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3v3 Protection Paladin

Protection Paladin
21 hours ago
13 characters
1529 - 2553

This guide is to help to build a PvP Protection Paladin that will thrive in 3v3.

Updated , it is based on the 13 highest-rated Protection Paladins in 3v3 leaderboards across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. Ratings are ranging from 1529 to 2553, with the current top 3v3 Protection Paladin being Zandalajdew from Twisting Nether (EU).

Each character's equipment type, active specialization history, as well as connection frequency are taken into consideration to keep the guide as accurate as possible.

Stat Priority

Stats are attributes that enhance character abilities and define how it feels to play. Found on most pieces of equipment, object ameliorations, and consumables, the stats to prioritize for Protection Paladins in 3v3 are Versatility and Haste :

  1. Versatility
  2. Haste
  3. Mastery
  4. Critical Strike

Sometimes, items can also contain minor stats that can add a certain value. Even though they are really hard to get since they are rare and random, the one to reach is Speed :

  1. Speed
  2. Avoidance
  3. Leech
Main Stat Priority
+280
16% Critical Strike
+655
23% Haste
+545
24% Mastery
+1391
34% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Haste
  3. Mastery
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stat Priority
+8
1% Avoidance
+5
0% Leech
+71
7% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Avoidance
  3. Leech

Races

Each race in World of Warcraft brings traits that can potentially give an edge in achieving victory. That said, the best race for Protection Paladin in 3v3 is currently Human .

Since cross-faction play is now possible, there are few barriers that remain for picking what offers the best racials.

  1. Human
    5
  2. Blood Elf
    2
  3. Dwarf
    2
  4. Tauren
    2
  5. Zandalari Troll
    1

Class Talents

13

Lay on Hands

13
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 10 min cooldown
Effect Heals a friendly target for an amount equal to 100% your maximum health. Cannot be used on a target with Forbearance. Causes Forbearance for 30 sec.
Range 40 yd range
13

Blessing of Freedom

13
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 sec cooldown
Effect Blesses a party or raid member, granting immunity to movement impairing effects for 8 sec.
Power Cost 17,500 Mana
Range 40 yd range
13

Hammer of Wrath

13
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Instant
Effect Hurls a divine hammer that strikes an enemy for 627 Holy damage. Only usable on enemies that have less than 20% health. Generates 1 Holy Power.
Range 30 yd range
13

Auras of the Resolute

13
Cast Time Passive
Effect Learn Concentration Aura and Devotion Aura:
6

Auras of Swift Vengeance

6
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Learn Retribution Aura and Crusader Aura:
7

Blinding Light

7
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect Emits dazzling light in all directions, blinding enemies within 10 yards, causing them to wander disoriented for 6 sec. Non-Holy damage will break the disorient effect.
Power Cost 15,000 Mana

Repentance

5
Rank 1
2
Cast Time 1.7 sec cast
Cooldown 15 sec cooldown
Effect Forces an enemy target to meditate, incapacitating them for 1 min. Usable against Humanoids, Demons, Undead, Dragonkin, and Giants.
Power Cost 15,000 Mana
Range 30 yd range
13

Divine Steed

13
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Instant
Effect Leap atop your Charger for 3 sec, increasing movement speed by 100%. Usable while indoors or in combat.
13

Fist of Justice

13
Rank 2
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Each Holy Power spent reduces the remaining cooldown on Hammer of Justice by 2 sec.
8

Cleanse Toxins

8
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 8 sec cooldown
Effect Cleanses a friendly target, removing all Poison and Disease effects.
Power Cost 16,250 Mana
Range 40 yd range
6

Cavalier

6
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Divine Steed now has 2 charges.
4

Seasoned Warhorse

4
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases the duration of Divine Steed by 1 sec.

