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Every gem available in Wrath of the Lich King Classic

Wrath of the Lich King Classic continues the the Jewelcrafting profession introduced in Burning Crusade Classic, retaining all of the mechanics for gem slots. There are a lot of stats to keep track of in Wrath, and many can be supplemented with gems. In addition to primary stats, a melee character needs Hit, Expertise, Attack Power, Critical Strike Rating, and Armor Penetration to increase damage output. Casters have Spirit, Spell Power, and Mana per 5 Seconds (MP5), and Spell Penetration. Gems continue to play an important role of balancing your stats and supplementing your gear with more of the stats you need.

In Wrath, each gem and gem socket will have a specific color, and by matching the correctly colored gems to correctly colored sockets will give you bonus stats. Gems come in six different colors — red, yellow, blue, orange, purple, and green — which indicate the kinds of stats they gave and the kind of sockets they fit into. Then there were Meta gems and Prismatic gems. In short, gems in Wrath of the Lich King Classic can get pretty complicated.

And in BCC, not all gems were available at launch, and certain gems — and the related cuts — became available in different phases of the expansion. We expect this to be the same in Wrath Classic, but we don’t yet know for certain which gems will make an appearance in which Phase — but you should be prepared for some gems not to be available on day one.

So you’ll still be able to gem up your gear in Wrath Classic. But when, where, and which gems? That’s a question we don’t yet have a complete answer for — and may not until Wrath Classic beta launches. But we can start figuring out gems in Wrath Classic by looking back on the original Wrath. So let’s take a look at all of the gems that should be available in Wrath of the Lich King Classic.

And keep watching this space — we’ll be updating this as we have more details on Wrath Classic.

Every single-color gem in Wrath of the Lich King Classic

These gems go in the socket of their exact color — red gems in red sockets, etc.

Red gems

Bright — Attack Power

  • Bright Bloodstone
  • Perfect Bright Bloodstone
  • Bright Bloodstone
  • Bright Cardinal Ruby

Subtle — Dodge

  • Subtle Bloodstone
  • Perfect Subtle Bloodstone
  • Subtle Bloodstone
  • Subtle Cardinal Ruby

Delicate — Agility

  • Delicate Bloodstone
  • Perfect Delicate Bloodstone
  • Delicate Scarlet Ruby
  • Delicate Stormjewel
  • Delicate Cardinal Ruby

Precise — Expertise Rating

  • Precise Bloodstone
  • Perfect Precise Bloodstone
  • Precise Scarlet Ruby
  • Precise Cardinal Ruby

Flashing — Parry Rating

  • Flashing Bloodstone
  • Perfect Flashing Bloodstone
  • Flashing Scarlet Ruby
  • Flashing Cardinal Ruby

Bold — Strength

  • Bold Bloodstone
  • Perfect Bold Bloodstone
  • Bold Scarlet Ruby
  • Bold Stormjewel
  • Bold Cardinal Ruby

Fractured — Armor Penetration

  • Fractured Bloodstone
  • Perfect Fractured Bloodstone
  • Fractured Bloodstone
  • Fractured Cardinal Ruby

Runed — Spell Power

  • Bright Bloodstone
  • Perfect Bright Bloodstone
  • Bright Bloodstone
  • Bright Cardinal Ruby
  • Runed Stormjewel

Yellow gems

Brilliant — Intellect

  • Brilliant Bloodstone
  • Perfect Brilliant Bloodstone
  • Brilliant Stormjewel
  • Brilliant Cardinal Ruby

Smooth — Critical Strike Rating

  • Smooth Sun Crystal
  • Perfect Smooth Sun Crystal
  • Smooth Autumn’s Glow
  • Smooth King’s Amber

Subtle — Dodge Rating

  • Subtle Sun Crystal
  • Perfect Subtle Sun Crystal
  • Subtle Autumn’s Glow
  • Subtle King’s Amber

Quick — Haste Rating

  • Quick Sun Crystal
  • Perfect Quick Sun Crystal
  • Quick Autumn’s Glow
  • Quick King’s Amber

Mystic — Resilience

  • Mystic Sun Crystal
  • Perfect Mystic Sun Crystal
  • Mystic Autumn’s Glow
  • Kharmaa’s Grace
  • Mystic King’s Amber

Thick — Defense Rating

  • Thrick Sun Crystal
  • Perfect Thick Sun Crystal
  • Thick Autumn’s Glow
  • Thick King’s Amber

