Retribution Paladin PvP Best Arena Compositions (Dragonflight / 10.0.5)

Last updated on Jan 30, 2023 at 13:14 by Mysticall 23 comments

Team composition in 2v2 or 3v3 Arena is very important, because not all classes work well together. Here, we give you the best compositions you can have for your Retribution Paladin (i.e., the best classes to pair with it).

This page is part of our Retribution Paladin PvP Guide.


2v2 Arena

In 2v2 Arena you will be focusing on cleave damage. Retribution Paladins have multiple defensives that allow them to survive high dampening situations. For example, Divine Shield Icon Divine Shield will always make you immune to all damage, even in long matches with high dampening. The same goes for Blessing of Protection Icon Blessing of Protection that makes you immune to all physical damage. You also have Hammer of Justice Icon Hammer of Justice which helps with setting up crowd control on enemy healers.

Here is a list of the best team compositions for 2v2:


3v3 Arena

Your role in 3v3 is similar to 2v2 Arena. You will likely be focusing on maximizing your cleave damage and dealing devastating damage to teams that are stacked often. When your team has damage, you will want to use Hammer of Justice Icon Hammer of Justice on the enemy healer and use your burst rotation. Use your Blessing of Freedom Icon Blessing of Freedom on you or your teammate if you are struggling to connect to your target. Teams can easily kill you in one stun if you are playing too aggressively.

Here is a list of the best team compositions for 3v3:



  • 30 Jan. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 11 Dec. 2022: Reviewed for Dragonflight Season 1.
  • 22 Nov. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight Pre-patch.
  • 01 Aug. 2022: Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 31 May 2022: Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 28 Feb. 2022: Updated for Patch 9.2.
    • Updated Best 3v3 Compositions.
  • 10 Nov. 2021: Reviewed for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 02 Jul. 2021: Updated Best 2v2 Compositions.
  • 08 Mar. 2021: Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 14 Oct. 2020: Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
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