Shadow Priest

Patch 9.0

Written by Tinie Last Updated: 18th Nov, 2020

Some content in this guide is based on beta or early data

Updates will be made after raid progress is finished and more accurate information is available.


Make sure you have boss frames enabled in your wow UI, and use an addon to track your dots on targets, from boss 1 to boss 5.


Generic mouseover macro

Generic mouseover macro you can use for your spells. 

/cast [@mouseover,harm,nodead][] spell

Searing Nightmare Channeling or Shadow Word: Pain Macro

Casts Searing Nightmare if you’re channeling Mind Sear or Shadow Word: Pain otherwise.

/cast [nochanneling: Mind Sear, @mouseover, harm, nodead][nochanneling: Mind Sear] Shadow Word: Pain
/cast [channeling, talent:3/3] Searing Nightmare

Void Torrent Channeling Macro

3 macros that allow you to spam DP/Void Eruption/Mindblast while channeling Void Torrent without interrupting the channel. 

/cast [nochanneling:void torrent, @mouseover,harm,nodead][nochanneling: Void Torrent] Devouring Plague
/cast [nochanneling:void torrent, @mouseover,harm,nodead][nochanneling: Void Torrent] Void Eruption
/cast [nochanneling:void torrent, @mouseover,harm,nodead][nochanneling: Void Torrent] Mind Blast

Shadow Crash Macro

Instantly casts Shadow Crash at the position of your cursor. Takes a bit of time to get used to, but it will save idle time when doing your rotation.

/cast [@cursor] Shadow Crash

Dispersion Cancel aura

A macro to use it on my mind blast / Shadow word: Void.

#showtooltip Mind Blast
/cancelaura Dispersion
/use Mind Blast

Power word: Shield mouseover Macro

A macro to make sure you can easily Power Word: Shield people without having to take your target away from the boss. This is useful while moving / pre voidform.

#showtooltip Power word: shield
/use [@mouseover,help,nodead][help,nodead][@player] Power word: shield

Shadow Mend mouseover Macro

#showtooltip Shadow Mend
/use [@mouseover,help,nodead][help,nodead][@player] Shadow Mend


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