Classic Warrior Tank Enchants and Consumables

Last updated on Dec 01, 2020 at 10:00 by Seksixeny 35 comments

On this page, we list the best enchants, flasks, potions, and food you can get for your Warrior Tank in WoW Classic for PvE content.

1.

Best Enchants for Tank Warriors

Slot Enchantment
Head
  • Threat: Lesser Arcanum of Voracity Icon Lesser Arcanum of Voracity (or Agility) — from Libram of Voracity in the Burning Steppes.
  • Survivability: Presence of Might Icon Presence of Might — available once of Friendly reputation with the Zandalar Tribe
Shoulders
  • Fortitude of the Scourge Icon Fortitude of the Scourge — from Sapphiron in Naxxramas
  • Zandalar Signet of Might Icon Zandalar Signet of Might — available once of Exalted reputation with the Zandalar Tribe
Back
  • Threat: Enchant Cloak - Lesser Agility Icon Enchant Cloak - Lesser Agility
  • Survivability: Enchant Cloak - Dodge Icon Enchant Cloak - Dodge
  • Resistance: Enchant Cloak - Greater Nature Resistance Icon Enchant Cloak - Greater Nature Resistance
Chest
  • Threat: Enchant Chest - Greater Stats Icon Enchant Chest - Greater Stats
  • Survivability: Enchant Chest - Major Health Icon Enchant Chest - Major Health
Wrists Enchant Bracer - Superior Strength Icon Enchant Bracer - Superior Strength
Hands
  • Threat: Enchant Gloves - Threat Icon Enchant Gloves - Threat
  • Survivability: Enchant Gloves - Superior Agility Icon Enchant Gloves - Superior Agility
Legs
  • Threat: Lesser Arcanum of Voracity Icon Lesser Arcanum of Voracity (or Agility) — from Libram of Voracity in the Burning Steppes
  • Survivability: Presence of Might Icon Presence of Might — available once of Friendly reputation with the Zandalar Tribe
Feet Enchant Boots - Minor Speed Icon Enchant Boots - Minor Speed
Weapon Enchant Weapon - Crusader Icon Enchant Weapon - Crusader
Shield Thorium Shield Spike Icon Thorium Shield Spike
2.

World Buffs

World buffs have at least 1 hour of duration and are not related to any profession. Generally, these are buffs that you will try to get immediately before doing a raid. As some of them are applied to every nearby player of your faction, it can be a good idea for your realm's guilds to plan dates and times to activate them, so that all guilds can raid immediately after and reap the benefits of the buffs.

