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Guardian Druid Tank NetherLight Crucible Relic Paths (Legion 7.3)

Last updated on Sep 12, 2017 at 15:37 by Vlad 166 comments

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General Information

This page will help you choose the right paths on your Netherlight Crucible as a a Guardian Druids. It is updated for World of Warcraft Legion 7.3. For more information, please read our Guide to the Netherlight Crucible.

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. General Optimization Advice

Netherlight Crucible

Optimizing through the Netherlight Crucible is straightforward; you are offered 2 initial paths, Shadow and Holy, and you should determine your path contingent on the following suggestions.

When deciding which path to take, compare the sum of the item level values of the tier 2 traits and the relics (listed in the section below) to determine which the optimal path is.

2. Tier 2 Upgrade Priority

2.1. Single Target

2.1.1. With Incarnation: Guardian of Ursoc

  1. Torment the Weak Icon Torment the Weak (+23 item levels);
  2. Secure in the Light Icon Secure in the Light and Infusion of Light Icon Infusion of Light (+22 item levels);
  3. Shadowbind Icon Shadowbind and Chaotic Darkness Icon Chaotic Darkness (+19 item levels);
  4. Shocklight Icon Shocklight and Dark Sorrows Icon Dark Sorrows (+6 item levels);
  5. Murderous Intent Icon Murderous Intent, Master of Shadows Icon Master of Shadows, and Light Speed Icon Light Speed (+5 item levels).

2.1.2. With Galactic Guardian

  1. Torment the Weak Icon Torment the Weak (+20 item levels);
  2. Secure in the Light Icon Secure in the Light and Infusion of Light Icon Infusion of Light, and Shadowbind Icon Shadowbind (+18 item levels);
  3. Chaotic Darkness Icon Chaotic Darkness (+16 item levels);
  4. Light Speed Icon Light Speed, Shocklight Icon Shocklight, and Dark Sorrows Icon Dark Sorrows (+5 item levels);
  5. Murderous Intent Icon Murderous Intent, Master of Shadows Icon Master of Shadows (+4 item levels).

2.2. AoE

2.2.1. With Incarnation: Guardian of Ursoc

  1. Secure in the Light Icon Secure in the Light and Infusion of Light Icon Infusion of Light (+13 item levels);
  2. Torment the Weak Icon Torment the Weak, Shadowbind Icon Shadowbind, and Dark Sorrows Icon Dark Sorrows (+12 item levels);
  3. Chaotic Darkness Icon Chaotic Darkness (+11 item levels);
  4. Shocklight Icon Shocklight, Master of Shadows Icon Master of Shadows, and Light Speed Icon Light Speed (+7 item levels);
  5. Murderous Intent Icon Murderous Intent (+6 item levels).

2.2.2. With Galactic Guardian

  1. Infusion of Light Icon Infusion of Light and Dark Sorrows Icon Dark Sorrows (+13 item levels);
  2. Secure in the Light Icon Secure in the Light, Torment the Weak Icon Torment the Weak, and Shadowbind Icon Shadowbind (+12 item levels);
  3. Chaotic Darkness Icon Chaotic Darkness (+11 item levels);
  4. Shocklight Icon Shocklight (+8 item levels);
  5. Master of Shadows Icon Master of Shadows, Light Speed Icon Light Speed, and Murderous Intent Icon Murderous Intent (+7 item levels).

3. Tier 3 Upgrade Priority

The Tier 3 upgrades are identical to the relic priority found in our Artifact Traits and Relics page, however, they have been relisted here for your convenience.

3.1. Single Target

3.1.1. With Incarnation: Guardian of Ursoc

  1.  Icon Jagged Claws (+19 item levels);
  2.  Icon Vicious Bites (+6 item levels);
  3.  Icon Mauler (+4 item levels);
  4. Everything else (+0 item levels).

3.1.2. With Galactic Guardian

  1.  Icon Jagged Claws (+9 item levels);
  2.  Icon Vicious Bites (+7 item levels);
  3.  Icon Mauler (+4 item levels);
  4. Everything else (+0 item levels).

3.2. AoE

3.2.1. With Incarnation: Guardian of Ursoc

  1.  Icon Jagged Claws (+32 item levels);
  2.  Icon Vicious Bites (+5 item levels);
  3.  Icon Mauler (+4 item levels);
  4. Everything else (+0 item levels).

3.2.2. With Galactic Guardian

  1.  Icon Jagged Claws (+18 item levels);
  2.  Icon Vicious Bites (+6 item levels);
  3.  Icon Mauler (+5 item levels);
  4. Everything else (+0 item levels).

4. ChangeLog

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  • 12 Sep. 2017: Added Netherlight Crucible page for Guardian Druid.
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