3v3 Arcane Mage

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This is a guide about how to build Arcane Mages 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 Arcane Mage
Activity 3v3
Number of players 10
Highest rating 3085
Lowest rating 2239

Stat Priority

+42
6% Crit
+965
30% Hast
+14
10% Mast
+1289
32% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the stat priority is:

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

Race

Based on the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the character races to choose are:

  1. Kul Tiran icon.
    K

    Kul Tiran

    2
  2. Gnome icon.
    G

    Gnome

    2
  3. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    2
  4. Goblin icon.
    G

    Goblin

    1
  5. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    1

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Arcane Bombardment legendary item icon.
    A

    Arcane Bombardment - Feet

    7

    Arcane Barrage deals an additional 130% damage against targets below 35% health.

  2. Triune Ward legendary item icon.
    T

    Triune Ward - Chest

    1

    Casting any Barrier spell grants the effects of Blazing Barrier, Ice Barrier, and Prismatic Barrier. Each absorb shield has 65% effectiveness.

  3. Arcane Harmony legendary item icon.
    A

    Arcane Harmony - Hands

    1

    Each time Arcane Missiles hits an enemy, the damage of your next Arcane Barrage is increased by 8%. This effect stacks up to 18 times.

  4. Arcane Harmony legendary item icon.
    A

    Arcane Harmony - Shoulders

    1

    Each time Arcane Missiles hits an enemy, the damage of your next Arcane Barrage is increased by 8%. This effect stacks up to 18 times.

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Unchained Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Medallion

    9

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +96 intellect
    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 Insignia of Alacrity item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    5

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +113 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 213 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Rank Elite

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

    Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    3

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

  4. Unchained Gladiator's Shackles of Malediction item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Shackles of Malediction

    1

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +93 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Shackles an enemy, inflicting 13,112 Shadow damage and absorbing 19,668 healing over 4 sec. You are slowed by 50% while shackling. (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Duelist

  5. Sinful Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item icon.
    S

    Sinful Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    1

    Ilvl 226
    Stats
    +101 haste
    +46 speed
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 172 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Rank Elite

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 10 highest Arcane Mages in 3v3, the gems to use are:

  1. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    58

    +16 Haste

  2. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    2

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

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    10

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    6

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

    4

    Enchanted: +20 Intellect & +6% Mana

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    10

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Hands item are:

  1. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    3

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

  2. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    1

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    4

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

  2. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    1

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Ring items are:

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    19

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    1

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Main Hand item are:

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    10

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the talents to use are:

    1. Amplification talent icon.
      A
      10

      Amplification

      When Clearcast, Arcane Missiles fires 2 additional missiles.

    2. Rule of Threes talent icon.
      R
      0

      Rule of Threes

      When you gain your third Arcane Charge, the cost of your next Arcane Blast or Arcane Missiles is reduced by 100%.

    3. Arcane Familiar talent icon.
      A
      0

      Arcane Familiar

      Summon a Familiar that attacks your enemies and increases your maximum mana by 10% for 1 hour.

    1. Shimmer talent icon.
      S
      10

      Shimmer

      Teleports you 20 yards forward, unless something is in the way. Unaffected by the global cooldown and castable while casting.

    2. Master of Time talent icon.
      M
      0

      Master of Time

      Reduces the cooldown of Alter Time by 30 sec. Alter Time resets the cooldown of Blink when you return to your original location.

    3. Slipstream talent icon.
      S
      0

      Slipstream

      Clearcasting allows Arcane Missiles to be channeled while moving. Evocation can be channeled while moving.

    1. Incanter's Flow talent icon.
      I
      5

      Incanter's Flow

      Magical energy flows through you while in combat, building up to 20% increased damage and then diminishing down to 4% increased damage, cycling every 10 sec.

    2. Rune of Power talent icon.
      R
      5

      Rune of Power

      Places a Rune of Power on the ground for 12 sec which increases your spell damage by 40% while you stand within 8 yds. Casting Arcane Power will also create a Rune of Power at your location.

    3. Focus Magic talent icon.
      F
      0

      Focus Magic

      Increases the target's chance to critically hit with spells by 5% for 30 min. When the target critically hits your Intellect and chance to critically hit with spells is increased by 5% for 10 sec. Cannot be cast on self. Limit 1 target.

    1. Resonance talent icon.
      R
      9

      Resonance

      Arcane Barrage deals 15% increased damage per target it hits.

    2. Arcane Echo talent icon.
      A
      1

      Arcane Echo

      Direct damage you deal to enemies affected by Touch of the Magi, causes an explosion that deals 113 Arcane damage to all nearby enemies. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets.

