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Mythic+ Affliction Warlock

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Affliction Warlock
23 hours ago
13 characters
2441 - 2877

This guide tells you everything about how to build a PvE Affliction Warlock that will thrive in Mythic+.

Updated , it is based on the 13 top-rated Affliction Warlocks in Mythic+ leaderboards across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. Ratings are ranging from 2441 to 2877, with the current top Mythic+ Affliction Warlock being Latia from Argent Dawn (EU).

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 Affliction Warlocks in Mythic+ are Haste and Mastery :

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

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. Avoidance
  3. Leech
Main Stat Priority
+1887
15% Critical Strike
+4597
27% Haste
+3195
64% Mastery
+886
4% Versatility
  1. Haste
  2. Mastery
  3. Critical Strike
  4. Versatility
Minor Stat Priority
+201
3% Avoidance
+114
1% Leech
+305
6% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Avoidance
  3. Leech

Races

Each race in World of Warcraft brings traits that can potentially give an edge in achieving victory. That said, the best race for Affliction Warlock in Mythic+ is currently Gnome .

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

  1. Gnome race icon.
    Gnome
    3
  2. Orc race icon.
    Orc
    3
  3. Human race icon.
    Human
    2
  4. Void Elf race icon.
    Void Elf
    2
  5. Troll race icon.
    Troll
    1

Class Talents

Fel Domination talent icon.
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Fel Domination talent icon.

Fel Domination

12
Rank 1
12
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 3 min cooldown
Effect Your next Imp, Voidwalker, Incubus, Succubus, Felhunter, or Felguard Summon spell is free and has its casting time reduced by 5.5 sec.
Demonic Circle talent icon.
13
Demonic Circle talent icon.

Demonic Circle

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time Passive
Effect Summons a Demonic Circle for 15 min. Cast Demonic Circle: Teleport to teleport to its location and remove all movement slowing effects. You also learn: Demonic Circle: Teleport Teleports you to your Demonic Circle and removes all movement slowing effects.
Power Cost 5,000 Mana
Burning Rush talent icon.
13
Burning Rush talent icon.

Burning Rush

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time Instant
Effect Increases your movement speed by 50%, but also damages you for 4% of your maximum health every 1 sec. Movement impairing effects may not reduce you below 100% of normal movement speed. Lasts until canceled.
Fel Pact talent icon.
0
Fel Pact talent icon.

Fel Pact

Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Fel Domination by 60 sec.
Demon Skin talent icon.
13
Demon Skin talent icon.

Demon Skin

13
Rank 2
13
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Soul Leech absorption now passively recharges at a rate of 0.5% of maximum health every 1 sec, and may now absorb up to 15% of maximum health.
Fel Armor talent icon.
13
Fel Armor talent icon.

Fel Armor

13
Rank 2
13
Cast Time Passive
Effect When Soul Leech absorbs damage, 10% of damage taken is absorbed and spread out over 5 sec. Reduces damage taken by 3.0%.
Fiendish Stride talent icon.
12
Fiendish Stride talent icon.

Fiendish Stride

12
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
11
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the damage dealt by Burning Rush by 50%. Burning Rush increases your movement speed by an additional 10%.
Curses of Enfeeblement talent icon.
13
Curses of Enfeeblement talent icon.

Curses of Enfeeblement

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time Passive
Effect Grants access to the following abilities: Curse of Tongues: Forces the target to speak in Demonic, increasing the casting time of all spells by 30% for 1 min. Curses: A warlock can only have one Curse active per target. Curse of Exhaustion: Reduces the target's movement speed by 50% for 12 sec. Curses: A warlock can only have one Curse active per target.
Abyss Walker talent icon.
1
Abyss Walker talent icon.

Abyss Walker

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Using Demonic Circle: Teleport or your Demonic Gateway reduces all damage you take by 4% for 10 sec.
Mortal Coil talent icon.
12
Mortal Coil talent icon.

Mortal Coil

12
Rank 1
12
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Horrifies an enemy target into fleeing, incapacitating for 3 sec and healing you for 20% of maximum health.
Power Cost 5,000 Mana
Range 20 yd range
Howl of Terror talent icon.

Howl of Terror

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 40 sec cooldown
Effect Let loose a terrifying howl, causing 5 enemies within 10 yds to flee in fear, disorienting them for 20 sec. Damage may cancel the effect.
Amplify Curse talent icon.
2
Amplify Curse talent icon.

Amplify Curse

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 30 sec cooldown
Effect Your next Curse of Exhaustion, Curse of Tongues or Curse of Weakness cast within 15 sec is amplified. Curse of Exhaustion Reduces the target's movement speed by an additional 20%. Curse of Tongues Increases casting time by an additional 40%. Curse of Weakness Enemy is unable to critically strike.
Demonic Embrace talent icon.
13
Demonic Embrace talent icon.

Demonic Embrace

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time Passive
Effect Stamina increased by 10%.
Demonic Inspiration talent icon.
12
Demonic Inspiration talent icon.

Demonic Inspiration

12
Rank 1
12
Cast Time Passive
Effect Filling a Soul Shard increases the attack speed of your primary pet by 5% for 8 sec. Increases Grimoire of Sacrifice damage by 15%.
Wrathful Minion talent icon.
13
Wrathful Minion talent icon.

Wrathful Minion

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time Passive
Effect Filling a Soul Shard increases the damage done by your primary pet by 5% for 8 sec. Increases Grimoire of Sacrifice damage by 15%.
Demonic Fortitude talent icon.
13
Demonic Fortitude talent icon.

Demonic Fortitude

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases you and your pets' maximum health by 5%.
Banish talent icon.
0
Banish talent icon.

Banish

Cast Time 1.5 sec cast
Effect Banishes an enemy Demon, Aberration, or Elemental, preventing any action for 30 sec. Limit 1. Casting Banish again on the target will cancel the effect.
Power Cost 3,750 Mana
Range 30 yd range
Teachings of the Satyr talent icon.
0
Teachings of the Satyr talent icon.

