Restoration Druid Healing Gems, Enchants, and Consumables — The War Within Pre-Patch

Last updated on Jul 23, 2024 at 00:30 by Torty 72 comments
General Information

On this page, we list the best gems, enchants, flasks, potions, and food you can get for your Restoration Druid, based on your stat priority. We also give budget alternatives. This page is updated for World of Warcraft — The War Within Pre-Patch.

If you were looking for WotLK Classic content, please refer to our WotLK Classic Restoration Druid gems and enchants.

1.

Foreword

In general, you should be using Haste enchants for pretty much all content. For the purpose of gaining more stats, we recommend using mixed stats gems since they provide slightly more than single stat ones.

2.

Best Gems and Enchants for Restoration Druids

You should use one Fierce Illimited Diamond Icon Fierce Illimited Diamond and Keen Ysemerald Icon Keen Ysemerald or Crafty Ysemerald Icon Crafty Ysemerald in all other sockets.

Slot Enchantment
Head Incandescent Essence Icon Incandescent Essence
Cloak Enchant Cloak - Regenerative Leech Icon Enchant Cloak - Regenerative Leech
Chest Enchant Chest - Waking Stats Icon Enchant Chest - Waking Stats
Bracers Enchant Bracer - Devotion of Leech Icon Enchant Bracer - Devotion of Leech
Belt Shadowed Belt Clasp Icon Shadowed Belt Clasp
Legs Temporal Spellthread Icon Temporal Spellthread
Feet Enchant Boots - Watcher's Loam Icon Enchant Boots - Watcher's Loam
Rings Enchant Ring - Devotion of Haste Icon Enchant Ring - Devotion of Haste
Weapon Enchant Weapon - Sophic Devotion Icon Enchant Weapon - Sophic Devotion
Weapon Enchant Weapon: Dreaming Devotion Icon Enchant Weapon: Dreaming Devotion

Use Enchant Weapon - Sophic Devotion Icon Enchant Weapon - Sophic Devotion for Mythic+ and in raids at higher HPS (300k+). Use Enchant Weapon: Dreaming Devotion Icon Enchant Weapon: Dreaming Devotion in raids by default.

To better understand why these specific enchants and gems are advised, use our Stats page.

3.

Consumables for Restoration Druids

3.1.

Best Flasks and Potions for Restoration

Phial of Tepid Versatility Icon Phial of Tepid Versatility should be used for raids along with Potion of Frozen Focus Icon Potion of Frozen Focus as your potion of choice.

Phial of Tepid Versatility Icon Phial of Tepid Versatility is also used in Mythic+. For potions, you generally use Elemental Potion of Ultimate Power Icon Elemental Potion of Ultimate Power.

Dreamwalker's Healing Potion Icon Dreamwalker's Healing Potion should be used alongside Healthstone Icon Healthstones for emergency healing.

3.2.

Best Food for Restoration

You should eat large feast (Grand Banquet of the Kalu'ak Icon Grand Banquet of the Kalu'ak) if it is available. Otherwise, use a cheaper Intellect food Sizzling Seafood Medley Icon Sizzling Seafood Medley.

3.3.

Other Consumables for Restoration

Make sure you apply Howling Rune Icon Howling Rune to your weapon. Extra Haste is always useful.

Draconic Augment Rune Icon Draconic Augment Rune is the only other consumable worth mentioning. Use it whenever possible for extra stats.

4.

Changelog

  • 23 Jul. 2024: Updated for The War Within pre-patch.
  • 07 May 2024: Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 22 Apr. 2024: Reviewed for Dragonflight Season 4.
  • 20 Mar. 2024: Updated for Patch 10.2.6.
  • 15 Jan. 2024: Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 06 Nov. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.2.
  • 04 Sep. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.1.7.
  • 10 Jul. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 01 May 2023: Updated for Patch 10.1.0.
  • 24 Mar. 2023: Updated Onyx Annulet recommendations.
  • 20 Mar. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 24 Jan. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 29 Dec. 2022: Adjusted some enchant and consumable advice.
  • 12 Dec. 2022: Fixed food and gem advice.
  • 11 Dec. 2022: Added advice for boots enchant.
  • 28 Nov. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight launch.
  • 25 Oct. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
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