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Restoration Druid PvE Guide For Mythic+

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Restoration Druid
Season 4
50 characters
3558 - 3821

Welcome to Murlok.io's Restoration Druid PvE guide for Mythic+ 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 Restoration Druids from Dragonflight Season 4 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes 夏绵绵 (Shadowmoon TW) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 3821.

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
    夏绵绵's character icon
    夏绵绵
    Shadowmoon (TW)
    528 ilvl
    3821
  2. 2
    丨阿克萌德丶's character icon
    丨阿克萌德丶
    Shadowmoon (TW)
    527 ilvl
    3819
  3. 3
    Jack's character icon
    Jack
    Spirestone (TW)
    526 ilvl
    3796
  4. 4
    Lota's character icon
    Lota
    Queldorei (TW)
    526 ilvl
    3793
  5. 5
    Drohgohmeow's character icon
    Drohgohmeow
    Illidan (US)
    527 ilvl
    3774

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 Mythic+.

Secondary Stats
+2075
17% Critical Strike
+5822
34% Haste
+3533
14% Mastery
+5715
28% Versatility
  1. Haste
  2. Versatility
  3. Mastery
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stats
+1097
13% Avoidance
+902
6% Leech
+113
2% Speed
  1. Avoidance
  2. Leech
  3. Speed

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 Mythic+, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    49
  2. Tauren race icon
    Tauren
    1

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
46
Frenzied Regeneration
17
Rejuvenation
50
Starfire
50
Thrash
25
Improved Barkskin
31
Swiftmend
50
Sunfire
50
Starsurge
0
Rip
46
Improved Swipe
20
Verdant Heart
30
Wild Growth
50
Improved Nature's Cure
37
Moonkin Form
50
Improved Sunfire
48
Maim
0
Killer Instinct
7
Ironfur
47
Nurturing Instinct
50
Hibernate
0
Feline Swiftness
0
Thick Hide
47
Wild Charge
9
Natural Recovery
31
Cyclone
0
Astral Influence
48
Tireless Pursuit
0
Skull Bash
6
Soothe
50
Rising Light, Falling Night
48
Typhoon
21
Primal Fury
3
Matted Fur
40
Stampeding Roar
50
Improved Rejuvenation
8
Gale Winds
1
Incapacitating Roar
40
Ursine Vigor
37
Lycara's Teachings
50
Forestwalk
2
Ursol's Vortex
27
Well-Honed Instincts
14
Improved Stampeding Roar
3
Renewal
50
Innervate
8
Protector of the Pack
0
Heart of the Wild
46
Nature's Vigil
4

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
48
Nature's Swiftness
47
Omen of Clarity
50
Grove Tending
48
Passing Seasons
2
Flash of Clarity
50
Waking Dream
0
Improved Regrowth
12
Cenarion Ward
48
Tranquil Mind
49
Efflorescence
50
Tranquility
2
Ironbark
50
Soul of the Forest
50
Grove Guardians
50
Dreamstate
2
Cultivation
41
Improved Wild Growth
2
Improved Ironbark
14
Verdancy
50
Rampant Growth
49
Regenesis
0
Wild Synthesis
50
Harmonious Blooming
48
Unstoppable Growth
38
Regenerative Heartwood
13
Spring Blossoms
49
Incarnation: Tree of Life
33
Adaptive Swarm
48
Flourish
40
Liveliness
47
Invigorate
0
Embrace of the Dream
0
Cenarius' Guidance
50
Budding Leaves
3
Unbridled Swarm
48
Luxuriant Soil
1
Nurturing Dormancy
1
Photosynthesis
50
Undergrowth
49
Reforestation
48
Germination
1

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
6
Reactive Resin
14
Entangling Bark
11
Thorns
7
Deep Roots
1
Focused Growth
31
High Winds
3
Early Spring
14
Keeper of the Grove
13
Malorne's Swiftness
6
Call of the Elder Druid
11

