Protection Warrior Tank Castle Nathria Raid Guide — Shadowlands 9.2.5

Last updated on Jul 26, 2022 at 02:53 by Mwahi 35 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: Castle Nathria. All our content is updated for World of Warcraft — Shadowlands 9.2.5.

1.

Introduction

On this page, you will find Protection Warrior specific information pertaining to each boss in the Castle Nathria.

Additionally, this page assumes you are familiar with the mechanics on each fight. The basics of the tank mechanics are not explained, but rather advice is given on how Protection Warriors can best deal with those mechanics.

During Shadowlands Season 4, Castle Nathria, Sanctum of Domination, and Sepulcher of the First Ones will each spend time being featured as a Fated Raid. During these times encounters within the specific raid will include an additional mechanic and items will drop at increased item levels. If you would like to learn more general information about the Fated Raids system as a whole, please see our overview below. Otherwise, continue to use this page for specialization-specific tips.

2.

Talent Cheatsheet

Shriekwing Huntsman Altimor Sun King's Salvation Artificer Xy'Mox Hungering Destroyer Lady Inerva Darkvein The Council of Blood Sludgefist Stone Legion Generals Sire Denathrius

We advise to use the following talents on Shriekwing.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Shriekwing.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory

We advise to use the following talents on Huntsman Altimor.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Huntsman Altimor.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory

We advise to use the following talents on Sun King's Salvation.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Sun King's Salvation.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory

We advise to use the following talents on Artificer Xy'Mox.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Artificer Xy'Mox.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory

We advise to use the following talents on Hungering Destroyer.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Hungering Destroyer.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory

We advise to use the following talents on Lady Inerva Darkvein.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Lady Inerva Darkvein.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory

We advise to use the following talents on The Council of Blood.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on The Council of Blood.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory

We advise to use the following talents on Sludgefist.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Sludgefist.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory

We advise to use the following talents on Stone Legion Generals.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Stone Legion Generals.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory

We advise to use the following talents on Sire Denathrius.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Sire Denathrius.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory
3.

Shriekwing

We advise you to use the following talents against Shriekwing.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Shriekwing.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory
3.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Shriekwing guide.

4.

Huntsman Altimor

We advise you to use the following talents against Huntsman Altimor.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Huntsman Altimor.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory
4.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Huntsman Altimor guide.

5.

Sun King's Salvation

We advise you to use the following talents against Sun King's Salvation.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Sun King's Salvation.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory
5.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Sun King's Salvation guide.

6.

Artificer Xy'Mox

We advise you to use the following talents against Artificer Xy'Mox.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Artificer Xy'Mox.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory
6.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Artificer Xy'Mox guide.

7.

Hungering Destroyer

We advise you to use the following talents against Hungering Destroyer.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Hungering Destroyer.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory
7.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Hungering Destroyer guide.

8.

Lady Inerva Darkvein

We advise you to use the following talents against Lady Inerva Darkvein.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Lady Inerva Darkvein.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory
8.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Lady Inerva Darkvein guide.

9.

The Council of Blood

We advise you to use the following talents against The Council of Blood.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against The Council of Blood.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory
9.1.

Tips

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

10.

Sludgefist

We advise you to use the following talents against Sludgefist.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Sludgefist.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory
10.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Sludgefist guide.

11.

Stone Legion Generals

We advise you to use the following talents against Stone Legion Generals.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Stone Legion Generals.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory
11.1.

Tips

  • Be sure to use Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain to reduce the damage taken by bleeds. Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall and Last Stand Icon Last Stand are also strong defensives that should be utilised.
  • Keep Shield Block Icon Shield Block up as much as possible to reduce the incoming melee damage.

For more information, please refer to our Stone Legion Generals guide.

12.

Sire Denathrius

We advise you to use the following talents against Sire Denathrius.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Sire Denathrius.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory
12.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Sire Denathrius guide.

13.

Changelog

  • 26 Jul. 2022: Updated for Season 4.
  • 17 May 2021: Swapped Legendary recommendation on Stone Legion Generals from Thunderlord to Reprisal.
  • 15 Jan. 2021: Updated Spell Reflection tips as some abilities are no longer reflectable.
  • 28 Dec. 2020: Sun King's Vanquished can no longer be removed by Phial of Serenity.
  • 16 Dec. 2020: Removed boss abilities which were not on live.
  • 07 Dec. 2020: Added encounter-specific Talents, Legendaries and tips.
  • 01 Dec. 2020: Added placeholder Castle Nathria page.
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