This page needs help. Please link any gear that you come across that will be helpful for a Shadow Priest. Remember also to check out BC Caster DPS cloth and Enchantments by slot for more enchants and gear. The Rank is a strickly subjectiv matter, but is there as a guide to how good the gear is.Check out loot rank for a more up to date list.

New Information Edit

For an updated Patch 3.1 list of the best gear available for Shadow Priests, is an Awesome resource.

Old Information Edit

Neck Edit

Rank Item Notes
3[The Sun King's Talisman]Tempest Keep - Kael'Thas
2[Loop of Cursed Bones]Zul'Aman - Zul'jin
1[Translucent Spellthread Necklace]Black Temple - Reliquary of Souls
1[Rittsyn's Lost Pendant]Karazhan - Trash

Shoulders Edit

Rank Item Notes
6[Mantle of Ill Intent]Zul'Aman - Timed Chests
5[Blood-cursed Shoulderpads]Black Temple - Gurtogg Bloodboil
4[Illidari Shoulderpads]Serpentshrine Cavern - Morogrim Tidewalker
4[Mantle of Nimble Thought]Tailoring - Crafted
3[Wings of the Avatar]Tempest Keep - Void Reaver
2[Shoulderpads of Absolution]Black Temple - Mother Shahraz
2[Frozen Shadoweave Shoulders]Tailoring - Crafted
1[Hatefury Mantle]Hyjal - Anetheron
Enchants Notes
[Inscription of the Orb]Scryers - Exalted Reputation
[Zandalar Signet of Mojo]Zandalar Tribe - Exalted Reputation
[Greater Inscription of Discipline]Aldor - Exalted Reputation

Back Edit

Rank Item Notes
7[Ruby Drape of the Mysticant]Karazhan - Prince Malchezaar
6[Terokk's Wisdom]Terokk - Terokkar Forest
5[Cloak of the Black Void]Tailoring - Crafted
5[Shadow-Cloak of Dalaran]Karazhan - Moroes
4[Ancient Spellcloak of the Highborne]Doom Lord Kazzak - World Boss
4[Shadowcaster's Drape]Zul'Aman - Timed Chests
3[Royal Cloak of the Sunstriders]Tempest Keep - Kael'Thas
2[Cloak of the Illidari Council]Black Temple - Illidari Council
2[Illidari Cloak] of Shadow Wrath (+47 Shadow Damage)Netherstorm - Chief Engineer Lorthander
1[Nethervoid Cloak]Black Temple, Hyjal - Trash
Enchants Notes
[Enchant Cloak - Subtlety]Enchanting 300
[Enchant Cloak - Spell Penetration]Enchanting 325

Chest Edit

Rank Item Notes
5[Robes of Rhonin]Hyjal - Archimonde
4[Shroud of the Avatar]Tempest Keep - Kael'Thas
3[Frozen Shadoweave Robe]Tailoring - Crafted
2[Vestments of the Sea-Witch]Serpentshrine Cavern - Lady Vashj
1[Shroud of Absolution]Black Temple - Illidan Stormrage
Enchants Notes
[Enchant Chest - Restore Mana Prime]Enchanting 300
[Enchant Chest - Exceptional Health]Enchanting 315
[Enchant Chest - Major Spirit]Enchanting 320
[Enchant Chest - Exceptional Stats]Enchanting 345

Wrist Edit

Rank Item Notes
4[Bracers of Havok]Tailoring - Crafted
4[Runed Spell-cuffs]35 Badge of Justice
4[Vindicator's Silk Cuffs]Honor (11,794 Honor Points & 20 AB marks)
4[Focused Mana Bindings]Black Temple - Shade of Akama
3[Fury of the Ursine]Zul'Aman - Nalorakk
3[Illidari Bindings] of Shadow WrathShadowmoon Valley - Ambassador Jerrikar
2[Bracers of Nimble Thought]Tailoring - Crafted
1[Cuffs of Devastation]Hyjal - Rage Winterchill
1[Ravager's Cuffs] of Shadow WrathKarazhan - Rokad the Ravager
Enchants Notes
[Enchant Bracer - Spellpower]Enchanting 360

Gloves Edit

Rank Item Notes
5[Handguards of the Avatar]Serpentshrine Cavern - Leotheras the Blind
4[Anger-Spark Gloves]Doomwalker - World Boss
3[Handguards of Absolution]Hyjal - Azgalor
3[Handwraps of Flowing Thought]Karazhan - Attumen the Huntsman
2[Soul-Eater's Handwraps]Magtheridon's Lair - Magtheridon
1[Studious Wraps]60 Badge of Justice
Enchants Notes
[Enchant Gloves - Shadow Power]Enchanting 300
[Enchant Gloves - Major Spellpower]Enchanting 360

Waist Edit

Rank Item Notes
7[Girdle of Ruination]Tailoring - Crafted
6[Belt of Divine Inspiration]Gruul's Lair - High King Maulgar
5[Lurker's Cord] of Shadow WrathKarazhan - Hyakiss the Lurker
4[Waistwrap of Infinity]Black Temple - Supremus
3[Cord of Screaming Terrors]Serpentshrine Cavern - The Lurker Below
2[Belt of Blasting]Tailoring - Crafted
1[Anetheron's Noose]Hyjal - Anetheron

