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Destruction Warlock DPS Easy Mode

Last updated on Jul 16, 2018 at 21:48 by Furty 9 comments

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About Our Author

This guide has been written by Furty, who has an illustrious history in the World of Warcraft raiding scene and race for World First. He has been a member of guilds such as Serenity, Midwinter, and many more, and is currently raiding in Future. He plays most classes at the highest level. You can follow him on Twitter and watch him play on Twitch.

1. Foreword

This section is intended for players who are new to the game or class, have no intentions of raiding Mythic difficulty, or simply want a more straightforward way to play their specialization without being overwhelmed by the numerous priorities and active abilities that need to be taken into consideration for optimal play.

2. The Basics for Destruction Warlock

Destruction is a flexible specialization that can provide a variety of damage types and pressure without much rotational complexity. In this section, we will be focusing on a setup that minimizes the number of buttons and reactivity necessary without unduly compromising overall damage output.

3. Talent Choice for Destruction Warlock

These choices are optimized for ease of use. Although some talents might offer marginally higher gains when played perfectly, these same talents often result in damage losses when utilized by many players. These talents aim to present the best setup that has very little punishment for unfamiliarity or mistakes.

4. Stat Priority for Destruction Warlock

Currently, you will want to prioritize secondary stats as follows:

  1. Intellect;
  2. Critical Strike = Haste;
  3. Versatility;
  4. Mastery.

5. Basic Priority for Destruction Warlock

  1. Keep Immolate Icon Immolate applied (up to 3 targets).
  2. Apply Havoc Icon Havoc is a secondary target is present.
  3. Cast Chaos Bolt Icon Chaos Bolt if you have 5 Soul Shards.
  4. Cast Summon Infernal Icon Summon Infernal when available.
  5. Cast Conflagrate Icon Conflagrate if you have 2 charges.
  6. Cast Chaos Bolt Icon Chaos Bolt to maintain the Eradication Icon Eradication debuff.
  7. Cast Channel Demonfire Icon Channel Demonfire when available.
  8. Cast Conflagrate Icon Conflagrate to generate Soul Shards.
  9. Cast Incinerate Icon Incinerate to generate Soul Shards.
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