Damien

Unholy Death Knight 7.1

84 posts in this topic

This thread is for comments about our Unholy Death Knight guide.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It is best to cast this shortly before combat or during phases when you cannot attack the boss, since it has a cast time during which you cannot attack.

 

- At 6.0.2 you dont need to cast it anymore.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It is best to cast this shortly before combat or during phases when you cannot attack the boss, since it has a cast time during which you cannot attack.

 

- At 6.0.2 you dont need to cast it anymore.

Thanks, it should be fixed now :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Unholy do NOT have Soul Reaper! Even if you switch to Blood Presence.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Unholy do NOT have Soul Reaper! Even if you switch to Blood Presence.

What level are you? Level 90 Death Knights have Soul Reaper in all specialisations (and all presences).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi. I wish to know if that guide can be applied to PvP as well. Speacilly the builds, cos based on the way its written, looks like more based to PvE. And for example, comparing to the tips from Noxxic (another great guide), both of you goes in very different lines of build.

 

So I would like to have it cleared, for no confusions, thx.

And if the guide is more relate to PvE, do you guys have pvp guides? cos I didnt find at the site.


 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi. I wish to know if that guide can be applied to PvP as well. Speacilly the builds, cos based on the way its written, looks like more based to PvE. And for example, comparing to the tips from Noxxic (another great guide), both of you goes in very different lines of build.

 

So I would like to have it cleared, for no confusions, thx.

And if the guide is more relate to PvE, do you guys have pvp guides? cos I didnt find at the site.

 

All of our class guides on Icy Veins are designed exclusively for PvE. We are not likely to start doing PvP guides any time soon, I'm afraid.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey, first of all, this is a really nice guide! but I got a question regarding Scourge Strike and Festering Strike, if I end up in a situation which leads me with 4 death runes for single target DPS does SS have more priority over FS? and what spec do you think ends up with more sustained DPS? Unholy or 2H frost?
Cheers!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

"

  1. Cast wow_icon_ability_deathknight_soulreaper. Soul Reaper
    • Only when the target is below 45% health."

 

don't u mean 35% health? Or am I getting something wrong?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

"

  1. Cast wow_icon_ability_deathknight_soulreaper. Soul Reaper
    • Only when the target is below 45% health."

 

don't u mean 35% health? Or am I getting something wrong?

it is an Draenor perk that allows to use our execute at 45%

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey, first of all, this is a really nice guide! but I got a question regarding Scourge Strike and Festering Strike, if I end up in a situation which leads me with 4 death runes for single target DPS does SS have more priority over FS? and what spec do you think ends up with more sustained DPS? Unholy or 2H frost?

Cheers!

Yeah, SS is higher priority. Obviously, don't forego FS to the point where your diseases drop off though :)

 

As for sustained DPS, I'm not sure. We'll see how it is going into raids.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Can i ask whats so bad about breath of sindragosa and necrotic plague compared to defile?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

for me Necrotic Plague takes much more dps out of my DK at Bossfights or dummy.. In fact off the 30 sec. dot @ 15 stacks..  defile is nice at aoe but thats all.. for each bossfight i would ever use Necrotic Plaque at the moment..

 

 

( Sry for my bad english sad.png ) in from germany :X

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Since when did Runic Corruption become the best Tier 4 talent? Up until now it was always listed as the worst.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I dont understand why you say that the statistic priority is: 

1: mastery 

2: multistrike

 

when all i see from the Simulation craft is that they want Multistrike and more multistrike!

This is pasted directly from sim craft: 

Crit 12.91% 7.91% 320

 

Haste

35.60% 7.62% 762

 

Multistrike

21.44% 14.85% 980

 

Damage / Heal Versatility

3.49% 0.49% 64

 

Attack Power

4670 3768 0

 

Mastery

47.18% 34.68% 646

 

Armor

1849 1849 1849

Hope you can help me understand why your guide is not matching the sim craft you are linking to 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I dont understand why you say that the statistic priority is: 

1: mastery 

2: multistrike

 

when all i see from the Simulation craft is that they want Multistrike and more multistrike!

This is pasted directly from sim craft: 

Crit 12.91% 7.91% 320

 

Haste

35.60% 7.62% 762

 

Multistrike

21.44% 14.85% 980

 

Damage / Heal Versatility

3.49% 0.49% 64

 

Attack Power

4670 3768 0

 

Mastery

47.18% 34.68% 646

 

Armor

1849 1849 1849

Hope you can help me understand why your guide is not matching the sim craft you are linking to 

The stat priority had a bit of a problem. It should be fixed now. Thank you for pointing it out.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

so we gem + enchant multistrike now? No Mastery anymore? Or do I get this wrong? (Cause stat priority changed though)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

for me Necrotic Plague takes much more dps out of my DK at Bossfights or dummy.. In fact off the 30 sec. dot @ 15 stacks..  defile is nice at aoe but thats all.. for each bossfight i would ever use Necrotic Plaque at the moment..

