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Guardian Druid PvP Guide For RBG

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Guardian Druid
Season 4
50 characters
1836 - 2393

Welcome to Murlok.io's Guardian 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 Guardian Druids from Dragonflight Season 4 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes Jmackd (Frostmourne US) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 2393.

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 Guardian Druids

  1. 1
    Jmackd's character icon
    Jmackd
    Frostmourne (US)
    508 ilvl
    2393
  2. 2
    Calm's character icon
    Calm
    Frostmane (US)
    493 ilvl
    2298
  3. 3
    Wintarz's character icon
    Wintarz
    Sargeras (US)
    499 ilvl
    2271
  4. 4
    Blêêd's character icon
    Blêêd
    Stormscale (US)
    496 ilvl
    2191
  5. 5
    ßayterade's character icon
    ßayterade
    Tichondrius (US)
    496 ilvl
    2152

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 Guardian Druid Secondary and Minor stats for RBG.

Secondary Stats
+433
12% Critical Strike
+2159
13% Haste
+5462
27% Mastery
+7665
37% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Mastery
  3. Haste
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stats
+84
1% Avoidance
+91
1% Leech
+506
10% 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 Guardian Druids in RBG, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    21
  2. Kul Tiran race icon
    Kul Tiran
    11
  3. Tauren race icon
    Tauren
    7
  4. Troll race icon
    Troll
    5
  5. Zandalari Troll race icon
    Zandalari Troll
    3

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
7
Frenzied Regeneration
50
Rejuvenation
19
Starfire
40
Thrash
50
Improved Barkskin
50
Swiftmend
18
Sunfire
40
Starsurge
2
Rip
21
Improved Swipe
48
Verdant Heart
49
Wild Growth
12
Remove Corruption
11
Moonkin Form
39
Improved Sunfire
2
Maim
0
Killer Instinct
48
Ironfur
50
Nurturing Instinct
41
Hibernate
6
Feline Swiftness
20
Thick Hide
48
Wild Charge
48
Natural Recovery
11
Cyclone
31
Astral Influence
36
Tireless Pursuit
15
Skull Bash
46
Soothe
50
Rising Light, Falling Night
15
Typhoon
29
Primal Fury
0
Matted Fur
50
Stampeding Roar
50
Improved Rejuvenation
7
Gale Winds
8
Incapacitating Roar
43
Ursine Vigor
4
Lycara's Teachings
50
Forestwalk
3
Mass Entanglement
16
Well-Honed Instincts
46
Improved Stampeding Roar
23
Renewal
44
Innervate
1
Protector of the Pack
10
Heart of the Wild
6
Nature's Vigil
0

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Guardian 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.
Maul
50
Gore
50
Survival Instincts
50
Dream of Cenarius
46
Brambles
49
Mangle
37
Improved Survival Instincts
48
Innate Resolve
49
Infected Wounds
12
Berserk: Ravage
32
Ursoc's Endurance
30
Gory Fur
47
Reinvigoration
41
Vulnerable Flesh
15
Layered Mane
45
Survival of the Fittest
47
Earthwarden
22
Vicious Cycle
10
Tooth and Claw
13
Soul of the Forest
9
Reinforced Fur
45
Thorns of Iron
16
Guardian of Elune
27
Berserk: Unchecked Aggression
27
Fury of Nature
27
Berserk: Persistence
48
Rend and Tear
16
Circle of Life and Death
23
Elune's Favored
41
Galactic Guardian
38
Ursoc's Fury
10
Flashing Claws
15
Blood Frenzy
5
Incarnation: Guardian of Ursoc
47
Moonless Night
5
Scintillating Moonlight
36
Twin Moonfire
32
Pulverize
1
Raze
3
Ursoc's Guidance
22
Rage of the Sleeper
50
Lunar Beam
32

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 Guardian 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.
Master Shapeshifter
1
Den Mother
38
Demoralizing Roar
25
Charging Bash
4
Entangling Claws
1
Overrun
19
Emerald Slumber
25
Alpha Challenge
2
Malorne's Swiftness
10
Freedom of the Herd
8
Grove Protection
17

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 Guardian Druids in RBG, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Life-Bound Cap item icon
    Life-Bound Cap
    15
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Helm item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Helm
    13
  3. Flaring Cowl item icon
    Flaring Cowl
    9
  4. Bough of the Autumn Blaze item set icon
    set
    Bough of the Autumn Blaze
    7
  5. Peripheral Vision Projectors item icon
    Peripheral Vision Projectors
    4

Neck

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Amulet item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Amulet
    40
  2. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    6
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Necklace item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Necklace
    3
  4. Draconic Gladiator's Pendant item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Pendant
    1