Teachings of the Satyr

Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Amplify Curse by 10 sec.
Desperate Pact talent icon.
3
Desperate Pact talent icon.

Desperate Pact

3
Rank 2
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Drain Life heals for 30% more while below 50% health.
Sweet Souls talent icon.
12
Sweet Souls talent icon.

Sweet Souls

12
Rank 1
12
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Healthstone heals you for an additional 10% of your maximum health. Any party or raid member using a Healthstone also heals you for that amount.
Gorefiend's Resolve talent icon.
0
Gorefiend's Resolve talent icon.

Gorefiend's Resolve

Cast Time Passive
Effect Targets resurrected with Soulstone resurrect with 40% additional health and 30% additional mana.
Demonic Gateway talent icon.
13
Demonic Gateway talent icon.

Demonic Gateway

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time 2 sec cast
Cooldown 10 sec cooldown
Effect Creates a demonic gateway between two locations. Activating the gateway transports the user to the other gateway. Each player can use a Demonic Gateway only once per 1.5 min.
Power Cost 50,000 Mana
Range 10-40 yd range
Nightmare talent icon.
0
Nightmare talent icon.

Nightmare

Cast Time Passive
Effect When Fear ends, the target is slowed by 30% for 4 sec.
Greater Banish talent icon.
0
Greater Banish talent icon.

Greater Banish

Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases the duration of Banish by 30 sec. Banish now affects Undead.
Dark Pact talent icon.
13
Dark Pact talent icon.

Dark Pact

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect Sacrifices 20% of your current health to shield you for 200% of the sacrificed health plus an additional 13,777 for 20 sec. Usable while suffering from control impairing effects.
Strength of Will talent icon.
11
Strength of Will talent icon.

Strength of Will

11
Rank 1
11
Cast Time Passive
Effect Unending Resolve reduces damage taken by an additional 15%.
Dark Accord talent icon.

Dark Accord

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Unending Resolve by 45 sec.
Shadowfury talent icon.
10
Shadowfury talent icon.

Shadowfury

10
Rank 1
10
Cast Time 1.5 sec cast
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect Stuns all enemies within 8 yds for 3 sec.
Power Cost 2,500 Mana
Range 35 yd range
Frequent Donor talent icon.
9
Frequent Donor talent icon.

Frequent Donor

9
Rank 1
9
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Dark Pact by 15 sec.
Ichor of Devils talent icon.

Ichor of Devils

3
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Dark Pact sacrifices only 5% of your current health for the same shield value.
Accrued Vitality talent icon.
7
Accrued Vitality talent icon.

Accrued Vitality

7
Rank 2
7
Cast Time Passive
Effect Drain Life heals for 30% of the amount drained over 9.0 sec.
Lifeblood talent icon.
7
Lifeblood talent icon.

Lifeblood

7
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
6
Cast Time Passive
Effect When you use a Healthstone, gain 15% Leech for 20 sec.
Darkfury talent icon.
2
Darkfury talent icon.

Darkfury

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Shadowfury by 15 sec and increases its radius by 2 yards.
Shadowflame talent icon.

Shadowflame

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 15 sec cooldown
Effect Slows enemies in a 12 yard cone in front of you by 70% for 6 sec.
Fel Synergy talent icon.
12
Fel Synergy talent icon.

Fel Synergy

12
Rank 1
12
Cast Time Passive
Effect Soul Leech also heals you for 15% and your pet for 50% of the absorption it grants.
Soul Link talent icon.
13
Soul Link talent icon.

Soul Link

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time Passive
Effect 10% of all damage you take is taken by your demon pet instead. While Grimoire of Sacrifice is active, your Stamina is increased by 5%.
Teachings of the Black Harvest talent icon.
1
Teachings of the Black Harvest talent icon.

Teachings of the Black Harvest

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your primary pets gain a bonus effect. Imp: Successful Singe Magic casts grant the target 4% damage reduction for 5 sec. Voidwalker: Reduces the cooldown of Shadow Bulwark by 30 sec. Felhunter: Reduces the cooldown of Devour Magic by 5 sec. Sayaad: Reduces the cooldown of Seduction by 10 sec and causes the target to walk faster towards the demon.
Resolute Barrier talent icon.
0
Resolute Barrier talent icon.

Resolute Barrier

Cast Time Passive
Effect Attacks received that deal at least 5% of your health decrease Unending Resolve's cooldown by 10 sec. Cannot occur more than once every 20 sec.
Grimoire of Synergy talent icon.
13
Grimoire of Synergy talent icon.

Grimoire of Synergy

13
Rank 2
13
Cast Time Passive
Effect Damage done by you or your demon has a chance to grant the other one 10% increased damage for 15 sec.
Profane Bargain talent icon.
3
Profane Bargain talent icon.

Profane Bargain

3
Rank 1
2
Rank 2
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect When your health drops below 35%, the percentage of damage shared via your Soul Link is increased by an additional 10%. While Grimoire of Sacrifice is active, your Stamina is increased by 5%.
Soul Conduit talent icon.
13
Soul Conduit talent icon.

Soul Conduit

13
Rank 2
13
Cast Time Passive
Effect Every Soul Shard you spend has a 10% chance to be refunded.
Demonic Resilience talent icon.
0
Demonic Resilience talent icon.

Demonic Resilience

Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the chance you will be critically struck by 4%. All damage your primary demon takes is reduced by 15%.
Grim Feast talent icon.
8
Grim Feast talent icon.

Grim Feast

8
Rank 1
8
Cast Time Passive
Effect Drain Life now channels 30% faster and restores health 30% faster.
Inquisitor's Gaze talent icon.
11
Inquisitor's Gaze talent icon.

Inquisitor's Gaze

11
Rank 1
11
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your spells and abilities have a chance to summon an Inquisitor's Eye that deals 11,922 Shadowflame damage over 13.6 sec.
Summon Soulkeeper talent icon.

