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Mythic+ Arcane Mage

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Arcane Mage
18 hours ago
45 characters
2416 - 3164

This guide tells you everything about how to build a PvE Arcane Mage that will thrive in Mythic+.

Updated , it is based on the 45 top-rated Arcane Mages in Mythic+ leaderboards across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. Ratings are ranging from 2416 to 3164, with the current top Mythic+ Arcane Mage being Synybun from Malganis (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 Mythic+ are Critical Strike and Mastery :

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

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 Avoidance :

  1. Avoidance
  2. Speed
  3. Leech
Main Stat Priority
+3347
26% Critical Strike
+2776
19% Haste
+3071
30% Mastery
+1693
8% Versatility
  1. Critical Strike
  2. Mastery
  3. Haste
  4. Versatility
Minor Stat Priority
+389
5% Avoidance
+54
0% Leech
+106
2% Speed
  1. Avoidance
  2. Speed
  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 Mythic+ is currently Orc .

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

  1. Orc race icon.
    Orc
    13
  2. Troll race icon.
    Troll
    9
  3. Human race icon.
    Human
    5
  4. Tauren race icon.
    Tauren
    4
  5. Dwarf race icon.
    Dwarf
    3

Class Talents

Prismatic Barrier talent icon.
45
Prismatic Barrier talent icon.

Prismatic Barrier

45
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.
45
Ice Block talent icon.

Ice Block

45
Rank 1
45
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.
45
Overflowing Energy talent icon.

Overflowing Energy

45
Rank 1
45
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.
45
Invisibility talent icon.

Invisibility

45
Rank 1
45
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.
10
Winter's Protection talent icon.

Winter's Protection

10
Rank 1
4
Rank 2
6
Cast Time Passive
Effect The cooldown of Ice Block is reduced by 40 sec.
Spellsteal talent icon.
39
Spellsteal talent icon.

Spellsteal

39
Rank 1
39
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.
33
Tempest Barrier talent icon.

Tempest Barrier

33
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
32
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.
32
Incantation of Swiftness talent icon.

Incantation of Swiftness

32
Rank 1
6
Rank 2
26
Cast Time Passive
Effect Invisibility increases your movement speed by 32% for 6 sec.
Remove Curse talent icon.
19
Remove Curse talent icon.

Remove Curse

19
Rank 1
19
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.
41
Arcane Warding talent icon.

Arcane Warding

41
Rank 1
3
Rank 2
38
Cast Time Passive
Effect Reduces magic damage taken by 4%.
Mirror Image talent icon.
45
Mirror Image talent icon.

Mirror Image

45
Rank 1
45
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
Rune of Power talent icon.
44
Rune of Power talent icon.

Rune of Power

44
Rank 1
44
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.
Incanter's Flow talent icon.

Incanter's Flow

1
Rank 1
1
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.
Alter Time talent icon.
45
Alter Time talent icon.

Alter Time

45
Rank 1
45
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.
1
Cryo-Freeze talent icon.

Cryo-Freeze

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

Reduplication

3
Rank 1
3
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.
45
Quick Witted talent icon.

Quick Witted

45
Rank 1
45
Cast Time Passive
Effect Successfully interrupting an enemy with Counterspell reduces its cooldown by 4 sec.
Mass Polymorph talent icon.
0
Mass Polymorph talent icon.

Mass Polymorph

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.
1
Slow talent icon.

Slow

1
Rank 1
1
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.
44
Master of Time talent icon.

Master of Time

44
Rank 1
44
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.
20
Diverted Energy talent icon.

Diverted Energy

20
Rank 1
8
Rank 2
12
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your Barriers heal you for 20% of the damage absorbed.
Ring of Frost talent icon.
12
Ring of Frost talent icon.

Ring of Frost

12
Rank 1
12
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.
37
Ice Nova talent icon.

Ice Nova

37
Rank 1
37
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.
37
Shimmer talent icon.

Shimmer

37
Rank 1
37
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.
0
Mass Slow talent icon.

Mass Slow

Cast Time Passive
Effect Slow applies to all enemies within 5 yds of your target.
Blast Wave talent icon.
33
Blast Wave talent icon.

