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Windwalker Monk PvP Guide For Solo Shuffle

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Windwalker Monk
Season 4
50 characters
2645 - 2881

Welcome to Murlok.io's Windwalker Monk PvP guide for Solo Shuffle 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 Windwalker Monks from Dragonflight Season 4 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes Windwanked (Tarren Mill EU) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 2881.

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
    Windwanked's character icon
    Windwanked
    Tarren Mill (EU)
    498 ilvl
    2881
  2. 2
    Jaloma's character icon
    Jaloma
    Tarren Mill (EU)
    496 ilvl
    2868
  3. 3
    Friendzoned's character icon
    Friendzoned
    Kazzak (EU)
    497 ilvl
    2865
  4. 4
    Drshadý's character icon
    Drshadý
    Kazzak (EU)
    497 ilvl
    2865
  5. 5
    Æøåæø's character icon
    Æøåæø
    Kazzak (EU)
    502 ilvl
    2859

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 Solo Shuffle.

Secondary Stats
+2469
24% Critical Strike
+403
2% Haste
+5411
47% Mastery
+8168
39% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Mastery
  3. Critical Strike
  4. Haste
Minor Stats
+24
0% Avoidance
+21
0% Leech
+808
15% 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 Solo Shuffle, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Orc race icon
    Orc
    32
  2. Human race icon
    Human
    7
  3. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    6
  4. Dark Iron Dwarf race icon
    Dark Iron Dwarf
    2
  5. Gnome race icon
    Gnome
    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
50
Rising Sun Kick
50
Tiger's Lust
50
Improved Roll
50
Calming Presence
49
Disable
50
Tiger Tail Sweep
50
Vigorous Expulsion
43
Improved Vivify
11
Detox
15
Paralysis
50
Grace of the Crane
40
Vivacious Vivification
16
Ferocity of Xuen
50
Improved Paralysis
50
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
46
Ironshell Brew
34
Profound Rebuttal
50
Diffuse Magic
35
Eye of the Tiger
17
Dampen Harm
48
Improved Touch of Death
50
Strength of Spirit
30
Close to Heart
48
Escape from Reality
50
Windwalking
7
Fatal Touch
0
Generous Pour
0
Save Them All
0
Resonant Fists
0
Bounce Back
0
Summon Jade Serpent Statue
0
Summon White Tiger Statue
0
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
49
Power Strikes
50
Widening Whirl
49
Touch of the Tiger
1
Hardened Soles
0
Flashing Fists
50
Open Palm Strikes
50
Mark of the Crane
50
Flying Serpent Kick
50
Glory of the Dawn
50
Shadowboxing Treads
50
Inner Peace
0
Serenity
48
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
0
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
50
Jadefire Stomp
50
Attenuation
0
Dust in the Wind
0
Skyreach
50
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
0
Tigereye Brew
2
Reverse Harm
8
Disabling Reach
1
Grapple Weapon
28
Alpha Tiger
49
Wind Waker
6
Pressure Points
0
Turbo Fists
50
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 Solo Shuffle, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Life-Bound Cap item icon
    Life-Bound Cap
    18
  2. Infurious Spirit's Hood item icon
    Infurious Spirit's Hood
    14
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Helm item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Helm
    9
  4. Flaring Cowl item icon
    Flaring Cowl
    6
  5. Gaze of the Waking Fist item set icon
    set
    Gaze of the Waking Fist
    2

Neck

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Amulet item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Amulet
    42
  2. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    4
  3. Elemental Lariat item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    2
  4. Draconic Aspirant's Pendant item icon
    Draconic Aspirant's Pendant
    1
  5. Draconic Gladiator's Pendant item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Pendant
    1

Shoulders

  1. Mantle of the Waking Fist item set icon
    set
    Mantle of the Waking Fist
    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
    43
  2. Draconic Warmonger's Cape item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Cape
    5
  3. Draconic Aspirant's Cape item icon
    Draconic Aspirant's Cape
    2

Chest

  1. Chestwrap of the Waking Fist item set icon
    set
    Chestwrap of the Waking Fist
    49
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Jerkin item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Jerkin
    1

Wrist

  1. Draconic Warmonger's Wraps item set icon
    set
    Draconic Warmonger's Wraps
    24
  2. Life-Bound Bindings item icon
    Life-Bound Bindings
    16
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Wristguards item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Wristguards
    5
  4. Needlessly Complex Wristguards item icon
    Needlessly Complex Wristguards
    4
  5. Draconic Aspirant's Leather Armguards item icon
    Draconic Aspirant's Leather Armguards
    1

Hands

  1. Palms of the Waking Fist item set icon
    set
    Palms of the Waking Fist
    50

Waist

  1. Girdle of the Waking Fist item icon
    Girdle of the Waking Fist
    21
  2. Draconic Warmonger's Belt item set icon
    set
    Draconic Warmonger's Belt
    18
  3. Life-Bound Belt item icon
    Life-Bound Belt
    10
  4. Watcher's Clasp of Purpose item icon
    Watcher's Clasp of Purpose
    1

Legs

  1. Legguards of the Waking Fist item set icon
    set
    Legguards of the Waking Fist
    50

Feet

  1. Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity item icon
    Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity
    48
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Boots item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Boots
    1
  3. Life-Bound Boots item icon
    Life-Bound Boots
    1

Rings

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Signet item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Signet
    43
  2. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    29
  3. Ring-Bound Hourglass item icon
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    12
  4. Seal of Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    7
  5. Draconic Gladiator's Band item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Band
    3

Trinkets

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity
    49
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Medallion
    47
  3. Draconic Aspirant's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Draconic Aspirant's Medallion
    2
  4. Draconic Gladiator's Emblem item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Emblem
    1
  5. Draconic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    1

Main Hand

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Axestaff item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Axestaff
    29
  2. Djaruun, Pillar of the Elder Flame item icon
    Djaruun, Pillar of the Elder Flame
    15
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Claws item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Claws
    2
  4. Draconic Warmonger's Battlestaff item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Battlestaff
    2
  5. Awakened Planar Pillar item icon
    Awakened Planar Pillar
    1

Off Hand

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Claws item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Claws
    2

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. Djaruun, Pillar of the Elder Flame item icon
    Djaruun, Pillar of the Elder Flame
    15
  2. Seal of Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    6
  3. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    3
  4. Awakened Planar Pillar item icon
    Awakened Planar Pillar
    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 Windwalker Monks in Solo Shuffle.

  1. Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity embellishment item icon
    Mettle
    48
  2. Life-Bound Cap embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    28
  3. Infurious Spirit's Hood embellishment item icon
    Elder Spirit'S Aid
    14
  4. Flaring Cowl embellishment item icon
    Flaring Cowl
    6
  5. Elemental Lariat embellishment item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    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 Windwalker Monks in Solo Shuffle, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    5

Back

  1. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    50

Chest

  1. Accelerated Agility enchantment icon
    Accelerated Agility
    46
  2. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    4

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    49
  2. +200 Leech enchantment icon
    +200 Leech
    1

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    31

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Fierce Armor Kit
    50

Feet

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

Rings

  1. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    63
  2. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    35
  3. +82 Critical Strike enchantment icon
    +82 Critical Strike
    1

Main Hand

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

Off Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    1
  2. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    1

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 Solo Shuffle.

  1. Zen Neltharite gem icon
    Zen Neltharite
    235
  2. Zen Malygite gem icon
    Zen Malygite
    71
  3. Skillful Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Skillful Illimited Diamond
    19
  4. Sensei's Neltharite gem icon
    Sensei's Neltharite
    13
  5. Fractured Neltharite gem icon
    Fractured Neltharite
    8