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3v3 Arcane Mage

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Arcane Mage
15 hours ago
50 characters
2131 - 2710

This guide tells you everything about how to build a PvP Arcane Mage that will thrive in 3v3.

Updated , it is based on the 50 top-rated Arcane Mages in 3v3 leaderboards across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. Ratings are ranging from 2131 to 2710, with the current top 3v3 Arcane Mage being Rositajones from Tichondrius (US).

Each character's equipment type, active specialization history, as well as connection frequency, are taken into consideration to keep the guide as accurate as possible.

Stat Priority

Stats are attributes that enhance character abilities and define how it feels to play. Found on most pieces of equipment, object ameliorations, and consumables, the stats to prioritize for Arcane Mages in 3v3 are Versatility and Haste :

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

Sometimes, items can also contain minor stats that can add a certain value. Even though they are really hard to get since they are rare and random, the one to reach is Speed :

  1. Speed
  2. Avoidance
  3. Leech
Main Stat Priority
+295
8% Critical Strike
+3657
24% Haste
+588
14% Mastery
+4830
24% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Haste
  3. Mastery
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stat Priority
+14
0% Avoidance
+14
0% Leech
+551
11% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Avoidance
  3. Leech

Races

Each race in World of Warcraft brings traits that can potentially give an edge in achieving victory. That said, the best race for Arcane Mage in 3v3 is currently Night Elf .

Since cross-faction play is now possible, there are few barriers that remain for picking what offers the best racials.

  1. Night Elf race icon.
    Night Elf
    20
  2. Human race icon.
    Human
    11
  3. Orc race icon.
    Orc
    5
  4. Dark Iron Dwarf race icon.
    Dark Iron Dwarf
    4
  5. Void Elf race icon.
    Void Elf
    3

Class Talents

Prismatic Barrier talent icon.
50
Prismatic Barrier talent icon.

Prismatic Barrier

50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 25 sec cooldown
Effect Shields you with an arcane force, absorbing 33,232 damage and reducing magic damage taken by 15% for 1 min. The duration of harmful Magic effects against you is reduced by 25%.
Power Cost 7,500 Mana
Ice Block talent icon.
50
Ice Block talent icon.

Ice Block

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 4 min cooldown
Effect Encases you in a block of ice, protecting you from all attacks and damage for 10 sec, but during that time you cannot attack, move, or cast spells. Causes Hypothermia, preventing you from recasting Ice Block for 30 sec.
Overflowing Energy talent icon.
50
Overflowing Energy talent icon.

Overflowing Energy

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your spell critical strike damage is increased by 10%. When your direct damage spells fail to critically strike a target, your spell critical strike chance is increased by 2%, up to 10% for 8 sec. When your spells critically strike Overflowing Energy is reset.
Invisibility talent icon.
50
Invisibility talent icon.

Invisibility

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 5 min cooldown
Effect Turns you invisible over 3 sec, reducing threat each second. While invisible, you are untargetable by enemies. Lasts 20 sec. Taking any action cancels the effect.
Power Cost 7,500 Mana
Winter's Protection talent icon.
1
Winter's Protection talent icon.

Winter's Protection

1
Rank 2
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect The cooldown of Ice Block is reduced by 40 sec.
Spellsteal talent icon.
50
Spellsteal talent icon.

Spellsteal

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Effect Steals a beneficial magic effect from the target. This effect lasts a maximum of 2 min.
Power Cost 17,325 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Tempest Barrier talent icon.
13
Tempest Barrier talent icon.

Tempest Barrier

13
Rank 1
11
Rank 2
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Gain a shield that absorbs 6% of your maximum health for 15 sec after you Blink.
Incantation of Swiftness talent icon.
0
Incantation of Swiftness talent icon.

Incantation of Swiftness

Cast Time Passive
Effect Invisibility increases your movement speed by 32% for 6 sec.
Remove Curse talent icon.
50
Remove Curse talent icon.

Remove Curse

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 8 sec cooldown
Effect Removes all Curses from a friendly target.
Power Cost 3,250 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Arcane Warding talent icon.
1
Arcane Warding talent icon.

Arcane Warding

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces magic damage taken by 4%.
Mirror Image talent icon.
48
Mirror Image talent icon.

Mirror Image

48
Rank 1
48
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
Effect Creates 3 copies of you nearby for 40 sec, which cast spells and attack your enemies. While your images are active damage taken is reduced by 20%. Taking direct damage will cause one of your images to dissipate.
Power Cost 5,000 Mana
Incanter's Flow talent icon.
48
Incanter's Flow talent icon.

Incanter's Flow

48
Rank 1
48
Cast Time Passive
Effect 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.
Rune of Power talent icon.

Rune of Power

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time 1.5 sec cast
Cooldown 10 sec cooldown
Effect 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.
Alter Time talent icon.
50
Alter Time talent icon.

Alter Time

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect Alters the fabric of time, returning you to your current location and health when cast a second time, or after 10 seconds. Effect negated by long distance or death.
Power Cost 2,500 Mana
Cryo-Freeze talent icon.
7
Cryo-Freeze talent icon.

Cryo-Freeze

7
Rank 1
4
Rank 2
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect While inside Ice Block, you heal for 80% of your maximum health over the duration.
Reduplication talent icon.
0
Reduplication talent icon.

Reduplication

Cast Time Passive
Effect Mirror Image's cooldown is reduced by 10 sec whenever a Mirror Image dissipates due to direct damage.
Reabsorption talent icon.

Reabsorption

Cast Time Passive
Effect You are healed for 5% of your maximum health whenever a Mirror Image dissipates due to direct damage.
Quick Witted talent icon.
50
Quick Witted talent icon.

Quick Witted

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Successfully interrupting an enemy with Counterspell reduces its cooldown by 4 sec.
Mass Polymorph talent icon.
2
Mass Polymorph talent icon.

Mass Polymorph

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time 1.7 sec cast
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect Transforms all enemies within 10 yards into sheep, wandering around incapacitated for 1 min. While affected, the victims cannot take actions but will regenerate health very quickly. Damage will cancel the effect. Only works on Beasts, Humanoids and Critters.
Power Cost 10,000 Mana
Slow talent icon.
49
Slow talent icon.

