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Oathbound Paladin

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Oathbound Paladin
Role: Defender
Leader
Ability Scores
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Oathbound Paladin icon
Oathbound Paladin artwork
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The Oathbound Paladin is Neverwinter's eighth class, introduced in Module 6: Elemental Evil.

Ability Scores[edit | edit source]

Constitution is the Oathbound Paladin's primary Ability Score. Charisma and Wisdom are secondary.

Statistic Effect of Ability Score on stat per point over 10
Strength Constitution Dexterity Intelligence Wisdom Charisma
Healing bonus 1%
Critical Chance 1%
Combat Advantage damage 1%
Hit Points 2.5%
Damage Resistance .5%
Damage Over Time (DoT) resistance 1%
Area of Effect damage resistance 1%
Deflection chance .5%
Control Bonus 1%
Control Resistance 1%
Stamina Regeneration 1%
Recharge Speed 1%
Action Points gain 1%
Companion stat bonus 1%

Paragon Path[edit | edit source]

The Paragon Paths available to Oathbound Paladins are the Oath of Devotion and the Oath of Protection.

Class Icon Player Secondary OathofDevotion Selected.png
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofProtection Selected.png
Oath of Devotion Oath of Protection

Powers[edit | edit source]

Pts. Req. Type Path Icon Name Range Cooldown Effect
1
Tactical
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Sanctuary Personal You erect a zone of safety where you gain 30% increased damage resistance and allies gain 10% increased damage resistance and are rapidly healed. You are immune to control effects while maintaining this zone.

Oath of Protection: You gain 80% damage resistance and allies gain 20% damage resistance.

Oath of Devotion: Healing of Sanctuary is increased by 200%.
2
Skill
Cleric Skill Religion.png
Religion Personal You can interact with religious objects and collect artifacts to sell from them.
7
Mechanic
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofDevotion Selected.png
Icon Inventory Artifacts ForgeHammerofGond.png
Oath of Devotion Personal Your healing is increased by 100%. When you heal an ally you also increase their stats by 5%$ for 8 seconds. This effect does not stack and only works if you actually restore HP to the target.
7
Mechanic
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofProtection Selected.png
Icon Inventory Artifacts ForgeHammerofGond.png
Oath of Protection Personal Your Damage Resistance is increased by 10%, you generate 500% more threat. When you take damage you gain power proportional to the amount of damage you took. This bonus caps at 10% of your max HP in power.
0
3
At-Will
Paladin Atwill RadiantBlow.png
Radiant Strike 30' lunge You lunge at a foe, unleashing a burst of light. You are also granted "Radiance".

Radiance: Your Armor Penetration and Damage are increased by 5% for 15 seconds. Does not stack.
0
3
At-Will
Paladin Atwill Valorousstrike.png
Valorous Strike Melee You strike your foe with your weapon, channeling the forces of justice to destroy your target. If the third swing connects, you gain the Valor effect for 15 seconds.

Valor: Your Damage Resistance is increased by 5%.

This effect cannot stack.
0
4
Encounter
Paladin Encounter BurningLight.png
Burning Light Personal 20s You emit a blinding light for up to 4 seconds based on how long the power is charged, damaging and disorienting foes who are caught in its light.

Oath of Protection: You receive 100% more healing while emitting light.

Oath of Devotion: Burning Light now heals allies as well.
0
6
Daily
Paladin Daily CrusadersMantle.png
Divine Judgement 40' You summon deific vengeance on your foes, causing incredible damage in a small area around the target.
0
5
Class Feature
Paladin ClassFeature AuraofCourage.png
Aura of Courage Personal You and allies within 30' of you deal 1% of your Maximum Hit Points as bonus Radiant damage.
5
4
Encounter
Paladin Encounter SacredWeapon.png
Sacred Weapon 60' 10s Your next 3 single target attacks deal bonus Radiant damage to your target.

Oath of Protection: Your next 3 single target attacks also force the target to attack you for 3 seconds.

Oath of Devotion: Your healing is improved by 15% for 8 seconds. Your next 5 heals also heal the target for additional bonus healing.
5
4
Encounter
Paladin Encounter Smite.png
Smite 13' 10s Smash a target, igniting them with holy fire for 15 seconds. They burn so hot that enemies within 15' of them are also damaged by this effect.

