Unholy Death Knight DPS Sanctum of Domination Raid Guide — Shadowlands 9.1

Last updated on Jul 12, 2021 at 10:40 by Bicepspump 44 comments
General Information

On this page, you will find tips, tricks, and strategies tailored to your Unholy Death Knight for each boss of the following raid: Sanctum of Domination. All our content is updated for World of Warcraft — Shadowlands 9.1.

1.

Disclaimer

On this page, you will find Unholy Death Knight-specific information to deal with each boss in the Sanctum of Domination raid.

This page assumes that you already understand most of the mechanics of each encounter. These can be found on the full raid guide, so what is contained here are details specifically tailored toward Unholy Death Knights and what you can do to deal with each fight as best as possible.

2.

Talent Cheatsheet

The Tarragrue The Eye of the Jailer The Nine Remnant of Ner'zhul Soulrender Dormazain Painsmith Raznal Guardian of the First Ones Fatescribe Roh-Kalo Kel'Thuzad Sylvanas Windrunner

We advise to use the following talents on The Tarragrue.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on The Tarragrue: Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil.

We advise to use the following talents on The Eye of the Jailer.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on The Eye of the Jailer: Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil.

We advise to use the following talents on The Nine.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on The Nine.

  1. Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil
  2. Frenzied Monstrosity Icon Frenzied Monstrosity

We advise to use the following talents on Remnant of Ner'zhul.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Remnant of Ner'zhul: Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil.

We advise to use the following talents on Soulrender Dormazain.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Soulrender Dormazain.

  1. Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil
  2. Frenzied Monstrosity Icon Frenzied Monstrosity

We advise to use the following talents on Painsmith Raznal.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Painsmith Raznal: Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil.

We advise to use the following talents on Guardian of the First Ones.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Guardian of the First Ones: Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil.

We advise to use the following talents on Fatescribe Roh-Kalo.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Fatescribe Roh-Kalo: Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil.

We advise to use the following talents on Kel'Thuzad.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Kel'Thuzad.

  1. Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil
  2. Frenzied Monstrosity Icon Frenzied Monstrosity

We advise to use the following talents on Sylvanas Windrunner.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Sylvanas Windrunner: Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil.

3.

The Tarragrue

We advise you to use the following talents against The Tarragrue.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against The Tarragrue: Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil.

3.1.

Tips

  • In order to engage this encounter you will need to kill the Infused Goliaths. When defeated they will drop an Anima Orb with 3 choices of powers. Once you have defeated all 4 Infused Goliaths the boss will spawn.
  • When it comes to your choices, there is generally always a clear-cut option. Do not pick anything that can potentially have a negative impact on your group. Otherwise, just pick up the DPS power that can be chosen.
  • You can soak Chains of Eternity Icon Chains of Eternity with Icebound Fortitude Icon Icebound Fortitude.
  • Heroic: You can soak Remnant: Soulforge Heat Icon Remnant: Soulforge Heat with Anti-Magic Shell Icon Anti-Magic Shell and not receive any debuffs.
  • Mythic: Anti-Magic Shell Icon Anti-Magic Shell will no longer prevent debuffs from Remnant: Soulforge Heat Icon Remnant: Soulforge Heat.

For more information, please refer to our The Tarragrue guide.

4.

The Eye of the Jailer

We advise you to use the following talents against The Eye of the Jailer.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against The Eye of the Jailer: Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil.

4.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our The Eye of the Jailer guide.

5.

The Nine

We advise you to use the following talents against The Nine.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against The Nine.

  1. Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil
  2. Frenzied Monstrosity Icon Frenzied Monstrosity
5.1.

Tips

  • You can grip Formless Mass adds, use Death Grip Icon Death Grip to do so.
  • Death's Advance Icon Death's Advance can be used to help with the pull/push effects of the encounter.

For more information, please refer to our The Nine guide.

6.

Remnant of Ner'zhul

We advise you to use the following talents against Remnant of Ner'zhul.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Remnant of Ner'zhul: Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil.

6.1.

Tips

  • You can use Death's Advance Icon Death's Advance to dodge the huge knockback. Ideally you should use it for the second cast on Heroic.
  • Malevolence Icon Malevolence can be immuned with Anti-Magic Shell Icon Anti-Magic Shell. It is worthhile to use it and save your raid from dealing with a large knockback effect.

For more information, please refer to our Remnant of Ner'zhul guide.

7.

Soulrender Dormazain

We advise you to use the following talents against Soulrender Dormazain.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Soulrender Dormazain.

  1. Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil
  2. Frenzied Monstrosity Icon Frenzied Monstrosity
7.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Soulrender Dormazain guide.

8.

Painsmith Raznal

We advise you to use the following talents against Painsmith Raznal.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Painsmith Raznal: Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil.

8.1.

Tips

  • The Flameclasp Trap Icon Flameclasp Traps leave a stacking debuff when they blow up. Your raid should stagger them but Anti-Magic Shell Icon Anti-Magic Shell is still useful to prevent the debuff stacking on yourself.
  • Use Anti-Magic Zone Icon Anti-Magic Zone when the tank runs out with the debuff.

For more information, please refer to our Painsmith Raznal guide.

9.

Guardian of the First Ones

We advise you to use the following talents against Guardian of the First Ones.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Guardian of the First Ones: Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil.

9.1.

Tips

  • Use Anti-Magic Zone Icon Anti-Magic Zone for when your raid stacks up to tank the Purging Protocol Icon Purging Protocol.
  • Another possible usage of Anti-Magic Zone is when the Energy Cores explode, dealing magic damage to everyone in the raid.

For more information, please refer to our Guardian of the First Ones guide.

10.

Fatescribe Roh-Kalo

We advise you to use the following talents against Fatescribe Roh-Kalo.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Fatescribe Roh-Kalo: Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil.

10.1.

Tips

  • You can pre-immune the application of Twist Fate Icon Twist Fate with Anti-Magic Shell Icon Anti-Magic Shell. The application is random so there is only a chance that you can make it work.

For more information, please refer to our Fatescribe Roh-Kalo guide.

11.

Kel'Thuzad

We advise you to use the following talents against Kel'Thuzad.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Kel'Thuzad.

  1. Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil
  2. Frenzied Monstrosity Icon Frenzied Monstrosity
11.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Kel'Thuzad guide.

12.

Sylvanas Windrunner

We advise you to use the following talents against Sylvanas Windrunner.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Sylvanas Windrunner: Deadliest Coil Icon Deadliest Coil.

12.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Sylvanas Windrunner guide.

13.

Changelog

  • 12 Jul. 2021: Guide created.
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