- Increases your healing and absorption done to yourself, based on Stamina and damage taken (before avoidance and mitigation) in the last 10 sec.
Resolve is one of the passive abilities granted to characters choosing a tanking specialization, introduced in Warlords of Draenor as a replacement for Vengeance. The primary difference between the two abilities is that Resolve does not provide Attack Power.
Resolve is a bonus provided to all tanking specializations, ie Blood death knights, Guardian druids (in ), Brewmaster monks, Protection paladins, Protection warriors (in ) and Vengeance demon hunters. In general, a tanking specialization is required for Resolve to be granted. However non-Guardian druids can gain Resolve in by selecting the talent.
In addition to the specialization requirement, druids and warriors need to be in their tanking forms, namely and respectively. Changing to a different form (with the exception of ) or stance will prevent additional Resolve from being gained, but will not cancel the existing stacks of Resolve. However is a specific exception to this and will cause the Resolve effect to be cancelled.
Class specific abilities
Each tanking spec has its own version of Resolve: