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WoTLK Elemental Shaman Guide

Welcome to the PvE WoTLK  Elemental Shaman Guide!

We are going to tell you about the best builds and glyphs for the highest DPS in raids, what stats to choose for the gems, and some tips that can help you do maximum damage.


Alliance - Draenei

Horde - Troll, orc.


1. Talents

2. Glyphs

3. Gems

4. Professions

5. Equipment Enchants

6. Weapons Enchants

7. Rotation

8. DPS Stat Priority

9. Best in Slot

10. Consumables

11. Conclusion

1. Talents

This is the core DPS Elemental Shaman build.

2. Glyphs

Here are the most optimized glyphs for any situation.
Major Glyphs:

Glyph of Totem of Wrath

Glyph of Lava

Glyph of Lightning Bolt

Minor Glyphs:

Glyph of Water Shield

Glyph of Water Walking

Glyph of Water Breathing

3. Gems

Gems can change based on your build, equipment and caps, but here are the best gems.

Meta: Chaotic Skyflare Diamond

Red: Runed Cardinal Ruby

Blue: Potent Ametrine

Yellow: Potent Ametrine

4. Professions

In WoTLK all professions are balanced, but the most useful professions for the Elemental Shaman are:

• Jewelry – must need. 3 stones that give +117 SP.

• Engineering - feet enchant +24 crit + nitro and gloves enchant +340 haste/12s.

5. Equipment Enchants

Many enchants can be used while you have specific professions, so you can manage what you need, but here is a very popular enchant build.

Head: Arcanum of Burning Mysteries

Shoulder: Greater Inscription of the Storm

Back: Enchant Cloak - Greater Speed

Chest: Enchant Chest - Powerful Stats

Bracers: Enchant Bracers - Superior Spellpower

Gloves: Enchant Gloves - Exceptional Spellpower

Waist: Eternal Belt Buckle

Legs: Brilliant Spellthread

Boots: Enchant Boots - Icewalker

6. Weapons Enchants

Here is the best enchants for weapons and shield:

Two-Handed Weapon: Enchant Staff - Greater Spellpower

One-Handed Weapon: Enchant Weapon - Mighty Spellpower, Enchant Shield - Greater Intellect - Spell - WotLK Classic (

7. Rotation

Elemental Shaman has a lot of different spells, but the main ones are only 4 spells:
Flame Shock → Lava Burst → Elemental Mastery → Lightning Bolt.

Everything else will be used when it comes off Cooldown.

Also, if there are multiple mobs, you can use Chain Lightning to increase your DPS.

Also, don’t forget to place your totems before the fight.

8. DPS Stat Priority

Here are the main stats that you need.

• Hit (17%) - must be capped.

• Spell Power - more - better.

• Haste - second strongest offensive stat.  

• Critical Strike - you can get it from equipment.

9. Best in Slot

Best equipment that you can have.

Head - Sanctified Frost Witch's Helm - Item - WotLK Classic (

Neck - Blood Queen's Crimson Choker - Item - WotLK Classic ( or Amulet of the Silent Eulogy - Item - WotLK Classic (

Shoulder - Sanctified Frost Witch's Shoulderpads - Item - WotLK Classic (

Cloak - Cloak of Burning Dusk - Item - WotLK Classic (

Chest - Sanctified Frost Witch's Hauberk - Item - WotLK Classic (

Wrist - Bracers of Fiery Night - Item - WotLK Classic (

Hands - Sanctified Frost Witch's Gloves - Item - WotLK Classic (

Waist - Split Shape Belt - Item - WotLK Classic (

Legs - Plaguebringer's Stained Pants - Item - WotLK Classic (

Feet - Plague Scientist's Boots - Item - WotLK Classic (

Fingers - Ashen Band of Endless Destruction - Item - WotLK Classic (, Valanar's Other Signet Ring - Item - WotLK Classic ( or Loop of the Endless Labyrinth - Item - WotLK Classic (

Trinkets - Charred Twilight Scale - Item - WotLK Classic (, Phylactery of the Nameless Lich - Item - WotLK Classic ( or Dislodged Foreign Object - Item - WotLK Classic (

Weapon - Royal Scepter of Terenas II - Item - WotLK Classic (, Bulwark of Smouldering Steel - Item - WotLK Classic (

Relic - Bizuri's Totem of Shattered Ice - Item - WotLK Classic (

10. Consumables

Best flasks and food.

Flask of the Frost Wyrm  - 125SP/1 hour

Potion of Speed - 500 haste/15s

Potion of Wild Magic - 200 crit rating and SP/15s

Elixir of Mighty Thoughts - 45INT/1h


Fish feast: 80 AP, 46SP, 40 stamina.

Tender Shoveltusk Steak - 46SP, 40 stamina.

11. Conclusion

Today you looked at the Elemental Shaman guide. Thank you for your attention. Hope you get better results with this guide!

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