Protection Warrior Tank Amirdrassil Raid Guide — Dragonflight 10.2.5

Last updated on Jan 15, 2024 at 15:00 by Mwahi 47 comments
General Information

On this page, you will find tips, tricks, and strategies tailored to your Protection Warrior for each boss of the following raid: Amirdrassil. All our content is updated for World of Warcraft — Dragonflight 10.2.5.

1.

Introduction

On this page, you will find Protection Warrior-specific information to deal with each boss in the Aberrus raid.

This page assumes that you already understand most of the mechanics of each encounter. These can be found on the full raid guide, so what is contained here are details specifically tailored toward Protection Warrior and how you can deal with each fight as best as possible.

We will frequently update Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection, Shield Block Icon Shield Block, and Spell Block Icon Spell Block tips as the abilities which you can reflect/deflect/block can change at any time.
2.

Talent Cheatsheet

If you do not have access to the Season 3 Tier Warrior Protection 10.2 Class Set 2pc Icon Warrior Protection 10.2 Class Set 2pc, then you should use the build below instead.

  • Raid talent build without Tier: BkEAfuKaizEAgP2qANDB2hmf7LEBAAAASSikkg0SKJJp1QEIUEQJJBgIJJ0QSCQ4AhAAAAAAAARAAKtGAIA
3.

Gnarlroot

Talent recommendations for this boss are the default ones at the top of the page.

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Dreadfire Barrage Icon Dreadfire Barrage Yes No Physical part is blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block, magical part with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Tainted Bloom Icon Tainted Bloom Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Tortured Scream Icon Tortured Scream Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Ember-Charred Icon Ember-Charred No No Use Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall, Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain, Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection to reduce the damage as needed.

For more information, please refer to our Gnarlroot guide.

4.

Igira the Cruel

Talent recommendations for this boss are the default ones at the top of the page.

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Drenched Blades Icon Drenched Blades Yes No The damage over time effect is blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Marked for Torment Icon Marked for Torment Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Vicious Swing Icon Vicious Swing Yes No Bosses melee attacks also strike the next closest player. Blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block.
Smashing Viscera Icon Smashing Viscera Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
5.

Volcoross

Talent recommendations for this boss are the default ones at the top of the page.

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Burning Vertebrae Icon Burning Vertebrae Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Molten Venom Icon Molten Venom Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Cataclysm Jaws Icon Cataclysm Jaws No No Use Demoralizing Shout Icon Demoralizing Shout, Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall, Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain, Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection to reduce the damage as needed. Be sure not to have Molten Venom Icon Molten Venom debuff when taking the hit.
Serpent's Fury Icon Serpent's Fury Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.

For more information, please refer to our Volcoross guide.

6.

Council of Dreams

Talent recommendations for this boss are the default ones at the top of the page.

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Agonizing Claws Icon Agonizing Claws Yes No Blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block.
Barreling Charge Icon Barreling Charge No No Use Demoralizing Shout Icon Demoralizing Shout, Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall and Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain to reduce the damage as needed.
Thundering Impact Icon Thundering Impact No No Use Demoralizing Shout Icon Demoralizing Shout, Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall and Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain to reduce the damage as needed.
Blind Rage Icon Blind Rage No No Use Demoralizing Shout Icon Demoralizing Shout, Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall and Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain to reduce the damage as needed. Should be interrupted by Polymorph Bomb Icon Polymorph Bomb.
Constricting Thicket Icon Constricting Thicket No No Use Demoralizing Shout Icon Demoralizing Shout, Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall, Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection and Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain to reduce the damage as needed. Should be interrupted by Barreling Charge Icon Barreling Charge.
Noxious Blossom Icon Noxious Blossom Yes No Poisonous flowers on the ground, avoid these. Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Corrosive Pollen Icon Corrosive Pollen No No Avoid these poison clouds on the ground.
Emerald Winds Icon Emerald Winds Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.

For more information, please refer to our Council of Dreams guide.

7.

Larodar, Keeper of the Flame

Talent recommendations for this boss are the default ones at the top of the page.

