WoW Dragonflight Season 3: New Tier Sets and Bonuses

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INTRODUCTION

If you wanted to find a post where all Season 3 Tier Sets and their Bonuses as well as their appearances are shown and explained, then you came to the right place! Read our WoW Dragonflight Season 3: New Tier Sets and Bonuses post. Stay up to date with the latest changes and updates on Class Tier Sets and their Bonuses in WoW Dragonflight.

Seems like only yesterday Dragonflight was the new expansion, but at this pace, Seasons in WoW go by like seasons in real life. We are already at Season 3 of WoW Dragonflight and with it comes the new PvP Season, Mythic+, Raid and with those the New Class Tiers and the Bonuses that come with them. When we talk about Tier Sets, we usually talk about amazing looking items that give power to our character mostly in the looks department. However, for WoW Dragonflight Season 3, the Tier Sets and their Bonuses are going to be the difference between your character staying on Season 2 level or rising up to new heights.

If you want to see exactly how much stronger your character will be, we will cover each Class below, enjoy!

WoW Dragonflight Patch 10.2 Season 3: Tier Sets and Bonuses Overview

As we previously mentioned, the new Tier Sets and Bonuses coming with WoW Dragonflight Season 3 will bring a lot of changes. An interesting change that is coming with the New Sets and Bonuses will allow you to completely alter you talent tree and gain access to various new builds. You will also be able to increase the potency of already powerful abilities just by obtaining these bonuses.

Without further ado, lets see what’s new!

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: Death Knight Tier Sets and Bonuses

WoW Dragonflight Season 3 Tier Sets 1Blood Specialization

Blood Death Knights will be granted the power of Ashen Decay. Consuming a Bone Shield charge grants a chance to empower your Heart Strike with a debilitating ailment. It will also reduce your incoming damage and increasing the damage dealt to enemies.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Consuming a Bone Shield charge has a chance to cause your next Heart Strike to apply Ashen Decay, reducing damage dealt to you by 10% and increasing your damage dealt to afflicted targets by 20% for 8 seconds.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Soulreaper’s execute damage and Abomination Limb’s damage applies Ashen Decay to enemy targets, and Heart Strike and Blood Boil’s direct damage extends Ashen Decay by 1 second.

Frost Specialization

Frost Death Knights are given increased versatility. Chill Streak gets an increased reach and damage potential, with each bounce amplifying your damage.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Chill Streak’s range is increased by 4 yards and can bounce off of you. Each time Chill Streak bounces off an enemy your damage is increased by 4% for 10 seconds, stacking up to 5 times.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Chill Streak can bounce 2 additional times and each time it bounces, you have a 40% chance to gain a Rune, reduce Chill Streak cooldown by 5 seconds, or reduce the cooldown of Empower Rune Weapon by 10 seconds.

Unholy Specialization

Unholy Death Knights can now summon an additional Magus of the Dead,which will increase the damage and other benefits of Amplify Damage through their Magus.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Apocalypse summons an additional Magus of the Dead. Your Magus of the Dead Shadow Bolt now fires a volley of Shadow Bolt’s at up to 4 nearby enemies.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Each Rune you spend increases the duration of your active Magus’ by 0.5 seconds and your Magus will now also cast Amplify Damage, increasing the damage you deal by 5% for 10 seconds.

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: Demon Hunter Tier Sets and Bonuses

Havoc Specialization

Havoc Demon Hunters will be able to make every Blade Dance count, with the new Tier Sets and Bonuses its damage synrgizes well with Throw Glaive. Furthermore, Throw Glaive matches good with The Hunt, granting additional cooldown reduction and damage over time.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Each slash of Blade Dance has a 50% chance to Throw Glaive an enemy for 35% damage.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Throw Glaive reduces the remaining cooldown of The Hunt by 0.4 seconds, and The Hunt’s damage over time effect lasts 4 seconds longer.

Vengeance Specialization

Vengeance Demon Hunter’s Sigil of Flame gains the chance for a flare up on their damage over time, shattering extra Soul Fragments and dealing additional damage. As they attack Sigil of Flame-afflicted targets, their damage, healing, and maximum health receive amazing boosts.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Sigil of Flame’s periodic damage has a chance to flare up, shattering an additional Soul Fragment from a target and dealing additional damage. Each 40 Fury you spend reduces its cooldown by 1 second.
  • (4) Set Bonus: When you attack a target afflicted by Sigil of Flame, your damage and healing are increased by 2% and your maximum health is increased by 2% for 8 seconds, stacking up to 5.

