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Mythic+ Protection Paladin

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Protection Paladin
17 hours ago
50 characters
3013 - 3315

This guide tells you everything about how to build a PvE Protection Paladin that will thrive in Mythic+.

Updated , it is based on the 50 top-rated Protection Paladins in Mythic+ leaderboards across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. Ratings are ranging from 3013 to 3315, with the current top Mythic+ Protection Paladin being Kíea from Tarren Mill (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 Mythic+ are Haste and Mastery :

  1. Haste
  2. Mastery
  3. Versatility
  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 Leech :

  1. Leech
  2. Speed
  3. Avoidance
Main Stat Priority
+1287
17% Critical Strike
+4640
32% Haste
+3652
28% Mastery
+1437
7% Versatility
  1. Haste
  2. Mastery
  3. Versatility
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stat Priority
+128
2% Avoidance
+360
3% Leech
+187
4% Speed
  1. Leech
  2. Speed
  3. Avoidance

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 Mythic+ is currently Blood Elf .

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

  1. Blood Elf race icon.
    Blood Elf
    25
  2. Tauren race icon.
    Tauren
    8
  3. Dwarf race icon.
    Dwarf
    6
  4. Human race icon.
    Human
    4
  5. Dark Iron Dwarf race icon.
    Dark Iron Dwarf
    3

Class Talents

Lay on Hands talent icon.
50
Lay on Hands talent icon.

Lay on Hands

50
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
Blessing of Freedom talent icon.
48
Blessing of Freedom talent icon.

Blessing of Freedom

48
Rank 1
48
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
Hammer of Wrath talent icon.
50
Hammer of Wrath talent icon.

Hammer of Wrath

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Effect Hurls a divine hammer that strikes an enemy for 625 Holy damage. Only usable on enemies that have less than 20% health. Generates 1 Holy Power.
Range 30 yd range
Auras of the Resolute talent icon.
50
Auras of the Resolute talent icon.

Auras of the Resolute

50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Learn Concentration Aura and Devotion Aura: Concentration Aura: Interrupt and Silence effects on party and raid members within 40 yards are 30% shorter. Devotion Aura: Party and raid members within 40 yards are bolstered by their devotion, reducing damage taken by 3%.
Auras of Swift Vengeance talent icon.
2
Auras of Swift Vengeance talent icon.

Auras of Swift Vengeance

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Learn Retribution Aura and Crusader Aura: Retribution Aura: When any party or raid member within 40 yards dies, you gain Avenging Wrath for 8 sec. When any party or raid member within 40 yards takes more than 50% of their health in damage in a single hit, you gain Seraphim for 4 sec. This cannot occur more than once every 30 sec. Crusader Aura: Increases mounted speed by 20% for all party and raid members within 40 yards.
Blinding Light talent icon.
49
Blinding Light talent icon.

Blinding Light

49
Rank 1
49
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 talent icon.

Repentance

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
Divine Steed talent icon.
50
Divine Steed talent icon.

Divine Steed

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Effect Leap atop your Charger for 3 sec, increasing movement speed by 100%. Usable while indoors or in combat.
Fist of Justice talent icon.
50
Fist of Justice talent icon.

Fist of Justice

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Each Holy Power spent reduces the remaining cooldown on Hammer of Justice by 2 sec.
Cleanse Toxins talent icon.
19
Cleanse Toxins talent icon.

Cleanse Toxins

19
Rank 1
19
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
Cavalier talent icon.
50
Cavalier talent icon.

Cavalier

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Divine Steed now has 2 charges.
Seasoned Warhorse talent icon.
30
Seasoned Warhorse talent icon.

Seasoned Warhorse

30
Rank 1
30
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases the duration of Divine Steed by 1 sec.
Seal of the Templar talent icon.

Seal of the Templar

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.
Greater Judgment talent icon.
50
Greater Judgment talent icon.

Greater Judgment

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Judgment causes the target to take 20% increased damage from your next Holy Power ability.
Holy Aegis talent icon.
50
Holy Aegis talent icon.

Holy Aegis

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Armor and critical strike chance increased by 4%.
Avenging Wrath talent icon.
50
Avenging Wrath talent icon.

Avenging Wrath

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
Effect Call upon the Light to become an avatar of retribution, and activating all the effects learned for Avenging Wrath for 20 sec.
Turn Evil talent icon.
4
Turn Evil talent icon.

Turn Evil

4
Rank 1
4
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
Rebuke talent icon.
50
Rebuke talent icon.

Rebuke

50
Rank 1
50
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
Golden Path talent icon.
26
Golden Path talent icon.

Golden Path

26
Rank 1
26
Cast Time Passive
Effect Consecration heals you and 5 allies within it for 26 every 0.9 sec.
Judgment of Light talent icon.
42
Judgment of Light talent icon.

Judgment of Light

42
Rank 1
42
Cast Time Passive
Effect Judgment causes the next 25 successful attacks against the target to heal the attacker for 191.
Blessing of Sacrifice talent icon.
48
Blessing of Sacrifice talent icon.

Blessing of Sacrifice

48
Rank 1
48
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
Blessing of Protection talent icon.
49
Blessing of Protection talent icon.

Blessing of Protection

49
Rank 1
49
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
Seal of Reprisal talent icon.
16
Seal of Reprisal talent icon.

Seal of Reprisal

16
Rank 1
5
Rank 2
11
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Crusader Strike deals 10% increased damage.
Seal of Mercy talent icon.
0
Seal of Mercy talent icon.

