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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 2790
Lowest rating 2422

Stat Priority

+354
15% Crit
+951
29% Hast
+596
36% Mast
+269
7% 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

    24
  2. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    6
  3. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    5
  4. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    4
  5. Void Elf icon.
    V

    Void Elf

    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

    44

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

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

    Grim Inquisitor's Dread Calling - Wrist

    3

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

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

    Grim Inquisitor's Dread Calling - Neck

    2

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

  4. Implosive Potential legendary item icon.
    I

    Implosive Potential - Hands

    1

    Implosion grants 1% haste for 12 sec for each Imp exploded. When this damages at least 3 targets, instead gain 5% haste per Imp.

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

    43

    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

    39

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    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. Titanic Ocular Gland item icon.
    T

    Titanic Ocular Gland

    7

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: While your health is above 50% you are judged Worthy, increasing your highest secondary stat by 132. While your health is below 50% you are judged Unworthy, decreasing your highest secondary stat by 132.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Unbound Changeling item icon.
    U

    Unbound Changeling

    4

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    +52 leech
    Effects
    Equip: Your abilities have a chance to grant you 433 Critical Strike for 12 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Forbidden Necromantic Tome item icon.
    F

    Forbidden Necromantic Tome

    4

    Ilvl 259
    Stats
    +105 intellect
    +53 avoidance
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells have a chance to increase your Critical Strike by 79 for 15 sec, stacking up to 3 times.
    Use: Raise the remains of a fallen ally as a skeletal warrior for 30 sec. (10 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

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

    112

    +16 Haste

  2. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    25

    +16 Mastery

  3. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    5

    +16 Critical Strike

  4. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    1

    +16 Versatility

Domination Shards

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

  1. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    49

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

  2. Portentous Shard of Cor icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Cor

    45

    Your damage is increased by 3.00% for 20 sec after attacking an enemy you have not yet damaged.

  3. Portentous Shard of Bek icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Bek

    41

    Your damage is increased by 3.0% when you have 50% or more health than your target.

  4. Portentous Shard of Zed icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Zed

    24

    Your helpful spells and abilities have a chance to grant your target an Unholy Aura, draining 340 health from nearby enemies every 2 sec for 10 sec.

  5. Portentous Shard of Oth icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Oth

    22

    Your Speed is increased by 60

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

    21

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    12

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    11

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

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

    44

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight

    4

    Enchanted: Eternal Insight

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

    47

    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

    9

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

  2. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    2

    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

    24

    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

    65

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    30

    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
      32

      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
      18

      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 298 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
      40

      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
      6

      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
      4

      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. From the Shadows talent icon.
      F
      31

      From the Shadows

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

    2. Summon Vilefiend talent icon.
      S
      18

      Summon Vilefiend

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

    3. Soul Strike talent icon.
      S
      1

      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
      47

      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
      2

      Darkfury

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

    3. Howl of Terror talent icon.
      H
      1

      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
      5

      Soul Conduit

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

    3. Inner Demons talent icon.
      I
      1

      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

    44

  2. Call Fel Lord PvP talent icon.
    C

    Call Fel Lord

    20

  3. Call Felhunter PvP talent icon.
    C

    Call Felhunter

    20

  4. Nether Ward PvP talent icon.
    N

    Nether Ward

    12

  5. Call Observer PvP talent icon.
    C

    Call Observer

    11

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
2
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
47
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
1
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. Venthyr
  4. Kyrian

Soulbind

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

  1. Dreamweaver icon.
    D

    Dreamweaver

    26

    The traits to use with Dreamweaver are:

    1. 26

      Dream Delver

    2. 26

      Field of Blossoms

    3. 26

      Podtender

    4. 26

      Soothing Voice

    5. 25

      Somnambulist

    6. 25

      Waking Dreams

    7. 1

      Cunning Dreams

    8. 1

      Faerie Dust

  2. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    21

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 21

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 21

      Grove Invigoration

    3. 21

      Run Without Tiring

    4. 20

      Niya's Tools: Poison

    5. 14

      Survivor's Rally

    6. 12

      Swift Patrol

    7. 9

      Nature's Splendor

    8. 7

      Called Shot

    9. 1

      Niya's Tools: Burrs

  3. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    2

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 2

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 2

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 2

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    4. 2

      Ultimate Form

    5. 2

      Undulating Maneuvers

    6. 2

      Volatile Solvent

  4. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    1

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 1

      Exquisite Ingredients

    2. 1

      It's Always Tea Time

    3. 1

      Party Favors

    4. 1

      Soothing Shade

    5. 1

      Token of Appreciation

    6. 1

      Watch the Shoes!

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

    50

  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

    41

  2. Resolute Barrier conduit icon.
    R

    Resolute Barrier

    21

  3. Diabolic Bloodstone conduit icon.
    D

    Diabolic Bloodstone

    18

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

    31

  3. Shade of Terror conduit icon.
    S

    Shade of Terror

    4