Retribution Paladin DPS Buffs, Debuffs, and Useful Abilities (MoP 5.4)

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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 MoP 5.4. 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 Anafielle (@Anafielle), one of the authors of Sacred Duty and an accomplished raider on her own.

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, Embrace of the Shale Spider Icon Embrace of the Shale Spider, and Legacy of the Emperor Icon Legacy of the Emperor
Blessing of Might Icon Blessing of Might Increases the Mastering Rating of all party and raid members by 3000 — does not stack with Roar of Courage Icon Roar of Courage, Spirit Beast Blessing Icon Spirit Beast Blessing, and Grace of Air Icon Grace of Air
Devotion Aura Icon Devotion Aura Reduces all magic damage taken by raid members by 20% for 6 seconds. Also grants immunity to silence and interrupt effects for its duration
Debuffs
Hammer of the Righteous Icon Hammer of the Righteous and Crusader Strike Icon Crusader Strike -10% Physical Damage dealt — does not stack with Scarlet Fever Icon Scarlet Fever, Thrash Icon Thrash/Thrash Icon Thrash, Demoralizing Roar Icon Demoralizing Roar, Demoralizing Screech Icon Demoralizing Screech, Keg Smash Icon Keg Smash, Earth Shock Icon Earth Shock, Curse of Enfeeblement Icon Curse of Enfeeblement, and Thunder Clap Icon Thunder Clap
Judgments of the Bold Icon Judgments of the Bold +4% Physical Damage taken — does not stack with Brittle Bones Icon Brittle Bones, Ebon Plaguebringer Icon Ebon Plaguebringer, Acid Spit Icon Acid Spit, Gore Icon Gore, Ravage Icon Ravage, Stampede Icon Stampede, and Colossus Smash Icon Colossus Smash
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