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Mythic+ Protection Warrior

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Protection Warrior
2 hours ago
50 characters
3126 - 3345

This guide tells you everything about how to build a PvE Protection Warrior that will thrive in Mythic+.

Updated , it is based on the 50 top-rated Protection Warriors in Mythic+ leaderboards across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. Ratings are ranging from 3126 to 3345, with the current top Mythic+ Protection Warrior being Nerftank from Area 52 (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.

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 Mythic+ are Haste and Versatility :

  1. Haste
  2. Versatility
  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 Leech :

  1. Leech
  2. Avoidance
  3. Speed
Main Stat Priority
+1870
19% Critical Strike
+4374
35% Haste
+1555
25% Mastery
+3112
15% Versatility
  1. Haste
  2. Versatility
  3. Critical Strike
  4. Mastery
Minor Stat Priority
+104
1% Avoidance
+443
14% Leech
+102
2% Speed
  1. Leech
  2. Avoidance
  3. Speed

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 Mythic+ is currently Dwarf .

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

  1. Dwarf race icon.
    Dwarf
    27
  2. Blood Elf race icon.
    Blood Elf
    7
  3. Troll race icon.
    Troll
    4
  4. Dark Iron Dwarf race icon.
    Dark Iron Dwarf
    4
  5. Tauren race icon.
    Tauren
    3

Class Talents

Battle Stance talent icon.
50
Battle Stance talent icon.

Battle Stance

50
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.
Defensive Stance talent icon.
50
Defensive Stance talent icon.

Defensive Stance

50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 3 sec cooldown
Effect A defensive combat state that reduces all damage you take by 15%, and all damage you deal by 10%. Lasts until canceled.
Berserker Rage talent icon.
0
Berserker Rage talent icon.

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.
Impending Victory talent icon.
50
Impending Victory talent icon.

Impending Victory

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 25 sec cooldown
Effect Instantly attack the target, causing 266 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
War Machine talent icon.
50
War Machine talent icon.

War Machine

50
Rank 1
50
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.
Intervene talent icon.
22
Intervene talent icon.

Intervene

22
Rank 1
22
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
Rallying Cry talent icon.
50
Rallying Cry talent icon.

Rallying Cry

50
Rank 1
50
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.
Berserker Shout talent icon.
0
Berserker Shout talent icon.

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 talent icon.

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.
Fast Footwork talent icon.
50
Fast Footwork talent icon.

Fast Footwork

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Movement speed increased by 5%.
Spell Reflection talent icon.
50
Spell Reflection talent icon.

Spell Reflection

50
Rank 1
50
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.
Leeching Strikes talent icon.
50
Leeching Strikes talent icon.

Leeching Strikes

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Leech increased by 5%.
Inspiring Presence talent icon.
9
Inspiring Presence talent icon.

Inspiring Presence

9
Rank 1
9
Cast Time Passive
Effect Rallying Cry's duration is increased by 3 sec and it grants an additional 5% maximum health.
Second Wind talent icon.

Second Wind

Cast Time Passive
Effect Restores 6% health every 1 sec when you have not taken damage for 5 sec.
Frothing Berserker talent icon.
50
Frothing Berserker talent icon.

Frothing Berserker

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

Heroic Leap

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 0.8 sec cooldown
Effect Leap through the air toward a target location, slamming down with destructive force to deal 125 Physical damage to all enemies within 8 yards.
Range 8-40 yd range
Intimidating Shout talent icon.
34
Intimidating Shout talent icon.

Intimidating Shout

34
Rank 1
34
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
Thunder Clap talent icon.
50
Thunder Clap talent icon.

Thunder Clap

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 6 sec cooldown
Effect Blasts all enemies within 8 yards for 219 Physical damage. and reduces their movement speed by 20% for 10 sec. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets.
Furious Blows talent icon.
50
Furious Blows talent icon.

Furious Blows

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Auto-attack speed increased by 5%.
Wrecking Throw talent icon.
1
Wrecking Throw talent icon.

Wrecking Throw

1
Rank 1
1
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 talent icon.

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
Crushing Force talent icon.
50
Crushing Force talent icon.

Crushing Force

50
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield Slam deals an additional 10% damage and deals 10% increased critical strike damage.
Pain and Gain talent icon.
29
Pain and Gain talent icon.

Pain and Gain

29
Rank 1
29
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.
Cacophonous Roar talent icon.
0
Cacophonous Roar talent icon.

Cacophonous Roar

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

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.
Storm Bolt talent icon.
42
Storm Bolt talent icon.

Storm Bolt

42
Rank 1
42
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 30 sec cooldown
Effect Hurls your weapon at an enemy, causing 152 Physical damage and stunning for 4 sec.
Range 20 yd range
Overwhelming Rage talent icon.
3
Overwhelming Rage talent icon.

Overwhelming Rage

3
Rank 1
2
Rank 2
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Maximum Rage increased by 30.
Sidearm talent icon.
33
Sidearm talent icon.

Sidearm

33
Rank 1
33
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 134 Physical damage.
Concussive Blows talent icon.

Concussive Blows

1
Rank 1
1
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.
Reinforced Plates talent icon.
50
Reinforced Plates talent icon.

Reinforced Plates

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Armor increased by 20%.
Bounding Stride talent icon.
11
Bounding Stride talent icon.

Bounding Stride

11
Rank 1
11
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.
Blood and Thunder talent icon.
50
Blood and Thunder talent icon.

Blood and Thunder

50
Rank 1
50
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 talent icon.

Crackling Thunder

Cast Time Passive
Effect Thunder Clap's radius is increased by 50%, and it reduces movement speed by an additional 20%.
Barbaric Training talent icon.
5
Barbaric Training talent icon.

