Protection Warrior PvP Stat Priority, Gear, and Trinkets (Dragonflight 10.2)

Last updated on Nov 06, 2023 at 17:50 by Karanze 3 comments

Choosing your gear carefully is important for your Protection Warrior in PvP. We give you a stat priority to help you choose items with the right stats, followed by advice on how to choose your gear and your trinkets.

This page is part of our Protection Warrior PvP Guide.

1.

Stat Priority for Protection Warriors in PvP

The stat priority for Protection Warriors in PvP is as follows:

  1. Strength
  2. Versatility
  3. Haste = Mastery = Critical Strike
2.

Gear Recommendations

2.1.

General Guidelines

Your gear goal should be to be fully equipped in Conquest Icon Conquest gear.

2.2.

Note: It is important to be wearing 2 PvP trinkets. This will give you a boost to your primary stat and stamina.

Verdant Gladiator's Medallion Icon Verdant Gladiator's Medallion is a mandatory trinket to have equipped at all times. Even Human players will want to pick up this item against some compositions.

Verdant Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity Icon Verdant Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity gives you Critical Strike and provides a large increase to Strength.

Verdant Gladiator's Emblem Icon Verdant Gladiator's Emblem gives you an extra defensive by giving you a temporary health increase. This should be used if your priority is to survive and you know you are the kill target. Activating this trinket can then further empower Rallying Cry Icon Rallying Cry on you should it be necessary.

2.3.

Gems and Enchants

Here are the best enchants and gems for a Protection Warrior:

  • Neck: Tiered Medallion Setting Icon Tiered Medallion Setting
  • Cloak: Enchant Cloak - Writ of Speed Icon Enchant Cloak - Writ of Speed / Enchant Cloak - Homebound Speed Icon Enchant Cloak - Homebound Speed
  • Chest: Enchant Chest - Sustained Strength Icon Enchant Chest - Sustained Strength
  • Legs: Fierce Armor Kit Icon Fierce Armor Kit
  • Rings: Enchant Ring - Devotion of Versatility Icon Enchant Ring - Devotion of Versatility
  • Feet: Enchant Boots - Plainsrunner's Breeze Icon Enchant Boots - Plainsrunner's Breeze
  • Wrist: Enchant Bracer - Devotion of Speed Icon Enchant Bracer - Devotion of Speed
  • Weapon Enchant: Enchant Weapon - Sophic Devotion Icon Enchant Weapon - Sophic Devotion

Gem all of your gear with Steady Nozdorite Icon Steady Nozdorite.

3.

Changelog

  • 06 Nov. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.2
  • 04 Sep. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7.
  • 10 Jul. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.1.5
  • 21 Mar. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 30 Jan. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 11 Dec. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight Season 1.
  • 22 Nov. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 29 Jul. 2022: Updated for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 31 May 2022: Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 28 Feb. 2022: Page updated for Patch 9.2.
  • 08 Nov. 2021: Page reviewed for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 04 Jul. 2021: Updated for Patch 9.1.
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