WoW Season of Discovery Paladin Runes Phase 2

WoW Season of Discovery Paladin Runes Phase 2

WoW Season of Discovery (SoD) Runes guide & locations Phase 1

Welcome to our comprehensive guide to the new Paladin runes introduced in Phase 2 of the Season of Discovery in World of Warcraft. Below, you'll find detailed information, including exact locations, maps, and walkthroughs for all discovered Paladin runes up to Level 40.

Hunter runes are essential elements that enhance your abilities and prowess as a Paladin in World of Warcraft. As you journey through the Season of Discovery, uncovering these runes will greatly augment your gameplay experience.

Runes Phase 2

Enlightened Judgements  Enlightened Judgements (Belt):

Description: Increases the range on your Judgement by 30 yards and your spell hit with all spells by 17%.

Locating the Enlightned Judgements Rune: To obtain the coveted "Enlightened Judgements" rune, your journey begins with the acquisition of Rune of Piety, an essential item that holds the key to unlocking the rune's powers. Follow these steps to locate the Rune of Piety and embark on the path of enlightenment.

1. Obtain Tarnished Prayer Beads: The first crucial step involves gathering three Tarnished Prayer Beads, scattered across the perilous landscapes of Arathi Highlands and Wetlands. Keep a watchful eye on various humanoid mobs, including Syndicate rogues, Witherbark Medicine Men, diverse Dark Iron Dwarves, and the formidable Boulderfist Ogres. Engage these adversaries in combat, for they hold the elusive Tarnished Prayer Beads as potential spoils of war.

- Tarnished Prayer Bead I: Found in Arathi Highlands and Wetlands, this bead is known to drop from a variety of humanoid mobs. Once obtained, purify the bead by casting Blessing of Might and eliminating an enemy.

- Tarnished Prayer Bead II: Seek out the Boulderfist Ogres in Arathi Highlands; they are known to possess this valuable bead. Purify it by invoking Divine Shield when your health is perilously below 10%.

- Tarnished Prayer Bead III: Witherbark Shadow Hunters in Arathi Highlands are the source of this bead. Purify it by utilizing Seal of Justice and casting Judgement on a fleeing enemy.

2. Purification Ritual: With the Tarnished Prayer Beads in your possession, embark on a purification ritual to transform them into Divine Prayer Beads. Execute specific actions associated with each bead to unlock their divine potential.

3. Brother Atticus in Stromgarde Keep: Once the Tarnished Prayer Beads have been purified into Divine Prayer Beads, seek out Brother Atticus in Stromgarde Keep, Arathi Highlands. Find him over the bridge leading to the First Aid book vendor, Deneb Walker (coordinates: /way 27.0 58.8). Brother Atticus is the guardian entrusted with the knowledge of the "Enlightened Judgements" rune.

Present your purified Divine Prayer Beads to Brother Atticus, and through a sacred exchange, learn the secrets of the "Enlightened Judgements" rune.

Armed with this newfound knowledge, embrace the enhanced range and spell hit bestowed by the rune, and let the divine justice of your Judgement resonate across the realms of Azeroth.

Sheath of Light Sheath of Light (Belt):

Description: Dealing damage with your melee weapon increases your spell power by an amount equal to 30% of your attack power for 1 min. In addition, your critical healing spells heal the target for 60% of the healed amount over 12 sec.

Locating the Sheath of Light Rune: Embark on a sacred journey to discover the elusive "Sheath of Light" rune, a source of radiant power that intertwines combat prowess with benevolent healing. Follow these steps to unveil the mysteries surrounding this divine enchantment.

1. The Broken Hammer Quest:

Location: Mannoroc Cove, Desolace (52.6, 84.8)

- Begin your quest by locating a Broken Hammer on the ground in Mannoroc Cove, Desolace. This discovery initiates "The Broken Hammer" quest. Venture forth and vanquish Burning Blade Summoners in the vicinity to obtain the Torn Letter required for the quest.

Location: Mannoroc Cove, Desolace

- Travel to the Stormwind Cathedral and present the Torn Letter to Katherine the Pure (37.8, 31.6). Engage in the follow-up quest, "A Lost Brother," and listen to Katherine's insights about the mysterious hammer.

Torn Letter to Katherine the Pure

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2. The Pilgrimage to Newman's Landing:

Location: Newman's Landing, Dun Morogh (18.0, 74.5)

- Head to Menethil Harbor in Wetlands, and speak to Harold Riggs on the docks. This interaction sets the stage for your journey to Newman's Landing. Swim south along the coast from Wetlands until you find the docks and the fallen crusader's body.

