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Druid Class Changes in Patch 9.1 Build 38394

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We continue our preview of 9.1 class changes with Druids. Legendary Powers and multiple PvP talent adjustments have been made in the second 9.1 build.

Druid

Legendary Powers

  • Kindred Affinity NYI Kindred Affinity NYI (NEW) - You and your partner each gain Kindred Affinity when bonded, increasing a secondary stat based on your partner's Covenant. While your bond is empowered, Kindred Affinity is doubled.
    • Kyrian: Mastery increased by 5%.
    • Night Fae: Critical Strike increased by 5%.
    • Venthyr: Haste increased by 5%.
    • Necrolord: Versatility increased by 5%.
  • Celestial Spirits Celestial Spirits (NEW) - Convoke the Spirits' cooldown is reduced by 60 seconds and has a chance to use an exceptional spell. Additionally, Convoke the Spirits' duration and number of spells cast are reduced by 50%.

PvP Talents

  • High Winds High Winds - Cyclone leaves the target reeling, reducing their damage and healing by 30% for 4 sec.
  • Keeper of the Grove Keeper of the Grove - Tranquility's heal over time effect healing is increased by 200% 100% and is unable to be interrupted.
  • Rip and Tear renamed into Wicked Claws Wicked Claws and redesigned. Instantly applies Rake and Rip to the target. Infected Wounds can now stack up to 2 times, and reduces 12% of all healing received by the target per stack. Infected Wounds can now also be applied from Rip. The spell no longer requires Melee Range.
  • Celestial Guardian Celestial Guardian While in Bear Form, you take 10% less damage from spells and receive 20% increased healing. Bear Form reduces magic damage taken from spells by 10% and you may now cast Moonfire while in Bear Form.
  • Ferocious Wound Ferocious Wound - Attacking with a 5 combo point Ferocious Bite reduces the target's maximum health by up to 5% for 30 sec, stacking up to 3 2 times. Ferocious Wound can only be active on one target at once.
  • Roar of the Protector renamed into Emerald Slumber Emerald Slumber and redesigned. For the next 12 sec, 20% of all damage done to allies within 10 yds is redirected to you. Embrace the Emerald Dream, causing you to enter a deep slumber. While sleeping, all of your cooldowns recover 400% faster, and allies within 40 yds are healed for [ 400% of Attack Power ] over 8 sec. Direct damage taken may awaken you. Cooldown changed from 12 seconds to 2 minutes.
  • Owlkin Adept Owlkin Adept (NEW) - Owlkin Frenzy reduces the cast time of your next Cyclone or Entangling Roots by 50% and can stack up to 2 times.
  • Grove Protection Grove Protection (NEW) - Summon a grove to protect allies in the area, reducing damage taken by 40% from enemy players outside the grove. (1.5 sec cast, 30 yd range, 60 sec cooldown)

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I am intrigued by the Kyrian leggo, for bear we have some v good leggo's already, but for raiding, 5-10% stat every minute for a dps might be a good trade.

Can't see it beating any current ones though for any spec mind

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