Holy Paladin PvP Stat Priority, Gear, and Trinkets (Shadowlands / Patch 9.2)

Last updated on Feb 28, 2022 at 13:47 by Mysticall 10 comments

Choosing your gear carefully is important for your Holy Paladin in PvP. We give you a stat priority to help you choose items with the right stats as well as guidance on how to pick up your best gear and your trinkets.

This page is part of our Holy Paladin PvP Guide.

1.

Stat Priority for Holy Paladins in PvP

The stat priority for Holy Paladin in PvP is as follows:

  1. Intellect;
  2. Critical Strike;
  3. Versatility;
  4. Haste;
  5. Mastery.

Intellect is the best stat in all situations. Critical Strike is the strongest secondary stat at all times due to increasing the chance you get a Infusion of Light Icon Infusion of Light proc. This is followed up with Versatility, that increases the healing/damage you deal while reducing the damage you take.

2.

Gear Recommendations

2.1.

General Guidelines

In general, Holy Paladins want to get trinkets that line up well with Avenging Crusader Icon Avenging Crusader or Avenging Wrath Icon Avenging Wrath. These trinkets can have a passive or on-use effect. The stats you want to be increasing are either Intellect or Versatility. The reason you want to increase Versatility is because it increases both your damage and healing. Intellect is great for increasing your overall healing output. Here is the best gear we recommend you using as a Holy Paladin.

2.2.

Tier Set Bonuses for Holy Paladin

Tier set pieces are obtained in PvP from the Great Vault and can eventually be created from other items in the same slot using the Creation Catalyst. Overall, the set bonuses provide a large amount of healing very often throughout an arena match. It is extremely important to obtain the Dawn Will Come Icon Holy Paladin 4-Piece bonus as soon as possible. Here are the best pieces to get for the set:

For an in-depth analysis of the set bonuses visit here:

2.3.

Note: It is important to be wearing 2 PvP trinkets. This will give you a Stamina and Intellect boost that will increase your survivability and healing/damage output.

Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion Icon Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion is a mandatory trinket to have equipped at all times. This allows you to remove any crowd control on yourself. You will normally use this when you are stuck in crowd control and a teammate is at low health. Note, if you play a Human and are playing against a team with only stuns, Cosmic Gladiator's Relentless Brooch Icon Cosmic Gladiator's Relentless Brooch is a better option.

Cosmic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity Icon Cosmic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity gives you Haste and has a 1-minute cooldown that increases your primary stat. This is great to use right before you activate a powerful cooldown.

Cosmic Gladiator's Emblem Icon Cosmic Gladiator's Emblem increases your maximum health when used. This gives you an additional defensive when you think a team will be focusing you.

Cosmic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity Icon Cosmic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity increases your Haste and has a chance to proc your primary stat. This is an overall strong trinket, as the stat will proc often throughout an arena match.

2.4.

Gems and Enchants

Here are the best enchants for a Holy Paladin:

Gem all of your gear with Versatile Jewel Cluster Icon Versatile Jewel Cluster.

3.

Changelog

  • 28 Feb. 2022: Updated for Patch 9.2.
    • Updated Recommended Gear.
    • Added Tier-Set section.
    • Removed Shards of Domination section.
  • 10 Nov. 2021: Reviewed for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 02 Jul. 2021: Updated Recommended Gear.
    • Added Shards of Domination section.
  • 08 Mar. 2021: Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 23 Dec. 2020: Updated Best Gear section.
    • Updated Gems and Enchants section.
  • 22 Oct. 2020: Removed unnecessary trinket.
  • 12 Oct. 2020: Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch (Patch 9.0.1).
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