Survival Hunter DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.1.5

Last updated on Jan 11, 2019 at 14:11 by Azortharion 65 comments

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

1. Best Gems for Survival Hunter

You should use Kraken's Eye of Agility Icon Kraken's Eye of Agility in one socket, and Quick Owlseye Icon Quick Owlseye (or the cheaper Quick Golden Beryl Icon Quick Golden Beryl) in all other sockets.

2. Best Enchants for Survival Hunter

Slot Enchantment
Rings
Weapon Enchant Weapon - Quick Navigation Icon Enchant Weapon - Quick Navigation

3. Consumables for Survival Hunter

3.1. Best Flasks and Potions for Survival

Flask of the Currents Icon Flask of the Currents should be used for raids.

Your potion should be the Battle Potion of Agility Icon Battle Potion of Agility for all situations, although Potion of Bursting Blood Icon Potion of Bursting Blood is competitive on single-target at lower gear levels (<370).

Warlock Healthstones and Coastal Healing Potion Icon Coastal Healing Potion should be used when at low health.

3.2. Best Food for Survival

You should eat the 100 Agility feasts Bountiful Captain's Feast Icon Bountiful Captain's Feast or Sanguinated Feast Icon Sanguinated Feast whenever possible. Otherwise, eat the 85 Agility food, Boralus Blood Sausage Icon Boralus Blood Sausage.

3.3. Augment Runes for Survival

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

  • 11 Jan. 2019: Updated the optimal food to use.
  • 10 Dec. 2018: This page has been reviewed for Patch 8.1 and no changes are necessary.
  • 12 Nov. 2018: Updated potion recommendation.
  • 17 Aug. 2018: Added the mention of using an Agility gem.
  • 16 Aug. 2018: Updated the optimal healing potion to use.
  • 12 Aug. 2018: Updated for Battle for Azeroth launch.
  • 22 Jul. 2018: Updated the optimal single-target potion.
  • 21 Jul. 2018: Reverted the optimal flask, as the Flask of Falling Leaves was nerfed.
  • 20 Jul. 2018: Reverted the optimal gem, as it was nerfed.
  • 18 Jul. 2018: Various updates with old-world gems, enchants, and consumables.
    • Updated the optimal potion to use.
    • Updated the optimal flask to use. Added note about Belt Buckles to the Enchants table.
    • Reverted the optimal potion to use, as Blizzard has nerfed the old one.
    • Updated the wording on the Healthstones/Healing Potion paragraph to say "and", as you can now use both of them at once.
    • Updated the recommended gem to be purely Haste gems, not the Saber's Eye Agility gem as well.
    • Removed Belt Buckles as they were hotfixed.
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