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 3381
Lowest rating 3001

Stat Priority

+605
22% Crit
+1108
33% Hast
+724
42% Mast
+327
8% 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. Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dwarf

    18
  2. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    17
  3. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    5
  4. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    4
  5. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    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 - Wrist

    25

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

  2. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Neck

    23

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

    Grim Inquisitor's Dread Calling - Wrist

    17

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

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    12

    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

    7

    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. Cabalist's Hymnal item icon.
    C

    Cabalist's Hymnal

    42

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +171 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Join the Crimson Chorus. Every minute, your Critical Strike swells by 407 over 30 sec. before returning to normal. This effect is increased by 5% for each member of the Crimson Chorus in your party.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  2. Enforcer's Stun Grenade item icon.
    E

    Enforcer's Stun Grenade

    34

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +184 versatility
    Effects
    Use: Grants 942 Versatility for 20 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  3. Shadowed Orb of Torment item icon.
    S

    Shadowed Orb of Torment

    12

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Gaze into the orb, suffering 38,764 Shadow damage over 2 sec to increase your Mastery by 675 for up to 40 sec. The longer you gaze, the more tormented and insightful you become. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Fated Mythic

  4. Tovra's Lightning Repository item icon.
    T

    Tovra's Lightning Repository

    6

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 intellect
    +141 mastery
    +64 avoidance
    Rank Mythic

  5. The First Sigil item icon.
    T

    The First Sigil

    3

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Reset the cooldown of your Soulshape and gain 1,447 Versatility for 20 sec. (5 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Fated 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. Robes of the Demon Star item icon.
    R

    Robes of the Demon Star

    50

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 intellect
    +411 stamina
    +141 haste
    +61 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 2,602 Fire damage to all nearby enemies of your Implosion or deal it to your current target.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  2. Horns of the Demon Star item icon.
    H

    Horns of the Demon Star

    46

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 intellect
    +411 stamina
    +87 haste
    +116 mastery
    Gem
    +16 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 2,573 Fire damage to all nearby enemies of your Implosion or deal it to your current target.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  3. Grasps of the Demon Star item icon.
    G

    Grasps of the Demon Star

    46

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +135 intellect
    +308 stamina
    +44 critical-strike
    +108 haste
    +65 leech
    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 2,591 Fire damage to all nearby enemies of your Implosion or deal it to your current target.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  4. Mantle of the Demon Star item icon.
    M

    Mantle of the Demon Star

    41

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +135 intellect
    +308 stamina
    +100 versatility
    +52 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 2,602 Fire damage to all nearby enemies of your Implosion or deal it to your current target.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  5. Leggings of the Demon Star item icon.
    L

    Leggings of the Demon Star

    34

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +168 intellect
    +379 stamina
    +129 critical-strike
    +69 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 2,689 Fire damage to all nearby enemies of your Implosion or deal it to your current target.
    Rank Fated 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

    123

    +16 Haste

  2. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    69

    +16 Mastery

  3. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    28

    +16 Critical Strike

  4. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    12

    +16 Versatility

  5. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    7

    Speed increased by 13 for each Shadowlands gem you have socketed.

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

    46

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    1

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    1

    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

    50

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

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

    48

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

  2. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    1

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

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 - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    2

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

  2. Enchant Gloves - Strength of Soul enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Strength of Soul

    1

    Enchanted: +10 Strength

  3. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    1

    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

    13

    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

    68

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    17

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    13

    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 293 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
      48

      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. Doom talent icon.
      D
      2

      Doom

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

    3. 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.

    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
      29

      Soul Conduit

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

    2. Grimoire: Felguard talent icon.
      G
      21

      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 12% 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

    25

  2. Call Felhunter PvP talent icon.
    C

    Call Felhunter

    15

  3. Fel Obelisk PvP talent icon.
    F

    Fel Obelisk

    13

  4. Call Fel Lord PvP talent icon.
    C

    Call Fel Lord

    10

  5. Essence Drain PvP talent icon.
    E

    Essence Drain

    8

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
2
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
48
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. Dreamweaver icon.
    D

    Dreamweaver

    47

    The traits to use with Dreamweaver are:

    1. 47

      Dream Delver

    2. 47

      Field of Blossoms

    3. 47

      Podtender

    4. 47

      Soothing Voice

    5. 46

      Waking Dreams

    6. 45

      Somnambulist

    7. 2

      Faerie Dust

    8. 1

      Cunning Dreams

  2. 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

      Ultimate Form

    4. 2

      Undulating Maneuvers

    5. 2

      Volatile Solvent

    6. 1

      Kevin's Keyring

    7. 1

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

  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

    46

  2. Carnivorous Stalkers conduit icon.
    C

    Carnivorous Stalkers

    46

  3. Tyrant's Soul conduit icon.
    T

    Tyrant's Soul

    46

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

    42

  2. Resolute Barrier conduit icon.
    R

    Resolute Barrier

    36

  3. Diabolic Bloodstone conduit icon.
    D

    Diabolic Bloodstone

    9

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

    46

  2. Fel Celerity conduit icon.
    F

    Fel Celerity

    12

  3. Shade of Terror conduit icon.
    S

    Shade of Terror

    1