Bad Temper (Skill)


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Bad Temper is a Tier I skill from the Barbarian's Berserker Skill Tree, which helps the Barbarian to gain and maintain Fury.

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Bad Temper

Passive, 5 ranks

Used by: Barbarian
Skill Description:
Increases Fury generation by X% and reduces Fury degeneration by Y%
Skill Details:
Type: Constant
Quantity: Constant
Effect: Self Buff
School: Physical
Fury cost: None
Cast time: None
Duration: None
Cooldown: None
Synergies: None
Requires: N/A
Prereq of: N/A

The Barbarian has a bad temper, he is quick to anger and is reluctant to let things go.

Skill Design[edit]

Bad Temper is passive, it becomes activated from the moment you spend a skill point into it. This skill would be a good choice for Barbarians of all builds, since it helps to gain and maintain fury, and to keep the gameplay moving at a fast pace.

Skill Rank Table[edit]

(legend (A) = Assumed)

  • Rank: 1/5
    • Increases Fury generation by 10% and reduces Fury degeneration by 10%. (A)
    • Fury Cost: None
  • Rank: 2/5
    • Increases Fury generation by 15% and reduces Fury degeneration by 15%.
    • Fury Cost: None
  • Rank: 3/5
    • Increases Fury generation by 20% and reduces Fury degeneration by 20%.
    • Fury Cost: None
  • Rank: 4/5
    • Increases Fury generation by 25% and reduces Fury degeneration by 25%. (A)
    • Fury Cost: None
  • Rank: 5/5
    • Increases Fury generation by 30% and reduces Fury degeneration by 30%. (A)
    • Fury Cost: None


  • None known.

Skill Rune Effects[edit]

  • None known.


Bad temper was first seen in the BlizzCon 2008 demo. Back then, this skill only gave a reduction to Fury degeneration. This was changed for game balance reasons, to what you can see in this post-BlizzCon 2009 version.


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