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Demonology Warlock PvP Guide For 2v2

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Demonology Warlock
Season 4
50 characters
2106 - 2485

Welcome to Murlok.io's Demonology Warlock PvP guide for 2v2 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 Demonology Warlocks from Dragonflight Season 4 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes Zaxsthedemo (Sylvanas EU) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 2485.

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 Demonology Warlocks

  1. 1
    Zaxsthedemo's character icon
    Zaxsthedemo
    Sylvanas (EU)
    496 ilvl
    2485
  2. 2
    Týráñt's character icon
    Týráñt
    Kelthuzad (US)
    497 ilvl
    2401
  3. 3
    Pledx's character icon
    Pledx
    Tichondrius (US)
    500 ilvl
    2389
  4. 4
    Семераг's character icon
    Семераг
    Soulflayer (EU)
    497 ilvl
    2347
  5. 5
    Vâladar's character icon
    Vâladar
    Sanguino (EU)
    498 ilvl
    2312

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 Demonology Warlock Secondary and Minor stats for 2v2.

Secondary Stats
+986
11% Critical Strike
+6010
35% Haste
+2367
31% Mastery
+7005
34% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Haste
  3. Mastery
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stats
+52
1% Avoidance
+16
0% Leech
+512
10% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Avoidance
  3. Leech

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 Human currently being the top race for Demonology Warlocks in 2v2, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Human race icon
    Human
    16
  2. Orc race icon
    Orc
    16
  3. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    5
  4. Undead race icon
    Undead
    4
  5. Gnome race icon
    Gnome
    3

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 Warlock specializations. These talents provide foundational skills and enhancements that are essential and universal to the Warlock class. They offer a range of abilities that lay the groundwork for a Warlock'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.
Fel Domination
30
Demonic Circle
50
Burning Rush
0
Fel Pact
1
Demon Skin
50
Fel Armor
50
Fiendish Stride
0
Curses of Enfeeblement
50
Abyss Walker
38
Mortal Coil
49
Amplify Curse
33
Demonic Embrace
50
Demonic Inspiration
50
Wrathful Minion
50
Demonic Fortitude
50
Banish
2
Teachings of the Satyr
3
Accrued Vitality
0
Sweet Souls
50
Nightmare
26
Demonic Gateway
50
Lifeblood
1
Dark Pact
50
Strength of Will
44
Shadowfury
50
Frequent Donor
27
Socrethar's Guile
50
Sargerei Technique
3
Darkfury
49
Fel Synergy
20
Soul Link
50
Teachings of the Black Harvest
48
Resolute Barrier
12
Grimoire of Synergy
50
Profane Bargain
10
Soul Conduit
23
Demonic Resilience
43
Grim Feast
0
Inquisitor's Gaze
46
Soulburn
50

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Demonology Warlocks 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.
Call Dreadstalkers
50
Demoniac
50
Dreadlash
50
Annihilan Training
50
Demonic Knowledge
5
Soul Strike
25
Demonic Strength
49
The Houndmaster's Stratagem
50
Implosion
0
Shadow's Bite
50
Fel Invocation
49
Carnivorous Stalkers
50
Shadow Invocation
1
Fel and Steel
45
Heavy Handed
30
Power Siphon
50
Malefic Impact
0
Imp-erator
42
Grimoire: Felguard
50
Spiteful Reconstitution
33
Inner Demons
50
Doom
0
Demonic Calling
50
Fel Sunder
43
Umbral Blaze
0
Imp Gang Boss
10
Kazaak's Final Curse
0
Dread Calling
50
Cavitation
2
Nether Portal
0
Summon Demonic Tyrant
50
Antoran Armaments
50
Ner'zhul's Volition
0
Stolen Power
0
Sacrificed Souls
37
Soulbound Tyrant
36
Pact of the Imp Mother
15
The Expendables
50
Infernal Command
50
Gul'dan's Ambition
0
Grand Warlock's Design
34
Immutable Hatred
50

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 Demonology Warlock'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.
Call Fel Lord
1
Call Observer
23
Master Summoner
49
Gateway Mastery
1
Nether Ward
9
Shadow Rift
0
Fel Obelisk
41
Bonds of Fel
0
Impish Instincts
21
Soul Rip
5

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 Demonology Warlocks in 2v2, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Grimhorns of the Sinister Savant item set icon
    set
    Grimhorns of the Sinister Savant
    48
  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Headcover item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Headcover
    2

Neck

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Necklace item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Necklace
    36
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Amulet item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Amulet
    8
  3. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    4
  4. Draconic Gladiator's Pendant item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Pendant
    1
  5. Ouroboreal Necklet item icon
    Ouroboreal Necklet
    1

