Unholy Death Knight DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (WoD 6.0.3)

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for an Unholy Death Knight in World of Warcraft WoD 6.0.3. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

The other pages of our Unholy 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 Mendenbarr, a prominent theorycrafter who maintains Death Knight guides on Elitist Jerks. He also works on Destiny Softworks, a blog for DPS Death Knights.

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1. Gems↑top

You should use Mastery Taladite Icon Mastery Taladite (cheaper) or Greater Mastery Taladite Icon Greater Mastery Taladite (better) in all sockets.

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2. Enchants↑top

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

3. Consumables↑top

3.1. Food

You should always eat food that gives you Mastery. 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. Potion

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