Feral Druid DPS Gear and Best in Slot — Dragonflight 10.0.7

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General Information

On this page, you will find the best gear and best in slot items for your Feral Druid in World of Warcraft Dragonflight 10.0.7.

If you were looking for WotLK Classic content, please refer to our WotLK Classic Feral DPS Druid gear and best in slot.


Gearing a Feral Druid

Welcome to our Gearing Page for Feral Druid; this section will cover everything you need to know about equipping your character.

Feral aims for the highest item level pieces available for the bonus Agility, after that, Critical Strike and Mastery are the secondaries of choice. The only items that tend not to follow the item level rule is Jewelry, as these have no Agility. Thus power is weighted more toward ideal secondary stats. Visit our Stats page for more details.


The Importance of "Simming Yourself" as a Feral Druid

With the number of variables in the game, a universal "BiS" list is no longer realistic to produce. The amount of things that impact whether an item is good in different situations is too vast. As such, here we will just be recommending key items that are unique in their power and are difficult (if not impossible) to replace.

For simple gear decisions and item comparisons, we recommend using Raidbots to generate bespoke simulations for your character. If you are unfamiliar with using the tool or need some additional information, you can use our Raidbots Guide to get started.

While we heavily recommend simming your character, we also have a Simulations page for more general questions provided by Bloodmallet.


Enchants and Sockets

If you have a new piece of gear containing prismatic sockets or are eligible to be enchanted, you can find everything you need to pick the best one for the job on our dedicated enchants page below.


Onyx Annulet and Primordial Stones

Patch 10.0.7 introduces the Onyx Annulet Icon Onyx Annulet, which can be socketed with up to 3 Primordial Gemstones that provide unique effects.

With the launch of the patch, these effects received a 25% buff making this a more appealing option. In purely single-target situations, with the right stones equipped, this is the best ring available alongside Seal of Diurna's Chosen Icon Seal of Diurna's Chosen. It can also be fitted with an appropriate gem to trigger it should you choose not to use Flaring Cowl Icon Flaring Cowl. In AoE however, it performs extremely poorly (roughly equivalent to a ring with secondary stats at 360 item level).

Also note, if you have access to Seal of Filial Duty Icon Seal of Filial Duty you do lose access to the absorb shield if you want to make the Annulet strong enough to compete, which makes it a less attractive option.

For more information on the best Primordial Gemstones to put in your Onyx Annulet, check out our Enchants and Gems page below.

To find out how to obtain the Onyx Annulet, and the Primordial Gemstones to use with it, check out our dedicated guide for it below.


Valor and Item Upgrades

In Season 1, Valor Points are a unique currency that allows you to upgrade gear from Mythic+ dungeons. For more information on the system, check our Valor page.

Generally, you should use Valor to bring up weaker items to a reasonable level, prioritizing high-impact slots such as Weapons and Trinkets that you do not expect to replace soon. To figure out your most significant upgrades, we recommend using the Raidbots Droptimizer to pick out things to target. The priority in upgrades, however, usually follows these rules:

  • Weapons are often the most important thing to bring to the highest possible item level, as Weapon DPS provides the most amount of power.
  • Trinkets will usually be second, especially those with effects that are considered unique or irreplaceable with alternatives.
  • Following this, you should upgrade items you expect to be used for a long period - those with Crit/Mastery. The highest budget pieces are Helms, Chest, and Legs, but Tier pieces will likely replace these, so take that into account. Jewelry is also often a good source of upgrades for a low cost.

BiS Trinkets for Feral Druid

Provided below is a chart of some of the highest-performing trinkets currently available, but we will discuss specific options underneath:

For the complete simulation results, check out Bloodmallet.com

Unlike many other gear pieces, Trinkets are often more unique and come with effects that are significantly more impactful than a simple stat upgrade. While we still recommend simulating your character, these are some high-value Trinkets to be on the lookout for:


Best Raid Trinkets for Feral Druid

  1. Whispering Incarnate Icon Icon Whispering Incarnate Icon - Even without activating the effect from other icons, this operates as a Crit stat stick, making it an ideal option for a solid passive increase.
  2. Manic Grieftorch Icon Manic Grieftorch - huge burst damage that gets more powerful if players are dying, giving it unique bonus power in certain situations. Excellent in single-target and holds up in AoE.
  3. Controlled Current Technique Icon Controlled Current Technique - provides an average amount of bonus damage but is limited in its applications and is outperformed by alternatives that are also more flexible.

