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Windwalker Monk PvP Guide For 3v3

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Windwalker Monk
Season 3
50 characters
2539 - 2984

Welcome to Murlok.io's Windwalker Monk 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 Windwalker Monks from Dragonflight Season 3 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes Erâdâs (Kazzak EU) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 2984.

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 Windwalker Monks

  1. 1
    Erâdâs's character icon
    Erâdâs
    Kazzak (EU)
    458 ilvl
    2984
  2. 2
    Temnikova's character icon
    Temnikova
    Tarren Mill (EU)
    457 ilvl
    2969
  3. 3
    Howkong's character icon
    Howkong
    Kazzak (EU)
    456 ilvl
    2959
  4. 4
    Hitsu's character icon
    Hitsu
    Archimonde (EU)
    461 ilvl
    2956
  5. 5
    Senretsu's character icon
    Senretsu
    Shattered Halls (EU)
    460 ilvl
    2950

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 Windwalker Monk Secondary and Minor stats for 3v3.

Secondary Stats
+2303
23% Critical Strike
+416
2% Haste
+4411
41% Mastery
+7107
34% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Mastery
  3. Critical Strike
  4. Haste
Minor Stats
+46
1% Avoidance
+13
0% Leech
+776
14% 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 Orc currently being the top race for Windwalker Monks in 3v3, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Orc race icon
    Orc
    29
  2. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    7
  3. Human race icon
    Human
    6
  4. Dark Iron Dwarf race icon
    Dark Iron Dwarf
    4
  5. Void Elf race icon
    Void Elf
    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 Monk specializations. These talents provide foundational skills and enhancements that are essential and universal to the Monk class. They offer a range of abilities that lay the groundwork for a Monk'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.
Soothing Mist
49
Rising Sun Kick
50
Tiger's Lust
50
Improved Roll
49
Calming Presence
50
Disable
50
Tiger Tail Sweep
49
Vigorous Expulsion
41
Improved Vivify
9
Detox
16
Paralysis
50
Grace of the Crane
41
Vivacious Vivification
14
Ferocity of Xuen
50
Improved Paralysis
49
Elusive Mists
0
Transcendence
50
Spear Hand Strike
50
Fortifying Brew
50
Chi Wave
49
Hasty Provocation
0
Ring of Peace
50
Fast Feet
50
Celerity
48
Ironshell Brew
30
Profound Rebuttal
50
Diffuse Magic
32
Eye of the Tiger
18
Dampen Harm
49
Improved Touch of Death
50
Strength of Spirit
31
Close to Heart
48
Escape from Reality
47
Windwalking
9
Fatal Touch
1
Generous Pour
0
Save Them All
0
Resonant Fists
1
Bounce Back
1
Summon Jade Serpent Statue
0
Summon White Tiger Statue
1
Summon Black Ox Statue
0

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Windwalker Monks 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.
Fists of Fury
50
Touch of Karma
50
Ascension
48
Power Strikes
50
Widening Whirl
47
Touch of the Tiger
3
Hardened Soles
1
Flashing Fists
50
Open Palm Strikes
50
Mark of the Crane
49
Flying Serpent Kick
50
Glory of the Dawn
50
Shadowboxing Treads
49
Inner Peace
1
Serenity
45
Meridian Strikes
0
Strike of the Windlord
50
Dance of Chi-Ji
50
Jade Ignition
0
Drinking Horn Cover
50
Spiritual Focus
0
Hit Combo
50
Rushing Jade Wind
0
Forbidden Technique
0
Invoke Xuen, the White Tiger
50
Teachings of the Monastery
50
Thunderfist
50
Crane Vortex
0
Xuen's Bond
0
Fury of Xuen
1
Empowered Tiger Lightning
50
Rising Star
50
Bonedust Brew
0
Fatal Flying Guillotine
0
Last Emperor's Capacitor
0
Xuen's Battlegear
50
Transfer the Power
50
Whirling Dragon Punch
49
Jadefire Stomp
50
Attenuation
0
Dust in the Wind
0
Skyreach
49
Invoker's Delight
50
Path of Jade
0
Jadefire Harmony
50

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 Windwalker Monk'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.
Ride the Wind
1
Tigereye Brew
0
Reverse Harm
16
Disabling Reach
0
Grapple Weapon
24
Alpha Tiger
49
Wind Waker
5
Pressure Points
0
Turbo Fists
49
Perpetual Paralysis
0
Mighty Ox Kick
6
Stormspirit Strikes
0