Oath of Protection: Foes who are affected by the burn deal 15% less damage for 3 seconds.

Oath of Devotion: Allies near the target are healed as well.
10
7
Mechanic
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Divine Call Personal Activating Divine Call consumes a charge of Divine Energy and generates an effect based upon your Oath.

None - Taunt all foes within 30' and Heal all allies within 30'.

Protection - You Taunt all foes in a 30' area and gain 10% increased Damage Resistance for 10 seconds. You reflect 5% of incoming damage back to the attackers while this effect is active. (Max 5% of your Maximum Hit Points).

Devotion - You unleash a burst of Healing in a 30' area. Subsequent casts of this within 10 seconds Heal for 50% more.

Divine Energy is built by using powers in combat and rapidly refills while out of combat.
10
7
Mechanic
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofDevotion Selected.png
Paladin Tab Sun.png
Divine Call: Devotion Personal Consume a charge of Divine Call and heal all allies in a 30' area. Subsequent casts of this whithin 10 seconds heal for 50% more.
10
7
Mechanic
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofProtection Selected.png
Paladin Tab Shield.png
Divine Call: Protection Personal Consume a charge of Divine Call and taunt all oes in a 30' area. You gain 10% increased Damage Resistance for 10 seconds and reflect 5% of incoming damage while this buff is active. This reflection cannot exceed 5% of your Maximum Hit Points.
10
6
Daily
Paladin Daily Heroism.png
Heroism Personal You gain 100% of your Maximum Hit Points as Temporary Hit Points, gain 15% increased Damage Resistance, and gain immunity to Controls for 4 seconds.
10
6
Daily
Paladin Daily LayOnHands.png
Lay on Hands 60' 25s You immediately heal the target for 100% of their Max HP and removes all damage over time effects from the target. This power consumes AP proportional to the amount of HP the target is missing.
15
4
Encounter
Paladin Encounter Bane.png
Bane 60' You place a holy mark on the target. This target deals 10% less damage and takes 10% more damage for 10 seconds. This effect can be stacked up to 3 times. 3 Charges.

Paladins who have taken an Oath of Devotion can apply this effect to allies to Bless them instead, increasing their damage dealt and reducing damage taken for 10 seconds.
15
5
Class Feature
Paladin ClassFeature AuraofTruth.png
Aura of Truth Personal Foes within 30' of you deal 5% less damage.
15
5
Class Feature
Paladin ClassFeature AuraofVengeance.png
Aura of Vengeance Personal When you or allies within 30' of you take damage, they deal 15% of your weapon damage to their attacker as Radiant damage.
10
16
Unlock
Powers Rank Numeral Large 3 Idle.png
Rank 3 When you have spent enough points, you will have unlocked the third rank of all your powers. You will be able to spend points on any power to raise it to Rank 3 and unleash more of its potential.
20
3
At-Will
Paladin Atwill OathStrike.png
Oath Strike Melee You strike your foe with a quick flurry of blows. The final strike of this power changes based on your Oath.

No Oath: Bonus Radiant Damage.

Oath of Protection: The final strike of this power forces the target to attack you for 3 seconds. Players deal 75% less damage to other targets for 3 seconds.

Oath of Devotion: The final strike of this power increases your outgoing healing by 10% for 15 seconds. You also unleash a burst of healing.
20
4
Encounter
Paladin Encounter TemplarsWrath.png
Templar's Wrath Personal 15s You unleash a storm of holy energy, dealing heavy damage to all nearby foes and stunning them.

Oath of Protection: Gain Temp HP equal to 300% of the damage dealt.

