mm+ 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 3194
Lowest rating 2703

Stat Priority

+985
33% Crit
+700
21% Hast
+822
63% Mast
+295
7% 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. Critical Strike
  2. Mastery
  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

    17
  2. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    8
  3. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    5
  4. Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dwarf

    3
  5. Goblin icon.
    G

    Goblin

    3

Legendary

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

  1. Biting Cold legendary item icon.
    B

    Biting Cold - Waist

    23

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

  2. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Neck

    23

    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%.

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

    Rage of the Frozen Champion - Wrist

    20

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

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Feet

    13

    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.

  5. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Wrist

    7

    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%.

Trinkets

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

  1. Enforcer's Stun Grenade item icon.
    E

    Enforcer's Stun Grenade

    32

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +184 versatility
    Effects
    Use: Grants 942 Versatility for 20 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  2. Old Warrior's Soul item icon.
    O

    Old Warrior's Soul

    26

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +171 strength
    Effects
    Equip: While in combat your rage builds, increasing your Haste by 50 every 20 sec, stacking up to 5 times.
    Equip: When a nearby ally's health drops below 50%, sacrifice 6,488 of your health to heal them for the same amount. May only occur every 1 min.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  3. Eye of Command item icon.
    E

    Eye of Command

    13

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 strength
    +64 leech
    Effects
    Equip: Your melee auto attacks increase your Critical Strike by 20 for 10 sec, stacking up to 10 times. This effect is reset if you auto attack a different target.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Scars of Fraternal Strife item icon.
    S

    Scars of Fraternal Strife

    10

    Ilvl 311
    Effects
    Equip: Affix a Domination Rune to yourself, gaining power at a price.
    Use: Add another. (30 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Fated Mythic

  5. Decanter of Endless Howling item icon.
    D

    Decanter of Endless Howling

    7

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +141 critical-strike
    +64 leech
    Effects
    Equip: Your critical hits have a chance to increase your Strength by 573 for 15 sec. If you are below 50% health when this occurs, you also heal for 12,003 over 6 sec.
    Rank Fated Mythic

Tier Set

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

  1. Chausses of the First Eidolon item icon.
    C

    Chausses of the First Eidolon

    49

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 strength
    +411 stamina
    +132 haste
    +71 mastery
    Set
    Set: Remorseless Winter grants 8% Critical Strike while active.
    Set: Consuming Killing Machine fires a Glacial Advance through your target.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  2. Gauntlets of the First Eidolon item icon.
    G

    Gauntlets of the First Eidolon

    49

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +135 strength
    +308 stamina
    +44 critical-strike
    +108 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 Fated Mythic

  3. Carapace of the First Eidolon item icon.
    C

    Carapace of the First Eidolon

    47

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 strength
    +411 stamina
    +61 critical-strike
    +141 mastery
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Reinforced (+32 Stamina)
    Set
    Set: Remorseless Winter grants 8% Critical Strike while active.
    Set: Consuming Killing Machine fires a Glacial Advance through your target.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  4. Shoulderplates of the First Eidolon item icon.
    S

    Shoulderplates of the First Eidolon

    38

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +135 strength
    +308 stamina
    +52 haste
    +100 versatility
    Set
    Set: Remorseless Winter grants 8% Critical Strike while active.
    Set: Consuming Killing Machine fires a Glacial Advance through your target.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  5. Visage of the First Eidolon item icon.
    V

    Visage of the First Eidolon

    23

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 strength
    +411 stamina
    +116 haste
    +87 versatility
    Gem
    +16 Critical Strike
    Set
    Set: Remorseless Winter grants 8% Critical Strike while active.
    Set: Consuming Killing Machine fires a Glacial Advance through your target.
    Rank Fated 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

    104

    +16 Critical Strike

  2. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    77

    +16 Mastery

  3. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    17

    +16 Haste

  4. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    9

    +16 Versatility

  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 Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    22

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    18

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  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

    48

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. 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

    18

    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

    46

    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

    22

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

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 Critical Strike enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    56

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    31

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    12

    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.