Blast Wave

33
Rank 1
33
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.
1
Improved Frost Nova talent icon.

Improved Frost Nova

1
Rank 1
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Frost Nova duration is increased by 2 sec.
Rigid Ice talent icon.
0
Rigid Ice talent icon.

Rigid Ice

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.
45
Tome of Antonidas talent icon.

Tome of Antonidas

45
Rank 1
45
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Haste by 2%.
Volatile Detonation talent icon.
6
Volatile Detonation talent icon.

Volatile Detonation

6
Rank 1
6
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.
14
Energized Barriers talent icon.

Energized Barriers

14
Rank 1
14
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.
45
Frigid Winds talent icon.

Frigid Winds

45
Rank 2
45
Cast Time Passive
Effect All of your snare effects reduce the target's movement speed by an additional 10%.
Flow of Time talent icon.
45
Flow of Time talent icon.

Flow of Time

45
Rank 2
45
Cast Time Passive
Effect The cooldown of Blink is reduced by 2.0 sec.
Temporal Velocity talent icon.
34
Temporal Velocity talent icon.

Temporal Velocity

34
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
33
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.
45
Ice Ward talent icon.

Ice Ward

45
Rank 1
45
Cast Time Passive
Effect Frost Nova now has 2 charges.
Time Manipulation talent icon.
0
Time Manipulation talent icon.

Time Manipulation

Cast Time Passive
Effect Casting Clearcasting Arcane Missiles reduces the cooldown of your loss of control abilities by 2 sec.
Greater Invisibility talent icon.
45
Greater Invisibility talent icon.

Greater Invisibility

45
Rank 1
45
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.
12
Accumulative Shielding talent icon.

Accumulative Shielding

12
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
11
Cast Time Passive
Effect Your barrier's cooldown recharges 20% faster while the shield persists.
Dragon's Breath talent icon.
27
Dragon's Breath talent icon.

Dragon's Breath

27
Rank 1
27
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.
45
Shifting Power talent icon.

Shifting Power

45
Rank 1
45
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.
0
Freezing Cold talent icon.

Freezing Cold

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.
Temporal Warp talent icon.
43
Temporal Warp talent icon.

Temporal Warp

43
Rank 1
43
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.
Time Anomaly talent icon.

Time Anomaly

2
Rank 1
2
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.
Displacement talent icon.
8
Displacement talent icon.

Displacement

8
Rank 1
8
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.
45
Arcane Barrage talent icon.

Arcane Barrage

45
Rank 1
45
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.
45
Arcane Missiles talent icon.

Arcane Missiles

45
Rank 1
45
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.
45
Arcane Orb talent icon.

Arcane Orb

45
Rank 1
45
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.
45
Clearcasting talent icon.

Clearcasting

45
Rank 1
45
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.
45
Arcane Tempo talent icon.

Arcane Tempo

45
Rank 1
45
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.
7
Improved Arcane Missiles talent icon.

Improved Arcane Missiles

7
Rank 1
6
Rank 2
1
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Arcane Missiles damage by 20%.
Arcane Surge talent icon.
45
Arcane Surge talent icon.

Arcane Surge

45
Rank 1
45
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.
45
Crackling Energy talent icon.

Crackling Energy

45
Rank 2
45
Cast Time Passive
Effect Increases Arcane Explosion and Arcane Blast damage by 20%.
Nether Precision talent icon.
45
Nether Precision talent icon.

Nether Precision

45
Rank 1
45
Cast Time Passive
Effect Consuming Clearcasting increases the damage of your next 2 Arcane Blasts by 20%.
Arcane Familiar talent icon.
38
Arcane Familiar talent icon.

Arcane Familiar

38
Rank 1
38
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.
24
Charged Orb talent icon.

Charged Orb

24
Rank 1
24
Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane Orb gains 1 additional charge.
Resonance talent icon.
45
Resonance talent icon.

Resonance

45
Rank 1
45
Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane Barrage deals 15% increased damage per target it hits.
Arcane Power talent icon.
45
Arcane Power talent icon.

