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3v3 Protection Warrior

Protection Warrior
13 days ago
1 characters
2080 - 2080

This guide is to help to build a PvP Protection Warrior that will thrive in 3v3.

Updated , it is based on the 1 highest-rated Protection Warriors in 3v3 leaderboards across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. Ratings are ranging from 2080 to 2080, with the current top 3v3 Protection Warrior being Filipowski from Sargeras (US).

Each character's equipment type, active specialization history, as well as connection frequency are taken into consideration to keep the guide as accurate as possible.

Top Protection Warriors

  1. 1
    Filipowski
    Sargeras (US)
    2080

Stat Priority

Stats are attributes that enhance character abilities and define how it feels to play. Found on most pieces of equipment, object ameliorations, and consumables, the stats to prioritize for Protection Warriors in 3v3 are Versatility and Haste :

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

Sometimes, items can also contain minor stats that can add a certain value. Even though they are really hard to get since they are rare and random, the one to reach is Speed :

  1. Speed
  2. Leech
  3. Avoidance
Main Stat Priority
+238
12% Critical Strike
+1012
37% Haste
+110
17% Mastery
+1595
39% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Haste
  3. Critical Strike
  4. Mastery
Minor Stat Priority
+0
0% Avoidance
+65
13% Leech
+103
10% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Leech
  3. Avoidance

Races

Each race in World of Warcraft brings traits that can potentially give an edge in achieving victory. That said, the best race for Protection Warrior in 3v3 is currently Human .

Since cross-faction play is now possible, there are few barriers that remain for picking what offers the best racials.

  1. Human
    1

Class Talents

1

Battle Stance

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 3 sec cooldown
Effect A balanced combat state that increases the critical strike chance of your abilities by 3% and reduces the duration of movement impairing effects by 10%. Lasts until canceled.
1

Defensive Stance

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 3 sec cooldown
Effect A defensive combat state that reduces all damage you take by 20%, and all damage you deal by 10%. Lasts until canceled.
0

Berserker Rage

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect Go berserk, removing and granting immunity to Fear, Sap, and Incapacitate effects for 6 sec.
1

Impending Victory

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 25 sec cooldown
Effect Instantly attack the target, causing 263 damage and healing you for 30% of your maximum health. Killing an enemy that yields experience or honor resets the cooldown of Impending Victory and makes it cost no Rage.
Power Cost 10 Rage
Range Melee Range
1

War Machine

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your auto attacks generate 50% more Rage. Killing an enemy instantly generates 5 Rage, and increases your movement speed by 30% for 8 sec.
0

Intervene

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 30 sec cooldown
Effect Run at high speed toward an ally, intercepting all melee and ranged attacks against them for 6 sec while they remain within 10 yds.
Range 25 yd range
1

Rallying Cry

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 3 min cooldown
Effect Lets loose a rallying cry, granting all party or raid members within 40 yards 15% temporary and maximum health for 10 sec.
0

Berserker Shout

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect Go berserk, removing and granting immunity to Fear, Sap, and Incapacitate effects for 6 sec. Also remove fear effects from group members within 12 yards.

Piercing Howl

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 30 sec cooldown
Effect Snares all enemies within 12 yards, reducing their movement speed by 70% for 8 sec.
1

Fast Footwork

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Movement speed increased by 5%.
1

Spell Reflection

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1 sec cooldown
Effect Raise your weapon, reflecting the first spell cast on you, and reduce magic damage you take by 20% for 5 sec.
1

Leeching Strikes

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Leech increased by 5%.
0

Inspiring Presence

Cast Time Passive
Effect Rallying Cry's duration is increased by 3 sec and it grants an additional 5% maximum health.

