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WoTLK Blood Death Knight guide

Welcome to the PvE WoTLK  Blood Death Knight Guide!

This guide will include the best tank build and tips for optimal gameplay rotation!

If you are playing alliance, create Draenei because of +1% hit. If horde - tauren (+5% stamina).


1. Talents

2. Glyphs

3. Gems

4. Professions

5. Equipment Enchants

6. Weapons Enchants

7. Rotation

8. DPS Stat Priority

9. Best in Slot

10. Consumables

11. Conclusion

1. Talents

Here is very popular Blood DK Tank build.

2. Glyphs

Here are the best glyphs.

Major Glyphs:

Glyph of Rune Strike

Glyph of Vampiric Blood

Glyph of Death Strike

Minor Glyphs:

Glyph of Horn of Winter

Glyph of Raise Dead

Glyph of Pestilence

3. Gems

Gems can change based on your build, equipment and caps, but here are the best gems.

Meta: Austere Earthsiege Diamond

Red: Nightmare Tear or Regal Dreadstone

Blue: Solid Majestic Zircon

Yellow: Solid Majestic Zircon

4. Professions

In WoTLK all professions are balanced, but the most useful professions for the BDK are:

Jewelry – must need. 3 stones that give +117 stamina.

Enchantment - Rings enchant +46 each.

Blacksmithing - 2 prismatic sockets for the gloves and wrist.

Mining - HP buff.

5. Equipment Enchants

Here is a lot of enchants that can be only used while you have specific professions, so you can manage

what you need, but here is a very popular enchant build.

Head: Arcanum of the Stalwart Protector

Shoulder: Greater Inscription of the Gladiator

Back: Enchant Cloak - Mighty Armor or Enchant Cloak - Titanweave

Chest: Enchant Chest - Super Health

Bracers: Enchant Bracers - Major Stamina

Gloves: Enchant Gloves - Armsman

Waist: Eternal Belt Buckle

Legs: Frosthide Leg Armor

Boots: Enchant Boots - Tuskarr's Vitality

6. Weapons Enchants

Here is the best enchant for weapon:

Weapon: Rune of the Stoneskin Gargoyle

7. Rotation

Here is the rotation for genetaring a lot of agrro.

Icy Touch -> Plague Strike -> Heart Strike x3 

Heart Strike is our primary damage ability. This ability only hits up to 2 targets. 

Blood Boil should be used when attempting to hold threat on more than 2 targets.

Icy Touch is the highest aggro-generating spell. 

Death Strike is a self-heal and solid damage ability.

8. DPS Stat Priority

Here are the main stats that you need. 

Hit - 8%

Expertise - 26%

Defense - 540 for raids

Stamina - more - better.

9. Best in Slot

Here is the best equipment that you can have: 

Head - Sanctified Scourgelord Faceguard - Item - WotLK Classic (

Neck - Noose of Malachite - Item - WotLK Classic (

Shoulder - Sanctified Scourgelord Shoulderplates - Item - WotLK Classic (

Cloak - Royal Crimson Cloak - Item - WotLK Classic (

Chest - Sanctified Scourgelord Chestguard - Item - WotLK Classic (

Wrist - Bracers of Dark Reckoning - Item - WotLK Classic (

Hands - Sanctified Scourgelord Handguards - Item - WotLK Classic (

Waist - Belt of Broken Bones - Item - WotLK Classic (

Legs - Sanctified Scourgelord Legguards - Item - WotLK Classic (

Feet - Treads of Impending Resurrection - Item - WotLK Classic (

Fingers - Ashen Band of Endless Courage - Item - WotLK Classic (, Juggernaut Band - Item - WotLK Classic (

Trinkets - Sindragosa's Flawless Fang - Item - WotLK Classic (, Unidentifiable Organ - Item - WotLK Classic (

Weapon - Glorenzelg, High-Blade of the Silver Hand - Item - WotLK Classic (

10. Consumables

Best flasks and food.

Indestructible Potion - 3500 armor/2min

Flask of Stoneblood - 1300hp/1h


Fish feast: 80 AP, 40 stamina.

11. Conclusion

Today you looked at the Blood Death Knight guide. Thank you for your attention. Hope you get better

results with this guide!

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