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 Mythic+, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Bough of the Autumn Blaze item set icon
    set
    Bough of the Autumn Blaze
    41
  2. Crown of Roaring Storms item icon
    Crown of Roaring Storms
    2
  3. Flaring Cowl item icon
    Flaring Cowl
    2
  4. Vision of Foreshadowed Ends item icon
    Vision of Foreshadowed Ends
    2
  5. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Helm item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Helm
    1

Neck

  1. Elemental Lariat item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    40
  2. Ukhel Ancestry Beads item icon
    Ukhel Ancestry Beads
    4
  3. Custodian's Medallion of Delusion item icon
    Custodian's Medallion of Delusion
    2
  4. Eye of the Rising Flame item icon
    Eye of the Rising Flame
    1
  5. Magmorax's Fourth Collar item icon
    Magmorax's Fourth Collar
    1

Shoulders

  1. Mantle of the Autumn Blaze item set icon
    set
    Mantle of the Autumn Blaze
    49
  2. Ancient Hornswog Spaulders item icon
    Ancient Hornswog Spaulders
    1

Back

  1. Potion-Stained Cloak item icon
    Potion-Stained Cloak
    13
  2. Foliage of the Autumn Blaze item icon
    Foliage of the Autumn Blaze
    9
  3. Fireproof Drape item icon
    Fireproof Drape
    8
  4. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    8
  5. Cloak of Lost Devotion item icon
    Cloak of Lost Devotion
    3

Chest

  1. Chestroots of the Autumn Blaze item set icon
    set
    Chestroots of the Autumn Blaze
    42
  2. Allied Heartwarming Fur Coat item icon
    Allied Heartwarming Fur Coat
    7
  3. Dragonkiln Chestguard item icon
    Dragonkiln Chestguard
    1

Wrist

  1. Mirage Bindings item icon
    Mirage Bindings
    12
  2. Frenzyroot Cuffs item icon
    Frenzyroot Cuffs
    9
  3. Ferocious Hyena Hidebinders item icon
    Ferocious Hyena Hidebinders
    6
  4. Life-Bound Bindings item icon
    Life-Bound Bindings
    6
  5. Bloodstench Skinguards item icon
    Bloodstench Skinguards
    5

Hands

  1. Handguards of the Autumn Blaze item set icon
    set
    Handguards of the Autumn Blaze
    27
  2. Laboratory Assistant's Abductors item icon
    Laboratory Assistant's Abductors
    9
  3. Ruby Contestant's Gloves item icon
    Ruby Contestant's Gloves
    5
  4. Oathbreaker's Obsessive Gauntlets item icon
    Oathbreaker's Obsessive Gauntlets
    4
  5. Subjugator's Chilling Grips item icon
    Subjugator's Chilling Grips
    2

Waist

  1. Cinch of Forgotten Duty item icon
    Cinch of Forgotten Duty
    9
  2. Fused Shale Waistband item icon
    Fused Shale Waistband
    9
  3. Watcher's Clasp of Purpose item icon
    Watcher's Clasp of Purpose
    6
  4. Elder's Volcanic Binding item icon
    Elder's Volcanic Binding
    5
  5. Vengeful Bladebeak Girdle item icon
    Vengeful Bladebeak Girdle
    5

Legs

  1. Pants of the Autumn Blaze item set icon
    set
    Pants of the Autumn Blaze
    45
  2. Galakrond's Voracious Hide item icon
    Galakrond's Voracious Hide
    3
  3. Annora's Punctured Leggings item icon
    Annora's Punctured Leggings
    1
  4. Legguards of Adamant Rule item icon
    Legguards of Adamant Rule
    1

Feet

  1. Treads of Restored Order item icon
    Treads of Restored Order
    22
  2. Tasseted Emberwalkers item icon
    Tasseted Emberwalkers
    4
  3. Ancient Rotwalkers item icon
    Ancient Rotwalkers
    3
  4. Galvanic Gaiters item icon
    Galvanic Gaiters
    3
  5. Life-Bound Boots item icon
    Life-Bound Boots
    3

