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3v3 Destruction Warlock

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This guide is about how to build Destruction Warlocks for 3V3. Each section enumerates what are the most used stats, items, or skills by the highest rated players. It is updated every day.

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Class Destruction Warlock
Activity 3V3
Number of players 22
Highest rating 3051
Lowest rating 2006

Stats priority

+41
6% Crit
+604
18% Hast
+87
21% Mast
+1200
30% Vers

The stats to prioritize on gear. Based on stat bonuses observed on the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Versatility > Haste > Mastery > Critical Strike

Legendary items

The legendary items to use. Based on the legendary items observed on the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Cinders of the Azj'Aqir icon.
C

Cinders of the Azj'Aqir - Legs

13

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

Madness of the Azj'Aqir icon.
M

Madness of the Azj'Aqir - Head

4

Chaos Bolt increases the damage of Chaos Bolt by 25% and reduces the cast time of Chaos Bolt by 20% for 3 sec.

Madness of the Azj'Aqir icon.
M

Madness of the Azj'Aqir - Hands

2

Chaos Bolt increases the damage of Chaos Bolt by 25% and reduces the cast time of Chaos Bolt by 20% for 3 sec.

Cinders of the Azj'Aqir icon.
C

Cinders of the Azj'Aqir - Back

1

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

Pillars of the Dark Portal icon.
P

Pillars of the Dark Portal - Chest

1

Demonic Gateway is now instant cast, and your first use of your gateway does not trigger its cooldown. In addition, nether energy lashes enemies you pass through, knocking them away.

Trinkets

The trinkets to use. Based on the trinkets observed on the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Sinful Gladiator's Medallion icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Medallion

14

Ilvl 226
Stats
+77 intellect
Effects
Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
Rank Duelist

Sinful Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

11

Ilvl 226
Stats
+100 haste
Effects
Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 84 primary stat for 20 sec.
Rank Duelist

Sinful Gladiator's Emblem icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Emblem

10

Ilvl 226
Stats
+77 intellect
Effects
Use: Increases maximum health by 7,531 for 20 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
Rank Duelist

Sinful Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

3

Ilvl 226
Stats
+100 critical-strike
+45 avoidance
Effects
Use: Increases primary stat by 101 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
Rank Elite

Sinful Aspirant's Medallion icon.
S

Sinful Aspirant's Medallion

3

Ilvl 197
Stats
+59 intellect
Effects
Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
Rank Rank 7

Gems

The gems to socket into equipment pieces. Based on the gems observed on the equipment of the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
Q

Quick Jewel Cluster

48

+16 Haste

Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
V

Versatile Jewel Cluster

24

+16 Versatility

Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
S

Straddling Jewel Doublet

1

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

Straddling Viridium icon.
S

Straddling Viridium

1

+3% Movement Speed

Straddling Sage Agate icon.
S

Straddling Sage Agate

1

+5% Movement Speed

Back enchantments

The enchantments to use on the back slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed icon.
E

Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

11

Permanently enchants a cloak to increase your Stamina by 20 and your Speed by 30.

Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality icon.
E

Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

10

Permanently enchants a cloak to increase your Stamina by 30.

Chest enchantments

The enchantments to use on the chest slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats icon.
E

Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

19

Permanently enchants a chest piece to increase primary stats by 30.

Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight icon.
E

Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight

1

Permanently enchants your chest to increase your Intellect by 20 and give your spells and abilities a chance to deal additional shadow damage.

Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds icon.
E

Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

1

Permanently enchants chest to increase your Intellect by 20 and your mana pool by 6%.

Wrist enchantments

The enchantments to use on the wrist slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect icon.
E

Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

20

Permanently enchants bracers to increase your Intellect by 15.

Enchant Bracers - Illuminated Soul icon.
E

Enchant Bracers - Illuminated Soul

1

Permanently enchants bracers to increase your Intellect by 10.

Hands enchantments

The enchantments to use on the hands slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering icon.
E

Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

1

Permanently enchants gloves to increase the speed of gathering in the Shadowlands.

Feet enchantments

The enchantments to use on the feet slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Enchant Boots - Speed of Soul icon.
E

Enchant Boots - Speed of Soul

1

Permanently enchants boots to reduce your falling damage by 10%.

Rings enchantments

The enchantments to use on the ring slots. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste icon.
E

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

29

Permanently enchants a ring to increase your Haste by 16.

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility icon.
E

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

14

Permanently enchants a ring to increase your Versatility by 16.

Main Hand enchantments

The enchantments to use on the main-hand slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance icon.
E

Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

16

Permanently enchants a weapon to sometimes increase your primary stat by 5% when attacking, or using spells and abilities.

Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor icon.
E

Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor

4

Permanently enchants a weapon to sometimes increase your healing received by 12% for 10 sec when taking damage.

Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation icon.
E

Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

2

Permanently enchants a weapon to sometimes cause your attacks to reveal the sins of your target, causing them to suffer an additional 6% damage from you for 10 sec.

