Shadow Priest DPS Guide (MoP 5.4)

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General Information

Welcome to our Shadow Priest DPS guide for World of Warcraft MoP 5.4. Here, you will learn everything you need to know about playing a Shadow Priest in a raid environment, although most of the content also applies to normal and heroic dungeons.

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.

Class Overview

The Shadow specialisation is currently performing moderately well in single target and multiple target (including mass AoE) PvE encounters. It presents players with a rotation that is both easy to understand and easy to master.

Furthermore, Shadow Priests bring a variety of useful buffs and cooldowns to raid groups.


To make it easy to navigate the guide, we have split it into 7 pages: