PVP Enhancement Shaman Guide (WotLK 3.3.5a)
Welcome to the Enhancement Shaman guide for World of Warcraft Wrath of the Lich King 3.3.5a. In this guide, you will learn about playing an Enhancement Shaman in the arena or a battleground. The guide includes Talents, Glyphs, Gems, Enchantments, Add-ons, Gameplay & Skill rotation tips, Team setups.
1. Talent Tree
The first build is for maximum damage. Viable in 3x3 Arena, for example Enhancement Shaman + Subtlety Rogue + Discipline Priest.
The second build is for maximum survivability. This build is used when you don't have the top PvP gear.
The third build is when you're a support in your team. Best in a combination of Enhancement Shaman + Arms Warrior + Holy Paladin / Restoration Druid.
Gems are situational and depend on the build and equipment. They are used to reach the required stat caps.
Head – Arcanum of Triumph
Shoulder – Inscription of Triumph
Cloak – Spell Piercing
Chest – Exceptional Resilience
Bracers – Greater Assault
Gloves – Crusher / Precision
Waist – Eternal Belt Buckle
Legs – Icescale Leg Armor
Boots – Tuskarr's Vitality
5. Gameplay & Rotations
- 75+ Spell Penetration (135 max); 262 Hit Rating; 10% Haste (or more)
Use Windfury on main-hand and Frostbard on off-hand. Or double Windfury when you don't need to slow the enemy.
Add-ons improve your gameplay by a lot. It is necessary to utilize add-ons, since they play a vital role in your performance, whether you are in a raid, arena or at the auction house.
Check out our Add-ons Page which will provide you with a download link and some configuration info. The addon versions are for WoW WotLK 3.3.5a. The site has multiple versions of the add-ons, so if you need another version – you can also search for it there.
7. Team Setups
Here is a list of preferable partners in the 2v2 and 3v3 arena.
Beast Mastery Hunter
Mutilate / Combat Rogue
Arms Warrior + Holy Paladin / Restoration Druid
Beast Mastery Hunter + Holy Paladin
Mutilate Rogue + Discipline Priest
Retribution Paladin + Discipline Priest