3v3 Frost Death Knight

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This is a guide about how to build Frost Death Knights for 3v3 . It summarizes what is working for the highest-rated players: stat priority, legendary, trinkets, gems, enchantments, talents, PvP talents, covenants, soulbinds, and conduits.

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Class Frost Death Knight
Activity 3v3
Number of players 50
Highest rating 2640
Lowest rating 1578

Stat Priority

+190
10% Crit
+337
10% Hast
+838
64% Mast
+1231
31% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the stat priority is:

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

Race

Based on the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the character races to choose are:

  1. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    33
  2. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    9
  3. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    3
  4. Pandaren icon.
    P

    Pandaren

    2
  5. Undead icon.
    U

    Undead

    1

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    36

    Gain the legendary effect of Abomination's Frenzy: Abomination Limb's duration is increased by 4 sec and the frequency it grants Rime is increased by 2 sec. The first time an enemy is damaged by Abomination Limb they take 20% increased damage from you for 12 sec.

  2. Absolute Zero legendary item icon.
    A

    Absolute Zero - Wrist

    32

    Frostwyrm's Fury has 50% reduced cooldown and Freezes all enemies hit for 3 sec.

  3. Koltira's Favor legendary item icon.
    K

    Koltira's Favor - Ring

    9

    Obliterate deals 10% increased damage and has a 12% chance to refund 2 runes.

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Feet

    5

    Gain the legendary effect of Rampant Transference: The Strength gained from Death's Due is increased by 3% and persists for 2 sec longer. While standing within your Death's Due your Runic Power generation is increased by 20%.

  5. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Neck

    4

    Gain the legendary effect of Abomination's Frenzy: Abomination Limb's duration is increased by 4 sec and the frequency it grants Rime is increased by 2 sec. The first time an enemy is damaged by Abomination Limb they take 20% increased damage from you for 12 sec.

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion

    45

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +122 strength
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  2. Cosmic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    38

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +126 critical-strike
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 322 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  3. Cosmic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    4

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +125 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 264 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Duelist

  4. Cosmic Gladiator's Resonator item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Resonator

    4

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +119 strength
    Effects
    Use: Throw the cosmic resonator which explodes after 4 sec, dealing 21,307 Cosmic damage split between all nearby enemies. Damage is increased for each enemy struck, up to 5 enemies. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Duelist

  5. Cosmic Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity

    3

    Ilvl 242
    Stats
    +109 haste
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 237 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Strength by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.

Tier Set

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the tier set items to use are:

  1. Shoulderplates of the First Eidolon item icon.
    S

    Shoulderplates of the First Eidolon

    49

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +96 strength
    +202 stamina
    +45 haste
    +87 versatility
    Set
    Set: Remorseless Winter grants 8% Critical Strike while active.
    Set: Consuming Killing Machine fires a Glacial Advance through your target.
    Rank Elite

  2. Gauntlets of the First Eidolon item icon.
    G

    Gauntlets of the First Eidolon

    44

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +99 strength
    +209 stamina
    +39 critical-strike
    +95 mastery
    Enchant
    +15 Strength
    Set
    Set: Remorseless Winter grants 8% Critical Strike while active.
    Set: Consuming Killing Machine fires a Glacial Advance through your target.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Visage of the First Eidolon item icon.
    V

    Visage of the First Eidolon

    43

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +128 strength
    +269 stamina
    +101 haste
    +76 versatility
    Gem
    +16 Haste
    Set
    Set: Remorseless Winter grants 8% Critical Strike while active.
    Set: Consuming Killing Machine fires a Glacial Advance through your target.
    Rank Elite

  4. Carapace of the First Eidolon item icon.
    C

    Carapace of the First Eidolon

    35

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +128 strength
    +269 stamina
    +54 critical-strike
    +123 mastery
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Set
    Set: Remorseless Winter grants 8% Critical Strike while active.
    Set: Consuming Killing Machine fires a Glacial Advance through your target.
    Rank Elite

  5. Chausses of the First Eidolon item icon.
    C

    Chausses of the First Eidolon

    32

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +128 strength
    +269 stamina
    +115 haste
    +62 mastery
    Set
    Set: Remorseless Winter grants 8% Critical Strike while active.
    Set: Consuming Killing Machine fires a Glacial Advance through your target.
    Rank Elite

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the gems to use are:

  1. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    159

    +16 Mastery

  2. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    56

    +16 Versatility

  3. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    17

    +16 Haste

  4. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    10

    Speed increased by 13 for each Shadowlands gem you have socketed.