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: Druid Tier Sets and Bonuses

Balance Specialization

Balance Druids will experience an enhanced Eclipse phase. The Dreamstate reduces the cast time and increases the damage of your Starfire or Wrath. Starsurge and Starfall, in turn, augment their Eclipse’s Arcane or Nature damage bonuses.

  • (2) Set Bonus: When Eclipse ends or when you enter combat, enter a Dreamstate, reducing the cast time of your next 2 Starfires or Wraths by 40% and increasing their damage by 60%.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Starsurge or Starfall increase your current Eclipse’s Arcane or Nature damage bonus by an additional 3%, up to 15%.

Feral Specialization

Feral Druids unlock Smoldering Frenzy through Feral Frenzy, a boost to damage output. During Smoldering Frenzy, enemies suffer a burning effect as a percentage of the Druid’s damage.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Feral Frenzy grants Smoldering Frenzy, increasing all damage you deal by 20% for 8 seconds.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Feral Frenzy’s cooldown is reduced by 15 seconds. During Smoldering Frenzy, enemies burn for 10% of damage you deal as Fire over 10 seconds.

WoW DF S3 Druid Tier Set and BonusGuardian Specialization

Guardian Druids master Dream Thorns, which absorbs damage and extends Rage of the Sleeper’s duration. These thorns, when transformed into Blazing Thorns, reflect absorbed damage back at attackers.

  • (2) Set Bonus: 20% of your damage and healing and 100% of the armor you gain during Rage of the Sleeper fuel the growth of Dream Thorns, which wreath you in their protection after Rage of the Sleeper expires, absorbing 10% of damage dealt to you while the thorns remain.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Each 40 Rage you spend while Rage of the Sleeper is active extends its duration by 1 second, up to 5. Your Dream Thorns become Blazing Thorns, causing damage absorbed to be reflected at the attacker.

Restoration Specialization

Restoration Druids benefit from increased healing capacity, with Nourishes affecting additional allies and Clearcasting making Nourish be cast on nearby injured allies.

  • (2) Set Bonus: You and your Grove Guardian’s Nourishes now heal 2 additional allies within 40 yds at 40% effectiveness.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Clearcasting now causes your Regrowth to also cast Nourish onto a nearby injured ally at 200% effectiveness, preferring those with your heal over time effects.

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: Evoker Tier Sets and Bonuses

Augmentation Specialization

Augmentation Evokers gain an increase on their Prescience duration and an empowerment on Eruption with smaller fissures for each active Prescience.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Every third Prescience lasts 100% longer.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Casting Prescience enhances your next Eruption with smaller fissures for each Prescience you have active, each dealing 110% SP damage and extending Ebon Might by 0.2 seconds.

Devastation Specialization

Devastation Evoker’s Dragonrage gains Emerald Trance, increasing damage done and summoning Essence Burst. When Dragonrage ends, Emerald Trance persists and continues to grant Essence Burst.

  • (2) Set Bonus: While Dragonrage is active you gain Emerald Trance every 6 seconds, increasing your damage done by 5.0%, stacking up to 5 times.
  • (4) Set Bonus: When Dragonrage ends, Emerald Trance persists for 5 seconds per stack and grants you Essence Burst every 5 seconds.

Preservation Specialization

Preservation Evoker’s Living Flame casts will apply Echo to allies healed or nearby allies without the effect.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Empower spells cast Living Flame at enemies or allies struck at 40% effectiveness.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Living Flame has a chance to apply Echo at 100% effectiveness on allies healed, or a nearby ally who doesn’t already have Echo.

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: Hunter Tier Sets and Bonuses

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: New Tier Set and Bonus for HunterBeast Mastery Specialization

Beast Mastery Hunters enhance Bestial Wrath, when used it summons a Dire Beast and gives you more control over their animal companions.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Bestial Wrath summons a Dire Beast for 15 seconds.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Dire Beasts now obey your Kill Command and can gain Beast Cleave.

Marksmanship Specialization

Marksmanship Hunters enhance Rapid Fire with a new ability, Volley, and enhance their Legacy of the Windrunner with Wind Arrows.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Rapid Fire launches a Volley at the target for 2 seconds.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Legacy of the Windrunner now gives Volley a 15% chance to fire Wind Arrows at targets when dealing damage.

