3v3 Elemental Shaman

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This is a guide about how to build Elemental Shamans 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.

For accuracy purposes, Murlok.io analyzes the character equipment types, keeps track of their specialization history, and uses only active characters.

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Class Elemental Shaman
Activity 3v3
Number of players 50
Highest rating 2804
Lowest rating 2320

Stat Priority

+262
12% Crit
+598
18% Hast
+343
33% Mast
+1360
34% Vers

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

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

Race

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

  1. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    46
  2. Highmountain Tauren icon.
    H

    Highmountain Tauren

    3
  3. Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dwarf

    1

Legendary

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

  1. Deeply Rooted Elements legendary item icon.
    D

    Deeply Rooted Elements - Wrist

    20

    Casting Lava Burst has a 7% chance to activate Ascendance for 6.0 sec.

  2. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    17

    Gain the legendary effect of Splintered Elements: Each additional Lava Burst generated by Primordial Wave increases your Haste by 10% for 12 sec.

  3. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Chest

    13

    Gain the legendary effect of Raging Vesper Vortex: When 3 charges of Vesper Totem are consumed, Vesper Totem will radiate a 15 yd burst of 9,592 Arcane damage and 3,511 healing.

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Ring

    8

    Gain the legendary effect of Splintered Elements: Each additional Lava Burst generated by Primordial Wave increases your Haste by 10% for 12 sec.

  5. Skybreaker's Fiery Demise legendary item icon.
    S

    Skybreaker's Fiery Demise - Ring

    7

    Flame Shock damage over time critical strikes reduce the cooldown of Fire Elemental by 1.0 sec, and Flame Shock has a 50% increased critical strike chance.

Trinkets

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

  1. Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion

    49

    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 Insignia of Alacrity item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    22

    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

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

    Cosmic Gladiator's Eternal Aegis

    17

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +122 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Activate the defenses, absorbing 50% of all Magic damage taken, up to 25,242, 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

  4. Cosmic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    6

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +126 critical-strike
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 322 for 15 sec. (1 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 Emblem item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Emblem

    5

    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

Tier Set

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

  1. Theurgic Starspeaker's Tassets item icon.
    T

    Theurgic Starspeaker's Tassets

    45

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +128 intellect
    +269 stamina
    +62 haste
    +115 versatility
    Set
    Set: While your Fire Elemental is active, your Lava Burst deals 20% additional damage and you gain Lava Surge every 8 sec.
    Set: Casting Lava Burst extends the duration of your Fire Elemental by 1.5 sec. If your Fire Elemental is not active, Lava Burst has a 20% chance to reduce its remaining cooldown by 10 sec instead.
    Rank Elite

  2. Theurgic Starspeaker's Adornment item icon.
    T

    Theurgic Starspeaker's Adornment

    42

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +99 intellect
    +209 stamina
    +88 haste
    +46 mastery
    Set
    Set: While your Fire Elemental is active, your Lava Burst deals 20% additional damage and you gain Lava Surge every 8 sec.
    Set: Casting Lava Burst extends the duration of your Fire Elemental by 1.5 sec. If your Fire Elemental is not active, Lava Burst has a 20% chance to reduce its remaining cooldown by 10 sec instead.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Theurgic Starspeaker's Runebindings item icon.
    T

    Theurgic Starspeaker's Runebindings

    42

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +96 intellect
    +202 stamina
    +39 versatility
    +94 mastery
    Set
    Set: While your Fire Elemental is active, your Lava Burst deals 20% additional damage and you gain Lava Surge every 8 sec.
    Set: Casting Lava Burst extends the duration of your Fire Elemental by 1.5 sec. If your Fire Elemental is not active, Lava Burst has a 20% chance to reduce its remaining cooldown by 10 sec instead.
    Rank Elite

  4. Theurgic Starspeaker's Howl item icon.
    T

    Theurgic Starspeaker's Howl

    39

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 intellect
    +279 stamina
    +103 critical-strike
    +77 versatility
    +77 indestructible
    Gem
    +16 Critical Strike
    Set
    (2) Set: While your Fire Elemental is active, your Lava Burst deals 20% additional damage and you gain Lava Surge every 8 sec.
    (4) Set: Casting Lava Burst extends the duration of your Fire Elemental by 1.5 sec. If your Fire Elemental is not active, Lava Burst has a 20% chance to reduce its remaining cooldown by 10 sec instead.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Theurgic Starspeaker's Ringmail item icon.
    T

