WoW Shadowlands: Monk – Legendarys Overview


from Norbert Rätz
In World of Warcraft Shadowlands, the legendary items known mainly from the Legion expansion are reinvented. Instead of farming a legendary item and hoping for the luck of the drop, in the future you will earn materials with which you can make your own legendaries. In this special you will find out which legendary affixes monks can choose from.

In World of Warcraft Shadowlands, each class has four general legendary powers and four talent-specific legendary powers to choose from when making legendaries. In total, each specialization has access to eight legendary powers. Many of these legendary powers are inspired by previous set bonuses, artifact powers, and legendary legion effects. The production of the legendary items takes place at the rune mason in the Torghast dungeon; the materials can be farmed or obtained from various trades. For example, blacksmiths make the basic items for legendary plate armor, leather processors make corresponding leather armor and inscribers various runes with which you can set secondary stats such as speed or critical hit chance. The last ingredient is a certain amount of soul ash, which you can get from chests in the Torghast dungeon.


Rules for legendary items in Shadowlands

The following rules currently apply to Shadowlands Legendaries:

  • Only one legendary item can be equipped at a time. The number is to be increased as the expansion continues.
  • All legendary affixes can appear in two specific item slots.
  • Two secondary stats can be set.
  • Legendary items can be transmogrified.

Creation of legendary items in Shadowlands







WoW Shadowlands: Manufacture of a legendary monk chest armor at the rune cutter in Torghast



WoW Shadowlands: Production of a legendary monk's chest armor at the rune mason in Torghast

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To make a legendary you go to Runecutter in Torghast and click on it. An interface appears in which the following ingredients can be set:

  • The legendary basic item from the blacksmith, leather processor, jewel cutter etc .; the basic item level is 175.
  • The legendary force; selectable from a drop-down menu.
  • Two secondary stats; Can be selected from a drop-down menu if there are corresponding runes from the inscriptionist in your inventory.

To activate the "Create" button, you must also have 100 soul ashes in your possession.

Legendary affixes for monks

As monk you have access to legendary powers specially developed for your class. In this special we give you a brief overview of which legendary monk powers are known so far. The following information is updated regularly.

General affixes

  • Deadly touch – wrist & rings
    Reduces the cooldown of Touch of Death by 60.
  • Summoner's joy – head & shoulder
    You gain 12% haste until it is interrupted after you have conjured a celestial effect.
  • Great role – Belt & Feet
    'Roll' has 1 additional charge.
  • Affix 4: Not yet known

Affixes for Brewmaster Monks

  • Charred passions – feet & back
    Your Breath of Fire ignites your right leg in flames for 8 seconds, causing your Blackout Kick! and your "Whirling Crane Kick" deal 30% additional damage as Fire damage and refresh the duration of your "Breath of Fire" on the target.
  • Mighty bar – Leg armor & feet
    Ironskin Brew increases your armor by 30% and has a 1% chance not to consume any charge.
  • Shaohao's power – Chest armor & rings
    Tiger Claw has a 10% chance to deal 300% of normal damage and reduce the remaining cooldown on your brews by an additional 1 second.
  • Stormbreaker's last barrel – shoulders & hands
    Barrel Slam deals 30% additional damage and has 1 additional charge.

Affixes for Mistweaver Monks

  • Ancient teachings of the monastery – Wrists & hands
    'Tiger Claw', 'Blackout Kick!' and "Kick of the Rising Sun" heal for 120% of damage done to an injured ally within 20 yards.
  • Calming focus – Amulet & wrist
    Healing with Enveloping Mist or Invigorating while channeling Soothing Mist increases your healing by 15% and reduces your mana cost by 15%. Stackable up to 3 times. When Calming Mist ends channeling, this effect will be canceled.
  • Tear of the morning – head & belt
    Your Renewing Mist also applies Extended Life to your first target, which instantly heals them for (50% of their magical power) and increases all healing they receive by 15% for 12 seconds. When you heal with Enveloping Mist or Invigorate, 50% of the healing is also applied to targets with your Prolonged Life effect.
  • Yulon's whispers – shoulder & rings
    When you activate Thunder Focus Tea, you exhale the breath of Yu'lon and heal up to 6 allies within 15 yards for ((56% of Spell Power) * 3) over 2 seconds.

Affixes for Windrunner Monks

  • Jade ignition – Leg armor & back
    Whenever you deal damage with Fists of Fury, you gain a stack of Chi Energy, up to a maximum of 30 stacks. When you use Whirling Crane Kick, the accumulated energy causes an explosion, dealing damage (equal to 40% attack power) to all enemies within 8 yards of the target. Damage is increased by 5% per stack of Chi energy.
  • Rustling tiger claw – head & hands
    Tiger Claw now has a range of 4 yards and increases the chance of critically striking the target by 25% for 6 seconds. When you use it, you rush to your destination immediately. The increased critical hit effect cannot occur more than once in every 30 per target.
  • The last emperor's condenser – Slot unknown
    Chi-consuming abilities increase the damage of your next Crackling Jade Bolt by 100% and reduce its cost by 5%. Stackable up to 20 times.
  • Xuen's combat gear – Chest armor & back
    When Fists of Fury ends, the Rising Sun Kick increases the critical strike chance by 30% for 5 seconds. Rising Sun Kick critical hits reduce Fists of Fury's Cooldown by 1.5 seconds.

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