Seal of the Templar

2
Cast Time Passive
Effect While mounted on your Charger or under the effects of Crusader Aura, the ranges of Crusader Strike, Rebuke, and Hammer of Justice are increased by 3 yards.
13

Greater Judgment

13
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Judgment causes the target to take 20% increased damage from your next Holy Power ability.
11

Holy Aegis

11
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Armor and critical strike chance increased by 4%.
13

Avenging Wrath

13
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Call upon the Light and become an avatar of retribution, increasing your damage and healing done by 20% for 20 sec, and allowing Hammer of Wrath to be cast on any target. Combines with other Avenging Wrath abilities, granting all known Avenging Wrath effects while active.
3

Turn Evil

3
Rank 1
3
Cast Time 1.5 sec cast
Cooldown 15 sec cooldown
Effect The power of the Light compels an Undead, Aberration, or Demon target to flee for up to 40 sec. Damage may break the effect. Lesser creatures have a chance to be destroyed. Only one target can be turned at a time.
Power Cost 26,250 Mana
Range 20 yd range
13

Rebuke

13
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 15 sec cooldown
Effect Interrupts spellcasting and prevents any spell in that school from being cast for 4 sec.
Range Melee Range
6

Golden Path

6
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Consecration heals you and 5 allies within it for 26 every 0.9 sec.
5

Judgment of Light

5
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Judgment causes the next 25 successful attacks against the target to heal the attacker for 195.
12

Blessing of Sacrifice

12
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1 sec cooldown
Effect Blesses a party or raid member, reducing their damage taken by 30%, but you suffer 100% of damage prevented. Last 12 sec, or until transferred damage would cause you to fall below 20% health.
Power Cost 17,500 Mana
Range 40 yd range
13

Blessing of Protection

13
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 sec cooldown
Effect Blesses a party or raid member, granting immunity to Physical damage and harmful effects for 10 sec. Cannot be used on a target with Forbearance. Causes Forbearance for 30 sec.
Power Cost 37,500 Mana
Range 40 yd range
9

Seal of Reprisal

9
Rank 2
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Crusader Strike deals 10% increased damage.
1

Seal of Mercy

1
Rank 2
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Golden Path strikes the lowest health ally within it an additional time for 100.0% of its effect.
5

Afterimage

5
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect After you spend 20 holy power, your next Word of Glory echoes onto a nearby ally at 30% effectiveness
8

Sacrifice of the Just

8
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Blessing of Sacrifice by 60 sec.

Recompense

1
Cast Time Passive
Effect After your Blessing of Sacrifice ends, 50% of the total damage it diverted is added to your next Judgment as bonus damage, or your next Word of Glory as bonus healing. This effect's bonus damage cannot exceed 30% of your maximum health and its bonus healing cannot exceed 100% of your maximum health.
12

Unbreakable Spirit

12
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of your Divine Shield, Divine Protection, and Lay on Hands by 30%.
8

Improved Blessing of Protection

8
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Blessing of Protection by 60 sec.
5

Incandescence

5
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Each Holy Power you spend has a 5% chance to cause your Consecration to flare up, dealing 193 Holy damage to up to 5 enemies standing within it.

Touch of Light

1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your spells and abilities have a chance to cause your target to erupt in a blinding light dealing 625 Holy damage or healing an ally for 729 health.
2

Seal of Clarity

2
Rank 2
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Spending Holy Power has a 10% chance to reduce the Holy Power cost of your next Word of Glory or Light of Dawn by 1.
4

Aspiration of Divinity

4
Rank 2
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Crusader Strike now also grants you 2% increased Intellect for 6 sec. Multiple applications may overlap.
12

Divine Purpose

12
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Holy Power abilities have a 15% chance to make your next Holy Power ability free and deal 15% increased damage and healing.

