3v3 Discipline Priest

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This is a guide about how to build Discipline Priests for 3v3 . It summarizes what is working for the highest-rated players: stat priority, legendary, trinkets, gems, enchantments, talents, PvP talents, covenants, soulbinds, and conduits.

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Class Discipline Priest
Activity 3v3
Number of players 50
Highest rating 2908
Lowest rating 2453

Stat Priority

+130
9% Crit
+812
25% Hast
+270
21% Mast
+1319
33% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the stat priority is:

  1. Versatility
  2. Haste
  3. Mastery
  4. Critical Strike

Race

Based on the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the character races to choose are:

  1. Undead icon.
    U

    Undead

    29
  2. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    13
  3. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    6
  4. Pandaren icon.
    P

    Pandaren

    1
  5. Goblin icon.
    G

    Goblin

    1

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the legendary items to use are:

  1. The Penitent One legendary item icon.
    T

    The Penitent One - Feet

    21

    Power Word: Radiance has a 60% chance to cause your next Penance to be free and fire 3 extra bolts.

  2. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    19

    Gain the legendary effect of Shadow Word: Manipulation: Mindgames lasts an additional 3 sec and reverses an additional 10% damage or healing. When Mindgames can no longer reverse healing or damage, gain 5% Critical Strike for each second remaining for 10 sec.

  3. Sephuz's Proclamation legendary item icon.
    S

    Sephuz's Proclamation - Neck

    19

    Reduce the effectiveness of crowd controlling effects by 10%. Successfully applying a loss of control effect to an enemy, interrupting an enemy, or dispelling any target will increase all your secondary stats by 80 for 15 sec. This effect cannot occur more than once every 30 seconds.

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Feet

    15

    Gain the legendary effect of Bwonsamdi's Pact: Enter a pact with the Death Loa, calling forth a haunted mask that lingers on a target until Fae Guardians ends. Haunted Mask: Copies the benefit of the current faerie on its target. Follows your Direct Mask.

  5. The Penitent One legendary item icon.
    T

    The Penitent One - Back

    8

    Power Word: Radiance has a 60% chance to cause your next Penance to be free and fire 3 extra bolts.

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion

    45

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +122 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  2. Cosmic Gladiator's Eternal Aegis item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Eternal Aegis

    23

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +122 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Activate the defenses, absorbing 50% of all Magic damage taken, up to 26,229, persisting for 15 sec. Cosmic damage is fully absorbed. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  3. Cosmic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    15

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +126 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 272 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  4. Cosmic Gladiator's Emblem item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Emblem

    6

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +122 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Increases maximum health by 22,518 for 15 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  5. Cosmic Gladiator's Resonator item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Resonator

    4

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +122 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Throw the cosmic resonator which explodes after 4 sec, dealing 22,770 Cosmic damage split between all nearby enemies. Damage is increased for each enemy struck, up to 5 enemies. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

Tier Set

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the tier set items to use are:

  1. Caress of the Empyrean item icon.
    C

    Caress of the Empyrean

    50

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +96 intellect
    +202 stamina
    +39 haste
    +94 versatility
    Set
    Set: Casting Power Word: Shield or Shadow Mend has a 15% chance to make your next cast of Shadow Mend have no cost or cast time.
    Set: Power of the Dark Side increases the effectiveness of Penance by an additional 45% and is triggered when Power Word: Radiance is cast.
    Rank Elite

  2. Capelet of the Empyrean item icon.
    C

    Capelet of the Empyrean

    49

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +96 intellect
    +202 stamina
    +45 versatility
    +87 mastery
    Set
    Set: Casting Power Word: Shield or Shadow Mend has a 15% chance to make your next cast of Shadow Mend have no cost or cast time.
    Set: Power of the Dark Side increases the effectiveness of Penance by an additional 45% and is triggered when Power Word: Radiance is cast.
    Rank Elite

  3. Amice of the Empyrean item icon.
    A

    Amice of the Empyrean

    48

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +128 intellect
    +269 stamina
    +101 haste
    +76 mastery
    Gem
    +16 Versatility
    Set
    Set: Casting Power Word: Shield or Shadow Mend has a 15% chance to make your next cast of Shadow Mend have no cost or cast time.
    Set: Power of the Dark Side increases the effectiveness of Penance by an additional 45% and is triggered when Power Word: Radiance is cast.
    Rank Elite