Summon Soulkeeper

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time 1 sec cast
Effect Summons a Soulkeeper that consumes all Tormented Souls you've collected, blasting nearby enemies for 157 Chaos damage per soul consumed over 8 sec. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets. You collect Tormented Souls from each target you kill and occasionally escaped souls you previously collected.
Range 40 yd range
Soulburn talent icon.
12
Soulburn talent icon.

Soulburn

12
Rank 1
12
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 6 sec cooldown
Effect Consumes a Soul Shard, unlocking the hidden power of your spells. Demonic Circle: Teleport: Increases your movement speed by 50% and makes you immune to snares and roots for 6 sec. Demonic Gateway: Can be cast instantly. Drain Life: Gain an absorb shield equal to the amount of healing done for 30 sec. This shield cannot exceed 30% of your maximum health. Health Funnel: Restores 140% more health and reduces the damage taken by your pet by 30% for 10 sec. Healthstone: Increases the healing of your Healthstone by 30% and increases your maximum health by 20% for 12 sec.
Power Cost 1 Soul Shard

Specialization Talents

Malefic Rapture talent icon.
13
Malefic Rapture talent icon.

Malefic Rapture

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time 1.5 sec cast
Effect Your damaging periodic effects erupt on all targets, causing 1,742 Shadow damage per effect.
Power Cost 1 Soul Shard
Unstable Affliction talent icon.
13
Unstable Affliction talent icon.

Unstable Affliction

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time 1.5 sec cast
Effect Afflicts one target with 11,210 Shadow damage over 16 sec. If dispelled, deals 30,420 damage to the dispeller and silences them for 4 sec.
Power Cost 2,500 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Seed of Corruption talent icon.
8
Seed of Corruption talent icon.

Seed of Corruption

8
Rank 1
8
Cast Time 2.5 sec cast
Effect Embeds a demon seed in the enemy target that will explode after 10.9 sec, dealing 2,890 Shadow damage to all enemies within 10 yards and applying Corruption to them. The seed will detonate early if the target is hit by other detonations, or takes 2,755 damage from your spells.
Power Cost 1 Soul Shard
Range 40 yd range
Nightfall talent icon.
13
Nightfall talent icon.

Nightfall

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time Passive
Effect Corruption damage has a chance to cause your next Shadow Bolt or Drain Soul to deal 25% increased damage. Shadow Bolt is instant cast and Drain Soul channels 50% faster when affected.
Xavian Teachings talent icon.
13
Xavian Teachings talent icon.

Xavian Teachings

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time Passive
Effect Corruption is instant cast and instantly deals 763 damage.
Sow the Seeds talent icon.
8
Sow the Seeds talent icon.

Sow the Seeds

8
Rank 1
8
Cast Time Passive
Effect Seed of Corruption now embeds demon seeds into 2 additional nearby enemies.
Shadow Embrace talent icon.
13
Shadow Embrace talent icon.

Shadow Embrace

13
Rank 2
13
Cast Time Passive
Effect Shadow Bolt and Drain Soul apply Shadow Embrace, increasing your damage dealt to the target by 3.0% for 16 sec. Stacks up to 3 times.
Harvester of Souls talent icon.
1
Harvester of Souls talent icon.

Harvester of Souls

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Each time Corruption deals damage, it has a 15% chance to deal 1,102 Shadow damage to the target and heal you for 100% of the damage dealt.
Writhe in Agony talent icon.
13
Writhe in Agony talent icon.

Writhe in Agony

13
Rank 2
13
Cast Time Passive
Effect Agony's damage starts at 4 stacks and may now ramp up to 18 stacks.
Agonizing Corruption talent icon.
0
Agonizing Corruption talent icon.

Agonizing Corruption

Cast Time Passive
Effect Seed of Corruption's explosion increases the stack count of Agony by 2 on all targets hit.
Drain Soul talent icon.
13
Drain Soul talent icon.

Drain Soul

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time Channeled
Effect Drains the target's soul, causing 12,781 Shadow damage over 4.5 sec. Damage is increased by 100% against enemies below 20% health. Generates 1 Soul Shard if the target dies during this effect.
Power Cost 2,500 Mana per sec
Range 40 yd range
Siphon Life talent icon.
12
Siphon Life talent icon.

Siphon Life

12
Rank 1
12
Cast Time Instant
Effect Siphons the target's life essence, dealing 5,025 Shadow damage over 15 sec and healing you for 30% of the damage done.
Power Cost 2,500 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Absolute Corruption talent icon.

Absolute Corruption

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Corruption is now permanent and deals 15% increased damage. Duration reduced to 24 sec against players.
Vile Taint talent icon.
8
Vile Taint talent icon.

Vile Taint

8
Rank 1
8
Cast Time 1.5 sec cast
Cooldown 30 sec cooldown
Effect Unleashes a vile explosion at the target location, dealing 6,745 Shadow damage over 10 sec to 8 enemies within 10 yds and applies Agony and Curse of Exhaustion to them.
Power Cost 1 Soul Shard
Range 40 yd range
Phantom Singularity talent icon.

Phantom Singularity

5
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Places a phantom singularity above the target, which consumes the life of all enemies within 15 yards, dealing 9,919 damage over 14.5 sec, healing you for 25% of the damage done.
Power Cost 2,500 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Soul Tap talent icon.
0
Soul Tap talent icon.

Soul Tap

Cast Time Instant
Effect Sacrifice 8% of your Soul Leech to gain a Soul Shard.
Inevitable Demise talent icon.
7
Inevitable Demise talent icon.

Inevitable Demise

7
Rank 2
7
Cast Time Passive
Effect Damaging an enemy with Agony increases the damage of your next Drain Life by 15%. This effect stacks up to 50 times.
Soul Swap talent icon.
0
Soul Swap talent icon.

Soul Swap

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 30 sec cooldown
Effect Copies your damage over time effects from the target, preserving their duration. Your next use of Soul Swap within 10 sec will exhale a copy damage of the effects onto a new target.
Power Cost 1 Soul Shard
Range 40 yd range
Soul Flame talent icon.
6
Soul Flame talent icon.

