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Restoration Shaman PvE Guide For Mythic+

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Restoration Shaman
Season 4
50 characters
3392 - 3748

Welcome to Murlok.io's Restoration Shaman PvE guide for Mythic+ in World of Warcraft. This guide lists the best stats, races, talents, gear, embellishments, enchantments, and gems for patch 10.2.7, based on the character builds of the Top 50 Restoration Shamans from Dragonflight Season 4 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes Larên (Silvermoon EU) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 3748.

Updated every 12 hours with the latest data from the Battle.net API , the guide also examines each character's last time played, specialization usage frequency, and equipment type to ensure greater accuracy.

Top Restoration Shamans

  1. 1
    Larên's character icon
    Larên
    Silvermoon (EU)
    526 ilvl
    3748
  2. 2
    Oupsïtv's character icon
    Oupsïtv
    Confrérie Du Thorium (EU)
    527 ilvl
    3698
  3. 3
    Rainxp's character icon
    Rainxp
    Stormrage (US)
    527 ilvl
    3624
  4. 4
    Eluneqt's character icon
    Eluneqt
    Thrall (US)
    527 ilvl
    3611
  5. 5
    Buntotem's character icon
    Buntotem
    Stormrage (US)
    526 ilvl
    3610

Stat Priority

Stats are crucial attributes that directly influence a character's power in World of Warcraft. They not only determine the character's strength but also define the overall feel and playstyle. Stat bonuses can be found on various pieces of equipment, in consumables created by the Alchemy profession, certain foods, some enchantments , and gems .

It's important to note that each stat experiences diminishing returns once its equipped bonus reaches +20%. This means that optimizing a character's performance involves more than just maximizing each stat; it's about finding a balanced distribution. Here is the optimal way to balance Restoration Shaman Secondary and Minor stats for Mythic+.

Secondary Stats
+6137
39% Critical Strike
+3019
18% Haste
+1989
57% Mastery
+6030
29% Versatility
  1. Critical Strike
  2. Versatility
  3. Haste
  4. Mastery
Minor Stats
+893
11% Avoidance
+323
4% Leech
+191
4% Speed
  1. Avoidance
  2. Leech
  3. Speed

Races

In World of Warcraft, each race comes with unique traits that enhance character abilities or improve in-game quality of life. Although these racial traits typically offer minor advantages, they can still provide a competitive edge in certain scenarios.

With Dwarf currently being the top race for Restoration Shamans in Mythic+, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Dwarf race icon
    Dwarf
    32
  2. Troll race icon
    Troll
    4
  3. Orc race icon
    Orc
    4
  4. Draenei race icon
    Draenei
    4
  5. Goblin race icon
    Goblin
    2

Class Talents

Talents are the main element defining a character's build, significantly influencing the playstyle by adding, modifying, and enhancing character 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 that are essential and universal to the Shaman class. They offer a range of abilities that lay the groundwork for a Shaman's overall capabilities, regardless of the chosen specialization.

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:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Chain Heal
50
Lava Burst
50
Astral Shift
50
Chain Lightning
50
Wind Shear
48
Planes Traveler
48
Spirit Wolf
20
Frost Shock
1
Maelstrom Weapon
0
Earth Shield
50
Fire and Ice
50
Earth Elemental
13
Capacitor Totem
45
Ancestral Wolf Affinity
0
Brimming with Life
50
Elemental Orbit
49
Healing Stream Totem
50
Ancestral Defense
49
Tremor Totem
0
Static Charge
10
Purge
23
Flurry
0
Swirling Currents
32
Improved Purify Spirit
32
Wind Rush Totem
46
Hex
19
Nature's Fury
24
Surging Shields
8
Elemental Warding
41
Nature's Guardian
50
Voodoo Mastery
0
Winds of Al'Akir
2
Spiritwalker's Grace
47
Thunderstorm
45
Totemic Focus
48
Gust of Wind
2
Graceful Spirit
44
Ancestral Guidance
50
Totemic Projection
1
Totemic Surge
47
Go with the Flow
0
Mana Spring
8
Thundershock
30
Poison Cleansing Totem
27
Totemic Recall
29
Nature's Swiftness
49
Stoneskin Totem
11
Creation Core
6

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Restoration Shamans with unique abilities and enhancements tailored to their combat style.

The following tree reproduces the in-game specialization talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Riptide
50
Deluge
50
Healing Wave
50
Healing Stream Totem
50
Healing Rain
50
Stormkeeper
43
Resurgence
50
Tidal Waves
50
Acid Rain
48
Overflowing Shores
3
Ancestral Vigor
46
Flash Flood
1
Water Totem Mastery
50
Ancestral Reach
22
Spirit Link Totem
50
Master of the Elements
23
Cloudburst Totem
41
Wavespeaker's Blessing
2
Healing Tide Totem
50
Lava Surge
39
Mana Tide Totem
16
Torrent
13
Undulation
48
Current Control
0
Echo of the Elements
50
Spiritwalker's Tidal Totem
7
Earthen Wall Totem
4
Earthliving Weapon
1
Primordial Wave
49
Ancestral Awakening
29
Earthen Harmony
50
Undercurrent
4
Improved Primordial Wave
34
Tidebringer
28
Downpour
1
Improved Earthliving Weapon
0
Continuous Waves
32
High Tide
28
Ascendance
50
Deeply Rooted Elements
4

PvP Talents

PvP talents are specifically tailored for player-versus-player combat scenarios. Activated in arenas, battlegrounds, and the open world with war mode enabled, these talents are designed to optimize a Restoration Shaman's performance in PvP encounters. They provide specialized enhancements and strategies that give players an edge in combat against other players, reflecting the unique demands of PvP gameplay.

