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Mythic+ 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 2974
Lowest rating 2712

Stat Priority

+274
18% Crit
+703
21% Hast
+227
7% Mast
+902
23% 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. Critical Strike
  4. Mastery

Race

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

  1. Tauren icon.
    T

    Tauren

    21
  2. Highmountain Tauren icon.
    H

    Highmountain Tauren

    15
  3. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    7
  4. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    4
  5. Zandalari Troll icon.
    Z

    Zandalari Troll

    3

Legendary

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

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

    Ursoc's Fury Remembered - Legs

    29

    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.

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

    Ursoc's Fury Remembered - Back

    16

    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. Draught of Deep Focus legendary item icon.
    D

    Draught of Deep Focus - Neck

    2

    When Moonfire, Rake, Rip, or Rejuvenation are active on a single target, their effects are increased 40%.

  4. Primordial Arcanic Pulsar legendary item icon.
    P

    Primordial Arcanic Pulsar - Hands

    1

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

  5. Primordial Arcanic Pulsar legendary item icon.
    P

    Primordial Arcanic Pulsar - Ring 1

    1

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

Trinkets

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

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

    Shard of Annhylde's Aegis

    35

    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

  2. Blood-Spattered Scale item icon.
    B

    Blood-Spattered Scale

    32

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 agility
    Effects
    Use: Inflict 12,348 Shadow damage split between all nearby enemies, and form a Blood Barrier on yourself. The Blood Barrier absorbs 51,697 damage for 10 sec. Damage and absorption are increased for each enemy struck, up to 5 enemies. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  3. Reactive Defense Matrix item icon.
    R

    Reactive Defense Matrix

    24

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 agility
    Effects
    Equip: Taking damage has a chance to trigger your Reactive Defense Matrix, which reflects the next 8,568 damage back at your attacker. Reactive Defense Matrix triggers automatically when your health drops below 20% health. This effect cannot occur more than once per 30 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Splintered Heart of Al'ar item icon.
    S

    Splintered Heart of Al'ar

    3

    Ilvl 226
    Stats
    +77 agility
    Effects
    Equip: Absorbs up to 41,770 damage from a lethal attack. When this effect occurs, erupt in a burst of flames, inflicting 12,210 Fire damage to nearby allies and enemies, and recovering 35,254 health. This effect can only occur once every 8 min.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Phial of Putrefaction item icon.
    P

    Phial of Putrefaction

    2

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +93 agility
    Effects
    Equip: Every 5 sec, your next melee ability applies Liquefying Ooze, dealing 2,594 Nature damage over 30 sec. Liquefying Ooze stacks up to 3 times. Stacking does not refresh the duration.
    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

    179

    +16 Versatility

  2. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    11

    +16 Haste

  3. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    5

    +16 Mastery

  4. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    2

    +5% Movement Speed

  5. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    1

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

Domination Shards

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

  1. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    43

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

  2. Desolate Shard of Cor icon.
    D

    Desolate Shard of Cor

    43

    Your damage is increased by 2.25% for 20 sec after attacking an enemy you have not yet damaged.

  3. Portentous Shard of Bek icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Bek

    42

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

  4. Portentous Shard of Kyr icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Kyr

    41

    Gain 1,346 Absorb every 5 sec, up to a cap of 6,734.

  5. Portentous Shard of Jas icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Jas

    25

    Incoming healing you receive is increased by 1.5%. Your maximum health is increased by 612.

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 Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    26

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    17

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  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 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

  3. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    1

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

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

    6

    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 - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    3

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

  2. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    2

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

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

    47

    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

    94

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    3

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    3

    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

    43

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force

    4

    Enchanted: Lightless Force

  3. Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor

    2

    Enchanted: Ascended Vigor

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
      47

      Blood Frenzy

      Thrash also generates 2 Rage each time it deals damage.

    2. Brambles talent icon.
      B
      3

      Brambles

      Sharp brambles protect you, absorbing and reflecting up to 54 damage from each attack. While Barkskin is active, the brambles also deal 29 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
      44

      Renewal

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

    2. Wild Charge talent icon.
      W
      5

      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
      1

      Tiger Dash

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

    1. Balance Affinity talent icon.
      B
      46

      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. Feral Affinity talent icon.
      F
      2

      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%.

    3. 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

    1. Heart of the Wild talent icon.
      H
      27

      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.

    2. Mass Entanglement talent icon.
      M
      18

      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
      5

      Mighty Bash

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

    1. Incarnation: Guardian of Ursoc talent icon.
      I
      47

      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. Galactic Guardian talent icon.
      G
      3

      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.

    3. Soul of the Forest talent icon.
      S
      0

      Soul of the Forest

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

    1. Earthwarden talent icon.
      E
      48

      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
      2

      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 1,057 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

    29

  3. Raging Frenzy PvP talent icon.
    R

    Raging Frenzy

    19

  4. Demoralizing Roar PvP talent icon.
    D

    Demoralizing Roar

    15

  5. Charging Bash PvP talent icon.
    C

    Charging Bash

    10

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
10
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
1
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
34
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
5
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Korayn icon.
    K

    Korayn

    32

    The traits to use with Korayn are:

    1. 32

      First Strike

    2. 32

      Wild Hunt Strategem

    3. 32

      Wild Hunt Tactics

    4. 30

      Horn of the Wild Hunt

    5. 30

      Vorkai Ambush

    6. 23

      Get In Formation

    7. 9

      Vorkai Sharpening Techniques

    8. 2

      Hunt's Exhilaration

    9. 2

      Wild Hunt's Charge

  2. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
    F

    Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

    10

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 10

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 10

      Effusive Anima Accelerator

    3. 10

      Hammer of Genesis

    4. 10

      Soulglow Spectrometer

    5. 9

      Charged Additive

    6. 7

      Resilient Plumage

    7. 3

      Regenerating Materials

    8. 1

      Forgelite Filter

  3. General Draven icon.
    G

    General Draven

    4

    The traits to use with General Draven are:

    1. 4

      Battlefield Presence

    2. 4

      Move As One

    3. 4

      Service In Stone

    4. 3

      Intimidation Tactics

    5. 3

      Superior Tactics

    6. 3

      Unbreakable Body

    7. 1

      Expedition Leader

    8. 1

      Hold Your Ground

    9. 1

      Regenerative Stone Skin

  4. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    2

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 2

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 2

      Called Shot

    3. 2

      Grove Invigoration

    4. 2

      Niya's Tools: Burrs

    5. 2

      Run Without Tiring

    6. 2

      Swift Patrol

  5. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    1

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 1

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 1

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 1

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    4. 1

      Ultimate Form

    5. 1

      Viscous Trail

    6. 1

      Volatile Solvent

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

    49

  2. Conflux of Elements conduit icon.
    C

    Conflux of Elements

    32

  3. Endless Thirst conduit icon.
    E

    Endless Thirst

    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. Well-Honed Instincts conduit icon.
    W

    Well-Honed Instincts

    50

  2. Layered Mane conduit icon.
    L

    Layered Mane

    41

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    31

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

    27

  2. Front of the Pack conduit icon.
    F

    Front of the Pack

    14

  3. Born Anew conduit icon.
    B

    Born Anew

    6