Discipline Priests were given a complete revamp for Legion, no longer spamming Power Word: Shield they now heal primarily by applying Atonement to friendly targets and then dealing damage during those Atonement durations.
Discipline priests provide the best burst AoE healing available in the form of almost endless raid cooldowns, a small amount of effective health in the form of absorbs and a significant dps contribution.
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Important Patch 7.2 Changes
- Our Paragon trait Forbidden Flame now affects absorbs, effectively buffing Power Word: Shield and Clarity Of Will by 15.5%.
- Darkmoon Deck: Promises can be upgraded to 875 ilevel.
- Disc priests damage scaling per Artificial Damage trait was changed to 0.65% per level, up from 0.5%. Initially this just offsets the trait loss from 54 → 39, but in the long term will mean we’ll scale better relative to dps than we had been.
- Skjoldr, Sanctuary of Ivagont now increases the absorb amount of PW:S by 15%.
- New weapon traits give: