Talent Build & Glyphs for Demonology Warlock in PvE | Latest Patch 6.0.2
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Below is the recommended Talent Build & Glyphs guide for Demonology Warlock at level 90. These recommendations are based on a combination of extensive simulations along with play testing to assess the overall usefulness and power of each talent.
Below is the recommended build. Click the + symbol to read more about each talent. The talents that are primarily utility-based are simply our general recommendation, your play style and raid needs should be priority when choosing these talents. The talent descriptions include some additional advice on when different utility talents are the most appropriate choice.
- 15Dark RegenerationSoul LeechHarvest Life
Dark Regeneration provides a large heal that is most useful in fights where you are likely to take burst damage. In easier content, passive healing from Soul Leech is usually more effective and convenient.
Soul Leech offers passive healing based on the damage from your core damage-dealing abilities. This talent does not interfere with your rotation, and offers reasonable healing. However, if you expect to take burst damage, then you should consider using Dark Regeneration.
Harvest Life is generally not the most useful talent in PvE content. It boosts the healing power of Drain Life considerably, but requires you to use Drain Life for healing. This will normally result in a DPS loss. In most circumstances, the other talents provide adequate healing without impacting your damage.
- 30Howl of TerrorMortal CoilShadowfury
Howl of Terror is most valuable in fights where you need control targets for a longer period of time.
Mortal Coil is a solid choice in almost every fight due to the healing it provides. The passive healing from Soul Leech combined with the on-demand heal from Mortal Coil can make you very durable in most PvE content.
Shadowfury is best used in fights where you need to stun or interrupt targets. Shadowfury is quite helpful in fights with caster mobs that need to be quickly interrupted before they cast their spells.
- 45Soul LinkSacrificial PactDark Bargain
Soul Link is the best choice if you are using a demon, and the damage you receive is not bursty or capable of killing you in a few hits. If you are taking significant damage, then you should use one of the other talents in this tier.
Sacrificial Pact is the best choice on fights where you expect to take frequent burst damage roughly every 2 minutes or more. The short cooldown on Sacrificial Pact makes it excellent for mitigating frequent burst damage.
Dark Bargain is the best choice on fights where you take infrequent, but exceptionally strong damage. The long cooldown on Dark Bargain means you can only use it a couple times in most fights, but it can save you from abilities that otherwise would cause instant death.
- 60Blood HorrorBurning RushUnbound Will
Blood Horror is not normally used in group PvE content. You have other options for controlling targets that do not require you to be in harm's way.
Burning Rush provides a movement speed boost is helpful in many fights.
Unbound Will is best used in fights that might cause a loss of control of your character, or fights that apply debuffs that can be quickly removed.
- 75Grimoire of SupremacyGrimoire of ServiceGrimoire of Synergy
Grimoire of Service is a DPS-enhancing talent and was not selected as a higher DPS talent was found in this tier. Use the DPS Talent Calculator to see which tiers affect DPS and how each talent performs.
- 90Archimonde's DarknessKil'jaeden's CunningMannoroth's Fury
Kiljaedens Cunning is a DPS-enhancing talent and was not selected as a higher DPS talent was found in this tier. Use the DPS Talent Calculator to see which tiers affect DPS and how each talent performs.
Mannoroths Fury is a DPS-enhancing talent and was not selected as a higher DPS talent was found in this tier. Use the DPS Talent Calculator to see which tiers affect DPS and how each talent performs.