    Theurgic Starspeaker's Ringmail

    17

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 intellect
    +279 stamina
    +54 critical-strike
    +125 haste
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Set
    Set: While your Fire Elemental is active, your Lava Burst deals 20% additional damage and you gain Lava Surge every 8 sec.
    Set: Casting Lava Burst extends the duration of your Fire Elemental by 1.5 sec. If your Fire Elemental is not active, Lava Burst has a 20% chance to reduce its remaining cooldown by 10 sec instead.
    Rank Mythic

Gems

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

  1. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    102

    +16 Versatility

  2. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    60

    +16 Mastery

  3. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    29

    +16 Critical Strike

  4. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    28

    +16 Haste

  5. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    13

    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 Elemental Shamans in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    49

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    1

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

Chest Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    45

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

    4

    Enchanted: +20 Intellect & +6% Mana

Wrist Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    49

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Elemental Shamans in 3v3, 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

  2. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    1

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    9

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

  2. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    9

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Elemental Shamans 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

    54

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    24

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    12

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

Main Hand Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    49

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor

    1

    Enchanted: Ascended Vigor

Talents

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

    1. Echo of the Elements talent icon.
      E
      49

      Echo of the Elements

      Lava Burst now has 2 charges. Effects that reset its remaining cooldown will instead grant 1 charge.

    2. Earthen Rage talent icon.
      E
      1

      Earthen Rage

      Your damaging spells incite the earth around you to come to your aid for 6 sec, repeatedly dealing 149 Nature damage to your most recently attacked target.

    3. Static Discharge talent icon.
      S
      0

      Static Discharge

      Discharge excess energy from your Lightning Shield, dealing 252 Nature damage to an enemy within 40 yds every 0.5 sec for 3 sec. Targets with your Flame Shock on them are preferred.

    1. Echoing Shock talent icon.
      E
      46

      Echoing Shock

      Shock the target for 702 Elemental damage and create an ancestral echo, causing your next damage or healing spell to be cast a second time 1.0 sec later for free.

    2. Aftershock talent icon.
      A
      4

      Aftershock

      Earth Shock and Earthquake have a 25% chance to refund all Maelstrom spent.

    3. Elemental Blast talent icon.
      E
      0

      Elemental Blast

      Harnesses the raw power of the elements, dealing 1,553 Elemental damage and increasing your Critical Strike or Haste by 3% or Mastery by 6% for 10 sec. Generates 30 Maelstrom.

    1. Earth Shield talent icon.
      E
      44

      Earth Shield

      Protects the target with an earthen shield, increasing your healing on them by 20% and healing them for 778 when they take damage. This heal can only occur once every few seconds. Maximum 9 charges. Earth Shield can only be placed on one target at a time. Only one Elemental Shield can be active on the Shaman at a time.

    2. Spirit Wolf talent icon.
      S
      6

      Spirit Wolf

      While transformed into a Ghost Wolf, you gain 5% increased movement speed and 5% damage reduction every 1 sec, stacking up to 4 times.

    3. Static Charge talent icon.
      S
      0

      Static Charge

      Reduces the cooldown of Capacitor Totem by 5 sec for each enemy it stuns, up to a maximum reduction of 20 sec.

    1. Master of the Elements talent icon.
      M
      50

      Master of the Elements

      Casting Lava Burst increases the damage of your next Nature, Physical, or Frost spell by 20%.

    2. Storm Elemental talent icon.
      S
      0

      Storm Elemental

      Calls forth a Greater Storm Elemental to hurl gusts of wind that damage the Shaman's enemies for 30 sec. While the Storm Elemental is active, each time you cast Lightning Bolt or Chain Lightning, the cast time of Lightning Bolt and Chain Lightning is reduced by 3%, stacking up to 10 times.

    3. Liquid Magma Totem talent icon.
      L
      0

      Liquid Magma Totem

      Summons a totem at the target location for 15 sec that hurls liquid magma at a random nearby target every 0.9 sec, dealing 162 Fire damage to all enemies within 8 yards.

    1. Nature's Guardian talent icon.
      N
      48

      Nature's Guardian

      When your health is brought below 35%, you instantly heal for 20% of your maximum health. Cannot occur more than once every 45 sec.