Second Wind

Cast Time Passive
Effect Restores 6% health every 1 sec when you have not taken damage for 5 sec.
1

Frothing Berserker

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Revenge has a 20% chance to immediately refund 50% of the Rage spent.
1

Heroic Leap

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 0.8 sec cooldown
Effect Leap through the air toward a target location, slamming down with destructive force to deal 124 Physical damage to all enemies within 8 yards.
Range 8-40 yd range
0

Intimidating Shout

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect Causes the targeted enemy to cower in fear, and up to 5 additional enemies within 8 yards to flee. Targets are disoriented for 8 sec.
Range 8 yd range
1

Thunder Clap

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 6 sec cooldown
Effect Blasts all enemies within 8 yards for 218 Physical damage. and reduces their movement speed by 20% for 10 sec. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets.
1

Furious Blows

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Auto-attack speed increased by 5%.
0

Wrecking Throw

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Hurl your weapon at the enemy, causing 528 Physical damage, ignoring armor. Deals up to 500% increased damage to absorb shields.
Range 30 yd range

Shattering Throw

Cast Time 1.5 sec cast
Cooldown 3 min cooldown
Effect Hurl your weapon at the enemy, causing 528 Physical damage, ignoring armor, and removing any magical immunities. Deals up to 500% increased damage to absorb shields.
Range 30 yd range
1

Crushing Force

1
Rank 2
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield Slam deals an additional 10% damage and deals 10% increased critical strike damage.
1

Pain and Gain

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect When you take any damage, heal for 4.50% of your maximum health. This can only occur once every 10 sec.
0

Cacophonous Roar

Cast Time Passive
Effect Intimidating Shout can withstand 200% more damage before breaking.

Menace

Cast Time Passive
Effect 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

Storm Bolt

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 30 sec cooldown
Effect Hurls your weapon at an enemy, causing 148 Physical damage and stunning for 4 sec.
Range 20 yd range
0

Overwhelming Rage

Cast Time Passive
Effect Maximum Rage increased by 30.
0

Sidearm

Cast Time Passive
Effect Your auto-attacks have a 20% chance to hurl weapons at your target and 3 other enemies in front of you, dealing an additional 132 Physical damage.

Concussive Blows

Cast Time Passive
Effect Cooldown of Pummel reduced by 1.0 sec. Successfully interrupting an enemy increases the damage you deal to them by 5% for 10 sec.
1

Reinforced Plates

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Armor increased by 20%.
0

Bounding Stride

Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Heroic Leap by 15 sec, and Heroic Leap now also increases your run speed by 70% for 3 sec.
1

Blood and Thunder

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Thunderclap costs 10 more Rage and deals 10% increased damage. If you have Rend, Thunder Clap affects 5 nearby targets with Rend.

Crackling Thunder

Cast Time Passive
Effect Thunder Clap's radius is increased by 50%, and it reduces movement speed by an additional 20%.
0

Barbaric Training

Cast Time Passive
Effect Revenge deals 25% increased damage but now costs 10 more rage.
0

Honed Reflexes

Cast Time Passive
Effect Cooldown of Shield Slam and Pummel reduced by 1.0 sec.
0

Bitter Immunity

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 3 min cooldown
Effect Restores 20% health instantly and removes all diseases, poisons and curses affecting you.
1

Double Time

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases the maximum number of charges on Charge by 1, and reduces its cooldown by 3 sec.
0

Titanic Throw

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 8 sec cooldown
Effect Throws your weapon at the enemy, causing 183 Physical damage to it and 5 nearby enemies. Generates high threat.
Range 8-30 yd range
1

Seismic Reverberation

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect If Whirlwind hits 3 or more enemies, it hits them 1 additional time for 30% damage.
1

Armored to the Teeth

1
Rank 2
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Gain Strength equal to 4% of your Armor.
0

Wild Strikes

Cast Time Passive
Effect Haste increased by 2% and your auto-attack critical strikes increase your auto-attack speed by 20% for 10 sec.
1

One-Handed Weapon Specialization

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Damage with one-handed weapons and Leech increased by 5%.
0

Cruel Strikes

Cast Time Passive
Effect Critical strike chance increased by 2% and critical strike damage of Execute increased by 10%.
1

