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Mythic+ Destruction Warlock

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Destruction Warlock
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50 characters
2889 - 3199

This guide tells you everything about how to build a PvE Destruction Warlock that will thrive in Mythic+.

Updated , it is based on the 50 top-rated Destruction Warlocks in Mythic+ leaderboards across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. Ratings are ranging from 2889 to 3199, with the current top Mythic+ Destruction Warlock being Nickboltz from Malganis (US).

Each character's equipment type, active specialization history, as well as connection frequency, are taken into consideration to keep the guide as accurate as possible.

Stat Priority

Stats are attributes that enhance character abilities and define how it feels to play. Found on most pieces of equipment, object ameliorations, and consumables, the stats to prioritize for Destruction Warlocks in Mythic+ are Haste and Mastery :

  1. Haste
  2. Mastery
  3. Critical Strike
  4. Versatility

Sometimes, items can also contain minor stats that can add a certain value. Even though they are really hard to get since they are rare and random, the one to reach is Avoidance :

  1. Avoidance
  2. Speed
  3. Leech
Main Stat Priority
+1800
18% Critical Strike
+4622
27% Haste
+3420
54% Mastery
+904
4% Versatility
  1. Haste
  2. Mastery
  3. Critical Strike
  4. Versatility
Minor Stat Priority
+381
5% Avoidance
+52
0% Leech
+175
3% Speed
  1. Avoidance
  2. Speed
  3. Leech

Races

Each race in World of Warcraft brings traits that can potentially give an edge in achieving victory. That said, the best race for Destruction Warlock in Mythic+ is currently Orc .

Since cross-faction play is now possible, there are few barriers that remain for picking what offers the best racials.

  1. Orc race icon.
    Orc
    21
  2. Dwarf race icon.
    Dwarf
    8
  3. Troll race icon.
    Troll
    7
  4. Blood Elf race icon.
    Blood Elf
    5
  5. Human race icon.
    Human
    3

Class Talents

Fel Domination talent icon.
50
Fel Domination talent icon.

Fel Domination

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 3 min cooldown
Effect Your next Imp, Voidwalker, Incubus, Succubus, Felhunter, or Felguard Summon spell is free and has its casting time reduced by 5.5 sec.
Demonic Circle talent icon.
50
Demonic Circle talent icon.

Demonic Circle

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Summons a Demonic Circle for 15 min. Cast Demonic Circle: Teleport to teleport to its location and remove all movement slowing effects. You also learn: Demonic Circle: Teleport Teleports you to your Demonic Circle and removes all movement slowing effects.
Power Cost 5,000 Mana
Burning Rush talent icon.
50
Burning Rush talent icon.

Burning Rush

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Effect 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.
Fel Pact talent icon.
0
Fel Pact talent icon.

Fel Pact

Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Fel Domination by 60 sec.
Demon Skin talent icon.
50
Demon Skin talent icon.

Demon Skin

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect 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.
Fel Armor talent icon.
50
Fel Armor talent icon.

Fel Armor

50
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect When Soul Leech absorbs damage, 10% of damage taken is absorbed and spread out over 5 sec. Reduces damage taken by 3.0%.
Fiendish Stride talent icon.
48
Fiendish Stride talent icon.

Fiendish Stride

48
Rank 1
6
Rank 2
42
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the damage dealt by Burning Rush by 50%. Burning Rush increases your movement speed by an additional 10%.
Curses of Enfeeblement talent icon.
50
Curses of Enfeeblement talent icon.

Curses of Enfeeblement

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Grants access to the following abilities: Curse of Tongues: Forces the target to speak in Demonic, increasing the casting time of all spells by 30% for 1 min. Curses: A warlock can only have one Curse active per target. Curse of Exhaustion: Reduces the target's movement speed by 50% for 12 sec. Curses: A warlock can only have one Curse active per target.
Abyss Walker talent icon.
2
Abyss Walker talent icon.

Abyss Walker

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Using Demonic Circle: Teleport or your Demonic Gateway reduces all damage you take by 4% for 10 sec.
Mortal Coil talent icon.
46
Mortal Coil talent icon.

Mortal Coil

46
Rank 1
46
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Horrifies an enemy target into fleeing, incapacitating for 3 sec and healing you for 20% of maximum health.
Power Cost 5,000 Mana
Range 20 yd range
Howl of Terror talent icon.

Howl of Terror

4
Rank 1
4
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 40 sec cooldown
Effect 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.
Amplify Curse talent icon.
23
Amplify Curse talent icon.

Amplify Curse

23
Rank 1
23
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 30 sec cooldown
Effect Your next Curse of Exhaustion, Curse of Tongues or Curse of Weakness cast within 15 sec is amplified. Curse of Exhaustion Reduces the target's movement speed by an additional 20%. Curse of Tongues Increases casting time by an additional 40%. Curse of Weakness Enemy is unable to critically strike.
Demonic Embrace talent icon.
50
Demonic Embrace talent icon.

Demonic Embrace

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Stamina increased by 10%.
Demonic Inspiration talent icon.
50
Demonic Inspiration talent icon.

Demonic Inspiration

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Filling a Soul Shard increases the attack speed of your primary pet by 5% for 8 sec. Increases Grimoire of Sacrifice damage by 15%.
Wrathful Minion talent icon.
50
Wrathful Minion talent icon.

Wrathful Minion

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Filling a Soul Shard increases the damage done by your primary pet by 5% for 8 sec. Increases Grimoire of Sacrifice damage by 15%.
Demonic Fortitude talent icon.
50
Demonic Fortitude talent icon.

Demonic Fortitude

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases you and your pets' maximum health by 5%.
Banish talent icon.
5
Banish talent icon.

Banish

5
Rank 1
5
Cast Time 1.5 sec cast
Effect Banishes an enemy Demon, Aberration, or Elemental, preventing any action for 30 sec. Limit 1. Casting Banish again on the target will cancel the effect.
Power Cost 3,750 Mana
Range 30 yd range
Teachings of the Satyr talent icon.
1
Teachings of the Satyr talent icon.

