mm+ Discipline Priest

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This is a guide about how to build Discipline Priests for Mythic+ . 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 Mythic+
Number of players 50
Highest rating 3098
Lowest rating 2585

Stat Priority

+615
23% Crit
+1018
31% Hast
+419
27% Mast
+651
16% Vers

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

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

Race

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

  1. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    14
  2. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    6
  3. Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dwarf

    5
  4. Goblin icon.
    G

    Goblin

    5
  5. Undead icon.
    U

    Undead

    4

Legendary

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

  1. The Penitent One legendary item icon.
    T

    The Penitent One - Feet

    32

    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

    24

    Gain the legendary effect of Spheres' Harmony: Boon of the Ascended's cooldown is reduced by 3 seconds, up to 60 sec, for each stack of Boon of the Ascended consumed by Ascended Eruption.

  3. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Neck

    10

    Gain the legendary effect of Spheres' Harmony: Boon of the Ascended's cooldown is reduced by 3 seconds, up to 60 sec, for each stack of Boon of the Ascended consumed by Ascended Eruption.

  4. The Penitent One legendary item icon.
    T

    The Penitent One - Back

    10

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

  5. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Wrist

    6

    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.

Trinkets

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

  1. So'leah's Secret Technique item icon.
    S

    So'leah's Secret Technique

    24

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Select a player in your party or raid, granting them 20 of their highest secondary stat, and granting you 125 of that same stat, for 30 min. (1 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  2. Cabalist's Hymnal item icon.
    C

    Cabalist's Hymnal

    11

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +171 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Join the Crimson Chorus. Every minute, your Critical Strike swells by 407 over 30 sec. before returning to normal. This effect is increased by 5% for each member of the Crimson Chorus in your party.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  3. Resonant Reservoir item icon.
    R

    Resonant Reservoir

    9

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Fire a resonant bolt at your target which causes a Disintegration Halo from its location, dealing 1,450 damage every 1.5 sec for 6 sec. Crescendos 3 times before taking it again from the top. (1 Min 30 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Fated Mythic

  4. Enforcer's Stun Grenade item icon.
    E

    Enforcer's Stun Grenade

    8

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +184 versatility
    Effects
    Use: Grants 942 Versatility for 20 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  5. Deteriorated Construct Core item icon.
    D

    Deteriorated Construct Core

    7

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +151 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your ranged attacks and spells have a chance to release a ball of Volatile Energy that travels towards your target, dealing 4,959 damage to enemies it passes through.
    Rank Mythic

Tier Set

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

  1. Habit of the Empyrean item icon.
    H

    Habit of the Empyrean

    48

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 intellect
    +411 stamina
    +141 critical-strike
    +61 haste
    Enchant
    +20 Intellect & +6% Mana
    Reinforced (+32 Stamina)
    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 Fated Mythic

  2. Caress of the Empyrean item icon.
    C

    Caress of the Empyrean

    45

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +135 intellect
    +308 stamina
    +44 haste
    +108 versatility
    Enchant
    Shadowlands Gathering
    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 Fated Mythic

  3. Amice of the Empyrean item icon.
    A

    Amice of the Empyrean

    42

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +168 intellect
    +379 stamina
    +113 haste
    +85 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 Fated Mythic

  4. Capelet of the Empyrean item icon.
    C

    Capelet of the Empyrean

    40

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +135 intellect
    +308 stamina
    +52 versatility
    +100 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 Fated Mythic

  5. Leggings of the Empyrean item icon.
    L

    Leggings of the Empyrean

    35

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +168 intellect
    +379 stamina
    +69 critical-strike
    +129 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 Fated Mythic

Gems

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

  1. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    118

    +16 Versatility

  2. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    34

    +16 Haste

  3. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    21

    +16 Critical Strike

  4. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    5

    +5% Movement Speed

  5. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    3

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

Back Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    18

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    17

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    10

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

Chest Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    29

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

    21

    Enchanted: +20 Intellect & +6% Mana

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Discipline Priests in Mythic+, 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

Hands Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    5

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

Feet Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    16

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

Ring Enchantment

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

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    69

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    17

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

  3. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    9

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

Main Hand Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    48

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Eternal Grace enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Eternal Grace

    1

    Enchanted: Eternal Grace

Talents

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

    1. Twist of Fate talent icon.
      T
      40

      Twist of Fate

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

    2. Schism talent icon.
      S
      6

      Schism

      Attack the enemy's soul with a surge of Shadow energy, dealing 1,589 Shadow damage and increasing your spell damage to the target by 25% for 9 sec.

