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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 2501
Lowest rating 2180

Stat Priority

+729
26% Crit
+281
9% Hast
+863
65% Mast
+214
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

    26
  2. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    8
  3. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    4
  4. Draenei icon.
    D

    Draenei

    2
  5. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    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 2

    40

    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

    5

    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

    2

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

  4. Biting Cold legendary item icon.
    B

    Biting Cold - Head

    2

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

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

    Rage of the Frozen Champion - Wrist

    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

    42

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

  2. Titanic Ocular Gland item icon.
    T

    Titanic Ocular Gland

    14

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 strength
    +52 leech
    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. Decanter of Endless Howling item icon.
    D

    Decanter of Endless Howling

    12

    Ilvl 239
    Stats
    +108 critical-strike
    Effects
    Equip: Your critical hits have a chance to increase your Strength by 269 for 15 sec. If you are below 50% health when this occurs, you also heal for 5,536 over 6 sec.
    Rank Heroic

  4. Overwhelming Power Crystal item icon.
    O

    Overwhelming Power Crystal

    11

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 strength
    Effects
    Use: Deploy a power crystal which beams arcane energy into you, inflicting 524 Arcane damage over 15 sec and granting you 541 Critical Strike for the duration. (1 Min 30 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  5. Anima Field Emitter item icon.
    A

    Anima Field Emitter

    7

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 strength
    Effects
    Equip: Your attacks have a high chance to create an Anima Field at your location for 8 sec. Standing within the field grants you 333 Haste.
    Rank Mythic

Gems

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

  1. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    60

    +16 Critical Strike

  2. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    56

    +16 Mastery

  3. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    3

    +16 Haste

  4. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    2

    +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. Foreboding Shard of Dyz icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Dyz

    18

    |CFF20ff20Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.44% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.|R

  2. Desolate Shard of Cor icon.
    D

    Desolate Shard of Cor

    11

    |CFF20ff20Your damage is increased by 2.25% for 20 sec after attacking an enemy you have not yet damaged.|R

  3. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    11

    |CFF20ff20Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.50% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.|R

  4. Portentous Shard of Bek icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Bek

    7

    |CFF20ff20Your damage is increased by 3.0% when you have 50% or more health than your target.|R

  5. Foreboding Shard of Oth icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Oth

    7

    |CFF20ff20Your Speed is increased by 45|R

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

    27

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    13

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  3. 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 Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    45

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    4

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

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

    16

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

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

    19

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

  2. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    1

    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

    51

    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 Versatility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    2

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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.

    49

    Enchanted: Rune of Razorice

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.

    50

    Enchanted: Rune of the Fallen Crusader

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
      40

      Cold Heart

      Every 2 sec, gain a stack of Cold Heart, causing your next Chains of Ice to deal 158 Frost damage. Stacks up to 20 times.

    2. Inexorable Assault talent icon.
      I
      8

      Inexorable Assault

      Gain Inexorable Assault every 8 sec, stacking up to 5 times. Obliterate consumes a stack to deal an additional 305 Frost damage.

    3. Icy Talons talent icon.
      I
      2

      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
      44

      Runic Attenuation

      Auto attacks have a chance to generate 5 Runic Power.

    2. Murderous Efficiency talent icon.
      M
      5

      Murderous Efficiency

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

    3. Horn of Winter talent icon.
      H
      1

      Horn of Winter

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

    1. Blinding Sleet talent icon.
      B
      41

      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
      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
      48

      Avalanche

      Casting Howling Blast with Rime active causes jagged icicles to fall on enemies nearby your target, dealing 308 Frost damage.

    2. Frostscythe talent icon.
      F
      2

      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 69 Frost damage on all nearby enemies.

    1. Wraith Walk talent icon.
      W
      41

      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
      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.

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

    1. Breath of Sindragosa talent icon.
      B
      46

      Breath of Sindragosa

      Continuously deal 704 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. Obliteration talent icon.
      O
      3

      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.

    3. Icecap talent icon.
      I
      1

      Icecap

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

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

    40

  2. Shroud of Winter PvP talent icon.
    S

    Shroud of Winter

    20

  3. Death's Echo PvP talent icon.
    D

    Death's Echo

    17

  4. Spellwarden PvP talent icon.
    S

    Spellwarden

    15

  5. Strangulate PvP talent icon.
    S

    Strangulate

    10

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
5
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
38
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
1
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
6
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

    24

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 24

      Carver's Eye

    2. 24

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 24

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Marrowed Gemstone

    4. 24

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    5. 19

      Runeforged Spurs

    6. 5

      Bonesmith's Satchel

  2. Emeni icon.
    E

    Emeni

    14

    The traits to use with Emeni are:

    1. 14

      Emeni's Magnificent Skin

    2. 14

      Gristled Toes

    3. 14

      Lead by Example

    4. 12

      Pustule Eruption

    5. 10

      Resilient Stitching

    6. 9

      Cartilaginous Legs

    7. 5

      Hearth Kidneystone

    8. 4

      Sole Slough

  3. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    5

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 5

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 5

      Exacting Preparation

    3. 5

      Friends in Low Places

    4. 5

      Thrill Seeker

    5. 4

      Sinful Preservation

    6. 1

      Nimble Steps

  4. Kleia icon.
    K

    Kleia

    4

    The traits to use with Kleia are:

    1. 4

      Cleansing Rites

    2. 4

      Light the Path

    3. 4

      Mentorship

    4. 4

      Pointed Courage

    5. 4

      Spear of the Archon

    6. 4

      Valiant Strikes

  5. General Draven icon.
    G

    General Draven

    1

    The traits to use with General Draven are:

    1. 1

      Hold Your Ground

    2. 1

      Move As One

    3. 1

      Regenerative Stone Skin

    4. 1

      Service In Stone

    5. 1

      Unbreakable Body

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

    49

  2. Accelerated Cold conduit icon.
    A

    Accelerated Cold

    47

  3. Unleashed Frenzy conduit icon.
    U

    Unleashed Frenzy

    13

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. Hardened Bones conduit icon.
    H

    Hardened Bones

    42

  2. Reinforced Shell conduit icon.
    R

    Reinforced Shell

    34

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    32

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

    46

  2. Fleeting Wind conduit icon.
    F

    Fleeting Wind

    14

  3. Chilled Resilience conduit icon.
    C

    Chilled Resilience

    4