TBC Classic Enhancement Shaman Phase 3 / 4 Gear and Best in Slot

Last updated on May 05, 2022 at 02:27 by Seksixeny 10 comments

On this page, you will find the best PvE gear and best in slot items for your Enhancement Shaman from TBC Classic Phases 3 and 4.


Enhancement Shaman Phase 3/4 Best in Slot List

While a clear best in slot list is always available in TBC Classic, the items contained might be extremely hard or expensive to get. Thus, we will try to give at least one alternative for most slots in the list, so that you can pick where and how to farm them.

The list will focus on gathering the best stats for Elemental Shaman, as described in our guide below. During Tier 6, you may also have need of additional gear devoted to maximizing your Shadow Resistance stat. Should this be the case, we recommend consulting our guide dedicated to acquiring pieces with this stat as necessary.


Other Enhancement Shaman Best in Slot Lists

If you are starting out as a freshly-leveled Enhancement Shaman, our pre-raid best in slot list is meant to give you an idea of non-raid items you can chase as a solo / pug player in preparation for raids.

To check out our recommended Pre-Raid best in slot gear, head over to its list below. If your character is still progressing through the content of older tiers, then you may wish to consult their best in slot lists instead, but keep in mind these older lists do not include Zul'Aman and new badge gear, both of which are often equivalent or even more powerful than Tier 5 gear!


TBC Tier 6 Enhancement Shaman Tier Set

Enhancement Shaman Tier 6, the Skyshatter Harness, is obtained from the following bosses:

Its set bonuses are:

  • 2 pieces — lowers the Mana cost of your shocks by 10%. This is mostly forgettable, as Mana management is not a large issue and the bonus is way too small to improve it meaningfully, regardless.
  • 4 pieces — causes you to gain 70 attack power for 12 sec after you use Stormstrike IconStormstrike. This is equivalent to a flat 70 attack power bonus, which is nice, but not incredibly good, especially with the high stats present on the tier 6 best in slot list.

Overall the bonuses are forgettable and set pieces will mostly be listed for their individual stats, rather than the benefits of any set bonuses you can get with them.


Phase 3/4 Best in Slot Table

Leatherworking is still a great profession, especially if you are your group's dedicated drummer, but otherwise Engineering is great for area of effect damage from its explosives, Enchanting gives you extra weapon damage enchants on rings, and Jewelcrafting enables slightly better gems than default ones.

Enhancement Shaman Tier 4 causes your Strength of Earth Totem IconStrength of Earth Totem to grant an additional 12 Strength. This bonus is no longer worth keeping, as the much higher stats on Tier 6 level raid gear outweights the group benefits.

Fist of Reckoning Icon Fist of Reckoning is a special off-hand in that, while its damage is lower than most Level 70 options, has 2.7 weapon speed which allows you to better weapon sync with the recommended 2.7 main hand weapons! Check out our rotation guide below for more details on what weapon syncing is and why it matters for DPS.

Slot Item Source
  • Cursed Vision of Sargeras Icon Cursed Vision of Sargeras
  • Choker of Endless Nightmares Icon Choker of Endless Nightmares
  • Swiftstrike Shoulders Icon Swiftstrike Shoulders
  • Shadowmoon Destroyer's Drape Icon Shadowmoon Destroyer's Drape
  • Midnight Chestguard Icon Midnight Chestguard
  • Deadly Cuffs Icon Deadly Cuffs
  • Bindings of Lightning Reflexes Icon Bindings of Lightning Reflexes
  • Insidious Bands Icon Insidious Bands
  • Grips of Damnation Icon Grips of Damnation
  • Fists of Mukoa Icon Fists of Mukoa
  • Belt of One-Hundred Deaths Icon Belt of One-Hundred Deaths
  • Bow-stitched Leggings Icon Bow-stitched Leggings
  • Softstep Boots of Tracking Icon Softstep Boots of Tracking
  • Shadowmaster's Boots Icon Shadowmaster's Boots
  • Nyn'jah's Tabi Boots Icon Nyn'jah's Tabi Boots
  • Stormrage Signet Ring Icon Stormrage Signet Ring
  • Signet of Primal Wrath Icon Signet of Primal Wrath
  • Dragonspine Trophy Icon Dragonspine Trophy
  • Berserker's Call Icon Berserker's Call
  • Madness of the Betrayer Icon Madness of the Betrayer
  • Vengeful Gladiator's Cleaver Icon Vengeful Gladiator's Cleaver (2x)
  • Syphon of the Nathrezim Icon Syphon of the Nathrezim (2x)
  • Stonebreaker's Totem Icon Stonebreaker's Totem
  • G'eras in Shattrath — 20 Badge of Justice Icon Badge of Justice

