Shadow Priest DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables — Shadowlands 9.0.2

Last updated on Nov 23, 2020 at 22:39 by Publik 6 comments
General Information

On this page, we list the best gems, enchants, flasks, potions, and food you can get for your Shadow Priest, based on your stat priority. We also give budget alternatives. This page is updated for World of Warcraft — Shadowlands 9.0.2.

If you were looking for WoW Classic content, please refer to our Classic Shadow Priest DPS enchants and consumables.


Enchants, Gems and Consumables for Shadow Priest

This section specifically covers the optimal gems, enchants, food, and flasks to use for your character. To get a more detailed rundown of the different stats for Shadow Priest, please visit our dedicated Stats page.


Best Gems for Shadow Priest

You should use Leviathan's Eye of Intellect Icon Leviathan's Eye of Intellect in one socket, and Quick Sand Spinel Icon Quick Sand Spinel (or the cheaper Quick Owlseye Icon Quick Owlseye) in all other sockets.

You can purchase extra sockets from Ve'nari to place into any item that does not have one. Spatial Realignment Apparatus Icon Spatial Realignment Apparatus is purchased for 2,500 Stygia Icon Stygia, which are acquired through dailies in The Maw.


Best Enchants for Shadow Priest

Slot Enchantment
Chest Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight Icon Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight
Cloak Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed Icon Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed
Wrists Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect Icon Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

Enchants and gems will change based on your current gear, make sure you sim yourself regularly to get an idea of what to use for the various situations.


Consumables for Shadow Priest


Best Flasks and Potions for Shadow

Potion of Phantom Fire Icon Potion of Phantom Fire is the current best choice of potion in both single-target and multi-target situations.

Spectral Flask of Power Icon Spectral Flask of Power is our flask of choice.

For Healing Potions, use Spiritual Healing Potion Icon Spiritual Healing Potion alongside a Healthstone Icon Healthstone if you have one at hand. Healthstones and Healing Potions can be used alongside each other.


Best Food for Shadow

For all cases where you want to food buff, you should always use the Feast of Gluttonous Hedonism Icon Feast of Gluttonous Hedonism. If you are just doing solo content or do not have any feasts on-hand, you can substitute with Tenebrous Crown Roast Aspic Icon Tenebrous Crown Roast Aspic or Spinefin Souffle and Fries Icon Spinefin Souffle and Fries.


Augment Runes for Shadow

Currently, there is only a single Augment Rune in the game in the form of Veiled Augment Rune Icon Veiled Augment Rune, which you should use whenever possible for the extra Intellect.



  • 23 Nov. 2020: Update for new Shadowlands consumables and enchants.
  • 12 Oct. 2020: Page updated for the Shadowlands pre-patch.
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