Category Archives: Paladin Strategy Guide for 4.0.x

Paladin Healing Guide for Beginners Part 4: Talents

This is the 4th installment of the Paladin Healing Guide for Beginners. In this section, we’re going to be looking at talents. Of course, you should get the Holy spec: This a pretty good start to Paladin healing. Since the change to the way Talents work, it’s a bit harder to determine with some 10 spare talent points which ones are ‘the best’ aside from Obvious talents such as Eternal Glory (Which is by the way, a LIFE saver), or Divinity. Play around with talents and find out which ones work best with you. Now that we’ve got that out … Continue reading

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Paladin Healing Guide for Beginners Part 3: Gear and Glyphs

Welcome to Part 3 of this beginners guide to healing with a Paladin. In this section, we’re going to look at the best gear for your Paladin healer. Gear While I am not a number cruncher (Alert: If you’re a number cruncher and would like to add to this PLEASE do. I will of course credit you), I have read and seen on the healing forums that our priority follows as this: Intellect (Gemmed) >Spirit (Until ‘comfortable’ amount of mana) >Haste>Crit>Mastery Intellect still holds tops. It’s the thing that gives us the most mana and throughput; it does for everyone. … Continue reading

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Paladin Healing Guide for Beginners Part 2: Acronyms, Useful Abilities and Buffs

Welcome back to part 2 of the Paladin healing guide for beginners. In this part, we’ll talk about common acronyms, useful abilities and buffs. Let’s get started! Acronyms Heals – The bread and butter of our class and spec. You’ll find yourself using these the most. FoL – Flash of Light. Your expensive, fast, mana inefficient heal. It’s used when you don’t have the time to use Heal. HL – Holy Light. Your ‘auto attack’ heal. You should be using this alot. It’s a medium heal, with a slow cast time. DL – Divine Light. Your parallel of Flash of … Continue reading

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Paladin Healing Guide for Beginners Part 1: Introduction

This is an excellent guide that covers the basics of healing for beginner paladins. Even if you’ve been playing the game for a while, you might learn a thing or two! Thanks to Practical on the WoW battle net forums for writing up this guide: So with the changes to Paladins, we of course have seen an influx in players knowing and not knowing how to heal with the Paladin class. In this guide, I’m going to attempt to help you (the healer) with knowing the essentials and basics to heal with a Paladin and how to gear. Please note … Continue reading

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