Demonology Warlock PvP Guide (Dragonflight 10.0.7)

Last updated on Mar 21, 2023 at 19:43 by Mysticall 18 comments
General Information

This guide will walk you through everything you need to know to play in a PvP environment. The guide will cover everything from talent choices, PvP talents, gameplay and rotation, and useful racial bonuses. It is most applicable to Arena content, but most talents and racial bonuses will work in Rated Battlegrounds and skirmishes.

If you were looking for TBC Classic content, please refer to our TBC Warlock PvP guide.


Demonology Warlocks in the Current Meta

Demonology Warlocks are the strongest Warlock spec right now. They have the They have the same crowd control as the other specs but are much harder to kill. They have utility in the form of Fear Icon Fear and a passive defensive, Soul Link Icon Soul Link that makes them a bad target to focus on. If the Demonology Warlock is unchecked; they can easily burst an enemy down in seconds.


Strengths of Demonology Warlocks

  • Great control
  • Decent mobility
  • Strong consistent damage

Weaknesses of Demonology Warlocks

  • Limited mobility
  • Predictable burst damage
  • Very few defensive cooldowns

Notable 10.0.7 Changes

  • New Talent: Immutable Hatred Icon Immutable Hatred – When your primary Felguard’s Legion Strike damages only 1 target, its damage is increased by 120%.
  • New Talent: Umbral Blaze Icon Umbral BlazeHand of Gul'dan Icon Hand of Gul'dan has a 8/15% chance to burn its target for additional Shadowflame damage every 2 seconds for 6 seconds.
  • Reign of Tyranny Icon Reign of Tyrannynow increases the damage of Demonic Tyrant by 50% in addition to its original effect.

Content of the Guide

This guide was very long, so we split it into different pages.



  • 21 Mar. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 11 Dec. 2022: Reviewed for Dragonflight Season 1.
  • 22 Nov. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
  • 01 Aug. 2022: Reviewed for Shadowlands Season 4.
  • 31 May 2022: Reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 28 Feb. 2022: Updated for Patch 9.2.
    • Added Notable Changes section.
  • 26 Nov. 2021: Reviewed for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 08 Mar. 2021: Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 29 Nov. 2020: Guide updated for Shadowlands release. Missing Covenants page.
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