Seal of Mercy

Cast Time Passive
Effect Golden Path strikes the lowest health ally within it an additional time for 100.0% of its effect.
Afterimage talent icon.
16
Afterimage talent icon.

Afterimage

16
Rank 1
16
Cast Time Passive
Effect After you spend 20 Holy Power, your next Word of Glory echoes onto a nearby ally at 30% effectiveness
Sacrifice of the Just talent icon.
44
Sacrifice of the Just talent icon.

Sacrifice of the Just

44
Rank 1
44
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Blessing of Sacrifice by 60 sec.
Recompense talent icon.

Recompense

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.
Unbreakable Spirit talent icon.
50
Unbreakable Spirit talent icon.

Unbreakable Spirit

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of your Divine Shield, Divine Protection, and Lay on Hands by 30%.
Improved Blessing of Protection talent icon.
3
Improved Blessing of Protection talent icon.

Improved Blessing of Protection

3
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Blessing of Protection by 60 sec.
Incandescence talent icon.
46
Incandescence talent icon.

Incandescence

46
Rank 1
46
Cast Time Passive
Effect Each Holy Power you spend has a 5% chance to cause your Consecration to flare up, dealing 191 Holy damage to up to 5 enemies standing within it.
Touch of Light talent icon.

Touch of Light

Cast Time Passive
Effect Your spells and abilities have a chance to cause your target to erupt in a blinding light dealing 158 Holy damage or healing an ally for 237 health.
Seal of Clarity talent icon.
3
Seal of Clarity talent icon.

Seal of Clarity

3
Rank 1
2
Rank 2
1
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.
Aspiration of Divinity talent icon.
49
Aspiration of Divinity talent icon.

Aspiration of Divinity

49
Rank 2
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Crusader Strike now also grants you 2% increased Intellect for 6 sec. Multiple applications may overlap.
Divine Purpose talent icon.
45
Divine Purpose talent icon.

Divine Purpose

45
Rank 1
45
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 talent icon.

Holy Avenger

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

Obduracy

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Speed and Avoidance increased by 2%.
Hallowed Ground talent icon.
49
Hallowed Ground talent icon.

Hallowed Ground

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Consecration's damage is increased by 10%.
Of Dusk and Dawn talent icon.
50
Of Dusk and Dawn talent icon.

Of Dusk and Dawn

50
Rank 1
50
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.
Seal of Might talent icon.
37
Seal of Might talent icon.

Seal of Might

37
Rank 1
2
Rank 2
35
Cast Time Passive
Effect During Avenging Wrath, your Mastery is increased by 8%.
Seal of Alacrity talent icon.
44
Seal of Alacrity talent icon.

Seal of Alacrity

44
Rank 2
44
Cast Time Passive
Effect Haste increased by 4%.
Seal of the Crusader talent icon.
18
Seal of the Crusader talent icon.

Seal of the Crusader

18
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
17
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your attacks have a chance to cause your target to take 6% increased Holy damage for 5 sec.
Seal of Order talent icon.
39
Seal of Order talent icon.

Seal of Order

39
Rank 1
39
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.
Sanctified Wrath talent icon.
49
Sanctified Wrath talent icon.

Sanctified Wrath

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
Effect Call upon the Light to become an avatar of retribution, and activating all the effects learned for Avenging Wrath for 20 sec.
Seraphim talent icon.

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
Zealot's Paragon talent icon.
16
Zealot's Paragon talent icon.

Zealot's Paragon

16
Rank 1
16
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

Avenger's Shield talent icon.
50
Avenger's Shield talent icon.

Avenger's Shield

50
Rank 1
50
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
Blessed Hammer talent icon.
49
Blessed Hammer talent icon.

Blessed Hammer

49
Rank 1
49
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 talent icon.

Hammer of the Righteous

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Effect Hammers the current target for 288 Physical damage. Generates 1 Holy Power.
Range Melee Range
Redoubt talent icon.
49
Redoubt talent icon.

Redoubt

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield of the Righteous increases your Strength and Stamina by 2% for 10 sec, stacking up to 3.
Inner Light talent icon.

Inner Light

1
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.
Holy Shield talent icon.
50
Holy Shield talent icon.

Holy Shield

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your block chance is increased by 20%, you are able to block spells, and your successful blocks deal 52 Holy damage to your attacker.
Grand Crusader talent icon.
50
Grand Crusader talent icon.

Grand Crusader

50
Rank 1
50
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 .
Shining Light talent icon.
50
Shining Light talent icon.

Shining Light

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Every 3 Shields of the Righteous make your next Word of Glory free.
Consecrated Ground talent icon.
10
Consecrated Ground talent icon.

Consecrated Ground

10
Rank 1
10
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Consecration is 15% larger, and enemies within it have 50% reduced movement speed.
Improved Lay on Hands talent icon.

Improved Lay on Hands

Cast Time Passive
Effect Cooldown of Lay on Hands reduced by 10%.
Inspiring Vanguard talent icon.
8
Inspiring Vanguard talent icon.

Inspiring Vanguard

8
Rank 1
8
Cast Time Passive
Effect Grand Crusader's chance to proc is increased to 20% and it grants you 2% Strength for 8 sec.
Ardent Defender talent icon.
50
Ardent Defender talent icon.

Ardent Defender

50
Rank 1
50
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.
Barricade of Faith talent icon.
39
Barricade of Faith talent icon.

Barricade of Faith

39
Rank 1
39
Cast Time Passive
Effect When you use Avenger's Shield, your block chance is increased by 10% for 10 sec.
Consecration in Flame talent icon.
49
Consecration in Flame talent icon.

