mm+ 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 3870
Lowest rating 3579

Stat Priority

+697
25% Crit
+651
20% Hast
+130
35% Mast
+953
24% 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. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    15
  2. Goblin icon.
    G

    Goblin

    12
  3. Tauren icon.
    T

    Tauren

    6
  4. Pandaren icon.
    P

    Pandaren

    4
  5. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    3

Legendary

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

  1. Deeptremor Stone legendary item icon.
    D

    Deeptremor Stone - Feet

    27

    Earth Elemental has a permanent Earthquake attached to it.

  2. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    27

    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 5,556 Arcane damage and 3,042 healing.

  3. Deeptremor Stone legendary item icon.
    D

    Deeptremor Stone - Ring

    9

    Earth Elemental has a permanent Earthquake attached to it.

  4. Deeptremor Stone legendary item icon.
    D

    Deeptremor Stone - Waist

    6

    Earth Elemental has a permanent Earthquake attached to it.

  5. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Head

    5

    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 5,832 Arcane damage and 3,186 healing.

Trinkets

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

  1. Resonant Reservoir item icon.
    R

    Resonant Reservoir

    33

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 intellect
    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

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

    So'leah's Secret Technique

    24

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 intellect
    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

  3. Unbound Changeling item icon.
    U

    Unbound Changeling

    24

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 intellect
    +58 avoidance
    Effects
    Equip: Your abilities have a chance to grant you 551 Critical Strike for 12 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Elegy of the Eternals item icon.
    E

    Elegy of the Eternals

    14

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 intellect
    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

  5. Miniscule Mailemental in an Envelope item icon.
    M

    Miniscule Mailemental in an Envelope

    2

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +125 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your ranged attacks and abilities have a chance to summon a Mailemental that throws Unstable Goods at your target, dealing 5,160 Arcane damage.
    Rank Mythic

Tier Set

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

  1. Theurgic Starspeaker's Tassets item icon.
    T

    Theurgic Starspeaker's Tassets

    49

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 intellect
    +279 stamina
    +62 haste
    +117 versatility
    +77 speed
    Set
    Set: Your critical healing increases the critical chance of your next Chain Heal by 2%, stacking up to 50 times.
    Set: Your Chain Heal critical hits reduce the remaining cooldown of one of your totems by 2 sec. Your Healing Stream Totem, Healing Tide Totem, Mana Tide Totem, and Spirit Link Totem now also cast Chain Heal with 100% effectiveness when you drop them.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Theurgic Starspeaker's Adornment item icon.
    T

    Theurgic Starspeaker's Adornment

    47

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +106 intellect
    +227 stamina
    +91 haste
    +47 mastery
    Set
    Set: Your critical healing increases the critical chance of your next Chain Heal by 2%, stacking up to 50 times.
    Set: Your Chain Heal critical hits reduce the remaining cooldown of one of your totems by 2 sec. Your Healing Stream Totem, Healing Tide Totem, Mana Tide Totem, and Spirit Link Totem now also cast Chain Heal with 100% effectiveness when you drop them.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Theurgic Starspeaker's Ringmail item icon.
    T

    Theurgic Starspeaker's Ringmail

    43

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +141 intellect
    +303 stamina
    +56 critical-strike
    +128 haste
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Set
    Set: Your critical healing increases the critical chance of your next Chain Heal by 2%, stacking up to 50 times.
    Set: Your Chain Heal critical hits reduce the remaining cooldown of one of your totems by 2 sec. Your Healing Stream Totem, Healing Tide Totem, Mana Tide Totem, and Spirit Link Totem now also cast Chain Heal with 100% effectiveness when you drop them.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Theurgic Starspeaker's Howl item icon.
    T

