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3v3 Unholy Death Knight

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Unholy Death Knight
15 hours ago
50 characters
2263 - 2804

This guide tells you everything about how to build a PvP Unholy Death Knight that will thrive in 3v3.

Updated , it is based on the 50 top-rated Unholy Death Knights in 3v3 leaderboards across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. Ratings are ranging from 2263 to 2804, with the current top 3v3 Unholy Death Knight being Petkick from Tichondrius (US).

Each character's equipment type, active specialization history, as well as connection frequency, are taken into consideration to keep the guide as accurate as possible.

Stat Priority

Stats are attributes that enhance character abilities and define how it feels to play. Found on most pieces of equipment, object ameliorations, and consumables, the stats to prioritize for Unholy Death Knights in 3v3 are Versatility and Mastery :

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

Sometimes, items can also contain minor stats that can add a certain value. Even though they are really hard to get since they are rare and random, the one to reach is Speed :

  1. Speed
  2. Leech
  3. Avoidance
Main Stat Priority
+526
8% Critical Strike
+1754
10% Haste
+2602
40% Mastery
+4859
24% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Mastery
  3. Haste
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stat Priority
+23
0% Avoidance
+168
2% Leech
+400
8% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Leech
  3. Avoidance

Races

Each race in World of Warcraft brings traits that can potentially give an edge in achieving victory. That said, the best race for Unholy Death Knight in 3v3 is currently Orc .

Since cross-faction play is now possible, there are few barriers that remain for picking what offers the best racials.

  1. Orc race icon.
    Orc
    21
  2. Dark Iron Dwarf race icon.
    Dark Iron Dwarf
    13
  3. Human race icon.
    Human
    9
  4. Tauren race icon.
    Tauren
    3
  5. Night Elf race icon.
    Night Elf
    2

Class Talents

Chains of Ice talent icon.
50
Chains of Ice talent icon.

Chains of Ice

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Effect Shackles the target with frozen chains, reducing movement speed by 70% for 8 sec.
Power Cost 1 Rune
Range 30 yd range
Death Strike talent icon.
50
Death Strike talent icon.

Death Strike

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Effect Focuses dark power into a strike that deals 243 Physical damage and heals you for 25.00% of all damage taken in the last 5 sec, minimum 7.0% of maximum health.
Power Cost 45 Runic Power
Range Melee Range
Raise Dead talent icon.
50
Raise Dead talent icon.

Raise Dead

50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
Effect Raises a ghoul to fight by your side. You can have a maximum of one ghoul at a time. Lasts 1 min.
Range 30 yd range
Mind Freeze talent icon.
50
Mind Freeze talent icon.

Mind Freeze

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 15 sec cooldown
Effect Smash the target's mind with cold, interrupting spellcasting and preventing any spell in that school from being cast for 3 sec.
Range 15 yd range
Anti-Magic Shell talent icon.
50
Anti-Magic Shell talent icon.

Anti-Magic Shell

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect Surrounds you in an Anti-Magic Shell for 5 sec, absorbing up to 49,848 magic damage and preventing application of harmful magical effects. Damage absorbed generates Runic Power.
Cleaving Strikes talent icon.
49
Cleaving Strikes talent icon.

Cleaving Strikes

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Scourge Strike additional enemies while you remain in Death and Decay.
Blinding Sleet talent icon.
50
Blinding Sleet talent icon.

Blinding Sleet

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect Targets in a cone in front of you are blinded, causing them to wander disoriented for 5 sec. Damage may cancel the effect. When Blinding Sleet ends, enemies are slowed by 50% for 6 sec.
Coldthirst talent icon.
0
Coldthirst talent icon.

Coldthirst

Cast Time Passive
Effect Successfully interrupting an enemy with Mind Freeze grants 10 Runic Power and reduces its cooldown by 3 sec.
Permafrost talent icon.
0
Permafrost talent icon.

Permafrost

Cast Time Passive
Effect Your auto attack damage grants you an absorb shield equal to 40% of the damage dealt.
Improved Death Strike talent icon.
30
Improved Death Strike talent icon.

Improved Death Strike

30
Rank 1
30
Cast Time Passive
Effect Death Strike's cost is reduced by 10, and its healing is increased by 60%.
Anti-Magic Barrier talent icon.
43
Anti-Magic Barrier talent icon.

Anti-Magic Barrier

43
Rank 1
43
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Anti-Magic Shell by 20 sec and increases its duration and amount absorbed by 40%.
March of Darkness talent icon.
1
March of Darkness talent icon.

March of Darkness

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Death's Advance grants an additional 25% movement speed over the first 3 sec.
Sacrificial Pact talent icon.
1
Sacrificial Pact talent icon.

Sacrificial Pact

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
Effect Sacrifice your ghoul to deal 394 Shadow damage to all nearby enemies and heal for 25% of your maximum health. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets.
Power Cost 20 Runic Power
Control Undead talent icon.
0
Control Undead talent icon.

Control Undead

Cast Time 1.5 sec cast
Effect Dominates the target undead creature up to level 71, forcing it to do your bidding for 5 min.
Power Cost 1 Rune
Range 30 yd range
Enfeeble talent icon.
49
Enfeeble talent icon.

Enfeeble

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your ghoul's attacks have a chance to apply Enfeeble, reducing the enemies movement speed by 30% and the damage they deal to you by 15% for 6 sec.
Icebound Fortitude talent icon.
50
Icebound Fortitude talent icon.

Icebound Fortitude

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 3 min cooldown
Effect Your blood freezes, granting immunity to Stun effects and reducing all damage you take by 30% for 8 sec.
Blood Scent talent icon.
0
Blood Scent talent icon.

Blood Scent

Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Leech by 3%.
Veteran of the Third War talent icon.
50
Veteran of the Third War talent icon.

Veteran of the Third War

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Stamina increased by 20%.
Suppression talent icon.
1
Suppression talent icon.

Suppression

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Damage taken from area of effect attacks reduced by 3%.
Brittle talent icon.
49
Brittle talent icon.

