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    New 90 Prot Pally, what to reforge for?

    I've read many guides including using AskMrRobot and I am confused as to which would help me the most when starting heroics.

    I am currently using AskMrRobot's gearing strategy called "Control/Master" because it appears to be good as it controls incoming damage more. But it's reforging lots of dodge/parry to hit/expertise (to reach the cap).

    Any suggestions to help me succeed in heroics without being destroyed?

    Thanks!
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    mastery is the top tank stat for all tanks except monk

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    Many websites say the following:
    Stamina > Melee Hit (7.5%) > Expertise (15%) > Mastery > Haste > Parry > Dodge
    or
    Stamina > Parry > Dodge > Mastery > Melee Hit (7.5%) > Haste > Expertise (7.5%)
    etc...
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    If you're gearing up for raids, here's your priority

    1) Hit Cap 7.5% (2550 hit rating)
    2) Expertise up to 15% (5100 expertise rating) - you will not get to it at first, you'll be sitting around ~10% and this is ok.
    3) Stam - aim for about 440K - 470K
    4) Haste - you attack faster, you get more HoPo - you live longer
    5) Mastery - ditto
    6) Parry - reforge from it into mastery
    7) Dodge - reforge from it into mastery

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    Hit (7.5%), Expertise (15%) then you can think about mastery, haste and stamina, then dodge and parry.
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    Not raiding, ever. Just heroics and maybe those world bosses? I'm a very casual player, few hours a week at most.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Herbert View Post
    Not raiding, ever. Just heroics and maybe those world bosses? I'm a very casual player, few hours a week at most.
    Then your gearing will not matter really.

    If you know how to play a paladin, I would suggest Hit>Expertise>Mastery>Stamina>Haste for casual game play. Do not ever go for dodge or parry.

    If you are however not so good at performing your rotation ( search your soul ) I would go Mastery>hit>expertise>stamina>haste

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    Quote Originally Posted by Herbert View Post
    Not raiding, ever. Just heroics and maybe those world bosses? I'm a very casual player, few hours a week at most.
    Then you just need hit (7.0 I believe for heroics), expertise (don't remember what the value is), and then haste -> mastery. Haste is powerful for 5-mans, but for raiding it's mastery. And then just reforge for when you want to do world bosses.

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