Cataclysm Prot Warrior - Tier 11 Best in Slot - ilvl 359 - PVE Gear

This list is designed as a guide to the best in slot ilvl 346 gear setup for a 2/7/35 specced prot warrior in Cataclysm, all suitable items obtained from Quartermasters or raids with an ilvl of 359 have been included.

This gear set should hitcap you (8%+) if gemmed and reforged correctly. Stat priority for this setup is (Hit > Expertise > Parry > Mastery > Dodge).

Earthen Faceguard
Valorous Quartermaster
Stormwind/Orgrimmar
Dodge rating: 281
Hit rating: 113
Reforge 112 Dodge -> Expertise
Rage of Ages
Nefarian
Blackwing Descent
Mastery rating: 127
Hit rating: 127
Pauldrons of the Apocalypse
Nefarian
Blackwing Descent
Parry rating: 233
Expertise rating: 108
Reforge 43 Expertise -> Hit
Ironstar's Impenetrable Cover
BoE Zone Drop
Blackwing Descent
Dodge rating: 127
Parry rating: 127
Reforge 50 Dodge -> Hit
Earthen Chestguard
Valorous Quartermaster
Stormwind/Orgrimmar
Parry rating: 168
Mastery rating: 208
Reforge 83 Mastery -> Hit
Sandguard Bracers
Ramkahen Quartermsater
Uldum
Dodge rating: 92
Expertise rating: 111
Reforge 44 Expertise -> Hit
Earthen Handguards
Valorous Quartermaster
Stormwind/Orgrimmar
Parry rating: 149
Mastery rating: 149
Reforge 59 Mastery -> Hit
Jumbotron Power Belt
Magmatron/Arcanotron
Blackwing Descent
Dodge rating: 139
Mastery rating: 159
Reforge 55 Dodge -> Hit
Earthen Legguards
Valoros Quartermaster
Stormwind/Orgrimmar
Dodge rating: 188
Parry rating: 188
Reforge 75 Dodge -> Hit
Massacre Treads
Chimaeron
Blackwing Descent
Expertise rating: 149
Mastery rating: 169
Reforge 67 Mastery -> Hit
Ring of the Battle Anthem
Valoros Quartermaster
Stormwind/Orgrimmar
Dodge rating: 127
Mastery rating: 127
Reforge 50 Dodge -> Hit
Bile-O-Tron Nut
Corborus
The Stonecore (Heroic)
Parry rating: 168
Expertise rating: 98
Reforge 67 Parry > Hit
Symbiotic Worm
Magmaw
Blackwing Descent
Equip: Gain 963 Mastery
when health falls
below 35%
Vial of Stolen Memories
Valiona
The Bastion of Twilight
Use: Dodge rating 1605/20sec
Soul Blade
BoE Zone Drop
The Bastion of Twilight
Hit rating: 97
Mastery rating: 97
Reforge 38 Mastery -> Expertise
Akmin-Kurai, Dominion's Shield
Nefarian - 950
Blackwing Descent
Parry rating: 127
Mastery rating: 127
Reforge 50 Mastery -> Expertise
Crossfire Carbine
BoE - Zone Drop
The Bastion of Twilight
Expertise rating: 72
Mastery rating: 72
Reforge 28 Expertise -> Hit
Spec 
Protection2/7/32
Gems 
Meta:1 x Eternal Shadowspirit Diamond
Blue:8 x Solid Ocean Sapphire
Purple:2 x Defenders Demonseye
Green:2 x Puissant Dream Emerald

This gear setup, enchants and gems has been optimized with Rawr for balanced threat > survivability, reforge to Mastery instead for a survival focused setup.