mm+ 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 3885
Lowest rating 3606

Stat Priority

+104
8% Crit
+1258
38% Hast
+264
31% Mast
+728
18% 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. Haste
  2. Versatility
  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

    19
  2. Goblin icon.
    G

    Goblin

    10
  3. Tauren icon.
    T

    Tauren

    8
  4. Vulpera icon.
    V

    Vulpera

    6
  5. Highmountain Tauren icon.
    H

    Highmountain Tauren

    2

Legendary

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

  1. Crimson Rune Weapon legendary item icon.
    C

    Crimson Rune Weapon - Waist

    49

    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.

  2. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Feet

    25

    Gain the legendary effect of Final Sentence: When Shackle the Unworthy is applied to an enemy, instantly gain a Rune and your damage is increased by 4%, stacking up to 20% for 15 sec.

  3. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Chest

    18

    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.

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Wrist

    4

    Gain the legendary effect of Final Sentence: When Shackle the Unworthy is applied to an enemy, instantly gain a Rune and your damage is increased by 4%, stacking up to 20% for 15 sec.

  5. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Head

    3

    Gain the legendary effect of Final Sentence: When Shackle the Unworthy is applied to an enemy, instantly gain a Rune and your damage is increased by 4%, stacking up to 20% for 15 sec.

Trinkets

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

  1. Codex of the First Technique item icon.
    C

    Codex of the First Technique

    45

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +265 stamina
    Effects
    Equip: Taking damage grants you a chance to unleash the First Technique for 12 sec, reflecting 10% of incoming damage, up to a maximum of 2,034 damage absorbed per blow.
    Rank Mythic

  2. So'leah's Secret Technique item icon.
    S

    So'leah's Secret Technique

    27

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 strength
    Effects
    Use: Select a player in your party or raid, granting them 18 of their highest secondary stat, and granting you 113 of that same stat, for 30 min.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Elegy of the Eternals item icon.
    E

    Elegy of the Eternals

    12

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 strength
    Effects
    Equip: Weep before the Eternals, dedicating yourself to their service. Gain 121 of your highest secondary stat, and grant 10% of this bonus to any party members who also serve your covenant.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Old Warrior's Soul item icon.
    O

    Old Warrior's Soul

    10

    Ilvl 259
    Stats
    +105 strength
    Effects
    Equip: While in combat your rage builds, increasing your Haste by 45 every 20 sec, stacking up to 5 times.
    Equip: When a nearby ally's health drops below 50%, sacrifice 3,508 of your health to heal them for the same amount. May only occur every 1 min.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Blood-Spattered Scale item icon.
    B

    Blood-Spattered Scale

    2

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 strength
    Effects
    Use: Inflict 15,398 Shadow damage split between all nearby enemies, and form a Blood Barrier on yourself. The Blood Barrier absorbs 64,461 damage for 10 sec. Damage and absorption are increased for each enemy struck, up to 5 enemies. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

Tier Set

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

  1. Shoulderplates of the First Eidolon item icon.
    S

    Shoulderplates of the First Eidolon

    50

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +106 strength
    +227 stamina
    +47 haste
    +91 versatility
    +59 indestructible
    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 Mythic

  2. Chausses of the First Eidolon item icon.
    C

    Chausses of the First Eidolon

    50

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +141 strength
    +303 stamina
    +120 haste
    +64 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 Mythic

  3. Visage of the First Eidolon item icon.
    V

    Visage of the First Eidolon

    46

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 strength
    +279 stamina
    +103 haste
    +77 versatility
    Gem
    +16 Haste
    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 Mythic

  4. Gauntlets of the First Eidolon item icon.
    G

    Gauntlets of the First Eidolon

    36

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +99 strength
    +209 stamina
    +39 critical-strike
    +95 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 Mythic

  5. Carapace of the First Eidolon item icon.
    C

    Carapace of the First Eidolon

    22

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +141 strength
    +303 stamina
    +56 critical-strike
    +128 mastery
    +79 leech
    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 Mythic

Gems

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

  1. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    173

    +16 Haste

  2. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    23

    +16 Versatility

  3. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    18

    +5% Movement Speed

  4. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    8

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

  5. Straddling Viridium icon.
    S

    Straddling Viridium

    4

    +3% Movement Speed

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

    29

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    10

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  3. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    8

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

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

    49

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

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

    13

    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

    50

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

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

    23

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

  2. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    1

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

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 Haste enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    95

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    5

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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.

    50

    Enchanted: Rune of the Fallen Crusader

Talents

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

    1. Tombstone talent icon.
      T
      50

      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
      0

      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
      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 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
      49

      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 273 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
      44

      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
      3

      Tightening Grasp

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

    3. Wraith Walk talent icon.
      W
      3

      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
      50

      Voracious

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

    2. 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.

    3. Bloodworms talent icon.
      B
      0

      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.

    1. Purgatory talent icon.
      P
      44

      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.

    2. Red Thirst talent icon.
      R
      3

      Red Thirst

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

    3. Bonestorm talent icon.
      B
      3

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

  1. Decomposing Aura PvP talent icon.
    D

    Decomposing Aura

    26

  2. Last Dance PvP talent icon.
    L

    Last Dance

    16

  3. Rot and Wither PvP talent icon.
    R

    Rot and Wither

    16

  4. Spellwarden PvP talent icon.
    S

    Spellwarden

    15

  5. Blood for Blood PvP talent icon.
    B

    Blood for Blood

    12

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
45
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
3
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
2
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
0
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
    F

    Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

    45

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 45

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 45

      Effusive Anima Accelerator

    3. 45

      Forgelite Filter

    4. 45

      Hammer of Genesis

    5. 42

      Soulglow Spectrometer

    6. 35

      Resilient Plumage

    7. 10

      Regenerating Materials

    8. 3

      Reactive Retrofitting

  2. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    3

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 3

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 3

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 3

      Ultimate Form

    4. 3

      Undulating Maneuvers

    5. 3

      Volatile Solvent

    6. 2

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    7. 1

      Kevin's Keyring

  3. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    2

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 2

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 2

      Grove Invigoration

    3. 2

      Niya's Tools: Burrs

    4. 2

      Run Without Tiring

    5. 2

      Survivor's Rally

    6. 2

      Swift Patrol

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

    49

  2. Proliferation conduit icon.
    P

    Proliferation

    45

  3. Eternal Hunger conduit icon.
    E

    Eternal Hunger

    4

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

    50

  2. Hardened Bones conduit icon.
    H

    Hardened Bones

    46

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    41

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. Chilled Resilience conduit icon.
    C

    Chilled Resilience

    34

  2. Fleeting Wind conduit icon.
    F

    Fleeting Wind

    17

  3. Spirit Drain conduit icon.
    S

    Spirit Drain

    4