Unholy Death Knight DPS Guide (WoD 6.1.2)

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General Information

Welcome to our Unholy Death Knight DPS guide for World of Warcraft WoD 6.1.2. Here, you will learn everything you need to know about playing an Unholy Death Knight in a raid environment, although most of the content also applies to normal and heroic dungeons.

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.

Class Overview

The Unholy specialisation currently performs better than Frost, in both single target and AoE fights.

Compared to other classes' specialisations, Unholy Death Knights perform relatively well, although there are several specialisations that over-take them in DPS.


To make it easy to navigate the guide, we have split it into 7 pages: