Mythic+ Havoc Demon Hunter

Havoc Demon Hunter
Season 3
50 characters
3665 - 3822

This guide is dedicated to building a PvE Havoc Demon Hunter equipped to prevail in Mythic+ in World of Warcraft Dragonflight 10.2.5. It is based on an analysis of the top 50 characters from Season 3 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions, including 현준이억울해 from Azshara (KR) — currently ranked as the best Havoc Demon Hunter in Mythic+.

The guide covers stat priority, the most effective races, widely used talents, the best equipment, as well as the ideal embellishments, enchantments, and gems for a Havoc Demon Hunter. To ensure better accuracy, it checks each character's last time played, specialization usage frequency, and equipment type. Updated every 12 hours, it ensures the most current and effective builds are always at your fingertips.

Top Havoc Demon Hunters

  1. 1
    현준이억울해
    Azshara (KR)
    488 ilvl
    3822
  2. 2
    軟飯硬吃
    World Tree (TW)
    489 ilvl
    3774
  3. 3
    Teddy
    Azshara (KR)
    489 ilvl
    3765
  4. 4
    邪能弹幕
    Arthas (TW)
    489 ilvl
    3757
  5. 5
    Darkdemonx
    Draenor (EU)
    487 ilvl
    3747

Stat Priority

Stats are crucial attributes that directly influence a character's power in World of Warcraft. They not only determine the character's strength but also define the overall feel and playstyle. Stat bonuses can be found on various pieces of equipment, in consumables created by the Alchemy profession, certain foods, some enchantments , and gems .

It's important to note that each stat experiences diminishing returns once its equipped bonus reaches +20%. This means that optimizing a character's performance involves more than just maximizing each stat; it's about finding a balanced distribution. Here is the optimal way to balance Havoc Demon Hunter Secondary and Minor stats for Mythic+.

Secondary Stats
+7145
49% Critical Strike
+3011
18% Haste
+5127
69% Mastery
+1559
8% Versatility
  1. Critical Strike
  2. Mastery
  3. Haste
  4. Versatility
Minor Stats
+1080
13% Avoidance
+150
11% Leech
+120
2% Speed
  1. Avoidance
  2. Leech
  3. Speed

Races

In World of Warcraft, each race comes with unique traits that enhance character abilities or improve in-game quality of life. Although these racial traits typically offer minor advantages, they can still provide a competitive edge in certain scenarios.

With Night Elf currently being the top race for Havoc Demon Hunters in Mythic+, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Night Elf
    49
  2. Blood Elf
    1

Class Talents

Talents are the main element defining a character's build, significantly influencing the playstyle by adding, modifying, and enhancing character abilities and behaviors. They are crucial in shaping how a character functions in battle.

Class talents represent a common tree shared across all Demon Hunter specializations. These talents provide foundational skills and enhancements that are essential and universal to the Demon Hunter class. They offer a range of abilities that lay the groundwork for a Demon Hunter's overall capabilities, regardless of the chosen specialization.

The following tree reproduces the in-game class talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Vengeful Retreat
50
Blazing Path
50
Sigil of Misery
45
Vengeful Bonds
0
Unrestrained Fury
50
Shattered Restoration
32
Improved Sigil of Misery
8
Bouncing Glaives
50
Imprison
45
Charred Warblades
20
Chaos Nova
50
Improved Disrupt
50
Consume Magic
47
Aldrachi Design
3
Chaos Fragments
2
Master of the Glaive
27
Disrupting Fury
1
Felblade
50
Swallowed Anger
0
Aura of Pain
50
Live by the Glaive
2
Pursuit
47
Soul Rending
50
Infernal Armor
33
Lost in Darkness
18
Felfire Haste
14
Illidari Knowledge
50
Demonic
50
Will of the Illidari
50
Precise Sigils
0
Internal Struggle
50
Darkness
50
Soul Sigils
0
Quickened Sigils
50
Erratic Felheart
50
Pitch Black
4
Rush of Chaos
50
Demon Muzzle
0
Flames of Fury
50
Collective Anguish
50
The Hunt
50
Elysian Decree
0

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Havoc Demon Hunters with unique abilities and enhancements tailored to their combat style.

