Reholy's PvE Build

Death Knight class icon Blood Death Knight specialization icon
Blood Death Knight
Dwarf race icon
Dwarf
489 ilvl
Season 3
3837 Mythic+

Reholy (Laughing Skull EU) is a Top Mythic+ Blood Death Knight in World of Warcraft Dragonflight Season 3, achieving a rating of 3837 with 488 ilvl equipment.

Here is the breakdown of his 10.2.6 PvE character build from , featuring stats, talents, gear, embellishments, enchantments, and gems. Use this as a reference to enhance and inspire your own Blood Death Knight 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 Reholy's Secondary and Minor stats are distributed.

Secondary Stats
+4982
35% Critical Strike
+4310
25% Haste
+2399
43% Mastery
+4079
20% Versatility
  1. Critical Strike
  2. Haste
  3. Versatility
  4. Mastery
Minor Stats
+325
5% Avoidance
+332
2% Leech
+582
11% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Leech
  3. Avoidance

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 Death Knight specializations. These talents provide foundational skills and enhancements that are essential and universal to the Death Knight class. They offer a range of abilities that lay the groundwork for a Death Knight's overall capabilities, regardless of the chosen specialization.

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Take a peek at Reholy's selected Class Talents below:

Chains of Ice
1
Death Strike
1
Raise Dead
1
Mind Freeze
1
Anti-Magic Shell
1
Cleaving Strikes
1
Blinding Sleet
Coldthirst
Permafrost
1
Improved Death Strike
1
Anti-Magic Barrier
1
March of Darkness
Sacrificial Pact
Control Undead
Enfeeble
1
Icebound Fortitude
1
Blood Scent
Veteran of the Third War
2
Suppression
Brittle
1
Acclimation
Merciless Strikes
1
Anti-Magic Zone
1
Might of Thassarian
1
Clenching Grasp
Proliferating Chill
Gloom Ward
1
Asphyxiate
Assimilation
Death Pact
Death's Reach
Unholy Endurance
1
Runic Attenuation
1
Wraith Walk
Unholy Ground
1
Insidious Chill
1
Blood Draw
Will of the Necropolis
2
Death's Echo
1
Icy Talons
2
Rune Mastery
1
Unholy Bond
2
Empower Rune Weapon
1
Abomination Limb
Soul Reaper
1

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Blood Death Knights with unique abilities and enhancements tailored to their combat style.

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Take a peek at Reholy's selected Specialization Talents below:

Heart Strike
1
Marrowrend
1
Blood Boil
1
Vampiric Blood
1
Crimson Scourge
1
Ossuary
1
Improved Vampiric Blood
Improved Heart Strike
2
Death's Caress
1
Rune Tap
Heartbreaker
2
Foul Bulwark
Dancing Rune Weapon
1
Hemostasis
1
Perseverance of the Ebon Blade
Relish in Blood
1
Leeching Strike
Improved Bone Shield
1
Insatiable Blade
1
Blooddrinker
Rapid Decomposition
1
Blood Feast
Blood Tap
Reinforced Bones
1
Everlasting Bond
1
Voracious
1
Bloodworms
Coagulopathy
1
Tombstone
1
Gorefiend's Grasp
Sanguine Ground
1
Shattering Bone
2
Heartrend
1
Tightening Grasp
Iron Heart
1
Red Thirst
1
Bonestorm
Purgatory
1
Bloodshot
1
Umbilicus Eternus

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 Blood Death Knight'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.

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Take a peek at Reholy's selected PvP Talents below:

Rot and Wither
Walking Dead
Strangulate
Last Dance
1
Death Chain
1
Murderous Intent
Decomposing Aura
Dark Simulacrum
Necrotic Aura
1
Bloodforged Armor
Spellwarden

Best In Slot And Gear

Gear consists of items that directly determine a character's power level. It can be acquired from diverse sources: dungeon, raid, world drops, crafted through various professions, obtained from PvP vendors, or chosen as rewards from the Great Vault.

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

Head

  1. Piercing Gaze of the Risen Nightmare item set icon
    set
    Piercing Gaze of the Risen Nightmare

Neck

  1. Amulet of Eonar's Chosen item icon
    Amulet of Eonar's Chosen

Shoulders

  1. Skewers of the Risen Nightmare item set icon
    set
    Skewers of the Risen Nightmare

Back

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl

Chest

  1. Casket of the Risen Nightmare item set icon
    set
    Casket of the Risen Nightmare

Wrist

  1. Primal Molten Vambraces item icon
    Primal Molten Vambraces

Hands

  1. Thorns of the Risen Nightmare item set icon
    set
    Thorns of the Risen Nightmare

Waist

  1. Phlegethic Girdle item icon
    Phlegethic Girdle

Legs

  1. Greaves of the Risen Nightmare item set icon
    set
    Greaves of the Risen Nightmare

Feet

  1. Lavaforged Sollerets item icon
    Lavaforged Sollerets

Ring 1

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight

Ring 2

  1. Signet of the Last Elder item icon
    Signet of the Last Elder

Trinket 1

  1. Fyrakk's Tainted Rageheart item icon
    Fyrakk's Tainted Rageheart

Trinket 2

  1. Prophetic Stonescales item icon
    Prophetic Stonescales

Main Hand

  1. Fyr'alath the Dreamrender item icon
    Fyr'alath the Dreamrender

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 Reholy for the Blood Death Knight specialization.

  1. Primal Molten Vambraces embellishment item icon
    Roiling Shadowflame

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 Reholy for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence

Back

  1. Graceful Avoidance enchantment icon
    Graceful Avoidance

Chest

  1. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats

Wrist

  1. +200 Avoidance enchantment icon
    +200 Avoidance

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Fierce Armor Kit

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze

Ring 1

  1. +82 Critical Strike enchantment icon
    +82 Critical Strike

Ring 2

  1. +82 Critical Strike enchantment icon
    +82 Critical Strike

Main Hand

  1. Rune of the Fallen Crusader enchantment icon
    Rune of the Fallen Crusader

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 Reholy.

  1. Radiant Malygite gem icon
    Radiant Malygite
    6
  2. Inscribed Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Inscribed Illimited Diamond
    1
  3. Keen Neltharite gem icon
    Keen Neltharite
    1