Windwalker Monk

Patch 8.2.5

Written by Swagfist Last Updated: 17th Nov, 2019

Azerite Traits

Spec Specific Azerite Traits

  • Fury of Xuen
  • Glory of the Dawn
  • Pressure Point
  • Open Palm Strikes
  • Dance of Chi’ji
  • Sunrise Technique

Recommended Azerite Traits

Best Raiding Traits 

Fury of Xuen -  Combo Strikes (your mastery) grants your Fists of Fury a 1% chance to increase Haste and summon Xuen, The White Tiger. It stacks up to 100 times.  
Glory of the Dawn - Rising Sun Kick has a 25% chance to strike one additional time and generate 1 Chi.

Open Palm Strikes - Fists of Fury deals more damage and has a 5% chance to grant you 1 Chi. Your Goal should be to have 3 of those.

Dance of Chi’ji - Using Chi has a chance to make your Spinning Crane Kick free and deal more damage.

Pressure Point - Tiger Palm deals more damage and the chance to make your next Blackout Kick free is increased to 10%.

Loyal to the End - Increases your mastery by an amount, plus an additional amount of  mastery for up to 3 allies.

Decent Raiding Traits

Sunrise technique - Rising Sun Kick applies a debuff that makes your melee abilities deal more damage.

Azerite Essences

Essences Recommendations

Best Major Essences:

  1. Condensed Life-Force
  2. Conflict of Strife
  3. Crucible of Flame
  4. Blood of the Enemy
  5. Essence of the Focusing Iris

You pretty much always want to use Condensed Life-Force as a major essence. Although, if you have a lot of cleave, then you might want to use either Blood of the Enemy or Essence of the Focusing Iris.

Best Minor Essences

  1. Crucible of Flame
  2. Conflict of Strife
  3. Essence of the Focusing Iris

You want to use Crucible of Flame and Conflict of Strife as minors. Although, on some bosses you can swap out Crucible of Flame with Purification Protocol.

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Charts (Bloodmallet)

Azerite Traits

Tier 3 & 4

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Tier 2

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Tier 3 & 4

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Tier 2

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Essences

Tier 3 & 4

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Trinkets

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Corruptions

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