Oath of Devotion: Allies in the affected area gain Temp HP in addition to damaging foes.
20
5
Class Feature
Paladin ClassFeature AuraofWisdom.png
Aura of Wisdom Personal You and allies within 30' of you gain 10% recharge speed.
30
4
Encounter
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofDevotion Selected.png
Paladin Encounter BondofVirtue.png
Bond of Virtue Personal 10s All allies within 60' become bonded. Allies who are bonded gain 20% increased healing from all sources. Additionally, any time you heal a bonded ally, all bonded allies receive 15% of that healing.
30
4
Encounter
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofProtection Selected.png
Paladin Encounter BindingOath.png
Binding Oath Personal 22s For 5 seconds nearby enemies are forced to attack you and you gain 100% of your Maximum Hit Points as a Shield. When this effect expires or the shield is depleted foes in a 30' area take 100% of the damage that was taken by the shield and you take 50% of that damage.
30
4
Encounter
Paladin Encounter CleansingTouch.png
Cleansing Touch 60' 10s You heal target ally and remove any CC effects from them. You may activate this power while controlled. If you have an enemy targeted while casting this power you instead heal and cleanse all allies in melee range.

Oath of Protection: Gain Temp HP equal to 300% of the healing done.

Oath of Devotion: Always affects allies in a 15 foot radius around the target, even when targeting an ally.
30
5
Class Feature
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofDevotion Selected.png
Paladin ClassFeature AuraofRestoration.png
Aura of Restoration Personal You and allies within 30' of you gain 10% increased healing from spells.
30
5
Class Feature
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofProtection Selected.png
Paladin ClassFeature AuraofProtection.png
Aura of Protection Personal You and allies within 30' of you gain 5% increased damage resistance.
35
3
At-Will
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofDevotion Selected.png
Paladin Atwill CureWounds.png
Cure Wounds 60' You heal an ally you can see. If you have no ally targeted, you are healed instead.
35
3
At-Will
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofProtection Selected.png
Paladin Atwill ShieldingStrike.png
Shielding Strike Melee You strike your foe with brutal swings. On the final strike of this combo, you gain a shield that absorbs damage. The shield stacks up to 3 times and lasts 8 seconds.
35
4
Encounter
Paladin Encounter Banishment.png
Banishment 60' 40s You banish all targets in an AoE for 20 seconds. These foes are stunned and become invulnerable until the stun ends. This stun lasts 4 seconds on players.

Oath of Protection: Foes are taunted for 6 seconds after the banishment ends.

Oath of Devotion: Allies in the affected area gain 20% increased damage resistance for 20 seconds.
40
6
Daily
Paladin Daily ShieldOfFaith.png
Shield of Faith Personal You summon divine shields to protect you and your allies for 6 seconds. Any damage taken by allies is reduced by 30% and they receive 30% more healing.
40
5
Class Feature
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofDevotion Selected.png
Paladin ClassFeature AuraofDivinity.png
Aura of Divinity Personal Up to 3 wounded allies within 30' of you are healed every 3 seconds.
40
5
Class Feature
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofProtection Selected.png
Paladin ClassFeature AuraofWrath.png
Aura of Wrath Personal You and allies within 30' of you gain 20% increased damage as your hit points diminish.
45
4
Encounter
Paladin Encounter DivineTouch.png
Divine Touch Melee 10s Deal heavy Radiant damage to all foes in an area around the target.

Oath of Protection: Reduce incoming damage for 8 seconds.

Oath of Devotion: Allies near the target are healed as well.
45
4
Encounter
Paladin Encounter VowofEnmity.png
Vow of Enmity 80' 10s You vow to defeat your target, increasing the damage you deal to the target by 20%.

Oath of Protection: Allies who strike your Vow target build threat for the Paladin.

Oath of Devotion: Allies who strike your Vow target are healed.
50
4
Encounter
Paladin Encounter Absolution.png
Absolution 60' 16s You place a shield on yourself or target ally for 20% of the target's Maximum Hit Points. The shield persists until it breaks.

Oath of Protection: Allies under the effect of the shield gain 50% damage resistance.

