Feral Druid PvP Guide (Dragonflight 10.2.7)

Last updated Yesterday at 20:59 by Mysticall 24 comments
General Information

This guide will walk you through everything you need to know to play Feral Druid in a PvP environment. The guide will cover everything from talent choices, PvP talents, gameplay and rotation, and useful racial bonuses. It is most applicable to Arena content, but most talents and racial bonuses will work in Rated Battlegrounds and skirmishes.

If you were looking for TBC Classic content, please refer to our TBC Druid PvP guide.

1.

Feral Druids in the Current Meta

Feral Druids excel at having sustained spread pressure. With great mobility, they are able to keep their bleed damage on multiple targets. You will focus on maximizing damage and relentlessly focusing down an enemy as much as possible. Feral Druids have some utility in their toolkit, being able to heal teammates and root enemies in their place.

2.

Feral Druid Strengths and Weaknesses

Strengths icon Strengths
  • +Strong sustained damage
  • +Multiple mobility spells
  • +Strong burst damage
Weaknesses icon Weaknesses
  • -Cannot do damage when forced into Bear Form Icon Bear Form
  • -Very few defensives
  • -Long burst cooldown
3.

Notable 10.2.6 Changes

  • No notable changes in Patch 10.2.6.
4.

Notable 10.2 Changes

  • Innervate Icon Innervate can now be cast in Cat Form.
  • Rampant Ferocity Icon Rampant Ferocity damage increased by 10%.
  • New Talent: Saber Jaws Icon Saber Jaws. When you spend extra Energy on Ferocious Bite Icon Ferocious Bite, the extra damage is increased by 40%/80%.
5.

Notable 10.1.5 Changes

  • Ferocious Bite Icon Ferocious Bite damage increased by 5%.
  • Dire Fixation Icon Dire Fixation now causes your attacks to deal 8% increased damage to your fixated target (was 5%).
  • Primal Claws Icon Primal Claws has been removed.
  • Dire Fixation Icon Dire Fixation is located in Primal Claws Icon Primal Claws' previous location.
  • Rampant Ferocity Icon Rampant Ferocity has been redesigned. It now causes Ferocious Bite Icon Ferocious Bite to also deal damage per combo point spent to all nearby enemies affected by your Rip Icon Rip. Damage reduced beyond 5 targets. This is great against teams that will be stacked often throughout an arena game.
6.

