Greater Blessing of Kings
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  • Greater Blessing of Kings
  • Level 44 Retribution paladin ability
  • 30 yd range
  • Instant
  • Places a blessing on an ally that grants them an absorption shield. It absorbs up to (270% of Spell power) damage, and will be refreshed to full strength every 6 sec, even if fully consumed.

    You may only have 3 Greater Blessings active at one time.
Usable by
Class Paladin
School Holy
Cooldown None/Global Cooldown
Other information
Level learned 44
Related buff
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  • Greater Blessing of Kings
  • Refreshed to (270% of Spell power) absorption every 6 sec.
  • Duration: 1 hour

Human Paladin casting Greater Blessing of Kings

Greater Blessing of Kings was a level 44 Retribution paladin ability.

Patch changes

  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Removed.
  • Legion Patch 7.1.5 (2017-01-10):
    • Can now be cast in combat.
    • Now absorbs 270% of spellpower (was 180%).
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Re-added and redesigned.
    Previous: Gives all members of the raid or group that share the same class with the target the Greater Blessing of Kings, increasing total stats by 10% for 30 min. Players may only have one Blessing on them per Paladin at any one time.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Removed.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.3.0 (2009-12-08): It is no longer possible to have multiple buff icons from this spell.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.3.0 (2009-12-08): The buff will be stored in a Consolidation Box when received. It will come out when 3 min. is left.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.1.0 (2009-04-14): [Blessing of Kings] is now trainable at level 20. Removed from talent trees.
    [Improved Blessing of Kings] has been removed because it was merged with [Blessing of Kings].
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): [Blessing of Kings] is now a 5 point talent, and has been relocated to the first tier of the Protection tree.
    Previously only 1 point in the third tier of the Protection tree. Now it's two talents, [Blessing of Kings] and and [Improved Blessing of Kings], each point giving 2% increased stats for a total of 10% if all 5 points are taken. There is a known bug where the tooltip shows 2% no matter how many talent points are spent.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.2.0 (2007-09-25): Duration increased to 30 minutes.
    Old, 15 minutes.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22): The cost for this blessing is now twice the cost of [Blessing of Kings], instead of a fixed cost of 150.
  • WoW Icon update.png Patch 1.9.0 (2006-01-03): Added.

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