Talents

The talents to use. Based on the talents observed on the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Flashover icon.
F
21

Flashover

Conflagrate deals 25% increased damage and grants an additional charge of Backdraft.

Eradication icon.
E
0

Eradication

Chaos Bolt increases the damage you deal to the target by 10% for 7 sec.

Soul Fire icon.
S
1

Soul Fire

Burns the enemy's soul, dealing 4,463 Fire damage and applying Immolate. Generates 1 Soul Shard.

Reverse Entropy icon.
R
19

Reverse Entropy

Your spells have a chance to grant you 15% Haste for 8 sec.

Internal Combustion icon.
I
0

Internal Combustion

Chaos Bolt consumes up to 5 sec of Immolate's damage over time effect on your target, instantly dealing that much damage.

Shadowburn icon.
S
3

Shadowburn

Blasts a target for 1,346 Shadowflame damage, gaining 50% critical strike chance on targets that have 20% or less health. Restores 1 Soul Shard if the target dies within 5 sec.

Demon Skin icon.
D
22

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.

Burning Rush 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 cancelled.

Dark Pact icon.
D
0

Dark Pact

Sacrifices 20% of your current health to shield you for 250% of the sacrificed health plus an additional 1,174 for 20 sec. Usable while suffering from control impairing effects.

Inferno icon.
I
0

Inferno

Rain of Fire damage is increased by 20% and has a 20% chance to generate a Soul Shard Fragment.

Fire and Brimstone icon.
F
0

Fire and Brimstone

Incinerate now also hits all enemies near your target for 40% damage and generates 2 Soul Shard Fragments for each additional enemy hit.

Cataclysm icon.
C
22

Cataclysm

Calls forth a cataclysm at the target location, dealing 1,884 Shadowflame damage to all enemies within 8 yards and afflicting them with Immolate.

Darkfury icon.
D
0

Darkfury

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

Mortal Coil icon.
M
20

Mortal Coil

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

Howl of Terror icon.
H
2

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.

Roaring Blaze icon.
R
19

Roaring Blaze

Conflagrate increases your Immolate, Incinerate, and Conflagrate damage to the target by 25% for 8 sec.

Rain of Chaos icon.
R
1

Rain of Chaos

While your initial Infernal is active, every Soul Shard you spend has a 15% chance to summon an additional Infernal that lasts 8 sec.

Grimoire of Sacrifice icon.
G
2

Grimoire of Sacrifice

Sacrifices your demon pet for power, gaining its command demon ability, and causing your spells to sometimes also deal 454 additional Shadow damage. Lasts 1 hour or until you summon a demon pet.

Soul Conduit icon.
S
1

Soul Conduit

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

Channel Demonfire icon.
C
1

Channel Demonfire

Launches 15 bolts of felfire over 2.8 sec at random targets afflicted by your Immolate within 40 yds. Each bolt deals 201 Fire damage to the target and 80 Fire damage to nearby enemies.

Dark Soul: Instability icon.
D
20

Dark Soul: Instability

Infuses your soul with unstable power, increasing your critical strike chance by 30% for 20 sec.

PvP Talents

The PvP talents to pick. Based on the PvP talents observed on the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Focused Chaos icon.
F

Focused Chaos

22

Chaos Bolt damage is increased by 40%, but no longer strikes additional targets afflicted by Havoc.

Demon Armor icon.
D

Demon Armor

20

Protects the caster, increasing maximum health by 5% and increases armor by 90%.

Nether Ward icon.
N

Nether Ward

10

Surrounds the caster with a shield that lasts 3 sec, reflecting all harmful spells cast on you.

Fel Fissure icon.
F

Fel Fissure

6

Chaos Bolt creates a 5 yd wide eruption of Felfire under the target, reducing movement speed by 50% and reducing all healing received by 25% on all enemies within the fissure. Lasts 6 sec.

Cremation icon.
C

Cremation

5

Conflagrate deals up to an additional 3% of the target's maximum health in Fire damage if the target is affected by your Immolate.

Covenants

0
Kyrian icon.
K
Kyria
2
Necrolord icon.
N
Necro
17
Night Fae icon.
N
Night
3
Venthyr icon.
V
Venth

The covenants to pick. Based on the covenants picked by the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Night Fae > Venthyr > Necrolord > Kyrian

Soulbinds

The soulbinds to pick. Based on the soulbinds picked by the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Korayn icon.
K

Korayn

8

8

Face Your Foes

8

Horn of the Wild Hunt

Soulshape increases the movement speed of allies within 40 yds by 10%.

8

Wild Hunt Tactics

Your damage to targets above 75% health and healing to targets below 35% health is increased by 10%. When your spells and abilities are enhanced this way, you gain 15% increased movement speed for 5 sec.

7

Get In Formation

Your mounted movement speed is increased by 5%. Allies behind you within 40 yds gain this benefit.

1

Vorkai Sharpening Techniques

Your weapon takes no durability damage.

