I've compiled a complete list of pre-raid-drop best in slot items for each tanking class. Keep in mind that I made this list based on the highest stat priority, and not one's personal play style.

Death Knight

  • Helm - Sightfinder Helm - Siege of Niuzao Temple - Commander Vo'jak
  • Neck - Whirling Dervish Choker - Mogu'shan Palace - Trial of the King
  • Shoulders - Serpentstrike Shoulderpads - Temple of the Jade Serpent - Liu Flameheart
  • Cloak - Soulrender Greatcloak - Scarlet Monastery - Thalnos the Soulrender
  • Chest - Hateshatter Chestplate - Shado-Pan Monastery - Taran Zhu
  • Wrist - Bubble-Breaker Bracers - Stormstout Brewery - Hoptallus
  • Weapon - Lightbreaker Greatsword - Scarlet Monastery - High Inquisitor Whitemane
  • Hands - Gauntlets of Resolute Fury - Shado-Pan Monastery - Master Snowdrift
  • Waist - Binding of Broken Dreams - Temple of the Jade Serpent - Sha of Doubt
  • Legs - Sap-Encrusted Legplates - Siege of Niuzao Temple - Vizier Jin'bak
  • Feet - Spike-Soled Stompers - Sha of Violence - Shado-Pan Monastery
  • Ring 1 - Lime-Rimmed Signet - Stormstout Brewery - Yah-Zhu the Uncasked
  • Ring 2 - Crystallized Droplet - Temple of the Jade Serpent - Wise Mari
  • Trinket 1 - Heart of Fire - Shado-Pan Monastery - Master Snowdrift
  • Trinket 2 - Iron Protector Talisman - Mogu'shan Palace - Gekkan


Paladin

  • Helm - Sightfinder Helm - Siege of Niuzao Temple - Commander Vo'jak
  • Neck - Necklace of the Dark Blaze - Scholomance - Lilian Voss
  • Shoulders - Spaulders of Immovable Stone - Siege of Niuzao Temple - Wing Leader Ner'onok
  • Cloak - Soulrender Greatcloak - Scarlet Monastery - Thalnos the Soulrender
  • Chest - Canine Commander's Breastplate - Scarlet Halls - Houndmaster Braun
  • Wrist - Bubble-Breaker Bracers - Stormstout Brewery - Hoptallus
  • Weapon - Inelava, Spirit of Inebriation - Stormstout Brewery - Yan-Zhu the Uncasked
  • Shield - Shield of Blind Hate - Shado-Pan Monastery - Taran Zhu
  • Hands - Gauntlets of Resolute Fury - Shado-Pan Monastery - Master Snowdrift
  • Waist - Sparkbreath Girdle - Shado-Pan Monastery - Gu Cloudstrike
  • Legs - Sap-Encrusted Legplates - Siege of Niuzao Temple - Vizier Jin'bak
  • Feet - Wraithplate Treads - Scholomance - Jandice Barov
  • Ring 1 - Lime-Rimmed Signet - Stormstout Brewery - Yan-Zhu the Uncasked
  • Ring 2 - Crystallized Droplet - Temple of the Jade Serpent - Wise Mari
  • Trinket 1 - Heart of Fire - Shado-Pan Monastery - Master Snowdrift
  • Trinket 2 - Iron Protector Talisman - Mogu'shan Palace - Gekkan


Warrior


  • Helm - Sightfinder Helm - Siege of Niuzao Temple - Commander Vo'jak
  • Neck - Necklace of the Dark Blaze - Scholomance - Lilian Voss
  • Shoulders - Spaulders of Immovable Stone - Siege of Niuzao Temple - Wing Leader Ner'onok
  • Cloak - Soulrender Greatcloak - Scarlet Monastery - Thalnos the Soulrender
  • Chest - Canine Commander's Breastplate - Scarlet Halls - Houndmaster Braun
  • Wrist - Bubble-Breaker Bracers - Stormstout Brewery - Hoptallus
  • Weapon - Inelava, Spirit of Inebriation - Stormstout Brewery - Yan-Zhu the Uncasked
  • Shield - Shield of Blind Hate - Shado-Pan Monastery - Taran Zhu
  • Hands - Gauntlets of Resolute Fury - Shado-Pan Monastery - Master Snowdrift
  • Waist - Sparkbreath Girdle - Shado-Pan Monastery - Gu Cloudstrike
  • Legs - Sap-Encrusted Legplates - Siege of Niuzao Temple - Vizier Jin'bak
  • Feet - Wraithplate Treads - Scholomance - Jandice Barov
  • Ring 1 - Lime-Rimmed Signet - Stormstout Brewery - Yan-Zhu the Uncasked
  • Ring 2 - Crystallized Droplet - Temple of the Jade Serpent - Wise Mari
  • Trinket 1 - Heart of Fire - Shado-Pan Monastery - Master Snowdrift
  • Trinket 2 - Iron Protector Talisman - Mogu'shan Palace - Gekkan


Druid

  • Helm - Windblast Helm - Siege of Niuzao Temple - Wing Leader Ner'onok
  • Neck - Engraved Amber Pendant - Siege of Niuzao Temple - Vizier Jin'bak
  • Shoulders - Fizzy Spaulders - Stormstout Brewery - Yan-Zhu the Uncasked
  • Cloak - Wind-Soaked Drape - Temple of the Jade Serpent - Wise Mari
  • Chest - Nimbletoe Chestguard - Stormstout Brewery - Ook Ook
  • Wrist - Saboteur's Stabilizing Bracers - Gate of the Setting Sun - Saboteur Kip'tilak
  • Weapon - Snowdrift's Bladed Staff - Shado-Pan Monastery - Master Snowdrift
  • Hands - Hound Trainer's Gloves - Scarlet Halls - Houndmaster Braun
  • Waist - Icewrath Belt - Scholomance - Instructor Chillheart
  • Legs - Wall-Breaker Legguards - Gate of the Setting Sun - Raigonn
  • Feet - Dashing Strike Treads - Scarlet Monastery - High Inquisitor Whitemane
  • Ring 1 - Pulled Grenade Pin - Gate of the Setting Sun - Saboteur Kip'tilak
  • Ring 2 - Signet of Dancing Jade - Temple of the Jade Serpent - Liu Flameheart
  • Trinket 1 - Flashing Steel Talisman - Scarlet Monastery - High Inquisitor Whitemane (This one is a tossup between it and Windswept Pages from Temple of the Jade Serpent. It's basically the difference between passive Hit and on-use Agi, or passive Agi and proc-chance haste. While Agility is the highest stat for druids, the issue I have with deciding which is better is the fact that Flashing Steel Talisman has 4232 Agi when used while Windswept Pages only has 847 passive Agility)
  • Trinket 2 - Iron Protector Talisman - Mogu'shan Palace - Gekkan


Monk

In Progress