Oath of Devotion: Allies under the effect of the shield receive 20% more healing.
50
6
Daily
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofDevotion Selected.png
Paladin Daily HealingFont.png
Healing Font 40' 22s You place a healing font for 40 seconds that will attempt to heal any wounded ally within 60' of it. This heal chains to nearby damaged allies and can chain up to 5 times.
50
6
Daily
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofProtection Selected.png
Paladin Daily DivineProtector.png
Divine Protector Personal For 3 seconds you shield all your allies from harm. You redirect 60% of the damage they would take to yourself. All damage you would take while this effect is active is reduced by 60%.
50
5
Class Feature
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofDevotion Selected.png
Paladin ClassFeature AuraofLife.png
Aura of Life Personal Allies within 30' of you who are in a near death state are revived and healed for 15% of their HP. This ally receives resurrection sickness.
50
5
Class Feature
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofProtection Selected.png
Paladin ClassFeature AuraofRadiance.png
Aura of Radiance Personal Foes within 30' of you take damage every 3 seconds. This damage builds bonus threat.
60
4
Encounter
Fighter 3 Encounter Percisestrike.png
Relentless Avenger 55' lunge 12s You rush to the target, dealing damage driving back all other foes within 15' of the target.

Oath of Protection: All targets are taunted.

Oath of Devotion: You can now rush to allies, pushing away any foes within 30' of them.
60
5
Class Feature
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Aura of Valor Personal Allies within 30' of you who are below 40% HP cause you to generate 100% more threat. This effect stacks.
65
4
Encounter
Cleric Encounter BastionofHealth.png
Circle of Power Personal 28s You generate a zone of control 30' wide. This zone improves all damage you deal by 30% and lasts 10 seconds.

Oath of Protection: You and allies within the Circle of Power also gain 25% Damage Resistance.

Oath of Devotion: You and allies within the Circle of Power gain 30% more outgoing healing.
65
5
Class Feature
Fighter Classfeature DesperateSurvival.png
Aura of Solitude Personal When no allies are within 30' you deal 12% more damage and healing.
70
16
Unlock
Powers Rank Numeral Large 4 Idle.png
Rank 4 When you have spent enough points, you will have unlocked the fourth rank of all your powers. You will be able to spend points on any power to raise it to Rank 4 and unleash its maximum potential.

Feats[edit | edit source]

Heroic Feats[edit | edit source]

Tier Max. Rank Icon Name Effect
1 5
Icons Feats Sovereignjustice.png
Divine Action Activating Divine Call now generates 1/2/3/4/5% of your Max AP.
1 3
Icons Powers Feat Assault 01.png
Weapon Mastery Increases your Critical Chance by 1/2/3%.
1 3
Icons Powers Feat Enduring 02.png
Toughness Increases your maximum Hit Points by 3/6/9%.
2 5
Feat Proficiency.png
Light's Shield Your Damage Resistance is increased by .5/1/1.5/2/2.5%.
2 3
Icons Feats Battlefervor.png
Exemplar's Haste Your Encounter Powers recharge 2/4/6% faster.
2 3
Icons Feats DevastatingShroud.png
Wrathful Strikes Your At Will powers deal 2/4/6% more damage.
3 5
Icons Feats Improvedreaction.png
Dominating Presence Your Auras have a 2/4/6/8/10' increased radius.
3 3
Icons Feats Powerofthesun.png
Impassioned Pleas You generate Divine Call energy 2/4/6% faster.
3 3
Icons Feats Secondsight.png
Divine Attunement You receive 2/4/6% more healing from spells.
4 5
Icons Powers Feat Power 01.png
Steadfast Each point of Constitution now grants an additional .5/1/1.5/2/2.5% Maximum Hit Points.
4 3
Icons Powers Feat Presence 01.png
Divine Wisdom Each point of Wisdom now increases healing by an additional .33/.66/1%.
4 3
Icons Feats UnrestrainedChaos.png
Force of Will – Each point of Charisma now increases your Critical chance by an additional .33/.66/1%.

Paragon Feats[edit | edit source]

Justice[edit | edit source]

You focus on disrupting foes and destroying them with Holy Radiance.


