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Windwalker Monk DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (Legion 7.1.5)

Last updated on Jan 10, 2017 at 01:14 by Vlad 78 comments

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for a Windwalker Monk in World of Warcraft Legion 7.1.5. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

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

About Our Reviewer

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Babylonius, a prominent Windwalker Monks theorycrafter who maintains Walking the Wind. You can follow him on Twitter: @BabyloniusMonk.

1. Gems

You should use Saber's Eye of Agility Icon Saber's Eye of Agility in one socket, and Masterful Shadowruby Icon Masterful Shadowruby in all other sockets.

2. Enchants

Slot Enchantment
Neck
Back
Rings

3. Consumables

Flask of the Seventh Demon Icon Flask of the Seventh Demon should be used for raids along with Potion of the Old War Icon Potion of the Old War (if using Serenity Icon Serenity) or Potion of Prolonged Power Icon Potion of Prolonged Power (if using Whirling Dragon Punch Icon Whirling Dragon Punch) as your potion of choice. You should eat Nightborne Delicacy Platter Icon Nightborne Delicacy Platter for the Mastery buff (or Barracuda Mrglgagh Icon Barracuda Mrglgagh if you cannot afford the +375 food).

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 Jan. 2017: Updated Potion discussion.
  • 29 Aug. 2016: Updated for Legion's launch.
  • 31 Jul. 2016: Updated the enchants to match the new stat priority (with Mastery being the best secondary stat).
  • 19 Jul. 2016: Added a mention that Versatility is best until you reach about 10%, and fixed an error whereby we were recommending Strength consumables.
  • 18 Jul. 2016: Updated for the Legion pre-patch.
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