Teachings of the Satyr

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Amplify Curse by 10 sec.
Desperate Pact talent icon.
0
Desperate Pact talent icon.

Desperate Pact

Cast Time Passive
Effect Drain Life heals for 30% more while below 50% health.
Sweet Souls talent icon.
50
Sweet Souls talent icon.

Sweet Souls

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Healthstone heals you for an additional 10% of your maximum health. Any party or raid member using a Healthstone also heals you for that amount.
Gorefiend's Resolve talent icon.
0
Gorefiend's Resolve talent icon.

Gorefiend's Resolve

Cast Time Passive
Effect Targets resurrected with Soulstone resurrect with 40% additional health and 30% additional mana.
Demonic Gateway talent icon.
50
Demonic Gateway talent icon.

Demonic Gateway

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time 2 sec cast
Cooldown 10 sec cooldown
Effect Creates a demonic gateway between two locations. Activating the gateway transports the user to the other gateway. Each player can use a Demonic Gateway only once per 1.5 min.
Power Cost 50,000 Mana
Range 10-40 yd range
Nightmare talent icon.
0
Nightmare talent icon.

Nightmare

Cast Time Passive
Effect When Fear ends, the target is slowed by 30% for 4 sec.
Greater Banish talent icon.
0
Greater Banish talent icon.

Greater Banish

Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases the duration of Banish by 30 sec. Banish now affects Undead.
Dark Pact talent icon.
50
Dark Pact talent icon.

Dark Pact

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect Sacrifices 20% of your current health to shield you for 200% of the sacrificed health plus an additional 13,777 for 20 sec. Usable while suffering from control impairing effects.
Dark Accord talent icon.
27
Dark Accord talent icon.

Dark Accord

27
Rank 1
27
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Unending Resolve by 45 sec.
Strength of Will talent icon.

Strength of Will

23
Rank 1
23
Cast Time Passive
Effect Unending Resolve reduces damage taken by an additional 15%.
Shadowfury talent icon.
50
Shadowfury talent icon.

Shadowfury

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time 1.5 sec cast
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect Stuns all enemies within 8 yds for 3 sec.
Power Cost 2,500 Mana
Range 35 yd range
Frequent Donor talent icon.
49
Frequent Donor talent icon.

Frequent Donor

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Dark Pact by 15 sec.
Ichor of Devils talent icon.

Ichor of Devils

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Dark Pact sacrifices only 5% of your current health for the same shield value.
Accrued Vitality talent icon.
2
Accrued Vitality talent icon.

Accrued Vitality

2
Rank 2
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Drain Life heals for 30% of the amount drained over 9.0 sec.
Lifeblood talent icon.
49
Lifeblood talent icon.

Lifeblood

49
Rank 2
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect When you use a Healthstone, gain 15% Leech for 20 sec.
Darkfury talent icon.
8
Darkfury talent icon.

Darkfury

8
Rank 1
8
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Shadowfury by 15 sec and increases its radius by 2 yards.
Shadowflame talent icon.

Shadowflame

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 15 sec cooldown
Effect Slows enemies in a 12 yard cone in front of you by 70% for 6 sec.
Fel Synergy talent icon.
44
Fel Synergy talent icon.

Fel Synergy

44
Rank 1
44
Cast Time Passive
Effect Soul Leech also heals you for 15% and your pet for 50% of the absorption it grants.
Soul Link talent icon.
50
Soul Link talent icon.

Soul Link

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect 10% of all damage you take is taken by your demon pet instead. While Grimoire of Sacrifice is active, your Stamina is increased by 5%.
Teachings of the Black Harvest talent icon.
3
Teachings of the Black Harvest talent icon.

Teachings of the Black Harvest

3
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your primary pets gain a bonus effect. Imp: Successful Singe Magic casts grant the target 4% damage reduction for 5 sec. Voidwalker: Reduces the cooldown of Shadow Bulwark by 30 sec. Felhunter: Reduces the cooldown of Devour Magic by 5 sec. Sayaad: Reduces the cooldown of Seduction by 10 sec and causes the target to walk faster towards the demon.
Resolute Barrier talent icon.
10
Resolute Barrier talent icon.

Resolute Barrier

10
Rank 1
8
Rank 2
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Attacks received that deal at least 5% of your health decrease Unending Resolve's cooldown by 10 sec. Cannot occur more than once every 20 sec.
Grimoire of Synergy talent icon.
50
Grimoire of Synergy talent icon.

Grimoire of Synergy

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Damage done by you or your demon has a chance to grant the other one 10% increased damage for 15 sec.
Profane Bargain talent icon.
11
Profane Bargain talent icon.

Profane Bargain

11
Rank 1
7
Rank 2
4
Cast Time Passive
Effect When your health drops below 35%, the percentage of damage shared via your Soul Link is increased by an additional 10%. While Grimoire of Sacrifice is active, your Stamina is increased by 5%.
Soul Conduit talent icon.
50
Soul Conduit talent icon.

Soul Conduit

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Every Soul Shard you spend has a 10% chance to be refunded.
Demonic Resilience talent icon.
0
Demonic Resilience talent icon.

Demonic Resilience

Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the chance you will be critically struck by 4%. All damage your primary demon takes is reduced by 15%.
Grim Feast talent icon.
1
Grim Feast talent icon.

Grim Feast

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Drain Life now channels 30% faster and restores health 30% faster.
Inquisitor's Gaze talent icon.
48
Inquisitor's Gaze talent icon.

Inquisitor's Gaze

48
Rank 1
48
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your spells and abilities have a chance to summon an Inquisitor's Eye that deals 12,057 Shadowflame damage over 13.6 sec.
Summon Soulkeeper talent icon.

Summon Soulkeeper

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time 1 sec cast
Effect Summons a Soulkeeper that consumes all Tormented Souls you've collected, blasting nearby enemies for 157 Chaos damage per soul consumed over 8 sec. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets. You collect Tormented Souls from each target you kill and occasionally escaped souls you previously collected.
Range 40 yd range
Soulburn talent icon.
45
Soulburn talent icon.