  • Warchief's Blessing Icon Warchief's Blessing (Horde only) increases your max health by 300, your melee Haste by 15%, and your Mana per 5 seconds by 10. Everyone in Orgrimmar will receive this buff once someone turns in the Head of Rend Blackhand Icon Head of Rend Blackhand, which drops off of Warchief Rend Blackhand in Upper Blackrock Spire.
  • Rallying Cry of the Dragonslayer Icon Rallying Cry of the Dragonslayer increases your chance to critically hit with spells by 10%, with melee or ranged attacks by 5%, and your attack power by 140. Everyone in Stormwind or Orgrimmar will receive this buff once someone turns in the Head of Onyxia Icon Head of Onyxia, which drops off of Onyxia in Onyxia's Lair, or Head of Nefarian Icon Head of Nefarian/Head of Nefarian Icon Head of Nefarian, which drops from Nefarian in Blackwing Lair. They are the exact same buff and they do not stack.
  • Songflower Serenade Icon Songflower Serenade grants 5% extra Critical Strike Chance and 15 extra points to all stats for 1 hour. To be able to receive this, you must first complete the Cleansing Felwood quest, after which you can do some repeatable quests that grant Cenarion Plant Salve Icon Cenarion Plant Salve. Use this item on a Corrupted Songflower in Felwood and loot the cleansed plant to gain the buff.
  • Resist Fire Icon Resist Fire grants 83 Fire Resistance for one hour. To gain this buff, have a Priest first use Mind Control Icon Mind Control on a Scarshield Spellbinder inside Upper Blackrock Spire, and then proceed to cast this spell on the desired party / raid members.
  • Fengus' Ferocity IconFengus' Ferocity, Mol'dar's Moxie IconMol'dar's Moxie, and Slip'kik's Savvy IconSlip'kik's Savvy are all 2-hour buffs that can be obtained from Dire Maul North by talking to the various ogre bosses after successfully completing a tribute run. You do not actually need to complete the run yourself, you just need to run into an instance where a run was completed and talk to Guard Fengus, Guard Mol'dar, and Guard Slip'kik. The buffs will give you 200 AP, 15% Stamina, and 3% spell crit chance, respectively.
  • Spirit of Zandalar IconSpirit of Zandalar increases all of your primary stats by 15% and your movement speed by 10% for 2 hours. This buff works the same way as the Rallying Cry of the Dragonslayer Icon Rallying Cry of the Dragonslayer, but is gained from being in Booty Bay when someone turns in the Heart of Hakkar Icon Heart of Hakkar from Hakkar in Zul'Gurub.
  • Traces of Silithyst IconTraces of Silithyst increases your damage dealt by 5% for 30 minutes and is obtained by turning in Silithyst at your faction's base in Silithus when the PvP event is active.
  • Finally, whenever the Darkmoon Faire is active, talk to the fortune teller Sayge in the Faire grounds to get a 10% damage buff (answer all questions with the first option) or, with different answers, a 10% stat buff to a specific stat or +25 to all resistances.
3.

Best Consumables for Tank Warriors

Maximizing your performance in WoW Classic is all about consumables. There are a lot of them and using them all can have a bigger impact than a full tier of gear upgrades.

This said, getting all of the consumables we will mention is extremely expensive, and as such, you should focus on the most impactful ones first, and broaden your usage to other consumables as encounters become harder. We will provide a priority list detailing the cheapest consumables you can get relative to their effects / duration below.

  1. Major Healing Potion Icon Major Healing Potion (powerful, and seldom needed, always have on yourself for emergencies);
  2. Elixir of Superior Defense Icon Elixir of Superior Defense (very powerful for its cost);
  3. Scroll of Protection IV Icon Scroll of Protection IV (decent power and is usually cheap);
  4. Elixir of the Mongoose Icon Elixir of the Mongoose (very powerful for its cost);
  5. Elixir of Brute Force Icon Elixir of Brute Force (extra Strength and Stamina, moderate price);
  6. Blessed Sunfruit Icon Blessed Sunfruit or 12 Stamina food (weak, but extremely cheap);
  7. Greater Fire Protection Potion Icon Greater Fire Protection Potion / Fire Protection Potion Icon Fire Protection Potion for Fire damage bosses;
  8. Greater Nature Protection Potion Icon Greater Nature Protection Potion / Nature Protection Potion Icon Nature Protection Potion for Nature damage bosses;
  9. Greater Shadow Protection Potion Icon Greater Shadow Protection Potion / Shadow Protection Potion Icon Shadow Protection Potion for Shadow damage bosses;
  10. Greater Frost Protection Potion Icon Greater Frost Protection Potion / Frost Protection Potion Icon Frost Protection Potion for Frost damage bosses;
  11. Flask of the Titans Icon Flask of the Titans (extremely powerful but its the most expensive of all);
  12. Elixir of Fortitude Icon Elixir of Fortitude (weak, but cheap);
  13. Rumsey Rum Black Label Icon Rumsey Rum Black Label OR Gordok Green Grog Icon Gordok Green Grog (cheap, but small impact);
  14. Greater Stoneshield Potion Icon Greater Stoneshield Potion (very powerful but also very expensive).

