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Mythic+ Frost Death Knight

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This is a guide about how to build Frost Death Knights for Mythic+ . 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 Mythic+
Number of players 50
Highest rating 2717
Lowest rating 2459

Stat Priority

+812
29% Crit
+276
8% Hast
+895
67% Mast
+206
5% Vers

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

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

Race

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

  1. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    22
  2. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    9
  3. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    5
  4. Tauren icon.
    T

    Tauren

    3
  5. Worgen icon.
    W

    Worgen

    2

Legendary

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

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion legendary item icon.
    R

    Rage of the Frozen Champion - Ring 1

    46

    Obliterate has a 15% increased chance to trigger Rime and Howling Blast generates 8 Runic Power while Rime is active.

  2. Biting Cold legendary item icon.
    B

    Biting Cold - Waist

    3

    Remorseless Winter damage is increased by 30%. The first time Remorseless Winter deals damage to 3 different enemies, you gain Rime.

  3. Rage of the Frozen Champion legendary item icon.
    R

    Rage of the Frozen Champion - Hands

    1

    Obliterate has a 15% increased chance to trigger Rime and Howling Blast generates 8 Runic Power while Rime is active.

Trinkets

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

  1. Inscrutable Quantum Device item icon.
    I

    Inscrutable Quantum Device

    47

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 strength
    Effects
    Use: ??? (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  2. Titanic Ocular Gland item icon.
    T

    Titanic Ocular Gland

    19

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 strength
    Effects
    Equip: While your health is above 50% you are judged Worthy, increasing your highest secondary stat by 132. While your health is below 50% you are judged Unworthy, decreasing your highest secondary stat by 132.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Old Warrior's Soul item icon.
    O

    Old Warrior's Soul

    18

    Ilvl 259
    Stats
    +105 strength
    +53 leech
    Effects
    Equip: While in combat your rage builds, increasing your Haste by 45 every 20 sec, stacking up to 5 times.
    Equip: When a nearby ally's health drops below 50%, sacrifice 3,508 of your health to heal them for the same amount. May only occur every 1 min.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Overwhelming Power Crystal item icon.
    O

    Overwhelming Power Crystal

    9

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 strength
    Effects
    Use: Deploy a power crystal which beams arcane energy into you, inflicting 507 Arcane damage over 15 sec and granting you 541 Critical Strike for the duration. (1 Min 30 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  5. Decanter of Endless Howling item icon.
    D

    Decanter of Endless Howling

    3

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +115 critical-strike
    Effects
    Equip: Your critical hits have a chance to increase your Strength by 307 for 15 sec. If you are below 50% health when this occurs, you also heal for 6,478 over 6 sec.
    Rank Mythic

Gems

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

  1. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    78

    +16 Mastery

  2. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    67

    +16 Critical Strike

  3. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    13

    +16 Haste

  4. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    6

    +16 Versatility

  5. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    1

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

Domination Shards

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

  1. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    46

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

  2. Portentous Shard of Cor icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Cor

    43

    Your damage is increased by 3.00% for 20 sec after attacking an enemy you have not yet damaged.

  3. Portentous Shard of Bek icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Bek

    41

    Your damage is increased by 3.0% when you have 50% or more health than your target.

  4. Portentous Shard of Zed icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Zed

    33

    Your helpful spells and abilities have a chance to grant your target an Unholy Aura, draining 340 health from nearby enemies every 2 sec for 10 sec.

  5. Portentous Shard of Oth icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Oth

    19

    Your Speed is increased by 60

Back Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    24

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    15

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    7

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

Chest Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    47

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    2

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

  3. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bulwark enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bulwark

    1

    Enchanted: +25 Armor & +20 Primary Stat

Wrist Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    20

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

  2. Enchant Bracers - Illuminated Soul enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Illuminated Soul

    1

    Enchanted: +10 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    50

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    24

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

  2. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    2

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

Ring Enchantment

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

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    49

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

  2. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    46

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    3

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

Main Hand Enchantment

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

  1.  enchantment icon.

    50

    Enchanted: Rune of the Fallen Crusader

Off Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Death Knights in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Off Hand item are:

  1.  enchantment icon.

    49

    Enchanted: Rune of Razorice

Talents

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

    1. Cold Heart talent icon.
      C
      47

      Cold Heart

      Every 2 sec, gain a stack of Cold Heart, causing your next Chains of Ice to deal 154 Frost damage. Stacks up to 20 times.

