Divine Protection

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Divine Protection
Spell holy divineprotection.png
  • Divine Protection
  • Level 26 paladin ability
  • 3.5% of base mana
  • 1 min cooldown
  • Instant cast
  • Reduces magical damage taken by 40% for 10 sec.
Usable by



1 minute

Other information
Level learned


Related buff
Spell holy divineprotection.png
  • Divine Protection
  • Magical damage taken reduced by 40%.
  • Duration: 10 seconds

Divine Protection is an instant cast protection spell that reduces all magical damage taken by the paladin by 40% for 10 seconds. This ability is a precursor to [Divine Shield] (trained at Level 48), which prevents any damage taken by the Paladin, but in return, reduces all damage dealt by 50%.


  • Glyph of Divine Protection
  • Major Glyph
  • Use: Permanently teaches you this glyph.

    Reduces the magical damage reduction of your Divine Protection to 20% but adds 20% physical damage reduction.
  • Classes: Paladin
  • Requires Level 25
  • Sell Price: 1s


Patches and hotfixes

  • Hotfix (2013-05-24): "Divine Protection should now be usable while stunned."
  • Hotfix (2013-05-21): "Divine Protection should now be usable while stunned."
  • MoP Patch 5.3.0 (2013-05-21): Now usable while stunned.
  • MoP Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): No longer reduced physical damage taken. Magical damage reduction increased from 20% to 40%.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.2.0 (2011-06-28): [Rebuke], [Divine Shield] and Divine Protection have new icons.
Divine Protection's old icon: Spell holy restoration.png
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.1.0 (2011-04-26): Divine Protection can no longer be dispelled.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Divine Protection has had its cooldown reduced to 1 minute, mitigation reduced to 20%, and no longer causes Forbearance.
  • WotLK Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): The 100% attack speed penalty has been removed.

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