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Mythic+ Restoration Shaman

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This is a guide about how to build Restoration 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 Restoration Shaman
Activity Mythic+
Number of players 50
Highest rating 3044
Lowest rating 2705

Stat Priority

+622
23% Crit
+609
19% Hast
+132
35% Mast
+814
20% Vers

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

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

Race

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

  1. Goblin icon.
    G

    Goblin

    18
  2. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    10
  3. Pandaren icon.
    P

    Pandaren

    4
  4. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    3
  5. Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dwarf

    3

Legendary

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

  1. Raging Vesper Vortex legendary item icon.
    R

    Raging Vesper Vortex - Legs

    42

    When 3 charges of Vesper Totem are consumed, Vesper Totem will radiate a 15 yd burst of 7,603 Arcane damage and 2,605 healing.

  2. Primal Tide Core legendary item icon.
    P

    Primal Tide Core - Hands

    5

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

  3. Raging Vesper Vortex legendary item icon.
    R

    Raging Vesper Vortex - Feet

    2

    When 3 charges of Vesper Totem are consumed, Vesper Totem will radiate a 15 yd burst of 7,251 Arcane damage and 2,504 healing.

  4. Deeptremor Stone legendary item icon.
    D

    Deeptremor Stone - Ring 2

    1

    Earth Elemental has a permanent Earthquake attached to it.

Trinkets

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

  1. Unbound Changeling item icon.
    U

    Unbound Changeling

    41

    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

    30

    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. Titanic Ocular Gland item icon.
    T

    Titanic Ocular Gland

    20

    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

  4. Satchel of Misbegotten Minions item icon.
    S

    Satchel of Misbegotten Minions

    4

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells have a chance to draw a minion from the satchel, sending it running at your target where it explodes, dealing 3,899 Shadow damage split between all nearby enemies. Damage is increased for each enemy struck, up to 5 enemies.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Forbidden Necromantic Tome item icon.
    F

    Forbidden Necromantic Tome

    2

    Ilvl 259
    Stats
    +105 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells have a chance to increase your Critical Strike by 79 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 Mythic

Gems

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

  1. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    119

    +16 Versatility

  2. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    28

    +16 Critical Strike

  3. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    19

    +16 Haste

  4. Leviathan's Eye of Intellect icon.
    L

    Leviathan's Eye of Intellect

    5

    +7 Intellect

  5. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    1

    +5% Movement Speed

Domination Shards

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

  1. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    45

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

  2. Portentous Shard of Kyr icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Kyr

    40

    Gain 1,346 Absorb every 5 sec, up to a cap of 6,734.

  3. Portentous Shard of Cor icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Cor

    39

    Your damage is increased by 3.00% for 20 sec after attacking an enemy you have not yet damaged.

  4. Portentous Shard of Bek icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Bek

    37

    Your damage is increased by 3.0% when you have 50% or more health than your target.

  5. Portentous Shard of Rev icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Rev

    22

    Your Leech is increased by 60.

Back Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    31

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    16

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  3. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    2

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Restoration 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 Bounds enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

    5

    Enchanted: +20 Intellect & +6% Mana

  3. 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 Restoration Shamans in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    48

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Restoration 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

    2

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    27

    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 Restoration Shamans in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Ring items are:

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    66

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    22

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    10

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

Main Hand Enchantment

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

    1. Undulation talent icon.
      U
      42

      Undulation

      Every third Healing Wave or Healing Surge heals for an additional 50%.

    2. Torrent talent icon.
      T
      7

      Torrent

      Increases the initial heal from Riptide by 20%.

    3. Unleash Life talent icon.
      U
      1

      Unleash Life

      Unleashes elemental forces of Life, healing a friendly target for 1,864 and increasing the effect of the Shaman's next direct heal by 35%.

    1. Echo of the Elements talent icon.
      E
      50

      Echo of the Elements

      Riptide, Healing Stream Totem, and Lava Burst now have 2 charges. Effects that reset their remaining cooldown will instead grant 1 charge.

    2. Deluge talent icon.
      D
      0

      Deluge

      Healing Wave, Healing Surge, and Chain Heal heal for an additional 20% on targets affected by your Healing Rain or Riptide.

    3. Surge of Earth talent icon.
      S
      0

      Surge of Earth

      Consume up to 3 charges of Earth Shield to heal up to 3 allies near your Earth Shield target for 841 per charge consumed.

    1. Spirit Wolf talent icon.
      S
      26

      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. Earthgrab Totem talent icon.
      E
      12

      Earthgrab Totem

      Summons a totem at the target location for 20 sec. The totem pulses every 2 sec, rooting all enemies within 8 yards for 8 sec. Enemies previously rooted by the totem instead suffer 50% movement speed reduction.

