Divine Purpose
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  • Divine Purpose
  • Level 40 paladin talent
  • Passive
  • Holy Power abilities have a 15% chance to make your next Holy Power ability free and deal 20% increased damage and healing.
Usable by
Class Paladin
Other information
Level available 40
Related buff
Spell holy divinepurpose.png
  • Divine Purpose
  • Your next Holy Power consuming ability will cost no Holy Power.
  • Duration: 10 seconds

Divine Purpose is a level 40 paladin talent.


Patches and hotfixes

  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Now available to all specializations. Holy version redesigned to be the same as the existing Retribution version.
  • Battle for Azeroth Patch 8.1.0 (2018-12-11): Retribution: Fixed a bug that prevented consecutive Divine Purpose procs. To compensate, Divine Purpose damage and healing increased reduced to 20% (was 30%).
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Redesigned. Now available only to Holy and Retribution.
  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2013-03-27): Fixed an issue where Word of Glory or Eternal Flame did not work when both Divine Purpose and Tier-15 Protection Paladin 2-piece set bonus was present.
  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2013-03-15): Divine Purpose should no longer activate from unsuccessful attempts to cast Inquisition.
  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2012-09-12): Divine Purpose should only have one chance to activate once per finisher (which must land on at least one target).
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Now a talent for all specializations and triggers from all abilities that cost Holy Power instead of a selection of abilities. Proc chance increased from 7% to 20%.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.6 (2011-02-08): The chance for applicable abilities to generate Holy Power has been reduced to 7/15%, down from 20/40%, but instead of generating 1 Holy Power, the next applicable ability used consumes no Holy Power and acts as if the paladin has 3 Holy Power.
    Functionality implemented from previous version of Hand of Light.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Now also affects [Hammer of Wrath].
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Redesigned. No longer reduces the Paladin's chance to be hit by spells and ranged attacks, nor affects Hand of Freedom (old: gave it a 50/100% chance to remove stun-effects on the target). Instead gives several spells the ability to generate the new resource Holy Power.

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