Restoration Shaman 8.3 BiS List (Top Picks)

Last updated: August 10, 2020

Welcome to our Restoration Shaman BiS List, or as we also call it, Top Picks. This is a page where you can find the statistical distribution of gear, talents, and other choices among Top 1% of the best performing Raiders of this class and specialization in World of Warcraft. This page is updated for the latest Battle for Azeroth (BfA) Patch 8.3 “Visions of N'zoth” and the newest Raid – Ny’alotha.

We use services like Warcraft Logs and Raider.io to look up the list of Top Restoration Shaman Raiders as of this moment. Then we cross-check these players through Official Blizzard API and find out what each of them is using because statistically, they are very likely to already have BiS gear, talents, etc. at this point. We parse these enormous amounts of data into useful and easy to understand charts and rankings that we show you on this page.

You can quickly find out what is the current Restoration Shaman BiS (Best in Slot) gear just with the data we provide here. You can also see the best combinations of Talents, Azerite Powers, etc. This is always useful for optimizing your Restoration Shaman character because acquiring these BiS options for yourself will obviously improve your performance in Raids and PVE content in general.

Be sure to also check out our Restoration Shaman PvE Guide and Restoration Shaman PvP Guide!

All Stars
Ra-den the Despoiled
Dark Inquisitor Xanesh
Shad'har the Insatiable
Carapace of N'Zoth
The Hivemind
Maut
Il'gynoth, Corruption Reborn
Prophet Skitra
N'Zoth the Corruptor
Wrathion
Drest'agath
Vexiona

Talents

22%
21%
5%
4%
3%
3%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%

Head

68%
26%
4%

Neck

100%

Shoulders

74%
17%
4%
2%

Back

100%

Chest

81%
10%
2%

Wrist

14%
13%
10%
10%
10%
9%
5%
4%
4%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Hands

50%
8%
6%
6%
5%
4%
4%
2%
2%
2%

Waist

79%
3%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%

Legs

38%
11%
11%
7%
7%
6%
5%
4%
2%

Feet

44%
12%
8%
7%
5%
3%
3%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%

Ring

12%
10%
10%
8%
6%
6%
6%
6%
5%
4%
3%
2%
2%

Trinket

38%
14%
12%
9%
8%
4%
3%
2%

Main Hand

78%
13%
4%
2%

Gems

83%
11%
2%

Races

23%
Goblin
12%
Troll
10%
Zandalari Troll
9%
Orc
8%
Vulpera
7%
Dwarf
6%
Tauren
6%
Draenei
6%
Pandaren
3%
Dark Iron Dwarf
3%
Kul Tiran
2%
Highmountain Tauren

Azerite Powers

29%
23%
19%
10%
5%
3%
2%
2%

Azerite Essence

62%
10%
8%
4%
4%
3%
2%

Talents

25%
11%
7%
3%
3%
3%

Head

84%
13%

Neck

100%

Shoulders

70%
17%
5%
3%

Back

100%

Chest

78%
11%
3%

Wrist

25%
13%
11%
7%
7%
7%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Hands

43%
9%
7%
7%
5%
5%
5%
3%

Waist

82%
3%
3%

Legs

37%
21%
9%
7%
5%
3%
3%

Feet

47%
7%
5%
5%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Ring

13%
11%
10%
7%
5%
5%
5%
4%
4%
3%
3%
2%
2%
2%

Trinket

41%
17%
11%
9%
4%
4%
3%
2%

Main Hand

68%
13%
13%

Gems

74%
20%
2%

Races

17%
Troll
15%
Goblin
15%
Pandaren
9%
Zandalari Troll
9%
Orc
7%
Vulpera
7%
Dwarf
3%
Tauren
3%
Highmountain Tauren

