Windwalker Monk PvP Guide (Dragonflight 10.2.7)

Last updated on May 07, 2024 at 11:20 by Mysticall 17 comments
General Information

This guide will walk you through everything you need to know to play Windwalker Monk in a PvP environment. The guide will cover everything from talent choices, PvP talents, gameplay and rotation, and useful racial bonuses. It is most applicable to Arena content, but most talents and racial bonuses will work in Rated Battlegrounds and skirmishes.

1.

Windwalker Monks in the Current Meta

Windwalker Monks are one of the best melee specializations in the game right now. They not only have some of the best spread pressure as a melee, they have almost unmatched single-target burst. All it takes is one coordinated set-up for a Windwalker Monk to quickly kill an enemy.

2.

Windwalker Monk Strengths and Weaknesses

Strengths icon Strengths
  • +Great mobility
  • +Strong team utility
  • +Strong self-healing
Weaknesses icon Weaknesses
  • -Kiting is important to stay alive
  • -No defensive abilities when stunned
  • -Difficult for newer players
3.

Notable 10.2.6 Changes

  • No notable changes in Patch 10.2.6.
4.

Notable 10.2 Changes

  • Windwalker received multiple damage buffs. Rising Sun Kick Icon Rising Sun Kick, Fists of Fury Icon Fists of Fury, and Whirling Dragon Punch Icon Whirling Dragon Punch all had their damage increased.
5.

Notable 10.1.5 Changes

  • All ability damage increased by 2%.
5.1.

Notable 10.1 Changes

  • New PvP Talent: Stormspirit Strikes Icon Stormspirit Strikes.
  • Removed Tigereye Brew Icon Tigereye Brew PvP Talent.
  • Rising Sun Kick Icon Rising Sun Kick damage increased by 8% in PvP.
  • Turbo Fists Icon Turbo Fists no longer causes Fists of Fury Icon Fists of Fury to deal its full damage to all targets hit.
  • Fists of Fury Icon Fists of Fury now deals 90% of its damage to secondary target players.
6.