Barbaric Training

5
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Revenge deals 25% increased damage but now costs 10 more rage.
Honed Reflexes talent icon.
11
Honed Reflexes talent icon.

Honed Reflexes

11
Rank 1
11
Cast Time Passive
Effect Cooldown of Shield Slam and Pummel reduced by 1.0 sec.
Bitter Immunity talent icon.
1
Bitter Immunity talent icon.

Bitter Immunity

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 3 min cooldown
Effect Restores 20% health instantly and removes all diseases, poisons and curses affecting you.
Double Time talent icon.
50
Double Time talent icon.

Double Time

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases the maximum number of charges on Charge by 1, and reduces its cooldown by 3 sec.
Titanic Throw talent icon.
0
Titanic Throw talent icon.

Titanic Throw

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 8 sec cooldown
Effect Throws your weapon at the enemy, causing 189 Physical damage to it and 5 nearby enemies. Generates high threat.
Range 8-30 yd range
Seismic Reverberation talent icon.
49
Seismic Reverberation talent icon.

Seismic Reverberation

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect If Whirlwind hits 3 or more enemies, it hits them 1 additional time for 30% damage.
Armored to the Teeth talent icon.
50
Armored to the Teeth talent icon.

Armored to the Teeth

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Gain Strength equal to 4% of your Armor.
Wild Strikes talent icon.
50
Wild Strikes talent icon.

Wild Strikes

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Haste increased by 2% and your auto-attack critical strikes increase your auto-attack speed by 20% for 10 sec.
One-Handed Weapon Specialization talent icon.
49
One-Handed Weapon Specialization talent icon.

One-Handed Weapon Specialization

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Damage with one-handed weapons and Leech increased by 5%.
Cruel Strikes talent icon.
1
Cruel Strikes talent icon.

Cruel Strikes

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Critical strike chance increased by 2% and critical strike damage of Execute increased by 10%.
Endurance Training talent icon.
49
Endurance Training talent icon.

Endurance Training

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Stamina increased by 5% and the duration of Fear, Sap and Incapacitate effects on you is reduced by 10.0%.
Avatar talent icon.
0
Avatar talent icon.

Avatar

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.
Thunderous Roar talent icon.
50
Thunderous Roar talent icon.

Thunderous Roar

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect Roar explosively, dealing 854 Physical damage to enemies within 12 yds and cause them to bleed for 933 physical damage over 8 sec. Generates 10 Rage.
Spear of Bastion talent icon.
0
Spear of Bastion talent icon.

Spear of Bastion

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect Throw a spear at the target location, dealing 875 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
Shockwave talent icon.
43
Shockwave talent icon.

Shockwave

43
Rank 1
43
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.
Unstoppable Force talent icon.
49
Unstoppable Force talent icon.

Unstoppable Force

49
Rank 1
49
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 talent icon.

Immovable Object

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Activating Avatar or Shield Wall casts the other at reduced effectiveness.
Uproar talent icon.
8
Uproar talent icon.

Uproar

8
Rank 1
8
Cast Time Passive
Effect Thunderous Roar's cooldown reduced by 30 sec.
Thunderous Words talent icon.
49
Thunderous Words talent icon.

Thunderous Words

49
Rank 1
49
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.
Piercing Verdict talent icon.
0
Piercing Verdict talent icon.

Piercing Verdict

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

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%.
Rumbling Earth talent icon.
0
Rumbling Earth talent icon.

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.
Sonic Boom talent icon.
0
Sonic Boom talent icon.

Sonic Boom

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

Specialization Talents

Ignore Pain talent icon.
50
Ignore Pain talent icon.

Ignore Pain

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1 sec cooldown
Effect Fight through the pain, ignoring 50% of damage taken, up to 1,848 total damage prevented.
Revenge talent icon.
50
Revenge talent icon.

Revenge

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Effect Swing in a wide arc, dealing 227 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
Demoralizing Shout talent icon.
50
Demoralizing Shout talent icon.

Demoralizing Shout

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Demoralizes all enemies within 10 yards, reducing the damage they deal to you by 20% for 8 sec.
Devastator talent icon.
50
Devastator talent icon.

Devastator

50
Rank 1
50
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.
Last Stand talent icon.
50
Last Stand talent icon.

Last Stand

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 3 min cooldown
Effect Increases maximum health by 30% for 15 sec, and instantly heals you for that amount.
Improved Heroic Throw talent icon.
0
Improved Heroic Throw talent icon.

Improved Heroic Throw

Cast Time Passive
Effect Heroic Throw deals 100% increased damage and inflicts Deep Wounds.
Best Served Cold talent icon.
50
Best Served Cold talent icon.

Best Served Cold

50
Rank 1
50
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.
Strategist talent icon.
50
Strategist talent icon.

Strategist

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Devastate, Thunder Clap, Revenge, and Execute have a 30% chance to reset the remaining cooldown on Shield Slam.
Brace For Impact talent icon.
50
Brace For Impact talent icon.

Brace For Impact

50
Rank 1
50
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.
Unnerving Focus talent icon.
0
Unnerving Focus talent icon.

Unnerving Focus

Cast Time Passive
Effect Last Stand increases your Rage generation by 50%.
Challenging Shout talent icon.
50
Challenging Shout talent icon.

Challenging Shout

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
Effect Taunts all enemies within 10 yds to attack you for 6 sec.
Instigate talent icon.
5
Instigate talent icon.

Instigate

5
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Devastate deals 20% increased damage and generates 2 Rage. Devastator deals 10% increased damage and generates 1 Rage.
Rend talent icon.
50
Rend talent icon.

