3v3 Balance Druid

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This is a guide about how to build Balance Druids for 3v3 . It summarizes what is working for the highest-rated players: stat priority, legendary, trinkets, gems, enchantments, talents, PvP talents, covenants, soulbinds, and conduits.

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Class Balance Druid
Activity 3v3
Number of players 50
Highest rating 3274
Lowest rating 2671

Stat Priority

+36
6% Crit
+729
22% Hast
+134
13% Mast
+1392
34% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the stat priority is:

  1. Versatility
  2. Haste
  3. Mastery
  4. Critical Strike

Race

Based on the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the character races to choose are:

  1. Tauren icon.
    T

    Tauren

    35
  2. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    8
  3. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    4
  4. Highmountain Tauren icon.
    H

    Highmountain Tauren

    2
  5. Zandalari Troll icon.
    Z

    Zandalari Troll

    1

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Kindred Affinity legendary item icon.
    K

    Kindred Affinity - Neck

    22

    You and your Kindred Spirit each gain a bonus secondary stat based on their Covenant. This bonus is doubled while the bond is Empowered. Kyrian: Mastery increased by 150. Night Fae: Haste increased by 8%. Venthyr: Critical Strike chance increased by 8%. Necrolord: Versatility increased by 8%.

  2. Kindred Affinity legendary item icon.
    K

    Kindred Affinity - Shoulders

    14

    You and your Kindred Spirit each gain a bonus secondary stat based on their Covenant. This bonus is doubled while the bond is Empowered. Kyrian: Mastery increased by 150. Night Fae: Haste increased by 8%. Venthyr: Critical Strike chance increased by 8%. Necrolord: Versatility increased by 8%.

  3. Circle of Life and Death legendary item icon.
    C

    Circle of Life and Death - Ring 1

    5

    Your damage over time effects deal their damage in 25% less time, and your healing over time effects in 15% less time.

  4. Verdant Infusion legendary item icon.
    V

    Verdant Infusion - Hands

    3

    Swiftmend no longer consumes a heal over time effect, and extends the duration of your heal over time effects on the target by 10 sec.

  5. Balance of All Things legendary item icon.
    B

    Balance of All Things - Feet

    2

    Entering Eclipse increases your critical strike chance with Arcane or Nature spells by 24%, decreasing by 3% every 1 sec.

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Unchained Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Medallion

    47

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +96 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Elite

  2. Unchained Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    24

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +113 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 213 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Rank Elite

  3. Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    13

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +113 critical-strike
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 253 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Elite

  4. Unchained Gladiator's Emblem item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Emblem

    7

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +96 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Increases maximum health by 15,579 for 15 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Elite

  5. Unchained Gladiator's Shackles of Malediction item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Shackles of Malediction

    6

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +96 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Shackles an enemy, inflicting 13,696 Shadow damage and absorbing 20,544 healing over 4 sec. You are slowed by 50% while shackling. (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Elite

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Balance Druids in 3v3, the gems to use are:

  1. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    136

    +16 Haste

  2. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    74

    +16 Versatility

  3. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    21

    Speed increased by 13 for each Shadowlands gem you have socketed.

  4. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    17

    +16 Mastery

  5. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    4

    +5% Movement Speed

Domination Shards

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Balance Druids in 3v3, the domination shards to use are:

  1. Portentous Shard of Oth icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Oth

    2

    Your Speed is increased by 60.

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    44

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    4

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    1

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    42

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

    7

    Enchanted: +20 Intellect & +6% Mana

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    49

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

  2. Enchant Bracers - Illuminated Soul enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Illuminated Soul

    1

    Enchanted: +10 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Hands item are:

  1. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    4

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

  2. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    3

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    10

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

  2. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    8

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Ring items are:

  1. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    48

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

  2. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    43

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

  3. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    8

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Main Hand item are:

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    48

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the talents to use are:

    1. Nature's Balance talent icon.
      N
      49

      Nature's Balance

      While in combat you generate 1 Astral Power every 2 sec. While out of combat your Astral Power rebalances to 50 instead of depleting to empty.