Slow

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Instant
Effect Reduces the target's movement speed by 50% for 15 sec.
Power Cost 2,500 Mana
Range 35 yd range
Master of Time talent icon.
50
Master of Time talent icon.

Master of Time

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Alter Time by 10 sec. Alter Time resets the cooldown of Blink when you return to your original location.
Diverted Energy talent icon.
0
Diverted Energy talent icon.

Diverted Energy

Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Barriers heal you for 20% of the damage absorbed.
Ring of Frost talent icon.
49
Ring of Frost talent icon.

Ring of Frost

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time 2 sec cast
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect 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.
Power Cost 20,000 Mana
Range 30 yd range
Ice Nova talent icon.
44
Ice Nova talent icon.

Ice Nova

44
Rank 1
44
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 25 sec cooldown
Effect Causes a whirl of icy wind around the enemy, dealing 6,644 Frost damage to the target and reduced damage to all other enemies within 8 yards, and freezing them in place for 2 sec.
Range 40 yd range
Shimmer talent icon.
42
Shimmer talent icon.

Shimmer

42
Rank 1
42
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 0.5 sec cooldown
Effect Teleports you 20 yards forward, unless something is in the way. Unaffected by the global cooldown and castable while casting.
Power Cost 5,000 Mana
Ice Floes talent icon.

Ice Floes

8
Rank 1
8
Cast Time Instant
Effect Makes your next Mage spell with a cast time shorter than 10 sec castable while moving. Unaffected by the global cooldown and castable while casting.
Mass Slow talent icon.
2
Mass Slow talent icon.

Mass Slow

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time Passive
Effect Slow applies to all enemies within 5 yds of your target.
Blast Wave talent icon.
50
Blast Wave talent icon.

Blast Wave

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 30 sec cooldown
Effect Causes an explosion around yourself, dealing 2,597 Fire damage to all enemies within 8 yards, knocking them back, and reducing movement speed by 70% for 6 sec.
Improved Frost Nova talent icon.
35
Improved Frost Nova talent icon.

Improved Frost Nova

35
Rank 1
35
Cast Time Passive
Effect Frost Nova duration is increased by 2 sec.
Rigid Ice talent icon.
3
Rigid Ice talent icon.

Rigid Ice

3
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Passive
Effect Frost Nova can withstand 80% more damage before breaking.
Tome of Rhonin talent icon.
45
Tome of Rhonin talent icon.

Tome of Rhonin

45
Rank 1
45
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Critical Strike chance by 2%.
Tome of Antonidas talent icon.
49
Tome of Antonidas talent icon.

Tome of Antonidas

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Haste by 2%.
Volatile Detonation talent icon.
50
Volatile Detonation talent icon.

Volatile Detonation

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Greatly increases the effect of Blast Wave's knockback. Blast Wave's cooldown is reduced by 5 seconds.
Energized Barriers talent icon.
48
Energized Barriers talent icon.

Energized Barriers

48
Rank 1
48
Cast Time Passive
Effect When your barrier receives melee attacks, you have a 10% chance to be granted Clearcasting. Casting your barrier removes all snare effects.
Frigid Winds talent icon.
49
Frigid Winds talent icon.

Frigid Winds

49
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
48
Cast Time Passive
Effect All of your snare effects reduce the target's movement speed by an additional 10%.
Flow of Time talent icon.
50
Flow of Time talent icon.

Flow of Time

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect The cooldown of Blink is reduced by 2.0 sec.
Temporal Velocity talent icon.
50
Temporal Velocity talent icon.

Temporal Velocity

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases your movement speed by 10% for 2 sec after casting Blink and 40% for 5 sec after returning from Alter Time.
Ice Ward talent icon.
48
Ice Ward talent icon.

Ice Ward

48
Rank 1
48
Cast Time Passive
Effect Frost Nova now has 2 charges.
Time Manipulation talent icon.
1
Time Manipulation talent icon.

Time Manipulation

1
Rank 2
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Casting Clearcasting Arcane Missiles reduces the cooldown of your loss of control abilities by 2 sec.
Greater Invisibility talent icon.
50
Greater Invisibility talent icon.

Greater Invisibility

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 2 min cooldown
Effect Makes you invisible and untargetable for 20 sec, removing all threat. Any action taken cancels this effect. You take 60% reduced damage while invisible and for 3 sec after reappearing.
Accumulative Shielding talent icon.
1
Accumulative Shielding talent icon.

Accumulative Shielding

1
Rank 2
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your barrier's cooldown recharges 20% faster while the shield persists.
Dragon's Breath talent icon.
49
Dragon's Breath talent icon.

Dragon's Breath

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Enemies in a cone in front of you take 3,233 Fire damage and are disoriented for 4 sec. Damage will cancel the effect.
Power Cost 10,000 Mana
Shifting Power talent icon.
47
Shifting Power talent icon.

Shifting Power

47
Rank 1
47
Cast Time Channeled
Cooldown 1 min cooldown
Effect Draw power from the Night Fae, dealing 11,573 Nature damage over 3.6 sec to enemies within 18 yds. While channeling, your Mage ability cooldowns are reduced by 12 sec over 3.6 sec.
Power Cost 12,500 Mana
Freezing Cold talent icon.
1
Freezing Cold talent icon.

Freezing Cold

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Enemies hit by Cone of Cold are frozen in place for 5 sec instead of snared. When your roots expire or are dispelled, your target is snared by 80%, decaying over 3 sec.
Time Anomaly talent icon.
49
Time Anomaly talent icon.

Time Anomaly

49
Rank 1
49
Cast Time Passive
Effect At any moment, you have a chance to gain Arcane Surge for 6 sec, Clearcasting, or Time Warp for 6 sec.
Temporal Warp talent icon.

Temporal Warp

Cast Time Passive
Effect While you have Temporal Displacement or other similar effects, you may use Time Warp to grant yourself 30% Haste for 40 sec.
Displacement talent icon.
3
Displacement talent icon.

