Death Knight Spec Path

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Hi guys,

I have a question about Death Knights spec usefull for SoO. I know that Unholy have some good AOE+SIngle Target DPS, DW frost has great AOE and Burst but lacks in regular dps and 2H frost is good in single target. But i was thinking about procs of Fusion Power Core trinket, Legendary meta gem and Legendary cloak procs. Isnt most suitable for these things DW frost thx to 2 weapons? I know in SoO is only Galakras, Hellscream,Spoils and Nazgrim suitable for AOE dps but is it worth it? This is my char and i have two upgraded one handed weapons in bank and i dont know what to do. If i should keep 2H Frost and Unholy spec or just reforge everything and swap to DW frost.

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From whatever I have read here and on EJ, the Fusion Core trink is pretty weak except on some fights like the ones you have mentioned. In fact, Mendenbarr ranks even the LFR/Flex versions of some of the other trinkets higher. Of course you can only play with the loot that you get, but something to be aware of.

Overall, I believe DW is doing pretty well even in ST fights. I am waiting for a good 1h to drop to switch back from 2h. If you have similar iLvl weapons, I guess it would come down to if you have preference for one playstyle over the other.

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Depending on what your 2H weapon is and which stat priority you are using, you could always tweak your gear and make it so you are hit/exp cap'd for both DW and 2H Frost.

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In 5.4, dual wield Frost is good for all fights, not just AoE, and dominates the top of the WoL parses. Some fights Unholy does better but it's usually not a large difference.

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