Holy Avenger

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 3 min cooldown
Effect Your Holy Power generation is tripled for 20 sec.
1

Obduracy

1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Speed and Avoidance increased by 2%.
4

Hallowed Ground

4
Cast Time Passive
Effect Consecration's damage is increased by 10%.
5

Of Dusk and Dawn

5
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect When you reach 5 Holy Power, you gain Blessing of Dawn. When you reach 0 Holy Power, you gain Blessing of Dusk. Blessing of Dawn Damage and healing increased by 5% for 20 sec. Blessing of Dusk Damage taken reduced by 4% for 20 sec.
6

Seal of Might

6
Rank 2
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect During Avenging Wrath, your Mastery is increased by 8%.
10

Seal of Alacrity

10
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Haste increased by 4%.
3

Seal of the Crusader

3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your attacks have a chance to cause your target to take 6% increased Holy damage for 5 sec.
4

Seal of Order

4
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect In the Dawn, your Holy Power-spending abilities deal 8% increased damage and healing. In the Dusk, your armor is increased by 10% and your Holy Power generating abilities cool down 10% faster.
6

Sanctified Wrath

6
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Call upon the Light and become an avatar of retribution for 20 sec, reducing Holy Shock's cooldown by 40%. Combines with Avenging Wrath.

Seraphim

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect The Light magnifies your power for 15 sec, granting 8% Haste, Critical Strike, and Versatility, and 12% Mastery.
Power Cost 3 Holy Power
1

Zealot's Paragon

1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Hammer of Wrath and Judgment deal 10% additional damage and extend the duration of Avenging Wrath by 0.5 sec.

Specialization Talents

13

Avenger's Shield

13
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 15 sec cooldown
Effect Hurls your shield at an enemy target, dealing 315 Holy damage, interrupting and silencing the non-Player target for 3 sec, and then jumping to 2 additional nearby enemies.
Range 30 yd range
11

Blessed Hammer

11
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Instant
Effect Throws a Blessed Hammer that spirals outward, dealing 58 Holy damage to enemies and reducing the next damage they deal to you by 158. Generates 1 Holy Power.

Hammer of the Righteous

2
Cast Time Instant
Effect Hammers the current target for 295 Physical damage. Generates 1 Holy Power.
Range Melee Range
8

Inner Light

8
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect When Shield of the Righteous expires, gain 10% block chance and deal 105 Holy damage to all attackers for 4 sec.

Redoubt

3
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield of the Righteous increases your Strength and Stamina by 2% for 10 sec, stacking up to 3.
12

Holy Shield

12
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your block chance is increased by 20%, you are able to block spells, and your successful blocks deal 51 Holy damage to your attacker.
13

Grand Crusader

13
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect When you avoid a melee attack or use Crusader Strike, you have a 15% chance to reset the remaining cooldown on Avenger's Shield .
9

Shining Light

9
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Every 3 Shields of the Righteous make your next Word of Glory free.
5

Consecrated Ground

5
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Consecration is 15% larger, and enemies within it have 50% reduced movement speed.

Improved Lay on Hands

1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Cooldown of Lay on Hands reduced by 10%.
13

Inspiring Vanguard

13
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Grand Crusader's chance is increased to 20% and it grants you 2% Strength for 8 sec.
12

Ardent Defender

12
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
Effect Reduces all damage you take by 20% for 8 sec. While Ardent Defender is active, the next attack that would otherwise kill you will instead bring you to 20% of your maximum health.
6

Barricade of Faith

6
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect When you use Avenger's Shield, your block chance is increased by 10% for 10 sec.
3

Consecration in Flame

3
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Consecration lasts 2 sec longer and its damage is increased by 20%.
4

Improved Holy Shield

4
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your chance to block spells is increased by 10%.