Brittle

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your diseases have a chance to weaken your enemy causing your attacks against them to deal 6% increased damage for 5 sec.
Acclimation talent icon.
45
Acclimation talent icon.

Acclimation

45
Rank 1
45
Cast Time Passive
Effect Icebound Fortitude's cooldown is reduced by 60 sec.
Merciless Strikes talent icon.
10
Merciless Strikes talent icon.

Merciless Strikes

10
Rank 1
10
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Critical Strike chance by 2%.
Anti-Magic Zone talent icon.
49
Anti-Magic Zone talent icon.

Anti-Magic Zone

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
Effect Places an Anti-Magic Zone that reduces spell damage taken by party or raid members by 20%. The Anti-Magic Zone lasts for 8 sec or until it absorbs 249,240 damage.
Range 30 yd range
Might of Thassarian talent icon.
49
Might of Thassarian talent icon.

Might of Thassarian

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Strength by 2%.
Clenching Grasp talent icon.
0
Clenching Grasp talent icon.

Clenching Grasp

Cast Time Passive
Effect Death Grip slows enemy movement speed by 50% for 6 sec.
Proliferating Chill talent icon.
49
Proliferating Chill talent icon.

Proliferating Chill

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Chains of Ice affects 1 additional nearby enemy.
Gloom Ward talent icon.
2
Gloom Ward talent icon.

Gloom Ward

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Absorbs are 15% more effective on you.
Asphyxiate talent icon.
50
Asphyxiate talent icon.

Asphyxiate

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Lifts the enemy target off the ground, crushing their throat with dark energy and stunning them for 5 sec.
Range 20 yd range
Assimilation talent icon.
0
Assimilation talent icon.

Assimilation

Cast Time Passive
Effect The amount absorbed by Anti-Magic Zone is increased by 10% and grants up to 100 Runic Power based on the amount absorbed.
Death Pact talent icon.
0
Death Pact talent icon.

Death Pact

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
Effect 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.
Death's Reach talent icon.
37
Death's Reach talent icon.

Death's Reach

37
Rank 1
37
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases the range of Death Grip by 10 yds. Killing an enemy that yields experience or honor resets the cooldown of Death Grip.
Grip of the Dead talent icon.

Grip of the Dead

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Death and Decay reduces the movement speed of enemies within its area by 90%, decaying by 10% every sec.
Unholy Endurance talent icon.
8
Unholy Endurance talent icon.

Unholy Endurance

8
Rank 1
8
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Lichborne duration by 2 sec and while active damage taken is reduced by 15%.
Runic Attenuation talent icon.
48
Runic Attenuation talent icon.

Runic Attenuation

48
Rank 1
48
Cast Time Passive
Effect Auto attacks have a chance to generate 5 Runic Power.
Wraith Walk talent icon.
33
Wraith Walk talent icon.

Wraith Walk

33
Rank 1
33
Cast Time Channeled
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect 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%.
Unholy Ground talent icon.
42
Unholy Ground talent icon.

Unholy Ground

42
Rank 1
42
Cast Time Passive
Effect Gain 5% Haste while you remain within your Death and Decay.
Insidious Chill talent icon.
48
Insidious Chill talent icon.

Insidious Chill

48
Rank 1
48
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your auto-attacks reduce the target's auto-attack speed by 5% for 30 sec, stacking up to 4 times.
Blood Draw talent icon.
2
Blood Draw talent icon.

Blood Draw

2
Rank 2
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect When you fall below 30% health you drain 633 health from nearby enemies. Can only occur every 3 min.
Will of the Necropolis talent icon.
50
Will of the Necropolis talent icon.

Will of the Necropolis

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Damage taken below 30% Health is reduced by 35%.
Death's Echo talent icon.
42
Death's Echo talent icon.

Death's Echo

42
Rank 1
42
Cast Time Passive
Effect Death's Advance, Death and Decay, and Death Grip have 1 additional charge.
Icy Talons talent icon.
50
Icy Talons talent icon.

Icy Talons

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Runic Power spending abilities increase your melee attack speed by 6% for 10 sec, stacking up to 3 times.
Rune Mastery talent icon.
50
Rune Mastery talent icon.

Rune Mastery

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Consuming a Rune has a chance to increase your Strength by 6% for 8 sec.
Unholy Bond talent icon.
6
Unholy Bond talent icon.

Unholy Bond

6
Rank 1
2
Rank 2
4
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases the effectiveness of your Runeforge effects by 20%.
Empower Rune Weapon talent icon.
50
Empower Rune Weapon talent icon.

Empower Rune Weapon

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Effect Empower your rune weapon, gaining 15% Haste and generating 1 Rune and 5 Runic Power instantly and every 5 sec for 20 sec.
Abomination Limb talent icon.
50
Abomination Limb talent icon.

Abomination Limb

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
Effect Sprout an additional limb, dealing 1,923 Shadow damage over 12 sec to all nearby enemies. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets. Every 1 sec, an enemy is pulled to your location if they are further than 8 yds from you. The same enemy can only be pulled once every 4 sec. Gain instantly, and again every 6 sec.
Range 20 yd range
Soul Reaper talent icon.
0
Soul Reaper talent icon.

Soul Reaper

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 6 sec cooldown
Effect Strike an enemy for 197 Shadowfrost damage and afflict the enemy with Soul Reaper. After 5 sec, if the target is below 35% health this effect will explode dealing an additional 906 Shadowfrost damage to the target. If the enemy that yields experience or honor dies while afflicted by Soul Reaper, gain Runic Corruption.
Power Cost 1 Rune
Range Melee Range

Specialization Talents

Festering Strike talent icon.
50
Festering Strike talent icon.

Festering Strike

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Effect Strikes for 622 Physical damage and infects the target with 2-3 Festering Wounds. Festering Wound A pustulent lesion that will burst on death or when damaged by Scourge Strike, dealing 108 Shadow damage and generating 3 Runic Power.
Power Cost 2 Runes
Range Melee Range
Scourge Strike talent icon.
50
Scourge Strike talent icon.

