3v3 Protection Warrior

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This is a guide about how to build Protection Warriors 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 Protection Warrior
Activity 3v3
Number of players 1
Highest rating 1658
Lowest rating 1658

Top players

The top Protection Warriors that achieved the highest ratings in 3v3 across US, EU, KR, and TW regions are:

  1. Bígmuscle

    Ravencrest @ eu

    Necrolord

    1658

Stat Priority

+111
8% Crit
+718
22% Hast
+274
24% Mast
+1406
35% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the stat priority is:

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

Race

Based on the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the character races to choose are:

  1. Tauren icon.
    T

    Tauren

    1

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Ring

    1

    Gain the legendary effect of Glory: Conqueror's Banner affects 1 additional ally and every 10 Rage you spend while it is active increases the duration of your banner by 0.5 sec.

  2. The Wall legendary item icon.
    T

    The Wall - Back

    1

    Shield Slam generates an additional 5 Rage and reduces the remaining cooldown of Shield Wall by 5 sec.

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion

    1

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +119 strength
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 175 and Stamina by 500 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Duelist

  2. Cosmic Gladiator's Eternal Aegis item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Eternal Aegis

    1

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +119 strength
    Effects
    Use: Activate the defenses, absorbing 50% of all Magic damage taken, up to 25,061, persisting for 15 sec. Cosmic damage is fully absorbed. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 175 and Stamina by 500 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Duelist

Tier Set

Based on the gear observed on the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the tier set items to use are:

  1. Breastplate of the Infinite Infantry item icon.
    B

    Breastplate of the Infinite Infantry

    1

    Ilvl 288
    Stats
    +145 strength
    +314 stamina
    +56 haste
    +130 mastery
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Set
    Set: Consuming 30 rage grants a stack of Seeing Red, which transforms at 8 stacks into Outburst, causing your next Shield Slam or Thunder Clap to be 200% more effective and grant Ignore Pain.
    Set: Avatar increases your damage dealt by an additional 10% and decreases damage taken by 10%. Avatar instantly grants Outburst.
    Rank Challenger II

  2. Grasps of the Infinite Infantry item icon.
    G

    Grasps of the Infinite Infantry

    1

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +94 strength
    +195 stamina
    +38 critical-strike
    +93 mastery
    Enchant
    +15 Strength
    Set
    Set: Consuming 30 rage grants a stack of Seeing Red, which transforms at 8 stacks into Outburst, causing your next Shield Slam or Thunder Clap to be 200% more effective and grant Ignore Pain.
    Set: Avatar increases your damage dealt by an additional 10% and decreases damage taken by 10%. Avatar instantly grants Outburst.
    Rank Duelist

  3. Gaze of the Infinite Infantry item icon.
    G

    Gaze of the Infinite Infantry

    1

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +125 strength
    +259 stamina
    +100 haste
    +75 versatility
    Gem
    +5% Movement Speed
    Set
    Set: Consuming 30 rage grants a stack of Seeing Red, which transforms at 8 stacks into Outburst, causing your next Shield Slam or Thunder Clap to be 200% more effective and grant Ignore Pain.
    Set: Avatar increases your damage dealt by an additional 10% and decreases damage taken by 10%. Avatar instantly grants Outburst.
    Rank Duelist

  4. Pauldrons of the Infinite Infantry item icon.
    P

    Pauldrons of the Infinite Infantry

    1

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +94 strength
    +195 stamina
    +45 haste
    +86 versatility
    Set
    Set: Consuming 30 rage grants a stack of Seeing Red, which transforms at 8 stacks into Outburst, causing your next Shield Slam or Thunder Clap to be 200% more effective and grant Ignore Pain.
    Set: Avatar increases your damage dealt by an additional 10% and decreases damage taken by 10%. Avatar instantly grants Outburst.
    Rank Duelist

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 1 highest Protection Warriors in 3v3, the gems to use are:

  1. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    4

    +16 Versatility

  2. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    1

    +5% Movement Speed

  3. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    1

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

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    1

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    1

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    1

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Hands item are:

  1. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    1

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    1

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors 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

    2

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Main Hand item are:

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    1

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the talents to use are:

    1. Devastator talent icon.
      D
      1

      Devastator

      Your auto attacks deal an additional 237 Physical damage and have a 20% chance to reset the remaining cooldown on Shield Slam.

    2. War Machine talent icon.
      W
      0

      War Machine

      Your auto attacks generate 50% more Rage. Killing an enemy instantly generates 10 Rage, and increases your movement speed by 30% for 8 sec.

