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Arcane Mage DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (Legion 7.1)

Last updated on Oct 11, 2016 at 20:55 by Furty 192 comments

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for an Arcane Mage in World of Warcraft Legion 7.1. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

The other pages of our Arcane Mage guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About Our Author and Reviewer

This guide has been reviewed and approved by an Arcane Mage theorycrafter and SimulationCraft developer, who wishes to remain anonymous.

1. Gems

You should use Saber's Eye of Intellect Icon Saber's Eye of Intellect in one socket, and Masterful Shadowruby Icon Masterful Shadowruby in all other sockets.

If you play Fire as well, it is recommended that you use Critical Strike gems.

2. Enchants

Slot Enchantment
Neck
Back
Rings

If you play Fire as well, then it is recommended to use Critical Strike enchants.

3. Consumables

Flask of the Whispered Pact Icon Flask of the Whispered Pact should be used for raids along with Potion of Deadly Grace Icon Potion of Deadly Grace as your potion of choice. You should eat Nightborne Delicacy Platter Icon Nightborne Delicacy Platter for the Mastery buff (or Barracuda Mrglgagh Icon Barracuda Mrglgagh, if you cannot afford the +375 food) or The Hungry Magister Icon The Hungry Magister for the Critical Strike buff (or Leybeque Ribs Icon Leybeque Ribs if you cannot afford the +375 food), if you play Fire as well. Ancient Healing Potion Icon Ancient Healing Potion can be used in place of Healthstones.

If you can afford it, you should also use the Legion augment rune: Defiled Augment Rune Icon Defiled Augment Rune. Note that it now works in Mythic+ dungeons (it did not used to).

4. ChangeLog

  • 11 Oct. 2016: Updated enchants.
  • 28 Sep. 2016: Updated recommendations to match new stat priority.
  • 29 Aug. 2016: Updated for Legion's launch.
  • 18 Jul. 2016: Updated for the Legion pre-patch.
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