Azerite Powers

24%
20%
16%
15%
11%
4%
2%

Azerite Essence

50%
21%
15%
3%

Talents

28%
25%
6%
3%
3%

Head

78%
18%

Neck

100%

Shoulders

78%
13%
3%

Back

100%

Chest

78%
13%
3%
3%

Wrist

28%
11%
10%
8%
8%
6%
5%
5%
5%
3%
3%
3%

Hands

58%
6%
6%
6%
5%
3%
3%
3%

Waist

86%
3%
3%

Legs

50%
11%
10%
8%
5%
3%

Feet

50%
10%
5%
5%
5%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Ring

15%
11%
10%
8%
7%
7%
5%
5%
5%
4%
3%
3%

Trinket

42%
16%
11%
10%
5%
3%
3%
3%
2%

Main Hand

75%
8%
6%
3%
3%

Gems

85%
8%
3%
2%

Races

25%
Goblin
15%
Zandalari Troll
13%
Troll
10%
Tauren
8%
Vulpera
6%
Pandaren
6%
Draenei
5%
Dwarf
3%
Orc
3%
Highmountain Tauren

Azerite Powers

27%
21%
20%
11%
11%
2%

Azerite Essence

65%
11%
10%
5%
3%
3%

Talents

28%
13%
5%
3%
3%
3%

Head

74%
18%
3%

Neck

100%

Shoulders

77%
15%
3%

Back

100%

Chest

74%
15%
5%
3%

Wrist

22%
18%
10%
10%
8%
8%
6%
3%
3%
3%

Hands

54%
8%
6%
5%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Waist

81%
5%
3%
3%
3%

Legs

49%
11%
11%
8%
6%
3%

Feet

50%
6%
6%
5%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Ring

15%
8%
8%
8%
8%
8%
7%
6%
5%
4%
4%
2%

Trinket

40%
17%
13%
9%
6%
5%
2%

Main Hand

81%
6%
5%
3%

Gems

75%
19%
3%
2%

Races

27%
Goblin
15%
Troll
13%
Zandalari Troll
13%
Pandaren
10%
Dwarf
6%
Vulpera
3%
Tauren
3%
Kul Tiran

Azerite Powers

23%
18%
18%
17%
13%
3%
2%

Azerite Essence

50%
22%
8%
5%
3%
3%
3%

Talents

22%
18%
8%
3%
3%
3%

Head

82%
15%

Neck

100%

Shoulders

77%
13%
5%

Back

100%

Chest

77%
8%
3%
3%
3%

Wrist

18%
15%
13%
8%
6%
5%
5%
5%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Hands

62%
8%
6%
3%
3%
3%

Waist

81%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Legs

36%
12%
10%
10%
8%
5%
5%
3%

Feet

50%
6%
5%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Ring

11%
11%
9%
8%
7%
7%
6%
6%
5%
5%
3%
3%
2%

Trinket

41%
16%
10%
10%
8%
6%
3%

Main Hand

79%
6%
6%
3%

Gems

84%
8%
4%
2%

Races

25%
Goblin
17%
Troll
10%
Tauren
8%
Zandalari Troll
8%
Orc
6%
Vulpera
6%
Dwarf
5%
Pandaren
5%
Highmountain Tauren

Azerite Powers

30%
21%
17%
9%
7%
6%
2%
2%

Azerite Essence

50%
22%
15%
3%
3%

Talents

21%
21%
6%
3%

Head

80%
18%

Neck

100%

Shoulders

81%
9%
3%

Back

100%

Chest

85%
9%
3%

Wrist

22%
19%
11%
6%
6%
6%
4%
4%
4%
3%
3%
3%

Hands

57%
8%
4%
4%
4%
4%
3%
3%
3%

Waist

86%
4%

Legs

47%
9%
9%
6%
4%
4%
4%
3%
3%

Feet

59%
6%
6%
4%
3%
3%
3%

Ring

16%
13%
9%
9%
7%
6%
5%
5%
4%
4%
4%
3%
2%

Trinket

41%
15%
13%
12%
3%
3%
3%
2%

Main Hand

80%
8%
6%
3%

Gems

82%
11%
2%
2%

Races

24%
Goblin
13%
Troll
13%
Zandalari Troll
11%
Pandaren
8%
Orc
6%
Tauren
6%
Dwarf
4%
Dark Iron Dwarf
4%
Vulpera
3%
Kul Tiran