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 Windwalker Monks in 3v3, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Mystic Heron's Hatsuburi item set icon
    set
    Mystic Heron's Hatsuburi
    50

Neck

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Amulet item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Amulet
    30
  2. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    10
  3. Elemental Lariat item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    8
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Necklace item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Necklace
    1
  5. Verdant Gladiator's Pendant item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Pendant
    1

Shoulders

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Shoulderpads item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Leather Shoulderpads
    37
  2. Life-Bound Shoulderpads item icon
    Life-Bound Shoulderpads
    10
  3. Mystic Heron's Hopeful Effigy item set icon
    set
    Mystic Heron's Hopeful Effigy
    3

Back

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Shawl item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Shawl
    44
  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    3
  3. Hellbloom Cape item icon
    Hellbloom Cape
    1
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Cloak item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Cloak
    1
  5. Verdant Gladiator's Drape item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Drape
    1

Chest

  1. Mystic Heron's Burdens item set icon
    set
    Mystic Heron's Burdens
    49
  2. Life-Bound Chestpiece item icon
    Life-Bound Chestpiece
    1

Wrist

  1. Life-Bound Bindings item icon
    Life-Bound Bindings
    33
  2. Mystic Heron's Fisticuffs item icon
    Mystic Heron's Fisticuffs
    9
  3. Hellbloom Wraps item set icon
    set
    Hellbloom Wraps
    4
  4. Needlessly Complex Wristguards item icon
    Needlessly Complex Wristguards
    2
  5. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Wristguards item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Leather Wristguards
    1

Hands

  1. Mystic Heron's Glovebills item set icon
    set
    Mystic Heron's Glovebills
    50

Waist

  1. Life-Bound Belt item icon
    Life-Bound Belt
    44
  2. Hellbloom Belt item set icon
    set
    Hellbloom Belt
    4
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Belt item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Leather Belt
    1
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Strap item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Leather Strap
    1

Legs

  1. Mystic Heron's Waders item set icon
    set
    Mystic Heron's Waders
    48
  2. Life-Bound Trousers item icon
    Life-Bound Trousers
    2

Feet

  1. Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity item icon
    Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity
    49
  2. Life-Bound Boots item icon
    Life-Bound Boots
    1

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    49
  2. Ring-Bound Hourglass item icon
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    27
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Signet item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Signet
    24

Trinkets

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Medallion
    50
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity
    49
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    1

Main Hand

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Axestaff item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Axestaff
    42
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Claws item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Claws
    4
  3. Blightreaper item icon
    Blightreaper
    1
  4. Hellbloom Cudgel item icon
    Hellbloom Cudgel
    1
  5. Verdant Gladiator's Scythe item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Scythe
    1

Off Hand

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Claws item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Claws
    5

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 Windwalker Monks in 3v3.

  1. Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity embellishment item icon
    Mettle
    49
  2. Signet of Titanic Insight embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    40
  3. Elemental Lariat embellishment item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    8
  4. Life-Bound Bindings embellishment item icon
    Verdant Conduit
    1
  5. Life-Bound Trousers embellishment item icon
    Verdant Tether
    1

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 Windwalker Monks in 3v3, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    1

Back

  1. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    40
  2. +125 Speed enchantment icon
    +125 Speed
    9
  3. Graceful Avoidance enchantment icon
    Graceful Avoidance
    1

Chest

  1. Accelerated Agility enchantment icon
    Accelerated Agility
    42
  2. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    7
  3. Reserve of Intellect enchantment icon
    Reserve of Intellect
    1

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    48
  2. +200 Avoidance enchantment icon
    +200 Avoidance
    1

Hands

  1. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon
    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering
    1

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    41

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Fierce Armor Kit
    46
  2. Lambent Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Lambent Armor Kit
    2
  3. Frosted Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Frosted Armor Kit
    1

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    49
  2. Watcher's Loam enchantment icon
    Watcher's Loam
    1

Rings

  1. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    57
  2. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    41
  3. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste
    2

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    49
  2. Wafting Devotion enchantment icon
    Wafting Devotion
    1

Off Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    5

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 Windwalker Monks in 3v3.

  1. Zen Neltharite gem icon
    Zen Neltharite
    190
  2. Zen Malygite gem icon
    Zen Malygite
    152
  3. Resplendent Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Resplendent Illimited Diamond
    19
  4. Skillful Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Skillful Illimited Diamond
    12
  5. Energized Ysemerald gem icon
    Energized Ysemerald
    8