Fury Warrior PvP Best Covenants, Soulbinds, Conduits, and Legendary Powers (Shadowlands / 9.1)

Last updated on Jul 03, 2021 at 16:45 by Karanze 3 comments

On this page, you will find information about which Covenant you should be unlocking. After choosing your Covenant, you will have to unlock your best Soulbind and collect Conduits. This page will outline which of these is the best, including the correct Soulbind path you should choose. Finally, we will tell you which Legendary Powers are the best to have for PvP and in which situations you should be swapping them.

This page is part of our Fury Warrior PvP Guide.

1.

Best Covenant for Fury Warrior in PvP

For more information about what Covenants give you, please refer to our page about Covenant abilities page for Warriors.

The choice of your Covenant is important when it comes to PvP. However, you may have reason to pick another Covenant than the best one for PvP. It is important to note that regardless of what choice you make, all the Covenants are at least viable up to Gladiator rating. The difference in Covenant will, however, only become more apparent as you start to reach higher and higher rating.

The best Covenants for Fury Warrior are: Venthyr = Kyrian > Night Fae = Necrolord.

Venthyr and Kyrian with Elysian Might Icon Elysian Might are tied, with Venthyr being the easier one to use. Overall, Venthyr has the most Rage generation and therefore gives the most Slaughterhouse Icon Slaughterhouse stacks. You can, however, reach very high levels of burst damage with the Kyrian legendary and a critical strike build, in addition to the tether effect of Spear of Bastion Icon Spear of Bastion, which makes it a lot easier to deal with kiting classes such as Druids, Mages, and Hunters.

  1. Kyrian provides you with Spear of Bastion Icon Spear of Bastion, which is an extremely powerful crowd-control and burst damage option. The spear tether is inescapable, even from teleport effects such as Shimmer Icon Shimmer and Transcendence: Transfer Icon Transcendence: Transfer. The only way to leave the spear is through knockback, physical and magical immunities. This ability makes finishing off Monks, Druids, Mages, Hunters and other kiting classes a lot easier.
  2. Night Fae gives you Ancient Aftershock Icon Ancient Aftershock. This ability has a very high Attack Power scaling, and can quickly turn into a very powerful burst tool through all the different damage amplifiers Fury Warrior has, despite not reaching the levels an Arms Warrior can push it to. You generally will not make much use of the aftershocks themselves, so use it as a burst tool and for the 1.5-second knockdown. This CC does not share diminishing returns with stuns.
    • Soulshape Icon Soulshape is the signature ability and is very good for chasing down targets or escaping to safety.
  3. Venthyr gives the very popular ability Condemn Icon Condemn, which replaces Execute Icon Execute. The catch with this ability is that although it is Shadow damage and penetrates Armor, it has lower Attack Power scaling than Execute Icon Execute has which causes it to deal less damage against lower-armored targets than the ability it replaces. Condemn provides powerful pressure to targets that are immobile and durable, such as Paladins or Warlocks, but also allows you great uptime through Death Sentence Icon Death Sentence.
    • You also get access to Door of Shadows Icon Door of Shadows, which is an okay ability for quickly repositioning, but is vulnerable to being interrupted. The disorient granted through Nadjia The Mistblade is reduced to 3 seconds in PvP, and is best used as a disruption tool rather than CCing the enemy healer.
  4. Necrolord grants you Conqueror's Banner Icon Conqueror's Banner. You gain a large portion of Mastery with this ability, which is shared with two other teammates in your near proximity, as well as being unable to be reduced below 100% movement speed. Veteran's Repute Icon Veteran's Repute gives you a large increase to Strength while the banner is active, and is another reason why this covenant is very strong.
    • The ability that follows with Necrolord is Fleshcraft Icon Fleshcraft, which is a rather powerful 40% max health shield that can be enhanced through its soulbinds to grant CC immunity for the channeled duration plus more if fully channeled.
2.

Best Soulbinds for Fury Warriors in PvP

Soulbinds are unlocked as you progress your character with a Covenant. Each Covenant features 3 Soulbinds that each have their own benefits and paths to follow. We recommend you take these Soulbinds and paths for each Covenant.

2.1.

Nadjia the Mistblade for Venthyr

2.2.

Pelagos for Kyrian

2.3.

Niya for Night Fae

2.4.

Emeni for Necrolord

3.

Best Conduits for Fury Warriors in PvP

Conduits are passive buffs that you can use to fill empty slots in your Soulbind Trees. There are three types of Conduits: Potency, Endurance, and Finesse. Here are the best Conduits for each of those different types:

3.1.

Best Potency Conduits for Fury Warriors in PvP

  1. Depths of Insanity Icon Depths of Insanity provides you the most sustained damage, letting you have Recklessness Icon Recklessness for longer.
  2. Vicious Contempt Icon Vicious Contempt makes your Bloodthirst Icon Bloodthirst a lot scarier in the execute phase.
  3. Ashen Juggernaut Icon Ashen Juggernaut gives you Critical Strike chance on Condemn Icon Condemn. Only use this if you are Venthyr.
  4. Piercing Verdict Icon Piercing Verdict, Destructive Reverberations Icon Destructive Reverberations, and Veteran's Repute Icon Veteran's Repute should substitute Ashen Juggernaut Icon Ashen Juggernaut if you are playing Necrolord and use a second Potency Conduit.
3.2.

Best Endurance Conduits for Fury Warriors in PvP

  1. Stalwart Guardian Icon Stalwart Guardian reduces the cooldown of your primary defensive, Enraged Regeneration Icon Enraged Regeneration. This is a mandatory Conduit to pick, none of the others come close to this one.
  2. If you have to put in a second Endurance Conduit use Brutal Vitality Icon Brutal Vitality.
3.3.

Best Finesse Conduits for Fury Warriors in PvP

  1. Inspiring Presence Icon Inspiring Presence increases the health granted and duration of Rallying Cry Icon Rallying Cry. This is a mandatory Conduit to pick, it greatly increases the survivability of your team.
  2. Safeguard Icon Safeguard makes Intervene Icon Intervene reduce the damage the target takes. If you are going for a second Finesse Conduit, you should pick this to give the target of your Intervene Icon Intervene protection against spell damage and DoTs.
4.

Best Legendaries for Fury Warriors in PvP

Legendaries have many different effects and some can alter how you should use some of your abilities. For more information on Legendaries, check out our general guide on them.

Here are the best Legendaries for a Fury Warrior.

  1. Leaper Icon Leaper is a good legendary for all Covenants, as your primary goal as Fury Warrior is to stay offensive and on top of your target.
  2. Misshapen Mirror Icon Misshapen Mirror let us you give Spell Reflection Icon Spell Reflection to the nearest ally, very similar to Overwatch Icon Overwatch. This is a good backup Legendary to have vs teams that rely on CC'ing your healer with magic. Examples are Hunters with Freezing Trap Icon Freezing Trap or spell cleaves with Polymorph Icon Polymorph and Cyclone Icon Cyclone.
  3. Signet of Tormented Kings Icon Signet of Tormented Kings is the largest damage increase you can get and is a good Legendary to play with.
  4. Elysian Might Icon Elysian Might is your go to legendary as Kyrian.
5.

Changelog

  • 03 Jul. 2021: Updated for Patch 9.1.
  • 19 Mar. 2021: Page Updated for Patch 9.0.5; added recommended Emeni Soulbind tree.
  • 25 Jan. 2021: Rewritten by Karanze for Shadowlands season 1.
  • 27 Nov. 2020: Page added.
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