Survival Hunter PvP Best Covenants, Soulbinds, Conduits, and Legendary Powers (Shadowlands / 9.1)

Last updated on Jul 03, 2021 at 16:45 by Mysticall 11 comments

On this page, you will find information about which Covenant you should be unlocking. After choosing your Covenant, you will have to unlock your best Soulbind and collect Conduits. This page will outline which of these is the best, including the correct Soulbind path you should choose. Finally, we will tell you which Legendary Powers are the best to have for PvP and in which situations you should be swapping them.

This page is part of our Survival Hunter PvP Guide.


Best Covenant for Survival Hunter in PvP

For more information about what Covenants bring you, please refer to our page about Covenant abilities for Hunters.

It is important to choose the correct Covenant, as it has many impacts on your gameplay. Your Covenant will give you both a Covenant ability and a class ability. The next choice you have will be Soulbinds and Conduits. All of these are Covenant-specific and they are different based on which you choose. Here are the best Covenants for Survival Hunter.

  1. Venthyr is the best covenant to choose. This gives you increased mobility and you get a strong damage ability, Flayed Shot Icon Flayed Shot.
  2. Kyrian is another good covenant to choose. This gives you strong abilities that increase your survivability from Soulbinds, such as Phial of Serenity Icon Phial of Serenity. You also get a very important damage ability, Resonating Arrow Icon Resonating Arrow.

Best Soulbinds for Survival Hunter in PvP

Soulbinds are unlocked as you progress your character with a Covenant. These unlock powerful paths that can be taken to give you powerful spells, important passives, etc.


Venthyr Soulbind

Here is the Soulbind and path you should take if you chose Venthyr.

At the end of this path, you will have gained more damage from Thrill Seeker Icon Thrill Seeker and extra mobility from Familiar Predicaments Icon Familiar Predicaments.


Kyrian Soulbind

Here is the Soulbind and path you should take if you chose Kyrian.

At the end of this path, you will have gained more damage from Combat Meditation Icon Combat Meditation and multiple defensive Conduits.


Best Conduits for Survival Hunters in PvP

Conduits are passive buffs that you can use to fill empty slots in your Soulbind Trees. There are three types of Conduits: Potency, Endurance, and Finesse. Here are the best Conduits for each of those different types:


Best Potency Conduits for Survival Hunters in PvP

  1. If you are Kyrian, Enfeebled Mark Icon Enfeebled Mark makes it so enemies inside of your Resonating Arrow Icon Resonating Arrow take increased damage. This is a very strong Potency Conduit against most classes and makes Resonating Arrow an even stronger cooldown.
  2. If you are Venthyr, Empowered Release Icon Empowered Release is the best Potency Conduit. This increases the chance your Flayed Shot Icon Flayed Shot procs Flayer's Mark Icon Flayer's Mark.
  3. Stinging Strike Icon Stinging Strike increases the damage of your Mongoose Bite Icon Mongoose Bite. Because this is one of your primary damaging abilities, this Conduit is important for increasing your overall damage output.
  4. Deadly Tandem Icon Deadly Tandem increases Coordinated Assault Icon Coordinated Assault duration. This is your primary burst cooldown and makes the window for kills larger for your team.

Best Endurance Conduits for Survival Hunters in PvP

  1. Rejuvenating Wind Icon Rejuvenating Wind makes Exhilaration Icon Exhilaration give you a heal over time after you use it. This is great for increasing your survivability when you need to use your defensive cooldowns.
  2. Resilience of the Hunter Icon Resilience of the Hunter makes Feign Death Icon Feign Death reduce the damage you take. This is another crucial Conduit, as you are normally the focus target for enemy teams.

Best Finesse Conduits for Survival Hunters in PvP

  1. Cheetah's Vigor Icon Cheetah's Vigor increases the duration of Aspect of the Cheetah Icon Aspect of the Cheetah's secondary speed increase. This is great for having better mobility to kite away from enemies.
  2. Tactical Retreat Icon Tactical Retreat makes Disengage Icon Disengage slow enemies that are near you when you use it. This is a strong Conduit that will help you kite enemies and pets that are targeting you, especially melee specs.

Best Legendaries for Survival Hunters in PvP

Legendaries have many different effects and some can alter how you should use some of your abilities. For more information on Legendaries, check out our general guide on them.

Here are the best Legendaries for an Survival Hunters.

  1. Latent Poison Injectors Icon Latent Poison Injectors is the best legendary that can increase your overall damage output. The downside to this legendary is that healers can dispel the Latent Poison, so you might not get to high stacks before using your burst rotation.
  2. Call of the Wild Icon Call of the Wild is another good legendary to get. This reduces the cooldown of your important Aspects, allowing you to use your burst cooldowns much more often.
  3. Craven Strategem Icon Craven Strategem is a fantastic legendary that increases your survivability. This should be used versus teams with bleeds or DoT effects that will be focusing you.


  • 03 Jul. 2021: Updated Best Soulbind paths.
  • 30 Mar. 2021: Updated best Covenant and best Conduit recommendations.
  • 29 Nov. 2020: Page added.
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