The following tree reproduces the in-game pvp talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Skyfury Totem
7
Counterstrike Totem
11
Electrocute
3
Grounding Totem
22
Rain Dance
13
Living Tide
29
Unleash Shield
4
Traveling Storms
4
Seasoned Winds
8
Static Field Totem
8
Burrow
5

Best In Slot And Gear

Gear consists of items that directly determine a character's power level. It can be acquired from diverse sources: dungeon, raid, world drops, crafted through various 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 Restoration Shamans in Mythic+, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Greatwolf Outcast's Jaws item set icon
    set
    Greatwolf Outcast's Jaws
    46
  2. Oscillating Wilderness Opticals item icon
    Oscillating Wilderness Opticals
    2
  3. Eranog's Adorned Sallet item icon
    Eranog's Adorned Sallet
    1
  4. Forest Prowler's Helm item icon
    Forest Prowler's Helm
    1

Neck

  1. Elemental Lariat item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    38
  2. Tuskarr Bone Necklace item icon
    Tuskarr Bone Necklace
    6
  3. Ouroboreal Necklet item icon
    Ouroboreal Necklet
    3
  4. Choker of Shielding item icon
    Choker of Shielding
    2
  5. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    1

Shoulders

  1. Greatwolf Outcast's Companions item set icon
    set
    Greatwolf Outcast's Companions
    50

Back

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    10
  2. Cloak of Lost Devotion item icon
    Cloak of Lost Devotion
    9
  3. Potion-Stained Cloak item icon
    Potion-Stained Cloak
    8
  4. Decorated Commander's Cindercloak item icon
    Decorated Commander's Cindercloak
    7
  5. Inflammable Drapeleaf item icon
    Inflammable Drapeleaf
    6

Chest

  1. Greatwolf Outcast's Harness item set icon
    set
    Greatwolf Outcast's Harness
    36
  2. Hauberk of Frozen Fervor item icon
    Hauberk of Frozen Fervor
    5
  3. Fatebound Chainmail item icon
    Fatebound Chainmail
    3
  4. Cuirass of Meticulous Mixture item icon
    Cuirass of Meticulous Mixture
    2
  5. Embar's Ashen Hauberk item icon
    Embar's Ashen Hauberk
    2

Wrist

  1. Adaptive Dracothyst Armguards item icon
    Adaptive Dracothyst Armguards
    23
  2. Complicated Cuffs item icon
    Complicated Cuffs
    22
  3. Boulder-Tossing Bands item icon
    Boulder-Tossing Bands
    1
  4. Flame-Touched Cuffs item icon
    Flame-Touched Cuffs
    1
  5. Shackles of the Shadowed Bastille item icon
    Shackles of the Shadowed Bastille
    1

Hands

  1. Greatwolf Outcast's Grips item set icon
    set
    Greatwolf Outcast's Grips
    38
  2. Calamitous Shockguards item icon
    Calamitous Shockguards
    6
  3. Torrential Downpour Gauntlets item icon
    Torrential Downpour Gauntlets
    3
  4. Rock Shovelers item icon
    Rock Shovelers
    2
  5. Flame-Touched Handguards item icon
    Flame-Touched Handguards
    1

Waist

  1. Swollen Bark Clasp item icon
    Swollen Bark Clasp
    9
  2. Gatekeeper's Girdle item icon
    Gatekeeper's Girdle
    8
  3. Unnatural Dripstone Cinch item icon
    Unnatural Dripstone Cinch
    7
  4. Hydratooth Girdle item icon
    Hydratooth Girdle
    6
  5. Flame-Touched Chain item icon
    Flame-Touched Chain
    5

Legs

  1. Greatwolf Outcast's Fur-Lined Kilt item set icon
    set
    Greatwolf Outcast's Fur-Lined Kilt
    35
  2. Allied Legguards of Sansok Khan item icon
    Allied Legguards of Sansok Khan
    5
  3. Scalecommander's Ebon Schynbalds item icon
    Scalecommander's Ebon Schynbalds
    3
  4. Egg Tender's Leggings item icon
    Egg Tender's Leggings
    2
  5. Stasis-Freed Leggings item icon
    Stasis-Freed Leggings
    2

Feet

  1. Greatwolf Outcast's Footpads item icon
    Greatwolf Outcast's Footpads
    22
  2. Boots of Explosive Growth item icon
    Boots of Explosive Growth
    12
  3. Daring Chasm-Leapers item icon
    Daring Chasm-Leapers
    5
  4. Flame-Touched Treads item icon
    Flame-Touched Treads
    5
  5. Lightning-Charged Striders item icon
    Lightning-Charged Striders
    3