Rend

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Effect Wounds the target, causing 171 Physical damage instantly and an additional 503 Bleed damage over 15 sec.
Power Cost 30 Rage
Range Melee Range
Bloodsurge talent icon.
44
Bloodsurge talent icon.

Bloodsurge

44
Rank 1
44
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Bleed effects have a chance to grant you 5 Rage.
Brutal Vitality talent icon.
50
Brutal Vitality talent icon.

Brutal Vitality

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect 15% of damage you deal adds to your active Ignore Pain.
Fueled by Violence talent icon.

Fueled by Violence

Cast Time Passive
Effect You are healed for 85% of the damage dealt by Deep Wounds.
Disrupting Shout talent icon.
6
Disrupting Shout talent icon.

Disrupting Shout

6
Rank 1
6
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.
Show of Force talent icon.
46
Show of Force talent icon.

Show of Force

46
Rank 1
46
Cast Time Passive
Effect Revenge damage increased by 10% and Revenge increases the damage of your next Thunder Clap by 20%.
Sudden Death talent icon.

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.
Thunderlord talent icon.
8
Thunderlord talent icon.

Thunderlord

8
Rank 1
8
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.
Shield Wall talent icon.
50
Shield Wall talent icon.

Shield Wall

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 8 sec cooldown
Effect Reduces all damage you take by 40% for 8 sec.
Bolster talent icon.
8
Bolster talent icon.

Bolster

8
Rank 1
8
Cast Time Passive
Effect Last Stand's cooldown is reduced by 60 sec, and it grants you the Shield Block effect for its duration.
Spell Block talent icon.
37
Spell Block talent icon.

Spell Block

37
Rank 1
37
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect You are able to block spells for 20 sec.
Tough as Nails talent icon.

Tough as Nails

8
Rank 1
8
Cast Time Passive
Effect Blocking an attack deals 158 Physical damage to the attacker, ignoring armor. Generates high threat.
Bloodborne talent icon.
8
Bloodborne talent icon.

Bloodborne

8
Rank 1
4
Rank 2
4
Cast Time Passive
Effect Deep Wounds, Rend and Thunderous Roar's Bleed effects deal 20% increased damage.
Heavy Repercussions talent icon.
26
Heavy Repercussions talent icon.

Heavy Repercussions

26
Rank 1
26
Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield Slam generates 2 more Rage and extends the duration of Shield Block by 1.0 sec.
Into the Fray talent icon.

Into the Fray

24
Rank 1
24
Cast Time Passive
Effect You gain 2% Haste for each enemy or ally within 10 yards, up to 10% Haste.
Enduring Defenses talent icon.
50
Enduring Defenses talent icon.

Enduring Defenses

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield Block lasts 2 sec longer.
Massacre talent icon.

Massacre

Cast Time Passive
Effect Execute is now usable on targets below 35% health.
Anger Management talent icon.
50
Anger Management talent icon.

Anger Management

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Every 20 Rage you spend reduces the remaining cooldown on Colossus Smash and Bladestorm by 1 sec.
Impenetrable Wall talent icon.
31
Impenetrable Wall talent icon.

Impenetrable Wall

31
Rank 1
31
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 talent icon.

Defender's Aegis

17
Rank 1
17
Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield Wall gains 1 additional charge, and its cooldown is reduced by 30 sec.
Punish talent icon.
45
Punish talent icon.

Punish

45
Rank 1
45
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 talent icon.

Juggernaut

Cast Time Passive
Effect Execute increases Execute's damage dealt by 3% for 20 sec, stacking up to 15 times.
Focused Vigor talent icon.
49
Focused Vigor talent icon.

Focused Vigor

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Strength and Armor by 5% and your critical strike chance by 1%.
Shield Specialization talent icon.
50
Shield Specialization talent icon.

Shield Specialization

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Block chance by 12% and your Block value by 30%.
Enduring Alacrity talent icon.
8
Enduring Alacrity talent icon.

Enduring Alacrity

8
Rank 1
8
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Stamina and Armor by 5% and your Haste by 1%.
Shield Charge talent icon.
49
Shield Charge talent icon.

Shield Charge

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Charge to an enemy with your shield, dealing 1,446 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
Booming Voice talent icon.
47
Booming Voice talent icon.

Booming Voice

47
Rank 1
47
Cast Time Passive
Effect Demoralizing Shout also generates 30 Rage, and increases damage you deal to affected targets by 20%.
Indomitable talent icon.
49
Indomitable talent icon.

Indomitable

49
Rank 1
49
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.
Violent Outburst talent icon.
49
Violent Outburst talent icon.

Violent Outburst

49
Rank 1
49
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.
Ravager talent icon.
49
Ravager talent icon.

Ravager

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect Throws a whirling weapon at the target location that chases nearby enemies, inflicting 2,654 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
Battering Ram talent icon.
25
Battering Ram talent icon.

Battering Ram

25
Rank 1
25
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.
Champion's Bulwark talent icon.
49
Champion's Bulwark talent icon.

Champion's Bulwark

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Shield Charge deals 20% increased damage, grants you Shield Block, Revenge!, and generates an additional 20 Rage.
Battle-Scarred Veteran talent icon.
9
Battle-Scarred Veteran talent icon.

Battle-Scarred Veteran

9
Rank 1
9
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.
Dance of Death talent icon.
0
Dance of Death talent icon.

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.
Storm of Steel talent icon.
0
Storm of Steel talent icon.

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

Disarm talent icon.
7
Disarm talent icon.

Disarm

7
Rank 1
7
Effect Disarm the enemy's weapons and shield for 6 sec. Disarmed creatures deal significantly reduced damage.
Sword and Board talent icon.
28
Sword and Board talent icon.

