3v3 Blood Death Knight

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This is a guide about how to build Blood Death Knights for 3v3 . It summarizes what is working for the highest-rated players: stat priority, legendary, trinkets, gems, enchantments, talents, PvP talents, covenants, soulbinds, and conduits.

For accuracy purposes, Murlok.io analyzes the character equipment types, keeps track of their specialization history, and uses only active characters.

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Class Blood Death Knight
Activity 3v3
Number of players 8
Highest rating 2449
Lowest rating 1519

Stat Priority

+143
9% Crit
+462
14% Hast
+590
50% Mast
+1300
32% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the stat priority is:

  1. Versatility
  2. Mastery
  3. Haste
  4. Critical Strike

Race

Based on the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the character races to choose are:

  1. Kul Tiran icon.
    K

    Kul Tiran

    3
  2. Worgen icon.
    W

    Worgen

    1
  3. Highmountain Tauren icon.
    H

    Highmountain Tauren

    1
  4. Pandaren icon.
    P

    Pandaren

    1
  5. Nightborne icon.
    N

    Nightborne

    1

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Ring

    4

    Gain the legendary effect of Rampant Transference: The Strength gained from Death's Due is increased by 3% and persists for 2 sec longer. While standing within your Death's Due your Runic Power generation is increased by 20%.

  2. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    3

    Gain the legendary effect of Abomination's Frenzy: Abomination Limb's duration is increased by 4 sec and the frequency it grants Bone Shield is increased by 2 sec. The first time an enemy is damaged by Abomination Limb they take 20% increased damage from you for 12 sec.

  3. Grip of the Everlasting legendary item icon.
    G

    Grip of the Everlasting - Feet

    2

    Death Grip's cooldown is reduced by 3 sec and for 3 sec after casting Death Grip, you may cast the spell a second time without regard for its cooldown.

  4. Grip of the Everlasting legendary item icon.
    G

    Grip of the Everlasting - Waist

    2

    Death Grip's cooldown is reduced by 3 sec and for 3 sec after casting Death Grip, you may cast the spell a second time without regard for its cooldown.

  5. Crimson Rune Weapon legendary item icon.
    C

    Crimson Rune Weapon - Shoulders

    1

    Dancing Rune Weapon generates 5 Bone Shield charges. When a charge of Bone Shield is consumed, the cooldown of Dancing Rune Weapon is reduced by 5 sec. Additionally, when Dancing Rune Weapon fades, your Rune regeneration rate is increased by 40% for 10 sec.

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion

    6

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +119 strength
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Duelist

  2. Cosmic Gladiator's Emblem item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Emblem

    3

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +119 strength
    Effects
    Use: Increases maximum health by 21,598 for 15 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Duelist

  3. Cosmic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    2

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +126 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 272 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  4. Cosmic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    2

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +125 critical-strike
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 313 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Duelist

  5. Cosmic Gladiator's Devouring Malediction item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Devouring Malediction

    1

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +125 versatility
    Effects
    Use: Drain up to 32,875 absorption from all nearby enemies over 3 sec, then unleash it in a 20 yd cone in front of you as healing absorption. (3 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Duelist

Tier Set

Based on the gear observed on the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the tier set items to use are:

  1. Visage of the First Eidolon item icon.
    V

    Visage of the First Eidolon

    7

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +125 strength
    +259 stamina
    +100 haste
    +75 versatility
    Set
    Set: While your Dancing Rune Weapon is active Heart Strike extends the duration of Dancing Rune Weapon by 0.5 seconds and increases your Strength by 1%, persisting for 10 seconds after Dancing Rune Weapon ends.
    Set: When you take damage, you have a chance equal to 100% of your Parry chance to lash out, Heart Striking your attacker. Dancing Rune Weapon now summons 2 Rune Weapons.
    Rank Duelist

  2. Shoulderplates of the First Eidolon item icon.
    S

    Shoulderplates of the First Eidolon

    7

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +94 strength
    +195 stamina
    +45 haste
    +86 versatility
    +56 avoidance
    Set
    Set: While your Dancing Rune Weapon is active Heart Strike extends the duration of Dancing Rune Weapon by 0.5 seconds and increases your Strength by 1%, persisting for 10 seconds after Dancing Rune Weapon ends.
    Set: When you take damage, you have a chance equal to 100% of your Parry chance to lash out, Heart Striking your attacker. Dancing Rune Weapon now summons 2 Rune Weapons.
    Rank Duelist

