Shield of Righteousness
Ability paladin shieldofvengeance.png
  • Shield of Righteousness
  • 5 yd  range
  • 6 sec cooldown
  • 6% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • Shields
  • Slam the target with your shield, causing Holy damage based on your block value plus an additional 390.
Usable by
Casting timeInstant cast
Cooldown6 sec
Other information

Shield of Righteousness is a paladin ability, first learned at level 75 for 20g.

Combat mechanics

Shield of Righteousness is resolved as a melee special attack. It can miss, be dodged, be parried, be blocked, and critically strike for double damage, with the same chance for each as any other melee attack.

Patch changes

  • World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.0 (04-Aug-2009): 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 38 times the player's level.
  • World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade/ World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): Added.

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