Sword and Board

28
Rank 1
28
Effect Increases the critical strike chance of your Devastate and Shield Slam by 30% while Shield Block is active.
Bodyguard talent icon.
3
Bodyguard talent icon.

Bodyguard

3
Rank 1
3
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.
Morale Killer talent icon.
29
Morale Killer talent icon.

Morale Killer

29
Rank 1
29
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.
Shield Bash talent icon.
2
Shield Bash talent icon.

Shield Bash

2
Rank 1
2
Effect Bash the target with your shield dealing 415.6 Physical damage and reducing their damage done by 15%. If the target is casting, the cooldown is instantly reset. Generates 3 Rage.
Thunderstruck talent icon.
18
Thunderstruck talent icon.

Thunderstruck

18
Rank 1
18
Effect Thunder Clap roots all targets for 1 sec.
Warpath talent icon.
10
Warpath talent icon.

Warpath

10
Rank 1
10
Effect When landing with Heroic Leap, all targets are stunned for 3 sec.
Dragon Charge talent icon.
11
Dragon Charge talent icon.

Dragon Charge

11
Rank 1
11
Effect Run at high speed at a distance in front of you. All enemies in your path will take 368 Physical damage and be knocked back.
Rebound talent icon.
8
Rebound talent icon.

Rebound

8
Rank 1
8
Effect Reflecting spells causes them to deal 50% extra damage back to the attacker.
Oppressor talent icon.
1
Oppressor talent icon.

Oppressor

1
Rank 1
1
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.
Demolition talent icon.
1
Demolition talent icon.

Demolition

1
Rank 1
1
Effect Reduces the cooldown of your Shattering Throw or Wrecking Throw by 50% and increases its damage to absorb shields by an additional 250%.
Warbringer talent icon.
17
Warbringer talent icon.

Warbringer

17
Rank 1
17
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

The equipment is what makes characters stronger. The best gear is usually found in the Great Vault, Mythic+ dungeons, and Mythic raids. They can also be bought from PvP vendors or crafted with the Crafting Orders system.

Here are the best equipment items for Protection Warriors in Mythic+.

Head

  1. Casque of the Walking Mountain icon.
    set
    Casque of the Walking Mountain
    43
    Casque of the Walking Mountain icon.

    Casque of the Walking Mountain

    Ilvl 424
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +512 strength
    +1383 stamina
    +225 haste
    +561 mastery
    Set
    Set: Revenge grants you Vanguard's Determination, increasing your damage done and reducing damage you take by 4% for 5 sec seconds.
    Set: During Vanguard's Determination, gain Ignore Pain equal to 5% of damage you deal.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Helmet of Reverent Loyalty icon.
    Helmet of Reverent Loyalty
    3
    Helmet of Reverent Loyalty icon.

    Helmet of Reverent Loyalty

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +471 strength
    +1237 stamina
    +440 haste
    +311 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  3. Gaze of the Living Quarry icon.
    Gaze of the Living Quarry
    2
    Gaze of the Living Quarry icon.

    Gaze of the Living Quarry

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +471 strength
    +1237 stamina
    +492 critical-strike
    +260 haste
    Rank Mythic

  4. Battle-Ready Binoculars icon.
    Battle-Ready Binoculars
    1
    Battle-Ready Binoculars icon.

    Battle-Ready Binoculars

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +484 strength
    +1283 stamina
    +763 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Safety fuses built into this device reduce the chance of its slotted tinker malfunctioning by up to 15%.

  5. Infurious Helm of Vengeance icon.
    Infurious Helm of Vengeance
    1
    Infurious Helm of Vengeance icon.

    Infurious Helm of Vengeance

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +484 strength
    +1283 stamina
    +294 critical-strike
    +469 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Enemies who damage you will sometimes take 12,043 Physical damage over 6 sec.

Neck

  1. Elemental Lariat icon.
    Elemental Lariat
    44
    Elemental Lariat icon.

    Elemental Lariat

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to empower one of your socketed elemental gems, granting 499 of their associated stat for 12 sec.

  2. Eye of the Vengeful Hurricane icon.
    Eye of the Vengeful Hurricane
    3
    Eye of the Vengeful Hurricane icon.

    Eye of the Vengeful Hurricane

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +750 stamina
    +212 critical-strike
    +998 haste
    Rank Mythic

  3. Chain of Scorched Bones icon.
    set
    Chain of Scorched Bones
    1
    Chain of Scorched Bones icon.

    Chain of Scorched Bones

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +750 stamina
    +795 haste
    +415 versatility
    Set
    (2) Set: Your spells and attacks against Demons have a chance to deal an additional 242 Fire damage.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Pendant of the Stormforger icon.
    Pendant of the Stormforger
    1
    Pendant of the Stormforger icon.

    Pendant of the Stormforger

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +750 stamina
    +761 critical-strike
    +449 haste
    Rank Mythic

  5. Terros's Captive Core icon.
    Terros's Captive Core
    1
    Terros's Captive Core icon.

    Terros's Captive Core

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +696 stamina
    +291 haste
    +867 versatility
    Rank Mythic

Shoulders

  1. Peaks of the Walking Mountain icon.
    set
    Peaks of the Walking Mountain
    46
    Peaks of the Walking Mountain icon.

    Peaks of the Walking Mountain

    Ilvl 424
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +384 strength
    +1037 stamina
    +174 haste
    +415 versatility
    Set
    Set: Revenge grants you Vanguard's Determination, increasing your damage done and reducing damage you take by 4% for 5 sec seconds.
    Set: During Vanguard's Determination, gain Ignore Pain equal to 5% of damage you deal.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Scaldrons of Molten Might icon.
    Scaldrons of Molten Might
    2
    Scaldrons of Molten Might icon.