Azerite Powers

24%
22%
19%
12%
9%
3%
3%
2%

Azerite Essence

52%
16%
9%
4%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Talents

22%
20%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Head

76%
20%
3%

Neck

100%

Shoulders

71%
20%
5%

Back

100%

Chest

69%
13%
6%
3%
3%

Wrist

18%
16%
13%
10%
6%
6%
5%
5%
5%
3%
3%

Hands

57%
10%
6%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Waist

84%
3%
3%

Legs

44%
10%
10%
6%
5%
5%
5%
3%

Feet

52%
5%
5%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Ring

18%
11%
11%
8%
7%
6%
5%
5%
3%
3%
2%

Trinket

41%
16%
11%
6%
6%
4%
4%
3%

Main Hand

76%
10%
6%

Gems

83%
10%
3%
2%

Races

23%
Goblin
13%
Zandalari Troll
11%
Troll
10%
Pandaren
6%
Orc
6%
Tauren
6%
Draenei
5%
Dwarf
5%
Vulpera
3%
Dark Iron Dwarf

Azerite Powers

28%
22%
20%
11%
9%
2%

Azerite Essence

57%
13%
8%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Talents

26%
17%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Head

78%
19%

Neck

100%

Shoulders

80%
10%
3%
3%

Back

100%

Chest

73%
12%
3%
3%
3%

Wrist

19%
17%
8%
7%
7%
7%
5%
5%
5%
3%
3%
3%

Hands

55%
5%
5%
5%
5%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Waist

82%
5%
3%

Legs

41%
16%
10%
8%
5%
3%
3%
3%

Feet

55%
7%
5%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Ring

14%
13%
10%
9%
8%
8%
6%
5%
4%
2%
2%
2%

Trinket

42%
13%
12%
11%
6%
5%
3%

Main Hand

82%
8%
3%
3%

Gems

82%
13%
2%

Races

23%
Goblin
16%
Zandalari Troll
14%
Troll
8%
Draenei
7%
Tauren
7%
Orc
7%
Pandaren
5%
Vulpera
3%
Dwarf
3%
Dark Iron Dwarf

Azerite Powers

25%
20%
19%
12%
10%
3%
2%
2%
2%

Azerite Essence

66%
12%
7%
5%
3%

Talents

26%
25%
2%
2%

Head

82%
13%

Neck

100%

Shoulders

74%
17%
2%

Back

100%

Chest

71%
10%
4%
2%
2%
2%
2%

Wrist

23%
16%
11%
7%
7%
5%
4%
4%
4%
4%
2%
2%

Hands

58%
5%
5%
5%
4%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%

Waist

73%
4%
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%

Legs

38%
16%
10%
8%
7%
7%
4%
2%

Feet

56%
10%
7%
5%
2%
2%
2%
2%

Ring

10%
10%
8%
8%
7%
6%
6%
6%
5%
5%
4%
2%
2%

Trinket

41%
14%
11%
10%
7%
5%
4%
3%

Main Hand

80%
5%
5%
2%

Gems

82%
11%
3%
2%

Races

22%
Goblin
11%
Tauren
10%
Dwarf
10%
Troll
8%
Zandalari Troll
7%
Vulpera
7%
Pandaren
5%
Orc
4%
Dark Iron Dwarf
4%
Highmountain Tauren
2%
Draenei

Azerite Powers

25%
21%
18%
12%
12%
3%
2%

Azerite Essence

55%
14%
7%
5%
5%
2%
2%

Talents

33%
14%
3%
3%
3%

Head

75%
22%

Neck

100%

Shoulders

73%
19%
3%

Back

100%

Chest

78%
12%
3%

Wrist

24%
24%
14%
5%
5%
5%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Hands

59%
10%
7%
5%
5%
3%
3%

Waist

91%
3%

Legs

50%
10%
10%
7%
7%
3%
3%
3%

Feet

75%
3%
3%

Ring

14%
13%
10%
10%
8%
8%
7%
6%
4%
4%
2%
2%
2%

Trinket

40%
17%
11%
9%
8%
4%
4%

Main Hand

85%
5%
3%

Gems

80%
15%
2%
2%

Races

22%
Goblin
17%
Troll
10%
Pandaren
10%
Zandalari Troll
8%
Vulpera
7%
Dwarf
7%
Tauren
5%
Draenei
5%
Orc

