Devastation Evoker PvP Talents and Builds (Dragonflight / 10.0)

Last updated on Jan 16, 2023 at 10:42 by Mysticall 9 comments

Choosing the right PvP and PvE talents is a prerequisite to proper performance in PvP. This guide goes through the various talent choices available to you as a Devastation Evoker and gives you the best combinations you can take.

This page is part of our Devastation Evoker PvP Guide.

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Talent Choices for Devastation Evokers

While the above table provides a generally accurate overview of the viability of talents, some finer points are discussed in the sections that follow, and we recommend you read those for a deeper understanding.

2.

Talents Summary

2.1.

Evoker Tree Talent Highlights

  • Obsidian Bulwark Icon Obsidian Bulwark gives you an additional charge of your primary defensive, Obsidian Scales Icon Obsidian Scales. Devastation Evokers can be quite easy to kill, so having an additional charge will help with your survivability.
  • Tip the Scales Icon Tip the Scales makes your next empowered cast instantly at its maximum empower level. This is one of your best cooldowns, as you can instantly do large amounts of damage with Deep Breath Icon Deep Breath and Fire Breath Icon Fire Breath.
  • Time Spiral Icon Time Spiral is unique, as it allows you and your teammates to use a mobility spell even if it is on cooldown. For example, if you are playing with a Windwalker, they can use their Roll Icon Roll even if it's on cooldown. For Evokers, this will allow you to use Hover Icon Hover.
2.2.

Devastation Evoker Tree Talent Highlights

  • Burnout Icon Burnout will be the main source of your damage output. This makes it so Fire Breath Icon Fire Breath has a chance to cause your next 2 Living Flame Icon Living Flame to be instant. This is good for both your damage and healing.
  • Dragonrage Icon Dragonrage is one of your burst cooldowns. This deals AoE damage and makes Essence Burst Icon Essence Burst proc chance 100%.
3.

PvP Talents for Devastation Evoker

You can choose 3 of the following PvP talents, each has uses, but some are better for certain strategies than others. The top three choices are the most useful but can be replaced with other PvP talents, depending on your team's goal.

3.1.

Mandatory PvP Talents

Unburdened Flight Icon Unburdened Flight is a crucial PvP talent to have. This makes it, so your Hover Icon Hover makes you immune to movement reduction effects. This is important because you have a short range on your healing spells and need to use your mobility to avoid damage and crowd control.

3.2.

Situational PvP Talents

Nullifying Shroud Icon Nullifying Shroud prevents the next 3 crowd control effects on you. This lasts for 30 seconds but has a cast time. This is great for when you are playing into a composition with a lot of crowd control (Mage/Lock, RMP), but there is a cast time, so teams will know when to avoid crowd controlling you.

Obsidian Mettle Icon Obsidian Mettle make it so when Obsidian Scales Icon Obsidian Scales is active, you are immune to interrupt, silence, and pushback effects. This is an excellent talent versus teams that are targeting you.

Scouring Flame Icon Scouring Flame can be used if your team's strategy is to be aggressive. This makes it so Fire Breath Icon Fire Breath burns away 1 beneficial Magical effect on all targets hit by it. This can be great versus teams with very few buffs.

Chrono Loop Icon Chrono Loop is an interesting talent that traps the enemy in a time loop for 5 seconds. Afterward, they are returned to their previous location and health. This could be used when an enemy is at low health before the enemy healer uses their healing cooldowns.

4.

Changelog

  • 16 Jan. 2023: Updated Talent Calculator.
  • 13 Dec. 2022: Page created.
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