    3. Nether Tempest talent icon.
      N
      0

      Nether Tempest

      Places a Nether Tempest on the target which deals 190 Arcane damage over 12 sec to the target and nearby enemies within 10 yards. Limit 1 target. Deals reduced damage to secondary targets. Damage increased by 67% per Arcane Charge.

    1. Chrono Shift talent icon.
      C
      10

      Chrono Shift

      Arcane Barrage slows enemies by 50% and increases your movement speed by 50% for 5 sec.

    2. Ice Ward talent icon.
      I
      0

      Ice Ward

      Frost Nova now has 2 charges.

    3. Ring of Frost talent icon.
      R
      0

      Ring of Frost

      Summons a Ring of Frost for 10 sec at the target location. Enemies entering the ring are incapacitated for 10 sec. Limit 10 targets. When the incapacitate expires, enemies are slowed by 65% for 4 sec.

    1. Arcane Orb talent icon.
      A
      10

      Arcane Orb

      Launches an Arcane Orb forward from your position, traveling up to 40 yards, dealing 1,279 Arcane damage to enemies it passes through. Grants 1 Arcane Charge when cast and every time it deals damage.

    2. Reverberate talent icon.
      R
      0

      Reverberate

      If Arcane Explosion hits at least 3 targets, it has a 50% chance to generate an extra Arcane Charge.

    3. Supernova talent icon.
      S
      0

      Supernova

      Pulses arcane energy around the target enemy or ally, dealing 350 Arcane damage to all enemies within 8 yards, and knocking them upward. A primary enemy target will take 100% increased damage.

    1. Enlightened talent icon.
      E
      6

      Enlightened

      Arcane damage dealt while above 70% mana is increased by 8%, Mana Regen while below 70% is increased by 20%.

    2. Overpowered talent icon.
      O
      4

      Overpowered

      Arcane Power now increases damage by 50% and reduces mana costs by 50%.

    3. Time Anomaly talent icon.
      T
      0

      Time Anomaly

      At any moment, you have a chance to gain Arcane Power for 8 sec, gain Evocation for 1 sec, or gain Time Warp for 6 sec.

PvP Talents

Based on the talents observed on 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Mass Invisibility PvP talent icon.
    M

    Mass Invisibility

    10

  2. Arcane Empowerment PvP talent icon.
    A

    Arcane Empowerment

    7

  3. Arcanosphere PvP talent icon.
    A

    Arcanosphere

    5

  4. Temporal Shield PvP talent icon.
    T

    Temporal Shield

    5

  5. Netherwind Armor PvP talent icon.
    N

    Netherwind Armor

    3

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
1
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
3
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
6
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the covenants to pick are:

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

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    6

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 6

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 6

      Familiar Predicaments

    3. 6

      Fatal Flaw

    4. 6

      Friends in Low Places

    5. 6

      Thrill Seeker

    6. 3

      Nimble Steps

    7. 3

      Sinful Preservation

  2. Dreamweaver icon.
    D

    Dreamweaver

    1

    The traits to use with Dreamweaver are:

    1. 1

      Dream Delver

    2. 1

      Field of Blossoms

    3. 1

      Podtender

    4. 1

      Somnambulist

    5. 1

      Soothing Voice

    6. 1

      Waking Dreams

  3. Korayn icon.
    K

    Korayn

    1

    The traits to use with Korayn are:

    1. 1

      Face Your Foes

    2. 1

      Get In Formation

    3. 1

      Horn of the Wild Hunt

    4. 1

      Vorkai Ambush

    5. 1

      Wild Hunt Strategem

    6. 1

      Wild Hunt Tactics

  4. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    1

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 1

      Called Shot

    2. 1

      Grove Invigoration

    3. 1

      Nature's Splendor

    4. 1

      Niya's Tools: Burrs

    5. 1

      Run Without Tiring

  5. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    1

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 1

      Kevin's Keyring

    2. 1

      Kevin's Oozeling

    3. 1

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    4. 1

      Ultimate Form

    5. 1

      Viscous Trail

    6. 1

      Volatile Solvent

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Arcane Prodigy conduit icon.
    A

    Arcane Prodigy

    9

  2. Nether Precision conduit icon.
    N

    Nether Precision

    7

  3. Magi's Brand conduit icon.
    M

    Magi's Brand

    6

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Tempest Barrier conduit icon.
    T

    Tempest Barrier

    9

  2. Cryo-Freeze conduit icon.
    C

    Cryo-Freeze

    5

  3. Diverted Energy conduit icon.
    D

    Diverted Energy

    1

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 10 highest rated Arcane Mages in 3v3, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Flow of Time conduit icon.
    F

    Flow of Time

    9

  2. Grounding Surge conduit icon.
    G

    Grounding Surge

    3