Azerite Powers

25%
23%
19%
13%
10%
3%
2%

Azerite Essence

52%
21%
10%
8%

Talents

21%
12%
3%
3%
3%

Head

76%
18%
3%

Neck

100%

Shoulders

71%
20%
4%

Back

100%

Chest

76%
9%
6%
3%

Wrist

23%
20%
10%
10%
9%
7%
3%
3%
3%

Hands

60%
6%
6%
4%
4%
4%
3%
3%
3%

Waist

82%
4%
3%
3%

Legs

51%
7%
7%
7%
4%
4%
4%
3%

Feet

57%
10%
4%
4%
3%
3%
3%

Ring

14%
10%
9%
9%
8%
7%
7%
5%
4%
4%
3%
3%
2%
2%

Trinket

41%
14%
14%
8%
6%
4%
4%
3%

Main Hand

79%
7%
7%

Gems

78%
15%
3%
3%

Races

20%
Goblin
15%
Troll
14%
Zandalari Troll
10%
Pandaren
7%
Orc
6%
Tauren
6%
Vulpera
4%
Dwarf
4%
Draenei
3%
Highmountain Tauren
3%
Kul Tiran
3%
Dark Iron Dwarf

Azerite Powers

23%
19%
18%
16%
13%
3%
3%
2%

Azerite Essence

48%
21%
9%
6%
4%
3%

Talents

28%
18%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Head

71%
25%
3%

Neck

100%

Shoulders

75%
15%
6%

Back

100%

Chest

76%
13%
3%
3%

Wrist

21%
15%
10%
8%
8%
6%
6%
6%
5%
3%
3%
3%

Hands

56%
13%
5%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Waist

83%
5%
3%

Legs

55%
8%
6%
5%
5%
5%
5%
3%
3%

Feet

51%
6%
5%
5%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Ring

15%
10%
10%
10%
9%
6%
6%
6%
5%
4%
3%
2%
2%

Trinket

40%
16%
14%
10%
5%
4%
2%

Main Hand

80%
8%
6%
3%

Gems

83%
10%
2%
2%

Races

25%
Goblin
15%
Pandaren
15%
Zandalari Troll
11%
Vulpera
11%
Troll
8%
Tauren
3%
Draenei
3%
Dwarf
3%
Orc

Azerite Powers

26%
20%
19%
13%
11%
2%
2%

Azerite Essence

55%
16%
10%
8%
3%
3%

Talents

24%
20%
7%
3%
3%
3%

Head

78%
20%

Neck

100%

Shoulders

72%
23%

Back

100%

Chest

83%
10%

Wrist

24%
13%
13%
9%
7%
6%
4%
4%
4%
3%
3%
3%

Hands

53%
9%
7%
6%
4%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Waist

87%
4%
3%
3%

Legs

49%
13%
9%
7%
7%
4%
3%

Feet

56%
6%
4%
4%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%

Ring

17%
10%
10%
10%
8%
6%
6%
6%
5%
4%
3%
3%

Trinket

39%
13%
13%
11%
8%
4%
3%
3%

Main Hand

78%
10%
4%
3%

Gems

79%
13%
4%
2%

Races

23%
Goblin
13%
Troll
13%
Zandalari Troll
12%
Tauren
10%
Pandaren
7%
Vulpera
6%
Orc
4%
Dwarf
3%
Draenei

Azerite Powers

26%
24%
21%
10%
8%
4%

Azerite Essence

55%
18%
12%
3%
3%
3%

Frequently Asked Questions

🏆 Is this BiS List reliable?

Yes, it is reliable. We use a very sophisticated statistical method to constantly dig through tons of data which is received from Top 1% Raiders (using services such as Warcraft Logs).

🎯 How is this different from BiS Spreadsheets?

We think our approach is better because we utilize statistics and Big Data approach. Also, most hand-written Spreadsheets show only single BiS item for each slot and they do not cover Boss-specific BiS, while we show multiple options for each equipment slot as well as for every Raid Boss.

🤔 Why are there separate BiS Lists for each Raid Boss?

We show data for each Raid Boss separately, because quite often some items perform better than others if we look at particular PVE encounters.

🙄 Are lower-ranked items unviable?

Of course not. Every item that we mention here is decent enough to be considered, it's just that the first one is obviously the most beneficial.