Havoc Demon Hunter DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.2.5

Last updated on Jul 16, 2019 at 18:00 by Wordup 78 comments
General Information

On this page, we list the best gems, enchants, flasks, potions, and food you can get for your Havoc Demon Hunter in World of Warcraft — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.2.5. We also give budget alternatives.


Best Gems for Havoc Demon Hunter

You should always be using one Leviathan's Eye of Agility Icon Leviathan's Eye of Agility in a socket, and Versatile Dark Opal Icon Versatile Dark Opal in all other sockets.


Best Enchants for Havoc Demon Hunter

Slot Enchantment

You can also use Enchant Weapon - Gale-Force Striking Icon Enchant Weapon - Gale-Force Striking in pure single target situations, but this will regularly be outperformed in AoE encounters by the Navigation alternatives if not using a Demon Blades Icon Demon Blades-oriented build.


Consumables for Havoc Demon Hunters


Best Flasks and Potions for Havoc

Greater Flask of the Currents Icon Greater Flask of the Currents should be used as your flask.

Potions now have three separate options depending on the situation:

Abyssal Healing Potion Icon Abyssal Healing Potion is the healing potion of choice.


Best Food for Havoc

Currently, using Famine Evaluator And Snack Table Icon Famine Evaluator And Snack Table is the ideal choice. Alternatively, you can use the secondary food Bil'Tong Icon Bil'Tong for Versatility.


Augment Runes for Havoc

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.



  • 16 Jul. 2019: Altered to recommend Potion of Unbridled Fury.
  • 10 Jul. 2019: Made another pass to further update the page.
  • 24 Jun. 2019: Updated for Patch 8.2.
  • 16 Apr. 2019: This page has been reviewed for Crucible of Storms release and no changes are necessary.
  • 21 Jan. 2019: Updated for season 2.
  • 10 Dec. 2018: This page has been reviewed for Patch 8.1 and no changes are necessary.
  • 26 Aug. 2018: Updated for Gale-Force Striking buff.
  • 12 Aug. 2018: Updated for Battle for Azeroth launch.
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