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Warrior Tank Molten Core Gear and Best in Slot

Last updated on Jun 10, 2020 at 11:00 by Seksixeny 28 comments

On this page, you will find the best gear and best in slot items from Molten Core for your Warrior Tank in WoW Classic. For more gearing advice, please refer to our Warrior Tank Gearing and Best in Slot guide.

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Warrior Tank Raid Best in Slot (BiS) List for Molten Core / Onyxia's Lair

We will list the best gear you can have while only running Tier 1 raids (Molten Core and Onyxia's Lair) below. Before we get into the list itself, it is good to present two of the most important concepts for gearing: weapon skill and the Hit cap.

As explained in our Warrior Tank Weapon Skill guide, the difference between only having the baseline 300 weapon skill at level 60 or 305 weapon skill or above is absolutely gigantic for threat generation against bosses, and easily capable of making a pre-bis blue weapon superior to the best raid epics. Thus, your first gearing priority against raid bosses should be hitting at least 305 skill with your current weapon.

This can be achieved by using race-appropriate weapons on a Orc or Human character, or with any race by using special gear such as Edgemaster's Handguards Icon Edgemaster's Handguards. Once you get 305+ weapon skill, remember to not go over 6% extra Hit chance, as the extra Hit will be wasted. This cap is 9% Hit when at 300 weapon skill, which means you will require a lot more Hit to cap out.

Warrior Tier 1 gear, Battlegear of Might is great for Warrior Tanks, and you can gain a lot of value from the 3 set bonus, which increases your shield's block value by 30 and from the final, 8 set bonus, which increases the threat generation of Sunder Armor Icon Sunder Armor by 15%.

Finally, while we are only listing the Horde versions of the PvP set, equivalent versions can be found on the Alliance side, with the same requirements, cost and stats.

Slot Item Source
Helm
  • Lionheart Helm Icon Lionheart Helm
  • Helm of Wrath Icon Helm of Wrath
  • Helm of Might Icon Helm of Might
  • Warlord's Plate Headpiece Icon Warlord's Plate Headpiece
Neck
  • Onyxia Tooth Pendant Icon Onyxia Tooth Pendant
  • Amulet of the Darkmoon Icon Amulet of the Darkmoon
  • Medallion of Steadfast Might Icon Medallion of Steadfast Might
  • Eskhandar's Collar Icon Eskhandar's Collar
Shoulder
  • Defiler's Plate Spaulders Icon Defiler's Plate Spaulders
  • Abyssal Plate Epaulets Icon Abyssal Plate Epaulets of Striking
  • Pauldrons of Might Icon Pauldrons of Might
  • Warlord's Plate Shoulders Icon Warlord's Plate Shoulders
Cloak
  • Windshear Cape Icon Windshear Cape
  • Cloak of the Shrouded Mists Icon Cloak of the Shrouded Mists
  • Dragon's Blood Cape Icon Dragon's Blood Cape
  • Shifting Cloak Icon Shifting Cloak
  • Deathguard's Cloak Icon Deathguard's Cloak
Chest
  • Savage Gladiator Chain Icon Savage Gladiator Chain
  • Breastplate of Might Icon Breastplate of Might
  • Warlord's Plate Armor Icon Warlord's Plate Armor
Wrists
  • Berserker Bracers Icon Berserker Bracers
  • Abyssal Plate Vambraces Icon Abyssal Plate Vambraces of Striking
  • Wristguards of True Flight Icon Wristguards of True Flight
  • Bracers of Might Icon Bracers of Might
Gloves
  • Edgemaster's Handguards Icon Edgemaster's Handguards
  • Aged Core Leather Gloves Icon Aged Core Leather Gloves
  • Gauntlets of Might Icon Gauntlets of Might
Belt
  • Onslaught Girdle Icon Onslaught Girdle
  • Belt of Might Icon Belt of Might
Legs
  • Legplates of Wrath Icon Legplates of Wrath
  • Abyssal Plate Legplates Icon Abyssal Plate Legplates of Striking
  • Legplates of Might Icon Legplates of Might
  • Cloudkeeper Legplates Icon Cloudkeeper Legplates (CD share with Diamond Flask)
Boots
  • Sabatons of Might Icon Sabatons of Might
  • Bloodmail Boots Icon Bloodmail Boots
Rings
  • Band of Accuria Icon Band of Accuria
  • Quick Strike Ring Icon Quick Strike Ring
  • Don Julio's Band Icon Don Julio's Band
Trinkets
  • Mark of the Chosen Icon Mark of the Chosen
  • Diamond Flask Icon Diamond Flask
  • Hand of Justice Icon Hand of Justice
  • Blackhand's Breadth Icon Blackhand's Breadth
  • Counterattack Lodestone Icon Counterattack Lodestone
  • Vigilance Charm Icon Vigilance Charm
  • Ramstein's Lightning Bolts Icon Ramstein's Lightning Bolts (AoE)
  • The Pariah's Instructions in Maraudon
  • Voodoo Feathers in Sunken Temple
  • General Angerforge in Blackrock Depths
  • General Drakkisath's Demise / For The Horde!
  • Gordok Tribute in Dire Maul North
  • Immol'thar in Dire Maul West
  • Ramstein the Gorger in (side-entrance) Stratholme
One-Hand
  • Quel'Serrar Icon Quel'Serrar
  • Deathbringer Icon Deathbringer
  • Vis'kag the Bloodletter Icon Vis'kag the Bloodletter
  • Empyrean Demolisher Icon Empyrean Demolisher
  • High Warlord's Cleaver Icon High Warlord's Cleaver
  • Perdition's Blade Icon Perdition's Blade
  • Core Hound Tooth Icon Core Hound Tooth
  • Distracting Dagger Icon Distracting Dagger
  • Brutality Blade Icon Brutality Blade
Shield
  • High Warlord's Shield Wall Icon High Warlord's Shield Wall
  • Earthen Guard Icon Earthen Guard
  • Malistar's Defender Icon Malistar's Defender (huge armor)
  • Drillborer Disk Icon Drillborer Disk
  • The Immovable Object Icon The Immovable Object
  • Force Reactive Disk Icon Force Reactive Disk (AoE)
  • Skullflame Shield Icon Skullflame Shield (AoE)
Ranged
  • Striker's Mark Icon Striker's Mark
  • Blastershot Launcher Icon Blastershot Launcher

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

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Changelog

  • 10 Jun. 2020: Fixed a typo with shield drop locations.
  • 19 May 2020: Added Silithus twilight boss summoning gear.
  • 11 Mar. 2020: Updated with Arathi Basin gear.
  • 12 Feb. 2020: Page added.
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