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 2843
Lowest rating 2252

Stat Priority

+103
8% Crit
+856
26% Hast
+375
21% Mast
+1240
31% 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

    37
  2. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    6
  3. Highmountain Tauren icon.
    H

    Highmountain Tauren

    4
  4. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    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. Timeworn Dreambinder legendary item icon.
    T

    Timeworn Dreambinder - Ring

    31

    Starsurge and Starfall reduce the cost of Starsurge and Starfall by 10% and increase their damage by 10% for 5 sec, stacking up to 2 times.

  2. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    23

    Gain the legendary effect of Kindred Affinity: You and your Kindred Spirit each gain a bonus secondary stat based on their Covenant. This bonus is halved for your Kindred Spirit, however both bonuses are doubled while the bond is Empowered. Kyrian: Mastery increased by 210. Night Fae: Haste increased by 6%. Venthyr: Critical Strike chance increased by 6%. Necrolord: Versatility increased by 6%.

  3. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Legs

    12

    Gain the legendary effect of Kindred Affinity: You and your Kindred Spirit each gain a bonus secondary stat based on their Covenant. This bonus is halved for your Kindred Spirit, however both bonuses are doubled while the bond is Empowered. Kyrian: Mastery increased by 210. Night Fae: Haste increased by 6%. Venthyr: Critical Strike chance increased by 6%. Necrolord: Versatility increased by 6%.

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Neck

    10

    Gain the legendary effect of Kindred Affinity: You and your Kindred Spirit each gain a bonus secondary stat based on their Covenant. This bonus is halved for your Kindred Spirit, however both bonuses are doubled while the bond is Empowered. Kyrian: Mastery increased by 210. Night Fae: Haste increased by 6%. Venthyr: Critical Strike chance increased by 6%. Necrolord: Versatility increased by 6%.

  5. Balance of All Things legendary item icon.
    B

    Balance of All Things - Feet

    7

    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. Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion

    38

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +122 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  2. Cosmic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    19

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +126 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 272 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  3. Cosmic Gladiator's Eternal Aegis item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Eternal Aegis

    15

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +119 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Activate the defenses, absorbing 50% of all Magic damage taken, up to 24,316, persisting for 15 sec. Cosmic damage is fully absorbed. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Duelist

  4. Cosmic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    12

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +126 critical-strike
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 322 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  5. Unchained Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Medallion

    4

    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)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

Tier Set

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

  1. Headpiece of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    H

    Headpiece of the Fixed Stars

    49

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 intellect
    +279 stamina
    +103 versatility
    +77 mastery
    Gem
    +16 Mastery
    Set
    Set: Entering Lunar Eclipse creates a Fury of Elune at 20% effectiveness that follows your current target for 8 sec.
    Set: While in an Eclipse, the cost of Starsurge and Starfall is reduced by 15%.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Chestguard of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    C

    Chestguard of the Fixed Stars

    48

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +141 intellect
    +303 stamina
    +128 haste
    +56 versatility
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Set
    Set: Entering Lunar Eclipse creates a Fury of Elune at 20% effectiveness that follows your current target for 8 sec.
    Set: While in an Eclipse, the cost of Starsurge and Starfall is reduced by 15%.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Handwraps of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    H

    Handwraps of the Fixed Stars

    48

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +96 intellect
    +202 stamina
    +39 haste
    +94 mastery
    Enchant
    +15 Strength
    Set
    Set: Entering Lunar Eclipse creates a Fury of Elune at 20% effectiveness that follows your current target for 8 sec.
    Set: While in an Eclipse, the cost of Starsurge and Starfall is reduced by 15%.
    Rank Elite

  4. Shoulderpads of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    S

    Shoulderpads of the Fixed Stars

    40

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +106 intellect
    +227 stamina
    +47 critical-strike
    +91 haste
    Set
    Set: Entering Lunar Eclipse creates a Fury of Elune at 20% effectiveness that follows your current target for 8 sec.
    Set: While in an Eclipse, the cost of Starsurge and Starfall is reduced by 15%.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Leggings of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    L