Soulburn

45
Rank 1
45
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 6 sec cooldown
Effect Consumes a Soul Shard, unlocking the hidden power of your spells. Demonic Circle: Teleport: Increases your movement speed by 50% and makes you immune to snares and roots for 6 sec. Demonic Gateway: Can be cast instantly. Drain Life: Gain an absorb shield equal to the amount of healing done for 30 sec. This shield cannot exceed 30% of your maximum health. Health Funnel: Restores 140% more health and reduces the damage taken by your pet by 30% for 10 sec. Healthstone: Increases the healing of your Healthstone by 30% and increases your maximum health by 20% for 12 sec.
Power Cost 1 Soul Shard

Specialization Talents

Chaos Bolt talent icon.
50
Chaos Bolt talent icon.

Chaos Bolt

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time 3 sec cast
Effect Unleashes a devastating blast of chaos, dealing a critical strike for 17,648 Chaos damage. Damage is further increased by your critical strike chance.
Power Cost 2 Soul Shards
Range 40 yd range
Conflagrate talent icon.
50
Conflagrate talent icon.

Conflagrate

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Effect Triggers an explosion on the target, dealing 6,989 Fire damage. Generates 5 Soul Shard Fragments.
Power Cost 2,500 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Reverse Entropy talent icon.
50
Reverse Entropy talent icon.

Reverse Entropy

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your spells have a chance to grant you 15% Haste for 8 sec.
Internal Combustion talent icon.

Internal Combustion

Cast Time Passive
Effect Chaos Bolt consumes up to 5 sec of Immolate's damage over time effect on your target, instantly dealing that much damage.
Rain of Fire talent icon.
50
Rain of Fire talent icon.

Rain of Fire

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Effect Calls down a rain of hellfire, dealing 7,055 Fire damage over 7.2 sec to enemies in the area.
Power Cost 3 Soul Shards
Range 40 yd range
Backdraft talent icon.
50
Backdraft talent icon.

Backdraft

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Conflagrate reduces the cast time of your next Incinerate, Chaos Bolt, or Soul Fire by 30%. Maximum 2 charges.
Havoc talent icon.
49
Havoc talent icon.

Havoc

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 30 sec cooldown
Effect Marks a target with Havoc for 12 sec, causing your single target spells to also strike the Havoc victim for 60% of normal initial damage.
Power Cost 5,000 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Mayhem talent icon.

Mayhem

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your single target spells have a 25% chance to apply Havoc to a nearby enemy for 5.0 sec. Havoc Marks a target with Havoc for 5.0 sec, causing your single target spells to also strike the Havoc victim for 60% of normal initial damage.
Pyrogenics talent icon.
50
Pyrogenics talent icon.

Pyrogenics

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Enemies affected by your Rain of Fire take 5% increased damage from your Fire spells.
Roaring Blaze talent icon.
49
Roaring Blaze talent icon.

Roaring Blaze

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Conflagrate increases your Immolate, Incinerate, and Conflagrate damage to the target by 25% for 8 sec.
Improved Conflagrate talent icon.

Improved Conflagrate

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Conflagrate gains an additional charge.
Explosive Potential talent icon.
47
Explosive Potential talent icon.

Explosive Potential

47
Rank 1
47
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Conflagrate by 2 sec.
Channel Demonfire talent icon.
0
Channel Demonfire talent icon.

Channel Demonfire

Cast Time Channeled
Cooldown 25 sec cooldown
Effect Launches 15 bolts of felfire over 2.7 sec at random targets afflicted by your Immolate within 40 yds. Each bolt deals 1,194 Fire damage to the target and 465 Fire damage to nearby enemies.
Power Cost 3,750 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Pandemonium talent icon.
47
Pandemonium talent icon.

Pandemonium

47
Rank 1
47
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases the base duration of Havoc by 3 sec. Mayhem has an additional 10% chance to trigger.
Cry Havoc talent icon.

Cry Havoc

Cast Time Passive
Effect When Chaos Bolt damages a target afflicted by Havoc, it explodes, dealing 2,755 damage to enemies within 8 yards.
Improved Immolate talent icon.
3
Improved Immolate talent icon.

Improved Immolate

3
Rank 2
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases the duration of Immolate by 6 sec.
Inferno talent icon.
49
Inferno talent icon.

Inferno

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Rain of Fire damage is increased by 20% and has a 20% chance to generate a Soul Shard Fragment.
Cataclysm talent icon.

Cataclysm

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time 2 sec cast
Cooldown 30 sec cooldown
Effect Calls forth a cataclysm at the target location, dealing 11,992 Shadowflame damage to all enemies within 8 yards and afflicting them with Agony, Unstable Affliction, Corruption, or Immolate.
Power Cost 2,500 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Soul Fire talent icon.
0
Soul Fire talent icon.

Soul Fire

Cast Time 4 sec cast
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Burns the enemy's soul, dealing 20,642 Fire damage and applying Immolate. Generates 1 Soul Shard.
Power Cost 5,000 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Shadowburn talent icon.
0
Shadowburn talent icon.

Shadowburn

Cast Time Instant
Effect Blasts a target for 4,389 Shadowflame damage, gaining 50% critical strike chance on targets that have 20% or less health. Restores 1 Soul Shard and refunds a charge if the target dies within 5 sec.
Power Cost 1 Soul Shard
Range 40 yd range
Raging Demonfire talent icon.
0
Raging Demonfire talent icon.

Raging Demonfire

Cast Time Passive
Effect Channel Demonfire fires an additional 5 bolts. Each bolt increases the remaining duration of Immolate on all targets hit by 0.5 sec.
Rolling Havoc talent icon.
47
Rolling Havoc talent icon.

Rolling Havoc

47
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
46
Cast Time Passive
Effect Each time your spells duplicate from Havoc, gain 2% increased damage for 6 sec. Stacks up to 5 times.
Backlash talent icon.
50
Backlash talent icon.

Backlash

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases your critical strike chance by 3%. Physical attacks against you have a 25% chance to make your next Incinerate instant cast. This effect can only occur once every 6 sec.
Fire and Brimstone talent icon.
2
Fire and Brimstone talent icon.

Fire and Brimstone

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Incinerate now also hits all enemies near your target for 25% damage.
Decimation talent icon.
0
Decimation talent icon.

