Best Horde race for Deathknight

90 Orc Death Knight
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I'd say if you're going Unholy, Undead is the best race due to Touch of the Grave scaling with shadow damage and the added benefit of an extra Fear/Charm/Sleep breaker.

If Frost, Orc for Blood Fury and Axe expertise. That extra attack power is significant.

If Blood I don't think it matters, but I'm almost inclined to say Trolls for the Haste racial for more Rune management but I don't really tank so my opinion is moot.
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100 Goblin Mage
8465
Who cares about stupid pets for a DK! LOL Pets don't assist you in combat. Sheesh.
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90 Undead Warrior
9520
Troll of course. I made mine an Orc, worst decision ever.
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90 Undead Death Knight
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Undead is awesome for PvP. Liche + Icebound + Trinket + WotF. Touch of the grave doesn't make a very noticeable impact, but WotF is such a useful skill for all the fear spam that goes on these days.
Makes a lock's life living hell. Interrupt his fear spam 2-3 times and escape out of 2-3 of them that you weren't able to interrupt.
Edited by Tenebrus on 4/10/2014 7:23 PM PDT
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90 Blood Elf Death Knight
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PvE: Doesn't matter. Min/maxers will say orc. In WoD it'll matter even less. Tauren if you're gonna play blood at all.
PvP: Tauren/Blood elf/Undead and why:

Tauren - 5% increased hp plus hoof stomp racial for interrupting. Making you overall bulkier than any other race by a noticeable amount. Especially recommended if you're thinking about being a blood dk at any point in time.
Undead - Will of the Forsaken (second lichborne, but without turning yourself undead) and that racial that does damage sometimes but not that often really.
Blood elf (what I chose, duh) - Arcane Torrent. Gives 15 runic power (in WoD it will be boosted to 20) and everything around you within a pretty decent range is interrupted and briefly silenced from spellcasting. I've used this to actually get a kill on healers and kill casters even quicker, I love it.

Also keep in mind Blood Elves in WoD will be 1% increased crit chance at all times in addition to current passives.

I personally find being undead as a death knight unnecessary with access to lichborne, but really it's all about playstyle. Just choose what you like and stick to it.
Edited by Nìflheìm on 4/10/2014 7:27 PM PDT
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100 Orc Death Knight
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fear was never much of a problem as dk, between AMS, trinket, lichborne, and potential strangulate/interrupt, you shouldnt have much of a problem against fear (as long as there isnt any horror effect waiting for you......)

as an orc, you have resistance to stun (dont even rely on IBF, its a 3 freaking minute cd, you get 2% pet damage, and you get axe expertise (more crit from reforge!)

plus blood fury is a nice mini trinket, flat dps increase.

and the most important of all, LOOK AT MY !@#$ING SHOULDERS SON, LOOK AT ME!! YOU CANT EVEN IGNORE MY SHOULDERS
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100 Orc Hunter
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04/10/2014 08:22 PMPosted by Moisture
YOU CANT EVEN IGNORE MY SHOULDERS


or your hunch.

Thats what makes me regret rolling orc. The hunch
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