  5. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    3

    +5% Movement Speed

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    46

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    3

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    44

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    18

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

  2. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    1

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Hands item are:

  1. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    42

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

  2. Enchant Gloves - Strength of Soul enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Strength of Soul

    1

    Enchanted: +10 Strength

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    11

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

  2. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    4

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

  3. Enchant Boots - Agile Soulwalker enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Agile Soulwalker

    1

    Enchanted: +10 Agility

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Ring items are:

  1. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    52

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

  2. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    43

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

  3. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    4

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Main Hand item are:

  1.  enchantment icon.

    27

    Enchanted: Rune of Razorice

  2.  enchantment icon.

    22

    Enchanted: Rune of the Fallen Crusader

  3.  enchantment icon.

    1

    Enchanted: Rune of the Stoneskin Gargoyle

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the talents to use are:

    1. Inexorable Assault talent icon.
      I
      46

      Inexorable Assault

      Gain Inexorable Assault every 8 sec, stacking up to 5 times. Obliterate consumes a stack to deal an additional 306 Frost damage.

    2. Icy Talons talent icon.
      I
      4

      Icy Talons

      Your Runic Power spending abilities increase your melee attack speed by 5% for 6 sec, stacking up to 3 times.

    3. Cold Heart talent icon.
      C
      0

      Cold Heart

      Every 2 sec, gain a stack of Cold Heart, causing your next Chains of Ice to deal 156 Frost damage. Stacks up to 20 times.

    1. Murderous Efficiency talent icon.
      M
      50

      Murderous Efficiency

      Consuming the Killing Machine effect has a 50% chance to grant you 1 Rune.

    2. Runic Attenuation talent icon.
      R
      0

      Runic Attenuation

      Auto attacks have a chance to generate 5 Runic Power.

    3. Horn of Winter talent icon.
      H
      0

      Horn of Winter

      Blow the Horn of Winter, gaining 2 Runes and generating 25 Runic Power.

    1. Blinding Sleet talent icon.
      B
      43

      Blinding Sleet

      Targets in a cone in front of you are blinded, causing them to wander disoriented for 5 sec. Damage may cancel the effect. When Blinding Sleet ends, enemies are slowed by 50% for 6 sec.

    2. Asphyxiate talent icon.
      A
      7

      Asphyxiate

      Lifts the enemy target off the ground, crushing their throat with dark energy and stunning them for 4 sec.

    3. Death's Reach talent icon.
      D
      0

      Death's Reach

      Increases the range of Death Grip by 10 yds. Killing an enemy that yields experience or honor resets the cooldown of Death Grip.

    1. Avalanche talent icon.
      A
      50

      Avalanche

      Casting Howling Blast with Rime active causes jagged icicles to fall on enemies nearby your target, dealing 313 Frost damage.

    2. Frozen Pulse talent icon.
      F
      0

      Frozen Pulse

      While you have fewer than 3 full Runes, your auto attacks radiate intense cold, inflicting 69 Frost damage on all nearby enemies.

    3. Frostscythe talent icon.
      F
      0

      Frostscythe

      A sweeping attack that strikes all enemies in front of you for 214 Frost damage. This attack benefits from Killing Machine. Critical strikes with Frostscythe deal 4 times normal damage. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets.

    1. Wraith Walk talent icon.
      W
      46

      Wraith Walk

      Embrace the power of the Shadowlands, removing all root effects and increasing your movement speed by 70% for 4 sec. Taking any action cancels the effect. While active, your movement speed cannot be reduced below 170%.