Tier Max. Rank Path Icon Name Effect
1 5
Feat Archer Ghostwalker.png
Swift Flash When you are struck by a foe you have a chance to trigger a Flash, granting you increased movement speed of 6/12/18/24/30% for 4 seconds. This can only happen once every ten seconds.
1 5
Icons Feats Stunningflourish.png
Bound By Light Your Control Strength is increased by 2/4/6/8/10%.
2 5
Icons Feats ExemplarsHaste.png
Flash of Light Your encounter powers have a 5/10/15/20/25% chance to reduce the cooldown of your nearby allies' encounter powers by 10%.
2 5
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofDevotion Selected.png
Icons Powers Feat Presence 01.png
Shining Beacon When you drop below 50% HP you gain "Shining Beacon" for 15 seconds. "Shining Beacon" causes you to gain 3/6/9/12/15% shorter Cooldowns for 15 seconds but can only occur once every 60 seconds.
2 5
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofProtection Selected.png
Icons Powers Feat Courage 01.png
Furious Reversal When you drop below 50% HP you gain "Furious Reversal" for 15 seconds. "Furious Reversal" causes you to gain 2/4/6/8/10% Life Steal chance for 15 seconds but can only occur once every 60 seconds.
3 5
Feat Archer Hastyretreat.png
Radiant Champion Your very presence inspires your allies. When you have at least 2 other allies within 30' of you, all of you gain 5/10/15/20/25% more movement speed and 1/2/3/4/5% Cooldown Reduction.
3 5
Feat Archer Quarry.png
Stem the Tide While no allies are within 30' of you, all foes who come within 30' of you are snared by 5/10/15/20/25% and take 1/2/3/4/5% more damage from all sources.
4 5
Icons Feats StayingPower.png
Echoes of Light Your At-Will powers have a 2/4/6/8/10% chance to trigger Echo on you. Echo makes your next encounter power instantly recharge all of your encounter powers.

This effect can only occur once every 15 seconds.
4 5
Icons Feats Impassionedpleas.png
Beacon of Hope Activating a Daily power causes you to become a beacon of hope for 6 seconds. Randomly 3 allies within 30' who have taken damage will be healed for 50/100/150/200/250% of your weapon damage every 2 seconds.
5 5
Icons Powers Feat Power 02.png
Purifying Fire Your At-Will powers apply "Purifying Fire" to foes. "Purifying Fire" stacks up to 5 times, dealing a 2/4/6/8/10% weapon damage each time a stack is applied. This damage is doubled for each stack applied to the target. Purifying Fire lasts 60 seconds, but is removed when you strike the target with an encounter power.
5 5
Icons Powers Feat Damage 01.png
Prism Activating a daily power causes you to become a prism for 4/8/12/16/20 seconds. During this time, any time you are healed, all allies within 30' are also healed for this amount. This effect will not trigger from Heal Over Time effects.
6 1
Icons Feats Divineaction.png
Vengeful Judge Your Divine Call now also applies "Judge" to yourself for 10 seconds. "Judge" increaes your damage dealt by 35% as well as reducing the cooldown on your currently recharging powers by 35%. Your encounter powers have a chance to immediately grant you a charge of Divine Call.

Bulwark[edit | edit source]

You protect your allies and taunt your foes, controlling the battlefield with your incredible presence.


Tier Max. Rank Path Icon Name Effect
1 5
Icons Feats Benefitofforesight.png
Holy Resurgence While your stamina is below 20% it regenerates 6/12/18/24/30% faster.
1 5
Icons Feats Chaosmagic Blue.png
Unflinching Resolve Your Control Resistance is increased by 2/4/6/8/10%.
2 5
Feat Archer Expertskirmisher.png
To My Side! Allies within 150' of you but farther than 30' from you move 3/6/9/12/15% faster.
2 5
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofDevotion Selected.png
Icons Powers Feat Enduring 01.png
Divine Innervate Your Oathbound buff now also increases th Damage Resistance of affected targets by .5/1/1.5/2/2.5% for 8 seconds.
2 5
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofProtection Selected.png
Icons Powers Feat Enduring 01.png
Stand Fast While you are not moving you gain 1/2/3/4/5% Damage Resistance and Deflect Chance.
3 5
Feat Archer Seeker.png
Sanctity When you are healed you gain a burst of Defense, Deflect, or Regeneration for 15 seconds. This value is equal to 12/24/36/48/60 times your Level. After you have benefitted from a burst of stat you cannot benefit from this feat for 30 seconds.
3 5
Feat Archer Lethalhunter.png
Martyr's Blood When you take damage from a foe you have a 10% chance to apply "Martyr's Blood" to them. "Martyr's Blood" causes them to deal 2/4/6/8/10% less damage for 8 seconds.
4 5
Icons Feats DriftingEmbers.png
Exemplar of the Light Your daily powers place a shield on you that absorbs 300/600/900/1200/1500% of your weapon damage before breaking.

