mm+ Guardian Druid

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This is a guide about how to build Guardian 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 Guardian Druid
Activity Mythic+
Number of players 50
Highest rating 3620
Lowest rating 3357

Stat Priority

+182
15% Crit
+855
26% Hast
+360
9% Mast
+1030
26% Vers

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

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

Race

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

  1. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    14
  2. Tauren icon.
    T

    Tauren

    12
  3. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    11
  4. Highmountain Tauren icon.
    H

    Highmountain Tauren

    10
  5. Zandalari Troll icon.
    Z

    Zandalari Troll

    2

Legendary

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

  1. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    24

    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.

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

    Ursoc's Fury Remembered - Legs

    23

    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.

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

    Ursoc's Fury Remembered - Back

    22

    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.

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Feet

    11

    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

    4

    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.

Trinkets

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

  1. Blood-Spattered Scale item icon.
    B

    Blood-Spattered Scale

    42

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 agility
    Effects
    Use: Inflict 15,902 Shadow damage split between all nearby enemies, and form a Blood Barrier on yourself. The Blood Barrier absorbs 66,571 damage for 10 sec. Damage and absorption are increased for each enemy struck, up to 5 enemies. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  2. Codex of the First Technique item icon.
    C

    Codex of the First Technique

    38

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +265 stamina
    Effects
    Equip: Taking damage grants you a chance to unleash the First Technique for 12 sec, reflecting 10% of incoming damage, up to a maximum of 3,067 damage absorbed per blow.
    Rank Mythic

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

    Shard of Annhylde's Aegis

    7

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 agility
    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

  4. Cache of Acquired Treasures item icon.
    C

    Cache of Acquired Treasures

    5

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 agility
    Effects
    Equip: Periodically rummage through the cache, finding a new stolen weapon.
    Use: Grab the weapon from the cache, gaining its benefit. (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  5. Inscrutable Quantum Device item icon.
    I

    Inscrutable Quantum Device

    5

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +119 agility
    Effects
    Use: ??? (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

Tier Set

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

  1. Chestguard of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    C

    Chestguard of the Fixed Stars

    49

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +141 agility
    +303 stamina
    +128 haste
    +56 versatility
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Set
    Set: Casting Barkskin causes you to Berserk for 4 sec.
    Set: While Berserked, you radiate 684 Cosmic damage to nearby enemies and heal yourself for 1,021 every 0.8 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Shoulderpads of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    S

    Shoulderpads of the Fixed Stars

    48

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +106 agility
    +227 stamina
    +47 critical-strike
    +91 haste
    Set
    Set: Casting Barkskin causes you to Berserk for 4 sec.
    Set: While Berserked, you radiate 672 Cosmic damage to nearby enemies and heal yourself for 1,003 every 0.8 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Headpiece of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    H

    Headpiece of the Fixed Stars

    46

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 agility
    +279 stamina
    +103 versatility
    +77 mastery
    Gem
    +16 Versatility
    Set
    Set: Casting Barkskin causes you to Berserk for 4 sec.
    Set: While Berserked, you radiate 680 Cosmic damage to nearby enemies and heal yourself for 1,015 every 0.8 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Handwraps of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    H

    Handwraps of the Fixed Stars

    44

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +99 agility
    +209 stamina
    +39 haste
    +95 mastery
    Set
    Set: Casting Barkskin causes you to Berserk for 4 sec.
    Set: While Berserked, you radiate 680 Cosmic damage to nearby enemies and heal yourself for 1,015 every 0.8 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Leggings of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    L

    Leggings of the Fixed Stars

    14

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 agility
    +279 stamina
    +117 critical-strike
    +62 mastery
    Set
    Set: Casting Barkskin causes you to Berserk for 4 sec.
    Set: While Berserked, you radiate 676 Cosmic damage to nearby enemies and heal yourself for 1,009 every 0.8 sec.
    Rank Mythic

Gems

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

  1. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    196

    +16 Versatility

  2. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    7

    +16 Haste

  3. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    5

    +5% Movement Speed

  4. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    4

    +16 Mastery

  5. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    2

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

Back Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    20

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    19

    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 Guardian Druids in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    48

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bulwark enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bulwark

    1

    Enchanted: +25 Armor & +20 Primary Stat

Wrist Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    20

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

  2. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    9

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

Hands Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    7

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

  2. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    2

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    48

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

Ring Enchantment

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

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    99

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    1

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Guardian 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

    42

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor

    4

    Enchanted: Ascended Vigor

  3. Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force

    3

    Enchanted: Lightless Force

Talents

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

    1. Blood Frenzy talent icon.
      B
      48

      Blood Frenzy

      Thrash also generates 2 Rage each time it deals damage.

    2. Brambles talent icon.
      B
      2

      Brambles

      Sharp brambles protect you, absorbing and reflecting up to 54 damage from each attack. While Barkskin is active, the brambles also deal 28 Nature damage to all nearby enemies every 1 sec.

    3. Bristling Fur talent icon.
      B
      0

      Bristling Fur

      Bristle your fur, causing you to generate Rage based on damage taken for 8 sec.

    1. Renewal talent icon.
      R
      47

      Renewal

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

    2. Wild Charge talent icon.
      W
      3

      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.

    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. Balance Affinity talent icon.
      B
      48

      Balance Affinity

      You gain: Astral Influence Increases the range of all of your abilities by 3 yards. You also learn: Moonkin Form Starsurge Starfire Sunfire Typhoon

    2. Restoration Affinity talent icon.
      R
      2

      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 Maim Your energy regeneration is increased by 35%.

