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3v3 Protection Paladin

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This guide is about how to build Protection Paladins for 3V3. Each section enumerates what are the most used stats, items, or skills by the highest rated players. It is updated every day.

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Class Protection Paladin
Activity 3V3
Number of players 20
Highest rating 2975
Lowest rating 2036

Stats priority

+209
11% Crit
+370
11% Hast
+116
11% Mast
+1212
30% Vers

The stats to prioritize on gear. Based on stat bonuses observed on the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Versatility > Haste > Critical Strike > Mastery

Legendary items

The legendary items to use. Based on the legendary items observed on the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Reign of Endless Kings icon.
R

Reign of Endless Kings - Hands

6

When you drop below 20% health, you become infused with Guardian of the Ancient Kings for 4 sec. This cannot occur again for 45 sec.

The Magistrate's Judgment icon.
T

The Magistrate's Judgment - Ring 1

5

Judgment has a 45% chance to reduce the cost of your next Holy Power spender by 1.

Shock Barrier icon.
S

Shock Barrier - Legs

3

Holy Shock protects the target with a shield of Holy Light for 18 sec, absorbing damage equal to 20% of the Holy Shock every 6 sec. Can protect up to 5 targets.

Reign of Endless Kings icon.
R

Reign of Endless Kings - Wrist

3

When you drop below 20% health, you become infused with Guardian of the Ancient Kings for 4 sec. This cannot occur again for 45 sec.

Shadowbreaker, Dawn of the Sun icon.
S

Shadowbreaker, Dawn of the Sun - Shoulders

2

Light of Dawn's range is increased to 40 yards. All allies within your Light of Dawn benefit from Mastery: Lightbringer as though they were within 10 yards for 6 sec. Word of Glory receives 50% increased benefit from your Mastery.

Trinkets

The trinkets to use. Based on the trinkets observed on the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Sinful Gladiator's Medallion icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Medallion

12

Ilvl 226
Stats
+77 strength
Effects
Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
Rank Duelist

Sinful Gladiator's Emblem icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Emblem

8

Ilvl 226
Stats
+77 strength
Effects
Use: Increases maximum health by 15,600 for 20 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
Rank Duelist

Sinful Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

7

Ilvl 226
Stats
+100 haste
Effects
Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 86 primary stat for 20 sec.
Rank Elite

Sinful Aspirant's Medallion icon.
S

Sinful Aspirant's Medallion

5

Ilvl 197
Stats
+59 strength
Effects
Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
Rank Rank 7

Sinful Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

3

Ilvl 226
Stats
+100 critical-strike
Effects
Use: Increases primary stat by 99 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
Rank Elite

Gems

The gems to socket into equipment pieces. Based on the gems observed on the equipment of the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
V

Versatile Jewel Cluster

24

+16 Versatility

Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
Q

Quick Jewel Cluster

22

+16 Haste

Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
M

Masterful Jewel Cluster

4

+16 Mastery

Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
D

Deadly Jewel Cluster

2

+16 Critical Strike

Straddling Sage Agate icon.
S

Straddling Sage Agate

1

+5% Movement Speed

Back enchantments

The enchantments to use on the back slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed icon.
E

Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

15

Permanently enchants a cloak to increase your Stamina by 20 and your Speed by 30.

Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality icon.
E

Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

5

Permanently enchants a cloak to increase your Stamina by 30.

Chest enchantments

The enchantments to use on the chest slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats icon.
E

Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

14

Permanently enchants a chest piece to increase primary stats by 30.

Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds icon.
E

Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

4

Permanently enchants chest to increase your Intellect by 20 and your mana pool by 6%.

Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish icon.
E

Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

2

Permanently enchants your chest to increase your Strength or Agility by 20 and give your auto-attacks and auto-shots a chance to deal additional shadow damage.

Wrist enchantments

The enchantments to use on the wrist slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect icon.
E

Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

8

Permanently enchants bracers to increase your Intellect by 15.

Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing icon.
E

Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

6

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

Hands enchantments

The enchantments to use on the hands slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength icon.
E

Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

15

Permanently enchants gloves to increase your Strength by 15.

Feet enchantments

The enchantments to use on the feet slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Enchant Boots - Speed of Soul icon.
E

Enchant Boots - Speed of Soul

7

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

Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility icon.
E

Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

1

Permanently enchants boots to increase your Agility by 15.

Rings enchantments

The enchantments to use on the ring slots. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility icon.
E

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

28

Permanently enchants a ring to increase your Versatility by 16.

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste icon.
E

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

11

Permanently enchants a ring to increase your Haste by 16.

Main Hand enchantments

The enchantments to use on the main-hand slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance icon.
E

Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

19

Permanently enchants a weapon to sometimes increase your primary stat by 5% when attacking, or using spells and abilities.

Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force icon.
E

Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force

1

Permanently enchants a weapon to have a chance to send out a wave of Shadow energy in front of you, striking the first 5 enemies when using offensive spells and abilities.

Talents

The talents to use. Based on the talents observed on the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Holy Shield icon.
H
4

Holy Shield

Your block chance is increased by 15%, you are able to block spells, and your successful blocks deal 117 Holy damage to your attacker.

