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Destruction Warlock

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Patch 7.2

Approved by Bangerz Last Updated: 7th Apr, 2017
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Playstyle & Rotation

Destruction Warlock has quite a basic priority system and doesn't really have a 'rotation'. Below is a basic priority system in which if you follow you should have great success.

The most important thing that can be done as a Destruction Warlock on progress if the set up your soul shards for when you need them. For example saving 5 soul shard for when an add needs to be bursted down. These types of plays is what is going to make your warlock excel to others.

Opening Sequence

  1. Life Tap for the Empowered Life Tap buff 5 seconds before pull.
  2. Use Potion of Prolonged Power at 4 seconds before pull.
  3. Pre cast incinerate at 3 seconds before pull
  4. Pre-cast Immolate to land right on pull.
  5. Cast Summon Doomguard (or Summon Infernal if you Bloodlust on pull)
  6. Activate any Racials/trinkets that you're using.
  7. Cast Conflagrate
  8. Cast Grimoire: Imp
  9. Activate Soul Harvest
  10. Cast Chaos Bolt
  11. Cast Dimensional Rifts 3 times
  12. Cast Conflagrate
  13. Maintain Immolate
  14. Continue with normal rotation.

Opening Sequence with Roaring Blaze

  1. Life Tap for the Empowered Life Tap buff 5 seconds before pull.
  2. Use Potion of Prolonged Power at 4 seconds before pull.
  3. Pre-cast Chaos Bolt at 3 seconds on the countdown.
  4. Pre-cast Immolate
  5. Cast Immolate
  6. Activate any on-use trinkets or racials you have.
  7. Cast Conflagrate.
  8. Cast  Conflagrate.
  9. Cast  Grimoire: Imp.
  10. Cast Summon Doomguard (or Summon Infernal if you Bloodlust on pull).
  11. Activate Soul Harvest.
  12. Cast Dimensional Rifts 3 times.
  13. Cast  Conflagrate when available for Soul Shards.
  14. Cast Chaos Bolt (when you have Soul Shards).
  15. Cast  Conflagrate when available for Soul Shards.
  16. Continue with your normal rotation.