Protection Warrior icon.

3v3 Protection Warrior

Updated 15d ago

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 2
Highest rating 2120
Lowest rating 1856

Top players

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

  1. Knutrex twisting-nether@eu icons.
    K

    Knutrex

    Twisting Nether @ eu

    Night Fae

    2120
  2. Оргнар ashenvale@eu icons.

    Оргнар

    Ashenvale @ eu

    Necrolord

    1856

Stat Priority

+196
11% Crit
+554
17% Hast
+120
17% Mast
+1126
28% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 2 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the stat priority is:

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

Race

Based on the 2 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the character races to choose are:

  1. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    2

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 2 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Signet of Tormented Kings legendary item icon.
    S

    Signet of Tormented Kings - Ring 2

    1

    Activating Bladestorm, Recklessness, or Avatar randomly casts one of the other two abilities at reduced effectiveness.

  2. Leaper legendary item icon.
    L

    Leaper - Feet

    1

    Heroic Leap gains 2 additional charges.

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 2 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Sinful Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item icon.
    S

    Sinful Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    2

    Ilvl 226
    Stats
    +101 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 172 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Rank Duelist

  2. Tormented Rack Fragment item icon.
    T

    Tormented Rack Fragment

    1

    Ilvl 239
    Stats
    +87 strength
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells and abilities have a chance to deal an additional 2,696 Shadow damage over 15 sec. If a target dies while affected by the Tormentor's Rack Fragment, it leaves a Shredded Soul behind which you can collect to gain 32 Critical Strike for 20 sec.
    Rank Heroic

  3. Viscera of Coalesced Hatred item icon.
    V

    Viscera of Coalesced Hatred

    1

    Ilvl 226
    Stats
    +77 strength
    Effects
    Equip: Your abilities have a very high chance to lash out with a Hateful Strike, dealing 1,262 Physical damage to an enemy and healing you for 739. These effects are increased by 100% while you are below 50% health.
    Rank Mythic

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 2 highest Protection Warriors in 3v3, the gems to use are:

  1. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    5

    +16 Haste

  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.

  4. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    1

    +16 Versatility

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 2 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    2

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 2 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

    2

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 2 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

    2

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 2 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

    2

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 2 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

    2

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 2 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

    3

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    1

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 2 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Main Hand item are:

  1. Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force

    1

    Enchanted: Lightless Force

  2. Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor

    1

    Enchanted: Ascended Vigor

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 2 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the talents to use are:

    1. War Machine talent icon.
      W
      1

      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.

    2. Devastator talent icon.
      D
      1

      Devastator

      Your auto attacks deal an additional 224 Physical damage and have a 20% chance to reset the remaining cooldown on Shield Slam.

    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
      2

      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 164 Physical damage and stunning for 4 sec.

    1. Booming Voice talent icon.
      B
      2

      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 1,717 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. Crackling Thunder talent icon.
      C
      1

      Crackling Thunder

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

    2. 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.

    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
      2

      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 504 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.

    1. Into the Fray talent icon.
      I
      1

      Into the Fray

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

    2. Ravager talent icon.
      R
      1

      Ravager

      Throws a whirling weapon at the target location that chases nearby enemies, inflicting 2,577 Physical damage to up to 8 enemies over 11.1 sec. Generates 10 Rage each time it deals damage.

    3. Unstoppable Force talent icon.
      U
      0

      Unstoppable Force

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

    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. Bolster talent icon.
      B
      1

      Bolster

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

    3. 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.

PvP Talents

Based on the talents observed on 2 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Morale Killer PvP talent icon.
    M

    Morale Killer

    2

  2. Dragon Charge PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dragon Charge

    1

  3. Oppressor PvP talent icon.
    O

    Oppressor

    1

  4. Rebound PvP talent icon.
    R

    Rebound

    1

  5. Shield Bash PvP talent icon.
    S

    Shield Bash

    1

Covenant

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

Based on the covenants chosen by the 2 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the covenants to pick are:

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

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 2 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Dreamweaver icon.
    D

    Dreamweaver

    1

    The traits to use with Dreamweaver are:

    1. 1

      Field of Blossoms

    2. 1

      Podtender

    3. 1

      Somnambulist

    4. 1

      Soothing Voice

    5. 1

      Waking Dreams

  2. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    1

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 1

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    2. 1

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    3. 1

      Ultimate Form

    4. 1

      Volatile Solvent

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 2 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Crash the Ramparts conduit icon.
    C

    Crash the Ramparts

    2

  2. Mortal Combo conduit icon.
    M

    Mortal Combo

    2

  3. Veteran's Repute conduit icon.
    V

    Veteran's Repute

    1

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 2 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Stalwart Guardian conduit icon.
    S

    Stalwart Guardian

    2

  2. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    1

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 2 highest rated Protection Warriors in 3v3, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Inspiring Presence conduit icon.
    I

    Inspiring Presence

    1