Patch 10.2 Holy Priest Changes
This is not a comprehensive list and may be missing some changes, for example, undocumented hotfixes, PvP changes or uninteresting bug fixes.
Patch 10.2 has not been released yet.
- Power Infusion Haste reduced to 20% (was 25%) and duration reduced to 15 seconds (was 20 seconds).
- Shadow Word: Death now deals 8% of the Priest’s maximum health in damage when it fails to kill a target instead of the backlash damage being based on damage dealt.
- Shadow Word: Death backlash damage is now reduced by damage reduction effects.
- Tithe Evasion now reduces Shadow Word: Death damage dealt to the Priest by 50% (was 75%).
- Mass Dispel cooldown is now 2 minutes (was 45 seconds).
- Improved Mass Dispel is now a PvP Talent and reduces the cooldown of Mass Dispel by 60 seconds (was 20 seconds).
- Improved Mass Dispel no longer reduces the cast time of Mass Dispel.
- Improved Mass Dispel has been replaced with Mental Agility in the Priest talent tree.
- New Talent: Mental Agility – Reduces the mana cost of Purify, Purify Disease, and Mass Dispel by 50% and Dispel Magic by 10%.
- Rhapsody now only highlights Holy Nova at max stacks while in combat.
- Power Word: Life received a number of changes:
- Now costs 2.5% mana (was 0.5%).
- Cooldown decreased to 15 seconds (was 30 seconds), but its cooldown is no longer decreased when cast on targets below 35% health.
- Is now only usable on targets below 35% health.
- Healing increased by 500% and no longer increases its healing on targets below 35% health.
- Holy Word: Serenity healing increased by 30%.
- Flash Heal healing increased by 40%.
- Heal healing increased by 40%.
- Holy Word: Salvation’s cooldown is now reduced by 15 seconds (was 30 seconds) by Holy Word: Serenity and Holy Word: Sanctify.
- Symbol of Hope now restores 10% of missing mana (was 15%) and recovers 40 seconds of cooldown for a major defensive ability (was 60 seconds).
- Holy Word: Sanctify now heals up to 5 allies (was 6).
- Divine Star healing decreased by 25%.
- Halo healing decreased by 15%.
- Echo of Light received a number of related changes:
- Divine Image received a number of changes:
- Prayer of Mending healing decreased by 5%.
- Trail of Light replicates Heal or Flash Heal for 13/25% value (was 18/35%).
- Pontifex increases healing done by Holy Words by 20%, stacking 2 times (was 10%).
Season 3 brings with it 2-piece and 4-piece set bonuses. At time of writing, they are:
The items that are a part of the bonus:
- Nothing of note.
See the Patch 10.1.7 page for details on Dragonflight bugs. They're being tracked and updated there.
- Nothing of note.