Shadow Priest 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 Shadow Priest 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 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 Twintop, one of the main Shadow Priest theorycrafters, who runs Shadow Orbs and Mind Spikes and works on How To Priest.

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 Priest Transition Guide!

1. Gems↑top

Sockets Gems
Meta Socket Burning Primal Diamond Icon Burning Primal Diamond or Sinister Primal Diamond Icon Sinister Primal Diamond (better)
Red Socket Accurate Imperial Amethyst Icon Accurate Imperial Amethyst/Perfect Accurate Roguestone Icon Perfect Accurate Roguestone
Yellow SocketPrismatic 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 Enchant Gloves - Greater Haste Icon Enchant Gloves - Greater Haste
Waist Living Steel Belt Buckle Icon Living Steel Belt Buckle
Legs
Feet Enchant Boots - Greater Haste Icon Enchant Boots - Greater Haste
Weapons Enchant Weapon - Jade Spirit Icon Enchant Weapon - Jade Spirit
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.