If your budget is higher or you are trying to speed run, try to also get the following:

  • Smoked Desert Dumplings Icon Smoked Desert Dumplings (much more expensive than the other food options, but even stronger for threat)
  • Mighty Rage Potion Icon Mighty Rage Potion (huge 20 second boost to threat);
  • Juju Power Icon Juju Power (annoying to farm, but grants a good amount of Strength);
  • Juju Might Icon Juju Might OR Winterfall Firewater Icon Winterfall Firewater (small attack power boost);
  • R.O.I.D.S. Icon R.O.I.D.S. (another annoying to farm item, which also grants extra Strength);
  • Scroll of Strength IV Icon Scroll of Strength IV (small boost for a cheap price);
  • Scroll of Agility IV Icon Scroll of Agility IV (small boost for a cheap price);
  • Elemental Sharpening Stone Icon Elemental Sharpening Stone (off-hand only if you have Windfury Totem Icon Windfury Totem).
4.

Tank Warrior Exhaustive Consumable List

This list will explain what each possible consumable does, and how to get it.

4.1.

Long Buff Consumables for Tank Warriors

4.1.1.

Offensive

  • Elixir of the Mongoose Icon Elixir of the Mongoose increases your Agility by 25 and your Critical Strike Chance by 2% for 1 hour. This is crafted through Alchemy.
  • Elixir of Brute Force Icon Elixir of Brute Force increases your Strength and Stamina by 18. The offensive stat loss relative to Elixir of Giants Icon Elixir of Giants is usually more than compensated by the extra Stamina. This is crafted through Alchemy.
  • Elixir of Giants Icon Elixir of Giants increases your Strength by 25 for 1 hour. It can be crafted with Alchemy.
  • Gift of Arthas Icon Gift of Arthas increases your Shadow Resistance by 10 for 30 minutes and, more importantly, causes enemies who attack you to have a 30% chance of taking 8 more damage for 3 minutes. This is usually well worth the debuff slot on bosses.
  • Scroll of Agility IV Icon Scroll of Agility IV (decent Agility gain, and is usually cheap)
  • Scroll of Strength IV Icon Scroll of Strength IV (decent Strength gain, and is usually cheap)
  • Juju Power Icon Juju Power increases your Strength by 30 for 30 minutes when used. This is a repeatable quest reward given by Witch Doctor Mau'ari in Everlook, Winterspring.
  • Juju Might Icon Juju Might increases your Attack Power by 40 for 10 minutes. All types of Juju can be farmed in a party or raid group for maximum efficiency, as they drop for all players in the group when enemies are killed. This is a repeatable quest reward given by Witch Doctor Mau'ari in Everlook, Winterspring.
  • Winterfall Firewater Icon Winterfall Firewater increases your size and Attack Power by 35 for 20 minutes when used. This is obtained by killing Winterfall Furbolgs, which are also needed for the Juju Power Icon Juju Power quest. Does not stack with Juju Might Icon Juju Might.
  • Elemental Sharpening Stone Icon Elemental Sharpening Stone grants you 2% critical strike to all attacks, making it the best sharpening stone to use. Horde players with Windfury Totem Icon Windfury Totem should only use it on the off-hand when using a Fury Prot build, as they will otherwise not benefit from Windfury.
  • Dense Sharpening Stone Icon Dense Sharpening Stone increase your weapon's damage by 8 for 30 minutes, making it a budget sharpening stone option. Again, if you are a Horde player, use it only on your off-hand weapon when you have Windfury Totem Icon Windfury Totem.
  • Ground Scorpok Assay Icon Ground Scorpok Assay increases your Agility by 25 for 1 hour. While using this item triggers a 1 hour cooldown on similar items (such as R.O.I.D.S. Icon R.O.I.D.S.), you can still stack the different buffs together by logging out, which will make the cooldown go down, but not the duration of the buff on your character. You get this item from completing Salt of the Scorpok (repeatable quest) in the Blasted Lands.
  • R.O.I.D.S. Icon R.O.I.D.S. increases your Strength by 25 for 1 hour. While using this item triggers an 1 hour cooldown on similar items (such as Ground Scorpok Assay Icon Ground Scorpok Assay), you can still stack the different buffs together by logging out, which will make the cooldown go down, but not the duration of the buff on your character. You get this item from completing Rage of Ages (repeatable quest) in the Blasted Lands.
  • Blessed Sunfruit Icon Blessed Sunfruit increases your Strength by 10 for 10 minutes. This is bought from the Argent Dawn quartermaster after hitting Revered reputation.
  • Smoked Desert Dumplings Icon Smoked Desert Dumplings increase your Strength by 20 for 15 minutes, making them a very strong food buff option for DPS.
4.1.2.

