|Frightens nearby enemies, lowers their defense, and damage.|
Gifted Barbarian warriors can benefit from their connection to their totem animals to exploit the primal fears of their opponents. Once a Barbarian unleashes the Battle Cry, even the legions of the dead will become so distracted that they falter in their quest for victory. This permits the warrior an easy kill.
Battle Cry is a great, although typically overlooked debuff. With even a single point, any enemies that are affected will find their ability to defend themselves and damage their adversaries (such as yourself) decimated. Further investments only increase its effect and longetivity. Considering that this skill works on everything, even Diablo himself, it is well worth it to have it at your disposal. This means it works on bosses and makes them easier to hit and do less damage to you. And it can be a life saver in multiplayer; not only will the affected enemies have a bad time trying to avoid getting hit by anything, but they will hit like kittens, allowing casters like the Necromancer to cast their spells without fear of interruption or death. The only drawback to this skill is that the radius is not very large, which makes Taunt more favorable for far away targets.
- Gives synergy to:
- War Cry: +6% Damage Per Level
- Receives synergy from: None
Mana Cost: 5
| Warcries — Howl • Find Potion • Taunt • Shout • Find Item • Battle Cry • Battle Orders • Grim Ward • War Cry • Battle Command|
Combat Skills — Bash • Leap • Double Swing • Stun • Double Throw • Leap Attack • Concentrate • Frenzy • Whirlwind • Berserk
Combat Masteries — Sword Mastery • Axe Mastery • Mace Mastery • Polearm Mastery • Throwing Mastery • Spear Mastery • Increased Stamina • Iron Skin • Increased Speed • Natural Resistance