|The subject of this article was removed from World of Warcraft in patch 3.0.2.|
|Affects||Threat generation, expertise|
Defiance increases the threat generated by your attacks and abilities in . The threat increase is multiplicative with the Defensive Stance threat modifier.
For a tanking Warrior, Defiance is a very useful ability. It increases the Warrior's base threat multiplier in Defensive Stance to 149.5%. This multiplier applies to all threat produced by the Warrior, from auto-attacks to abilities with innate threat such as , , , and , and the damage components of these abilities as well. It applies to and as well.
- Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Removed. Replaced by .
- Patch 2.3.2 (2008-01-08): The expertise granted by this talent now works properly in all stances.
- Patch 2.3.0 (2007-11-13): Now also grants 2/4/6 weapon expertise.