New to Sham PVP: Enh vs Ele for Season 15

Sign in to follow this  

4 posts in this topic

I am very interested in playing a dps role in 3v3 arenas in this upcoming season. I love the elemental spec and have for a very long time, but I've been watching enh recently and it seems like a lot of fun. Convince me which one I should play based on: The play styles involved, the team viable/popular compositions for the different specs, the different roles I'll play to be a good or even great player, the weaknesses and strengths of each spec, and finally please tell me what about YOUR preferred spec you love the most.


Also any helpful pvp tips, tricks, shortcuts, macro's, and useful information would be greatly appreciated. Thank-you guys in advance for replying and helping a fellow shaman out.


EDIT: I understand I am asking for a LOT, but don't get discouraged. Anything you're willing to contribute helps out and is welcome here.

Edited by Mokthanar

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

enh has high burst, but lacks control a monk would have. ele you have to play like a jerk.


if you like enh but want to live more, play a monk. if you like ele but want to have more direct impact, play a hunter.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

I think both are fun but i perfer pairing either spec with a cc class. Enh goes well with hunters and i think warlock goes well with elemental. I love melee and enh has prob best burst in game so i prefer that.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't pvp on a shaman, but I know when I'm on my warlock or DK, one of my least favorite things to see running at me is a decently geared enhancement shaman, especially if Ascendance goes up. The burst is ridiculous.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By Oddjob
      I was recently asked to start playing enhance for my guild. So nothing else to do than grabbing the good ol' hammers and start swinging. I've read the guides here on IV, watched a few videos on Youtube and been on and off on the enhance discord.  I thought I got the hang of it, felt pretty comfortabel doing a few bosses but when I skimmed through  our loggs from a few of the bosses I noticed that my preformance is more or less  garbage.
      I decided to test my luck here. I was hoping that someone could analyze my loggs and give me a few pointers on what and what not to do.
      I would also appreciate  a few tips and trix about how to start analyzing my preformance myself so I dont have to turn back here as soon as the RNG gods are not with me.
      Here is the log I was refering to:
      And here is my armoy:
      In advance I apologize for any misspelling and other nonsense that might confuse you. I should point out that English is not my main language.
      If you need any other basic information in order to help me just give me a shout and I will comply.
    • By Pain
      Hello guys i would like to share my weakauras for each healing class, hope you like it ;)
      Any feedback is appreciated
      New to Weakauras ?
      You can download it here :
      Copy - paste the code of which you can find down below  (Import string) On the webpage links you can find a copy string button on the right, colored red.
      Like this :  When ingame type /wa to open the control panel of weakaura. Select "import" Paste the string from the wago webpage into this. A screen will pop-up and select the import button on it. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________
      Update Log 
      01-07-17 : Massive update for Holy Priest Healing tool !
      16-07-17 : Big improvement for the Druid Healing tool. 
      29-07-17 : Shaman healing tool now supports legendary's and trinkets from 7.2.5
      25-08-17 : Massive update for Disc Priest healing tool 
      26-08-17 : Tuned Paladin and Druid healing tool and some small improvements
      02-09-17 : Small update for Holy Priest healing tool
      15-09-17 : Shaman healing tool now supports PvP feature's and some tuning to Paladin healing tool
      22-11-17 : Shaman healing tool has been redesigned and improved !
      26-11-17 : Added global cooldown to shaman and paladin healing tool and abit of fine tuning.
      28-11-17 : Druid healing tool has been Redisgned and added global cooldown.
      03-12-17 : Some improvements to the Paladin healing tool
      25-01-18 : Some changes to Shaman and Druid healing tool
      03-02-18 : Massive update for Holy palading healing tool !
      Summary :
      Shaman Druid Paladin Priest Monk ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

      Resto Shaman - Healing Tool
      Import string :        ←
      What's making sound :
      Riptide - off cooldown
      Healing rain - off cooldown
      Resto Shaman - Small Healing Tool
      If you prefer a smaller setup, you might like this one. (But doesnt cover everything)

      Import string :        ←
      Resto Shaman - Usable cooldowns

      Import string :       ←
      Druid - Healing Tool

      Import string :       ←
      What's making sound :
      Life-Bloom - when its about to expire from target