Consecration in Flame

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Consecration lasts 2 sec longer and its damage is increased by 20%.
Sanctuary talent icon.
5
Sanctuary talent icon.

Sanctuary

5
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect While in your Consecration, your damage taken is reduced by an additional 5%.
Improved Holy Shield talent icon.

Improved Holy Shield

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your chance to block spells is increased by 10%.
Bulwark of Order talent icon.
49
Bulwark of Order talent icon.

Bulwark of Order

49
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
48
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.
Blessing of Spellwarding talent icon.
15
Blessing of Spellwarding talent icon.

Blessing of Spellwarding

15
Rank 1
15
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 talent icon.

Improved Ardent Defender

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Ardent Defender reduces damage taken by an additional 10%.
Light of the Titans talent icon.
1
Light of the Titans talent icon.

Light of the Titans

1
Rank 2
1
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.
Strength in Adversity talent icon.
38
Strength in Adversity talent icon.

Strength in Adversity

38
Rank 1
38
Cast Time Passive
Effect For each target hit by Avenger's Shield, gain 2% parry for 15 sec.
Crusader's Resolve talent icon.

Crusader's Resolve

11
Rank 1
11
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.
Tyr's Enforcer talent icon.
50
Tyr's Enforcer talent icon.

Tyr's Enforcer

50
Rank 2
50
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.
Relentless Inquisitor talent icon.
28
Relentless Inquisitor talent icon.

Relentless Inquisitor

28
Rank 1
28
Cast Time Passive
Effect Spending Holy Power grants you 1% haste per finisher for 12 sec, stacking up to 3 times.
Sentinel talent icon.
48
Sentinel talent icon.

Sentinel

48
Rank 1
48
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
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.
Avenging Wrath: Might talent icon.

Avenging Wrath: Might

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
Effect Call upon the Light to become an avatar of retribution, and activating all the effects learned for Avenging Wrath for 20 sec.
Hand of the Protector talent icon.
0
Hand of the Protector talent icon.

Hand of the Protector

Cast Time Passive
Effect Word of Glory's healing is increased by the target's missing health, on any target.
Strength of Conviction talent icon.
50
Strength of Conviction talent icon.

Strength of Conviction

50
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect While in your Consecration, your Shield of the Righteous and Word of Glory have 20% increased damage and healing.
Resolute Defender talent icon.
46
Resolute Defender talent icon.

Resolute Defender

46
Rank 1
46
Cast Time Passive
Effect Each 3 Holy Power you spend reduces the cooldown of Ardent Defender and Divine Shield by 1.0 sec.
Bastion of Light talent icon.
7
Bastion of Light talent icon.

Bastion of Light

7
Rank 1
7
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.
Guardian of Ancient Kings talent icon.
50
Guardian of Ancient Kings talent icon.

Guardian of Ancient Kings

50
Rank 1
50
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.
Crusader's Judgment talent icon.
49
Crusader's Judgment talent icon.

Crusader's Judgment

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Judgment now has 2 charges, and Grand Crusader now also reduces the cooldown of Judgment by 3 sec.
Uther's Counsel talent icon.
1
Uther's Counsel talent icon.

Uther's Counsel

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Lay on Hands, Divine Shield, Blessing of Protection, and Blessing of Spellwarding have 20% reduced cooldown.
Soaring Shield talent icon.
50
Soaring Shield talent icon.

Soaring Shield

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Avenger's Shield jumps to 2 additional targets.
Focused Enmity talent icon.

Focused Enmity

Cast Time Passive
Effect Avenger's Shield deals 100% increased damage but only strikes one target.
Gift of the Golden Val'kyr talent icon.
49
Gift of the Golden Val'kyr talent icon.

Gift of the Golden Val'kyr

49
Rank 1
49
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.
Eye of Tyr talent icon.
47
Eye of Tyr talent icon.

Eye of Tyr

47
Rank 1
47
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.
Righteous Protector talent icon.
50
Righteous Protector talent icon.

Righteous Protector

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Holy Power abilities reduce the remaining cooldown on Avenging Wrath and Guardian of Ancient Kings by 3.0 sec.
Faith in the Light talent icon.
0
Faith in the Light talent icon.

Faith in the Light

Cast Time Passive
Effect Casting Word of Glory grants you an additional 10% block chance for 5 sec.
Ferren Marcus's Fervor talent icon.
0
Ferren Marcus's Fervor talent icon.

Ferren Marcus's Fervor

Cast Time Passive
Effect Avenger's Shield deals 20% increased damage to its primary target.
Faith's Armor talent icon.
2
Faith's Armor talent icon.

Faith's Armor

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield of the Righteous grants 10% additional armor.
Final Stand talent icon.
48
Final Stand talent icon.

Final Stand

48
Rank 1
48
Cast Time Passive
Effect During Divine Shield, all targets within 15 yards are taunted.
Divine Toll talent icon.
50
Divine Toll talent icon.

Divine Toll

50
Rank 1
50
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
Moment of Glory talent icon.
0
Moment of Glory talent icon.

Moment of Glory

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 is reduced by 75%.
Bulwark of Righteous Fury talent icon.
50
Bulwark of Righteous Fury talent icon.

Bulwark of Righteous Fury

50
Rank 1
50
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.
Divine Resonance talent icon.
48
Divine Resonance talent icon.

Divine Resonance

48
Rank 1
48
Cast Time Passive
Effect After casting Divine Toll, you instantly cast Holy Shock every 5 sec for 15 sec.
Quickened Invocations talent icon.

Quickened Invocations

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

PvP Talents

Hallowed Ground talent icon.
7
Hallowed Ground talent icon.