    45

    Enchanted: Rune of Hysteria

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 the Fallen Crusader

  2. enchantment icon.

    1

    Enchanted: Rune of Razorice

  3. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    1

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

Talents

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

    1. Icy Talons talent icon.
      I
      48

      Icy Talons

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

    2. Inexorable Assault talent icon.
      I
      2

      Inexorable Assault

      Gain Inexorable Assault every 8 sec, stacking up to 5 times. Obliterate consumes a stack to deal an additional 314 Frost damage.

    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
      48

      Murderous Efficiency

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

    2. Runic Attenuation talent icon.
      R
      2

      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
      37

      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. Death's Reach talent icon.
      D
      9

      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.

    3. Asphyxiate talent icon.
      A
      4

      Asphyxiate

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

    1. Avalanche talent icon.
      A
      50

      Avalanche

      Casting Howling Blast with Rime active causes jagged icicles to fall on enemies nearby your target, dealing 308 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 219 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
      25

      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
      24

      Permafrost

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

    3. Death Pact talent icon.
      D
      1

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

    1. Breath of Sindragosa talent icon.
      B
      46

      Breath of Sindragosa

      Continuously deal 716 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

    30

  2. Dead of Winter PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dead of Winter

    16

  3. Strangulate PvP talent icon.
    S

    Strangulate

    14

  4. Deathchill PvP talent icon.
    D

    Deathchill

    12

  5. Shroud of Winter PvP talent icon.
    S

    Shroud of Winter

    11

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
2
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
2
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
46
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
0
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Korayn icon.
    K

    Korayn

    30

    The traits to use with Korayn are:

    1. 30

      First Strike

    2. 30

      Horn of the Wild Hunt

    3. 30

      Wild Hunt Strategem

    4. 30

      Wild Hunt Tactics

    5. 22

      Hunt's Exhilaration

    6. 18

      Vorkai Sharpening Techniques

    7. 12

      Get In Formation

    8. 8

      Vorkai Ambush

  2. Dreamweaver icon.
    D

    Dreamweaver

    15

    The traits to use with Dreamweaver are:

    1. 15

      Dream Delver

    2. 15

      Field of Blossoms

    3. 15

      Podtender

    4. 15

      Soothing Voice

    5. 13

      Waking Dreams

    6. 10

      Somnambulist

    7. 5

      Faerie Dust

    8. 2

      Cunning Dreams

  3. Pelagos icon.
    P

    Pelagos

    2

    The traits to use with Pelagos are:

    1. 2

      Combat Meditation

    2. 1

      Cleansed Vestments

    3. 1

      Focusing Mantra

    4. 1

      Let Go of the Past

    5. 1

      Newfound Resolve

    6. 1

      Path of the Devoted

  4. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    1

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 1

      Bonesmith's Satchel

    2. 1

      Carver's Eye

    3. 1

      Forgeborne Reveries

    4. 1

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Marrowed Gemstone

    5. 1

      Mnemonic Equipment

    6. 1

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

  5. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    1

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 1

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 1

      Grove Invigoration

    3. 1

      Niya's Tools: Burrs

    4. 1

      Run Without Tiring

    5. 1

      Survivor's Rally

    6. 1

      Swift Patrol

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. Accelerated Cold conduit icon.
    A

    Accelerated Cold

    48

  2. Everfrost conduit icon.
    E

    Everfrost

    48

  3. Adaptive Armor Fragment conduit icon.
    A

    Adaptive Armor Fragment

    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

    40

  2. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    39

  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 Mythic+, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Spirit Drain conduit icon.
    S

    Spirit Drain

    41

  2. Fleeting Wind conduit icon.
    F

    Fleeting Wind

    30

  3. Chilled Resilience conduit icon.
    C

    Chilled Resilience

    9