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 3381
Lowest rating 3143

Stat Priority

+368
16% Crit
+1230
36% Hast
+271
31% Mast
+615
15% 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. Critical Strike
  4. Mastery

Race

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

  1. Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dwarf

    30
  2. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    8
  3. Dark Iron Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dark Iron Dwarf

    6
  4. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    1
  5. Goblin icon.
    G

    Goblin

    1

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

    48

    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 - Ring

    20

    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 - Neck

    16

    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.

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Feet

    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 - Back

    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.

Trinkets

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

  1. Old Warrior's Soul item icon.
    O

    Old Warrior's Soul

    42

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +171 strength
    Effects
    Equip: While in combat your rage builds, increasing your Haste by 50 every 20 sec, stacking up to 5 times.
    Equip: When a nearby ally's health drops below 50%, sacrifice 6,488 of your health to heal them for the same amount. May only occur every 1 min.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  2. Codex of the First Technique item icon.
    C

    Codex of the First Technique

    38

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +360 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 18,178 damage absorbed per blow.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Weave of Warped Fates item icon.
    W

    Weave of Warped Fates

    7

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 strength
    Effects
    Equip: If you are killed by no more than 125,946 damage, the Weave of Warped Fates will unwind your fate, returning yourself to life and healing for 141,632. This effect can only occur once every 8 min.
    Rank Fated Mythic

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

    Splintered Heart of Al'ar

    4

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 strength
    Effects
    Equip: Absorbs up to 125,945 damage from a lethal attack. When this effect occurs, erupt in a burst of flames, inflicting 36,988 Fire damage to nearby allies and enemies, and recovering 106,794 health. This effect can only occur once every 8 min.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  5. Reactive Defense Matrix item icon.
    R

    Reactive Defense Matrix

    3

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 strength
    Effects
    Equip: Taking damage has a chance to trigger your Reactive Defense Matrix, which reflects the next 17,592 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 Fated 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. Visage of the First Eidolon item icon.
    V

    Visage of the First Eidolon

    49

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 strength
    +411 stamina
    +116 haste
    +87 versatility
    Gem
    +16 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 Fated Mythic

  2. Shoulderplates of the First Eidolon item icon.
    S

    Shoulderplates of the First Eidolon

    49

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +135 strength
    +308 stamina
    +52 haste
    +100 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 Fated Mythic

  3. Chausses of the First Eidolon item icon.
    C

    Chausses of the First Eidolon

    49

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 strength
    +411 stamina
    +132 haste
    +71 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 Fated Mythic

  4. Carapace of the First Eidolon item icon.
    C

    Carapace of the First Eidolon

    33

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 strength
    +411 stamina
    +61 critical-strike
    +141 mastery
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Reinforced (+32 Stamina)
    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 Fated Mythic

  5. Gauntlets of the First Eidolon item icon.
    G

    Gauntlets of the First Eidolon

    18

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +126 strength
    +284 stamina
    +43 critical-strike
    +105 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 Fated 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

    138

    +16 Haste

  2. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    46

    +16 Critical Strike

  3. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    45

    +16 Versatility

  4. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    22

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

  5. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    18

    +5% 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

    32

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    11

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    6

    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

    48

    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 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

    16

    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

    49

    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

    20

    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 Haste enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    78

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    15

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

  3. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    5

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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.

    49

    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
      50

      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
      0

      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
      48

      Will of the Necropolis

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

    2. Anti-Magic Barrier talent icon.
      A
      2

      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
      25

      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
      22

      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
      3

      Tightening Grasp

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

    1. Voracious talent icon.
      V
      48

      Voracious

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

    2. Bloodworms talent icon.
      B
      2

      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. Purgatory talent icon.
      P
      49

      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. Bonestorm talent icon.
      B
      1

      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.

    3. Red Thirst talent icon.
      R
      0

      Red Thirst

      Reduces the cooldown on Vampiric Blood by 1.5 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

    25

  2. Last Dance PvP talent icon.
    L

    Last Dance

    16

  3. Blood for Blood PvP talent icon.
    B

    Blood for Blood

    15

  4. Death's Echo PvP talent icon.
    D

    Death's Echo

    15

  5. Rot and Wither PvP talent icon.
    R

    Rot and Wither

    13

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
44
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
2
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
4
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. Night Fae
  3. Necrolord
  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

    44

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 44

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 44

      Effusive Anima Accelerator

    3. 44

      Forgelite Filter

    4. 44

      Soulglow Spectrometer

    5. 42

      Hammer of Genesis

    6. 34

      Resilient Plumage

    7. 10

      Regenerating Materials

    8. 2

      Soulsteel Clamps

  2. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    4

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 4

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 4

      Grove Invigoration

    3. 4

      Niya's Tools: Burrs

    4. 4

      Run Without Tiring

    5. 4

      Swift Patrol

    6. 3

      Called Shot

    7. 1

      Survivor's Rally

  3. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    2

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 2

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 2

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 2

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    4. 2

      Ultimate Form

    5. 2

      Undulating Maneuvers

    6. 2

      Volatile Solvent

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

    48

  2. Proliferation conduit icon.
    P

    Proliferation

    44

  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

    49

  2. Hardened Bones conduit icon.
    H

    Hardened Bones

    48

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    32

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

    46

  2. Fleeting Wind conduit icon.
    F

    Fleeting Wind

    5

  3. Spirit Drain conduit icon.
    S

    Spirit Drain

    1