Retribution Paladin Torghast Guide and Best Anima Powers — Shadowlands 9.0.5

Last updated on Mar 09, 2021 at 17:34 by Urthearso 24 comments
General Information

On this page, we tell you all you need to know to prepare your Retribution Paladin before entering Torghast and then how to pick up the right Anima Powers once you are inside!

1.

Torghast as a Retribution Paladin

This page will guide you on how to get the most out of your Retribution Paladin in Torghast, Tower of the Damned. For more information about Torghast, check out our dedicated pages below.

2.

Best Retribution Paladin Setup for Torghast, Tower of the Damned

Level Choices
15 Zeal ? Zeal Righteous Verdict Righteous Verdict Execution Sentence Execution Sentence
25 Fires of Justice Fires of Justice Blade of Wrath Blade of Wrath Empyrean Power Empyrean Power
30 Fist of Justice Fist of Justice Repentance Repentance Blinding Light Blinding Light
35 Unbreakable Spirit Unbreakable Spirit Cavalier Cavalier Eye for an Eye Eye for an Eye
40 Divine Purpose ? Divine Purpose Holy Avenger Holy Avenger Seraphim Seraphim
45 Selfless Healer Selfless Healer Justicar's Vengeance Justicar's Vengeance Healing Hands Healing Hands
50 Sanctified Wrath Sanctified Wrath Crusade Crusade Final Reckoning Final Reckoning
2.1.

Level 15 Talents

Zeal ? Zeal Righteous Verdict Righteous Verdict Execution Sentence Execution Sentence

Execution Sentence Icon Execution Sentence is a great talent choice for Torghast, because it provides extra priority-target burst against the enemies you want to focus down quickly. It also recharges while running between enemies.

2.2.

Level 25 Talents

Fires of Justice Fires of Justice Blade of Wrath Blade of Wrath Empyrean Power Empyrean Power

As most of your time spent in Torghast is fighting multiple enemies at the same time, Empyrean Power Icon Empyrean Power is your highest DPS option.

2.3.

Level 30 Talents

Fist of Justice Fist of Justice Repentance Repentance Blinding Light Blinding Light

This row is entirely down to personal preference.

2.4.

Level 35 Talents

Unbreakable Spirit Unbreakable Spirit Cavalier Cavalier Eye for an Eye Eye for an Eye

Three options here, and it is once again down to personal preference.

2.5.

Level 40 Talents

Divine Purpose ? Divine Purpose Holy Avenger Holy Avenger Seraphim Seraphim

Seraphim Icon Seraphim is the recommended choice for this tier.

2.6.

Level 45 Talents

Selfless Healer Selfless Healer Justicar's Vengeance Justicar's Vengeance Healing Hands Healing Hands

Healing Hands Icon Healing Hands will drastically increases your how much you can heal yourself or your group members.

2.7.

Level 50 Talents for Torghast as a Retribution Paladin

Sanctified Wrath Sanctified Wrath Crusade Crusade Final Reckoning Final Reckoning

You have Two options here, once again down to personal preference.

3.

Best Retribution Paladin Anima Powers

Throughout Torghast, you will acquire Anima Powers. These will be multiple choice windows and each of these will increase your power in Torghast in some capacity. Some choices however will be better than others for your current situation within Torghast.

Below is a ranked tier list to help you get the most out of your Anima Powers. This Tier List assumes that the powers are the same level.

Torghast is meant to be flexible and fun, so these are purely recommendations in case you need some direction.

If you want a complete list of Anima Powers available to Paladin, please refer to the pages linked below.

3.1.

Great Anima Powers for Retribution Paladin

3.2.

Good Anima Powers for Retribution Paladin

3.3.

Average Anima Powers for Retribution Paladin

Lists of all Paladin Anima Powers can be found below.

3.4.

Phantasma Anima Powers for Retribution Paladin

Occasionally, you will be offered the ability to get Phantasma Icon Phantasma instead of an Anima Power, or increases to your Phantasma generation. It is hard to evaluate the Anima Powers you can then purchase with Phantasma, but they are generally better than the "Average" Anima powers.

4.

Retribution Paladin Playstyle for Torghast

Retribution Paladin is a great choice for Torghast, because we can rely on our strong burst cooldowns, incredible self-heal, and other utility to beat any difficult situation you might face in Torghast. Some additional Torghast tips can be found below.

  • Use line of sight to force enemy casters to get into your meele range, so you can cleave them down with the rest.
  • Use Rebuke Icon Rebuke, Blinding Light Icon Blinding Light, and Hammer of Justice Icon Hammer of Justice to actively to interrupt or crowd control dangerous enemies.
  • Use Hand of Reckoning Icon Hand of Reckoning and Hand of Hindrance Icon Hand of Hindrance to pull additional enemies if you your other long range abilities are on cooldown.
  • Use the perks you pick up on the way as they are incredibly valuable.
5.

Best Torghast Legendaries for Retribution Paladin

  1. Stable Phantasma Lure Icon Stable Phantasma Lure
  2. The Mad Paragon Icon The Mad Paragon
  3. The Magistrate's Judgment Icon The Magistrate's Judgment
  4. Tempest of the Lightbringer Icon Tempest of the Lightbringer
6.

Conduit-specific information for Retribution Paladin in Torghast

The most important Conduit for playing Torghast solo is the Endurance Conduit Shielding Words Icon Shielding Words, which will drastically increase your sustain in combination with the recommended Healing Hands Icon Healing Hands talent.

The Finesse Conduit Light's Barding Icon Light's Barding, greatly synergizes with the Anima Powers Soul-Touched Reins Icon Soul-Touched Reins and Soul-Touched Spurs Icon Soul-Touched Spurs. With those Divine Steed Icon Divine Steed upgrades, your tower climbing experience in Torghast will be a bit less miserable.

7.

Covenant-specific information for Retribution Paladin in Torghast

7.1.

Venthyr

  • Use Ashen Hallow Icon Ashen Hallow after gathering up multiple enemies to cleave them down quickly while also healing yourself.
  • The Door of Shadows Icon Door of Shadows teleport is very useful to skip enemies you do not want to fight, or to cross traps safely. You also can use it to get on terrain you otherwise would not be able to get to, as long as it is within your line of sight.

All the Venthyr-specific Anima Powers are bad, but here you can see which one is the worst and best of them.

7.2.

Kyrian

Here are the best and worst Kyrian-specific Anima Powers.

7.3.

Night Fae

Here are best and worst Night Fae-specific Anima Powers.

7.4.

Necrolord

Here are the best and worst Necrolord-specific Anima Powers.

8.

Changelog

  • 09 Mar. 2021: Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 04 Mar. 2021: Updated talent recommendations for Seraphim update.
  • 16 Jan. 2021: Added Eye for an Eye as viable talent.
  • 25 Nov. 2020: Page added.
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