Survival Specialization

Survival Hunters become the Fury of the Eagle, gaining critical strike chance and critical damage increases. Fury of the Eagle also throws a free Wildfire Bomb and enhances its damage.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Fury of the Eagle increases you and your pet’s critical strike chance by 15% and critical damage dealt by 15% for 12 seconds.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Fury of the Eagle throws a free Wildfire Bomb at your current target at 100% effectiveness, generates 1 charge of Wildfire Bomb, and increases the damage Wildfire Bomb deals to your primary target by 40% for 12 seconds.

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: Paladin Tier Sets and Bonuses

WoW Dragonflight Season 3 Tier Sets 3Holy Specialization

Holy Paladins gain the potential of Glimmer of Light’s Holy Reverberation, which extends healing or damage over time effects. The cooldown of Daybreak is also reduced.

  • (2) Set Bonus: When Glimmer of Light dissipates or is refreshed, it creates a Holy Reverberation on its target to heal an ally or damage an enemy for over 8 seconds. Multiple Holy Reverberations may overlap, up to 3 times.
  • (4) Set Bonus: The cooldown of Daybreak is reduced by 15 seconds.

Retribution Specialization

Retribution Paladins embrace Expurgation’s extended duration and increased damage. Casting Judgment or Divine Toll on an Expurgation target causes Wrathful Sanction, dealing Holy damage and resonating with nearby enemies.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Expurgation lasts an additional 4 seconds and deals 50% increased damage. Casting Judgment or Divine Toll on a target with Expurgation causes Wrathful Sanction, dealing Holy damage to the target and resonating 20% of the Holy damage up to 4 nearby enemies.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Wrathful Sanction grants you Echoes of Wrath, causing your next Templar’s Verdict and Divine Storm to deal damage a second time at 50% effectiveness. This effect does not consume Judgment.

Protection Specialization

Protection Paladins increase their armor through Sanctification stacks, and empowered Consecrations enhance your abilities. They also deal bonus fire damage or healing while within empowered Consecration.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Judgment grants a stack of Sanctification, increasing your armor by 1% per stack. Upon reaching 10 stacks, your next cast of Consecration is empowered, increasing its damage and healing by 200% and its radius by 30%. Sanctification’s stacks are reset when your empowered Consecration ends.
  • (4) Set Bonus: While you are within an empowered Consecration, your abilities have a chance to deal 20% bonus damage or healing as Fire.

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: Mage Tier Sets and Bonuses

WoW DF Season 3 Mage Tier Set and BonusArcane Specialization

Arcane Mage enjoyers get increased spell damage after consuming Clearcasting. Also, Arcane Missiles deal significantly more damage after six stacks.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Consuming Clearcasting increases spell damage by 2% for 15 seconds, stacking up to 10%.
  • (4) Set Bonus: After consuming Clearcasting 6 times, your next Arcane Missiles deals 75% increased damage and fires at up to enemies near your target.

Fire Specialization

Fire Mages will be able to harness the power of Searing Rage, it will boost your critical strike damage once you get critical strikes with Pyroblast and Flamestrike.

  • (2) Set Bonus: When Pyroblast and Flamestrike critically strike you gain Searing Rage, increasing your critical strike damage by 3% for 12 seconds, stacking up to 15%.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Activating Combustion increases the critical strike damage bonus of Searing Rage by 100% for 12 seconds.

Frost Specialization

Frost Mages will have a chance to trigger Brain Freeze when casting Glacial Spike, offering more opportunities for procs. Although, it kind of limits Frost Mages to having to build around Glacial Spike.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Glacial Spike damage increased by 10% and it explodes when it Shatters a frozen target, dealing 20% of its damage dealt to nearby enemies. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Casting Glacial Spike has a 40% chance to trigger Brain Freeze.

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: Monk Tier Sets and Bonuses

Brewmaster Specialization

Brewmaster Monks amplify Breath of Fire’s damage, healing, and Shadowflame. Attacks against Breath of Fire-afflicted targets can deal extra Shadowflame damage.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Breath of Fire deals 20% bonus damage as Shadowflame and causes you to heal for 50% of all Fire damage dealt.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Your attacks against targets afflicted by Breath of Fire have a chance to deal 5% extra damage as Shadowflame, and each Celestial Brew also grants a Stagger absorb equal to the amount of Shadowflame damage you have dealt, causing damage delayed by Stagger to instead be prevented.

