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Brewmaster Monk Tanking Guide

Level 110, Patch 7.1

Brewmaster Monk PvE Stat Priority - 7.1

The below Stat Priority recommendation is based on a mix of SimulationCraft, spreadsheets, in-game testing and through collaboration with other players. Understanding the priority will help you make decisions on which gear to use and how to optimize it, helping improve your overall tanking performance.

Stat Priority

Stamina > Haste > Mastery = Crit > Agility > Versatility

Stat Summaries


Stamina increases your total health.


Haste increases attack and spell casting speed, adds additional damage and healing to DoTsA spell or ability that does damage over time. and HoTsA spell or ability that heals over time., and reduces the GCDA universal cooldown activated by most abilities.. As a Brewmaster, Haste increases your Energy regeneration, and therefore your Chi generation, and the frequency of procs from Gift Of The Ox.


Mastery provides a passive bonus to your character based on your specialization. Mastery Elusive Brawler increases your dodge chance every time you are hit by an attack until your next successful dodge while also increasing your attack power.


Critical Strike increase the chance for your spells and attacks to critically hit for additional damage and healing.


Agility increases your attack power and the damage dealt by your abilities. Further, Agility slightly increases your chance to Dodge.


Versatility increases your damage, healing, and absorption done and decreases damage received.

Stat Weights

Stamina [12.02] > Haste [9.02] > Mastery [7.52] = Crit [7.52] > Agility [6.02] > Versatility [4.52]

Pawn String

( Pawn: v1: "PvE-Monk-Brewmaster-Noxxic": Agility=6.02, MasteryRating=7.52, Stamina=12.02, HasteRating=9.02, CritRating=7.52, Versatility=4.52 )