] Shout debuff that costs 10 [[Warrior#Rage|Rage]]. It snares nearby enemies (50% Movement Speed) for 15 seconds and is unaffected by [[diminishing returns]].
 
'''Piercing Howl''' is a [[warrior]] talent available at level 45. It is an [[AoE]] Shout debuff that costs 10 [[Warrior#Rage|Rage]]. It snares nearby enemies (50% Movement Speed) for 15 seconds and is unaffected by [[diminishing returns]].
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==Patch changes==
 
==Patch changes==
 
*{{Patch 5.0.4|note=Updated.}}
 
*{{Patch 5.0.4|note=Updated.}}
* {{Patch 1.6.0|note=No longer has a prerequisite (Improved Demoralizing Shout).}}
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*{{Patch 2.0.3|note=The daze portion of "Piercing Howl" will now still land even if the target is already snared.}}
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*{{Patch 1.6.0|note=No longer has a prerequisite (Improved Demoralizing Shout).}}
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Latest revision as of 13:23, November 13, 2013

Piercing Howl
Spell shadow deathscream
  • Piercing Howl
  • 10 Rage
  • Instant
  • Snares all enemies within 15 yards, reducing their movement speed by 50% for 15 sec.
Usable by
ClassWarrior
Properties
TypeOffensive
SchoolPhysical
Cooldown (GCD 1.5 sec)
Radius15 yards
Talents
TalentedYes
Level required45
Related debuff
Spell shadow deathscream
  • Piercing Howl
  • Movement slowed by 50%.
  • Duration: 15 seconds
TCG image
PiercingHowlTCG
A warrior's deafening howl can break an enemy's ranks from within.
- TCG

Piercing Howl is a warrior talent available at level 45. It is an AoE Shout debuff that costs 10 Rage. It snares nearby enemies (50% Movement Speed) for 15 seconds and is unaffected by diminishing returns.

Tips and tactics Edit

  • An extremely useful ability, and well worth the talent spend. It provides a rudimentary method of dealing with runners, as unlike Hamstring, it does not require a successful melee hit and, unlike Hamstring, can be used in defensive stance which is particularly helpful for tanks. It also offers a useful method of escaping from a fight gone bad, slowing all pursuers enough for the Warrior to get a decent head start.
  • Note that the only effect this has is on enemy movement. It does not do damage, or debuff enemy combat ability at all, so is of no real use during a hectic melee furball. Instead, use Thunder Clap, which affects attack speeds as well.
  • Piercing Howl is safe to use around any crowd controled opponents, precisely because it does no damage, although it is a hostile act, so will aggro any neutral mobs in range.
  • Available for use in all 3 different stances and does not have any weapon requirements.
  • Ability also detects stealth just like Demoralizing Shout, Thunder Clap, and Shockwave.

Patch changesEdit

  • Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.0.4 (28 August 2012): Updated.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.0.3 (09-Jan-2007): The daze portion of "Piercing Howl" will now still land even if the target is already snared.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.6.0 (12-Jul-2005): No longer has a prerequisite (Improved Demoralizing Shout).

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