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Protection Paladin Tank Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (Legion 7.0.3)

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for a Protection Paladin in World of Warcraft Legion 7.0.3. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

The other pages of our Protection Paladin guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About Our Reviewer

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Treckie, one of the best Protection Paladins in the world, who raids in Nihilum. You can watch his stream on Twitch and you can follow him on Twitter.

1. Gems

You should use Saber's Eye of Strength Icon Saber's Eye of Strength in one socket, and Versatile Maelstrom Sapphire Icon Versatile Maelstrom Sapphire in all other sockets.

2. Enchants

Slot Enchantment
Neck
Back
Rings

3. Consumables

Flask of Ten Thousand Scars Icon Flask of Ten Thousand Scars should be used for raids along with Unbending Potion Icon Unbending Potion as your potion of choice for survivability or Potion of the Old War Icon Potion of the Old War for DPS. You should eat Seed-Battered Fish Plate Icon Seed-Battered Fish Plate for the Versatility buff (or Koi-Scented Stormray Icon Koi-Scented Stormray, if you cannot afford the +375 food). Ancient Healing Potion Icon Ancient Healing Potion can be used in place of Healthstones.

If you can afford it, you should also use the Legion augment rune: Defiled Augment Rune Icon Defiled Augment Rune.

4. ChangeLog

  • 29 Aug. 2016: Updated for Legion's launch.
  • 20 Jul. 2016: Added different recommendations for survivability and DPS stat priorities.
  • 20 Jul. 2016: Changed potion recommendation to Draenic Versatility Potion.
  • 18 Jul. 2016: Updated for the Legion pre-patch.
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