Decimation

Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Incinerate and Conflagrate casts on targets that have 50% or less health reduce the cooldown of Soulfire by 5 sec.
Conflagration of Chaos talent icon.
0
Conflagration of Chaos talent icon.

Conflagration of Chaos

Cast Time Passive
Effect Conflagrate and Shadowburn have a 50% chance to guarantee your next cast of the ability to critically strike, and increase its damage by your critical strike chance.
Flashpoint talent icon.
50
Flashpoint talent icon.

Flashpoint

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect When your Immolate deals periodic damage to a target above 80% health, gain 4% Haste for 10 sec. Stacks up to 3 times.
Scalding Flames talent icon.
3
Scalding Flames talent icon.

Scalding Flames

3
Rank 2
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases the damage of Immolate by 25%.
Ruin talent icon.
0
Ruin talent icon.

Ruin

Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases the damage of Conflagrate, Channel Demonfire, Shadowburn, and Soulfire by 20%.
Eradication talent icon.
50
Eradication talent icon.

Eradication

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Chaos Bolt and Shadowburn increases the damage you deal to the target by 10% for 7 sec.
Ashen Remains talent icon.
50
Ashen Remains talent icon.

Ashen Remains

50
Rank 1
2
Rank 2
48
Cast Time Passive
Effect Chaos Bolt, Shadowburn, and Incinerate deal 10% increased damage to targets afflicted by Immolate.
Grimoire of Sacrifice talent icon.
3
Grimoire of Sacrifice talent icon.

Grimoire of Sacrifice

3
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 30 sec cooldown
Effect Sacrifices your demon pet for power, gaining its command demon ability, and causing your spells to sometimes also deal 2,410 additional Shadow damage. Lasts 1 hour or until you summon a demon pet.
Summon Infernal talent icon.
50
Summon Infernal talent icon.

Summon Infernal

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 3 min cooldown
Effect Summons an Infernal from the Twisting Nether, impacting for 3,333 Fire damage and stunning all enemies in the area for 2 sec. The Infernal will serve you for 30 sec, dealing 2,660 damage to all nearby enemies every 1.8 sec and generating 1 Soul Shard Fragment every 0.5 sec.
Power Cost 5,000 Mana
Range 30 yd range
Diabolic Embers talent icon.
48
Diabolic Embers talent icon.

Diabolic Embers

48
Rank 1
48
Cast Time Passive
Effect Incinerate now generates 100% additional Soul Shard Fragments.
Ritual of Ruin talent icon.
50
Ritual of Ruin talent icon.

Ritual of Ruin

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Every 15 Soul Shards spent grants Ritual of Ruin, making your next Chaos Bolt or Rain of Fire consume no Soul Shards and have its cast time reduced by 50%.
Crashing Chaos talent icon.
2
Crashing Chaos talent icon.

Crashing Chaos

2
Rank 2
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Summon Infernal reduces the Soul Shard cost of your next 6 casts of Chaos Bolt, Shadowburn, or Rain of Fire by 1.
Infernal Brand talent icon.
0
Infernal Brand talent icon.

Infernal Brand

Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Infernal's melee attacks cause its target to take 6% increased damage from its Immolation, stacking up to 15 times.
Power Overwhelming talent icon.
41
Power Overwhelming talent icon.

Power Overwhelming

41
Rank 1
41
Cast Time Passive
Effect Consuming Soul Shards increases your Mastery by 1.0% for 10 sec for each shard spent. Gaining a stack does not refresh the duration.
Madness of the Azj'Aqir talent icon.
50
Madness of the Azj'Aqir talent icon.

Madness of the Azj'Aqir

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Chaos Bolt increases the damage of Chaos Bolt by 25% and reduces the cast time of Chaos Bolt by 20% for 4 sec. Rain of Fire increases the damage of Rain of Fire by 25% for 4 sec. Shadowburn increases the damage of Shadowburn by 25% for 4 sec.
Master Ritualist talent icon.
50
Master Ritualist talent icon.

Master Ritualist

50
Rank 1
3
Rank 2
47
Cast Time Passive
Effect Ritual of Ruin requires 5 less Soul Shards spent.
Burn to Ashes talent icon.
5
Burn to Ashes talent icon.

Burn to Ashes

5
Rank 1
2
Rank 2
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Chaos Bolt and Rain of Fire increase the damage of your next 2 Incinerates by 30%. Shadowburn increases the damage of your next Incinerate by 30%. Stacks up to 4 times.
Grand Warlock's Design talent icon.
2
Grand Warlock's Design talent icon.

Grand Warlock's Design

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Every Soul Shard you spend reduces the cooldown of Summon Infernal by 1.5 sec.
Rain of Chaos talent icon.

Rain of Chaos

Cast Time Passive
Effect While your initial Infernal is active, every Soul Shard you spend has a 15% chance to summon an additional Infernal that lasts 8 sec.
Chaos Incarnate talent icon.
47
Chaos Incarnate talent icon.

Chaos Incarnate

47
Rank 1
47
Cast Time Passive
Effect Chaos Bolt, Rain of Fire, and Shadowburn always gains maximum benefit from your Mastery: Chaotic Energies.
Dimensional Rift talent icon.

Dimensional Rift

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Instant
Effect Rips a hole in time and space, opening a random portal that damages your target: Shadowy Tear Deals 26,613 Shadow damage over 14 sec. Unstable Tear Deals 22,824 Chaos damage over 6 sec. Chaos Tear Fires a Chaos Bolt, dealing 8,597 Chaos damage. This Chaos Bolt always critically strikes and your critical strike chance increases its damage. Generates 3 Soul Shard Fragments.
Range 40 yd range
Avatar of Destruction talent icon.
50
Avatar of Destruction talent icon.

Avatar of Destruction

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect When Chaos Bolt or Rain of Fire consumes a charge of Ritual of Ruin, you summon a Blasphemy for 8 sec. Blasphemy Summons a Blasphemy from the Twisting Nether, impacting for 3,302 Fire damage and stunning all enemies in the area for 2 sec. The Blasphemy will serve you for 8 sec, dealing 2,646 damage to all nearby enemies every 1.8 sec and generating 1 Soul Shard Fragment every 0.5 sec.

