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Restoration Druid PvP Guide For 3v3

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Restoration Druid
Season 3
50 characters
2661 - 3058

Welcome to Murlok.io's Restoration Druid PvP guide for 3v3 in World of Warcraft. This guide lists the best stats, races, talents, gear, embellishments, enchantments, and gems for patch 10.2.6, based on the character builds of the Top 50 Restoration Druids from Dragonflight Season 3 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes Toonah (Area 52 US) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 3058.

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 Restoration Druids

  1. 1
    Toonah's character icon
    Toonah
    Area 52 (US)
    464 ilvl
    3058
  2. 2
    Samuelceo's character icon
    Samuelceo
    Area 52 (US)
    460 ilvl
    3038
  3. 3
    Førtunateøne's character icon
    Førtunateøne
    Area 52 (US)
    457 ilvl
    3026
  4. 4
    Dexlol's character icon
    Dexlol
    Area 52 (US)
    460 ilvl
    2945
  5. 5
    Sensations's character icon
    Sensations
    Moon Guard (US)
    460 ilvl
    2938

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 Restoration Druid Secondary and Minor stats for 3v3.

Secondary Stats
+642
9% Critical Strike
+2358
14% Haste
+6900
23% Mastery
+4809
23% Versatility
  1. Mastery
  2. Versatility
  3. Haste
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stats
+31
0% Avoidance
+31
0% Leech
+469
9% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Avoidance
  3. Leech

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 Restoration Druids in 3v3, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    50

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
3
Frenzied Regeneration
50
Rejuvenation
50
Starfire
50
Thrash
0
Improved Barkskin
50
Swiftmend
50
Sunfire
50
Starsurge
1
Rip
1
Improved Swipe
0
Verdant Heart
50
Wild Growth
50
Improved Nature's Cure
23
Moonkin Form
50
Improved Sunfire
1
Maim
1
Killer Instinct
0
Ironfur
50
Nurturing Instinct
50
Hibernate
0
Feline Swiftness
0
Thick Hide
50
Wild Charge
50
Natural Recovery
50
Cyclone
49
Astral Influence
50
Tireless Pursuit
1
Skull Bash
0
Soothe
50
Rising Light, Falling Night
44
Typhoon
0
Primal Fury
0
Matted Fur
50
Stampeding Roar
50
Improved Rejuvenation
22
Gale Winds
0
Mighty Bash
42
Ursine Vigor
3
Lycara's Teachings
50
Forestwalk
0
Mass Entanglement
38
Well-Honed Instincts
46
Improved Stampeding Roar
0
Renewal
48
Innervate
45
Protector of the Pack
0
Heart of the Wild
12
Nature's Vigil
0

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Restoration 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.
Lifebloom
50
Ysera's Gift
50
Nature's Swiftness
50
Omen of Clarity
50
Grove Tending
50
Passing Seasons
1
Flash of Clarity
50
Waking Dream
0
Improved Regrowth
0
Cenarion Ward
50
Tranquil Mind
50
Efflorescence
50
Tranquility
49
Ironbark
50
Soul of the Forest
50
Grove Guardians
50
Inner Peace
2
Cultivation
47
Improved Wild Growth
0
Stonebark
39
Verdancy
0
Rampant Growth
50
Regenesis
0
Wild Synthesis
50
Harmonious Blooming
50
Unstoppable Growth
0
Regenerative Heartwood
50
Overgrowth
50
Incarnation: Tree of Life
50
Adaptive Swarm
50
Verdant Infusion
50
Liveliness
47
Invigorate
0
Embrace of the Dream
0
Cenarius' Guidance
50
Budding Leaves
0
Unbridled Swarm
50
Luxuriant Soil
0
Nurturing Dormancy
0
Photosynthesis
50
Undergrowth
50
Reforestation
50
Germination
0

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 Restoration 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.
Disentanglement
1
Reactive Resin
5
Entangling Bark
0
Thorns
1
Deep Roots
0
Focused Growth
50
High Winds
0
Early Spring
0
Keeper of the Grove
49
Malorne's Swiftness
0
Call of the Elder Druid
44

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 Restoration Druids in 3v3, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Peripheral Vision Projectors item icon
    Peripheral Vision Projectors
    27
  2. Life-Bound Cap item icon
    Life-Bound Cap
    19
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Helm item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Leather Helm
    4

Neck

  1. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    28
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Amulet item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Amulet
    22

Shoulders

  1. Benevolent Embersage's Wisdom item set icon
    set
    Benevolent Embersage's Wisdom
    50

Back

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Shawl item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Shawl
    34
  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    9
  3. Hellbloom Cape item icon
    Hellbloom Cape
    7

Chest

  1. Benevolent Embersage's Robe item set icon
    set
    Benevolent Embersage's Robe
    50

Wrist

  1. Life-Bound Bindings item icon
    Life-Bound Bindings
    32
  2. Needlessly Complex Wristguards item icon
    Needlessly Complex Wristguards
    14
  3. Hellbloom Wraps item set icon
    set
    Hellbloom Wraps
    4

Hands

  1. Benevolent Embersage's Talons item set icon
    set
    Benevolent Embersage's Talons
    50

Waist

  1. Life-Bound Belt item icon
    Life-Bound Belt
    43
  2. Hellbloom Belt item set icon
    set
    Hellbloom Belt
    4
  3. Benevolent Embersage's Sagacious Sash item icon
    Benevolent Embersage's Sagacious Sash
    2
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Strap item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Leather Strap
    1

Legs

  1. Benevolent Embersage's Leggings item set icon
    set
    Benevolent Embersage's Leggings
    50

Feet

  1. Life-Bound Boots item icon
    Life-Bound Boots
    48
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Treads item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Leather Treads
    2

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    49
  2. Ring-Bound Hourglass item icon
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    31
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Signet item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Signet
    20

Trinkets

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Medallion
    50
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    46
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Emblem item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Emblem
    4

Main Hand

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Greatstaff item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Greatstaff
    27
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Scepter item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Scepter
    20
  3. Hellbloom Club item icon
    Hellbloom Club
    2
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Staff item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Staff
    1

Off Hand

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Censer item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Censer
    22

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 Restoration Druids in 3v3.

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    81
  2. Life-Bound Boots embellishment item icon
    Precognition
    19

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 Restoration Druids in 3v3, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    1

Back

  1. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    42
  2. Regenerative Leech enchantment icon
    Regenerative Leech
    4
  3. +125 Speed enchantment icon
    +125 Speed
    1

Chest

  1. Reserve of Intellect enchantment icon
    Reserve of Intellect
    49
  2. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    1

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    42
  2. +200 Leech enchantment icon
    +200 Leech
    4
  3. +200 Avoidance enchantment icon
    +200 Avoidance
    1

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    38

Legs

  1. Temporal Spellthread enchantment icon
    Temporal Spellthread
    49
  2. Lambent Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Lambent Armor Kit
    1

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    37
  2. Watcher's Loam enchantment icon
    Watcher's Loam
    12

Rings

  1. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    90
  2. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    8
  3. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste
    1

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    48
  2. Earthen Writ enchantment icon
    Earthen Writ
    2

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 Restoration Druids in 3v3.

  1. Zen Neltharite gem icon
    Zen Neltharite
    164
  2. Keen Neltharite gem icon
    Keen Neltharite
    161
  3. Skillful Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Skillful Illimited Diamond
    35
  4. Zen Malygite gem icon
    Zen Malygite
    17
  5. Keen Ysemerald gem icon
    Keen Ysemerald
    7