Endurance Training

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Stamina increased by 5% and the duration of Fear, Sap and Incapacitate effects on you is reduced by 10.0%.
1

Avatar

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect Transform into a colossus for 20 sec, causing you to deal 20% increased damage and removing all roots and snares. Generates 10 Rage.
0

Thunderous Roar

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect Roar explosively, dealing 829 Physical damage to enemies within 12 yds and cause them to bleed for 933 physical damage over 8 sec. Generates 10 Rage.
0

Spear of Bastion

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect Throw a spear at the target location, dealing 870 Physical damage instantly and an additional 875 damage over 4 sec. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets. Enemies hit are chained to the spear's location for the duration. Generates 20 Rage.
Range 25 yd range
0

Shockwave

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 40 sec cooldown
Effect Sends a wave of force in a frontal cone, causing 106 damage and stunning all enemies within 10 yards for 2 sec. Generates 10 Rage.
1

Unstoppable Force

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Avatar increases the damage of Thunder Clap and Shockwave by 50%, and reduces the cooldown of Thunder Clap by 50%.

Immovable Object

Cast Time Passive
Effect Activating Avatar or Shield Wall casts the other at reduced effectiveness.
0

Uproar

Cast Time Passive
Effect Thunderous Roar's cooldown reduced by 30 sec.
0

Thunderous Words

Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases the duration of Thunderous Roar's Bleed effect by 2.0 sec and increases the damage of your bleed effects by 15% at all times.
0

Piercing Verdict

Cast Time Passive
Effect Spear of Bastion's instant damage increased by 50% and its Rage generation is increased by 100%.
0

Elysian Might

Cast Time Passive
Effect Spear of Bastion's duration is increased by 2 sec. While you remain within Spear of Bastion's area your critical strike damage is increased by 25%.
0

Rumbling Earth

Cast Time Passive
Effect Shockwave's range increased by 6 yards and when Shockwave strikes at least 3 targets, its cooldown is reduced by 15 sec.
0

Sonic Boom

Cast Time Passive
Effect Shockwave deals 350% increased damage and will always critical strike.

Specialization Talents

1

Ignore Pain

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1 sec cooldown
Effect Fight through the pain, ignoring 55% of damage taken, up to 1,848 total damage prevented.
1

Revenge

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Effect Swing in a wide arc, dealing 228 Physical damage to all enemies in front of you. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets. Your successful dodges and parries have a chance to make your next Revenge cost no Rage.
Power Cost 20 Rage
Range Melee Range
1

Demoralizing Shout

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Demoralizes all enemies within 10 yards, reducing the damage they deal to you by 25% for 8 sec.
1

Devastator

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your auto attacks deal an additional 117 Physical damage and have a 20% chance to reset the remaining cooldown on Shield Slam.
1

Last Stand

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 3 min cooldown
Effect Increases maximum health by 30% for 15 sec, and instantly heals you for that amount.
0

Improved Heroic Throw

Cast Time Passive
Effect Heroic Throw deals 100% increased damage and inflicts Deep Wounds.
1

Best Served Cold

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Revenge deals 10% more damage, or 20% more damage when your successful dodges or parries have made it cost no Rage.
1

Strategist

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Devastate, Thunder Clap, Revenge, and Execute have a 30% chance to reset the remaining cooldown on Shield Slam.
1

Brace For Impact

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Using Shield Slam increases the damage of Shield Slam by 5% for 16 sec, and it increases the block value of your shield by 5%. Stacking up to 5 times.
0

Unnerving Focus

Cast Time Passive
Effect Last Stand increases your Rage generation by 50%.
1

Challenging Shout

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
Effect Taunts all enemies within 10 yds to attack you for 6 sec.
0

Instigate

Cast Time Passive
Effect Devastate deals 20% increased damage and generates 2 Rage. Devastator deals 10% increased damage and generates 1 Rage.
1

Rend

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Effect Wounds the target, causing 169 Physical damage instantly and an additional 503 Bleed damage over 15 sec.
Power Cost 30 Rage
Range Melee Range
1

Bloodsurge

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Bleed effects have a chance to grant you 5 Rage.
1

Brutal Vitality

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect 15% of damage you deal adds to your active Ignore Pain.

