Discover the art of building a PvE Protection Warrior designed to excel in Mythic+ in World of Warcraft Dragonflight 10.1.7. This guide provides you with a comprehensive blueprint to create a character that can hold its own in the fierce competition.
Updated , this guide distills the build of the top 50 Protection Warriors across the leaderboards in the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. The players' ratings range from 3133 to 3752, with Cheeklord from Area 52 (US) currently reigning as the top Mythic+ Protection Warrior.
The guide factors in each character's equipment type, specialization history, and connection frequency, ensuring you have the most accurate and current information at your disposal.
Top Protection Warriors
Stats are fundamental in shaping character abilities and gameplay in World of Warcraft. Present in most equipment, enhancements, and consumables, these attributes can notably boost Protection Warriors prowess in Mythic+ confrontations. The key stats to concentrate on are:
- Critical Strike
In addition, items occasionally offer minor stats. Although their occurrence is rare and random, Leech stands out as a desirable attribute that can augment Protection Warriors' effectiveness:
Comprehending these stats is key to optimizing your Protection Warrior for Mythic+ confrontations.
Each race in World of Warcraft carries distinct traits, conferring potential advantages in gameplay. Currently, the top choice for Protection Warrior in Mythic+ is the mighty Dwarf race.
In the current climate of cross-faction play, restrictions on race selection have significantly diminished, affording players the freedom to choose the race that offers the most potent racial abilities for their Protection Warrior.
Equipment is the cornerstone of a character's strength in World of Warcraft. The most potent gear can often be found in the Great Vault, obtained through the rigors of Mythic+ dungeons, or won in the trials of Mythic raids. PvP vendors serve as the primary source for PvP equipment, while the Crafting Orders system provides another avenue for securing powerful gear.
The list that follows enumerates the top equipment items for each of a Protection Warrior's equipment slots. These selections have been carefully curated to enhance your prowess in Mythic+.
Embellished items are masterfully crafted pieces of gear, imbued with specialized abilities, designed to dramatically enhance your character's prowess in World of Warcraft. These items can be obtained either by using an embellishment reagent or may come pre-equipped within an item's crafting recipe.
Although only two embellished items can be worn simultaneously, selecting the perfect pair can drastically boost a Protection Warrior's potency in combat.
Here is a carefully curated selection of the best embellished items to elevate your Protection Warrior's performance in Mythic+.
Enchantments are enhancements that significantly amplify the power of your equipment in World of Warcraft. Crafted using the Enchanting, Leatherworking, and Blacksmithing professions, or procured from the auction house, these upgrades provide a substantial boost to your character's abilities.
Enchantments can be applied to a wide array of items, including the Back, Chest, Wrist, Waist, Legs, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand gear.
Highlighted below are the most effective enchantments for Protection Warriors in Mythic+, each carefully selected to greatly bolster your combat effectiveness.
Gems are expertly crafted jewels that can enhance your equipment stats in World of Warcraft. Developed using the Jewelcrafting profession, these can also be procured from the auction house.
These precious stones can be socketed into Head, Neck, Wrist, Waist, and Rings items that feature a Prismatic socket. Items can be imbued with a socket using an obtainable item that costs 6 Tokens of Merit from the Great Vault.
Additionally, a Neck item can be endowed with up to three sockets by using different qualities of the Tiered Medallion Setting , which can also be crafted via the Jewelcrafting profession or purchased from the auction house.
Highlighted below are the top-notch gem choices for Protection Warrior in Mythic+, each one carefully selected to maximize your combat effectiveness.