Mythic+ Fire Mage

Fire Mage
Season 3
50 characters
3779 - 3949

This guide is dedicated to building a PvE Fire Mage equipped to prevail in Mythic+ in World of Warcraft Dragonflight 10.2.5. It is based on an analysis of the top 50 characters from Season 3 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions, including Liuliuo from Tichondrius (US) — currently ranked as the best Fire Mage in Mythic+.

The guide covers stat priority, the most effective races, widely used talents, the best equipment, as well as the ideal embellishments, enchantments, and gems for a Fire Mage. To ensure better accuracy, it checks each character's last time played, specialization usage frequency, and equipment type. Updated every 12 hours, it ensures the most current and effective builds are always at your fingertips.

Top Fire Mages

  1. 1
    Liuliuo
    Tichondrius (US)
    487 ilvl
    3949
  2. 2
    黑川茜
    Shadowmoon (TW)
    489 ilvl
    3947
  3. 3
    Alicé
    World Tree (TW)
    488 ilvl
    3943
  4. 4
    天才小海獭
    Arthas (TW)
    489 ilvl
    3925
  5. 5
    Arxesz
    Kazzak (EU)
    488 ilvl
    3918

Stat Priority

Stats are crucial attributes that directly influence a character's power in World of Warcraft. They not only determine the character's strength but also define the overall feel and playstyle. Stat bonuses can be found on various pieces of equipment, in consumables created by the Alchemy profession, certain foods, some enchantments , and gems .

It's important to note that each stat experiences diminishing returns once its equipped bonus reaches +20%. This means that optimizing a character's performance involves more than just maximizing each stat; it's about finding a balanced distribution. Here is the optimal way to balance Fire Mage Secondary and Minor stats for Mythic+.

Secondary Stats
+3673
27% Critical Strike
+6116
38% Haste
+3212
16% Mastery
+4208
21% Versatility
  1. Haste
  2. Versatility
  3. Critical Strike
  4. Mastery
Minor Stats
+1185
14% Avoidance
+168
1% Leech
+169
3% Speed
  1. Avoidance
  2. Speed
  3. Leech

Races

In World of Warcraft, each race comes with unique traits that enhance character abilities or improve in-game quality of life. Although these racial traits typically offer minor advantages, they can still provide a competitive edge in certain scenarios.

With Dwarf currently being the top race for Fire Mages in Mythic+, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Dwarf
    44
  2. Blood Elf
    3
  3. Tauren
    2
  4. Human
    1

Class Talents

Talents are the main element defining a character's build, significantly influencing the playstyle by adding, modifying, and enhancing character abilities and behaviors. They are crucial in shaping how a character functions in battle.

Class talents represent a common tree shared across all Mage specializations. These talents provide foundational skills and enhancements that are essential and universal to the Mage class. They offer a range of abilities that lay the groundwork for a Mage's overall capabilities, regardless of the chosen specialization.

The following tree reproduces the in-game class talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Blazing Barrier
50
Ice Block
50
Overflowing Energy
50
Incanter's Flow
50
Winter's Protection
49
Spellsteal
5
Tempest Barrier
40
Incantation of Swiftness
1
Remove Curse
7
Arcane Warding
50
Mirror Image
50
Shifting Power
50
Alter Time
50
Cryo-Freeze
41
Reduplication
24
Quick Witted
50
Mass Polymorph
3
Slow
0
Master of Time
50
Diverted Energy
16
Ring of Frost
22
Ice Nova
3
Shimmer
25
Mass Slow
0
Blast Wave
46
Improved Frost Nova
0
Rigid Ice
0
Tome of Rhonin
50
Tome of Antonidas
50
Volatile Detonation
0
Energized Barriers
4
Frigid Winds
47
Flow of Time
3
Temporal Velocity
50
Ice Ward
43
Freezing Cold
3
Time Manipulation
33
Displacement
0
Accumulative Shielding
20
Greater Invisibility
50
Dragon's Breath
50
Ice Cold
45
Temporal Warp
50
Mass Barrier
50

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Fire Mages with unique abilities and enhancements tailored to their combat style.

