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Consecration
Spell holy innerfire
  • Consecration
  • Self  range
  • 8 sec cooldown
  • 22% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • Consecrates the land beneath the Paladin, doing [8 * (X + 0.04 * SPH + 0.04 * AP)] Holy damage over 8 sec to enemies who enter the area.
Usable by
ClassPaladin
Properties
TypeOffensive
SchoolHoly
Cooldown8 sec
Other information
Ranks8
"My church is the field of battle." — Uther Lightbringer.[1]

The paladin's only baseline AoE spell without a target requirement (Holy Wrath), Consecrate temporarily infuses the ground with holy power, damaging all hostile creatures who tread upon it.

Rank table

Rank Level Damage Cost
1 20 72 40Silver
2 30 136 1Gold 10Silver
3 40 224 2Gold
4 50 336 2Gold 80Silver
5 60 448 4Gold 60Silver
6 70 576 13Gold
7 75 696 20Gold
8 80 904 20Gold

Improvements

Talents

Holy

Protection

  • Ability paladin touchedbylight[Touched by the Light] increases your spell power by an amount equal to 20/40/60% of your Strength and increases the amount healed by your critical heals by 10/20/30%.

Retribution

  • Spell frost windwalkon[Benediction] reduces the mana cost of instant spells by 1/2/3/4/5%.
  • Spell holy crusade[Crusade] increases the damage of all your spells by 1/2/3% and an additional 1/2/3% against Humanoids, Demons, Undead and Elementals.
  • Spell holy mindvision[Sanctified Retribution] increases the damage of all your spells by 3%.
  • Ability racial avatar[Vengeance] gives a bonus to holy damage after dealing a critical strike with a weapon swing, spell or ability.

Glyphs

Equipment

Equipment Sets

  • Inv chest plate 22 Lightbringer Armor - 4/8 increases the damage dealt by your Consecration ability by 10%.

Coefficient

  • The coefficient have been the same From release to nowadays. Except, weirdly, in TBC expansion patches.
  • Consecration deals 32% of bonus spell damage, and 32% of Attack Power, distributed evenly among 8 seconds.
  • The damage done can be increased by up to 10 % with the protection talent One-Handed Weapon Specialization.

Notes

  • Consecration used to be a talent in Holy tree. It has since become a baseline skill. Aura Mastery has taken its place in the talent tree.
  • Spell hit does affect this spell meaningfully. This is a reversal of consecrates independence from spell hit Pre-3.0. New tests from Elitist Jerks shows that Consecrate ticks can miss. If the first tick misses, it will show up as a Miss in the floating combat text, but subsequent misses will not show up in the combat log. In the event of a miss or misses you will see fewer than 8 ticks during the time consecrate is active.

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