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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 3227
Lowest rating 2773

Stats priority

+123
9% Crit
+286
9% Hast
+289
26% Mast
+1289
32% Vers

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

Versatility > Mastery > Haste > 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

40

Replaces Templar's Verdict with Final Verdict, a devastating strike that deals 4,815 Holy damage. Has a 15% chance to activate Hammer of Wrath and reset its cooldown.

Shock Barrier icon.
S

Shock Barrier - Legs

3

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

Reign of Endless Kings icon.
R

Reign of Endless Kings - Hands

2

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.

Final Verdict icon.
F

Final Verdict - Back

2

Replaces Templar's Verdict with Final Verdict, a devastating strike that deals 5,026 Holy damage. Has a 15% chance to activate Hammer of Wrath and reset its cooldown.

Sephuz's Proclamation icon.
S

Sephuz's Proclamation - Shoulders

1

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.

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

43

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

34

Ilvl 226
Stats
+101 critical-strike
Effects
Use: Increases primary stat by 95 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
Rank Duelist

Sinful Gladiator's Emblem icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Emblem

14

Ilvl 226
Stats
+77 strength
+46 speed
Effects
Use: Increases maximum health by 6,214 for 20 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
Rank Elite

Sinful Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

7

Ilvl 226
Stats
+101 haste
Effects
Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 86 primary stat for 20 sec.
Rank Elite

Sinful Aspirant's Relentless Brooch icon.
S

Sinful Aspirant's Relentless Brooch

1

Ilvl 184
Stats
+52 strength
Effects
Equip: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 20%. Does not stack with similar effects.

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

155

+16 Versatility

Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
S

Straddling Jewel Doublet

23

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

Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
M

Masterful Jewel Cluster

15

+16 Mastery

Straddling Sage Agate icon.
S

Straddling Sage Agate

11

+5% Movement Speed

Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
Q

Quick Jewel Cluster

10

+16 Haste

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

44

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

4

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

44

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

Enchant Chest - Sacred Stats icon.
E

Enchant Chest - Sacred Stats

1

Permanently enchants a chest piece to increase primary stats by 20.

Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds icon.
E

Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

1

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

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

19

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

15

Permanently enchants bracers to increase your Intellect by 15.

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.

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 - Soul Treads icon.
E

Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

13

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

Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility icon.
E

Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

4

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

84

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 - Celestial Guidance icon.
E

Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

28

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

Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation icon.
E

Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

21

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 - Ascended Vigor icon.
E

Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor

1

Permanently enchants a weapon to sometimes increase your healing received by 12% for 10 sec when taking damage.

Talents

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

Zeal icon.
Z
44

Zeal

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

Fires of Justice icon.
F
1

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
42

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
7

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
40

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
10

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
27

Unbreakable Spirit

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

Cavalier icon.
C
15

Cavalier

Divine Steed now has 2 charges.

Eye for an Eye icon.
E
8

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.

Divine Purpose icon.
D
10

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
40

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 1,516 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
14

Sanctified Wrath

Avenging Wrath lasts 25% longer. During Avenging Wrath, each Holy Power spent causes you to explode with Holy light for 276 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
36

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.

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

44

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.

Unbound Freedom icon.
U

Unbound Freedom

33

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

23

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.

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.

Blessing of Sanctuary icon.
B

Blessing of Sanctuary

16

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.

Covenants

48
Kyrian icon.
K
Kyria
1
Necrolord icon.
N
Necro
1
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.

45

Focusing Mantra

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

45

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%.

29

Cleansed Vestments

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

17

Bond of Friendship

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

1

Phial of Patience

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

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.

1

Sulfuric Emission

When reduced below 20% health, you fear nearby enemies for 4.5 sec. May only occur once per 60 sec.

Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
F

Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

1

1

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.

1

Forgelite Filter

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

1

Regenerating Materials

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

1

Soulsteel Clamps

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

Kleia icon.
K

Kleia

1

1

Bearer's Pursuit

Your damaging spells and abilities have a chance to decrease your target's movement speed by 45% for 20 sec.

1

Cleansing Rites

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

1

Mentorship

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

1

Valiant Strikes

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

Korayn icon.
K

Korayn

1

1

Face Your Foes

1

Get In Formation

Your mounted movement speed is increased by 5%. Allies behind you within 40 yds gain this benefit.

1

Horn of the Wild Hunt

Soulshape increases the movement speed of allies within 40 yds by 10%.

1

Wild Hunt Tactics

Your damage to targets above 75% health and healing to targets below 35% health is increased by 10%. When your spells and abilities are enhanced this way, you gain 15% increased movement speed for 5 sec.

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 up to 68 extra times on the main target.

Templar's Vindication icon.
T

Templar's Vindication

45

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

Focused Light icon.
F

Focused Light

2

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

endurance conduits

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

Shielding Words icon.
S

Shielding Words

50

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

4

Guardian of Ancient Kings's cooldown is reduced by 25.5 sec, and casting it causes your next Word of Glory to cost no Holy Power.

Divine Call icon.
D

Divine Call

2

Divine Shield's remaining cooldown is reduced by 34 sec when you take damage. This effect can only occur once every 34.0 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

36

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

8

Divine Steed's duration is increased by 85.0%.

Pure Concentration icon.
P

Pure Concentration

1

Concentration Aura reduces the duration of incoming Fear effects on your allies by 28.0%.

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