Stat Priority for Protection Warrior in PvE | Latest Patch 6.0.2
Below are the Stat Priority and Stat Summaries for Protection Warrior at level 90. The Stat Priority ranks your stats from most effective (left) to least effective (right). The Stat Summaries provide a quick overview of how each stat impacts your character.
Stamina > Versatility > Bonus Armor > Armor > Mastery > Haste > Crit > Multistrike > Strength
Stamina increases your total health.
Versatility increases your damage, healing, and absorption done and decreases damage received.
Bonus Armor increases Armor and attack power for tanking specializations.
Armor reduces physical damage received.
Mastery provides a passive bonus to your character based on your specialization. Mastery Critical Block increases your chance to block and critically block attacks.
Haste increases attack and spell casting speed, adds additional damage and healing to DoTsA spell or ability that does damage over time. and HoTsA spell or ability that heals over time., and reduces the GCDA universal cooldown activated by most abilities..
Critical Strike increase the chance for your spells and attacks to critically hit for additional damage and healing. As Protection, Crit also increases your chance to Parry via Riposte.
Multistrike grants a chance for your spells and abilities to activate up to 2 additional times at 30% effectiveness.
Strength increases your attack power and the damage dealt by your abilities. Further, Strength slightly increases your chance to Parry.