Retribution Paladin FAQ 2.0

Retribution Paladin news has reached a momentary lull, and that could be a good thing, signaling we may be closer to what we can expect to see when Cataclysm goes live.  Still, there are lingering questions from Patch 4.0.1 and Cataclysm Beta that I continue to see in comments and email. I will try to […]

Expertise Cap Confirmed By Blizz

The Expertise Cap for Retribution Paladins did indeed change with Patch 4.0.1.  Ghostcrawler said it was an unintentional change, and the Expertise Cap should be back to 26 at level 85.  For now, it seems we only need 23 Expertise to reach the Expertise Cap! [Source] Ghostcrawler: Due to recalibrating expertise for Cataclysm, level 80-83 […]

New Ret Paladin Hit and Expertise Caps 4.0.1

We have new hit and expertise caps as Retribution Paladins with the stat changes brought about in Patch 4.0.1.  I knew the hit cap had changed, and was holding off on posting the expertise change until we had more concrete proof. For those players new to the hit cap and expertise cap concerning Ret Paladins, […]

Ret Paladin Gems 4.0.1 Quick Info

Hey guys, I am updating my gems page, but still there is nothing concrete out there.  Keep that embedded in the back of your head, nothing is 100% confirmed in terms of gemming.  But what I am going to do is list what I consider our best options at the present time.  If you want […]

Retribution Paladins and Haste

Retribution Paladins and Haste is current as of Patch 4.0.6, Patch 4.1 and Cataclysm. Alright everyone, let’s take a look at Haste and see how it affects Retribution Paladins.  I know many of you are scrambling to try and understand the mechanics of this and how it affects our cooldowns and DPS as of Patch […]

Cataclysm Stat and Gear Changes

Here is a post from Eyonix about the upcoming stat and system changes to our gear, gems, etc. in WoW Cataclysm: [Source] A couple key things to note concerning Retribution Paladins: Reforging will allow re-distribution of certain stats.  Certain stat changes will not be permitted, such as Stamina to Strength. Ret Paladins will be getting […]

Ret Paladin Haste vs Armor Pen

Haste vs Armor Penetration.  Which stat is better for Ret Paladins?  There is a alot of argument and confusion over which stat seems to be better for a Ret Pally.  You can make very solid cases either way, but nothing is actually set in stone.  There ahave even been some conflicting comments here on my […]

Ret Paladin Hit Cap

Retribution Paladin Hit Cap is current for Cataclysm, Patch 4.0, Patch 4.0.6 and Patch 4.1.  The hit cap for a Retribution Paladin at level 85 is 8%, or 960 Hit Rating.   Hit Rating reduces your chance to miss with white, special, and judgement damage.  Exorcism and Consecrate are spells, and thus they fall into the […]

Protection Paladin Quick Guide

Off-speccing protection is one of the many benefits of having a retribution paladin.  It is extremely useful to have the ability to jump into prot pally mode for raids or soloing purposes, and it is one I recently switched to myself.  With a desire to tackle more Molten Core and Karazhan content solo, I decided […]

Retribution Paladin PvE Guide

Playing as a Retribution Paladin in the PvE world far exceeds my expectations of most other classes. Our burst damage is still top notch, and we can just about nuke any non-dungeon mob in a couple hits. The down time for our class is next to nothing thanks to a couple very efficient and optimal […]