Displacement

3
Rank 1
3
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Teleports you back to where you last Blinked. Only usable within 8 sec of Blinking.
Range 40 yd range
Meteor talent icon.
0
Meteor talent icon.

Meteor

Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Calls down a meteor which lands at the target location after 3 sec, dealing 14,476 Fire damage, split evenly between all targets within 8 yards, and burns the ground, dealing 3,637 Fire damage over 8.5 sec to all enemies in the area.
Power Cost 2,500 Mana
Range 40 yd range

Specialization Talents

Arcane Barrage talent icon.
50
Arcane Barrage talent icon.

Arcane Barrage

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 3 sec cooldown
Effect Launches bolts of arcane energy at the enemy target, causing 4,334 Arcane damage. For each Arcane Charge, deals 35% additional damage. Consumes all Arcane Charges.
Range 40 yd range
Arcane Missiles talent icon.
50
Arcane Missiles talent icon.

Arcane Missiles

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Channeled
Effect Launches five waves of Arcane Missiles at the enemy over 2.3 sec, causing a total of 11,252 Arcane damage.
Power Cost 37,500 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Arcane Orb talent icon.
50
Arcane Orb talent icon.

Arcane Orb

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Effect Launches an Arcane Orb forward from your position, traveling up to 40 yards, dealing 7,743 Arcane damage to enemies it passes through. Grants 1 Arcane Charge when cast and every time it deals damage.
Power Cost 2,500 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Clearcasting talent icon.
50
Clearcasting talent icon.

Clearcasting

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect For each 1,250 mana you spend, you have a 1% chance to gain Clearcasting, making your next Arcane Missiles or Arcane Explosion free and channel 20% faster.
Arcane Tempo talent icon.
50
Arcane Tempo talent icon.

Arcane Tempo

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Consuming Arcane Charges increases your Haste by 2% for 12 seconds, stacks up to 5 times.
Improved Arcane Missiles talent icon.
50
Improved Arcane Missiles talent icon.

Improved Arcane Missiles

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Arcane Missiles damage by 20%.
Arcane Surge talent icon.
50
Arcane Surge talent icon.

Arcane Surge

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time 2.5 sec cast
Cooldown 1.5 min cooldown
Effect Expend all of your current mana to annihilate your enemy target and nearby enemies for up to 20,677 Arcane damage based on Mana spent. Deals reduced damage beyond 5 targets. For the next 12 sec, your Mana Regeneration is increased by 425% and Spell Damage is increased by 10%.
Power Cost 1 to 320,758 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Crackling Energy talent icon.
50
Crackling Energy talent icon.

Crackling Energy

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Arcane Explosion and Arcane Blast damage by 20%.
Nether Precision talent icon.
50
Nether Precision talent icon.

Nether Precision

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Consuming Clearcasting increases the damage of your next 2 Arcane Blasts by 20%.
Arcane Familiar talent icon.
4
Arcane Familiar talent icon.

Arcane Familiar

4
Rank 1
4
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 10 sec cooldown
Effect Summon a Familiar that attacks your enemies and increases your maximum mana by 10% for 1 hour.
Rule of Threes talent icon.

Rule of Threes

Cast Time Passive
Effect When you gain your third Arcane Charge, the cost of your next Arcane Blast or Arcane Missiles is reduced by 100%.
Charged Orb talent icon.
50
Charged Orb talent icon.

Charged Orb

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane Orb gains 1 additional charge.
Resonance talent icon.
50
Resonance talent icon.

Resonance

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane Barrage deals 15% increased damage per target it hits.
Arcane Power talent icon.
50
Arcane Power talent icon.

Arcane Power

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane Surge lasts an additional 3 sec and grants 25% increased Spell Damage.
Mana Adept talent icon.
26
Mana Adept talent icon.

Mana Adept

26
Rank 1
26
Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane Barrage grants you 2% of your maximum mana per Arcane Charge spent.
Slipstream talent icon.
48
Slipstream talent icon.

Slipstream

48
Rank 1
48
Cast Time Passive
Effect Clearcasting allows Arcane Missiles to be channeled while moving. Evocation can be channeled while moving.
Amplification talent icon.
50
Amplification talent icon.

Amplification

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect When Clearcast, Arcane Missiles fires 3 additional missiles.
Presence of Mind talent icon.
50
Presence of Mind talent icon.

Presence of Mind

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Causes your next 2 Arcane Blasts to be instant cast.
Foresight talent icon.
0
Foresight talent icon.

Foresight

Cast Time Passive
Effect Standing still for 10 sec grants you Foresight, allowing you to cast while moving for 4 sec. This duration begins when you start moving.
Arcing Cleave talent icon.
50
Arcing Cleave talent icon.

Arcing Cleave

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect For each Arcane Charge, Arcane Barrage hits 1 additional nearby target for 40% damage.
Reverberate talent icon.
0
Reverberate talent icon.

Reverberate

Cast Time Passive
Effect If Arcane Explosion hits at least 3 targets, it has a 50% chance to generate an extra Arcane Charge.
Nether Tempest talent icon.

Nether Tempest

Cast Time Instant
Effect Places a Nether Tempest on the target which deals 1,194 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 71% per Arcane Charge.
Power Cost 3,750 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Improved Prismatic Barrier talent icon.
6
Improved Prismatic Barrier talent icon.

Improved Prismatic Barrier

6
Rank 1
6
Cast Time Passive
Effect Prismatic Barrier further reduces magical damage taken by an additional 5% and duration of harmful Magic effects by 10%.
Impetus talent icon.
37
Impetus talent icon.

Impetus

37
Rank 1
37
Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane Blast has a 10% chance to generate an additional Arcane Charge. If you were to gain an Arcane Charge while at maximum charges instead gain 10% Arcane damage for 10 sec.
Improved Clearcasting talent icon.
35
Improved Clearcasting talent icon.

Improved Clearcasting

35
Rank 1
35
Cast Time Passive
Effect Clearcasting can stack up to 2 additional times.
Chrono Shift talent icon.
50
Chrono Shift talent icon.

Chrono Shift

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane Barrage slows enemies by 50% and increases your movement speed by 50% for 5 sec.
Touch of the Magi talent icon.
50
Touch of the Magi talent icon.