Legs Edit

Rank Item Notes
6[Leggings of Absolution]Black Temple - Illidari Council
5[Spellstrike Pants]Tailoring - Crafted
5[Trial-Fire Trousers]Karazhan - Opera Event
4[Leggings of the Seventh Circle]Doom Lord Kazzak - World Boss
3[Trousers of the Astromancer]Tempest Keep - High Astromancer Solarian
2[Leggings of Devastation]Black Temple - Mother Shahraz
1[Leggings of Channeled Elements]Hyjal - Kaz'rogal
Enchants Notes
[Mystic Spellthread]Tailoring - Scryers Honored Reputation
[Runic Spellthread]Tailoring - Scryers Exalted Reputation

Feet Edit

Rank Item Notes
6[Blue Suede Shoes]Hyjal - Kaz'rogal
5[Boots of the Shifting Nightmare]Serpentshrine Cavern - Hydross the Unstable
4[Footpads of Madness]Zul'Aman - Jan'alai
3[Glider's Foot-Wraps] of Shadow WrathKarazhan - Shadikith the Glider
2[Slippers of the Seacaller]Black Temple - High Warlord Naj'entus
1[Frozen Shadoweave Boots]Tailoring - Crafted
Enchants Notes
[Enchant Boots - Spirit]Enchanting 275
[Enchant Boots - Vitality]Enchanting 305
[Enchant Boots - Fortitude]Enchanting 320
[Magister's Armor Kit]Leatherworking 325
[Enchant Boots - Boar's Speed]Enchanting 360

Ring Edit

Rank Item Notes
8[Ring of Recurrence]Karazhan - Chess Event
8[The Horseman's Signet Ring]The Headless Horseman - Scarlet Monastery (Hallow's End)
8[Cobalt Band of Tyrigosa]Mana-Tombs Heroic - Nexus-Prince Shaffar
8[Seer's Signet]Scryers - Exalted Reputation
8[Band of the Inevitable]Naxxramas - Noth
8[Corruptor's Signet]Shartuul - Darkrune Event
7[Band of Eternity]Scale of the Sands - Honored Reputation
7[Ring of the Fallen God]Temple of Ahn'Qiraj - C'thun
7[Band of Al'ar]Tempest Keep - Al'ar
6[Band of Eternity]Scale of the Sands - Exalted Reputation
5[Ring of Endless Coils]Serpentshrine Cavern - Lady Vashj
5[Signet of Ancient Magics]Zul'Aman - Akil'zon
4[Ring of Captured Storms]Black Temple - High Warlord Naj'entus
3[Mana Attuned Band]Zul'Aman - Timed Chests
2[Ring of Ancient Knowledge]Black Temple - Trash
1[Band of the Eternal Sage]The Scale of the Sands - Exalted Reputation
Enchants Notes
[Enchant Ring - Spellpower]Enchanting 360, only available to the enchanters themselves

Trinket Edit

Item Notes
[Quagmirran's Eye]Slave Pens heroic - Quagmirran
[The Restrained Essence of Sapphiron]Naxxramas - Sapphiron
[Eye of Magtheridon]Magtheridon's Lair - Magtheridon
[Ashtongue Talisman of Acumen]Ashtongue Deathsworn - Exalted Reputation
[Icon of the Silver Crescent]41 Badge of Justice
[The Skull of Gul'dan]Black Temple - Illidan
[Darkmoon Card: Crusade]Ace thrue Eight of Blessings
[Hex Shrunken Head]Zul'Aman - Hex Lord Malacrass

Mainhand Edit

Rank Item Notes
11[Gavel of Unearthed Secrets]Lower City - Reputation Exalted
10[Eternium Runed Blade]Blacksmithing - Crafted
9[The Nexus Key] *Tempest Keep - Kael'Thas
8[Gladiator's Gavel] or spellblade25,200 Honor Points & 20 EotS marks
7[Nathrezim Mindblade]Karazhan - Prince Malchezaar
7[Amani Divining Staff] *Zul'Aman - Timed Chests
6[Amani Punisher]Zul'Aman - Akil'zon
5[Wub's Cursed Hexblade]Zul'Aman - Jan'alai
5[Talon of the Tempest]Doomwalker - World Boss
4[Merciless Gladiator's Gavel] or spellblade2739 Arena Points
3[Hammer of Judgement]Hyjal - Trash
3[The Maelstrom's Fury]Black Temple - High Warlord Naj'entus
2[Zhar'doom, Greatstaff of the Devourer] *Black Temple - Illidan Stormrage
1[Vengeful Gladiator's Gavel] or spellblade3150 Arena Points & 1850 Personal Rating

(*) Two-handers are compared to one-handers grouped with [Orb of the Soul-Eater].

Enchants Notes
[Enchant Weapon - Major Spellpower]Enchanting 350
[Enchant Weapon - Soulfrost]Enchanting 375

Off-Hand Edit

Rank Item Notes
3[Blind-Seers Icon]Black Temple - Shade of Akama
2[Chronicle of Dark Secrets]Hyjal - Rage Winterchill
2[Fetish of the Primal Gods]35 Badge of Justice
1[Orb of the Soul-Eater]25 Badge of Justice

Wand Edit

Rank Item Notes
3[The Black Stalk]Underbog Heroic - The Black Stalker
2[Flawless Wand] of Shadow WrathWorld Drop
2[Illidari Rod of Discipline]Quest:Subdue the Subduer - Quest Reward
2[Wand of Prismatic Focus]Black Temple - Gurtogg Bloodboil
2[Wand of the Forgotten Star]Tempest Keep - High Astromancer Solarian
1[Carved Witch Doctor's Stick]25 Badge of Justice