 

 

( Sry for my bad english sad.png ) in from germany :X

No worries mate...you should be using Defile on bosses to. Its a significant increase from DnD. Is it not part of your rotation?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It would be nice to add Necrosis and the 5% more Multistrike from all sources to the explanation of Multistrike at stat priority

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You show Multistrike as the #1 stat, yet go for Mastery gems/enchants/food? Is that a mistake after changing those two in the order?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just another thing.. Since multistrike is on top of the prio list surely we must gem and enchant in multistrike right? since it says mastery on the guide

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I always read your guides for all of my toons. Thanks for this. My DK is lvl 81, so the consumables you have here are useless to me right now because they require lvl 90. What do you suggest for my lvl?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't understand. You say that Haste is our worst stat, but on the other hand you want us to use Runic Corruption, which scales with Haste obviously. Also it would be nice to know why prior to that it was stated that Blood Tap was best, because as far as I see it, Blood Tap gives me 1 Death Rune guaranteed for 75 Runic Power while Runic Empowerment gives me a 45% chance for 1 Death Rune per 30 Runic Power, which seems a bit random but should be overall better?

 

I really would have the logic explained behind having Haste as our worst stat, but picking Runic Corruption as rune refresher.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hei, and cheers for a great guide!

 

Is it possible somehow to imitate an simmulare effect like this mage macro with defile? 

  • #showtooltip
  • /cast Frostbolt
  • /cast Freeze

Using a macro such as the one above will enable you to automatically make use of wow_icon_spell_frost_frostnova.jpg Freeze whenever it comes off cooldown. Remember that wow_icon_spell_frost_frostbolt02.jpg Frostbolt does not consume the charges of wow_icon_ability_mage_wintersgrasp.jpg Fingers of Frost that Freeze generates. Also, making your Water Elemental cast Freeze while you are casting Frostbolt will have no incidence on your cast of Frostbolt.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By Starym

       
      Well, it seems announcements for killvideos are a thing nowadays! After Exorsus' World 2nd, Method have let slip the date and time of the very first airing of their World First Mythic Kil'jaeden kill video. Now, we've all been able to see the fight up until around 40% courtesy of the Alpha stream, but that final 40ish percent seems brutal and will definitely be worth a watch (or several).
      In any case, you can check it out it starting from 8PM CET over on Method's twitch channel. Meanwhile you can read the interview they recently did covering the whole of ToS progression.

    • By SinanDira
      I have compiled the Warcraft story into 240 events nested into 29 statements nested into 4 summaries, all of which can be toggled individually.

      Here: http://wowloretldr.com
      reddit: https://redd.it/6p3nxi
      FAQ: http://wowloretldr.com/faq/
       
      This is a work in progress still, and certain details are outdated due to the WoW: Chronicle retcon, but it still gives a very solid ground-up understanding of the Warcraft story and most of its fundamental aspects.
    • By Starym

       
      Update: Added nerdscreams video and killshot.
      And the second kill is finally here! Exorsus have defeated Kil'jaeden 7 days, 5 and a half hours after Method's World First kill and fended off the Chinese guilds that were pressuring their silver medal spot. After 962 wipes this will come as a huge relief for the Russian guild, as they've also had wipes as low as 0.2% in the last couple of days and been pretty frustrated with some of the issues on the fight. Guild GM Alveona even promised a big post about the whole issue after the race is done, so we have that to look forward to!
      Now it's down to Alpha and Style War to fight over the final top 3 spot, if one of the other 25 guilds on Kil'jaeden don't pull an upset and get there first! We also have Method's kill video to look forward to, which should arrive either after the 3rd kill or when one of the streaming guilds gets close to a kill. And there's Method's  big interview coming today where we'll find out more specifics of the fights!
      Killshot:

       
    • By Stan

      Lightforged Golem is one of 7.3 mounts that deserves a separate preview. It has unique animations and it's quite probable that it will be related to Antorus, the Burning Throne raid as a reward for completing Glory of the Argus Raider.
      Below are screenshots of the mount including the /mountspecial animation.

      Mount Special

    • By Stan

      Patch 7.3 adds two new factions to the game. The first one's called Argussian Reach and you can add up to 7 mounts to your collection. Most of the reputation is gained from World Quests.
      Toraan the Revered is the faction's quartermaster and sells a tabard at Exalted.

      Other items
      Argussian Reach Emissary - World Quests Cache Argussian Reach Emissary Artifact Power - Cache AP Reward Argussian Reach Mounts
      The new faction offers 7 talbuk mounts. All of them are unlocked at Revered.
      Maddened Chaosrunner is the only mount that has a somewhat "unique appearance". The other talbuks are just recolors.

      Reins of the Amethyst Ruinstrider

      Reins of the Beryl Ruinstrider

      Reins of the Cerulean Ruinstrider

      Reins of the Russet Ruinstrider

      Reins of the Sable Ruinstrider

      Reins of the Umber Ruinstrider