Rings

  1. Seal of Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    25
  2. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    24
  3. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    19
  4. Thunderous Downburst Ring item icon
    Thunderous Downburst Ring
    12
  5. Circle of Ascended Frost item icon
    Circle of Ascended Frost
    9

Trinkets

  1. Tome of Unstable Power item icon
    Tome of Unstable Power
    43
  2. Ward of Faceless Ire item icon
    Ward of Faceless Ire
    21
  3. Fyrakk's Tainted Rageheart item icon
    Fyrakk's Tainted Rageheart
    20
  4. Umbrelskul's Fractured Heart item icon
    Umbrelskul's Fractured Heart
    4
  5. Ominous Chromatic Essence item icon
    Ominous Chromatic Essence
    3

Main Hand

  1. Vakash, the Shadowed Inferno item icon
    Vakash, the Shadowed Inferno
    42
  2. Dreambinder, Loom of the Great Cycle item icon
    Dreambinder, Loom of the Great Cycle
    2
  3. Quake-Detecting Seismostaff item icon
    Quake-Detecting Seismostaff
    2
  4. Staff of Violent Storms item icon
    Staff of Violent Storms
    2
  5. Bloodfire Extraction Conduit item icon
    Bloodfire Extraction Conduit
    1

Off Hand

  1. Icewrath's Channeling Conduit item icon
    Icewrath's Channeling Conduit
    7
  2. Vexamus' Expulsion Rod item icon
    Vexamus' Expulsion Rod
    7
  3. Echo's Maddening Volume item icon
    Echo's Maddening Volume
    6
  4. Irontorch Igniter item icon
    Irontorch Igniter
    6
  5. Rod of Perfect Order item icon
    Rod of Perfect Order
    5

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 Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    20
  2. Fyrakk's Tainted Rageheart item icon
    Fyrakk's Tainted Rageheart
    17
  3. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    15
  4. Ward of Faceless Ire item icon
    Ward of Faceless Ire
    13
  5. Ominous Chromatic Essence item icon
    Ominous Chromatic Essence
    3

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 Mythic+.

  1. Elemental Lariat embellishment item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    40
  2. Signet of Titanic Insight embellishment item icon
    Verdant Tether
    17
  3. Life-Bound Bindings embellishment item icon
    Roiling Shadowflame
    13
  4. Allied Heartwarming Fur Coat embellishment item icon
    Rallied To Victory
    7
  5. Signet of Titanic Insight embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    4

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 Mythic+, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    49

Back

  1. Graceful Avoidance enchantment icon
    Graceful Avoidance
    32
  2. Regenerative Leech enchantment icon
    Regenerative Leech
    17
  3. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    1

Chest

  1. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    35
  2. Reserve of Intellect enchantment icon
    Reserve of Intellect
    14

Wrist

  1. +200 Avoidance enchantment icon
    +200 Avoidance
    29
  2. +200 Leech enchantment icon
    +200 Leech
    21

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    49

Legs

  1. Frozen Spellthread enchantment icon
    Frozen Spellthread
    29
  2. Temporal Spellthread enchantment icon
    Temporal Spellthread
    19
  3. Lambent Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Lambent Armor Kit
    1

Feet

  1. Watcher's Loam enchantment icon
    Watcher's Loam
    40
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    10

Rings

  1. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste
    58
  2. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    29
  3. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    8

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    26
  2. Wafting Devotion enchantment icon
    Wafting Devotion
    24

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 Mythic+.

  1. Energized Ysemerald gem icon
    Energized Ysemerald
    114
  2. Energized Malygite gem icon
    Energized Malygite
    47
  3. Fierce Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Fierce Illimited Diamond
    36
  4. Keen Ysemerald gem icon
    Keen Ysemerald
    29
  5. Crafty Ysemerald gem icon
    Crafty Ysemerald
    18