Vengeance Demon Hunter Tank Mythic+ Tips — Shadowlands 9.2.5

Last updated on Jul 30, 2022 at 22:43 by Meyra 39 comments
General Information

In this guide, you will find tips and advice to tackle Mythic+ dungeons with your Vengeance Demon Hunter in World of Warcraft — Shadowlands 9.2.5.

1.

Vengeance Demon Hunter in Mythic+

Vengeance Demon Hunter is one of the best tanks for Mythic+. We excel in AoE damage, utility and healing when combined with the 4-piece tier.

If you are unfamiliar with Mythic+ and its associated general mechanics, you can read more about it on our Shadowlands Mythic+ Season 4 page below.

2.

Valor

Valor is gained from M+ dungeons that can be used to upgrade M+ gear. For more information on Valor, please see the link below.

3.

Season 4 Shrouded Affix

Shrouded Icon Shrouded is the new seasonal affix that introduces disguised dreadlords throughout the dungeon. The dreadlords can be detected by a dark aura around the enemy that as a Disguised Icon Disguised buff. At the start of the dungeon, an NPC from the Cartel Ta will offer the player a choice between 4 different buffs:

A bounty stack is gained after defeating each dreadlord based on the bounty selected at the start of the dungeon. Additional to the bounty stack, you will also gain a Bounty Payment Icon Bounty Payment buff that provides 6% health and mana every second for 5 seconds. Zul'gamux is a dreadlord miniboss that will appear in the dungeon. She has increased stats and abilities. Upon death, she will grant 3 bounty buffs and the regeneration buff will be 100% over 5 seconds instead of 30%.

As a Vengeance Demon Hunter, either Bounty: Haste Icon Bounty: Haste or Bounty: Versatility Icon Bounty: Versatility will be very useful. If you have a 4-piece tier set bonus and are pulling large packs in M+, then you will normally be GCD capped as-is. If you find yourself in the position, going with Versatility may end up being slightly better than Haste. This recommendation will be updated once additional testing between both buffs is finished.

3.1.

Legion Timewalking Infernal Affix

Infernal Icon Infernal is a new affix added in Patch 9.1.5 for Legion Mythic+ timewalking for keys level 10 and higher. New beacons will be available in the dungeon and triggering the beacon will spawn a Legion invasion. The beacons will automatically trigger when engaging a nearby boss. Most groups will trigger the invasions ahead of time so the group does not have to fight them at the same time as the boss. More coordinated groups will plan around spawning them with the boss.

3.2.

Vengeance Demon Hunter Mythic+ Rotation

Your spell priority does not change in Mythic+ content. For more information, please visit the page below.

3.3.

Vengeance Demon Hunter Utility

Vengeance Demon Hunter provides support for the party through its sigils and high kiting potential via mobility.

We would like to preface this list by saying that all sigils can be cast up to 30 yards, explode after 3 seconds, which actually grants the effect of the sigil, and have an 8-yard radius. Using Quickened Sigils Icon Quickened Sigils will allow the sigils to explode after 2 seconds. This is mainly for Kyrian Vengeance players.

  • Sigil of Silence Icon Sigil of Silence provides a 6-second silence to all mobs effected. Note that this interrupts spellcasting. It can be cast every 60 seconds.
  • Sigil of Chains Icon Sigil of Chains grips in enemies and then slows them by 70%, allowing for easy mob management and kiting potential. It has a 1.5-minute cooldown.
  • Sigil of Misery Icon Sigil of Misery places a 20-second Fear on mobs affected. This interrupts spellcasting if the mob is feared and can be used on mobs that are fearable, but have uninterruptible abilities. This action fears them, which stops their cast. This can be cast every 1.5 minutes.
  • Imprison Icon Imprison is a ranged Incapacitate that has a 20-yard range and 45-second cooldown. It does not trigger combat and works extremely well in preventing mobs from pulling or as a quick "stun" for uninterruptable mobs.
  • Disrupt Icon Disrupt is an interrupt with a 10-yard range and a short 15-second cooldown. It also grants you 30 Pain if you successfully interrupt a cast.
  • Consume Magic Icon Consume Magic is a 30-yard purge that gets rid of one buff from an enemy and if you remove a buff, you get 20 Pain. It also has a short 10-second cooldown. With the increased amount of purgeable buffs, this is a very welcome addition.
  • Infernal Strike Icon Infernal Strike allows you to jump 30 yards (drops a Sigil of Flame Icon Sigil of Flame with the Abyssal Strike Icon Abyssal Strike talent) every 20 seconds (12 seconds with the talent), allowing for a high-mobility for pulling multiple packs, getting back to your group, and kiting.
  • Arcane Torrent Icon Arcane Torrent / Shadowmeld Icon Shadowmeld are actually racial abilities, but Demon Hunters can only be Night Elf and Blood Elf, which means that you will always have one of these at your disposal. Arcane Torrent is great for tanks, as they will always be in melee range and can AoE purge trash with ease. Shadowmeld allows you to do special skips with Sigil of Misery Icon Sigil of Misery that you could not do alone on the Horde side.
4.

