Guardian Druid Tank Buffs, Debuffs, and Useful Abilities (MoP 5.4)

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General Information

On this page, we list the buffs, debuffs and useful abilities that a Guardian 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 Guardian Druid guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About Our Reviewer

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Arielle, (@ArielleEJ), a prominent Guardian Druid theorycrafter and the main author of The Inconspicuous Bear (a very respected Guardian Druid resource).

Buffs
Leader of the Pack Icon Leader of the Pack Increases the Critical Strike Chance of all party and raid members by 5% — does not stack with Fearless Roar Icon Fearless Roar, Furious Howl Icon Furious Howl, Still Water Icon Still Water, Terrifying Roar Icon Terrifying Roar, Arcane Brilliance Icon Arcane Brilliance, and Legacy of the White Tiger Icon Legacy of the White Tiger
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
Thrash Icon Thrash 10% Physical Damage done reduction — does not stack with Scarlet Fever Icon Scarlet Fever, Demoralizing Roar Icon Demoralizing Roar, Demoralizing Screech Icon Demoralizing Screech, Keg Smash Icon Keg Smash, Crusader Strike Icon Crusader Strike, Hammer of the Righteous Icon Hammer of the Righteous, Earth Shock Icon Earth Shock, Curse of Enfeeblement Icon Curse of Enfeeblement, and Thunder Clap Icon Thunder Clap
Utility
Skull Bash Icon Skull Bash Interrupt with a 15-second cooldown
Bear Hug Icon Bear Hug 3-second channeled stun, that also deals damage to the target
Rebirth Icon Rebirth Combat resurrection
Remove Corruption Icon Remove Corruption Removes all Poison and Curse effects (8-second cooldown)
Tranquility Icon Tranquility Raid-wide healing cooldown
Stampeding Roar Icon Stampeding Roar Raid-wide movement speed burst
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.
Dash Icon Dash Movement speed burst (requires shifting out of Bear Form Icon Bear Form)