For the game term, see Sanctuary.
For the former paladin blessing, see Blessing of Sanctuary.
Spell nature lightningshield
  • Sanctuary (Passive)
  • Passive
  • Decreases damage taken by 10%, increases your chance to dodge by 2%, and reduces the chance for your attacks to be parried by 3%.
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Casting time
  • Passive
  • Talents
    Level required10

    Sanctuary is a passive paladin ability learned at level 10 for those with the Protection specialization. It decreases damage taken while increasing armor value from items and dodge chance.

    Patch changes

    • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.0.2 (14-October-2014): Sanctuary now also reduces the chance for attacks to be parried by 3%.; Sanctuary now reduces damage taken by 10% (down from 15), and no longer increases Armor.
    • Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.0.4 (28-August-2012): Redesigned; changed from Reduces the chance you'll be critically hit by melee attacks by X% and reduces all damage taken by Y%. In addition when you block or dodge a melee attack you gain Z% of maximum mana.; no longer a talent.
    • Wrath-Logo-Small/ Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.1 (12-Oct-2010): Added.

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