Fueled by Violence

Cast Time Passive
Effect You are healed for 85% of the damage dealt by Deep Wounds.
0

Disrupting Shout

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect Taunts all enemies within 14 yds to attack you for 6 sec, interrupts all spellcasting within 14 yds and prevents any spell in that school from being cast for 6 sec.
1

Show of Force

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Revenge damage increased by 10% and Revenge increases the damage of your next Thunder Clap by 20%.

Sudden Death

Cast Time Passive
Effect Your attacks have a chance to make your next Execute cost no Rage, be usable on any target regardless of their health, and deal damage as if you spent 40 Rage.
1

Thunderlord

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases the radius of Demoralizing Shout by 5 yards. Each enemy hit by Thunder Clap reduces the remaining cooldown on Demoralizing Shout by 1.0 sec, up to 3.0 sec.
1

Shield Wall

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 8 sec cooldown
Effect Reduces all damage you take by 40% for 8 sec.
0

Bolster

Cast Time Passive
Effect Last Stand's cooldown is reduced by 60 sec, and it grants you the Shield Block effect for its duration.
1

Tough as Nails

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Blocking an attack deals 158 Physical damage to the attacker, ignoring armor. Generates high threat.

Spell Block

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect You are able to block spells for 20 sec.
0

Bloodborne

Cast Time Passive
Effect Deep Wounds, Rend and Thunderous Roar's Bleed effects deal 20% increased damage.
1

Into the Fray

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect You gain 2% Haste for each enemy or ally within 10 yards, up to 10% Haste.

Heavy Repercussions

Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield Slam generates 2 more Rage and extends the duration of Shield Block by 1.0 sec.
1

Enduring Defenses

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield Block lasts 2 sec longer.

Massacre

Cast Time Passive
Effect Execute is now usable on targets below 35% health.
1

Anger Management

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Every 20 Rage you spend reduces the remaining cooldown on Colossus Smash and Bladestorm by 1 sec.
1

Impenetrable Wall

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield Slam generates an additional 3 Rage and reduces the remaining cooldown of Shield Wall by 5 sec.

Defender's Aegis

Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield Wall gains 1 additional charge, and its cooldown is reduced by 30 sec.
0

Punish

Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield Slam deals 10% increased damage, and reduces enemies' damage against you by 3% for 9 sec. Multiple punishments may overlap.

Juggernaut

Cast Time Passive
Effect Execute increases Execute's damage dealt by 3% for 20 sec, stacking up to 15 times.
0

Focused Vigor

Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Strength and Armor by 5% and your critical strike chance by 1%.
1

Shield Specialization

1
Rank 2
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Block chance by 12% and your Block value by 30%.
0

Enduring Alacrity

Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Stamina and Armor by 5% and your Haste by 1%.
0

Shield Charge

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Charge to an enemy with your shield, dealing 1,453 Physical damage to it and 580 Physical damage to all enemies within 10 yards. Also stuns the primary target for 4 sec. Generates 20 Rage.
Range 25 yd range
1

Booming Voice

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Demoralizing Shout also generates 30 Rage, and increases damage you deal to affected targets by 20%.
1

Indomitable

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

Violent Outburst

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Consuming 30 rage grants a stack of Seeing Red, which transforms at 8 stacks into Violent Outburst, causing your next Shield Slam or Thunder Clap to deal 200% increased damage, generate 100% more Rage and grant Ignore Pain.
0

Ravager

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect Throws a whirling weapon at the target location that chases nearby enemies, inflicting 2,724 Physical damage to all enemies over 10.9 sec. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets. Generates 10 Rage each time it deals damage.
Range 40 yd range
0