    3. Punish talent icon.
      P
      0

      Punish

      Shield Slam deals 20% increased damage, and reduces enemies' damage against you by 3% for 9 sec. Multiple punishments may overlap.

    1. Double Time talent icon.
      D
      1

      Double Time

      Increases the maximum number of charges on Charge by 1, and reduces its cooldown by 3 sec.

    2. Rumbling Earth talent icon.
      R
      0

      Rumbling Earth

      When Shockwave strikes at least 3 targets, its cooldown is reduced by 15 sec.

    3. Storm Bolt talent icon.
      S
      0

      Storm Bolt

      Hurls your weapon at an enemy, causing 176 Physical damage and stunning for 4 sec.

    1. Booming Voice talent icon.
      B
      1

      Booming Voice

      Demoralizing Shout also generates 40 Rage, and increases damage you deal to affected targets by 20%.

    2. Best Served Cold talent icon.
      B
      0

      Best Served Cold

      Revenge deals 20% more damage, or 50% more damage when your successful dodges or parries have made it cost no Rage.

    3. Dragon Roar talent icon.
      D
      0

      Dragon Roar

      Roar explosively, dealing 1,859 Physical damage to enemies within 12 yds. Deals reduced damage to secondary targets. Dragon Roar critically strikes for 3 times normal damage. Generates 20 Rage.

    1. Bounding Stride talent icon.
      B
      1

      Bounding Stride

      Reduces the cooldown on Heroic Leap by 15 sec, and Heroic Leap now also increases your run speed by 70% for 3 sec.

    2. Crackling Thunder talent icon.
      C
      0

      Crackling Thunder

      Thunder Clap's radius is increased by 50%, and it reduces movement speed by an additional 10%.

    3. Menace talent icon.
      M
      0

      Menace

      Intimidating Shout will knock back all nearby enemies except your primary target, and cause them all to cower in fear for 15 sec instead of fleeing.

    1. Indomitable talent icon.
      I
      1

      Indomitable

      Your maximum health is increased by 10%, and every 10 Rage you spend heals you for 1% of your maximum health.

    2. Never Surrender talent icon.
      N
      0

      Never Surrender

      Ignore Pain prevents 40% to 100% more damage, based on your missing health.

    3. Impending Victory talent icon.
      I
      0

      Impending Victory

      Instantly attack the target, causing 535 damage and healing you for 40% of your maximum health. Killing an enemy that yields experience or honor resets the cooldown of Impending Victory and makes it cost no Rage.

    1. Unstoppable Force talent icon.
      U
      1

      Unstoppable Force

      Avatar increases the damage of Thunder Clap by 30%, and reduces its cooldown by 50%.

    2. Into the Fray talent icon.
      I
      0

      Into the Fray

      You gain 2% Haste for each enemy or ally within 10 yards, up to 10% Haste.

    3. Ravager talent icon.
      R
      0

      Ravager

      Throws a whirling weapon at the target location that chases nearby enemies, inflicting 2,784 Physical damage to all enemies over 11.1 sec. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets. Generates 10 Rage each time it deals damage.

    1. Anger Management talent icon.
      A
      1

      Anger Management

      Every 10 Rage you spend reduces the remaining cooldown on Avatar and Shield Wall by 1 sec.

    2. Heavy Repercussions talent icon.
      H
      0

      Heavy Repercussions

      Shield Slam generates 3 more Rage and extends the duration of Shield Block by 1.0 sec.

    3. Bolster talent icon.
      B
      0

      Bolster

      Last Stand's cooldown is reduced by 1 min, and it grants you the Shield Block effect for its duration.

PvP Talents

Based on the talents observed on 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Dragon Charge PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dragon Charge

    1

  2. Morale Killer PvP talent icon.
    M

    Morale Killer

    1

  3. Sword and Board PvP talent icon.
    S

    Sword and Board

    1

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
1
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
0
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
0
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the covenants to pick are:

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

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Emeni icon.
    E

    Emeni

    1

    The traits to use with Emeni are:

    1. 1

      Cartilaginous Legs

    2. 1

      Emeni's Magnificent Skin

    3. 1

      Gnashing Chompers

    4. 1

      Lead by Example

    5. 1

      Pustule Eruption

    6. 1

      Resilient Stitching

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Adaptive Armor Fragment conduit icon.
    A

    Adaptive Armor Fragment

    1

  2. Veteran's Repute conduit icon.
    V

    Veteran's Repute

    1

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    1

  2. Stalwart Guardian conduit icon.
    S

    Stalwart Guardian

    1

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 1 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Disturb the Peace conduit icon.
    D

    Disturb the Peace

    1

  2. Inspiring Presence conduit icon.
    I

    Inspiring Presence

    1