Introduction to the Vengeance Demon Hunter

Vengeance Demon Hunter gameplay features a mix between healing and damage mitigation, with high-uptime active mitigation but with low cost. It has the ability to frequently mitigate magic damage, and extremely high burst healing potential. They also do well against Magic damage.

Currently, Vengeance is ranked low in both Mythic+ and Raiding. They are more than able to clear nearly any content however.

Below you will find a beginners guide to the Vengeance Demon Hunter, you can click on highlighted abilities, for a more in depth description of them.

Strengths and Weaknesses of the Vengeance Demon Hunter


  • Very high mobility
  • Strong group utility, especially via Chaos Brand Icon Chaos Brand
  • High tank DPS
  • Cheat Death-style talent


  • Utility is heavily dungeon based and not useful in raids
  • Major cooldowns are severely lacking
  • Lacks defensive cooldowns


99Abyssal Strike Abyssal StrikeAgonizing Flames Agonizing FlamesRazor Spikes Razor Spikes
100Feast of Souls Feast of SoulsFallout FalloutBurning Alive Burning Alive
102Flame Crash Flame CrashCharred Flesh Charred FleshFelblade Felblade
104Soul Rending Soul RendingFeed the Demon Feed the DemonFracture Fracture
106Concentrated Sigils Concentrated SigilsQuickened Sigils Quickened SigilsSigil of Chains Sigil of Chains
108Gluttony GluttonySpirit Bomb Spirit Bomb Fel Devastation Fel Devastation
110Last Resort Last ResortVoid Reaver Void ReaverSoul Barrier Soul Barrier

Rotation of the Vengeance Demon Hunter

The basic rotation for the Vengeance Demon Hunter is as follows:

  • Shear Icon Shear as a filler/if you will not cap on Pain/Souls


Metamorphosis Icon Metamorphosis increases your current and maximum health by 50%, and your Armor by 200% for 15 seconds.

Torment IconTorment is your only taunting ability. It only works on a single target and has an 8-second cooldown. It forces the target to attack you for 3 seconds, and also increases the threat you generate against that target for the same duration.

Stat Priority

  1. Agility
  2. Haste
  3. Versatility
  4. Mastery
  5. Critical Strike

There aren’t any set stat numbers to shoot for. You do not go for a certain percentage of anything.