Windwalker Monk DPS Beginner's Guide - Battle for Azeroth 8.3
Looking to start playing a Windwalker Monk in World of Warcraft and just want simple advice? Look no further! In this guide, we will cover everything you need to start easily playing a Windwalker Monk in , without all the fuss of detailed guides Whether you're new to the spec, a casual achievement hunter, or a returning player looking to refamiliarize yourself with Windwalker in Battle for Azeroth, these easy guidelines, covering simple and effective talents, rotation, and gear setup, will get you into the action as easily as possible.
Please keep in mind that this page is meant to get beginner players started quickly, and does not contain much in the way of detailed explanations, mechanics, competitive options, gearing, simulation comparisons, or nuance. For more in-depth information, including all those optimizations and more, check out the complete Windwalker Monk Guide pages linked in the navigation on the left-hand side of the page.
If you need help leveling to 120 in Battle for Azeroth, check out our
Rotation, Priority, and Abilities
NEW Ny'alotha Tips
Macros & Addons
About the Author
This guide is written and maintained by Babylonius; former moderator on MMO-Champion; current owner and administrator of the
PeakofSerenity Monk class discord
; founder and Windwalker author of the Monk Class site,
and those that came before it; raider in
; Windwalker main since early Mists of Pandaria, guide writer/theorycrafter/teacher for several years.
This Windwalker Monk build is well rounded and suited for all types of content, without focusing on any one thing in particular. For a deeper look at each talent and more specialized builds for specific activities, see the
Windwalker Monk Talent Guide
This is a simple form DPS rotation for Windwalker Monks, using the talents recommended above. More optimized rotations and notes on on cooldown use can be found in the
Windwalker Monk Rotation Guide
(if less than max Chi)
Windwalker Monks primarily favor Agility through Item Level, and Versatility. Find out more about how stats work, including sample stat weights and scaling plots in the
, or get an overview of gear to look for from dungeons and raids in the
Windwalker Monk Gear Guide
Only two gear slots can be enchanted by all players in Battle for Azeroth: weapons and rings. There are also glove enchants which can assist with professions, Enchanter-only bracer enchants which modify hearthstone use, and Tailor-only cloak enchants which reduce threat slightly.
附魔武器 - 全能远航
附魔武器 - 精湛远航
附魔戒指 - 全能之符
With the addition of the ability to target corruption, the best method is to first follow the charts from
prioritizing Corruption effects with higher Damage per Corruption, like
. After that you can fill in the lesser efficient, but higher damage potential Corruption effects up to your current Corruption Resistance based on your Cloak level. This will mean switching in things like
for single target and
for multiple targets.
For all-purpose use, try to get the trait
, available on items like
You also want to try and get at least one
for the proc.
Our Windwalker Monk guides are always updated with the latest information from in-game experience, simulations, and logs; make sure to check our changelog to this page, by clicking on
at the top of the page. If you are interested in more in-depth Windwalker Monk guides for Visions of N'zoth, Battle for Azeroth's third and final content patch, make sure to browse the
below, and our list of
just beneath the
Table of Contents
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