    2. Inexorable Assault talent icon.
      I
      3

      Inexorable Assault

      Gain Inexorable Assault every 8 sec, stacking up to 5 times. Obliterate consumes a stack to deal an additional 316 Frost damage.

    3. 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.

    1. Runic Attenuation talent icon.
      R
      46

      Runic Attenuation

      Auto attacks have a chance to generate 5 Runic Power.

    2. Murderous Efficiency talent icon.
      M
      4

      Murderous Efficiency

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

    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
      40

      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
      8

      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
      2

      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
      49

      Avalanche

      Casting Howling Blast with Rime active causes jagged icicles to fall on enemies nearby your target, dealing 311 Frost damage.

    2. Frostscythe talent icon.
      F
      1

      Frostscythe

      A sweeping attack that strikes up to 5 enemies in front of you for 213 Frost damage. This attack benefits from Killing Machine. Critical strikes with Frostscythe deal 4 times normal damage.

    3. 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.

    1. Wraith Walk talent icon.
      W
      43

      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. Permafrost talent icon.
      P
      7

      Permafrost

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

    3. Death Pact talent icon.
      D
      0

      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.

    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 627 Frost damage and applying Razorice to enemies near their eruption point.

    1. Breath of Sindragosa talent icon.
      B
      50

      Breath of Sindragosa

      Continuously deal 713 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.

    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. Obliteration talent icon.
      O
      0

      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.

PvP Talents

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

  1. Chill Streak PvP talent icon.
    C

    Chill Streak

    36

  2. Shroud of Winter PvP talent icon.
    S

    Shroud of Winter

    24

  3. Strangulate PvP talent icon.
    S

    Strangulate

    16

  4. Spellwarden PvP talent icon.
    S

    Spellwarden

    13

  5. Deathchill PvP talent icon.
    D

    Deathchill

    11

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
2
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
40
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
1
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
7
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    29

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 29

      Carver's Eye

    2. 29

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 29

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Marrowed Gemstone

    4. 29

      Mnemonic Equipment

    5. 29

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    6. 18

      Runeforged Spurs

    7. 11

      Bonesmith's Satchel

  2. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    8

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 8

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 8

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 8

      Ultimate Form

    4. 8

      Volatile Solvent

    5. 7

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    6. 6

      Undulating Maneuvers

    7. 2

      Viscous Trail

    8. 1

      Kevin's Keyring

  3. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    4

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 4

      Life is but an Appetizer

    2. 4

      Party Favors

    3. 4

      Soothing Shade

    4. 4

      Wasteland Propriety

    5. 3

      Exquisite Ingredients

    6. 3

      Leisurely Gait

    7. 1

      Life of the Party

    8. 1

      Watch the Shoes!

  4. Emeni icon.
    E

    Emeni

    3

    The traits to use with Emeni are:

    1. 3

      Emeni's Magnificent Skin

    2. 3

      Lead by Example

    3. 3

      Pustule Eruption

    4. 2

      Cartilaginous Legs

    5. 2

      Gristled Toes

    6. 2

      Resilient Stitching

    7. 1

      Gnashing Chompers

    8. 1

      Hearth Kidneystone

    9. 1

      Sole Slough

  5. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    3

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 3

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 3

      Exacting Preparation

    3. 3

      Fatal Flaw

    4. 3

      Friends in Low Places

    5. 3

      Thrill Seeker

    6. 2

      Nimble Steps

    7. 1

      Sinful Preservation

potency conduits

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

  1. Everfrost conduit icon.
    E

    Everfrost

    48

  2. Accelerated Cold conduit icon.
    A

    Accelerated Cold

    46

  3. Unleashed Frenzy conduit icon.
    U

    Unleashed Frenzy

    7

endurance conduits

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

  1. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    46

  2. Hardened Bones conduit icon.
    H

    Hardened Bones

    44

  3. Reinforced Shell conduit icon.
    R

    Reinforced Shell

    31

finesse conduits

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

  1. Spirit Drain conduit icon.
    S

    Spirit Drain

    40

  2. Fleeting Wind conduit icon.
    F

    Fleeting Wind

    13

  3. Chilled Resilience conduit icon.
    C

    Chilled Resilience

    5