Cataclysm Prot Warrior - Heroics Best in Slot - ilvl 346 - 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 purchased with Justice points or obtained from heroic 5 mans with an ilvl of 346 have been included.

This gear set aims to get you as close to the hitcap (8%) as possible. Stat priority for this setup is (Hit > Expertise > Mastery > Parry > Dodge).

Helm of Setesh
Halls of Origination (Heroic)
Dodge rating: 242
Expertise rating: 117
Reforge 96 Dodge -> Hit
The Lustrous Eye
Justice Quartermaster - 1,250
Dodge rating: 112
Mastery rating: 112
Reforge 44 Dodge -> Hit
Earthshape Pauldrons
Drahga Shadowburner
Grim Batol (Heroic)
Dodge rating: 130
Mastery rating: 130
Reforge 52 Dodge -> Hit
Billowing Cape
The Vortex Pinnacle (Heroic)
Parry rating: 98
Mastery rating: 120
Beauty's Plate
Blackrock Caverns (Heroic)
Parry rating: 182
Mastery rating: 162
Alpha Bracers
Halls of Origination (Heroic)
Hit rating: 92
Mastery rating: 112
Fingers of Light
Halls of Origination (Heroic)
Parry rating: 130
Mastery rating: 140
Sand Dune Belt
Lost City of the Tol'Vir (Heroic)
Dodge rating: 185
Expertise rating: 114
Reforge 74 Dodge -> Hit
Greaves of Splendor
Justice Quartermaster - 2,200
Dodge rating: 262
Hit rating: 133
Reforge 104 Dodge -> Mastery
Baron Silverlaine's Greaves
Baron Silverlaine
Shadowfang Keep (Heroic)
Dodge rating: 130
Parry rating: 130
Reforge 52 Dodge > Hit
Ring of Three Lights
Lost City of the Tol'Vir (Heroic)
Parry rating: 113
Mastery rating: 113
Phosphorescent Ring
The Stonecore (Heroic)
Parry rating: 168
Expertise rating: 98
Reforge 67 Parry > Hit
Heart of Thunder
The Vortex Pinnacle (Heroic)
Use: +10260hp/15sec
Porcelain Crab
Mindbender Ghur'sha
Throne of the Tides (Heroic)
Equip: Dodge rating: 285
Equip: 1710 Mastery/20sec
Reforge 114 Dodge -> Parry
Elementium Fang
High Priestess Azil
The Stonecore (Heroic)
Parry rating: 86
Mastery rating: 86
Shield of the Iron Maiden
Rom'ogg Bonecrusher - 950
Blackrock Caverns (Heroic)
Dodge rating: 120
Mastery rating: 98
Reforge 48 Dodge -> Hit
BoE - Zone Drop
The Vortex Pinnacle (Heroic)
Parry rating: 56
Mastery rating: 68
Meta:1 x Eternal Shadowspirit Diamond
Blue:3 x Solid Chimera's Eye
Purple:3 x Defenders Demonseye
Green:4 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.