PvP Talents

Fel Fissure talent icon.
31
Fel Fissure talent icon.

Fel Fissure

31
Rank 1
31
Effect 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 talent icon.
30
Cremation talent icon.

Cremation

30
Rank 1
30
Effect Conflagrate deals up to an additional 3% of the target's maximum health in Fire damage if the target is affected by your Immolate.
Bane of Havoc talent icon.
7
Bane of Havoc talent icon.

Bane of Havoc

7
Rank 1
7
Effect Curses the ground with a demonic bane, causing all of your single target spells to also strike targets marked with the bane. Lasts 10 sec.
Bane of Fragility talent icon.
2
Bane of Fragility talent icon.

Bane of Fragility

2
Rank 1
2
Effect Reduces the target's maximum health by up to 15% for 10 sec.
Nether Ward talent icon.
16
Nether Ward talent icon.

Nether Ward

16
Rank 1
16
Effect Surrounds the caster with a shield that lasts 3 sec, reflecting all harmful spells cast on you.
Essence Drain talent icon.
6
Essence Drain talent icon.

Essence Drain

6
Rank 1
6
Effect Whenever you heal yourself with Drain Life, the enemy target deals 9% reduced damage to you for 10 sec. Stacks up to 4 times.
Casting Circle talent icon.
4
Casting Circle talent icon.

Casting Circle

4
Rank 1
4
Effect Summons a Casting Circle for 12 sec. While within the casting circle, you are immune to silence and interrupt effects.
Gateway Mastery talent icon.
10
Gateway Mastery talent icon.

Gateway Mastery

10
Rank 1
10
Effect Increases the range of your Demonic Gateway by 20 yards, and reduces the cast time by 30%. Reduces the time between how often players can take your Demonic Gateway by 30 sec.
Shadow Rift talent icon.
2
Shadow Rift talent icon.

Shadow Rift

2
Rank 1
2
Effect Conjure a Shadow Rift at the target location lasting 2 sec. Enemy players within the rift when it expires are teleported to your Demonic Circle. Must be within 40 yds of your Demonic Circle to cast.
Bonds of Fel talent icon.
5
Bonds of Fel talent icon.

Bonds of Fel

5
Rank 1
5
Effect Encircle enemy players with Bonds of Fel. If any affected player leaves the 8 yd radius they explode, dealing 21,181 Fire damage split amongst all nearby enemies.
Precognition talent icon.
9
Precognition talent icon.

Precognition

9
Rank 1
9
Effect If an interrupt is used on you while you are not casting, gain 15% Haste and become immune to crowd control, interrupt, and cast pushback effects for 5 sec.
Call Observer talent icon.
1
Call Observer talent icon.

Call Observer

1
Rank 1
1
Effect Summons a demonic Observer to keep a watchful eye over the area for 20 sec. Anytime an enemy within 20 yards casts a harmful magical spell, the Observer will deal up to 5% of the target's maximum health in Shadow damage.

Equipment

The equipment is what makes characters stronger. The best gear is usually found in the Great Vault, Mythic+ dungeons, and Mythic raids. They can also be bought from PvP vendors or crafted with the Crafting Orders system.

Here are the best equipment items for Destruction Warlocks in Mythic+.

Head

  1. Scalesworn Cultist's Scorn icon.
    set
    Scalesworn Cultist's Scorn
    46
    Scalesworn Cultist's Scorn icon.

    Scalesworn Cultist's Scorn

    Ilvl 424
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +512 intellect
    +1383 stamina
    +225 critical-strike
    +561 mastery
    Set
    Set: Consuming Soul Shards has a chance to grant you Chaos Maelstrom, increasing your critical strike chance by 10% for 10 sec.
    Set: Your critical strikes deal 208% damage instead of the usual 200%.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Hood of Surging Time icon.
    Hood of Surging Time
    2
    Hood of Surging Time icon.

    Hood of Surging Time

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +484 intellect
    +1283 stamina
    +387 haste
    +376 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Damaging a new enemy grants you 239 Haste for 10 sec, up to 5 stacks.

  3. Bonespeaker Cowl icon.
    Bonespeaker Cowl
    1
    Bonespeaker Cowl icon.

    Bonespeaker Cowl

    Ilvl 405
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +429 intellect
    +1083 stamina
    +494 critical-strike
    +219 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Councilor's Terrormask icon.
    Councilor's Terrormask
    1
    Councilor's Terrormask icon.

    Councilor's Terrormask

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +471 intellect
    +1237 stamina
    +254 critical-strike
    +497 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Neck

  1. Elemental Lariat icon.
    Elemental Lariat
    50
    Elemental Lariat icon.

    Elemental Lariat

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to empower one of your socketed elemental gems, granting 499 of their associated stat for 12 sec.

Shoulders

  1. Amice of the Blue icon.
    Amice of the Blue
    35
    Amice of the Blue icon.

    Amice of the Blue

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +237 critical-strike
    +335 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells and abilities have a chance to trigger a burst of Arcane energy at the target's location, dealing 17,447 Arcane damage split between nearby enemies.

  2. Scalesworn Cultist's Effigy icon.
    set
    Scalesworn Cultist's Effigy
    14
    Scalesworn Cultist's Effigy icon.

    Scalesworn Cultist's Effigy

    Ilvl 424
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +384 intellect
    +1037 stamina
    +171 haste
    +418 versatility
    Set
    Set: Consuming Soul Shards has a chance to grant you Chaos Maelstrom, increasing your critical strike chance by 10% for 10 sec.
    Set: Your critical strikes deal 208% damage instead of the usual 200%.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Ascended Squallspires icon.
    Ascended Squallspires
    1
    Ascended Squallspires icon.