 Harold Riggs

- Face off against ambushers who seek to impede your pilgrimage. Once victorious, pick up the "Orders from the Grand Crusader" and accept the subsequent quest of the same name. Return to Stormwind and Katherine the Pure to progress the questline.

The Pilgrimage to Newman's Landing

3. Scarlet Monastery Cathedral Confrontation:

Location: Scarlet Monastery Cathedral

- Confront High Inquisitor Whitemane inside the Scarlet Monastery Cathedral. Defeat her to gain access to her chambers, where you will find Aeonas the Vindicated.

- Return to Stormwind and present your findings to Katherine the Pure to complete the final quest and, in turn, learn the coveted "Sheath of Light" rune.

4. Embrace the Radiance: Having successfully navigated the trials and revelations of your divine quest, you now stand as the bearer of the "Sheath of Light" rune. Embrace the radiance it bestows upon your melee weapon, intertwining your combat prowess with the benevolence of healing light.

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Guarded by the Light  Guarded by the Light (Boots):

Description: Each time you hit a target with your melee weapon, you gain 5% of your maximum mana per 3 sec for 15 sec, but the amount healed by your Flash of Light, Holy Light, and Holy Shock spells is reduced by 50% during this mana regeneration.

Locating the Guarded by the Light Rune: Embark on a mystical quest to unveil the secrets of the "Guarded by the Light" rune. As you traverse the treacherous landscapes of Alterac Mountains, follow these steps to obtain the coveted Rune of the Guardian and unlock the power of Guarded by the Light.

1. Rallying for the Expedition: Gather a party of adventurers for this quest, and ensure that you have a fellow healer who possesses the ability to resurrect fallen comrades. Teamwork will prove essential in navigating the challenges that lie ahead.

2. Enter the Ruins of Alterac: Make your way into the Ruins of Alterac, a mysterious and perilous location within the Alterac Mountains. Exercise caution as you explore the ruins, for danger lurks in every corner.

3. Discovery of the Dormant Holy Rune: Within the Ruins of Alterac, seek out a skeleton positioned on the south-facing wall. Click on the skeleton to unveil the Dormant Holy Rune. This rune holds the key to unlocking the powers of Guarded by the Light.

Discovery of the Dormant Holy Rune

4. Invoking Divine Intervention: To activate the Dormant Holy Rune and transform it into the Rune of the Guardian, cast Divine Intervention on another player. This sacred intervention is a pivotal step in the ritual that awakens the dormant energies within the rune.

5. The Resurrection and Revelation: Have your designated healer resurrect you after the Divine Intervention. As the divine energies course through you, the secrets of the Guarded by the Light rune will be revealed, expanding your understanding of the delicate balance between mana regeneration and healing sacrifice.

6. Embrace the Light's Guardian: With the successful completion of the ritual, you now wield the Rune of the Guardian and have unlocked the Guarded by the Light rune. Embrace this newfound power and let the delicate dance between offense and restoration guide you in your noble endeavors.

 Infusion of Light Infusion of Light (Belt):

Description: Increases the damage done by your Holy Shock by 20%, and your damaging critical strikes with Holy Shock reset the cooldowns on Holy Shock and Exorcism and refund the cost of Holy Shock.

Locating the Infusion of Light Rune: Embark on a mystical journey through Deadwind Pass to uncover the secrets of the "Infusion of Light" rune. Follow these steps to obtain the Rune of Infusions and unlock the radiant powers of Infusion of Light.

1. Venture into Deadwind Pass and seek out the Dalaran Agent at Ariden's Camp. Engage in conversation with them to receive Ariden's Sigil.

Dalaran Agent

dalaran agent

2. Equip Ariden's Sigil and venture forth, or join forces with another player who bears this mystical artifact. With the sigil activated, players must uncover and defeat seven formidable Dark Rider Elites. Activate Ariden's Sigil to Reveal Dark Rider, and the presence of a Dark Rider will be signaled by the acquisition of the Dark Presence buff.

3. Hunt down the Dark Riders in various locations:

- Deadwind Pass: (/way 43 29) 

Deadwind Pass

- Duskwood: (/way 23 47) 


- Swamp of Sorrows: (/way 69 28).

swamp of sorrows

- Arathi Highlands: (/way 60 40).

arathi highlands

- Badlands: (/way 58 54).


- The Barrens: (/way 52 36).

The Barrens

- Desolace: (/way 65 25).


4. Collect the diverse Dalaran Relics dropped by the Dark Riders, including Odd Dalaran Relic, Whirring Dalaran Relic, Heavy Dalaran Relic, Slippery Dalaran Relic, and Creepy Dalaran Relic.

