In the prepatch, Blizzard has buffed Unholy Death Knight mastery to also increase our minion damage. This has a really solid effect on the trait Ultime surprise
(which makes Armée des morts
and magus minions explode upon death). The trait is Shadow damage, but also performed by your pet. This means it will be able to benefit twice from Maîtrise : Lame d'effroi
. Even with a 50% PvP nerf, two Unholy Death Knights can easily one shot the whole enemy team!
Other than stacking Mastery, we are also taking advantage of Chancre impie
giving minion damage increase, as well as Aura nécrotique
and Aura de décomposition
(to increase our damage and reduce the enemies maximum HP)
The most important thing is to time your Apocalypse
with your partner, since you want all the ghouls to spawn instantly. Keeping the enemy close to the detonation shouldn't be too hard thanks to double Poigne de la mort
The Armée des damnés
talent is really solid, since it gives you a Magus de la mort
that expires at the same time as the rest of your ghouls. Do keep in mind that you want the pet on passive, otherwise the magus starts casting far away from the enemy...
You can also spawn a Magus de la mort
that has a 20 second duration with Abomination (and the Azerite Trait) but we decided to go for more survival thanks to Dôme de l’ombre ancienne