    Theurgic Starspeaker's Howl

    43

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 intellect
    +279 stamina
    +103 critical-strike
    +77 versatility
    Set
    Set: Your critical healing increases the critical chance of your next Chain Heal by 2%, stacking up to 50 times.
    Set: Your Chain Heal critical hits reduce the remaining cooldown of one of your totems by 2 sec. Your Healing Stream Totem, Healing Tide Totem, Mana Tide Totem, and Spirit Link Totem now also cast Chain Heal with 100% effectiveness when you drop them.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Theurgic Starspeaker's Runebindings item icon.
    T

    Theurgic Starspeaker's Runebindings

    23

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +99 intellect
    +209 stamina
    +39 versatility
    +95 mastery
    Set
    Set: Your critical healing increases the critical chance of your next Chain Heal by 2%, stacking up to 50 times.
    Set: Your Chain Heal critical hits reduce the remaining cooldown of one of your totems by 2 sec. Your Healing Stream Totem, Healing Tide Totem, Mana Tide Totem, and Spirit Link Totem now also cast Chain Heal with 100% effectiveness when you drop them.
    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

    126

    +16 Versatility

  2. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    45

    +16 Critical Strike

  3. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    28

    +16 Haste

  4. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    1

    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 Restoration Shamans in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    26

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    24

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

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

    45

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

    4

    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

    50

    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

    2

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

  2. Enchant Gloves - Strength of Soul enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Strength of Soul

    1

    Enchanted: +10 Strength

  3. 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 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

    22

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

  2. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    7

    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

    69

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    17

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    14

    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
      45

      Undulation

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

    2. Unleash Life talent icon.
      U
      3

      Unleash Life

      Unleashes elemental forces of Life, healing a friendly target for 1,863 and increasing the effect of the Shaman's next direct heal by 35%.

    3. Torrent talent icon.
      T
      2

      Torrent

      Increases the initial heal from Riptide by 20%.

    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
      38

      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
      11

      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. Earthgrab Totem talent icon.
      E
      1

      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.

    1. Ancestral Vigor talent icon.
      A
      46

      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
      4

      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
      0

      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
      36

      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
      13

      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
      1

      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 1,721. 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 8,867. Ascendant healing is distributed evenly among allies within 20 yds.

    2. High Tide talent icon.
      H
      2

      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.

    3. Wellspring talent icon.
      W
      2

      Wellspring

      Creates a surge of water that flows forward, healing friendly targets in a wide arc in front of you for 1,898.

PvP Talents

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

  1. Ancestral Gift PvP talent icon.
    A

    Ancestral Gift

    32

  2. Grounding Totem PvP talent icon.
    G

    Grounding Totem

    32

  3. Living Tide PvP talent icon.
    L

    Living Tide

    24

  4. Skyfury Totem PvP talent icon.
    S

    Skyfury Totem

    12

  5. Counterstrike Totem PvP talent icon.
    C

    Counterstrike Totem

    8

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
46
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
1
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
0
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
3
Vent

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

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

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

    46

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 46

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 46

      Effusive Anima Accelerator

    3. 46

      Forgelite Filter

    4. 46

      Soulglow Spectrometer

    5. 45

      Hammer of Genesis

    6. 36

      Resilient Plumage

    7. 10

      Regenerating Materials

    8. 1

      Soulsteel Clamps

  2. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    3

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 3

      Leisurely Gait

    2. 3

      Party Favors

    3. 3

      Soothing Shade

    4. 3

      Token of Appreciation

    5. 2

      Exquisite Ingredients

    6. 2

      Life is but an Appetizer

    7. 1

      It's Always Tea Time

    8. 1

      Life of the Party

  3. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    1

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 1

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 1

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 1

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    4. 1

      Ultimate Form

    5. 1

      Undulating Maneuvers

    6. 1

      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

    46

  3. Heavy Rainfall conduit icon.
    H

    Heavy Rainfall

    3

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Restoration 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

    46

  3. Refreshing Waters conduit icon.
    R

    Refreshing Waters

    46

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

    28

  2. Thunderous Paws conduit icon.
    T

    Thunderous Paws

    22

  3. Spiritual Resonance conduit icon.
    S

    Spiritual Resonance

    1