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Demonology Warlock PvE Guide For Mythic+

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Demonology Warlock
Season 4
50 characters
3296 - 3564

Welcome to Murlok.io's Demonology Warlock PvE guide for Mythic+ 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 时钟机关之术 (Shadowmoon TW) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 3564.

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
    时钟机关之术's character icon
    时钟机关之术
    Shadowmoon (TW)
    526 ilvl
    3564
  2. 2
    Acrylicz's character icon
    Acrylicz
    Malganis (US)
    527 ilvl
    3522
  3. 3
    祺祺's character icon
    祺祺
    Shadowmoon (TW)
    528 ilvl
    3512
  4. 4
    Impergator's character icon
    Impergator
    Guldan (EU)
    527 ilvl
    3511
  5. 5
    Xxpenya's character icon
    Xxpenya
    Draenor (EU)
    527 ilvl
    3489

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 Mythic+.

Secondary Stats
+4477
30% Critical Strike
+4527
27% Haste
+4863
51% Mastery
+5206
25% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Mastery
  3. Haste
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stats
+674
9% Avoidance
+189
1% Leech
+245
5% Speed
  1. Avoidance
  2. Speed
  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 Dwarf currently being the top race for Demonology Warlocks in Mythic+, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Dwarf race icon
    Dwarf
    13
  2. Orc race icon
    Orc
    11
  3. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    8
  4. Human race icon
    Human
    4
  5. Blood Elf race icon
    Blood Elf
    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
50
Demonic Circle
50
Burning Rush
50
Fel Pact
0
Demon Skin
50
Fel Armor
50
Fiendish Stride
42
Curses of Enfeeblement
50
Abyss Walker
7
Mortal Coil
50
Amplify Curse
15
Demonic Embrace
50
Demonic Inspiration
50
Wrathful Minion
50
Demonic Fortitude
50
Banish
11
Teachings of the Satyr
0
Accrued Vitality
0
Sweet Souls
50
Horrify
1
Demonic Gateway
50
Lifeblood
2
Dark Pact
50
Strength of Will
32
Shadowfury
49
Frequent Donor
39
Socrethar's Guile
50
Sargerei Technique
33
Darkfury
9
Fel Synergy
22
Soul Link
50
Teachings of the Black Harvest
0
Resolute Barrier
8
Grimoire of Synergy
50
Profane Bargain
3
Soul Conduit
50
Demonic Resilience
0
Grim Feast
0
Inquisitor's Gaze
49
Soulburn
47

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
49
Annihilan Training
50
Demonic Knowledge
50
Soul Strike
50
Demonic Strength
50
The Houndmaster's Stratagem
50
Implosion
49
Shadow's Bite
1
Fel Invocation
50
Carnivorous Stalkers
50
Shadow Invocation
42
Fel and Steel
0
Heavy Handed
50
Power Siphon
50
Malefic Impact
46
Imp-erator
5
Grimoire: Felguard
50
Spiteful Reconstitution
50
Inner Demons
50
Doom
0
Demonic Calling
50
Fel Sunder
49
Umbral Blaze
0
Imp Gang Boss
3
Kazaak's Final Curse
0
Dread Calling
50
Cavitation
0
Nether Portal
0
Summon Demonic Tyrant
50
Antoran Armaments
50
Ner'zhul's Volition
0
Stolen Power
0
Sacrificed Souls
4
Soulbound Tyrant
1
Pact of the Imp Mother
50
The Expendables
50
Infernal Command
50
Gul'dan's Ambition
0
Reign of Tyranny
0
Guillotine
39

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
15
Call Observer
4
Master Summoner
34
Gateway Mastery
17
Nether Ward
12
Shadow Rift
2
Fel Obelisk
8
Bonds of Fel
2
Impish Instincts
10
Soul Rip
0

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 Mythic+, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Grimhorns of the Sinister Savant item set icon
    set
    Grimhorns of the Sinister Savant
    45
  2. Councilor's Terrormask item icon
    Councilor's Terrormask
    1
  3. Headwrap of the Abandoned item icon
    Headwrap of the Abandoned
    1
  4. Hood of Surging Time item icon
    Hood of Surging Time
    1
  5. Lost Scholar's Timely Hat item icon
    Lost Scholar's Timely Hat
    1

Neck

  1. Tuskarr Bone Necklace item icon
    Tuskarr Bone Necklace
    15
  2. Ouroboreal Necklet item icon
    Ouroboreal Necklet
    14
  3. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    9
  4. Elemental Lariat item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    5
  5. Terros's Captive Core item icon
    Terros's Captive Core
    4

Shoulders

  1. Amice of the Sinister Savant item set icon
    set
    Amice of the Sinister Savant
    48
  2. Boastful Stalker's Epaulets item icon
    Boastful Stalker's Epaulets
    1
  3. Lost Scholar's Temporal Shoulderdials item icon
    Lost Scholar's Temporal Shoulderdials
    1

Back

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    21
  2. Voice of the Silent Star item icon
    Voice of the Silent Star
    10
  3. Potion-Stained Cloak item icon
    Potion-Stained Cloak
    5
  4. Cloak of Lost Devotion item icon
    Cloak of Lost Devotion
    4
  5. Etchings of the Captive Revenant item icon
    Etchings of the Captive Revenant
    3

