Hammer of Wrath
Spell paladin hammerofwrath
  • Hammer of Wrath
  • 30 yd  range
  • 6 sec cooldown
  • 3.0% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • Hurls a magical hammer that strikes an enemy for x Holy damage

    Spell holy auraoflight Retribution
    and generates a charge of Holy Power

    Only usable on enemies that have 20% or less health

    Spell holy auraoflight Retribution
    or during Avenging Wrath

    Empowered Hammer of Wrath (Level 92+)
    Hammer of Wrath can now be used on targets below 35% health.
Usable by
Casting timeInstant cast
Cooldown6 sec (GCD 1.5 sec)
Level required38
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You cannot run from the divine hand of justice.

Hammer of Wrath is a core paladin ability learned at level 38 that flings a hammer crackling with holy power at an enemy.

Modified by Edit

Core abilities
Spell holy holybolt Holy specialization abilities
Spell holy auraoflight Retribution specialization abilities

Tips & tricks Edit

  • Nothing is as devastating as running away with a few hundred health only to be tagged with a paladin's Hammer from long range.
  • There is no minimum range on the Hammer; it can be used at point-blank distance.
  • The attack is resolved as a ranged special-attack that does non-physical damage. It can miss, it can be blocked (if the target is facing you), and it does double damage on a crit. Hit Rating and Crit Rating improve your chances of hitting and critting, respectively.

Patch changes Edit

  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.2.3 (17-Oct-2015): Damage has been increased by 8%.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.3 (04-Nov-2008): Now can't be used until the target is below 20% health. Tooltip has not been updated accordingly.
  • Bc icon/ Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): Hammer of Wrath is now considered a Retribution spell, moved from Holy, mana cost reduced, now instant cast, global cooldown increased to 1.5, missile speed increased, now usable on targets below 35% health and now scales with attack power and spell power.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.3.0 (13-Nov-2007): Hammer of Wrath mana cost reduced.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.2.0 (25-Sep-2007): Hammer of Wrath cast time reduced to .5 seconds, global cooldown reduced to .5 seconds.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.1.0 (22-May-2007): Hammer of Wrath: Rank 4, damage increased.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.7.0 (13-Sep-2005): Added.

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