Sanctuary

Cast Time Passive
Effect While in your Consecration, your damage taken is reduced by an additional 5%.
11

Bulwark of Order

11
Rank 2
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Avenger's Shield also shields you for 8 sec, absorbing 50% as much damage as it dealt, up to 30% of your maximum health.
8

Blessing of Spellwarding

8
Rank 1
4
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 sec cooldown
Effect Blesses a party or raid member, granting immunity to magical damage and harmful effects for 10 sec. Cannot be used on a target with Forbearance. Causes Forbearance for 30 sec. Shares a cooldown with Blessing of Protection.
Power Cost 37,500 Mana
Range 40 yd range

Improved Ardent Defender

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Ardent Defender reduces damage taken by an additional 10%.
12

Light of the Titans

12
Rank 2
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Word of Glory heals for an additional 1,225 over 15 sec. Increased by 50% if cast on yourself while you are afflicted by a harmful periodic effect.
1

Crusader's Resolve

1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Enemies hit by Avenger's Shield deal 2% reduced damage to you for 10 sec. Multiple applications may overlap, up to a maximum of 3.

Strength in Adversity

Cast Time Passive
Effect For each target hit by Avenger's Shield, gain 2% parry for 15 sec.
6

Tyr's Enforcer

6
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Avenger's Shield is imbued with holy fire, causing it to deal 75 Holy damage to all enemies within 5 yards of each target hit.
7

Relentless Inquisitor

7
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Spending Holy Power grants you 1% haste per finisher for 12 sec, stacking up to 3 times.
10

Avenging Wrath: Might

10
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Call upon the Light and become an avatar of retribution, increasing your critical strike chance by 20% for 20 sec. Combines with other Avenging Wrath abilities.

Sentinel

3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Call upon the Light and gain 15 stacks of Divine Resolve, increasing your maximum health by 2% and reducing your damage taken by 2% per stack for 20 sec. After 5 sec, you will begin to lose 1 stack per second, but each 3 Holy Power spent will delay the loss of your next stack by 1 sec. Combines with Avenging Wrath.
12

Hand of the Protector

12
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Word of Glory's healing is increased by the target's missing health, on any target.
10

Strength of Conviction

10
Rank 2
4
Cast Time Passive
Effect While in your Consecration, your Shield of the Righteous and Word of Glory have 20% increased damage and healing.
3

Resolute Defender

3
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Each 3 Holy Power you spend reduces the cooldown of Ardent Defender and Divine Shield by 1.0 sec.
9

Bastion of Light

9
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
Effect Your next 3 casts of Shield of the Righteous or Word of Glory cost no holy power.
13

Guardian of Ancient Kings

13
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 5 min cooldown
Effect Empowers you with the spirit of ancient kings, reducing all damage you take by 50% for 8 sec.
12

Crusader's Judgment

12
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Judgment now has 2 charges, and Grand Crusader now also reduces the cooldown of Judgment by 3 sec.
4

Uther's Counsel

4
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Lay on Hands, Divine Shield, Blessing of Protection, and Blessing of Spellwarding have 20% reduced cooldown.
3

Focused Enmity

3
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Avenger's Shield deals 100% increased damage but only strikes one target.

Soaring Shield

Cast Time Passive
Effect Avenger's Shield jumps to 2 additional targets.
11

Gift of the Golden Val'kyr

11
Rank 1
3
Rank 2
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Each enemy hit by Avenger's Shield reduces the remaining cooldown on Guardian of Ancient Kings by 1.0 sec. When you drop below 30% health, you become infused with Guardian of Ancient Kings for 4 sec. This cannot occur again for 45 sec.
6

Eye of Tyr

6
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect Releases a blinding flash from your shield, causing 299 Holy damage to all nearby enemies within 8 yds and reducing all damage they deal to you by 25% for 9 sec.
7

Righteous Protector

7
Rank 2
4
Cast Time Passive
Effect Each Holy Power spent reduces the remaining cooldown on Avenging Wrath and Guardian of Ancient Kings by 1.0 sec.
2

Faith in the Light

2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Casting Word of Glory grants you an additional 10% block chance for 5 sec.
4

Ferren Marcus's Fervor

4
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Avenger's Shield deals 20% increased damage to its primary target.
1

