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Holy Priest PvP Guide For 3v3

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Holy Priest
Season 3
50 characters
2691 - 3111

Welcome to Murlok.io's Holy Priest PvP guide for 3v3 in World of Warcraft. This guide lists the best stats, races, talents, gear, embellishments, enchantments, and gems for patch 10.2.6, based on the character builds of the Top 50 Holy Priests from Dragonflight Season 3 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes Obeng (Tarren Mill EU) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 3111.

Updated every 12 hours with the latest data from the Battle.net API , the guide also examines each character's last time played, specialization usage frequency, and equipment type to ensure greater accuracy.

Top Holy Priests

  1. 1
    Obeng's character icon
    Obeng
    Tarren Mill (EU)
    458 ilvl
    3111
  2. 2
    Eradasp's character icon
    Eradasp
    Ravencrest (EU)
    460 ilvl
    3068
  3. 3
    Hhx's character icon
    Hhx
    Ravencrest (EU)
    459 ilvl
    3063
  4. 4
    Mystìcmac's character icon
    Mystìcmac
    Sargeras (US)
    459 ilvl
    3062
  5. 5
    Señorvåc's character icon
    Señorvåc
    Sargeras (US)
    473 ilvl
    3029

Stat Priority

Stats are crucial attributes that directly influence a character's power in World of Warcraft. They not only determine the character's strength but also define the overall feel and playstyle. Stat bonuses can be found on various pieces of equipment, in consumables created by the Alchemy profession, certain foods, some enchantments , and gems .

It's important to note that each stat experiences diminishing returns once its equipped bonus reaches +20%. This means that optimizing a character's performance involves more than just maximizing each stat; it's about finding a balanced distribution. Here is the optimal way to balance Holy Priest Secondary and Minor stats for 3v3.

Secondary Stats
+592
8% Critical Strike
+1845
11% Haste
+6147
40% Mastery
+5287
26% Versatility
  1. Mastery
  2. Versatility
  3. Haste
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stats
+6
0% Avoidance
+22
0% Leech
+560
11% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Leech
  3. Avoidance

Races

In World of Warcraft, each race comes with unique traits that enhance character abilities or improve in-game quality of life. Although these racial traits typically offer minor advantages, they can still provide a competitive edge in certain scenarios.

With Undead currently being the top race for Holy Priests in 3v3, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Undead race icon
    Undead
    18
  2. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    15
  3. Gnome race icon
    Gnome
    14
  4. Void Elf race icon
    Void Elf
    1
  5. Troll race icon
    Troll
    1

Class Talents

Talents are the main element defining a character's build, significantly influencing the playstyle by adding, modifying, and enhancing character abilities and behaviors. They are crucial in shaping how a character functions in battle.

Class talents represent a common tree shared across all Priest specializations. These talents provide foundational skills and enhancements that are essential and universal to the Priest class. They offer a range of abilities that lay the groundwork for a Priest's overall capabilities, regardless of the chosen specialization.

The following tree reproduces the in-game class talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Renew
50
Dispel Magic
49
Shadowfiend
50
Prayer of Mending
50
Improved Flash Heal
50
Improved Purify
4
Psychic Voice
50
Shadow Word: Death
50
Focused Mending
50
Holy Nova
24
Protective Light
14
Angelic Feather
50
Phantasm
50
Death and Madness
5
Spell Warding
7
Rhapsody
0
Leap of Faith
50
Shackle Undead
0
Void Tendrils
24
Mind Control
33
Words of the Pious
0
Mass Dispel
50
Move with Grace
47
Power Infusion
50
Sanguine Teachings
1
Tithe Evasion
0
Inspiration
45
Mental Agility
34
Body and Soul
2
Twins of the Sun Priestess
50
Void Shield
2
San'layn
0
Apathy
17
Unwavering Will
50
Twist of Fate
50
Throes of Pain
19
Angel's Mercy
33
Divine Star
0
Translucent Image
32
Mindgames
18
Surge of Light
50
Light's Inspiration
19
Crystalline Reflection
0
Improved Fade
50
Manipulation
0
Power Word: Life
50
Angelic Bulwark
12
Void Shift
50
Shattered Perceptions
0

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Holy Priests with unique abilities and enhancements tailored to their combat style.

The following tree reproduces the in-game specialization talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Holy Word: Serenity
50
Holy Word: Sanctify
50
Guardian Spirit
50
Holy Word: Chastise
50
Prayer of Healing
0
Guardian Angel
50
Censure
34
Empyreal Blaze
50
Circle of Healing
0
Revitalizing Prayers
0
Cosmic Ripple
6
Afterlife
50
Renewed Faith
50
Burning Vehemence
50
Prayer Circle
0
Prayerful Litany
0
Trail of Light
0
Divine Hymn
50
Enlightenment
50
Benediction
46
Orison
0
Everlasting Light
10
Gales of Song
50
Symbol of Hope
50
Divine Service
50
Crisis Management
0
Prismatic Echoes
50
Prayers of the Virtuous
50
Pontifex
0
Apotheosis
50
Miracle Worker
50
Say Your Prayers
0
Resonant Words
0
Light of the Naaru
50
Answered Prayers
0
Voice of Harmony
50
Desperate Times
50
Epiphany
0
Lightwell
50
Divine Image
50
Restitution
0

PvP Talents

PvP talents are specifically tailored for player-versus-player combat scenarios. Activated in arenas, battlegrounds, and the open world with war mode enabled, these talents are designed to optimize a Holy Priest's performance in PvP encounters. They provide specialized enhancements and strategies that give players an edge in combat against other players, reflecting the unique demands of PvP gameplay.

