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Inv sword 05
  • Overpower
  • Melee   range
  • 10 Rage
  • Instant
  • Requires Melee Weapon
  • Instantly overpower the enemy causing 80% weapon damage. Cannot be blocked, dodged or parried. Overpower has a 60% increased chance to be a critical strike.

    Overpower is activated by Taste for Blood.
Usable by
Cooldown (GCD 1 sec)
Level required30
Other information
RequirementsRequires Melee Weapon
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Stop moving so I can crush you!
- Lord Benjamin Tremendouson (TCG)

Overpower is a warrior ability.

Modified by Edit

Inv glyph majorwarrior2020
  • Glyph of Die by the Sword
  • Item Level 25
    Disenchants into:
    Not disenchantable
  • Major Glyph
  • Classes: Warrior (Arms, Fury)
  • Requires level 25
  • Use: Permanently teaches you this glyph.

    While Die by the Sword is active, using Wild Strike increases its duration by 0.25 sec and using Mortal Strike increases its duration by 2 sec.
  • Sell Price: 1Silver

Notes Edit

  • Overpower is a 10 Rage attack based on weapon damage. It instantly attacks the enemy for weapon damage.
  • Works best with large two-handed weapons. Most efficient warrior ability, damage per rage, so use it as often as you can.
  • Rogues are especially vulnerable to it, as they rely on Dodge for much of their damage mitigation. Overpower can be devastating, so consider using [Berserker Rage] when fighting them to mitigate possible interruptions from Gouge.

Patch changes Edit

  • 0700Legion-Logo-Small Patch 7.0.3 (19-Jul-2016): Made a Warrior talent and weapon damage changed to be specifically Physical 375%. Now all melee attacks have a chance (?) to activate this.
  • 0600Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.0.1 (24-Apr-2014): Weapon damage changed to 80% from 105%.
  • 0500Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.2.0 (5-Mar-2013): Overpower now costs 10 rage and reduces Mortal Strike's remaining cooldown by 0.5 seconds.
  • 0400Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.2.0 (2011-06-28): Overpower now has a 1.5-second cooldown and global cooldown (Taste for Blood's Overpower cooldown has not changed).
  • 0100WoW Icon 16x16 Hotfix (2009-04-24): "[Glyph of Overpower] will now properly provide a 100% chance to enable Overpower after a parry."
  • 0200Bc icon/0300Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): Overpower now only has one rank and no longer causes any bonus damage (i.e. weapon damage only).
  • 0200Bc icon Patch 2.1.2 (2007-06-19): Overpower dims on the action bar when the player is affected by disarm spells.
  • 0100WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.8.0 (10-Oct-2005): Now uses normalized attack power.
  • 0100WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.5.0 (2005-06-07): Fixed a bug where the ability was sometimes blocked.
  • 0100WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.3.0 (07-Mar-2005): Should now be usable when a special attack is dodged.

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