Hsulocker's PvE Build

Warlock class icon Destruction Warlock specialization icon
Destruction Warlock
Night Elf race icon
Night Elf
488 ilvl
Season 3
3825 Mythic+

Hsulocker (Wrathbringer TW) is a Top Mythic+ Destruction Warlock in World of Warcraft Dragonflight Season 3, achieving a rating of 3825 with 488 ilvl equipment.

Here is the breakdown of her 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 Destruction 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 Hsulocker's Secondary and Minor stats are distributed.

Secondary Stats
+3606
28% Critical Strike
+5025
30% Haste
+1781
36% Mastery
+5181
25% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Haste
  3. Critical Strike
  4. Mastery
Minor Stats
+1075
14% Avoidance
+0
0% Leech
+249
5% Speed
  1. Avoidance
  2. Speed
  3. Leech

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.

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

Fel Domination
1
Demonic Circle
1
Burning Rush
1
Fel Pact
Demon Skin
2
Fel Armor
2
Fiendish Stride
Curses of Enfeeblement
1
Abyss Walker
Mortal Coil
1
Amplify Curse
1
Demonic Embrace
1
Demonic Inspiration
1
Wrathful Minion
1
Demonic Fortitude
1
Banish
Teachings of the Satyr
Accrued Vitality
Sweet Souls
1
Nightmare
Demonic Gateway
1
Lifeblood
Dark Pact
1
Dark Accord
1
Shadowfury
1
Frequent Donor
1
Socrethar's Guile
2
Sargerei Technique
2
Darkfury
Fel Synergy
1
Soul Link
1
Teachings of the Black Harvest
Resolute Barrier
Grimoire of Synergy
2
Profane Bargain
Soul Conduit
2
Demonic Resilience
Grim Feast
Inquisitor's Gaze
1
Soulburn
1

Specialization Talents

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

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

Chaos Bolt
1
Conflagrate
1
Reverse Entropy
1
Rain of Fire
1
Backdraft
1
Havoc
1
Pyrogenics
1
Roaring Blaze
1
Explosive Potential
Channel Demonfire
1
Pandemonium
1
Improved Immolate
Cataclysm
1
Soul Fire
Shadowburn
Raging Demonfire
2
Rolling Havoc
Backlash
1
Fire and Brimstone
Decimation
Conflagration of Chaos
Flashpoint
2
Scalding Flames
Ruin
Eradication
2
Ashen Remains
2
Grimoire of Sacrifice
Summon Infernal
1
Diabolic Embers
Ritual of Ruin
1
Crashing Chaos
2
Infernal Brand
Power Overwhelming
Chaosbringer
2
Master Ritualist
2
Burn to Ashes
Grand Warlock's Design
1
Dimensional Rift
1
Avatar of Destruction

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 Destruction 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.

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

Fel Fissure
1
Bane of Havoc
Nether Ward
1
Gateway Mastery
Shadow Rift
Bonds of Fel
Call Observer
Impish Instincts
Soul Rip

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 Hsulocker.

Head

  1. Devout Ashdevil's Grimhorns item set icon
    set
    Devout Ashdevil's Grimhorns

Neck

  1. Elemental Lariat item icon
    Elemental Lariat

Shoulders

  1. Devout Ashdevil's Hatespikes item set icon
    set
    Devout Ashdevil's Hatespikes

Back

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl

Chest

  1. Devout Ashdevil's Razorhide item set icon
    set
    Devout Ashdevil's Razorhide

Wrist

  1. Anguished Restraints item icon
    Anguished Restraints

Hands

  1. Devout Ashdevil's Claws item set icon
    set
    Devout Ashdevil's Claws

Waist

  1. Mobius Strap item icon
    Mobius Strap

Legs

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Slacks item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slacks

Feet

  1. Lost Scholar's Belted Treads item icon
    Lost Scholar's Belted Treads

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. Pip's Emerald Friendship Badge item icon
    Pip's Emerald Friendship Badge

Trinket 2

  1. Nymue's Unraveling Spindle item icon
    Nymue's Unraveling Spindle

Main Hand

  1. Dreambinder, Loom of the Great Cycle item icon
    Dreambinder, Loom of the Great Cycle

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 Hsulocker for the Destruction Warlock specialization.

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
  2. Elemental Lariat embellishment item icon
    Elemental Lariat

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 Hsulocker 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. Frozen Spellthread enchantment icon
    Frozen Spellthread

Feet

  1. Watcher's Loam enchantment icon
    Watcher's Loam

Ring 1

  1. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste

Ring 2

  1. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion

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 Hsulocker.

  1. Radiant Alexstraszite gem icon
    Radiant Alexstraszite
    7
  2. Resplendent Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Resplendent Illimited Diamond
    1