Priest Covenant Abilities in Shadowlands

Last updated on May 25, 2020 at 10:41 by Stan 1 comment

Here, you will find all class-specific Covenant abilities available to Priests in Shadowlands.

Here is our guide to all the covenant abilities for Priests. We first present you with a summary of the abilities (the signature ability and the class-specific ability) provided by each covenant, before going through all class-specific abilities in more detail.


Summary of Abilities Granted to Priests by Each Covenant

  • Kyrian
  • Night Fae
    • Signature AbilitySoulshape Icon Soulshape transforms you into a Vulpin, increasing your Movement Speed by 30% for 12 seconds.
    • Priest AbilityFae Blessings Icon Fae Blessings cause your next 10 spells to aid your target depending on your chosen spell.
  • Necrolord
    • Signature AbilityFleshcraft Icon Fleshcraft provides an absorption shield equal to 20-50% of your maximum health.
    • Priest AbilityUnholy Nova Icon Unholy Nova heals nearby allies and infects enemies with Unholy Transfusion.
  • Venthyr
    • Signature AbilityDoor of Shadows Icon Door of Shadows makes you teleport to a targeted location.
    • Priest AbilityMindgames Icon Mindgames makes enemies heal their target when they deal damage and vice versa.

Kyrian Priest Covenant Ability

Boon of the Ascended Icon Boon of the Ascended: Draw upon the power of the Ascended for 10 seconds, granting you access to Ascended Nova, replacing Smite Icon Smite (Discipline/Holy) or Mind Flay Icon Mind Flay (Shadow) with Ascended Blast, and increasing movement speed by 50%. Upon expiration, releases an Ascended Eruption Icon Ascended Eruption: Explode for (150% of Spell Power) Arcane damage to all enemies and (200% of Spell Power) healing to all allies within 15 yards, increased by 3% for each stack of Boon of the Ascended.

(1.5-second cast, 3-minute cooldown)


Night Fae Priest Covenant Ability

Fae Blessings Icon Fae Blessings: Surround yourself with helpful sprites, causing your next 10 spell casts to aid your target depending on your chosen spell.

(Instant, Costs 2% of Base Mana, 1.5-minute cooldown)


Necrolord Priest Covenant Ability

Unholy Nova Icon Unholy Nova: An explosion of dark energy heals allies within 15 yards for (150% of Spell Power) and infects enemies with Unholy Transfusion Icon Unholy Transfusion, which deals (200% of Spell Power) damage over 15 seconds. Allies who damage this target are healed for (20% of Spell Power).

(Instant, Costs 0.5% of Base Mana, 60-second cooldown)


Venthyr Priest Covenant Ability

Mindgames Icon Mindgames: Assault an enemy's mind, dealing (200% of Spell Power) Shadow damage and briefly reversing their perception of reality. For 5 seconds, the next (400% of Spell Power) they deal will heal the target, and the next (400% of Shadow Spell Power) healing they deal will damage their target. Reversed damage and healing restore up to 4% Mana.

(1.5-second cast, 40-yard range,45-second cooldown)


Other Covenant Class Abilities

You can find all class-specific Covenant abilities available for other classes linked below.

This article has been updated for Shadowlands Alpha 9.0.1 Build 34490.



  • 25 May 2020: Updated for Alpha Build 34490.
  • 17 May 2020: Page added.
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