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Balance Druid PvP Guide For RBG

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Balance Druid
Season 4
50 characters
2191 - 2678

Welcome to Murlok.io's Balance Druid PvP guide for RBG in World of Warcraft. This guide lists the best stats, races, talents, gear, embellishments, enchantments, and gems for patch 10.2.7, based on the character builds of the Top 50 Balance Druids from Dragonflight Season 4 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes Dreams (Khaz Modan US) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 2678.

Updated every 12 hours with the latest data from the Battle.net API , the guide also examines each character's last time played, specialization usage frequency, and equipment type to ensure greater accuracy.

Top Balance Druids

  1. 1
    Dreams's character icon
    Dreams
    Khaz Modan (US)
    495 ilvl
    2678
  2. 2
    Èlivàgar's character icon
    Èlivàgar
    Ragnaros (US)
    500 ilvl
    2514
  3. 3
    Treebagger's character icon
    Treebagger
    Chogall (US)
    502 ilvl
    2493
  4. 4
    ßßðßßðßßðßßð's character icon
    ßßðßßðßßðßßð
    Stormrage (US)
    500 ilvl
    2480
  5. 5
    Gipdiurdnam's character icon
    Gipdiurdnam
    Nerzhul (US)
    500 ilvl
    2480

Stat Priority

Stats are crucial attributes that directly influence a character's power in World of Warcraft. They not only determine the character's strength but also define the overall feel and playstyle. Stat bonuses can be found on various pieces of equipment, in consumables created by the Alchemy profession, certain foods, some enchantments , and gems .

It's important to note that each stat experiences diminishing returns once its equipped bonus reaches +20%. This means that optimizing a character's performance involves more than just maximizing each stat; it's about finding a balanced distribution. Here is the optimal way to balance Balance Druid Secondary and Minor stats for RBG.

Secondary Stats
+325
7% Critical Strike
+5785
34% Haste
+3665
17% Mastery
+6619
32% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Haste
  3. Mastery
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stats
+14
0% Avoidance
+41
0% Leech
+582
11% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Leech
  3. Avoidance

Races

In World of Warcraft, each race comes with unique traits that enhance character abilities or improve in-game quality of life. Although these racial traits typically offer minor advantages, they can still provide a competitive edge in certain scenarios.

With Night Elf currently being the top race for Balance Druids in RBG, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    36
  2. Tauren race icon
    Tauren
    8
  3. Kul Tiran race icon
    Kul Tiran
    4
  4. Highmountain Tauren race icon
    Highmountain Tauren
    1
  5. Troll race icon
    Troll
    1

Class Talents

Talents are the main element defining a character's build, significantly influencing the playstyle by adding, modifying, and enhancing character abilities and behaviors. They are crucial in shaping how a character functions in battle.

Class talents represent a common tree shared across all Druid specializations. These talents provide foundational skills and enhancements that are essential and universal to the Druid class. They offer a range of abilities that lay the groundwork for a Druid's overall capabilities, regardless of the chosen specialization.

The following tree reproduces the in-game class talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Rake
26
Frenzied Regeneration
50
Rejuvenation
3
Starfire
50
Thrash
3
Improved Barkskin
49
Swiftmend
3
Sunfire
50
Starsurge
50
Rip
8
Improved Swipe
0
Verdant Heart
49
Wild Growth
0
Remove Corruption
1
Moonkin Form
50
Improved Sunfire
47
Maim
0
Killer Instinct
0
Ironfur
45
Nurturing Instinct
50
Hibernate
2
Feline Swiftness
8
Thick Hide
45
Wild Charge
49
Natural Recovery
0
Cyclone
50
Astral Influence
50
Tireless Pursuit
6
Skull Bash
0
Soothe
50
Rising Light, Falling Night
50
Typhoon
48
Primal Fury
5
Matted Fur
45
Stampeding Roar
50
Improved Rejuvenation
0
Gale Winds
11
Incapacitating Roar
27
Ursine Vigor
20
Lycara's Teachings
50
Forestwalk
0
Mass Entanglement
50
Well-Honed Instincts
48
Improved Stampeding Roar
18
Renewal
50
Innervate
30
Protector of the Pack
5
Heart of the Wild
43
Nature's Vigil
4

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Balance Druids with unique abilities and enhancements tailored to their combat style.