    2. Force of Nature talent icon.
      F
      1

      Force of Nature

      Summons a stand of 3 Treants for 10 sec which immediately taunt and attack enemies in the targeted area. Generates 20 Astral Power.

    3. Warrior of Elune talent icon.
      W
      0

      Warrior of Elune

      Your next 3 Starfires are instant cast and generate 40% increased Astral Power.

    1. Wild Charge talent icon.
      W
      29

      Wild Charge

      Grants a movement ability that varies by shapeshift form: Non-shapeshifted Fly to an ally's position. Bear Form Charge to an enemy, immobilizing them for 4 sec. Cat Form Leap behind an enemy, dazing them for 3 sec. Moonkin Form Bound backward. Travel Form Leap forward 20 yds. Aquatic Form Increases swim speed by an additional 150% for 5 sec.

    2. Renewal talent icon.
      R
      21

      Renewal

      Instantly heals you for 30% of maximum health. Usable in all shapeshift forms.

    3. Tiger Dash talent icon.
      T
      0

      Tiger Dash

      Shift into Cat Form and increase your movement speed by 200%, reducing gradually over 5 sec.

    1. Guardian Affinity talent icon.
      G
      45

      Guardian Affinity

      You gain: Thick Hide Reduces all damage taken by 6%. You also learn: Thrash Frenzied Regeneration Incapacitating Roar

    2. Restoration Affinity talent icon.
      R
      5

      Restoration Affinity

      You gain: Ysera's Gift Heals you for 3% of your maximum health every 5 sec. If you are at full health, an injured party or raid member will be healed instead. You also learn: Rejuvenation Swiftmend Wild Growth Ursol's Vortex

    3. Feral Affinity talent icon.
      F
      0

      Feral Affinity

      You gain: Feline Swiftness Increases your movement speed by 15%. You also learn: Rake Rip Swipe Maim Your energy regeneration is increased by 35%.

    1. Mass Entanglement talent icon.
      M
      35

      Mass Entanglement

      Roots the target and all enemies within 15 yards in place for 30 sec. Damage may interrupt the effect. Usable in all shapeshift forms.

    2. Mighty Bash talent icon.
      M
      15

      Mighty Bash

      Invokes the spirit of Ursoc to stun the target for 4 sec. Usable in all shapeshift forms.

    3. Heart of the Wild talent icon.
      H
      0

      Heart of the Wild

      Abilities associated with your chosen Affinity are substantially empowered for 45 sec. Feral: Damage of your Feral abilities increased by 30%, and critical strikes with attacks that generate a combo point generate an additional combo point.

    1. Starlord talent icon.
      S
      40

      Starlord

      Starsurge and Starfall grant you 4% Haste for 15 sec. Stacks up to 3 times. Gaining a stack does not refresh the duration.

    2. Incarnation: Chosen of Elune talent icon.
      I
      9

      Incarnation: Chosen of Elune

      An improved Moonkin Form that grants the benefits of Celestial Alignment, and 10% critical strike chance. Lasts 30 sec. You may shapeshift in and out of this improved Moonkin Form for its duration.

    3. Soul of the Forest talent icon.
      S
      1

      Soul of the Forest

      Eclipse increases Wrath's Astral power generation 50%, and increases Starfire's area effect damage by 150%.

    1. Twin Moons talent icon.
      T
      49

      Twin Moons

      Moonfire deals 10% increased damage and also hits another nearby enemy within 15 yds of the target.

    2. Stellar Drift talent icon.
      S
      1

      Stellar Drift

      Starfall deals 50% additional damage and allows you to cast while moving while it is active, but now has a 12 sec cooldown.