    3. Castigation talent icon.
      C
      4

      Castigation

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

    1. Angelic Feather talent icon.
      A
      33

      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.

    2. Body and Soul talent icon.
      B
      12

      Body and Soul

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

    3. Masochism talent icon.
      M
      5

      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
      29

      Power Word: Solace

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

    2. Mindbender talent icon.
      M
      20

      Mindbender

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

    3. Shield Discipline talent icon.
      S
      1

      Shield Discipline

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

    1. Shining Force talent icon.
      S
      40

      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.

    2. Psychic Voice talent icon.
      P
      9

      Psychic Voice

      Reduces the cooldown of Psychic Scream by 30 sec.

    3. Dominant Mind talent icon.
      D
      1

      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 146.

    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 1,698. For 7 sec, your Shadow spells deal 25% increased damage and healing, but you cannot cast Holy spells.

    1. Divine Star talent icon.
      D
      27

      Divine Star

      Throw a Divine Star forward 24 yds, healing allies in its path for 694 and dealing 596 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.

    2. Purge the Wicked talent icon.
      P
      22

      Purge the Wicked

      Cleanses the target with fire, causing 241 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.

    3. Halo talent icon.
      H
      1

      Halo

      Creates a ring of Holy energy around you that quickly expands to a 30 yd radius, healing allies for 1,142 and dealing 1,106 Holy damage to enemies. Healing reduced beyond 6 targets.

    1. Lenience talent icon.
      L
      46

      Lenience

      Atonement reduces damage taken by 3%.

    2. Evangelism talent icon.
      E
      3

      Evangelism

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

    3. Spirit Shell talent icon.
      S
      1

      Spirit Shell

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

PvP Talents

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

  1. Ultimate Radiance PvP talent icon.
    U

    Ultimate Radiance

    41

  2. Dome of Light PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dome of Light

    29

  3. Blaze of Light PvP talent icon.
    B

    Blaze of Light

    22

  4. Dark Archangel PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dark Archangel

    15

  5. Inner Light and Shadow PvP talent icon.
    I

    Inner Light and Shadow

    12

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
40
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
1
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
6
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
3
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
    F

    Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

    39

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 39

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 39

      Effusive Anima Accelerator

    3. 39

      Forgelite Filter

    4. 39

      Soulglow Spectrometer

    5. 22

      Hammer of Genesis

    6. 20

      Regenerating Materials

    7. 19

      Resilient Plumage

    8. 17

      Soulsteel Clamps

  2. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    3

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 3

      Grove Invigoration

    2. 3

      Run Without Tiring

    3. 2

      Bonded Hearts

    4. 2

      Swift Patrol

    5. 1

      Called Shot

    6. 1

      Nature's Splendor

    7. 1

      Niya's Tools: Herbs

    8. 1

      Niya's Tools: Poison

    9. 1

      Survivor's Rally

  3. Korayn icon.
    K

    Korayn

    2

    The traits to use with Korayn are:

    1. 2

      Get In Formation

    2. 2

      Horn of the Wild Hunt

    3. 2

      Wild Hunt Strategem

    4. 2

      Wild Hunt Tactics

    5. 1

      Face Your Foes

    6. 1

      First Strike

    7. 1

      Hunt's Exhilaration

    8. 1

      Vorkai Ambush

  4. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    2

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 2

      Life is but an Appetizer

    2. 2

      Party Favors

    3. 2

      Soothing Shade

    4. 1

      Exquisite Ingredients

    5. 1

      Leisurely Gait

    6. 1

      Life of the Party

    7. 1

      Token of Appreciation

    8. 1

      Wasteland Propriety

    9. 1

      Watch the Shoes!

  5. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    1

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 1

      Carver's Eye

    2. 1

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 1

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Gorestompers

    4. 1

      Mnemonic Equipment

    5. 1

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    6. 1

      Runeforged Spurs

potency conduits

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

  1. Courageous Ascension conduit icon.
    C

    Courageous Ascension

    40

  2. Shining Radiance conduit icon.
    S

    Shining Radiance

    38

  3. Swift Penitence conduit icon.
    S

    Swift Penitence

    21

endurance conduits

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

  1. Translucent Image conduit icon.
    T

    Translucent Image

    44

  2. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    35

  3. Charitable Soul conduit icon.
    C

    Charitable Soul

    32

finesse conduits

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

  1. Clear Mind conduit icon.
    C

    Clear Mind

    22

  2. Power Unto Others conduit icon.
    P

    Power Unto Others

    22

  3. Move with Grace conduit icon.
    M

    Move with Grace

    4