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Survival Hunter DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (BfA 8.0.1)

Last updated Yesterday at 23:32 by Azortharion 14 comments

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for a Survival Hunter in World of Warcraft BfA 8.0.1. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

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

About Our Author

This guide has been written by Azortharion, the main theorycrafter of the spec. He is also an accomplished player who raids in Solaris. You can also watch his stream on Twitch.

1. Gems for Survival Hunter

You should use Quick Lightsphene Icon Quick Lightsphene gems in all sockets.

2. Enchants for Survival Hunter

Slot Enchantment
Neck
Back
Rings

3. Consumables for Survival Hunter

Flask of Falling Leaves Icon Flask of Falling Leaves should be used for raids along with Potion of Prolonged Power Icon Potion of Prolonged Power as your potion of choice.

You should eat from the Lavish Suramar Feast Icon Lavish Suramar Feast when possible, and otherwise Haste food in the form of Azshari Salad Icon Azshari Salad.

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

If you can afford it, you should also use augment runes (which work in both raids and Mythic+ dungeons). Defiled Augment Rune Icon Defiled Augment Rune is the cheap rune with a one-time use. Lightforged Augment Rune Icon Lightforged Augment Rune costs 40,000 Gold and requires exalted reputation with the Army of the Light faction.

4. ChangeLog

  • 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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