Mythic+ Arms Warrior

Arms Warrior
Season 3
50 characters
3421 - 3771

This guide is dedicated to building a PvE Arms Warrior equipped to prevail in Mythic+ in World of Warcraft Dragonflight 10.2.5. It is based on an analysis of the top 50 characters from Season 3 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions, including 五月雨丶 from World Tree (TW) — currently ranked as the best Arms Warrior in Mythic+.

The guide covers stat priority, the most effective races, widely used talents, the best equipment, as well as the ideal embellishments, enchantments, and gems for a Arms Warrior. To ensure better accuracy, it checks each character's last time played, specialization usage frequency, and equipment type. Updated every 12 hours, it ensures the most current and effective builds are always at your fingertips.

Top Arms Warriors

  1. 1
    五月雨丶
    World Tree (TW)
    489 ilvl
    3771
  2. 2
    Bizentein
    Silvermoon (EU)
    488 ilvl
    3748
  3. 3
    Deswind
    Area 52 (US)
    488 ilvl
    3736
  4. 4
    不是酒鬼丶
    Arthas (TW)
    489 ilvl
    3688
  5. 5
    甘達爾夫
    Wrathbringer (TW)
    489 ilvl
    3657

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 Arms Warrior Secondary and Minor stats for Mythic+.

Secondary Stats
+3914
31% Critical Strike
+6113
38% Haste
+2508
26% Mastery
+3485
17% Versatility
  1. Haste
  2. Critical Strike
  3. Versatility
  4. Mastery
Minor Stats
+629
8% Avoidance
+201
6% Leech
+204
4% Speed
  1. Avoidance
  2. Speed
  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 Arms Warriors in Mythic+, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Night Elf
    24
  2. Human
    8
  3. Troll
    4
  4. Orc
    4
  5. Dwarf
    2

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 Warrior specializations. These talents provide foundational skills and enhancements that are essential and universal to the Warrior class. They offer a range of abilities that lay the groundwork for a Warrior'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.
Battle Stance
50
Defensive Stance
50
Berserker Rage
3
Impending Victory
50
War Machine
50
Intervene
1
Rallying Cry
49
Piercing Howl
2
Fast Footwork
50
Spell Reflection
50
Leeching Strikes
50
Second Wind
0
Frothing Berserker
47
Heroic Leap
50
Intimidating Shout
27
Thunder Clap
50
Furious Blows
50
Wrecking Throw
1
Crushing Force
8
Pain and Gain
44
Cacophonous Roar
0
Storm Bolt
42
Overwhelming Rage
50
Sidearm
44
Reinforced Plates
50
Bounding Stride
26
Blood and Thunder
50
Barbaric Training
50
Honed Reflexes
2
Bitter Immunity
2
Double Time
50
Titanic Throw
0
Seismic Reverberation
23
Armored to the Teeth
50
Wild Strikes
50
Two-Handed Weapon Specialization
50
Cruel Strikes
20
Endurance Training
35
Avatar
50
Thunderous Roar
50
Champion's Spear
0
Shockwave
2
Warlord's Torment
47
Uproar
39
Thunderous Words
50
Piercing Challenge
0
Champion's Might
0
Rumbling Earth
0
Sonic Boom
0

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Arms Warriors 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.
Mortal Strike
50
Overpower
50
Martial Prowess
50
Die by the Sword
50
Improved Execute
50
Improved Overpower
50
Bloodsurge
0
Fueled by Violence
8
Ignore Pain
43
Sudden Death
50
Fervor of Battle
1
Tactician
50
Colossus Smash
50
Impale
50
Skullsplitter
0
Rend
50
Improved Slam
0
Anger Management
50
Exhilarating Blows
0
Strength of Arms
31
Cleave
0
Tide of Blood
0
Bloodborne
50
Dreadnaught
50
In For The Kill
46
Warbreaker
46
Massacre
50
Storm of Swords
50
Reaping Swings
0
Deft Experience
50
Valor in Victory
38
Critical Thinking
12
Battlelord
50
Bloodletting
50
Bladestorm
38
Sharpened Blades
50
Juggernaut
12
Fatality
4
Dance of Death
0
Hurricane
38
Merciless Bonegrinder
1
Executioner's Precision
49

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 Arms Warrior'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.
Master and Commander
6
Shadow of the Colossus
8
Storm of Destruction
28
War Banner
9
Sharpen Blade
35
Duel
0
Death Sentence
21
Disarm
9
Demolition
0
Warbringer
20
Rebound
0
Safeguard
1
Battlefield Commander
13

Equipment

Equipment directly determines a character's power level in World of Warcraft. These items are acquired from diverse sources: they can drop in dungeons and raids, be discovered across the world, be crafted through various professions, obtained from PvP vendors, or chosen as rewards from the Great Vault.