Chest

  1. Cursed Robes of the Sinister Savant item set icon
    set
    Cursed Robes of the Sinister Savant
    39
  2. Blessed Ohn'ir Robes item icon
    Blessed Ohn'ir Robes
    3
  3. Compressed Cultist's Frock item icon
    Compressed Cultist's Frock
    3
  4. Bronze Challenger's Robe item icon
    Bronze Challenger's Robe
    2
  5. Vibrant Wildercloth Vestments item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Vestments
    2

Wrist

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps
    33
  2. Animated Shackles item icon
    Animated Shackles
    4
  3. Infused Elemental Bands item icon
    Infused Elemental Bands
    4
  4. Anguished Restraints item icon
    Anguished Restraints
    2
  5. Bands of Purified Purpose item icon
    Bands of Purified Purpose
    2

Hands

  1. Grips of the Sinister Savant item set icon
    set
    Grips of the Sinister Savant
    35
  2. Experimental Safety Gloves item icon
    Experimental Safety Gloves
    7
  3. Phoenix-Plume Gloves item icon
    Phoenix-Plume Gloves
    3
  4. Vibrant Wildercloth Handwraps item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Handwraps
    2
  5. Azureblade's Work Gloves item icon
    Azureblade's Work Gloves
    1

Waist

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle
    16
  2. Flare-Singed Strap item icon
    Flare-Singed Strap
    11
  3. Skullstrap of the Sinister Savant item icon
    Skullstrap of the Sinister Savant
    5
  4. Sky Saddle Cord item icon
    Sky Saddle Cord
    5
  5. Discarded Creation's Restraint item icon
    Discarded Creation's Restraint
    3

Legs

  1. Leggings of the Sinister Savant item set icon
    set
    Leggings of the Sinister Savant
    47
  2. Flametender's Legwraps item icon
    Flametender's Legwraps
    1
  3. Miner's Sturdy Trousers item icon
    Miner's Sturdy Trousers
    1
  4. Vibrant Wildercloth Slacks item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slacks
    1

Feet

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers
    34
  2. Ancient Crosswrapped Sandals item icon
    Ancient Crosswrapped Sandals
    4
  3. Sandals of Ancient Fury item icon
    Sandals of Ancient Fury
    3
  4. Khajin's Hailstone Footwraps item icon
    Khajin's Hailstone Footwraps
    2
  5. Ravenous Pursuer's Footwraps item icon
    Ravenous Pursuer's Footwraps
    2

Rings

  1. Seal of Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    50
  2. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    35
  3. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    8
  4. Platinum Star Band item icon
    Platinum Star Band
    2
  5. Signet of the Last Elder item icon
    Signet of the Last Elder
    2

Trinkets

  1. Tome of Unstable Power item icon
    Tome of Unstable Power
    39
  2. Belor'relos, the Suncaller item icon
    Belor'relos, the Suncaller
    21
  3. Nymue's Unraveling Spindle item icon
    Nymue's Unraveling Spindle
    11
  4. Spoils of Neltharus item icon
    Spoils of Neltharus
    8
  5. Irideus Fragment item icon
    Irideus Fragment
    5

Main Hand

  1. Dreambinder, Loom of the Great Cycle item icon
    Dreambinder, Loom of the Great Cycle
    49
  2. Staff of Violent Storms item icon
    Staff of Violent Storms
    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. Dreambinder, Loom of the Great Cycle item icon
    Dreambinder, Loom of the Great Cycle
    49
  2. Seal of Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    47
  3. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    35
  4. Belor'relos, the Suncaller item icon
    Belor'relos, the Suncaller
    20
  5. Ouroboreal Necklet item icon
    Ouroboreal Necklet
    13

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 Mythic+.

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    91
  2. Elemental Lariat embellishment item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    5
  3. Hood of Surging Time embellishment item icon
    Prepared Time
    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 Mythic+, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    49

Back

  1. Graceful Avoidance enchantment icon
    Graceful Avoidance
    48
  2. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    1
  3. Regenerative Leech enchantment icon
    Regenerative Leech
    1

Chest

  1. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    49

Wrist

  1. +200 Avoidance enchantment icon
    +200 Avoidance
    48
  2. +200 Leech enchantment icon
    +200 Leech
    1

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    39

Legs

  1. Frozen Spellthread enchantment icon
    Frozen Spellthread
    41
  2. Lambent Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Lambent Armor Kit
    6
  3. Temporal Spellthread enchantment icon
    Temporal Spellthread
    1

Feet

  1. Watcher's Loam enchantment icon
    Watcher's Loam
    33
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    15
  3. Watcher's Loam enchantment icon
    Watcher's Loam
    1

Rings

  1. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    34
  2. +82 Critical Strike enchantment icon
    +82 Critical Strike
    33
  3. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste
    30

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    25
  2. Wafting Devotion enchantment icon
    Wafting Devotion
    24
  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 Mythic+.

  1. Radiant Malygite gem icon
    Radiant Malygite
    87
  2. Radiant Alexstraszite gem icon
    Radiant Alexstraszite
    65
  3. Crafty Alexstraszite gem icon
    Crafty Alexstraszite
    28
  4. Energized Malygite gem icon
    Energized Malygite
    19
  5. Resplendent Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Resplendent Illimited Diamond
    19