Redoubt icon.
R
1

Redoubt

Shield of the Righteous increases your Strength and Stamina by 2% for 10 sec, stacking up to 3.

Blessed Hammer icon.
B
15

Blessed Hammer

Throws a Blessed Hammer that spirals outward, dealing 122 Holy damage to enemies and reducing the next damage they deal to you by 339. Generates 1 Holy Power.

First Avenger icon.
F
3

First Avenger

Avenger's Shield hits 2 additional targets, and grants you an absorb shield for 100% of all damage it deals.

Crusader's Judgment icon.
C
17

Crusader's Judgment

Judgment now has 2 charges, and Grand Crusader now also grants a charge of Judgment.

Moment of Glory icon.
M
0

Moment of Glory

Reset the cooldown of Avenger's Shield. Your next 3 Avenger's Shields have no cooldown and deal 20% additional damage.

Fist of Justice icon.
F
12

Fist of Justice

Each Holy Power spent reduces the remaining cooldown on Hammer of Justice by 2 sec.

Repentance icon.
R
0

Repentance

Forces an enemy target to meditate, incapacitating them for 1 min. Usable against Humanoids, Demons, Undead, Dragonkin, and Giants.

Blinding Light icon.
B
8

Blinding Light

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.

Unbreakable Spirit icon.
U
0

Unbreakable Spirit

Reduces the cooldown of your Divine Shield, Ardent Defender, and Lay on Hands by 30%.

Cavalier icon.
C
20

Cavalier

Divine Steed now has 2 charges.

Blessing of Spellwarding icon.
B
0

Blessing of Spellwarding

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.

Divine Purpose icon.
D
16

Divine Purpose

Holy Power abilities have a 15% chance to make your next Holy Power ability free and deal 20% increased damage and healing.

Holy Avenger icon.
H
3

Holy Avenger

Your Holy Power generation is tripled for 20 sec.

Seraphim icon.
S
1

Seraphim

The Light magnifies your power for 15 sec, granting 8% Haste, Critical Strike, and Versatility, and 8% Mastery.

Hand of the Protector icon.
H
14

Hand of the Protector

Word of Glory's healing is increased by the target's missing health, on any target.

Consecrated Ground icon.
C
4

Consecrated Ground

Your Consecration is 15% larger, and enemies within it have 50% reduced movement speed.

Judgment of Light icon.
J
2

Judgment of Light

Judgment causes the next 25 successful attacks against the target to heal the attacker for 82.

Sanctified Wrath icon.
S
9

Sanctified Wrath

Avenging Wrath lasts 25% longer and causes Judgment to generate 1 additional Holy Power.

Righteous Protector icon.
R
10

Righteous Protector

Each Holy Power spent reduces the remaining cooldown on Avenging Wrath and Guardian of Ancient Kings by 1 sec.

Final Stand icon.
F
1

Final Stand

During Divine Shield, all targets within 15 yards are taunted.

PvP Talents

The PvP talents to pick. Based on the PvP talents observed on the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Steed of Glory icon.
S

Steed of Glory

20

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.

Guardian of the Forgotten Queen icon.
G

Guardian of the Forgotten Queen

15

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

Shield of Virtue icon.
S

Shield of Virtue

13

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

Unbound Freedom icon.
U

Unbound Freedom

4

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.

Hallowed Ground icon.
H

Hallowed Ground

3

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

Covenants

13
Kyrian icon.
K
Kyria
1
Necrolord icon.
N
Necro
3
Night Fae icon.
N
Night
3
Venthyr icon.
V
Venth

The covenants to pick. Based on the covenants picked by the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Kyrian > Night Fae > Venthyr > Necrolord

Soulbinds

The soulbinds to pick. Based on the soulbinds picked by the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Pelagos icon.
P

Pelagos

8

8

Combat Meditation

Radiant Spark increases your Mastery by 350 for 10.0 sec and occasionally expels Sorrowful Memories. Walking through Sorrowful Memories extends this effect by 3.0 sec. Combat Meditation may only occur once every 1 min.

6

Cleansed Vestments

You have a chance to obtain cleansed cloth and enchanting materials when you kill an enemy that yields experience or honor.

6

Let Go of the Past

Using a spell or ability reduces your magic damage taken by 1% for 6 sec. Using another spell or ability increases this amount by 1% when it is not a repeat of the previous spell or ability, stacking to 3%.

5

Focusing Mantra

Defeating an enemy lowers the cooldown on your Phial of Serenity by 1 sec.

3

Phial of Patience

Phial of Serenity heals you for 35% additional health, but all of its healing is done over 10 sec.

2

Bond of Friendship

Defeating an enemy reduces the cooldown on your steward's non-Phial services by 30 sec.

Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
F

Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

3

3

Bron's Call to Action

After using 90 damaging or healing spells and abilities, your next spell or ability summons Bron, who knocks enemies back on arrival and then attacks and heals your targets for 30 sec.

3

Forgelite Filter

When reduced below 35% health, your Phial of Serenity automatically heals you and consumes a charge.