Each piece of equipment significantly boosts a character's overall strength and capabilities. Here are the top items for Arms Warriors in Mythic+, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. set
    Molten Vanguard's Domeplate
    40
  2. Emerald Guardian's Casque
    5
  3. Incarnate's Perceptive Casque
    2
  4. Soulspun Casque
    2
  5. Battle-Ready Binoculars
    1

Neck

  1. Elemental Lariat
    29
  2. Ironshell Pendant
    10
  3. Torc of Passed Time
    4
  4. Amulet of Eonar's Chosen
    3
  5. Chain of the Green Flight
    2

Shoulders

  1. set
    Molten Vanguard's Shouldervents
    50

Back

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    25
  2. Molten Vanguard's Thermal Cape
    10
  3. Shadowfeather Shawl
    6
  4. Cloak of Fading Echoes
    5
  5. Inflammable Drapeleaf
    2

Chest

  1. set
    Molten Vanguard's Plackart
    47
  2. Carapace of the Unbending Flame
    2
  3. Abalone Plate Armor
    1

Wrist

  1. Allied Wristguard of Companionship
    41
  2. Agonizing Manacles
    4
  3. Difficult Wrist Protectors
    4
  4. Vigilant Protector's Bracers
    1

Hands

  1. set
    Molten Vanguard's Crushers
    48
  2. Primal Molten Gauntlets
    2

Waist

  1. Molten Vanguard's Chains
    15
  2. Phlegethic Girdle
    15
  3. Primal Molten Greatbelt
    10
  4. Girdle of Burgeoning Apathy
    4
  5. Greatbelt of Disruption
    3

Legs

  1. set
    Molten Vanguard's Steel Tassets
    37
  2. Frostfire Legguards of Preparation
    8
  3. Greaves of Parallel Lives
    2
  4. Seared Ironwood Greaves
    2
  5. Petrified Wickerplate Greaves
    1

Feet

  1. Molten Vanguard's Greatboots
    14
  2. Lavaforged Sollerets
    10
  3. Fused Obsidian Sabatons
    6
  4. Fatty Hooves of Gory Comfort
    5
  5. Goldsteel Sabatons
    5

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight
    40
  2. Ring-Bound Hourglass
    18
  3. Band of Burning Thorns
    7
  4. set
    Lord Waycrest's Signet
    7
  5. Ring of Contempt
    7

Trinkets

  1. Might of the Ocean
    31
  2. Ember of Nullification
    24
  3. Pip's Emerald Friendship Badge
    16
  4. Augury of the Primal Flame
    14
  5. Cataclysmic Signet Brand
    6

Main Hand

  1. Fyr'alath the Dreamrender
    47
  2. Gnarlroot's Bonecrusher
    2
  3. Ravencrest's Wrath
    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 Arms Warriors in Mythic+.

  1. Allied Wristgaurds Of Companionship
    41
  2. Elemental Lariat
    29
  3. Roiling Shadowflame
    17
  4. Prepared Time
    8
  5. Blue Silken Lining
    5

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 Arms Warriors in Mythic+, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence
    50

Back

  1. Graceful Avoidance
    50

Chest

  1. Waking Stats
    48
  2. Sustained Strength
    2

Wrist

  1. +200 Avoidance
    50

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp
    46
  2. Shadowed Belt Clasp
    1

Legs

  1. Frosted Armor Kit
    33
  2. Fierce Armor Kit
    17

Feet

  1. Watcher's Loam
    35
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze
    14
  3. Plainsrunner's Breeze
    1

Rings

  1. +82 Haste
    41
  2. +82 Versatility
    35
  3. +82 Mastery
    13

Main Hand

  1. Wafting Devotion
    47
  2. Sophic Devotion
    3

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 Arms Warriors in Mythic+.

  1. Energized Malygite
    64
  2. Crafty Ysemerald
    56
  3. Energized Ysemerald
    47
  4. Zen Malygite
    41
  5. Fierce Illimited Diamond
    26