Shoulders

  1. Mantle of the Autumn Blaze item set icon
    set
    Mantle of the Autumn Blaze
    49
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Shoulderpads item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Shoulderpads
    1

Back

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Shawl item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Shawl
    40
  2. Draconic Warmonger's Cape item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Cape
    6
  3. Undulating Sporecloak item icon
    Undulating Sporecloak
    2
  4. Draconic Gladiator's Drape item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Drape
    1
  5. Draconic Warmonger's Cloak item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Cloak
    1

Chest

  1. Chestroots of the Autumn Blaze item set icon
    set
    Chestroots of the Autumn Blaze
    44
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Vestments item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Vestments
    6

Wrist

  1. Draconic Warmonger's Wraps item set icon
    set
    Draconic Warmonger's Wraps
    25
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Wristwraps item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Wristwraps
    17
  3. Bands of the Autumn Blaze item icon
    Bands of the Autumn Blaze
    3
  4. Life-Bound Bindings item icon
    Life-Bound Bindings
    2
  5. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Wristguards item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Wristguards
    1

Hands

  1. Handguards of the Autumn Blaze item set icon
    set
    Handguards of the Autumn Blaze
    45
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Gloves item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Gloves
    5

Waist

  1. Draconic Warmonger's Belt item set icon
    set
    Draconic Warmonger's Belt
    20
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Strap item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Strap
    14
  3. Garland of the Autumn Blaze item icon
    Garland of the Autumn Blaze
    8
  4. Life-Bound Belt item icon
    Life-Bound Belt
    8

Legs

  1. Pants of the Autumn Blaze item set icon
    set
    Pants of the Autumn Blaze
    45
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Legwraps item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Legwraps
    4
  3. Life-Bound Trousers item icon
    Life-Bound Trousers
    1

Feet

  1. Life-Bound Boots item icon
    Life-Bound Boots
    25
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Treads item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Treads
    15
  3. Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity item icon
    Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity
    7
  4. Draconic Aspirant's Leather Footpads item icon
    Draconic Aspirant's Leather Footpads
    1
  5. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Boots item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Boots
    1

Rings

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Signet item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Signet
    42
  2. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    29
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Ring item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Ring
    13
  4. Ring-Bound Hourglass item icon
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    7
  5. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    4

Trinkets

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Medallion
    46
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Emblem item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Emblem
    37
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    9
  4. Draconic Aspirant's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Draconic Aspirant's Medallion
    2
  5. Draconic Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity item set icon
    set
    Draconic Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity
    1

Main Hand

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Axestaff item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Axestaff
    33
  2. Draconic Warmonger's Battlestaff item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Battlestaff
    10
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Staff item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Staff
    2
  4. Draconic Gladiator's Greatstaff item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Greatstaff
    1
  5. Draconic Gladiator's Scythe item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Scythe
    1

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
    1
  2. Dreambinder, Loom of the Great Cycle item icon
    Dreambinder, Loom of the Great Cycle
    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 Guardian Druids in RBG.

  1. Life-Bound Boots embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    32
  2. Signet of Titanic Insight embellishment item icon
    Precognition
    15
  3. Flaring Cowl embellishment item icon
    Flaring Cowl
    9
  4. Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity embellishment item icon
    Mettle
    7
  5. Undulating Sporecloak embellishment item icon
    Undulating Sporecloak
    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 Guardian Druids in RBG, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    3

Back

  1. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    29
  2. Regenerative Leech enchantment icon
    Regenerative Leech
    8
  3. Graceful Avoidance enchantment icon
    Graceful Avoidance
    7

Chest

  1. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    30
  2. Accelerated Agility enchantment icon
    Accelerated Agility
    13
  3. Reserve of Intellect enchantment icon
    Reserve of Intellect
    3

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    30
  2. +200 Leech enchantment icon
    +200 Leech
    8
  3. +200 Avoidance enchantment icon
    +200 Avoidance
    6

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    24

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Fierce Armor Kit
    24
  2. Frozen Spellthread enchantment icon
    Frozen Spellthread
    11
  3. Lambent Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Lambent Armor Kit
    7

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    35
  2. Watcher's Loam enchantment icon
    Watcher's Loam
    9
  3. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    2

Rings

  1. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    70
  2. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    17
  3. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste
    10

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    26
  2. Earthen Writ enchantment icon
    Earthen Writ
    7
  3. Frozen Writ enchantment icon
    Frozen Writ
    7

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 Guardian Druids in RBG.

  1. Zen Neltharite gem icon
    Zen Neltharite
    87
  2. Fractured Neltharite gem icon
    Fractured Neltharite
    81
  3. Keen Neltharite gem icon
    Keen Neltharite
    49
  4. Zen Malygite gem icon
    Zen Malygite
    28
  5. Energized Ysemerald gem icon
    Energized Ysemerald
    23