Protection Warrior Tank Vault of the Incarnates Raid Guide — Dragonflight 10.0.5

Last updated on Jan 24, 2023 at 16:05 by Mwahi 44 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: Vault of the Incarnates. All our content is updated for World of Warcraft — Dragonflight 10.0.5.

1.

Introduction

On this page, you will find Protection Warrior-specific information to deal with each boss in the Vault of the Incarnates 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

This talent builds works well for every single boss encounter. If you struggle with magic damage input, feel free to take Spell Block Icon Spell Block instead of Tough as Nails Icon Tough as Nails. You can import the loadout as follows:

  • Raid talent build: BkEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAIECAAAAIJJSSCSLpkkkSDRgUUEQJJBIikkQLkkAgDECAAAAAAAEBAgSpBA
3.

Eranog

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

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Burning Wound Icon Burning Wound 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.
Flamerift Icon Flamerift No No Avoid the flamerifts.
Incinerating Roar Icon Incinerating Roar 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.

For more information, please refer to our Eranog guide.

4.

Terros

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

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Awakened Earth Icon Awakened Earth No Yes Reflects 1 tick
Concussive Slam Icon Concussive Slam Yes No Blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block
Explosive Reaction Icon Explosive Reaction No Yes Use Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection
Rock Blast Icon Rock Blast Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block
Seismic Assault Icon Seismic Assault Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block

For more information, please refer to our Terros guide.

5.

The Primal Council

While you can safely run the talent recommendation from the top of the page, you can also opt into Seismic Reverberation Icon Seismic Reverberation, as long as you can consistently hit at least 3 of the bosses.

  • Seismic Reverberation build: BkEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAIECAAAAIJJSSCSLpkkkSDRgUQQUSSAiIJJ0CJJA4AhAAAAAAAARAAoUaA
Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Crush Icon Crush Yes No Blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block
Conductive Mark Icon Conductive Mark Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block
Frost Spike Icon Frost Spike Yes Yes Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block
Lightning Bolt Icon Lightning Bolt Yes Yes Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block
Meteor Axes Icon Meteor Axes Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block
Primal Blizzard Icon Primal Blizzard Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block
Quaking Convocation Icon Quaking Convocation No No Use Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall, Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain, Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection to reduce the damage as needed.
Scorched Ground Icon Scorched Ground No No Do not stand in the flame spots
Slashing Blaze Icon Slashing Blaze Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block

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

6.

Sennarth, the Cold Breath

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

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Chilling Blast Icon Chilling Blast 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.
Breath of Ice Icon Breath of Ice No No Creates Icy Ground Icon Icy Ground, avoid the ice patches
Frost Expulsion Icon Frost Expulsion No No Move away before the explosion
Gossamer Burst Icon Gossamer Burst No No Use Demoralizing Shout Icon Demoralizing Shout, Shield Wall Icon Shield Wall, Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain, to reduce the damage as needed.
Web Blast Icon Web Blast Yes No Blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block. 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.

For more information, please refer to our Sennarth, the Cold Breath guide.

7.

Dathea, Ascended

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

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Aerial Buffet Icon Aerial Buffet Yes Yes Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block. Use Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection.
Aerial Slash Icon Aerial Slash Yes Yes Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block. Use Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection.
Cyclone Icon Cyclone No No Avoid the vortex which is created
Conductive Mark Icon Conductive Mark Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block
Raging Tempest Icon Raging Tempest Yes Yes Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block. Avoid the tempest to prevent.
Unstable Gusts Icon Unstable Gusts No No Avoid the targeted impact locations.
Zephyr Slam Icon Zephyr Slam Yes No Blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block, will knock you back.

For more information, please refer to our Dathea, Ascended guide.

8.

Kurog Grimtotem

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

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Biting Chill Icon Biting Chill 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.
Breaking Gravel Icon Breaking Gravel Yes No Blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block. Stacking buff on Tectonic Crusher.
Lava Pools No No Avoid the lava pools.
Molten Rupture Icon Molten Rupture No No Avoid the waves of lava.
Sundering Strike Icon Sundering Strike Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block.
Thunder Strike Icon Thunder Strike 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.

For more information, please refer to our Kurog Grimtotem guide.

9.

Broodkeeper Diurna

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

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Burrowing Strike Icon Burrowing Strike Yes No Blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block
Frozen Shroud Icon Frozen Shroud Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block
Icy Shroud Icon Icy Shroud Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block
Greatstaff of the Broodkeeper Icon Greatstaff of the Broodkeeper Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block
Greatstaff's Wrath Icon Greatstaff's Wrath No No Stacking damage buff, increasing the damage done by Greatstaff of the Broodkeeper Icon Greatstaff of the Broodkeeper.
Mortal Stoneclaws Icon Mortal Stoneclaws Yes No Blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block and Spell Block Icon Spell Block
Rending Bite Icon Rending Bite Yes No Blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block, only the initial hit
Static Jolt Icon Static Jolt Yes Yes Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block
Vicious Thrust Icon Vicious Thrust Yes No Blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block
Wildfire Icon Wildfire Yes No Blockable with Spell Block Icon Spell Block
10.

Raszageth the Storm-Eater

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

Ability name Blockable Reflectable Notes
Typhoon Strike Icon Typhoon Strike Yes No Blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block
Thunderous Blast Icon Thunderous Blast 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.
Electrified Jaws Icon Electrified Jaws Yes No Physical damage is blockable with Shield Block Icon Shield Block, magical part with Spell Block Icon Spell Block. Can use Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection to reduce the magic damage part.
11.

Changelog

  • 24 Jan. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 21 Dec. 2022: Updated Raszageth the Storm-Eater information.
  • 11 Dec. 2022: Page added.
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