Hallowed Ground

7
Rank 1
7
Effect Your Consecration clears and suppresses all snare effects on allies within its area of effect.
Steed of Glory talent icon.
30
Steed of Glory talent icon.

Steed of Glory

30
Rank 1
30
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.
Sacred Duty talent icon.
1
Sacred Duty talent icon.

Sacred Duty

1
Rank 1
1
Effect Reduces the cooldown of your Blessing of Protection and Blessing of Sacrifice by 33%.
Judgments of the Pure talent icon.
11
Judgments of the Pure talent icon.

Judgments of the Pure

11
Rank 1
11
Effect Casting Judgment on an enemy cleanses 1 Poison, Disease, and Magic effect they have caused on allies within your Aura.
Guardian of the Forgotten Queen talent icon.
22
Guardian of the Forgotten Queen talent icon.

Guardian of the Forgotten Queen

22
Rank 1
22
Effect Empowers the friendly target with the spirit of the forgotten queen, causing the target to be immune to all damage for 10 sec.
Guarded by the Light talent icon.
1
Guarded by the Light talent icon.

Guarded by the Light

1
Rank 1
1
Effect Your Flash of Light reduces all damage the target receives by 10% for 6 sec. Stacks up to 2 times.
Inquisition talent icon.
2
Inquisition talent icon.

Inquisition

2
Rank 1
2
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.
Warrior of Light talent icon.
16
Warrior of Light talent icon.

Warrior of Light

16
Rank 1
16
Effect Increases the damage done by your Shield of the Righteous by 30%, but reduces armor granted by 30%.
Shield of Virtue talent icon.
12
Shield of Virtue talent icon.

Shield of Virtue

12
Rank 1
12
Effect When activated, your next Avenger's Shield will interrupt and silence all enemies within 8 yards of the target.
Luminescence talent icon.
4
Luminescence talent icon.

Luminescence

4
Rank 1
4
Effect When healed by an ally, allies within your Aura gain 4% increased damage and healing for 6 sec.
Unbound Freedom talent icon.
25
Unbound Freedom talent icon.

Unbound Freedom

25
Rank 1
25
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.
Vengeance Aura talent icon.
5
Vengeance Aura talent icon.

Vengeance Aura

5
Rank 1
5
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.
Aura of Reckoning talent icon.
8
Aura of Reckoning talent icon.

Aura of Reckoning

8
Rank 1
8
Effect When you or allies within your Aura are critically struck, gain Reckoning. Gain 1 additional stack if you are the victim. At 100 stacks of Reckoning, your next weapon swing deals 200% increased damage, will critically strike, and activates Avenging Wrath for 6 sec.

Equipment

The equipment is what makes characters stronger. The best gear is usually found in the Great Vault, Mythic+ dungeons, and Mythic raids. They can also be bought from PvP vendors or crafted with the Crafting Orders system.

Here are the best equipment items for Protection Paladins in Mythic+.

Head

  1. Virtuous Silver Heaume icon.
    set
    Virtuous Silver Heaume
    39
    Virtuous Silver Heaume icon.

    Virtuous Silver Heaume

    Ilvl 424
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +512 strength
    +1383 stamina
    +225 critical-strike
    +561 versatility
    +337 leech
    Set
    Set: Avenger's Shield grants you and your closest ally Ally of the Light, increasing Versatility by 6% for 8 sec.
    Set: Blessed Hammer increases your Parry by 5% for 10 sec, and extends the duration of Ally of the Light by 1.0 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Helmet of Reverent Loyalty icon.
    Helmet of Reverent Loyalty
    6
    Helmet of Reverent Loyalty icon.

    Helmet of Reverent Loyalty

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +471 strength
    +1237 stamina
    +440 haste
    +311 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  3. Primal Molten Helm icon.
    Primal Molten Helm
    3
    Primal Molten Helm icon.

    Primal Molten Helm

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +484 strength
    +1283 stamina
    +382 haste
    +382 mastery

  4. Gaze of the Living Quarry icon.
    Gaze of the Living Quarry
    1
    Gaze of the Living Quarry icon.

    Gaze of the Living Quarry

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +471 strength
    +1237 stamina
    +492 critical-strike
    +260 haste
    Rank Mythic

  5. Goldsteel Greathelm icon.
    Goldsteel Greathelm
    1
    Goldsteel Greathelm icon.

    Goldsteel Greathelm

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +471 strength
    +1237 stamina
    +376 critical-strike
    +376 versatility
    Rank Mythic

Neck

  1. Elemental Lariat icon.
    Elemental Lariat
    41
    Elemental Lariat icon.

    Elemental Lariat

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to empower one of your socketed elemental gems, granting 499 of their associated stat for 12 sec.

  2. Ukhel Ancestry Beads icon.
    Ukhel Ancestry Beads
    3
    Ukhel Ancestry Beads icon.

    Ukhel Ancestry Beads

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +750 stamina
    +380 haste
    +830 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  3. Chain of Scorched Bones icon.
    set
    Chain of Scorched Bones
    2
    Chain of Scorched Bones icon.

    Chain of Scorched Bones

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +696 stamina
    +761 haste
    +397 versatility
    Set
    (2) Set: Your spells and attacks against Demons have a chance to deal an additional 237 Fire damage.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Choker of Shielding icon.
    Choker of Shielding
    2
    Choker of Shielding icon.

