mm+ Balance Druid

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This is a guide about how to build Balance Druids for Mythic+ . 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 Mythic+
Number of players 50
Highest rating 3016
Lowest rating 2766

Stat Priority

+251
12% Crit
+771
24% Hast
+832
35% Mast
+349
9% Vers

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

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

Race

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

  1. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    34
  2. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    13
  3. Highmountain Tauren icon.
    H

    Highmountain Tauren

    1
  4. Kul Tiran icon.
    K

    Kul Tiran

    1
  5. Tauren icon.
    T

    Tauren

    1

Legendary

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

  1. Sinful Hysteria legendary item icon.
    S

    Sinful Hysteria - Waist

    41

    Each time Ravenous Frenzy is applied its duration is increased by 0.2 sec. Additionally, Ravenous Frenzy lingers and will not overcome you for 5 sec after it ends.

  2. Kindred Affinity legendary item icon.
    K

    Kindred Affinity - Neck

    3

    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. Sinful Hysteria legendary item icon.
    S

    Sinful Hysteria - Hands

    3

    Each time Ravenous Frenzy is applied its duration is increased by 0.2 sec. Additionally, Ravenous Frenzy lingers and will not overcome you for 5 sec after it ends.

  4. Primordial Arcanic Pulsar legendary item icon.
    P

    Primordial Arcanic Pulsar - Ring 2

    2

    Every 300 Astral Power spent grants Celestial Alignment for 12 sec.

  5. Ursoc's Fury Remembered legendary item icon.
    U

    Ursoc's Fury Remembered - Legs

    1

    In Bear Form, Thrash has a 15% chance to trigger an additional Thrash. Thrash grants you an absorb shield for 75% of all damage it deals.

Trinkets

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

  1. Inscrutable Quantum Device item icon.
    I

    Inscrutable Quantum Device

    49

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    Effects
    Use: ??? (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  2. Titanic Ocular Gland item icon.
    T

    Titanic Ocular Gland

    38

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: While your health is above 50% you are judged Worthy, increasing your highest secondary stat by 132. While your health is below 50% you are judged Unworthy, decreasing your highest secondary stat by 132.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Instructor's Divine Bell item icon.
    I

    Instructor's Divine Bell

    6

    Ilvl 213
    Stats
    +68 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Grants you 745 Mastery for 9 sec. (1 Min 30 Sec Cooldown)

  4. Forbidden Necromantic Tome item icon.
    F

    Forbidden Necromantic Tome

    4

    Ilvl 259
    Stats
    +105 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells have a chance to increase your Critical Strike by 79 for 15 sec, stacking up to 3 times.
    Use: Raise the remains of a fallen ally as a skeletal warrior for 30 sec. (10 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  5. Shard of Annhylde's Aegis item icon.
    S

    Shard of Annhylde's Aegis

    1

    Ilvl 252
    Effects
    Use: Call upon Annhylde's Aegis for protection, reducing damage you take from enemies in front of you by 7,531 for 8 sec. If the Aegis absorbs at least 26,356 damage, it becomes overcharged and will expel coalesced power, dealing 4,197 Holy damage to all enemies in front of you as it expires. (1 Min 30 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

Gems

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

  1. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    138

    +16 Mastery

  2. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    105

    +16 Haste

  3. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    12

    +16 Versatility

  4. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    2

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

Domination Shards

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

  1. Portentous Shard of Bek icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Bek

    49

    Your damage is increased by 3.0% when you have 50% or more health than your target.

  2. Portentous Shard of Cor icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Cor

    47

    Your damage is increased by 3.00% for 20 sec after attacking an enemy you have not yet damaged.

  3. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    46

    Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.50% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.

  4. Portentous Shard of Kyr icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Kyr

    37

    Gain 1,442 Absorb every 5 sec, up to a cap of 6,734.

  5. Portentous Shard of Zed icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Zed

    20

    Your helpful spells and abilities have a chance to grant your target an Unholy Aura, draining 340 health from nearby enemies every 2 sec for 10 sec.

