PVE Unholy Death Knight DPS Guide (WotLK 3.3.5a)

Pve Unholy Death Knight Dps Guide (wotlk 3.3.5a)

Category: Death Knight Guides

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

Suitable for players with low gear. “Pre-ICC” build (Icecrown Citadel).

Blood Death Knight Pre Icc Dps Talent Tree Wow 3.3.3a

The second build is for people with at least 2 T10 items. Dark Conviction is 2/5 because we take Reaping.

Blood Death Knight 2t10 Dps Talent Tree Wow 3.3.3a

The last build is for players with BiS or close to BiS gear. We change the sub spec to Frost.

Blood Death Knight Bis Dps Talent Tree Wow 3.3.3a

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

Don’t forget to get 8% of Hit rating.

Unholy with Blood-sub spec stat priorities:

Hit → Strength → Armor Pen. → Haste → Crit → Expertise → Attack Power → Agility

Unholy with Frost-sub spec stat priorities:

Hit → Strength → Haste → Armor Pen. → Crit → Expertise → Attack Power → Agility

Standard DPS Rotation

Unholy Death Knight Dps Rotation Standard

DPS rotation with Reaping:

Unholy Death Knight Dps Rotation Reaping

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.

Summoning a Gargoyle – Is also used when you have buffs and procs on you because it copies stats. You can’t summon in instantly when the fight starts, it takes 60 Rune Power. You can start the fight in with the Unholy Presence, quickly gain the Rune Power, then summon the Gargoyle and only then go back to the Blood Presence. This is done because our gargoyle remembers the Haste from Unholy Presence, but not the damage from Blood Presence.

Don’t forget about your Pet. It does plenty of damage.

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