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WoW Patch 3.1 Warrior and Rogue Glyph Changes

by: MD Weems ; edited by: Michael Hartman ; updated: 4/18/2012 • Leave a comment

For all of you warriors and rogues out there, there are some great new glyphs and changes coming up in patch 3.1 that you'll be excited about as well.

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    Warriors and Rogues

    When it comes to Warriors and Rogues, some boosts in melee damage can always help out in a sticky situation. So, to help your classes out, Blizzard is putting out some great new glyphs and updating some of the older ones that will have you jumping - or slicing - for joy!

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    Warrior Glyph Updates

    Want to know which glyphs will be updated and boosted? Here are the updates that you need to know about:

    Glyph of Barbaric Insults: Currently, this one allows your Mocking Blow to taunt the target, helping to make it attack you. With the update, it will actually produce 100% threat from the target when you use your Mocking Blow.

    Glyph of Heroic Strike: Right now, this one only gives you 10 rage when you land a critical strike with this ability. When the update comes out, it will actually increase the chance that you'll get that crit by 5%.

    Glyph of Overpower: The update will add a 100% chance to overpower a parried attack from a target instead of the 50% that it is now.

    Glyph of Sweeping Strikes: Right now, this glyph will only generate 30 rage over a 12 sec period when you use your Sweeping Strike. But, with the update, you will actually reduce the cost of your rage when you use this ability by 100%.

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    New Warrior Glyphs

    Want some new options to help boost some of your other spells and abilities? Here are the new glyphs that are coming out with patch 3.1 for you Warriors out there:

    Glyph of Bladestorm: This one will actually reduce your cooldown on Bladestorm by 15 seconds.

    Glyph of Enraged Regeneration: This new glyph will heal you for 10% of your health while it is active.

    Glyph of Shield Wall: This new glyph will reduce the cooldown on this ability by 3 minutes, but it will reduce the damage taken by 40% - you will have to decide if the trade off is worth it.

    Glyph of Shockwave: This one will reduce the cooldown on this ability by 3 seconds.

    Glyph of Spell Reflection: This glyph will actually reduce the cooldown on this ability by 1 second.

    Glyph of Vigilance: This new glyph will transfer another 5% of your current target's threat onto you when you use this ability.

     

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    Rogue Glyph Updates

    For you Rogues out there, Blizzard hasn't forgotten about you either! Here are the updates to the current glyphs that are out for your class:

    Glyph of Adrenaline Rush: Right now, this glyph decreases the cooldown on this ability by 60 seconds, but the updated one will increase the duration by 5 seconds.

    Glyph of Crippling Poison: The update to this glyph will increase your toon's chance of inflicting your target with Clippling Poison by another 20%. The old version only increased it 10%.

    Glyph of Deadly Throw: This one increases your slowing effect with this ability by 10% versus the range increase of 5 yards.

    Glyph of Pick Lock: The current glyph reduces your cast time by 75%, but the new version will increase it by 100%.

    Glyph of Sap: This one will change the duration from a 10 second increase to a 20 second increase.

    Glyph of Sprint: The update will increase your movement speed by 30% while the old one

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    New Rogue Glyphs

    Ready for the news on the new glyphs that are coming out? Well, you don't have to wait any longer!

    Glyph of Cloak of Shadows: With this glyph, while your Cloak of Shadows is active, you will take on up to 40% less damage.

    Glyph of Hunger for Blood: This new glyph will increase your damage bonus for this spell by 1% for each application.

    Glyph of Fan Knives: This one will up your damage done with this ability by 20%.

    Glyph of Killing Spree: This new glyph will lower the cooldown on this spell by 45 seconds.

    Glyph of Mutilate: Want to reduce the energy that this costs? This new glyph will by 5 energy points.

    Glyph of Shadow Dance: This new one will up the length of your Shadow Dance by 4 seconds.

    Glyph of Tricks of the Trade: With this new glyph, you will get another 10% bonus damage when you use it.