Other Trinkets from Vault of the Incarnates do not compete with how consistently good these options are, but some are still reasonable alternatives with downsides::

  1. Spiteful Storm Icon Spiteful Storm - Can do excellent single-target but weaker than others due to the uptime requirement.
  2. Storm-Eater's Boon Icon Storm-Eater's Boon - weaker in single-target but does exceptional AoE burst. The downside is that using this roots you in place and can often lead to an early death.

Best Dungeon Trinkets for Feral Druid

While these options are a little more difficult to come by at a higher item level (relying a lot on the weekly Great Vault), there are some powerful choices:

  1. Windscar Whetstone Icon Windscar Whetstone - Extremely strong on-use damage trinket that works both in single-target and AoE without any hoops to jump through like other options. The only real downside is it does not come with Agility.
  2. Algeth'ar Puzzle Box Icon Algeth'ar Puzzle Box - On-demand Mastery can be layered over Feral cooldown windows for a big increase in damage, however the downside of the cast time required to activate this can be awkward to fit in and its 3-minute cooldown not naturally aligning with Feral tools.
  3. Gift of Radiance Icon Gift of Radiance - Stat stick with Mastery, and an on use for additional single-target. While the budget is slightly lower, it pays off; it can only be looted if in Guardian specialization, though.
  4. Hunger of the Pack Icon Hunger of the Pack - All around good stat stick with Critical Strike that Feral aims for.

Feral Druid Vault of the Incarnates Tier Set in Dragonflight Season 1

The Vault of the Incarnates raid features a unique tier set available to all classes. These gear pieces are also available from the weekly Great Vault. When you wear 2 and 4 pieces, you unlock additional bonuses.

These bonuses are solid and worth picking up as soon as possible. The 2-piece is simply a flat boost to finisher damage which is hard to fault, and while the 4-piece looks more active, the core gameplay that Feral already engages in triggers this consistently, so it does not require any adjustment to your playstyle.


BiS Rings and Necks for Feral Druid

Because Jewelry has no Agility, it is often much more specific which items we want - secondaries tend to reign supreme over item level here, ideally Critical Strike and Mastery. There are also, importantly, several rings that have unique effects granting them additional strength that is not part of their budget.

Some powerful pieces to look out for are:

  1. Elemental Lariat Icon Elemental Lariat is a necklace crafted by Jewelcrafting. Because the stats can be customized using Inscription missives, this can be made with perfect stats, and the proc is a good power gain, and as such is a recommended craft.
  2. Jeweled Signet of Melandrus Icon Jeweled Signet of Melandrus from Court of Stars not only provides good stats but also has a bonus effect for auto-attacks. Since Feral does a lot of fast autos; this provides a small extra boost and is worth grabbing if you can.
  3. Seal of Filial Duty Icon Seal of Filial Duty has solid stats, and if you have a way to trigger the bonus shield effect (e.g., with Flaring Cowl Icon Flaring Cowl), this provides a huge amount of survivability, making it worth using if you can get hold of one.
  4. Seal of Diurna's Chosen Icon Seal of Diurna's Chosen is a bit heavy on Versatility, but if you have a way of triggering the proc (again, like Flaring Cowl Icon Flaring Cowl) it makes up for it.
  5. The most important rule for Jewelry, aside from this, is to aim to have both Critical Strike and Mastery on them.

BiS Weapons for Feral Druid

Even more than any other slot, weapons care the most about item level, as the most important part, as weapon DPS is the most valuable stat available. We do not have unique weapon effects, so look for the best possible option.

The highest item level weapon available for us is Awak'mani, Grimtotem's Legacy Icon Awak'mani, Grimtotem's Legacy from Kurog Grimtotem within Vault of the Incarnates, while the best weapon that can be obtained if you are lucky in The Great Vault is Obsidian Goaltending Spire Icon Obsidian Goaltending Spire, as it is the only option with Critical Strike.


Best Dungeons to Farm as a Feral Druid

This list is a comprehensive list of dungeons that drop items that ideally have a combination of Critical Strike and either Mastery or Haste for the slot. Slots that do not have any items that meet this criterion will have items that have at least one of these stats weighted highest. This list only includes those in the Mythic+ pool, as items of a regular Mythic value, are significantly weaker in comparison.

