Druid talents in Mists of Pandaria – Feral, Guardian, Balance and Restoration – new WoW 5.0 talent system

by on October 22, 2011

Yep, the talent system has changed again. Now, in the new Mists of Pandaria talent system, we get one talent choice – which is always a new ability – every 15 levels. It doesn’t matter whether the original tree for the ability was Balance, Restoration, Feral, or the new Guardian tree – all druids can choose any talent in WoW 5.0.

Here’s the complete list of all the Druid talents, as announced at Blizzcon, and subsequently updated on the Blizzard site.

Updated 12th Dec 2011

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Tier 1/ Level 15 talents: Feline Swiftness, Displacer Beast, Tireless Pursuit

Feline Swiftness

Increases your movement speed by 10% and by an additional 20% while in Cat Form.

Displacer Beast

3 min cooldown Instant cast

Teleports the Druid up to 20 yards in a random direction, purging all periodic damage effects and providing stealth for 10 sec. Attacking or taking damage cancels this effect. Using this ability activates Cat Form.

Tireless Pursuit

3 min cooldown Instant

Removes all roots and snares, and increases movement speed by 70% while in Cat Form for 15 sec. Does not break prowling. Using this ability activates Cat Form.

Tier 2/ Level 30 talents: Nature’s Swiftness, Renewal, Cenarion Ward

Nature’s Swiftness

3 min cooldown Instant cast

When activated, your next Cyclone, Entangling Roots, Mass Entanglement, Healing Touch, Hibernate, Nourish, Rebirth, or Regrowth becomes instant, free, and castable in all forms. The healing and duration of the spell is increased by 50%.


2 min cooldown Instant cast

Instantly heals the Druid for 30% of maximum health. Useable in all shapeshift forms.

Cenarion Ward

40 yd range 22% of base mana
30 sec cooldown Instant

Protects a friendly target, causing any damage taken to heal the target for 4454 every 2 sec for 6 sec. Gaining the healing effect consumes the Cenarion Ward. Useable in all shapeshift forms. Lasts 30 sec.

Tier 3/ Level 45 talents: Faerie Swarm, Mass Entanglement, Typhoon

Faerie Swarm

Decreases the target’s armor by 12% for 5 min and reduces the target’s movement speed by 50% for 15 sec. While affected, the target cannot stealth or turn invisible. Deals 16 damage when cast from Bear Form. Useable in all shapeshift forms, but incurs a 6 sec cooldown while in Bear Form or Cat Form.

This talent replaces Faerie Fire.

Mass Entanglement

30 yd range 13% of base mana
1 min cooldown 2 sec cast

Roots all enemies within 12 yards of the destination for 8 sec. Damage caused may interrupt the effect. Cannot be cast while in Bear Form or Cat Form.


30 yd range 14% of base mana
20 sec cooldown Instant cast
Summons a violent Typhoon that strikes targets in front of the caster within 30 yards, knocking them back and dazing them for 6 sec. Useable in all shapeshift forms.

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Tier 4/ Level 60 talents: Wild Charge, Incarnation, Force of Nature

Wild Charge

Grants a movement ability that varies by shapeshift form:

Fly to an ally’s position and your next healing spell costs no mana.

Bear Form
Charge to an enemy, immobilizing them and granting you 30% haste.

Cat Form
Leap behind an enemy and cause your next Ravage to cost no energy, not require stealth, and have no positioning requirement.

Moonkin Form
Bound backward and gain 20 Lunar or Solar Energy, whichever is more beneficial to you.

Travel Form
Leap forward 20 yards and take 20% reduced damage for 10 sec.

Flight Form
Increases flight speed by an additional 20% for 30 sec.

Aquatic Form
Increases swim speed by an additional 200% and take 20% reduced damage for 10 sec.


3 min cooldown Instant

Activates a superior shapeshifting form appropriate to your specialization for 30 sec. You may freely shapeshift in and out of this form for its duration.

Balance: Chosen of Elune
Improved Moonkin Form that also halves Lunar and Solar Power generation while in an Eclipse, and doubles it while not in an Eclipse.

Feral: King of the Jungle
Improved Cat Form that allows the use of all abilities which normally require stealth, and allows use of Prowl while in combat.

Guardian: Son of Ursoc
Improved Bear Form that reduces the cooldown on all melee abilities to 1.5 sec.

Restoration: Tree of Life
Tree of Life Form that increases healing done by 15%, increases armor by 120%, and enhances Lifebloom, Wild Growth, Regrowth, Entangling Roots, and Wrath spellcasts.

Force of Nature

40 yd range
3 min cooldown Instant cast

Summons 3 treants to assist in the Druid’s current combat role. Treant capabilities vary by specialization. Useable in all shapeshift forms.

Tier 5/ Level 75 talents: Demoralizing Roar, Ursol’s Vortex, Bear Hug

Demoralizing Roar

30 sec cooldown Instant

The Druid roars, disorienting all enemies within 10 yards for 4 sec. Using this ability activates Bear Form.

Ursol’s Vortex

30 sec cooldown Instant

Conjures a vortex of wind at the Druid’s location that pulls all enemies within 15 yards toward it. Lasts 15 sec. Useable in all shapeshift forms.

Bear Hug

1 min cooldown Instant cast

Melee attack that stuns the target and deals 10% of the Druid’s health in damage every 1 sec for 3 sec. Effect canceled if the Druid moves away, attacks, or takes any other action. Using this ability activates Bear Form.

Tier 6/ Level 90 talents: Heart of the Wild, Master Shapeshifter, Disentanglement

Heart of the Wild

40 yd range
6 min cooldown Instant cast

Dramatically improves the Druid’s ability to serve combat roles outside of normal specialization for 45 sec.

Healing spells generate Lunar or Solar Energy and benefit from Lunar and Solar Eclipse. In addition, grants 50% of Intellect as Agility, 100% of hit rating as expertise rating, and increases armor by 95% while in Bear Form.

Grants 50% of Agility as Intellect, increases hit rating by 100%, and increases armor by 95% while in Bear Form. In addition, regenerates 2% of maximum mana every 5 sec.

Grants 50% of Agility as Intellect and increases hit rating by 100%. In addition, regenerates 2% of maximum mana every 5 sec.

Grants 50% of Intellect as Agility and 100% of Spirit as hit rating and expertise rating, and increases armor by 95% while in Bear Form. In addition, damage spells cost no mana.

Master Shapeshifter

Melee abilities increase spell damage by 10% and non-instant spellcasts increase physical damage by 10%. Lasts 15 sec, stacks up to 3 times, and consumes one application each time a spell or ability benefits.


Shapeshifting now removes roots. In addition, shifting into a form heals the Druid for 20% of maximum health. This heal cannot be received more often than once every 30 sec.

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