Protection Paladin Patch 9.1 Changes Analysis

Last updated on Jan 15, 2024 at 15:00 by Panthea 55 comments
General Information

On this page, we tell you how the Patch 9.1 changes for Protection Paladin affect the spec and what the current state of theorycrafting is.


Protection Paladin Patch 9.1.5 Changes Overview

For this section of the guide I will go over all the important changes you need to know as a Protection Paladin going into Patch 9.1.5 of Shadowlands. A full list of changes to the entire Paladin class can be found on our dedicated page below. For an additional list of content that came in Patch 9.1.5, you can also check out our Patch 9.1.5 Overview page.


Base Spec Changes for Patch 9.1.5

Protection Paladin currently has no spec changes for Patch 9.1.5.


Talent Changes for Patch 9.1.5

Protection Paladin currently has no talent changes for 9.1.5


Legendary Changes for Patch 9.1.5

Protection Paladin currently has no legendary changes for Patch 9.1.5.


Covenant and Conduit Changes for Patch 9.1.5

There have been some adjustments to Necrolord and Night Fae Paladins in Patch 9.1.5:


Night Fae

Blessing of the Seasons Icon Blessing of the Seasons has had two of the four blessings buffed!

Blessing of Spring Icon Blessing of Spring now increases healing done by 15% (up from 10%) and healing received by 30% (was 20%).

Blessing of Winter Icon Blessing of Winter now reduces the target attack and movement speed by 5% per stack (was 3%) and deals 40% more damage.



Vanquisher's Hammer Icon Vanquisher's Hammer now increases the damage done by the free Shield of the Righteous Icon Shield of the Righteous by 25%.

Righteous Might Icon Righteous Might (Conduit) now deals 400% more damage and the healing effect of this is reduced by 50%. This now makes the conduit your highest priority one to use as a Necrolord Paladin.



  • 01 Nov. 2021: Updated for 9.1.5.
  • 18 Jul. 2021: Removed PTR references.
  • 29 Apr. 2021: Added initial content.
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