Changelog

  • 07 May 2024 (races): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 07 May 2024 (macros): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 07 May 2024 (playstyle): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 07 May 2024 (comps): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 07 May 2024 (gear): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 07 May 2024 (talents): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 07 May 2024 (this page): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 07 May 2024 (this page): Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (races): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.6
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.6
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.6
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.6
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (gear): Updated Recommended Gear.
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (talents): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.6
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.6
  • 22 Apr. 2024 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.6
  • 21 Feb. 2024 (gear): Updated Recommended Gear.
  • 24 Jan. 2024 (talents): Updated Talent Tree.
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (races): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (gear): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (talents): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 15 Jan. 2024 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (races): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 10.2.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (comps): Updated for Patch 10.2.
    • Updated Best 2v2 team compositions.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (gear): Updated for Patch 10.2.
    • Updated Recommended Gear.
    • Updated Tier Set bonuses.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (talents): Updated for Patch 10.2.
    • Updated Recommended talents.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.2.
    • Added notable 10.2. changes.
  • 06 Nov. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.2.
    • Added notable 10.2. changes.
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (races): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7.
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7.
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7.
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7.
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (gear): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7.
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (talents): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7.
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.1.7
  • 04 Sep. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.1.7
  • 25 Aug. 2023 (playstyle): Fixed spelling mistake.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (races): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (gear): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (talents): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 10 Jul. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 17 Jun. 2023 (races): Updated Best Alliance races.
  • 17 Jun. 2023 (comps): Updated Best 2v2 Team Compositions.
  • 17 Jun. 2023 (gear): Several changes made.
    • Updated Recommended Gear.
    • Updated Tier set description.
    • Updated Best Gems and Enchants.
  • 17 Jun. 2023 (talents): Updated Talent Calculator.
  • 17 May 2023 (gear): Added Embelishments section.
  • 06 May 2023 (races): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.
  • 06 May 2023 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.
  • 06 May 2023 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.
  • 06 May 2023 (comps): Updated for Patch 10.1.
    • Updated Best 2v2 team compositions.
    • Updated Best 3v3 team compositions.
  • 06 May 2023 (gear): Updated for Patch 10.1.
    • Updated Recommended Gear.
    • Updated Tier-Set section.
  • 06 May 2023 (talents): Reviewed for Patch 10.1.
  • 06 May 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.1.
  • 06 May 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.1.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (races): Updated for Patch 10.0.7.
    • Updated Best Horde and Alliance races.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (playstyle): Updated for Patch 10.0.7.
    • Updated all damage rotations.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (gear): Updated for Patch 10.0.7.
    • Updated Recommended Gear.
    • Added Trinkets to Recommended Gear.
    • Added Tier-Set section.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (talents): Updated for Patch 10.0.7.
    • Updated Talent Tree.
    • Updated PvP Talents.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 21 Mar. 2023 (this page): Updated for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 01 Feb. 2023 (talents): Updated Recommended Talents.
  • 30 Jan. 2023 (races): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 30 Jan. 2023 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 30 Jan. 2023 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 30 Jan. 2023 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 30 Jan. 2023 (gear): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 30 Jan. 2023 (talents): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 30 Jan. 2023 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 30 Jan. 2023 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (races): Updated Best Horde race.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (macros): Reviewed for Dragonflight Season 1 PvP Season.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (playstyle): Updated Damage rotations.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (comps): Updated Best 2v2 team compositions.
    • Updated Best 3v3 team compositions.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (gear): Updated Recommended Gear.
    • Updated Best Enchants.
    • Updated Best Gems.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (talents): Updated Best Talents.
    • Updated PvP Talents.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (this page): Reviewed for Dragonflight Season 1 PvP Season.
  • 11 Dec. 2022 (this page): Reviewed for Dragonflight Season 1 PvP Season.
  • 21 Nov. 2022 (races): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 21 Nov. 2022 (macros): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 21 Nov. 2022 (playstyle): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 21 Nov. 2022 (comps): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 21 Nov. 2022 (gear): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 21 Nov. 2022 (talents): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 21 Nov. 2022 (this page): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 21 Nov. 2022 (this page): Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (races): Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (macros): Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (playstyle): Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (comps): Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (gear): Updated for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (talents): Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (this page): Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 01 Aug. 2022 (this page): Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 31 May 2022 (races): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 31 May 2022 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 31 May 2022 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 31 May 2022 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 31 May 2022 (gear): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 31 May 2022 (talents): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 31 May 2022 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 31 May 2022 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 27 Feb. 2022 (races): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.
  • 27 Feb. 2022 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 9.2.
  • 27 Feb. 2022 (playstyle): Updated All Damage rotations.
  • 27 Feb. 2022 (comps): Page reviewed and approved for Patch 9.2.
  • 27 Feb. 2022 (gear): Updated for Patch 9.2.
    • Updated Recommended Gear.
    • Added Tier Sets section.
    • Removed Shards of Domination section.
  • 27 Feb. 2022 (talents): Updated for Patch 9.2.
    • Updated Tiers 3 and 6 Regular Talents.
  • 27 Feb. 2022 (this page): Updated for Patch 9.2.
    • Added Notable changes section.
  • 27 Feb. 2022 (this page): Updated for Patch 9.2.
    • Added Notable changes section.
  • 10 Nov. 2021 (races): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 10 Nov. 2021 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 10 Nov. 2021 (playstyle): Updated Damage rotations.
  • 10 Nov. 2021 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 10 Nov. 2021 (gear): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 10 Nov. 2021 (talents): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 10 Nov. 2021 (this page): Updated for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 10 Nov. 2021 (this page): Updated for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (races): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (playstyle): Updated Burst rotation.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (comps): Updated Best 2v2 team compositions.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (gear): Updated Recommended Gear suggestions.
    • Added Shards of Domination section.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (talents): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (this page): Updated for Patch 9.1.
  • 02 Jul. 2021 (this page): Updated for Patch 9.1.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (races): Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (macros): Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (playstyle): Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (comps): Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (gear): Reviewed for Patch 9.1.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (talents): Updated PvP Talent Choices.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 08 Mar. 2021 (this page): Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 06 Dec. 2020 (gear): Added BiS gear list for Shadowlands.
  • 06 Dec. 2020 (this page): Updated for Shadowlands.
  • 06 Dec. 2020 (this page): Updated for Shadowlands.
  • 29 Nov. 2020 (playstyle): Removed outdated Traits and Essences.
  • 27 Nov. 2020 (gear): Removed outdated Traits and Essences.
    • Removed outdated gear.
    • Added gems section.
  • 17 Nov. 2020 (this page): Added Covenant Page.
  • 17 Nov. 2020 (this page): Added Covenant Page.
  • 26 Oct. 2020 (talents): Updated Talent Table.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (races): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (macros): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (playstyle): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (comps): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (gear): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (talents): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (this page): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
  • 14 Oct. 2020 (this page): Updated for Shadowlands pre-patch.
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