Scourge Strike

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Effect An unholy strike that deals 210 Physical damage and 117 Shadow damage, and causes 1 Festering Wound to burst.
Power Cost 1 Rune
Range Melee Range
Raise Dead talent icon.
50
Raise Dead talent icon.

Raise Dead

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 30 sec cooldown
Effect Raises a ghoul to fight by your side. You can have a maximum of one ghoul at a time.
Outbreak talent icon.
50
Outbreak talent icon.

Outbreak

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Effect Deals 53 Shadow damage to the target and infects all nearby enemies with Virulent Plague. Virulent Plague A disease that deals 594 Shadow damage over 27 sec. It erupts when the infected target dies, dealing 127 Shadow damage to nearby enemies.
Power Cost 1 Rune
Range 30 yd range
Dark Transformation talent icon.
50
Dark Transformation talent icon.

Dark Transformation

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect Your ghoul deals 237 Shadow damage to 5 nearby enemies and transforms into a powerful undead monstrosity for 15 sec. The ghoul's abilities are empowered and take on new functions while the transformation is active.
Range 100 yd range
Unholy Blight talent icon.
50
Unholy Blight talent icon.

Unholy Blight

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Surrounds yourself with a vile swarm of insects for 6 sec, stinging all nearby enemies and infecting them with Virulent Plague and an unholy disease that deals 167 damage over 14 sec, stacking up to 4 times.
Power Cost 1 Rune
Improved Festering Strike talent icon.
50
Improved Festering Strike talent icon.

Improved Festering Strike

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Festering Strike and Festering Wound damage increased by 20%.
Runic Mastery talent icon.
0
Runic Mastery talent icon.

Runic Mastery

Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases your maximum Runic Power by 20.
Infected Claws talent icon.
50
Infected Claws talent icon.

Infected Claws

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your ghoul's Claw attack has a 30% chance to cause a Festering Wound on the target.
Epidemic talent icon.
0
Epidemic talent icon.

Epidemic

Cast Time Instant
Effect Causes each of your Virulent Plagues to flare up, dealing 121 Shadow damage to the infected enemy, and an additional 48 Shadow damage to all other enemies near them.
Power Cost 30 Runic Power
Range 30 yd range
Replenishing Wounds talent icon.
50
Replenishing Wounds talent icon.

Replenishing Wounds

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect When a Festering Wound pops it generates an additional 2 Runic Power.
Feasting Strikes talent icon.
0
Feasting Strikes talent icon.

Feasting Strikes

Cast Time Passive
Effect Festering Strike has a 15% chance to generate 1 Rune.
Apocalypse talent icon.
50
Apocalypse talent icon.

Apocalypse

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect Bring doom upon the enemy, dealing 265 Shadow damage and bursting up to 4 Festering Wounds on the target. Summons an Army of the Dead ghoul for 20 sec for each burst Festering Wound. Generates 2 Runes.
Range Melee Range
Plaguebringer talent icon.
50
Plaguebringer talent icon.

Plaguebringer

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Scourge Strike causes your disease damage to occur 100% more quickly for 5 sec.
Clawing Shadows talent icon.

Clawing Shadows

Cast Time Instant
Effect Deals 308 Shadow damage and causes 1 Festering Wound to burst.
Power Cost 1 Rune
Range 30 yd range
Sudden Doom talent icon.
11
Sudden Doom talent icon.

Sudden Doom

11
Rank 1
11
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your auto attacks have a chance to make your next Death Coil cost no Runic Power.
All Will Serve talent icon.
1
All Will Serve talent icon.

All Will Serve

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Raise Dead spell summons an additional skeletal minion.
Pestilent Pustules talent icon.
0
Pestilent Pustules talent icon.

Pestilent Pustules

Cast Time Passive
Effect Bursting a Festering Wound has a 10% chance to grant you Runic Corruption.
Ebon Fever talent icon.
50
Ebon Fever talent icon.

Ebon Fever

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Virulent Plague deals 15% more damage over time in half the duration.
Bursting Sores talent icon.

Bursting Sores

Cast Time Passive
Effect Bursting a Festering Wound deals 20% more damage, and deals 85 Shadow damage to all nearby enemies. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets.
Unholy Command talent icon.
50
Unholy Command talent icon.

Unholy Command

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect The cooldown of Dark Transformation is reduced by 15 sec.
Magus of the Dead talent icon.
48
Magus of the Dead talent icon.

Magus of the Dead

48
Rank 1
48
Cast Time Passive
Effect Apocalypse and Army of the Dead also summon a Magus of the Dead who hurls Frostbolts and Shadow Bolts at your foes.
Ruptured Viscera talent icon.

Ruptured Viscera

Cast Time Passive
Effect When your ghouls expire, they explode in viscera dealing 56 Shadow damage to nearby enemies.
Improved Death Coil talent icon.
49
Improved Death Coil talent icon.

Improved Death Coil

49
Rank 2
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Death Coil deals 30% additional damage and seeks out 1 additional nearby enemy.
Rotten Touch talent icon.
0
Rotten Touch talent icon.

Rotten Touch

Cast Time Passive
Effect Sudden Doom causes your next Death Coil to also increase your Scourge Strike damage against the target by 50% for 6 sec.
Unholy Pact talent icon.
8
Unholy Pact talent icon.

Unholy Pact

8
Rank 1
8
Cast Time Passive
Effect Dark Transformation creates an unholy pact between you and your pet, igniting flaming chains that deal 1,185 Shadow damage over 15 sec to enemies between you and your pet.
Defile talent icon.

Defile

Cast Time Instant
Effect Defile the targeted ground, dealing 287 Shadow damage to all enemies over 10 sec. While you remain within your Defile, your Scourge Strike will hit 7 enemies near the target. If any enemies are standing in the Defile, it grows in size and deals increasing damage every sec.
Power Cost 1 Rune
Range 30 yd range
Vile Contagion talent icon.
0
Vile Contagion talent icon.

Vile Contagion

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect Inflict disease upon your enemies spreading Festering Wounds equal to the amount currently active on your target to 7 nearby enemies.
Power Cost 30 Runic Power
Range 30 yd range
Pestilence talent icon.
0
Pestilence talent icon.

