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Sacred Shield

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Sacred Shield
Ability paladin blessedmending.png
  • Sacred Shield
  • Level 45 paladin talent
  • 40 yd range
  • Instant cast
  • Protection Retribution Protection, Retribution
    Protects the target with a shield of Holy Light for 30 sec, absorbing up to (186.6% of Spell power) damage every 6 sec. Only one target can be affected at a time.


    Holy Holy
    Protects the target with a shield of Holy Light for 30 sec. The shield absorbs up to (0 + 0.995 * Spell power) damage every 6 sec.

    Max 3 charges.
Usable by
Class
Properties
Type

Defensive

School
Cooldown

None/Global Cooldown

Other information
Level learned

45

Related buffs
Ability paladin blessedmending.png
  • Sacred Shield
  • Absorbs X damage once every 6 sec.
  • Duration: 30 seconds

Ability paladin blessedmending.png
  • Magic
  • Sacred Shield
  • Absorbs up to X damage.
  • Duration: 6 seconds
For the old version of this ability, see [Sacred Shield].

Sacred Shield is a talented paladin ability, available at level 45.

For Protection it absorbs 30% less damage compared to Retribution.

For Holy it also has a 9.5% of base mana cost.

Patches and hotfixes

  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Removed.
  • Hotfix (2016-01-28): "Sacred Shield's critical effect should now correctly be reduced by Battle Fatigue."
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.1.0 (2015-02-24): (Holy) mana cost has been reduced by 34%.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.4.0 (2013-09-10):
    • Holy: Sacred Shield now applies its damage absorption shield immediately, can be active on more than one target at a time, but the talent now costs mana and has 3 charges with a 10-second recharge.
    • Protection: Sacred Shield is 30% less effective.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.2.0 (2013-03-05): Periodic effect can no longer be dispelled. Each individual absorb effect can be dispelled instead.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Redesigned and now available to all specializations as a talent. Protects the target with a shield of Holy Light for 30 sec. The shield absorbs damage every 6 sec. Can be active only on one target at a time.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.1.0 (2011-04-26): Internal cooldown has been increased to 60 seconds, up from 30.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.6 (2011-02-08): Added.

External links

Protection, Retribution Holy