Arcane Power

45
Rank 1
45
Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane Surge lasts an additional 3 sec and grants 25% increased Spell Damage.
Mana Adept talent icon.
0
Mana Adept talent icon.

Mana Adept

Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane Barrage grants you 2% of your maximum mana per Arcane Charge spent.
Slipstream talent icon.
45
Slipstream talent icon.

Slipstream

45
Rank 1
45
Cast Time Passive
Effect Clearcasting allows Arcane Missiles to be channeled while moving. Evocation can be channeled while moving.
Amplification talent icon.
45
Amplification talent icon.

Amplification

45
Rank 1
45
Cast Time Passive
Effect When Clearcast, Arcane Missiles fires 3 additional missiles.
Presence of Mind talent icon.
45
Presence of Mind talent icon.

Presence of Mind

45
Rank 1
45
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.
39
Arcing Cleave talent icon.

Arcing Cleave

39
Rank 1
39
Cast Time Passive
Effect For each Arcane Charge, Arcane Barrage hits 1 additional nearby target for 40% damage.
Nether Tempest talent icon.
44
Nether Tempest talent icon.

Nether Tempest

44
Rank 1
44
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
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.
Improved Prismatic Barrier talent icon.
0
Improved Prismatic Barrier talent icon.

Improved Prismatic Barrier

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.
27
Impetus talent icon.

Impetus

27
Rank 1
27
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.
45
Improved Clearcasting talent icon.

Improved Clearcasting

45
Rank 1
45
Cast Time Passive
Effect Clearcasting can stack up to 2 additional times.
Chrono Shift talent icon.
2
Chrono Shift talent icon.

Chrono Shift

2
Rank 1
2
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.
45
Touch of the Magi talent icon.

Touch of the Magi

45
Rank 1
45
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.
0
Supernova talent icon.

Supernova

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.
43
Evocation talent icon.

Evocation

43
Rank 1
43
Cast Time Channeled
Effect Increases your mana regeneration by 750% for 5.4 sec.
Enlightened talent icon.
10
Enlightened talent icon.

Enlightened

10
Rank 1
10
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.
44
Arcane Echo talent icon.

Arcane Echo

44
Rank 1
44
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.
45
Arcane Bombardment talent icon.

Arcane Bombardment

45
Rank 1
45
Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane Barrage deals an additional 100% damage against targets below 35% health.
Illuminated Thoughts talent icon.
37
Illuminated Thoughts talent icon.

Illuminated Thoughts

37
Rank 2
37
Cast Time Passive
Effect Clearcasting has a 10% increased chance to proc.
Conjure Mana Gem talent icon.
8
Conjure Mana Gem talent icon.

Conjure Mana Gem

8
Rank 1
8
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.
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Siphon Storm talent icon.

Siphon Storm

43
Rank 1
43
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.
9
Prodigious Savant talent icon.

Prodigious Savant

9
Rank 1
1
Rank 2
8
Cast Time Passive
Effect Arcane Charges further increase Mastery effectiveness of Arcane Blast and Arcane Barrage by 40%.
Radiant Spark talent icon.
45
Radiant Spark talent icon.

Radiant Spark

45
Rank 1
45
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.
37
Concentration talent icon.

Concentration

37
Rank 1
37
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.
44
Harmonic Echo talent icon.

Harmonic Echo

44
Rank 1
44
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.
37
Arcane Harmony talent icon.

Arcane Harmony

37
Rank 1
37
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.
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Arcane Empowerment talent icon.

Arcane Empowerment

18
Rank 1
18
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.
9
Master of Escape talent icon.

Master of Escape

9
Rank 1
9
Effect Reduces the cooldown of Greater Invisibility by 45 sec.
Mass Invisibility talent icon.
22
Mass Invisibility talent icon.

Mass Invisibility

22
Rank 1
22
Effect You and your allies within 40 yards instantly become invisible for 5 sec. Dealing damage will cancel the effect.
Netherwind Armor talent icon.
17
Netherwind Armor talent icon.

