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Word of Glory
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  • Word of Glory
  • Level 9 paladin ability
  • 40 yd range
  • 1 Holy Power
  • 1.5 sec cooldown
  • Instant cast
  • Consumes up to 3 Holy Power to heal a friendly target for X per charge of Holy Power.
Usable by
Class Paladin
Properties
Type Defensive
School Holy
Cooldown 1.5 seconds
Other information
Level learned 9
Improvements Bastion of Glory, [Eternal Flame], [Holy Insight], [Divine Purpose]

Word of Glory is a paladin ability, available at level 9. It is one of the few abilities using Holy Power. While being a healing spell, it is made to be used by all kinds of paladins.

Contents

Improvements

  • Glyph of Word of Glory
  • Major Glyph
  • Use: Permanently teaches you this glyph.

    Increases your damage by 3% per Holy Power spent after you cast Word of Glory or Eternal Flame. Lasts 6 sec.
  • Classes: Paladin
  • Requires Level 25
  • Sell Price: 1s
  • Glyph of Harsh Words
  • Major Glyph
  • Use: Permanently teaches you this glyph.

    Your Word of Glory can now also be used on enemy targets, causing Holy damage approximately equal to the amount it would have healed.

    Does not work with Eternal Flame.
  • Classes: Paladin
  • Requires Level 25
  • Sell Price: 1s
  • Glyph of Protector of the Innocent
  • Major Glyph
  • Use: Permanently teaches you this glyph.

    When you use Word of Glory to heal another target, it also heals you for 20% of the amount.
  • Classes: Paladin
  • Requires Level 25
  • Sell Price: 1s

Notes

  • Word of Glory, in tandem with [Crusader Strike], can be used to sustain a Retribution Paladin's health infinitely, to the point where the paladin can solo a normally 5 person elite mob.
  • This spell is very similar to the ability of the  [Vial of the Sunwell].

Patches and hotfixes

  • Hotfix (2013-03-27): "Fixed an issue where Word of Glory or Eternal Flame did not work when both Divine Purpose and Tier-15 Protection Paladin 2-piece set bonus was present."
  • MoP Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): No longer on the global cooldown for protection spec. Now has a 1.5 seconds cooldown, down from 20 seconds.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.1.0 (2011-04-26): Now has a 20 second cooldown.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.6 (2011-02-08): Word of Glory will no longer reset the swing timer.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Amount healed has changed slightly, increasing from around level 9 to 40, decreasing from around level 45 to 65 and increasing from around level 70 to 85. Some talents affecting it has been altered. Glyph of the Long Word has ultimately been removed.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Added.

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