Protection Paladin Guide

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Protection Paladin Guide

Post by FENSTRAV » Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:26 pm

A quick all-you-need-to-know guide for Protection pallies.

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Major Glyphs
  • Glyph of Divine Plea
    Glyph of Hammer of the Righteous
    Glyph of Seal of Vengeance
Minor Glyphs
  • Glyph of Sense Undead
    Glyph of Blessing of Kings
    Glyph of Lay on Hands
Gems are situational and depend on the build and equipment. They are used to reach the required stat caps.

Austere Earthsiege Diamond combined with Shifting Dreadstone and Sovereign Dreadstone
Rest of the gem slots can be filled with flat Stamina – Solid Majestic Zircon
There is also a second variant (below).
Regal Dreadstone or Shifting Dreadstone

Enduring Eye of Zul

Solid Majestic Zircon

Head – Arcanum of the Stalwart Protector
Shoulder – Greater Inscription of the Pinnacle or Greater Inscription of the Gladiator
Cloak – Enchant Cloak - Major Agility, Enchant Cloak - Mighty Armor or Enchant Cloak - Titanweave
Chest – Enchant Chest - Greater Defense, Heavy Borean Armor Kit or Enchant Chest - Super Health
Bracers – Enchant Bracers - Major Stamina
Gloves – Heavy Borean Armor Kit or Enchant Gloves - Armsman
Waist – Eternal Belt Buckle
Legs – Frosthide Leg Armor
Boots – Enchant Boots - Tuskarr's Vitality or Enchant Boots - Greater Fortitude
Weapons – Enchant Weapon - Blade Ward or QAEnchant Weapon Mongoose
Shield – Enchant Shield - Major Stamina or Enchant Shield - Defense

Gameplay & Rotations
To put it simply, there is one main rotation for a Protection Paladin: the 969 rotation. It uses 5 skills: two with 6 sec cooldown and tree with 9 sec cooldown. Use a 9 sec skill, then a 6 sec skill, then a 9 sec skill, then another 6sec skill and so on.

9 sec CD:
  • Judgement of Light
    Holy Shield
6 sec CD:
  • Hammer of the Righteous
    Shield of Righteousness
BiS gear:

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