Netherwind Armor

17
Rank 1
17
Effect Reduces the chance you will suffer a critical strike by 10%.
Temporal Shield talent icon.
14
Temporal Shield talent icon.

Temporal Shield

14
Rank 1
14
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.
10
Kleptomania talent icon.

Kleptomania

10
Rank 1
10
Effect Spellsteal steals all spells from the target, now has a 30 sec cooldown and costs 300% more mana.
Prismatic Cloak talent icon.
5
Prismatic Cloak talent icon.

Prismatic Cloak

5
Rank 1
5
Effect After you Blink, you take 50% less magical damage for 2 sec.
Arcanosphere talent icon.
5
Arcanosphere talent icon.

Arcanosphere

5
Rank 1
5
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.
1
Ice Wall talent icon.

Ice Wall

1
Rank 1
1
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.
12
Ring of Fire talent icon.

Ring of Fire

12
Rank 1
12
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.
12
Precognition talent icon.

Precognition

12
Rank 1
12
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 Mythic+.

Head

  1. Crystal Scholar's Cowl icon.
    set
    Crystal Scholar's Cowl
    44
    Crystal Scholar's Cowl icon.

    Crystal Scholar's Cowl

    Ilvl 424
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +512 intellect
    +1383 stamina
    +561 haste
    +225 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 Mythic

  2. Hood of Arcane Mystery icon.
    Hood of Arcane Mystery
    1
    Hood of Arcane Mystery icon.

    Hood of Arcane Mystery

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Head
    Stats
    +498 intellect
    +1333 stamina
    +416 critical-strike
    +340 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Neck

  1. Elemental Lariat icon.
    Elemental Lariat
    44
    Elemental Lariat icon.

    Elemental Lariat

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to empower one of your socketed elemental gems, granting 499 of their associated stat for 12 sec.

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

    Crimson Gladiator's Necklace

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

Shoulders

  1. Amice of the Blue icon.
    Amice of the Blue
    31
    Amice of the Blue icon.

    Amice of the Blue

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +237 critical-strike
    +335 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells and abilities have a chance to trigger a burst of Arcane energy at the target's location, dealing 18,446 Arcane damage split between nearby enemies.

  2. Crystal Scholar's Beacons icon.
    set
    Crystal Scholar's Beacons
    12
    Crystal Scholar's Beacons icon.

    Crystal Scholar's Beacons

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +402 critical-strike
    +179 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 Mythic

  3. Infernal Mantle of Conquest icon.
    Infernal Mantle of Conquest
    1
    Infernal Mantle of Conquest icon.

    Infernal Mantle of Conquest

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +353 intellect
    +928 stamina
    +173 haste
    +391 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Vibrant Wildercloth Shoulderspikes icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shoulderspikes
    1
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shoulderspikes icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Shoulderspikes

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +286 critical-strike
    +286 mastery

Back

  1. Cape of the Duskwatch icon.
    Cape of the Duskwatch
    10
    Cape of the Duskwatch icon.

    Cape of the Duskwatch

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +280 intellect
    +750 stamina
    +265 critical-strike
    +171 haste
    Rank Mythic

  2. Decorated Commander's Cindercloak icon.
    Decorated Commander's Cindercloak
    7
    Decorated Commander's Cindercloak icon.

    Decorated Commander's Cindercloak

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +265 intellect
    +696 stamina
    +280 haste
    +143 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  3. Cape of Entanglement icon.
    Cape of Entanglement
    4
    Cape of Entanglement icon.

    Cape of Entanglement

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +280 intellect
    +750 stamina
    +218 critical-strike
    +218 haste
    Rank Mythic

  4. Fireproof Drape icon.
    Fireproof Drape
    4
    Fireproof Drape icon.

    Fireproof Drape

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +280 intellect
    +750 stamina
    +274 haste
    +162 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  5. Acid-Proof Webbing icon.
    Acid-Proof Webbing
    3
    Acid-Proof Webbing icon.