      Paladin - Healing tool

      Import string :        ←
      What's making sound :
      Holyshock - off cooldown
      Paladin - Usable cooldowns 

      Import string :      ←
      Paladin - Light of Dawn info *additional*

      Import string :         ←
      Holy Priest - Healing Tool

      Import string :        ←
      Holy Priest - Trail of light Talent Tracker *Additional*

      Import string :        ←
      Disc Priest - Healing Tool

      Import string :        ←
      Since i know little about monk healing, i do not feel like ill be the right person to try and make a weakaura
      for the monk, but i've got a link from someone else his. Since i still want to be some what helpfull to
      any healing class.        ←
      *credits to Emarline*
    • By Damien
      This thread is for comments about our Control Shaman Deck List.
    • By Casdon
      [US] Stormreaver — Skunkworks
      Tuesdays & Thursdays: 7:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. (pst) || 9-1 (cst) || 10-2 (est)
      8/11M Antorus
      9/9M ToS
      10/10M Nighthold
      3/3M Trial of Valor
      7/7M Emerald Nightmare
      About Us
      Skunkworks is a guild for players who can not or do not want to commit to the time-intensive raid schedules of traditional "hardcore" guilds.
      However, we still maintain a high caliber player environment and make an efficient use of our raiding time.
      We raid Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 - 11:00 PST, just 8 hours a week and never more.
      We are very protective of our guild environment and selective in recruitment. We are looking for solid players mechanically as well as intellectually.
      We all get paid to deal with idiots, why should we pay to spend our leisure time with them as well?
      Skunkworks has been around for multiple expansions and has historically always been at the top of the 2-night raiding guild scene.
      Past Raiding Achievements
      #US 199 Mythic KJ #US 186 Mythic Archimonde #131 US Heroic Garrosh #68 US Heroic Ra-den #77 US Heroic Lei Shen #86 US Heroic Sha of Fear #106 US Heroic Madness of Deathwing #99 US Heroic Ragnaros #147 US Sinestra #91 US Heroic The Twilight Destroyer (Halion) #71 US Heroic Fall of the Lich King #247 US Tribute to Insanity #160 US Alone in the Darkness Current Guild Needs
      Amazing Range DPS ---Exceptional Candidates always considered regardless of recruiting needs.
      How to Apply
      Apply with Google Forms
      All applications are kept private.
      Please include at least the following.
          Prominent links to relevant armory pages ]A guild history with reasons for departure
          The reason(s) you have chosen to apply to this guild
          Warcraft Logs
          UI screenshots or fraps/Stream footage
      Contact Information
      Shadaka (GM)
      Real ID:Shadak#1881
      Aerivore (Recruitment Officers)
      Real ID:  Aerivore#1581
      Real ID: Sov#1192
    • By Xzylion
      So, lately I have been looking around the web for someone to explain how I can insert an icon/bar that displays the "buff" Feral Spirit. I am mainly using the Tell Me When addon, but I had to go  through Weak Auras this time to get it right. I also want to mention that I would not have been able to get it right had I not imported the Weak Auras string from Wordup (author of the enhancement shaman guide). The reason for this being so complicated is because contrary to what you might think, Feral Spirit does not work as a buff. Therefore you will have to manually work around this problem to get it to work. I have added some pictures that will hopefully make the process easier.
      PS. I am in no way an expert on either Tell Me When or Weak Auras, so be gentle...
      1) Tell Me When:

      This is the general layout. If you dont want an icon, but a bar. You can go into the "group" tab (bottom right of tell me when) and select bar (on the very top)

      This is how the layout inside Tell Me When should look after completion. Feral Spirit is no longer a "buff", so you will have to make a Combat Event where you manually enter the amount of seconds the combat event (Feral Spirit) should be active, in this case 15 seconds

      This is important: Events to check --> Casts --> Spell Cast Success
      After all that you should be ready to go!
      2) Weak Auras:


      Feral Spirit is no longer a "buff", so you will have to make a Combat Log where you manually enter the amount of seconds the combat event (Feral Spirit) should be active, in this case 15 seconds

      Just scrolling down

      All the way at the bottom you have to enter the Spell Name and the amount of seconds that the Combat Event (Feral Spirit) should be active.
      Now you should be all ready to go!