Demonology Warlock DPS Macros and Addons — Dragonflight 10.2.7

Last updated on May 07, 2024 at 11:20 by Motoko 43 comments
General Information

On this page, you will find a number of useful macros and addons to make your life easier when playing your Demonology Warlock in World of Warcraft — Dragonflight 10.2.7.

If you were looking for WotLK Classic content, please refer to our TBC Warlock addons and macros.


Addons for Demonology Warlock


Generic Addons for Warlocks



ElvUI is a complete replacement for the default User Interface. Not only is this a popular AddOn among top players, but we here at Icy Veins use it for all our characters. ElvUI eliminates most of the inefficiencies of the Blizzard interface, which are many and varied. It is extremely user-friendly, and takes very little time to set up and master. It also comes already furnished with almost everything you need; unit frames, raid frames, minimap, buffs and debuffs, and much more. You can easily unlock and drag all the components around so your UI will look exactly the way you want it to. ElvUI is clean, easy to use, and a great starting point for your UI.


Weak Auras

Weak Auras is the most important AddOn for players seeking to master their class and take their gameplay to new heights. If you aspire to do any Mythic raiding, this is the most powerful tool in your kit. Weak Auras allows you to display helpful visuals cues anywhere on your screen, which enable you to play better. Most players use it to track their trinket procs, highlight on screen displays of their most important cooldowns, or track the timers of boss mechanics. It is highly customisable and makes keeping track of your procs and cooldowns effortless. The drawback of Weak Auras is that is has a bit of a learning curve and is not the most user-friendly. Weak Auras allows you to import other players data directly into their UI, however, and most players choose to simply import other people's Weak Auras rather than make their own. Weak Auras can be used to create just about anything you can imagine, as it is a LUA scripting tool (essentially an AddOn that creates other AddOns, in-game). This is by far the most essential AddOn for players looking to step into Mythic raiding.


Boss Mods

Boss Mods are helpful pre-made timers that allow you to keep track of the noteworthy mechanics in any given encounter. Usually, they come equipped with helpful prompts, visuals, and sounds to ensure you don't miss anything important.


BigWigs Bossmods

BigWigs is the best boss mod available currently. It is extremely customizable, allowing you to change what is displayed on an individual boss level and how boldly you want each alert customized. BigWigs is typically the most accurate and periodically updated of the available Boss Mods. It doesn't require any setup at all, though there are a dizzying array of options and customizations should you wish to personalize your setup.


Deadly Boss Mods

Deadly Boss Mods is an alternative to BigWigs, though it usually is not as accurate early in the patch. Most of the alerts are loud and flashy by default, making this a potentially good choice for players who have very little experience in a raid environment.


Name Plates

Nameplates are essential for allowing you to easily keep track of basic debuffs and quickly select new targets in combat. While ElvUI nameplates do come standard with the AddOn, they are a little limited and occasionally buggy. Listed below are some good alternatives.


KUI Nameplates

KUI Nameplates offer a higher degree of customization and accuracy. For example, you can easily configure the nameplates to enlarge and change color when a target reaches a certain percentage of health, which can be very helpful for classes with executes. They always correctly display your debuffs, and their click box is very accurate. Some setup is required, although it is very simple and straightforward.



TidyPlates aren't quite as customizable or accurate as KUI, but they are an improvement over the default UI or the ElvUI nameplates. They are also great out of the box, requiring little to no setup at all, which is a plus for some players.



Plater is more of an advanced and highly customizable nameplate compared to KUI with native support for WeakAuras. Its default profile requires quite some editing. Recommended for players who are not afraid of spending some time to tweak it, with a greater return.


Damage Meters

Damage meters display a variety of helpful data about what is taking place in combat, from your current DPS (or HPS) to the number of interrupts each player successfully used.



Skada is a lightweight damage meter that is exceptionally accurate. It doesn't take up much memory, which could cause you to lag, and displays a wide range of helpful data. This is the recommended damage meter if you log your raid data to WarcraftLogs.



Details! is a more heavyweight damage meter, taking up quite a bit of memory. It offers extensive in-game analysis tools compared to Skada, however, allowing you to break down your data in depth without leaving the game. This is the recommended damage meter if you don't log your raid data.


Extra AddOns

These AddOns are just small trimmings that might make your life a little easier.


Mik's Scrolling Battle Text

If you are not satisfied with the default combat text, this AddOn is an alternative that allows you to heavily customize your scrolling combat text. Quite a bit of setup is required.


xCT+ Combat Text

Another combat text AddOn with a minimalistic look.



