mm+ Windwalker Monk

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This is a guide about how to build Windwalker Monks 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 Windwalker Monk
Activity Mythic+
Number of players 50
Highest rating 3234
Lowest rating 3012

Stat Priority

+983
38% Crit
+452
14% Hast
+330
22% Mast
+1115
28% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the stat priority is:

  1. Versatility
  2. Critical Strike
  3. Haste
  4. Mastery

Race

Based on the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the character races to choose are:

  1. Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dwarf

    16
  2. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    12
  3. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    8
  4. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    6
  5. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    4

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Invoker's Delight legendary item icon.
    I

    Invoker's Delight - Back

    47

    You gain 33% haste for 20 sec after summoning your Celestial.

  2. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Wrist

    24

    Gain the legendary effect of Bountiful Brew: Your abilities have a low chance to cast Bonedust Brew at your target's location.

  3. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Neck

    19

    Gain the legendary effect of Bountiful Brew: Your abilities have a low chance to cast Bonedust Brew at your target's location.

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Ring

    5

    Gain the legendary effect of Bountiful Brew: Your abilities have a low chance to cast Bonedust Brew at your target's location.

  5. Invoker's Delight legendary item icon.
    I

    Invoker's Delight - Head

    2

    You gain 33% haste for 20 sec after summoning your Celestial.

Trinkets

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

  1. The First Sigil item icon.
    T

    The First Sigil

    25

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 agility
    Effects
    Use: Channel your Fleshcraft, gaining its benefits and gain 1,447 Versatility for 20 sec. (5 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Fated Mythic

  2. Stone Legion Heraldry item icon.
    S

    Stone Legion Heraldry

    22

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +171 agility
    Effects
    Equip: Proclaim your allegiance to the Stone Legion, increasing your Versatility by 135, increased by 5% for each Stone Legionnaire in your party.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  3. Enforcer's Stun Grenade item icon.
    E

    Enforcer's Stun Grenade

    18

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

  4. Scars of Fraternal Strife item icon.
    S

    Scars of Fraternal Strife

    12

    Ilvl 311
    Effects
    Equip: Affix a Domination Rune to yourself, gaining power at a price.
    Use: Add another. (30 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Fated Mythic

  5. Thundertower's Targeting Reticle item icon.
    T

    Thundertower's Targeting Reticle

    9

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 agility
    +141 versatility
    Rank Mythic

Tier Set

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the tier set items to use are:

  1. Tassels of the Grand Upwelling item icon.
    T

    Tassels of the Grand Upwelling

    50

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +135 agility
    +308 stamina
    +52 critical-strike
    +100 versatility
    Set
    Set: Increases Fists of Fury damage by 40%.
    Set: After 10 offensive abilities, your next 3 offensive abilities deal an additional 22% damage.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  2. Cuirass of the Grand Upwelling item icon.
    C

    Cuirass of the Grand Upwelling

    50

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 agility
    +411 stamina
    +61 critical-strike
    +141 versatility
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Reinforced (+32 Stamina)
    Set
    Set: Increases Fists of Fury damage by 40%.
    Set: After 10 offensive abilities, your next 3 offensive abilities deal an additional 22% damage.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  3. Legguards of the Grand Upwelling item icon.
    L

    Legguards of the Grand Upwelling

    46

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 agility
    +411 stamina
    +132 critical-strike
    +71 versatility
    Set
    Set: Increases Fists of Fury damage by 40%.
    Set: After 10 offensive abilities, your next 3 offensive abilities deal an additional 22% damage.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  4. Crown of the Grand Upwelling item icon.
    C

    Crown of the Grand Upwelling

    44

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 agility
    +411 stamina
    +116 critical-strike
    +87 mastery
    Gem
    +16 Versatility
    Set
    Set: Increases Fists of Fury damage by 40%.
    Set: After 10 offensive abilities, your next 3 offensive abilities deal an additional 22% damage.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  5. Grips of the Grand Upwelling item icon.
    G

    Grips of the Grand Upwelling

    22

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +135 agility
    +308 stamina
    +108 haste
    +44 mastery
    Set
    Set: Increases Fists of Fury damage by 40%.
    Set: After 10 offensive abilities, your next 3 offensive abilities deal an additional 22% damage.
    Rank Fated Mythic

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the gems to use are:

  1. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    200

    +16 Versatility

  2. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    23

    +16 Haste

  3. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    19

    +16 Critical Strike

  4. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    12

    +16 Mastery

  5. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    4

    Speed increased by 13 for each Shadowlands gem you have socketed.

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    50

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    48

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    2

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    17

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

  2. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    6

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Hands item are:

  1. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    5

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

  2. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    2

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    49

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks 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

    77

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    11

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    9

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Main Hand item are:

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    50

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the talents to use are:

    1. Chi Burst talent icon.
      C
      49

      Chi Burst

      Hurls a torrent of Chi energy up to 40 yds forward, dealing 428 Nature damage to all enemies, and 951 healing to the Monk and all allies in its path. Healing reduced beyond 6 targets. Chi Burst generates 1 Chi per enemy target damaged, up to a maximum of 2.

    2. Eye of the Tiger talent icon.
      E
      1

      Eye of the Tiger

      Tiger Palm also applies Eye of the Tiger, dealing 320 Nature damage to the enemy and 320 healing to the Monk over 8 sec. Limit 1 target.

    3. Chi Wave talent icon.
      C
      0

      Chi Wave

      A wave of Chi energy flows through friends and foes, dealing 162 Nature damage or 430 healing. Bounces up to 7 times to targets within 25 yards.

    1. Tiger's Lust talent icon.
      T
      50

      Tiger's Lust

      Increases a friendly target's movement speed by 70% for 6 sec and removes all roots and snares.