Other Useful TBC Phase 4 Gear for Enhancement Shamans

While the list above contains the absolute best gear setup, you are unlikely to quickly gather all of it. We provide more options below, some which are very close to the best and some which are just much easier to get!

Slot Item Source
  • Skyshatter Cover Icon Skyshatter Cover (Helm of the Forgotten Protector Icon Helm of the Forgotten Protector)
  • Forest Prowler's Helm Icon Forest Prowler's Helm
  • Cataclysm Helm Icon Cataclysm Helm (Helm of the Vanquished Champion Icon Helm of the Vanquished Champion)
  • Surestrike Goggles v2.0 Icon Surestrike Goggles v2.0
  • Cyclone Helm Icon Cyclone Helm (Helm of the Fallen Champion Icon Helm of the Fallen Champion)
  • Wastewalker Helm Icon Wastewalker Helm
  • Cowl of Defiance Icon Cowl of Defiance
  • Helm of the Claw Icon Helm of the Claw
  • Vengeful Gladiator's Linked Helm Icon Vengeful Gladiator's Linked Helm
  • Storm Helm Icon Storm Helm
  • Mok'Nathal Beast-Mask Icon Mok'Nathal Beast-Mask
  • Choker of Serrated Blades Icon Choker of Serrated Blades
  • Telonicus's Pendant of Mayhem Icon Telonicus's Pendant of Mayhem
  • Pendant of the Perilous Icon Pendant of the Perilous
  • Choker of Vile Intent Icon Choker of Vile Intent
  • Worgen Claw Necklace Icon Worgen Claw Necklace
  • Natasha's Choker Icon Natasha's Choker
  • Traitor's Noose Icon Traitor's Noose
  • Adamantine Chain of the Unbroken Icon Adamantine Chain of the Unbroken
  • Shoulders of Lightning Reflexes Icon Shoulders of Lightning Reflexes
  • Shoulderpads of the Stranger Icon Shoulderpads of the Stranger
  • Cyclone Shoulderplates Icon Cyclone Shoulderplates (Pauldrons of the Fallen Champion Icon Pauldrons of the Fallen Champion)
  • Bladed Shoulderpads of the Merciless Icon Bladed Shoulderpads of the Merciless
  • Wastewalker Shoulderpads Icon Wastewalker Shoulderpads
  • Mantle of Perenolde Icon Mantle of Perenolde
  • Beast Lord Mantle Icon Beast Lord Mantle
  • Skybreaker's Mantle Icon Skybreaker's Mantle
  • Vengeful Gladiator's Linked Spaulders Icon Vengeful Gladiator's Linked Spaulders
  • Cloak of Fiends Icon Cloak of Fiends
  • Thalassian Wildercloak Icon Thalassian Wildercloak
  • Cloak of Darkness Icon Cloak of Darkness
  • Dory's Embrace Icon Dory's Embrace
  • Vengeance Wrap Icon Vengeance Wrap
  • Drape of the Dark Reavers Icon Drape of the Dark Reavers
  • Auchenai Death Shroud Icon Auchenai Death Shroud
  • Cloak of the Inciter Icon Cloak of the Inciter
  • Cloak of Darkness Icon Cloak of Darkness
  • Blood Knight War Cloak Icon Blood Knight War Cloak
  • Nether Shadow Tunic Icon Nether Shadow Tunic
  • Cataclysm Chestplate Icon Cataclysm Chestplate (Chestguard of the Vanquished Champion Icon Chestguard of the Vanquished Champion)
  • Cyclone Breastplate Icon Cyclone Breastplate (Chestguard of the Fallen Champion Icon Chestguard of the Fallen Champion)
  • Wastewalker Tunic Icon Wastewalker Tunic
