Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (2024)

Last updated on May 07, 2024 at 11:20by Panthea55 comments

General Information

On this page, you will find tips, tricks, and strategies tailored to your Protection Paladin for eachboss of the following raid: Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible. All our content is updated for World of Warcraft — Dragonflight 10.2.7.

1.

Introduction

Below, you can find class and spec-specific advice for every fight inAberrus. If you are looking for a general overview ofthe Raid that is not spec-specific, check out our dedicated Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible guides.

Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guides

On this page, you will find Protection Paladin specificinformation to deal with each boss in the Aberrus raid.These are not complete encounter guides but rather provide specific tips fordoing the bosses as a Protection Paladin.

This page assumes that you already understand most of the mechanics of eachencounter. These can be found on the full raid guide, so what is containedhere are details specifically tailored toward Protection Paladinand what you can do to deal with each fight as best as possible.

2.

Talent Cheatsheet

You can easily import the talent tree below into the game by clicking 'Copy Export String.'

3.

Kazzara, the Hellforged

3.1.

Talents/Build

For this, boss, I suggest you use the default build at the top of this page.

3.2.

Tips

  • Taunt swap on every stack of Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (1) Terror Claws.
  • Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (2) Terror Claws deals a combination of Physical and Magic damage.Ensure you are in your Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (3) Consecration and use an additional cooldown if necessary, such as Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (4) Ardent Defender. Be ready to heal up after the hit with Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (5) Word of Glory.
  • Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (6) Divine Steed to get back to the boss after the pushback from Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (7) Wings of Extinction.
  • Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (8)Mythic Be ready to move the boss around the room as the area nearby gets filled with Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (9) Dread Rifts.

For more information, please refer to our Kazzara guide.

4.

The Amalgamation Chamber

4.1.

Talents/Build

For this, boss, I suggest you use the default build at the top of this page.

4.2.

Tips

  • Be prepared with Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (10) Word of Glory for Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (11) Shadow Spike / Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (12) Flame Slash.
  • Depending on your strategy for this encounter, you may need to swap bosses during Phase 1.If this is the case, be ready to run with Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (13) Divine Steed.
  • Fire - Phase 1: You can comfortably solo soak Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (14) Fiery Meteorwith Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (15) Ardent Defender, Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (16) Guardian of Ancient Kings or Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (17) Sentinel.
  • Shadow - Phase 1: The stacking health reduction from this boss will makeProtection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (18) Shadow Spike more deadly. Be prepared to use cooldowns to survive thesehits.
  • Phase 2: The tank combo in this phase will require a taunt immediatelyafter Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (19) Withering Vulnerability and the tank that taunted shouldmake sure that the other tank is not hit by Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (20) Shadowflame Burst.
  • Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (21)Mythic Find a player with the opposite debuff (Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (22) Corrupting Shadowor Blazing Heat) and touch them. This will trigger a small explosion and convertyour permanent debuff into a 20-second one. In Phase 2, the boss will assign these randomly.

For more information, please refer to our Amalgamation Chamber guide.

5.

The Forgotten Experiments

5.1.

Talents/Build

For this, boss, I suggest you use the default build at the top of this page.

5.2.

Tips

  • Taunt swap at 3-4 stacks of Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (23) Infused Strikes.
  • Use Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (24) Blessing of Protection to remove bleeds from players in Phase 1.
  • When both tanks have Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (25) Infused Strikes stacks, run into eachother to clear them. Do not do this again until Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (26) Infused Explosion hasfaded.
  • Phase 3: Whoever is not tanking the boss should focus on keepingProtection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (27) Temporal Anomaly orbs away from the boss by running into them.
  • Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (28)Mythic The next boss now enters when the previous one reaches 50%. This meansthat there will be more moments where both tanks have Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (29) Infused Strikes. Be carefulnot to trigger Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (30) Infused Explosion too many times.

For more information, please refer to our Forgotten Experiments guide.

6.

Assault of the Zaqali

6.1.

Talents/Build

For this, boss, I suggest you use the default build at the top of this page.

  • Be ready to grab adds as they spawn. Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (31) Avenger's Shield is great tothrow on a pack of wall climbers as they spawn.
  • Tank all adds on top of the Magma Mystic.
  • Taunt the boss as soon as he jumps to your platform.
  • Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (32)Mythic Be ready to run against the pushback from Ignara in Phase 1.

For more information, please refer to our Assault of the Zaqali guide.

7.

Rashok, the Elder

7.1.

Talents/Build

For this, boss, I suggest you use the default build at the top of this page.

7.2.