    Choker of Shielding

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Use: Drain the elemental energies from you and your gems, sacrificing 50 from each of their associated stats to shield you for 20,908 per gem socketed for 10 sec. These stats are returned to you when the shield is broken or expires. (3 Min Cooldown)

  5. Strand of the Stars icon.
    set
    Strand of the Stars
    1
    Strand of the Stars icon.

    Strand of the Stars

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +750 stamina
    +657 versatility
    +553 mastery
    Set
    (2) Set: The effect from Chrono Shard now increases your Speed by 33, and grants an additional 8 Haste.
    Rank Mythic

Shoulders

  1. Virtuous Silver Pauldrons icon.
    set
    Virtuous Silver Pauldrons
    48
    Virtuous Silver Pauldrons icon.

    Virtuous Silver Pauldrons

    Ilvl 424
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +384 strength
    +1037 stamina
    +200 critical-strike
    +389 mastery
    Set
    Set: Avenger's Shield grants you and your closest ally Ally of the Light, increasing Versatility by 6% for 8 sec.
    Set: Blessed Hammer increases your Parry by 5% for 10 sec, and extends the duration of Ally of the Light by 1.0 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Pauldrons of the All-Father icon.
    Pauldrons of the All-Father
    1
    Pauldrons of the All-Father icon.

    Pauldrons of the All-Father

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +340 haste
    +241 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  3. Scaldrons of Molten Might icon.
    Scaldrons of Molten Might
    1
    Scaldrons of Molten Might icon.

    Scaldrons of Molten Might

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +353 strength
    +928 stamina
    +192 haste
    +372 versatility
    Rank Mythic

Back

  1. Fireproof Drape icon.
    Fireproof Drape
    27
    Fireproof Drape icon.

    Fireproof Drape

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +280 strength
    +750 stamina
    +274 haste
    +162 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    7
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +272 strength
    +722 stamina
    +215 versatility
    +215 mastery

  3. Cloak of Lost Devotion icon.
    Cloak of Lost Devotion
    5
    Cloak of Lost Devotion icon.

    Cloak of Lost Devotion

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +280 strength
    +750 stamina
    +255 critical-strike
    +180 haste
    Rank Mythic

  4. Potion-Stained Cloak icon.
    Potion-Stained Cloak
    4
    Potion-Stained Cloak icon.

    Potion-Stained Cloak

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +280 strength
    +750 stamina
    +171 haste
    +265 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  5. Cape of the Duskwatch icon.
    Cape of the Duskwatch
    2
    Cape of the Duskwatch icon.

    Cape of the Duskwatch

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +265 strength
    +696 stamina
    +257 critical-strike
    +166 haste
    +181 leech
    Rank Mythic

Chest

  1. Virtuous Silver Breastplate icon.
    set
    Virtuous Silver Breastplate
    48
    Virtuous Silver Breastplate icon.

    Virtuous Silver Breastplate

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +498 strength
    +1333 stamina
    +553 haste
    +221 mastery
    Set
    Set: Avenger's Shield grants you and your closest ally Ally of the Light, increasing Versatility by 6% for 8 sec.
    Set: Blessed Hammer increases your Parry by 5% for 10 sec, and extends the duration of Ally of the Light by 1.0 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Breastplate of Soaring Terror icon.
    Breastplate of Soaring Terror
    1
    Breastplate of Soaring Terror icon.

    Breastplate of Soaring Terror

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +498 strength
    +1333 stamina
    +288 haste
    +487 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  3. Primal Molten Breastplate icon.
    Primal Molten Breastplate
    1
    Primal Molten Breastplate icon.

    Primal Molten Breastplate

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +484 strength
    +1283 stamina
    +382 versatility
    +382 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Increases duration of Well Fed bonuses from Dragon Isles meals by 100% and they now persist through death.

Wrist

  1. Goldsteel Bindings icon.
    Goldsteel Bindings
    22
    Goldsteel Bindings icon.

    Goldsteel Bindings

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +280 strength
    +750 stamina
    +222 haste
    +213 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  2. Thrashing Wind Vambraces icon.
    Thrashing Wind Vambraces
    11
    Thrashing Wind Vambraces icon.

    Thrashing Wind Vambraces

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +280 strength
    +750 stamina
    +171 versatility
    +265 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  3. Primal Molten Vambraces icon.
    Primal Molten Vambraces
    5
    Primal Molten Vambraces icon.

    Primal Molten Vambraces

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +272 strength
    +722 stamina
    +215 haste
    +215 mastery

  4. Wristbands of Magnificent Splendor icon.
    Wristbands of Magnificent Splendor
    3
    Wristbands of Magnificent Splendor icon.

    Wristbands of Magnificent Splendor

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +280 strength
    +750 stamina
    +162 critical-strike
    +274 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  5. Shackles of Titanic Failure icon.
    Shackles of Titanic Failure
    2
    Shackles of Titanic Failure icon.

    Shackles of Titanic Failure

    Ilvl 411
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +255 strength
    +661 stamina
    +289 critical-strike
    +125 versatility
    Rank Heroic

Hands

  1. Virtuous Silver Gauntlets icon.
    set
    Virtuous Silver Gauntlets
    47
    Virtuous Silver Gauntlets icon.

    Virtuous Silver Gauntlets

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +382 haste
    +199 versatility
    +249 avoidance
    Set
    Set: Avenger's Shield grants you and your closest ally Ally of the Light, increasing Versatility by 6% for 8 sec.
    Set: Blessed Hammer increases your Parry by 5% for 10 sec, and extends the duration of Ally of the Light by 1.0 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Arcane Defender's Gauntlets icon.
    Arcane Defender's Gauntlets
    2
    Arcane Defender's Gauntlets icon.

