Balance Druid DPS Pre-Raid Gear

Last updated on Jul 26, 2020 at 10:48 by Impakt 12 comments

On this page, you will find the best gear and best in slot items from Pre-Raid content for your Balance Druid in WoW Classic. For more gearing advice, please refer to our Balance Druid Gearing and Best in Slot guide.


Balance Druid Pre-Raid Best in Slot (BiS) List

This is the gear we recommend for Druids, before setting foot in Molten Core or Onyxia's Lair. Essentially you should be following the basic stat priority of getting lots of spell power while also looking out for crit, Intellect, and hit. For more information on the stats that you should be looking for, check out the stats page listed below.

This list contains gear from: dungeons and reputation gear.

Slot Item Source
  • *Green Lens Icon Green Lens (of Arcane Wrath)
  • Dreamweave Circlet Icon Dreamweave Circlet
Neck Star of Mystaria Icon Star of Mystaria Balnazzar in Stratholme
  • Burial Shawl Icon Burial Shawl
  • Elder Wizard's Mantle Icon Elder Wizard's Mantle
  • Multiple bosses in Scholomance
  • Random world drop, bind on equip
  • *Archivist Cape Icon Archivist Cape (of Arcane Wrath)
  • Spritecaster Cape Icon Spritecaster Cape
  • Archivist Galford in Stratholme
  • Houndmaster Grebmar in Blackrock Depths
Chest Robe of Everlasting Night Icon Robe of Everlasting Night Immol'thar in Dire Maul West
  • *Flameweave Cuffs Icon Flameweave Cuffs (of Arcane Wrath)
  • *Tearfall Bracers Icon Tearfall Bracers (of Arcane Wrath)
  • Lord Incendius in Blackrock Depths
  • The Unforgiven in Stratholme
  • *Slaghide Gauntlets Icon Slaghide Gauntlets (of Arcane Wrath)
  • Hands of Power Icon Hands of Power
  • Ban'thok Sash Icon Ban'thok Sash
  • Clutch of Andros Icon Clutch of Andros
  • Defiler's Lizardhide Girdle Icon Defiler's Lizardhide Girdle
  • Ok'thor the Breaker in Blackrock Depths
  • Kirtonos the Herald in Scholomance
  • Honored with the Arathi Basin reputation
  • Skyshroud Leggings Icon Skyshroud Leggings
  • Spellshock Leggings Icon Spellshock Leggings
Feet Omnicast Boots Icon Omnicast Boots Golem Lord Argelmach in Blackrock Depths
  • Eye of Orgrimmar Icon Eye of Orgrimmar or Songstone of Ironforge Icon Songstone of Ironforge
  • Maiden's Circle Icon Maiden's Circle
  • Reward from the quest The Princess Saved? in Blackrock Depths
  • World drop bind on equip item
  • Eye of the Beast Icon Eye of the Beast
  • Briarwood Reed Icon Briarwood Reed
  • Rod of the Ogre Magi Icon Rod of the Ogre Magi
  • Witchblade Icon Witchblade
Off-hands *Drakestone Icon Drakestone (of Arcane Wrath) Drake bosses in Sunken Temple
Idols Idol of the Moon Icon Idol of the Moon BoE world drop, bought from the Auction House

*All of these are items that drop with random stats. You will be looking for "Arcane Wrath," which gives +Arcane Damage. This can sometimes be hard to farm, especially when dealing with multiple items, so make sure you have reasonable alternatives until you can get the correct drop.

You can find more druid BiS lists in our dedicated gear hub below.



  • 26 Jul. 2020: Updated with Idols.
  • 13 Mar. 2020: Updated with Arathi Basin gear.
  • 23 Feb. 2020: Guide added.
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