PVE Blood Death Knight DPS Guide, WoW WotLK 3.3.5a

PVE Blood Death Knight DPS Guide (WotLK 3.3.5a)

PVE Blood Death Knight DPS Guide, WoW WotLK 3.3.5a

Welcome to the Blood Death Knight DPS guide for World of Warcraft Wrath of the Lich King 3.3.5a. In this guide, you will learn about playing a Blood Death Knight in a raid. The guide includes Talents, Glyphs, Gems, Enchantments, Add-ons, Gameplay & Skill rotation tips.

1. Talent Tree

PVE Blood Death Knight DPS Talent Tree, spec WoW WotLK 3.3.5a

A standard Blood DK build. Has a big potential with 90% Armor Penetration, but isn’t that good with low gear. Morbidity is 2/3 only because we don’t have another talent point.

3. Gems

Gems are situational and depend on the build and equipment. They are used to reach the required stat caps.


Relentless Earthsiege Diamond


Fractured Cardinal Ruby


Inscribed Ametrine


Nightmare Tear x1

4. Enchants

Head – Arcanum of Torment
Shoulder – Greater Inscription of the Axe
Cloak – Greater Speed or Major Agility
Chest – Powerful Stats
Bracers – Greater Assault
Gloves – Crusher
Waist – Eternal Belt Buckle
Legs – Icescale Leg Armor
Boots –Tuskarr's Vitality or Greater Assault
Weapon – Rune of the Fallen Crusader

5. Gameplay & Rotations

Stat priority:

Hit → Expertise → Armor Penetration → Strength → Critical → Agility → Haste → Attack Power
You need 8% of Hit Rating.

Simple opener and rotation:

PVE blood death knight dps rotation wow 3.3.5a

Diseases are refreshed with your Pestilence thanks to our Glyphs. Unfortunately, Blood Death Knight doesn’t shine until he has 90% Armor Penetration (+10% Talents).

Army of the Dead – Is used few seconds before the encounter, or when changing phase. Using it in while doing your combo will cause a DPS loss and a combo break. The summons copy your Hit, Attack Power, and Haste at the moment of summoning – remember that.

Hysteria – is used on cooldown on the top DPS of the raid.

6. Add-ons

Add-ons improve your gameplay by a lot. It is necessary to utilize add-ons, since they play a vital role in your performance, whether you are in a raid, arena or at the auction house.

Check out our Add-ons Page which will provide you with a download link and some configuration info. The addon versions are for WoW WotLK 3.3.5a. The site has multiple versions of the add-ons, so if you need another version – you can also search for it there.

PVE Blood Death Knight DPS Guide, WoW WotLK 3.3.5a
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