mm+ Enhancement Shaman

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This is a guide about how to build Enhancement 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 Enhancement Shaman
Activity Mythic+
Number of players 50
Highest rating 3775
Lowest rating 3311

Stat Priority

+259
17% Crit
+1002
30% Hast
+859
65% Mast
+318
8% Vers

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

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

Race

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

  1. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    16
  2. Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dwarf

    8
  3. Goblin icon.
    G

    Goblin

    6
  4. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    6
  5. Draenei icon.
    D

    Draenei

    4

Legendary

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

  1. Primal Lava Actuators legendary item icon.
    P

    Primal Lava Actuators - Wrist

    42

    Each time Flame Shock deals Periodic damage, increase the damage of your next Lava Lash by 12% and reduce the cooldown of Lava Lash by 0.5 sec.

  2. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Head

    34

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

  3. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    12

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

  4. Witch Doctor's Wolf Bones legendary item icon.
    W

    Witch Doctor's Wolf Bones - Ring

    5

    Increases the chance to gain a stack of Maelstrom Weapon by 3%, and whenever you gain a stack of Maelstrom Weapon, the cooldown of Feral Spirits is reduced by 2.0 sec.

  5. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Ring

    1

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

Trinkets

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

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

    So'leah's Secret Technique

    34

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 agility
    Effects
    Use: Select a player in your party or raid, granting them 18 of their highest secondary stat, and granting you 113 of that same stat, for 30 min.
    Rank Mythic

  2. The First Sigil item icon.
    T

    The First Sigil

    32

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 agility
    Effects
    Use: Channel your Fleshcraft, gaining its benefits and gain 1,310 Versatility for 20 sec. (5 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  3. Elegy of the Eternals item icon.
    E

    Elegy of the Eternals

    18

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 agility
    Effects
    Equip: Weep before the Eternals, dedicating yourself to their service. Gain 121 of your highest secondary stat, and grant 10% of this bonus to any party members who also serve your covenant.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Inscrutable Quantum Device item icon.
    I

    Inscrutable Quantum Device

    11

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 agility
    Effects
    Use: ??? (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  5. Resonant Reservoir item icon.
    R

    Resonant Reservoir

    1

    Ilvl 278
    Effects
    Use: Fire a resonant bolt at your target which causes a Disintegration Halo from its location, dealing 1,019 damage every 1.7 sec for 6 sec. Crescendos 3 times before taking it again from the top. (1 Min 30 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

Tier Set

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

  1. Theurgic Starspeaker's Ringmail item icon.
    T

    Theurgic Starspeaker's Ringmail

    50

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +141 agility
    +303 stamina
    +56 critical-strike
    +128 haste
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Set
    Set: Spending Maelstrom Weapon has a 3% chance per stack to summon a Feral Spirit for 9 sec.
    Set: Your Feral Spirits' attacks have a 20% chance to trigger Stormbringer, resetting the cooldown of your Stormstrike.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Theurgic Starspeaker's Runebindings item icon.
    T

    Theurgic Starspeaker's Runebindings

    49

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +106 agility
    +227 stamina
    +40 versatility
    +98 mastery
    Set
    Set: Spending Maelstrom Weapon has a 3% chance per stack to summon a Feral Spirit for 9 sec.
    Set: Your Feral Spirits' attacks have a 20% chance to trigger Stormbringer, resetting the cooldown of your Stormstrike.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Theurgic Starspeaker's Adornment item icon.
    T

    Theurgic Starspeaker's Adornment

    49

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +106 agility
    +227 stamina
    +91 haste
    +47 mastery
    Set
    Set: Spending Maelstrom Weapon has a 3% chance per stack to summon a Feral Spirit for 9 sec.
    Set: Your Feral Spirits' attacks have a 20% chance to trigger Stormbringer, resetting the cooldown of your Stormstrike.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Theurgic Starspeaker's Tassets item icon.
    T

