Shimano XT RD-M8000 Rear derailleur

Perfectly suited to a wide variety of MTB applications, the SHIMANO DEORE XT M8000 derailleur deliver race-worthy performance without breaking the bank.

The XT M8000 rear derailleur employs a new hyper low-friction coating technology and an improved pulley design that greatly lightens up the shift operation, allowing up to 20% less effort. Finally, support for larger rear clusters is offered as well, with clearance on up to 11-46T rear cassettes for massive range.


  • Light shift operation with 20% less effort
  • Efficient shifting and smoother driving
  • Easy-to-adjust chain stabilizer (uses a 2mm allen)
  • Chain stability improved
  • New shadow design with optimized slant angle for stable gear position
  • Efficient pulley teeth design


  • Model Number: RD-M8000
  • Series: DEORE XT
  • Shifting Action: SHADOW RD+
  • Mount Type: Direct attachment (Conventional) / Direct mount compatible (for compatible frames)
  • Maximum Sprocket: Low sprocket: 40/42T** Top sprocket: 11T **46T for 1x11 only
  • Minimum Sprocket: Low sprocket: 40T Top sprocket: 11T
  • Front Difference: Maximum 10T (GS), Maximum 18T (SGS)
  • Total Capacity: 39T (GS), 47T (SGS)
  • Compatibility: GS - Shimano 2x11 and 1x11 speed drivetrains, SGS - 3x11 drivetrain
  • Weight: 272g (GS Cage)