    Arcane Defender's Gauntlets

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +353 strength
    +928 stamina
    +209 haste
    +354 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  3. Goldsteel Gloves icon.
    Goldsteel Gloves
    1
    Goldsteel Gloves icon.

    Goldsteel Gloves

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +353 strength
    +928 stamina
    +241 critical-strike
    +307 haste
    Rank Mythic

Waist

  1. Unstable Frostfire Belt icon.
    Unstable Frostfire Belt
    20
    Unstable Frostfire Belt icon.

    Unstable Frostfire Belt

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +363 strength
    +962 stamina
    +409 critical-strike
    +164 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to inflict a Lingering Frostspark, dealing 10,978 Frostfire damage over 10 sec. Enemies that die while under this effect will explode, leaving a cold sleet for 8 sec that slows enemies by 50%.

  2. Illusion Breaker's Waistguard icon.
    Illusion Breaker's Waistguard
    11
    Illusion Breaker's Waistguard icon.

    Illusion Breaker's Waistguard

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +216 critical-strike
    +365 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  3. Roaring Breeze Waistguard icon.
    Roaring Breeze Waistguard
    7
    Roaring Breeze Waistguard icon.

    Roaring Breeze Waistguard

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +166 critical-strike
    +415 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Primal Molten Greatbelt icon.
    Primal Molten Greatbelt
    6
    Primal Molten Greatbelt icon.

    Primal Molten Greatbelt

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +363 strength
    +962 stamina
    +286 haste
    +286 mastery

  5. Binding of Broken Dreams icon.
    Binding of Broken Dreams
    3
    Binding of Broken Dreams icon.

    Binding of Broken Dreams

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +290 critical-strike
    +290 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Legs

  1. Virtuous Silver Cuisses icon.
    set
    Virtuous Silver Cuisses
    21
    Virtuous Silver Cuisses icon.

    Virtuous Silver Cuisses

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +498 strength
    +1333 stamina
    +221 critical-strike
    +553 haste
    Set
    Set: Avenger's Shield grants you and your closest ally Ally of the Light, increasing Versatility by 6% for 8 sec.
    Set: Blessed Hammer increases your Parry by 5% for 10 sec, and extends the duration of Ally of the Light by 1.0 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Frostfire Legguards of Preparation icon.
    Frostfire Legguards of Preparation
    15
    Frostfire Legguards of Preparation icon.

    Frostfire Legguards of Preparation

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +484 strength
    +1283 stamina
    +338 haste
    +425 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Damaging a new enemy grants you 239 Haste for 10 sec, up to 5 stacks.

  3. Drake Hunter's Greaves icon.
    Drake Hunter's Greaves
    8
    Drake Hunter's Greaves icon.

    Drake Hunter's Greaves

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +498 strength
    +1333 stamina
    +503 haste
    +271 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Arcane Defender's Pants icon.
    Arcane Defender's Pants
    4
    Arcane Defender's Pants icon.

    Arcane Defender's Pants

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +498 strength
    +1333 stamina
    +221 haste
    +553 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  5. Greaves of the God-King icon.
    Greaves of the God-King
    1
    Greaves of the God-King icon.

    Greaves of the God-King

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +498 strength
    +1333 stamina
    +537 critical-strike
    +238 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Feet

  1. Valkyra Protector Greatboots icon.
    Valkyra Protector Greatboots
    16
    Valkyra Protector Greatboots icon.

    Valkyra Protector Greatboots

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +378 haste
    +203 mastery
    +249 avoidance
    Rank Mythic

  2. Kurog's Thunderhooves icon.
    Kurog's Thunderhooves
    13
    Kurog's Thunderhooves icon.

    Kurog's Thunderhooves

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +190 haste
    +391 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  3. Stonestep Boots icon.
    Stonestep Boots
    7
    Stonestep Boots icon.

    Stonestep Boots

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +253 critical-strike
    +328 mastery
    +249 speed
    Rank Mythic

  4. Primal Molten Sabatons icon.
    Primal Molten Sabatons
    5
    Primal Molten Sabatons icon.

    Primal Molten Sabatons

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +363 strength
    +962 stamina
    +286 haste
    +286 mastery

  5. Duskwatch Guard's Boots icon.
    Duskwatch Guard's Boots
    4
    Duskwatch Guard's Boots icon.

    Duskwatch Guard's Boots

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +340 critical-strike
    +241 haste
    Rank Mythic

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight icon.
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    39
    Signet of Titanic Insight icon.

    Signet of Titanic Insight

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Increases duration of Well Fed bonuses from Dragon Isles meals by 100% and they now persist through death.

  2. Jeweled Signet of Melandrus icon.
    Jeweled Signet of Melandrus
    13
    Jeweled Signet of Melandrus icon.

    Jeweled Signet of Melandrus

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +750 stamina
    +553 critical-strike
    +657 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Increases your autoattack damage by 177.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Seal of Filial Duty icon.
    Seal of Filial Duty
    12
    Seal of Filial Duty icon.

    Seal of Filial Duty

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +294 haste
    +890 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Dealing Fire damage has a chance to invigorate you, absorbing 52,774 damage for 6 seconds.
    Rank Heroic

  4. Ring-Bound Hourglass icon.
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    10
    Ring-Bound Hourglass icon.

    Ring-Bound Hourglass

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Use: Visit a place you may have long since forgotten. (20 Hr Cooldown)

  5. Thunderous Downburst Ring icon.
    Thunderous Downburst Ring
    10
    Thunderous Downburst Ring icon.

    Thunderous Downburst Ring

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +750 stamina
    +432 haste
    +778 versatility
    Rank Mythic

Trinkets

  1. Alacritous Alchemist Stone icon.
    Alacritous Alchemist Stone
    21
    Alacritous Alchemist Stone icon.

    Alacritous Alchemist Stone

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Alchemist Stone (1)
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +545 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to increase your Strength by 1,079 for 10 sec and reduce the cooldown of your combat potions by 10 sec.

