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Mythic+ Elemental Shaman

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This is a guide about how to build Elemental Shamans 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 Elemental Shaman
Activity Mythic+
Number of players 50
Highest rating 2556
Lowest rating 2379

Stat Priority

+795
28% Crit
+678
21% Hast
+120
21% Mast
+460
11% Vers

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

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

Race

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

  1. Tauren icon.
    T

    Tauren

    21
  2. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    13
  3. Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dwarf

    5
  4. Goblin icon.
    G

    Goblin

    4
  5. Zandalari Troll icon.
    Z

    Zandalari Troll

    2

Legendary

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

  1. Echoes of Great Sundering legendary item icon.
    E

    Echoes of Great Sundering - Hands

    36

    When you cast Earth Shock, your next Earthquake will deal 120% additional damage.

  2. Echoes of Great Sundering legendary item icon.
    E

    Echoes of Great Sundering - Shoulders

    9

    When you cast Earth Shock, your next Earthquake will deal 120% additional damage.

  3. Windspeaker's Lava Resurgence legendary item icon.
    W

    Windspeaker's Lava Resurgence - Back

    3

    When you cast Earth Shock, gain Lava Surge and increase the damage of your next Lava Burst by 20%.

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

    Skybreaker's Fiery Demise - Ring 2

    1

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

  5. Primal Tide Core legendary item icon.
    P

    Primal Tide Core - Head

    1

    Every 4 casts of Riptide also applies Riptide to another friendly target near your Riptide target.

Trinkets

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

  1. Unbound Changeling item icon.
    U

    Unbound Changeling

    28

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your abilities have a chance to grant you 433 Critical Strike for 12 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Soulletting Ruby item icon.
    S

    Soulletting Ruby

    23

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Draw out a piece of the target's soul, decreasing their movement speed by 30% until the soul reaches you. The soul instantly heals you for 4,924, and grants you up to 1,184 Critical Strike for 16 sec. You gain more Critical Strike from lower health targets. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  3. Forbidden Necromantic Tome item icon.
    F

    Forbidden Necromantic Tome

    8

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +93 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells have a chance to increase your Critical Strike by 75 for 15 sec, stacking up to 3 times.
    Use: Raise the remains of a fallen ally as a skeletal warrior for 30 sec. (10 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Heroic

  4. Titanic Ocular Gland item icon.
    T

    Titanic Ocular Gland

    8

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: While your health is above 50% you are judged Worthy, increasing your highest secondary stat by 132. While your health is below 50% you are judged Unworthy, decreasing your highest secondary stat by 132.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    7

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +111 critical-strike
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 246 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Duelist

Gems

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

  1. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    35

    +16 Critical Strike

  2. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    26

    +16 Haste

  3. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    13

    +16 Versatility

  4. Leviathan's Eye of Intellect icon.
    L

    Leviathan's Eye of Intellect

    1

    +7 Intellect

  5.  icon.

    1

Domination Shards

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Elemental Shamans in Mythic+, the domination shards to use are:

  1. Foreboding Shard of Dyz icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Dyz

    22

    |CFF20ff20Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.44% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.|R

  2. Foreboding Shard of Bek icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Bek

    12

    |CFF20ff20Your damage is increased by 2.6% when you have 50% or more health than your target.|R

  3. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    10

    |CFF20ff20Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.50% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.|R

  4. Foreboding Shard of Cor icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Cor

    10

    |CFF20ff20Your damage is increased by 2.63% for 20 sec after attacking an enemy you have not yet damaged.|R

  5. Shard of Bek icon.
    S

    Shard of Bek

    10

    |CFF20ff20Your damage is increased by 1.50% when you have 50% or more health than your target.|R

Back Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    34

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    9

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    4

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

Chest Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    47

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight

    1

    Enchanted: Eternal Insight

Wrist Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    50

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    4

    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 Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    15

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

  2. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    3

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

Ring Enchantment

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

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    50

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    37

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    11

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Elemental Shamans in Mythic+, 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 Elemental Shamans in Mythic+, the talents to use are:

    1. Echo of the Elements talent icon.
      E
      46

      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
      4

      Earthen Rage

      Your damaging spells incite the earth around you to come to your aid for 6 sec, repeatedly dealing 145 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 239 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. Aftershock talent icon.
      A
      43

      Aftershock

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

    2. Elemental Blast talent icon.
      E
      6

      Elemental Blast

      Harnesses the raw power of the elements, dealing 1,448 Elemental damage and increasing your Critical Strike or Haste by 3% or Mastery by 6% for 10 sec. Generates 30 Maelstrom.

