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Shaman PVP Specs!

Here are a few of the most popular and useful Shaman PVP specs at the moment.

For a much more detailed guide to Shaman PVP that includes: Talent Builds, Tactics, Suggested Gear, and more, chek out the Killer Guides Shaman Guide. It also includes info on making money and the best way to level up a new Shaman.

Updated for Cataclysm

PVP Specs

PvP gear

  • Vicious Gladiator is your top tier PvP set. See it here. Purchased with Conquest points
  • Bloodthirsty Gladiator is your next tier down. Here. Purchased with Honor points
  • Leatherworking 525 can make the entry level PvP sets. They can also be bought on the AH.
    • Bloodied scale gear is your Int gear. Here.
    • Bloodied Dragonscale gear is your agility gear. Here.

 

Spec #1

Level 85 Shaman (8/33/0)

Enhancement (33 Points)

Elemental Weapons - Rank 2/2
Increases the passive bonuses granted by your Flametongue Weapon and Earthliving Weapon abilities by 40%, the damage of your extra attacks from Windfury Weapon by 40%, and the effectiveness of the ongoing benefits of your Unleash Elements ability by 50%.

Focused Strikes - Rank 3/3
Increases the damage dealt by your Primal Strike and Stormstrike abilities by 45%.

Elemental Devastation - Rank 2/3
When you deal critical damage with a non-periodic spell, increases your chance to get a critical strike with melee attacks by 6% for 10 sec.

Flurry - Rank 3/3
Increases your attack speed by 30% for your next 3 swings after dealing a critical strike.

Ancestral Swiftness - Rank 2/2
Reduces the cast time of your Ghost Wolf spell by 2 sec and increases movement speed by 15%. This does not stack with other movement speed increasing effects.

Totemic Reach - Rank 1/2
Increases the range of your totems' effects by 15%.

Toughness - Rank 3/3
Increases your Stamina by 10%, and reduces the duration of movement slowing effects on you by 30%.

Stormstrike - Rank 1/1
Instantly strike an enemy with both weapons, dealing 125% weapon damage and granting you an additional 25% chance to critically strike that enemy with your Lightning Bolt, Chain Lightning, Lightning Shield, and Earth Shock spells for 15 sec.

Frozen Power - Rank 2/2
Increases the damage done by your Lightning Bolt, Chain Lightning, Lava Lash, and Shock spells by 10% on targets afflicted by your Frostbrand Attack effect, and your Frost Shock has a 100% chance to root the target in ice for 5 sec. when used on targets at or further than 15 yards from you.

Searing Flames - Rank 3/3
Causes the Searing Bolts from your Searing Totem to have a 100% chance to set their targets aflame, dealing damage equal to the Searing Bolt's impact damage over 15 sec. Stacks up to 5 times.

Earthen Power - Rank 2/2
Your Earthbind Totem's pulses have a 100% chance to also remove all snare effects from you and nearby friendly targets.

Shamanistic Rage - Rank 1/1
Reduces all damage taken by 30% and causes your skills, totems, and offensive spells to consume no mana for 15 sec. This spell is usable while stunned.

Unleashed Rage - Rank 2/2
Increases your expertise by 8, and increases all party and raid members' attack power by 10% while within 100 yards of the Shaman.

Maelstrom Weapon - Rank 3/3
When you deal damage with a melee weapon, you have a chance (higher than rank 2) to reduce the cast time and mana cost of your next Lightning Bolt, Chain Lightning, Hex, or any healing spell by 20%. Stacks up to 5 times. Lasts 30 sec.

Improved Lava Lash - Rank 2/2
Increases the damage of your Lava Lash ability by 30%, and by an additional 20% for each of your applications of Searing Flames on the target, consuming those applications in the process.

Feral Spirit - Rank 1/1
Summons two Spirit Wolves under the command of the Shaman, lasting 30 sec.

Elemental (8 Points)

Acuity - Rank 3/3
Increases your critical strike chance with all spells and attacks by 3%.

Concussion - Rank 3/3
Increases the damage done by your Lightning Bolt, Chain Lightning, Thunderstorm, Lava Burst and Shock spells by 6%.

Reverberation - Rank 2/2
Reduces the cooldown of your Shock spells and Wind Shear by 1 sec.

 

Glyphs

Prime

Glyph of Feral Spirit (Prime Glyph)
Your spirit wolves gain an additional 30% of your attack power.

Glyph of Lava Lash (Prime Glyph)
Increases the damage dealt by your Lava Lash ability by 20%.

Glyph of Stormstrike (Prime Glyph)
Increases the critical strike chance bonus from your Stormstrike ability by an additional 10%.

Major

Glyph of Hex (Major Glyph)
Reduces the cooldown of your Hex spell by 15 sec.

Glyph of Shamanistic Rage (Major Glyph)
Activating your Shamanistic Rage ability also cleanses you of all dispellable Magic debuffs.

Glyph of Stoneclaw Totem (Major Glyph)
Your Stoneclaw Totem also places a damage absorb shield on you, equal to 4 times the strength of the shield it places on your totems.

Minor


Glyph of Renewed Life (Minor Glyph)
Your Reincarnation spell no longer requires a reagent.

Glyph of the Arctic Wolf (Minor Glyph)
Alters the appearance of your Ghost Wolf transformation, causing it to resemble an arctic wolf.

Glyph of Water Walking (Minor Glyph)
Your Water Walking spell no longer requires a reagent.

 


 
 

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