Tomb of Sargeras Recommended Talents and Gear Builds for Prot Warriors

This is a quick at a glance cheat sheet with the optimal builds to counter each individual boss in the Tomb of Sargeras. It is meant as a reference for talents setups and gearing strategies for protection warriors progressing through mythic Tomb of Sargeras.

For the reasoning behind the build choices and for an in depth guide to a specific encounter click on the link for the boss guides below.

Default Build – Max Survivability, High min max potential

This is the most widely used and accepted protection warrior build. Will work great on x out of 9 Tomb of Sargeras bosses. When in doubt this is your go-to setup. If you can execute revenge – Ignore pain weaving with devastator perfectly it will yield best results. With the Tomb of Sargeras T20 2 piece set you will want to always roll with WC.

Talents

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Gearing

Haste 30% > Mastery > Versatility > Critical strike

Farm Build – High Damage, Low Effort

Farm content definition:

Bosses which you can one shot, overgear, survivability is not an issue and want to kill as fast as possible

This is a balanced, jack of all trades build intended for when you do not want to swap gear or use tomes to change talents. It will get you through normal and heroic Tombs of Sargeras pretty effortlessly. Your gear i.e. haste will account for your SB uptime and physical damage mitigation. Your talents and reduced CD on demo shout will account for your magical damage mitigation as well as increase your DPS output.

Talents

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Gearing

Haste 30% > Mastery > Versatility > Critical strike

Talents

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Gearing

Haste 30% > Mastery > Versatility > Critical strike

Breakdown

This is a physical damage intensive, pretty much tank and spank boss. You will use your big defensive cooldowns for the spike damage from the taunt swap mechanic. You will use your mobility to quickly get into position behind pillars to avoid his AoE pushback one-shot.

Mythic Goroth Guide for Protection Warriors

Talents

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Gearing

For high uptime on boss

Haste 30% > Mastery > Versatility > Critical strike

Breakdown

Mostly blockable physical hits with some minor magic ticking damage. Of the two bosses only one needs to be tanked. Throughout the fight your torment bar will fill up and you will have to use the special ability to go tank an add which drops purifying balls. You switch places with your co-tank

Mythic Demonic Inquisition Guide for Protection Warriors

Talents

For bleed DoT mitigation

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For high uptime on boss/adds

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Gearing

Haste 30% > Versatility > Mastery > Critical strike

Breakdown

Incoming damage is split between blockable physical melee hits and an unblockable physical bleed DoT. There will be adds spawning frequently throughout the encounter and a cleave attack that needs to be shared with the rest of the raid.

Mythic Harjatan Guide for Protection Warriors

Talents

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Gearing

Haste 30% > Mastery > Versatility > Critical strike

Breakdown

Majority of the damage will be blockable melee hits including blockable shadow damage melee from adds. Taunt swapping on time is crucial here. Any physical damage you tank while under the effect of the taunt swap debuff will be mirrored onto the whole raid. Besides that, there are a lot of adds and a lot of movement in this fight.

Mythic Misstress Sassz’ine Guide for Protection Warriors

Talents

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Gearing

Haste 30% > Mastery > Versatility > Critical strike

Breakdown

Predominantly blockable physical damage with a moderate magic DoT in P3. A three phase fight with moderate movement and abilities to dodge. One tank will have a higher overall uptime than the other.

Mythic Sisters of the Moon Guide for Protection Warriors

Spirit realm

Talents

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Gearing

Versatility > Haste > Mastery > Critical strike

Breakdown

Heavy incoming magic damage in forms of nukes and pulsing AoE. You will have to tank adds which will have to be kept alive for a period of time. A third boss spawns at the end which you will have to taunt swap

Corporeal realm

Talents

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Gearing

Haste 30% > Mastery > Versatility > Critical strike

Breakdown

Maybe it wont come as a surprise, but the tank in the corporeal realm will be taking physical damage. There are adds here as well which will be heavily reducing damage until the spirit realm breaks their cast. The boss at the end will melee hit and have a nuke which the raid needs to share.

Mythic The Desolate Host Guide for Protection Warriors

Talents

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Gearing

Haste 30% > Mastery > Versatility > Critical strike

Breakdown

Damage is split 50-50 between magical and physical. You get a light or fel infusion debuff. More on how they work in the guide. There will be a cleave that can be shared by all players hit, but you can try to solo soak it as well. There is also a segment where you get to run around and collect balls.

Mythic Maiden of Vigilance Guide for Protection Warriors

Talents

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Gearing

Haste 30% > Mastery > Versatility > Critical strike

Breakdown

A clear cut physical damage fight where even the tank debuff is blockable. You will need to alternate between tanking the boss and the add while avoiding some projectiles and a nova. In phase 2 you will have to take care of positioning and your raid will have to nuke down the boss ASAP.

Mythic Fallen Avatar Guide for Protection Warriors

Talents

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or

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Gearing

Haste 30% > Mastery > Versatility > Critical strike

Breakdown

The tank debuff here increases the physical damage taken. Additionally there will be many sources of miscellaneous magic damage and some spike damage which will require a big CD. Befitting of a final boss for a raid instance, there are a lot of things going on in this encounter.

Mythic Kil’Jaedan Guide for Protection Warriors


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