Guardian Druid Tank Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (WoD 6.0.2)

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for a Guardian Druid in World of Warcraft WoD 6.0.2. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

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 Dex, one of the best Guardian Druids in the world, who raids in Envy.

6.0.2 Transition Guide

If you want to read all about the Patch 6.0.2 changes and learn how they affect your character, make sure to read our Druid Transition Guide!

1. Gems↑top

Sockets Gems
Meta Socket
Red Socket Keen Vermilion Onyx Icon Keen Vermilion Onyx/Perfect Keen Tiger Opal Icon Perfect Keen Tiger Opal
Prismatic SocketYellow Socket Fractured Sun's Radiance Icon Fractured Sun's Radiance/Perfect Fractured Sunstone Icon Perfect Fractured Sunstone
Blue Socket Sensei's Wild Jade Icon Sensei's Wild Jade/Perfect Sensei's Alexandrite Icon Perfect Sensei's Alexandrite

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2. Enchants↑top

Slot Main Enchantments
Shoulders
Back Enchant Cloak - Greater Protection Icon Enchant Cloak - Greater Protection
Chest Enchant Chest - Glorious Stats Icon Enchant Chest - Glorious Stats
Wrists Enchant Bracer - Greater Agility Icon Enchant Bracer - Greater Agility
Hands
Waist Living Steel Belt Buckle Icon Living Steel Belt Buckle
Legs
Feet
Weapons

3. Consumables↑top

3.1. Food

You should eat food that gives you Stamina, you reach a reasonably safe health pool. You will be granted:

After that, it is better for you to use food that gives you Agility:

3.2. Flask

You should use a combination of elixirs, namely you should use Mantid Elixir Icon Mantid Elixir and Monk's Elixir Icon Monk's Elixir. Alternatively, if you really need more Stamina, you can use a Flask of the Earth Icon Flask of the Earth.

3.3. Potion

During the encounter, your best choice for a potion will be Virmen's Bite Icon Virmen's Bite for physical damage and Master Healing Potion Icon Master Healing Potion for magic damage.

4. Changelog↑top