Beast Mastery Hunter DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.1

Last updated on Dec 10, 2018 at 14:53 by Azortharion 187 comments

On this page, we list the best gems, enchants, flasks, potions, and food you can get for your Beast Mastery Hunter in World of Warcraft — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.1. We also give budget alternatives.

1. Gems for Beast Mastery Hunter

You should use Kraken's Eye of Agility Icon Kraken's Eye of Agility in one socket, and Quick Owlseye Icon Quick Owlseye (or the cheaper Quick Golden Beryl Icon Quick Golden Beryl) in all other sockets.

2. Enchants for Beast Mastery Hunter

Slot Enchantment
Rings
Weapon Incendiary Ammunition Icon Incendiary Ammunition for raiding/single-target focus Enchant Weapon - Gale-Force Striking Icon Enchant Weapon - Gale-Force Striking for Mythic+/multi-target focus

3. Consumables for Beast Mastery Hunter

Flask of the Currents Icon Flask of the Currents should be used for raids.

Your potion should be the Battle Potion of Agility Icon Battle Potion of Agility for all situations.

You should eat from the Bountiful Captain's Feast Icon Bountiful Captain's Feast (or the cheaper Galley Banquet Icon Galley Banquet) when possible, and otherwise Haste food (Swamp Fish 'n Chips Icon Swamp Fish 'n Chips or the cheaper Ravenberry Tarts Icon Ravenberry Tarts).

Warlock Healthstones and Coastal Healing Potion Icon Coastal Healing Potion should be used when at low health.

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

  • 10 Dec. 2018: This page has been reviewed for Patch 8.1 and no changes are necessary.
  • 09 Nov. 2018: Added note about using Gale-Force Striking for Mythic+.
  • 14 Sep. 2018: Updated gems, enchants and food.
  • 30 Aug. 2018: Updated the optimal potion to use.
  • 17 Aug. 2018: Added the mention of using an Agility gem.
  • 16 Aug. 2018: Updated the optimal healing potion to use.
  • 13 Aug. 2018: Updated the optimal gems to correspond with the stat priority.
  • 12 Aug. 2018: Updated for Battle for Azeroth launch.
  • 22 Jul. 2018: Updated the optimal single-target potion.
  • 21 Jul. 2018: Reverted the optimal flask, as the Flask of Falling Leaves was nerfed.
  • 20 Jul. 2018: Reverted the optimal gem, as it was nerfed.
  • 18 Jul. 2018: Various updates with old-world gems, enchants, and consumables.
    • Updated the optimal potion to use.
    • Updated the optimal flask to use. Added note about Belt Buckles to the Enchants table.
    • Reverted the optimal potion to use, as Blizzard has nerfed the old one.
    • Updated the wording on the Healthstones/Healing Potion paragraph to say "and", as you can now use both of them at once.
    • Removed Belt Buckles as they were hotfixed.
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