Smite Level 1 Discipline & Holy priest ability 40 yd range 0.5% of base mana 1.5 sec cast Discipline Smites an enemy for (225% of spell power) Holy damage and absorbs the next (225% of spell power) damage dealt by the enemy. Holy Smites an enemy for (225% of spell power) Holy damage and has a 20% chance to reset the cooldown of Holy Fire. Usable by Class
Priest Properties School
None/Global Cooldown Other information Level learned
[Holy Fire ] Related debuff
Smite, originally called Holy Smite, is the first priest spell, known by all priests from level 1. Priests that specialize into Shadow will have this spell replaced with .
[Mind Flay ]
Tips and tactics
Smite is the staple damage spell for
Holy and Discipline priests used to fill space in the rotation while other more powerful attacks are on cooldown. Thanks to , Discipline priests can use Smite to heal their allies. [Atonement ]
Holy Smite is a basic Priest spell in . The flavor text reads: Hearthstone "It doesn't matter how pious you are. Everyone needs a good smiting now and again."
Patches and hotfixes
Patch 7.2.5 (2017-06-13):
Smite damage increased by 16% for Discipline and 25% for Holy.
Smite now costs 0.5% of base mana (was 1.0%).
Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): No longer available to Shadow. Damage increased by 162.8%.
Discipline: now prevents 100% of the damage dealt to be dealt by the enemy.
Holy: now has a 20% chance to reset the cooldown of . [Holy Fire ]
" Hotfix (2013-12-16): Resolved an issue where " was not activating correctly from Smite. [From Darkness, Comes Light ]
" Hotfix (2013-06-04): Smite's cast time should now be correctly reduced by " . [Borrowed Time ]
Patch 0.12 (2004-10-11): Holy Smite has been renamed to Smite.
Patch 0.9 (2004-08-17): Cast time slightly increased, damage reduced, mana cost reduced. Patch 0.6 (2004-04-13): Has been moved to levels 1, 6, 14, 22, 30 and 38.