  3. Carapace of the First Eidolon item icon.
    C

    Carapace of the First Eidolon

    6

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +125 strength
    +259 stamina
    +53 critical-strike
    +122 mastery
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Set
    Set: While your Dancing Rune Weapon is active Heart Strike extends the duration of Dancing Rune Weapon by 0.5 seconds and increases your Strength by 1%, persisting for 10 seconds after Dancing Rune Weapon ends.
    Set: When you take damage, you have a chance equal to 100% of your Parry chance to lash out, Heart Striking your attacker. Dancing Rune Weapon now summons 2 Rune Weapons.
    Rank Duelist

  4. Chausses of the First Eidolon item icon.
    C

    Chausses of the First Eidolon

    6

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +125 strength
    +259 stamina
    +114 haste
    +61 mastery
    Set
    Set: While your Dancing Rune Weapon is active Heart Strike extends the duration of Dancing Rune Weapon by 0.5 seconds and increases your Strength by 1%, persisting for 10 seconds after Dancing Rune Weapon ends.
    Set: When you take damage, you have a chance equal to 100% of your Parry chance to lash out, Heart Striking your attacker. Dancing Rune Weapon now summons 2 Rune Weapons.
    Rank Duelist

  5. Gauntlets of the First Eidolon item icon.
    G

    Gauntlets of the First Eidolon

    5

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +94 strength
    +195 stamina
    +38 critical-strike
    +93 mastery
    Enchant
    +15 Strength
    Set
    Set: While your Dancing Rune Weapon is active Heart Strike extends the duration of Dancing Rune Weapon by 0.5 seconds and increases your Strength by 1%, persisting for 10 seconds after Dancing Rune Weapon ends.
    Set: When you take damage, you have a chance equal to 100% of your Parry chance to lash out, Heart Striking your attacker. Dancing Rune Weapon now summons 2 Rune Weapons.
    Rank Duelist

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 8 highest Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the gems to use are:

  1. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    7

    +16 Mastery

  2. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    7

    +16 Versatility

  3. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    5

    +16 Haste

  4. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    3

    Speed increased by 13 for each Shadowlands gem you have socketed.

  5.  icon.

    3

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    7

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    1

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    7

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    1

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    2

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Hands item are:

  1. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    8

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    2

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Ring items are:

  1. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    6

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

  2. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    5

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

  3. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    4

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Main Hand item are:

  1.  enchantment icon.

    3

    Enchanted: Rune of Sanguination

  2.  enchantment icon.

    3

    Enchanted: Rune of the Fallen Crusader

  3.  enchantment icon.

    1

    Enchanted: Rune of Hysteria

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the talents to use are:

    1. Tombstone talent icon.
      T
      5

      Tombstone

      Consume up to 5 Bone Shield charges. For each charge consumed, you gain 6 Runic Power and absorb damage equal to 6% of your maximum health for 8 sec.

    2. Heartbreaker talent icon.
      H
      3

      Heartbreaker

      Heart Strike generates 2 additional Runic Power per target hit.

    3. Blooddrinker talent icon.
      B
      0

      Blooddrinker

      Drains 2,776 health from the target over 2.8 sec. You can move, parry, dodge, and use defensive abilities while channeling this ability.

    1. Hemostasis talent icon.
      H
      7

      Hemostasis

      Each enemy hit by Blood Boil increases the damage and healing done by your next Death Strike by 8%, stacking up to 5 times.

    2. Rapid Decomposition talent icon.
      R
      1

      Rapid Decomposition

      Your Blood Plague and Death and Decay deal damage 15% more often. Additionally, your Blood Plague leeches 50% more Health.

    3. Consumption talent icon.
      C
      0

      Consumption

      Strikes all enemies in front of you with a hungering attack that deals 797 Physical damage and heals you for 150% of that damage. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets.

    1. Foul Bulwark talent icon.
      F
      4

      Foul Bulwark

      Each charge of Bone Shield increases your maximum health by 1%.

    2. Blood Tap talent icon.
      B
      3

      Blood Tap

      Consume the essence around you to generate 1 Rune. Recharge time reduced by 2 sec whenever a Bone Shield charge is consumed.

    3. Relish in Blood talent icon.
      R
      1

      Relish in Blood

      While Crimson Scourge is active, your next Death and Decay heals you for 273 health per Bone Shield charge and you immediately gain 10 Runic Power.

    1. Anti-Magic Barrier talent icon.
      A
      5

      Anti-Magic Barrier

      Reduces the cooldown of Anti-Magic Shell by 20 sec and increases its duration and amount absorbed by 40%.

    2. Will of the Necropolis talent icon.
      W
      3

      Will of the Necropolis

      Damage taken below 30% Health is reduced by 30%.