    Scaldrons of Molten Might

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +353 strength
    +928 stamina
    +192 haste
    +372 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  3. Nokhud Traditionalist's Pauldrons icon.
    Nokhud Traditionalist's Pauldrons
    1
    Nokhud Traditionalist's Pauldrons icon.

    Nokhud Traditionalist's Pauldrons

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +340 critical-strike
    +241 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  4. Portalguard Shoulders icon.
    Portalguard Shoulders
    1
    Portalguard Shoulders icon.

    Portalguard Shoulders

    Ilvl 405
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +322 strength
    +812 stamina
    +363 critical-strike
    +172 versatility
    Rank Mythic

Back

  1. Potion-Stained Cloak icon.
    Potion-Stained Cloak
    19
    Potion-Stained Cloak icon.

    Potion-Stained Cloak

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +280 strength
    +750 stamina
    +171 haste
    +265 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    8
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +272 strength
    +722 stamina
    +215 haste
    +215 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Increases duration of Well Fed bonuses from Dragon Isles meals by 100% and they now persist through death.

  3. Fireproof Drape icon.
    Fireproof Drape
    7
    Fireproof Drape icon.

    Fireproof Drape

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +280 strength
    +750 stamina
    +274 haste
    +162 mastery
    +187 leech
    Rank Mythic

  4. Goldscar Pelt icon.
    Goldscar Pelt
    4
    Goldscar Pelt icon.

    Goldscar Pelt

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +280 strength
    +750 stamina
    +131 critical-strike
    +305 haste
    Rank Mythic

  5. Cape of Entanglement icon.
    Cape of Entanglement
    3
    Cape of Entanglement icon.

    Cape of Entanglement

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +280 strength
    +750 stamina
    +218 critical-strike
    +218 haste
    Rank Mythic

Chest

  1. Husk of the Walking Mountain icon.
    set
    Husk of the Walking Mountain
    35
    Husk of the Walking Mountain icon.

    Husk of the Walking Mountain

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +498 strength
    +1333 stamina
    +553 critical-strike
    +221 versatility
    Set
    Set: Revenge grants you Vanguard's Determination, increasing your damage done and reducing damage you take by 4% for 5 sec seconds.
    Set: During Vanguard's Determination, gain Ignore Pain equal to 5% of damage you deal.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Dathea's Cyclonic Cage icon.
    Dathea's Cyclonic Cage
    8
    Dathea's Cyclonic Cage icon.

    Dathea's Cyclonic Cage

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +498 strength
    +1333 stamina
    +530 haste
    +245 versatility
    +332 leech
    Rank Mythic

  3. Inferno Breastplate icon.
    set
    Inferno Breastplate
    3
    Inferno Breastplate icon.

    Inferno Breastplate

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +498 strength
    +1333 stamina
    +304 critical-strike
    +470 haste
    Set
    (2) Set: Your spells and attacks have a chance to increase your Versatility by 76 for 15 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Cuirass of Irreparable Madness icon.
    Cuirass of Irreparable Madness
    2
    Cuirass of Irreparable Madness icon.

    Cuirass of Irreparable Madness

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +498 strength
    +1333 stamina
    +454 haste
    +321 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  5. Primal Molten Breastplate icon.
    Primal Molten Breastplate
    1
    Primal Molten Breastplate icon.

    Primal Molten Breastplate

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +484 strength
    +1283 stamina
    +382 haste
    +382 versatility

Wrist

  1. Goldsteel Bindings icon.
    Goldsteel Bindings
    18
    Goldsteel Bindings icon.

    Goldsteel Bindings

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +280 strength
    +750 stamina
    +222 haste
    +213 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  2. Difficult Wrist Protectors icon.
    Difficult Wrist Protectors
    17
    Difficult Wrist Protectors icon.

    Difficult Wrist Protectors

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +272 strength
    +722 stamina
    +429 haste
    Effects
    Equip: The tinker slotted within this device cannot catastrophically malfunction.

  3. Primal Molten Vambraces icon.
    Primal Molten Vambraces
    5
    Primal Molten Vambraces icon.

    Primal Molten Vambraces

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +272 strength
    +722 stamina
    +215 haste
    +215 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Increases duration of Well Fed bonuses from Dragon Isles meals by 100% and they now persist through death.

  4. Allied Wristguard of Companionship icon.
    Allied Wristguard of Companionship
    3
    Allied Wristguard of Companionship icon.

    Allied Wristguard of Companionship

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +272 strength
    +722 stamina
    +178 critical-strike
    +251 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Grants 56 Versatility for every ally in a 30 yard radius, stacking up to 4 times.

  5. Thrashing Wind Vambraces icon.
    Thrashing Wind Vambraces
    3
    Thrashing Wind Vambraces icon.

    Thrashing Wind Vambraces

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +265 strength
    +696 stamina
    +166 versatility
    +257 mastery
    +181 leech
    Rank Mythic

Hands

  1. Gauntlets of the Walking Mountain icon.
    set
    Gauntlets of the Walking Mountain
    36
    Gauntlets of the Walking Mountain icon.

    Gauntlets of the Walking Mountain

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +410 critical-strike
    +171 mastery
    Set
    Set: Revenge grants you Vanguard's Determination, increasing your damage done and reducing damage you take by 4% for 5 sec seconds.
    Set: During Vanguard's Determination, gain Ignore Pain equal to 5% of damage you deal.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Goldsteel Gloves icon.
    Goldsteel Gloves
    7
    Goldsteel Gloves icon.