Soul Flame

6
Rank 2
6
Cast Time Passive
Effect When you kill a target, its soul bursts into flames, dealing 4,408 Shadowflame damage to nearby enemies. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets.
Grimoire of Sacrifice talent icon.
12
Grimoire of Sacrifice talent icon.

Grimoire of Sacrifice

12
Rank 1
12
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 30 sec cooldown
Effect Sacrifices your demon pet for power, gaining its command demon ability, and causing your spells to sometimes also deal 2,411 additional Shadow damage. Lasts 1 hour or until you summon a demon pet.
Pandemic Invocation talent icon.
5
Pandemic Invocation talent icon.

Pandemic Invocation

5
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Refreshing Corruption, Agony, Unstable Affliction, or Siphon Life with less than 5 seconds remaining will deal 2,645 Shadow damage and has a 6.66% chance to grant you a Soul Shard.
Withering Bolt talent icon.
13
Withering Bolt talent icon.

Withering Bolt

13
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
12
Cast Time Passive
Effect Shadow Bolt and Drain Soul deal 15% increased damage, up to 45%, per damage over time effect you have active on the target.
Sacrolash's Dark Strike talent icon.
5
Sacrolash's Dark Strike talent icon.

Sacrolash's Dark Strike

5
Rank 1
3
Rank 2
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Corruption damage is increased by 15%, and each time it deals damage any of your Curses active on the target are extended by 0.4 sec.
Creeping Death talent icon.
13
Creeping Death talent icon.

Creeping Death

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Agony, Corruption, Siphon Life, and Unstable Affliction deal damage 15% faster.
Haunt talent icon.
13
Haunt talent icon.

Haunt

13
Rank 1
13
Cast Time 1.5 sec cast
Cooldown 15 sec cooldown
Effect A ghostly soul haunts the target, dealing 3,806 Shadow damage and increasing your damage dealt to the target by 10% for 18 sec. If the target dies, Haunt's cooldown is reset.
Power Cost 5,000 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Summon Darkglare talent icon.
11
Summon Darkglare talent icon.

Summon Darkglare

11
Rank 1
11
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
Effect Summons a Darkglare from the Twisting Nether that extends the duration of your damage over time effects on all enemies by 8 sec. The Darkglare will serve you for 20 sec, blasting its target for 1,729 Shadow damage, increased by 10% for every damage over time effect you have active on any target.
Power Cost 5,000 Mana
Soul Rot talent icon.
2
Soul Rot talent icon.

Soul Rot

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time 1.5 sec cast
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect Wither away all life force of your current target and up to 3 additional targets nearby, causing your primary target to suffer 14,941 Nature damage and secondary targets to suffer 7,470 Nature damage over 8 sec. For the next 8 sec, casting Drain Life will cause you to also Drain Life from any enemy affected by your Soul Rot, and Drain Life will not consume any mana.
Power Cost 1,250 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Malefic Affliction talent icon.
12
Malefic Affliction talent icon.

Malefic Affliction

12
Rank 2
12
Cast Time Passive
Effect Malefic Rapture causes your active Unstable Affliction to deal 13% additional damage, up to 39%, for the rest of its duration.
Tormented Crescendo talent icon.
11
Tormented Crescendo talent icon.

Tormented Crescendo

11
Rank 1
11
Cast Time Passive
Effect While Agony, Corruption, and Unstable Affliction are active, your Shadow Bolt has a 30% chance and your Drain Soul has a 20% chance to make your next Malefic Rapture cost no Soul Shards and cast instantly.
Seized Vitality talent icon.
9
Seized Vitality talent icon.

Seized Vitality

9
Rank 2
9
Cast Time Passive
Effect Haunt deals 20% additional damage. When the Haunt spell ends or is dispelled, the soul returns to you, healing for 100% of the damage it did to the target.
Malevolent Visionary talent icon.
4
Malevolent Visionary talent icon.

Malevolent Visionary

4
Rank 2
4
Cast Time Passive
Effect Darkglare increases its damage by an additional 5% for each damage over time effect active. Darkglare lasts an additional 10 sec.
Wrath of Consumption talent icon.
1
Wrath of Consumption talent icon.

Wrath of Consumption

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Corruption and Agony each grant an application of Wrath of Consumption when a target dies, increasing all periodic damage dealt by 3% for 30 sec, stacking up to 5 times.
Soul-Eater's Gluttony talent icon.
1
Soul-Eater's Gluttony talent icon.

Soul-Eater's Gluttony

1
Rank 2
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Whenever Unstable Affliction deals damage, the cooldown of Soul Rot is reduced by 1.0 sec.
Dread Touch talent icon.
12
Dread Touch talent icon.

Dread Touch

12
Rank 1
12
Cast Time Passive
Effect If Malefic Affliction exceeds 3 stacks, the target instead takes 30% additional damage from your damage over time effects for 6 sec.
Doom Blossom talent icon.

Doom Blossom

Cast Time Passive
Effect If Corruption damages a target affected by your Unstable Affliction, it has a 10% chance per stack of Malefic Affliction to deal 4,309 Shadow damage to nearby enemies.
Haunted Soul talent icon.
9
Haunted Soul talent icon.

Haunted Soul

9
Rank 1
9
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Haunt spell also increases the damage of your damage over time effects to all targets by 20% while active.
Grim Reach talent icon.
3
Grim Reach talent icon.

Grim Reach

3
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect When Darkglare deals damage, it deals 50% of that damage to all enemies affected by your damage over time effects.
Grand Warlock's Design talent icon.

Grand Warlock's Design

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Every Soul Shard you spend reduces the cooldown of Summon Infernal by 1.5 sec.
Dark Harvest talent icon.
1
Dark Harvest talent icon.

Dark Harvest

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Each target affected by Soul Rot increases your haste and critical strike chance by 2.5% for 8 sec.

PvP Talents

Bane of Fragility talent icon.
0
Bane of Fragility talent icon.

Bane of Fragility

Effect Reduces the target's maximum health by up to 15% for 10 sec.
Deathbolt talent icon.
1
Deathbolt talent icon.