  2. Decoration of Flame icon.
    Decoration of Flame
    19
    Decoration of Flame icon.

    Decoration of Flame

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +448 strength
    Effects
    Use: Stomp the ground, commanding flames to radiate outward from your position, dealing 43,370 Fire damage split between all enemies struck and granting you a 80,982 shield for 30 sec. After a delay, the flames return, dealing the same damage and refreshing the shield. Damage and absorption are increased for each enemy struck, up to 5 enemies. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  3. Granyth's Enduring Scale icon.
    Granyth's Enduring Scale
    15
    Granyth's Enduring Scale icon.

    Granyth's Enduring Scale

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +473 strength
    Effects
    Equip: Taking damage has a low chance to grant you a shield, absorbing 93,301 damage for 20 sec, and increasing your Armor by 898 while the shield holds. The shield explodes when broken, dealing 19,625 Physical damage split between all nearby enemies.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Whispering Incarnate Icon icon.
    Whispering Incarnate Icon
    15
    Whispering Incarnate Icon icon.

    Whispering Incarnate Icon

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +473 strength
    Effects
    Equip: Succumb to the Icon's whispers and become Infused with Earth, increasing your Versatility by 567. Fighting alongside allies who are Infused with Fire or Frost has a chance to grant you 277 of their Infusion's stat for 12 sec. Infusion based on your current specialization.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Windscar Whetstone icon.
    Windscar Whetstone
    14
    Windscar Whetstone icon.

    Windscar Whetstone

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +553 mastery
    +249 avoidance
    Effects
    Use: A Slicing Maelstrom surrounds you, inflicting 334,736 Physical damage to nearby enemies over 6 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

Main Hand

  1. Primal Molten Longsword icon.
    Primal Molten Longsword
    17
    Primal Molten Longsword icon.

    Primal Molten Longsword

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +242 strength
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging and healing spells and abilities have a chance to echo in time, dealing up to 8,017 Arcane damage or 3,563 healing with their echo.

  2. Strike Twice icon.
    Strike Twice
    12
    Strike Twice icon.

    Strike Twice

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +249 strength
    +666 stamina
    +160 critical-strike
    +227 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your attacks have a chance to strike out again, dealing 5,774 Physical damage.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Maul of the Earthshaper icon.
    Maul of the Earthshaper
    9
    Maul of the Earthshaper icon.

    Maul of the Earthshaper

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +235 strength
    +618 stamina
    +126 haste
    +250 versatility
    +161 leech
    Rank Mythic

  4. Spellbane Cutlass icon.
    Spellbane Cutlass
    5
    Spellbane Cutlass icon.

    Spellbane Cutlass

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +249 strength
    +666 stamina
    +235 haste
    +152 versatility
    +166 avoidance
    Rank Mythic

  5. Edge of the First Blade icon.
    Edge of the First Blade
    2
    Edge of the First Blade icon.

    Edge of the First Blade

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +249 strength
    +666 stamina
    +136 critical-strike
    +252 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Off Hand

  1. Primal Molten Defender icon.
    Primal Molten Defender
    23
    Primal Molten Defender icon.

    Primal Molten Defender

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +242 strength
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 mastery

  2. Drake Rider's Stecktarge icon.
    Drake Rider's Stecktarge
    7
    Drake Rider's Stecktarge icon.

    Drake Rider's Stecktarge

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +249 strength
    +666 stamina
    +235 versatility
    +152 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  3. Crystalized Bulwark icon.
    Crystalized Bulwark
    6
    Crystalized Bulwark icon.

    Crystalized Bulwark

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +249 strength
    +666 stamina
    +252 haste
    +136 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  4. Flame Marshal's Bulwark icon.
    Flame Marshal's Bulwark
    4
    Flame Marshal's Bulwark icon.

    Flame Marshal's Bulwark

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +235 strength
    +618 stamina
    +115 critical-strike
    +261 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  5. Shield of the Hearth icon.
    Shield of the Hearth
    4
    Shield of the Hearth icon.

    Shield of the Hearth

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +242 strength
    +641 stamina
    +213 critical-strike
    +169 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Taking damage has a chance to grant 381 Versatility for 15 sec.

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 Mythic+.

  1. Keen Ysemerald icon.
    Keen Ysemerald
    163
    Keen Ysemerald icon.

    Keen Ysemerald

    Effect +70 Haste and +33 Mastery
    Type prismatic
  2. Keen Neltharite icon.
    Keen Neltharite
    32
    Keen Neltharite icon.

    Keen Neltharite

    Effect +70 Mastery and +33 Haste
    Type prismatic
  3. Fierce Illimited Diamond icon.
    Fierce Illimited Diamond
    26
    Fierce Illimited Diamond icon.

    Fierce Illimited Diamond

    Effect +75 Primary Stat and +66 Haste
    Type prismatic
  4. Zen Neltharite icon.
    Zen Neltharite
    10
    Zen Neltharite icon.

    Zen Neltharite

    Effect +70 Mastery and +33 Versatility
    Type prismatic
  5. Skillful Illimited Diamond icon.
    Skillful Illimited Diamond
    9
    Skillful Illimited Diamond icon.