Pestilence

Cast Time Passive
Effect Death and Decay damage has a 10% chance to apply a Festering Wound to the enemy.
Eternal Agony talent icon.
42
Eternal Agony talent icon.

Eternal Agony

42
Rank 1
42
Cast Time Passive
Effect Death Coil and Epidemic increase the duration of Dark Transformation by 1 sec.
Coil of Devastation talent icon.
49
Coil of Devastation talent icon.

Coil of Devastation

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Death Coil causes the target to take an additional 30% of the direct damage dealt over 4 sec.
Harbinger of Doom talent icon.
0
Harbinger of Doom talent icon.

Harbinger of Doom

Cast Time Passive
Effect Sudden Doom triggers 30% more often and can accumulate up to 2 charges.
Reaping talent icon.
1
Reaping talent icon.

Reaping

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Soul Reaper, Scourge Strike, Festering Strike, and Death Coil deal 25% addtional damage to enemies below 35% health.
Death Rot talent icon.
35
Death Rot talent icon.

Death Rot

35
Rank 1
35
Cast Time Passive
Effect Death Coil and Epidemic debilitate your enemy applying Death Rot causing them to take 1% increased Shadow damage, up to 10% from you for 10 sec. If Death Coil or Epidemic consume Sudden Doom it applies two stacks of Death Rot.
Army of the Dead talent icon.
50
Army of the Dead talent icon.

Army of the Dead

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 8 min cooldown
Effect Summons a legion of ghouls who swarms your enemies, fighting anything they can for 30 sec.
Power Cost 1 Rune
Summon Gargoyle talent icon.
50
Summon Gargoyle talent icon.

Summon Gargoyle

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 3 min cooldown
Effect Summon a Gargoyle into the area to bombard the target for 25 sec. The Gargoyle gains 1% increased damage for every 1 Runic Power you spend. Generates 50 Runic Power.
Range 30 yd range
Festermight talent icon.
35
Festermight talent icon.

Festermight

35
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
34
Cast Time Passive
Effect Popping a Festering Wound increases your Strength by 2% for 20 sec stacking. Does not refresh duration.
Ghoulish Frenzy talent icon.
28
Ghoulish Frenzy talent icon.

Ghoulish Frenzy

28
Rank 1
3
Rank 2
25
Cast Time Passive
Effect Dark Transformation also increases the attack speed and damage of you and your Monstrosity by 10%.
Army of the Damned talent icon.
50
Army of the Damned talent icon.

Army of the Damned

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Apocalypse's cooldown is reduced by 45 sec. Additionally, Death Coil reduces the cooldown of Army of the Dead by 5 sec.
Morbidity talent icon.
28
Morbidity talent icon.

Morbidity

28
Rank 1
5
Rank 2
23
Cast Time Passive
Effect Diseased enemies take 2% increased damage from you per disease they are affected by.
Unholy Aura talent icon.
17
Unholy Aura talent icon.

Unholy Aura

17
Rank 2
17
Cast Time Passive
Effect All enemies within 8 yards take 20% increased damage from your minions.
Unholy Assault talent icon.
33
Unholy Assault talent icon.

Unholy Assault

33
Rank 1
33
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect Strike your target dealing 673 Shadow damage, infecting the target with 4 Festering Wounds and sending you into an Unholy Frenzy increasing haste by 20% for 20 sec.
Range Melee Range
Superstrain talent icon.
50
Superstrain talent icon.

Superstrain

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Virulent Plague also applies Frost Fever and Blood Plague at 80% effectiveness.
Commander of the Dead talent icon.
17
Commander of the Dead talent icon.

Commander of the Dead

17
Rank 1
17
Cast Time Passive
Effect Dark Transformation also empowers your Gargoyle and Army of the Dead for 30 sec, increasing their damage by 35%.

PvP Talents

Life and Death talent icon.
0
Life and Death talent icon.

Life and Death

Effect When targets afflicted by your Virulent Plague are healed, you are also healed for 5% of the amount. In addition, your Virulent Plague now erupts for 400% of normal eruption damage when dispelled.
Dark Simulacrum talent icon.
0
Dark Simulacrum talent icon.

Dark Simulacrum

Effect Places a dark ward on an enemy player that persists for 12 sec, triggering when the enemy next spends mana on a spell, and allowing the Death Knight to unleash an exact duplicate of that spell.
Necrotic Wounds talent icon.
49
Necrotic Wounds talent icon.

Necrotic Wounds

49
Rank 1
49
Effect Bursting a Festering Wound converts it into a Necrotic Wound, absorbing 4% of all healing received for 15 sec and healing you for the amount absorbed when the effect ends, up to 4% of your max health. Max 6 stacks. Adding a stack does not refresh the duration.
Reanimation talent icon.
0
Reanimation talent icon.

Reanimation

Effect Reanimates a nearby corpse, summoning a zombie with 5 health for 20 sec to slowly move towards your target. If it reaches your target, it explodes stunning all enemies within 6 yards for 3 sec and dealing 10% of enemies health in Shadow damage.
Necrotic Aura talent icon.
19
Necrotic Aura talent icon.

Necrotic Aura

19
Rank 1
19
Effect All enemies within 8 yards take 8% increased magical damage.
Necromancer's Bargain talent icon.
0
Necromancer's Bargain talent icon.

Necromancer's Bargain

Effect The cooldown of your Apocalypse is reduced by 15 sec, but your Apocalypse no longer summons ghouls but instead applies Crypt Fever to the target. Crypt Fever Deals up to 8% of the targets maximum health in Shadow damage over 4 sec. Healing spells cast on this target will refresh the duration of Crypt Fever.
Raise Abomination talent icon.
47
Raise Abomination talent icon.

Raise Abomination

47
Rank 1
47
Effect Raises an Abomination for 25 sec which wanders and attacks enemies near where it was summoned, applying Festering Wound when it melees targets, and affecting all those nearby with Virulent Plague.
Spellwarden talent icon.
20
Spellwarden talent icon.

