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Brewmaster Monk Tank Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (Legion 7.2.5)

Last updated on Jun 22, 2017 at 14:44 by Furty 74 comments

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for a Brewmaster Monk in World of Warcraft Legion 7.2.5. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

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

About Our Author and Reviewers

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 Future. He plays most classes at the highest level. You can follow him on Twitter and watch him play on Twitch.

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1. Gems

You should use Saber's Eye of Agility Icon Saber's Eye of Agility in one socket, and Deadly Eye of Prophecy Icon Deadly Eye of Prophecy in all other sockets.

2. Enchants

Slot Enchantment

Enchant Neck - Mark of the Hidden Satyr Icon Enchant Neck - Mark of the Hidden Satyr is a better option for DPS and can be considered if you feel like more damage would be an asset, or you are on farm content.

3. Consumables

Flask of the Seventh Demon Icon Flask of the Seventh Demon is the best choice overall unless survivability is an extreme issue. If you find you need extra health, particularly to survive a large chunk of bursty damage, you should instead use Flask of Ten Thousand Scars Icon Flask of Ten Thousand Scars.

Your potion choice is a matter of context and personal preference. Unbending Potion Icon Unbending Potion is the most defensive potion, and a good choice for any situation as it can be used as an extra defensive cooldown. Potion of Prolonged Power Icon Potion of Prolonged Power is another good option, as it provides a good hybrid of offensive power and defensive usefulness, and is very cheap. It also lasts a full minute which is helpful if you want to spread out the potion effect rather than have a stronger spike in a shorter burst. Finally, Potion of the Old War Icon Potion of the Old War is the best choice for pure damage output and can be a great choice for pushing tight damage checks.

You should eat Lavish Suramar Feast Icon Lavish Suramar Feast for the +500 Stamina buff (or the cheaper Hearty Feast Icon Hearty Feast if you cannot afford the +500 food). You can also get +500 Agility by respeccing to Windwalker and then eating the feast before speccing back to Brewmaster. Ancient Healing Potion Icon Ancient Healing Potion should be used in place of Healthstones.

If you can afford it, you should also use the Legion augment rune: Defiled Augment Rune Icon Defiled Augment Rune. Note that it now works in Mythic+ dungeons (it did not used to).

4. ChangeLog

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  • 22 Jun. 2017: Updated enchants and food.
  • 13 Jun. 2017: Added further details on enchants and gems.
  • 29 Mar. 2017: Added Lavish Suramar Feast.
  • 10 Jan. 2017: Checked and confirmed for Patch 7.1.5.
  • 30 Nov. 2016: Updated potion choice and went into more detail about consumables.
  • 29 Aug. 2016: Updated for Legion's launch.
  • 19 Jul. 2016: Changed flask to Agility.
  • 18 Jul. 2016: Updated for the Legion pre-patch.
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