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Restoration Druid Enchants, Gems, Consumables

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago for patch 8.2.5 by Preston. View the change log.

Below you'll find information on the gems, enchants, and consumables you should be using as a Restoration Druid. In most cases, you should be using whatever corresponds to your lowest secondary stat, but you can find more details below.

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Enchants

Weapon

Raiding

Machinist's Brilliance - Enchant Weapon is the top weapon enchant by a narrow margin.

The weapon enchant you pick below should correspond to your lowest secondary stat.

Quick Navigation - Weapon Enchant (haste)
Masterful Navigation - Weapon Enchant (mastery)
Deadly Navigation - Weapon Enchant (critical strike)
Versatile Navigation - Weapon Enchant (versatility)

Mythic+

For raw healing: Masterful Navigation - Weapon Enchant (mastery).

For a healing/DPSing balance: Quick Navigation - Weapon Enchant (haste).

Rings

Raiding

The ring enchant you pick should correspond to your lowest secondary stat.

Accord of Haste - Ring Enchant
Accord of Mastery - Ring Enchant
Accord of Critical Strike - Ring Enchant
Accord of Versatility - Ring Enchant

Mythic+

For raw healing: Accord of Mastery - Ring Enchant.

For a healing/DPSing balance: Accord of Haste - Ring Enchant.

Cheaper, less effective alternatives. - +

For raw healing: Pact of Mastery - Ring Enchant, or Seal of Mastery - Ring Enchant as an even cheaper, less effective alternative.

For a healing/DPSing balance: Pact of Haste - Ring Enchant, or Seal of Haste - Ring Enchant as an even cheaper, less effective alternative.


Gems

Raiding

Use one Leviathan's Eye of Intellect.

The secondary stat gems you pick should correspond to your lowest secondary stat.

Quick Sand Spinel
Masterful Sea Currant
Deadly Lava Lazuli
Versatile Dark Opal

Cheaper, less effective alternatives. - +

Kraken's Eye of Intellect

Quick Owlseye (haste)
Masterful Tidal Amethyst (mastery)
Deadly Amberblaze (critical strike)
Versatile Royal Quartz (versatility)

As even cheaper, less effective alternatives.
Quick Golden Beryl (haste)
Masterful Kubiline (mastery)
Deadly Solstone (critical strike)
Versatile Kyanite (versatility)

Mythic+

For raw healing: Masterful Sea Currant

For a healing/DPSing balance: Quick Sand Spinel

Cheaper, less effective alternatives. - +

For raw healing: Masterful Tidal Amethyst (mastery), or Masterful Kubiline (mastery) as an even cheaper, less effective alternative.

For a healing/DPSing balance: Quick Owlseye (haste), or Quick Golden Beryl (haste) as an even cheaper, less effective alternative.

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Consumables

Flask

Greater Flask of Endless Fathoms
Flask of Endless Fathoms as a cheaper, less effective alternative.

Food

Feasts

Famine Evaluator And Snack Table
Bountiful Captain's Feast as a cheaper alternative.
Galley Banquet as an even cheaper, less effective alternative.

Personal Food

Raiding

Much like with gems and enchants, you should use the food that corresponds to your lowest secondary stat.

Baked Port Tato (haste)
Abyssal-Fried Rissole (mastery)
Mech-Dowel's Big Mech (critical strike)
Bil'Tong (versatility)

Cheaper, less effective alternatives. - +

Swamp Fish 'n Chips (haste)
Sailor's Pie (mastery)
Honey-Glazed Haunches (critical strike)
Spiced Snapper (versatility)

As even cheaper, less effective alternatives.
Ravenberry Tarts (haste)
Loa Loaf (mastery)
Kul Tiramisu (critical strike)
Mon'Dazi (versatility)

Mythic+

For raw healing: Sailor's Pie (mastery), or Loa Loaf (mastery) as a cheaper, less effective alternative.

For a healing/DPSing balance: Swamp Fish 'n Chips (haste), or Ravenberry Tarts (haste) as a cheaper, less effective alternative.

Mana Potion

Potion of Replenishment on encounters with enough downtime to make full use of it.
Coastal Mana Potion on encounters with no reliable downtime, or as a cheaper alternative.

Health Potion

Healthstone, created by Warlocks
Abyssal Healing Potion when no Healthstones are available
Coastal Healing Potion as a cheaper, less effective, alternative when no Healthstones are available

Augment Rune

Battle-Scarred Augment Rune

Optional

Use a Superior Battle Potion of Intellect / Battle Potion of Intellect ~1 second before an encounter starts to help DPS before healing is needed. Alternatively, you can also use this during an encounter for a boost to your throughput if you won't need to use a mana potion.

As a cheaper alternative for throughput, use Potion of Wild Mending.


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Changelog - View the last ten changes. - +

September 24, 2019 - 9:42 am (Restoration) - Reviewed guide and updated for 8.2.5. Small tweaks to BiS trinkets and azerite essences.

August 23, 2019 - 2:18 am (Enchants, Gems, Consumables) - Changed Machinist's Brilliance to be the weapon enchant of choice.

August 04, 2019 - 12:29 am (Addons) - Updated Grid2 import code with Mechagon trash debuffs, plus debuff fixes for Eternal Palace.

July 14, 2019 - 10:08 am (Addons) - Updated Clearcasting WeakAura to new aura trigger.

July 13, 2019 - 10:51 am (Stat Weights and Gearing) - Updated Mythic+ gear and trinkets.

July 13, 2019 - 10:34 am (Heart of Azeroth Essences) - Updated Mythic+ essences.

July 10, 2019 - 2:21 pm (Addons) - Updated Grid2 import code with additional Eternal Palace debuffs and Operation: Mechagon debuffs.

July 09, 2019 - 12:02 pm (Addons) - Updated Grid2 import code for Eternal Palace.

July 08, 2019 - 11:00 am (Heart of Azeroth Essences) - Updated Raiding essence lists.

July 08, 2019 - 10:58 am (Azerite Armor Traits) - Added Eternal Palace traits to Raiding lists.