Rings

  1. Seal of Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    47
  2. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    19
  3. Eternal Sentry's Ring item icon
    Eternal Sentry's Ring
    7
  4. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    6
  5. Tormentor's Siphoning Signet item icon
    Tormentor's Siphoning Signet
    5

Trinkets

  1. Tome of Unstable Power item icon
    Tome of Unstable Power
    29
  2. Ward of Faceless Ire item icon
    Ward of Faceless Ire
    28
  3. Ominous Chromatic Essence item icon
    Ominous Chromatic Essence
    15
  4. Fyrakk's Tainted Rageheart item icon
    Fyrakk's Tainted Rageheart
    12
  5. Belor'relos, the Suncaller item icon
    Belor'relos, the Suncaller
    3

Main Hand

  1. Vakash, the Shadowed Inferno item icon
    Vakash, the Shadowed Inferno
    34
  2. Zskarn's Autopsy Scalpel item icon
    Zskarn's Autopsy Scalpel
    4
  3. Scepter of Drastic Measures item icon
    Scepter of Drastic Measures
    3
  4. Koroleth's Crackling Dagger item icon
    Koroleth's Crackling Dagger
    2
  5. Sickle of the White Stag item icon
    Sickle of the White Stag
    2

Off Hand

  1. Flame Marshal's Bulwark item icon
    Flame Marshal's Bulwark
    15
  2. Crystalized Bulwark item icon
    Crystalized Bulwark
    9
  3. Defender of the Ancient item icon
    Defender of the Ancient
    7
  4. Experiment 1, Kitewing item icon
    Experiment 1, Kitewing
    4
  5. Verdant Matrix Beacon item icon
    Verdant Matrix Beacon
    4

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 Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    45
  2. Vakash, the Shadowed Inferno item icon
    Vakash, the Shadowed Inferno
    33
  3. Ward of Faceless Ire item icon
    Ward of Faceless Ire
    26
  4. Flame Marshal's Bulwark item icon
    Flame Marshal's Bulwark
    14
  5. Ominous Chromatic Essence item icon
    Ominous Chromatic Essence
    14

Embellishments

Embellishments are unique effects that can be added to crafted items, either as predefined elements in recipes or through an optional embellishment reagent, creating embellished gear. These enhancements diversify and amplify characters' capabilities.

Given that only a maximum of 2 embellished items can be equipped at a time, here are the best embellishments for Restoration Shamans in Mythic+.

  1. Elemental Lariat embellishment item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    38
  2. Adaptive Dracothyst Armguards embellishment item icon
    Adaptive Stonescales
    23
  3. Signet of Titanic Insight embellishment item icon
    Verdant Tether
    12
  4. Allied Legguards of Sansok Khan embellishment item icon
    Rallied To Victory
    5
  5. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl embellishment item icon
    Roiling Shadowflame
    4

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 Restoration Shamans in Mythic+, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    49

Back

  1. Graceful Avoidance enchantment icon
    Graceful Avoidance
    44
  2. Regenerative Leech enchantment icon
    Regenerative Leech
    5
  3. +125 Leech enchantment icon
    +125 Leech
    1

Chest

  1. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    31
  2. Reserve of Intellect enchantment icon
    Reserve of Intellect
    19

Wrist

  1. +200 Avoidance enchantment icon
    +200 Avoidance
    45
  2. +200 Leech enchantment icon
    +200 Leech
    4
  3. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    1

Hands

  1. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon
    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering
    1

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    45

Legs

  1. Frozen Spellthread enchantment icon
    Frozen Spellthread
    24
  2. Temporal Spellthread enchantment icon
    Temporal Spellthread
    24
  3. Lambent Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Lambent Armor Kit
    2

Feet

  1. Watcher's Loam enchantment icon
    Watcher's Loam
    42
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    8

Rings

  1. +82 Critical Strike enchantment icon
    +82 Critical Strike
    35
  2. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    32
  3. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste
    31

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    48
  2. Dreaming Devotion enchantment icon
    Dreaming Devotion
    2

Gems

Gems are crafted stones from the Jewelcrafting profession, typically offering stat bonuses to enhance your gear. These gems can be socketed into specific items such as Head, Neck, Wrist, Waist, and Rings. The presence of sockets on items is usually random upon their drop.

Notably, Neck items can be uniquely modified to have up to three sockets by using 3 Tiered Medallion Setting . Additionally, a single socket can be added to other eligible items with a Nature's Cradle , which requires 6 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 Restoration Shamans in Mythic+.

  1. Radiant Alexstraszite gem icon
    Radiant Alexstraszite
    142
  2. Radiant Malygite gem icon
    Radiant Malygite
    68
  3. Inscribed Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Inscribed Illimited Diamond
    33
  4. Energized Ysemerald gem icon
    Energized Ysemerald
    20
  5. Crafty Ysemerald gem icon
    Crafty Ysemerald
    19