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3v3 Retribution Paladin

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Guide info

This guide is about how to build Retribution 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 Retribution Paladin
Activity 3V3
Number of players 50
Highest rating 3228
Lowest rating 2775

Stats priority

+117
9% Crit
+313
9% Hast
+242
24% Mast
+1277
32% Vers

The stats to prioritize on gear. Based on stat bonuses observed on the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Versatility > Haste > Mastery > Critical Strike

Legendary items

The legendary items to use. Based on the legendary items observed on the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Final Verdict icon.
F

Final Verdict - Chest

19

Replaces Templar's Verdict with Final Verdict, a devastating strike that deals 4,014 Holy damage. Has a 15% chance to activate Hammer of Wrath and reset its cooldown.

Reign of Endless Kings icon.
R

Reign of Endless Kings - Hands

19

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.

Reign of Endless Kings icon.
R

Reign of Endless Kings - Wrist

5

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.

Sephuz's Proclamation icon.
S

Sephuz's Proclamation - Shoulders

4

Reduce the effectiveness of crowd controlling effects by 10%. Successfully applying a loss of control effect to an enemy, interrupting an enemy, or dispelling any target will increase all your secondary stats by 80 for 15 sec. This effect cannot occur more than once every 30 seconds.

Shock Barrier icon.
S

Shock Barrier - Legs

2

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

The trinkets to use. Based on the trinkets observed on the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Sinful Gladiator's Medallion icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Medallion

37

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 Badge of Ferocity icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

29

Ilvl 226
Stats
+100 critical-strike
Effects
Use: Increases primary stat by 91 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
Rank Duelist

Sinful Gladiator's Emblem icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Emblem

18

Ilvl 226
Stats
+77 strength
Effects
Use: Increases maximum health by 7,531 for 20 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
Rank Elite

Sinful Aspirant's Medallion icon.
S

Sinful Aspirant's Medallion

6

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 Insignia of Alacrity icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

4

Ilvl 226
Stats
+100 haste
Effects
Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 83 primary stat for 20 sec.
Rank Elite

Gems

The gems to socket into equipment pieces. Based on the gems observed on the equipment of the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
V

Versatile Jewel Cluster

119

+16 Versatility

Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
S

Straddling Jewel Doublet

14

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

Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
Q

Quick Jewel Cluster

14

+16 Haste

Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
M

Masterful Jewel Cluster

9

+16 Mastery

Straddling Sage Agate icon.
S

Straddling Sage Agate

5

+5% Movement Speed

Back enchantments

The enchantments to use on the back slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed icon.
E

Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

39

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

9

Permanently enchants a cloak to increase your Stamina by 30.

Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance icon.
E

Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

1

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

Chest enchantments

The enchantments to use on the chest slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats icon.
E

Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

43

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

Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds icon.
E

Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

3

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

3

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 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing icon.
E

Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

18

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

Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect icon.
E

Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

9

Permanently enchants bracers to increase your Intellect by 15.

Enchant Bracers - Illuminated Soul icon.
E

Enchant Bracers - Illuminated Soul

1

Permanently enchants bracers to increase your Intellect by 10.

Hands enchantments

The enchantments to use on the hands slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength icon.
E

Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

47

Permanently enchants gloves to increase your Strength by 15.

Enchant Gloves - Strength of Soul icon.
E

Enchant Gloves - Strength of Soul

1

Permanently enchants gloves to increase your Strength by 10.

Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering icon.
E

Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

1

Permanently enchants gloves to increase the speed of gathering in the Shadowlands.

Feet enchantments

The enchantments to use on the feet slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Enchant Boots - Speed of Soul icon.
E

Enchant Boots - Speed of Soul

8

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

Enchant Boots - Agile Soulwalker icon.
E

Enchant Boots - Agile Soulwalker

2

Permanently enchants boots to increase your Agility 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 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility icon.
E

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

85

Permanently enchants a ring to increase your Versatility by 16.

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste icon.
E

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

8

Permanently enchants a ring to increase your Haste by 16.

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery icon.
E

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

7

Permanently enchants a ring to increase your Mastery by 16.

Main Hand enchantments

The enchantments to use on the main-hand slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation icon.
E

Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

29

Permanently enchants a weapon to sometimes cause your attacks to reveal the sins of your target, causing them to suffer an additional 6% damage from you for 10 sec.

Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance icon.
E

Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

20

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

Enchant Weapon - Eternal Grace icon.
E

Enchant Weapon - Eternal Grace

1

Permanently enchants a weapon to sometimes cause a burst of healing on the target of your helpful spells and abilities, healing for 1,001 health split evenly amongst nearby allies.

Talents

The talents to use. Based on the talents observed on the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Zeal icon.
Z
46

Zeal

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

Righteous Verdict icon.
R
3

Righteous Verdict

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

Execution Sentence icon.
E
1

Execution Sentence

A hammer slowly falls from the sky upon the target. After 8 sec, they suffer 2,517 Holy damage, plus 20% of damage taken from your abilities in that time.

Fires of Justice 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.

Blade of Wrath 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%.

Empyrean Power icon.
E
5

Empyrean Power

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

Fist of Justice icon.
F
45

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
5

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
35

Unbreakable Spirit

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

Cavalier icon.
C
12

Cavalier

Divine Steed now has 2 charges.

Eye for an Eye icon.
E
3

Eye for an Eye

Surround yourself with a bladed bulwark, reducing Physical damage taken by 35% and dealing 285 Physical damage to any melee attackers for 10 sec.