Faith's Armor

1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield of the Righteous grants 10% additional armor.
0

Final Stand

Cast Time Passive
Effect During Divine Shield, all targets within 15 yards are taunted.
3

Divine Toll

3
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect Instantly cast Holy Shock, Avenger's Shield, or Judgment on up to 5 targets within 30 yds.
Power Cost 37,500 Mana
Range 30 yd range
1

Moment of Glory

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect For the next 15 sec, you generate an absorb shield for 20% of all damage you deal, and Avenger's Shield damage is increased by 20% and its cooldown cooldown is reduced by 75%.
3

Bulwark of Righteous Fury

3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Avenger's Shield increases the damage of your next Shield of the Righteous by 20% for each target hit by Avenger's Shield, stacking up to 5 times, and increases its radius by 6 yds.
1

Divine Resonance

1
Cast Time Passive
Effect After casting Divine Toll, you instantly cast Holy Shock every 5 sec for 15 sec.

Quickened Invocations

Cast Time Passive
Effect Cooldown of Seraphim is reduced by 5 sec and Divine Toll by 15 sec.

PvP Talents

1

Hallowed Ground

1
Rank 1
1
Effect Your Consecration clears and suppresses all snare effects on allies within its area of effect.
0

Steed of Glory

Effect Your Divine Steed lasts for an additional 2 sec. While active you become immune to movement impairing effects, and you knock back enemies that you move through.
3

Sacred Duty

3
Rank 1
3
Effect Reduces the cooldown of your Blessing of Protection and Blessing of Sacrifice by 33%.
3

Judgments of the Pure

3
Rank 1
3
Effect Casting Judgment on an enemy cleanses 1 Poison, Disease, and Magic effect they have caused on allies within your Aura.
5

Guardian of the Forgotten Queen

5
Rank 1
5
Effect Empowers the friendly target with the spirit of the forgotten queen, causing the target to be immune to all damage for 10 sec.
0

Guarded by the Light

Effect Your Flash of Light reduces all damage the target receives by 10% for 6 sec. Stacks up to 2 times.
0

Inquisition

Effect You focus the assault on this target, increasing their damage taken by 3% for 6 sec. Each unique player that attacks the target increases the damage taken by an additional 3%, stacking up to 5 times. Your melee attacks refresh the duration of Focused Assault.
1

Warrior of Light

1
Rank 1
1
Effect Increases the damage done by your Shield of the Righteous by 30%, but reduces armor granted by 30%.
1

Shield of Virtue

1
Rank 1
1
Effect When activated, your next Avenger's Shield will interrupt and silence all enemies within 8 yards of the target.
0

Luminescence

Effect When healed by an ally, allies within your Aura gain 4% increased damage and healing for 6 sec.
0

Unbound Freedom

Effect Blessing of Freedom increases movement speed by 30%, and you gain Blessing of Freedom when cast on a friendly target. Unbound Freedom also causes any Blessing of Freedom applied to yourself to be undispellable.
1

Vengeance Aura

1
Rank 1
1
Effect When a full loss of control effect is applied to you or an ally within your Aura, gain 6% critical strike chance for 8 sec. Max 2 stacks.
0

Aura of Reckoning

Effect When you or allies within your Aura are critically struck, gain Reckoning. Gain 1 additional stack if you are the victim. At 50 stacks of Reckoning, your next weapon swing deals 200% increased damage, will critically strike, and activates Avenging Wrath for 6 sec.

Equipment

Equipment is what makes characters stronger. The best gear is usually found in the great vault, dungeons, and raids. They can also be bought from PvP vendors and sometimes in the auction house.

Here are the best equipment items for Protection Paladins in 3v3.

