Guardian Druid Tank Gear and Best in Slot — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.1
On this page, you will find the best gear and best in slot items for your Guardian Druid in World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.1.
1. Best in Slot List for Guardian Druids
The following is a recommendation for what items might constitute a best in slot list for Guardian Druids. Bear in mind that due to Warforging/Titanforging, you may have items that are stronger than the ones listed simply due to their higher item level.
|Head||Cowl of Dark Portents||Mythrax the Unraveler — Uldir|
|Shoulders||Usurper's Bloodcaked Spaulders||Zul — Uldir|
|Cloak||Fetid Horror's Tanglecloak||Fetid Devourer — Uldir|
|Chest||Jerkin of the Aberrant Chimera||Fetid Devourer — Uldir|
|Wrists||Armbands of Sacrosanct Acts||Zul — Uldir|
|Gloves||Gloves of Descending Madness||Taloc — Uldir|
|Belt||Bloodstorm Buckle||Taloc — Uldir|
|Legs||Pathogenic Legwraps||M.O.T.H.E.R. — Uldir|
|Boots||Quarantine Protocol Treads||Zek'voz — Uldir|
|Ring #1||Band of Certain Annihilation||Mythrax the Unraveler — Uldir|
|Ring #2||Ring of the Infinite Void||Zek'voz — Uldir|
|Trinket #1||Darkmoon Deck: Blockades||Crafted|
|Trinket #2||Lustrous Golden Plumage||The Golden Serpent — King's Rest|
|Weapon||Void-Binder||Zek'voz — Uldir|
2. Azerite Gear for Guardian Druid
For information about what Azerite traits to choose and what the best items are, see our Azerite page.
3. Trinkets for Guardian Druids
Defensively, the available trinkets are not particularly strong. The following is a list of the most noteworthy trinkets available. If you do not have any of these, your best bet will be to use a stat proc trinket with a reasonably high item level.
- Darkmoon Deck: Blockades
- Lustrous Golden Plumage
- Doom's Wake/ Lion's Guile
- Permafrost-Encrusted Heart
- Azerokk's Resonating Heart
- Xalzaix's Veiled Eye
Offensively, you can refer to the chart below (courtesy of Bloodmallet.com). Note that these are only recommendations based on general sims; for the most accurate results, you should sim yourself.
- 10 Dec. 2018: Updated for Patch 8.1.
- 04 Sep. 2018: Updated for Uldir raid release.
- 13 Aug. 2018: Updated for Battle for Azeroth launch.
- 18 Jul. 2018: Added Luffa Wrappings, and updated some numbers for the stat squish.
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