Spellwarden

20
Rank 1
20
Effect Rune of Spellwarding is applied to you with 25% increased effect.
Strangulate talent icon.
15
Strangulate talent icon.

Strangulate

15
Rank 1
15
Effect Shadowy tendrils constrict an enemy's throat, silencing them for 4 sec.
Doomburst talent icon.
0
Doomburst talent icon.

Doomburst

Effect Sudden Doom also causes your next Death Coil to burst up to 2 Festering Wounds and reduce the target's movement speed by 45% per burst. Lasts 3 sec.
Rot and Wither talent icon.
0
Rot and Wither talent icon.

Rot and Wither

Effect Your Death and Decay rots enemies each time it deals damage, absorbing healing equal to 100% of damage dealt.

Equipment

The equipment is what makes characters stronger. The best gear is usually found in the Great Vault, Mythic+ dungeons, and Mythic raids. They can also be bought from PvP vendors or crafted with the Crafting Orders system.

Here are the best equipment items for Unholy Death Knights in 3v3.

Head

  1. Maw of the Haunted Frostbrood icon.
    set
    Maw of the Haunted Frostbrood
    30
    Maw of the Haunted Frostbrood icon.

    Maw of the Haunted Frostbrood

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +498 strength
    +1333 stamina
    +221 critical-strike
    +553 mastery
    Set
    Set: Bursting a Festering Wound grants your ghoul Vile Infusion, increasing their damage by 25% and Haste by 10% for 5 sec.
    Set: Your primary ghoul's attacks have a 8% chance to increase your damage and Haste by 8% for 8 sec. This chance is increased to 15% during Vile Infusion.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Infurious Helm of Vengeance icon.
    Infurious Helm of Vengeance
    17
    Infurious Helm of Vengeance icon.

    Infurious Helm of Vengeance

    Ilvl 405
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +429 strength
    +1083 stamina
    +275 critical-strike
    +438 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Enemies who damage you will sometimes take 9,874 Physical damage over 6 sec.

  3. Crimson Gladiator's Plate Helm icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Helm
    2
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Helm icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Helm

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +441 strength
    +1128 stamina
    +500 versatility
    +225 mastery
    Rank Elite

  4. Drakebreaker's Helm icon.
    set
    Drakebreaker's Helm
    1
    Drakebreaker's Helm icon.

    Drakebreaker's Helm

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +356 strength
    +825 stamina
    +305 haste
    +332 versatility
    Set
    Set: Versatility increased by 104.
    (4) Set: When you are stunned, harden your resolve, absorbing up to 58,009 damage for 10 sec. Cannot occur more than once every 2 min.
    (6) Set: Killing enemy players grants Breaker's Frenzy, increasing versatility by 2% and movement speed by 2%. Can stack up to 10 times.
    Rank Primal Infused

Neck

  1. Crimson Gladiator's Amulet icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Amulet
    29
    Crimson Gladiator's Amulet icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Amulet

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +634 stamina
    +848 versatility
    +251 mastery
    Rank Elite

  2. Elemental Lariat icon.
    Elemental Lariat
    13
    Elemental Lariat icon.

    Elemental Lariat

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 versatility
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to empower one of your socketed elemental gems, granting 499 of their associated stat for 12 sec.

  3. Crimson Aspirant's Pendant icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Pendant
    6
    Crimson Aspirant's Pendant icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Pendant

    Ilvl 366
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +355 stamina
    +411 versatility
    +327 mastery

  4. Crimson Gladiator's Necklace icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Necklace
    2
    Crimson Gladiator's Necklace icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Necklace

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +634 stamina
    +251 haste
    +848 versatility
    Rank Elite

Shoulders

  1. Jaws of the Haunted Frostbrood icon.
    set
    Jaws of the Haunted Frostbrood
    40
    Jaws of the Haunted Frostbrood icon.

    Jaws of the Haunted Frostbrood

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +353 strength
    +928 stamina
    +376 haste
    +188 versatility
    Set
    Set: Bursting a Festering Wound grants your ghoul Vile Infusion, increasing their damage by 25% and Haste by 10% for 5 sec.
    Set: Your primary ghoul's attacks have a 8% chance to increase your damage and Haste by 8% for 8 sec. This chance is increased to 15% during Vile Infusion.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Crimson Gladiator's Plate Pauldrons icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Pauldrons
    5
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Pauldrons icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Pauldrons

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +331 strength
    +846 stamina
    +183 haste
    +361 versatility
    +233 avoidance
    Rank Elite

  3. Drakebreaker's Mantle icon.
    set
    Drakebreaker's Mantle
    5
    Drakebreaker's Mantle icon.

    Drakebreaker's Mantle

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +267 strength
    +619 stamina
    +270 versatility
    +208 mastery
    Set
    Set: Versatility increased by 104.
    (4) Set: When you are stunned, harden your resolve, absorbing up to 59,962 damage for 10 sec. Cannot occur more than once every 2 min.
    (6) Set: Killing enemy players grants Breaker's Frenzy, increasing versatility by 2% and movement speed by 2%. Can stack up to 10 times.
    Rank Primal Infused

Back

  1. Crimson Gladiator's Shawl icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Shawl
    23
    Crimson Gladiator's Shawl icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Shawl

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +248 strength
    +634 stamina
    +259 versatility
    +149 mastery
    Rank Elite

  2. Drakebreaker's Wrap icon.
    Drakebreaker's Wrap
    13
    Drakebreaker's Wrap icon.

    Drakebreaker's Wrap

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +200 strength
    +464 stamina
    +230 versatility
    +128 mastery
    Rank Primal Infused

  3. Drakebreaker's Shroud icon.
    Drakebreaker's Shroud
    8
    Drakebreaker's Shroud icon.

    Drakebreaker's Shroud

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +200 strength
    +464 stamina
    +256 versatility
    +102 mastery
    Rank Primal Infused

  4. Crimson Gladiator's Drape icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Drape
    3
    Crimson Gladiator's Drape icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Drape

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +248 strength
    +634 stamina
    +131 haste
    +277 versatility
    Rank Elite

  5. Crimson Aspirant's Cape icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Cape
    1
    Crimson Aspirant's Cape icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Cape

    Ilvl 340
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +132 strength
    +278 stamina
    +131 versatility
    +121 mastery

Chest

  1. Breastplate of the Haunted Frostbrood icon.
    set
    Breastplate of the Haunted Frostbrood
    39
    Breastplate of the Haunted Frostbrood icon.

