This guide tells you everything about how to build a PvE Shadow Priest that will thrive in Mythic+.
Updated , it is based on the 50 top-rated Shadow Priests in Mythic+ leaderboards across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. Ratings are ranging from 3071 to 3277, with the current top Mythic+ Shadow Priest being Nataleya from Stormrage (US).
Each character's equipment type, active specialization history, as well as connection frequency, are taken into consideration to keep the guide as accurate as possible.
Top Shadow Priests
Stats are attributes that enhance character abilities and define how it feels to play. Found on most pieces of equipment, object ameliorations, and consumables, the stats to prioritize for Shadow Priests in Mythic+ are Haste and Mastery :
- Critical Strike
Sometimes, items can also contain minor stats that can add a certain value. Even though they are really hard to get since they are rare and random, the one to reach is Avoidance :
Each race in World of Warcraft brings traits that can potentially give an edge in achieving victory. That said, the best race for Shadow Priest in Mythic+ is currently Goblin .
Since cross-faction play is now possible, there are few barriers that remain for picking what offers the best racials.
The equipment is what makes characters stronger. The best gear is usually found in the Great Vault, Mythic+ dungeons, and Mythic raids. They can also be bought from PvP vendors or crafted with the Crafting Orders system.
Here are the best equipment items for Shadow Priests in Mythic+.
Gems are jewelcrafting items. Created with the Jewelcrafting profession or bought in the auction house, they can be socketed into Head, Neck, Wrists, Waist, and Rings items.
Here are the best gems for Shadow Priests in Mythic+.
Enchantments are equipment item upgrades. Created with the Enchanting and Leatherworking professions, or bought in the auction house, they can be set on Back, Chest, Wrist, Legs, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand items.
Here are the best enchantments for Shadow Priests in Mythic+.
Embellished items are crafted pieces of equipment that feature specific abilities. They are obtained by using an embellishment optional reagent or are already included in an item recipe.
Only 2 embellished items can be equipped at the same time. Here are the best embellished items for Shadow Priests in Mythic+.