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3v3 Retribution Paladin

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This is a guide about how to build Retribution Paladins for 3v3 . It summarizes what is working for the highest-rated players: stat priority, legendary, trinkets, gems, enchantments, talents, PvP talents, covenants, soulbinds, and conduits.

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Class Retribution Paladin
Activity 3v3
Number of players 50
Highest rating 2852
Lowest rating 2378

Stat Priority

+110
8% Crit
+318
10% Hast
+325
28% Mast
+1306
32% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the stat priority is:

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

Race

Based on the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the character races to choose are:

  1. Tauren icon.
    T

    Tauren

    30
  2. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    12
  3. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    6
  4. Dark Iron Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dark Iron Dwarf

    1
  5. Zandalari Troll icon.
    Z

    Zandalari Troll

    1

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Final Verdict legendary item icon.
    F

    Final Verdict - Chest

    39

    Replaces Templar's Verdict with Final Verdict, a devastating strike that deals 5,449 Holy damage. Has a 15% chance to activate Hammer of Wrath and reset its cooldown.

  2. Final Verdict legendary item icon.
    F

    Final Verdict - Back

    6

    Replaces Templar's Verdict with Final Verdict, a devastating strike that deals 5,513 Holy damage. Has a 15% chance to activate Hammer of Wrath and reset its cooldown.

  3. Divine Resonance legendary item icon.
    D

    Divine Resonance - Waist

    2

    After casting Divine Toll, you instantly cast Judgement every 5 sec. This effect lasts 15 sec.

  4. The Magistrate's Judgment legendary item icon.
    T

    The Magistrate's Judgment - Wrist

    1

    Judgment has a 75% chance to reduce the cost of your next Holy Power spender by 1.

  5. Shock Barrier legendary item icon.
    S

    Shock Barrier - Legs

    1

    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.

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Sinful Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    S

    Sinful Gladiator's Medallion

    42

    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

  2. Sinful Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    S

    Sinful Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    15

    Ilvl 226
    Stats
    +101 critical-strike
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 204 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Duelist

  3. Unchained Gladiator's Shackles of Malediction item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Shackles of Malediction

    15

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +93 strength
    Effects
    Use: Shackles an enemy, inflicting 13,112 Shadow damage and absorbing 19,668 healing over 4 sec. You are slowed by 50% while shackling. (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Duelist

  4. Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    10

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +111 critical-strike
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 246 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Duelist

  5. Sinful Gladiator's Emblem item icon.
    S

    Sinful Gladiator's Emblem

    7

    Ilvl 226
    Stats
    +77 strength
    Effects
    Use: Increases maximum health by 11,078 for 15 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Elite

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the gems to use are:

  1. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    110

    +16 Versatility

  2. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    19

    +16 Haste

  3. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    19

    Speed increased by 13 for each Shadowlands gem you have socketed.

  4. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    17

    +16 Mastery

  5. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    7

    +5% Movement Speed

Domination Shards

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the domination shards to use are:

  1. Foreboding Shard of Dyz icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Dyz

    2

    |CFF20ff20Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.44% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.|R

  2. Portentous Shard of Kyr icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Kyr

    1

    |CFF20ff20Gain 1,346 Absorb every 5 sec, up to a cap of 6,734.|R

  3. Shard of Bek icon.
    S

    Shard of Bek

    1

    |CFF20ff20Your damage is increased by 1.50% when you have 50% or more health than your target.|R

  4. Desolate Shard of Oth icon.
    D

    Desolate Shard of Oth

    1

    |CFF20ff20Your Speed is increased by 45|R

  5. Foreboding Shard of Kyr icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Kyr

    1

    |CFF20ff20Gain 1,178 Absorb every 5 sec, up to a cap of 5,892.|R

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    37

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    10

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    48

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

    2

    Enchanted: +20 Intellect & +6% Mana

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    18

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

  2. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    9

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Hands item are:

  1. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    46

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    10

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

  2. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    4

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Ring items are:

  1. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    76

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

  2. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    12

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

  3. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    9

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Main Hand item are:

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    28

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    22

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the talents to use are:

    1. Zeal talent icon.
      Z
      42

      Zeal

      Judgment empowers you with holy zeal, causing your next 3 auto attacks to occur 30% faster and deal an additional 85 Holy damage.

    2. Righteous Verdict talent icon.
      R
      5

      Righteous Verdict

      Templar's Verdict increases the damage of your next Templar's Verdict by 15% for 6 sec.

    3. Execution Sentence talent icon.
      E
      3

      Execution Sentence

      A hammer slowly falls from the sky upon the target. After 8 sec, they suffer 2,528 Holy damage, plus 20% of damage taken from your abilities in that time.

    1. Blade of Wrath talent icon.
      B
      45

      Blade of Wrath

      Art of War resets the cooldown of Blade of Justice 100% more often and increases its damage by 25%.

    2. Empyrean Power talent icon.
      E
      3

      Empyrean Power

      Crusader Strike has a 15% chance to make your next Divine Storm free and deal 25% additional damage.