    2. Ancestral Guidance talent icon.
      A
      2

      Ancestral Guidance

      For the next 10 sec, 25% of your damage and healing is converted to healing on up to 3 nearby injured party or raid members.

    3. Wind Rush Totem talent icon.
      W
      0

      Wind Rush Totem

      Summons a totem at the target location for 15 sec, continually granting all allies who pass within 10 yards 60% increased movement speed for 5 sec.

    1. Primal Elementalist talent icon.
      P
      50

      Primal Elementalist

      Your Earth, Fire, and Storm Elementals are drawn from primal elementals 80% more powerful than regular elementals, with additional abilities, and you gain direct control over them.

    2. Surge of Power talent icon.
      S
      0

      Surge of Power

      Casting Earth Shock also enhances your next spell cast within 15 sec: Flame Shock: The next cast also applies Flame Shock to 1 additional target within 8 yards of the target. Lightning Bolt: Your next cast will cause an additional 1-3 Elemental Overloads. Lava Burst: Reduces the cooldown of your Fire Elemental by 6.0 sec. Frost Shock: Freezes the target in place for 6 sec.

    3. Icefury talent icon.
      I
      0

      Icefury

      Hurls frigid ice at the target, dealing 898 Frost damage and causing your next 4 Frost Shocks to deal 225% increased damage and generate 8 Maelstrom. Generates 25 Maelstrom.

    1. Unlimited Power talent icon.
      U
      27

      Unlimited Power

      When your spells cause an elemental overload, you gain 2% Haste for 10 sec. Gaining a stack does not refresh the duration.

    2. Stormkeeper talent icon.
      S
      23

      Stormkeeper

      Charge yourself with lightning, causing your next 2 Lightning Bolts to deal 150% more damage, and also causes your next 2 Lightning Bolts or Chain Lightnings to be instant cast and trigger an Elemental Overload on every target.

    3. Ascendance talent icon.
      A
      0

      Ascendance

      Transform into a Flame Ascendant for 15 sec, replacing Chain Lightning with Lava Beam, removing the cooldown on Lava Burst, and increasing the damage of Lava Burst by an amount equal to your critical strike chance. When you transform into the Flame Ascendant, instantly cast a Lava Burst at all enemies affected by your Flame Shock, and refresh your Flame Shock durations to 18 sec.

PvP Talents

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

  1. Lightning Lasso PvP talent icon.
    L

    Lightning Lasso

    48

  2. Grounding Totem PvP talent icon.
    G

    Grounding Totem

    46

  3. Control of Lava PvP talent icon.
    C

    Control of Lava

    40

  4. Skyfury Totem PvP talent icon.
    S

    Skyfury Totem

    13

  5. Swelling Waves PvP talent icon.
    S

    Swelling Waves

    2

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
6
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
44
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
0
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
0
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    42

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 42

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 42

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 42

      Ultimate Form

    4. 42

      Volatile Solvent

    5. 30

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    6. 25

      Viscous Trail

    7. 17

      Undulating Maneuvers

    8. 12

      Kevin's Keyring

  2. Kleia icon.
    K

    Kleia

    6

    The traits to use with Kleia are:

    1. 6

      Cleansing Rites

    2. 6

      Light the Path

    3. 6

      Mentorship

    4. 6

      Pointed Courage

    5. 6

      Spear of the Archon

    6. 6

      Valiant Strikes

  3. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    2

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 2

      Carver's Eye

    2. 2

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 2

      Mnemonic Equipment

    4. 2

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    5. 2

      Runeforged Spurs

    6. 1

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Gorestompers

    7. 1

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Marrowed Gemstone

potency conduits

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

  1. Tumbling Waves conduit icon.
    T

    Tumbling Waves

    44

  2. Call of Flame conduit icon.
    C

    Call of Flame

    43

  3. Embrace of Earth conduit icon.
    E

    Embrace of Earth

    23

endurance conduits

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

  1. Vital Accretion conduit icon.
    V

    Vital Accretion

    50

  2. Refreshing Waters conduit icon.
    R

    Refreshing Waters

    31

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    27

finesse conduits

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

  1. Totemic Surge conduit icon.
    T

    Totemic Surge

    35

  2. Thunderous Paws conduit icon.
    T

    Thunderous Paws

    11

  3. Crippling Hex conduit icon.
    C

    Crippling Hex

    3