The following tree reproduces the in-game specialization talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Eye Beam
50
Critical Chaos
0
Demon Blades
50
Burning Hatred
50
Improved Fel Rush
0
Improved Chaos Strike
0
First Blood
50
Accelerated Blade
50
Demon Hide
50
Netherwalk
50
Deflecting Dance
49
Initiative
50
Scars of Suffering
50
Chaotic Transformation
50
Furious Throws
50
Trail of Ruin
50
Tactical Retreat
50
Blind Fury
0
Looks Can Kill
0
Dancing with Fate
50
Growing Inferno
50
Unbound Chaos
50
Isolated Prey
0
Furious Gaze
21
Serrated Glaive
34
Burning Wound
50
Inertia
50
Glaive Tempest
16
Inner Demon
0
Soulscar
49
Ragefire
46
Know Your Enemy
50
Cycle of Hatred
0
Chaotic Disposition
50
A Fire Inside
50
Essence Break
34
Shattered Destiny
0
Any Means Necessary
50
Fel Barrage
0

PvP Talents

PvP talents are specifically tailored for player-versus-player combat scenarios. Activated in arenas, battlegrounds, and the open world with war mode enabled, these talents are designed to optimize a Havoc Demon Hunter's performance in PvP encounters. They provide specialized enhancements and strategies that give players an edge in combat against other players, reflecting the unique demands of PvP gameplay.

The following tree reproduces the in-game pvp talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Cleansed by Flame
18
Reverse Magic
11
Chaotic Imprint
35
Rain from Above
11
Detainment
15
Glimpse
26
Cover of Darkness
2
Unending Hatred
14
Blood Moon
5
Sigil Mastery
10

Equipment

Equipment directly determines a character's power level in World of Warcraft. These items are acquired from diverse sources: they can drop in dungeons and raids, be discovered across the world, be crafted through various professions, obtained from PvP vendors, or chosen as rewards from the Great Vault.

Each piece of equipment significantly boosts a character's overall strength and capabilities. Here are the top items for Havoc Demon Hunters in Mythic+, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. set
    Screaming Torchfiend's Burning Scowl
    41
  2. Visage of the Devouring Flame
    4
  3. Hood of Perpetual Conflict
    2
  4. Old One Eye's Cowl
    1
  5. Peripheral Vision Projectors
    1

Neck

  1. Torc of Passed Time
    18
  2. Chain of the Green Flight
    13
  3. Ouroboreal Necklet
    11
  4. Amulet of Eonar's Chosen
    7
  5. Choker of Shielding
    1

Shoulders

  1. Strigine Epaulets
    24
  2. set
    Screaming Torchfiend's Horned Memento
    21
  3. Life-Bound Shoulderpads
    2
  4. Titanic Shouldersparks
    2
  5. Caridean Epaulets
    1

Back

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    15
  2. Mantle of Blazing Sacrifice
    13
  3. Inflammable Drapeleaf
    11
  4. Cloak of Fading Echoes
    5
  5. Raal's Bib
    3

Chest

  1. set
    Screaming Torchfiend's Binding
    47
  2. Ahnzon's Corroded Carapace
    1
  3. Life-Bound Chestpiece
    1
  4. Robes of the Ashen Grove
    1

Wrist

  1. Screaming Torchfiend's Armlets
    21
  2. Life-Bound Bindings
    8
  3. Thermal Bindings
    6
  4. Needlessly Complex Wristguards
    5
  5. Verdant Sanctuary Bands
    5

Hands

  1. set
    Screaming Torchfiend's Grasp
    48
  2. Flamewaker's Grips
    1
  3. Raven's Veil Gloves
    1

Waist

  1. Life-Bound Belt
    20
  2. Vengeful Bladebeak Girdle
    17
  3. Bloody Dragonhide Belt
    5
  4. Salty Shell-Studded Girdle
    4
  5. Belt of the Eternal Struggle
    3

