Devotion Aura
Spell holy devotionaura.png
  • Devotion Aura
  • global cooldown
  • Instant cast
  • Gives X additional armor to party members within 30 yards. Players may only have one Aura on them per Paladin at any one time.
Usable by
Radius40 yds
Improved Devotion Aura, Aura Mastery, Swift Retribution
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Related buff
Spell holy devotionaura.png
  • Devotion Aura
  • Increases armor by X.
"By safeguarding those around him, a paladin aids in his own defense." —Uther the Lightbringer[1]

Devotion Aura is a paladin ability that creates an aura around the caster, increasing his Armor by a certain amount (depending on the aura's level). It has the same effect on all nearby party/raid members.


Devotion Aura is available at level 5 for 1s 35c.

Level +Armor
1 -
2 -
3 -
4 -
5 46
6 46
7 55
8 64
9 64
10 74

Talent Improvements

  • Aura Mastery - Improves the range of all auras to 40 yards.
  • Improved Devotion Aura - Increases the amount of armor gained by 17%/34%/50%, and increases healing received to affected targets by 2%/4%/6%.

Tips and tactics

Whereas pre-WotLK Retribution Aura was the aura of choice for Paladin Tanks, with the massively increased threat generation post 3.0 Devotion Aura is generally preferred for it's added mitigation and bonus to healing from Improved Devotion Aura.

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