Polyphia's PvP Build

Mage class icon Arcane Mage specialization icon
Arcane Mage
Goblin race icon
297 ilvl
Season 0
2237 2v2
2979 3v3

Polyphia (Farstriders US) is a Top 3v3 Arcane Mage in World of Warcraft Dragonflight Season 0, achieving a rating of 2979 with 297 ilvl equipment.

Here is the breakdown of his 10.2.6 PvP character build from , featuring stats, talents, gear, embellishments, enchantments, and gems. Use this as a reference to enhance and inspire your own Arcane Mage build.

Stat Priority

Stats are crucial attributes that directly influence a character's power in World of Warcraft. They not only determine the character's strength but also define the overall feel and playstyle. Stat bonuses can be found on various pieces of equipment, in consumables created by the Alchemy profession, certain foods, some enchantments , and gems .

It's important to note that each stat experiences diminishing returns once its equipped bonus reaches +20%. This means that optimizing a character's performance involves more than just maximizing each stat; it's about finding a balanced distribution. Here is how Polyphia's Secondary and Minor stats are distributed.

Secondary Stats
7% Critical Strike
41% Haste
13% Mastery
39% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Haste
  3. Mastery
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stats
0% Avoidance
0% Leech
3% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Avoidance
  3. Leech

Class Talents

Talents are the main element defining a character's build, significantly influencing the playstyle by adding, modifying, and enhancing character abilities and behaviors. They are crucial in shaping how a character functions in battle.

Class talents represent a common tree shared across all Mage specializations. These talents provide foundational skills and enhancements that are essential and universal to the Mage class. They offer a range of abilities that lay the groundwork for a Mage's overall capabilities, regardless of the chosen specialization.

Prismatic Barrier
Ice Block
Overflowing Energy
Incanter's Flow
Winter's Protection
Tempest Barrier
Incantation of Swiftness
Remove Curse
Arcane Warding
Mirror Image
Shifting Power
Alter Time
Quick Witted
Mass Polymorph
Master of Time
Diverted Energy
Ring of Frost
Ice Nova
Mass Slow
Blast Wave
Improved Frost Nova
Rigid Ice
Tome of Rhonin
Tome of Antonidas
Volatile Detonation
Energized Barriers
Frigid Winds
Flow of Time
Temporal Velocity
Ice Ward
Freezing Cold
Time Manipulation
Accumulative Shielding
Greater Invisibility
Dragon's Breath
Ice Cold
Time Anomaly
Mass Barrier

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Arcane Mages with unique abilities and enhancements tailored to their combat style.

Arcane Missiles
Arcane Orb
Concentrated Power
Arcane Tempo
Improved Arcane Missiles
Arcane Surge
Crackling Energy
Nether Precision
Rule of Threes
Charged Orb
Mana Adept
Presence of Mind
Arcing Cleave
Nether Tempest
Improved Prismatic Barrier
Improved Clearcasting
Chrono Shift
Touch of the Magi
Arcane Echo
Arcane Bombardment
Illuminated Thoughts
Conjure Mana Gem
Siphon Storm
Prodigious Savant
Radiant Spark
Cascading Power
Orb Barrage
Harmonic Echo
Arcane Harmony

PvP Talents

PvP talents are specifically tailored for player-versus-player combat scenarios. Activated in arenas, battlegrounds, and the open world with war mode enabled, these talents are designed to optimize a Arcane Mage's performance in PvP encounters. They provide specialized enhancements and strategies that give players an edge in combat against other players, reflecting the unique demands of PvP gameplay.

Master of Escape
Improved Mass Invisibility
Temporal Shield
Ice Wall
Ring of Fire
Master Shepherd
Ethereal Blink

Best In Slot And Gear

Gear consists of items that directly determine a character's power level. It can be acquired from diverse sources: dungeon, raid, world drops, crafted through various professions, obtained from PvP vendors, or chosen as rewards from the Great Vault.

Each piece of gear significantly boosts a character's overall strength and capabilities. Here are the items currently equipped by Polyphia.


  1. Erudite Occultist's Hood item set icon
    Erudite Occultist's Hood


  1. Eternal Gladiator's Necklace item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Necklace


  1. Erudite Occultist's Mantle item set icon
    Erudite Occultist's Mantle


  1. Eternal Gladiator's Drape item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Drape


  1. Eternal Gladiator's Silk Robe item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Silk Robe


  1. Eternal Gladiator's Silk Armbands item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Silk Armbands


  1. Eternal Gladiator's Silk Gloves item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Silk Gloves


  1. Eternal Gladiator's Silk Cord item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Silk Cord


  1. Eternal Gladiator's Silk Leggings item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Silk Leggings


  1. Grim-Veiled Sandals item icon
    Grim-Veiled Sandals

Ring 1

  1. Shadowghast Ring item icon
    Shadowghast Ring

Ring 2

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Ring item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Ring

Trinket 1

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Medallion item set icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Medallion

Trinket 2

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

Main Hand

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Vesper item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Vesper


Embellishments are unique effects that can be added to crafted items, either as predefined elements in recipes or through an optional embellishment reagent, creating embellished gear. These enhancements diversify and amplify characters' capabilities.

Here are the embellishments equipped by Polyphia for the Arcane Mage specialization.

Unfortunately, no embellished item data were found.


Enchantments provide minor yet valuable enhancements to various items, including Head, Back, Chest, Wrist, Waist, Legs, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand.

Most enchantments are crafted via the Enchanting profession. However, Waist enchantments specifically require Blacksmithing, Legs enhancements are crafted by Leatherworkers, and Head enchantments come from the Incandescent Essence , a reward obtained through a quest in the Amirdrassil raid.

Enchantments are usually available at the auction house, making them accessible for upgrades. Here are the specific enchantments chosen by Polyphia for each equipment slot.


  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon
    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed


  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon
    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats


  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon
    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

Ring 1

  1. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste enchantment icon
    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

Ring 2

  1. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste enchantment icon
    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

Main Hand

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon
    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance


Gems are crafted stones from the Jewelcrafting profession, typically offering stat bonuses to enhance your gear. These gems can be socketed into specific items such as Head, Neck, Wrist, Waist, and Rings. The presence of sockets on items is usually random upon their drop.

Notably, Neck items can be uniquely modified to have up to three sockets by using 3 Tiered Medallion Setting . Additionally, a single socket can be added to other eligible items with a Nature's Cradle , which requires 6 Aspects' Tokens of Merit obtained from the Great Vault.

Available through both the auction house and the crafting order system, here are the gems currently socketed by Polyphia.

  1. Quick Jewel Cluster gem icon
    Quick Jewel Cluster