May 08

3.0.8 brings two welcome changes to holy paladin glyphs:

Glyph of Flash of Light – Your Flash of Light has an additional 5% critical strike chance. (Old – Your Flash of Light heals for 50% less initially, but also heals for 140% of its inital effect over 12 sec.)
Glyph of Holy Light – Your Holy Light [...]

May 08

If you want to read all the details of Patch 3.0.8, check out this very comprehensive post on MMO Champion
These are the official paladin changes:

Avenging Wrath: Divine Shield, Divine Protection, and Hand of Protection, and Avenging Wrath cannot be used within 30 seconds of each other anymore. Forbearance removed from Avenging Wrath.
Divine Protection: The penalty [...]

May 08

Okay, gear lists are always useful, and as more and more people are starting to hit the 78-80 range, it’s time to think about what you’re going to wear to your first Naxxramas raid. Remember, no-one likes being underdressed!
The following are some suggestions for each item slot; I’ll suggest the best items from various sources, [...]

May 08

A few links wot I recommend:
Josh of Eye For An Eye has posted an excellent guide to playing Retribution in Wrath – for those of you planning on picking up PvE Ret as your second spec, this is pretty much invaluable, especially if your last experience with Ret was back before Molten Core like mine [...]

May 08

This post grew out of an answer I wrote for someone on the PlusHeal forums; I figured other people might find it useful too.
By the time you hit 80 and do a couple of instances, you’ll likely have upgraded a lot of your gear, if not all of it – only a few pieces of [...]

May 08

I try and stay positive when I focus on developments in the WoW world, but it’s getting hard to grit one’s teeth through yet another round of nerfs being fired like buckshot into the ranks of the paladins. Even when they’re not aiming at you, it’s almost a given you’ll get some collateral damage – [...]

May 08

There’s one side-effect of the game mechanics changes in 3.0.2 and the new spells in Wrath that many people haven’t realised: Intellect is now the primary regen stat for raiding holy Paladins.
This comes from two sources of regen that are based on total mana:
Divine Plea
This is the new paladin spell at level 71; it restores [...]

May 08

I’ve already covered new and changed spells and glyphs and gear stats. It’s past time to take a look at new holy-relevant talents.
There are some minor changes around the tree – some talents have been modified, some have been moved around – but the big changes are the ones worth noting.
New Talents
Improved Concentration Aura
Tier: 4
Number [...]

May 08

So, it’s Patch Day, and you’re confronted with a whole host of changes to spells you used to know like the back of your hand! What to do, what to do?
Holy paladin core mechanics have been changed quite noticeably in this patch, so let’s take a look at what you’ll see when you log in. [...]

May 08

Ghostcrawler has posted some upcoming good news for paladins.
Righteous Defense — cooldown lowered to 8 sec. It had been 10 sec recently and is 15 sec on live.
Infusion of Light — now affects Flash of Light or Holy Light. Flash of Light is reduced to 0 cast time with 2 ranks, meaning that if [...]