Priest Class Changes in Patch 9.1

Last updated on Jun 27, 2021 at 09:05 by Stan 2 comments

On this page, you will find a list of all Priest class changes introduced in Patch 9.1.


General Priest Changes


Priest Class Guides Updated for Patch 9.1

Below, you will find out Priest class guides, which have all been updated for Patch 9.1.


Discipline Priest Changes


Holy Priest Changes

  • Symbol of Hope Icon Symbol of Hope has been redesigned — Bolster the morale of party or raid members within 40 yards. They each recover 60 seconds of cooldown on a major defensive ability, and they regain 18% of their missing Mana, over 5 seconds.
  • Read more: Holy Priest Patch 9.1 Analysis

Shadow Priest Changes


Priest Legendary Power Changes

In this section, we list all Priest Legendary Power changes that went live in Patch 9.1.


Shadow Priest Legendary Powers


New Priest Legendary Powers

This section contains all the new Priest Legendary Powers added in Patch 9.1.

  • Bwonsamdi's Pact Icon Bwonsamdi's Pact (Head/Hands/Waist) — Enter a pact with the Death Loa, calling forth a haunted mask that lingers on a target until Fae Guardians Icon Fae Guardians ends. Copies the benefit of the current faerie on its target. Follows your Direct Mask.
  • Pallid Command Icon Pallid Command
    • Discipline, Holy: Casting Unholy Nova Icon Unholy Nova summons a Broodling Cleric that gains 2% additional damage and healing each time an enemy affected by Unholy Transfusion Icon Unholy Transfusion is damaged by an ally, up to 100%. The Broodling Cleric serves you for 20 seconds, healing an ally for (40% of Spell Power).
    • Shadow: Casting Unholy Nova Icon Unholy Nova summons a Rattling Mage that gains 2% additional damage and healing each time an enemy affected by Unholy Transfusion Icon Unholy Transfusion is damaged by an ally, up to 100%. The Ratting Mage serves you for 20 seconds, blasting your target for (40% of Spell Power) Shadow damage.
  • Shadow Word: Manipulation Icon Shadow Word: Manipulation (Neck/Wrist) — Mindgames Icon Mindgames lasts an additional 3 seconds and reverses an additional 10% damage or healing. When Mindgames can no longer reverse healing or damage, gain 3% Critical Strike for each second remaining for 10 seconds.
  • Spheres' Harmony Icon Spheres' Harmony (Shoulder/Legs) — Boon of the Ascended Icon Boon of the Ascended's cooldown is reduced by 2 seconds, up to 60 seconds, for each stack of Boon of the Ascended consumed by Ascended Eruption Icon Ascended Eruption.

Priest PvP Changes

  • New PvP Talent: Improved Mass Dispel Icon Improved Mass DispelMass Dispel Icon Mass Dispel's cooldown is reduced to 15 seconds and its cast time is reduced by 1 second.
  • Thoughtsteal Icon Thoughtsteal's (PvP Talent) "Confused" spell that players are afflicted with after being Thoughtstolen is now a 20 second cooldown to indicate the duration of the lockout.

Discipline Priest PvP Changes

  • New PvP Talent: Inner Light and Shadow Icon Inner Light and Shadow added. Activate to swap from one effect to the other, incurring a 12 second cooldown. (15-second cooldown)
    • Inner Light: Healing spells cost 15% less Mana.
    • Inner Darkness: Spell damage and Atonement healing increased by 10%.
  • Searing Light renamed to Blaze of Light Icon Blaze of Light and has been redesigned — Increases the damage of Smite Icon Smite and Penance Icon Penance by 15%, and Penance increases or decreases your target's movement speed by 40% for 2 seconds (was Smite damage increased by 1%, and reduced the cooldown of Penance by 1 seconds).
  • Ultimate Radiance Icon Ultimate Radiance (PvP Talent) healing increased by 150% (was 250%).
  • Trinity Icon Trinity (PvP Talent) no longer increases Atonements damage to healing transfer by 20% and the critical strike chance of Smite Icon Smite, Penance Icon Penance and Shadowfiend Icon Shadowfiend has been increased to 30% (was 25%).
  • Atonement Icon Atonement's damage to healing transfer has been increased by 20% in PvP combat.
  • Sins of the Many Icon Sins of the Many (Talent) damage bonus is no longer reduced in PvP Combat (was reduced by 66%).

Holy Priest PvP Changes

  • Cardinal Mending Icon Cardinal Mending (PvP Talent) has been redesigned — Increases the healing of Prayer of Mending Icon Prayer of Mending by 50% and its jump range by 10 yards.
  • Holy Word: Concentration has been renamed to Sanctified Ground Icon Sanctified Ground and has been slightly redesigned — Holy Word: Sanctify Icon Holy Word: Sanctify now causes its current effect, duration has been reduced to 5 seconds (was 8 seconds) and its radius has been increased to 10 yards (from 8 yards).
  • Miracle Worker Icon Miracle Worker (PvP Talent) Holy Word: Serenity Icon Holy Word: Serenity cooldown reduced by 20% (was 25%).
  • Greater Heal Icon Greater Heal (PvP Talent) cooldown decreased to 12 second (was 15 second) and now ignore healing reduction effects except for Dampening.
  • Divine Ascension Icon Divine Ascension (PvP Talent) now increases the range of your spells by 50% while you are in flight.
  • Greater Fade Icon Greater Fade (PvP Talent) duration reduced to 3 seconds (was 4 seconds).
  • Flash Heal Icon Flash Heal healing increased by 15% in PvP combat.
  • Spirit of the Redeemer Icon Spirit of the Redeemer (PvP Talent) cooldown reduced to 2 minutes (was 3 minutes).
  • Fixed an issue that prevented some Holy spells from not benefiting from increased cast range while Divine Ascension Icon Divine Ascension (PvP Talent) was active.

Shadow Priest PvP Changes

  • New PvP Talent: Megalomania Icon Megalomania added. Gain the Surrender to Madness Icon Surrender to Madness talent. When Surrender to Madness would kill you, you are instead reduced to 35% of your max health. If you already have this talent, you may select another in the same row.
  • New PvP Talent: Void Volley Icon Void Volley added. Upon entering Voidform Icon Voidform, send a slow-moving bolt of Shadow energy at a random location every 0.5 second for 3 seconds, dealing Shadow damage to all targets within 8 yards and causing them to flee in horror for 3 seconds.
  • Psyfiend Icon Psyfiend (PvP Talent) now spawns with 10% of the Priest's maximum health (was 10 health).
  • Greater Fade Icon Greater Fade (PvP Talent) duration reduced to 3 seconds (was 4 seconds).
  • Lasting Plague Icon Lasting Plague (PvP Talent) has been removed.
  • Mana regeneration reduced by 10% in PvP Combat.
  • Measured Contemplation Icon Measured Contemplation (Runecarving Power) now increases the healing of your next Flash Heal Icon Flash Heal or Shadow Mend Icon Shadow Mend by 40% per stack in PvP Combat (was 50%) for Shadow Priests.

More Patch 9.1 Class Changes

You can find other Patch 9.1 class changes linked below.



  • 27 Jun. 2021: Updated for Patch 9.1.
  • 22 May 2021: Page added.
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