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Mistweaver Monk Healer Beginner's Guide - Battle for Azeroth 8.3
2020/01/31 at 7:42 PM
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Looking to start playing a Mistweaver Monk in World of Warcraft and just want simple advice? Look no further! In this guide, we will cover everything you need to start easily playing a Mistweaver Monk in , without all the fuss of detailed guides Whether you're new to the spec, a casual achievement hunter, or a returning player looking to refamiliarize yourself with Mistweaver in Battle for Azeroth, these easy guidelines, covering simple and effective talents, rotation, and gear setup, will get you into the action as easily as possible.
Please keep in mind that this page is meant to get beginner players started quickly, and does not contain much in the way of detailed explanations, mechanics, competitive options, gearing, simulation comparisons, or nuance. For more in-depth information, including all those optimizations and more, check out the complete Mistweaver Monk Guide pages linked in the navigation on the left-hand side of the page.
If you need help leveling to 120 in Battle for Azeroth, check out our
Rotation, Priority, and Abilities
NEW Ny'alotha Tips
Macros & Addons
About the Author
This guide was written by
, the Mistweaver Admin in the
discord server and Mistweaver lead for the Monk class site
Peak of Serenity
. He maintains the Mistweaver module for
, which is a tool you can use to evaluate your logs automatically. It all provides stat weights you can leverage for gearing purposes. You can also jump into his
to discuss all things Mistweaver, WoW, or other gaming topics.
This Mistweaver Monk build is well rounded and suited for group content, without focusing on any one thing in particular. For a deeper look at each talent and more specialized builds for specific activities, see the
Mistweaver Monk Talent Guide
In raids, swap
Mistweaver Monks don't have any set-defined rotation for all circumstances. Healing is more about using the right spell for the job in a given moment, but this overview will help you determine when to use which abilities. Learn more in the
Mistweaver Monk Rotation Guide
should be on all mobs being damaged. Apply it to groups of mobs through
Spinning Crane Kick
if there are 6 or more injured targets within range.
as close to on cooldown as possible. The charge system allows some wiggle room, allowing you to pool charges.
when you need to heal multiple people (few enough that
isn't worth casting, or if it's on cooldown), or heal a single target instantly, instead of waiting on your HoTs to heal them.
if a target is taking a steady amount of damage.
if a target is taking more damage than
can keep up with by itself, and it won't relent.
Thunder Focus Tea
use varies on the content being done. In raids, you'll primarily use it on
for the longevity it provides, while in dungeons you'll use it on
s active for
Mistewaver Monks primarily favor Item Level and Critical Strike in both dungeons and raids. Find out more about how stats work in the
, or get an overview of gear to look for from dungeons and raids in the
Mistweaver Monk Gear Guide
Critical Strike > Versatility > Mastery > Haste
Only two gear slots can be enchanted by all players in Battle for Azeroth: weapons and rings. There are also glove enchants which can assist with professions, Enchanter-only bracer enchants which modify hearthstone use, and Tailor-only cloak enchants which reduce threat slightly.
Enchant Weapon - Machinist's Brilliance
Enchant Ring - Accord of Critical Strike
Gems: For your first socket use
Leviathan's Eye of Intellect
Deadly Lava Lazuli
The outermost rings of Azerite armor is where the majority of the piece's power comes from, and Mistweaver has some traits specific to them are powerful for either raid healing or dungeon healing. For healing a raid or dungeon,
is the go-to trait, as this allows for a flexible boost to your healing depending on the stat and situation. You can customized your response based on the spell you use with
Thunder Focus Tea
The following are your basic essences. Please refer to the
for more information.
Memory of Lucid Dreams
The Ever-Rising Tide
Conflict and Strife
is a new system introduced with Patch 8.3. The system replaced Titanforging with additional effects that contain a positive and negative attribute. As you gain more corrupted gear, there are additional negative effects and debuffs applied to your character. Below is an overview of the best effects, and you can read the more
Mistweaver Monks will generally prioritize the stat proc corruption effects. The Critical Strike effect,
, is under budget and you will want to skip it. The remaining effects are fairly equal, so you will want to lean toward Versatility and Haste.
- The best stat proc along with Haste.
- Strong, with the rise of the new
Flash of Insight
- This looks to be only on
Mar'kowa, the Mindpiercer
, so as such, this weapon and corruption effect will be a must have for Mistweavers.
Our Mistweaver Monk guides are always updated with the latest information from in-game experience, simulations, and logs; make sure to check our changelog to this page, by clicking on
at the top of the page. If you are interested in more in-depth Mistweaver Monk guides for Visions of N'zoth, Battle for Azeroth's third and final content patch, make sure to browse the
below, and our list of
just beneath the
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