    Theurgic Starspeaker's Tassets

    47

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +141 agility
    +303 stamina
    +64 haste
    +120 versatility
    Set
    Set: Spending Maelstrom Weapon has a 3% chance per stack to summon a Feral Spirit for 9 sec.
    Set: Your Feral Spirits' attacks have a 20% chance to trigger Stormbringer, resetting the cooldown of your Stormstrike.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Theurgic Starspeaker's Howl item icon.
    T

    Theurgic Starspeaker's Howl

    8

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 agility
    +279 stamina
    +103 critical-strike
    +77 versatility
    Set
    Set: Spending Maelstrom Weapon has a 3% chance per stack to summon a Feral Spirit for 9 sec.
    Set: Your Feral Spirits' attacks have a 20% chance to trigger Stormbringer, resetting the cooldown of your Stormstrike.
    Rank Mythic

Gems

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

  1. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    116

    +16 Mastery

  2. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    82

    +16 Haste

  3. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    21

    +16 Critical Strike

  4. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    4

    +16 Versatility

  5. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    2

    +5% Movement Speed

Back Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    38

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    6

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    3

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

Chest Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    44

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    6

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

Wrist Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    9

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

  2. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    4

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

Hands Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    6

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

  2. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    3

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    47

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

  2. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    1

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

Ring Enchantment

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

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    56

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    33

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    6

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

Main Hand Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    48

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

Off Hand Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    50

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force

    1

    Enchanted: Lightless Force

Talents

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

    1. Lashing Flames talent icon.
      L
      46

      Lashing Flames

      Lava Lash now increases the damage of Flame Shock on its target by 100% for 20 sec.

    2. Elemental Blast talent icon.
      E
      4

      Elemental Blast

      Harnesses the raw power of the elements, dealing 1,329 Elemental damage and increasing your Critical Strike or Haste by 3% or Mastery by 6% for 10 sec.

    3. Forceful Winds talent icon.
      F
      0

      Forceful Winds

      Windfury causes each successive Windfury attack within 15 sec to increase the damage of Windfury by 35%, stacking up to 5 times.

    1. Hot Hand talent icon.
      H
      49

      Hot Hand

      Melee auto-attacks with Flametongue Weapon active have a 5% chance to reduce the cooldown of Lava Lash by 75% and increase the damage of Lava Lash by 100% for 8 sec.

    2. Stormflurry talent icon.
      S
      1

      Stormflurry

      Stormstrike has a 25% chance to strike the target an additional time for 40% of normal damage. This effect can chain off of itself.

    3. Ice Strike talent icon.
      I
      0

      Ice Strike

      Strike your target with an icy blade, dealing 1,326 Frost damage and snaring them by 50% for 6 sec. Successful Ice Strikes reset the cooldown of your Flame Shock and Frost Shock spells.

    1. Spirit Wolf talent icon.
      S
      42

      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
      1

      Earth Shield

      Protects the target with an earthen shield, increasing your healing on them by 20% and healing them for 640 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. Fire Nova talent icon.
      F
      42

      Fire Nova

      Erupt a burst of fiery damage from all targets affected by your Flame Shock, dealing 482 Fire damage to up to 6 targets within 8 yds of your Flame Shock targets.

    2. Elemental Assault talent icon.
      E
      5

      Elemental Assault

      Stormstrike damage is increased by 15%, and Stormstrike now generates 1 stack of Maelstrom Weapon.

    3. Hailstorm talent icon.
      H
      3

      Hailstorm

      Each stack of Maelstrom Weapon consumed increases the damage of your next Frost Shock by 15%, and causes your next Frost Shock to hit 1 additional target per Maelstrom Weapon stack consumed.

    1. Nature's Guardian talent icon.
      N
      40

      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. Feral Lunge talent icon.
      F
      6

      Feral Lunge

      Lunge at your enemy as a ghostly wolf, biting them to deal 78 Physical damage.

    3. Wind Rush Totem talent icon.
      W
      4

      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. Sundering talent icon.
      S
      50

      Sundering

      Shatters a line of earth in front of you with your main hand weapon, causing 1,600 Flamestrike damage and Incapacitating any enemy hit for 2 sec.