  • Terrorweave Tunic Icon Terrorweave Tunic
  • Ebon Netherscale Breastplate Icon Ebon Netherscale Breastplate
  • Vengeful Gladiator's Linked Armor Icon Vengeful Gladiator's Linked Armor
  • Felstalker Breastplate Icon Felstalker Breastplate
  • Stormforged Hauberk Icon Stormforged Hauberk
  • Master Assassin Wristwraps Icon Master Assassin Wristwraps
  • True-Aim Stalker Bands Icon True-Aim Stalker Bands
  • Vambraces of Ending Icon Vambraces of Ending
  • Bracers of Maliciousness Icon Bracers of Maliciousness
  • Primalstrike Bracers Icon Primalstrike Bracers
  • Ebon Netherscale Bracers Icon Ebon Netherscale Bracers
  • Spymistress's Wristguards Icon Spymistress's Wristguards
  • Felstalker Bracers Icon Felstalker Bracers
  • General's Chain Bracers Icon General's Chain Bracers
  • Emerald Eye Bracer Icon Emerald Eye Bracer
  • Gloves of the Searing Grip Icon Gloves of the Searing Grip
  • Trickster's Stickyfingers Icon Trickster's Stickyfingers
  • Cataclysm Gauntlets Icon Cataclysm Gauntlets (Gloves of the Vanquished Champion Icon Gloves of the Vanquished Champion)
  • Liar's Tongue Gloves Icon Liar's Tongue Gloves
  • Cyclone Gauntlets Icon Cyclone Gauntlets (Gloves of the Fallen Champion Icon Gloves of the Fallen Champion)
  • Grips of Deftness Icon Grips of Deftness
  • Flesh Handler's Gauntlets Icon Flesh Handler's Gauntlets
  • Cobrascale Gloves Icon Cobrascale Gloves
  • Beast Lord Handguards Icon Beast Lord Handguards
  • Vengeful Gladiator's Linked Gauntlets Icon Vengeful Gladiator's Linked Gauntlets
  • Windstrike Gloves Icon Windstrike Gloves
  • Boneweave Girdle Icon Boneweave Girdle
  • Shadow-walker's Cord Icon Shadow-walker's Cord
  • Don Alejandro's Money Belt Icon Don Alejandro's Money Belt
  • Valestalker Girdle Icon Valestalker Girdle
  • Belt of Deep Shadow Icon Belt of Deep Shadow
  • Gronn-Stitched Girdle Icon Gronn-Stitched Girdle
  • Primalstrike Belt Icon Primalstrike Belt
  • Ebon Netherscale Belt Icon Ebon Netherscale Belt
  • Girdle of the Deathdealer Icon Girdle of the Deathdealer
  • Felstalker Belt Icon Felstalker Belt
  • Girdle of Ferocity Icon Girdle of Ferocity
  • Shady Dealer's Pantaloons Icon Shady Dealer's Pantaloons
  • Shallow-grave Trousers Icon Shallow-grave Trousers
  • Cataclysm Legplates Icon Cataclysm Legplates (Leggings of the Vanquished Champion Icon Leggings of the Vanquished Champion)
  • Skulker's Greaves Icon Skulker's Greaves
  • Shattrath Leggings Icon Shattrath Leggings
  • Clefthoof Hide Leggings Icon Clefthoof Hide Leggings
  • Emerald-Scale Greaves Icon Emerald-Scale Greaves
  • Barbaric Legstraps Icon Barbaric Legstraps
  • Scaled Greaves of Patience Icon Scaled Greaves of Patience
  • Wyrmscale Greaves Icon Wyrmscale Greaves
  • Quickstrider Moccasins Icon Quickstrider Moccasins
  • Boots of Utter Darkness Icon Boots of Utter Darkness
  • Cobra-Lash Boots Icon Cobra-Lash Boots
  • Edgewalker Longboots Icon Edgewalker Longboots
