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 3400
Lowest rating 3018

Stat Priority

+56
7% Crit
+276
8% Hast
+434
33% Mast
+1508
37% 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

    43
  2. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    4
  3. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    3

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

    27

    Replaces Templar's Verdict with Final Verdict, a devastating strike that deals 6,376 Holy damage. Has a 15% chance to activate Hammer of Wrath and reset its cooldown.

  2. Duty-Bound Gavel legendary item icon.
    D

    Duty-Bound Gavel - Shoulders

    14

    Vanquisher's Hammer gains 1 additional charge. An additional cast of Templar's Verdict will automatically trigger Divine Storm.

  3. Final Verdict legendary item icon.
    F

    Final Verdict - Back

    4

    Replaces Templar's Verdict with Final Verdict, a devastating strike that deals 6,546 Holy damage. Has a 15% chance to activate Hammer of Wrath and reset its cooldown.

  4. Duty-Bound Gavel legendary item icon.
    D

    Duty-Bound Gavel - Ring 2

    3

    Vanquisher's Hammer gains 1 additional charge. An additional cast of Templar's Verdict will automatically trigger Divine Storm.

  5. Seasons of Plenty legendary item icon.
    S

    Seasons of Plenty - Legs

    1

    Casting Blessing of Summer grants Equinox after 10 sec. Equinox: The effectiveness of Blessing of Summer is increased by 100% for 10 sec.

Trinkets

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

  1. Unchained Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Medallion

    48

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +96 strength
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Elite

  2. Unchained Gladiator's Emblem item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Emblem

    27

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +96 strength
    Effects
    Use: Increases maximum health by 15,579 for 15 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Elite

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

    Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    23

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +113 critical-strike
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 253 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Elite

  4. Unchained Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    2

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +111 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 207 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Rank Duelist

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

    235

    +16 Versatility

  2. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    45

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

  3. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    10

    +16 Mastery

  4. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    7

    +5% Movement Speed

  5. Straddling Viridium icon.
    S

    Straddling Viridium

    1

    +3% Movement Speed

Domination Shards

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

  1. Portentous Shard of Kyr icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Kyr

    2

    Gain 1,862 Absorb every 5 sec, up to a cap of 6,734.

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

    47

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    3

    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

    45

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    4

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

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 - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    20

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

  2. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    7

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

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

    50

    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

    12

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

  2. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    8

    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

    94

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    5

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    1

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    43

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    5

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

  3. Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor

    2

    Enchanted: Ascended Vigor

Talents

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

    1. Zeal talent icon.
      Z
      46

      Zeal

      Judgment empowers you with holy zeal, causing your next 3 auto attacks to occur 30% faster and deal an additional 86 Holy damage.

    2. Righteous Verdict talent icon.
      R
      3

      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
      1

      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
      50

      Blade of Wrath

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

    2. Fires of Justice talent icon.
      F
      0

      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.

    3. Empyrean Power talent icon.
      E
      0

      Empyrean Power

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

    1. Fist of Justice talent icon.
      F
      48

      Fist of Justice

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

    2. Blinding Light talent icon.
      B
      2

      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
      41

      Unbreakable Spirit

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

    2. Eye for an Eye talent icon.
      E
      6

      Eye for an Eye

      Surround yourself with a bladed bulwark, reducing Physical damage taken by 35% and dealing 284 Physical damage to any melee attackers for 10 sec.

    3. Cavalier talent icon.
      C
      3

      Cavalier

      Divine Steed now has 2 charges.

    1. Divine Purpose talent icon.
      D
      25

      Divine Purpose

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

    2. Seraphim talent icon.
      S
      25

      Seraphim

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

    3. Holy Avenger talent icon.
      H
      0

      Holy Avenger

      Your Holy Power generation is tripled for 20 sec.

    1. Healing Hands talent icon.
      H
      46

      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
      4

      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
      40

      Sanctified Wrath

      Avenging Wrath lasts 25% longer. During Avenging Wrath, each Holy Power spent causes you to explode with Holy light for 277 damage to nearby enemies.

    2. Final Reckoning talent icon.
      F
      10

      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

    50

  2. Unbound Freedom PvP talent icon.
    U

    Unbound Freedom

    32

  3. Luminescence PvP talent icon.
    L

    Luminescence

    27

  4. Blessing of Sanctuary PvP talent icon.
    B

    Blessing of Sanctuary

    23

  5. Lawbringer PvP talent icon.
    L

    Lawbringer

    7

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
28
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
19
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
2
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
1
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

    28

    The traits to use with Pelagos are:

    1. 28

      Combat Meditation

    2. 28

      Let Go of the Past

    3. 28

      Newfound Resolve

    4. 27

      Focusing Mantra

    5. 16

      Bond of Friendship

    6. 14

      Better Together

    7. 14

      Path of the Devoted

    8. 12

      Cleansed Vestments

    9. 1

      Phial of Patience

  2. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    19

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 19

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    2. 19

      Ultimate Form

    3. 19

      Volatile Solvent

    4. 17

      Kevin's Oozeling

    5. 15

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    6. 10

      Undulating Maneuvers

    7. 9

      Viscous Trail

    8. 4

      Kevin's Keyring

  3. Korayn icon.
    K

    Korayn

    1

    The traits to use with Korayn are:

    1. 1

      First Strike

    2. 1

      Get In Formation

    3. 1

      Horn of the Wild Hunt

    4. 1

      Wild Hunt Tactics

  4. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    1

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 1

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 1

      Familiar Predicaments

    3. 1

      Fatal Flaw

    4. 1

      Friends in Low Places

    5. 1

      Nimble Steps

    6. 1

      Thrill Seeker

  5. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    1

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 1

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 1

      Called Shot

    3. 1

      Grove Invigoration

    4. 1

      Nature's Splendor

    5. 1

      Niya's Tools: Poison

    6. 1

      Run Without Tiring

potency conduits

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

  1. Templar's Vindication conduit icon.
    T

    Templar's Vindication

    49

  2. Virtuous Command conduit icon.
    V

    Virtuous Command

    48

  3. Ringing Clarity conduit icon.
    R

    Ringing Clarity

    28

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

    49

  2. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    25

  3. Divine Call conduit icon.
    D

    Divine Call

    18

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

    36

  2. Light's Barding conduit icon.
    L

    Light's Barding

    14

  3. Wrench Evil conduit icon.
    W

    Wrench Evil

    5