Protection Warrior Tank Castle Nathria Raid Guide — Shadowlands 9.0.5

Last updated on Jan 15, 2021 at 13:22 by Mwahi 25 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 9.0.5.

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.

Please note that this page is a work in progress. It will be updated with new information once the encounters have been tested more thoroughly and new strategies are discovered.

Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection tips will be frequently updated as the abilities which can be reflected / deflected can change at any time.

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 you to use the following Legendary on Shriekwing: The Wall Icon The Wall.

We advise to use the following talents on Huntsman Altimor.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Huntsman Altimor: The Wall Icon The Wall.

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

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Sun King's Salvation: The Wall Icon The Wall.

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

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Artificer Xy'Mox: The Wall Icon The Wall.

We advise to use the following talents on Hungering Destroyer.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Hungering Destroyer: The Wall Icon The Wall.

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

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Lady Inerva Darkvein: The Wall Icon The Wall.

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

We advise you to use the following Legendary on The Council of Blood: The Wall Icon The Wall.

We advise to use the following talents on Sludgefist.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Sludgefist: The Wall Icon The Wall.

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

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

  1. The Wall Icon The Wall
  2. Reprisal Icon Reprisal

We advise to use the following talents on Sire Denathrius.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Sire Denathrius: The Wall Icon The Wall.

3.

Shriekwing

We advise you to use the following talents against Shriekwing.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Shriekwing: The Wall Icon The Wall.

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 Legendary against Huntsman Altimor: The Wall Icon The Wall.

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 Legendary against Sun King's Salvation: The Wall Icon The Wall.

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 Legendary against Artificer Xy'Mox: The Wall Icon The Wall.

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 Legendary against Hungering Destroyer: The Wall Icon The Wall.

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 Legendary against Lady Inerva Darkvein: The Wall Icon The Wall.

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 Legendary against The Council of Blood: The Wall Icon The Wall.

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 Legendary against Sludgefist: The Wall Icon The Wall.

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. The Wall Icon The Wall
  2. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
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 Legendary against Sire Denathrius: The Wall Icon The Wall.

12.1.

Tips

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

13.

Changelog

  • 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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