    1. Mass Entanglement talent icon.
      M
      29

      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
      20

      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
      1

      Heart of the Wild

      Abilities associated with your chosen Affinity are substantially empowered for 45 sec. Balance: Damage of your Balance abilities increased by 30%, and Starsurge is instant.

    1. Incarnation: Guardian of Ursoc talent icon.
      I
      50

      Incarnation: Guardian of Ursoc

      An improved Bear Form that grants the benefits of Berserk, causes Mangle to hit up to 3 targets, and increases maximum health by 30%. Lasts 30 sec. You may freely shapeshift in and out of this improved Bear Form for its duration.

    2. Soul of the Forest talent icon.
      S
      0

      Soul of the Forest

      Mangle generates 5 more Rage and deals 25% more damage.

    3. Galactic Guardian talent icon.
      G
      0

      Galactic Guardian

      Your damage has a 5% chance to trigger a free automatic Moonfire on that target. When this occurs, the next Moonfire you cast generates 8 Rage, and deals 300% increased direct damage.

    1. Earthwarden talent icon.
      E
      46

      Earthwarden

      When you deal direct damage with Thrash, you gain a charge of Earthwarden, reducing the damage of the next auto attack you take by 30%. Earthwarden may have up to 3 charges.

    2. Survival of the Fittest talent icon.
      S
      4

      Survival of the Fittest

      Reduces the cooldowns of Barkskin and Survival Instincts by 33%.

    3. Guardian of Elune talent icon.
      G
      0

      Guardian of Elune

      Mangle increases the duration of your next Ironfur by 2 sec, or the healing of your next Frenzied Regeneration by 20%.

    1. Rend and Tear talent icon.
      R
      50

      Rend and Tear

      Each stack of Thrash reduces the target's damage to you by 2% and increases your damage to them by 2%.

    2. Tooth and Claw talent icon.
      T
      0

      Tooth and Claw

      Autoattacks have a 20% chance to empower your next Maul, stacking up to 2 times. Empowered Maul deals 40% increased damage and reduces the target's damage to you by 15% for 6 sec.

    3. Pulverize talent icon.
      P
      0

      Pulverize

      A devastating blow that consumes 2 stacks of your Thrash on the target to deal 1,066 Physical damage and reduce the damage they deal to you by 35% for 10 sec.

PvP Talents

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

  1. Den Mother PvP talent icon.
    D

    Den Mother

    32

  2. Toughness PvP talent icon.
    T

    Toughness

    30

  3. Raging Frenzy PvP talent icon.
    R

    Raging Frenzy

    15

  4. Charging Bash PvP talent icon.
    C

    Charging Bash

    12

  5. Emerald Slumber PvP talent icon.
    E

    Emerald Slumber

    9

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
1
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
6
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
43
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. General Draven icon.
    G

    General Draven

    32

    The traits to use with General Draven are:

    1. 32

      Battlefield Presence

    2. 32

      Move As One

    3. 32

      Service In Stone

    4. 30

      Unbreakable Body

    5. 29

      Superior Tactics

    6. 28

      Intimidation Tactics

    7. 4

      Regenerative Stone Skin

    8. 3

      Hold Your Ground

    9. 2

      Expedition Leader

  2. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    8

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 8

      Life is but an Appetizer

    2. 8

      Party Favors

    3. 8

      Soothing Shade

    4. 7

      Watch the Shoes!

    5. 6

      Wasteland Propriety

    6. 5

      Exquisite Ingredients

    7. 3

      Life of the Party

    8. 2

      Refined Palate

    9. 1

      Leisurely Gait

  3. Korayn icon.
    K

    Korayn

    3

    The traits to use with Korayn are:

    1. 3

      First Strike

    2. 3

      Get In Formation

    3. 3

      Horn of the Wild Hunt

    4. 3

      Wild Hunt Strategem

    5. 3

      Wild Hunt Tactics

    6. 2

      Vorkai Ambush

    7. 1

      Hunt's Exhilaration

  4. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    3

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 3

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 3

      Fatal Flaw

    3. 3

      Friends in Low Places

    4. 3

      Nimble Steps

    5. 3

      Thrill Seeker

    6. 2

      Exacting Preparation

    7. 1

      Familiar Predicaments

  5. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    3

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 3

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 3

      Called Shot

    3. 3

      Grove Invigoration

    4. 3

      Niya's Tools: Burrs

    5. 3

      Swift Patrol

    6. 2

      Run Without Tiring

    7. 1

      Stay on the Move

potency conduits

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

  1. Unchecked Aggression conduit icon.
    U

    Unchecked Aggression

    50

  2. Endless Thirst conduit icon.
    E

    Endless Thirst

    43

  3. Adaptive Armor Fragment conduit icon.
    A

    Adaptive Armor Fragment

    5

endurance conduits

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

  1. Tough as Bark conduit icon.
    T

    Tough as Bark

    49

  2. Well-Honed Instincts conduit icon.
    W

    Well-Honed Instincts

    49

  3. Layered Mane conduit icon.
    L

    Layered Mane

    42

finesse conduits

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

  1. Born of the Wilds conduit icon.
    B

    Born of the Wilds

    11

  2. Born Anew conduit icon.
    B

    Born Anew

    6

  3. Front of the Pack conduit icon.
    F

    Front of the Pack

    3