Holy Priest Healing Sanctum of Domination Raid Guide — Shadowlands 9.1

Last updated on Jul 06, 2021 at 19:48 by Niphyr 32 comments
General Information

On this page, you will find tips, tricks, and strategies tailored to your Holy Priest for each boss of the following raid: Sanctum of Domination. All our content is updated for World of Warcraft — Shadowlands 9.1.

1.

Introduction

For the Holy Priest Boss Advice we got together with Shelanne, moderator for Warcraft Priests and author of their popular Holy Priest guide.

This page assumes that you already understand most of the mechanics of each encounter. These can be found on the full Sanctum of Domination raid guide, so what is contained here are details specifically tailored toward Holy Priest and what you can do to deal with each fight as best as possible.

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Talent Cheatsheet

The Tarragrue The Eye of the Jailer The Nine Remnant of Ner'zhul Soulrender Dormazain Painsmith Raznal Guardian of the First Ones Fatescribe Roh-Kalo Kel'Thuzad Sylvanas Windrunner

We advise to use the following talents on The Tarragrue.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on The Tarragrue: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

We advise to use the following talents on The Eye of the Jailer.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on The Eye of the Jailer: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

We advise to use the following talents on The Nine.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on The Nine: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

We advise to use the following talents on Remnant of Ner'zhul.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Remnant of Ner'zhul: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

We advise to use the following talents on Soulrender Dormazain.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Soulrender Dormazain: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

We advise to use the following talents on Painsmith Raznal.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Painsmith Raznal: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

We advise to use the following talents on Guardian of the First Ones.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Guardian of the First Ones: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

We advise to use the following talents on Fatescribe Roh-Kalo.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Fatescribe Roh-Kalo: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

We advise to use the following talents on Kel'Thuzad.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Kel'Thuzad: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

We advise to use the following talents on Sylvanas Windrunner.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Sylvanas Windrunner: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

The above recommendations all presume you are using the recommended Legendary Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration. If using Harmonious Apparatus Icon Harmonious Apparatus, talent into Enlightenment Icon Enlightenment and Prayer Circle Icon Prayer Circle. If using X'anshi, Return of Archbishop Benedictus Icon X'anshi, Return of Archbishop Benedictus, talent into Afterlife Icon Afterlife.

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The Tarragrue

We advise you to use the following talents against The Tarragrue.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against The Tarragrue: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

Healers play more of a support role than is typical on most raid encounters. You will be using Purify Icon Purify and Mass Dispel Icon Mass Dispel to help clear Predator's Howl Icon Predator's Howl. Care should be taken to focus triage on targets affected by Grasp of Death Icon Grasp of Death.

For Anima Power choices, focus on stat-boosting powers to increase your own healing, or some of the utility effects like Soulward Clasp Icon Soulward Clasp to increase your raid damage. More detailed Anima Power tips will be added after more testing is done on live servers.

For more information, please refer to our The Tarragrue guide.

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The Eye of the Jailer

We advise you to use the following talents against The Eye of the Jailer.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against The Eye of the Jailer: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

Slothful Corruption Icon Slothful Corruption is a magical debuff we should remove with Purify Icon Purify and Mass Dispel Icon Mass Dispel. A small amount of targeted triage healing will be required on targets afflicted with Spreading Misery Icon Spreading Misery while most of the raid damage from Titanic Death Gaze Icon Titanic Death Gaze can be healed up with Divine Hymn Icon Divine Hymn and Holy Word: Salvation Icon Holy Word: Salvation.

Symbol of Hope Icon Symbol of Hope can be coordinated with your raid group to help as many people as possible have damage reduction defensive abilities ready to help survive Immediate Extermination Icon Immediate Extermination.

For more information, please refer to our The Eye of the Jailer guide.

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The Nine

We advise you to use the following talents against The Nine.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against The Nine: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

Coordination with your group and co-healers is required to dispel Fragments of Destiny Icon Fragments of Destiny with Purify Icon Purify and Mass Dispel Icon Mass Dispel so the debuffs jump to the correct raid member.

The best opportunity for good usage of Divine Hymn Icon Divine Hymn and Holy Word: Salvation Icon Holy Word: Salvation is during Song of Dissolution Icon Song of Dissolution.

For more information, please refer to our The Nine guide.

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Remnant of Ner'zhul

We advise you to use the following talents against Remnant of Ner'zhul.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Remnant of Ner'zhul: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

Players affected by Malevolence Icon Malevolence will be knocked back when dispelled with Purify Icon Purify and Mass Dispel Icon Mass Dispel. You should coordinate with your raid team to be knocked back at the appropriate time for your chosen strategy. The best opportunity for good usage of Divine Hymn Icon Divine Hymn and Holy Word: Salvation Icon Holy Word: Salvation is right after Shatter Icon Shatter.