Touch of the Magi

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 45 sec cooldown
Effect Applies Touch of the Magi to your current target, accumulating 20% of the damage you deal to the target for 10 sec, and then exploding for that amount of Arcane damage to the target and reduced damage to all nearby enemies. Generates 4 Arcane Charges.
Power Cost 12,500 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Supernova talent icon.
9
Supernova talent icon.

Supernova

9
Rank 1
9
Cast Time Instant
Cooldown 25 sec cooldown
Effect Pulses arcane energy around the target enemy or ally, dealing 1,991 Arcane damage to all enemies within 8 yards, and knocking them upward. A primary enemy target will take 100% increased damage.
Range 40 yd range
Evocation talent icon.
1
Evocation talent icon.

Evocation

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Channeled
Effect Increases your mana regeneration by 750% for 5.4 sec.
Enlightened talent icon.
50
Enlightened talent icon.

Enlightened

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane damage dealt while above 70% mana is increased by 6%, Mana Regen while below 70% is increased by 20%.
Arcane Echo talent icon.
5
Arcane Echo talent icon.

Arcane Echo

5
Rank 1
5
Cast Time Passive
Effect Direct damage you deal to enemies affected by Touch of the Magi, causes an explosion that deals 534 Arcane damage to all nearby enemies. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets.
Arcane Bombardment talent icon.
50
Arcane Bombardment talent icon.

Arcane Bombardment

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane Barrage deals an additional 100% damage against targets below 35% health.
Illuminated Thoughts talent icon.
50
Illuminated Thoughts talent icon.

Illuminated Thoughts

50
Rank 2
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Clearcasting has a 10% increased chance to proc.
Conjure Mana Gem talent icon.
2
Conjure Mana Gem talent icon.

Conjure Mana Gem

2
Rank 1
2
Cast Time 3 sec cast
Effect Conjures a Mana Gem that can be used to instantly restore 25% mana and grant 5% spell damage for 12 sec. Holds up to 3 charges. Conjured Items Conjured items disappear if logged out for more than 15 minutes.
Power Cost 45,000 Mana
Siphon Storm talent icon.
1
Siphon Storm talent icon.

Siphon Storm

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Evocation grants 1 Arcane Charge, and while channeling Evocation, your Intellect is increased by 2% every 0.9 sec. Lasts 30 sec.
Prodigious Savant talent icon.
31
Prodigious Savant talent icon.

Prodigious Savant

31
Rank 1
12
Rank 2
19
Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane Charges further increase Mastery effectiveness of Arcane Blast and Arcane Barrage by 40%.
Radiant Spark talent icon.
25
Radiant Spark talent icon.

Radiant Spark

25
Rank 1
25
Cast Time 1.5 sec cast
Cooldown 30 sec cooldown
Effect Conjure a radiant spark that causes 5,955 Arcane damage instantly, and an additional 3,015 damage over 10 sec. The target takes 10% increased damage from your direct damage spells, stacking each time they are struck. This effect ends after 4 spells.
Power Cost 5,000 Mana
Range 40 yd range
Concentration talent icon.
50
Concentration talent icon.

Concentration

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane Blast has a chance to grant Concentration, which causes your next Clearcasting to not be consumed.
Cascading Power talent icon.
1
Cascading Power talent icon.

Cascading Power

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Consuming a Mana Gem grants up to 2 Clearcasting stacks.
Orb Barrage talent icon.
0
Orb Barrage talent icon.

Orb Barrage

Cast Time Passive
Effect Consuming Clearcasting reduces the cooldown of Arcane Orb by 2 sec. Additionally, casting Arcane Missiles 15 times fires an Arcane Orb toward your target. Clearcast Arcane Missiles count as 2.
Harmonic Echo talent icon.
0
Harmonic Echo talent icon.

Harmonic Echo

Cast Time Passive
Effect Damage dealt to enemies affected by Radiant Spark's vulnerability echo to your current enemy target and 4 nearby enemies for 20% of the damage dealt.
Arcane Harmony talent icon.
50
Arcane Harmony talent icon.

Arcane Harmony

50
Rank 1
50
Cast Time Passive
Effect Each time Arcane Missiles hits an enemy, the damage of your next Arcane Barrage is increased by 5%. This effect stacks up to 20 times.

PvP Talents

Arcane Empowerment talent icon.
9
Arcane Empowerment talent icon.

Arcane Empowerment

9
Rank 1
9
Effect Clearcasting can now stack 2 additional times, and increases the damage of Arcane Missiles by 5% per stack. Clearcasting no longer reduces the mana cost of Arcane Explosion.
Master of Escape talent icon.
0
Master of Escape talent icon.

Master of Escape

Effect Reduces the cooldown of Greater Invisibility by 45 sec.
Mass Invisibility talent icon.
45
Mass Invisibility talent icon.

Mass Invisibility

45
Rank 1
45
Effect You and your allies within 40 yards instantly become invisible for 5 sec. Dealing damage will cancel the effect.
Netherwind Armor talent icon.
4
Netherwind Armor talent icon.

Netherwind Armor

4
Rank 1
4
Effect Reduces the chance you will suffer a critical strike by 10%.
Temporal Shield talent icon.
8
Temporal Shield talent icon.

Temporal Shield

8
Rank 1
8
Effect Envelops you in a temporal shield for 4 sec. 100% of all damage taken while shielded will be instantly restored when the shield ends.
Kleptomania talent icon.
21
Kleptomania talent icon.

Kleptomania

21
Rank 1
21
Effect Spellsteal steals all spells from the target, now has a 30 sec cooldown and costs 300% more mana.
Prismatic Cloak talent icon.
1
Prismatic Cloak talent icon.

Prismatic Cloak

1
Rank 1
1
Effect After you Blink, you take 50% less magical damage for 2 sec.
Arcanosphere talent icon.
0
Arcanosphere talent icon.

Arcanosphere

Effect Builds a sphere of Arcane energy, gaining power over 4 sec. Upon release, the sphere passes through any barriers, knocking enemies back and dealing up to 31,169 Arcane damage.
Ice Wall talent icon.
0
Ice Wall talent icon.

