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 3664
Lowest rating 3206

Stat Priority

+224
12% Crit
+879
27% Hast
+1035
41% Mast
+325
8% 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

    21
  2. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    21
  3. Tauren icon.
    T

    Tauren

    4
  4. Highmountain Tauren icon.
    H

    Highmountain Tauren

    2
  5. Worgen icon.
    W

    Worgen

    1

Legendary

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

  1. Primordial Arcanic Pulsar legendary item icon.
    P

    Primordial Arcanic Pulsar - Ring

    47

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

  2. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Legs

    26

    Gain the legendary effect of Celestial Spirits: Convoke the Spirits' cooldown is reduced by 50% and its duration is reduced by 25%. Convoke the Spirits has an increased chance to use an exceptional spell or ability.

  3. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    12

    Gain the legendary effect of Celestial Spirits: Convoke the Spirits' cooldown is reduced by 50% and its duration is reduced by 25%. Convoke the Spirits has an increased chance to use an exceptional spell or ability.

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Wrist

    3

    Gain the legendary effect of Sinful Hysteria: Each time Ravenous Frenzy is applied its duration is increased by 0.1 sec. Additionally, Ravenous Frenzy lingers and will not overcome you for 3 sec after it ends.

  5. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Head

    3

    Gain the legendary effect of Celestial Spirits: Convoke the Spirits' cooldown is reduced by 50% and its duration is reduced by 25%. Convoke the Spirits has an increased chance to use an exceptional spell or ability.

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

    40

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 intellect
    Effects
    Use: ??? (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  2. Unbound Changeling item icon.
    U

    Unbound Changeling

    31

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your abilities have a chance to grant you 551 Mastery for 12 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Elegy of the Eternals item icon.
    E

    Elegy of the Eternals

    13

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Weep before the Eternals, dedicating yourself to their service. Gain 121 of your highest secondary stat, and grant 10% of this bonus to any party members who also serve your covenant.
    Rank Mythic

  4. So'leah's Secret Technique item icon.
    S

    So'leah's Secret Technique

    7

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Select a player in your party or raid, granting them 18 of their highest secondary stat, and granting you 113 of that same stat, for 30 min. (1 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  5. The First Sigil item icon.
    T

    The First Sigil

    5

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Reset the cooldown of your Door of Shadows and gain 1,310 Versatility for 20 sec. (5 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

Tier Set

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

  1. Handwraps of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    H

    Handwraps of the Fixed Stars

    49

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +106 intellect
    +227 stamina
    +40 haste
    +98 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

    49

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +141 intellect
    +303 stamina
    +128 haste
    +56 versatility
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Reinforced (+32 Stamina)
    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. Shoulderpads of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    S

    Shoulderpads of the Fixed Stars

    45

    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

  4. Headpiece of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    H

    Headpiece of the Fixed Stars

    45

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 intellect
    +279 stamina
    +103 versatility
    +77 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

  5. Leggings of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    L

    Leggings of the Fixed Stars

    21

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 intellect
    +279 stamina
    +117 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 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

    168

    +16 Mastery

  2. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    48

    +16 Haste

  3. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    17

    +16 Versatility

  4. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    9

    +16 Critical Strike

  5.  icon.

    1

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

    28

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    14

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    5

    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

    49

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

    1

    Enchanted: +20 Intellect & +6% Mana

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 - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    19

    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 Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    17

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

  2. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    15

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

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

    74

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    18

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    7

    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

    47

    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. Nature's Balance talent icon.
      N
      33

      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
      16

      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
      1

      Warrior of Elune

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

    1. Wild Charge talent icon.
      W
      46

      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
      2

      Tiger Dash

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

    3. Renewal talent icon.
      R
      2

      Renewal

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

    1. Restoration Affinity talent icon.
      R
      39

      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
      11

      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
      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
      34

      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. Heart of the Wild talent icon.
      H
      12

      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.

    3. Mighty Bash talent icon.
      M
      4

      Mighty Bash

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

    1. Incarnation: Chosen of Elune talent icon.
      I
      31

      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.

    2. Soul of the Forest talent icon.
      S
      19

      Soul of the Forest

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

    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
      41

      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
      9

      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
      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
      41

      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. New Moon talent icon.
      N
      9

      New Moon

      Deals 941.4 Astral damage to the target and empowers New Moon to become Half Moon. Generates 10 Astral Power.

    3. Solstice talent icon.
      S
      0

      Solstice

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

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. Star Burst PvP talent icon.
    S

    Star Burst

    22

  3. Thorns PvP talent icon.
    T

    Thorns

    18

  4. Owlkin Adept PvP talent icon.
    O

    Owlkin Adept

    15

  5. Celestial Guardian PvP talent icon.
    C

    Celestial Guardian

    12

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
0
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
36
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
14
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    36

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 36

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 36

      Grove Invigoration

    3. 36

      Run Without Tiring

    4. 35

      Niya's Tools: Poison

    5. 24

      Called Shot

    6. 18

      Nature's Splendor

    7. 18

      Swift Patrol

    8. 12

      Survivor's Rally

    9. 1

      Niya's Tools: Burrs

  2. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    14

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 14

      Life is but an Appetizer

    2. 14

      Party Favors

    3. 14

      Soothing Shade

    4. 10

      Token of Appreciation

    5. 10

      Watch the Shoes!

    6. 7

      Exquisite Ingredients

    7. 7

      Life of the Party

    8. 4

      Leisurely Gait

    9. 4

      Wasteland Propriety

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

    50

  2. Fury of the Skies conduit icon.
    F

    Fury of the Skies

    42

  3. Conflux of Elements conduit icon.
    C

    Conflux of Elements

    36

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. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    24

  3. Ursine Vigor conduit icon.
    U

    Ursine Vigor

    12

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

    29

  2. Born of the Wilds conduit icon.
    B

    Born of the Wilds

    13

  3. Born Anew conduit icon.
    B

    Born Anew

    9