Shoulders

  1. Amice of the Sinister Savant item set icon
    set
    Amice of the Sinister Savant
    24
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Silk Mantle item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Silk Mantle
    19
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Silk Amice item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Silk Amice
    7

Back

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Drape item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Drape
    33
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Shawl item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Shawl
    8
  3. Draconic Warmonger's Cape item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Cape
    3
  4. Draconic Warmonger's Cloak item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Cloak
    2
  5. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    2

Chest

  1. Cursed Robes of the Sinister Savant item set icon
    set
    Cursed Robes of the Sinister Savant
    32
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Silk Robe item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Silk Robe
    11
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Vestments item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Vestments
    7

Wrist

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Silk Armbands item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Silk Armbands
    38
  2. Draconic Warmonger's Bindings item set icon
    set
    Draconic Warmonger's Bindings
    8
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps
    3
  4. Wristwraps of the Sinister Savant item icon
    Wristwraps of the Sinister Savant
    1

Hands

  1. Grips of the Sinister Savant item set icon
    set
    Grips of the Sinister Savant
    50

Waist

  1. Infurious Binding of Gesticulation item icon
    Infurious Binding of Gesticulation
    30
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Silk Cord item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Silk Cord
    13
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle
    6
  4. Draconic Gladiator's Silk Belt item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Silk Belt
    1

Legs

  1. Leggings of the Sinister Savant item set icon
    set
    Leggings of the Sinister Savant
    40
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Silk Leggings item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Silk Leggings
    8
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Silk Trousers item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Silk Trousers
    2

Feet

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers
    36
  2. Draconic Warmonger's Slippers item set icon
    set
    Draconic Warmonger's Slippers
    6
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Silk Treads item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Silk Treads
    5
  4. Sandals of the Sinister Savant item icon
    Sandals of the Sinister Savant
    2
  5. Draconic Gladiator's Silk Slippers item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Silk Slippers
    1

Rings

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Ring item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Ring
    28
  2. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    27
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Signet item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Signet
    17
  4. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    15
  5. Seal of Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    8

Trinkets

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    48
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Medallion
    39
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity
    5
  4. Draconic Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity item set icon
    set
    Draconic Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity
    4
  5. Draconic Gladiator's Emblem item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Emblem
    2

Main Hand

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Staff item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Staff
    37
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Greatstaff item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Greatstaff
    4
  3. Draconic Warmonger's Spire item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Spire
    4
  4. Dreambinder, Loom of the Great Cycle item icon
    Dreambinder, Loom of the Great Cycle
    3
  5. Draconic Gladiator's Sickle item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Sickle
    1

Off Hand

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Censer item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Censer
    1
  2. Witherrot Tome item icon
    Witherrot Tome
    1

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 Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    12
  2. Seal of Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    7
  3. Dreambinder, Loom of the Great Cycle item icon
    Dreambinder, Loom of the Great Cycle
    3

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 Demonology Warlocks in 2v2.

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers embellishment item icon
    Precognition
    50
  2. Infurious Binding of Gesticulation embellishment item icon
    Mettle
    30
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    6
  4. Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle embellishment item icon
    Verdant Conduit
    6
  5. Witherrot Tome embellishment item icon
    Tome Wrought Rot
    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 Demonology Warlocks in 2v2, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    6

Back

  1. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    43
  2. +125 Speed enchantment icon
    +125 Speed
    3
  3. Graceful Avoidance enchantment icon
    Graceful Avoidance
    2

Chest

  1. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    48

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    42
  2. +200 Avoidance enchantment icon
    +200 Avoidance
    2
  3. +125 Speed enchantment icon
    +125 Speed
    1

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    36

Legs

  1. Frozen Spellthread enchantment icon
    Frozen Spellthread
    49

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    38
  2. Watcher's Loam enchantment icon
    Watcher's Loam
    10
  3. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    1

Rings

  1. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste
    48
  2. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    25
  3. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    24

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    34
  2. Wafting Devotion enchantment icon
    Wafting Devotion
    15
  3. Wafting Writ enchantment icon
    Wafting Writ
    1

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 Demonology Warlocks in 2v2.

  1. Energized Ysemerald gem icon
    Energized Ysemerald
    168
  2. Keen Ysemerald gem icon
    Keen Ysemerald
    46
  3. Energized Malygite gem icon
    Energized Malygite
    35
  4. Zen Neltharite gem icon
    Zen Neltharite
    35
  5. Keen Neltharite gem icon
    Keen Neltharite
    29