    3. Stellar Flare talent icon.
      S
      0

      Stellar Flare

      Burns the target for 121 Astral damage, and then an additional 1,091 damage over 24 sec. Generates 8 Astral Power.

    1. Fury of Elune talent icon.
      F
      44

      Fury of Elune

      Calls down a beam of pure celestial energy that follows the enemy, dealing up to 2,499 Astral damage over 8 sec within its area. Damage reduced on secondary targets. Generates 40 Astral Power over its duration.

    2. Solstice talent icon.
      S
      6

      Solstice

      During the first 6 sec of every Eclipse, Shooting Stars fall 250% more often.

    3. New Moon talent icon.
      N
      0

      New Moon

      Deals 967.1 Astral damage to the target and empowers New Moon to become Half Moon. Generates 10 Astral Power.

PvP Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Moonkin Aura PvP talent icon.
    M

    Moonkin Aura

    44

  2. Owlkin Adept PvP talent icon.
    O

    Owlkin Adept

    44

  3. Protector of the Grove PvP talent icon.
    P

    Protector of the Grove

    15

  4. Star Burst PvP talent icon.
    S

    Star Burst

    13

  5. Thorns PvP talent icon.
    T

    Thorns

    13

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
37
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
7
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
6
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
0
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the covenants to pick are:

  1. Kyrian
  2. Necrolord
  3. Night Fae
  4. Venthyr

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Pelagos icon.
    P

    Pelagos

    35

    The traits to use with Pelagos are:

    1. 35

      Combat Meditation

    2. 35

      Let Go of the Past

    3. 35

      Newfound Resolve

    4. 26

      Path of the Devoted

    5. 23

      Focusing Mantra

    6. 18

      Cleansed Vestments

    7. 17

      Bond of Friendship

    8. 9

      Better Together

    9. 6

      Phial of Patience

    10. 6

      Road of Trials

  2. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    6

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 6

      Grove Invigoration

    2. 5

      Bonded Hearts

    3. 5

      Niya's Tools: Poison

    4. 5

      Run Without Tiring

    5. 4

      Swift Patrol

    6. 3

      Called Shot

    7. 3

      Survivor's Rally

    8. 2

      Nature's Splendor

    9. 1

      Niya's Tools: Burrs

    10. 1

      Stay on the Move

  3. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    6

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 6

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 6

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 6

      Ultimate Form

    4. 6

      Volatile Solvent

    5. 5

      Viscous Trail

    6. 4

      Kevin's Keyring

    7. 2

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    8. 1

      Undulating Maneuvers

  4. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
    F

    Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

    2

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 2

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 2

      Effusive Anima Accelerator

    3. 2

      Forgelite Filter

    4. 2

      Resilient Plumage

    5. 2

      Soulglow Spectrometer

    6. 2

      Soulsteel Clamps

  5. Emeni icon.
    E

    Emeni

    1

    The traits to use with Emeni are:

    1. 1

      Emeni's Magnificent Skin

    2. 1

      Gnashing Chompers

    3. 1

      Hearth Kidneystone

    4. 1

      Lead by Example

    5. 1

      Pustule Eruption

    6. 1

      Sole Slough

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Fury of the Skies conduit icon.
    F

    Fury of the Skies

    42

  2. Precise Alignment conduit icon.
    P

    Precise Alignment

    33

  3. Adaptive Armor Fragment conduit icon.
    A

    Adaptive Armor Fragment

    23

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Well-Honed Instincts conduit icon.
    W

    Well-Honed Instincts

    50

  2. Innate Resolve conduit icon.
    I

    Innate Resolve

    41

  3. Ursine Vigor conduit icon.
    U

    Ursine Vigor

    16

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in 3v3, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Tireless Pursuit conduit icon.
    T

    Tireless Pursuit

    32

  2. Born of the Wilds conduit icon.
    B

    Born of the Wilds

    11

  3. Front of the Pack conduit icon.
    F

    Front of the Pack

    2