Deathbolt

1
Rank 1
1
Effect Launches a bolt of death at the target, accumulating 50% of the remaining damage from your spells on the target and dealing it over 3 sec.
Gateway Mastery talent icon.
0
Gateway Mastery talent icon.

Gateway Mastery

Effect Increases the range of your Demonic Gateway by 20 yards, and reduces the cast time by 30%. Reduces the time between how often players can take your Demonic Gateway by 30 sec.
Rot and Decay talent icon.
2
Rot and Decay talent icon.

Rot and Decay

2
Rank 1
2
Effect Each time your Drain Life deals damage, it increases the duration of your Unstable Affliction, Corruption and Agony on the target by 0.90 sec.
Bane of Shadows talent icon.
0
Bane of Shadows talent icon.

Bane of Shadows

Effect Magical damage over time effects will strike the target an additional time for 20% of their damage as Shadow. Lasts 10 sec.
Nether Ward talent icon.
0
Nether Ward talent icon.

Nether Ward

Effect Surrounds the caster with a shield that lasts 3 sec, reflecting all harmful spells cast on you.
Essence Drain talent icon.
1
Essence Drain talent icon.

Essence Drain

1
Rank 1
1
Effect Whenever you heal yourself with Drain Life, the enemy target deals 9% reduced damage to you for 10 sec. Stacks up to 4 times.
Casting Circle talent icon.
0
Casting Circle talent icon.

Casting Circle

Effect Summons a Casting Circle for 12 sec. While within the casting circle, you are immune to silence and interrupt effects.
Rampant Afflictions talent icon.
12
Rampant Afflictions talent icon.

Rampant Afflictions

12
Rank 1
12
Effect Unstable Affliction can now be applied to up to 3 targets.
Rapid Contagion talent icon.
9
Rapid Contagion talent icon.

Rapid Contagion

9
Rank 1
9
Effect For the next 20 sec, all of your damage over time effects occur 33% more often.
Shadow Rift talent icon.
1
Shadow Rift talent icon.

Shadow Rift

1
Rank 1
1
Effect Conjure a Shadow Rift at the target location lasting 2 sec. Enemy players within the rift when it expires are teleported to your Demonic Circle. Must be within 40 yds of your Demonic Circle to cast.
Precognition talent icon.
9
Precognition talent icon.

Precognition

9
Rank 1
9
Effect If an interrupt is used on you while you are not casting, gain 15% Haste and become immune to crowd control, interrupt, and cast pushback effects for 5 sec.
Call Observer talent icon.
1
Call Observer talent icon.

Call Observer

1
Rank 1
1
Effect Summons a demonic Observer to keep a watchful eye over the area for 20 sec. Anytime an enemy within 20 yards casts a harmful magical spell, the Observer will deal up to 5% of the target's maximum health in Shadow damage.
Bonds of Fel talent icon.
0
Bonds of Fel talent icon.

Bonds of Fel

Effect Encircle enemy players with Bonds of Fel. If any affected player leaves the 8 yd radius they explode, dealing 21,402 Fire damage split amongst all nearby enemies.

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 Affliction Warlocks in Mythic+.

Head

  1. Scalesworn Cultist's Scorn icon.
    set
    Scalesworn Cultist's Scorn
    9
    Scalesworn Cultist's Scorn icon.

    Scalesworn Cultist's Scorn

    Ilvl 424
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +512 intellect
    +1383 stamina
    +225 critical-strike
    +561 mastery
    Set
    Set: When Agony grants you a Soul Shard, you have a chance to gain Cruel Inspiration, increasing your haste by 12% for 6 sec.
    Set: Cruel Inspiration also grants 2 charges of Cruel Epiphany, up to 5 charges. Each charge of Cruel Epiphany increases the damage of your next Malefic Rapture or Seed of Corruption by 40%.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Hood of Surging Time icon.
    Hood of Surging Time
    1
    Hood of Surging Time icon.

    Hood of Surging Time

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +484 intellect
    +1283 stamina
    +387 haste
    +376 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Damaging a new enemy grants you 239 Haste for 10 sec, up to 5 stacks.

  3. Lightweight Ocular Lenses icon.
    Lightweight Ocular Lenses
    1
    Lightweight Ocular Lenses icon.

    Lightweight Ocular Lenses

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +484 intellect
    +1283 stamina
    +763 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Safety fuses built into this device reduce the chance of its slotted tinker malfunctioning by up to 15%.

  4. Netherwhisper Hood icon.
    Netherwhisper Hood
    1
    Netherwhisper Hood icon.

    Netherwhisper Hood

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +498 intellect
    +1333 stamina
    +520 critical-strike
    +254 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  5. Organized Pontificator's Mask icon.
    Organized Pontificator's Mask
    1
    Organized Pontificator's Mask icon.

    Organized Pontificator's Mask

    Ilvl 405
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +429 intellect
    +1083 stamina
    +464 critical-strike
    +250 haste
    Rank Mythic

Neck

  1. Elemental Lariat icon.
    Elemental Lariat
    12
    Elemental Lariat icon.

    Elemental Lariat

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +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.

  2. Eye of the Vengeful Hurricane icon.
    Eye of the Vengeful Hurricane
    1
    Eye of the Vengeful Hurricane icon.

    Eye of the Vengeful Hurricane

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +750 stamina
    +212 critical-strike
    +998 haste
    Rank Mythic

Shoulders

  1. Scalesworn Cultist's Effigy icon.
    set
    Scalesworn Cultist's Effigy
    8
    Scalesworn Cultist's Effigy icon.

    Scalesworn Cultist's Effigy

    Ilvl 424
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +384 intellect
    +1037 stamina
    +171 haste
    +418 versatility
    Set
    Set: When Agony grants you a Soul Shard, you have a chance to gain Cruel Inspiration, increasing your haste by 12% for 6 sec.
    Set: Cruel Inspiration also grants 2 charges of Cruel Epiphany, up to 5 charges. Each charge of Cruel Epiphany increases the damage of your next Malefic Rapture or Seed of Corruption by 40%.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Amice of the Blue icon.
    Amice of the Blue
    5
    Amice of the Blue icon.

