Preservation Evoker PvP Talents and Builds (Dragonflight / 10.0)

Last updated on Jan 30, 2023 at 13:14 by Mysticall 9 comments

Choosing the right PvP and PvE talents is a prerequisite to proper performance in PvP. This guide goes through the various talent choices available to you as a Preservation Evoker and gives you the best combinations you can take.

This page is part of our Preservation Evoker PvP Guide.

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Talent Choices for Preservation Evokers

While the above table provides a generally accurate overview of the viability of talents, some finer points are discussed in the sections that follow, and we recommend you read those for a deeper understanding.

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Talents Summary

2.1.

Evoker Tree Talent Highlights

  • Obsidian Bulwark Icon Obsidian Bulwark gives you an additional charge of your primary defensive, Obsidian Scales Icon Obsidian Scales. Preservation Evokers can be quite easy to kill, so having an additional charge will help with your survivability.
  • Tip the Scales Icon Tip the Scales makes your next empowered cast instantly at its maximum empower level. This is one of your best cooldowns, as you can instantly do large amounts of healing with Dream Breath Icon Dream Breath or contribute to a kill with an instant Fire Breath Icon Fire Breath.
  • Time Spiral Icon Time Spiral is unique, as it allows you and your teammates to use a mobility spell even if it is on cooldown. For example, if you are playing with a Windwalker, they can use their Roll Icon Roll even if it's on cooldown. For Evokers, this will allow you to use Hover Icon Hover.
2.2.

Preservation Evoker Tree Talent Highlights

  • Call of Ysera Icon Call of Ysera gives you some flexibility with your spells. After using Verdant Embrace Icon Verdant Embrace, the healing from your next Dream Breath Icon Dream Breath or Living Flame Icon Living Flame is increased.
  • Golden Hour Icon Golden Hour makes Reversion Icon Reversion instantly heal your target for a portion of the damage dealt to them. This is already a strong HoT, and this talent makes it even better.
  • Dream Flight Icon Dream Flight is a strong 2-minute cooldown that allows you to fly to a specific location. This will heal all allies under you while flying and put a HoT on them. An important part of this talent is that it removes all roots, and you are immune to crowd control while flying.
  • Time Dilation Icon Time Dilation/Delay Harm Icon Delay Harm. In combination with Delay Harm, Time Dilation makes it so an ally will take 70% of the damage they should be dealt and turns it into a DoT on them. This is a potent spell when the enemy team is using burst cooldowns.
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PvP Talents for Preservation Evoker

You can choose 3 of the following PvP talents, each has uses, but some are better for certain strategies than others. The top three choices are the most useful but can be replaced with other PvP talents, depending on your team's goal.

3.1.

Mandatory PvP Talents

Unburdened Flight Icon Unburdened Flight is a crucial PvP talent to have. This makes it, so your Hover Icon Hover makes you immune to movement reduction effects. This is important because you have a short range on your healing spells and need to use your mobility to avoid damage and crowd control.

3.2.

Situational PvP Talents

Nullifying Shroud Icon Nullifying Shroud prevents the next 3 crowd control effects on you. This lasts for 30 seconds but has a cast time. This is great for when you are playing into a composition with a lot of crowd control (Mage/Lock, RMP), but there is a cast time, so teams will know when to avoid crowd controlling you.

Obsidian Mettle Icon Obsidian Mettle make it so when Obsidian Scales Icon Obsidian Scales is active, you are immune to interrupt, silence, and pushback effects. This is an excellent talent versus teams that are targeting you.

Dream Projection Icon Dream Projection summons a copy of yourself that flies through your allies and heals them. After it expires, it will detonate and dispel all nearby allies and put a large HoT on them. This is great versus teams with multiple DoTs. This will actively dispel project effects, such as damage from Unstable Affliction Icon Unstable Affliction or fear from Vampiric Touch Icon Vampiric Touch.

Scouring Flame Icon Scouring Flame can be used if your team's strategy is to be aggressive. This makes it so Fire Breath Icon Fire Breath burns away 1 beneficial Magical effect on all targets hit by it. This can be great versus teams with very few buffs.

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Changelog

  • 30 Jan. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 11 Dec. 2022: Page created.
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