The following tree reproduces the in-game pvp talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Holy Ward
2
Sanctified Ground
2
Greater Heal
0
Spirit of the Redeemer
50
Ray of Hope
5
Absolute Faith
0
Thoughtsteal
0
Divine Ascension
3
Purification
15
Catharsis
0
Phase Shift
26
Seraphic Crescendo
47
Improved Mass Dispel
0

Best In Slot And Gear

Gear consists of items that directly determine a character's power level. It can be acquired from diverse sources: dungeon, raid, world drops, crafted through various professions, obtained from PvP vendors, or chosen as rewards from the Great Vault.

Each piece of gear significantly boosts a character's overall strength and capabilities. Here are the top items for Holy Priests in 3v3, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Crest of Lunar Communion item set icon
    set
    Crest of Lunar Communion
    47
  2. Lightweight Ocular Lenses item icon
    Lightweight Ocular Lenses
    2
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Headcover item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Headcover
    1

Neck

  1. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    29
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Amulet item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Amulet
    21

Shoulders

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Amice item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Amice
    28
  2. Shoulderguardians of Lunar Communion item set icon
    set
    Shoulderguardians of Lunar Communion
    19
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Shoulderspikes item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shoulderspikes
    3

Back

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Shawl item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Shawl
    41
  2. Hellbloom Cape item icon
    Hellbloom Cape
    6
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Drape item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Drape
    2
  4. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    1

Chest

  1. Cassock of Lunar Communion item set icon
    set
    Cassock of Lunar Communion
    50

Wrist

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps
    35
  2. Overengineered Sleeve Extenders item icon
    Overengineered Sleeve Extenders
    9
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Armbands item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Armbands
    6

Hands

  1. Touch of Lunar Communion item set icon
    set
    Touch of Lunar Communion
    34
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Handwraps item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Handwraps
    12
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Handwraps item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Handwraps
    4

Waist

  1. Infurious Binding of Gesticulation item icon
    Infurious Binding of Gesticulation
    30
  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle
    19
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Cord item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Cord
    1

Legs

  1. Leggings of Lunar Communion item set icon
    set
    Leggings of Lunar Communion
    50

Feet

  1. Blue Dragon Soles item icon
    Blue Dragon Soles
    38
  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers
    8
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Treads item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Treads
    4

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    47
  2. Ring-Bound Hourglass item icon
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    41
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Signet item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Signet
    12

Trinkets

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Medallion
    50
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    49
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Emblem item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Emblem
    1

Main Hand

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Greatstaff item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Greatstaff
    29
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Scepter item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Scepter
    20
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Sickle item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Sickle
    1

Off Hand

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Censer item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Censer
    21

Embellishments

Embellishments are unique effects that can be added to crafted items, either as predefined elements in recipes or through an optional embellishment reagent, creating embellished gear. These enhancements diversify and amplify characters' capabilities.

Given that only a maximum of 2 embellished items can be equipped at a time, here are the best embellishments for Holy Priests in 3v3.

  1. Blue Dragon Soles embellishment item icon
    Blue Dragon Soles
    38
  2. Infurious Binding of Gesticulation embellishment item icon
    Mettle
    30
  3. Signet of Titanic Insight embellishment item icon
    Precognition
    19
  4. Signet of Titanic Insight embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    12

Enchantments

Enchantments provide minor yet valuable enhancements to various items, including Head, Back, Chest, Wrist, Waist, Legs, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand.

Most enchantments are crafted via the Enchanting profession. However, Waist enchantments specifically require Blacksmithing, Legs enhancements are crafted by Leatherworkers, and Head enchantments come from the Incandescent Essence , a reward obtained through a quest in the Amirdrassil raid.

Enchantments are usually available at the auction house, making them accessible for upgrades. Here is a list of the top enchantments for Holy Priests in 3v3, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Back

  1. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    48
  2. +125 Speed enchantment icon
    +125 Speed
    1
  3. Graceful Avoidance enchantment icon
    Graceful Avoidance
    1

Chest

  1. Reserve of Intellect enchantment icon
    Reserve of Intellect
    50

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    47
  2. +200 Avoidance enchantment icon
    +200 Avoidance
    1
  3. +200 Leech enchantment icon
    +200 Leech
    1

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    42

Legs

  1. Temporal Spellthread enchantment icon
    Temporal Spellthread
    50

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    49

Rings

  1. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    74
  2. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    24
  3. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste
    2

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    50

Gems

Gems are crafted stones from the Jewelcrafting profession, typically offering stat bonuses to enhance your gear. These gems can be socketed into specific items such as Head, Neck, Wrist, Waist, and Rings. The presence of sockets on items is usually random upon their drop.

Notably, Neck items can be uniquely modified to have up to three sockets by using 3 Tiered Medallion Setting . Additionally, a single socket can be added to other eligible items with a Nature's Cradle , which requires 6 Aspects' Tokens of Merit obtained from the Great Vault.

Available through both the auction house and the crafting order system, the following are the top gem choices for Holy Priests in 3v3.

  1. Zen Neltharite gem icon
    Zen Neltharite
    280
  2. Keen Neltharite gem icon
    Keen Neltharite
    45
  3. Zen Malygite gem icon
    Zen Malygite
    32
  4. Skillful Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Skillful Illimited Diamond
    28
  5. Energized Ysemerald gem icon
    Energized Ysemerald
    5