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Shadow Priest DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (Legion 7.2.5)

Last updated on Jul 06, 2017 at 14:07 by Furty 235 comments

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for a Shadow Priest in World of Warcraft Legion 7.2.5. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

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

About Our Author and Reviewer

This guide has been written by Furty, who has an illustrious history in the World of Warcraft raiding scene and race for World First. He has been a member of guilds such as Serenity, Midwinter, and many more, and is currently raiding in Future. He plays most classes at the highest level. You can follow him on Twitter and watch him play on Twitch.

This guide has been reviewed by Atroxe, a Shadow Priest who plays in Encore, and by DjRiff, a theorycrafter at HowToPriest. You can watch Atroxe play on YouTube and Twitch, and you can watch DjRiff stream on Twitch.

1. Mastery vs Haste

2. Gems

You should use Quick Dawnlight Icon Quick Dawnlight in all sockets.

3. Enchants

Slot Enchantment

4. Consumables

Flask of the Whispered Pact Icon Flask of the Whispered Pact should be used for raids. You should eat Azshari Salad Icon Azshari Salad for the Haste buff. Ancient Healing Potion Icon Ancient Healing Potion should be used in place of Healthstones.

Potion of Prolonged Power Icon Potion of Prolonged Power is the best potion for dealing any kind of damage.

If you can afford it, you should also use the Legion augment rune: Defiled Augment Rune Icon Defiled Augment Rune. Note that it now works in Mythic+ dungeons (it did not used to).

5. ChangeLog

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  • 06 Jul. 2017: Changed neck enchant to Mark of the Claw.
  • 14 Jun. 2017: Removed Lavish Suramar Feast.
  • 12 Jun. 2017: Page reviewed and deemed updated for 7.2.5. The stat priority update did not impact the gems, enchants, or consumables.
  • 01 May 2017: Removed mention of Potion of Deadly Grace.
  • 29 Mar. 2017: Added Lavish Suramar Feast.
  • 14 Jan. 2017: Updated for Patch 7.1.5.
  • 10 Oct. 2016: Updated the page to reflect that Haste gems should be taken in all slots.
  • 19 Sep. 2016: Updated neck enchants to Mark of the Hidden Satyr.
  • 29 Aug. 2016: Updated for Legion's launch.
  • 18 Jul. 2016: Updated for the Legion pre-patch.
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