    Breastplate of the Haunted Frostbrood

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +498 strength
    +1333 stamina
    +221 critical-strike
    +553 versatility
    Set
    Set: Bursting a Festering Wound grants your ghoul Vile Infusion, increasing their damage by 25% and Haste by 10% for 5 sec.
    Set: Your primary ghoul's attacks have a 8% chance to increase your damage and Haste by 8% for 8 sec. This chance is increased to 15% during Vile Infusion.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Crimson Gladiator's Plate Chestplate icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Chestplate
    6
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Chestplate icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Chestplate

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +441 strength
    +1128 stamina
    +469 versatility
    +256 mastery
    Rank Elite

  3. Crimson Gladiator's Plate Chestguard icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Chestguard
    4
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Chestguard icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Chestguard

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +441 strength
    +1128 stamina
    +243 haste
    +482 versatility
    Rank Elite

  4. Drakebreaker's Breastplate icon.
    set
    Drakebreaker's Breastplate
    1
    Drakebreaker's Breastplate icon.

    Drakebreaker's Breastplate

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +356 strength
    +825 stamina
    +305 critical-strike
    +332 versatility
    Set
    Set: Versatility increased by 104.
    (4) Set: When you are stunned, harden your resolve, absorbing up to 59,361 damage for 10 sec. Cannot occur more than once every 2 min.
    (6) Set: Killing enemy players grants Breaker's Frenzy, increasing versatility by 2% and movement speed by 2%. Can stack up to 10 times.
    Rank Primal Infused

Wrist

  1. Drakebreaker's Armplates icon.
    set
    Drakebreaker's Armplates
    43
    Drakebreaker's Armplates icon.

    Drakebreaker's Armplates

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +200 strength
    +464 stamina
    +195 versatility
    +164 mastery
    Set
    (2) Set: Versatility increased by 104.
    (4) Set: When you are stunned, harden your resolve, absorbing up to 57,704 damage for 10 sec. Cannot occur more than once every 2 min.
    (6) Set: Killing enemy players grants Breaker's Frenzy, increasing versatility by 2% and movement speed by 2%. Can stack up to 10 times.
    Rank Primal Infused

  2. Crimson Gladiator's Plate Vambraces icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Vambraces
    6
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Vambraces icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Vambraces

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +248 strength
    +634 stamina
    +144 haste
    +264 versatility
    Rank Elite

  3. Crimson Aspirant's Plate Armguards icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Plate Armguards
    1
    Crimson Aspirant's Plate Armguards icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Plate Armguards

    Ilvl 340
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +132 strength
    +278 stamina
    +112 haste
    +139 versatility

Hands

  1. Crimson Gladiator's Plate Handguards icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Handguards
    32
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Handguards icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Handguards

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +331 strength
    +846 stamina
    +363 versatility
    +181 mastery
    Rank Elite

  2. Grasps of the Haunted Frostbrood icon.
    set
    Grasps of the Haunted Frostbrood
    14
    Grasps of the Haunted Frostbrood icon.

    Grasps of the Haunted Frostbrood

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +331 strength
    +846 stamina
    +387 critical-strike
    +156 haste
    Set
    Set: Bursting a Festering Wound grants your ghoul Vile Infusion, increasing their damage by 25% and Haste by 10% for 5 sec.
    (4) Set: Your primary ghoul's attacks have a 8% chance to increase your damage and Haste by 8% for 8 sec. This chance is increased to 15% during Vile Infusion.
    Rank Elite

  3. Crimson Aspirant's Plate Handguards icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Plate Handguards
    2
    Crimson Aspirant's Plate Handguards icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Plate Handguards

    Ilvl 366
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +224 strength
    +474 stamina
    +244 versatility
    +180 mastery

  4. Crimson Gladiator's Plate Gauntlets icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Gauntlets
    1
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Gauntlets icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Gauntlets

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +331 strength
    +846 stamina
    +186 critical-strike
    +357 versatility
    Rank Elite

  5. Drakebreaker's Gauntlets icon.
    set
    Drakebreaker's Gauntlets
    1
    Drakebreaker's Gauntlets icon.

    Drakebreaker's Gauntlets

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +267 strength
    +619 stamina
    +208 critical-strike
    +270 versatility
    Set
    Set: Versatility increased by 104.
    (4) Set: When you are stunned, harden your resolve, absorbing up to 60,893 damage for 10 sec. Cannot occur more than once every 2 min.
    (6) Set: Killing enemy players grants Breaker's Frenzy, increasing versatility by 2% and movement speed by 2%. Can stack up to 10 times.
    Rank Primal Infused

Waist

  1. Drakebreaker's Girdle icon.
    set
    Drakebreaker's Girdle
    29
    Drakebreaker's Girdle icon.

    Drakebreaker's Girdle

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +267 strength
    +619 stamina
    +229 haste
    +249 versatility
    Set
    Set: Versatility increased by 104.
    (4) Set: When you are stunned, harden your resolve, absorbing up to 59,534 damage for 10 sec. Cannot occur more than once every 2 min.
    (6) Set: Killing enemy players grants Breaker's Frenzy, increasing versatility by 2% and movement speed by 2%. Can stack up to 10 times.
    Rank Primal Infused

  2. Crimson Gladiator's Plate Greatbelt icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Greatbelt
    19
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Greatbelt icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Greatbelt

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +331 strength
    +846 stamina
    +186 haste
    +357 versatility
    Rank Elite

  3. Crimson Aspirant's Plate Greatbelt icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Plate Greatbelt
    1
    Crimson Aspirant's Plate Greatbelt icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Plate Greatbelt

    Ilvl 340
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +176 strength
    +370 stamina
    +146 haste
    +190 versatility

  4. Wyrmforged Girdle icon.
    Wyrmforged Girdle
    1
    Wyrmforged Girdle icon.

    Wyrmforged Girdle

    Ilvl 392
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +285 strength
    +679 stamina
    +260 critical-strike
    +238 haste

Legs

  1. Greaves of the Haunted Frostbrood icon.
    set
    Greaves of the Haunted Frostbrood
    44
    Greaves of the Haunted Frostbrood icon.