The following tree reproduces the in-game specialization talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Pyroblast
50
Fire Blast
50
Pyrotechnics
50
Scorch
50
Phoenix Flames
50
Surging Blaze
50
Searing Touch
50
Firestarter
45
Fervent Flickering
50
Fuel the Fire
4
Improved Scorch
3
Critical Mass
50
Intensifying Flame
49
Flame On
50
Flame Patch
4
Alexstrasza's Fury
3
Combustion
50
Living Bomb
45
Incendiary Eruptions
4
Call of the Sun King
2
Firemind
50
Improved Combustion
50
Feel the Burn
50
Convection
45
Phoenix Reborn
1
Fevered Incantation
50
Master of Flame
45
Kindling
50
Inflame
2
Conflagration
49
Firefall
45
Controlled Destruction
3
Flame Accelerant
3
Fiery Rush
50
Wildfire
50
Meteor
46
Hyperthermia
0
Sun King's Blessing
50
Deep Impact
0

PvP Talents

PvP talents are specifically tailored for player-versus-player combat scenarios. Activated in arenas, battlegrounds, and the open world with war mode enabled, these talents are designed to optimize a Fire Mage's performance in PvP encounters. They provide specialized enhancements and strategies that give players an edge in combat against other players, reflecting the unique demands of PvP gameplay.

The following tree reproduces the in-game pvp talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
World in Flames
8
Flamecannon
30
Greater Pyroblast
16
Ring of Fire
21
Ice Wall
4
Glass Cannon
14
Master Shepherd
10
Ethereal Blink
5
Improved Mass Invisibility
0

Equipment

Equipment directly determines a character's power level in World of Warcraft. These items are acquired from diverse sources: they can drop in dungeons and raids, be discovered across the world, be crafted through various professions, obtained from PvP vendors, or chosen as rewards from the Great Vault.

Each piece of equipment significantly boosts a character's overall strength and capabilities. Here are the top items for Fire Mages in Mythic+, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. set
    Wayward Chronomancer's Chronocap
    33
  2. Lost Scholar's Timely Hat
    12
  3. Secret Spinner's Miter
    3
  4. Crown of the Infinite Lord
    1
  5. Hood of Surging Time
    1

Neck

  1. Torc of Passed Time
    20
  2. Amulet of Eonar's Chosen
    13
  3. Ouroboreal Necklet
    7
  4. Elemental Lariat
    4
  5. Chain of the Green Flight
    2

Shoulders

  1. set
    Wayward Chronomancer's Metronomes
    38
  2. Lost Scholar's Temporal Shoulderdials
    9
  3. Requiem Rootmantle
    1
  4. Slipstream Shoulderpads
    1
  5. Vibrant Wildercloth Shoulderspikes
    1

Back

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    36
  2. Inflammable Drapeleaf
    4
  3. Shadowfeather Shawl
    4
  4. Wayward Chronomancer's Stole
    4
  5. Cloak of Fading Echoes
    1

Chest

  1. set
    Wayward Chronomancer's Patchwork
    39
  2. Vesture of the Smoldering Serpent
    9
  3. Loa Betrayer's Vestments
    2

Wrist

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps
    19
  2. Overengineered Sleeve Extenders
    15
  3. Anguished Restraints
    7
  4. Fading Flame Wristbands
    5
  5. Drust-Thatched Wristwraps
    2

Hands

  1. set
    Wayward Chronomancer's Gloves
    48
  2. Twisting Shadow Claws
    1
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Handwraps
    1

Waist

  1. Wayward Chronomancer's Synchronous Belt
    39
  2. Urctos's Hibernal Dial
    6
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle
    3
  4. Mobius Strap
    1
  5. Whispering Fanged Cord
    1

Legs

  1. set
    Wayward Chronomancer's Pantaloons
    50

Feet

  1. Lost Scholar's Belted Treads
    30
  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers
    9
  3. Lifewoven Slippers
    5
  4. Wayward Chronomancer's Strapped Boots
    4
  5. Devilsaur Worshiper's Sandals
    1

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight
    47
  2. Ring-Bound Hourglass
    18
  3. Daydreamer's Glimmering Ring
    10
  4. Ring of Contempt
    6
  5. Signet of the Last Elder
    5

Trinkets

  1. Pip's Emerald Friendship Badge
    33
  2. Ashes of the Embersoul
    31
  3. Balefire Branch
    17
  4. Belor'relos, the Suncaller
    8
  5. Augury of the Primal Flame
    7

Main Hand

  1. