WotLK Classic Unholy Death Knight Gear and Best in Slot

Last updated on Jan 17, 2023 at 15:15 by Sellin 16 comments

On this page, you will find the best PvE gear and best in slot items for your Unholy Death Knight in WotLK Classic.


Unholy Death Knight Phase 2 Best in Slot List

This is a list of gear that is considered to be the best in each slot.

The list below is following the stat priority of Hit > Strength > Haste > Armor Penetration > Critical > Expertise > Attack Power > Agility and will include items available from all WotLK sources.


Other Unholy Death Knight Best in Slot Lists

If you are starting out as a freshly-leveled Unholy Death Knight, our pre-raid best in slot list is meant to give you an idea of non-raid items you can chase as a solo / pug player in preparation for raids.

To check out our recommended pre-raid or pre-patch best in slot gear, head over to their respective lists below.


Phase 2 Best in Slot Table

Slot Item Source
  • Warhelm of the Champion Icon Warhelm of the Champion
  • Thorim — Ulduar
  • Strength of the Heavens Icon Strength of the Heavens
  • Algalon the Observer — Ulduar
  • Conqueror's Darkruned Shoulderplates Icon Conqueror's Darkruned Shoulderplates
  • Yogg-Saron — Ulduar
  • Drape of the Skyborn Icon Drape of the Skyborn
  • Algalon the Observer — Ulduar
  • Conqueror's Darkruned Battleplate Icon Conqueror's Darkruned Battleplate
  • Hodir — Ulduar
  • Armbands of Bedlam Icon Armbands of Bedlam
  • Mimiron — Ulduar
  • Gauntlets of Ruthless Reprisal Icon Gauntlets of Ruthless Reprisal
  • Freya — Ulduar
  • Belt of Colossal Rage Icon Belt of Colossal Rage
  • Iron Council — Ulduar
  • Plated Leggings of Ruination Icon Plated Leggings of Ruination
  • Flame Leviathan — Ulduar
  • Sabatons of Lifeless Night Icon Sabatons of Lifeless Night
  • Algalon the Observer — Ulduar
  • Seal of the Betrayed King Icon Seal of the Betrayed King
  • Crazed Construct Ring Icon Crazed Construct Ring
  • Yogg-Saron — Ulduar
  • XT-002 Deconstructor — Ulduar
  • Darkmoon Card: Greatness Icon Darkmoon Card: Greatness
  • Comet's Trail Icon Comet's Trail
  • Darkmoon Faire
  • Algalon the Observer — Ulduar
  • Caress of Insanity Icon Caress of Insanity
  • Caress of Insanity Icon Caress of Insanity
  • Yogg-Saron — Ulduar
  • Yogg-Saron — Ulduar
Sigil Sigil of the Vengeful Heart Icon Sigil of the Vengeful Heart XT-002 Deconstructor — Ulduar

Further Enhancements

If you have further questions about gemming and enchanting these items, our Unholy Death Knight Enchants and Gems page below provides more information.



  • 17 Jan. 2023: Updated for Phase 2.
  • 23 Aug. 2022: Page added.
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