    3. Fires of Justice talent icon.
      F
      2

      Fires of Justice

      Reduces the cooldown of Crusader Strike by 15% and grants it a 15% chance to make your next ability consume 1 less Holy Power.

    1. Fist of Justice talent icon.
      F
      44

      Fist of Justice

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

    2. Blinding Light talent icon.
      B
      6

      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.

    3. Repentance talent icon.
      R
      0

      Repentance

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

    1. Unbreakable Spirit talent icon.
      U
      30

      Unbreakable Spirit

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

    2. Cavalier talent icon.
      C
      13

      Cavalier

      Divine Steed now has 2 charges.

    3. Eye for an Eye talent icon.
      E
      7

      Eye for an Eye

      Surround yourself with a bladed bulwark, reducing Physical damage taken by 35% and dealing 281 Physical damage to any melee attackers for 10 sec.

    1. Seraphim talent icon.
      S
      43

      Seraphim

      The Light magnifies your power for 15 sec, granting 8% Haste, Critical Strike, and Versatility, and 13% Mastery.

    2. Divine Purpose talent icon.
      D
      7

      Divine Purpose

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

    3. Holy Avenger talent icon.
      H
      0

      Holy Avenger

      Your Holy Power generation is tripled for 20 sec.

    1. Healing Hands talent icon.
      H
      47

      Healing Hands

      The cooldown of Lay on Hands is reduced up to 60%, based on the target's missing health. Word of Glory's healing is increased by up to 100%, based on the target's missing health.

    2. Selfless Healer talent icon.
      S
      3

      Selfless Healer

      Your Holy Power spending abilities reduce the cast time of your next Flash of Light by 25%, and increase its healing done by 10%. Stacks up to 4 times.

    3. Justicar's Vengeance talent icon.
      J
      0

      Justicar's Vengeance

      Focuses Holy energy to deliver a powerful weapon strike that deals 1,516 Holy damage, and restores health equal to the damage done. Damage is increased by 50% when used against a stunned target.

    1. Sanctified Wrath talent icon.
      S
      25

      Sanctified Wrath

      Avenging Wrath lasts 25% longer. During Avenging Wrath, each Holy Power spent causes you to explode with Holy light for 269 damage to nearby enemies.

    2. Final Reckoning talent icon.
      F
      25

      Final Reckoning

      Call down a blast of heavenly energy, dealing 2,528 Holy damage to all targets in the target area and causing them to take 50% increased damage from your Holy Power abilities for 8 sec. Passive: While off cooldown, your attacks have a high chance to call down a bolt that deals 505 Holy damage and causes the target to take 10% increased damage from your next Holy Power ability.

    3. Crusade talent icon.
      C
      0

      Crusade

      Call upon the Light and begin a crusade, increasing your damage done and haste by 3% for 25 sec. Each Holy Power spent during Crusade increases damage done and haste by an additional 3%. Maximum 10 stacks.

PvP Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Aura of Reckoning PvP talent icon.
    A

    Aura of Reckoning

    45

  2. Blessing of Sanctuary PvP talent icon.
    B

    Blessing of Sanctuary

    28

  3. Luminescence PvP talent icon.
    L

    Luminescence

    20

  4. Unbound Freedom PvP talent icon.
    U

    Unbound Freedom

    18

  5. Lawbringer PvP talent icon.
    L

    Lawbringer

    16

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
50
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
0
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
0
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
0
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the covenants to pick are:

  1. Kyrian
  2. Necrolord
  3. Night Fae
  4. Venthyr

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Pelagos icon.
    P

    Pelagos

    47

    The traits to use with Pelagos are:

    1. 47

      Combat Meditation

    2. 47

      Let Go of the Past

    3. 43

      Focusing Mantra

    4. 34

      Path of the Devoted

    5. 26

      Cleansed Vestments

    6. 21

      Bond of Friendship

    7. 13

      Better Together

    8. 3

      Phial of Patience

    9. 1

      Road of Trials

  2. Kleia icon.
    K

    Kleia

    2

    The traits to use with Kleia are:

    1. 2

      Cleansing Rites

    2. 2

      Hope Springs Eternal

    3. 2

      Valiant Strikes

    4. 1

      Ascendant Phial

    5. 1

      Bearer's Pursuit

    6. 1

      Light the Path

    7. 1

      Mentorship

    8. 1

      Resonant Accolades

  3. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
    F

    Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

    1

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 1

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 1

      Forgelite Filter

    3. 1

      Reactive Retrofitting

    4. 1

      Resilient Plumage

    5. 1

      Sparkling Driftglobe Core

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Ringing Clarity conduit icon.
    R

    Ringing Clarity

    50

  2. Templar's Vindication conduit icon.
    T

    Templar's Vindication

    46

  3. Virtuous Command conduit icon.
    V

    Virtuous Command

    29

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Shielding Words conduit icon.
    S

    Shielding Words

    41

  2. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    33

  3. Divine Call conduit icon.
    D

    Divine Call

    10

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3v3, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Echoing Blessings conduit icon.
    E

    Echoing Blessings

    37

  2. Light's Barding conduit icon.
    L

    Light's Barding

    19

  3. Pure Concentration conduit icon.
    P

    Pure Concentration

    8