ABOUT LEVELS 30-40
Once you hit 30, you’ll get deeply- and possibly fatally- involved in the new instances, notably Uldaman. At this point you are also resilient enough to do a little solo leveling again, so don’t forget to try it out (particularly in PvP).
Many excellent pieces of equipment are available for these levels at vendors and the Auction House, making this set of levels more viable for solo leveling, as well.
We’re now maximizing:
Spirit > Intellect > Critical > Haste > Stamina
Check out our Disc Priest Leveling Guide: Levels 30 – 40
Heirloom gear is not included in this list, but is dicussed here.
ENCHANTING LEVELING GEAR
An exhaustive list of enchantments would be too exhausting to contemplate, so for each piece I simply recommend one enchantment that I think gets the job done and will serve you well for most of your ten levels. Re-enchanting leveling gear is, I think, neither time nor cost effective given the relatively small benefit you’ll enjoy.
BEST DISCIPLINE PRIEST GEAR AND ENCHANTS: LVL 30-40
Best In Show: Robe of Crystal Waters
Alternative 1: Robe of the Magi BEST BUY!
Alternative 2: Vicar’s Robe
Alternative 3: Chillwind Tunic
Alternative 4: Death Speaker Robes
Enchantment: [Enchant Chest – Greater Stats] or [Enchant Chest – Major Mana]
If you managed to get Blighted Leggings in your 20’s, they’re a very respectable piece for the 30’s as well.
Best In Show: Stoneweaver Leggings
Alternative 1: Crimson Silk Pantaloons BEST BUY!
Alternative 2: Shadoweave Pants
Enchantment: [None until Level 50]
Best In Show: Riptide Shoes
Alternative 1: Vinerot Sandals
Alternative 2: Furen’s Boots
Enchantment: [Enchant Boots – Minor Speed] or [Medium Armor Kit]
Best In Show: Flameseer Mantle
Alternative 1: Death Speaker Mantle
Alternative 2: Warpwood Leaf Mantle
Alternative 3: Berylline Pads
Enchantment: [None until Level 60]
Best In Show: Evil Dolly’s Cuffs
Alternative 1: Arcane Runed Bracers
Enchantment: Enchant Bracer – Mana Regeneration or Enchant Bracer – Greater Intellect
Best In Show: Gloves of Shadowy Mist
Alternative 1: Stormcloth Gloves
Alternative 2: Black Mageweave Gloves BEST BUY!
Alternative 3: Zaetar’s Gloves
Enchantment: [Enchant Gloves – Minor Haste]
Best In Show: Eye of Theradras
Alternative 1: Miner’s Hat of the Deep
Alternative 2: Darkcleric’s Veil or Veil of Aerie Peak
Enchantment: [None until Level 50]
Best In Show: Chloromesh Girdle
Alternative 1: Satyrmane Sash
Alternative 2: Star Belt BEST BUY!
Alternative 3: Direhorn Cinch
Enchantment: [None until Level 70]
Best In Show: Energy Cloak
Alternative 1: Bilgewater Mantle or Darkspear Mantle
Alternative 2: Emberscale Cape
Alternative 3: Mantle of [Home City]
Alternative 4: Caretaker’s Cape
Enchantment: [Enchant Cloak – Greater Resistance] or [Enchant Cloak – Greater Defense]
Best In Show: Tumultuous Necklace (with Intellect, Spirit, or Crit; from Satchel of Helpful Goods)
Alternative 1: Dragon’s Blood Necklace
Alternative 2: Tempest Talisman
Best In Show: Ring of Demonic Guile
Alternative 1: Underworld Band
Alternative 2: Woodseed Hoop
Alternative 3: Golden Ring of Power BEST BUY!
Alternative 4: Prismstone Ring
Enchantment: [None until Level 70 and then enchanters only]
Best In Show: Emissary’s Watch
Alternative 1: Devourer’s Stomach
Alternative 2: Figurine – Jade Owl BEST BUY!
WEAPON (Staves Only)
Best In Show: Quel’dorei Channeling Rod
Alternative 1: Tower of Theramore
Alternative 2: Staff of the Shade BEST BUY!
Alternative 3: Spellforce Rod
Enchantment: [Enchant 2H Weapon – Major Intellect] or [Enchant 2H Weapon – Major Spirit] (or Lesser versions of either)