Ice Wall

Effect Conjures an Ice Wall 30 yards long that obstructs line of sight. The wall has 40% of your maximum health and lasts up to 15 sec.
Ring of Fire talent icon.
20
Ring of Fire talent icon.

Ring of Fire

20
Rank 1
20
Effect Summons a Ring of Fire for 8 sec at the target location. Enemies entering the ring burn for 24% of their total health over 6 sec.
Precognition talent icon.
42
Precognition talent icon.

Precognition

42
Rank 1
42
Effect If an interrupt is used on you while you are not casting, gain 15% Haste and become immune to crowd control, interrupt, and cast pushback effects for 5 sec.

Equipment

The equipment is what makes characters stronger. The best gear is usually found in the Great Vault, Mythic+ dungeons, and Mythic raids. They can also be bought from PvP vendors or crafted with the Crafting Orders system.

Here are the best equipment items for Arcane Mages in 3v3.

Head

  1. Crystal Scholar's Cowl icon.
    set
    Crystal Scholar's Cowl
    43
    Crystal Scholar's Cowl icon.

    Crystal Scholar's Cowl

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +441 intellect
    +1128 stamina
    +518 haste
    +207 versatility
    Set
    Set: For each Arcane Charge, Arcane Blast critical strike chance is increased by 5% and Arcane Explosion critical strike chance is increased by 3%.
    Set: When Arcane Blast or Arcane Explosion critically strikes at least one target, the critical strike chance of your next Arcane Barrage is increased by 10%, stacking up to 4 times.
    Rank Elite

  2. Drakebreaker's Hood icon.
    set
    Drakebreaker's Hood
    4
    Drakebreaker's Hood icon.

    Drakebreaker's Hood

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +356 intellect
    +825 stamina
    +278 haste
    +360 versatility
    Set
    Set: Versatility increased by 104.
    (4) Set: When you are stunned, harden your resolve, absorbing up to 60,121 damage for 10 sec. Cannot occur more than once every 2 min.
    (6) Set: Killing enemy players grants Breaker's Frenzy, increasing versatility by 2% and movement speed by 2%. Can stack up to 10 times.
    Rank Primal Infused

  3. Crimson Gladiator's Silk Guise icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Guise
    2
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Guise icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Guise

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +441 intellect
    +1128 stamina
    +241 haste
    +484 versatility
    Rank Elite

  4. Crimson Aspirant's Silk Cover icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Cover
    1
    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Cover icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Cover

    Ilvl 366
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +298 intellect
    +632 stamina
    +240 haste
    +325 versatility

Neck

  1. Crimson Gladiator's Necklace icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Necklace
    42
    Crimson Gladiator's Necklace icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Necklace

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +634 stamina
    +251 haste
    +848 versatility
    Rank Elite

  2. Crimson Aspirant's Necklace icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Necklace
    3
    Crimson Aspirant's Necklace icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Necklace

    Ilvl 340
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +278 stamina
    +200 haste
    +319 versatility

  3. Elemental Lariat icon.
    Elemental Lariat
    3
    Elemental Lariat icon.

    Elemental Lariat

    Ilvl 415
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +696 stamina
    +579 haste
    +579 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to empower one of your socketed elemental gems, granting 492 of their associated stat for 12 sec.

  4. Chain of Scorched Bones icon.
    set
    Chain of Scorched Bones
    1
    Chain of Scorched Bones icon.

    Chain of Scorched Bones

    Ilvl 411
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +661 stamina
    +739 haste
    +385 versatility
    Set
    (2) Set: Your spells and attacks against Demons have a chance to deal an additional 259 Fire damage.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Crimson Gladiator's Amulet icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Amulet
    1
    Crimson Gladiator's Amulet icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Amulet

    Ilvl 382
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +446 stamina
    +675 versatility
    +200 mastery
    Rank Unranked

Shoulders

  1. Crystal Scholar's Beacons icon.
    set
    Crystal Scholar's Beacons
    32
    Crystal Scholar's Beacons icon.

    Crystal Scholar's Beacons

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +331 intellect
    +846 stamina
    +376 critical-strike
    +168 haste
    Set
    Set: For each Arcane Charge, Arcane Blast critical strike chance is increased by 5% and Arcane Explosion critical strike chance is increased by 3%.
    Set: When Arcane Blast or Arcane Explosion critically strikes at least one target, the critical strike chance of your next Arcane Barrage is increased by 10%, stacking up to 4 times.
    Rank Elite

  2. Crimson Gladiator's Silk Mantle icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Mantle
    15
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Mantle icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Mantle

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +331 intellect
    +846 stamina
    +186 haste
    +357 versatility
    Rank Elite

  3. Crimson Aspirant's Silk Mantle icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Mantle
    2
    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Mantle icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Mantle

    Ilvl 340
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +176 intellect
    +370 stamina
    +150 haste
    +186 versatility

  4. Crimson Gladiator's Silk Amice icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Amice
    1
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Amice icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Amice

    Ilvl 398
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +301 intellect
    +737 stamina
    +324 versatility
    +191 mastery
    Rank Rival I

Back

  1. Crimson Gladiator's Drape icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Drape
    24
    Crimson Gladiator's Drape icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Drape

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +248 intellect
    +634 stamina
    +131 haste
    +277 versatility
    Rank Elite

  2. Drakebreaker's Cloak icon.
    Drakebreaker's Cloak
    22
    Drakebreaker's Cloak icon.

    Drakebreaker's Cloak

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +200 intellect
    +464 stamina
    +128 haste
    +230 versatility
    Rank Primal Infused

  3. Crimson Aspirant's Drape icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Drape
    3
    Crimson Aspirant's Drape icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Drape

    Ilvl 366
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +168 intellect
    +355 stamina
    +138 haste
    +179 versatility

  4. Crimson Gladiator's Shawl icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Shawl
    1
    Crimson Gladiator's Shawl icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Shawl

    Ilvl 395
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +220 intellect
    +528 stamina
    +242 versatility
    +138 mastery
    Rank Challenger II