Divine Purpose icon.
D
8

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
0

Holy Avenger

Your Holy Power generation is tripled for 20 sec.

Seraphim icon.
S
42

Seraphim

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

Selfless Healer icon.
S
0

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.

Justicar's Vengeance icon.
J
0

Justicar's Vengeance

Focuses Holy energy to deliver a powerful weapon strike that deals 1,510 Holy damage, and restores health equal to the damage done. Damage is increased by 50% when used against a stunned target.

Healing Hands icon.
H
50

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.

Sanctified Wrath icon.
S
21

Sanctified Wrath

Avenging Wrath lasts 25% longer. During Avenging Wrath, each Holy Power spent causes you to explode with Holy light for 268 damage to nearby enemies.

Crusade 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.

Final Reckoning icon.
F
29

Final Reckoning

Call down a blast of heavenly energy, dealing 2,517 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 503 Holy damage and causes the target to take 10% increased damage from your next Holy Power ability.

PvP Talents

The PvP talents to pick. Based on the PvP talents observed on the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Aura of Reckoning icon.
A

Aura of Reckoning

49

When you or allies within your Aura are critically struck, you gain Reckoning. At 50 stacks of Reckoning, your next weapon swing deals 250% increased damage and will critically strike. In addition, it activates Avenging Wrath for 6 sec.

Blessing of Sanctuary icon.
B

Blessing of Sanctuary

29

Instantly removes all stun, silence, fear and horror effects from the friendly target and reduces the duration of future such effects by 60% for 5 sec.

Lawbringer icon.
L

Lawbringer

22

Judgment now applies Lawbringer to initial targets hit for 45 sec. Casting Judgment causes all enemies with your Lawbringer effect to suffer up to 5% of their maximum health in Holy damage.

Unbound Freedom icon.
U

Unbound Freedom

22

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 icon.
V

Vengeance Aura

16

Whenever you or nearby allies within 40 yards become victim to a full loss of control effect, your Holy damage and critical strike chance is increased by 3% for 8 sec. Stacks up to 4 times.

Covenants

48
Kyrian icon.
K
Kyria
2
Necrolord icon.
N
Necro
0
Night Fae icon.
N
Night
0
Venthyr icon.
V
Venth

The covenants to pick. Based on the covenants picked by the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Kyrian > Necrolord > Night Fae > Venthyr

Soulbinds

The soulbinds to pick. Based on the soulbinds picked by the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Pelagos icon.
P

Pelagos

46

46

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.

44

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%.

33

Focusing Mantra

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

31

Cleansed Vestments

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

15

Bond of Friendship

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

9

Road of Trials

Defeating an enemy grants you 10% movement speed for 20 sec. This effect is increased if defeating a powerful enemy.

4

Phial of Patience

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

Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
F

Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

2

2

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.

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

Charged Additive

Phial of Serenity also knocks nearby enemies away from you.

1

Forgelite Filter

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

Emeni icon.
E

Emeni

1

1

Emeni's Magnificent Skin

Fleshcraft increases your maximum health by 5% for 30 sec.

1

Hearth Kidneystone

You may attune your Hearth Kidneystone to any resting location and return to it. 12 hour cooldown, reduced by 5 min every killing blow.

1

Lead by Example

Deathborne increases your Intellect by 5% and up to 4 nearby allies' primary stat by 2% for 30.0 sec. You gain 2% additional Intellect for each ally affected.

Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
P

Plague Deviser Marileth

1

1

Kevin's Keyring

Allows opening of locks that require up to 600 skill. 12 hour cooldown. Each second spent channeling Warlord's Blade reduces Kevin's Keyring's cooldown by one hour.

1

Ooz's Frictionless Coating

When reduced below 50% health, Ooz courses over you, granting you a shield for 15% of your maximum health for 10 sec. May only occur once per 30 sec.

1

Ultimate Form

While channeling Fleshcraft, you are immune to crowd control and you regenerate 2% health every 1 sec. If you finish the full channel, you gain 4 sec of crowd control immunity, during which you regenerate 2% health every 1 sec.

1

Volatile Solvent

Using Fleshcraft with nearby corpses consumes their essence completely, granting a benefit based on the creature's type.

potency conduits

The potency conduits to pick. Based on the conduits observed on the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Ringing Clarity icon.
R

Ringing Clarity

48

Divine Toll has a 68.0% chance to cast 68 extra times on the main target.

Templar's Vindication icon.
T

Templar's Vindication

28

Templar's Verdict has a 51.0% chance to strike again for 51% of its damage.

Virtuous Command icon.
V

Virtuous Command

4

Judgment grants you Virtuous Command for 5 sec, which causes your Templar's Verdict, Crusader Strike, Blade of Justice, and auto attacks to deal 12.0% additional Holy damage.

endurance conduits

The endurance conduits to pick. Based on the conduits observed on the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Shielding Words icon.
S

Shielding Words

48

Casting Word of Glory grants you a shield that prevents damage equal to 25.5% of the healing done by Word of Glory. Lasts 10 sec.

Royal Decree icon.
R

Royal Decree

21

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.

Divine Call icon.
D

Divine Call

4

Divine Shield's remaining cooldown is reduced by 36 sec when you take damage. This effect can only occur once every 36.0 sec.

finesse conduits

The finesse conduits to pick. Based on the conduits observed on the 50 highest rated Retribution Paladins in 3V3.

Echoing Blessings icon.
E

Echoing Blessings

35

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.

Light's Barding icon.
L

Light's Barding

4

Divine Steed's duration is increased by 75.0%.

Pure Concentration icon.
P

Pure Concentration

1

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

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