Elemental Shaman DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables in Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.0.1

Last updated on Aug 13, 2018 at 14:42 by Stormy 37 comments

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for an Elemental Shaman in World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth 8.0.1. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

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

About Our Author

This guide has been written by Stormy, Elemental main since Wrath of the Lich King and member of the Storm, Earth and Lava elemental theorycrafting team.

1. Gems for Elemental Shaman

You should use Kraken's Eye of Intellect Icon Kraken's Eye of Intellect 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 Elemental Shaman

Slot Enchantment
Rings
Weapon

3. Consumables for Elemental Shaman

Battle Potion of Intellect Icon Battle Potion of Intellect should be used as your potion in all situations.

Flask of Endless Fathoms Icon Flask of Endless Fathoms should be used as your flask of choice.

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).

Healthstone Icon Healthstone heals for 25% of the user's maximum health. This means that any player with more than 28604 health should always use Healthstones over Coastal Healing Potion Icon Coastal Healing Potions whenever available.

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

  • 13 Aug. 2018: Updated for Battle for Azeroth launch.
  • 28 Jul. 2018: Reverted recommended flask (nerfed).
  • 20 Jul. 2018: Reverted recommended gems (nerfed).
  • 19 Jul. 2018: Updated optimal flask and gem use.
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