Defensive

  • Flask of the Titans Icon Flask of the Titans increases your health pool by 1200 for two hours, and persists through death, making it one of the most powerful consumables for tanking. Unfortunately, it is very expensive to create, and you can only have 1 flask active at any given time.
  • Monster Omelet Icon Monster Omelet, and similar foods, increase your Stamina and Spirit by 12 for 15 minutes. This is crafted with Cooking.
  • Rumsey Rum Black Label Icon Rumsey Rum Black Label increases your Stamina by 15 for 15 minutes. This is obtained through Fishing.
  • Gordok Green Grog Icon Gordok Green Grog increases your Stamina by 10 for 15 minutes, and can be obtained from Stomper Kreeg after a Dire Maul North Tribute run.
  • Elixir of Fortitude Icon Elixir of Fortitude increases your max health by 120 for 1 hour. This is crafted through Alchemy.
  • Scroll of Protection IV Icon Scroll of Protection IV (decent armor gain, and is usually cheap)
  • Elixir of Superior Defense Icon Elixir of Superior Defense increases your Armor by 450 for 1 hour. This is crafted through Alchemy.
  • Crystal Ward Icon Crystal Ward increases your Armor by 200 for 30 minutes. This is obtained from combining red and green crystals at the Western Un'Goro pillar.
  • Lung Juice Cocktail Icon Lung Juice Cocktail increases your Stamina by 25 for 1 hour. While using this item triggers an 1 hour cooldown on similar items (such as R.O.I.D.S. Icon R.O.I.D.S.), you can still stack the different buffs together by logging out, which will make the cooldown go down, but not the duration of the buff on your character. You get this item from completing Spirit of the Boar (repeatable quest) in the Blasted Lands.
4.2.

Short Buff Consumables for Tank Warriors

Potions all share a cooldown. You cannot use multiple potions at the same time and when you use a potion, it will start the cooldown for all potions. That being said, it is still useful to have multiple potions in your bags for different situations. Being in combat does not affect your potion cooldown or availability.

4.2.1.

Offensive

  • Mighty Rage Potion Icon Mighty Rage Potion grants you a huge amount of Rage instantly and also increases your Strength by 60 for 20 seconds. Usually, you will be using the more defensive Greater Stoneshield Potion Icon Greater Stoneshield Potion instead, but can use these when overgearing content.
  • Juju Flurry Icon Juju Flurry increases your attack speed by 3% for 20 seconds, but diminishes your DPS by the same amount when used. All types of Juju can be farmed in a party or raid group for maximum efficiency, as they drop for all players in the group when enemies are killed. This is a repeatable quest reward given by Witch Doctor Mau'ari in Everlook, Winterspring.
  • Unconscious Dig Rat Icon Unconscious Dig Rat can be used to create a target anywhere, allowing you to use skills such as Intimidating Shout Icon Intimidating Shout to enter combat and, eventually, gain 100 Rage with Anger Management Icon Anger Management and Bloodrage Icon Bloodrage.
4.2.2.