    Acid-Proof Webbing

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Back
    Stats
    +265 intellect
    +696 stamina
    +287 critical-strike
    +136 mastery
    +181 avoidance
    Rank Mythic

Chest

  1. Crystal Scholar's Tunic icon.
    set
    Crystal Scholar's Tunic
    39
    Crystal Scholar's Tunic icon.

    Crystal Scholar's Tunic

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +498 intellect
    +1333 stamina
    +553 versatility
    +221 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 Mythic

  2. Arcanist's Resonant Robes icon.
    Arcanist's Resonant Robes
    2
    Arcanist's Resonant Robes icon.

    Arcanist's Resonant Robes

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +484 intellect
    +1283 stamina
    +463 haste
    +300 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  3. Bonespeaker Robes icon.
    Bonespeaker Robes
    2
    Bonespeaker Robes icon.

    Bonespeaker Robes

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +498 intellect
    +1333 stamina
    +454 critical-strike
    +321 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Blessed Ohn'ir Robes icon.
    Blessed Ohn'ir Robes
    1
    Blessed Ohn'ir Robes icon.

    Blessed Ohn'ir Robes

    Ilvl 402
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +417 intellect
    +1042 stamina
    +426 haste
    +276 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  5. Compressed Cultist's Frock icon.
    Compressed Cultist's Frock
    1
    Compressed Cultist's Frock icon.

    Compressed Cultist's Frock

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Chest
    Stats
    +471 intellect
    +1237 stamina
    +239 critical-strike
    +512 versatility
    Rank Mythic

Wrist

  1. Bracers of Arcane Mystery icon.
    Bracers of Arcane Mystery
    16
    Bracers of Arcane Mystery icon.

    Bracers of Arcane Mystery

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +280 intellect
    +750 stamina
    +218 critical-strike
    +218 haste
    Rank Mythic

  2. Overengineered Sleeve Extenders icon.
    Overengineered Sleeve Extenders
    8
    Overengineered Sleeve Extenders icon.

    Overengineered Sleeve Extenders

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +272 intellect
    +722 stamina
    +429 critical-strike

  3. Chilled Silken Restraints icon.
    Chilled Silken Restraints
    6
    Chilled Silken Restraints icon.

    Chilled Silken Restraints

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +265 intellect
    +696 stamina
    +277 haste
    +146 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  4. Manawracker Bindings icon.
    Manawracker Bindings
    6
    Manawracker Bindings icon.

    Manawracker Bindings

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +280 intellect
    +750 stamina
    +162 haste
    +274 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  5. Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps
    4
    Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Wrist
    Stats
    +272 intellect
    +722 stamina
    +215 versatility
    +215 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: +1 Sparkle.

Hands

  1. Crystal Scholar's Pageturners icon.
    set
    Crystal Scholar's Pageturners
    42
    Crystal Scholar's Pageturners icon.

    Crystal Scholar's Pageturners

    Ilvl 424
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +384 intellect
    +1037 stamina
    +187 haste
    +402 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 Mythic

  2. Eggtender's Safety Mitts icon.
    Eggtender's Safety Mitts
    2
    Eggtender's Safety Mitts icon.

    Eggtender's Safety Mitts

    Ilvl 411
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +340 intellect
    +882 stamina
    +384 critical-strike
    +168 mastery
    Rank Heroic

  3. Paralyzing Gloves icon.
    Paralyzing Gloves
    1
    Paralyzing Gloves icon.

    Paralyzing Gloves

    Ilvl 402
    Slot Hands
    Stats
    +313 intellect
    +782 stamina
    +279 critical-strike
    +238 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Waist

  1. Cord of Wicked Pyromania icon.
    Cord of Wicked Pyromania
    14
    Cord of Wicked Pyromania icon.

    Cord of Wicked Pyromania

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +340 critical-strike
    +241 haste
    Rank Mythic

  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle
    10
    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +286 critical-strike
    +286 haste
    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.

  3. Magatha's Spiritual Sash icon.
    Magatha's Spiritual Sash
    8
    Magatha's Spiritual Sash icon.

    Magatha's Spiritual Sash

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +190 haste
    +391 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Girdle of Endemic Anger icon.
    Girdle of Endemic Anger
    5
    Girdle of Endemic Anger icon.

