Protection Paladin Tank Pre-Raid Gear

Last updated on Jul 26, 2020 at 10:48 by Impakt 28 comments

On this page, you will find the best gear and best in slot items from Pre-Raid content for your Protection Paladin in WoW Classic. For more gearing advice, please refer to our Protection Paladin Gearing and Best in Slot guide.


Protection Paladin Pre-Raid Best in Slot (BiS) List

This is the gear we recommend for Paladins, before setting foot in Molten Core or Onyxia's Lair. Essentially you should be following the basic stat priority of getting lots of defensive stats such as Stamina, Defense, and armor if you are planning to tank raids. For more information on the stats that you should be looking for, check out the stats page listed below.

This list contains gear from: dungeons and reputation gear.

  • Gyth's Skull Icon Gyth's Skull
  • Golem Skull Helm Icon Golem Skull Helm
  • Medallion of Grand Marshal Morris Icon Medallion of Grand Marshal Morris
  • Verek's Collar Icon Verek's Collar
  • Stockade Pauldrons Icon Stockade Pauldrons
  • Bulky Iron Spaulders Icon Bulky Iron Spaulders
  • World drop bind on equip
  • Guard Mol'dar and Guard Slip'kik in Dire Maul North
Back Redoubt Cloak Icon Redoubt Cloak Mizzle the Crafty in Dire Maul North
  • Kromcrush's Chestplate Icon Kromcrush's Chestplate
  • Deathbone Chestplate Icon Deathbone Chestplate
  • Ornate Adamantium Breastplate Icon Ornate Adamantium Breastplate
  • Captain Kromcrush in Dire Maul North
  • Side bosses in Scholomance
  • Reward from the quest In Dreams in Western Plaguelands
Wrists Fel Hardened Bracers Icon Fel Hardened Bracers Lord Hel'nurath in Dire Maul West
  • Stonegrip Gauntlets Icon Stonegrip Gauntlets
  • Boneclenched Gauntlets Icon Boneclenched Gauntlets
  • World drop bind on equip
  • Ras Frostwhisper in Scholomance
Waist Deathbone Girdle Icon Deathbone Girdle Side bosses in Scholomance
  • Deathbone Legguards Icon Deathbone Legguards
  • Warmaster Legguards Icon Warmaster Legguards
Feet Deathbone Sabatons Icon Deathbone Sabatons Various bosses in Scholomance
  • Naglering Icon Naglering
  • Myrmidon's Signet Icon Myrmidon's Signet
  • Golem Lord Argelmach in Blackrock Depths
  • World drop bind on equip
  • Mark of the Chosen Icon Mark of the Chosen
  • Force of Will Icon Force of Will
  • Mark of Tyranny Icon Mark of Tyranny
  • Reward from General Drakkisath's Demise in Upper Blackrock Spire
  • Reward from The Pariah's Instructions in Maraudon
  • General Angerforge in Blackrock Depths
Weapons Hedgecutter Icon Hedgecutter Guard Mol'dar and Guard Slip'kik in Dire Maul North
Shields Draconian Deflector Icon Draconian Deflector General Drakkisath in Upper Blackrock Spire
Libram Libram of Hope Icon Libram of Hope Isalien in Dire Maul

You can find more Protection Paladin BiS lists in our dedicated gear hub below.



  • 26 Jul. 2020: Updated with Librams.
  • 23 Feb. 2020: Guide added.
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