Resto Druid Enchants, Gems, Consumables

Patch 7.2 Updated
March 23, 2017

Below you'll find information on the gems, enchants, and consumables you should be using as a Restoration Druid. Most of them are straightforward and align with our Stat Priority.

If you have any questions or feedback, you can leave a comment below or contact me on Twitter @PrestonDvorak.

Enchants

Neck
Mark of the Ancient Priestess currently the strongest option all-around after 7.1.5
Mark of the Claw can be nice if you're also needing to DPS a lot
Mark of the Quick is a cheaper alternative

Cloak
Binding of Intellect
Word of Intellect as a cheaper alternative

Rings
Binding of Haste
Word of Haste as a cheaper alternative

Gems

Use one Saber's Eye of Intellect and then Quick Dawnlight in other sockets.

You can use Quick Azsunite as a cheaper alternative.

Consumables

Flask
Flask of the Whispered Pact

Food
Azshari Salad
Suramar Surf and Turf as the second cheapest option
Deep-Fried Mossgill as the cheapest option

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

Health Potion
Ancient Healing Potion
Healthstone (created by Warlocks)

Augment Rune
Defiled Augment Rune

Optional
Use a Potion of Prolonged Power ~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.


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Changelog

March 23, 2017 - Reviewed and updated guide for 7.2, including new artifact traits and minor talent updates.

March 20, 2017 - Added initial addons page with Grid and WeakAuras overviews.

March 17, 2017 - Updated legendary item list with simulation data.

February 21, 2017 - Did a full review and update of all trinket ranking information.

February 12, 2017 - Added Perfectly Preserved Cake to BiS trinket list, below Etraeus' trinket and the legendary trinket.

January 25, 2017 - Updated small-group stat weights and BiS list.

January 18, 2017 - Added Pawn Import strings for stat weights.

January 17, 2017 - Moved the Macros guide to its own section. Overhauled the Stats and Gearing page for 7.1.5.

January 12, 2017 - Overhauled legendary information and added best in slot legendaries to both BiS lists.

January 10, 2017 - Updated guide for 7.1.5, including adding Nighthold items to Best in Slot lists.




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