Defensive

  • Greater Stoneshield Potion Icon Greater Stoneshield Potion increases your Armor by 2000 for 2 minutes. Since it is a potion, 2 minutes is exactly when you can use another one, allowing it to have 100% uptime on harder hitting Physical damage bosses.
  • Juju Escape Icon Juju Escape increases your dodge chance by 5% for 10 seconds when used. All types of Juju can be farmed in a party or raid group for maximum efficiency, as they drop for all players in the group when enemies are killed. This is a repeatable quest reward given by Witch Doctor Mau'ari in Everlook, Winterspring.
4.3.

Health Recovery Consumables for Tank Warriors

  • Major Healing Potion Icon Major Healing Potion (and its weaker, lower level counterparts) restores health when used. Crafted through Alchemy.
  • Major Troll's Blood Potion Icon Major Troll's Blood Potion regenerates 20 Health every 5 seconds for 1 hour and is crafted through Alchemy.
  • Major Healthstone Icon Major Healthstone restores health when used and is created by Warlocks.
  • Whipper Root Tuber Icon Whipper Root Tuber also restores health. It shares a 2-minute cooldown with Major Healthstone Icon Major Healthstone, but heals for less. To obtain Tubers, you need to cleanse the corrupted versions of this plant in Felwood and loot the resulting cleansed plant.
  • Heavy Runecloth Bandage Icon Heavy Runecloth Bandage restores health when used, but requires a channeling period for the full heal. It is crafted through First Aid.
4.4.

Fire Resistance Consumables for Tank Warriors

  • Greater Fire Protection Potion Icon Greater Fire Protection Potion (and the weaker / cheaper Fire Protection Potion Icon Fire Protection Potion) gives you a buff that absorbs a significant amount of Fire damage for one hour, but is depleted once enough damage is taken. This is crafted through Alchemy.
  • Frozen Rune Icon Frozen Rune is used to create Frost Resistance gear, but also doubles as a consumable you can use for some Fire Protection.
  • Juju Ember Icon Juju Ember increases your Fire Resistance by 15. All types of Juju can be farmed in a party or raid group for maximum efficiency, as they drop for all players in the group when enemies are killed. This is a repeatable quest reward given by Witch Doctor Mau'ari in Everlook, Winterspring.

These will mostly be useful during early Molten Core progression, especially on Ragnaros.

4.5.

Nature Resistance Consumables for Tank Warriors

  • Greater Nature Protection Potion Icon Greater Nature Protection Potion (and the weaker / cheaper Nature Protection Potion Icon Nature Protection Potion) gives you a buff that absorbs a significant amount of Nature damage for one hour, but is depleted once enough damage is taken. This is crafted through Alchemy.

These will be useful for tackling the Dragons of Nightmare, certain Zul'Gurub bosses and in the AQ40 raids.

4.6.

Shadow Resistance Consumables for Tank Warriors

  • Greater Shadow Protection Potion Icon Greater Shadow Protection Potion (and the weaker / cheaper Shadow Protection Potion Icon Shadow Protection Potion) gives you a buff that absorbs a significant amount of Shadow damage for one hour, but is depleted once enough damage is taken. This is crafted through Alchemy.

These will be useful on C'Thun, as the mind flay attacks from small tentacles can easily kill you before heals arrive, especially when in combination with other sources of random damage.

4.7.

Frost Resistance Consumables for Tank Warriors

  • Greater Frost Protection Potion Icon Greater Frost Protection Potion (and the weaker / cheaper Frost Protection Potion Icon Frost Protection Potion) gives you a buff that absorbs a significant amount of Frost damage for one hour, but is depleted once enough damage is taken. This is crafted through Alchemy.

These will be useful for Naxxramas, the final raid of WoW Classic.

4.8.

Damage Consumables for Tank Warriors

Engineering bombs share a general cooldown of 1 minute, which means you should focus on the harder hitting ones that you can afford.

