Unholy Death Knight

Patch 8.2.5

Written by Miniaug Last Updated: 15th Nov, 2019

Playstyle & Rotation

Single Target Priority:

  1. Keep up Virulent Plague with Outbreak. Only refresh as late as possible. Due to the static 6 second duration of Outbreak you cannot benefit from refreshing late in the pandemic window.
  2. Death Coil with Sudden Doom or if you are close to overcapping Runic Power.
  3. Death and Decay if you are running Pestilence or Bone Spike Graveyard.
  4. Scourge Strike/Clawing Shadows if you have 1 or more Festering Wound on the target.
  5. Festering Strike to apply wounds.
  6. Death Coil.

Opener with lust:

  1. Use Azshara’s Font of Power 6 seconds before the pull.
  2. Army of the Dead 2s before the pull.
  3. Outbreak.
  4. Dark Transformation.
  5. Unholy Frenzy.
  6. Festering Strike.
  7. Death Coil.
  8. Apocalypse (make sure to delay it a bit until you have 4 wounds).

Opener without lust:

  1. Use Azshara’s Font of Power 6 seconds before the pull.
  2. Outbreak.
  3. Dark Transformation.
  4. 2x Festering Strike.
  5. Apocalypse.
  6. Unholy Frenzy.