Unholy Death Knight DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (WoD 6.2.2)

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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 6.2.2. 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 Tegu, one of the best DPS Death Knights in the world, who raids in Serenity. You can follow him on Twitter, and you can find him on the #Acherus IRC channel on irc.coldfront.net.

1. Gems↑top

1.1. Breath of Sindragosa or Defile

You should use Immaculate Multistrike Taladite Icon Immaculate Multistrike Taladite (better) Greater Multistrike Taladite Icon Greater Multistrike Taladite (cheaper), or Multistrike Taladite Icon Multistrike Taladite (even cheaper) in all sockets.

1.2. Necrotic Plague

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

2. Enchants↑top

2.1. Breath of Sindragosa or Defile

Slot Enchantment
Weapon Rune of the Fallen Crusader Icon Rune of the Fallen Crusader

2.2. Necrotic Plague

Slot Enchantment
Weapon Rune of the Fallen Crusader Icon Rune of the Fallen Crusader

3. Consumables↑top

3.1. Food

3.1.1. Breath of Sindragosa or Defile

3.1.2. Necrotic Plague

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. Note that you can also use the empowered version with a 1-minute cooldown that you get from Tanaan Jungle:

3.4. Potion

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

4. Changelog↑top

  • 08 Sep. 2015: Added gearing recommendations for using Necrotic Plague as your tier 7 talent.
  • 23 Jul. 2015: Felmouth Frenzy + Feast stat attunement update.
  • 28 Jun. 2015: Merged the page to recommend Multistrike in all cases, to account for a change in stat priority.
  • 22 Jun. 2015: Patch 6.2 update.
    • Added epic gems.
    • Added Empowered Augment Runes.
    • Updated the recommendations to account for the new stat priorities.