Affliction Warlock

Patch 9.0.5

Wexi
Last Updated: 16th Apr, 2021

Stat Priorities

Stat Ranking

Single Target:

Intellect> Mastery> Hast> Crit> Versatility

You want around 15-20% haste to play comfortably.

AoE:

Intellect> Mastery> Haste> Crit> Versatility

You want around 20-25% haste to play comfortably.

Always sim your character to get proper information on your BIS gear and stats.

Stat Outline

Intellect: Raw damage increase on everything.

Haste: Increases cast and tick speed.

Mastery (Mastery: Potent Afflictions): Increases damage done of most of your damage spells.

Versatility: Increases damage and healing done and decreases damage taken.

The best way to calculate stat priorities for your character is to "sim" your character

Find out how to sim

Races

Horde:

Orc > Troll > Blood Elf > Goblin > Undead > Vulpera

Alliance:

Mechagnome > Dark Iron Dwarf > Gnome > Human > Nightborne > Void Elf > Worgen > Dwarf

The difference between the races are very minor so you can just choose what you like the most.

Enchants

Ring - Tenet of Mastery or Tenet of Haste

Chest - Eternal Stats 

Bracers - Eternal Intellect

Weapon - Sinful Revelation for pure Single Target or Celestial Guidance for everything else

Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

Gems

Best gems - Masterful Jewel Cluster or Quick Jewel Cluster

Consumables

Flask - Spectral Flask of Power 

Potion - Potion of Spectral Intellect

Health potion - Spiritual Healing Potion

Oil - Shadowcore Oil

Food - Tenebrous Crown Roast Aspic or Iridescent Ravioli with Apple Sauce not including feasts. Feast of Gluttonous Hedonism is the best choice.