Unholy Death Knight DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.1.5

Last updated on Apr 16, 2019 at 08:46 by Abyssalwave 36 comments

On this page, we list the best gems, enchants, flasks, potions, and food you can get for your Unholy Death Knight in World of Warcraft — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.1.5. We also give budget alternatives.

1. Best Gems for Unholy Death Knights

You should use Quick Owlseye Icon Quick Owlseye (or the cheaper Quick Golden Beryl Icon Quick Golden Beryl) in all sockets.

2. Best Enchants for Unholy Death Knights

Slot Enchantment
Rings
Weapon Rune of the Fallen Crusader Icon Rune of the Fallen Crusader

3. Consumables for Unholy Death Knights

3.1. Best Flasks and Potions for Unholy

Flask of the Undertow Icon Flask of the Undertow should be used for raids along with Potion of Bursting Blood Icon Potion of Bursting Blood for single target encounters and Battle Potion of Strength Icon Battle Potion of Strength for 2+ target encounters.

Warlock Healthstones and Coastal Healing Potion Icon Coastal Healing Potion should be used when at low health.

3.2. Best Food for Unholy

You should eat from the Bountiful Captain's Feast Icon Bountiful Captain's Feast (or the personal food Boralus Blood Sausage Icon Boralus Blood Sausage) when possible, and otherwise Haste food (Swamp Fish 'n Chips Icon Swamp Fish 'n Chips or the cheaper Ravenberry Tarts Icon Ravenberry Tarts).

3.3. Augment Runes for Unholy

If you can afford it, you should use Battle-Scarred Augment Rune Icon Battle-Scarred Augment Runes to increase your primary stat. Since there is a finite amount of these runes available, you should make sure to use them wisely and to stock up on them for when you need them.

4. Changelog

  • 16 Apr. 2019: This page has been reviewed and no changes are necessary for the release of the Crucible of Storms raid.
  • 16 Dec. 2018: Fixed a typo in the recommended food section.
  • 14 Dec. 2018: Updated the recommended food for the new personal food.
  • 10 Dec. 2018: This page has been reviewed for Patch 8.1 and no changes are necessary.
  • 26 Aug. 2018: Updated the consumables section.
  • 12 Aug. 2018: Updated for Battle for Azeroth launch.
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