TBC Classic Retribution Paladin Pre-Raid Gear

Last updated on May 25, 2021 at 10:39 by Sellin 13 comments

On this page, you will find the best pre-raid gear for Retribution Paladin in TBC Classic.

1.

Retribution Paladin Pre-Raid Best in Slot List

This is a collection of gear that is considered to be the best before actually entering into a raid like Karazhan, Gruul's Lair or Magtheridon's Lair.

The list below is following the stat priority of Hit Cap (9%)> Expertise > Strength > Haste > Armor Penetration > Crit and will include items available exclusively from TBC dungeons, professions and reputation rewards.

1.1.

Other Retribution Paladin Best in Slot Lists

If your character is ready to jump into Phase 5 / Tier 6 content, then see our current best in slot list. If you wish to go through the content of Tiers 4 or 5 instead, then please see their respective lists below.

2.

Pre-Raid Best in Slot Table

Slot Item Source
Helm
  • Helm of the Claw Icon Helm of the Claw
Neck
  • Haramad's Bargain Icon Haramad's Bargain
Shoulders
  • Ragesteel Shoulders Icon Ragesteel Shoulders
Back
  • Vengeance Wrap Icon Vengeance Wrap
Chest
  • Wastewalker Tunic Icon Wastewalker Tunic
Wrists
  • Black Felsteel Bracers Icon Black Felsteel Bracers
Hands
  • Flesh Handler's Gauntlets Icon Flesh Handler's Gauntlets
  • The Flesh Lies...Shadowmoon Valley
Waist
  • Red Belt of Battle Icon Red Belt of Battle
Legs
  • Shattrath Leggings Icon Shattrath Leggings
  • Special Delivery to Shattrath CityShattrath City
Feet
  • Fel Leather Boots Icon Fel Leather Boots
Rings
  • Shaffar's Band of Brutality Icon Shaffar's Band of Brutality
  • Shapeshifter's Signet Icon Shapeshifter's Signet
Trinkets
  • Bloodlust Brooch Icon Bloodlust Brooch
  • Abacus of Violent Odds Icon Abacus of Violent Odds
  • Justice Vendor (41 Badge of Justice Icon Badge of Justice)
  • Pathaleon the CalculatorThe Mechanar
Weapon
  • Lionheart Champion Icon Lionheart Champion
Libram Libram of Avengement Icon Libram of Avengement The Maker — HeroicBlood Furnace

While the list above contains the absolute best gear set up it can be extremely difficult, expensive or generally unrealistic to obtain it in a timely manner. Below are alternatives that are also very strong.

Slot Item Source
Helm
  • Gladiator's Scaled Helm Icon Gladiator's Scaled Helm
  • Wastewalker Helm Icon Wastewalker Helm
Neck
  • Traitor's Noose Icon Traitor's Noose
  • Bone Chain Necklace Icon Bone Chain Necklace
  • Choker of Vile Intent Icon Choker of Vile Intent
  • Mennu the Betrayer — Heroic Slave Pens
  • The Black Stalker — Heroic Underbog
  • Justice Vendor (25 Badge of Justice Icon Badge of Justice)
Shoulders
  • Gladiator's Scaled Shoulders Icon Gladiator's Scaled Shoulders
  • Wastewalker Shoulderpads Icon Wastewalker Shoulderpads
  • Mantle of Perenolde Icon Mantle of Perenolde
Back
  • Cloak of the Craft Icon Cloak of the Craft
  • Cloak of the Inciter Icon Cloak of the Inciter
  • Auchenai Death Shroud Icon Auchenai Death Shroud
Chest
  • Gladiator's Scaled Chestpiece Icon Gladiator's Scaled Chestpiece
  • Chestplate of A'dal Icon Chestplate of A'dal
  • Chestguard of Exile Icon Chestguard of Exile
  • PvP Vendor
  • Special Delivery to Shattrath CityShattrath City
  • World Drop
Wrists
  • General's Plate Bracers Icon General's Plate Bracers
  • Bands of Syth Icon Bands of Syth
  • Spymistress's Wristguards Icon Spymistress's Wristguards
  • PvP Vendor
  • Darkweaver SythSethekk Halls
  • The Soul DevicesAuchindon
Hands
  • Gladiator's Scaled Gauntlets Icon Gladiator's Scaled Gauntlets
  • Cobrascale Gloves Icon Cobrascale Gloves
  • Ragesteel Gloves Icon Ragesteel Gloves
Waist
  • Epoch's Whispering Cinch Icon Epoch's Whispering Cinch
  • General's Plate Belt Icon General's Plate Belt
  • Naaru Belt of Precision Icon Naaru Belt of Precision
Legs
  • Clefthoof Hide Leggings Icon Clefthoof Hide Leggings
  • Midnight Legguards Icon Midnight Legguards
  • Legguards of the Shattered Hand Icon Legguards of the Shattered Hand
  • ShowdownBlades Edge Mountains
  • Quagmirran — heroic Slave Pens
  • World Drop
Feet
  • Sha'tari Wrought Greaves Icon Sha'tari Wrought Greaves
  • Obsidian Clodstompers Icon Obsidian Clodstompers
  • The Master's Treads Icon The Master's Treads
  • Into the Heart of the LabyrinthAuchindon
  • High Botanist FreywinnThe Botanica
  • World Drop
Rings
  • A'dal's Command Icon A'dal's Command
  • Band of Anguish Icon Band of Anguish
  • Ravenclaw Band Icon Ravenclaw Band
Trinkets
  • Icon of Unyielding Courage Icon Icon of Unyielding Courage
  • Darkmoon Card: Crusade Icon Darkmoon Card: Crusade
  • Keli'dan the Breaker — Heroic Blood Furnace
  • Darkmoon Blessings Deck
Weapons
  • Singing Crystal Axe Icon Singing Crystal Axe
  • Gladiator's Greatsword Icon Gladiator's Greatsword
  • Quantum Blade Icon Quantum Blade
3.

Further Enhancements

If you have further questions about gemming and enchanting these items, our Retribution Paladin Enchants and Gems page below provides more information.

4.

Changelog

  • 25 May 2021: Guide added.
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