For more information, please refer to our Remnant of Ner'zhul guide.

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Soulrender Dormazain

We advise you to use the following talents against Soulrender Dormazain.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Soulrender Dormazain: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

The best opportunity for good usage of Divine Hymn Icon Divine Hymn and Holy Word: Salvation Icon Holy Word: Salvation is right after Warmonger Shackles Icon Warmonger Shackles are broken.

More tips will be added after more testing is done on live servers.

For more information, please refer to our Soulrender Dormazain guide.

8.

Painsmith Raznal

We advise you to use the following talents against Painsmith Raznal.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Painsmith Raznal: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

Due to the potentially heavy movement on this boss, try to focus on learning good positioning to help dodge traps quickly without spending too much time walking around. Good usage of Angelic Feather Icon Angelic Feather is crucial to avoiding traps and quickly returning to healing.

Periodically throughout the fight, Raznal will throw weapons at the tank in a similar fashion to the Glyph of Destruction Icon Glyph of Destruction explosion on Artificer Xy'Mox from Castle Nathria. This AoE damage is a great time to use Divine Hymn Icon Divine Hymn or Holy Word: Salvation Icon Holy Word: Salvation.

For more information, please refer to our Painsmith Raznal guide.

9.

Guardian of the First Ones

We advise you to use the following talents against Guardian of the First Ones.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Guardian of the First Ones: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

This boss has a tight enrage timer meaning you will need to squeeze out more damage than you would on an ordinary encounter. Using plenty of Smite Icon Smite and Shadow Word: Pain Icon Shadow Word: Pain when there is little healing to do is ideal, and if you find yourself with excess Mana, casting some Holy Fire Icon Holy Fire.

The periodic casts of Purging Protocol Icon Purging Protocol are ideal times for Divine Hymn Icon Divine Hymn or Holy Word: Salvation Icon Holy Word: Salvation. Using Symbol of Hope Icon Symbol of Hope later in the fight will help DPS have their personal cooldowns to counter the increasing Purging Protocol damage as the fight goes on.

For more information, please refer to our Guardian of the First Ones guide.

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Fatescribe Roh-Kalo

We advise you to use the following talents against Fatescribe Roh-Kalo.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Fatescribe Roh-Kalo: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

Triage healing should be focused on targets afflicted with Call of Eternity Icon Call of Eternity. Guardian Angel Icon Guardian Angel is a particularly good talent to use to regularly increase the healing or even save a Call of Eternity target.

Divine Hymn Icon Divine Hymn or Holy Word: Salvation Icon Holy Word: Salvation can either be used to help catch up on healing during Phase 2, or after Invoke Destiny Icon Invoke Destiny hits the whole raid.

For more information, please refer to our Fatescribe Roh-Kalo guide.

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Kel'Thuzad

We advise you to use the following talents against Kel'Thuzad.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Kel'Thuzad: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

Purify Icon Purify and (more likely) Mass Dispel Icon Mass Dispel should be coordinated with your healing team to help remove Frozen Binds Icon Frozen Binds from allies. The damage ramps up as the fight goes on so try to have Divine Hymn Icon Divine Hymn and Holy Word: Salvation Icon Holy Word: Salvation later on in the fight. Symbol of Hope Icon Symbol of Hope is also great to help restore the personal defensives of the raid for quicker use later in the fight.

More tips will be added after more testing is done on live servers.

For more information, please refer to our Kel'Thuzad guide.

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Sylvanas Windrunner

We advise you to use the following talents against Sylvanas Windrunner.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Sylvanas Windrunner: Flash Concentration Icon Flash Concentration.

To top of a tier of bosses with mechanics to dispel: more dispelling! Coordinating removal of Crushing Dread Icon Crushing Dread through Purify Icon Purify and Mass Dispel Icon Mass Dispel with your healing team will be vital to managing the damage the debuff generates without killing people.

Triage healing should be prioritised on targets with Veil of Darkness Icon Veil of Darkness to remove the healing absorb, and is also required on targets of Shadow Dagger Icon Shadow Dagger. Divine Hymn Icon Divine Hymn or Holy Word: Salvation Icon Holy Word: Salvation can be used to recover from the raid-wide damage of Wailing Arrow Icon Wailing Arrow.

More tips will be added after more testing is done on live servers.

For more information, please refer to our Sylvanas Windrunner guide.

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Changelog

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