2

Resilient Plumage

Fall damage decreased by 20%, and after taking fall damage, damage you take is reduced by 20% for 15 sec.

2

Soulsteel Clamps

After 5 sec standing still, incoming stun and incapacitate durations are reduced by 30%. Lasts for 5 sec once you start moving.

1

Regenerating Materials

Casting or receiving healing has a chance to improve the remaining durability on your armor.

1

Sparkling Driftglobe Core

When reduced below 35% health, you stun nearby enemies for 3 sec. This effect may only occur once every 45 sec.

Kleia icon.
K

Kleia

2

2

Cleansing Rites

After 5 sec out of combat, gain a shield for 10% of your maximum health.

2

Mentorship

While above 90% health, you increase nearby party members' maximum health by 5%.

2

Valiant Strikes

Your critical strikes grant you stacks of Valiant Strikes, up to 20. If a nearby party member drops below 50% health, you consume these stacks to heal them for 1% of their maximum health per stack. After healing this way, you may not benefit from Valiant Strikes for 1 min.

1

Pointed Courage

Chance to critical strike is increased by 1% for every nearby enemy or ally, up to 5%.

1

Resonant Accolades

When receiving healing while above 70% health or healing an ally that's above 70% health, 4% of the healing done is repeated on the target over 5 sec.

Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
N

Nadjia The Mistblade

2

2

Agent of Chaos

Door of Shadows disorients all nearby enemies at the target location for 6 sec when you appear.

2

Friends in Low Places

You loot 20% more Infused Rubies, and dredgers throughout Revendreth offer you an expanded selection of goods.

2

Thrill Seeker

While in combat, you gain a stack of Thrill Seeker every 2 sec, or 4 stacks on killing an enemy. At 40 stacks Thrill Seeker is consumed to grant you Euphoria, increasing your Haste by 20% for 10 sec. Thrill Seeker decays rapidly while you are not in combat.

1

Dauntless Duelist

The first enemy you damage in combat is marked as your Adversary. You deal 3% more damage to them, and they deal 1.5% less damage to you. You may only have one Adversary at a time.

1

Familiar Predicaments

The duration of incoming interrupt, snare, and root effects are reduced by 25%.

Niya icon.
N

Niya

2

2

Grove Invigoration

Healing or dealing damage has a chance to grant you a stack of Redirected Anima. Redirected Anima increases your maximum health by 1% and your Mastery by 25 for 30 sec, and stacks overlap. Shifting Power grants you 6 stacks of Redirected Anima.

2

Swift Patrol

Movement speed increased by 20% for 2 min after defeating an enemy. Combat cancels this effect.

1

Niya's Tools: Burrs

Your damaging attacks and spells have a chance to toss Niya's Spiked Burrs under your target. The burrs latch onto the first enemy to cross them, reducing movement speed by 20% and inflicting 2,229 Nature damage over 6 sec.

1

Niya's Tools: Herbs

Your healing spells and abilities have a chance to apply Niya's Invigorating Herbs, increasing the target's Haste by 5% for 10 sec.

1

Run Without Tiring

While in Soulshape, you regenerate 5% of your maximum health every 3 sec.

1

Stay on the Move

Soulshape's cooldown is reduced by 15 sec, and defeating an enemy reduces Soulshape's cooldown by 1 sec.

potency conduits

The potency conduits to pick. Based on the conduits observed on the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Ringing Clarity icon.
R

Ringing Clarity

13

Divine Toll has a 64.0% chance to cast 64 extra times on the main target.

Vengeful Shock icon.
V

Vengeful Shock

7

Avenger's Shield causes your target to take 5.1% increased Holy damage from you for 5 sec.

Focused Light icon.
F

Focused Light

3

Holy Shock's critical effect chance is increased by 8.5%.

endurance conduits

The endurance conduits to pick. Based on the conduits observed on the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Shielding Words icon.
S

Shielding Words

17

Casting Word of Glory grants you a shield that prevents damage equal to 24.0% of the healing done by Word of Glory. Lasts 10 sec.

Royal Decree icon.
R

Royal Decree

5

Guardian of Ancient Kings's cooldown is reduced by 24.0 sec, and casting it causes your next Word of Glory to cost no Holy Power.

Resolute Defender icon.
R

Resolute Defender

2

Shield of the Righteous extends Ardent Defender's duration by 1% and reduces its cooldown by 1.5 sec.

finesse conduits

The finesse conduits to pick. Based on the conduits observed on the 20 highest rated Protection Paladins in 3V3.

Light's Barding icon.
L

Light's Barding

17

Divine Steed's duration is increased by 80.0%.

Pure Concentration icon.
P

Pure Concentration

4

Concentration Aura reduces the duration of incoming Fear effects on your allies by 32.0%.

Echoing Blessings icon.
E

Echoing Blessings

3

Blessing of Freedom increases the target's movement speed by 8.5%. Blessing of Protection and Blessing of Sacrifice reduce the target's damage taken by 8.5%. These effects linger for 8 sec after the Blessing ends.

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