Protection Warrior Mists of Pandaria: Remix Guide — Dragonflight 10.2.7

Last updated on May 14, 2024 at 12:00 by Mwahi 47 comments

On this page, you will learn the best Gems to use for your Protection Warrior in Mists of Pandaria: Remix, as well as the best leveling talents and rotation, whether you are leveling in the open world, or through raids and dungeons.

If you were looking for our normal Dragonflight Leveling Guide for Protection Warrior, please check out our Leveling page.


Remix: Mists of Pandaria Guide for Protection Warrior

Welcome to our MoP Remix Guide for Protection Warrior! This page contains everything you need to know about getting the most out of your Protection Warrior in the Patch 10.2.7 special feature, Mists of Pandaria: Remix.

This page is focused only on Protection Warrior in MoP Remix. If you want to know more about MoP Remix in general, such as its rewards, check out our dedicated page below.


Best MoP Remix Leveling Talents for Protection Warrior

Below, you will find our recommended leveling build and talent pickup order for your Protection Warrior in MoP Remix. There are various ways of leveling in MoP Remix, and we offer some builds for the most relevant ways.

Note that this Leveling section is specific to MoP Remix. For our Dragonflight Leveling Guide for Protection Warrior, please check our dedicated Leveling page.


Best MoP Remix Leveling Build for Protection Warrior

Dungeon and Raid Leveling Build Open-World Leveling Build

Dungeon and Raid Leveling Build

This build works great everywhere, be it Raids, Dungeons or just open-world content. It provides you with decent single-target and multi-target damage, while also providing utility, like stuns and fears, which you might need in dungeons.


Best Gems for Protection Warrior in MoP Remix

Gems are one of the unique ways to augment your character in MoP Remix, offering offensive, defensive, and utility benefits. On this page, we list the best gems for each type. To learn more about Gems in MoP Remix in general, check out our dedicated page below.

  • Meta Gem: Thundering Orb Icon Thundering Orb
  • Meta Gem for group supporting: Lifestorm Icon Lifestorm
  • Generic Cogwheel Gem: Blink Icon Blink
  • Defensive Cogwheel Gem: Dark Pact Icon Dark Pact
  • Prismatic Gems:

    You will have a tremendous amount of stats as you start unlocking all Gem slots, and there is no single best stat to stack. Follow the general stat priority for Warriors, which is Haste, with a mix of Versatility and Critial Strike and then Mastery. Most Tinker Gem effects do not scale with Mastery.

  • Tinker Gems:
    • Brittle Icon Brittle
    • Explosive Barrage Icon Explosive Barrage
    • Fervor Icon Fervor
    • Memory of Vengeance Icon Memory of Vengeance
    • Bloodthirsty Coral Icon Bloodthirsty Coral
    • Quick Strike Icon Quick Strike
    • Slay Icon Slay
    • Sunstrider's Flourish Icon Sunstrider's Flourish
    • Victory Fire Icon Victory Fire
    • Wildfire Icon Wildfire
    • Windweaver Icon Windweaver
    • Lightning Rod Icon Lightning Rod

Level by Level Rotation

To keep things simple while leveling and learning the spec, use the slider to select your level, and watch as the leveling rotation grows with each level!

Move the slider below to make the guide update to your level!

Level: 10

Leveling Rotation for Protection Warriors

When using our slider, note that some talents may appear sooner than you expect them to in the rotation. This is because we have two recommended builds above, each taking talents at slightly different times, and sometimes entirely different talents.

Starting at Level 1, you only have one active ability: Slam Icon Slam.

  1. Cast Charge Icon Charge to initiate combat whenever possible.
  2. Victory Rush Icon Victory Rush activates whenever an enemy is killed. Use it to heal yourself.
  3. Use Impending Victory Icon Impending Victory to heal yourself when needed.
  4. Cast Avatar Icon Avatar to generate a bit of Rage and greatly increase your damage.
  5. Cast Demoralizing Shout Icon Demoralizing Shout to reduce the damage you take, and increase the damage you deal (when using the Booming Voice Icon Booming Voice talent).
  6. Cast Shield Charge Icon Shield Charge.
  7. Cast Thunderous Roar Icon Thunderous Roar.
  8. Cast Ravager Icon Ravager.
  9. Cast Shield Slam Icon Shield Slam to deal a lot of damage.
  10. Cast Shield Slam Icon Shield Slam to generate Rage and deal damage.
  11. Cast Thunder Clap Icon Thunder Clap to generate Rage and deal damage, particularly during Avatar Icon Avatar with Unstoppable Force Icon Unstoppable Force talented.
  12. Cast Execute Icon Execute when enemies are below 20% health.
  13. Spend Rage on Whirlwind Icon Whirlwind to damage multiple targets if you do not need to spend it on your active mitigation to survive.
  14. Spend Rage on Revenge Icon Revenge to damage multiple targets if you do not need to spend it on your active mitigation to survive.
  15. Cast Devastate Icon Devastate to fill empty global cooldowns, and reset the cooldown of Shield Slam Icon Shield Slam.
  16. Cast Slam Icon Slam as your filler spell.

Active Mitigation

  • Cast Shield Block Icon Shield Block as much as possible when tanking something and taking heavy physical damage.
  • Further smooth out your damage intake by spending Rage on Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain.


  • 14 May 2024: Page added.
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