Rigid — Hit Rating

  • Rigid Sun Crystal
  • Perfect Rigid Sun Crystal
  • Rigid Autumn’s Glow
  • Rigid King’s Amber

Blue gems

Rigid — Hit Rating

  • Rigid Chalcedony
  • Perfect Rigid Chalcedony
  • Rigid Sky Sapphire
  • Rigid Stormjewel
  • Rigid Majestic Zircon

Sparkling — Spirit

  • Sparkling Chalcedony
  • Perfect Sparkling Chalcedony
  • Sparkling Sky Sapphire
  • Sparkling Stormjewel
  • Sparkling Majestic Zircon

Solid — Stamina

  • Solid Chalcedony
  • Perfect Solid Chalcedony
  • Solid Sky Sapphire
  • Solid Stormjewel
  • Solid Majestic Zircon

Lustrous — Mana per 5 Seconds

  • Lustrous Chalcedony
  • Perfect Lustrous Chalcedony
  • Lustrous Sky Sapphire
  • Lustrous Majestic Zircon

Stormy — Spell Penetration

  • Stormy Chalcedony
  • Perfect Stormy Chalcedony
  • Stormy Sky Sapphire
  • Stormy Majestic Zircon

Every multi-color gem in Wrath of the Lich King Classic

These gems offer a combination of stats and can be placed in two sockets, based on the colors they’re comprised of:

  • Orange gems go in red or yellow sockets
  • Purple gems can go in blue or red sockets
  • Green gems can go in blue and yellow sockets

They count towards color requirements for bonuses, including those for Meta gems. Using these gems lets you customize your stats a bit more without abandoning your bonuses.

Orange gems

Accurate — Expertise Rating and Hit Rating

  • Accurate Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Accurate Huge Citrine
  • Accurate Monarch Topaz
  • Accurate Ametrine

Deadly — Agility and Critical Strike Rating

  • Deadly Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Deadly Huge Citrine
  • Deadly Monarch Topaz
  • Deadly Ametrine

Deft — Agility and Haste Rating

  • Deft Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Deft Huge Citrine
  • Deft Monarch Topaz
  • Deft Ametrine

Durable — Spell Power and Resilience Rating

  • Durable Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Durable Huge Citrine
  • Durable Monarch Topaz
  • Durable Ametrine

Empowered — Attack Power and Resilience Rating

  • Empowered Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Empowered Huge Citrine
  • Empowered Monarch Topaz
  • Empowered Ametrine

Etched — Strength and Hit Rating

  • Etched Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Etched Huge Citrine
  • Etched Monarch Topaz
  • Etched Ametrine

Glimmering — Parry Rating and Defense Rating

  • Glimmering Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Glimmering Huge Citrine
  • Glimmering Monarch Topaz
  • Glimmering Ametrine

Glinting — Agility and Hit Rating

  • Glinting Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Glinting Huge Citrine
  • Glinting Monarch Topaz
  • Glinting Ametrine

Lucent — Agility and Resilience Rating

  • Lucent Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Lucent Huge Citrine
  • Lucent Monarch Topaz
  • Lucent Ametrine

Luminous — Spell Power and Intellect

  • Luminous Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Luminous Huge Citrine
  • Luminous Monarch Topaz
  • Luminous Ametrine

Potent — Spell Power and Critical Strike Rating

  • Potent Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Potent Huge Citrine
  • Potent Monarch Topaz
  • Potent Ametrine

Pristine — Attack Power and Hit Rating

  • Pristine Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Pristine Huge Citrine
  • Pristine Monarch Topaz
  • Pristine Ametrine

Reckless – Spell Power and Haste Rating

  • Reckless Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Reckless Huge Citrine
  • Reckless Monarch Topaz
  • Reckless Ametrine

Willful — Intellect and Resilience Rating

  • Willful Huge Citrine
  • Willful Potent Huge Citrine
  • Willful Monarch Topaz
  • Willful Ametrine

Inscribed — Strength and Critical Strike Rating

  • Inscribed Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Inscribed Huge Citrine
  • Inscribed Monarch Topaz
  • Inscribed Ametrine

Champion’s — Strength and Defense Rating

  • Champion’s Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Champion’s Huge Citrine
  • Champion’s Monarch Topaz
  • Champion’s Ametrine

Fierce — Strength and Haste Rating

  • Fierce Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Fierce Huge Citrine
  • Fierce Monarch Topaz
  • Fierce Ametrine

Resplendent — Strength and Resilience

  • Resplendent Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Resplendent Huge Citrine
  • Resplendent Monarch Topaz
  • Resplendent Ametrine