  • Fiend Slayer Boots Icon Fiend Slayer Boots
  • Fel Leather Boots Icon Fel Leather Boots
  • Boots of the Unjust Icon Boots of the Unjust
  • Farahlite Studded Boots Icon Farahlite Studded Boots
  • Boots of the Endless Hunt Icon Boots of the Endless Hunt
  • Outland Striders Icon Outland Striders
  • Fleet Refugee's Boots Icon Fleet Refugee's Boots
  • General's Chain Sabatons Icon General's Chain Sabatons
  • Band of the Eternal Champion Icon Band of the Eternal Champion
  • Band of the Ranger-General Icon Band of the Ranger-General
  • Band of Devastation Icon Band of Devastation
  • Unstoppable Aggressor's Ring Icon Unstoppable Aggressor's Ring
  • Ring of Deceitful Intent Icon Ring of Deceitful Intent
  • Ring of Lethality Icon Ring of Lethality
  • Ring of a Thousand Marks Icon Ring of a Thousand Marks
  • Garona's Signet Ring Icon Garona's Signet Ring
  • Band of Eternity Icon Band of Eternity
  • Shapeshifter's Signet Icon Shapeshifter's Signet
  • Violet Signet of the Master Assassin Icon Violet Signet of the Master Assassin
  • Overseer's Signet Icon Overseer's Signet
  • Kaylaan's Signet Icon Kaylaan's Signet
  • Ring of Reciprocity Icon Ring of Reciprocity
  • Ring of Arathi Warlords Icon Ring of Arathi Warlords
  • Shaffar's Band of Brutality Icon Shaffar's Band of Brutality
  • (Demons / Undead) Mark of the Champion Icon Mark of the Champion
  • Ashtongue Talisman of Vision Icon Ashtongue Talisman of Vision
  • Bloodlust Brooch Icon Bloodlust Brooch
  • Empty Mug of Direbrew Icon Empty Mug of Direbrew
  • Darkmoon Card: Crusade Icon Darkmoon Card: Crusade
  • Tsunami Talisman Icon Tsunami Talisman
  • Abacus of Violent Odds Icon Abacus of Violent Odds
  • Hourglass of the Unraveller Icon Hourglass of the Unraveller
  • Core of Ar'kelos Icon Core of Ar'kelos
  • Romulo's Poison Vial Icon Romulo's Poison Vial
  • Claw of Molten Fury Icon Claw of Molten Fury
  • Talon of the Phoenix Icon Talon of the Phoenix
  • Rod of the Sun King Icon Rod of the Sun King
  • Wicked Edge of the Planes Icon Wicked Edge of the Planes
  • Rising Tide Icon Rising Tide
  • Merciless Gladiator's Cleaver Icon Merciless Gladiator's Cleaver
  • Dragonstrike Icon Dragonstrike
  • Netherbane Icon Netherbane
  • The Decapitator Icon The Decapitator
  • The Harvester of Souls Icon The Harvester of Souls
  • Fool's Bane Icon Fool's Bane
  • Dragonmaw Icon Dragonmaw
  • Black Planar Edge Icon Black Planar Edge
  • Reflex Blades Icon Reflex Blades
  • Fist of Reckoning Icon Fist of Reckoning
  • Totem of the Astral Winds Icon Totem of the Astral Winds

Shaman Weapons

Since weapons are such a broad topic, we have written a full guide about Shaman weapons below.


Further Enhancements

If you have further questions about gemming and enchanting these items, our Enhancement Shaman Enchants and Gems page below provides more information.



  • 05 May 2022: Guide moved.
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