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 3049
Lowest rating 2662

Stat Priority

+278
18% Crit
+836
25% Hast
+446
10% Mast
+1167
29% 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. Tauren icon.
    T

    Tauren

    14
  2. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    13
  3. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    11
  4. Highmountain Tauren icon.
    H

    Highmountain Tauren

    5
  5. Zandalari Troll icon.
    Z

    Zandalari Troll

    4

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 - Back

    31

    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 - Legs

    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. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    14

    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.

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Neck

    13

    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 - Wrist

    7

    Gain the legendary effect of Kindred Affinity: You and your Kindred Spirit each gain a bonus secondary stat based on their Covenant. This bonus is halved for your Kindred Spirit, however both bonuses are doubled while the bond is Empowered. Kyrian: Mastery increased by 210. Night Fae: Haste increased by 6%. Venthyr: Critical Strike chance increased by 6%. Necrolord: Versatility increased by 6%.

Trinkets

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

  1. Codex of the First Technique item icon.
    C

    Codex of the First Technique

    30

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +360 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 19,072 damage absorbed per blow.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Thundertower's Targeting Reticle item icon.
    T

    Thundertower's Targeting Reticle

    13

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 agility
    +141 versatility
    +64 speed
    Rank Mythic

  3. Enforcer's Stun Grenade item icon.
    E

    Enforcer's Stun Grenade

    11

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +184 versatility
    Effects
    Use: Grants 942 Versatility for 20 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

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

    Shard of Annhylde's Aegis

    11

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 agility
    Effects
    Use: Call upon Annhylde's Aegis for protection, reducing damage you take from enemies in front of you by 15,463 for 8 sec. If the Aegis absorbs at least 54,114 damage, it becomes overcharged and will expel coalesced power, dealing 8,617 Holy damage to all enemies in front of you as it expires. (1 Min 30 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Fated Mythic

  5. Cache of Acquired Treasures item icon.
    C

    Cache of Acquired Treasures

    10

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 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 Fated 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. Headpiece of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    H

    Headpiece of the Fixed Stars

    49

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +168 agility
    +379 stamina
    +113 versatility
    +85 mastery
    Gem
    +16 Versatility
    Set
    Set: Casting Barkskin causes you to Berserk for 4 sec.
    Set: While Berserked, you radiate 819 Cosmic damage to nearby enemies and heal yourself for 1,223 every 0.8 sec. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Shoulderpads of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    S

    Shoulderpads of the Fixed Stars

    48

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +135 agility
    +308 stamina
    +52 critical-strike
    +100 haste
    Set
    Set: Casting Barkskin causes you to Berserk for 4 sec.
    Set: While Berserked, you radiate 911 Cosmic damage to nearby enemies and heal yourself for 1,361 every 0.8 sec. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  3. Chestguard of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    C

    Chestguard of the Fixed Stars

    47

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 agility
    +411 stamina
    +141 haste
    +61 versatility
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Set
    Set: Casting Barkskin causes you to Berserk for 4 sec.
    Set: While Berserked, you radiate 986 Cosmic damage to nearby enemies and heal yourself for 1,471 every 0.9 sec. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  4. Handwraps of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    H

    Handwraps of the Fixed Stars

    44

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +126 agility
    +284 stamina
    +43 haste
    +105 mastery
    +64 leech
    Set
    Set: Casting Barkskin causes you to Berserk for 4 sec.
    Set: While Berserked, you radiate 929 Cosmic damage to nearby enemies and heal yourself for 1,387 every 0.8 sec. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Leggings of the Fixed Stars item icon.
    L

    Leggings of the Fixed Stars

    18

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 agility
    +411 stamina
    +132 critical-strike
    +71 mastery
    +87 speed
    Set
    Set: Casting Barkskin causes you to Berserk for 4 sec.
    Set: While Berserked, you radiate 986 Cosmic damage to nearby enemies and heal yourself for 1,471 every 0.9 sec. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets.
    Rank Fated 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

    163

    +16 Versatility

  2. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    11

    +16 Critical Strike

  3. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    8

    +5% Movement Speed

  4. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    6

    +16 Mastery

  5. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    6

    +16 Haste

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

    35

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    8

    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

    43

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    1

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

  3. 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

    22

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

  2. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    10

    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

    8

    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 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

    86

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    6

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

  3. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    4

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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

    29

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force

    10

    Enchanted: Lightless Force

  3. Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor

    9

    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
      45

      Blood Frenzy

      Thrash also generates 2 Rage each time it deals damage.

    2. Brambles talent icon.
      B
      5

      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
      39

      Renewal

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

    2. Wild Charge talent icon.
      W
      10

      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
      42

      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
      7

      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
      1

      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
      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. Mighty Bash talent icon.
      M
      14

      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
      2

      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
      44

      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
      6

      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 1,068 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

    31

  2. Toughness PvP talent icon.
    T

    Toughness

    24

  3. Raging Frenzy PvP talent icon.
    R

    Raging Frenzy

    15

  4. Overrun PvP talent icon.
    O

    Overrun

    14

  5. Sharpened Claws PvP talent icon.
    S

    Sharpened Claws

    14

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
5
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
1
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
6
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
38
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. Kyrian
  4. Necrolord

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

    34

    The traits to use with General Draven are:

    1. 34

      Battlefield Presence

    2. 34

      Move As One

    3. 34

      Service In Stone

    4. 33

      Intimidation Tactics

    5. 31

      Superior Tactics

    6. 29

      Unbreakable Body

    7. 5

      Expedition Leader

    8. 2

      Built for War

    9. 1

      Hold Your Ground

    10. 1

      Regenerative Stone Skin

  2. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
    F

    Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

    5

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 5

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 5

      Effusive Anima Accelerator

    3. 5

      Hammer of Genesis

    4. 5

      Resilient Plumage

    5. 5

      Soulglow Spectrometer

    6. 3

      Charged Additive

    7. 2

      Forgelite Filter

  3. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    5

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 5

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 5

      Called Shot

    3. 5

      Grove Invigoration

    4. 3

      Niya's Tools: Burrs

    5. 3

      Run Without Tiring

    6. 3

      Swift Patrol

    7. 2

      Nature's Splendor

    8. 2

      Niya's Tools: Poison

    9. 2

      Stay on the Move

  4. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    3

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 3

      Exquisite Ingredients

    2. 3

      Party Favors

    3. 3

      Soothing Shade

    4. 3

      Watch the Shoes!

    5. 2

      Life is but an Appetizer

    6. 2

      Refined Palate

    7. 1

      It's Always Tea Time

    8. 1

      Token of Appreciation

  5. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    1

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 1

      Carver's Eye

    2. 1

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 1

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Marrowed Gemstone

    4. 1

      Mnemonic Equipment

    5. 1

      Runeforged Spurs

    6. 1

      Serrated Spaulders

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

    48

  2. Endless Thirst conduit icon.
    E

    Endless Thirst

    38

  3. Conflux of Elements conduit icon.
    C

    Conflux of Elements

    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

    48

  2. Well-Honed Instincts conduit icon.
    W

    Well-Honed Instincts

    48

  3. Layered Mane conduit icon.
    L

    Layered Mane

    39

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. Front of the Pack conduit icon.
    F

    Front of the Pack

    4

  3. Born Anew conduit icon.
    B

    Born Anew

    2