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: Tier Sets and BonusesMistweaver Specialization

Mistweaver Monks apply Chi Harmony through Renewing Mist, increasing healing taken. A portion of healing with Chi Harmony is stored and dispersed among allies when Chi Harmony fades.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Renewing Mist and its jumps apply Chi Harmony, increasing its targets healing taken from you by 50% for 8 seconds.
  • (4) Set Bonus: 15% of all healing you do to targets with Chi Harmony is stored and then dispersed evenly among your allies with Renewing Mist when Chi Harmony fades or is refreshed.

Windwalker Specialization

Windwalker Monks benefit from free Spinning Crane Kicks, which empower Blackout Kick. Ebontoes-empowered Blackout Kicks reduce the cooldown of various abilities.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Melee attacks have a chance to make your next Spinning Crane Kick free. Free Spinning Crane Kicks grant Ebontoes, increasing the damage of your next Blackout Kick by 100%.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Ebontoes empowered Blackout Kicks reduce the cooldown of Fists of Fury, Rising Sun Kick, Strike of the Windlord and Whirling Dragon Punch by 1 second.

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: Priest Tier Sets and Bonuses 

Discipline Specialization

Discipline Priests gain an increase in damage with Smite and Penance, which extend Atonement duration. Smite gains additional casts during Shadow Covenant.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Smite and Penance damage increased by 20% and Smite extends the duration of an active Atonement by 2 seconds.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Smite has a 100% chance to cast an additional time during Shadow Covenant, dealing Shadow damage.

Holy Specialization

Holy Priests find Holy Word: Serenity and Holy Word: Sanctify applying Renew to targets. Renew’s healing can cause cost reductions and charge preservation for Holy Word spells.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Holy Word: Serenity applies 14 seconds of Renew to its target. Holy Word: Sanctify applies 5 seconds of Renew to allies it heals.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Renew’s healing has a chance to cause your next Holy Word: Sanctify or Holy Word: Serenity to not consume a charge when cast and cost 50% less Mana, stacking up to 2 times.

Shadow Specialization

Shadow Priests amplify their Shadow Word: Death damage and gain additional triggers. They can also stack Death’s Torment for more powerful spells.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Shadow Word: Death triggers 2 additional times at 50% effectiveness. Triggers again 1 additional time at 50% effectiveness if Deathspeaker is active or your target is below 20% health.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Each time you take damage from Shadow Word: Death, gain a stack of Death’s Torment, increasing the initial damage of your next cast of Shadow Word: Pain by 250% or the damage of your next Shadow Crash by 50%, stacking up to 12 times.

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: Shaman Tier Sets and Bonuses

Elemental Specialization

Elemental Shamans gain additional Primordial Wave effects. It adds additional Elemental Blast casts and bonuses. Using Primordial Wave triggers instant Lightning Bolts or Chain Lightnings after consuming Lava Surge.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Primordial Wave also casts an Elemental Blast at the target at 100% effectiveness, and grants you all three Elemental Blast bonus effects for 15.0 seconds.
  • (4) Set Bonus: For 10 seconds after using Primordial Wave, whenever you consume Lava Surge, your next Lightning Bolt or Chain Lightning is instant cast and deals 25% increased damage.

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: Tier Sets and bonuses ShamanEnhancement Specialization

Enhancement Shamans summon a Lightning Feral Spirit through Primordial Wave, they gain an increase in Nature damage as well. Feral Spirit reduces Primordial Wave’s cooldown.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Primordial Wave summons a Lightning Feral Spirit that increases your Nature damage dealt by 20% for 15 seconds.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Summoning a Feral Spirit reduces the cooldown of Primordial Wave by 7.0 seconds.

Restoration Specialization

Restoration Shamans mark targets with Tidal Reservoir through Chain Heal, Healing Surge, and Healing Wave. Riptide healing is increased, with a chance to create new Riptides.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Chain Heal, Healing Surge, and Healing Wave mark their initial target with a Tidal Reservoir, causing them to receive 15% of all Riptide healing you deal for 10 seconds.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Riptide’s healing is increased by 15%. If Riptide is active on the same target as Tidal Reservoir, its heal over time effect has a 10% chance to create a new Riptide on a nearby ally.

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: Rogue Tier Sets and Bonuses

Assassination Specialization

Assassination Rogues enhance their attack speed and Nature damage with Natureblight. Envenom explosions deal Nature damage to nearby enemies.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Each 10 energy you spend grants Natureblight, granting 1% attack speed and 1% Nature damage for 6 seconds. Multiple instances of Natureblight may overlap, up to 15.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Envenom with Envenom active explodes, dealing Nature damage to all enemies within 8 yards. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets.

