Divine Intervention

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Divine Intervention

An active ability found on the third slot of Hallowfall Staffs.

It is unlocked at mastery level 1.



Divine Intervention
Energy Cost 50 Leap towards the targeted position, becoming immune to damage, debuffs, and Crowd Control effects until impact. Throws all enemies within a 5m radius in the air for 0.8s. Restores 266 health for up to 10 allies within a 5m radius.

Healing at least one ally reduces this ability cooldown by 20%.

Cast Time 0s
Range 11m
Cooldown 25s


Note: numerical values are based on gear with 1060 item power. Affected values are in bold.

Equipment

Magic WeaponTier
Adept's Hallowfall4
Expert's Hallowfall5
Master's Hallowfall6
Grandmaster's Hallowfall7
Elder's Hallowfall8

Related Patch Notes

Patch LinkDatePatch NamePatch Notes
13 October 2021Call to Arms Patch 11Healers in Albion offer a very strong sustain, meaning they have the tools to prevent their group members simply being burst down in group fights. As a result, Healers are usually designed without a lot of damage in their kit, and are thus encouraged to choose whether to use their Q-slot for full sustain or additional damage. However, there was also the option to go full sustain and get damage from other sources such as potions, capes, or armor. To balance this approach, base damage output has been reduced when equipping any healing staff. Healers can negate this penalty by using the damage ability on the Q-slot. This change should reinforce the original intention that Healers choose between sustain and damage.

Flash Heal was rarely used and has thus been reworked: instead of a spammable heal without cooldown, a 3s cooldown was added for a rebalanced high-impact heal, meaning Healers don’t need to remain still to get the maximum healing from this ability. Cast Time was also reduced to make it less susceptible to interrupts, but the Hit Delay was kept in order to broadcast the same ground-based telegraphing to both allies and enemies.

Additionally, some E-abilities of the Holy Line have been adjusted. Holy Explosion has high healing output and good defensive utility with its knockback, so to reduce its self-sustaining quality the Energy Cost per tick was increased. Celestial Sphere is now an uninterruptible cast so that it can't be fully denied (as it often is in competitive 5v5), while the bouncing sphere after the cast still allows for counterplay. Lastly, Hallowfall's Cooldown Reduction now receives a slight buff when hitting an ally, which is meant to somewhat alleviate its very long base cooldown.

  • Equipping any Holy Staff reduces all damage output by 50%
  • Smite (all Holy Staffs):
    • Now increases the caster's damage by 50% for 8s
  • Flash Heal (all Holy Staffs):
    • Cooldown: 0s → 3s
    • Cast Time: 0.8s → 0.4s
    • Hit Delay: 0s → 0.4s
    • Heal: 34 → 130
    • Removed the additional 10% Healing per target effect
  • Holy Explosion (Great Holy Staff):
    • Energy Cost per tick: 3.6 → 4.0
  • Celestial Sphere (Redemption Staff):
    • The cast is now uninterruptible
  • Divine Intervention (Hallowfall):
    • Cooldown Reduction when Healing an ally: 35% → 40%
21 September 2021Call to Arms Patch 10Previously, the combination of sustain and mobility made Hallowfall too strong in Corrupted Dungeons. By increasing the Cooldown of Divine Intervention, while also increasing the Cooldown Reduction when at least one ally is healed, the mobility and sustain for solo Hallowfall players is reduced without impacting its effectiveness in healing allies in group fights.
  • Divine Intervention (Hallowfall):
    • Cooldown: 25s → 30s
    • Cooldown Reduction when hitting at least one ally: 20% → 35%
28 July 2021Call to Arms Patch 9Added four new icons to better represent the corresponding abilities:
  • Blood Bandit (One-Handed Axe, E-slot)
  • Protective Beam (Enigmatic Staff, E-slot)
  • Arcane Orb (One-Handed Arcane Staff, E-slot)
  • Ground Shaker (Maces, W-slot)
6 May 2021Call to Arms Patch 4 (Balance Patch)Holy Staffs

Holy Explosion was very underused in the Holy Staff line and has been improved significantly. First, the ability now has a shorter cooldown and channel duration with more burst heal, guaranteeing more heal value even when the channel is interrupted. Also, the first Explosion now adds a resistance buff to allies, to help offset the increased risk of this E-ability’s positioning, which requires healers to stay close to allies instead of safe in the backline.

Celestial Sphere’s cast time was also reduced, as it was too easy to interrupt in 5v5 fights.

Holy Touch is very strong in 2v2 Hellgates. To give other Healing Staffs a better chance in this content, the tick interval was increased. It is now a bit slower to heal, requiring a greater time commitment from the healer.

Divine Intervention’s jump range was reduced, as it provided too much mobility even after various recent downgrades.

  • Holy Explosion (Great Holy Staff):
    • Cooldown: 20s → 15s
    • Tick Count: 6 → 5
    • Heal per Tick: 40.67 → 50
    • The first Explosion now also gives a resistance buff to allies, increasing resistances by 0.2 for 3s
    • Energy Cost: 18 → 0
    • Instead the ability consumes 3.6 energy per tick while channeling (total of 18 energy for the full channel)
  • Holy Touch (Lifetouch Staff):
    • Tick Interval: 0.5s → 0.6s (amount of ticks stays the same, so total channel time increases)
  • Celestial Sphere (Redemption Staff):
    • Cast Time: 1s → 0.5s
    • Hit Delay: 0s → 0.4s
  • Divine Intervention (Hallowfall):
    • Jump Range: 14m → 11m
19 April 2021Call to Arms Patch 3Holy Staffs
  • Divine Intervention (Hallowfall):
    • Cooldown Reduction when healing an ally: 40% → 20%
    • Removed the Resistance Increase Buff
17 March 2021Call to Arms Update
  • Holy Blessing (all Holy Staffs)
    • Physical Resistance: 0.4 → 0.3
  • Divine Intervention (Hallowfall)
    • Resistance Buff Duration: 4s → 2s
    • Resistance Increase per Stack: 0.18→ 0.09
  • 2 February 2021Rise of Avalon Patch 13 (Balance Patch)Holy Staffs
    • Divine Intervention (Hallowfall):
      • Resistance Buff Duration: 7s → 4s
    16 November 2020Rise of Avalon Patch 9Holy Staffs
    • Divine Intervention (Hallowfall):
      • Cooldown: 18s → 25s
      • If you heal at least one ally, the cooldown of the ability decreases by 40%
    • Sacred Pulse (all Holy Staffs):
      • Cooldown: 8s → 12s
      • Heal Value: 56 → 40