5. Return to the Dalaran Agent with all obtained Dalaran Relics and turn in the respective reward quests:

- quest Curious Dalaran Relic

- quest Curious Dalaran Relic

- quest Curious Dalaran Relic

- quest Curious Dalaran Relic

- quest Curious Dalaran Relic

- quest Curious Dalaran Relic

- quest Curious Dalaran Relic

6. Once all seven Dalaran Relics have been surrendered, bask in the glory of your accomplishment as the Infusion of Light Rune is bestowed upon you as the ultimate reward. May the arcane forces guide you on this intricate quest, and may your Infusion of Light rune with newfound power!

Sacred Shield Sacred Shield (Boots):

Description: Each time the target takes damage they gain a Sacred Shield, absorbing (36 */ 100) damage and increasing the Paladin's chance to critically hit with Flash of Light by 50% for up to 6 sec.  In addition, causes your Flash of Light to heal targets with Sacred Shield for an additional 100% over 12 sec. They cannot gain this effect more than once every 6 sec.  Lasts 30 sec.  This spell cannot be on more than one target at any one time.

Locating the Sacred Shield Rune: Embark on a sacred journey to uncover the "Sacred Shield" rune, a symbol of divine protection and healing. Follow these steps to obtain the Libram of Deliverance and unlock the powers of Sacred Shield.

1. Journey to Nijel's Point in Desolace: Begin your quest by traveling to Nijel's Point, nestled within the desolate landscapes of Desolace. This forsaken outpost serves as the starting point of your pilgrimage.

- Locate the building at coordinates (/way 66.5 7.6) within Nijel's Point. Search carefully within for a book resting on a bench the Libram of Deliverance.

Journey to Nijel's Point in Desolace

2. Liberation through Blessing of Freedom: Equip the Libram of Deliverance and prepare to demonstrate your devotion to the cause of freedom and healing. Invoke the power of Blessing of Freedom to free others from movement-impairing effects.

- Utilize Blessing of Freedom to liberate five individuals from the shackles of movement-impairing effects. This act of mercy and liberation serves as a testament to your commitment to the virtues of freedom and healing.

3. Revelation of the Sacred Shield Rune:

- After fulfilling the task of freeing others, the time has come to unveil the hidden powers of the Libram of Deliverance. Right-click on the equipped Libram of Deliverance to initiate the ritual of enlightenment.

- As you perform this sacred act, the secrets of the Sacred Shield rune will be revealed to you, unlocking its divine protection and healing potential.

4. Embrace the Divine Protection: With the Sacred Shield rune now at your disposal, embrace its divine protection and healing capabilities. Let it serve as a beacon of hope and resilience, shielding those under your care from harm and bolstering your healing abilities with its radiant energy.

The Art of War The Art of War (Boots):

Description: Your melee critical strikes reset the cooldowns on Holy Shock and Exorcism.

Locating the Art of War Rune: Start an exciting quest to discover the secrets of the "Art of War" rune, a testament to divine precision and mastery. Follow these steps to obtain the coveted jewel-encrusted box and unlock the powers of The Art of War.

1. Desolace Quest Start: Begin your adventure by obtaining the "questHighway Robbery" quest in Desolace. Locate an Extinguished Campfire northwest of the Kodo Graveyard at coordinates /way 47 54.

Desolace Quest Start

2. Desolace - On the Lam: Head to /way 63 39 near Kormek's Hut in Desolace. Turn in the "questHighway Robbery" quest to Bibbly F'utzbuckle and pick up the quest "questOn the Lam."

Desolace - On the Lam

3. Booty Bay - Cherry for Your Thoughts?: Journey to Booty Bay and visit the inn. Turn in "questOn the Lam" to Tokal and acquire the quest "questCherry for Your Thoughts?". Purchase Cherry Grog for the next part of your quest, "questNo Honor Among Thieves."

booty bay

4. Arathi Highlands Bridge: Seek out a rowboat located under the bridge between Arathi Highlands and the Wetlands, approximately at /way 53 91 on the Arathi Highlands map. Interact with the boat to teleport to the eastern shore.

Arathi Highlands Bridge

5. Confront Illari Duskfeather: Locate Illari Duskfeather and engage in conversation. For most races, two equally hostile dialogue options will be presented. Choose one to initiate combat with Illari. Defeat her, collect the dropped bag, and loot Illari's Key.

6. Unlock the Treasure: Utilize Illari's Key to unlock the Jewel-Encrusted Box. Open the box and claim your well-earned Rune.

Note: Night Elves have a peaceful dialogue solution available, and if chosen, Illari will provide them with Illari's Key for the Jewel-Encrusted Box. May the arcane winds guide you through this intricate quest, and may the Art of War Rune enhance your magical prowess!