Shadywl

Demonology Warlock
Dwarf
301 ilvl
Season 0
3177 Mythic+

Shadywl from Hyjal (EU) is recognized as one of the top PvE Demonology Warlock in World of Warcraft Dragonflight 10.2.5, having achieved an impressive 3177 rating in Mythic+ during season 0.

Here you'll find a detailed snapshot of his character from . It includes a thorough breakdown of his stats, talents, equipment, embellishments, enchantments, and gems. Use this as a guide to enhance and inspire your own Demonology Warlock build.

Stat Priority

Stats are crucial attributes that directly influence a character's power in World of Warcraft. They not only determine the character's strength but also define the overall feel and playstyle. Stat bonuses can be found on various pieces of equipment, in consumables created by the Alchemy profession, certain foods, some enchantments , and gems .

It's important to note that each stat experiences diminishing returns once its equipped bonus reaches +20%. This means that optimizing a character's performance involves more than just maximizing each stat; it's about finding a balanced distribution. Here is how Shadywl's Secondary and Minor stats are distributed.

Secondary Stats
+642
23% Critical Strike
+1239
37% Haste
+535
34% Mastery
+310
8% Versatility
  1. Haste
  2. Critical Strike
  3. Mastery
  4. Versatility
Minor Stats
+215
14% Avoidance
+0
0% Leech
+0
0% Speed
  1. Avoidance
  2. Leech
  3. Speed

Class Talents

Talents are the main element defining a character's build, significantly influencing the playstyle by adding, modifying, and enhancing character abilities and behaviors. They are crucial in shaping how a character functions in battle.

Class talents represent a common tree shared across all Warlock specializations. These talents provide foundational skills and enhancements that are essential and universal to the Warlock class. They offer a range of abilities that lay the groundwork for a Warlock's overall capabilities, regardless of the chosen specialization.

Fel Domination
Demonic Circle
Burning Rush
Fel Pact
Demon Skin
Fel Armor
Fiendish Stride
Curses of Enfeeblement
Abyss Walker
Howl of Terror
Amplify Curse
Demonic Embrace
Demonic Inspiration
Wrathful Minion
Demonic Fortitude
Banish
Teachings of the Satyr
Accrued Vitality
Sweet Souls
Nightmare
Demonic Gateway
Lifeblood
Dark Pact
Strength of Will
Shadowfury
Ichor of Devils
Socrethar's Guile
Sargerei Technique
Darkfury
Fel Synergy
Soul Link
Teachings of the Black Harvest
Resolute Barrier
Grimoire of Synergy
Profane Bargain
Soul Conduit
Demonic Resilience
Grim Feast
Inquisitor's Gaze
Soulburn

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Demonology Warlocks with unique abilities and enhancements tailored to their combat style.

Call Dreadstalkers
Demoniac
Dreadlash
Annihilan Training
Demonic Knowledge
Soul Strike
Bilescourge Bombers
The Houndmaster's Stratagem
Implosion
Shadow's Bite
Fel Invocation
Carnivorous Stalkers
Shadow Invocation
Fel and Steel
Heavy Handed
Power Siphon
Malefic Impact
Imp-erator
Grimoire: Felguard
Spiteful Reconstitution
Inner Demons
Doom
Demonic Calling
Fel Sunder
Umbral Blaze
Imp Gang Boss
Kazaak's Final Curse
Dread Calling
Cavitation
Nether Portal
Summon Demonic Tyrant
Antoran Armaments
Ner'zhul's Volition
Stolen Power
Sacrificed Souls
Soulbound Tyrant
Pact of the Imp Mother
The Expendables
Infernal Command
Gul'dan's Ambition
Reign of Tyranny
Immutable Hatred

PvP Talents

PvP talents are specifically tailored for player-versus-player combat scenarios. Activated in arenas, battlegrounds, and the open world with war mode enabled, these talents are designed to optimize a Demonology Warlock's performance in PvP encounters. They provide specialized enhancements and strategies that give players an edge in combat against other players, reflecting the unique demands of PvP gameplay.

Call Fel Lord
Call Observer
Master Summoner
Gateway Mastery
Nether Ward
Shadow Rift
Fel Obelisk
Bonds of Fel
Impish Instincts
Soul Rip

Equipment

Equipment directly determines a character's power level in World of Warcraft. These items are acquired from diverse sources: they can drop in dungeons and raids, be discovered across the world, be crafted through various professions, obtained from PvP vendors, or chosen as rewards from the Great Vault.

Each piece of equipment significantly boosts a character's overall strength and capabilities. Here are the items currently equipped by Shadywl.

Head

  1. Hood of Vengeful Possession

Neck

  1. Shadowghast Necklace

Shoulders

  1. set
    Mantle of the Demon Star

Back

  1. Lurking Predator's Camouflage

Chest

  1. set
    Robes of the Demon Star

Wrist

  1. Bangles of the Demon Star

Hands

  1. set
    Grasps of the Demon Star

Waist

  1. Grim-Veiled Belt

Legs

  1. Ancient Materium Tassets

Feet

  1. Hyperthread Boots

Ring 1

  1. Logic Loop of Recursion

Ring 2

  1. Overclocking Bit Band

Trinket 1

  1. Enforcer's Stun Grenade

Trinket 2

  1. Cabalist's Hymnal

Main Hand

  1. Antumbra, Shadow of the Cosmos

Off Hand

  1. Acoustically Alluring Censer

Embellishments

Embellishments are unique effects that can be added to crafted items, either as predefined elements in recipes or through an optional embellishment reagent, creating embellished gear. These enhancements diversify and amplify characters' capabilities.

Here are the embellishments equipped by Shadywl for the Demonology Warlock specialization.

Unfortunately, no embellished item data were found.

Enchantments

Enchantments provide minor yet valuable enhancements to various items, including Head, Back, Chest, Wrist, Waist, Legs, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand.

Most enchantments are crafted via the Enchanting profession. However, Waist enchantments specifically require Blacksmithing, Legs enhancements are crafted by Leatherworkers, and Head enchantments come from the Incandescent Essence , a reward obtained through a quest in the Amirdrassil raid.

Enchantments are usually available at the auction house, making them accessible for upgrades. Here are the specific enchantments chosen by Shadywl for each equipment slot.

Back

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

Chest

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

Wrist

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

Ring 1

  1. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

Ring 2

  1. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

Main Hand

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

Gems

Gems are crafted stones from the Jewelcrafting profession, typically offering stat bonuses to enhance your gear. These gems can be socketed into specific items such as Head, Neck, Wrist, Waist, and Rings. The presence of sockets on items is usually random upon their drop.

Notably, Neck items can be uniquely modified to have up to three sockets by using 3 Tiered Medallion Setting . Additionally, a single socket can be added to other eligible items with a Nature's Cradle , which requires 6 Aspects' Tokens of Merit obtained from the Great Vault.

Available through both the auction house and the crafting order system, here are the gems currently socketed by Shadywl.

  1. Masterful Jewel Cluster
    4