This shield expires when combat ends and does not stack.
4 5
Feat Archer RetreatTechnique.png
Vigilance When your encounter powers com off cooldown you gain a stack of Vigilant. When Vigilant reaches 5 stacks you may consume them by activating your Divine Call. Consuming stacks of Vigilant grants you a shield for 8 seconds that absorbs 5/10/15/20/25% of all incoming damage.
5 5
Icons Feats Benefitofforesight.png
Head Unbowed As your Hit Points are reduced you gain up to 10/20/30/40/50% more Divine Call Energy generation.
5 5
Feat Archer Elusivehunter.png
Avenger's Presence When an ally is damaged by a foe you have a chance to gain "Avenger" for 6 seconds. "Avenger" causes your At Will attacks to reduce the cooldown on your currently cooling down encounter powers by .5/1/1.5/2/2.5%.
6 1
Icons Feats Lightsshield.png
Holy Barrier As you take damage you will slowly gain stacks of Barrier. When you activate your Divine Call all stacks of Barrier are consumed to give you a shield equal to .5% of your Max HP per stack of Barrier consumed. After activating Barrier you cannot gain stacks of Barrier again for 10 seconds.

Light[edit | edit source]

You heal and restore allies, protecting them and restoring their life force.


Tier Max. Rank Path Icon Name Effect
1 5
Feat Archer NaturesFury.png
Gifts of Light You heal for 2/4/6/8/10% more.
1 5
Feat Archer Blessingoftheoak.png
Seraphim When you take damage you have a chance to gain "Seraphim" for 8 seconds. "Seraphim" increases the strength of your heals by 3/6/9/12/15%
2 5
Feat Cleric Cycleofchange Lifebuff.png
Light Touched Healing spells now generate 2/4/6/8/10% more AP.
2 5
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofDevotion Selected.png
Icons Feats ArcaneBurst.png
Restorative Haste You gain 2/4/6/8/10% more Recovery from equipment.
2 5
Class Icon Player Secondary OathofProtection Selected.png
Icons Feats Ancientwarding.png
Warrior's Bastion You gain 2/4/6/8/10% more Defense from equipment.
3 5
Icons Powers Feat Herbalism 02.png
Aura Gifts Allies within 30' of you gain 5/10/15/20/25% of your Power. They must remain within 30' of you for at least 6 seconds to gain this buff.
3 5
Icons Powers Feat Nature 02.png
Share the Light Allies you heal receive 3/6/9/12/15% more healing from you for 4 seconds.
4 5
Feat Archer Masterofnature.png
Healer's Touch You heal for up to 10/20/30/40/50% more depending on how close to the target you are. This feat only works when healing allies.
4 5
Icons Feats Chaosmagic Green.png
Echoing Heal Healing an ally places an Echoing Heal on them. After 2 seconds it heals them for 40/80/120/160/200% of your weapon damage before jumping to a new nearby damaged ally. If there are no damaged allies nearby this heal does not jump. Can only jump a maximum of 3 times. You gain a charge of this feat every 10 seconds while in combat.
5 5
Icons Feats Martialmastery.png
Deific Intervention If you are downed all nearby allies are fully healed and are granted maximum damage resistance for 4 seconds. Can only trigger once every 300/270/240/210/180 seconds.
5 5
Icons Feats UnrestrainedChaos.png
Holy Bonds Your Recovery is increased by 4/8/12/16/20% for each ally within 30'. Maximum 5 allies.
6 1
Icons Feats Divinewisdom.png
Redemption Every 10 seconds in combat you gain "Redemption". Activating your Divine Call will consume "Redemption" and cause you to pulse out a heal every second for 3 seconds. This heal restores 500% of your Weapon Damage divided equally among damaged allies within 100'. You can have a maximum of 3 stacks of Redemption.

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