    Goldsteel Gloves

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +248 critical-strike
    +316 haste
    Rank Mythic

  3. Diamond-Etched Gauntlets icon.
    Diamond-Etched Gauntlets
    3
    Diamond-Etched Gauntlets icon.

    Diamond-Etched Gauntlets

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +353 strength
    +928 stamina
    +191 critical-strike
    +373 haste
    Rank Mythic

  4. Primal Molten Gauntlets icon.
    Primal Molten Gauntlets
    3
    Primal Molten Gauntlets icon.

    Primal Molten Gauntlets

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +363 strength
    +962 stamina
    +286 haste
    +286 versatility

  5. Arcane Defender's Gauntlets icon.
    Arcane Defender's Gauntlets
    1
    Arcane Defender's Gauntlets icon.

    Arcane Defender's Gauntlets

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +216 haste
    +365 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Waist

  1. Unstable Frostfire Belt icon.
    Unstable Frostfire Belt
    31
    Unstable Frostfire Belt icon.

    Unstable Frostfire Belt

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +363 strength
    +962 stamina
    +409 critical-strike
    +164 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to inflict a Lingering Frostspark, dealing 9,978 Frostfire damage over 10 sec. Enemies that die while under this effect will explode, leaving a cold sleet for 8 sec that slows enemies by 50%.

  2. Primal Molten Greatbelt icon.
    Primal Molten Greatbelt
    9
    Primal Molten Greatbelt icon.

    Primal Molten Greatbelt

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +363 strength
    +962 stamina
    +286 haste
    +286 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Increases duration of Well Fed bonuses from Dragon Isles meals by 100% and they now persist through death.

  3. Core of the Walking Mountain icon.
    Core of the Walking Mountain
    3
    Core of the Walking Mountain icon.

    Core of the Walking Mountain

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +396 haste
    +185 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  4. Greatbelt of Alpha Dominance icon.
    Greatbelt of Alpha Dominance
    3
    Greatbelt of Alpha Dominance icon.

    Greatbelt of Alpha Dominance

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +390 critical-strike
    +191 haste
    Rank Mythic

  5. Illusion Breaker's Waistguard icon.
    Illusion Breaker's Waistguard
    3
    Illusion Breaker's Waistguard icon.

    Illusion Breaker's Waistguard

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +216 critical-strike
    +365 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Legs

  1. Poleyns of the Walking Mountain icon.
    set
    Poleyns of the Walking Mountain
    43
    Poleyns of the Walking Mountain icon.

    Poleyns of the Walking Mountain

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +498 strength
    +1333 stamina
    +553 haste
    +221 versatility
    Set
    Set: Revenge grants you Vanguard's Determination, increasing your damage done and reducing damage you take by 4% for 5 sec seconds.
    Set: During Vanguard's Determination, gain Ignore Pain equal to 5% of damage you deal.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Frostfire Legguards of Preparation icon.
    Frostfire Legguards of Preparation
    5
    Frostfire Legguards of Preparation icon.

    Frostfire Legguards of Preparation

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +484 strength
    +1283 stamina
    +338 haste
    +425 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Damaging a new enemy grants you 239 Haste for 10 sec, up to 5 stacks.

  3. Arcane Defender's Pants icon.
    Arcane Defender's Pants
    1
    Arcane Defender's Pants icon.

    Arcane Defender's Pants

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +498 strength
    +1333 stamina
    +221 haste
    +553 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Drake Hunter's Greaves icon.
    Drake Hunter's Greaves
    1
    Drake Hunter's Greaves icon.

    Drake Hunter's Greaves

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +471 strength
    +1237 stamina
    +489 haste
    +263 mastery
    +322 avoidance
    Rank Mythic

Feet

  1. Primal Molten Sabatons icon.
    Primal Molten Sabatons
    20
    Primal Molten Sabatons icon.

    Primal Molten Sabatons

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +363 strength
    +962 stamina
    +286 haste
    +286 versatility

  2. Duskwatch Guard's Boots icon.
    Duskwatch Guard's Boots
    8
    Duskwatch Guard's Boots icon.

    Duskwatch Guard's Boots

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +353 strength
    +928 stamina
    +330 critical-strike
    +234 haste
    Rank Mythic

  3. Scaleguard's Stalwart Greatboots icon.
    Scaleguard's Stalwart Greatboots
    6
    Scaleguard's Stalwart Greatboots icon.

    Scaleguard's Stalwart Greatboots

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +378 versatility
    +203 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Valkyra Protector Greatboots icon.
    Valkyra Protector Greatboots
    6
    Valkyra Protector Greatboots icon.

    Valkyra Protector Greatboots

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +378 haste
    +203 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  5. Kurog's Thunderhooves icon.
    Kurog's Thunderhooves
    4
    Kurog's Thunderhooves icon.

    Kurog's Thunderhooves

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +374 strength
    +1000 stamina
    +190 haste
    +391 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Rings

  1. Jeweled Signet of Melandrus icon.
    Jeweled Signet of Melandrus
    25
    Jeweled Signet of Melandrus icon.

    Jeweled Signet of Melandrus

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +750 stamina
    +553 critical-strike
    +657 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Increases your autoattack damage by 177.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Signet of Titanic Insight icon.
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    25
    Signet of Titanic Insight icon.

    Signet of Titanic Insight

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 critical-strike
    +592 haste

  3. Thunderous Downburst Ring icon.
    Thunderous Downburst Ring
    18
    Thunderous Downburst Ring icon.

    Thunderous Downburst Ring

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +750 stamina
    +432 haste
    +778 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  4. Seal of Diurna's Chosen icon.
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    14
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen icon.

