PVP Enhancement Shaman Guide, WoW WotLK 3.3.5a

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.

PVP Enhancement Shaman Talent Tree, 15/56/0, DMG spec WoW WotLK 3.3.5a

The second build is for maximum survivability. This build is used when you don't have the top PvP gear.

PVP Enhancement Shaman Talent Tree, 11/60/0, Low gear spec WoW WotLK 3.3.5a

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.

PVP Enhancement Shaman Talent Tree, 16/55/0, Support spec WoW WotLK 3.3.5a

2. Glyphs

Major Glyphs:

Glyph of Feral Spirit
Glyph of Stoneclaw Totem
Glyph of Stormstrike
Glyph of Healing WaveIf you are playing 2 Damage Dealers then you might want to choose this instead of the last glyph. This will add sustain to your party.

Minor Glyphs:

Glyph of Ghost Wolf

3. Gems

Gems are situational and depend on the build and equipment. They are used to reach the required stat caps.


Relentless Earthsiege Diamond
Persistent Earthsiege Diamond - Might be a viable option if you're playing an Orc. Combined with racial passive, this will significantly reduce the Stun Duration


Bright Cardinal Ruby


Mystic King's Amber
Quick King's Amber


Stormy Majestic Zircon x2
Shifting Dreadstone

4. Enchants

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

Main-hand – Berserking
Off-hand – Titanium Weapon Chain
Shield – Resilience

5. Gameplay & Rotations

Needed stats:
  • 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.

Choose Totem of Quaking Earth or Totem of the Avalanche though keep in mind, that the second Totem can cost you DPS if you lose the stacks due to being stunned/feared.

6. Add-ons

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.

2v2 Arena

Beast Mastery Hunter
Mutilate / Combat Rogue
Discipline Priest
Balance Druid
Holy Paladin
Arms Warrior
Retribution Paladin
Frost Mage

3v3 Arena

Arms Warrior + Holy Paladin / Restoration Druid
Beast Mastery Hunter + Holy Paladin
Mutilate Rogue + Discipline Priest
Retribution Paladin + Discipline Priest

PVP Enhancement Shaman Guide, WoW WotLK 3.3.5a
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