WotLK Classic Shadow Priest Pre-Raid Gear

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On this page, you will find the best pre-raid gear for Shadow Priest in WotLK Classic.

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Shadow Priest Phase 2 Pre-Raid Best in Slot Gear

In this guide we go over the different gear available for Shadow Priests before entering Raids in Wrath of the Lich King Classic. We will offer multiple different pieces as some can be expensive or very rare to obtain. Some slots have multiple "best" items that can change depending on your other gear choices. Phase 2 moves previous 10-man raid gear into heroics, making it very easy to gear up.

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Rank Item
Best Heroes' Circlet of Faith Icon Heroes' Circlet of Faith
Best Enamored Cowl Icon Enamored Cowl
Great Cowl of Winged Fear Icon Cowl of Winged Fear

You will want to complete your 4-set bonus as soon as possible.

3.

Necklace

Rank Item
Best Chain of the Ancient Wyrm Icon Chain of the Ancient Wyrm
Great Circle of Arcane Streams Icon Circle of Arcane Streams
Great Chain of Latent Energies Icon Chain of Latent Energies

It is not recommended to spend Emblems of Conquest on anything but best in slot gear, so you will want to grab one of these necks instead.

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Shoulder

Rank Item
Best Heroes' Mantle of Faith Icon Heroes' Mantle of Faith
Best Miasma Mantle Icon Miasma Mantle
Great Mantle of the Extensive Mind Icon Mantle of the Extensive Mind

You will want to complete your 4-set bonus as soon as possible.

5.

Back

Rank Item
Best Deathchill Cloak Icon Deathchill Cloak
Great Dark Shroud of the Scourge Icon Dark Shroud of the Scourge
Great Shroud of the Citadel Icon Shroud of the Citadel

Your cloak choices are all very close, grab whichever you can get. Deathchill Cloak Icon Deathchill Cloak can be crafted easily, you also have a few options depending on your Hit needs.

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Chest

Rank Item
Best Gown of the Spell-Weaver Icon Gown of the Spell-Weaver
Best Heroes' Raiments of Faith Icon Heroes' Raiments of Faith
Great Ebonweave Robe Icon Ebonweave Robe

You will want to complete your 4-set bonus as soon as possible. Ebonweave Robe Icon Ebonweave Robe is a great option that can be crafted easily.

7.

Wrist

Rank Item
Best Wraps of the Astral Traveler Icon Wraps of the Astral Traveler
Great Preceptor's Bindings Icon Preceptor's Bindings
Good Resurgent Phantom Bindings Icon Resurgent Phantom Bindings

Your wrist options are rather limited, grab whichever you can get. This is a good slot to get some Hit Rating.

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Hands

Rank Item
Best Gloves of Dark Gestures Icon Gloves of Dark Gestures
Best Heroes' Handwraps of Faith Icon Heroes' Handwraps of Faith
Great Ebonweave Gloves Icon Ebonweave Gloves

You will want to complete your 4-set bonus as soon as possible. Ebonweave Gloves Icon Ebonweave Gloves is a great option that can be crafted easily.

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Waist

Rank Item
Best Sash of Ancient Power Icon Sash of Ancient Power
Great Plush Sash of Guzbah Icon Plush Sash of Guzbah
Great Girdle of Bane Icon Girdle of Bane

You will want to craft a Sash of Ancient Power Icon Sash of Ancient Power as soon as possible. Grab whatever else you can get till then.

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Legs

Rank Item
Best Heroes' Pants of Faith Icon Heroes' Pants of Faith
Best Heroes' Leggings of Faith Icon Heroes' Leggings of Faith
Great Leggings of the Instructor Icon Leggings of the Instructor

You will want to complete your 4-set bonus as soon as possible.

11.

Feet

Rank Item
Best Spellslinger's Slippers Icon Spellslinger's Slippers
Great Xintor's Expeditionary Boots Icon Xintor's Expeditionary Boots
Great Saltarello Shoes Icon Saltarello Shoes

You will want to craft your Spellslinger's Slippers Icon Spellslinger's Slippers as soon as possible as they will last you a long time.

12.

Finger

Rank Item
Best Signet of the Malevolent Icon Signet of the Malevolent
Best Ring of Northern Tears Icon Ring of Northern Tears
Best Titanium Spellshock Ring Icon Titanium Spellshock Ring
Best Band of Channeled Magic Icon Band of Channeled Magic
Great Ring of the Fated Icon Ring of the Fated

You have plenty of rings to choose from this phase. You will want to prioritize Hit Rating on your rings if you still need it, if not aim for other options.

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Trinket

Rank Item
Best Embrace of the Spider Icon Embrace of the Spider
Best Sundial of the Exiled Icon Sundial of the Exiled
Best Mark of the War Prisoner Icon Mark of the War Prisoner

You do not have many new trinket choices before raiding this phase. You will want to get a Hit Rating trinket if you still need Hit.

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Main Hand Weapon

Rank Item
Best The Soulblade Icon The Soulblade
Great Hammer of the Astral Plane Icon Hammer of the Astral Plane
Good Titansteel Spellblade Icon Titansteel Spellblade

You will want to use a Main-hand and off-hand combo; that being said, Greatstaff of the Nexus Icon Greatstaff of the Nexus is an amazing staff if you can get it.

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Off Hand Weapon

Rank Item
Best Ward of the Violet Citadel Icon Ward of the Violet Citadel
Great Watchful Eye Icon Watchful Eye
Great Faces of Doom Icon Faces of Doom

You have a couple of choices for your off-hand depending on your Hit Rating needs.

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Wand

Rank Item
Best Wand of the Archlich Icon Wand of the Archlich
Great Wand of the San'layn Icon Wand of the San'layn
Good Rod of the Fallen Monarch Icon Rod of the Fallen Monarch

You do not have many choices when it comes to wands. Use whichever you can get.

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For a list of recommended enchants in Wrath of the Lich King, check out our Shadow Priest Enchants guide.

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Changelog

  • 18 Jan. 2023: Reviewed for Phase 2 release ahead of Ulduar raid release.
  • 02 Sep. 2022: Page added.
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