    Skillful Illimited Diamond

    Effect +75 Primary Stat and +66 Mastery
    Type prismatic

Enchantments

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

Here are the best enchantments for Protection Paladins in Mythic+.

Back

  1. Regenerative Leech icon.
    Regenerative Leech
    32
    Regenerative Leech icon.

    Regenerative Leech

    Effect Regenerative Leech
  2. Graceful Avoidance icon.
    Graceful Avoidance
    9
    Graceful Avoidance icon.

    Graceful Avoidance

    Effect Graceful Avoidance
  3. +125 Leech icon.
    +125 Leech
    5
    +125 Leech icon.

    +125 Leech

    Effect +125 Leech

Chest

  1. Sustained Strength icon.
    Sustained Strength
    28
    Sustained Strength icon.

    Sustained Strength

    Effect Sustained Strength
  2. Waking Stats icon.
    Waking Stats
    19
    Waking Stats icon.

    Waking Stats

    Effect Waking Stats
  3. Sustained Strength icon.
    Sustained Strength
    1
    Sustained Strength icon.

    Sustained Strength

    Effect Sustained Strength

Wrist

  1. +200 Leech icon.
    +200 Leech
    36
    +200 Leech icon.

    +200 Leech

    Effect +200 Leech
  2. +200 Avoidance icon.
    +200 Avoidance
    7
    +200 Avoidance icon.

    +200 Avoidance

    Effect +200 Avoidance
  3. +200 Speed icon.
    +200 Speed
    5
    +200 Speed icon.

    +200 Speed

    Effect +200 Speed

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit icon.
    Fierce Armor Kit
    39
    Fierce Armor Kit icon.

    Fierce Armor Kit

    Effect Apply a Fierce Armor Kit to your leg armor, causing it to permanently gain 105 Stamina, as well as 177 Agility or Strength. (1 Sec Cooldown)
  2. Fierce Armor Kit icon.
    Fierce Armor Kit
    4
    Fierce Armor Kit icon.

    Fierce Armor Kit

    Effect Apply a Fierce Armor Kit to your leg armor, causing it to permanently gain 89 Stamina, as well as 151 Agility or Strength. (1 Sec Cooldown)
  3. Frosted Armor Kit icon.
    Frosted Armor Kit
    4
    Frosted Armor Kit icon.

    Frosted Armor Kit

    Effect Apply a Frosted Armor Kit to your leg armor, permanently increasing its armor by 141. Additionally, the item also gains 177 Agility or Strength. (1 Sec Cooldown)

Feet

  1. Watcher's Loam icon.
    Watcher's Loam
    28
    Watcher's Loam icon.

    Watcher's Loam

    Effect Watcher's Loam
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    11
    Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.

    Plainsrunner's Breeze

    Effect Plainsrunner's Breeze
  3. Watcher's Loam icon.
    Watcher's Loam
    5
    Watcher's Loam icon.

    Watcher's Loam

    Effect Watcher's Loam

Rings

  1. +82 Haste icon.
    +82 Haste
    64
    +82 Haste icon.

    +82 Haste

    Effect +82 Haste
  2. +82 Mastery icon.
    +82 Mastery
    33
    +82 Mastery icon.

    +82 Mastery

    Effect +82 Mastery
  3. +82 Versatility icon.
    +82 Versatility
    2
    +82 Versatility icon.

    +82 Versatility

    Effect +82 Versatility

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion icon.
    Sophic Devotion
    29
    Sophic Devotion icon.

    Sophic Devotion

    Effect Sophic Devotion
  2. Frozen Devotion icon.
    Frozen Devotion
    7
    Frozen Devotion icon.

    Frozen Devotion

    Effect Frozen Devotion
  3. Sophic Devotion icon.
    Sophic Devotion
    5
    Sophic Devotion icon.

    Sophic Devotion

    Effect Sophic Devotion

Embellished Items

Embellished items are crafted pieces of equipment that feature specific abilities. They are obtained by using an embellishment optional reagent or are already included in an item recipe.

Only 2 embellished items can be equipped at the same time. Here are the best embellished items for Protection Paladins in Mythic+.

  1. Elemental Lariat icon.
    Elemental Lariat
    41
    Elemental Lariat icon.

    Elemental Lariat

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to empower one of your socketed elemental gems, granting 499 of their associated stat for 12 sec.

  2. Unstable Frostfire Belt icon.
    Unstable Frostfire Belt
    20
    Unstable Frostfire Belt icon.

    Unstable Frostfire Belt

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +363 strength
    +962 stamina
    +409 critical-strike
    +164 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to inflict a Lingering Frostspark, dealing 10,978 Frostfire damage over 10 sec. Enemies that die while under this effect will explode, leaving a cold sleet for 8 sec that slows enemies by 50%.

  3. Frostfire Legguards of Preparation icon.
    Frostfire Legguards of Preparation
    15
    Frostfire Legguards of Preparation icon.

    Frostfire Legguards of Preparation

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +484 strength
    +1283 stamina
    +338 haste
    +425 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Damaging a new enemy grants you 239 Haste for 10 sec, up to 5 stacks.

  4. Signet of Titanic Insight icon.
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    5
    Signet of Titanic Insight icon.

    Signet of Titanic Insight

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Greatly improves the comfort of your gear, allowing you to enter a Zone of Focus while over 90% health, granting you 220 Mastery.

  5. Primal Molten Longsword icon.
    Primal Molten Longsword
    4
    Primal Molten Longsword icon.

    Primal Molten Longsword

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +242 strength
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging and healing spells and abilities have a chance to echo in time, dealing up to 8,017 Arcane damage or 3,563 healing with their echo.