The following tree reproduces the in-game specialization talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Eclipse
50
Shooting Stars
50
Solar Beam
50
Solstice
49
Warrior of Elune
40
Light of the Sun
10
Starfall
24
Wild Surges
42
Nature's Balance
49
Twin Moons
50
Lunar Shrapnel
24
Astral Smolder
23
Celestial Alignment
50
Umbral Intensity
21
Waning Twilight
29
Stellar Innervation
4
Soul of the Forest
41
Orbital Strike
45
Nature's Grace
46
Aetherial Kindling
23
Cosmic Rapidity
49
Umbral Embrace
13
Starlord
50
Wild Mushroom
23
Orbit Breaker
33
Balance of All Things
15
Sundered Firmament
9
Power of Goldrinn
31
Rattle the Stars
45
Astral Communion
5
Denizen of the Dream
49
Incarnation: Chosen of Elune
49
Fury of Elune
45
Friend of the Fae
49
Elune's Guidance
44
Radiant Moonlight
44

PvP Talents

PvP talents are specifically tailored for player-versus-player combat scenarios. Activated in arenas, battlegrounds, and the open world with war mode enabled, these talents are designed to optimize a Balance Druid's performance in PvP encounters. They provide specialized enhancements and strategies that give players an edge in combat against other players, reflecting the unique demands of PvP gameplay.

The following tree reproduces the in-game pvp talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Celestial Guardian
2
Crescent Burn
2
Moon and Stars
1
Moonkin Aura
38
Dying Stars
6
Deep Roots
2
Faerie Swarm
15
Star Burst
21
Protector of the Grove
16
Thorns
6
High Winds
1
Owlkin Adept
36
Malorne's Swiftness
3
Master Shapeshifter
1

Best In Slot And Gear

Gear consists of items that directly determine a character's power level. It can be acquired from diverse sources: dungeon, raid, world drops, crafted through various professions, obtained from PvP vendors, or chosen as rewards from the Great Vault.

Each piece of gear significantly boosts a character's overall strength and capabilities. Here are the top items for Balance Druids in RBG, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Life-Bound Cap item icon
    Life-Bound Cap
    41
  2. Bough of the Autumn Blaze item set icon
    set
    Bough of the Autumn Blaze
    3
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Mask item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Mask
    2
  4. Flaring Cowl item icon
    Flaring Cowl
    2
  5. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Helm item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Helm
    1

Neck

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Necklace item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Necklace
    36
  2. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    6
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Amulet item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Amulet
    5
  4. Elemental Lariat item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    2
  5. Draconic Combatant's Jeweled Amulet item icon
    Draconic Combatant's Jeweled Amulet
    1

Shoulders

  1. Mantle of the Autumn Blaze item set icon
    set
    Mantle of the Autumn Blaze
    50

Back

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Drape item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Drape
    30
  2. Foliage of the Autumn Blaze item icon
    Foliage of the Autumn Blaze
    7
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Shawl item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Shawl
    5
  4. Draconic Warmonger's Cape item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Cape
    4
  5. Draconic Warmonger's Cloak item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Cloak
    3

Chest

  1. Chestroots of the Autumn Blaze item set icon
    set
    Chestroots of the Autumn Blaze
    50

Wrist

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Wristwraps item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Wristwraps
    39
  2. Bands of the Autumn Blaze item icon
    Bands of the Autumn Blaze
    6
  3. Draconic Warmonger's Wraps item set icon
    set
    Draconic Warmonger's Wraps
    3
  4. Draconic Aspirant's Leather Wristwraps item icon
    Draconic Aspirant's Leather Wristwraps
    1
  5. Needlessly Complex Wristguards item icon
    Needlessly Complex Wristguards
    1

Hands

  1. Handguards of the Autumn Blaze item set icon
    set
    Handguards of the Autumn Blaze
    47
  2. Life-Bound Gloves item icon
    Life-Bound Gloves
    2
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Gloves item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Gloves
    1

Waist

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Strap item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Strap
    35
  2. Life-Bound Belt item icon
    Life-Bound Belt
    12
  3. Draconic Warmonger's Belt item set icon
    set
    Draconic Warmonger's Belt
    2
  4. Garland of the Autumn Blaze item icon
    Garland of the Autumn Blaze
    1

Legs

  1. Pants of the Autumn Blaze item set icon
    set
    Pants of the Autumn Blaze
    50

Feet

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Treads item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Treads
    27
  2. Life-Bound Boots item icon
    Life-Bound Boots
    19
  3. Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity item icon
    Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity
    2
  4. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Boots item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Boots
    1
  5. Draconic Warmonger's Boots item set icon
    set
    Draconic Warmonger's Boots
    1

Rings

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Ring item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Ring
    33
  2. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    27
  3. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    19
  4. Ring-Bound Hourglass item icon
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    9
  5. Draconic Gladiator's Signet item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Signet
    7