Back Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    26

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    18

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    4

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

Chest Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    50

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

Wrist Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    50

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    5

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

  2. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    4

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

Feet Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    26

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

  2. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    6

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

  3. Enchant Boots - Agile Soulwalker enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Agile Soulwalker

    1

    Enchanted: +10 Agility

Ring Enchantment

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

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    49

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    46

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    5

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Balance Druids in Mythic+, 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

  2. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    2

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

Talents

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

    1. Force of Nature talent icon.
      F
      31

      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.

    2. Nature's Balance talent icon.
      N
      19

      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.

    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
      50

      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. Tiger Dash talent icon.
      T
      0

      Tiger Dash

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

    3. Renewal talent icon.
      R
      0

      Renewal

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

    1. Restoration Affinity talent icon.
      R
      45

      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

    2. Guardian Affinity talent icon.
      G
      4

      Guardian Affinity

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

    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. Heart of the Wild talent icon.
      H
      37

      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.

    2. Mass Entanglement talent icon.
      M
      11

      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.

    3. Mighty Bash talent icon.
      M
      2

      Mighty Bash

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

    1. Soul of the Forest talent icon.
      S
      35

      Soul of the Forest

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

    2. Incarnation: Chosen of Elune talent icon.
      I
      15

      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. Starlord talent icon.
      S
      0

      Starlord

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

    1. Stellar Drift talent icon.
      S
      45

      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.

    2. Twin Moons talent icon.
      T
      3

      Twin Moons

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

    3. Stellar Flare talent icon.
      S
      2

      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
      50

      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
      0

      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 Mythic+, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Moonkin Aura PvP talent icon.
    M

    Moonkin Aura

    39

  2. Thorns PvP talent icon.
    T

    Thorns

    23

  3. Star Burst PvP talent icon.
    S

    Star Burst

    21

  4. Celestial Guardian PvP talent icon.
    C

    Celestial Guardian

    20

  5. Owlkin Adept PvP talent icon.
    O

    Owlkin Adept

    11

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
5
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
0
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
1
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
44
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    43

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 43

      Party Favors

    2. 43

      Soothing Shade

    3. 43

      Wasteland Propriety

    4. 41

      Life is but an Appetizer

    5. 39

      Watch the Shoes!

    6. 23

      Life of the Party

    7. 20

      Exquisite Ingredients

    8. 4

      Leisurely Gait

    9. 2

      It's Always Tea Time

  2. Pelagos icon.
    P

    Pelagos

    3

    The traits to use with Pelagos are:

    1. 3

      Better Together

    2. 3

      Combat Meditation

    3. 3

      Focusing Mantra

    4. 3

      Let Go of the Past

    5. 2

      Bond of Friendship

    6. 2

      Newfound Resolve

    7. 1

      Cleansed Vestments

  3. 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

      Effusive Anima Accelerator

    3. 1

      Forgelite Filter

    4. 1

      Resilient Plumage

    5. 1

      Soulglow Spectrometer

    6. 1

      Soulsteel Clamps

  4. Kleia icon.
    K

    Kleia

    1

    The traits to use with Kleia are:

    1. 1

      Bearer's Pursuit

    2. 1

      Cleansing Rites

    3. 1

      Light the Path

    4. 1

      Mentorship

    5. 1

      Spear of the Archon

    6. 1

      Valiant Strikes

  5. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    1

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 1

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 1

      Exacting Preparation

    3. 1

      Fatal Flaw

    4. 1

      Friends in Low Places

    5. 1

      Nimble Steps

    6. 1

      Thrill Seeker

potency conduits

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

  1. Precise Alignment conduit icon.
    P

    Precise Alignment

    47

  2. Endless Thirst conduit icon.
    E

    Endless Thirst

    44

  3. Umbral Intensity conduit icon.
    U

    Umbral Intensity

    4

endurance conduits

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

  1. Well-Honed Instincts conduit icon.
    W

    Well-Honed Instincts

    49

  2. Ursine Vigor conduit icon.
    U

    Ursine Vigor

    35

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    30

finesse conduits

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

  1. Front of the Pack conduit icon.
    F

    Front of the Pack

    32

  2. Born Anew conduit icon.
    B

    Born Anew

    15

  3. Born of the Wilds conduit icon.
    B

    Born of the Wilds

    7