    Girdle of Endemic Anger

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +308 critical-strike
    +262 haste
    Rank Mythic

  5. Sky Saddle Cord icon.
    Sky Saddle Cord
    4
    Sky Saddle Cord icon.

    Sky Saddle Cord

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +365 haste
    +216 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Legs

  1. Crystal Scholar's Britches icon.
    set
    Crystal Scholar's Britches
    45
    Crystal Scholar's Britches icon.

    Crystal Scholar's Britches

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Legs
    Stats
    +498 intellect
    +1333 stamina
    +221 critical-strike
    +553 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 Mythic

Feet

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers
    16
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +286 critical-strike
    +286 haste

  2. Sandals of Arcane Mystery icon.
    Sandals of Arcane Mystery
    12
    Sandals of Arcane Mystery icon.

    Sandals of Arcane Mystery

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +353 intellect
    +928 stamina
    +322 critical-strike
    +215 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  3. Flameheart Sandals icon.
    Flameheart Sandals
    7
    Flameheart Sandals icon.

    Flameheart Sandals

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +300 critical-strike
    +277 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Manawracker Sandals icon.
    Manawracker Sandals
    4
    Manawracker Sandals icon.

    Manawracker Sandals

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +374 intellect
    +1000 stamina
    +178 haste
    +402 mastery
    +249 avoidance
    Rank Mythic

  5. Sandals of the Wild Sovereign icon.
    Sandals of the Wild Sovereign
    3
    Sandals of the Wild Sovereign icon.

    Sandals of the Wild Sovereign

    Ilvl 424
    Slot Feet
    Stats
    +384 intellect
    +1037 stamina
    +420 haste
    +169 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight icon.
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    29
    Signet of Titanic Insight icon.

    Signet of Titanic Insight

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 critical-strike
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Increases duration of Well Fed bonuses from Dragon Isles meals by 100% and they now persist through death.

  2. Ring-Bound Hourglass icon.
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    10
    Ring-Bound Hourglass icon.

    Ring-Bound Hourglass

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Use: Visit a place you may have long since forgotten. (20 Hr Cooldown)

  3. Crystallized Droplet icon.
    Crystallized Droplet
    9
    Crystallized Droplet icon.

    Crystallized Droplet

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +750 stamina
    +519 critical-strike
    +692 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  4. Platinum Star Band icon.
    Platinum Star Band
    8
    Platinum Star Band icon.

    Platinum Star Band

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +696 stamina
    +761 critical-strike
    +397 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  5. Signet of Dancing Jade icon.
    Signet of Dancing Jade
    8
    Signet of Dancing Jade icon.

    Signet of Dancing Jade

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Ring 2
    Stats
    +750 stamina
    +581 critical-strike
    +609 haste
    Rank Mythic

Trinkets

  1. Time-Breaching Talon icon.
    Time-Breaching Talon
    32
    Time-Breaching Talon icon.

    Time-Breaching Talon

    Ilvl 372
    Slot Trinket 2
    Stats
    +420 haste
    Effects
    Use: Tear through time and steal power from your future self, gaining 1,926 Intellect for 20 sec, then losing 613 Intellect for 20 sec. (2 Min 30 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  2. Furious Ragefeather icon.
    Furious Ragefeather
    28
    Furious Ragefeather icon.

    Furious Ragefeather

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +473 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells have a chance to fire a Soulseeker Arrow towards your target, inflicting 95,022 Shadow damage over 20 sec. If the target dies while affected, your next damaging spells will fire an arrow.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Whispering Incarnate Icon icon.
    Whispering Incarnate Icon
    16
    Whispering Incarnate Icon icon.

    Whispering Incarnate Icon

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +473 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Succumb to the Icon's whispers and become Infused with Frost, increasing your Critical Strike by 567. Fighting alongside allies who are Infused with Earth or Fire has a chance to grant you 277 of their Infusion's stat for 12 sec. Infusion based on your current specialization.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Crimson Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity icon.
    set
    Crimson Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity
    5
    Crimson Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity icon.