Battering Ram

Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield Charge critical strike chance and critical strike damage increased by 20%, and Shield Charge increases your auto-attack damage and speed by 20% for 20 sec.
0

Champion's Bulwark

Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield Charge deals 20% increased damage, grants you Shield Block, Revenge!, and generates an additional 20 Rage.
0

Battle-Scarred Veteran

Cast Time Passive
Effect When your health is brought below 30%, you take 80% less damage for 8 sec and healing you receive is increased by 100%. Cannot occur more than once every 180 sec.
0

Dance of Death

Cast Time Passive
Effect If your Ravager helps kill an enemy, it lasts 2.0 sec longer and deals 20% increased damage. This effect also applies to future Ravagers for the next 2 min.
0

Storm of Steel

Cast Time Passive
Effect Ravager's damage is reduced by 40% but it now has 2 charges and generates 15 Rage each time it deals damage.

PvP Talents

0

Disarm

Effect Disarm the enemy's weapons and shield for 6 sec. Disarmed creatures deal significantly reduced damage.
0

Sword and Board

Effect Increases the critical strike chance of your Devastate and Shield Slam by 30% while Shield Block is active.
1

Bodyguard

1
Rank 1
1
Effect Protect an ally, causing 40% of all Physical damage they take to be transfered to you. When the target takes Physical damage, your Shield Slam cooldown has a 30% chance to be reset. Bodyguard is cancelled if the target is further than 15 yards from you. Lasts 1 min. Only one target can be Bodyguarded at a time.
1

Morale Killer

1
Rank 1
1
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Demoralizing Shout by 15 sec, and Demoralizing Shout now reduces the damage enemies deal to all targets, not just you.
0

Shield Bash

Effect Bash the target with your shield dealing 432.5 Physical damage and reducing their damage done by 15%. If the target is casting, the cooldown is instantly reset. Generates 3 Rage.
0

Thunderstruck

Effect Thunder Clap roots all targets for 1 sec.
0

Warpath

Effect When landing with Heroic Leap, all targets are stunned for 3 sec.
0

Dragon Charge

Effect Run at high speed at a distance in front of you. All enemies in your path will take 366 Physical damage and be knocked back.
1

Rebound

1
Rank 1
1
Effect Reflecting spells causes them to deal 50% extra damage back to the attacker.
0

Oppressor

Effect You focus the assault on this target, increasing their damage taken by 3% for 6 sec. Each unique player that attacks the target increases the damage taken by an additional 3%, stacking up to 5 times. Your melee attacks refresh the duration of Focused Assault.
0

Demolition

Effect Reduces the cooldown of your Shattering Throw or Wrecking Throw by 50% and increases its damage to absorb shields by an additional 250%.
0

Warbringer

Effect Charge roots enemies for 2 sec and emanates a shockwave past the target, rooting enemies and dealing 765 Physical damage in a 15 yd cone.

Equipment

Equipment is what makes characters stronger. The best gear is usually found in the great vault, dungeons, and raids. They can also be bought from PvP vendors and sometimes in the auction house.

Here are the best equipment items for Protection Warriors in 3v3.

Head

  1. set
    Gaze of the Infinite Infantry
    1

    Gaze of the Infinite Infantry

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +159 strength
    +353 stamina
    +111 haste
    +83 versatility
    Set
    (2) 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.
    (4) Set: Avatar increases your damage dealt by an additional 10% and decreases damage taken by 10%. Avatar instantly grants Outburst.
    Rank Duelist

Neck

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Necklace
    1

    Eternal Gladiator's Necklace

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +198 stamina
    +76 haste
    +256 versatility
    Rank Duelist

Shoulders

  1. set
    Pauldrons of the Infinite Infantry
    1

    Pauldrons of the Infinite Infantry

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +119 strength
    +265 stamina
    +50 haste
    +95 versatility
    +62 leech
    Set
    (2) 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.
    (4) Set: Avatar increases your damage dealt by an additional 10% and decreases damage taken by 10%. Avatar instantly grants Outburst.
    Rank Duelist