  • Goblin Sapper Charge Icon Goblin Sapper Charge instantly deals high area of effect Fire damage to enemies and to yourself when triggered. It is crafted through Goblin Engineering.
  • Goblin Land Mine Icon Goblin Land Mine places a mine that deals Fire damage when triggered. This is crafted through Engineering.
  • Dense Dynamite Icon Dense Dynamite deals Fire damage at a target location after a short cast. This is crafted through Engineering.
  • Oil of Immolation Icon Oil of Immolation deals pulsing AoE Fire damage for 15 seconds. This is crafted through Alchemy.
  • Thorium Grenade Icon Thorium Grenade deals Fire damage at a target location after a short cast and incapacitates enemies hit for 3 seconds. This is crafted through Engineering.
  • Iron Grenade Icon Iron Grenade deals Fire damage at a target location after a short cast and incapacitates enemies hit for 3 seconds. This is crafted through Engineering.
  • Crystal Charge Icon Crystal Charge deals Fire damage at a target location. This is a quest reward from Un'Goro Crater. This shares a cooldown with Engineering bombs, so is useful only if you are not an Engineer.
  • Stratholme Holy Water Icon Stratholme Holy Water deals damage to Undead enemies in a targeted location and is extremely useful in area of effect situations, such as when Nefarian spawns a huge amount of skeletons in its final phase. This drops from Stratholme.
4.9.

Utility Consumables for Tank Warriors

  • Restorative Potion Icon Restorative Potion removes 1 magic, curse, poison, or disease effect from you every 5 seconds for 30 seconds. This is crafted through Alchemy.
  • Magic Dust Icon Magic Dust puts the target to sleep for 30 seconds. This is dropped by Dust Devil in Westfall.
  • Limited Invulnerability Potion Icon Limited Invulnerability Potion makes you immune to Physical attacks for 6 seconds, which is great to combo with Challenging Shout Icon Challenging Shout. This is crafted through Alchemy.
  • Free Action Potion Icon Free Action Potion makes you immune to stun and movement impairing effects for 30 seconds, but does not remove effects already on you. This is crafted through Alchemy.
  • Living Action Potion Icon Living Action Potion makes you immune to stun and movement impairing effects for 5 seconds, while also removing any such effects already present on you. This is crafted through Alchemy.
  • Invisibility Potion Icon Invisibility Potion makes you invisible for 18 seconds. This is crafted through Alchemy.
  • Lesser Invisibility Potion Icon Lesser Invisibility Potion makes you invisible for 15 seconds. This is crafted through Alchemy.
  • Swiftness Potion Icon Swiftness Potion increases your movement speed by 50% for 15 seconds. This is crafted through Alchemy.
5.

Changelog

  • 01 Dec. 2020: Added Phase 6 shoulder enchants, Frozen Runes, and the Silithus world buff.
  • 05 Sep. 2020: Changed cloak enchant to dodge.
  • 14 Jul. 2020: Updated enchant and consumable list for Phase 5.
  • 19 May 2020: Updated with current World Buffs as of Phase 4.
  • 07 May 2020: Added Smoked Desert Dumplings.
  • 15 Apr. 2020: Added Zul'Gurub consumables and enchants.
  • 20 Mar. 2020: Added Lesser Arcanum of Constitution as a head / leg enchant option.
  • 07 Feb. 2020: Added Gordok Green Grog and an additional list for expensive extra consumables you can use.
  • 02 Feb. 2020: Added another enchant option for cloak and changed head / leg enchant to agility.
  • 11 Jan. 2020: Added a note on Juju Flurry lowering your DPS by 3% when used.
  • 09 Oct. 2019: Added Elixir of Giants to the essential consumables list.
  • 29 Sep. 2019: Added a section with the essential consumables, and added Major Healing Potions and regular Fire Protection Potions to the list.
  • 12 Aug. 2019: Changed the recommended enchants based on feedback.
  • 16 Jul. 2019: Fixed a typo on the description of Goblin Sapper Charge and added Blessed Sunfruit.
  • 12 Jun. 2019: Page added.
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