Legs

  1. set
    Screaming Torchfiend's Blazewraps
    48
  2. Frenzied Incarnate Legwraps
    1
  3. Shambling Berserker's Leggings
    1

Feet

  1. Life-Bound Boots
    24
  2. Screaming Torchfiend's Clutches
    13
  3. Toxic Thorn Footwraps
    4
  4. Twisted Blossom Stompers
    4
  5. Decapod Slippers
    2

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight
    43
  2. Daydreamer's Glimmering Ring
    20
  3. Band of Twisted Bark
    13
  4. Anthia's Ring
    8
  5. Ring-Bound Hourglass
    8

Trinkets

  1. Ashes of the Embersoul
    41
  2. Pip's Emerald Friendship Badge
    29
  3. Ember of Nullification
    7
  4. Cataclysmic Signet Brand
    6
  5. Augury of the Primal Flame
    5

Main Hand

  1. Thorncaller Claw
    23
  2. Double Time
    11
  3. Remnant Charglaive
    10
  4. Lightning Whelk Axe
    2
  5. Soulrending Claw
    2

Off Hand

  1. Double Time
    37
  2. Thorncaller Claw
    4
  3. Lightning Whelk Axe
    2
  4. Primal Molten Warglaive
    2
  5. Soulrending Claw
    2

Embellishments

Embellishments are unique effects that can be added to crafted items, either as predefined elements in recipes or through an optional embellishment reagent, creating embellished gear. These enhancements diversify and amplify characters' capabilities.

Given that only a maximum of 2 embellished items can be equipped at a time, here are the best embellishments for Havoc Demon Hunters in Mythic+.

  1. Blue Silken Lining
    87
  2. Toxified
    5
  3. Thriving Thorns
    4
  4. Choker Of Shielding
    1
  5. Coated In Slime
    1

Enchantments

Enchantments provide minor yet valuable enhancements to various items, including Head, Back, Chest, Wrist, Waist, Legs, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand.

Most enchantments are crafted via the Enchanting profession. However, Waist enchantments specifically require Blacksmithing, Legs enhancements are crafted by Leatherworkers, and Head enchantments come from the Incandescent Essence , a reward obtained through a quest in the Amirdrassil raid.

Enchantments are usually available at the auction house, making them accessible for upgrades. Here is a list of the top enchantments for Havoc Demon Hunters in Mythic+, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence
    50

Back

  1. Graceful Avoidance
    48
  2. +125 Avoidance
    1
  3. Regenerative Leech
    1

Chest

  1. Waking Stats
    50

Wrist

  1. +200 Avoidance
    48

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp
    46

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit
    47
  2. Frosted Armor Kit
    1
  3. Lambent Armor Kit
    1

Feet

  1. Watcher's Loam
    49
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze
    1

Rings

  1. +82 Critical Strike
    71
  2. +82 Mastery
    20
  3. +82 Versatility
    8

Main Hand

  1. Wafting Devotion
    48
  2. Sophic Devotion
    2

Off Hand

  1. Wafting Devotion
    47
  2. Sophic Devotion
    3

Gems

Gems are crafted stones from the Jewelcrafting profession, typically offering stat bonuses to enhance your gear. These gems can be socketed into specific items such as Head, Neck, Wrist, Waist, and Rings. The presence of sockets on items is usually random upon their drop.

Notably, Neck items can be uniquely modified to have up to three sockets by using 3 Tiered Medallion Setting . Additionally, a single socket can be added to other eligible items with a Nature's Cradle , which requires 6 Aspects' Tokens of Merit obtained from the Great Vault.

Available through both the auction house and the crafting order system, the following are the top gem choices for Havoc Demon Hunters in Mythic+.

  1. Sensei's Alexstraszite
    140
  2. Sensei's Neltharite
    81
  3. Radiant Alexstraszite
    54
  4. Inscribed Illimited Diamond
    42
  5. Zen Neltharite
    22