Enhancement Shaman Overview
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Rotation & Abilities
Macros & Addons
Every race except for Blood Elves, Gnomes, Human, Night Elves, Undead, and Worgen.
Shaman can use daggers, shields, fist weapons, maces, and axes.
Iconic Enhancement Shaman abilities:
: Increases your chance to trigger Stormbringer and Windfury by 1.00%, and increases all Fire, Frost, and Nature damage you deal by 16.00%.
Special Class Hall Rewards
Shamans are on the
Protector Tier Token
, sharing tier tokens with
Tier 19 set:
Two piece bonus:
Stormstrike's damage is increased by 10%
Four piece bonus:
Lava Lash has an additional 10% chance to trigger Stormbringer.
Tier 20 set:
Two piece bonus:
Crash Lightning increases your critical strike chance by 5% for 16 sec.
Four piece bonus:
Stormstrike increases the initial damage of your next Crash Lightning by 35%, stacking up to 15 times.
Not sure what race to play? Below is a breakdown of each race for this spec among players with updated
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What makes Enhancement Shaman Special
: Intense communion with fire, earth, air, and water isn’t exclusive to the elemental shaman. In many ways, enhancement shaman similarly bond with nature and leverage its power on the battlefield. What distinguishes them in their training—and in their connection with the elements—is their combat methodology. These shaman favor empowering their physical attacks with elemental energies and facing their adversaries up close. They don’t shy from the frontlines, wielding magically augmented weapons, potent elemental attacks, and totems that shape the tide of battle.
: Enhancement Shamans use Maelstrom as their resource for spells.
is their personal damage reduction while having
free themselves from roots and snares.
, which is baseline for all shamans. There is also a mobility talent row that they can pick and choose if they want to give themselves or their allies more mobility.
- Call forth two feral spirits to aid you in battle.
: Forged in Draenor's elemental lava, Enhancement Shamans wield the famous
as their artifact weapon. Using it also creates the off-hnd
: Agility + Mail
: Single target cleave damage.
Shaman have the free hearth
, can see into the distance with
, and can transform into a spectral wolf with
: effect of old Glyph of Flaming Serpent
: effect of old Glyph of Rain of Frogs
: effect of old Glyph of Elemental Familiars
: effect of Water Totem
Changes in 7.2.5
Enhancement has received significant reworks to fundamental mechanics alongside the talent tree and the rotation. Due to this, you should checkt rhough each of the individual pages for an updated view on the way the spec plays. Individual spell changes are listed below:
Two new legendary items added:
in the Ring slot, and
in the Gloves slot.
Aura increased, increasing damage of all core abilities by 10%.
damage increased by an additional 20%.
on hit damage increased by 28%.
scaling rate of the
proc chance reduced by 29%.
has been reworked to play more like the old Boulderfist mechanics, coming with higher damage and dealing 25 Maelstrom (up from 20) at its base, whilst having 2 charges and a 6 second recharge time rather than having no cooldown.
now triggers from all attacks that require a weapon equipped, instead of only main hand strikes.
cooldown reduced from 16 seconds to 15.
artifact trait increased to 8% per rank (down from 5%).
now increases Attack Speed by 3% per rank (down from 10%), whilst lasting 6 seconds (up from 3 seconds).
heavily reworked, no longer granting Maelstrom but instead reducing the cooldown and cost of
by 80% whilst active.
added switching with Landslide. Now reduces the cooldown of
by 15% and increasing its damage by 20%.
damage increased by 25% and now increases Physical/Nature damage by 30% (up from 15%), but now costs 20 Maelstrom.
damage increased by 10%.
damage increased by 11%.
RPPM rate reduced by 29% to 2.5.
now moved to the level 15 talent tier, swapping places with Boulderfist.
redesigned, now granting 40% Critical Strike to
attack speed reduced to 30% (from 35%).
Changes in 7.2
No significant changes have occured to the spec moving into 7.2 mechanically. A number of new Artifact traits have been added which you can check out on the Artifact page. Also, a number of legendary item changes which can be found listed below.
- Damage bonus has been increased to 50% up from 30%
- An additional 617 Haste Rating has been added to its budget.
- An additional 588 Critical Strike Rating has been added to its budget.
- Now provides a passive 10% Movement Speed and 2% Haste boost as well.
How to Use This Guide
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