Retribution Paladin DPS Castle Nathria Raid Guide — Shadowlands 9.0.5

Last updated on Mar 09, 2020 at 17:34 by Urthearso 32 comments
General Information

On this page, you will find tips, tricks, and strategies tailored to your Retribution Paladin 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 Retribution Paladin specific information for each boss in Castle Nathria. This is no encounter guide, but a collection of Retribution Paladin specific tips for each boss.

2.

Talent Cheatsheet

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

We advise to use the following talents on Shriekwing.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Shriekwing.

  1. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. Final Verdict Icon Final Verdict

We advise to use the following talents on Shriekwing Mythic.

We advise to use the following talents on Huntsman Altimor.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Huntsman Altimor.

  1. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. Tempest of the Lightbringer Icon Tempest of the Lightbringer

We advise to use the following talents on Huntsman Altimor Mythic.

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. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. The Mad Paragon Icon The Mad Paragon

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

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

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

  1. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. Final Verdict Icon Final Verdict

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

We advise to use the following talents on Hungering Destroyer.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Hungering Destroyer.

  1. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. Final Verdict Icon Final Verdict

We advise to use the following talents on Hungering Destroyer Mythic.

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

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

  1. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. The Mad Paragon Icon The Mad Paragon

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

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. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. Final Verdict Icon Final Verdict

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

We advise to use the following talents on Sludgefist.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Sludgefist.

  1. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. Final Verdict Icon Final Verdict

We advise to use the following talents on Sludgefist Mythic.

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

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

  1. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. Tempest of the Lightbringer Icon Tempest of the Lightbringer
  3. The Mad Paragon Icon The Mad Paragon

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

We advise to use the following talents on Sire Denathrius.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Sire Denathrius.

  1. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. The Mad Paragon Icon The Mad Paragon

We advise to use the following talents on Sire Denathrius Mythic.

3.

Shriekwing

We advise you to use the following talents against Shriekwing.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Shriekwing.

  1. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. Final Verdict Icon Final Verdict
3.1.

Mythic

We advise you to use the following talents against Mythic Shriekwing.

3.2.

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. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. Tempest of the Lightbringer Icon Tempest of the Lightbringer
4.1.

Mythic

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

4.2.

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. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. The Mad Paragon Icon The Mad Paragon
5.1.

Mythic

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

5.2.

Tips

  • Use Blessing of Protection Icon Blessing of Protection on yourself before using damage cooldowns to burst a big add group that just spawned if the tanks have not yet had time to aggro them.
  • Mythic: Save your cooldowns to nuke the Cloak of Flames Icon Cloak of Flames absorb shields. Execution Sentence Icon Execution Sentence uses need to be timed before the Cloak so that it lands near the end of the cast.
  • Mythic: If your raid lacks healing throughput for the healing checks, you can use Healing Hands Icon Healing Hands and spam Word of Glory Icon Word of Glory on the boss. Retribution is the best DPS off-healer for this fight if it really wants to be during the healing phases.

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. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. Final Verdict Icon Final Verdict
6.1.

Mythic

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

6.2.

Tips

  • You can use Blessing of Sacrifice Icon Blessing of Sacrifice on allies affected by Withering Touch Icon Withering Touch, preferably on those who also need to use the Dimensional Tear Icon Dimensional Tears with the debuff to help them while they are no longer in the range of the healers.
  • You should keep Shield of Vengeance Icon Shield of Vengeance as a defensive tool in case you get targeted by Withering Touch Icon Withering Touch.
  • Mythic: Always be cautious and wait some seconds to see if you have to kite the next ghost or place the next portal or not before using big damage cooldowns.
  • Mythic: You can use Divine Shield Icon Divine Shield to get out of Stasis Trap Icon Stasis Traps. During Divine Shield you also can soak all of the other Stasis Traps. If the traps are placed far from each other, you can use Divine Steed Icon Divine Steed to help clear them all.

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. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. Final Verdict Icon Final Verdict
7.1.

Mythic

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

7.2.

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. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. The Mad Paragon Icon The Mad Paragon
8.1.

Mythic

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

8.2.

Tips

  • Depending on how you and your allies need to move for the Shared Suffering Icon Shared Suffering, you can use Divine Steed Icon Divine Steed to get to your position quickly if you are late or use it to come back to the boss quickly if you could get to your position in time without it.
  • Mythic: You can use Blessing of Freedom Icon Blessing of Freedom to remove the Rooted in Anima Icon Rooted in Anima debuff caused by Concentrated Anima Icon Concentrated Anima, so that player can position themselves properly before the adds spawn.

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. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. Final Verdict Icon Final Verdict
9.1.

Mythic

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

9.2.

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. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. Final Verdict Icon Final Verdict
10.1.

Mythic

We advise you to use the following talents against Mythic Sludgefist.

10.2.

Tips

  • Make use of the 12-second 100% damage taken debuff after he charges into a pillar. Keep your damage cooldowns for these nuke phases.
  • Mythic: If your raid is planning to sacrifice players for Chain Slam Icon Chain Slam casts, you can use Blessing of Protection Icon Blessing of Protection on the partner of the targeted player to keep them alive while they break their partner's chain for the sacrifice.

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. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. Tempest of the Lightbringer Icon Tempest of the Lightbringer
  3. The Mad Paragon Icon The Mad Paragon
11.1.

Mythic

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

11.2.

Tips

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. Divine Resonance Icon Divine Resonance
  2. The Mad Paragon Icon The Mad Paragon
12.1.

Mythic

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

12.2.

Tips

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

13.

Changelog

  • 09 Mar. 2021: Updated Legendary Power recommendations.
  • 04 Mar. 2021: All boss talents updated for Seraphim update & added more boss tips.
  • 18 Dec. 2020: Added Mythic Shriekwing + Altimor tips and talents.
  • 07 Dec. 2020: Updated for Castle Nathria Normal/Heroic opening.
  • 01 Dec. 2020: Added placeholder Castle Nathria page.
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