Balance Druid PvP Gear Guide for WotLK Classic

Last updated on Jan 10, 2024 at 16:00 by Seksixeny 1 comment

On this page, we will go over the best in slot gear for Feral Druids in PvP.


PvP Best in Slot List for Balance Druids

This is our guide for gearing in PvP as a Balance Druid. This gear will improve your odds in World PvP and Battlegrounds, but skill is still the most important factor in determining the winner of each match.

You can learn more about how to leverage your unique skills in the Balance Druid PvP guide below:

It can be useful to have up to 4% Spell Hit (PvP cap), in order to reliably land your Cyclone IconCyclones and Entangling Roots IconEntangling Roots, but do not get it at any cost!

Using PvP gear with Resilience is generally the way to go, but it can be useful to also use some PvE items for increased DPS, especially if you have access to strong Raid gear and no Gladiator gear for that slot.

Any piece you lack from the best in slot list below can be temporarily replaced by Honor gear or whatever questing or crafted gear you have.

Spell Penetration is a noteworthy stat for countering the small amount of resistances awarded by Mark of the Wild IconMark of the Wild, Mage Armor IconMage Armor, and similar buffs. Fortunately Balance Druids deal Nature and Arcane damage, which have no Paladin aura counter, so a small amount of Spell Penetration is more than enough, which will come from Enchant Cloak - Spell Piercing IconEnchant Cloak - Spell Piercing and Stormy Majestic Zircon Icon Stormy Majestic Zircons used for Blue Socket Icon Blue Socket bonuses on your gear.

In case you want to compare this list with the Balance Druid PvE Best in Slot list, feel free to check out the link below!

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Best Enchants for PvP Balance Druid

Slot Enchantment
Head Arcanum of Dominance Icon Arcanum of Dominance — 40 Stone Keeper's Shard Icon Stone Keeper's Shard
Shoulders Master's Inscription of the Storm IconMaster's Inscription of the Storm or Inscription of Dominance Icon Inscription of Dominance — 30 Stone Keeper's Shard Icon Stone Keeper's Shard
Back Enchant Cloak - Spell Piercing IconEnchant Cloak - Spell Piercing or Lightweave Embroidery IconLightweave Embroidery
Chest Enchant Chest - Exceptional Resilience IconEnchant Chest - Exceptional Resilience
Wrists Fur Lining - Spell Power IconFur Lining - Spell Power or Enchant Bracers - Superior Spellpower IconEnchant Bracers - Superior Spellpower
Hands Hyperspeed Accelerators Icon Hyperspeed Accelerators or Enchant Gloves - Exceptional Spellpower IconEnchant Gloves - Exceptional Spellpower
Belt Eternal Belt Buckle Icon Eternal Belt Buckle
Legs Brilliant Spellthread IconBrilliant Spellthread or Earthen Leg Armor Icon Earthen Leg Armor
Feet Enchant Boots - Tuskarr's Vitality IconEnchant Boots - Tuskarr's Vitality
Weapon Enchant Staff - Greater Spellpower IconEnchant Staff - Greater Spellpower (Staves) or Enchant Weapon - Mighty Spellpower IconEnchant Weapon - Mighty Spellpower
Ring Enchant Ring - Greater Spellpower IconEnchant Ring - Greater Spellpower

Best Gems for PvP Balance Druid

As a Balance Druid, you should use Chaotic Skyflare Diamond Icon Chaotic Skyflare Diamond to increase your burst damage, Runed Cardinal Ruby Icon Runed Cardinal Ruby in Red Socket Icon Red Sockets, one Kharmaa's Grace Icon Kharmaa's Grace and Mystic King's Amber Icon Mystic King's Amber in Yellow Socket Icon Yellow Sockets, and Stormy Majestic Zircon Icon Stormy Majestic Zircon in Blue Socket Icon Blue Sockets.

Phase 3 introduced epic gems from prospecting Titanium Ore Icon Titanium Ore. You can also transmute them with Alchemy or buy them with emblems.


Balance Druid PvP Guide

We hope this guide was helpful for your PvP exploits! Feel free to check out the detailed Balance Druid PvP guide as well in the link down below.



  • 10 Jan. 2024: Added Phase 5 BiS.
  • 24 Sep. 2023: Added Phase 4 BiS.
  • 21 May 2023: Added Phase 3 BiS.
  • 18 Jan. 2023: Reviewed for Phase 2 release ahead of Ulduar raid release.
  • 15 Oct. 2022: Added the unique epic resilience gem.
  • 24 Sep. 2022: Page added.
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