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Shadow Priest DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (Legion 7.1)

Last updated on Oct 10, 2016 at 12:52 by Vlad 116 comments

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for a Shadow Priest 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 Shadow Priest guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About Our Reviewer

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Viklund, one of the best Shadow Priests in the world, who raids in Serenity. You can follow him on Twitter and you can watch his stream on Twitch.

1. Gems

Your gems will depend on your choice of Tier 7 talent.

1.1. Surrender to Madness

You should use Quick Dawnlight Icon Quick Dawnlight in all sockets.

1.2. Legacy of the Void or Mind Spike

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

2. Enchants

Your enchants will depend on your choice of Tier 7 talent.

2.1. Surrender to Madness

Slot Enchantment
Neck
Back
Rings

2.2. Legacy of the Void or Mind Spike

Slot Enchantment
Neck
Back
Rings

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. Ancient Healing Potion Icon Ancient Healing Potion can be used in place of Healthstones.

Depending on your Tier 7 talent, you should eat:

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

  • 10 Oct. 2016: Updated the page to reflect that Haste gems should be taken in all slots.
  • 19 Sep. 2016: Updated neck enchants to Mark of the Hidden Satyr.
  • 29 Aug. 2016: Updated for Legion's launch.
  • 18 Jul. 2016: Updated for the Legion pre-patch.
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