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Mythic+ Demonology Warlock

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This is a guide about how to build Demonology Warlocks for Mythic+ . It summarizes what is working for the highest-rated players: stat priority, legendary, trinkets, gems, enchantments, talents, PvP talents, covenants, soulbinds, and conduits.

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Class Demonology Warlock
Activity Mythic+
Number of players 50
Highest rating 2342
Lowest rating 2159

Stat Priority

+397
16% Crit
+866
26% Hast
+559
35% Mast
+214
5% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the stat priority is:

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

Race

Based on the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the character races to choose are:

  1. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    21
  2. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    6
  3. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    5
  4. Undead icon.
    U

    Undead

    5
  5. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    4

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Wilfred's Sigil of Superior Summoning legendary item icon.
    W

    Wilfred's Sigil of Superior Summoning - Ring 1

    32

    Every Soul Shard you spend reduces the cooldown of Summon Demonic Tyrant by 0.6 sec.

  2. Wilfred's Sigil of Superior Summoning legendary item icon.
    W

    Wilfred's Sigil of Superior Summoning - Wrist

    12

    Every Soul Shard you spend reduces the cooldown of Summon Demonic Tyrant by 0.6 sec.

  3. Grim Inquisitor's Dread Calling legendary item icon.
    G

    Grim Inquisitor's Dread Calling - Neck

    3

    Each Soul Shard spent on Hand of Gul'dan increases the damage of your next Call Dreadstalkers by 4%.

  4. Decaying Soul Satchel legendary item icon.
    D

    Decaying Soul Satchel - Feet

    2

    Each target affected by Soul Rot increases your haste and critical strike chance by 5% for 8 sec.

  5. Cinders of the Azj'Aqir legendary item icon.
    C

    Cinders of the Azj'Aqir - Legs

    1

    Conflagrate has 1 additional charge and has its recharge time reduced by 3.0 sec.

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Soulletting Ruby item icon.
    S

    Soulletting Ruby

    41

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Draw out a piece of the target's soul, decreasing their movement speed by 30% until the soul reaches you. The soul instantly heals you for 4,924, and grants you up to 1,184 Critical Strike for 16 sec. You gain more Critical Strike from lower health targets. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  2. Infinitely Divisible Ooze item icon.
    I

    Infinitely Divisible Ooze

    28

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    +52 leech
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging abilities have a chance to conjure a Frothing Pustule to fight by your side, dealing 3,509 Nature damage to your target.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Unbound Changeling item icon.
    U

    Unbound Changeling

    7

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your abilities have a chance to grant you 433 Haste for 12 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Inscrutable Quantum Device item icon.
    I

    Inscrutable Quantum Device

    6

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    Effects
    Use: ??? (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  5. Titanic Ocular Gland item icon.
    T

    Titanic Ocular Gland

    6

    Ilvl 239
    Stats
    +87 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: While your health is above 50% you are judged Worthy, increasing your highest secondary stat by 124. While your health is below 50% you are judged Unworthy, decreasing your highest secondary stat by 124.
    Rank Heroic

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the gems to use are:

  1. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    84

    +16 Haste

  2. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    19

    +16 Mastery

  3. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    5

    +16 Critical Strike

  4. Leviathan's Eye of Intellect icon.
    L

    Leviathan's Eye of Intellect

    1

    +7 Intellect

Domination Shards

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the domination shards to use are:

  1. Foreboding Shard of Dyz icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Dyz

    21

    |CFF20ff20Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.44% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.|R

  2. Shard of Bek icon.
    S

    Shard of Bek

    8

    |CFF20ff20Your damage is increased by 1.50% when you have 50% or more health than your target.|R

  3. Foreboding Shard of Bek icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Bek

    7

    |CFF20ff20Your damage is increased by 2.6% when you have 50% or more health than your target.|R

  4. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    7

    |CFF20ff20Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.50% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.|R

  5. Foreboding Shard of Zed icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Zed

    7

    |CFF20ff20Your helpful spells and abilities have a chance to grant your target an Unholy Aura, draining 297 health from nearby enemies every 2 sec for 10 sec.|R

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    24

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    14

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    7

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    42

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight

    6

    Enchanted: Eternal Insight

  3. Enchant Chest - Sacred Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Sacred Stats

    1

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +20

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    50

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Hands item are:

  1. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    10

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

  2. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    1

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    14

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Ring items are:

  1. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    80

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

  2. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    15

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

  3. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    4

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Main Hand item are:

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    49

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    1

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the talents to use are:

    1. Dreadlash talent icon.
      D
      27

      Dreadlash

      When your Dreadstalkers charge into battle, their Dreadbite attack now hits all targets within 8 yards and deals 25% more damage.

    2. Demonic Strength talent icon.
      D
      23

      Demonic Strength

      Infuse your Felguard with demonic strength and command it to charge your target and unleash a Felstorm that will deal 400% increased damage.

    3. Bilescourge Bombers talent icon.
      B
      0

      Bilescourge Bombers

      Tear open a portal to the nether above the target location, from which several Bilescourge will pour out of and crash into the ground over 6 sec, dealing 291 Shadow damage to all enemies within 8 yards.

    1. Demonic Calling talent icon.
      D
      50

      Demonic Calling

      Shadow Bolt and Demonbolt have a 20% chance to make your next Call Dreadstalkers cost 2 fewer Soul Shards and have no cast time.

