Protection Warrior Tank Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (WoD 6.1)

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for a Protection Warrior in World of Warcraft WoD 6.1. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

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

About Our Reviewer

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Trybex, one of the best Protection Warriors in the world, who raids in Brotherhood of the Wolves.

1. Gems↑top

You should use Mastery Taladite Icon Mastery Taladite (cheaper) or Greater Mastery Taladite Icon Greater Mastery Taladite (better) in all sockets.

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2. Enchants↑top

Slot Enchantment
Weapon Enchant Weapon - Mark of Blackrock Icon Enchant Weapon - Mark of Blackrock

3. Consumables↑top

3.1. Food

You should always eat food that gives you Mastery. You will be granted:

3.2. Flask

Your flask should be a Draenic Stamina Flask Icon Draenic Stamina Flask or a Greater Draenic Stamina Flask Icon Greater Draenic Stamina Flask (better).

3.3. Rune

Your rune should be a Stout Augment Rune Icon Stout Augment Rune.

3.4. Potion

During the encounter, your best choice for a potion will be Draenic Armor Potion Icon Draenic Armor Potion.

4. Changelog↑top

  • 18 Feb. 2015: Slightly tweaked some of the suggestions (food changed to Mastery from Stamina, and removed a Stamina alternative for gemming).
  • 01 Jan. 2015: Updated the list of foods that grant Stamina.
  • 26 Nov. 2014: Added a mention of the possibility of using Stamina gems, if you feel you need a larger health pool.
  • 16 Oct. 2014: Made a few small tweaks to gems, weapon enchants, and consumables.