    Greaves of the Haunted Frostbrood

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +471 strength
    +1237 stamina
    +537 haste
    +215 mastery
    +322 leech
    Set
    Set: Bursting a Festering Wound grants your ghoul Vile Infusion, increasing their damage by 25% and Haste by 10% for 5 sec.
    Set: Your primary ghoul's attacks have a 8% chance to increase your damage and Haste by 8% for 8 sec. This chance is increased to 15% during Vile Infusion.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Crimson Gladiator's Plate Wargreaves icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Wargreaves
    3
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Wargreaves icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Wargreaves

    Ilvl 392
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +380 strength
    +905 stamina
    +417 versatility
    +247 mastery
    Rank Challenger I

  3. Crimson Gladiator's Plate Legguards icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Legguards
    2
    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Legguards icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Plate Legguards

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +441 strength
    +1128 stamina
    +243 haste
    +482 versatility
    Rank Elite

  4. Drakebreaker's Legguards icon.
    set
    Drakebreaker's Legguards
    1
    Drakebreaker's Legguards icon.

    Drakebreaker's Legguards

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +356 strength
    +825 stamina
    +291 haste
    +346 versatility
    Set
    Set: Versatility increased by 104.
    (4) Set: When you are stunned, harden your resolve, absorbing up to 61,838 damage for 10 sec. Cannot occur more than once every 2 min.
    (6) Set: Killing enemy players grants Breaker's Frenzy, increasing versatility by 2% and movement speed by 2%. Can stack up to 10 times.
    Rank Primal Infused

Feet

  1. Infurious Warboots of Impunity icon.
    Infurious Warboots of Impunity
    50
    Infurious Warboots of Impunity icon.

    Infurious Warboots of Impunity

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +363 strength
    +962 stamina
    +409 versatility
    +164 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Gladiator's Distinction reduces the duration of incoming crowd control effects by an additional 5%.

Rings

  1. Crimson Gladiator's Signet icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Signet
    50
    Crimson Gladiator's Signet icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Signet

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +634 stamina
    +753 versatility
    +345 mastery
    Rank Elite

  2. Crimson Aspirant's Signet icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Signet
    16
    Crimson Aspirant's Signet icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Signet

    Ilvl 366
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +355 stamina
    +401 versatility
    +338 mastery

  3. Crimson Gladiator's Ring icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Ring
    15
    Crimson Gladiator's Ring icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Ring

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +634 stamina
    +345 haste
    +753 versatility
    Rank Elite

  4. Signet of Titanic Insight icon.
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    14
    Signet of Titanic Insight icon.

    Signet of Titanic Insight

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 versatility
    +592 mastery

  5. Ring-Bound Hourglass icon.
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    2
    Ring-Bound Hourglass icon.

    Ring-Bound Hourglass

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 versatility
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Use: Visit a place you may have long since forgotten. (20 Hr Cooldown)

Trinkets

  1. Crimson Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity icon.
    set
    Crimson Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    42
    Crimson Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +518 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 936 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Set
    Set: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 15%. Does not stack with similar effects. Increases your Strength by 300 and Stamina by 1,931 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  2. Crimson Gladiator's Medallion icon.
    set
    Crimson Gladiator's Medallion
    25
    Crimson Gladiator's Medallion icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Medallion

    Ilvl 408
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Gladiator's Medallions (1)
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +419 strength
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 15%. Does not stack with similar effects. Increases your Strength by 300 and Stamina by 1,931 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  3. Crimson Aspirant's Medallion icon.
    set
    Crimson Aspirant's Medallion
    17
    Crimson Aspirant's Medallion icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Medallion

    Ilvl 366
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Gladiator's Medallions (1)
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +284 strength
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 15%. Does not stack with similar effects. Increases your Strength by 300 and Stamina by 1,931 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.

  4. Crimson Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity icon.
    set
    Crimson Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity
    7
    Crimson Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity

    Ilvl 366
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +403 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 633 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Set
    Set: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 15%. Does not stack with similar effects. Increases your Strength by 300 and Stamina by 1,931 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.

  5. Crimson Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity icon.
    set
    Crimson Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity
    6
    Crimson Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity

    Ilvl 366
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +403 haste
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 750 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 15%. Does not stack with similar effects. Increases your Strength by 300 and Stamina by 1,931 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.

Main Hand

  1. Crimson Gladiator's Polearm icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Polearm
    48
    Crimson Gladiator's Polearm icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Polearm

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +441 strength
    +1128 stamina
    +466 versatility
    +259 mastery
    Rank Elite

  2. Crimson Gladiator's Greatsword icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Greatsword
    1
    Crimson Gladiator's Greatsword icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Greatsword

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +441 strength
    +1128 stamina
    +331 critical-strike
    +394 versatility
    Rank Elite

  3. Drakebreaker's Impaler icon.
    Drakebreaker's Impaler
    1
    Drakebreaker's Impaler icon.

    Drakebreaker's Impaler

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +356 strength
    +825 stamina
    +291 critical-strike
    +346 versatility
    Rank Primal Infused

Gems

Gems are jewelcrafting items. Created with the Jewelcrafting profession or bought in the auction house, they can be socketed into Head, Neck, Wrists, Waist, and Rings items.

Here are the best gems for Unholy Death Knights in 3v3.

  1. Zen Neltharite icon.
    Zen Neltharite
    79
    Zen Neltharite icon.

    Zen Neltharite

    Effect +70 Mastery and +33 Versatility
    Type prismatic
  2. Zen Malygite icon.
    Zen Malygite
    74
    Zen Malygite icon.