    3. Echoing Shock talent icon.
      E
      1

      Echoing Shock

      Shock the target for 659 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.

    1. Spirit Wolf talent icon.
      S
      41

      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.

    2. Static Charge talent icon.
      S
      7

      Static Charge

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

    3. Earth Shield talent icon.
      E
      2

      Earth Shield

      Protects the target with an earthen shield, increasing your healing on them by 20% and healing them for 779 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.

    1. Storm Elemental talent icon.
      S
      44

      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 20 times.

    2. Master of the Elements talent icon.
      M
      6

      Master of the Elements

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

    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 154 Fire damage to all enemies within 8 yards.

    1. Ancestral Guidance talent icon.
      A
      40

      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.

    2. Nature's Guardian talent icon.
      N
      8

      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.

    3. Wind Rush Totem talent icon.
      W
      2

      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
      46

      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. Icefury talent icon.
      I
      4

      Icefury

      Hurls frigid ice at the target, dealing 869 Frost damage and causing your next 4 Frost Shocks to deal 300% increased damage and generate 8 Maelstrom. Generates 25 Maelstrom.

    3. 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.

    1. Stormkeeper talent icon.
      S
      50

      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.

    2. Unlimited Power talent icon.
      U
      0

      Unlimited Power

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

    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 Mythic+, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Lightning Lasso PvP talent icon.
    L

    Lightning Lasso

    35

  2. Skyfury Totem PvP talent icon.
    S

    Skyfury Totem

    24

  3. Grounding Totem PvP talent icon.
    G

    Grounding Totem

    19

  4. Control of Lava PvP talent icon.
    C

    Control of Lava

    18

  5. Spectral Recovery PvP talent icon.
    S

    Spectral Recovery

    15

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
1
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
13
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
36
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
0
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Korayn icon.
    K

    Korayn

    34

    The traits to use with Korayn are:

    1. 34

      First Strike

    2. 34

      Horn of the Wild Hunt

    3. 34

      Wild Hunt Tactics

    4. 28

      Get In Formation

    5. 25

      Hunt's Exhilaration

    6. 9

      Vorkai Ambush

    7. 6

      Vorkai Sharpening Techniques

  2. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    13

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 13

      Carver's Eye

    2. 13

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 13

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Marrowed Gemstone

    4. 13

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    5. 9

      Runeforged Spurs

    6. 4

      Bonesmith's Satchel

  3. Dreamweaver icon.
    D

    Dreamweaver

    2

    The traits to use with Dreamweaver are:

    1. 2

      Dream Delver

    2. 2

      Field of Blossoms

    3. 2

      Podtender

    4. 2

      Social Butterfly

    5. 2

      Somnambulist

    6. 2

      Waking Dreams

  4. Pelagos icon.
    P

    Pelagos

    1

    The traits to use with Pelagos are:

    1. 1

      Combat Meditation

    2. 1

      Focusing Mantra

potency conduits

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

  1. Call of Flame conduit icon.
    C

    Call of Flame

    49

  2. Shake the Foundations conduit icon.
    S

    Shake the Foundations

    40

  3. Essential Extraction conduit icon.
    E

    Essential Extraction

    5

endurance conduits

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

  1. Vital Accretion conduit icon.
    V

    Vital Accretion

    46

  2. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    28

  3. Refreshing Waters conduit icon.
    R

    Refreshing Waters

    23

finesse conduits

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

  1. Thunderous Paws conduit icon.
    T

    Thunderous Paws

    36

  2. Totemic Surge conduit icon.
    T

    Totemic Surge

    21

  3. Spiritual Resonance conduit icon.
    S

    Spiritual Resonance

    11