Word of Glory
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  • Word of Glory
  • Level 7 paladin ability
  • 40 yd range
  • 3 Holy Power
  • Instant
  • Calls down the Light to heal a friendly target for (315% of Spell power).

    Protection Rank 2 (Level 34):
    Protection: If cast on yourself, healing increased by up to 250% based on your missing health.
Usable by
Class Paladin
School Holy
Cooldown None/Global Cooldown
Other information
Level learned 7

Word of Glory is a level 7 paladin ability. It is a Holy Power spender that restores health to the target.


Patches and hotfixes

  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.2 (2020-11-17): Base healing increased, maximum bonus from Rank 2 reduced.
  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Level reduced to 7, now available to all specializations, Rank 2 added (Level 34, Protection only) which increases amount healed when using on self depending on missing health.
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Redesigned. Now available only to Retribution paladins as a talent.
Previous: Consumes up to 3 Holy Power to heal a friendly target for up to (330% of spell power).
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Now has a 1.5-second cast time (up from instant cast).
  • 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 Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): No longer on the global cooldown for protection spec. Now has a 1.5 seconds cooldown, down from 20 seconds.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.1.0 (2011-04-26): Now has a 20 second cooldown.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.6 (2011-02-08): Word of Glory will no longer reset the swing timer.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Amount healed has changed slightly, increasing from around level 9 to 40, decreasing from around level 45 to 65 and increasing from around level 70 to 85. Some talents affecting it has been altered. Glyph of the Long Word has ultimately been removed.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Added.

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