Protection Warrior Tank Sepulcher of the First Ones Raid Guide — Shadowlands 9.2.5

Last updated on Jul 26, 2022 at 02:52 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: Sepulcher of the First Ones. 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 to deal with each boss in the Sepulcher of the First Ones 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 what you can do to deal with each fight as best as possible.

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

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

Vigilant Guardian Skolex, the Insatiable Ravener Artificer Xy'mox Dausegne, the Fallen Oracle Prototype Pantheon Lihuvim, Principal Architect Halondrus the Reclaimer Anduin Wrynn Lords of Dread Rygelon The Jailer

We advise to use the following talents on Vigilant Guardian.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Vigilant Guardian.

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

We advise to use the following talents on Skolex, the Insatiable Ravener.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Skolex, the Insatiable Ravener.

  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 Dausegne, the Fallen Oracle.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Dausegne, the Fallen Oracle.

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

We advise to use the following talents on Prototype Pantheon.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Prototype Pantheon.

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

We advise to use the following talents on Lihuvim, Principal Architect.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Lihuvim, Principal Architect.

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

We advise to use the following talents on Halondrus the Reclaimer.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Halondrus the Reclaimer.

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

We advise to use the following talents on Anduin Wrynn.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Anduin Wrynn.

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

We advise to use the following talents on Lords of Dread.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Lords of Dread.

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

We advise to use the following talents on Rygelon.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Rygelon.

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

We advise to use the following talents on The Jailer.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on The Jailer.

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

Vigilant Guardian

We advise you to use the following talents against Vigilant Guardian.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Vigilant Guardian.

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

For more information, please refer to our Vigilant Guardian guide.

4.

Skolex, the Insatiable Ravener

We advise you to use the following talents against Skolex, the Insatiable Ravener.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Skolex, the Insatiable Ravener.

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

For more information, please refer to our Skolex, the Insatiable Ravener guide.

5.

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.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory
6.

Dausegne, the Fallen Oracle

We advise you to use the following talents against Dausegne, the Fallen Oracle.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Dausegne, the Fallen Oracle.

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

For more information, please refer to our Dausegne, the Fallen Oracle guide.

7.

Prototype Pantheon

We advise you to use the following talents against Prototype Pantheon.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Prototype Pantheon.

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

For more information, please refer to our Prototype Pantheon guide.

8.

Lihuvim, Principal Architect

We advise you to use the following talents against Lihuvim, Principal Architect.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Lihuvim, Principal Architect.

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

For more information, please refer to our Lihuvim, Principal Architect guide.

9.

Halondrus the Reclaimer

We advise you to use the following talents against Halondrus the Reclaimer.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Halondrus the Reclaimer.

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

For more information, please refer to our Halondrus the Reclaimer guide.

10.

Anduin Wrynn

We advise you to use the following talents against Anduin Wrynn.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Anduin Wrynn.

  1. Reprisal Icon Reprisal
  2. The Wall Icon The Wall
  3. Glory Icon Glory
  • Shield Block Icon Shield Block will block the Physical portion of Soul Reaper Icon Soul Reaper, use Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain or any defensive cooldown on-top of it for the magical portion.
  • Be sure to keep Shield Block Icon Shield Block up as much as possible when actively tanking to help manage your damage taken when the boss gains more Dark Zeal Icon Dark Zeal stacks.

For more information, please refer to our Anduin Wrynn guide.

11.

Lords of Dread

We advise you to use the following talents against Lords of Dread.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Lords of Dread.

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

For more information, please refer to our Lords of Dread guide.

12.

Rygelon

We advise you to use the following talents against Rygelon.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Rygelon.

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

For more information, please refer to our Rygelon guide.

13.

The Jailer

We advise you to use the following talents against The Jailer.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against The Jailer.

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

For more information, please refer to our The Jailer guide.

14.

Changelog

  • 26 Jul. 2022: Updated for Season 4.
  • 13 Apr. 2022: Added tips for Lords of Dread, Rygelon, and The Jailer.
  • 28 Feb. 2022: Page added.
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