Niya icon.
N

Niya

7

7

Grove Invigoration

Healing or dealing damage has a chance to grant you a stack of Redirected Anima. Redirected Anima increases your maximum health by 1% and your Mastery by 25 for 30 sec, and stacks overlap. Shifting Power grants you 6 stacks of Redirected Anima.

7

Run Without Tiring

While in Soulshape, you regenerate 5% of your maximum health every 3 sec.

5

Nature's Splendor

You have a chance to obtain leather, meat, and fish when you kill an enemy that yields experience or honor.

4

Niya's Tools: Poison

Your interrupts apply Niya's Paralytic Poison to your target, dealing 1,548 Nature damage over 30 sec. Targets with Niya's Paralytic Poison take an additional 248 Nature damage if interrupted once more.

3

Niya's Tools: Burrs

Your damaging attacks and spells have a chance to toss Niya's Spiked Burrs under your target. The burrs latch onto the first enemy to cross them, reducing movement speed by 20% and inflicting 2,229 Nature damage over 6 sec.

2

Swift Patrol

Movement speed increased by 20% for 2 min after defeating an enemy. Combat cancels this effect.

Dreamweaver icon.
D

Dreamweaver

2

2

Field of Blossoms

Shifting Power puts flowers at your feet for 7.5 sec that increase your Haste by 12% while you stand with them.

2

Podtender

When you take damage that would kill you, instead rejuvenate within a wildseed, regaining 30% of HP over 10 sec. If the wildseed takes more than 9,820 damage during this time, you die. This effect may only occur once every 10 min.

2

Somnambulist

After spending 60 sec in a rested area, you gain 20% increased movement speed for 30 min.

2

Soothing Voice

When your roots, stuns, and incapacitating class effects expire or are dispelled, your target's movement speed is reduced by 90%, decaying rapidly over 2 sec.

Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
B

Bonesmith Heirmir

1

1

Forgeborne Reveries

Your Intellect and Armor are increased by 1% for each enchantment on your armor, up to 3%. Upon death your armor anchors your soul, allowing you to fight for an additional 10 sec. During this time, your damage and healing done is reduced by 50% and you cannot receive healing.

1

Heirmir's Arsenal: Marrowed Gemstone

After landing 10 critical strikes, you gain 18% increased chance to critical strike for 10 sec. May only occur once per 60 sec.

1

Resourceful Fleshcrafting

Defeating an enemy reduces Fleshcraft's cooldown by 1 sec.

1

Runeforged Spurs

Mounted movement speed is increased by 5%. If attacked while mounted, mounted movement speed is increased by an additional 10% for 30 sec.

General Draven icon.
G

General Draven

1

1

Enduring Gloom

Door of Shadows grants you a shield that absorbs damage equal to 15% of your maximum health. Lasts 8 sec.

1

Expedition Leader

Leaving a resting area increases your mounted speed by 10%, and your out of combat regeneration by 100%. Lasts 10 min, and completing a World Quest refreshes the duration.

1

Hold Your Ground

Standing still for at least 4 sec grants you 10% increased Stamina, and 4% increased healing done. This effect persists for 6 sec after you start moving.

1

Service In Stone

Damage taken below 40% health is reduced by 10%. Upon death you leave a stone husk behind which shatters after 3 sec, inflicting 100% of your maximum health in damage split among nearby enemies, and healing for 100% of your maximum health split among nearby allies.

potency conduits

The potency conduits to pick. Based on the conduits observed on the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Ashen Remains icon.
A

Ashen Remains

21

Chaos Bolt and Incinerate deal 6.4% increased damage to targets afflicted by Immolate.

Combusting Engine icon.
C

Combusting Engine

15

Conflagrate increases your remaining Immolate damage by 13.6% until Immolate expires or is refreshed.

Infernal Brand icon.
I

Infernal Brand

1

Your Infernal's melee attacks cause its target to take 3.0% increased damage from its Immolation, stacking up to 15 times.

endurance conduits

The endurance conduits to pick. Based on the conduits observed on the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Resolute Barrier icon.
R

Resolute Barrier

22

Attacks received that deal at least 5% of your health decrease Unending Resolve's cooldown by 10 sec. Cannot occur more than once every 23 sec.

Diabolic Bloodstone icon.
D

Diabolic Bloodstone

4

Anyone that consumes your Healthstone infuses you with 15.0% leech for 6 sec.

Accrued Vitality icon.
A

Accrued Vitality

1

Drain Life heals for 60.0% of the amount drained over 9.3 sec.

finesse conduits

The finesse conduits to pick. Based on the conduits observed on the 22 highest rated Destruction Warlocks in 3V3.

Shade of Terror icon.
S

Shade of Terror

15

Your Fear effects can withstand 135% more damage before breaking.

Demonic Momentum icon.
D

Demonic Momentum

7

Demonic Circle: Teleport increases movement speed by 48% for 5 sec.

Fel Celerity icon.
F

Fel Celerity

1

The cooldown of Fel Domination is reduced by 57 sec.

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