    3. Mark of Blood talent icon.
      M
      0

      Mark of Blood

      Places a Mark of Blood on an enemy for 15 sec. The enemy's damaging auto attacks will also heal their victim for 3% of the victim's maximum health.

    1. Grip of the Dead talent icon.
      G
      7

      Grip of the Dead

      Death and Decay reduces the movement speed of enemies within its area by 90%, decaying by 10% every sec.

    2. Wraith Walk talent icon.
      W
      1

      Wraith Walk

      Embrace the power of the Shadowlands, removing all root effects and increasing your movement speed by 70% for 4 sec. Taking any action cancels the effect. While active, your movement speed cannot be reduced below 170%.

    3. Tightening Grasp talent icon.
      T
      0

      Tightening Grasp

      Reduces the cooldown on Gorefiend's Grasp by 30 sec.

    1. Voracious talent icon.
      V
      5

      Voracious

      Death Strike's healing is increased by 20% and grants you 15% Leech for 8 sec.

    2. Bloodworms talent icon.
      B
      3

      Bloodworms

      Your auto attacks have a chance to summon a Bloodworm. Bloodworms deal minor damage to your target for 15 sec and then burst, healing you for 15% of your missing health. If you drop below 50% health, your Bloodworms will immediately burst and heal you.

    3. Death Pact talent icon.
      D
      0

      Death Pact

      Create a death pact that heals you for 50% of your maximum health, but absorbs incoming healing equal to 30% of your max health for 15 sec.

    1. Red Thirst talent icon.
      R
      5

      Red Thirst

      Reduces the cooldown on Vampiric Blood by 1.5 sec per 10 Runic Power spent.

    2. Purgatory talent icon.
      P
      2

      Purgatory

      An unholy pact that prevents fatal damage, instead absorbing incoming healing equal to the damage prevented, lasting 3 sec. If any healing absorption remains when this effect expires, you will die. This effect may only occur every 4 min.

    3. Bonestorm talent icon.
      B
      1

      Bonestorm

      A whirl of bone and gore batters all nearby enemies, dealing 241 Shadow damage every 1 sec, and healing you for 3% of your maximum health every time it deals damage (up to 15%). Lasts 1 sec per 10 Runic Power spent. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets.

PvP Talents

Based on the talents observed on 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Death's Echo PvP talent icon.
    D

    Death's Echo

    8

  2. Dome of Ancient Shadow PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dome of Ancient Shadow

    3

  3. Spellwarden PvP talent icon.
    S

    Spellwarden

    3

  4. Walking Dead PvP talent icon.
    W

    Walking Dead

    3

  5. Decomposing Aura PvP talent icon.
    D

    Decomposing Aura

    2

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
5
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
2
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
1
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the covenants to pick are:

  1. Necrolord
  2. Night Fae
  3. Venthyr
  4. Kyrian

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Emeni icon.
    E

    Emeni

    4

    The traits to use with Emeni are:

    1. 4

      Emeni's Ambulatory Flesh

    2. 4

      Lead by Example

    3. 4

      Pustule Eruption

    4. 3

      Cartilaginous Legs

    5. 3

      Resilient Stitching

    6. 3

      Sulfuric Emission

    7. 1

      Gristled Toes

    8. 1

      Hearth Kidneystone

    9. 1

      Sole Slough

  2. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    2

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 2

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 2

      Grove Invigoration

    3. 2

      Run Without Tiring

    4. 2

      Survivor's Rally

    5. 1

      Nature's Splendor

    6. 1

      Niya's Tools: Burrs

    7. 1

      Niya's Tools: Herbs

    8. 1

      Swift Patrol

  3. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    1

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 1

      Carver's Eye

    2. 1

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 1

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Gorestompers

    4. 1

      Mnemonic Equipment

    5. 1

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    6. 1

      Runeforged Spurs

  4. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    1

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 1

      Dauntless Duelist

    2. 1

      Fancy Footwork

    3. 1

      Fatal Flaw

    4. 1

      Friends in Low Places

    5. 1

      Nimble Steps

    6. 1

      Thrill Seeker

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Brutal Grasp conduit icon.
    B

    Brutal Grasp

    5

  2. Withering Plague conduit icon.
    W

    Withering Plague

    4

  3. Debilitating Malady conduit icon.
    D

    Debilitating Malady

    2

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Insatiable Appetite conduit icon.
    I

    Insatiable Appetite

    5

  2. Meat Shield conduit icon.
    M

    Meat Shield

    5

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    3

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 8 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Chilled Resilience conduit icon.
    C

    Chilled Resilience

    7

  2. Fleeting Wind conduit icon.
    F

    Fleeting Wind

    6

  3. Spirit Drain conduit icon.
    S

    Spirit Drain

    3