    Ascended Squallspires

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +331 intellect
    +846 stamina
    +169 critical-strike
    +375 haste
    indestructible
    Rank Heroic

Back

  1. Fireproof Drape icon.
    Fireproof Drape
    20
    Fireproof Drape icon.

    Fireproof Drape

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +280 intellect
    +750 stamina
    +274 haste
    +162 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    9
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +272 intellect
    +722 stamina
    +215 haste
    +215 mastery

  3. Goldscar Pelt icon.
    Goldscar Pelt
    5
    Goldscar Pelt icon.

    Goldscar Pelt

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +280 intellect
    +750 stamina
    +131 critical-strike
    +305 haste
    Rank Mythic

  4. Cape of the Duskwatch icon.
    Cape of the Duskwatch
    3
    Cape of the Duskwatch icon.

    Cape of the Duskwatch

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +280 intellect
    +750 stamina
    +265 critical-strike
    +171 haste
    +187 leech
    Rank Mythic

  5. Decorated Commander's Cindercloak icon.
    Decorated Commander's Cindercloak
    3
    Decorated Commander's Cindercloak icon.

    Decorated Commander's Cindercloak

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +265 intellect
    +696 stamina
    +280 haste
    +143 versatility
    Rank Mythic

Chest

  1. Scalesworn Cultist's Frock icon.
    set
    Scalesworn Cultist's Frock
    49
    Scalesworn Cultist's Frock icon.

    Scalesworn Cultist's Frock

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +498 intellect
    +1333 stamina
    +221 critical-strike
    +553 haste
    Set
    Set: Consuming Soul Shards has a chance to grant you Chaos Maelstrom, increasing your critical strike chance by 10% for 10 sec.
    Set: Your critical strikes deal 208% damage instead of the usual 200%.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Vestments icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Vestments
    1
    Vibrant Wildercloth Vestments icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Vestments

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +484 intellect
    +1283 stamina
    +382 haste
    +382 mastery

Wrist

  1. Bracers of Arcane Mystery icon.
    Bracers of Arcane Mystery
    17
    Bracers of Arcane Mystery icon.

    Bracers of Arcane Mystery

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +280 intellect
    +750 stamina
    +218 critical-strike
    +218 haste
    Rank Mythic

  2. Overengineered Sleeve Extenders icon.
    Overengineered Sleeve Extenders
    9
    Overengineered Sleeve Extenders icon.

    Overengineered Sleeve Extenders

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +272 intellect
    +722 stamina
    +429 haste

  3. Manawracker Bindings icon.
    Manawracker Bindings
    7
    Manawracker Bindings icon.

    Manawracker Bindings

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +280 intellect
    +750 stamina
    +162 haste
    +274 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps
    6
    Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +272 intellect
    +722 stamina
    +215 haste
    +215 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Increases duration of Well Fed bonuses from Dragon Isles meals by 100% and they now persist through death.

  5. Chilled Silken Restraints icon.
    Chilled Silken Restraints
    5
    Chilled Silken Restraints icon.

    Chilled Silken Restraints

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +265 intellect
    +696 stamina
    +277 haste
    +146 versatility
    Rank Mythic

Hands

  1. Scalesworn Cultist's Gloves icon.
    set
    Scalesworn Cultist's Gloves
    45
    Scalesworn Cultist's Gloves icon.

    Scalesworn Cultist's Gloves

    Ilvl 424
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +384 intellect
    +1037 stamina
    +396 critical-strike
    +193 versatility
    +253 speed
    Set
    Set: Consuming Soul Shards has a chance to grant you Chaos Maelstrom, increasing your critical strike chance by 10% for 10 sec.
    Set: Your critical strikes deal 208% damage instead of the usual 200%.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Handwraps icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Handwraps
    3
    Vibrant Wildercloth Handwraps icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Handwraps

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +286 haste
    +286 mastery

  3. Azureblade's Work Gloves icon.
    Azureblade's Work Gloves
    1
    Azureblade's Work Gloves icon.

    Azureblade's Work Gloves

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +353 intellect
    +928 stamina
    +342 haste
    +221 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Eggtender's Safety Mitts icon.
    Eggtender's Safety Mitts
    1
    Eggtender's Safety Mitts icon.

    Eggtender's Safety Mitts

    Ilvl 424
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +384 intellect
    +1037 stamina
    +410 critical-strike
    +179 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Waist

  1. Sky Saddle Cord icon.
    Sky Saddle Cord
    15
    Sky Saddle Cord icon.

    Sky Saddle Cord

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +365 haste
    +216 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle
    10
    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +286 haste
    +286 mastery

  3. Magatha's Spiritual Sash icon.
    Magatha's Spiritual Sash
    8
    Magatha's Spiritual Sash icon.

    Magatha's Spiritual Sash

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +190 haste
    +391 mastery
    +249 avoidance
    Rank Mythic

  4. Cord of Wicked Pyromania icon.
    Cord of Wicked Pyromania
    6
    Cord of Wicked Pyromania icon.

    Cord of Wicked Pyromania

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +340 critical-strike
    +241 haste
    Rank Mythic

  5. Scalesworn Cultist's Girdle icon.
    Scalesworn Cultist's Girdle
    5
    Scalesworn Cultist's Girdle icon.

    Scalesworn Cultist's Girdle

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +382 haste
    +199 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Legs

  1. Scalesworn Cultist's Culottes icon.
    set
    Scalesworn Cultist's Culottes
    48
    Scalesworn Cultist's Culottes icon.

    Scalesworn Cultist's Culottes

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +498 intellect
    +1333 stamina
    +553 haste
    +221 mastery
    Set
    Set: Consuming Soul Shards has a chance to grant you Chaos Maelstrom, increasing your critical strike chance by 10% for 10 sec.
    Set: Your critical strikes deal 208% damage instead of the usual 200%.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Slacks icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slacks
    2
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slacks icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Slacks

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +484 intellect
    +1283 stamina
    +382 haste
    +382 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: +1 Sparkle.

Feet

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers
    20
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +286 haste
    +286 mastery

  2. Sandals of the Wild Sovereign icon.
    Sandals of the Wild Sovereign
    11
    Sandals of the Wild Sovereign icon.

    Sandals of the Wild Sovereign

    Ilvl 424
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +384 intellect
    +1037 stamina
    +420 haste
    +169 mastery
    indestructible
    Rank Mythic

  3. Manawracker Sandals icon.
    Manawracker Sandals
    7
    Manawracker Sandals icon.

    Manawracker Sandals

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +178 haste
    +402 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Cushioned Treads of Glory icon.
    Cushioned Treads of Glory
    5
    Cushioned Treads of Glory icon.

