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Resto Druid Enchants, Gems, Consumables

Patch 7.3.2 Updated
November 24, 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 Trained Soldier best for high-mastery builds (T21)
Mark of the Ancient Priestess best for non-mastery builds (T20/T19/other)
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

Raid Healing

I recommend these enchants if you're primarily healing raid content.

Binding of Mastery
Word of Mastery as a cheaper alternative


Gems

In all cases, you should use one Saber's Eye of Intellect. The epic gems that grant 200 of a secondary stat are good, but still weaker than 200 intellect for Restoration Druids.

Raid Healing

I recommend these gems if you're primarily healing raid content.

Masterful Argulite
Masterful Shadowruby as a cheaper alternative
Masterful Queen's Opal as the cheapest option


Consumables

Flask

Flask of the Whispered Pact

Food

In any situation, the following feasts are best, but if you don't have access to the feasts, I've included individual options further below.

Lavish Suramar Feast
Hearty Feast as a cheaper option

Raid Healing

I recommend this food if you're primarily healing raid content.

Nightborne Delicacy Platter
Barracuda Mrglgagh as the second cheapest option
Pickled Stormray 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

Lightforged 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

November 24, 2017 (Enchants, Gems, Consumables) - Updated raiding enchant and consumable information to favor mastery.

November 24, 2017 (Stat Weights and Gearing) - Updated Best in Slot, Legendary, and Trinket information for Antorus, including the new "item level worth" system for trinkets.

October 25, 2017 (Restoration Druid Guide) - Guide reviewed and updated for 7.3.2, no major changes needed. Added new notes about T19 to the Stats and Gearing page.

October 21, 2017 (Artifact Weapon and Relics) - Added date used to calculate item level worth of traits and abilities to the bottom of the page.

October 12, 2017 (Artifact Weapon and Relics) - Added approximate item level worth of relic traits and crucible abilities.

September 26, 2017 (Addons) - Added the proper import code for the Cenarion Ward WeakAura.

September 25, 2017 (Restoration Druid Guide) - Added new WeakAuras and updated Grid saved variables.

September 12, 2017 (Restoration Druid Guide) - Added simulation information for Netherlight Crucible abilities and adjusted rankings.

September 05, 2017 (Restoration Druid Guide) - Added Invasion Point gear to best in slot lists.

August 27, 2017 (Restoration Druid Guide) - Added Nether Crucible information to the Artifact page.




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