Blood Death Knight Tank Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (WoD 6.1.2)

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for a Blood Death Knight in World of Warcraft WoD 6.1.2. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

The other pages of our Blood Death Knight guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About Our Reviewer

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Aughyssul, a top Blood Death Knight who raids in WHATEVER WERE AWESOME and streams on Twitch.

1. Gems↑top

For maximising survivability, you should use Mastery Taladite Icon Mastery Taladite (cheaper) or Greater Mastery Taladite Icon Greater Mastery Taladite (better) in all sockets.

For a more balanced setup, we recommend you use Multistrike Taladite Icon Multistrike Taladite (cheaper) or Greater Multistrike Taladite Icon Greater Multistrike Taladite (better) in all sockets.

2. Enchants↑top

For maximising survivability, we recommend the following enchants:

Slot Enchantment
Neck
Back
Rings
Weapons Rune of the Fallen Crusader Icon Rune of the Fallen Crusader

For a more balanced setup, we recommend the following enchants:

Slot Enchantment
Neck
Back
Rings
Weapons Rune of the Fallen Crusader Icon Rune of the Fallen Crusader

3. Consumables↑top

3.1. Food

3.1.1. Maximum Survivability

You should always eat food that gives you Mastery. You will be granted:

3.1.2. Balanced Setup

You should always eat food that gives you Multistrike. You will be granted:

3.2. Flask

Your flask should be a Draenic Strength Flask Icon Draenic Strength Flask or a Greater Draenic Strength Flask Icon Greater Draenic Strength Flask (better).

3.3. Rune

Your rune should be a Stout Augment Rune Icon Stout Augment Rune.

3.4. Potion

During the encounter, your best choice for a potion will be Draenic Armor Potion Icon Draenic Armor Potion.

4. Changelog↑top

  • 22 Apr. 2015: Added Multistrike recommendations for a balanced setup (as opposed to one focused entirely on survivability).
  • 26 Nov. 2014: Updated the recommendations to account for the updated stat priority.