    Cushioned Treads of Glory

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +228 haste
    +353 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  5. Sandals of Arcane Mystery icon.
    Sandals of Arcane Mystery
    3
    Sandals of Arcane Mystery icon.

    Sandals of Arcane Mystery

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +332 critical-strike
    +221 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight icon.
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    41
    Signet of Titanic Insight icon.

    Signet of Titanic Insight

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Increases duration of Well Fed bonuses from Dragon Isles meals by 100% and they now persist through death.

  2. Seal of Diurna's Chosen icon.
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    25
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen icon.

    Seal of Diurna's Chosen

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +750 stamina
    +301 critical-strike
    +909 versatility
    +207 speed
    Effects
    Equip: Dealing Fire damage has a chance to ignite your enemies, burning them for an additional 7,252 damage every 2 seconds.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Unstable Arcane Loop icon.
    Unstable Arcane Loop
    9
    Unstable Arcane Loop icon.

    Unstable Arcane Loop

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +696 stamina
    +447 critical-strike
    +712 haste
    Rank Mythic

  4. Ring-Bound Hourglass icon.
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    8
    Ring-Bound Hourglass icon.

    Ring-Bound Hourglass

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Use: Visit a place you may have long since forgotten. (20 Hr Cooldown)

  5. Seal of Filial Duty icon.
    Seal of Filial Duty
    7
    Seal of Filial Duty icon.

    Seal of Filial Duty

    Ilvl 431
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +852 stamina
    +322 haste
    +974 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Dealing Fire damage has a chance to invigorate you, absorbing 64,008 damage for 6 seconds.
    Rank Mythic

Trinkets

  1. Furious Ragefeather icon.
    Furious Ragefeather
    36
    Furious Ragefeather icon.

    Furious Ragefeather

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +473 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells have a chance to fire a Soulseeker Arrow towards your target, inflicting 103,516 Shadow damage over 20 sec. If the target dies while affected, your next damaging spells will fire an arrow.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Whispering Incarnate Icon icon.
    Whispering Incarnate Icon
    28
    Whispering Incarnate Icon icon.

    Whispering Incarnate Icon

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +473 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Succumb to the Icon's whispers and become Infused with Frost, increasing your Critical Strike by 567. Fighting alongside allies who are Infused with Earth or Fire has a chance to grant you 277 of their Infusion's stat for 12 sec. Infusion based on your current specialization.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Voidmender's Shadowgem icon.
    Voidmender's Shadowgem
    17
    Voidmender's Shadowgem icon.

    Voidmender's Shadowgem

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +448 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Embrace the gem to increase your Critical Strike by 2,062 for 15 sec. Your healing as well as damage-dealing spells and abilities have a high chance to empower the gem, increasing its effect. (1 Min 30 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  4. Ruby Whelp Shell icon.
    Ruby Whelp Shell
    9
    Ruby Whelp Shell icon.

    Ruby Whelp Shell

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +473 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to call a Ruby Whelpling, which will try to be helpful and assist you in combat.
    Use: Call your Ruby Whelpling to inspect your target's situation, teaching them how to be helpful. (1 Day Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  5. Irideus Fragment icon.
    Irideus Fragment
    3
    Irideus Fragment icon.

    Irideus Fragment

    Ilvl 372
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +420 mastery
    Effects
    Use: Gain the Titans' crumbling power, increasing Intellect by 2,572, reduced each time you use an ability. Lasts 20 sec. (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

Main Hand

  1. Primal Molten Spellblade icon.
    Primal Molten Spellblade
    14
    Primal Molten Spellblade icon.

    Primal Molten Spellblade

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +1410 intellect
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Increases the duration of Dragon Isles potions by 50%.

  2. Obsidian Seared Hexsword icon.
    Obsidian Seared Hexsword
    10
    Obsidian Seared Hexsword icon.

    Obsidian Seared Hexsword

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +1410 intellect
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Increases duration of Well Fed bonuses from Dragon Isles meals by 100% and they now persist through death.

  3. Final Grade icon.
    Final Grade
    5
    Final Grade icon.

    Final Grade

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +2214 intellect
    +1333 stamina
    +288 haste
    +487 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Chillworn's Infusion Staff icon.
    Chillworn's Infusion Staff
    4
    Chillworn's Infusion Staff icon.

    Chillworn's Infusion Staff

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +2214 intellect
    +1333 stamina
    +470 critical-strike
    +304 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  5. Spellboon Saber icon.
    Spellboon Saber
    4
    Spellboon Saber icon.

    Spellboon Saber

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +1450 intellect
    +666 stamina
    +235 haste
    +152 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Off Hand

  1. Sadana's Grisly Visage icon.
    Sadana's Grisly Visage
    9
    Sadana's Grisly Visage icon.

    Sadana's Grisly Visage

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +764 intellect
    +666 stamina
    +197 critical-strike
    +189 haste
    Rank Mythic

  2. Icewrath's Channeling Conduit icon.
    Icewrath's Channeling Conduit
    7
    Icewrath's Channeling Conduit icon.

    Icewrath's Channeling Conduit

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +722 intellect
    +618 stamina
    +123 haste
    +253 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  3. Scripture of Primal Devotion icon.
    Scripture of Primal Devotion
    7
    Scripture of Primal Devotion icon.

    Scripture of Primal Devotion

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +764 intellect
    +666 stamina
    +267 haste
    +120 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  4. Crackling Codex of the Isles icon.
    Crackling Codex of the Isles
    4
    Crackling Codex of the Isles icon.

    Crackling Codex of the Isles

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +743 intellect
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 mastery

  5. Vexamus' Expulsion Rod icon.
    Vexamus' Expulsion Rod
    3
    Vexamus' Expulsion Rod icon.

    Vexamus' Expulsion Rod

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +722 intellect
    +618 stamina
    +220 critical-strike
    +156 haste
    Rank Mythic

Gems

Gems are jewelcrafting items. Created with the Jewelcrafting profession or bought in the auction house, they can be socketed into Head, Neck, Wrists, Waist, and Rings items.

