Avenger's Shield
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  • Avenger's Shield
  • Level 10 Protection paladin ability
  • 30 yd range
  • 15 sec cooldown
  • Instant
  • Requires Shields
  • Hurls your shield at an enemy target, dealing (52.416% of Attack power) Holy damage

    Rank 2 (Level 44):
    interrupting and silencing the non-Player target for 3 sec

    and then jumping to 2 additional nearby enemies.

    Generates 1 Holy Power.
Usable by
Class Paladin
School Holy
Cooldown 15 seconds
Other information
Level learned 10
Improvements [First Avenger]
Related debuff
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  • Magic
  • Avenger's Shield
  • Silenced.
  • Duration: 3 seconds

Captain Ame...Azeroth?

Those who oppose the shield must yield.[1]

Avenger's Shield is a level 10 Protection paladin ability. It is a ranged attack that will jump to an additional nearby target, interrupting and silencing them for a short duration.


Patch changes

  • Legion Hotfix (2016-11-01): Silencing an enemy with Avenger's Shield now activates Sephuz's Secret.
  • Legion Hotfix (2016-09-16): (Hotfix in testing; to be applied with next weekly maintenance) Most abilities used by Tank specializations have had their damage reduced by 10%.
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): No longer silences player targets. Damage increased by 159%.
  • Warlords of Draenor Hotfix (2015-07-20): Avenger’s Shield damage increased by 30%.
  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2012-10-01): Avenger's Shield now deals 50% more damage.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.1.0 (2011-04-26): Can no longer be blocked.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Now a specialization for protection paladins.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22):
    • No longer has a minimum range. It may be used on any target within 30 yards.
    • The damage portion of this ability will now be applied even if the victim is immune to snare.

See also


  1. ^ Fires of Outland, Avenger's Shield
  2. ^ The Comic Volume 1, pg. 3 - 4 — Chasing Thunder: A foreword by Chris Metzen

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