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Classic Priest Healer Gear and Best in Slot

Last updated on Mar 09, 2020 at 01:05 by Niphyr 22 comments

On this page, you will find the best PvE gear and best in slot items for your Priest Healer in WoW Classic.


Gearing Strategy for Healing Priests

To allow for easier gearing up both before and after your enter raids, the gear talked about below will often suggest alternate viable items for the same slot, to help provide significant power in a particular slot even if it is not the absolute best item.

If you are looking to gear up your Priest for healing in PvP, you can check out our PvP BiS Guide below.


WoW Classic Phases

As stated by Blizzard, WoW Classic will have six phases, starting with Molten Core, Onyxia's Lair, and Maraudon, and ending with Naxxramas and the Scourge Invasion. This guide currently aims to focus on Phase 3.


Raid Best in Slot (BiS) List for Holy and Discipline Priests

Slot Item Source
  • Rank 14 PvP reward for Grand Marshal
  • Reward for exalted with your Alterac Valley faction

** Note 1: While Crystal Adorned Crown Icon Crystal Adorned Crown is best in slot, Halo of Transcendence Icon Halo of Transcendence is a close second and is not only much easier to obtain, but also has Fire Resistance.

*** Note 2: While the PvP gear is very strong, it is quite difficult for most people to obtain.


Pre-Raid Best in Slot (BiS) List for Holy and Discipline Priests

In order to prepare your Priest healer for raiding, you will need to collect gear from pre-raid activities, such as dungeons. The page below shows the best-in-slot for Priest healers without any raid loot available to them.


Molten Core Best in Slot List for Holy and Discipline Priests

Molten Core and Onyxia are part of the first Tier of Classic and will likely be your next step in gearing after the pre-raid setup. You can find out the best items to get from these 2 raids in our dedicated page below.


Fire Resistance Gear for Healing Priests

While doing Blackwing Lair, you will likely need some Fire Resistance gear. Below lists some of the various pieces you can obtain in both dungeons and raids to gain some additional fire resistance. Most of this gear is either found in the raid itself, or crafted through Tailoring.

Slot Item Source
Helm Halo of Transcendence Icon Halo of Transcendence Onyxia in Onyxia's Lair
Shoulder Flarecore Mantle Icon Flarecore Mantle Crafted BoE made with in Tailoring
Chest Robes of Transcendence Icon Robes of Transcendence Nefarian in Blackwing Lair
Gloves Flarecore Gloves Icon Flarecore Gloves Crafted BoE made with in Tailoring
Legs Flarecore Leggings Icon Flarecore Leggings Crafted BoE made with in Tailoring
Feet Boots of Transcendence Icon Boots of Transcendence Broodlord Lashlayer in Blackwing Lair
Trinket Royal Seal of Eldre'Thalas Icon Royal Seal of Eldre'Thalas Questline Holy Bologna: What the Light Won't Tell You in Dire Maul North

Priest Weapons

For more information about Priest weapons, please refer to our dedicated guide. We also have a guide on obtaining Benediction Icon Benediction / Anathema Icon Anathema.



  • 09 Mar. 2020: Reworked format of guide.
  • 14 Feb. 2020: Fixed some missing gear options.
  • 11 Feb. 2020: Updated for Phase 3 BWL release.
  • 11 Dec. 2019: Added link to PvP BiS.
  • 14 Oct. 2019: Updated for Dire Maul release and added Raid BiS.
  • 23 Sep. 2019: Healing BiS list updated.
  • 09 Aug. 2019: Guide added.
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