Arms Warrior DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables — Shadowlands 9.0.2

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General Information

On this page, we list the best gems, enchants, flasks, potions, and food you can get for your Arms Warrior, based on your stat priority. We also give budget alternatives. This page is updated for World of Warcraft — Shadowlands 9.0.2.

If you were looking for WoW Classic content, please refer to our Classic DPS Warrior enchants and consumables.


Enchants, Gems and Consumables for Arms Warrior

This section specifically covers the optimal gems, enchants, food, and flasks to use for your character. To get a more detailed rundown of the different stats for Arms Warrior, please visit our dedicated Stats page.


Best Gems for Arms Warrior

You should use Deadly Jewel Cluster Icon Deadly Jewel Cluster (or the cheaper Deadly Jewel Doublet Icon Deadly Jewel Doublet) in all sockets.


Best Enchants for Arms Warrior

Slot Enchantment

Consumables for Arms Warrior


Best Flasks and Potions for Arms

Spectral Flask of Power Icon Spectral Flask of Power is the flask of choice for Strength users.

Potion of Phantom Fire Icon Potion of Phantom Fire is the best combat potion for single-target, used on cooldown or during periods in which the target takes increased damage. Potion of Empowered Exorcisms Icon Potion of Empowered Exorcisms pulls ahead when there are 4 or more targets.

Shadowcore Oil Icon Shadowcore Oil should be applied to weapons to proc additional damage, and increase the effect of combat potions.

Spiritual Healing Potion Icon Spiritual Healing Potion or Healthstone Icon Healthstone should be used for combat healing.


Best Food for Arms

You should eat from the Famine Evaluator And Snack Table Icon Famine Evaluator And Snack Table when possible, and otherwise Critical Strike food (Mech-Dowel's Big Mech Icon Mech-Dowel's "Big Mech" or the cheaper Honey-Glazed Haunches Icon Honey-Glazed Haunches).


Augment Runes for Arms

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.

Starting in patch 8.3 you can also use the re-usable Lightning-Forged Augment Rune Icon Lightning-Forged Augment Rune to increase your primary stat by an equal amount.



  • 23 Nov. 2020: Changed priority from Haste to Critical Strike and added Shadowlands consumables.
  • 12 Oct. 2020: Page updated for the Shadowlands pre-patch.
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