Resolute — Defense Rating and Expertise Rating

  • Resolute Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Resolute Huge Citrine
  • Resolute Monarch Topaz
  • Resolute Ametrine

Stalwart — Dodge Rating and Defense Rating

  • Stalwart Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Stalwart Huge Citrine
  • Stalwart Monarch Topaz
  • Stalwart Ametrine

Stark — Attack Power and Haste Rating

  • Stark Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Stark Huge Citrine
  • Stark Monarch Topaz
  • Stark Ametrine

Veiled — Spell Power and Hit Rating

  • Veiled Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Veiled Huge Citrine
  • Veiled Monarch Topaz
  • Veiled Ametrine

Wicked — Attack Power and Critical Strike Rating

  • Wicked Huge Citrine
  • Perfect Wicked Huge Citrine
  • Wicked Monarch Topaz
  • Wicked Ametrine

Green gems

Radiant — Critical Strike Rating and Spell Penetration

  • Radiant Dark Jade
  • Perfect Radiant Dark Jade
  • Radiant Forest Emerald
  • Radiant Eye of Zul

Misty — Critical Strike Rating and Spirit

  • Misty Dark Jade
  • Perfect Misty Dark Jade
  • Misty Forest Emerald
  • Misty Eye of Zul

Jagged — Critical Strike Rating and Stamina

  • Jagged Dark Jade
  • Perfect Jagged Dark Jade
  • Jagged Forest Emerald
  • Jagged Eye of Zul

Regal — Dodge Rating and Stamina

  • Regal Dark Jade
  • Perfect Regal Dark Jade
  • Regal Forest Emerald
  • Regal Eye of Zul

Shattered — Haste Rating and Spell Penetration

  • Shattered Dark Jade
  • Perfect Shattered Dark Jade
  • Shattered Forest Emerald
  • Shattered Eye of Zul

Intricate — Haste Rating and Spirit

  • Intricate Dark Jade
  • Perfect Intricate Dark Jade
  • Intricate Forest Emerald
  • Intricate Eye of Zul

Forceful — Haste Rating and Stamina

  • Forceful Dark Jade
  • Perfect Forceful Dark Jade
  • Forceful Forest Emerald
  • Forceful Eye of Zul

Nimble — Hit Rating and Dodge Rating

  • Nimble Dark Jade
  • Perfect Nimble Dark Jade
  • Nimble Forest Emerald
  • Nimble Eye of Zul

Lightning — Hit Rating and Haste Rating

  • Lightning Dark Jade
  • Perfect Lightning Dark Jade
  • Lightning Forest Emerald
  • Lightning Eye of Zul

Turbid — Resilience and Spirit

  • Turbid Dark Jade
  • Perfect Turbid Dark Jade
  • Turbid Forest Emerald
  • Turbid Eye of Zul

Steady — Resilience and Stamina

  • Steady Dark Jade
  • Perfect Steady Dark Jade
  • Steady Forest Emerald
  • Steady Eye of Zul

Dazzling — Intellect and Mana every 5 seconds

  • Dazzling Dark Jade
  • Perfect Dazzling Dark Jade
  • Dazzling Forest Emerald
  • Dazzling Eye of Zul

Enduring — Defense Rating and Stamina

  • Enduring Dark Jade
  • Perfect Enduring Dark Jade
  • Enduring Forest Emerald
  • Enduring Eye of Zul

Energized — Haste Rating and Mana every 5 seconds

  • Energized Dark Jade
  • Perfect Energized Dark Jade
  • Energized Forest Emerald
  • Energized Eye of Zul

Lambent — Hit Rating and Mana every 5 seconds

  • Lambent Dark Jade
  • Perfect Lambent Dark Jade
  • Lambent Forest Emerald
  • Lambent Eye of Zul

Opaque — Resilience Rating and Mana every 5 seconds

  • Opaque Dark Jade
  • Perfect Opaque Dark Jade
  • Opaque Forest Emerald
  • Opaque Eye of Zul

Seer’s — Intellect and Spirit

  • Seer’s Dark Jade
  • Perfect Seer’s Dark Jade
  • Seer’s Forest Emerald
  • Seer’s Eye of Zul

Shining — Hit Rating and Spirit

  • Shining Dark Jade
  • Perfect Shining Dark Jade
  • Shining Forest Emerald
  • Shining Eye of Zul

