Wrath Classic (WOTLK) Blood Tank Death Knight Best in Slot (BiS) Gear List

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These are hand-crafted BiS lists that aim to maximize your characters' power by putting together the best combination of items. Our goal is to do the most complete research so you don't have to. Optional items are listed for every slot.

Gear
Slot
Source
neck
Ulduar (25)
Freya (HM) (17%)
Conqueror's Darkruned Pauldrons
Conqueror's Darkruned Pauldrons
enchantGreater Inscription of the Gladiator
Solid Sky Sapphire
shoulder
Ulduar (25)
Yogg-Saron (33%)
Titanskin Cloak
enchant
Titanskin Cloak
enchantCloak - Mighty Armor
Guardian's Twilight Opal
back
Ulduar (25)
Mimiron (HM) (17%)
Breastplate of the Timeless
Breastplate of the Timeless
enchantChest - Super Health
Solid Sky Sapphire
Solid Sky Sapphire
chest
Ulduar (10)
Algalon the Observer (7%)
enchant
Mimiron's Inferno Couplings
Bracer - Major Stamina
wrist
Ulduar (25)
Flame Leviathan (8%)
enchant
Handguards of Revitalization
Glove Reinforcements
alternative enchant
hands
Ulduar (25)
Freya (HM) (17%)
waist
Vendor
Emblem of Conquest (28)
legs
Ulduar (25)
Algalon the Observer (6%)
enchant
Greaves of the Iron Army
Boots - Tuskarr's Vitality
alternative enchant
feet
Ulduar (10)
Mimiron (HM) (20%)
finger 1
Ulduar (25)
Thorim (HM) (17%)
finger 2
Ulduar (10)
XT-002 Deconstructor (HM) (20%)
trinket 1
Ulduar (25)
Ignis the Furnace Master (7%)
trinket 2
Ulduar (10)
Yogg-Saron (10%)
enchant
Dark Edge of Depravity
Rune of the Stoneskin Gargoyle
weapon
Ulduar (25)
Yogg-Saron (HM) (20%)
off hand
relic
Ulduar (25)
Razorscale (7%)
Character Stats
  • Health 39146
  • Hit 8.08%
  • Expertise 36
  • Defense 564
  • Resilience 15
  • Dodge Chance 20.42%
  • Parry Chance 20.59%
  • Avoidance 53.28%
Notes
  • Every Phase: Always use your profession specific bonuses instead of the listed enchants.
  • T8:
    Hammer of Crushing Whispers
    is much less contested and very similar in EP.
  • T8: If you prefer to dual-wield, use two
    Sorthalis, Hammer of the Watchers
    instead.
  • T7:
    Figurine - Monarch Crab
    is your bis trinket if you have Jewelcrafting.
  • T7: If you prefer to dual-wield, use two
    Last Laugh
    instead.
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