    Leggings of the Fixed Stars

    11

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +128 intellect
    +269 stamina
    +115 critical-strike
    +62 mastery
    Set
    Set: Entering Lunar Eclipse creates a Fury of Elune at 20% effectiveness that follows your current target for 8 sec.
    Set: While in an Eclipse, the cost of Starsurge and Starfall is reduced by 15%.
    Rank Elite

Gems

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

  1. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    76

    +16 Mastery

  2. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    76

    +16 Haste

  3. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    69

    +16 Versatility

  4. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    17

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

  5. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    6

    +5% Movement Speed

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

    42

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    8

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

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

    47

    Enchanted: +15 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

    9

    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

    13

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

  2. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    5

    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

    40

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    30

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    29

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    49

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    1

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

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
      50

      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. Warrior of Elune talent icon.
      W
      0

      Warrior of Elune

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

    3. Force of Nature talent icon.
      F
      0

      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.

    1. Wild Charge talent icon.
      W
      28

      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
      1

      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
      4

      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
      1

      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
      42

      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
      8

      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
      38

      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
      11

      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
      42

      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
      8

      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 119 Astral damage, and then an additional 1,091 damage over 24 sec. Generates 8 Astral Power.

    1. Fury of Elune talent icon.
      F
      47

      Fury of Elune

      Calls down a beam of pure celestial energy that follows the enemy, dealing up to 2,544 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
      3

      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 941.4 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

    49

  2. Owlkin Adept PvP talent icon.
    O

    Owlkin Adept

    46

  3. Star Burst PvP talent icon.
    S

    Star Burst

    18

  4. High Winds PvP talent icon.
    H

    High Winds

    14

  5. Thorns PvP talent icon.
    T

    Thorns

    11

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
34
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
5
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
11
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. Night Fae
  3. Necrolord
  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

    33

    The traits to use with Pelagos are:

    1. 33

      Combat Meditation

    2. 33

      Let Go of the Past

    3. 33

      Newfound Resolve

    4. 26

      Focusing Mantra

    5. 23

      Better Together

    6. 17

      Bond of Friendship

    7. 16

      Cleansed Vestments

    8. 10

      Path of the Devoted

    9. 5

      Road of Trials

    10. 2

      Phial of Patience

  2. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    11

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 11

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 11

      Grove Invigoration

    3. 10

      Run Without Tiring

    4. 8

      Swift Patrol

    5. 6

      Called Shot

    6. 6

      Niya's Tools: Poison

    7. 5

      Niya's Tools: Burrs

    8. 5

      Survivor's Rally

    9. 3

      Nature's Splendor

    10. 1

      Stay on the Move

  3. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    3

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 3

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 3

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 3

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    4. 3

      Ultimate Form

    5. 3

      Viscous Trail

    6. 3

      Volatile Solvent

  4. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    2

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 2

      Carver's Eye

    2. 2

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 2

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Marrowed Gemstone

    4. 2

      Mnemonic Equipment

    5. 2

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    6. 1

      Bonesmith's Satchel

    7. 1

      Runeforged Spurs

  5. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
    F

    Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

    1

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 1

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 1

      Charged Additive

    3. 1

      Effusive Anima Accelerator

    4. 1

      Resilient Plumage

    5. 1

      Soulglow Spectrometer

    6. 1

      Sparkling Driftglobe Core

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

    41

  2. Precise Alignment conduit icon.
    P

    Precise Alignment

    36

  3. Adaptive Armor Fragment conduit icon.
    A

    Adaptive Armor Fragment

    29

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

    46

  3. Ursine Vigor conduit icon.
    U

    Ursine Vigor

    28

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

    27

  2. Born of the Wilds conduit icon.
    B

    Born of the Wilds

    6

  3. Front of the Pack conduit icon.
    F

    Front of the Pack

    2