Elemental Shaman DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.1.5

Last updated on Apr 15, 2019 at 08:00 by Stormy 50 comments
General Information

On this page, we list the best gems, enchants, flasks, potions, and food you can get for your Elemental Shaman in World of Warcraft — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.1.5. We also give budget alternatives.

1. Best Gems for Elemental Shaman

You should use Kraken's Eye of Intellect Icon Kraken's Eye of Intellect in one socket, and Versatile Royal Quartz Icon Versatile Royal Quartz (or the cheaper Versatile Kyanite Icon Versatile Kyanite) in all other sockets.

2. Best Enchants for Elemental Shaman

Slot Enchantment
Rings
Weapon

3. Consumables for Elemental Shaman

3.1. Best Flasks and Potions for Elemental

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.

Use both Healthstone Icon Healthstone and Coastal Healing Potion Icon Coastal Healing Potions when you are in danger of dying.

3.2. Best Food for Elemental

You should eat from the Bountiful Captain's Feast Icon Bountiful Captain's Feast or Sanguinated Feast Icon Sanguinated Feast (or the cheaper Galley Banquet Icon Galley Banquet) when possible, and otherwise Boralus Blood Sausage Icon Boralus Blood Sausage is the best individual food.

3.3. Augment Runes for Elemental

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

  • 15 Apr. 2019: This page has been reviewed and no changes are necessary for the release of the Crucible of Storms raid.
  • 05 Mar. 2019: Fixed Healthstone/Health Potion recommendation, updated all recommendations to be more in line with the best single-target build.
  • 31 Jan. 2019: Updated recommended food/gems.
  • 21 Jan. 2019: Updated recommended food/gems.
  • 10 Dec. 2018: Updated for Patch 8.1.
  • 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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