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Feral Druid DPS Guide

Level 110, Patch 7.1

Feral Druid PvE DPS Rotation - 7.1

Below is our guide for prioritizing your Feral Druid abilities optimally. This should help give you a basic understanding of what to do and what's most important to focus on. Keep in mind that simply following this (or any other) rotation guide will not guarantee you to be amazing at DPS. How aggressively you execute the rotation, how fast and intelligently you react in encounters, your FPS, latency, etc. play a large part in the end-result of your performance. We encourage you to really focus on those things and perfect this rotation if you're very performance-focused.


Single Target Rotation

Combo Point Builders: Follow this priority to generate Combo Points.

  1. Rake to maintain the DoT at all times.
  2. Moonfire to maintain the DoT at all times if Lunar Inspiration is selected.
  3. Shred to build CP.

Finishing Moves: Follow this priority to spend Combo Points.

  1. Ferocious Bite to refresh Rip when target at <= 25% health.
  2. Savage Roar with 5 CP (if selected).
  3. Rip to maintain DoT with 5 CP when target at > 25% health.
  4. Ferocious Bite with 5 CP to dump excess CP.

If you are using Bloodtalons, then you should save your Predatory Swiftness proc until you have 5 Combo Points and then cast a Healing Touch to activate Bloodtalons. Consume the Bloodtalons buff on a Finishing Move and a Rake.


AoE Rotation

  1. Feral Thrash to maintain the DoT.
  2. Rake to maintain the DoT on as many targets as possible.
  3. Rip to maintain the DoT on as many targets as possible.
  4. Brutal Slash when available (if selected).
  5. Swipe to build CP with 9+ targets.

If you are using Bloodtalons, then you should save your Predatory Swiftness proc until you have 5 Combo Points and then cast a Healing Touch to activate Bloodtalons. Consume the Bloodtalons buff on a Finishing Move and a Rake.


Effective Cooldowns

These are effective cooldowns to try and incorporate in each encounter.