Outlaw Specialization

Outlaw Rogues increase their Sinister Strike’s additional strikes and Roll the Bones’ refresh rate.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Sinister Strike has an additional 15% chance of striking an additional time.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Roll the Bones additionally refreshes a random Roll the Bones combat enhancement buff you currently posses for 40 seconds.

Subtlety Specialization

Subtlety Rogues summon shadow clones to repeat their finishing moves, dealing additional Shadow damage.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Using Eviscerate, Rupture, or Black Powder has a chance to summon a shadow clone to echo your finishing move for 50% additional Shadow damage.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Your shadow clones deal 10% increased damage with all attacks and grant you 2 combo points per clone when summoned.

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: Warlock Tier Sets and Bonuses (on the LEFT)

WoW DF S3 Warlock Tier Set and BonusAffliction Specialization

Affliction Warlocks fortify Soul Rot, increasing its damage and duration. Malefic Rapture becomes more potent, extending the duration of damage-over-time spells.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Soul Rot deals 15% increased damage and lasts an additional 4 seconds.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Soul Rot causes your next 3 casts of Malefic Rapture within 12 seconds to deal 50% increased damage and extend the duration of your Agony, Corruption, Unstable Affliction, Haunt, Vile Taint and Phantom Singularity by 2 seconds.

Demonology Specialization

Demonology Warlocks empower Demonbolt with Doom Brand, adding explosive damage over time. Hand of Gul’dan becomes more devastating, and Doom Brand can summon a Doomfiend.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Demonbolt now applies a Doom Brand that explodes after 20 seconds, dealing (79% Spell Power) Shadow damage to nearby enemies. Demonbolt and Hand of Gul’dan reduce the duration of the primary target’s Doom Brand by 1 second.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Hand of Gul’dan damage increased by 15%. When Doom Brand explodes, you have a chance to summon a Doomfiend that blasts your target for (81% Spell Power) Shadow damage every 3 seconds for 15 seconds.

Destruction Specialization

Destruction Warlocks amplify Immolate’s damage and gain charges of Dimensional Rift. Dimensional Rift can now summon a powerful Flame Rift.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Immolate damage increased by 20%. Immolate periodic damage has a chance to grant a charge of Dimensional Rift.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Dimensional Rift can now summon a powerful Flame Rift which fires 20 Searing Bolts that deal (25% of Spell Power) Fire damage to its target and an additional (10% of Spell Power) Fire damage over 10 seconds to nearby enemies.

WoW Dragonflight Season 3: Warrior Tier Sets and Bonuses

Arms Specialization

Arms Warriors strengthen Rend and Sudden Death. With Sudden Death they also boost Execute and Thunder Clap damage.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Rend damage increased by 30% and has a chance to trigger Sudden Death.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Sudden Death also causes your next Execute to cut deeply, causing the target to bleed for 50% of the damage of the Execute and triggers a Thunder Clap that deals 100% additional damage.

Fury Specialization

Fury Warriors bolster Odyn’s Fury and Bloodthirst, reducing Odyn’s Fury’s cooldown through critical strikes.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Odyn’s Fury deals 50% increased damage and causes your next 3 Bloodthirsts to deal 150% additional damage and have 100% increased critical strike chance against its primary target.
  • (4) Set Bonus: Bloodthirst critical strikes reduce the cooldown of Odyn’s Fury by 2.5 seconds.

Protection Specialization

Protection Warriors gain a chance to consume bleeds for instant Shield Slam damage and reduce damage received. Thunder Clap and Thunderous Roar also benefit from this set.

  • (2) Set Bonus: Spending Rage has a chance to cause your next Shield Slam to consume your bleeds on a target, instantly dealing 100% of remaining damage and reducing the target’s damage dealt to you by 10% for 5 seconds.
  • (4) Set Bonus: When your bleeds are consumed on a target, their damage dealt to you is reduced by an additional 2% per bleed consumed, the cooldown of Thunder Clap is reset, and the cooldown of Thunderous Roar is reduced by 1 second.

CONCLUSION

It’s obvious just by looking at these new tiers and bonuses that there are many changes coming with the WoW Dragonflight Season 3. Almost all classes are getting a pretty high boost on their abilities, damage as well as healing and durability depending on the specialization.

We are still to uncover and update this post once we gain the exact appearances, but we’ve used what is available so far!

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To close things off we’ll give you a good Video that covers the Tier Set appearances for each Class!

WoW Dragonflight Patch 10.2 Season 3 Tier Set Appearance(Video)