Ultimate Deathknight

Last Updated: August 25, 2022

Champion Overall Rating: 4

Key Areas

Arena Def: 7
Arena Atk: 10
Clan Boss: 8
Hydra: 9
Doom Tower: 8

Dungeons

Spider: 9
Fire Knight: 5
Dragon: 10
Ice Golem: 10
Iron Twins: 6

Faction Wars

  • Decrease Attack: Godlike
  • Damage: Legendary
  • Crowd Control: Great
  • Protection and Support: Godlike

Doom Tower

Magma Dragon: 10
Frost Spider: 6
Nether Spider: 2
Scarab King: 8
Eternal Dragon: 8
Celestial Griffin: 8
Dreadhorn: 7
Dark Fae: 4

Champion Type

DEF

9/10

Book
Value

A2, A3

Book
Priority

Ultimate Deathknight

Ultimate Deathknight was released in Raid Shadow Legends as a free Legendary login reward champion in August 2022 following a huge marketing campaign showing the original Deathknight desperate to ascend to greatness!

Ultimate Deathknight has a solid kit that will help players progress through Dungeons, especially Ice Golem and Spider. His AOE Decrease Attack ability is a really powerful ability in both of these dungeons and his team shield mechanic is also powerful to help sustain the team. Those same abilities will also be useful in early Clan Boss and Hydra Clan Boss.
One of the most interesting parts about his kit is a passive with the ability to block single target damage and transfer it to Ultimate Deathknight. This is really cool against spiderlings to ensure the damage is always directed at a tank. The same passive could be put to good use against single target hitters in Arena such as Rotos or Mountain King and no doubt will be used in Doom Tower waves against nasty opponents.

Ultimate Deathknight will have some good use cases in Doom Tower specifically against the Magma Dragon where he can provoke and protect the main target from damage & The Scarab Boss where his shield will help to overcome the provoke debuffs.

Books are certainly valuable in his A2 and A3 abilities reducing cooldowns and improving those skills but it is worth noting he is not the best Legendary in the game and will be used less and less towards end game. A more realistic end game build will be to use him to solo Dragon 25 & Ice Golem 25 with specific Niche builds (toxic gear & specific masteries see video below) or as an Arena Specialist.

Heckler of Legends

Attacks 1 enemy. Has a 30% chance of placing a [Provoke] debuff for 1 turn. The chance increases to 55% against Legendary Champions.
Level 2: Damage +10%
Level 3: Buff/Debuff Chance +10%
Level 4: Damage +10%
Level 5: Buff/Debuff Chance +10%

Damage Rating

Multiplier: 3.5*DEF
Overall Grading*: Strong

Rats Off To Ya - 4 Turn Cooldown

Attacks all enemies. Has an 80% chance of place a 50% [Decrease ATK] debuff for 2 turns. Also has an 80% chance of placing a [Fear] debuff for 1 turn on each Legendary Champion.
Level 2: Damage +10%
Level 3: Buff/Debuff Chance +10%
Level 4: Buff/Debuff Chance +10%
Level 5: Cooldown -1

Damage Rating

Multiplier: 4*DEF
Overall Grading*: Strong

Get Comfy Everyone - 5 Turn Cooldown

Places a [Shield] buff and a 15% [Continuous Heal] buff on all allies for 2 turns. The value of the [Shield] buff is proportional to this Champion’s DEF.
Level 2: Cooldown -1
Level 3: Cooldown -1

Damage Rating

Multiplier: Shield: 2.5*DEF
Overall Grading*: -

Too Awesome To Die [P]

Whenever an ally is attacked, has a 100% chance of completely blocking 1 hit, decreasing the incoming damage to zero. This champion will receive that damage instead. It will also redirect any debuffs from the hit to this champion. The chance of blocking a hit and redirecting the debuffs decreases to 50% if the attacker is a Boss. Does not work if the attack on the ally was an AoE attack.

Whenever an enemy is healed, heals this champion by 20% of that heal.

Didn't Need 'Em [P]

Increase this Champion’s HP, DEF and SPD by 10% for each dead ally.

Aura

Increases Ally DEF in all Battles by 30%

*Grading is calculated using Realistic Battle Scenarios - Read More Here

PVE Masteries

General PvE
Nuke
Solo Drag & Ice Golem
Offense
blade-disciple
deadly-precision
heart-of-glory
keen-strike
shield-breaker
grim-resolve
single-out
life-drinker
whirlwind-of-death
ruthless-ambush
bring-it-down
wrath-of-the-slain
cycle-of-violence
opportunist
methodical
kill-streak
blood-shield
stoked-to-fury
warmaster
helmsmasher
giant-slayer
flawless-execution
Defense
tough-skin
defiant
blastproof
rejuvenation
might-endurance
improved-parry
shadow-heal
resurgent
bloodthirst
wisdom-of-battle
solidarity
delay-death
harvest-despair
stubbornness
selfless-defender
cycle-of-revenge
retribution
deterrence
iron-skin
bulwark
fearsome-presence
unshakeable
Support
steadfast
pinpoint-accuracy
lay-on-hands
shieldbearer
exalt-in-death
charged-focus
healing-savior
rapid-response
swarm-smiter
arcane-celerity
merciful-aid
cycle-of-magic
lore-of-steel
evil-eye
lasting-gifts
spirit-haste
sniper
master-hexer
elixir-of-life
timely-intervention
oppressor
eagle-eye
Offense
blade-disciple
deadly-precision
heart-of-glory
keen-strike
shield-breaker
grim-resolve
single-out
life-drinker
whirlwind-of-death
ruthless-ambush
bring-it-down
wrath-of-the-slain
cycle-of-violence
opportunist
methodical
kill-streak
blood-shield
stoked-to-fury
warmaster
helmsmasher
giant-slayer
flawless-execution
Defense
tough-skin
defiant
blastproof
rejuvenation
might-endurance
improved-parry
shadow-heal
resurgent