Battlemaster Skill Tree

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The Battlemaster skill tree is a Barbarian skill tree themed with the finer aspects of combat, and has skills to reflect this.

Useful skill links:

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BattleMaster Skill tree as of BlizzCon 2009.

Battlemaster skills[edit | edit source]

The Battlemaster tree focuses on creating barbarians whose main role in battle is to be good at combat on all levels, to tank to a certain extent and to maintain a good defense than barbarians of other builds. Also, like any skill tree focusing on any element of gameplay, it cannot be called a skill tree if it doesn't have signature skills that can actually kill. Luckily for us, the Battlemaster tree has a few cool skills that makes enemies easy to kill, like Hammer of the Ancients, Weapon Throw and Furious Charge.

Tier I[edit | edit source]

  • Battle Cry
    • Active skill that is a battle cry giving armor to all nearby party members.
  • Second Wind (required for Ignore Pain)
    • Passive skill that lowers damage taken when on less than 50% health.

Tier II[edit | edit source]

Tier III[edit | edit source]

  • Hammer of the Ancients
    • Active skill creating a magic hammer to smash enemies.
  • Ignore Pain (requires Second Wind)
    • Active skill reducing all damage taken and fury gained.

Tier IV[edit | edit source]

  • Weapon Throw (requires Inspiration)
    • Active skill, throwing a weapon at an enemy, hurting and slowing it.
  • Inspiration (requires Enrage and required for Weapon Throw)
    • Passive skill increasing crit chance and damage when landing a crit.

Tier V[edit | edit source]

  • Furious Charge
    • Active skill charging an enemy, and anything in front of you.
  • Retaliation
    • Passive skill that increase damage after successful block.

Tier VI[edit | edit source]

  • Cripple
    • Passive skill that slows enemy movement and attack rate.

References[edit | edit source]