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Mythic+ Arcane Mage

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This is a guide about how to build Arcane Mages 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 Arcane Mage
Activity Mythic+
Number of players 50
Highest rating 2856
Lowest rating 2557

Stat Priority

+729
26% Crit
+439
13% Hast
+533
28% Mast
+485
12% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Arcane Mages in Mythic+, the stat priority is:

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

Race

Based on the 50 highest rated Arcane Mages in Mythic+, the character races to choose are:

  1. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    18
  2. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    11
  3. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    5
  4. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    4
  5. Dark Iron Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dark Iron Dwarf

    2

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Arcane Mages in Mythic+, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Arcane Harmony legendary item icon.
    A

    Arcane Harmony - Hands

    48

    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.

  2. Siphon Storm legendary item icon.
    S

    Siphon Storm - Legs

    1

    Evocation grants 1 Arcane Charge, and while channeling Evocation, your Intellect is increased by 2% every 0.9 sec. Lasts 30 sec.

  3. Arcane Bombardment legendary item icon.
    A

    Arcane Bombardment - Feet

    1

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

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Arcane Mages in Mythic+, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Soulletting Ruby item icon.
    S

    Soulletting Ruby

    45

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Draw out a piece of the target's soul, decreasing their movement speed by 30% until the soul reaches you. The soul instantly heals you for 4,924, and grants you up to 1,184 Critical Strike for 16 sec. You gain more Critical Strike from lower health targets. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  2. Titanic Ocular Gland item icon.
    T

    Titanic Ocular Gland

    27

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    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. Forbidden Necromantic Tome item icon.
    F

    Forbidden Necromantic Tome

    14

    Ilvl 259
    Stats
    +105 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells have a chance to increase your Critical Strike by 79 for 15 sec, stacking up to 3 times.
    Use: Raise the remains of a fallen ally as a skeletal warrior for 30 sec. (10 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  4. Unbound Changeling item icon.
    U

    Unbound Changeling

    7

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    +52 speed
    Effects
    Equip: Your abilities have a chance to grant you 433 Critical Strike for 12 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Inscrutable Quantum Device item icon.
    I

    Inscrutable Quantum Device

    4

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

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Arcane Mages in Mythic+, the gems to use are:

  1. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    47

    +16 Versatility

  2. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    42

    +16 Critical Strike

  3. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    25

    +16 Haste

  4. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    24

    +16 Mastery

Domination Shards

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Arcane Mages in Mythic+, the domination shards to use are:

  1. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    50

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

  2. Portentous Shard of Cor icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Cor

    45

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

  3. Portentous Shard of Bek icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Bek

    40

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

  4. Portentous Shard of Zed icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Zed

    30

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

  5. Portentous Shard of Oth icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Oth

    26

    Your Speed is increased by 60

Back Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    31

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    8

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    8

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

Chest Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    44

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight

    3

    Enchanted: Eternal Insight

  3. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

    2

    Enchanted: +20 Intellect & +6% Mana

Wrist Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    49

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    6

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

  2. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    5

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    16

    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 Arcane Mages 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

    41

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    27

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    22

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

Main Hand Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    33

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    17

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Arcane Mages in Mythic+, the talents to use are:

    1. Amplification talent icon.
      A
      50

      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
      25

      Shimmer

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

    2. Slipstream talent icon.
      S
      25

      Slipstream

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

    3. 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.

    1. Rune of Power talent icon.
      R
      50

      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.

    2. Incanter's Flow talent icon.
      I
      0

      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.

    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
      49

      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 8 nearby enemies.

    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
      31

      Chrono Shift

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

    2. Ring of Frost talent icon.
      R
      19

      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.

    3. Ice Ward talent icon.
      I
      0

      Ice Ward

      Frost Nova now has 2 charges.

    1. Arcane Orb talent icon.
      A
      50

      Arcane Orb

      Launches an Arcane Orb forward from your position, traveling up to 40 yards, dealing 1,277 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 351 Arcane damage to all enemies within 8 yards, and knocking them upward. A primary enemy target will take 100% increased damage.

    1. Overpowered talent icon.
      O
      50

      Overpowered

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

    2. 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.

    3. Enlightened talent icon.
      E
      0

      Enlightened

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

PvP Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Arcane Mages in Mythic+, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Arcane Empowerment PvP talent icon.
    A

    Arcane Empowerment

    32

  2. Arcanosphere PvP talent icon.
    A

    Arcanosphere

    27

  3. Temporal Shield PvP talent icon.
    T

    Temporal Shield

    18

  4. Mass Invisibility PvP talent icon.
    M

    Mass Invisibility

    17

  5. Master of Escape PvP talent icon.
    M

    Master of Escape

    15

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
47
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
0
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
1
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
2
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Arcane Mages in Mythic+, the covenants to pick are:

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

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Arcane Mages in Mythic+, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Pelagos icon.
    P

    Pelagos

    42

    The traits to use with Pelagos are:

    1. 42

      Better Together

    2. 42

      Combat Meditation

    3. 42

      Focusing Mantra

    4. 42

      Let Go of the Past

    5. 42

      Newfound Resolve

    6. 31

      Bond of Friendship

    7. 11

      Cleansed Vestments

  2. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
    F

    Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

    5

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 5

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 5

      Effusive Anima Accelerator

    3. 5

      Forgelite Filter

    4. 5

      Soulglow Spectrometer

    5. 5

      Soulsteel Clamps

    6. 4

      Resilient Plumage

    7. 1

      Regenerating Materials

  3. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    2

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 2

      Exquisite Ingredients

    2. 2

      Party Favors

    3. 2

      Soothing Shade

    4. 2

      Token of Appreciation

    5. 1

      It's Always Tea Time

    6. 1

      Leisurely Gait

    7. 1

      Life is but an Appetizer

    8. 1

      Watch the Shoes!

  4. Korayn icon.
    K

    Korayn

    1

    The traits to use with Korayn are:

    1. 1

      First Strike

    2. 1

      Get In Formation

    3. 1

      Horn of the Wild Hunt

    4. 1

      Hunt's Exhilaration

    5. 1

      Wild Hunt Strategem

    6. 1

      Wild Hunt Tactics

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Arcane Mages in Mythic+, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Arcane Prodigy conduit icon.
    A

    Arcane Prodigy

    50

  2. Magi's Brand conduit icon.
    M

    Magi's Brand

    50

  3. Ire of the Ascended conduit icon.
    I

    Ire of the Ascended

    47

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Arcane Mages in Mythic+, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    42

  2. Diverted Energy conduit icon.
    D

    Diverted Energy

    33

  3. Cryo-Freeze conduit icon.
    C

    Cryo-Freeze

    15

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Arcane Mages in Mythic+, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Flow of Time conduit icon.
    F

    Flow of Time

    30

  2. Grounding Surge conduit icon.
    G

    Grounding Surge

    15

  3. Incantation of Swiftness conduit icon.
    I

    Incantation of Swiftness

    1