Here are the best gems for Destruction Warlocks in Mythic+.

  1. Keen Ysemerald icon.
    Keen Ysemerald
    155
    Keen Ysemerald icon.

    Keen Ysemerald

    Effect +70 Haste and +33 Mastery
    Type prismatic
  2. Keen Neltharite icon.
    Keen Neltharite
    57
    Keen Neltharite icon.

    Keen Neltharite

    Effect +70 Mastery and +33 Haste
    Type prismatic
  3. Fierce Illimited Diamond icon.
    Fierce Illimited Diamond
    45
    Fierce Illimited Diamond icon.

    Fierce Illimited Diamond

    Effect +75 Primary Stat and +66 Haste
    Type prismatic
  4. Crafty Alexstraszite icon.
    Crafty Alexstraszite
    9
    Crafty Alexstraszite icon.

    Crafty Alexstraszite

    Effect +70 Critical Strike and +33 Haste
    Type prismatic
  5. Crafty Ysemerald icon.
    Crafty Ysemerald
    8
    Crafty Ysemerald icon.

    Crafty Ysemerald

    Effect +70 Haste and +33 Critical Strike
    Type prismatic

Enchantments

Enchantments are equipment item upgrades. Created with the Enchanting and Leatherworking professions, or bought in the auction house, they can be set on Back, Chest, Wrist, Legs, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand items.

Here are the best enchantments for Destruction Warlocks in Mythic+.

Back

  1. Graceful Avoidance icon.
    Graceful Avoidance
    45
    Graceful Avoidance icon.

    Graceful Avoidance

    Effect Graceful Avoidance
  2. Homebound Speed icon.
    Homebound Speed
    2
    Homebound Speed icon.

    Homebound Speed

    Effect Homebound Speed
  3. Regenerative Leech icon.
    Regenerative Leech
    2
    Regenerative Leech icon.

    Regenerative Leech

    Effect Regenerative Leech

Chest

  1. Waking Stats icon.
    Waking Stats
    49
    Waking Stats icon.

    Waking Stats

    Effect Waking Stats
  2. Reserve of Intellect icon.
    Reserve of Intellect
    1
    Reserve of Intellect icon.

    Reserve of Intellect

    Effect Reserve of Intellect

Wrist

  1. +200 Avoidance icon.
    +200 Avoidance
    44
    +200 Avoidance icon.

    +200 Avoidance

    Effect +200 Avoidance
  2. +200 Leech icon.
    +200 Leech
    3
    +200 Leech icon.

    +200 Leech

    Effect +200 Leech
  3. +200 Speed icon.
    +200 Speed
    3
    +200 Speed icon.

    +200 Speed

    Effect +200 Speed

Legs

  1. Frozen Spellthread icon.
    Frozen Spellthread
    49
    Frozen Spellthread icon.

    Frozen Spellthread

    Effect Apply Frozen Spellthread to your leggings, permanently increasing its Intellect by 177 and Stamina by 105. (1 Sec Cooldown)
  2. Frozen Spellthread icon.
    Frozen Spellthread
    1
    Frozen Spellthread icon.

    Frozen Spellthread

    Effect Apply Frozen Spellthread to your leggings, permanently increasing its Intellect by 151 and Stamina by 89. (1 Sec Cooldown)

Feet

  1. Watcher's Loam icon.
    Watcher's Loam
    28
    Watcher's Loam icon.

    Watcher's Loam

    Effect Watcher's Loam
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    15
    Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.

    Plainsrunner's Breeze

    Effect Plainsrunner's Breeze
  3. Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    3
    Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.

    Plainsrunner's Breeze

    Effect Plainsrunner's Breeze

Rings

  1. +82 Haste icon.
    +82 Haste
    92
    +82 Haste icon.

    +82 Haste

    Effect +82 Haste
  2. +82 Mastery icon.
    +82 Mastery
    7
    +82 Mastery icon.

    +82 Mastery

    Effect +82 Mastery
  3. +82 Critical Strike icon.
    +82 Critical Strike
    1
    +82 Critical Strike icon.

    +82 Critical Strike

    Effect +82 Critical Strike

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion icon.
    Sophic Devotion
    47
    Sophic Devotion icon.

    Sophic Devotion

    Effect Sophic Devotion
  2. Sophic Devotion icon.
    Sophic Devotion
    3
    Sophic Devotion icon.

    Sophic Devotion

    Effect Sophic Devotion

Embellished Items

Embellished items are crafted pieces of equipment that feature specific abilities. They are obtained by using an embellishment optional reagent or are already included in an item recipe.

Only 2 embellished items can be equipped at the same time. Here are the best embellished items for Destruction Warlocks in Mythic+.

  1. Elemental Lariat icon.
    Elemental Lariat
    50
    Elemental Lariat icon.

    Elemental Lariat

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to empower one of your socketed elemental gems, granting 499 of their associated stat for 12 sec.

  2. Amice of the Blue icon.
    Amice of the Blue
    35
    Amice of the Blue icon.

    Amice of the Blue

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +237 critical-strike
    +335 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells and abilities have a chance to trigger a burst of Arcane energy at the target's location, dealing 17,447 Arcane damage split between nearby enemies.

  3. Obsidian Seared Hexsword icon.
    Obsidian Seared Hexsword
    4
    Obsidian Seared Hexsword icon.

    Obsidian Seared Hexsword

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +1410 intellect
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Increases the duration of Dragon Isles potions by 50%.

  4. Signet of Titanic Insight icon.
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    3
    Signet of Titanic Insight icon.

    Signet of Titanic Insight

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Increases the duration of Dragon Isles potions by 50%.

  5. Hood of Surging Time icon.
    Hood of Surging Time
    2
    Hood of Surging Time icon.

    Hood of Surging Time

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +484 intellect
    +1283 stamina
    +387 haste
    +376 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Damaging a new enemy grants you 239 Haste for 10 sec, up to 5 stacks.