    Zen Malygite

    Effect +70 Versatility and +33 Mastery
    Type prismatic
  3. Keen Neltharite icon.
    Keen Neltharite
    23
    Keen Neltharite icon.

    Keen Neltharite

    Effect +70 Mastery and +33 Haste
    Type prismatic
  4. Keen Ysemerald icon.
    Keen Ysemerald
    12
    Keen Ysemerald icon.

    Keen Ysemerald

    Effect +70 Haste and +33 Mastery
    Type prismatic
  5. Resplendent Illimited Diamond icon.
    Resplendent Illimited Diamond
    10
    Resplendent Illimited Diamond icon.

    Resplendent Illimited Diamond

    Effect +75 Primary Stat and +66 Versatility
    Type prismatic

Enchantments

Enchantments are equipment item upgrades. Created with the Enchanting and Leatherworking professions, or bought in the auction house, they can be set on Back, Chest, Wrist, Legs, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand items.

Here are the best enchantments for Unholy Death Knights in 3v3.

Back

  1. Homebound Speed icon.
    Homebound Speed
    24
    Homebound Speed icon.

    Homebound Speed

    Effect Homebound Speed
  2. Regenerative Leech icon.
    Regenerative Leech
    20
    Regenerative Leech icon.

    Regenerative Leech

    Effect Regenerative Leech
  3. +125 Speed icon.
    +125 Speed
    4
    +125 Speed icon.

    +125 Speed

    Effect +125 Speed

Chest

  1. Waking Stats icon.
    Waking Stats
    30
    Waking Stats icon.

    Waking Stats

    Effect Waking Stats
  2. Sustained Strength icon.
    Sustained Strength
    14
    Sustained Strength icon.

    Sustained Strength

    Effect Sustained Strength
  3. Sustained Strength icon.
    Sustained Strength
    1
    Sustained Strength icon.

    Sustained Strength

    Effect Sustained Strength

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed icon.
    +200 Speed
    29
    +200 Speed icon.

    +200 Speed

    Effect +200 Speed
  2. +200 Leech icon.
    +200 Leech
    20
    +200 Leech icon.

    +200 Leech

    Effect +200 Leech
  3. +125 Speed icon.
    +125 Speed
    1
    +125 Speed icon.

    +125 Speed

    Effect +125 Speed

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit icon.
    Fierce Armor Kit
    44
    Fierce Armor Kit icon.

    Fierce Armor Kit

    Effect Apply a Fierce Armor Kit to your leg armor, causing it to permanently gain 105 Stamina, as well as 177 Agility or Strength. (1 Sec Cooldown)
  2. Fierce Armor Kit icon.
    Fierce Armor Kit
    2
    Fierce Armor Kit icon.

    Fierce Armor Kit

    Effect Apply a Fierce Armor Kit to your leg armor, causing it to permanently gain 89 Stamina, as well as 151 Agility or Strength. (1 Sec Cooldown)
  3. Reinforced Armor Kit icon.
    Reinforced Armor Kit
    2
    Reinforced Armor Kit icon.

    Reinforced Armor Kit

    Effect Apply a Reinforced Armor Kit to your leg armor, causing it to permanently gain 106 Agility or Strength. (1 Sec Cooldown)

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    34
    Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.

    Plainsrunner's Breeze

    Effect Plainsrunner's Breeze
  2. Watcher's Loam icon.
    Watcher's Loam
    8
    Watcher's Loam icon.

    Watcher's Loam

    Effect Watcher's Loam
  3. Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    6
    Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.

    Plainsrunner's Breeze

    Effect Plainsrunner's Breeze

Rings

  1. +82 Mastery icon.
    +82 Mastery
    67
    +82 Mastery icon.

    +82 Mastery

    Effect +82 Mastery
  2. +82 Versatility icon.
    +82 Versatility
    29
    +82 Versatility icon.

    +82 Versatility

    Effect +82 Versatility
  3. +82 Haste icon.
    +82 Haste
    4
    +82 Haste icon.

    +82 Haste

    Effect +82 Haste

Main Hand

  1. Rune of the Fallen Crusader icon.
    Rune of the Fallen Crusader
    49
    Rune of the Fallen Crusader icon.

    Rune of the Fallen Crusader

    Effect Rune of the Fallen Crusader
  2. Rune of the Stoneskin Gargoyle icon.
    Rune of the Stoneskin Gargoyle
    1
    Rune of the Stoneskin Gargoyle icon.

    Rune of the Stoneskin Gargoyle

    Effect Rune of the Stoneskin Gargoyle

Embellished Items

Embellished items are crafted pieces of equipment that feature specific abilities. They are obtained by using an embellishment optional reagent or are already included in an item recipe.

Only 2 embellished items can be equipped at the same time. Here are the best embellished items for Unholy Death Knights in 3v3.

  1. Infurious Warboots of Impunity icon.
    Infurious Warboots of Impunity
    50
    Infurious Warboots of Impunity icon.

    Infurious Warboots of Impunity

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +363 strength
    +962 stamina
    +409 versatility
    +164 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Gladiator's Distinction reduces the duration of incoming crowd control effects by an additional 5%.

  2. Infurious Helm of Vengeance icon.
    Infurious Helm of Vengeance
    17
    Infurious Helm of Vengeance icon.

    Infurious Helm of Vengeance

    Ilvl 405
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +429 strength
    +1083 stamina
    +275 critical-strike
    +438 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Enemies who damage you will sometimes take 9,874 Physical damage over 6 sec.

  3. Elemental Lariat icon.
    Elemental Lariat
    13
    Elemental Lariat icon.

    Elemental Lariat

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 versatility
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to empower one of your socketed elemental gems, granting 499 of their associated stat for 12 sec.

  4. Signet of Titanic Insight icon.
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    1
    Signet of Titanic Insight icon.

    Signet of Titanic Insight

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 versatility
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Greatly improves the comfort of your gear, allowing you to enter a Zone of Focus while over 90% health, granting you 220 Mastery.