Wrath of the Lich King

Paladin PvE Protection Tank

An essential part of any high level raid, Paladin tanks are one of the hardiest and reliable tank classes. With key buffs such as Improved Devotion Aura and Blessing of Santuary they provide a ton of utility as well.

How to Play

Glyph of Righteous Defense
Glyph of Divine Plea
Glyph of Holy Wrath
Key Stats
540 Defense Rating (to become Def Capped)
Self Buffs
Righteous Fury
Greater Blessing of Santuary
Seal of Command (For AOE)
Seal of Vengeance (For Single Target)
Flash of Stoneblood
Key Cooldowns
Avenging Wrath (Increase damage and therefore aggro)
Divine Sacrifice (Use when there will be raidwide damage to soak some of it)
Divine Protection (Reduce damage taken)
Keep up Divine Plea, Sacred Shield, and Holy Shield
Use Avenger's Shield for pulls and range or if nothing else is off cooldown
Hammer of Righteous
Shield of Righteous
Judgement of Wisdom
Consecration especially for multi-target fights
Holy Wrath in ICC for multi-target non-boss fights
Taunt with Hand of Reckoning or Righteous Defense
Hand of Salvation on any DPS which is about to pull aggro off you
Hand of Salvation (Reduce threat on target)
Hammer of Justice (Stun target)
Hand of Protection (Protect target from physical damage)
Cleanse (Remove poison, disease, magic effects)
Hand of Freedom (Remove movement impairment from target)