WotLK PVE Unholy Death Knight DPS Guide (Quick)
Wrath Death Knight Guide
Welcome to our Unholy Death Knight DPS guide for WoW WotLK. This guide will show you what you need to know to play the Death Knight class as Unholy.
This is the popular Unholy DK DPS build. As your gear improves your DPS will improve drastically.
Gems can change based on your build, equipment and caps. You may need to adjust your gems to account for your gear.
- Meta: Chaotic Skyflare Diamond
- Red: Bold Cardinal Ruby
- Blue: Nightmare Tear (1 max) or Sovereign Dreadstone
- Yellow: Fierce Ametrine
You may need to adjust your enchants to your gear.
- Head: Arcanum of Torment
- Shoulder: Greater Inscription of the Axe
- Back: Greater Speed or Major Agility
- Chest: Powerful Stats
- Bracers: Greater Assault
- Gloves: Crusher
- Waist: Eternal Belt Buckle
- Legs: Icescale Leg Armor
- Boots: Tuskarr’s Vitality or Greater Assault
- Weapon: Rune of the Fallen Crusader
- Hit (8%)
- Armor Penetration
- Critical Strike
- Attack Power
Icy Touch -> Plague Strike -> Blood Strike -> Blood Strike -> Scourge Strike -> Death Coil -> Horn of Winter -> Scourge Strike -> Death Coil -> Scourge Strike -> Scourge Strike -> Death Coil -> Death Coil
Glyph of Disease allows us to use Pestilence to refresh our Diseases.
Army of the Dead should be used before the encounter starts. Casting it instead of doing your rotation will cause you to lose DPS.