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Mythic+ Retribution Paladin

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This is a guide about how to build Retribution Paladins for Mythic+ . 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 Mythic+
Number of players 50
Highest rating 2507
Lowest rating 2231

Stat Priority

+372
16% Crit
+776
24% Hast
+577
39% Mast
+351
9% Vers

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

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

Race

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

  1. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    27
  2. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    9
  3. Tauren icon.
    T

    Tauren

    7
  4. Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dwarf

    3
  5. Dark Iron Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dark Iron Dwarf

    2

Legendary

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

  1. Divine Resonance legendary item icon.
    D

    Divine Resonance - Waist

    28

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

  2. The Mad Paragon legendary item icon.
    T

    The Mad Paragon - Feet

    11

    Hammer of Wrath deals 30% additional damage and extends the duration of Avenging Wrath by 1 sec.

  3. Final Verdict legendary item icon.
    F

    Final Verdict - Chest

    5

    Replaces Templar's Verdict with Final Verdict, a devastating strike that deals 4,544 Holy damage. Has a 15% chance to activate Hammer of Wrath and reset its cooldown.

  4. Tempest of the Lightbringer legendary item icon.
    T

    Tempest of the Lightbringer - Legs

    4

    Divine Storm projects an additional wave of light, striking all enemies up to 20 yards in front of you for 20% of Divine Storm's damage.

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

    The Magistrate's Judgment - Ring 2

    1

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

Trinkets

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

  1. Phial of Putrefaction item icon.
    P

    Phial of Putrefaction

    16

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 strength
    Effects
    Equip: Every 5 sec, your next melee ability applies Liquefying Ooze, dealing 2,501 Nature damage over 30 sec. Liquefying Ooze stacks up to 3 times. Stacking does not refresh the duration.
    Rank Mythic

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

    Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    14

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

  3. Titanic Ocular Gland item icon.
    T

    Titanic Ocular Gland

    12

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 strength
    Effects
    Equip: While your health is above 50% you are judged Worthy, increasing your highest secondary stat by 132. While your health is below 50% you are judged Unworthy, decreasing your highest secondary stat by 132.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Inscrutable Quantum Device item icon.
    I

    Inscrutable Quantum Device

    12

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +93 strength
    Effects
    Use: ??? (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

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

    Sinful Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    9

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

Gems

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

  1. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    53

    +16 Haste

  2. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    21

    +16 Versatility

  3. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    18

    +16 Mastery

  4. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    4

    +16 Critical Strike

Domination Shards

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

  1. Foreboding Shard of Dyz icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Dyz

    19

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

  2. Foreboding Shard of Zed icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Zed

    18

    |CFF20ff20Your helpful spells and abilities have a chance to grant your target an Unholy Aura, draining 297 health from nearby enemies every 2 sec for 10 sec.|R

  3. Foreboding Shard of Oth icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Oth

    16

    |CFF20ff20Your Speed is increased by 45|R

  4. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    11

    |CFF20ff20Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.50% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.|R

  5. Desolate Shard of Bek icon.
    D

    Desolate Shard of Bek

    9

    |CFF20ff20Your damage is increased by 2.3% when you have 50% or more health than your target.|R

Back Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    23

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    11

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    10

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

Chest Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    34

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    14

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

  3. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

    1

    Enchanted: +20 Intellect & +6% Mana

Wrist Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    21

    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 Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Hands item are:

  1. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    40

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    20

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

Ring Enchantment

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

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    57

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    19

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    17

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

Main Hand Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    29

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

  2. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    12

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  3. Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force

    4

    Enchanted: Lightless Force

Talents

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

    1. Execution Sentence talent icon.
      E
      28

      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.

    2. Zeal talent icon.
      Z
      15

      Zeal

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

    3. Righteous Verdict talent icon.
      R
      7

      Righteous Verdict

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

    1. Empyrean Power talent icon.
      E
      27

      Empyrean Power

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

    2. Blade of Wrath talent icon.
      B
      22

      Blade of Wrath

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

    3. Fires of Justice talent 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.

    1. Fist of Justice talent icon.
      F
      36

      Fist of Justice

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

    2. Blinding Light talent icon.
      B
      14

      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. Cavalier talent icon.
      C
      31

      Cavalier

      Divine Steed now has 2 charges.

    2. Unbreakable Spirit talent icon.
      U
      19

      Unbreakable Spirit

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

    3. Eye for an Eye talent icon.
      E
      0

      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
      40

      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
      10

      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. Final Reckoning talent icon.
      F
      41

      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.

    2. Sanctified Wrath talent icon.
      S
      7

      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.

    3. Crusade talent icon.
      C
      2

      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 Mythic+, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Aura of Reckoning PvP talent icon.
    A

    Aura of Reckoning

    31

  2. Lawbringer PvP talent icon.
    L

    Lawbringer

    31

  3. Unbound Freedom PvP talent icon.
    U

    Unbound Freedom

    26

  4. Vengeance Aura PvP talent icon.
    V

    Vengeance Aura

    15

  5. Law and Order PvP talent icon.
    L

    Law and Order

    13

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
29
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
0
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
0
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
21
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Pelagos icon.
    P

    Pelagos

    29

    The traits to use with Pelagos are:

    1. 29

      Better Together

    2. 29

      Combat Meditation

    3. 29

      Focusing Mantra

    4. 29

      Let Go of the Past

    5. 16

      Cleansed Vestments

    6. 13

      Bond of Friendship

  2. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    17

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 17

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 17

      Friends in Low Places

    3. 17

      Thrill Seeker

    4. 13

      Familiar Predicaments

    5. 13

      Nimble Steps

    6. 4

      Sinful Preservation

    7. 3

      Dauntless Duelist

    8. 1

      Exacting Preparation

  3. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    3

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 3

      Soothing Shade

    2. 2

      Exquisite Ingredients

    3. 2

      Leisurely Gait

    4. 2

      Life is but an Appetizer

    5. 2

      Party Favors

    6. 2

      Token of Appreciation

    7. 1

      It's Always Tea Time

    8. 1

      Life of the Party

    9. 1

      Wasteland Propriety

    10. 1

      Watch the Shoes!

  4. General Draven icon.
    G

    General Draven

    1

    The traits to use with General Draven are:

    1. 1

      Enduring Gloom

    2. 1

      Expedition Leader

    3. 1

      Service In Stone

    4. 1

      Superior Tactics

potency conduits

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

  1. Virtuous Command conduit icon.
    V

    Virtuous Command

    40

  2. Templar's Vindication conduit icon.
    T

    Templar's Vindication

    38

  3. Ringing Clarity conduit icon.
    R

    Ringing Clarity

    29

endurance conduits

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

  1. Shielding Words conduit icon.
    S

    Shielding Words

    36

  2. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    34

  3. Divine Call conduit icon.
    D

    Divine Call

    16

finesse conduits

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

  1. Light's Barding conduit icon.
    L

    Light's Barding

    43

  2. Echoing Blessings conduit icon.
    E

    Echoing Blessings

    11