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Enhancement Shaman PvP Guide For 2v2

Shaman class icon Enhancement Shaman specialization icon
Enhancement Shaman
Dragonflight Season 4
Based on 38 Characters
From 2003 to 2533 Rating

Welcome to Murlok.io's PvP guide for Enhancement Shamans in 2v2 Arenas. This guide covers the best stats, races, talents, gear, embellishments, enchantments, and gems for Patch 10.2.7, based on data from the top 50 Enhancement Shamans in Dragonflight Season 4 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes Kärmá (Stormscale EU) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 2533.

Updated every 12 hours with the latest data from the Battle.net API , this guide also examines each character's recent playtime, specialization frequency, and equipment choices for greater accuracy.

Top Enhancement Shamans

Stat Priority

Stats are crucial attributes that influence a character's power in World of Warcraft. They determine the character's strength and overall playstyle. Stat bonuses can be found on various equipment pieces, consumables created by Alchemy, certain foods, some enchantments, and gems.

Each stat experiences diminishing returns once its equipped bonus reaches +20%. Optimizing a character's performance involves finding a balanced distribution. Here is the optimal way to balance Enhancement Shaman secondary and minor stats for 2v2:

Secondary Stats

+963
15% Critical Strike
+3418
20% Haste
+5736
79% Mastery
+6163
30% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Mastery
  3. Haste
  4. Critical Strike

Minor Stats

+133
2% Avoidance
+26
1% Leech
+614
11% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Avoidance
  3. Leech

Races

Each race in World of Warcraft has unique traits that enhance abilities or improve in-game quality of life. Although these racial traits offer minor advantages, they can provide a competitive edge in certain scenarios.

With Orc currently being the top race for Enhancement Shamans in 2v2, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits:

  1. Orc icon
    Orc
    17
  2. Dark Iron Dwarf icon
    Dark Iron Dwarf
    9
  3. Dwarf icon
    Dwarf
    5
  4. Tauren icon
    Tauren
    2
  5. Draenei icon
    Draenei
    2

Class Talents

Talents are the main element defining a character's build, significantly influencing playstyle by adding, modifying, and enhancing abilities and behaviors. They are crucial in shaping how a character functions in battle.

Class talents represent a common tree shared across all Shaman specializations. These talents provide foundational skills and enhancements essential to the Shaman class. They offer a range of abilities that lay the groundwork for a Shaman's overall capabilities. The following tree reproduces the in-game class talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  1. Most frequently used talents, highly recommended for optimal performance.
  2. Widely used talents offering flexibility for alternative choices or personal preference.
  3. Less commonly selected talents, typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier.

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents provide Enhancement Shamans with unique abilities and enhancements tailored to their combat style. The following tree reproduces the in-game specialization talents disposition and shows the best talents as a heatmap:

  1. Most frequently used talents, highly recommended for optimal performance.
  2. Widely used talents offering flexibility for alternative choices or personal preference.
  3. Less commonly selected talents, typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier.

PvP Talents

PvP talents are tailored for player-versus-player combat scenarios. Activated in arenas, battlegrounds, and the open world with war mode enabled, these talents optimize a Enhancement Shaman's performance in PvP encounters. They provide specialized enhancements that give players an edge in combat against other players, reflecting the unique demands of PvP gameplay. The following shows the best PvP talents as a heatmap:

  1. Most frequently used talents, highly recommended for optimal performance.
  2. Widely used talents offering flexibility for alternative choices or personal preference.
  3. Less commonly selected talents, typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier.

Best In Slot Gear

Gear consists of items that directly determine a character's power level. It can be acquired from various sources: dungeons, raids, world drops, crafted through professions, obtained from PvP vendors, or chosen as rewards from the Great Vault.

Each piece of gear significantly boosts a character's overall strength and capabilities. Here are the top items for Enhancement Shamans in 2v2, tailored for each equipment slot:

Antique Bronze Bullion

Antique Bronze Bullion serves as a specialized currency in Dragonflight Season 4, enabling players to purchase specific items. Each item costs 2 bullions and can be upgraded to its maximum Mythic level.

Given that the acquisition of bullions is limited to 1 per week from defeating raid bosses and 2 from the Weekly Mythic Dungeons quest reward when available, here are the best items to buy to maximize your limited bullions.

  1. Seal of Filial Duty icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    21
  2. Seal of Diurna's Chosen icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    3
  3. Igira's Flaying Hatchet icon
    Igira's Flaying Hatchet
    2
  4. Fist of the Grand Summoner icon
    Fist of the Grand Summoner
    1

Embellishments

Embellishments are unique effects associated with crafted items, either as predefined elements in a recipe or added with an optional embellishment reagent, creating embellished gear. These enhancements diversify and amplify characters' capabilities.

Given that only a maximum of two embellished items can be equipped at a time, here are the best embellishments for Enhancement Shamans in 2v2:

  1. Adaptive Dracothyst Armguards icon
    Adaptive Stonescales
    33
  2. Infurious Boots of Reprieve icon
    Mettle
    31
  3. Flame-Touched Helmet icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    5
  4. Elemental Lariat icon
    Elemental Lariat
    2
  5. Flame-Touched Chain icon
    Precognition
    2

Enchantments

Enchantments provide minor yet valuable enhancements to various items, including Head, Back, Chest, Wrist, Waist, Legs, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand.

Most enchantments are crafted via the Enchanting profession. However, Waist enchantments specifically require Blacksmithing, Legs enhancements are crafted by Leatherworkers, and Head enchantments come from the Incandescent Essence , a reward obtained through a quest in the Amirdrassil raid.

Enchantments are usually available at the auction house, making them accessible for upgrades. Here is a list of the top enchantments for Enhancement Shamans in 2v2, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness:

Gems

Gems are crafted stones from the Jewelcrafting profession, typically offering stat bonuses to enhance your gear and balance character stats as a final touch. These gems can be socketed into specific items such as Head, Neck, Wrist, Waist, and Rings.

Even though the presence of sockets on these items is usually random upon their drop, neck pieces can be uniquely modified to have up to three sockets by using three Tiered Medallion Setting . Additionally, a single socket can be added to other eligible items with an Eye of Awakening , which requires three Aspects' Tokens of Merit obtained from the Great Vault.

Available through both the auction house and the crafting order system, the following are the top gem choices for Enhancement Shamans in 2v2:

  1. Zen Neltharite icon
    Zen Neltharite
    99
  2. Keen Neltharite icon
    Keen Neltharite
    84
  3. Keen Ysemerald icon
    Keen Ysemerald
    23
  4. Energized Ysemerald icon
    Energized Ysemerald
    21
  5. Skillful Illimited Diamond icon
    Skillful Illimited Diamond
    21