Mythic+ Talents and Legendaries for Vengeance Demon Hunters

Below are the suggested talents for Mythic+; these talents are recommended for all groups and keys at the current time.

Level Choices
15 Abyssal Strike ? Abyssal Strike Agonizing Flames Agonizing Flames Felblade Felblade
25 Feast of Souls Feast of Souls Fallout Fallout Burning Alive ? Burning Alive
30 Infernal Armor Infernal Armor Charred Flesh ? Charred Flesh Spirit Bomb Spirit Bomb
35 Soul Rending Soul Rending Feed the Demon Feed the Demon Fracture Fracture
40 Concentrated Sigils Concentrated Sigils Quickened Sigils Quickened Sigils Sigil of Chains Sigil of Chains
45 Void Reaver Void Reaver Demonic Demonic Soul Barrier Soul Barrier
50 Last Resort Last Resort Ruinous Bulwark Ruinous Bulwark Bulk Extraction Bulk Extraction
4.1.

Recommended Legendary: Darkglare Boon Icon Darkglare Boon or Razelikh's Defilement Icon Razelikh's Defilement

  1. Level 15: Agonizing Flames Icon Agonizing Flames
  2. Level 25: Fallout Icon Fallout
  3. Level 30: Spirit Bomb Icon Spirit Bomb
  4. Level 35: Fracture Icon Fracture
  5. Level 40: Sigil of Chains Icon Sigil of Chains or Quickened Sigils Icon Quickened Sigils (for Kyrian)
  6. Level 45: Demonic Icon Demonic
  7. Level 50: Last Resort Icon Last Resort
4.2.

Required Legendary: Fiery Soul Icon Fiery Soul

  1. Level 15: Agonizing Flames Icon Agonizing Flames or Abyssal Strike Icon Abyssal Strike
  2. Level 25: Burning Alive Icon Burning Alive
  3. Level 30: Charred Flesh Icon Charred Flesh
  4. Level 35: Fracture Icon Fracture
  5. Level 40: Sigil of Chains Icon Sigil of Chains or Quickened Sigils Icon Quickened Sigils (for Kyrian)
  6. Level 45: Demonic Icon Demonic
  7. Level 50: Last Resort Icon Last Resort

For a full list and details of the talents or legendary powers, please follow the link below.

4.3.

Covenants

The best Covenant for Vengeance is Kyrian. Elysian Decree Icon Elysian Decree provides a large damage boost that the default Vengeance kit is lacking. This is important for holding threat and providing a little more healing due to the three extra souls or 5 souls with the Unity Icon Unity legendary. Phial of Serenity Icon Phial of Serenity also provides an additional potion cooldown on a 5-minute timer and a way to remove most debuffs.

The main go-to tree for all situations in M+ is as follows:

For additional Covenant information, please follow the link below.

5.

Changelog

  • 30 Jul. 2022: Updated for Season 4.
  • 31 May 2022: Page reviewed for Patch 9.2.5.
  • 19 Feb. 2022: Updated the seasonal affix for Patch 9.2.
  • 01 Nov. 2021: Updated for Patch 9.1.5. Added the infernal affix.
  • 06 Jul. 2021: Added Season 2 affix and three soulbind suggestions.
  • 28 Jun. 2021: Reviewed and approved for Patch 9.1.
  • 09 Mar. 2021: Reviewed for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 02 Mar. 2021: Added Valor link.
  • 03 Jan. 2021: Removed Feed the Demon has a recommendation.
  • 08 Dec. 2020: Updated for Season 1.
  • 12 Oct. 2020: Page updated for the Shadowlands pre-patch.
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