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Blazing Thorns Icon Blazing Thorns No No Avoid the fire swirlies on the ground as they spawn.
Blistering Splinters Icon Blistering Splinters No No Melee attacks from the Fiery Treant debuff you. Use Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall, Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection, Demoralizing Shout Icon Demoralizing Shout and Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain to reduce the damage as needed.
Burning Ground Icon Burning Ground No No Do not stand in the fire on the ground.
Consuming Flame Icon Consuming Flame Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Falling Embers Icon Falling Embers Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block. Needs to be soaked by a player or the raid takes damage.
Furious Charge Icon Furious Charge No No Deals reduced damage based on your distance from the boss. Use Demoralizing Shout Icon Demoralizing Shout, Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall and Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain to reduce the damage as needed.
Raging Inferno Icon Raging Inferno No No Use Demoralizing Shout Icon Demoralizing Shout, Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall, Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain, Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection to reduce the damage as needed.
Searing Ash Icon Searing Ash Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Smoldering Backdraft Icon Smoldering Backdraft No ? Use Demoralizing Shout Icon Demoralizing Shout, Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall, Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain, Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection to reduce the damage as needed.
Smoldering Suffocation Icon Smoldering Suffocation No No Stay near your allies with this debuff to leech health off of them. Use Demoralizing Shout Icon Demoralizing Shout, Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall, Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain, Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection to reduce the damage as needed.
8.

Nymue, Weaver of the Cycle

Talent recommendations for this boss are the default ones at the top of the page.

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Continuum Icon Continuum Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Threaded Blast Icon Threaded Blast Yes No Physical part is blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block. Use Demoralizing Shout Icon Demoralizing Shout, Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall, Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection and Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain to reduce the magical part of the attack.
Verdant Matrix Icon Verdant Matrix Yes No The initial damage that is inflected upon crossing the lines is blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Viridian Rain Icon Viridian Rain Yes Yes Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block. Using Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection causes it to be deflected.
Weaver's Burden Icon Weaver's Burden Yes No The explosion from the debuff fading is blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
9.

Smolderon

Talent recommendations for this boss are the default ones at the top of the page.

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Blistering Heat Icon Blistering Heat Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Brand of Damnation Icon Brand of Damnation Yes No Physical part is blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block and magical part with Spell Block Icon Spell Block. The raid should help you soak this.
Searing Aftermath Icon Searing Aftermath No No Run away from your raid as it deals less damage the further you are from players. Use Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall, Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection and Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain to reduce the damage as needed.
Lava Geysers Icon Lava Geysers Yes No Better to avoid these, but blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Overheated Icon Overheated Yes No Avoid the debuffed players, but it is blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Smoldering Ground Icon Smoldering Ground Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.

For more information, please refer to our Smolderon guide.

10.

Tindral Sageswift, Seer of the Flame

Talent recommendations for this boss are the default ones at the top of the page.

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Blazing Mushroom Icon Blazing Mushroom Yes No Soak these, alternating with your co-tank. Physical part is blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block, and magical part with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Falling Star Icon Falling Star Yes No Avoid if possible, but it is blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block. Be ready to dodge the Star Fragments Icon Star Fragments that follow.
Mass Entanglement Icon Mass Entanglement Yes No Initial hit is blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Searing Wrath Icon Searing Wrath No No Stackable debuff from bosses melee hits. Use Demoralizing Shout Icon Demoralizing Shout, Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall, Defensive Stance Icon Defensive Stance and Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain to reduce the damage as needed.
Sunflame Icon Sunflame Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
11.

Fyrakk the Blazing

Talent recommendations for this boss are the default ones at the top of the page.

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Fyr'alath's Bite Icon Fyr'alath's Bite Yes No Physical part is blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block and magical with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Fyr'alath's Flame Icon Fyr'alath's Flame Yes Yes You can deflect it with Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection, or block it with Spell Block Icon Spell Block
Fyr'alath's Mark Icon Fyr'alath's Mark Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Infernal Maw Icon Infernal Maw Yes No Physical part is blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block and magical part, including the damage over time effect, with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Molten Gauntlet Icon Molten Gauntlet Yes No Cast by the Burning Colossus adds. Blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block.
Predator Icon Predator Yes No Blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block. This is cast if the active tank is not in range of the boss.
12.

Changelog

  • 15 Jan. 2024: Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 21 Nov. 2023: Added Fryakk the Blazing initial information.
  • 06 Nov. 2023: Page added.
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