    2. Crashing Storm talent icon.
      C
      0

      Crashing Storm

      Crash Lightning also electrifies the ground, leaving an electrical field behind which damages enemies within it for 213 Nature damage over 6 sec.

    3. Stormkeeper talent icon.
      S
      0

      Stormkeeper

      Charge yourself with lightning, causing your next 2 Chain Lightnings to deal 300% more damage and be instant cast.

    1. Elemental Spirits talent icon.
      E
      50

      Elemental Spirits

      Reduces the cooldown of Feral Spirit by 30 sec and causes your Feral Spirits to be imbued with Fire, Frost, or Lightning, enhancing your abilities.

    2. Earthen Spike talent icon.
      E
      0

      Earthen Spike

      Summons an Earthen Spike under an enemy, dealing 938 Physical damage and increasing Physical and Nature damage you deal to the target by 20% for 10 sec.

    3. Ascendance talent icon.
      A
      0

      Ascendance

      Transform into an Air Ascendant for 15 sec, immediately dealing 2,813 Nature damage to any enemy within 8 yds, reducing the cooldown and cost of Stormstrike by 66%, and transforming your auto attack and Stormstrike into Wind attacks which bypass armor and have a 30 yd range.

PvP Talents

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

  1. Ride the Lightning PvP talent icon.
    R

    Ride the Lightning

    31

  2. Swelling Waves PvP talent icon.
    S

    Swelling Waves

    31

  3. Grounding Totem PvP talent icon.
    G

    Grounding Totem

    22

  4. Shamanism PvP talent icon.
    S

    Shamanism

    17

  5. Static Field Totem PvP talent icon.
    S

    Static Field Totem

    15

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
42
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
6
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
2
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    38

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 38

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 38

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 38

      Ultimate Form

    4. 38

      Volatile Solvent

    5. 35

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    6. 33

      Undulating Maneuvers

    7. 5

      Viscous Trail

    8. 3

      Kevin's Keyring

  2. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    4

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 4

      Carver's Eye

    2. 4

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 4

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Gorestompers

    4. 4

      Mnemonic Equipment

    5. 4

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    6. 4

      Runeforged Spurs

  3. Dreamweaver icon.
    D

    Dreamweaver

    4

    The traits to use with Dreamweaver are:

    1. 4

      Dream Delver

    2. 4

      Field of Blossoms

    3. 4

      Podtender

    4. 4

      Somnambulist

    5. 4

      Soothing Voice

    6. 4

      Waking Dreams

  4. Korayn icon.
    K

    Korayn

    1

    The traits to use with Korayn are:

    1. 1

      First Strike

    2. 1

      Horn of the Wild Hunt

    3. 1

      Hunt's Exhilaration

    4. 1

      Vorkai Sharpening Techniques

    5. 1

      Wild Hunt Strategem

    6. 1

      Wild Hunt Tactics

  5. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    1

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 1

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 1

      Dauntless Duelist

    3. 1

      Fatal Flaw

    4. 1

      Friends in Low Places

    5. 1

      Nimble Steps

    6. 1

      Thrill Seeker

potency conduits

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

  1. Focused Lightning conduit icon.
    F

    Focused Lightning

    50

  2. Magma Fist conduit icon.
    M

    Magma Fist

    48

  3. Tumbling Waves conduit icon.
    T

    Tumbling Waves

    42

endurance conduits

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

  1. Vital Accretion conduit icon.
    V

    Vital Accretion

    48

  2. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    35

  3. Refreshing Waters conduit icon.
    R

    Refreshing Waters

    14

finesse conduits

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

  1. Thunderous Paws conduit icon.
    T

    Thunderous Paws

    32

  2. Totemic Surge conduit icon.
    T

    Totemic Surge

    17

  3. Spiritual Resonance conduit icon.
    S

    Spiritual Resonance

    4