Chest

  1. Crystal Scholar's Tunic icon.
    set
    Crystal Scholar's Tunic
    27
    Crystal Scholar's Tunic icon.

    Crystal Scholar's Tunic

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +441 intellect
    +1128 stamina
    +518 versatility
    +207 mastery
    Set
    Set: For each Arcane Charge, Arcane Blast critical strike chance is increased by 5% and Arcane Explosion critical strike chance is increased by 3%.
    Set: When Arcane Blast or Arcane Explosion critically strikes at least one target, the critical strike chance of your next Arcane Barrage is increased by 10%, stacking up to 4 times.
    Rank Elite

  2. Crimson Gladiator's Silk Tunic icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Tunic
    20
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Tunic icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Tunic

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +441 intellect
    +1128 stamina
    +217 haste
    +507 versatility
    Rank Elite

  3. Crimson Aspirant's Silk Robe icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Robe
    3
    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Robe icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Robe

    Ilvl 366
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +298 intellect
    +632 stamina
    +228 haste
    +337 versatility

Wrist

  1. Crimson Gladiator's Silk Armbands icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Armbands
    29
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Armbands icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Armbands

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +248 intellect
    +634 stamina
    +149 haste
    +259 versatility
    Rank Elite

  2. Drakebreaker's Cuffs icon.
    set
    Drakebreaker's Cuffs
    18
    Drakebreaker's Cuffs icon.

    Drakebreaker's Cuffs

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +200 intellect
    +464 stamina
    +172 haste
    +187 versatility
    Set
    Set: Versatility increased by 104.
    (4) Set: When you are stunned, harden your resolve, absorbing up to 59,557 damage for 10 sec. Cannot occur more than once every 2 min.
    (6) Set: Killing enemy players grants Breaker's Frenzy, increasing versatility by 2% and movement speed by 2%. Can stack up to 10 times.
    Rank Primal Infused

  3. Crimson Aspirant's Silk Bindings icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Bindings
    2
    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Bindings icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Bindings

    Ilvl 340
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +132 intellect
    +278 stamina
    +115 haste
    +137 versatility

  4. Crimson Gladiator's Silk Wristwraps icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Wristwraps
    1
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Wristwraps icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Wristwraps

    Ilvl 395
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +220 intellect
    +528 stamina
    +141 critical-strike
    +239 versatility
    Rank Challenger II

Hands

  1. Crystal Scholar's Pageturners icon.
    set
    Crystal Scholar's Pageturners
    35
    Crystal Scholar's Pageturners icon.

    Crystal Scholar's Pageturners

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +331 intellect
    +846 stamina
    +173 haste
    +371 mastery
    Set
    Set: For each Arcane Charge, Arcane Blast critical strike chance is increased by 5% and Arcane Explosion critical strike chance is increased by 3%.
    Set: When Arcane Blast or Arcane Explosion critically strikes at least one target, the critical strike chance of your next Arcane Barrage is increased by 10%, stacking up to 4 times.
    Rank Elite

  2. Crimson Gladiator's Silk Gloves icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Gloves
    12
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Gloves icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Gloves

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +331 intellect
    +846 stamina
    +175 haste
    +369 versatility
    Rank Elite

  3. Crimson Aspirant's Silk Gloves icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Gloves
    2
    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Gloves icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Gloves

    Ilvl 340
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +176 intellect
    +370 stamina
    +139 haste
    +197 versatility

  4. Drakebreaker's Gloves icon.
    set
    Drakebreaker's Gloves
    1
    Drakebreaker's Gloves icon.

    Drakebreaker's Gloves

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +267 intellect
    +619 stamina
    +259 versatility
    +218 mastery
    Set
    Set: Versatility increased by 104.
    (4) Set: When you are stunned, harden your resolve, absorbing up to 60,830 damage for 10 sec. Cannot occur more than once every 2 min.
    (6) Set: Killing enemy players grants Breaker's Frenzy, increasing versatility by 2% and movement speed by 2%. Can stack up to 10 times.
    Rank Primal Infused

Waist

  1. Infurious Binding of Gesticulation icon.
    Infurious Binding of Gesticulation
    42
    Infurious Binding of Gesticulation icon.

    Infurious Binding of Gesticulation

    Ilvl 405
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +322 intellect
    +812 stamina
    +344 versatility
    +191 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Gladiator's Distinction reduces the duration of incoming crowd control effects by an additional 5%.

  2. Crimson Gladiator's Silk Cord icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Cord
    5
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Cord icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Cord

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +331 intellect
    +846 stamina
    +186 haste
    +357 versatility
    Rank Elite

  3. Crimson Aspirant's Silk Cord icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Cord
    1
    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Cord icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Cord

    Ilvl 340
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +176 intellect
    +370 stamina
    +150 haste
    +186 versatility

  4. Crystal Scholar's Cinch icon.
    Crystal Scholar's Cinch
    1
    Crystal Scholar's Cinch icon.

    Crystal Scholar's Cinch

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +331 intellect
    +846 stamina
    +357 haste
    +187 versatility
    Rank Elite

  5. Drakebreaker's Cord icon.
    set
    Drakebreaker's Cord
    1
    Drakebreaker's Cord icon.

    Drakebreaker's Cord

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +267 intellect
    +619 stamina
    +208 critical-strike
    +270 versatility
    Set
    Set: Versatility increased by 104.
    (4) Set: When you are stunned, harden your resolve, absorbing up to 59,728 damage for 10 sec. Cannot occur more than once every 2 min.
    (6) Set: Killing enemy players grants Breaker's Frenzy, increasing versatility by 2% and movement speed by 2%. Can stack up to 10 times.
    Rank Primal Infused

Legs

  1. Infurious Legwraps of Possibility icon.
    Infurious Legwraps of Possibility
    44
    Infurious Legwraps of Possibility icon.

    Infurious Legwraps of Possibility

    Ilvl 402
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +417 intellect
    +1042 stamina
    +211 haste
    +491 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: After recovering from a loss of control effect, you become empowered with possibility, increasing your Haste by 580 for 10 sec. This effect may only occur once every 30 sec.