Head

  1. set
    Luminous Chevalier's Casque
    13

    Luminous Chevalier's Casque

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +163 strength
    +366 stamina
    +84 haste
    +112 versatility
    Set
    (2) Set: Casting Shield of the Righteous increases your Block chance by 4% for 15 sec, stacking up to 3 times.
    (4) Set: When you take damage, you have a chance equal to 100% of your Block chance to cast Judgment at your attacker.
    Rank Elite

Neck

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Amulet
    5

    Eternal Gladiator's Amulet

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +206 stamina
    +260 versatility
    +77 mastery
    Rank Elite

  2. Eternal Gladiator's Necklace
    5

    Eternal Gladiator's Necklace

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +206 stamina
    +77 haste
    +260 versatility
    Rank Elite

  3. Uther's Sanctuary
    2

    Uther's Sanctuary

    Ilvl 291
    Stats
    +183 stamina
    +160 versatility
    +160 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your Blessing of Freedom, Blessing of Sacrifice, and Blessing of Spellwarding cooldowns are reduced by 1 sec per Holy Power spent.

Shoulders

  1. set
    Luminous Chevalier's Epaulettes
    12

    Luminous Chevalier's Epaulettes

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +123 strength
    +274 stamina
    +97 critical-strike
    +50 versatility
    Set
    (2) Set: Casting Shield of the Righteous increases your Block chance by 4% for 15 sec, stacking up to 3 times.
    (4) Set: When you take damage, you have a chance equal to 100% of your Block chance to cast Judgment at your attacker.
    Rank Elite

  2. Eternal Gladiator's Plate Pauldrons
    1

    Eternal Gladiator's Plate Pauldrons

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +123 strength
    +274 stamina
    +49 haste
    +98 versatility
    Rank Elite

Back

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Shawl
    6

    Eternal Gladiator's Shawl

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +92 strength
    +206 stamina
    +70 versatility
    +40 mastery
    Rank Elite

  2. Eternal Gladiator's Drape
    3

    Eternal Gladiator's Drape

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +89 strength
    +198 stamina
    +35 haste
    +74 versatility
    Rank Duelist

  3. Luminous Chevalier's Drape
    2

    Luminous Chevalier's Drape

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +92 strength
    +206 stamina
    +76 haste
    +34 versatility
    Rank Elite

Chest

  1. set
    Luminous Chevalier's Plackart
    9

    Luminous Chevalier's Plackart

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +163 strength
    +366 stamina
    +59 critical-strike
    +136 haste
    Set
    (2) Set: Casting Shield of the Righteous increases your Block chance by 4% for 15 sec, stacking up to 3 times.
    (4) Set: When you take damage, you have a chance equal to 100% of your Block chance to cast Judgment at your attacker.
    Rank Elite

  2. Eternal Gladiator's Plate Chestplate
    3

    Eternal Gladiator's Plate Chestplate

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +163 strength
    +366 stamina
    +127 versatility
    +69 mastery
    Rank Elite

  3. Eternal Gladiator's Plate Chestguard
    1

    Eternal Gladiator's Plate Chestguard

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +159 strength
    +353 stamina
    +65 haste
    +129 versatility
    Rank Duelist

Wrist

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Plate Vambraces
    8

    Eternal Gladiator's Plate Vambraces

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +92 strength
    +206 stamina
    +39 haste
    +71 versatility
    Rank Elite

  2. Eternal Gladiator's Plate Wristguards
    1

    Eternal Gladiator's Plate Wristguards

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +92 strength
    +206 stamina
    +34 critical-strike
    +76 versatility
    Rank Elite

  3. Luminous Chevalier's Vambraces
    1

    Luminous Chevalier's Vambraces

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +92 strength
    +206 stamina
    +44 critical-strike
    +66 mastery
    Rank Elite

Hands

  1. set
    Luminous Chevalier's Gauntlets
    10

    Luminous Chevalier's Gauntlets

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +123 strength
    +274 stamina
    +43 haste
    +104 mastery
    Set
    (2) Set: Casting Shield of the Righteous increases your Block chance by 4% for 15 sec, stacking up to 3 times.
    (4) Set: When you take damage, you have a chance equal to 100% of your Block chance to cast Judgment at your attacker.
    Rank Elite