Back

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Drape
    1

    Eternal Gladiator's Drape

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +89 strength
    +198 stamina
    +35 haste
    +74 versatility
    Rank Duelist

Chest

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Plate Chestguard
    1

    Eternal Gladiator's Plate Chestguard

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +159 strength
    +353 stamina
    +65 haste
    +129 versatility
    Rank Duelist

Wrist

  1. Signet of Tormented Kings
    1

    Signet of Tormented Kings

    Ilvl 291
    Stats
    +84 strength
    +183 stamina
    +53 haste
    +53 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Activating Bladestorm, Recklessness, or Avatar randomly casts one of the other two abilities at reduced effectiveness.

Hands

  1. set
    Grasps of the Infinite Infantry
    1

    Grasps of the Infinite Infantry

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +119 strength
    +265 stamina
    +42 critical-strike
    +103 mastery
    Set
    (2) 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.
    (4) Set: Avatar increases your damage dealt by an additional 10% and decreases damage taken by 10%. Avatar instantly grants Outburst.
    Rank Duelist

Waist

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Plate Greatbelt
    1

    Eternal Gladiator's Plate Greatbelt

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +119 strength
    +265 stamina
    +50 haste
    +95 versatility
    Rank Duelist

Legs

  1. set
    Legplates of the Infinite Infantry
    1

    Legplates of the Infinite Infantry

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +159 strength
    +353 stamina
    +126 critical-strike
    +67 haste
    Set
    (2) 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.
    (4) Set: Avatar increases your damage dealt by an additional 10% and decreases damage taken by 10%. Avatar instantly grants Outburst.
    Rank Duelist

Feet

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Plate Warboots
    1

    Eternal Gladiator's Plate Warboots

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +119 strength
    +265 stamina
    +44 haste
    +102 versatility
    Rank Duelist

Rings

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Ring
    1

    Eternal Gladiator's Ring

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +198 stamina
    +104 haste
    +228 versatility
    Rank Duelist

  2. Unity
    1

    Unity

    Ilvl 291
    Stats
    +183 stamina
    +160 haste
    +160 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Gain the legendary effect of Elysian Might: Spear of Bastion's duration is increased by 4 sec. While you remain within Spear of Bastion's area your critical strike damage is increased by 25%.

Trinkets

  1. set
    Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion
    1

    Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion

    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 105 and Stamina by 300 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Duelist

  2. set
    Eternal Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    1

    Eternal Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +138 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 337 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 105 and Stamina by 300 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Duelist

Main Hand

  1. Cosmic Gladiator's Hacker
    1

    Cosmic Gladiator's Hacker

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +50 strength
    +99 stamina
    +25 critical-strike
    +54 versatility
    Rank Unranked

Off Hand

  1. Cosmic Gladiator's Guard
    1

    Cosmic Gladiator's Guard

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +62 strength
    +130 stamina
    +29 critical-strike
    +59 versatility
    Rank Duelist

Gems

Gems are jewelcrafting items. Created with the Jewelcrafting profession or bought in the auction house, they can be socketed into Head, Neck, Wrists, Waist, and Rings items.

Here are the best gems for Protection Warriors in 3v3.

  1. Versatile Jewel Cluster
    5

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    Effect +16 Versatility
    Type prismatic
  2. Straddling Jewel Doublet
    1

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

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

Enchantments

Enchantments are equipment item upgrades. Created with the Enchanting profession or bought in the auction house, they can be set on Back, Chest, Wrist, Hands, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand items.

Here are the best enchantments for Protection Warriors in 3v3.

Back

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed
    1

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

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

Chest

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats
    1

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

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

Hands

  1. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength
    1

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    Effect Permanently enchants gloves to increase your Strength by 15.

Rings

  1. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility
    2

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    Effect Permanently enchants a ring to increase your Versatility by 16.