Devastation Evoker DPS Easy Mode — Dragonflight 10.1

Last updated on May 01, 2023 at 21:40 by Panthea 27 comments
General Information

On this page, we explain how to easily play Devastation Evoker in World of Warcraft — Dragonflight 10.1, using the simplest rotation, talent tree, stat priority, gear setup, etc., without sacrificing performance.



This page is intended for players who are new to the game or class, have no intentions of raiding Mythic difficulty, or simply want a more straightforward way to play their specialization without being overwhelmed by the numerous subtleties and active abilities that need to be taken into consideration for optimal play.


The Basics of Devastation Evokers

The Devastation Evoker playstyle is very fluid where you will always be casting something which interacts with your next cast due to various interactions with talents.

You want to cast your Empowered spells (Fire Breath Icon Fire Breath and Eternity Surge Icon Eternity Surge) as often as possible as they are your hardest hitting spells. Delaying these could lead to a significant loss of DPS.

Fore more information on what each spell does for Devastation Evoker, we have linked the page below which goes into more detail on this:


Talent Choice for Devastation Evokers

These choices are optimized for ease of use.

Two default builds are detailed below. These provide a balance of throughput and unique utility. You can import these talent trees in game by pressing the "Copy Export String" button on the calculator and Importing the string as a new talent layout in game.

Single Target:


If you want a more in-depth explanation of when what talent is best utilized, the full talent page is linked below.


Stat Choice for Devastation Evokers

Currently, item level is by far the most important aspect of gearing. Following that, Critical Strike and Mastery are very powerful and similar in power. If at all possible, you would want to prioritize your stats like this:

  1. Item Level;
  2. Mastery;
  3. Haste;
  4. Critical Strike;
  5. Versatility.

On Jewelry (and pieces without Intellect on them), the priority is as follows:

  1. Mastery;
  2. Item Level;
  3. Haste;
  4. Critical Strike;
  5. Versatility.

The stats page will go into more detail on exactly what exactly each stat does for us Devastation Evokers.


Basic Rotation for Devastation Evokers

The priority system for Devastation Evoker is not very complicated as a whole, as you are focusing on two or three short cooldown abilities and filling the gaps with Living Flame Icon Living Flame. However, when you delay any of your empowered abilities everything starts to become desynchronized and this will be noticeable on your overall damage.

You can go to the rotation page to find out more about the rotation and how it changes at different target counts and with different talents here.



  • 01 May 2023: Updated talent trees for Patch 10.1.
  • 30 Mar. 2023: Talent fix.
  • 20 Mar. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 24 Jan. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 11 Dec. 2022: Reviewed for Dragonflight Season 1.
  • 28 Nov. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight launch.
  • 15 Nov. 2022: Page added.
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