  4. Habit of the Empyrean item icon.
    H

    Habit of the Empyrean

    34

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +128 intellect
    +269 stamina
    +123 critical-strike
    +54 haste
    Enchant
    +20 Intellect & +6% Mana
    Set
    Set: Casting Power Word: Shield or Shadow Mend has a 15% chance to make your next cast of Shadow Mend have no cost or cast time.
    Set: Power of the Dark Side increases the effectiveness of Penance by an additional 45% and is triggered when Power Word: Radiance is cast.
    Rank Elite

  5. Leggings of the Empyrean item icon.
    L

    Leggings of the Empyrean

    18

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +128 intellect
    +269 stamina
    +62 critical-strike
    +115 mastery
    +76 speed
    Set
    Set: Casting Power Word: Shield or Shadow Mend has a 15% chance to make your next cast of Shadow Mend have no cost or cast time.
    Set: Power of the Dark Side increases the effectiveness of Penance by an additional 45% and is triggered when Power Word: Radiance is cast.
    Rank Elite

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Discipline Priests in 3v3, the gems to use are:

  1. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    167

    +16 Versatility

  2. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    24

    +16 Haste

  3. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    22

    Speed increased by 13 for each Shadowlands gem you have socketed.

  4. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    13

    +16 Mastery

  5. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    12

    +5% Movement Speed

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    46

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    2

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

    45

    Enchanted: +20 Intellect & +6% Mana

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    2

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    46

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

  2. Enchant Bracers - Illuminated Soul enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Illuminated Soul

    1

    Enchanted: +10 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Hands item are:

  1. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    2

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    3

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

  2. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    2

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Ring items are:

  1. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    77

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

  2. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    16

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

  3. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    7

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Main Hand item are:

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    50

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the talents to use are:

    1. Castigation talent icon.
      C
      24

      Castigation

      Penance fires one additional bolt of holy light over its duration.

    2. Twist of Fate talent icon.
      T
      24

      Twist of Fate

      After healing a target below 35% health, you deal 20% increased damage and 20% increased healing for 10 sec.

    3. Schism talent icon.
      S
      2

      Schism

      Attack the enemy's soul with a surge of Shadow energy, dealing 1,585 Shadow damage and increasing your spell damage to the target by 25% for 9 sec.

    1. Body and Soul talent icon.
      B
      42

      Body and Soul

      Power Word: Shield and Leap of Faith increase your target's movement speed by 40% for 3 sec.

    2. Angelic Feather talent icon.
      A
      7

      Angelic Feather

      Places a feather at the target location, granting the first ally to walk through it 40% increased movement speed for 5 sec. Only 3 feathers can be placed at one time.

    3. Masochism talent icon.
      M
      1

      Masochism

      When you cast Shadow Mend on yourself, its damage over time effect heals you instead, and reduces all damage you take by 10%.

    1. Power Word: Solace talent icon.
      P
      44

      Power Word: Solace

      Strikes an enemy with heavenly power, dealing 856 Holy damage and restoring 1% of your maximum mana.

    2. Shield Discipline talent icon.
      S
      4

      Shield Discipline

      When your Power Word: Shield is completely absorbed, you restore 0.5% of your maximum mana.

    3. Mindbender talent icon.
      M
      2

      Mindbender

      Summons a Mindbender to attack the target for 12 sec. You regenerate 0.5% of maximum mana each time the Mindbender attacks.

    1. Psychic Voice talent icon.
      P
      44

      Psychic Voice

      Reduces the cooldown of Psychic Scream by 30 sec.

    2. Shining Force talent icon.
      S
      6

      Shining Force

      Creates a burst of light around a friendly target, knocking away nearby enemies and slowing their movement speed by 70% for 3 sec.

    3. Dominant Mind talent icon.
      D
      0

      Dominant Mind

      You may also control your own character while Mind Control is active, but Mind Control has a 2 min cooldown, and it may not be used against players.

    1. Sins of the Many talent icon.
      S
      49

      Sins of the Many

      Your damage is increased by up to 12%, diminishing for each ally affected by your Atonement.

    2. Contrition talent icon.
      C
      1

      Contrition

      When you heal with Penance, everyone with your Atonement is healed for 145.

    3. Shadow Covenant talent icon.
      S
      0

      Shadow Covenant

      Make a shadowy pact, healing the target and 4 other injured allies within 30 yds for 1,682. For 7 sec, your Shadow spells deal 25% increased damage and healing, but you cannot cast Holy spells.