Tips

  • The tank mechanic of this fight is a combo hit. Taunt when you see the sameattack appear in the pattern. You do not want to be hit by Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (33) Flaming Slashor Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (34) Earthen Crush twice in the same combo.
  • When Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (35) Shadowlava Blast is cast (big purple cone). Use this asyour indicator to drag the boss into the middle of the room.
  • Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (36)Mythic Have a cooldown plan ready for every tank comboon this encounter. You should be able to use Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (37) Ardent Defender and Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (38) Eye of Tyrfor Combo 1+3 of each phase, and Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (39) Divine Shield (with Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (40) Final Stand) for Combo 2.

For more information, please refer to our Rashok the Elder guide.

8.

The Vigilant Steward, Zskarn

8.1.

Talents/Build

For this, boss, I suggest you use the default build at the top of this page.

8.2.

Tips

  • Taunt swap at 5-6 stacks of Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (41) Searing Claws.
  • When you are not tanking, try to soak Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (42) Shrapnel Bomb's. Buildsome Holy Power before you run to keep Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (43) Shield of the Righteous active asthey deal Physical damage.
  • Be ready to Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (44) Divine Steed to get back to the boss after youare pushed away with Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (45) Blast Wave.
  • You can stop the casts from the Golems with Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (46) Avenger's Shield, Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (47) Rebuke,Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (48) Blinding Light and Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (49) Hammer of Justice.
  • Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (50) Tactical Destruction is always cast on the pillars closestto the boss. When the Golems spawn, move the boss closer to the middle so themelee DPS dont have to run as much.
  • Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (51)Mythic The pillars now spawn where the large clump of players areand Golems become immune to CC (including stuns) at 50% HP.

For more information, please refer to our Zskarn guide.

9.

Magmorax

9.1.

Talents/Build

For this, boss, I suggest you use the default build at the top of this page.

9.2.

Tips

  • When Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (52) Incinerating Maws is cast, wait until the attack hasfinished before taunting.
  • If you are the target of Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (53) Incinerating Maws, use Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (54) Ardent Defenderto help survive the hits.
  • Keep the boss away from Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (55) Magma Puddle's.
  • When you are not tanking, soak Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (56) Magma Puddle's to reduce theirsize.
  • Be ready to Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (57) Divine Steed back to the boss after Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (58) Overpowering Stomp.You can also negate this knockback with Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (59) Divine Shield.

For more information, please refer to our Magmorax guide.

10.

Echo of Neltharion

10.1.

Talents/Build

For this, boss, I suggest you use the default build at the top of this page.

10.2.

Tips

  • Phase 1: Taunt after Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (60) Calamitous Strike.
  • Phase 1: After Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (61) Calamitous Strike the boss will castProtection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (62) Echoing Fissure, and this will be your indicator to move to anew area.
  • Phase 2: Keep the boss near the Voice from Beyond adds to kill them.
  • Phase 2: When an add has died, move to the next one.
  • Phase 2: The tank mechanic in this phase is Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (63) Sunder Shadow.He will knock you through a wall, and shortly after, all walls between where youwere knocked from to where you are now will be destroyed.
  • Phase 3: Gain threat on the spawning adds.
  • Phase 3: When Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (64) Ebon Destruction is cast run into a portalto survive.
  • Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (65)Mythic In Phase 3, every player in the raid will have anassigned portal. Know your positions ahead of time and be ready to get in it, aseach portal only works for 1 player.
  • Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (66)Mythic Utilise Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (67) Blessing of Protection and Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (68) Divine Shieldto remove the Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (69) Calamitous Strike debuff and not die from the adds.

For more information, please refer to our Neltharion guide.

11.

Scalecommander Sarkareth

11.1.

Talents/Build

For this, boss, I suggest you use the default build at the top of this page.

11.2.

Tips

  • Phase 1: Swap after each stack of Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (70) Burning Claws. You will need to mitigate thedamage from the DoT, as the damage you take during this DoT is dealt to the raid whenit expires. Use Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (71) Ardent Defender, Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (72) Eye of Tyr and make sure you are inside your Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (73) Consecrationas much as possible to mitigate this.
  • Phase 1: Remove Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (74) Oppressing Howl by standing in Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (75) Searing Breath.
  • Intermission: Aim to grab 10 Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (76) Astral Flares before you soak all 3 poolsand enter Phase 2.
  • Phase 2: Swap after each stack of Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (77) Void Claws. When your debuff is aboutto expire, run away from the raid.
  • Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (78)Heroic Phase 2: Move the adds into Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (79) Desolate Blossom to remove Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (80) Rescind.
  • Phase 3: When you are hit by Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (81) Void Slash, get 10 stacks of Protection Paladin Tank Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide - Dragonflight 10.2.7 (82) Oblivion and let thedebuff expire in the other realm to completely remove the raid damage component of the debuff.

For more information, please refer to our Scalecommander Sarkareth guide.

12.

Changelog

  • 07 May 2024: Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 22 Apr. 2024: Updated for Season 4.
  • 04 Sep. 2023: Updated boss tips.
  • 10 Jul. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 09 May 2023: Page added.

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