Spell Icon Improved Healing IV  


1: Increase Healing by 1% to 20%
2: Limit: Max Level(65) (lose 5% per level over cap)
3: Limit: Effect (Hitpoints allowed)
4: Limit: Instant spells only
5: Limit: Spell Type (Beneficial only)
6: Limit: Spell (Complete Heal excluded)
7: Limit: Spell (Complete Heal excluded)
8: Limit: Effect (Percentage Heal excluded)
9: Limit: Combat Skills Not Allowed

Details   Raw Spell Data, Lucy Spell View

Mana: 0 Casting Time: Instant
Recast Time: 0 Fizzle Time: 0
Range: 100 Location: Any
Time of Day: Any Blockable: Yes
Focusable: Yes Dispellable: Yes
Interruptable: Yes Short Buff Box: No
Target Type: Self Spell Type: Beneficial
Source: Live 01/19

Game Description

Increases the potency of healing spells by up to $1%. This bonus will decay on spells over level 65.

Items with this effect

Quick Facts

3.0 mins @L1 to 3 hour(s) 15.0 mins @L65
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Which heals actually benefit from IH now?
# Feb 06 2006 at 3:28 PM Rating: Decent
342 posts
What I would like to know is with the current restrictions on Improved Healing IV, which post-60th heal spells actually benefit from this focus effect? Complete and Percentage heals are excluded, so would it be safe to assume the quick ("nuke") heals are the only beneficiaries? Would be nice to compile a current list of Works / Doesn't Work. :)

Edited, Mon Feb 6 14:36:02 2006
degradation at 67?
# Dec 30 2004 at 1:55 PM Rating: Decent
20% loss at level 67. Does this mean that the effect is now zero or would it mean that instead of a 20% greater heal you will get a 16% increased heal?
Druid Heals
# May 17 2004 at 1:27 PM Rating: Excellent
Druids get Karana's Renewal at 64 that heals for 4.Xk hp.. also get Nature's Infusion that's a fastheal for 1.75k but I forget whether that's 60 or 61.. Does anyone know if this effect stacks with Tunare's Renewal or Nature's infusion?
RE: Druid Heals
# May 25 2004 at 7:30 AM Rating: Decent

1: Increase Healing by 20%
2: Limit: Max Level(65)
3: Limit: Effect(Hitpoints allowed)
4: Limit: Instant spells only
5: Limit: Spell Type(Beneficial only)
6: Limit: Spell(Complete Healing excluded)
7: Limit: Spell(Complete Heal excluded)
8: Limit: Effect(Percentage Heal excluded)

The dr00d CH's, Tunare's Renewal and Karana's Renewal are excluded from the effect...

Edited, Tue May 25 08:30:46 2004
# Jan 13 2003 at 8:21 PM Rating: Default
Ok whats the deal, I loot an item with IH4 on it.

cast a 1525 point heal spell... with OUT the item.
with the item the same spell heals +50 points..

/gets out the calculator.

1525 X 1.20 = 1830

not 1575...

RE: /shrug
# Mar 08 2004 at 3:34 PM Rating: Good
164 posts
Its a random 0% - 20% healing boost... thats the way all the Improved Healing foci work.

Though for me, its usually all or none, usually all though.
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RE: /shrug
# May 09 2003 at 10:16 AM Rating: Decent
10 posts
Have found the same sort of thing. A heal spell I cast normaly crits for 3104 when NOT wearing this item. WITH this item on, I have had crit heals of 3149, 3195, 3256 and 3332. Looks like the bonus healing percentage is not set in stone at 20%
RE: /shrug
# May 10 2003 at 4:25 PM Rating: Excellent
43 posts
That shouldn't be all that surprising as it works the same way on Improved Healing I through III items as well. The amount of extra healing you get each cast ranges from 0% to 20%.

Calbasil Psyrex
RE: /shrug
# Jun 19 2004 at 2:37 AM Rating: Default
Sure it is a suprise considering my 65 Cleric did not have a Improved Healing I,II or III item to play with heals I have outgrown.
Ya think dat might be duh logical option and der common Spock?
Da needs of da many do not out weigh da needs of da Ogre Hungry ! Ogre Bash joo egghead <bonk> :)

So yea that kinda blows to score the HOLY GRAIL focus effect for my Class and find out my Improved Healing IV could give less then advertized ^ arrow points up.

Ok im sorry , me be nice now. XOXO Suzy
#REDACTED, Posted: Dec 24 2002 at 12:07 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Druid spell, Superior Healing, level 51, is not effected by Improved Healing 3. IH3 only goes to level 48 or 49 (can't remember which).
RE: IH 4
# Dec 26 2002 at 2:09 AM Rating: Decent
focus effect 1 goes up to level 22, focus effect 2 goes up to level 44, focus effect 3 goes up to level 60, focus effect 4 goes all the way to 65. This applies to ALL of the numbered focus effects (named effects vary). If that wasn't the case my Obdulious Death Shroud wouldn't even compete with the 8th coldain prayer shawl, as it is I'm not sure if it's worth taking that last step...(ODS has mana conservation 3, which reduces the cost of all my level 60 or less spells by 10% mana. Works out to alot more mana saved than FT 2 would grant me.)
# Dec 24 2002 at 1:15 AM Rating: Decent
Is anyone aware of a healing spell that this would work on but Improved Healing 3 wouldn't?

Dosen't work on any of the new cleric regen spells, I'm not aware of druids receiving any new heals beyond 60, or shamman for that matter. I haven't seen this available to Paladins (I'd assume they get a post 60 healing spell, only makes WAY too much sense.), and I'm not sure if necro HP restoring spells are considered healing.

Anyone come up with a spell this is necessary for in the year of 2002?
RE: useless?
# Sep 28 2005 at 9:13 AM Rating: Default
4: Limit: Instant spells only
RE: useless?
# Feb 23 2003 at 9:56 AM Rating: Decent
37 posts
Level 62 Shaman Spell, Tnarg's Mending (1300 hit points in 3.75 seconds.)

With this affect, that spell will heal 1560 Hit points. Given the 450 mana cost for this "quick heal" (which replaced our second Incomplete heal, /rude Sony), a lot of Shaman are probably going to want to find something to increase the strength of the spell even a bit.

Sebekiz Spiritbinder,
Level 60 Oracle of Cazic-Thule,
Proud Member of Last Sanctuary,
Lanys T'vyl.
RE: useless?
# Feb 10 2003 at 9:20 PM Rating: Decent
Is anyone aware of a healing spell that this would work on but Improved Healing 3 wouldn't?

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