Sundered — Critical Strike Rating and Mana every 5 seconds

  • Sundered Dark Jade
  • Perfect Sundered Dark Jade
  • Sundered Forest Emerald
  • Sundered Eye of Zul

Tense — Hit Rating and Spell Penetration

  • Tense Dark Jade
  • Perfect Tense Dark Jade
  • Tense Forest Emerald
  • Tense Eye of Zul

Timeless — Intellect and Stamina

  • Timeless Dark Jade
  • Perfect Timeless Dark Jade
  • Timeless Forest Emerald
  • Timeless Eye of Zul

Vivid — Hit Rating and Stamina

  • Vivid Dark Jade
  • Perfect Vivid Dark Jade
  • Vivid Forest Emerald
  • Vivid Eye of Zul

Purple gems

Balanced — Attack Power and Stamina

  • Balanced Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Balanced Shadow Crystal
  • Balanced Twilight Opal
  • Balanced Dreadstone

Glinting — Agility and Hit Rating

  • Glinting Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Glinting Shadow Crystal
  • Glinting Twilight Opal
  • Glinting Dreadstone

Shifting — Agility and Stamina

  • Shifting Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Shifting Shadow Crystal
  • Shifting Twilight Opal
  • Shifting Dreadstone

Accurate — Expertise and Hit Rating

  • Accurate Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Accurate Shadow Crystal
  • Accurate Twilight Opal
  • Accurate Dreadstone

Guardian’s — Expertise and Stamina

  • Guardian’s Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Guardian’s Shadow Crystal
  • Guardian’s Twilight Opal
  • Guardian’s Dreadstone

Veiled — Intellect and Hit Rating

  • Veiled Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Veiled Shadow Crystal
  • Veiled Twilight Opal
  • Veiled Dreadstone

Mysterious — Spell Power and Spell Penetration

  • Mysterious Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Mysterious Shadow Crystal
  • Mysterious Twilight Opal
  • Mysterious Dreadstone

Purified — Spell Power and Spirit

  • Purified Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Purified Shadow Crystal
  • Purified Twilight Opal
  • Purified Dreadstone

Timeless — Intellect and Stamina

  • Timeless Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Timeless Shadow Crystal
  • Timeless Twilight Opal
  • Timeless Dreadstone

Defender’s — Parry Rating and Stamina

  • Defender’s Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Defender’s Shadow Crystal
  • Defender’s Twilight Opal
  • Defender’s Dreadstone

Etched — Strength and Hit Rating

  • Etched Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Etched Shadow Crystal
  • Etched Twilight Opal
  • Etched Dreadstone

Sovereign — Strength and Stamina

  • Sovereign Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Sovereign Shadow Crystal
  • Sovereign Twilight Opal
  • Sovereign Dreadstone

Glowing — Spell Power and Stamina

  • Glowing Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Glowing Shadow Crystal
  • Glowing Twilight Opal
  • Glowing Dreadstone

Infused — Attack Power and Mana every 5 seconds

  • Infused Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Infused Shadow Crystal
  • Infused Twilight Opal
  • Infused Dreadstone

Puissant — Armor Penetration Rating and Stamina

  • Puissant Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Puissant Shadow Crystal
  • Puissant Twilight Opal
  • Puissant Dreadstone

Regal — Dodge Rating and Stamina

  • Regal Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Regal Shadow Crystal
  • Regal Twilight Opal
  • Regal Dreadstone

Royal — Spell Power and Mana every 5 seconds

  • Royal Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Royal Shadow Crystal
  • Royal Twilight Opal
  • Royal Dreadstone

Tenuous — Agility and Mana every 5 seconds

  • Tenuous Shadow Crystal
  • Perfect Tenuous Shadow Crystal
  • Tenuous Twilight Opal
  • Tenuous Dreadstone

Every special gem in Wrath of the Lich King Classic

There are two more kinds of gems that don’t have a color: Prismatic gems and Meta gems. Prismatic gems are made by Enchanters, and they’re essentially any color. Meta gems are altogether different. Instead of giving stats, they provide a special bonus — and to activate them, you need to meet certain conditions, such as having at least three blue gems socketed. Usually top end helms, from end game content, had Meta sockets. Then there are Dragon’s Eye, which do have a color, but are for Jewelcrafters only.

Prismatic gems — +Stats

  • Enchanted Pearl
  • Enchanted Tear
  • Nightmare Tear

Meta gems

These vary greatly, each providing two bonuses when their conditions are met.

