mm+ 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 3595
Lowest rating 3309

Stat Priority

+482
19% Crit
+974
29% Hast
+740
42% Mast
+254
6% 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

    23
  2. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    10
  3. Undead icon.
    U

    Undead

    3
  4. Goblin icon.
    G

    Goblin

    3
  5. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    3

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

    17

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

  2. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    13

    Gain the legendary effect of Decaying Soul Satchel: Each target affected by Soul Rot increases your haste and critical strike chance by 5% for 8 sec.

  3. Implosive Potential legendary item icon.
    I

    Implosive Potential - Waist

    13

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

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Head

    13

    Gain the legendary effect of Decaying Soul Satchel: Each target affected by Soul Rot increases your haste and critical strike chance by 5% for 8 sec.

  5. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Feet

    8

    Gain the legendary effect of Decaying Soul Satchel: Each target affected by Soul Rot increases your haste and critical strike chance by 5% for 8 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

    40

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 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 7,104, and grants you up to 1,123 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

    34

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging abilities have a chance to conjure a Frothing Pustule to fight by your side, dealing 5,064 Nature damage to your target.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Unbound Changeling item icon.
    U

    Unbound Changeling

    17

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your abilities have a chance to grant you 551 Haste for 12 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Inscrutable Quantum Device item icon.
    I

    Inscrutable Quantum Device

    5

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 intellect
    Effects
    Use: ??? (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  5. So'leah's Secret Technique item icon.
    S

    So'leah's Secret Technique

    3

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Select a player in your party or raid, granting them 18 of their highest secondary stat, and granting you 113 of that same stat, for 30 min.
    Rank Mythic

Tier Set

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

  1. Mantle of the Demon Star item icon.
    M

    Mantle of the Demon Star

    47

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +106 intellect
    +227 stamina
    +91 versatility
    +47 mastery
    Set
    Set: Call Dreadstalkers has a 100% chance to summon an additional Dreadstalker.
    Set: Your Hand of Gul'dan has a 15% chance per Soul Shard to summon a Malicious Imp. When slain, Malicious Imp will either deal 2,149 Fire damage to all nearby enemies of your Implosion or deal it to your current target.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Grasps of the Demon Star item icon.
    G

    Grasps of the Demon Star

    46

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +99 intellect
    +209 stamina
    +39 critical-strike
    +95 haste
    +58 avoidance
    Set
    Set: Call Dreadstalkers has a 100% chance to summon an additional Dreadstalker.
    Set: Your Hand of Gul'dan has a 15% chance per Soul Shard to summon a Malicious Imp. When slain, Malicious Imp will either deal 2,232 Fire damage to all nearby enemies of your Implosion or deal it to your current target.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Robes of the Demon Star item icon.
    R

    Robes of the Demon Star

    45

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +141 intellect
    +303 stamina
    +128 haste
    +56 mastery
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Reinforced (+32 Stamina)
    Set
    Set: Call Dreadstalkers has a 100% chance to summon an additional Dreadstalker.
    Set: Your Hand of Gul'dan has a 15% chance per Soul Shard to summon a Malicious Imp. When slain, Malicious Imp will either deal 2,232 Fire damage to all nearby enemies of your Implosion or deal it to your current target.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Leggings of the Demon Star item icon.
    L

    Leggings of the Demon Star

    39

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 intellect
    +279 stamina
    +117 critical-strike
    +62 versatility
    Set
    Set: Call Dreadstalkers has a 100% chance to summon an additional Dreadstalker.
    Set: Your Hand of Gul'dan has a 15% chance per Soul Shard to summon a Malicious Imp. When slain, Malicious Imp will either deal 2,232 Fire damage to all nearby enemies of your Implosion or deal it to your current target.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Horns of the Demon Star item icon.
    H

    Horns of the Demon Star

    30

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 intellect
    +279 stamina
    +77 haste
    +103 mastery
    Set
    Set: Call Dreadstalkers has a 100% chance to summon an additional Dreadstalker.
    Set: Your Hand of Gul'dan has a 15% chance per Soul Shard to summon a Malicious Imp. When slain, Malicious Imp will either deal 2,133 Fire damage to all nearby enemies of your Implosion or deal it to your current target.
    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

    88

    +16 Haste

  2. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    85

    +16 Mastery

  3. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    20

    +16 Critical Strike

  4. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    7

    +16 Versatility

  5. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    2

    +5% Movement Speed

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 - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    16

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    15

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    12

    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

    48

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight

    1

    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

    49

    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

    8

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

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

    19

    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

    62

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    29

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    7

    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

    50

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

Talents

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

    1. Dreadlash talent icon.
      D
      50

      Dreadlash

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

    2. 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 292 Shadow damage to all enemies within 8 yards.

    3. Demonic Strength talent icon.
      D
      0

      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.

    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
      48

      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
      2

      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
      0

      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
      50

      From the Shadows

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

    2. 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.

    3. Summon Vilefiend talent icon.
      S
      0

      Summon Vilefiend

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

    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. Soul Conduit talent icon.
      S
      33

      Soul Conduit

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

    2. Grimoire: Felguard talent icon.
      G
      17

      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.

    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

    36

  2. Call Felhunter PvP talent icon.
    C

    Call Felhunter

    19

  3. Fel Obelisk PvP talent icon.
    F

    Fel Obelisk

    19

  4. Call Fel Lord PvP talent icon.
    C

    Call Fel Lord

    11

  5. Gateway Mastery PvP talent icon.
    G

    Gateway Mastery

    9

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
1
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
0
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
49
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. Kyrian
  3. Necrolord
  4. Venthyr

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

    48

    The traits to use with Dreamweaver are:

    1. 48

      Dream Delver

    2. 48

      Field of Blossoms

    3. 48

      Podtender

    4. 48

      Soothing Voice

    5. 45

      Waking Dreams

    6. 43

      Somnambulist

    7. 5

      Faerie Dust

    8. 3

      Cunning Dreams

  2. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
    F

    Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

    1

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 1

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 1

      Forgelite Filter

    3. 1

      Regenerating Materials

    4. 1

      Soulglow Spectrometer

    5. 1

      Soulsteel Clamps

  3. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    1

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 1

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 1

      Grove Invigoration

    3. 1

      Niya's Tools: Poison

    4. 1

      Run Without Tiring

    5. 1

      Survivor's Rally

    6. 1

      Swift Patrol

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

    49

  2. Carnivorous Stalkers conduit icon.
    C

    Carnivorous Stalkers

    49

  3. Tyrant's Soul conduit icon.
    T

    Tyrant's Soul

    49

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

    44

  2. Resolute Barrier conduit icon.
    R

    Resolute Barrier

    27

  3. Diabolic Bloodstone conduit icon.
    D

    Diabolic Bloodstone

    15

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

    37

  2. Fel Celerity conduit icon.
    F

    Fel Celerity

    23

  3. Kilrogg's Cunning conduit icon.
    K

    Kilrogg's Cunning

    1