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Guardian Druid Tank Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (Legion 7.2)

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for a Guardian Druid in World of Warcraft Legion 7.2. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

The other pages of our Guardian Druid guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About Our Reviewer

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Justwait, a top tank who raids in Method. You can also watch his stream on Twitch and follow him on Twitter.

1. Gems

You should use Saber's Eye of Agility Icon Saber's Eye of Agility in one socket, and Versatile Maelstrom Sapphire Icon Versatile Maelstrom Sapphire in all other sockets.

2. Enchants

Slot Enchantment
Neck
Back
Rings

3. Consumables

Flask of Ten Thousand Scars Icon Flask of Ten Thousand Scars (survivability) or Flask of the Seventh Demon Icon Flask of the Seventh Demon (DPS) should be used for raids along with Unbending Potion Icon Unbending Potion (survivability) or Potion of the Old War Icon Potion of the Old War (DPS), or Potion of Prolonged Power Icon Potion of Prolonged Power (for a mixture of survivability and DPS). You should eat Lavish Suramar Feast Icon Lavish Suramar Feast for the buff to your Agility (or the cheaper Hearty Feast Icon Hearty Feast if you cannot afford the +500 food). Note that you must switch to Feral before eating (and then back to Guardian afterwards) in order to obtain the Agility buff, as otherwise you will receive Stamina. Ancient Healing Potion Icon Ancient Healing Potion can be used in place of Healthstones.

If you can afford it, you should also use the Legion augment rune: Defiled Augment Rune Icon Defiled Augment Rune. Note that it now works in Mythic+ dungeons (it did not used to).

4. ChangeLog

  • 23 May 2017: Added a mention of switching to Feral before eating in order to receive the Agility buff.
  • 28 Mar. 2017: Changed food recommendation to Lavish Suramar Feast.
  • 09 Jan. 2017: Checked and confirmed for Patch 7.1.5.
  • 16 Dec. 2016: Added Mark of the Hidden Satyr to the neck enchants and added Potion of Prolonged Power to the potion list (while also removing Potion of Deadly Grace).
  • 09 Sep. 2016: Updated the recommendations to match the new stat priority (with Versatility as the preferred stat).
  • 29 Aug. 2016: Updated for Legion's launch.
  • 18 Jul. 2016: Updated for the Legion pre-patch.
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