Guardian Druid Tank Gear and Best in Slot — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.1.5
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) 8.1.5.
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||Tidemother's Cover||Stormwall Blockade — Battle of Dazar'alor|
|Shoulders||Mantle of Fastidious Machinations||Yazma — Atal'Dazar|
|Cloak||Silverback Cloak||Grong — Battle of Dazar'alor|
|Chest||Cephalohide Jacket||Viq'Goth — Shrine of the Storm|
|Wrists||Amethyst-Studded Bindings||Opulence — Battle of Dazar'alor|
|Gloves||Mech-Jockey Grips||High Tinker Mekkatorque — Battle of Dazar'alor|
|Belt||Stretched Sinew Waistcord||Grong — Battle of Dazar'alor|
|Legs||Cranedancer Leggings||Jadefire Masters — Battle of Dazar'alor|
|Boots||Embossed Deckwalkers||Lady Jaina Proudmoore — Battle of Dazar'alor|
|Ring #1||Lord Admiral's Signet||Lady Jaina Proudmoore — Battle of Dazar'alor|
|Ring #2||Seal of the Zandalari Empire||King Rastakhan — Battle of Dazar'alor|
|Trinket #1||Diamond-Laced Refracting Prism||Opulence — Battle of Dazar'alor|
|Trinket #2||Lustrous Golden Plumage||The Golden Serpent — King's Rest|
|Weapon||Docksplitter Siege Hook||Stormwall Blockade — Battle of Dazar'alor|
2. Azerite Gear for Guardian Druids
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, assuming equivalent item level. 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.
- Diamond-Laced Refracting Prism
- Lustrous Golden Plumage
- Emblazoned Alchemist Stone
- Azerokk's Resonating Heart
- Xalzaix's Veiled Eye
- Harlan's Loaded Dice
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.
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