Destruction Warlock DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (WoD 6.0.2)

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for a Destruction Warlock in World of Warcraft WoD 6.0.2. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

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

About Our Reviewers

This guide has been reviewed and approved by two prominent Warlock theorycrafters: Gahddo, who maintains the Warlock profiles and rotations in Simulation Craft, and Zagam, our in-house Warlock theorycrafter.

6.0.2 Transition Guide

If you want to read all about the Patch 6.0.2 changes and learn how they affect your character, make sure to read our Warlock Transition Guide!

1. Gems↑top

Sockets Gems
Meta Socket Burning Primal Diamond Icon Burning Primal Diamond or Sinister Primal Diamond Icon Sinister Primal Diamond
Red Socket Accurate Imperial Amethyst Icon Accurate Imperial Amethyst/Perfect Accurate Roguestone Icon Perfect Accurate Roguestone
Yellow Socket Prismatic Socket Smooth Sun's Radiance Icon Smooth Sun's Radiance/Perfect Smooth Sunstone Icon Perfect Smooth Sunstone
Blue Socket Rigid River's Heart Icon Rigid River's Heart/Perfect Rigid Lapis Lazuli Icon Perfect Rigid Lapis Lazuli

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2. Enchants↑top

Slot Main Enchantments
Shoulders
Back Enchant Cloak - Superior Intellect Icon Enchant Cloak - Superior Intellect
Chest Enchant Chest - Glorious Stats Icon Enchant Chest - Glorious Stats
Wrists Enchant Bracer - Super Intellect Icon Enchant Bracer - Super Intellect
Hands
Waist Living Steel Belt Buckle Icon Living Steel Belt Buckle
Legs
Feet Enchant Boots - Pandaren's Step Icon Enchant Boots - Pandaren's Step
Weapon
Off-hand Enchant Off-Hand - Major Intellect Icon Enchant Off-Hand - Major Intellect

3. Consumables↑top

3.1. Food

You should always eat food that gives you Intellect. You will be granted:

3.2. Flask

Your flask should be a Flask of the Warm Sun Icon Flask of the Warm Sun.

3.3. Potion

During the encounter, your best choice for a potion will be Potion of the Jade Serpent Icon Potion of the Jade Serpent.