Protection Warrior PvP Gear Guide for WotLK Classic
On this page you will find the recommended best in slot gear for a Protection Warrior in Wrath of the Lich King Classic Season Two.
The gear list below is following the stat priority of Hit Cap (5%) > Armor Penetration > Strength > Critical Strike and will include items available exclusively from Wrath of the Lich King Classic Dungeons/Raids, Professions, PvP, and Reputation rewards.
This page only focuses on the best in slot gear for a PvP Protection Warrior. You can learn more about how to leverage your unique skills by reading our full Protection Warrior PvP guide below:
This is a list of items that are considered to be best in each slot for PvP based content. If you are instead looking for a PvE-focused list for either pre-raid or best-in-slot gear, make sure to check out our Warrior gearing hub below. Some PvE gear is used even in PvP, allowing you to use certain items almost all of the time.
Best in Slot Gear for PvP Protection Warrior in Wrath of the Lich King
Best Enchants for PvP Arms Warrior in Wrath of the Lich King
|Head||Arcanum of Triumph|
|Shoulders||Inscription of Triumph|
|Back||Enchant Cloak - Major Agility|
|Chest||Enchant Chest - Powerful Stats|
|Wrists||Enchant Bracers - Greater Assault|
|Hands||Enchant Gloves - Crusher|
|Legs||Icescale Leg Armor|
|Feet||Enchant Boots - Tuskarr's Vitality|
|One-Handed Weapon||Enchant Weapon - Berserking|
|Rings||Enchant Ring - Assault|
Best Gems for PvP Protection Warrior in Wrath of the Lich King
Your gemming will change vastly depending on your current gear, team composition and playstyle. When you get Mjolnir Runestone you will want to swap to Fractured Cardinal Ruby till you reach the soft ArP cap with the trinket proc. After that you will want to prioritize Strength.
- Meta Gem — Relentless Earthsiege Diamond
- Red Gem — Fractured Cardinal Ruby till ArP cap if you can reach it, if not Bold Cardinal Ruby
- Yellow Gem — Resplendent Ametrine if wearing multiple PvE pieces, if not Inscribed Ametrine. Etched Ametrine if missing Hit rating.
- Blue Gem — Puissant Dreadstone till ArP cap if you can reach it, if not Sovereign Dreadstone.
- 28 May 2023: Updated for Phase 3.
- 18 Jan. 2023: Reviewed for Phase 2 release ahead of Ulduar raid release.
- 26 Sep. 2022: Page added.
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