Retribution Paladin DPS Buffs, Debuffs, and Useful Abilities (WoD 6.0.3)

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General Information

On this page, we list the buffs, debuffs and useful abilities that a Retribution Paladin brings to a raid in World of Warcraft WoD 6.0.3. We also list equivalent buffs and debuffs that other classes provide.

The other pages of our Retribution Paladin guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About Our Reviewers

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Shibbx, one of the best Retribution Paladins in the world, who raids in Envy.

6.0.2 Transition Guide

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Buffs
Blessing of Kings Icon Blessing of Kings Increases the Strength, Agility, and Intellect of all party and raid members by 5% — does not stack with Mark of the Wild Icon Mark of the Wild, Bark of the Wild Icon Bark of the Wild, Blessing of Kongs Icon Blessing of Kongs, Embrace of the Shale Spider Icon Embrace of the Shale Spider, Strength of the Earth Icon Strength of the Earth, Legacy of the Emperor Icon Legacy of the Emperor, and Legacy of the White Tiger Icon Legacy of the White Tiger.
Blessing of Might Icon Blessing of Might Increases the Mastery of all party and raid members by 141 — does not stack with Power of the Grave Icon Power of the Grave, Moonkin Aura Icon Moonkin Aura, Roar of Courage Icon Roar of Courage, Keen Senses Icon Keen Senses, Plainswalking Icon Plainswalking, Spirit Beast Blessing Icon Spirit Beast Blessing, and Grace of Air Icon Grace of Air.
Sanctity Aura Icon Sanctity Aura Increases the Versatility of all party and raid members by 3% — does not stack with Mark of the Wild Icon Mark of the Wild, Chitinous Armor Icon Chitinous Armor, Defensive Quills Icon Defensive Quills, Indomitable Icon Indomitable, Strength of the Earth Icon Strength of the Earth, Tenacity Icon Tenacity, Wild Strength Icon Wild Strength, and Inspiring Presence Icon Inspiring Presence.
Hand Spells
Hand of Freedom Icon Hand of Freedom Grants immunity to any movement impairing effects
Hand of Protection Icon Hand of Protection Single-target immunity against physical damage for 10 seconds. Targeted player cannot attack or use any physical abilities, but can continue to move, heal and cast damaging spells. Removes physical debuffs.
Hand of Sacrifice Icon Hand of Sacrifice Transfers 30% of the damage taken by the target to the paladin. Damage is not transferred (and simply reduced on the target) if Glyph of Hand of Sacrifice Icon Glyph of Hand of Sacrifice is used
Utility
Rebuke Icon Rebuke Single target interrupt
Hammer of Justice Icon Hammer of Justice Single target 6-second stun
Reckoning Icon Reckoning Single target taunt
Righteous Fury Icon Righteous Fury Generates very large amounts of threat, enable you to help in specific add-kiting strategies
Cleanse Icon Cleanse Removes all Poison and Disease effects from a friendly target (8-second cooldown)
Crowd Control
Survival
Divine Shield Icon Divine Shield Complete invulnerability for 8 seconds
Divine Protection Icon Divine Protection Reduces all magic damage taken by 40% for 10 seconds