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Mythic+ Blood Death Knight

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

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Class Blood Death Knight
Activity Mythic+
Number of players 50
Highest rating 2464
Lowest rating 2257

Stat Priority

+242
12% Crit
+642
20% Hast
+322
34% Mast
+828
21% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the stat priority is:

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

Race

Based on the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the character races to choose are:

  1. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    16
  2. Vulpera icon.
    V

    Vulpera

    8
  3. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    7
  4. Goblin icon.
    G

    Goblin

    4
  5. Tauren icon.
    T

    Tauren

    3

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Superstrain legendary item icon.
    S

    Superstrain - Neck

    23

    Your Frost Fever, Blood Plague, and Virulent Plague also apply the other two diseases at reduced effectiveness.

  2. Crimson Rune Weapon legendary item icon.
    C

    Crimson Rune Weapon - Waist

    16

    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.

  3. Superstrain legendary item icon.
    S

    Superstrain - Chest

    6

    Your Frost Fever, Blood Plague, and Virulent Plague also apply the other two diseases at reduced effectiveness.

  4. Crimson Rune Weapon legendary item icon.
    C

    Crimson Rune Weapon - Shoulders

    3

    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.

  5. Death's Certainty legendary item icon.
    D

    Death's Certainty - Hands

    2

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

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Blood-Spattered Scale item icon.
    B

    Blood-Spattered Scale

    38

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 strength
    Effects
    Use: Inflict 12,886 Shadow damage split between all nearby enemies, and form a Blood Barrier on yourself. The Blood Barrier absorbs 53,952 damage for 10 sec. Damage and absorption are increased for each enemy struck, up to 5 enemies. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  2. Splintered Heart of Al'ar item icon.
    S

    Splintered Heart of Al'ar

    18

    Ilvl 226
    Stats
    +77 strength
    Effects
    Equip: Absorbs up to 41,770 damage from a lethal attack. When this effect occurs, erupt in a burst of flames, inflicting 10,889 Fire damage to nearby allies and enemies, and recovering 31,440 health. This effect can only occur once every 8 min.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Phial of Putrefaction item icon.
    P

    Phial of Putrefaction

    7

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 strength
    Effects
    Equip: Every 5 sec, your next melee ability applies Liquefying Ooze, dealing 2,678 Nature damage over 30 sec. Liquefying Ooze stacks up to 3 times. Stacking does not refresh the duration.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Reactive Defense Matrix item icon.
    R

    Reactive Defense Matrix

    7

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 strength
    Effects
    Equip: Taking damage has a chance to trigger your Reactive Defense Matrix, which reflects the next 8,568 damage back at your attacker. Reactive Defense Matrix triggers automatically when your health drops below 20% health. This effect cannot occur more than once per 30 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Shard of Annhylde's Aegis item icon.
    S

    Shard of Annhylde's Aegis

    5

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 strength
    Effects
    Use: Call upon Annhylde's Aegis for protection, reducing damage you take from enemies in front of you by 7,531 for 8 sec. If the Aegis absorbs at least 26,356 damage, it becomes overcharged and will expel coalesced power, dealing 4,197 Holy damage to all enemies in front of you as it expires. (1 Min 30 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the gems to use are:

  1. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    105

    +16 Versatility

  2. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    4

    +16 Mastery

  3. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    4

    +16 Haste

  4. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    2

    +5% Movement Speed

  5. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    2

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

Domination Shards

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the domination shards to use are:

  1. Foreboding Shard of Dyz icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Dyz

    10

    |CFF20ff20Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.44% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.|R

  2. Desolate Shard of Dyz icon.
    D

    Desolate Shard of Dyz

    7

    |CFF20ff20Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.37% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.|R

  3. Foreboding Shard of Jas icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Jas

    7

    |CFF20ff20Incoming healing you receive is increased by 1.3%. Your maximum health is increased by 535.|R

  4. Foreboding Shard of Bek icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Bek

    6

    |CFF20ff20Your damage is increased by 2.6% when you have 50% or more health than your target.|R

  5. Desolate Shard of Bek icon.
    D

    Desolate Shard of Bek

    6

    |CFF20ff20Your damage is increased by 2.3% when you have 50% or more health than your target.|R

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    15

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    14

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    10

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    33

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    9

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

  3. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bulwark enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bulwark

    5

    Enchanted: +25 Armor & +20 Primary Stat

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    18

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Hands item are:

  1. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    46

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

  2. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    1

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    15

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Ring items are:

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    87

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    5

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    5

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Main Hand item are:

  1.  enchantment icon.