    Amice of the Blue

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +237 critical-strike
    +335 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells and abilities have a chance to trigger a burst of Arcane energy at the target's location, dealing 16,600 Arcane damage split between nearby enemies.

Back

  1. Fireproof Drape icon.
    Fireproof Drape
    7
    Fireproof Drape icon.

    Fireproof Drape

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +280 intellect
    +750 stamina
    +274 haste
    +162 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  2. Cape of Entanglement icon.
    Cape of Entanglement
    2
    Cape of Entanglement icon.

    Cape of Entanglement

    Ilvl 405
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +241 intellect
    +609 stamina
    +201 critical-strike
    +201 haste
    Rank Mythic

  3. Cape of the Duskwatch icon.
    Cape of the Duskwatch
    2
    Cape of the Duskwatch icon.

    Cape of the Duskwatch

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +280 intellect
    +750 stamina
    +265 critical-strike
    +171 haste
    Rank Mythic

  4. Decorated Commander's Cindercloak icon.
    Decorated Commander's Cindercloak
    1
    Decorated Commander's Cindercloak icon.

    Decorated Commander's Cindercloak

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +265 intellect
    +696 stamina
    +280 haste
    +143 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  5. Goldscar Pelt icon.
    Goldscar Pelt
    1
    Goldscar Pelt icon.

    Goldscar Pelt

    Ilvl 402
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +235 intellect
    +586 stamina
    +118 critical-strike
    +276 haste
    Rank Mythic

Chest

  1. Scalesworn Cultist's Frock icon.
    set
    Scalesworn Cultist's Frock
    12
    Scalesworn Cultist's Frock icon.

    Scalesworn Cultist's Frock

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +498 intellect
    +1333 stamina
    +221 critical-strike
    +553 haste
    Set
    Set: When Agony grants you a Soul Shard, you have a chance to gain Cruel Inspiration, increasing your haste by 12% for 6 sec.
    Set: Cruel Inspiration also grants 2 charges of Cruel Epiphany, up to 5 charges. Each charge of Cruel Epiphany increases the damage of your next Malefic Rapture or Seed of Corruption by 40%.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Azureweave Robe icon.
    set
    Azureweave Robe
    1
    Azureweave Robe icon.

    Azureweave Robe

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +484 intellect
    +1283 stamina
    +240 versatility
    +523 mastery
    Set
    Set: Dealing damage has a chance to grant Piercing Azureweave, increasing Intellect for 8 sec. Healing has a chance to grant Flowing Azureweave, reducing the Mana cost of spells for 8 sec.

Wrist

  1. Bracers of Arcane Mystery icon.
    Bracers of Arcane Mystery
    5
    Bracers of Arcane Mystery icon.

    Bracers of Arcane Mystery

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +265 intellect
    +696 stamina
    +211 critical-strike
    +211 haste
    Rank Mythic

  2. Overengineered Sleeve Extenders icon.
    Overengineered Sleeve Extenders
    3
    Overengineered Sleeve Extenders icon.

    Overengineered Sleeve Extenders

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +272 intellect
    +722 stamina
    +429 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Safety fuses built into this device reduce the chance of its slotted tinker malfunctioning by up to 15%.

  3. Manawracker Bindings icon.
    Manawracker Bindings
    2
    Manawracker Bindings icon.

    Manawracker Bindings

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +280 intellect
    +750 stamina
    +162 haste
    +274 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Chilled Silken Restraints icon.
    Chilled Silken Restraints
    1
    Chilled Silken Restraints icon.

    Chilled Silken Restraints

    Ilvl 402
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +235 intellect
    +586 stamina
    +259 haste
    +136 versatility
    Rank Heroic

  5. Crimson Gladiator's Silk Armbands icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Armbands
    1
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Armbands icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Armbands

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +248 intellect
    +634 stamina
    +149 haste
    +259 versatility
    Rank Elite

Hands

  1. Scalesworn Cultist's Gloves icon.
    set
    Scalesworn Cultist's Gloves
    11
    Scalesworn Cultist's Gloves icon.

    Scalesworn Cultist's Gloves

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +391 critical-strike
    +190 versatility
    Set
    Set: When Agony grants you a Soul Shard, you have a chance to gain Cruel Inspiration, increasing your haste by 12% for 6 sec.
    Set: Cruel Inspiration also grants 2 charges of Cruel Epiphany, up to 5 charges. Each charge of Cruel Epiphany increases the damage of your next Malefic Rapture or Seed of Corruption by 40%.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Eggtender's Safety Mitts icon.
    Eggtender's Safety Mitts
    2
    Eggtender's Safety Mitts icon.

    Eggtender's Safety Mitts

    Ilvl 411
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +340 intellect
    +882 stamina
    +384 critical-strike
    +168 mastery
    Rank Heroic

Waist

  1. Magatha's Spiritual Sash icon.
    Magatha's Spiritual Sash
    6
    Magatha's Spiritual Sash icon.

    Magatha's Spiritual Sash

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +190 haste
    +391 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  2. Sky Saddle Cord icon.
    Sky Saddle Cord
    3
    Sky Saddle Cord icon.

    Sky Saddle Cord

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +353 intellect
    +928 stamina
    +354 haste
    +209 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle
    2
    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +286 haste
    +286 mastery

  4. Cord of Wicked Pyromania icon.
    Cord of Wicked Pyromania
    1
    Cord of Wicked Pyromania icon.

    Cord of Wicked Pyromania

    Ilvl 402
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +313 intellect
    +782 stamina
    +308 critical-strike
    +218 haste
    Rank Mythic

  5. Solsten's Arcing Runecord icon.
    Solsten's Arcing Runecord
    1
    Solsten's Arcing Runecord icon.

    Solsten's Arcing Runecord

    Ilvl 395
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +293 intellect
    +704 stamina
    +156 versatility
    +351 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Legs

  1. Scalesworn Cultist's Culottes icon.
    set
    Scalesworn Cultist's Culottes
    13
    Scalesworn Cultist's Culottes icon.

