Retribution Paladin DPS Pre-Raid Gear

Last updated on Jul 26, 2020 at 10:48 by Impakt 20 comments

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


Retribution 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 Strength, Agility, Attack Power and Critical Strike Chance while also ensuring that you have the 9% Hit needed for cap. 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, crafting, PVP and reputation factions.

Slot Item Source
  • Lionheart Helm Icon Lionheart Helm
  • Mask of the Unforgiven Icon Mask of the Unforgiven
  • Eye of Rend Icon Eye of Rend
  • Mark of Fordring Icon Mark of Fordring
  • Imperial Jewel Icon Imperial Jewel
  • Reward from the quest In Dreams in Western Plaguelands
  • Emperor Dagran Thaurissan in Blackrock Depths
  • Lieutenant Commander's Lamellar Shoulders Icon Lieutenant Commander's Lamellar Shoulders
  • Truestrike Shoulders Icon Truestrike Shoulders
  • Cape of the Black Baron Icon Cape of the Black Baron
  • Stoneskin Gargoyle Cape Icon Stoneskin Gargoyle Cape
  • Savage Gladiator Chain Icon Savage Gladiator Chain
  • Cadaverous Armor Icon Cadaverous Armor
  • Gorosh the Dervish in Blackrock Depths
  • Various bosses in Scholomance
  • Berserker Bracers Icon Berserker Bracers
  • Battleborn Armbraces Icon Battleborn Armbraces
  • Knight-Lieutenant's Lamellar Gauntlets Icon Knight-Lieutenant's Lamellar Gauntlets (set)
  • Gargoyle Slashers Icon Gargoyle Slashers
  • Devilsaur Gauntlets Icon Devilsaur Gauntlets — Use the 2-set if you need extra hit
  • Omokk's Girth Restrainer Icon Omokk's Girth Restrainer
  • Brigam Girdle Icon Brigam Girdle
  • Defiler's Plate Girdle Icon Defiler's Plate Girdle
  • Sentinel's Lamellar Legguards Icon Sentinel's Lamellar Legguards
  • Cloudkeeper Legplates Icon Cloudkeeper Legplates
  • Devilsaur Leggings Icon Devilsaur Leggings
  • Bloodmail Boots Icon Bloodmail Boots
  • Defiler's Plate Greaves Icon Defiler's Plate Greaves
  • Don Julio's Band Icon Don Julio's Band
  • Magni's Will Icon Magni's Will
  • Exalted with the Alterac Valley reputation
  • Reward from The Princess's Surprise in Blackrock Depths
  • Hand of Justice Icon Hand of Justice
  • Blackhand's Breadth Icon Blackhand's Breadth
  • General Angerforge in Blackrock Depths
  • Reward from General Drakkisath's Demise in Upper Blackrock Spire
  • The Unstoppable Force Icon The Unstoppable Force
  • Arcanite Reaper Icon Arcanite Reaper
  • Blackblade of Shahram Icon Blackblade of Shahram
  • Dreadforge Retaliator Icon Dreadforge Retaliator
Libram Libram of Fervor Icon Libram of Fervor BoE world drop, bought off the Auction House

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



  • 26 Jul. 2020: Updated with Librams.
  • 13 Mar. 2020: Updated with Arathi Basin gear.
  • 23 Feb. 2020: Guide added.
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