  2. Crystal Scholar's Britches icon.
    set
    Crystal Scholar's Britches
    4
    Crystal Scholar's Britches icon.

    Crystal Scholar's Britches

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +441 intellect
    +1128 stamina
    +207 critical-strike
    +518 mastery
    Set
    Set: For each Arcane Charge, Arcane Blast critical strike chance is increased by 5% and Arcane Explosion critical strike chance is increased by 3%.
    Set: When Arcane Blast or Arcane Explosion critically strikes at least one target, the critical strike chance of your next Arcane Barrage is increased by 10%, stacking up to 4 times.
    Rank Elite

  3. Crimson Gladiator's Silk Leggings icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Leggings
    2
    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Leggings icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Silk Leggings

    Ilvl 389
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +370 intellect
    +871 stamina
    +219 haste
    +433 versatility
    Rank Combatant II

Feet

  1. Drakebreaker's Boots icon.
    set
    Drakebreaker's Boots
    49
    Drakebreaker's Boots icon.

    Drakebreaker's Boots

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +267 intellect
    +619 stamina
    +229 haste
    +249 versatility
    Set
    Set: Versatility increased by 104.
    (4) Set: When you are stunned, harden your resolve, absorbing up to 59,557 damage for 10 sec. Cannot occur more than once every 2 min.
    (6) Set: Killing enemy players grants Breaker's Frenzy, increasing versatility by 2% and movement speed by 2%. Can stack up to 10 times.
    Rank Primal Infused

  2. Crimson Aspirant's Silk Footwraps icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Footwraps
    1
    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Footwraps icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Silk Footwraps

    Ilvl 340
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +176 intellect
    +370 stamina
    +200 versatility
    +136 mastery

Rings

  1. Crimson Gladiator's Ring icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Ring
    48
    Crimson Gladiator's Ring icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Ring

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +634 stamina
    +345 haste
    +753 versatility
    Rank Elite

  2. Crimson Aspirant's Ring icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Ring
    29
    Crimson Aspirant's Ring icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Ring

    Ilvl 366
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +355 stamina
    +274 haste
    +464 versatility

  3. Signet of Titanic Insight icon.
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    18
    Signet of Titanic Insight icon.

    Signet of Titanic Insight

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 versatility

  4. Crimson Combatant's Jeweled Signet icon.
    Crimson Combatant's Jeweled Signet
    2
    Crimson Combatant's Jeweled Signet icon.

    Crimson Combatant's Jeweled Signet

    Ilvl 343
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +280 stamina
    +271 haste
    +271 versatility

  5. Crimson Gladiator's Band icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Band
    1
    Crimson Gladiator's Band icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Band

    Ilvl 382
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +446 stamina
    +275 critical-strike
    +600 versatility
    Rank Unranked

Trinkets

  1. Crimson Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity icon.
    set
    Crimson Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    30
    Crimson Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +518 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 936 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Set
    Set: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 10%. Does not stack with similar effects. Increases your Intellect by 300 and Stamina by 1,931 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  2. Crimson Aspirant's Medallion icon.
    set
    Crimson Aspirant's Medallion
    28
    Crimson Aspirant's Medallion icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Medallion

    Ilvl 366
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Gladiator's Medallions (1)
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +284 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 15%. Does not stack with similar effects. Increases your Intellect by 300 and Stamina by 1,931 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.

  3. Crimson Gladiator's Medallion icon.
    set
    Crimson Gladiator's Medallion
    18
    Crimson Gladiator's Medallion icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Medallion

    Ilvl 408
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Gladiator's Medallions (1)
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +419 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 15%. Does not stack with similar effects. Increases your Intellect by 300 and Stamina by 1,931 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  4. Crimson Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity icon.
    set
    Crimson Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity
    9
    Crimson Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity

    Ilvl 366
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +403 haste
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 750 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 15%. Does not stack with similar effects. Increases your Intellect by 300 and Stamina by 1,931 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.

  5. Crimson Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity icon.
    set
    Crimson Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity
    9
    Crimson Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity

    Ilvl 366
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +403 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 633 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Set
    Set: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 15%. Does not stack with similar effects. Increases your Intellect by 300 and Stamina by 1,931 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.

Main Hand

  1. Crimson Gladiator's Staff icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Staff
    44
    Crimson Gladiator's Staff icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Staff

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +1961 intellect
    +1128 stamina
    +264 haste
    +461 versatility
    Rank Elite

  2. Drakebreaker's Staff icon.
    Drakebreaker's Staff
    4
    Drakebreaker's Staff icon.

    Drakebreaker's Staff

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +1583 intellect
    +825 stamina
    +305 haste
    +332 versatility
    Rank Primal Infused

  3. Crimson Aspirant's Staff icon.
    Crimson Aspirant's Staff
    1
    Crimson Aspirant's Staff icon.

    Crimson Aspirant's Staff

    Ilvl 340
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +1041 intellect
    +494 stamina
    +205 haste
    +243 versatility

  4. Crimson Gladiator's Knife icon.
    Crimson Gladiator's Knife
    1
    Crimson Gladiator's Knife icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Knife

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +1285 intellect
    +564 stamina
    +135 critical-strike
    +228 versatility
    Rank Elite

Off Hand

  1. Drakebreaker's Horn icon.
    Drakebreaker's Horn
    1
    Drakebreaker's Horn icon.

    Drakebreaker's Horn

    Ilvl 385
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +546 intellect
    +412 stamina
    +139 haste
    +180 versatility
    Rank Primal Infused

Gems

Gems are jewelcrafting items. Created with the Jewelcrafting profession or bought in the auction house, they can be socketed into Head, Neck, Wrists, Waist, and Rings items.

Here are the best gems for Arcane Mages in 3v3.

  1. Energized Ysemerald icon.
    Energized Ysemerald
    187
    Energized Ysemerald icon.

    Energized Ysemerald

    Effect +70 Haste and +33 Versatility
    Type prismatic
  2. Energized Malygite icon.
    Energized Malygite
    13
    Energized Malygite icon.

