Brewmaster Monk Tank Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (WoD 6.0.3)

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for a Brewmaster Monk in World of Warcraft WoD 6.0.3. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

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

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This guide has been reviewed and approved by Sunnier, who maintains the most respected Brewmaster Monk resource site: Sunnier's Art of War.

6.0.2 Transition Guide

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1. Gems↑top

You should use Haste Taladite Icon Haste Taladite (cheaper) or Greater Haste Taladite Icon Greater Haste Taladite (better) in all sockets.

After you are comfortable with the amount of Haste you have, you should use Mastery Taladite Icon Mastery Taladite / Greater Mastery Taladite Icon Greater Mastery Taladite for damage smoothing, or Critical Strike Taladite Icon Critical Strike Taladite / Greater Critical Strike Taladite Icon Greater Critical Strike Taladite for control.

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2. Enchants↑top

2.1. Haste

Until you are comfortable with the amount of Haste you have, you should use the following enchants.

Slot Enchantment
Neck
Back
Rings
Weapons Enchant Weapon - Mark of Blackrock Icon Enchant Weapon - Mark of Blackrock

Once you are comfortable enough with your Haste, you should go for one of the following two enchanting strategies.

2.2. Smoothing

Slot Enchantment
Neck
Back
Rings
Weapons Enchant Weapon - Mark of Bleeding Hollow Icon Enchant Weapon - Mark of Bleeding Hollow

2.3. Control

Slot Enchantment
Neck
Back
Rings
Weapons Enchant Weapon - Mark of the Thunderlord Icon Enchant Weapon - Mark of the Thunderlord

3. Consumables↑top

3.1. Food

Until you are comfortable with your Haste, you should always eat food that gives you Haste. You will be granted:

Once you are comfortable with your Haste, you should either eat food that gives you Mastery or Critical Strike, as follows.

For damage smoothing, you should eat food that gives you Mastery. You will be granted:

For controlled mitigation, you should eat food that gives you Critical Strike. You will be granted:

3.2. Flask

Your flask should be a Draenic Stamina Flask Icon Draenic Stamina Flask or a Greater Draenic Stamina Flask Icon Greater Draenic Stamina Flask (better).

3.3. Potion

During the encounter, your best choice for a potion will be Draenic Armor Potion Icon Draenic Armor Potion.

4. Changelog↑top

  • 08 Dec. 2014: Updated the suggestions on this page to match the updated stat priorities.