Affliction Warlock DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables in Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.0.1

Last updated on Aug 26, 2018 at 00:50 by Furty 89 comments

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for an Affliction Warlock in World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth 8.0.1. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

The other pages of our Affliction Warlock guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About Our Author

This guide has been written by Furty, who has an illustrious history in the World of Warcraft raiding scene and race for World First. He has been a member of guilds such as Serenity, Midwinter, and many more, and is currently raiding in Tabula Rasa. He plays most classes at the highest level. You can follow him on Twitter and watch him play on Twitch.

1. Gems for Affliction Warlock

You should use gems matching your best simming stat. If Intellect is simming highest, you should socket your gear with one Kraken's Eye of Intellect Icon Kraken's Eye of Intellect.

For most players, the best setup will be using Masterful Tidal Amethyst Icon Masterful Tidal Amethyst in each socket.

2. Enchants for Affliction Warlock

Slot Enchantment
Rings
Weapon

3. Consumables for Affliction Warlock

Battle Potion of Intellect Icon Battle Potion of Intellect is the best choice for all situations.

Flask of Endless Fathoms Icon Flask of Endless Fathoms should be used as your flask of choice.

Bountiful Captain's Feast Icon Bountiful Captain's Feast is our go-to food. If your raid is not using feasts, you should use Sailor's Pie Icon Sailor's Pie (or your best-simming stat) instead.

Coastal Healing Potion Icon Coastal Healing Potion should be used alongside Healthstone Icon Healthstones for emergency healing.

If you can afford it, you should use Battle-Scarred Augment Rune Icon Battle-Scarred Augment Runes to increase your primary stat. Since there is a finite amount of these runes available, you should make sure to use them wisely and to stock up on them for when you need them.

4. Changelog

  • 26 Aug. 2018: Added Masterful Navigation as a weapon enchant.
  • 13 Aug. 2018: Updated for Battle for Azeroth launch.
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