Affliction Warlock PvP Gear Guide for WotLK Classic

Last updated on Jan 10, 2024 at 15:45 by Chanimal 1 comment

On this page you will find the recommended best in slot gear for a Affliction Warlock in Wrath of the Lich King Season 8.

The gear list below is following the stat priority of Hit Cap (6%) > Spell Penetration(130) > Resilience > Haste > Spell Power and will include items available exclusively from Wrath Raids, Professions, Battlegrounds and Arena PvP rewards.

This page only focuses on the best in slot gear for a PvP Affliction Warlock. You can learn more about how to leverage your unique skills by reading our full Affliction Warlock PvP guide below:

This is a list of items that are considered to be best in each slot for PvP-based content. If you are instead looking for a PvE-focused list for either pre-raid or best-in-slot gear, make sure to check out our Warlock gearing hub below. Some PvE gear is used even in PvP, allowing you to use certain items almost all of the time.


Best in Slot Gear for PvP Affliction Warlock

The items in the list below are best in slot for Phase 5. Please note that the list assumes you are Human by default. If you play another race, there will be other options listed which are better for non-Humans.

Slot Item Source
  • Arena Points Vendor
  • Honor Vendor
  • Wintergrasp Marks
  • Arena Points Vendor
  • Honor Vendor
  • Honor Vendor
  • Arena Points Vendor
  • Honor Vendor
  • Arena Points Vendor
  • Honor Vendor
Main-Hand Weapon
Off-Hand Weapon
  • Arena Points Vendor

Best Enchants for PvP Affliction Warlock

Slot Enchantment
Head Arcanum of Dominance Icon Arcanum of Dominance
Shoulders Inscription of Dominance Icon Inscription of Dominance
Back Enchant Cloak - Spell Piercing IconEnchant Cloak - Spell Piercing
Chest Enchant Chest - Exceptional Resilience IconEnchant Chest - Exceptional Resilience
Wrists Enchant Bracers - Superior Spellpower IconEnchant Bracers - Superior Spellpower
Hands Hyperspeed Accelerators Icon Hyperspeed Accelerators if Engineering
Enchant Gloves - Exceptional Spellpower IconEnchant Gloves - Exceptional Spellpower
Waist Eternal Belt Buckle Icon Eternal Belt Buckle
Legs Earthen Leg Armor Icon Earthen Leg Armor
Feet Enchant Boots - Tuskarr's Vitality IconEnchant Boots - Tuskarr's Vitality
One-Handed Weapon Enchant Weapon - Mighty Spellpower IconEnchant Weapon - Mighty Spellpower
Rings Enchant Ring - Greater Spellpower IconEnchant Ring - Greater Spellpower if Enchanting

Best Gems for PvP Affliction Warlock



  • 10 Jan. 2024: Updated for Phase 5.
  • 27 Oct. 2023: Updated for Phase 4.
  • 28 Sep. 2023: Guide updated for Phase 4.
  • 14 Jun. 2023: Added for Phase 3.
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