    Scalesworn Cultist's Culottes

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +498 intellect
    +1333 stamina
    +553 haste
    +221 mastery
    Set
    Set: When Agony grants you a Soul Shard, you have a chance to gain Cruel Inspiration, increasing your haste by 12% for 6 sec.
    Set: Cruel Inspiration also grants 2 charges of Cruel Epiphany, up to 5 charges. Each charge of Cruel Epiphany increases the damage of your next Malefic Rapture or Seed of Corruption by 40%.
    Rank Mythic

Feet

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers
    4
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +286 haste
    +286 mastery

  2. Cushioned Treads of Glory icon.
    Cushioned Treads of Glory
    3
    Cushioned Treads of Glory icon.

    Cushioned Treads of Glory

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +228 haste
    +353 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  3. Sandals of the Wild Sovereign icon.
    Sandals of the Wild Sovereign
    2
    Sandals of the Wild Sovereign icon.

    Sandals of the Wild Sovereign

    Ilvl 411
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +340 intellect
    +882 stamina
    +394 haste
    +159 mastery
    Rank Heroic

  4. Azureweave Slippers icon.
    set
    Azureweave Slippers
    1
    Azureweave Slippers icon.

    Azureweave Slippers

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +229 critical-strike
    +343 mastery
    Set
    Set: Dealing damage has a chance to grant Piercing Azureweave, increasing Intellect for 8 sec. Healing has a chance to grant Flowing Azureweave, reducing the Mana cost of spells for 8 sec.

  5. Flameheart Sandals icon.
    Flameheart Sandals
    1
    Flameheart Sandals icon.

    Flameheart Sandals

    Ilvl 405
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +322 intellect
    +812 stamina
    +276 critical-strike
    +255 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight icon.
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    8
    Signet of Titanic Insight icon.

    Signet of Titanic Insight

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 mastery

  2. Seal of Diurna's Chosen icon.
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    4
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen icon.

    Seal of Diurna's Chosen

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +750 stamina
    +301 critical-strike
    +909 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Dealing Fire damage has a chance to ignite your enemies, burning them for an additional 7,252 damage every 2 seconds.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Jeweled Signet of Melandrus icon.
    Jeweled Signet of Melandrus
    3
    Jeweled Signet of Melandrus icon.

    Jeweled Signet of Melandrus

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +696 stamina
    +530 critical-strike
    +629 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Increases your autoattack damage by 167.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Unstable Arcane Loop icon.
    Unstable Arcane Loop
    3
    Unstable Arcane Loop icon.

    Unstable Arcane Loop

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +696 stamina
    +447 critical-strike
    +712 haste
    Rank Mythic

  5. Platinum Star Band icon.
    Platinum Star Band
    2
    Platinum Star Band icon.

    Platinum Star Band

    Ilvl 411
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +661 stamina
    +739 critical-strike
    +385 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Trinkets

  1. Furious Ragefeather icon.
    Furious Ragefeather
    12
    Furious Ragefeather icon.

    Furious Ragefeather

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +473 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells have a chance to fire a Soulseeker Arrow towards your target, inflicting 103,790 Shadow damage over 20 sec. If the target dies while affected, your next damaging spells will fire an arrow.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Whispering Incarnate Icon icon.
    Whispering Incarnate Icon
    5
    Whispering Incarnate Icon icon.

    Whispering Incarnate Icon

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +473 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Succumb to the Icon's whispers and become Infused with Frost, increasing your Critical Strike by 567. Fighting alongside allies who are Infused with Earth or Fire has a chance to grant you 277 of their Infusion's stat for 12 sec. Infusion based on your current specialization.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Voidmender's Shadowgem icon.
    Voidmender's Shadowgem
    3
    Voidmender's Shadowgem icon.

    Voidmender's Shadowgem

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +473 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Embrace the gem to increase your Critical Strike by 2,124 for 15 sec. Your healing as well as damage-dealing spells and abilities have a high chance to empower the gem, increasing its effect. (1 Min 30 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  4. Crimson Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity icon.
    set
    Crimson Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    2
    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
    (2) Set: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 10%. Does not stack with similar effects. Increases your Intellect by 300 and Stamina by 1,931 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  5. Eye of Skovald icon.
    Eye of Skovald
    2
    Eye of Skovald icon.

    Eye of Skovald

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +553 critical-strike
    Effects
    Equip: Your ranged attacks and spells have a chance to call down a Fel Meteor on your target, dealing 24,364 Fire damage to them and nearby enemies.
    Rank Mythic

Main Hand

  1. Obsidian Seared Hexsword icon.
    Obsidian Seared Hexsword
    4
    Obsidian Seared Hexsword icon.

    Obsidian Seared Hexsword

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +1410 intellect
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: +1 Sparkle.

  2. Primal Molten Spellblade icon.
    Primal Molten Spellblade
    4
    Primal Molten Spellblade icon.

    Primal Molten Spellblade

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +1410 intellect
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 mastery

  3. Illuminating Pillar of the Isles icon.
    Illuminating Pillar of the Isles
    2
    Illuminating Pillar of the Isles icon.

    Illuminating Pillar of the Isles

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +2153 intellect
    +1283 stamina
    +382 haste
    +382 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: +1 Sparkle.

  4. Spellboon Saber icon.
    Spellboon Saber
    2
    Spellboon Saber icon.

    Spellboon Saber

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +1450 intellect
    +666 stamina
    +235 haste
    +152 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  5. Portal-Ripper's Staff icon.
    Portal-Ripper's Staff
    1
    Portal-Ripper's Staff icon.

