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Discipline Priest Healing Gems, Enchants, Professions, and Consumables (MoP 5.4.8)

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants fora Discipline Priest in World of Warcraft MoP 5.4.We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) andprofession-specific perks.

Make sure to check our GearOptimisation Guide, which serves as a support guide for this page.

The other pages of our Discipline Priest guide can be accessedfrom the table of contents on the right.


1. Gems↑top

Sockets Gems
Meta Socket Revitalizing Primal Diamond Icon Revitalizing Primal Diamond or Courageous Primal Diamond Icon Courageous Primal Diamond (better)
Red Socket Potent Vermilion Onyx Icon Potent Vermilion Onyx/Perfect Potent Tiger Opal Icon Perfect Potent Tiger Opal
Yellow Socket Prismatic Socket Smooth Sun's Radiance Icon Smooth Sun's Radiance/Perfect Smooth Sunstone Icon Perfect Smooth Sunstone or Smooth Serpent's Eye Icon Smooth Serpent's Eye (JC)
Blue Socket Misty Wild Jade Icon Misty Wild Jade/Perfect Misty Alexandrite Icon Perfect Misty Alexandrite



2. Enchants↑top

Slot Main Enchantments Extra Enchantments
Chest Enchant Chest - Glorious Stats Icon Enchant Chest - Glorious Stats  
Wrists Socket Bracer Icon Socket Bracer (Blacksmithing)
Hands Enchant Gloves - Superior Mastery Icon Enchant Gloves - Superior Mastery
Waist   Living Steel Belt Buckle Icon Living Steel Belt Buckle
Feet Enchant Boots - Pandaren's Step Icon Enchant Boots - Pandaren's Step  
Rings Enchant Ring - Greater Intellect Icon Enchant Ring - Greater Intellect (Enchanting)  
Weapon Enchant Weapon - Jade Spirit Icon Enchant Weapon - Jade Spirit  
Off-Hand Enchant Off-Hand - Major Intellect Icon Enchant Off-Hand - Major Intellect  

Note that Extra Enchantments can be applied to an item in addition to aMain Enchantment.

3. Consumables↑top

3.1. Food

If you are comfortable with your mana regeneration, you should eatfood that gives you Intellect. You will be granted:

If you are not comfortable with your mana regeneration, you should eatfood that gives you Spirit. You will be granted:

3.2. Flask

If you are comfortable with your mana regeneration,your flask should be a Flask of the Warm Sun Icon Flask of the Warm Sun.

If you are not comfortable with your mana regeneration,your flask should be a Flask of Falling Leaves Icon Flask of Falling Leaves.

3.3. Potion

During the encounter, your best choice for a potion will beMaster Mana Potion Icon Master Mana Potion, which instant grants you 30,000 mana, orPotion of Focus Icon Potion of Focus, which grants you 45,000 mana over 10 seconds(provided you do not need to perform any action during this time).

Given the fact that you have naturally high mana regeneration thanks toRapture Icon Rapture, mana potions are not as efficient as for other healing classes.Therefore, you should also consider using Potion of the Jade Serpent Icon Potion of the Jade Serpent forincreasing your throughput.

4. Summing-up Profession Perks↑top

Choosing a profession for your Discipline Priest can impact your raidperformance. As a rule, you should shy away from gathering professions (withthe exception of Herbalism), which leaves the following viable professions forraiding:

Profession Perks
Tailoring Provides a gain of approximately 320 Intellect through Lightweave Embroidery Icon Lightweave Embroidery or a gain of approximately 750 Spirit through Darkglow Embroidery Icon Darkglow Embroidery, instead of +180 Intellect from Enchant Cloak - Superior Intellect Icon Enchant Cloak - Superior Intellect. It also provides Sanctified Spellthread Icon Sanctified Spellthread, a much cheaper equivalent of Greater Pearlescent Spellthread Icon Greater Pearlescent Spellthread, the usual leg enchant.
Blacksmithing Provides a 640 Spirit gain through two extra sockets, Socket Bracer Icon Socket Bracer and Socket Gloves Icon Socket Gloves, in which you can fit 2 Sparkling River's Heart Icon Sparkling River's Heart.
Jewelcrafting Provides a 320 Spirit gain through the ability of using 2 Sparkling Serpent's Eye Icon Sparkling Serpent's Eye.
Alchemy Provides an 320 Intellect gain to your flask through Mixology Icon Mixology.
Enchanting Provides a 320 Intellect gain through Enchant Ring - Greater Intellect Icon Enchant Ring - Greater Intellect.
Engineering Provides +1,920 Intellect for 10 seconds every minute through Synapse Springs Icon Synapse Springs (the overall gain is +320 Intellect).
Inscription Provides a 320 Intellect gain through Secret Crane Wing Inscription Icon Secret Crane Wing Inscription.
Leatherworking Provides a 320 Intellect gain through Fur Lining - Intellect Icon Fur Lining - Intellect.
Herbalism Provides a 480 Haste Rating gain in average through Lifeblood Icon Lifeblood.

5. Changelog↑top

  • 06 Jun. 2014: Aligned the gemming suggestions with the recommendedstat priority.
  • 13 Jan. 2014: Added new food items added in patch 5.4.
  • 10 Sep. 2013: Patch 5.4: removed Frag Belt Icon Frag Belt, following its nerf.
  • 20 May 2013: Patch 5.3 update: nothing to change.
  • 24 Apr. 2013: Added legendary meta-gem.
  • 18 Apr. 2013: Removed Burning Primal Diamond Icon Burning Primal Diamond meta gem (it shouldnever be used). Added Potion of the Jade Serpent Icon Potion of the Jade Serpent to the list.
  • 02 Apr. 2013: Removed green-quality gems.
  • 27 Mar. 2013: Updated gemming strategy to account for 5.2 trends(heavy Spirit and Mastery gemming); added Darkglow Embroidery Icon Darkglow Embroidery as apossible back enchant.

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