    Crimson Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    Ilvl 408
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +518 critical-strike
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 1,109 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    (2) 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

  5. Voidmender's Shadowgem icon.
    Voidmender's Shadowgem
    5
    Voidmender's Shadowgem icon.

    Voidmender's Shadowgem

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Trinket 1
    Stats
    +473 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Embrace the gem to increase your Critical Strike by 2,124 for 15 sec. Your healing as well as damage-dealing spells and abilities have a high chance to empower the gem, increasing its effect. (1 Min 30 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

Main Hand

  1. Obsidian Seared Hexsword icon.
    Obsidian Seared Hexsword
    12
    Obsidian Seared Hexsword icon.

    Obsidian Seared Hexsword

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +1410 intellect
    +641 stamina
    +191 critical-strike
    +191 versatility

  2. Staff of Trembling Will icon.
    Staff of Trembling Will
    8
    Staff of Trembling Will icon.

    Staff of Trembling Will

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +2214 intellect
    +1333 stamina
    +331 critical-strike
    +422 haste
    Rank Mythic

  3. Chillworn's Infusion Staff icon.
    Chillworn's Infusion Staff
    5
    Chillworn's Infusion Staff icon.

    Chillworn's Infusion Staff

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +2214 intellect
    +1333 stamina
    +470 critical-strike
    +304 mastery
    Rank Mythic

  4. Illuminating Pillar of the Isles icon.
    Illuminating Pillar of the Isles
    4
    Illuminating Pillar of the Isles icon.

    Illuminating Pillar of the Isles

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +2153 intellect
    +1283 stamina
    +382 critical-strike
    +382 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Increases the duration of Dragon Isles potions by 50%.

  5. Koroleth's Crackling Dagger icon.
    Koroleth's Crackling Dagger
    3
    Koroleth's Crackling Dagger icon.

    Koroleth's Crackling Dagger

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +1450 intellect
    +666 stamina
    +136 haste
    +252 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Off Hand

  1. Sadana's Grisly Visage icon.
    Sadana's Grisly Visage
    7
    Sadana's Grisly Visage icon.

    Sadana's Grisly Visage

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +764 intellect
    +666 stamina
    +197 critical-strike
    +189 haste
    Rank Mythic

  2. Vexamus' Expulsion Rod icon.
    Vexamus' Expulsion Rod
    5
    Vexamus' Expulsion Rod icon.

    Vexamus' Expulsion Rod

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +764 intellect
    +666 stamina
    +227 critical-strike
    +160 haste
    Rank Mythic

  3. Scripture of Primal Devotion icon.
    Scripture of Primal Devotion
    4
    Scripture of Primal Devotion icon.

    Scripture of Primal Devotion

    Ilvl 421
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +764 intellect
    +666 stamina
    +267 haste
    +120 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  4. Crackling Codex of the Isles icon.
    Crackling Codex of the Isles
    3
    Crackling Codex of the Isles icon.

    Crackling Codex of the Isles

    Ilvl 418
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +743 intellect
    +641 stamina
    +191 haste
    +191 mastery

  5. Icewrath's Channeling Conduit icon.
    Icewrath's Channeling Conduit
    1
    Icewrath's Channeling Conduit icon.

    Icewrath's Channeling Conduit

    Ilvl 415
    Slot Off Hand
    Stats
    +722 intellect
    +618 stamina
    +123 haste
    +253 mastery
    Rank Mythic

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 Mythic+.

  1. Radiant Alexstraszite icon.
    Radiant Alexstraszite
    45
    Radiant Alexstraszite icon.

    Radiant Alexstraszite

    Effect +70 Critical Strike and +33 Versatility
    Type prismatic
  2. Keen Neltharite icon.
    Keen Neltharite
    28
    Keen Neltharite icon.

    Keen Neltharite

    Effect +70 Mastery and +33 Haste
    Type prismatic
  3. Sensei's Alexstraszite icon.
    Sensei's Alexstraszite
    28
    Sensei's Alexstraszite icon.

    Sensei's Alexstraszite

    Effect +70 Critical Strike and +33 Mastery
    Type prismatic
  4. Inscribed Illimited Diamond icon.
    Inscribed Illimited Diamond
    23
    Inscribed Illimited Diamond icon.