    2. Death Pact talent icon.
      D
      4

      Death Pact

      Create a death pact that heals you for 50% of your maximum health, but absorbs incoming healing equal to 30% of your max health for 15 sec.

    3. Permafrost talent icon.
      P
      0

      Permafrost

      Your auto attack damage grants you an absorb shield equal to 40% of the damage dealt.

    1. Gathering Storm talent icon.
      G
      50

      Gathering Storm

      Each Rune spent during Remorseless Winter increases its damage by 10%, and extends its duration by 0.5 sec.

    2. Hypothermic Presence talent icon.
      H
      0

      Hypothermic Presence

      Embrace the ice in your veins, reducing the Runic Power cost of your abilities by 35% for 8 sec. Does not trigger the global cooldown.

    3. Glacial Advance talent icon.
      G
      0

      Glacial Advance

      Summon glacial spikes from the ground that advance forward, each dealing 633 Frost damage and applying Razorice to enemies near their eruption point.

    1. Obliteration talent icon.
      O
      50

      Obliteration

      While Pillar of Frost is active, Frost Strike and Howling Blast always grant Killing Machine and have a 30% chance to generate a Rune.

    2. Icecap talent icon.
      I
      0

      Icecap

      Your Frost Strike and Obliterate critical strikes reduce the remaining cooldown of Pillar of Frost by 4 sec.

    3. Breath of Sindragosa talent icon.
      B
      0

      Breath of Sindragosa

      Continuously deal 718 Frost damage every 1 sec to enemies in a cone in front of you, until your Runic Power is exhausted. Deals reduced damage to secondary targets. Generates 2 Runes at the start and end.

PvP Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Chill Streak PvP talent icon.
    C

    Chill Streak

    43

  2. Strangulate PvP talent icon.
    S

    Strangulate

    26

  3. Spellwarden PvP talent icon.
    S

    Spellwarden

    25

  4. Death's Echo PvP talent icon.
    D

    Death's Echo

    22

  5. Dead of Winter PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dead of Winter

    19

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
48
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
2
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
0
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the covenants to pick are:

  1. Necrolord
  2. Night Fae
  3. Kyrian
  4. Venthyr

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    25

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 25

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 25

      Ultimate Form

    3. 25

      Volatile Solvent

    4. 23

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    5. 21

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    6. 20

      Undulating Maneuvers

    7. 5

      Viscous Trail

    8. 4

      Kevin's Keyring

    9. 2

      Plaguey's Preemptive Strike

  2. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    22

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 22

      Forgeborne Reveries

    2. 22

      Mnemonic Equipment

    3. 22

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    4. 21

      Carver's Eye

    5. 21

      Runeforged Spurs

    6. 11

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Gorestompers

    7. 11

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Marrowed Gemstone

    8. 1

      Bonesmith's Satchel

    9. 1

      Waking Bone Breastplate

  3. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    2

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 2

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 2

      Called Shot

    3. 2

      Grove Invigoration

    4. 2

      Niya's Tools: Poison

    5. 2

      Run Without Tiring

    6. 1

      Nature's Splendor

    7. 1

      Swift Patrol

  4. Emeni icon.
    E

    Emeni

    1

    The traits to use with Emeni are:

    1. 1

      Cartilaginous Legs

    2. 1

      Emeni's Magnificent Skin

    3. 1

      Gristled Toes

    4. 1

      Lead by Example

    5. 1

      Pustule Eruption

    6. 1

      Resilient Stitching

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Accelerated Cold conduit icon.
    A

    Accelerated Cold

    48

  2. Brutal Grasp conduit icon.
    B

    Brutal Grasp

    47

  3. Everfrost conduit icon.
    E

    Everfrost

    21

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Insatiable Appetite conduit icon.
    I

    Insatiable Appetite

    43

  2. Hardened Bones conduit icon.
    H

    Hardened Bones

    21

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    18

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in 3v3, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Chilled Resilience conduit icon.
    C

    Chilled Resilience

    38

  2. Fleeting Wind conduit icon.
    F

    Fleeting Wind

    21

  3. Unending Grip conduit icon.
    U

    Unending Grip

    3