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Havoc Demon Hunter PvE Guide For Mythic+

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Havoc Demon Hunter
Season 4
50 characters
3279 - 3806

Welcome to Murlok.io's Havoc Demon Hunter PvE guide for Mythic+ in World of Warcraft. This guide lists the best stats, races, talents, gear, embellishments, enchantments, and gems for patch 10.2.7, based on the character builds of the Top 50 Havoc Demon Hunters from Dragonflight Season 4 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes 枫月洵 (Shadowmoon TW) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 3806.

Updated every 12 hours with the latest data from the Battle.net API , the guide also examines each character's last time played, specialization usage frequency, and equipment type to ensure greater accuracy.

Top Havoc Demon Hunters

  1. 1
    枫月洵's character icon
    枫月洵
    Shadowmoon (TW)
    527 ilvl
    3806
  2. 2
    Elysiia's character icon
    Elysiia
    Whisperwind (TW)
    527 ilvl
    3600
  3. 3
    Rataucigasa's character icon
    Rataucigasa
    Silvermoon (EU)
    527 ilvl
    3577
  4. 4
    Preparedfour's character icon
    Preparedfour
    Illidan (US)
    527 ilvl
    3567
  5. 5
    Moridh's character icon
    Moridh
    Sargeras (US)
    527 ilvl
    3556

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
+6987
48% Critical Strike
+3658
21% Haste
+5743
75% Mastery
+3128
15% Versatility
  1. Critical Strike
  2. Mastery
  3. Haste
  4. Versatility
Minor Stats
+769
10% Avoidance
+157
11% Leech
+146
3% 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 race icon
    Night Elf
    34
  2. Blood Elf race icon
    Blood Elf
    16

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
41
Vengeful Bonds
1
Unrestrained Fury
50
Shattered Restoration
43
Improved Sigil of Misery
3
Bouncing Glaives
50
Imprison
47
Charred Warblades
37
Chaos Nova
50
Improved Disrupt
50
Consume Magic
46
Aldrachi Design
3
Chaos Fragments
2
Champion of the Glaive
34
Disrupting Fury
1
Felblade
50
Swallowed Anger
1
Aura of Pain
48
Live by the Glaive
0
Pursuit
45
Soul Rending
50
Infernal Armor
21
Lost in Darkness
29
Felfire Haste
9
Illidari Knowledge
50
Demonic
50
Will of the Illidari
50
Precise Sigils
2
Internal Struggle
50
Darkness
50
Soul Sigils
0
Quickened Sigils
50
Erratic Felheart
50
Long Night
0
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
34
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
49
Unbound Chaos
50
Isolated Prey
1
Furious Gaze
30
Serrated Glaive
26
Burning Wound
49
Inertia
49
Glaive Tempest
18
Inner Demon
1
Soulscar
50
Ragefire
44
Know Your Enemy
49
Cycle of Hatred
1
Chaotic Disposition
50
A Fire Inside
49
Essence Break
32
Shattered Destiny
1
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
12
Chaotic Imprint
35
Rain from Above
8
Detainment
8
Glimpse
23
Cover of Darkness
6
Unending Hatred
10
Blood Moon
4
Sigil Mastery
6

Best In Slot And Gear

Gear consists of items that directly determine a character's power level. It can be acquired from diverse sources: dungeon, raid, world drops, crafted through various professions, obtained from PvP vendors, or chosen as rewards from the Great Vault.

Each piece of gear 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. Screaming Torchfiend's Burning Scowl item set icon
    set
    Screaming Torchfiend's Burning Scowl
    49
  2. Crown of Roaring Storms item icon
    Crown of Roaring Storms
    1

Neck

  1. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    19
  2. Tuskarr Bone Necklace item icon
    Tuskarr Bone Necklace
    16
  3. Amulet of Eonar's Chosen item icon
    Amulet of Eonar's Chosen
    4
  4. Elemental Lariat item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    4
  5. Kagni's Scorching Talisman item icon
    Kagni's Scorching Talisman
    3

Shoulders

  1. Screaming Torchfiend's Horned Memento item set icon
    set
    Screaming Torchfiend's Horned Memento
    16
  2. Mantle of Yearned Freedom item icon
    Mantle of Yearned Freedom
    10
  3. Strigine Epaulets item icon
    Strigine Epaulets
    8
  4. Shoulders of Animated Stone item icon
    Shoulders of Animated Stone
    7
  5. Twisted Loam Spaulders item icon
    Twisted Loam Spaulders
    5

Back

  1. Mammoth-Trainer's Drape item icon
    Mammoth-Trainer's Drape
    18
  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    16
  3. Cloak of Lost Devotion item icon
    Cloak of Lost Devotion
    8
  4. Acid-Proof Webbing item icon
    Acid-Proof Webbing
    3
  5. Etchings of the Captive Revenant item icon
    Etchings of the Captive Revenant
    1

Chest

  1. Screaming Torchfiend's Binding item set icon
    set
    Screaming Torchfiend's Binding
    50

Wrist

  1. Life-Bound Bindings item icon
    Life-Bound Bindings
    24
  2. Needlessly Complex Wristguards item icon
    Needlessly Complex Wristguards
    14
  3. Screaming Torchfiend's Armlets item icon
    Screaming Torchfiend's Armlets
    5
  4. Ferocious Hyena Hidebinders item icon
    Ferocious Hyena Hidebinders
    3
  5. Loyal Flametender's Bracers item icon
    Loyal Flametender's Bracers
    2

