Shield of Righteousness
Ability paladin shieldofvengeance.png
Usable by
Class Paladin
School Holy
Cooldown 6 sec
Other information
Requirements Shields

Shield of Righteousness is a paladin ability, available in the Protection talent tree after investing 10 points into it

Combat mechanics

Shield of Righteousness is a melee special attack that now does a percentage of attack power based on the number of charges of Holy Power the paladin has.

Patch changes

  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Renamed [Shield of the Righteous].
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.0 (2009-08-04): Now deals 100% of shield block value as damage instead of 130%. In addition, the benefit from additional block value this ability gains is now subject to diminishing returns. Diminishing returns occur once block value exceeds 30 times the player's level and caps the maximum damage benefit from shield block value at 34.5 times the player's level.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Added.

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