Balance Druid

Patch 9.0

Written by Dorullkjell Last Updated: 9th Jan, 2021

Stat Priorities

Stat Ranking

As a Balance Druid you will mainly focus on the item level as primary stat is really good in the start of the expansion. Also, remember that Crit is not really something you want too much of if you are using the Balance of All Things legendary.

Mastery > Haste/Versatility > Critical Strike

Stat Outline

As a Balance Druid you will mainly focus on the item level as all stats are really good for you. 

Mastery: Increases the damage of your spells. The Mastery coefficient has had a recent buff and now is a fairly strong stat overall.

Haste: Makes DoTs ticks faster and generate more Astral Power.

Versatility: Great overall stat for increasing damage done and reducing damage taken; making it a nice defensive stat for progress.

Crit: Grants a chance to deal double damage on all spells. It loses a lot of priority value with crit legendary (Balance of All Things).

The best way to calculate stat priorities for your character is to "sim" your character

Find out how to sim

Races

Horde: Troll for horde because of the Berserking racial. Highmountain Tauren is also pretty good due to Bull Rush and the 1% versatility passive (recommended for Night Fae players).

Alliance: Night Elf is the best because of Touch of Elune and Shadowmeld being really good for Mythic+.

Enchants

Ring: Tenet of Mastery

Chest: Eternal Stats

Wrist: Eternal Intellect

Weapon: Celestial Guidance (for AoE) / Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation (Single Target)

Oil: Shadowcore oil

Cloak: Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality (Or Fortified Leech, avoidance or speed)

Gems

Mastery Gem: Masterful Jewel Cluster

Consumables

Intellect Food: Feast of Gluttonous Hedonism

Flask: Spectral Flask of Power

Potion: Potion of Spectral Intellect

Health Potion: Spiritual Healing Potion

Armor Kit: Heavy Desolate Armor Kit