Hands

  1. Screaming Torchfiend's Grasp item set icon
    set
    Screaming Torchfiend's Grasp
    48
  2. Blightweaver's Clutches item icon
    Blightweaver's Clutches
    1
  3. Flamewaker's Grips item icon
    Flamewaker's Grips
    1

Waist

  1. Life-Bound Belt item icon
    Life-Bound Belt
    30
  2. Troggskin Waistband item icon
    Troggskin Waistband
    8
  3. Oblivion's Immortal Coil item icon
    Oblivion's Immortal Coil
    5
  4. Screaming Torchfiend's Clasp item icon
    Screaming Torchfiend's Clasp
    2
  5. Bloody Dragonhide Belt item icon
    Bloody Dragonhide Belt
    1

Legs

  1. Screaming Torchfiend's Blazewraps item set icon
    set
    Screaming Torchfiend's Blazewraps
    46
  2. Annora's Punctured Leggings item icon
    Annora's Punctured Leggings
    1
  3. Galakrond's Voracious Hide item icon
    Galakrond's Voracious Hide
    1
  4. Legguards of Adamant Rule item icon
    Legguards of Adamant Rule
    1
  5. Life-Bound Trousers item icon
    Life-Bound Trousers
    1

Feet

  1. Life-Bound Boots item icon
    Life-Bound Boots
    18
  2. Ancient Rotwalkers item icon
    Ancient Rotwalkers
    13
  3. Screaming Torchfiend's Clutches item icon
    Screaming Torchfiend's Clutches
    7
  4. Treads of the Swift item icon
    Treads of the Swift
    4
  5. Failed Applicant's Footpads item icon
    Failed Applicant's Footpads
    3

Rings

  1. Seal of Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    46
  2. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    22
  3. Platinum Star Band item icon
    Platinum Star Band
    11
  4. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    8
  5. Scalebane Signet item icon
    Scalebane Signet
    7

Trinkets

  1. Manic Grieftorch item icon
    Manic Grieftorch
    37
  2. Ashes of the Embersoul item icon
    Ashes of the Embersoul
    32
  3. Augury of the Primal Flame item icon
    Augury of the Primal Flame
    10
  4. Whispering Incarnate Icon item icon
    Whispering Incarnate Icon
    5
  5. Elementium Pocket Anvil item icon
    Elementium Pocket Anvil
    3

Main Hand

  1. Thorncaller Claw item icon
    Thorncaller Claw
    30
  2. Mystakria's Harvester item icon
    Mystakria's Harvester
    5
  3. Rionthus's Bladed Visage item icon
    Rionthus's Bladed Visage
    3
  4. Claws of the Blazing Behemoth item icon
    Claws of the Blazing Behemoth
    2
  5. Dragonscale Ripper item icon
    Dragonscale Ripper
    2

Off Hand

  1. Double Time item icon
    Double Time
    16
  2. Stormslash item icon
    Stormslash
    13
  3. Thorncaller Claw item icon
    Thorncaller Claw
    4
  4. Dragonscale Ripper item icon
    Dragonscale Ripper
    3
  5. Infused Stormglaives item icon
    Infused Stormglaives
    2

Antique Bronze Bullion

Antique Bronze Bullion serves as a specialized currency in Dragonflight Season 4, enabling players to purchase specific items. Each item costs 2 bullions and can be upgraded to its maximum Mythic level.

Given that the acquisition of bullions is limited to 1 per week from defeating raid bosses and 2 from the Weekly Mythic Dungeons quest reward when available, here are the best items to buy to maximize your limited bullions.

  1. Seal of Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    43
  2. Manic Grieftorch item icon
    Manic Grieftorch
    33
  3. Thorncaller Claw item icon
    Thorncaller Claw
    33
  4. Ashes of the Embersoul item icon
    Ashes of the Embersoul
    30
  5. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    22

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. Life-Bound Belt embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    90
  2. Elemental Lariat embellishment item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    4
  3. Life-Bound Boots embellishment item icon
    Potion Absorption Inhibitor
    2
  4. Slimy Expulsion Boots embellishment item icon
    Coated In Slime
    1
  5. Life-Bound Bindings embellishment item icon
    Toxified
    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 enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    50

Back

  1. Graceful Avoidance enchantment icon
    Graceful Avoidance
    44
  2. Regenerative Leech enchantment icon
    Regenerative Leech
    4
  3. +125 Avoidance enchantment icon
    +125 Avoidance
    2

Chest

  1. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    50

Wrist

  1. +200 Avoidance enchantment icon
    +200 Avoidance
    46
  2. +200 Leech enchantment icon
    +200 Leech
    3

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    45

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Fierce Armor Kit
    46
  2. Frosted Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Frosted Armor Kit
    3
  3. Lambent Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Lambent Armor Kit
    1

Feet

  1. Watcher's Loam enchantment icon
    Watcher's Loam
    45
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    3

Rings

  1. +82 Critical Strike enchantment icon
    +82 Critical Strike
    73
  2. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    16
  3. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste
    7

Main Hand

  1. Wafting Devotion enchantment icon
    Wafting Devotion
    46
  2. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    4

Off Hand

  1. Wafting Devotion enchantment icon
    Wafting Devotion
    45
  2. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    5

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 gem icon
    Sensei's Alexstraszite
    146
  2. Radiant Alexstraszite gem icon
    Radiant Alexstraszite
    47
  3. Sensei's Neltharite gem icon
    Sensei's Neltharite
    38
  4. Inscribed Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Inscribed Illimited Diamond
    36
  5. Crafty Alexstraszite gem icon
    Crafty Alexstraszite
    19