    Energized Malygite

    Effect +70 Versatility and +33 Haste
    Type prismatic
  3. Keen Ysemerald icon.
    Keen Ysemerald
    13
    Keen Ysemerald icon.

    Keen Ysemerald

    Effect +70 Haste and +33 Mastery
    Type prismatic
  4. Fierce Illimited Diamond icon.
    Fierce Illimited Diamond
    10
    Fierce Illimited Diamond icon.

    Fierce Illimited Diamond

    Effect +64 Primary Stat and +56 Haste
    Type prismatic
  5. Fierce Illimited Diamond icon.
    Fierce Illimited Diamond
    8
    Fierce Illimited Diamond icon.

    Fierce Illimited Diamond

    Effect +75 Primary Stat and +66 Haste
    Type prismatic

Enchantments

Enchantments are equipment item upgrades. Created with the Enchanting and Leatherworking professions, or bought in the auction house, they can be set on Back, Chest, Wrist, Legs, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand items.

Here are the best enchantments for Arcane Mages in 3v3.

Back

  1. Homebound Speed icon.
    Homebound Speed
    32
    Homebound Speed icon.

    Homebound Speed

    Effect Homebound Speed
  2. +125 Speed icon.
    +125 Speed
    15
    +125 Speed icon.

    +125 Speed

    Effect +125 Speed
  3. Regenerative Leech icon.
    Regenerative Leech
    2
    Regenerative Leech icon.

    Regenerative Leech

    Effect Regenerative Leech

Chest

  1. Waking Stats icon.
    Waking Stats
    42
    Waking Stats icon.

    Waking Stats

    Effect Waking Stats
  2. Reserve of Intellect icon.
    Reserve of Intellect
    5
    Reserve of Intellect icon.

    Reserve of Intellect

    Effect Reserve of Intellect
  3. Reserve of Intellect icon.
    Reserve of Intellect
    1
    Reserve of Intellect icon.

    Reserve of Intellect

    Effect Reserve of Intellect

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed icon.
    +200 Speed
    46
    +200 Speed icon.

    +200 Speed

    Effect +200 Speed
  2. +125 Speed icon.
    +125 Speed
    2
    +125 Speed icon.

    +125 Speed

    Effect +125 Speed
  3. +175 Speed icon.
    +175 Speed
    1
    +175 Speed icon.

    +175 Speed

    Effect +175 Speed

Legs

  1. Frozen Spellthread icon.
    Frozen Spellthread
    26
    Frozen Spellthread icon.

    Frozen Spellthread

    Effect Apply Frozen Spellthread to your leggings, permanently increasing its Intellect by 177 and Stamina by 105. (1 Sec Cooldown)
  2. Temporal Spellthread icon.
    Temporal Spellthread
    18
    Temporal Spellthread icon.

    Temporal Spellthread

    Effect Apply Temporal Spellthread to your leggings, permanently increasing its Intellect by 177 and increasing the wearer's maximum mana by 3%. (1 Sec Cooldown)
  3. Frozen Spellthread icon.
    Frozen Spellthread
    4
    Frozen Spellthread icon.

    Frozen Spellthread

    Effect Apply Frozen Spellthread to your leggings, permanently increasing its Intellect by 151 and Stamina by 89. (1 Sec Cooldown)

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    32
    Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.

    Plainsrunner's Breeze

    Effect Plainsrunner's Breeze
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    8
    Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.

    Plainsrunner's Breeze

    Effect Plainsrunner's Breeze
  3. Watcher's Loam icon.
    Watcher's Loam
    4
    Watcher's Loam icon.

    Watcher's Loam

    Effect Watcher's Loam

Rings

  1. +82 Haste icon.
    +82 Haste
    89
    +82 Haste icon.

    +82 Haste

    Effect +82 Haste
  2. +82 Versatility icon.
    +82 Versatility
    8
    +82 Versatility icon.

    +82 Versatility

    Effect +82 Versatility
  3. +64 Haste icon.
    +64 Haste
    3
    +64 Haste icon.

    +64 Haste

    Effect +64 Haste

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion icon.
    Sophic Devotion
    25
    Sophic Devotion icon.

    Sophic Devotion

    Effect Sophic Devotion
  2. Wafting Devotion icon.
    Wafting Devotion
    11
    Wafting Devotion icon.

    Wafting Devotion

    Effect Wafting Devotion
  3. Sophic Devotion icon.
    Sophic Devotion
    7
    Sophic Devotion icon.

    Sophic Devotion

    Effect Sophic Devotion

Embellished Items

Embellished items are crafted pieces of equipment that feature specific abilities. They are obtained by using an embellishment optional reagent or are already included in an item recipe.

Only 2 embellished items can be equipped at the same time. Here are the best embellished items for Arcane Mages in 3v3.

  1. Infurious Legwraps of Possibility icon.
    Infurious Legwraps of Possibility
    44
    Infurious Legwraps of Possibility icon.

    Infurious Legwraps of Possibility

    Ilvl 402
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +417 intellect
    +1042 stamina
    +211 haste
    +491 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: After recovering from a loss of control effect, you become empowered with possibility, increasing your Haste by 580 for 10 sec. This effect may only occur once every 30 sec.

  2. Infurious Binding of Gesticulation icon.
    Infurious Binding of Gesticulation
    42
    Infurious Binding of Gesticulation icon.

    Infurious Binding of Gesticulation

    Ilvl 405
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +322 intellect
    +812 stamina
    +344 versatility
    +191 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Gladiator's Distinction reduces the duration of incoming crowd control effects by an additional 5%.

  3. Elemental Lariat icon.
    Elemental Lariat
    3
    Elemental Lariat icon.

    Elemental Lariat

    Ilvl 415
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +696 stamina
    +579 haste
    +579 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to empower one of your socketed elemental gems, granting 492 of their associated stat for 12 sec.

  4. Signet of Titanic Insight icon.
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    2
    Signet of Titanic Insight icon.

    Signet of Titanic Insight

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Ring 1
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 versatility
    Effects
    Equip: Greatly improves the comfort of your gear, allowing you to enter a Zone of Focus while over 90% health, granting you 220 Mastery.