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Restoration Druid Healing Artifact Talents/Traits and Relics (Legion 7.3)

Last updated on Sep 12, 2017 at 07:14 by Vlad 191 comments

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General Information

This page shows you how to level up the Artifact and how to choose the right Relics for your Restoration Druids. It is updated for World of Warcraft Legion 7.3.

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

About Our Reviewer

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Torty, a theorycrafter in the Dreamgrove Discord server, author of this Restoration Druid spreadsheet, and currently raiding in Pure.

1. Artifact Progression

Artifact Progression - Path #1

We recommend this path as the default way of distributing your Artifact points. It will increase your throughput and allow you to cast Tranquility Icon Tranquility while moving, both of which are very valuable things to go for.

  1.  Icon Essence of G'Hanir
  2.  Icon Nature's Vigor
  3.  Icon Grovewalker
  4.  Icon Nature's Essence
  5.  Icon Essence of Nordrassil
  6.  Icon Dreamwalker
  7.  Icon Armor of the Ancients
  8.  Icon Blessing of the World Tree
  9.  Icon Tranquil Mind
  10.  Icon Infusion of Nature
  11.  Icon Persistence
  12.  Icon Knowledge of the Ancients
  13.  Icon Power of the Archdruid
  14.  Icon Blooms of G'Hanir
  15.  Icon Natural Mending
  16.  Icon Seeds of the World Tree
  17.  Icon Mark of Shifting
  18.  Icon G'Hanir's Bloom

1.1. Patch 7.2 Artifact Points

Artifact Progression Above Level 35

After this distributing your first 35 points, your remaining points should be distributed as follows.

  1. Grace of the Cenarion Circle Icon Grace of the Cenarion Circle
  2.  Icon Persistence
  3. Eternal Restoration Icon Eternal Restoration
  4. Joy of Spring Icon Joy of Spring
  5. Deep Rooted Icon Deep Rooted
  6.  Icon Grovewalker
  7.  Icon Knowledge of the Ancients
  8.  Icon Essence of Nordrassil
  9.  Icon Infusion of Nature
  10.  Icon Natural Mending
  11.  Icon Seeds of the World Tree
  12.  Icon Blessing of the World Tree
  13.  Icon Armor of the Ancients
  14. Concordance of the Legionfall Icon Concordance of the Legionfall

2. Relic Choice

Use the following order to guide you when choosing relics. Only the top 3 relics' effects are worth item levels on your weapon (listed alongside them); for the other relics, simply follow the priority in case of relics of the same item level, and otherwise choose the higher item level ones.

  1.  Icon Persistence (+5 item levels with Tier 19 Set Bonuses, +2.5 item levels with Tier 20 Set Bonuses)
  2.  Icon Knowledge of the Ancients (+2.5 item levels)
  3.  Icon Grovewalker (+2 item levels)
  4.  Icon Infusion of Nature (+1.3 item levels)
  5.  Icon Essence of Nordrassil (+1 item level with Tier 19 Set Bonuses, +2 item levels with tier 20 Set Bonuses)
  6. Eternal Restoration Icon Eternal Restoration (+1 item level)
  7.  Icon Natural Mending (+0.5 item levels)
  8.  Icon Seeds of the World Tree,  Icon Blessing of the World Tree, and  Icon Armor of the Ancients (+0 item levels)

3. ChangeLog

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  • 12 Sep. 2017: Updated relic priority slightly.
  • 12 Jun. 2017: Slightly updated the initial artifact path and revamped the 7.2 artifact path. Also updated relic recommendations.
  • 30 Mar. 2017: Changed the 7.2 artifact path to move the Grace of the Cenarion Circle trait to the first position.
  • 28 Mar. 2017: Added path for the artifact traits added in Patch 7.2 and made a slight change to the relic priority.
  • 29 Aug. 2016: Added.
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