Welcome to our World of Warcraft Classic Elemental Shaman Build for Classic WoW in patch 1.12, this Talent Spec Guide was built for PVP Battlegrounds but can be used in PVE with small tweaks to the Talents. We detail whats the Best Race for this Elemental Spec and what Gear Stats you should get to maximize your damage.
Elemental Shaman Best Race
We suggest players choose, Troll, or Orc if they plan to use the elemental spec, this is because you will be channelling spells that do big damage. Troll Berserking racial trait can speed this cast times up, and Orc’s Blood Fury can further increase the nuke damage you will do with your shaman.
Note: Shaman is a Horde only Class as such what races you can choose is limited to the Horde Faction.
- Best – Orc, Troll
- Average – Tauren
- Weak –
- Not Available – Dwarves, Night Elf, Undead, Gnome, Humans
World of Warcraft Classic Best Elemental Shaman Build
Elemental Shaman Stat Build
The best gear stats for this spec are similar to the mage classes since you will be casting spells you will need them to do big damage. Primary Stats These are the Elemental Shaman Stats you should build over everything else in WoW Classic 1.12, while Secondary Stats are an effective quality of life stats that further improve your build, and then we have Other Stats these are the stats you can pick up if there is nothing else available to grab.
- Primary Stats [Intellect] – [Spell Damage] – [Spell Crit] – [Spell Penetration]
- Secondary Stats [Spirit] – [Stamina] – [Mana Per 5 Seconds]
- Other Stats [Strength] – [Agility]
WoW Classic Elemental Shaman Talent Build Guide
This Shaman Elemental Talent Build to use in WoW Classic Patch 1.12 and is built for PVP specifically. You can choose to use it in PVE as well, and with some slight, modifications it is a very solid PVE Spec for Dungeons and Raids. This Talent Build focuses on reducing the casting time of most of your spells and Elemental Focus talent triggering a free instant cast now and then for some big burst damage.
Strength and Weaknesses
Below we list some of the Pros and Cons / Strength and Weakness of the Shaman Class in general.
- Strength – Can fill both Healer and DPS Roles.
- Strength – Can heal yourself.
- Weakness – Has to wear Leather early on before Mail Armor is available.