+Critical Strike Rating

  • Destructive Skyflare Diamond +25 Critical Strike Rating, 1% Spell Reflect
  • Chaotic Skyflare Diamond +21 Critical Strike Rating, 3% Increased Critical Damage
  • Enigmatic Skyflare Diamond +21 Critical Strike Rating, Reduces Snare/Root Duration by 10%
  • Impassive Skyflare Diamond +21 Critical Strike Rating, Fear Duration Reduced by 10%
  • Beaming Earthsiege Diamond +21 Critical Strike Rating, +2% Mana
  • Enigmatic Starflare Diamond +17 Critical Strike Rating, Reduces Snare/Root Duration by 10%
  • Impassive Starflare Diamond +17 Critical Strike Rating, Fear Duration Reduced by 10%

+Attack Power

  • Invigorating Earthsiege Diamond — +42 Attack Power, Sometimes Heal on Your Crits
  • Persistent Earthsiege Diamond — +42 Attack, Power Stun Duration Reduced by 10%
  • Swift Skyflare Diamond — +42 Attack Power, Minor Run Speed Increase
  • Swift Starflare Diamond — +34 Attack Power, Minor Run Speed Increase
  • Persistent Earthshatter Diamond — +34 Attack Power, Stun Duration Reduced by 10%


  • Effulgent Skyflare Diamond +32 Stamina, Reduce Spell Damage Taken by 2%
  • Austere Earthsiege Diamond +32 Stamina, 2% Increased Armor Value from Items
  • Powerful Earthsiege Diamond +32 Stamina, Stun Duration Reduced by 10%
  • Powerful Earthshatter Diamond +26 Stamina, Stun Duration Reduced by 10%

+Spell Power

  • Ember Skyflare Diamond +25 Spell Power, +2% Intellect
  • Forlorn Skyflare Diamond +25 Spell Power, Silence Duration Reduced by 10%
  • Tireless Skyflare Diamond +25 Spell Power, Minor Run Speed Increase
  • Bracing Earthsiege Diamond +25 Spell Power, 2% Reduced Threat
  • Trenchant Earthsiege Diamond +25 Spell Power, Stun Duration Reduced by 10%
  • Trenchant Earthshatter Diamond +20 Spell Power, Stun Duration Reduced by 10%


  • Forlorn Starflare Diamond — +20 Spell Power, Silence Duration Reduced by 10%
  • Tireless Starflare Diamond — +20 Spell Power, Minor Run Speed Increase
  • Revitalizing Skyflare Diamond — +8 Mana every 5 seconds, 3% Increased Critical Healing Effect
  • Thundering Skyflare Diamond — Chance to Increase Melee/Ranged Attack Speed
  • Eternal Earthsiege Diamond — +21 Defense Rating, +5% Shield Block Value
  • Insightful Earthsiege Diamond — +21 Intellect, Chance to restore mana on spellcast
  • Relentless Earthsiege Diamond — +21 Agility, 3% Increased Critical Damage

Dragon’s Eye

These are a Jeweler’s Gem, for Jewelcrafters only. A maximum of three can be socketed at a time.

Red gem

  • Bright Dragon’s Eye
  • Bold Dragon’s Eye
  • Delicate Dragon’s Eye
  • Runed Dragon’s Eye
  • Subtle Dragon’s Eye
  • Flashing Dragon’s Eye
  • Fractured Dragon’s Eye
  • Precise Dragon’s Eye

Yellow gem

  • Brilliant Dragon’s Eye
  • Smooth Dragon’s Eye
  • Quick Dragon’s Eye
  • Rigid Dragon’s Eye
  • Thick Dragon’s Eye
  • Mystic Dragon’s Eye

Blue gem

  • Lustrous Dragon’s Eye
  • Stormy Dragon’s Eye
  • Sparkling Dragon’s Eye
  • Solid Dragon’s Eye

How do I make my own gems?

Most of these gems come from the Jewelcrafting profession, which prospects gemstones from ore and cuts them so they can be socketed in our gear. However, it will take a while for Jewelcrafters to collect all of these recipes. Many of the recipes are available from Jewelcrafting trainers (as soon as players manage to level high enough to learn them), but some recipes players will have to track down, so it’s hard to tell exactly when you’ll be able to find them all. (Note that the Draenei race have +5 bonus to Jewelcrafting, so they’ll get higher recipes a tiny bit faster than everyone else.)

Keep an eye on this post for updates on gems in Wrath Classic. When we learn exactly which gems will be released when, we’ll update you with all the details!

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