    2. Power Siphon talent icon.
      P
      0

      Power Siphon

      Instantly sacrifice up to 2 Wild Imps, generating 2 charges of Demonic Core that cause Demonbolt to deal 30% additional damage.

    3. Doom talent icon.
      D
      0

      Doom

      Inflicts impending doom upon the target, causing 1,809 Shadow damage after 18.7 sec. Doom damage generates 1 Soul Shard.

    1. Dark Pact talent icon.
      D
      25

      Dark Pact

      Sacrifices 20% of your current health to shield you for 250% of the sacrificed health plus an additional 4,895 for 20 sec. Usable while suffering from control impairing effects.

    2. Demon Skin talent icon.
      D
      15

      Demon Skin

      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.

    3. Burning Rush talent icon.
      B
      10

      Burning Rush

      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.

    1. Summon Vilefiend talent icon.
      S
      28

      Summon Vilefiend

      Summon a Vilefiend to fight for you for the next 15 sec.

    2. From the Shadows talent icon.
      F
      22

      From the Shadows

      Dreadbite causes the target to take 20% additional Shadowflame damage from you for the next 12 sec.

    3. Soul Strike talent icon.
      S
      0

      Soul Strike

      Command your Felguard to strike into the soul of its enemy, dealing 840 Shadow damage. Generates 1 Soul Shard.

    1. Mortal Coil talent icon.
      M
      49

      Mortal Coil

      Horrifies an enemy target into fleeing, incapacitating for 3 sec and healing you for 20% of maximum health.

    2. Darkfury talent icon.
      D
      1

      Darkfury

      Reduces the cooldown of Shadowfury by 15 sec and increases its radius by 2 yards.

    3. Howl of Terror talent icon.
      H
      0

      Howl of Terror

      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.

    1. Grimoire: Felguard talent icon.
      G
      44

      Grimoire: Felguard

      Summons a Felguard who attacks the target for 17 sec that deals 25% increased damage. This Felguard will stun their target when summoned.

    2. Soul Conduit talent icon.
      S
      6

      Soul Conduit

      Every Soul Shard you spend has a 15% chance to be refunded.

    3. Inner Demons talent icon.
      I
      0

      Inner Demons

      You passively summon a Wild Imp to fight for you every 12 sec, and have a 10% chance to also summon an additional Demon to fight for you for 15 sec.

    1. Demonic Consumption talent icon.
      D
      50

      Demonic Consumption

      Your Demon Commander now drains 15% of the life from your demon servants to empower himself.

    2. Sacrificed Souls talent icon.
      S
      0

      Sacrificed Souls

      Shadow Bolt and Demonbolt deal 4% additional damage per demon you have summoned.

    3. Nether Portal talent icon.
      N
      0

      Nether Portal

      Tear open a portal to the Twisting Nether for 15 sec. Every time you spend Soul Shards, you will also command demons from the Nether to come out and fight for you.

PvP Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Master Summoner PvP talent icon.
    M

    Master Summoner

    41

  2. Call Felhunter PvP talent icon.
    C

    Call Felhunter

    25

  3. Call Fel Lord PvP talent icon.
    C

    Call Fel Lord

    24

  4. Nether Ward PvP talent icon.
    N

    Nether Ward

    12

  5. Gateway Mastery PvP talent icon.
    G

    Gateway Mastery

    9

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
5
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
45
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
0
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the covenants to pick are:

  1. Night Fae
  2. Necrolord
  3. Kyrian
  4. Venthyr

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    41

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 41

      Grove Invigoration

    2. 41

      Run Without Tiring

    3. 39

      Niya's Tools: Poison

    4. 33

      Swift Patrol

    5. 24

      Survivor's Rally

    6. 17

      Called Shot

    7. 8

      Nature's Splendor

    8. 2

      Niya's Tools: Burrs

  2. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    4

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 4

      Carver's Eye

    2. 4

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 4

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Gorestompers

    4. 4

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    5. 3

      Runeforged Spurs

    6. 1

      Bonesmith's Satchel

  3. Dreamweaver icon.
    D

    Dreamweaver

    4

    The traits to use with Dreamweaver are:

    1. 4

      Field of Blossoms

    2. 4

      Podtender

    3. 4

      Soothing Voice

    4. 4

      Waking Dreams

    5. 3

      Dream Delver

    6. 3

      Somnambulist

    7. 1

      Faerie Dust

  4. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    1

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 1

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    2. 1

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    3. 1

      Volatile Solvent

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Borne of Blood conduit icon.
    B

    Borne of Blood

    50

  2. Tyrant's Soul conduit icon.
    T

    Tyrant's Soul

    44

  3. Carnivorous Stalkers conduit icon.
    C

    Carnivorous Stalkers

    35

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    28

  2. Diabolic Bloodstone conduit icon.
    D

    Diabolic Bloodstone

    22

  3. Resolute Barrier conduit icon.
    R

    Resolute Barrier

    21

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Demonic Momentum conduit icon.
    D

    Demonic Momentum

    36

  2. Fel Celerity conduit icon.
    F

    Fel Celerity

    35

  3. Shade of Terror conduit icon.
    S

    Shade of Terror

    2