    45

    Enchanted: Rune of the Fallen Crusader

  2.  enchantment icon.

    3

    Enchanted: Rune of the Stoneskin Gargoyle

  3.  enchantment icon.

    1

    Enchanted: Rune of Sanguination

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the talents to use are:

    1. Heartbreaker talent icon.
      H
      41

      Heartbreaker

      Heart Strike generates 2 additional Runic Power per target hit.

    2. Blooddrinker talent icon.
      B
      7

      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.

    3. Tombstone talent icon.
      T
      2

      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.

    1. Hemostasis talent icon.
      H
      50

      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 up to 8 enemies in front of you with a hungering attack that deals 486 Physical damage and heals you for 150% of that damage.

    1. Blood Tap talent icon.
      B
      30

      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
      13

      Foul Bulwark

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

    3. Relish in Blood talent icon.
      R
      7

      Relish in Blood

      While Crimson Scourge is active, your next Death and Decay heals you for 269 health per Bone Shield charge and you immediately gain 10 Runic Power.

    1. Will of the Necropolis talent icon.
      W
      50

      Will of the Necropolis

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

    2. Anti-Magic Barrier talent icon.
      A
      0

      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
      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
      43

      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
      7

      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
      44

      Voracious

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

    2. Bloodworms talent icon.
      B
      6

      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
      32

      Red Thirst

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

    2. Purgatory talent icon.
      P
      9

      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
      9

      Bonestorm

      A whirl of bone and gore batters up to 8 nearby enemies, dealing 239 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.

PvP Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Decomposing Aura PvP talent icon.
    D

    Decomposing Aura

    27

  2. Last Dance PvP talent icon.
    L

    Last Dance

    18

  3. Walking Dead PvP talent icon.
    W

    Walking Dead

    17

  4. Rot and Wither PvP talent icon.
    R

    Rot and Wither

    16

  5. Death's Echo PvP talent icon.
    D

    Death's Echo

    12

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
2
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
11
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
2
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
35
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the covenants to pick are:

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

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. General Draven icon.
    G

    General Draven

    22

    The traits to use with General Draven are:

    1. 22

      Service In Stone

    2. 21

      Hold Your Ground

    3. 21

      Regenerative Stone Skin

    4. 21

      Unbreakable Body

    5. 11

      Enduring Gloom

    6. 11

      Move As One

    7. 1

      Expedition Leader

    8. 1

      Intimidation Tactics

    9. 1

      Superior Tactics

  2. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    11

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 11

      Soothing Shade

    2. 10

      Wasteland Propriety

    3. 10

      Watch the Shoes!

    4. 9

      Party Favors

    5. 7

      It's Always Tea Time

    6. 6

      Life of the Party

    7. 5

      Exquisite Ingredients

    8. 4

      Life is but an Appetizer

    9. 1

      Leisurely Gait

    10. 1

      Refined Palate

  3. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    9

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 9

      Forgeborne Reveries

    2. 8

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Marrowed Gemstone

    3. 8

      Serrated Spaulders

    4. 7

      Carver's Eye

    5. 6

      Runeforged Spurs

    6. 3

      Bonesmith's Satchel

    7. 1

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Gorestompers

    8. 1

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    9. 1

      Waking Bone Breastplate

  4. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    2

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 2

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 2

      Friends in Low Places

    3. 2

      Sinful Preservation

    4. 2

      Thrill Seeker

    5. 1

      Dauntless Duelist

    6. 1

      Exacting Preparation

  5. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    2

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 2

      Grove Invigoration

    2. 2

      Niya's Tools: Burrs

    3. 2

      Survivor's Rally

    4. 2

      Swift Patrol

    5. 1

      Run Without Tiring

    6. 1

      Stay on the Move

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Withering Plague conduit icon.
    W

    Withering Plague

    43

  2. Impenetrable Gloom conduit icon.
    I

    Impenetrable Gloom

    33

  3. Adaptive Armor Fragment conduit icon.
    A

    Adaptive Armor Fragment

    24

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Meat Shield conduit icon.
    M

    Meat Shield

    47

  2. Hardened Bones conduit icon.
    H

    Hardened Bones

    26

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    18

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Blood Death Knights in Mythic+, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Spirit Drain conduit icon.
    S

    Spirit Drain

    33

  2. Chilled Resilience conduit icon.
    C

    Chilled Resilience

    25

  3. Fleeting Wind conduit icon.
    F

    Fleeting Wind

    10