    1. Purge the Wicked talent icon.
      P
      50

      Purge the Wicked

      Cleanses the target with fire, causing 235 Fire damage and an additional 1,437 Fire damage over 20 sec. Spreads to an additional nearby enemy when you cast Penance on the target.

    2. Divine Star talent icon.
      D
      0

      Divine Star

      Throw a Divine Star forward 24 yds, healing allies in its path for 705 and dealing 591 Holy damage to enemies. After reaching its destination, the Divine Star returns to you, healing allies and damaging enemies in its path again. Healing reduced beyond 6 targets.

    3. Halo talent icon.
      H
      0

      Halo

      Creates a ring of Holy energy around you that quickly expands to a 30 yd radius, healing allies for 1,137 and dealing 1,112 Holy damage to enemies. Healing reduced beyond 6 targets.

    1. Lenience talent icon.
      L
      50

      Lenience

      Atonement reduces damage taken by 3%.

    2. Spirit Shell talent icon.
      S
      0

      Spirit Shell

      For 10 sec, Penance, Power Word: Radiance, and Atonement create absorb shields for 80% of their value, instead of healing.

    3. Evangelism talent icon.
      E
      0

      Evangelism

      Extends the duration of all of your active Atonements by 6 sec.

PvP Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Ultimate Radiance PvP talent icon.
    U

    Ultimate Radiance

    50

  2. Dome of Light PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dome of Light

    37

  3. Inner Light and Shadow PvP talent icon.
    I

    Inner Light and Shadow

    35

  4. Dark Archangel PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dark Archangel

    14

  5. Trinity PvP talent icon.
    T

    Trinity

    8

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
1
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
0
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
33
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
16
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the covenants to pick are:

  1. Night Fae
  2. Venthyr
  3. Kyrian
  4. Necrolord

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Korayn icon.
    K

    Korayn

    25

    The traits to use with Korayn are:

    1. 25

      Horn of the Wild Hunt

    2. 25

      Wild Hunt Strategem

    3. 25

      Wild Hunt Tactics

    4. 24

      Face Your Foes

    5. 23

      Hunt's Exhilaration

    6. 18

      Get In Formation

    7. 7

      Vorkai Sharpening Techniques

    8. 2

      Vorkai Ambush

    9. 1

      First Strike

  2. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    8

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 8

      It's Always Tea Time

    2. 8

      Leisurely Gait

    3. 8

      Party Favors

    4. 8

      Soothing Shade

    5. 7

      Token of Appreciation

    6. 4

      Exquisite Ingredients

    7. 4

      Life of the Party

    8. 1

      Wasteland Propriety

  3. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    6

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 6

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 6

      Grove Invigoration

    3. 6

      Run Without Tiring

    4. 6

      Survivor's Rally

    5. 5

      Niya's Tools: Poison

    6. 4

      Nature's Splendor

    7. 2

      Swift Patrol

    8. 1

      Niya's Tools: Burrs

  4. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    5

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 5

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 5

      Familiar Predicaments

    3. 5

      Fatal Flaw

    4. 5

      Friends in Low Places

    5. 5

      Thrill Seeker

    6. 3

      Nimble Steps

    7. 2

      Sinful Preservation

  5. General Draven icon.
    G

    General Draven

    3

    The traits to use with General Draven are:

    1. 3

      Battlefield Presence

    2. 3

      Regenerative Stone Skin

    3. 3

      Service In Stone

    4. 3

      Unbreakable Body

    5. 2

      Enduring Gloom

    6. 2

      Hold Your Ground

    7. 1

      Built for War

    8. 1

      Move As One

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Shining Radiance conduit icon.
    S

    Shining Radiance

    46

  2. Pain Transformation conduit icon.
    P

    Pain Transformation

    42

  3. Swift Penitence conduit icon.
    S

    Swift Penitence

    40

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Translucent Image conduit icon.
    T

    Translucent Image

    32

  2. Light's Inspiration conduit icon.
    L

    Light's Inspiration

    15

  3. Charitable Soul conduit icon.
    C

    Charitable Soul

    8

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in 3v3, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Clear Mind conduit icon.
    C

    Clear Mind

    48

  2. Move with Grace conduit icon.
    M

    Move with Grace

    40

  3. Power Unto Others conduit icon.
    P

    Power Unto Others

    5