    2. Celerity talent icon.
      C
      0

      Celerity

      Reduces the cooldown of Roll by 5 sec and increases its maximum number of charges by 1.

    3. Chi Torpedo talent icon.
      C
      0

      Chi Torpedo

      Torpedoes you forward a long distance and increases your movement speed by 30% for 10 sec, stacking up to 2 times.

    1. Ascension talent icon.
      A
      48

      Ascension

      Increases your maximum Chi by 1, maximum Energy by 20, and your Energy regeneration by 10%.

    2. Fist of the White Tiger talent icon.
      F
      2

      Fist of the White Tiger

      Strike with the technique of the White Tiger, dealing 1,588 Physical damage. Generates 3 Chi.

    3. Energizing Elixir talent icon.
      E
      0

      Energizing Elixir

      Chug an Energizing Elixir, granting 2 Chi and generating 75 Energy over 5 sec.

    1. Ring of Peace talent icon.
      R
      48

      Ring of Peace

      Form a Ring of Peace at the target location for 5 sec. Enemies that enter will be ejected from the Ring.

    2. Good Karma talent icon.
      G
      2

      Good Karma

      100% of the damage redirected by Touch of Karma also heals you.

    3. Tiger Tail Sweep talent icon.
      T
      0

      Tiger Tail Sweep

      Increases the range of Leg Sweep by 2 yds and reduces its cooldown by 10 sec.

    1. Diffuse Magic talent icon.
      D
      46

      Diffuse Magic

      Reduces magic damage you take by 60% for 6 sec, and transfers all currently active harmful magical effects on you back to their original caster if possible.

    2. Dampen Harm talent icon.
      D
      3

      Dampen Harm

      Reduces all damage you take by 20% to 50% for 10 sec, with larger attacks being reduced by more.

    3. Inner Strength talent icon.
      I
      1

      Inner Strength

      Each Chi you spend reduces damage taken by 2% for 5 sec, stacking up to 5 times.

    1. Dance of Chi-Ji talent icon.
      D
      49

      Dance of Chi-Ji

      Spending Chi has a chance to make your next Spinning Crane Kick free and deal an additional 200% damage.

    2. Hit Combo talent icon.
      H
      1

      Hit Combo

      Each successive attack that triggers Combo Strikes in a row grants 1% increased damage, stacking up to 6 times.

    3. Rushing Jade Wind talent icon.
      R
      0

      Rushing Jade Wind

      Summons a whirling tornado around you, causing 1,030 Physical damage over 5.6 sec to all enemies within 8 yards. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets.

    1. Whirling Dragon Punch talent icon.
      W
      50

      Whirling Dragon Punch

      Performs a devastating whirling upward strike, dealing 2,331 damage to all nearby enemies. Only usable while both Fists of Fury and Rising Sun Kick are on cooldown.

    2. Spiritual Focus talent icon.
      S
      0

      Spiritual Focus

      Every 2 Chi you spend reduces the cooldown of Storm, Earth, and Fire by 1.0 sec.

    3. Serenity talent icon.
      S
      0

      Serenity

      Enter an elevated state of mental and physical serenity for 12 sec. While in this state, you deal 20% increased damage and healing, and all Chi consumers are free and cool down 100% more quickly.

PvP Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Turbo Fists PvP talent icon.
    T

    Turbo Fists

    44

  2. Alpha Tiger PvP talent icon.
    A

    Alpha Tiger

    39

  3. Reverse Harm PvP talent icon.
    R

    Reverse Harm

    37

  4. Grapple Weapon PvP talent icon.
    G

    Grapple Weapon

    11

  5. Wind Waker PvP talent icon.
    W

    Wind Waker

    4

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
2
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
47
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
0
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
1
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the covenants to pick are:

  1. Necrolord
  2. Kyrian
  3. Venthyr
  4. Night Fae

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Emeni icon.
    E

    Emeni

    44

    The traits to use with Emeni are:

    1. 44

      Emeni's Magnificent Skin

    2. 44

      Gristled Toes

    3. 44

      Lead by Example

    4. 44

      Pustule Eruption

    5. 42

      Cartilaginous Legs

    6. 28

      Resilient Stitching

    7. 16

      Sole Slough

    8. 2

      Hearth Kidneystone

  2. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
    F

    Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

    2

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 2

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 2

      Effusive Anima Accelerator

    3. 2

      Forgelite Filter

    4. 2

      Regenerating Materials

    5. 2

      Soulglow Spectrometer

    6. 2

      Soulsteel Clamps

  3. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    2

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 2

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 2

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 2

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    4. 2

      Ultimate Form

    5. 2

      Volatile Solvent

    6. 1

      Undulating Maneuvers

    7. 1

      Viscous Trail

  4. 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: Gorestompers

    4. 1

      Mnemonic Equipment

    5. 1

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    6. 1

      Runeforged Spurs

  5. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    1

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 1

      Life is but an Appetizer

    2. 1

      Life of the Party

    3. 1

      Party Favors

    4. 1

      Soothing Shade

    5. 1

      Token of Appreciation

    6. 1

      Watch the Shoes!

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Coordinated Offensive conduit icon.
    C

    Coordinated Offensive

    49

  2. Bone Marrow Hops conduit icon.
    B

    Bone Marrow Hops

    47

  3. Calculated Strikes conduit icon.
    C

    Calculated Strikes

    47

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Fortifying Ingredients conduit icon.
    F

    Fortifying Ingredients

    45

  2. Harm Denial conduit icon.
    H

    Harm Denial

    16

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    12

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Windwalker Monks in Mythic+, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Dizzying Tumble conduit icon.
    D

    Dizzying Tumble

    44

  2. Tumbling Technique conduit icon.
    T

    Tumbling Technique

    30

  3. Swift Transference conduit icon.
    S

    Swift Transference

    2