Power Word: Barrier
Spell holy powerwordbarrier
  • Power Word: Barrier
  • 40 yd  range
  • 3 min cooldown
  • 6.3% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • Summons a holy barrier on the target location that reduces all damage done to friendly targets by 25%. While within the barrier, spellcasting will not be interrupted by damage. The barrier lasts for 10 sec.
Usable by
Casting timeInstant cast
Cooldown3 min
Level required70
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Power Word: Barrier is a priest ability learned at level 70 for those with the Discipline specialization. It provides a large shield that the priest and allies can stand beneath, reducing damage received but not hindering spellcasting.

Modified by Edit

Spell holy powerwordshield Discipline abilities

Patch changes Edit

  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.1.0 (26-Apr-2011): Now has the same visual effects for friendly players, but new alternate visuals for hostile players.; Power Word: Barrier's cooldown has been increased to 3 minutes, up from 2, and its effect has been reduced to 25%, down from 30%.
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.6 (8-Feb-2011): Unnecessary string errors should no longer occur when casting Power Word: Barrier.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small/ Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.1 (12-Oct-2010): Added.

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