    Seal of Diurna's Chosen

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +750 stamina
    +301 critical-strike
    +909 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Dealing Fire damage has a chance to ignite your enemies, burning them for an additional 7,252 damage every 2 seconds.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Seal of Filial Duty icon.
    Seal of Filial Duty
    9
    Seal of Filial Duty icon.

    Seal of Filial Duty

    Ilvl 431
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +852 stamina
    +322 haste
    +974 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Dealing Fire damage has a chance to invigorate you, absorbing 64,008 damage for 6 seconds.
    Rank Mythic

Trinkets

  1. Windscar Whetstone icon.
    Windscar Whetstone
    24
    Windscar Whetstone icon.

    Windscar Whetstone

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +553 mastery
    Effects
    Use: A Slicing Maelstrom surrounds you, inflicting 364,557 Physical damage to nearby enemies over 6 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  2. Whispering Incarnate Icon icon.
    Whispering Incarnate Icon
    23
    Whispering Incarnate Icon icon.

    Whispering Incarnate Icon

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +473 strength
    Effects
    Equip: Succumb to the Icon's whispers and become Infused with Earth, increasing your Versatility by 567. Fighting alongside allies who are Infused with Fire or Frost has a chance to grant you 277 of their Infusion's stat for 12 sec. Infusion based on your current specialization.
    Rank Mythic

  3. All-Totem of the Master icon.
    All-Totem of the Master
    17
    All-Totem of the Master icon.

    All-Totem of the Master

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +473 strength
    Effects
    Equip: Enter an Elemental Stance. Successfully dodging or parrying an attack unleashes a powerful Elemental Counterattack to enemies in front of you as you assume the next stance. This effect can only occur once every 30 seconds.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Decoration of Flame icon.
    Decoration of Flame
    13
    Decoration of Flame icon.

    Decoration of Flame

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +448 strength
    Effects
    Use: Stomp the ground, commanding flames to radiate outward from your position, dealing 43,370 Fire damage split between all enemies struck and granting you a 80,982 shield for 30 sec. After a delay, the flames return, dealing the same damage and refreshing the shield. Damage and absorption are increased for each enemy struck, up to 5 enemies. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  5. Storm-Eater's Boon icon.
    Storm-Eater's Boon
    5
    Storm-Eater's Boon icon.

    Storm-Eater's Boon

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +473 strength
    Effects
    Use: Accept the storm, becoming a Primal Air Elemental and immobilizing yourself for 10 sec. While in this form, the winds around you deal 11,652 Nature damage per second to all enemies within 10 yards, intensifying by 10% each second until the transformation subsides. (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

Main Hand

  1. Primal Molten Longsword icon.
    Primal Molten Longsword
    25
    Primal Molten Longsword icon.

    Primal Molten Longsword

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +242 strength
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Increases duration of Well Fed bonuses from Dragon Isles meals by 100% and they now persist through death.

  2. Maul of the Earthshaper icon.
    Maul of the Earthshaper
    5
    Maul of the Earthshaper icon.

    Maul of the Earthshaper

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +235 strength
    +618 stamina
    +126 haste
    +250 versatility
    +161 avoidance
    Rank Mythic

  3. Spellbane Cutlass icon.
    Spellbane Cutlass
    5
    Spellbane Cutlass icon.

    Spellbane Cutlass

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +249 strength
    +666 stamina
    +235 haste
    +152 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  4. Strike Twice icon.
    Strike Twice
    5
    Strike Twice icon.

    Strike Twice

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +249 strength
    +666 stamina
    +160 critical-strike
    +227 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your attacks have a chance to strike out again, dealing 5,546 Physical damage.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Obsidian Seared Slicer icon.
    Obsidian Seared Slicer
    4
    Obsidian Seared Slicer icon.

    Obsidian Seared Slicer

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +242 strength
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 versatility

Off Hand

  1. Broodsworn Legionnaire's Pavise icon.
    Broodsworn Legionnaire's Pavise
    15
    Broodsworn Legionnaire's Pavise icon.

    Broodsworn Legionnaire's Pavise

    Ilvl 424
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +256 strength
    +691 stamina
    +136 haste
    +257 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  2. Flame Marshal's Bulwark icon.
    Flame Marshal's Bulwark
    11
    Flame Marshal's Bulwark icon.

    Flame Marshal's Bulwark

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +235 strength
    +618 stamina
    +115 critical-strike
    +261 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  3. Crystalized Bulwark icon.
    Crystalized Bulwark
    9
    Crystalized Bulwark icon.

    Crystalized Bulwark

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +249 strength
    +666 stamina
    +252 haste
    +136 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  4. Primal Molten Defender icon.
    Primal Molten Defender
    8
    Primal Molten Defender icon.

    Primal Molten Defender

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +242 strength
    +641 stamina
    +191 critical-strike
    +191 haste

  5. Drake Rider's Stecktarge icon.
    Drake Rider's Stecktarge
    6
    Drake Rider's Stecktarge icon.

    Drake Rider's Stecktarge

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +249 strength
    +666 stamina
    +235 versatility
    +152 mastery
    +166 avoidance
    Rank Mythic

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 Mythic+.

  1. Energized Ysemerald icon.
    Energized Ysemerald
    89
    Energized Ysemerald icon.

    Energized Ysemerald

    Effect +70 Haste and +33 Versatility
    Type prismatic
  2. Energized Malygite icon.
    Energized Malygite
    79
    Energized Malygite icon.

    Energized Malygite

    Effect +70 Versatility and +33 Haste
    Type prismatic
  3. Fierce Illimited Diamond icon.
    Fierce Illimited Diamond
    42
    Fierce Illimited Diamond icon.

