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 3269
Lowest rating 2403

Stat Priority

+143
9% Crit
+156
5% Hast
+595
50% Mast
+1446
36% 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

    37
  2. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    5
  3. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    5
  4. Pandaren icon.
    P

    Pandaren

    1
  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. Absolute Zero legendary item icon.
    A

    Absolute Zero - Wrist

    41

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

  2. Koltira's Favor legendary item icon.
    K

    Koltira's Favor - Ring 1

    5

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

  3. Absolute Zero legendary item icon.
    A

    Absolute Zero - Neck

    3

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

  4. Koltira's Favor legendary item icon.
    K

    Koltira's Favor - Shoulders

    1

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

Trinkets

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

  1. Unchained Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Medallion

    49

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +96 strength
    +51 speed
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Elite

  2. Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    49

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +113 critical-strike
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 253 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Elite

  3. Unchained Gladiator's Emblem item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Emblem

    1

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +93 strength
    Effects
    Use: Increases maximum health by 14,914 for 15 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Duelist

  4. Unchained Gladiator's Relentless Brooch item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Relentless Brooch

    1

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +96 strength
    Effects
    Equip: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 20%. Does not stack with similar effects.
    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

    141

    +16 Mastery

  2. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    115

    +16 Versatility

  3. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    17

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

  4. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    6

    +5% Movement Speed

Domination Shards

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

  1. Portentous Shard of Kyr icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Kyr

    1

    Gain 1,759 Absorb every 5 sec, up to a cap of 6,734.

  2. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    1

    Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.50% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.

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

    44

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    5

    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

    49

    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

    15

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

  2. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    3

    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

    49

    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

    8

    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 Versatility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    56

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    44

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

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.

    46

    Enchanted: Rune of Razorice

  2.  enchantment icon.

    4

    Enchanted: Rune of the Fallen Crusader

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
      50

      Inexorable Assault

      Gain Inexorable Assault every 8 sec, stacking up to 5 times. Obliterate consumes a stack to deal an additional 311 Frost damage.

    2. Icy Talons talent icon.
      I
      0

      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 157 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
      48

      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
      2

      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 312 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 70 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 215 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
      48

      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
      2

      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 637 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 712 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

    42

  2. Spellwarden PvP talent icon.
    S

    Spellwarden

    37

  3. Strangulate PvP talent icon.
    S

    Strangulate

    32

  4. Dead of Winter PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dead of Winter

    20

  5. Dome of Ancient Shadow PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dome of Ancient Shadow

    8

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
50
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
0
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. Kyrian
  3. Night Fae
  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

    37

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 37

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 37

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 37

      Ultimate Form

    4. 37

      Volatile Solvent

    5. 25

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    6. 24

      Undulating Maneuvers

    7. 13

      Viscous Trail

    8. 12

      Kevin's Keyring

  2. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    13

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 13

      Carver's Eye

    2. 13

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 13

      Mnemonic Equipment

    4. 13

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    5. 12

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Gorestompers

    6. 12

      Runeforged Spurs

    7. 1

      Bonesmith's Satchel

    8. 1

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Marrowed Gemstone

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

    50

  2. Eradicating Blow conduit icon.
    E

    Eradicating Blow

    32

  3. Everfrost conduit icon.
    E

    Everfrost

    23

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

    38

  2. Hardened Bones conduit icon.
    H

    Hardened Bones

    22

  3. Reinforced Shell conduit icon.
    R

    Reinforced Shell

    16

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

    39

  2. Fleeting Wind conduit icon.
    F

    Fleeting Wind

    18

  3. Spirit Drain conduit icon.
    S

    Spirit Drain

    4