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 3
Highest rating 2026
Lowest rating 1563

Top players

The top Blood Death Knights that achieved the highest ratings in 3v3 across US, EU, KR, and TW regions are:

  1. Tacofoxlol

    Tichondrius @ us

    Necrolord

    2026
  2. Bloodzin

    Frostwhisper @ eu

    Night Fae

    1773
  3. Ibra

    Malganis @ us

    Kyrian

    1563

Stat Priority

+148
10% Crit
+881
26% Hast
+394
39% Mast
+1274
32% Vers

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

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

Race

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

  1. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    1
  2. Draenei icon.
    D

    Draenei

    1
  3. Tauren icon.
    T

    Tauren

    1

Legendary

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

  1. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    1

    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.

  2. Grip of the Everlasting legendary item icon.
    G

    Grip of the Everlasting - Feet

    1

    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.

  3. Death's Certainty legendary item icon.
    D

    Death's Certainty - Hands

    1

    Death Strike and Death Coil deal 35% increased damage and reduce the remaining cooldown of Death's Due by 2.0 sec.

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Ring

    1

    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%.

  5. Crimson Rune Weapon legendary item icon.
    C

    Crimson Rune Weapon - Waist

    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 3 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion

    2

    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 500 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Duelist

  2. Eternal Gladiator's Devouring Malediction item icon.
    E

    Eternal Gladiator's Devouring Malediction

    1

    Ilvl 294
    Stats
    +136 versatility
    Effects
    Use: Drain up to 44,533 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 500 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Rival II

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

    Cosmic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    1

    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 500 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  4. Eternal Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity item icon.
    E

    Eternal Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity

    1

    Ilvl 268
    Stats
    +123 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 255 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 175 and Stamina by 500 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.

  5. Eternal Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    E

    Eternal Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity

    1

    Ilvl 268
    Stats
    +123 haste
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 302 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 175 and Stamina by 500 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.

Tier Set

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

  1. Carapace of the First Eidolon item icon.
    C

    Carapace of the First Eidolon

    3

    Ilvl 291
    Stats
    +149 strength
    +325 stamina
    +57 critical-strike
    +131 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.

  2. Visage of the First Eidolon item icon.
    V

    Visage of the First Eidolon

    3

    Ilvl 288
    Stats
    +145 strength
    +314 stamina
    +107 haste
    +80 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 Challenger II

  3. Shoulderplates of the First Eidolon item icon.
    S

    Shoulderplates of the First Eidolon

    3

    Ilvl 288
    Stats
    +109 strength
    +235 stamina
    +48 haste
    +92 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 Challenger II

  4. Gauntlets of the First Eidolon item icon.
    G

    Gauntlets of the First Eidolon

    2

    Ilvl 291
    Stats
    +112 strength
    +244 stamina
    +41 critical-strike
    +100 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.

  5. Chausses of the First Eidolon item icon.
    C

    Chausses of the First Eidolon

    1

    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

Gems

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

  1. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    5

    +16 Haste

  2. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    3

    +16 Versatility

  3. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    1

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

  4. Leviathan's Eye of Strength icon.
    L

    Leviathan's Eye of Strength

    1

    +7 Strength

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 3 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

    3

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 3 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

    3

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 3 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

    1

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 3 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

    3

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Ring Enchantment

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

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    3

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    2

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

Main Hand Enchantment

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

  1. enchantment icon.

    2

    Enchanted: Rune of Sanguination

  2. enchantment icon.

    1

    Enchanted: Rune of the Fallen Crusader

Talents

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

    1. Heartbreaker talent icon.
      H
      2

      Heartbreaker

      Heart Strike generates 2 additional Runic Power per target hit.

    2. Tombstone talent icon.
      T
      1

      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.

    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
      3

      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
      0

      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. Blood Tap talent icon.
      B
      2

      Blood Tap

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

    2. Foul Bulwark talent icon.
      F
      1

      Foul Bulwark

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

    3. Relish in Blood talent icon.
      R
      0

      Relish in Blood

      While Crimson Scourge is active, your next Death and Decay heals you for 272 health per Bone Shield charge and you immediately gain 10 Runic Power.

    1. Will of the Necropolis talent icon.
      W
      1

      Will of the Necropolis

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

    2. Anti-Magic Barrier talent icon.
      A
      1

      Anti-Magic Barrier

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

    3. Mark of Blood talent icon.
      M
      1

      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
      2

      Grip of the Dead

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

    2. Tightening Grasp talent icon.
      T
      1

      Tightening Grasp

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

    3. Wraith Walk talent icon.
      W
      0

      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%.

    1. Voracious talent icon.
      V
      2

      Voracious

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

    2. Bloodworms talent icon.
      B
      1

      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
      2

      Red Thirst

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

    2. Purgatory talent icon.
      P
      1

      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
      0

      Bonestorm

      A whirl of bone and gore batters all nearby enemies, dealing 242 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 3 highest rated Blood Death Knights in 3v3, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Death's Echo PvP talent icon.
    D

    Death's Echo

    2

  2. Decomposing Aura PvP talent icon.
    D

    Decomposing Aura

    2

  3. Last Dance PvP talent icon.
    L

    Last Dance

    2

  4. Blood for Blood PvP talent icon.
    B

    Blood for Blood

    1

  5. Murderous Intent PvP talent icon.
    M

    Murderous Intent

    1

Covenant

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

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Emeni icon.
    E

    Emeni

    1

    The traits to use with Emeni are:

    1. 1

      Cartilaginous Legs

    2. 1

      Emeni's Ambulatory Flesh

    3. 1

      Lead by Example

    4. 1

      Pustule Eruption

    5. 1

      Resilient Stitching

    6. 1

      Sulfuric Emission

  2. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
    F

    Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

    1

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 1

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 1

      Effusive Anima Accelerator

    3. 1

      Forgelite Filter

    4. 1

      Hammer of Genesis

    5. 1

      Reactive Retrofitting

    6. 1

      Resilient Plumage

  3. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    1

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 1

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 1

      Called Shot

    3. 1

      Grove Invigoration

    4. 1

      Niya's Tools: Herbs

    5. 1

      Run Without Tiring

    6. 1

      Swift Patrol

potency conduits

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

  1. Withering Plague conduit icon.
    W

    Withering Plague

    2

  2. Brutal Grasp conduit icon.
    B

    Brutal Grasp

    1

  3. Proliferation conduit icon.
    P

    Proliferation

    1

endurance conduits

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

  1. Meat Shield conduit icon.
    M

    Meat Shield

    3

  2. Reinforced Shell conduit icon.
    R

    Reinforced Shell

    2

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    1

finesse conduits

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

  1. Chilled Resilience conduit icon.
    C

    Chilled Resilience

    3

  2. Spirit Drain conduit icon.
    S

    Spirit Drain

    3

  3. Fleeting Wind conduit icon.
    F

    Fleeting Wind

    1