    Inscribed Illimited Diamond

    Effect +75 Primary Stat and +66 Critical Strike
    Type prismatic
  5. Radiant Malygite icon.
    Radiant Malygite
    19
    Radiant Malygite icon.

    Radiant Malygite

    Effect +70 Versatility and +33 Critical Strike
    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 Mythic+.

Back

  1. Graceful Avoidance icon.
    Graceful Avoidance
    31
    Graceful Avoidance icon.

    Graceful Avoidance

    Effect Graceful Avoidance
  2. +125 Avoidance icon.
    +125 Avoidance
    9
    +125 Avoidance icon.

    +125 Avoidance

    Effect +125 Avoidance
  3. Regenerative Leech icon.
    Regenerative Leech
    3
    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
    2
    Reserve of Intellect icon.

    Reserve of Intellect

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

    Waking Stats

    Effect Waking Stats

Wrist

  1. +200 Avoidance icon.
    +200 Avoidance
    34
    +200 Avoidance icon.

    +200 Avoidance

    Effect +200 Avoidance
  2. +125 Avoidance icon.
    +125 Avoidance
    5
    +125 Avoidance icon.

    +125 Avoidance

    Effect +125 Avoidance
  3. +175 Avoidance icon.
    +175 Avoidance
    4
    +175 Avoidance icon.

    +175 Avoidance

    Effect +175 Avoidance

Legs

  1. Temporal Spellthread icon.
    Temporal Spellthread
    30
    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)
  2. Frozen Spellthread icon.
    Frozen Spellthread
    6
    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)
  3. Frozen Spellthread icon.
    Frozen Spellthread
    5
    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. Watcher's Loam icon.
    Watcher's Loam
    29
    Watcher's Loam icon.

    Watcher's Loam

    Effect Watcher's Loam
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze icon.
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    5
    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 Critical Strike icon.
    +82 Critical Strike
    39
    +82 Critical Strike icon.

    +82 Critical Strike

    Effect +82 Critical Strike
  2. +82 Haste icon.
    +82 Haste
    21
    +82 Haste icon.

    +82 Haste

    Effect +82 Haste
  3. +82 Mastery icon.
    +82 Mastery
    21
    +82 Mastery icon.

    +82 Mastery

    Effect +82 Mastery

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion icon.
    Sophic Devotion
    38
    Sophic Devotion icon.

    Sophic Devotion

    Effect Sophic Devotion
  2. Sophic Devotion icon.
    Sophic Devotion
    5
    Sophic Devotion icon.

    Sophic Devotion

    Effect Sophic Devotion
  3. Sophic Writ icon.
    Sophic Writ
    2
    Sophic Writ icon.

    Sophic Writ

    Effect Sophic Writ

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 Mythic+.

  1. Elemental Lariat icon.
    Elemental Lariat
    44
    Elemental Lariat icon.

    Elemental Lariat

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Neck
    Stats
    +722 stamina
    +592 haste
    +592 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to empower one of your socketed elemental gems, granting 499 of their associated stat for 12 sec.

  2. Amice of the Blue icon.
    Amice of the Blue
    31
    Amice of the Blue icon.

    Amice of the Blue

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Shoulders
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +237 critical-strike
    +335 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells and abilities have a chance to trigger a burst of Arcane energy at the target's location, dealing 18,446 Arcane damage split between nearby enemies.

  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle icon.
    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle
    4
    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle icon.

    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Waist
    Stats
    +363 intellect
    +962 stamina
    +286 critical-strike
    +286 haste
    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.

  4. Illuminating Pillar of the Isles icon.
    Illuminating Pillar of the Isles
    3
    Illuminating Pillar of the Isles icon.

    Illuminating Pillar of the Isles

    Ilvl 418
    Limit Unique-Equipped: Embellished (2)
    Slot Main Hand
    Stats
    +2153 intellect
    +1283 stamina
    +382 critical-strike
    +382 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Increases the duration of Dragon Isles potions by 50%.

  5. 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 critical-strike
    +592 mastery
    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.