Balance Druid DPS Buffs, Debuffs, and Useful Abilities (WoW MoP 5.4)

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General Information

On this page, we list the buffs, debuffs and useful abilities that a Balance Druid brings to a raid in World of Warcraft MoP 5.4. We also list equivalent buffs and debuffs that other classes provide.

The other pages of our Balance Druid guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About Our Reviewer

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Pacteh, one of the best Balance Druids in the world, who raids in Method. You can watch his stream on Twitch.

Buffs
Moonkin Aura Icon Moonkin Aura Increases spell casting speed of all raid or party members by 5% — does not stack with Mind Quickening Icon Mind Quickening, Shadowform Icon Shadowform and Elemental Oath Icon Elemental Oath
Mark of the Wild Icon Mark of the Wild Increases the Strength, Agility, and Intellect of all party and raid members by 5% — does not stack with Embrace of the Shale Spider Icon Embrace of the Shale Spider, Legacy of the Emperor Icon Legacy of the Emperor, and Blessing of Kings Icon Blessing of Kings
Debuffs
Faerie Fire Icon Faerie Fire 12% Armor reduction — does not stack with Dust Cloud Icon Dust Cloud, Tear Armor Icon Tear Armor, Expose Armor Icon Expose Armor, Glyph of Sharpened Knives Icon Glyph of Sharpened Knives, Sunder Armor Icon Sunder Armor, and Devastate Icon Devastate
Utility
Rebirth Icon Rebirth Combat resurrection
Solar Beam Icon Solar Beam AoE interrupt and silence, 1 minute cooldown
Remove Corruption Icon Remove Corruption Removes all Poison and Curse effects (8-second cooldown)
Innervate Icon Innervate Grants mana to a raid member
Tranquility Icon Tranquility Raid-wide healing cooldown
Stampeding Roar Icon Stampeding Roar Raid-wide movement speed burst (automatically shifts to Bear Form Icon Bear Form - although the form requirement is removed by Glyph of Stampede Icon Glyph of Stampede)
Soothe Icon Soothe Dispels enrage effects from the target
Crowd Control
Hibernate Icon Hibernate 40-second sleep (beasts and dragonkin only)
Cyclone Icon Cyclone 6-second incapacitate
Entangling Roots Icon Entangling Roots Roots target in place for 30 seconds, broken by damage
Survival
Barkskin Icon Barkskin 20% damage reduction for 12 seconds, 1-minute cooldown
Dash Icon Dash Movement speed burst (using this automatically shifts the Druid to Cat Form Icon Cat Form)