  2. Eternal Gladiator's Plate Gauntlets
    1

    Eternal Gladiator's Plate Gauntlets

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +119 strength
    +265 stamina
    +50 critical-strike
    +95 versatility
    Rank Duelist

  3. Repurposed Golem Grips
    1

    Repurposed Golem Grips

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +119 strength
    +265 stamina
    +101 haste
    +45 versatility
    +62 leech
    Rank Mythic

Waist

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Plate Greatbelt
    7

    Eternal Gladiator's Plate Greatbelt

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +119 strength
    +265 stamina
    +50 haste
    +95 versatility
    Rank Duelist

  2. Luminous Chevalier's Girdle
    2

    Luminous Chevalier's Girdle

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +123 strength
    +274 stamina
    +113 versatility
    +34 mastery
    Rank Elite

  3. Bind of the Mad Paragon
    1

    Bind of the Mad Paragon

    Ilvl 291
    Stats
    +112 strength
    +244 stamina
    +71 haste
    +71 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Hammer of Wrath deals 30% additional damage and extends the duration of Avenging Wrath by 1 sec.

Legs

  1. set
    Luminous Chevalier's Robes
    7

    Luminous Chevalier's Robes

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +163 strength
    +366 stamina
    +128 critical-strike
    +68 mastery
    Set
    (2) Set: Casting Shield of the Righteous increases your Block chance by 4% for 15 sec, stacking up to 3 times.
    (4) Set: When you take damage, you have a chance equal to 100% of your Block chance to cast Judgment at your attacker.
    Rank Elite

  2. Eternal Gladiator's Plate Wargreaves
    4

    Eternal Gladiator's Plate Wargreaves

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +159 strength
    +353 stamina
    +122 versatility
    +72 mastery
    Rank Duelist

  3. Eternal Gladiator's Plate Legguards
    2

    Eternal Gladiator's Plate Legguards

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +159 strength
    +353 stamina
    +65 haste
    +129 versatility
    Rank Duelist

Feet

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Plate Warboots
    9

    Eternal Gladiator's Plate Warboots

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +123 strength
    +274 stamina
    +44 haste
    +103 versatility
    Rank Elite

  2. Vanguard's Momentum
    2

    Vanguard's Momentum

    Ilvl 291
    Stats
    +112 strength
    +244 stamina
    +71 haste
    +71 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Hammer of Wrath has 1 extra charge and increases Holy damage done by 4% for 10 sec, stacking 3 times.

  3. Eternal Gladiator's Plate Stompers
    1

    Eternal Gladiator's Plate Stompers

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +119 strength
    +265 stamina
    +45 critical-strike
    +100 versatility
    Rank Duelist

Rings

  1. Unity
    8

    Unity

    Ilvl 291
    Stats
    +183 stamina
    +160 versatility
    +160 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Gain the legendary effect of Duty-Bound Gavel: Vanquisher's Hammer gains 1 additional charge. An additional cast of Word of Glory will automatically trigger Shield of the Righteous.

  2. Eternal Gladiator's Signet
    7

    Eternal Gladiator's Signet

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +206 stamina
    +231 versatility
    +106 mastery
    Rank Elite

  3. Eternal Gladiator's Ring
    4

    Eternal Gladiator's Ring

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +206 stamina
    +106 haste
    +231 versatility
    Rank Elite

Trinkets

  1. set
    Eternal Gladiator's Medallion
    9

    Eternal Gladiator's Medallion

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +155 strength
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 105 and Stamina by 300 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  2. set
    Eternal Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    7

    Eternal Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +138 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 337 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 105 and Stamina by 300 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Duelist

  3. set
    Eternal Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity
    3

    Eternal Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +140 critical-strike
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 411 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 105 and Stamina by 300 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