Dungeon "BiS" Items
Halls of Valor (Mythic+ Only) Helm, Neck, Cloak, Bracers, Belt, Legs, Boots, Rings, and Trinkets
Court of Stars (Mythic+ Only) Cloak, Gloves, Legs, Boots, Ring, Trinket, and Weapon
Temple of the Jade Serpent (Mythic+ Only) Neck, Shoulders, Cloak, Chest, Legs, Boots, and Ring
Algeth'ar Academy Shoulders, Ring, Trinket, and Weapon
The Azure Vault Shoulers, Cloak, Belt, Ring, and Weapon
Shadowmoon Burial Grounds (Mythic+ Only) Belt, Boots
The Nokhud Offensive Chest and Legs
Ruby Life Pools Helm and Gloves

Best Crafted items for Feral Druid

Currently, the most potent crafted items require a Spark of Ingenuity Icon Spark of Ingenuity, which you are granted 5 of from completing the Level 70 Campaign, and then random drops from content after. Selecting which items you craft with these is more important, as you can empower them up to the Mythic item level. Your priorities are as follows:

  1. A weapon if you do not get one from Mythic+ or early raid kills, as this will always yield the highest performance gain.
  2. The Elemental Lariat Icon Elemental Lariat neck with Crit/Mastery on.
  3. Flaring Cowl Icon Flaring Cowl.
  4. A ring with Crit/Mastery on.
  5. Your tier off-piece.
  6. Off-pieces such as Boots, Bracers, Belt, and Cloak.

Weapon is selected because it is always the biggest limiter to your output if you do not have a good option, and getting this out of the way is best. Elemental Lariat Icon Elemental Lariat provides a good bonus which means you do not have to compete for necks and gives a good item you are unlikely to replace to use three sockets in. Flaring Cowl Icon Flaring Cowl, while it does compete with a tier slot, is a decent embellishment on its own and also acts as an activator for both raid rings should you get one, making it a step above alternatives. After that, sparks are worth using to fill up holes in your gear that are lower item level or badly itemized if possible.

All of these should, whenever possible, use a Draconic Missive of the Peerless Icon Draconic Missive of the Peerless to guarantee Critical Strike and Mastery if you can find a crafter specialized in the armor type.


Best Embellishments for Feral Druid

Very experienced crafters can attach optional Embellishment reagents to some items, adding a bonus effect with a limit of two. These are often minor optimizations but do add some power to your craft. Some are limited to which slot you can use them in, and if an item already has a unique effect (such as Slimy Expulsion Boots Icon Slimy Expulsion Boots), it cannot have another.

Unique effects that are worth considering to fill up this budget are as follows:

  1. Elemental Lariat Icon Elemental Lariat - grants a proc based on your equipped gem element types. Gearing does not change around this for Feral, so this will generally trigger a Mastery proc.
  2. Fang Adornments Icon Fang Adornments - (Weapon only) adds a small single-target damage proc. Not exciting, but usually the best option you can use if you have a Weapon.
  3. Bronzed Grip Wrappings Icon Bronzed Grip Wrappings - (Weapon only) same as above but only triggers from spells, and is thus slightly weaker.
  4. Potion Absorption Inhibitor Icon Potion Absorption Inhibitor - adds 15 seconds to Potion uses. A minor gain but still useful for burn windows during Bloodlust Icon Bloodlust.
  5. Blue Silken Lining Icon Blue Silken Lining - grants roughly 2 and a half gem slots worth of Mastery so long as you remain above 90% Health. This is technically the strongest. Still, the uptime is exceptionally low in most realistic situations, so it is not recommended.
  6. Toxic Thorn Footwraps Icon Toxic Thorn Footwraps - Ok stats, and the proc is ok but not a high-priority craft.
  7. Slimy Expulsion Boots Icon Slimy Expulsion Boots - Not ideal stats, and the proc is relatively low contribution alongside having a downside. Still better than nothing but not a go-to craft.

Best Professions for Feral Druid

No professions significantly boost your performance, so your decision should not rest on optimizing for number gains. There are, however, some minor benefits to being Alchemy, as this will extend the duration of expensive flasks and cause combat and healing potions to provide bonus healing/movement speed when consumed. While not game-breaking is a free benefit.

Other than this, your best option is picking a profession with a track that leads to gear you find desirable - Blacksmithing for weapons and Leatherworking for gear pieces are common choices. While they have no direct power gains, having the option to craft your gear is helpful and can save a lot of money in the long run.



  • 22 Mar. 2023: Updated to account for Primordial Stone buffs.
  • 20 Mar. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.0.7 with Onyx Annulet recommendations.
  • 24 Jan. 2023: Reviewed and updated for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 11 Dec. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight season 1.
  • 28 Nov. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight launch.
  • 25 Oct. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
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