Changelog

  • 19 May 2024 (gear): Updated Recommended Gear.
  • 19 May 2024 (talents): Updated Recommended Talents.
  • 07 May 2024 (races): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 07 May 2024 (macros): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 07 May 2024 (playstyle): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 07 May 2024 (comps): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 07 May 2024 (gear): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 07 May 2024 (talents): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 07 May 2024 (this page): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 07 May 2024 (this page): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (races): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.6
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.6
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.6
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.6
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (gear): Updated Recommended Gear for Patch 10.2.6.
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (talents): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.6
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.6
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.6
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (races): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (gear): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (talents): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 14 Dec. 2023 (gear): Updated Recommended Gear.
  • 14 Dec. 2023 (talents): Updated Recommended Talents.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (races): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (comps): Updated for Patch 10.2.
    • Updated Best 3v3 Team Compositions.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (gear): Updated for Patch 10.2.
    • Updated Recommended Gear.
    • Updated Tier Set bonuses.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (talents): Updated for Patch 10.2.
    • Updated Recommended Talents.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.2.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.2.
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (races): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7.
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7.
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7.
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7.
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (gear): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7.
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (talents): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7.
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.1.7
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.1.7
  • 25 Aug. 2023 (gear): Updated recommended gear.
  • 19 Jul. 2023 (talents): Updated Recommended Talents.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (races): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (gear): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (talents): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 18 Jun. 2023 (comps): Updated Best 2v2 Team Compositions.
    • Updated Best 3v3 Team Compositions.
  • 18 Jun. 2023 (gear): Several changes made.
    • Updated Stat Priority description.
    • Updated Recommended Gear.
    • Added Embelishments section.
    • Updated Gems and Enchants section.
  • 18 Jun. 2023 (talents): Updated Recommended Talents.
    • Updated PvP Talents.
  • 08 May 2023 (races): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.
  • 08 May 2023 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.
  • 08 May 2023 (playstyle): Updated for Patch 10.1.
    • Updated all damage rotations.
  • 08 May 2023 (comps): Updated for Patch 10.1.
    • Updated Best 3v3 Team Compositions.
  • 08 May 2023 (gear): Updated for Patch 10.1.
    • Updated Recommended Gear section.
    • Updated Tier-Set section.
  • 08 May 2023 (talents): Updated for Patch 10.1.
    • Updated PvP Talents.
  • 08 May 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.1.
  • 08 May 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.1.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (races): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (playstyle): Review for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (gear): Updated for Patch 10.0.7.
    • Updated Recommended Gear.
    • Added Trinkets to Recommended Gear.
    • Added Tier-Set section.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (talents): Updated for Patch 10.0.7.
    • Updated Talent Tree.
    • Updated PvP Talents.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 01 Feb. 2023 (races): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 01 Feb. 2023 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 01 Feb. 2023 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 01 Feb. 2023 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 01 Feb. 2023 (gear): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 01 Feb. 2023 (talents): Updated Recommended Talents.
  • 01 Feb. 2023 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 01 Feb. 2023 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 04 Jan. 2023 (gear): Updated Best Weapon.
    • Updated Best Leg Enchant.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (races): Reviewed for Dragonflight Season 1.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (macros): Reviewed for Dragonflight Season 1.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (playstyle): Updated all damage rotations.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (comps): Updated Best Team Compositions.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (gear): Updated Recommended Gear.
    • Updated Gems and Enchants.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (talents): Updated Recommended Talents.
    • Updated PvP Talents.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (this page): Reviewed for Dragonflight Season 1.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (this page): Reviewed for Dragonflight Season 1.
  • 22 Nov. 2022 (races): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 22 Nov. 2022 (macros): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 22 Nov. 2022 (playstyle): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 22 Nov. 2022 (comps): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 22 Nov. 2022 (gear): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 22 Nov. 2022 (talents): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 22 Nov. 2022 (this page): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 22 Nov. 2022 (this page): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (races): Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (macros): Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (playstyle): Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (comps): Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (gear): Updated for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (talents): Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (this page): Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (this page): Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 31 May 2022 (races): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 31 May 2022 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 31 May 2022 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 31 May 2022 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 31 May 2022 (gear): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 31 May 2022 (talents): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 31 May 2022 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 31 May 2022 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 28 Feb. 2022 (races): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.
  • 28 Feb. 2022 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.
  • 28 Feb. 2022 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.
  • 28 Feb. 2022 (comps): Updated for Patch 9.2.
    • Updated Best 3v3 Compositions.
  • 28 Feb. 2022 (gear): Updated for Patch 9.2.
    • Updated Gear Recommendations.
    • Added Tier-Set section.
    • Removed Shards of Domination section.
  • 28 Feb. 2022 (talents): Updated for Patch 9.2.
    • Updated Best PvP Talents.
  • 28 Feb. 2022 (this page): Updated for Patch 9.2.
    • Added Noteable Changes section.
  • 28 Feb. 2022 (this page): Updated for Patch 9.2.
    • Added Noteable Changes section.
  • 22 Nov. 2021 (races): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 22 Nov. 2021 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 22 Nov. 2021 (playstyle): Updated all damage rotations.
  • 22 Nov. 2021 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 22 Nov. 2021 (gear): Updated gear recommendations.
  • 22 Nov. 2021 (talents): Updated Tier 1 talents.
  • 22 Nov. 2021 (this page): Page reviewed for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 22 Nov. 2021 (this page): Page reviewed for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (races): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (playstyle): Updated all damage rotations.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (gear): Updated recommended gear and added Shards of Domination section.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (talents): Updated PvP talents.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.
  • 10 Jun. 2021 (playstyle): Updated Sustained Damage rotation.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (races): Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (gear): Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (talents): Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 06 Dec. 2020 (gear): Added BiS gear list for Shadowlands.
  • 05 Dec. 2020 (playstyle): Updated Rotations to include Covenant Ability.
  • 30 Nov. 2020 (playstyle): Removed outdated Traits and Essences.
  • 30 Nov. 2020 (gear): Removed outdated Traits and Essences.
    • Removed outdated gear.
    • Added gems section.
  • 30 Nov. 2020 (this page): Added Covenant page, removed Azerite mentions, and added Shadowlands gear.
  • 30 Nov. 2020 (this page): Added Covenant page, removed Azerite mentions, and added Shadowlands gear.
  • 15 Oct. 2020 (talents): Updated Talent Table.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (races): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (macros): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (playstyle): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (comps): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (gear): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (talents): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (this page): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (this page): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
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