    3. Static Charge talent icon.
      S
      12

      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. Ancestral Vigor talent icon.
      A
      43

      Ancestral Vigor

      Targets you heal with Healing Wave, Healing Surge, Chain Heal, or Riptide's initial heal gain 10% increased health for 10 sec.

    2. Earthen Wall Totem talent icon.
      E
      5

      Earthen Wall Totem

      Summons a totem with 21,160 health for 15 sec. 351 damage from each attack against allies within 10 yards of the totem is redirected to the totem.

    3. Ancestral Protection Totem talent icon.
      A
      2

      Ancestral Protection Totem

      Summons a totem at the target location for 30 sec. All allies within 20 yards of the totem gain 10% increased health. If an ally dies, the totem will be consumed to allow them to Reincarnate with 20% health and mana. Cannot reincarnate an ally who dies to massive damage.

    1. Nature's Guardian talent icon.
      N
      24

      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. Graceful Spirit talent icon.
      G
      18

      Graceful Spirit

      Reduces the cooldown of Spiritwalker's Grace by 60 sec and increases your movement speed by 20% while it is active.

    3. Wind Rush Totem talent icon.
      W
      8

      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. Cloudburst Totem talent icon.
      C
      50

      Cloudburst Totem

      Summons a totem at your feet for 15 sec that collects power from all of your healing spells. When the totem expires or dies, the stored power is released, healing all injured allies within 40 yards for 30% of all healing done while it was active, divided evenly among targets. Casting this spell a second time recalls the totem and releases the healing.

    2. Flash Flood talent icon.
      F
      0

      Flash Flood

      When you consume Tidal Waves, the cast time of your next heal is reduced by 20%.

    3. Downpour talent icon.
      D
      0

      Downpour

      A burst of water at the target location heals up to six injured allies within 12 yards for 1,738. Cooldown increased by 5 sec for each target effectively healed.

    1. Ascendance talent icon.
      A
      46

      Ascendance

      Transform into a Water Ascendant, duplicating all healing you deal for 15 sec and immediately healing for 8,754. Ascendant healing is distributed evenly among allies within 20 yds.

    2. Wellspring talent icon.
      W
      4

      Wellspring

      Creates a surge of water that flows forward, healing friendly targets in a wide arc in front of you for 1,903.

    3. High Tide talent icon.
      H
      0

      High Tide

      Every 20,000 mana you spend brings a High Tide, making your next 2 Chain Heals heal for an additional 10% and not reduce with each jump.

PvP Talents

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

  1. Grounding Totem PvP talent icon.
    G

    Grounding Totem

    35

  2. Ancestral Gift PvP talent icon.
    A

    Ancestral Gift

    32

  3. Living Tide PvP talent icon.
    L

    Living Tide

    22

  4. Skyfury Totem PvP talent icon.
    S

    Skyfury Totem

    12

  5. Counterstrike Totem PvP talent icon.
    C

    Counterstrike Totem

    10

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
47
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
3
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
0
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
0
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
    F

    Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

    43

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 43

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 43

      Effusive Anima Accelerator

    3. 43

      Forgelite Filter

    4. 43

      Soulglow Spectrometer

    5. 42

      Hammer of Genesis

    6. 38

      Resilient Plumage

    7. 5

      Regenerating Materials

    8. 1

      Soulsteel Clamps

  2. Kleia icon.
    K

    Kleia

    4

    The traits to use with Kleia are:

    1. 4

      Cleansing Rites

    2. 4

      Light the Path

    3. 4

      Mentorship

    4. 4

      Pointed Courage

    5. 4

      Valiant Strikes

    6. 3

      Spear of the Archon

    7. 1

      Hope Springs Eternal

  3. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    3

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 3

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 3

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 3

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    4. 3

      Ultimate Form

    5. 3

      Undulating Maneuvers

    6. 3

      Volatile Solvent

potency conduits

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

  1. Swirling Currents conduit icon.
    S

    Swirling Currents

    49

  2. Elysian Dirge conduit icon.
    E

    Elysian Dirge

    44

  3. Heavy Rainfall conduit icon.
    H

    Heavy Rainfall

    6

endurance conduits

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

  1. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    48

  2. Refreshing Waters conduit icon.
    R

    Refreshing Waters

    46

  3. Vital Accretion conduit icon.
    V

    Vital Accretion

    45

finesse conduits

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

  1. Totemic Surge conduit icon.
    T

    Totemic Surge

    30

  2. Thunderous Paws conduit icon.
    T

    Thunderous Paws

    22

  3. Spiritual Resonance conduit icon.
    S

    Spiritual Resonance

    1