DeathNote displays the last several deaths for each of your party or raid members. For 30 seconds prior to their death, a complete timestamp of their combat log is displayed, showing their current health, what heals they received, what buffs and debuffs they had, whether they used their personal cooldowns, etc. This Addon is helpful for breaking down your own death as well as finding out whether that guy really did use his Healthstone.


Doom CooldownPulse

Whenever one of your abilities comes off cooldown, this Addon flashes a large transparent version of the ability in the center of your screen, alerting you that it is off cooldown. You can easily configure what is displayed, or use it by default.


Angry Assignments

This Addon allows you to set up text assignments that are displayed to everyone else in the raid group that has the Addon. Extremely beneficial for raiding guilds, particularly when assigning jobs like interrupt orders, or what players are soaking in what quadrants of the room, etc.


Exorsus Raid Tools

A collection of useful tools bundled in a single AddOn, offering statistics and various modules like raid cooldowns, fight logs, Battle Res status, Notes, Raid Check and Inspect, Invite Tools and Boss mods among others. If you raid, it is an extremely useful Addon to have.


Macros for Demonology Warlock

Below are examples of useful macros; you can adapt them for whatever spell you deem fit


Pet Macros

These macros allow you to manage your demon, as playing with your Pet Stance on Assist is the preferred way to play.

  • /petattack

This orders your demon to attack your target.

  • /petfollow

This orders your demon to follow you.

  • /petmoveto

This orders your demon to move to a location specified by you. This macro is especially useful for situations where you need your pet in a predetermined position in order to accomplish a given task — such as an interrupt on a otherwise out of range target — but can also be used to maximize Felguard cleave/Felstorm Icon Felstorm damage, just be aware that any imparted commands will also make your Dreadstalkers, Vilefiend (if talented) and Tyrant move, resulting in a much bigger loss when used improperly.


DoT Mouseover

  • #showtooltip Corruption
  • /use [@mouseover,harm] [harm] Corruption

Casts Corruption Icon Corruption on current mouseover target if hostile and alive, else cast it on your current target.


Banish Focus

  • #showtooltip Banish
  • /use [mod:shift,@focus] [] Banish

Cast Banish Icon Banish on focus target by holding also shift, else cast it on your current target.


Soulstone Mouseover

  • #showtooltip Soulstone
  • /target [@mouseover] Soulstone
  • /use Soulstone
  • /targetlasttarget

Workaround macro for the current bug related to mouseover dead allies. The Macro itself will target the mouseover in order to cast Soulstone Icon Soulstone then target the previous target.


Demonic Circle

  • #showtooltip
  • /stopcasting
  • /use [mod:shift] Demonic Circle(Summon); [nomod] Demonic Circle: Teleport(Teleport)

Place the Demonic Circle while holding shift, or teleport to the circle without any modifiers, while cancelling any ongoing casts. This saves you the trouble (and the time!) of interrupting your spell cast manually.


Mortal Coil/Howl of Terror

  • #showtooltip
  • /use [known:Mortal Coil,@mouseover,exists] Mortal Coil; [known:Mortal Coil] Mortal Coil; [known:Howl of Terror] Howl of Terror

Depending on the talent selected Mortal Coil Icon Mortal Coil will be casted on mouseover if available, otherwise on current target. If Howl of Terror Icon Howl of Terror is talented, it will be cast instead.


Demonic Strength/Bilescourge Bombers

  • #showtooltip
  • /use [known:Demonic Strength,@mouseover,harm] [known:Demonic Strength] Demonic Strength; [known:Bilescourge Bombers,@cursor] Bilescourge Bombers

This macro will cast Demonic Strength Icon Demonic Strength at mouseover if available, otherwise on your current target. If you talented Bilescourge Bombers Icon Bilescourge Bombers, it will cast the ability at your cursor location instead.



  • #showtooltip
  • /use [known:Guillotine, @cursor] Guillotine

This macro will cast Guillotine Icon Guillotine at the cursor location, bypassing the targeting reticle.


Mouseover Demonbolt

  • #showtooltip Demonbolt
  • /use [@mouseover,harm,nodead] [] Demonbolt

this macro will cast Demonbolt Icon Demonbolt on mouseover if it is a valid target, otherwise on the current target.



  • 07 May 2024: Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 22 Apr. 2024: Reviewed for Season 4.
  • 19 Mar. 2024: Reviewed for 10.2.6.
  • 15 Jan. 2024: Updated for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 06 Nov. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.2.
  • 04 Sep. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7
  • 10 Jul. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 20 Mar. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 24 Jan. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 03 Jan. 2023: Removed Soulburn macro.
  • 11 Dec. 2022: Reviewed for Dragonflight Season 1.
  • 28 Nov. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight launch.
  • 25 Oct. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
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