Trinkets

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    47
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Medallion
    47
  3. Draconic Aspirant's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Draconic Aspirant's Medallion
    3
  4. Draconic Gladiator's Emblem item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Emblem
    2
  5. Draconic Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Draconic Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity
    1

Main Hand

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Staff item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Staff
    22
  2. Vakash, the Shadowed Inferno item icon
    Vakash, the Shadowed Inferno
    15
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Greatstaff item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Greatstaff
    4
  4. Draconic Gladiator's Scepter item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Scepter
    3
  5. Draconic Warmonger's Spire item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Spire
    3

Off Hand

  1. Witherrot Tome item icon
    Witherrot Tome
    13
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Censer item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Censer
    7

Antique Bronze Bullion

Antique Bronze Bullion serves as a specialized currency in Dragonflight Season 4, enabling players to purchase specific items. Each item costs 2 bullions and can be upgraded to its maximum Mythic level.

Given that the acquisition of bullions is limited to 1 per week from defeating raid bosses and 2 from the Weekly Mythic Dungeons quest reward when available, here are the best items to buy to maximize your limited bullions.

  1. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    13
  2. Vakash, the Shadowed Inferno item icon
    Vakash, the Shadowed Inferno
    13
  3. Eternal Kindler's Greatstaff item icon
    Eternal Kindler's Greatstaff
    1

Embellishments

Embellishments are unique effects that can be added to crafted items, either as predefined elements in recipes or through an optional embellishment reagent, creating embellished gear. These enhancements diversify and amplify characters' capabilities.

Given that only a maximum of 2 embellished items can be equipped at a time, here are the best embellishments for Balance Druids in RBG.

  1. Life-Bound Cap embellishment item icon
    Precognition
    44
  2. Life-Bound Boots embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    23
  3. Witherrot Tome embellishment item icon
    Tome Wrought Rot
    13
  4. Life-Bound Belt embellishment item icon
    Verdant Conduit
    8
  5. Elemental Lariat embellishment item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    2

Enchantments

Enchantments provide minor yet valuable enhancements to various items, including Head, Back, Chest, Wrist, Waist, Legs, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand.

Most enchantments are crafted via the Enchanting profession. However, Waist enchantments specifically require Blacksmithing, Legs enhancements are crafted by Leatherworkers, and Head enchantments come from the Incandescent Essence , a reward obtained through a quest in the Amirdrassil raid.

Enchantments are usually available at the auction house, making them accessible for upgrades. Here is a list of the top enchantments for Balance Druids in RBG, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    2

Back

  1. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    43
  2. Regenerative Leech enchantment icon
    Regenerative Leech
    4
  3. +125 Speed enchantment icon
    +125 Speed
    1

Chest

  1. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    46
  2. Accelerated Agility enchantment icon
    Accelerated Agility
    4

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    49

Hands

  1. Enchant Gloves - Zandalari Surveying enchantment icon
    Enchant Gloves - Zandalari Surveying
    1

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    35

Legs

  1. Frozen Spellthread enchantment icon
    Frozen Spellthread
    45
  2. Temporal Spellthread enchantment icon
    Temporal Spellthread
    4
  3. Lambent Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Lambent Armor Kit
    1

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    46
  2. Rider's Reassurance enchantment icon
    Rider's Reassurance
    1
  3. Watcher's Loam enchantment icon
    Watcher's Loam
    1

Rings

  1. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste
    58
  2. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    32
  3. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    8

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    42
  2. Wafting Devotion enchantment icon
    Wafting Devotion
    7
  3. Wafting Writ enchantment icon
    Wafting Writ
    1

Gems

Gems are crafted stones from the Jewelcrafting profession, typically offering stat bonuses to enhance your gear. These gems can be socketed into specific items such as Head, Neck, Wrist, Waist, and Rings. The presence of sockets on items is usually random upon their drop.

Notably, Neck items can be uniquely modified to have up to three sockets by using 3 Tiered Medallion Setting . Additionally, a single socket can be added to other eligible items with a Nature's Cradle , which requires 6 Aspects' Tokens of Merit obtained from the Great Vault.

Available through both the auction house and the crafting order system, the following are the top gem choices for Balance Druids in RBG.

  1. Keen Ysemerald gem icon
    Keen Ysemerald
    111
  2. Energized Ysemerald gem icon
    Energized Ysemerald
    94
  3. Keen Neltharite gem icon
    Keen Neltharite
    86
  4. Energized Malygite gem icon
    Energized Malygite
    34
  5. Zen Neltharite gem icon
    Zen Neltharite
    14