As Season of Discovery Phase 2 unfolds, Paladins are bestowed with six new Runes, elevating their abilities to greater heights. Below, we present an exhaustive guide to all the Rogue Runes available in SoD Phase 2, along with their respective locations. Detailed steps for acquiring these potent artifacts are also provided for your convenience.


Season of Discovery: All Paladin Runes and Locations

Enlightened Judgements Rune: Mastering the Light

Effect: Increases the range of your Judgement by 30 yards and enhances your spell hit with all spells by 17%.

Acquisition Method:

  1. Prayer Bead Purification: Before embarking on this quest, ensure you’ve acquired Divine Shield at level 34 and familiarize yourself with spells like Blessing of Might, Seal of Justice, and Judgement.
  2. Gathering the Beads: Procure and purify 3 Prayer Beads scattered across Arathi Highlands.
    • The first Bead is obtained from various Humanoid enemies in Arathi Highlands, such as Ogres and Trolls. Purify it by defeating enemies while Blessing of Might is active.
    • The second Bead is dropped by Boulderfist Ogres and purified by casting Divine Shield at or below 10% Health.
    • The third Bead, dropped by Witherbark Trolls, requires purification through the use of Seal of Justice with Judgement on a fleeing enemy.
  3. Completion: Combine the purified Prayer Beads into a Rosary of the Light and deliver it to Brother Atticus in Stromgarde Keep, Arathi Highlands.

Infusion of Light Rune: Harnessing Holy Power

Effect: Boosts the damage of your Holy Shock by 20%, and critical strikes with Holy Shock reset the cooldowns on Holy Shock and Exorcism while refunding the cost of Holy Shock.

Acquisition Method:

  1. Ariden’s Quest: Visit Deadwind Pass and converse with the Dalaran Agent at Ariden’s Camp [52, 35] to obtain Ariden’s Sigil.
  2. Dark Rider Hunt: Utilize Ariden’s Sigil to reveal and defeat seven Dark Rider Elites across various locations, each rewarding a different Dalaran Relic upon defeat.
  3. Relic Retrieval: Collect all seven Dalaran Relics from Dark Riders in Deadwind Pass, Duskwood, Swamp of Sorrows, Arathi Highlands, Badlands, The Barrens, and Desolace.
  4. Final Reward: Return the relics to the Dalaran Agent to receive the Supply Bag containing the coveted Rune.

Sheath of Light Rune: Empowering Divine Intervention

Effect: Dealing damage with your melee weapon boosts your spell power by 30% of your attack power for 1 minute. Additionally, critical healing spells heal the target for 60% of the healed amount over 12 seconds.

Acquisition Method:

  1. Quest Commencement: Discover a Broken Hammer in Mannoroc Cove, Desolace, triggering The Broken Hammer quest.
  2. The Crusader’s Path: Progress through a series of tasks, including defeating Burning Blade Summoners for a Torn Letter and interacting with NPCs in Stormwind, Menethil Harbor, and Scarlet Monastery Cathedral.
  3. The Final Revelation: Conclude your journey by returning to Katherine the Pure in Stormwind to receive the Rune.

Guarded by the Light Rune: A Balance of Power and Restoration

Effect: Hitting a target with your melee weapon grants 5% of your maximum mana per 3 seconds for 15 seconds. However, Flash of Light, Holy Light, and Holy Shock spells heal for 50% less during this mana regeneration.

Acquisition Method:

  1. Initiation Ritual: Journey to the Ruins of Alterac in Alterac Mountains and acquire a Dormant Holy Rune from a skeleton near the south wall.
  2. Divine Intervention: Use Divine Intervention on another player and have them resurrect you to awaken the Rune’s power.

The Art of War Rune: Unleashing Tactical Brilliance

Effect: Your melee critical strikes reset the cooldowns on Holy Shock and Exorcism, and the mana cost of Holy Shock and Exorcism is reduced by 80%.

Acquisition Method:

  1. Desolace Endeavor: Initiate the Highway Robbery quest in Desolace and proceed through a series of tasks involving interactions with NPCs in Desolace, Booty Bay, and Arathi Highlands.
  2. Confrontation and Resolution: Engage Illari Duskfeather in combat or pursue a diplomatic solution, depending on your race, to obtain Illari’s Key and access the Jewel-Encrusted Box containing the Rune.

Sacred Shield Rune: A Ward Against Adversity

Effect: Damaged targets gain a Sacred Shield, absorbing damage and increasing the Paladin’s chance to critically hit with Flash of Light. Additionally, Flash of Light spells heal targets with Sacred Shield for additional healing over time.

Acquisition Method:

  1. Libram Liberation: Head to Nijel’s Point in northern Desolace and retrieve the Libram of Deliverance from an inn.
  2. Blessing of Freedom: Equip the Libram and use Blessing of Freedom on other characters five times to unlock the Rune’s potential.

With this comprehensive guide, Paladins can embark on a quest to acquire these formidable Runes, enhancing their abilities and securing victory in the battles that lie ahead. May the Light guide your path as you unlock the true potential of your Paladin in Season of Discovery Phase 2.

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