For the most part we won’t be seeing many changes to the existing profession bonus and perk system. A lot of the bonuses / perks were simply upgraded or will continue to scale with level. If you need a quick recap of all the current bonuses and perks in place check out this post:
New Cataclysm Profession Bonuses
Alchemists will be seeing and upgraded trinket. In addition, the special alchemist only flask is also being upgraded.
Same sockets as before, just different materials required for Cataclysm.
Upgraded ring enchants.
- [Enchant Ring - Agility] + 80 Agility
- [Enchant Ring - Intellect] + 80 Intellect
- [Enchant Ring - Greater Stamina] +120 Stamina
- [Enchant Ring - Strength] +80 Strength
New engineering helms and new engineering “gems” called cogwheels.
Note: the old gas clouds have been replaced with volatile air.
- [Grounded Plasma Shield]
- [Quickflip Deflection Plates]
- [Spinal Healing Injector]
- [Synapse Springs]
- [Tazik Shocker]
- [Z50 Mana Gulper]
- [Lifeblood] – 480 haste for 20 seconds, 2 minunte cooldown.
Updated shoulder enchants.
- [Felfire Inscription] 130 Intellect, 25 Haste (+80 Intellect over the normal enchants)
- [Inscription of the Earth Prince ] 195 Stamimna, 25 Dodge Dodge Rating (+120 Stamina)
- [Lionsmane Inscription ] 130 Strength, 25 Critical strike rating (+80 Strength)
- [Swiftsteel Inscription] 130 Agility, 25 Mastery (+80 Agility)
The updated jewelcrafter specific gem:
- [Chimera's Eye]. It gives +27 stats over the normal gems (or +41 stamina). You can only use 3 of these on your gear. (+81 stat, +123 stamina)
Updated wrist enchants.
- [Draconic Embossment - Agility] – 130 Agility
- [Draconic Embossment - Intellect] – 130 Intellect
- [Draconic Embossment - Stamina ] – 192 Stamina
- [Draconic Embossment - Strength] – 130 Strength
- [Thougness] – 120 Stamina
- [Master of Anatomy] – 80 Critical strike rating
- [Darkglow Embroidery] – Restores 800 mana.
- [Lightweave Embroidery] – 580 Spell power for 15 seconds.
- [Swordguard Embroidery] – 800 Attack power for 15 seconds.
No specific bonuses or perks as of yet.