    Fierce Illimited Diamond

    Effect +75 Primary Stat and +66 Haste
    Type prismatic
  4. Crafty Ysemerald icon.
    Crafty Ysemerald
    15
    Crafty Ysemerald icon.

    Crafty Ysemerald

    Effect +70 Haste and +33 Critical Strike
    Type prismatic
  5. Crafty Alexstraszite icon.
    Crafty Alexstraszite
    4
    Crafty Alexstraszite icon.

    Crafty Alexstraszite

    Effect +70 Critical Strike and +33 Haste
    Type prismatic

Enchantments

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

Here are the best enchantments for Protection Warriors in Mythic+.

Back

  1. Regenerative Leech icon.
    Regenerative Leech
    44
    Regenerative Leech icon.

    Regenerative Leech

    Effect Regenerative Leech
  2. Graceful Avoidance icon.
    Graceful Avoidance
    3
    Graceful Avoidance icon.

    Graceful Avoidance

    Effect Graceful Avoidance
  3. +125 Leech icon.
    +125 Leech
    2
    +125 Leech icon.

    +125 Leech

    Effect +125 Leech

Chest

  1. Waking Stats icon.
    Waking Stats
    38
    Waking Stats icon.

    Waking Stats

    Effect Waking Stats
  2. Sustained Strength icon.
    Sustained Strength
    11
    Sustained Strength icon.

    Sustained Strength

    Effect Sustained Strength

Wrist

  1. +200 Leech icon.
    +200 Leech
    45
    +200 Leech icon.

    +200 Leech

    Effect +200 Leech
  2. +200 Avoidance icon.
    +200 Avoidance
    4
    +200 Avoidance icon.

    +200 Avoidance

    Effect +200 Avoidance

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit icon.
    Fierce Armor Kit
    37
    Fierce Armor Kit icon.

    Fierce Armor Kit

    Effect Apply a Fierce Armor Kit to your leg armor, causing it to permanently gain 105 Stamina, as well as 177 Agility or Strength. (1 Sec Cooldown)
  2. Frosted Armor Kit icon.
    Frosted Armor Kit
    10
    Frosted Armor Kit icon.

    Frosted Armor Kit

    Effect Apply a Frosted Armor Kit to your leg armor, permanently increasing its armor by 141. Additionally, the item also gains 177 Agility or Strength. (1 Sec Cooldown)
  3. Reinforced Armor Kit icon.
    Reinforced Armor Kit
    1
    Reinforced Armor Kit icon.

    Reinforced Armor Kit

    Effect Apply a Reinforced Armor Kit to your leg armor, causing it to permanently gain 106 Agility or Strength. (1 Sec Cooldown)

Feet

  1. Watcher's Loam icon.
    Watcher's Loam
    33
    Watcher's Loam icon.

    Watcher's Loam

    Effect Watcher's Loam
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    14
    Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.

    Plainsrunner's Breeze

    Effect Plainsrunner's Breeze
  3. Watcher's Loam icon.
    Watcher's Loam
    2
    Watcher's Loam icon.

    Watcher's Loam

    Effect Watcher's Loam

Rings

  1. +82 Haste icon.
    +82 Haste
    89
    +82 Haste icon.

    +82 Haste

    Effect +82 Haste
  2. +82 Versatility icon.
    +82 Versatility
    11
    +82 Versatility icon.

    +82 Versatility

    Effect +82 Versatility

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion icon.
    Sophic Devotion
    40
    Sophic Devotion icon.

    Sophic Devotion

    Effect Sophic Devotion
  2. Frozen Devotion icon.
    Frozen Devotion
    7
    Frozen Devotion icon.

    Frozen Devotion

    Effect Frozen Devotion
  3. Sophic Devotion icon.
    Sophic Devotion
    2
    Sophic Devotion icon.

    Sophic Devotion

    Effect Sophic Devotion

Embellished Items

Embellished items are crafted pieces of equipment that feature specific abilities. They are obtained by using an embellishment optional reagent or are already included in an item recipe.

Only 2 embellished items can be equipped at the same time. Here are the best embellished items for Protection Warriors in Mythic+.

  1. Elemental Lariat icon.
    Elemental Lariat
    44
    Elemental Lariat icon.

    Elemental Lariat

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to empower one of your socketed elemental gems, granting 499 of their associated stat for 12 sec.

  2. Unstable Frostfire Belt icon.
    Unstable Frostfire Belt
    31
    Unstable Frostfire Belt icon.

    Unstable Frostfire Belt

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +363 strength
    +962 stamina
    +409 critical-strike
    +164 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to inflict a Lingering Frostspark, dealing 9,978 Frostfire damage over 10 sec. Enemies that die while under this effect will explode, leaving a cold sleet for 8 sec that slows enemies by 50%.

  3. Primal Molten Longsword icon.
    Primal Molten Longsword
    9
    Primal Molten Longsword icon.

    Primal Molten Longsword

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +242 strength
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Your attacks have a chance to be imbued with ferocity, dealing an additional 5,835 Physical damage.

  4. Frostfire Legguards of Preparation icon.
    Frostfire Legguards of Preparation
    5
    Frostfire Legguards of Preparation icon.

    Frostfire Legguards of Preparation

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +484 strength
    +1283 stamina
    +338 haste
    +425 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Damaging a new enemy grants you 239 Haste for 10 sec, up to 5 stacks.

  5. Allied Wristguard of Companionship icon.
    Allied Wristguard of Companionship
    3
    Allied Wristguard of Companionship icon.

    Allied Wristguard of Companionship

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +272 strength
    +722 stamina
    +178 critical-strike
    +251 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Grants 56 Versatility for every ally in a 30 yard radius, stacking up to 4 times.