Main Hand

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Xiphos
    10

    Eternal Gladiator's Xiphos

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +82 strength
    +183 stamina
    +31 haste
    +67 versatility
    Rank Elite

  2. Discordant Deathblade
    1

    Discordant Deathblade

    Ilvl 291
    Stats
    +74 strength
    +163 stamina
    +45 haste
    +49 versatility
    Rank Fated Heroic

  3. Eternal Gladiator's Ceremonial Sword
    1

    Eternal Gladiator's Ceremonial Sword

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +176 stamina
    +30 haste
    +66 versatility
    Rank Duelist

Off Hand

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Barrier
    11

    Eternal Gladiator's Barrier

    Ilvl 301
    Stats
    +82 strength
    +183 stamina
    +55 versatility
    +43 mastery
    Rank Elite

  2. Eternal Gladiator's Guard
    1

    Eternal Gladiator's Guard

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +79 strength
    +176 stamina
    +32 critical-strike
    +65 versatility
    Rank Duelist

  3. Ruined Crest of Lordaeron
    1

    Ruined Crest of Lordaeron

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +79 strength
    +176 stamina
    +68 haste
    +28 mastery
    Rank Fated Heroic

Gems

Gems are jewelcrafting items. Created with the Jewelcrafting profession or bought in the auction house, they can be socketed into Head, Neck, Wrists, Waist, and Rings items.

Here are the best gems for Protection Paladins in 3v3.

  1. Masterful Jewel Cluster
    23

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    Effect +16 Mastery
    Type prismatic
  2. Quick Jewel Cluster
    21

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    Effect +16 Haste
    Type prismatic
  3. Versatile Jewel Cluster
    15

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    Effect +16 Versatility
    Type prismatic
  4. Straddling Jewel Doublet
    7

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    Effect Speed increased by 13 for each Shadowlands gem you have socketed.
    Type prismatic
  5. Straddling Sage Agate
    4

    Straddling Sage Agate

    Effect +5% Movement Speed
    Type prismatic

Enchantments

Enchantments are equipment item upgrades. Created with the Enchanting profession or bought in the auction house, they can be set on Back, Chest, Wrist, Hands, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand items.

Here are the best enchantments for Protection Paladins in 3v3.

Back

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed
    10

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    Effect Permanently enchants a cloak to increase your Stamina by 20 and your Speed by 30.
  2. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality
    2

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    Effect Permanently enchants a cloak to increase your Stamina by 30.

Chest

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats
    11

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    Effect Permanently enchants a chest piece to increase primary stats by 30.
  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds
    1

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

    Effect Permanently enchants chest to increase your Intellect by 20 and your mana pool by 6%.
  3. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bulwark
    1

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bulwark

    Effect Permanently enchants your chest to increase your Armor by 25 and your Strength or Agility by 20. Your highest stat is always chosen.

Wrist

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect
    8

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    Effect Permanently enchants bracers to increase your Intellect by 15.
  2. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing
    3

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    Effect Permanently enchants bracers to reduce the cooldown of your Hearthstone by 5 minutes while in the Shadowlands.

Hands

  1. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength
    11

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    Effect Permanently enchants gloves to increase your Strength by 15.

Feet

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads
    3

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    Effect Permanently enchants boots to reduce your falling damage by 10%.

Rings

  1. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility
    11

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    Effect Permanently enchants a ring to increase your Versatility by 16.
  2. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste
    10

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    Effect Permanently enchants a ring to increase your Haste by 16.
  3. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery
    5

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    Effect Permanently enchants a ring to increase your Mastery by 16.

Main Hand

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance
    11

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    Effect Permanently enchants a weapon to sometimes increase your primary stat by 5% when attacking, or using spells and abilities.
  2. Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor
    1

    Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor

    Effect Permanently enchants a weapon to sometimes increase your healing received by 12% for 10 sec when taking damage.