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Retribution Paladin DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables in Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.0.1

Last updated on Sep 05, 2018 at 00:00 by Urthearso 45 comments

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for a Retribution Paladin in World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth 8.0.1. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

The other pages of our Retribution Paladin guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About Our Author

This guide has been written by Urthearso, theorycrafter for Retribution Paladins. If you have any questions about the spec you can reach him on the official Paladin Discord, on Twitter, and during his streams on Twitch.

1. Gems for Retribution Paladins

You should use Kraken's Eye of Strength Icon Kraken's Eye of Strength in one socket, and Quick Owlseye Icon Quick Owlseye (or the cheaper Quick Golden Beryl Icon Quick Golden Beryl) in all other sockets.

2. Enchants for Retribution Paladins

Slot Enchantment
Rings
Weapon Enchant Weapon - Quick Navigation Icon Enchant Weapon - Quick Navigation

3. Consumables for Retribution Paladins

Flask of the Undertow Icon Flask of the Undertow should be used for raids, along with Battle Potion of Strength Icon Battle Potion of Strength as your potion of choice.

You should eat from the Bountiful Captain's Feast Icon Bountiful Captain's Feast (or the cheaper Galley Banquet Icon Galley Banquet) when possible, and otherwise Haste food (Swamp Fish 'n Chips Icon Swamp Fish 'n Chips or the cheaper Ravenberry Tarts Icon Ravenberry Tarts).

To heal yourself during combat, use Coastal Healing Potion Icon Coastal Healing Potions and Healthstone Icon Healthstones (they do not share cooldown).

If you can afford it, you should use Battle-Scarred Augment Rune Icon Battle-Scarred Augment Runes to increase your primary stat. Since there is a finite amount of these runes available, you should make sure to use them wisely and to stock up on them for when you need them.

4. Changelog

  • 05 Sep. 2018: Updated potion for Uldir.
  • 26 Aug. 2018: Added Battle Potion of Strength recommendation for cleave.
  • 13 Aug. 2018: Updated for Battle for Azeroth launch.
  • 23 Jul. 2018: Updated Haste food.
  • 18 Jul. 2018: Removed Strength gem.
  • 17 Jul. 2018: Updated for the Battle for Azeroth pre-patch.
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