Havoc Demon Hunter PvP Best Covenants, Soulbinds, Conduits, and Legendary Powers (Shadowlands / 9.1)

Last updated on Jul 02, 2021 at 11:04 by Mysticall 16 comments

On this page, you will find information about which Covenant you should be unlocking. After choosing your Covenant, you will have to unlock your best Soulbind and collect Conduits. This page will outline which of these is the best, including the correct Soulbind path you should choose. Finally, we will tell you which Legendary Powers are the best to have for PvP and in which situations you should be swapping them.

This page is part of our Havoc Demon Hunter PvP Guide.


Best Covenant for Havoc Demon Hunters in PvP

For more information about what Covenants bring you, please refer to our page about Covenant abilities for Demon Hunters.

It is important to choose the correct Covenant, as it has many impacts on your gameplay. Your Covenant will give you both a Covenant ability and a class ability. The next choice you have will be Soulbinds and Conduits. All of these are Covenant-specific and they are different based on which you choose. Here is are the best Covenants for Havoc Demon Hunter.

  1. Night Fae is the best Covenant you can choose. This gives you a strong burst ability, The Hunt Icon The Hunt. With a relatively short cooldown, you can use this for single-target damage and to heal yourself if you need it. You will also get Soulshape Icon Soulshape that will increase your mobility.
  2. Venthyr is another good Covenant you can choose. This gives you Sinful Brand Icon Sinful Brand. This will help increase your single-target damage and burst damage, as it will be applied to all enemies in range when you use Metamorphosis Icon Metamorphosis. The downside is that the debuff can be dispelled, making it useless if the enemy healer dispels it.

Best Soulbinds for Havoc Demon Hunters in PvP

Soulbinds are unlocked as you progress your character with a Covenant. These unlock powerful paths that can be taken to give you powerful spells, important passives, etc. Here is the Soulbind and path you should take if you chose Night Fae.

At the end of this path, you will have gained more survivability from Fel Defender Icon Fel Defender. Not only that, your damage is significantly increased from Unnatural Malice Icon Unnatural Malice and Niya's Tools: Poison Icon Niya's Tools: Poison.


Best Conduits for Havoc Demon Hunters in PvP

Conduits are passive buffs that you can use to fill empty slots in your Soulbind Trees. There are three types of Conduits: Potency, Endurance, and Finesse. Here are the best Conduits for each of those different types:


Best Potency Conduits for Havoc Demon Hunters in PvP

  1. Unnatural Malice Icon Unnatural Malice significantly increases the damage of The Hunt Icon The Hunt. This increases your single-target burst damage.
  2. Relentless Onslaught Icon Relentless Onslaught is the next best Potency Conduit. This gives Chaos Strike Icon Chaos Strike a chance to trigger a second one. This is great for increasing your overall damage output.
  3. Growing Inferno Icon Growing Inferno increases the damage of Immolation Aura Icon Immolation Aura. This is very strong versus teams that are stacked or have pets.

Best Endurance Conduits for Havoc Demon Hunters in PvP

  1. Fel Defender Icon Fel Defender reduces the cooldown of your primary defensive, Blur Icon Blur. This is great for increasing your overall survivability against all teams.
  2. Viscous Ink Icon Viscous Ink reduces magical damage you take. This is a solid Conduit versus most teams.

Best Finesse Conduits for Havoc Demon Hunters in PvP

  1. Ravenous Consumption Icon Ravenous Consumption gives Consume Magic Icon Consume Magic a chance to remove a second buff from the enemy. This is extremely powerful versus most classes.
  2. Felfire Haste Icon Felfire Haste increases your movement speed after using Fel Rush Icon Fel Rush. This is great for chasing after enemies or kiting away from them. This works great with the Erratic Fel Core Icon Erratic Fel Core legendary.

Best Legendaries for Havoc Demon Hunters in PvP

Legendaries have many different effects and some can alter how you should use some of your abilities. For more information on Legendaries, check out our general guide on them.

Here are the best Legendaries for a Havoc Demon Hunter.

  1. Chaos Theory Icon Chaos Theory is the best legendary you can get. This gives Blade Dance Icon Blade Dance a chance to grant you Chaotic Blades Icon Chaotic Blades. This is great for increasing your sustained damage and dealing damage outside of your burst cooldowns.
  2. Collective Anguish Icon Collective Anguish is another good legendary to get. Because Eye Beam Icon Eye Beam is used so often, this will greatly increase your overall single-target and spread damage.
  3. Darkest Hour Icon Darkest Hour should be used versus teams with multiple stuns that will be focusing you. This will greatly increase your survivability.


  • 02 Jul. 2021: Updated Soulbind Path.
  • 08 Mar. 2021: Updated Recommended Conduits.
    • Updated Best Legendary.
  • 29 Nov. 2020: Page added.
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