    Portal-Ripper's Staff

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +2214 intellect
    +1333 stamina
    +331 critical-strike
    +422 haste
    Rank Mythic

Off Hand

  1. Sadana's Grisly Visage icon.
    Sadana's Grisly Visage
    4
    Sadana's Grisly Visage icon.

    Sadana's Grisly Visage

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +764 intellect
    +666 stamina
    +197 critical-strike
    +189 haste
    Rank Mythic

  2. Vexamus' Expulsion Rod icon.
    Vexamus' Expulsion Rod
    3
    Vexamus' Expulsion Rod icon.

    Vexamus' Expulsion Rod

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +722 intellect
    +618 stamina
    +220 critical-strike
    +156 haste
    Rank Mythic

  3. Icewrath's Channeling Conduit icon.
    Icewrath's Channeling Conduit
    1
    Icewrath's Channeling Conduit icon.

    Icewrath's Channeling Conduit

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +722 intellect
    +618 stamina
    +123 haste
    +253 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Kokia's Burnout Rod icon.
    Kokia's Burnout Rod
    1
    Kokia's Burnout Rod icon.

    Kokia's Burnout Rod

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +722 intellect
    +618 stamina
    +244 critical-strike
    +132 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  5. Witherrot Tome icon.
    Witherrot Tome
    1
    Witherrot Tome icon.

    Witherrot Tome

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +743 intellect
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Dealing damage with spells and abilities has a small chance to inflict a Tome-Wrought Rot upon your target, causing them to take 2,000 Nature damage every 2 sec. and slowing their movement speed by 30% for 10 sec.

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 Affliction Warlocks in Mythic+.

  1. Keen Ysemerald icon.
    Keen Ysemerald
    35
    Keen Ysemerald icon.

    Keen Ysemerald

    Effect +70 Haste and +33 Mastery
    Type prismatic
  2. Keen Neltharite icon.
    Keen Neltharite
    11
    Keen Neltharite icon.

    Keen Neltharite

    Effect +70 Mastery and +33 Haste
    Type prismatic
  3. Fierce Illimited Diamond icon.
    Fierce Illimited Diamond
    7
    Fierce Illimited Diamond icon.

    Fierce Illimited Diamond

    Effect +75 Primary Stat and +66 Haste
    Type prismatic
  4. Fierce Illimited Diamond icon.
    Fierce Illimited Diamond
    4
    Fierce Illimited Diamond icon.

    Fierce Illimited Diamond

    Effect +64 Primary Stat and +56 Haste
    Type prismatic
  5. Quick Ysemerald icon.
    Quick Ysemerald
    2
    Quick Ysemerald icon.

    Quick Ysemerald

    Effect +88 Haste
    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 Affliction Warlocks in Mythic+.

Back

  1. +125 Avoidance icon.
    +125 Avoidance
    2
    +125 Avoidance icon.

    +125 Avoidance

    Effect +125 Avoidance
  2. Homebound Speed icon.
    Homebound Speed
    2
    Homebound Speed icon.

    Homebound Speed

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

    Regenerative Leech

    Effect Regenerative Leech

Chest

  1. Waking Stats icon.
    Waking Stats
    13
    Waking Stats icon.

    Waking Stats

    Effect Waking Stats

Wrist

  1. +200 Avoidance icon.
    +200 Avoidance
    6
    +200 Avoidance icon.

    +200 Avoidance

    Effect +200 Avoidance
  2. +200 Speed icon.
    +200 Speed
    4
    +200 Speed icon.

    +200 Speed

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

    +125 Leech

    Effect +125 Leech

Legs

  1. Frozen Spellthread icon.
    Frozen Spellthread
    9
    Frozen Spellthread icon.

    Frozen Spellthread

    Effect Apply Frozen Spellthread to your leggings, permanently increasing its Intellect by 177 and Stamina by 105. (1 Sec Cooldown)
  2. Frozen Spellthread icon.
    Frozen Spellthread
    4
    Frozen Spellthread icon.

    Frozen Spellthread

    Effect Apply Frozen Spellthread to your leggings, permanently increasing its Intellect by 151 and Stamina by 89. (1 Sec Cooldown)

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    7
    Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.

    Plainsrunner's Breeze

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

    Watcher's Loam

    Effect Watcher's Loam
  3. Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    1
    Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.

    Plainsrunner's Breeze

    Effect Plainsrunner's Breeze

Rings

  1. +82 Haste icon.
    +82 Haste
    20
    +82 Haste icon.

    +82 Haste

    Effect +82 Haste
  2. +73 Haste icon.
    +73 Haste
    3
    +73 Haste icon.

    +73 Haste

    Effect +73 Haste
  3. +82 Mastery icon.
    +82 Mastery
    2
    +82 Mastery icon.

    +82 Mastery

    Effect +82 Mastery

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion icon.
    Sophic Devotion
    7
    Sophic Devotion icon.

    Sophic Devotion

    Effect Sophic Devotion
  2. Sophic Devotion icon.
    Sophic Devotion
    2
    Sophic Devotion icon.

    Sophic Devotion

    Effect Sophic Devotion
  3. Sophic Writ icon.
    Sophic Writ
    2
    Sophic Writ icon.

    Sophic Writ

    Effect Sophic Writ

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 Affliction Warlocks in Mythic+.

  1. Elemental Lariat icon.
    Elemental Lariat
    12
    Elemental Lariat icon.

    Elemental Lariat

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +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.

  2. Amice of the Blue icon.
    Amice of the Blue
    5
    Amice of the Blue icon.

    Amice of the Blue

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +237 critical-strike
    +335 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells and abilities have a chance to trigger a burst of Arcane energy at the target's location, dealing 16,600 Arcane damage split between nearby enemies.

  3. Hood of Surging Time icon.
    Hood of Surging Time
    1
    Hood of Surging Time icon.

    Hood of Surging Time

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +484 intellect
    +1283 stamina
    +387 haste
    +376 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Damaging a new enemy grants you 239 Haste for 10 sec, up to 5 stacks.

  4. Obsidian Seared Hexsword icon.
    Obsidian Seared Hexsword
    1
    Obsidian Seared Hexsword icon.

    Obsidian Seared Hexsword

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +1410 intellect
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 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.

  5. Primal Molten Spellblade icon.
    Primal Molten Spellblade
    1
    Primal Molten Spellblade icon.

    Primal Molten Spellblade

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +1410 intellect
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Increases the duration of Dragon Isles potions by 50%.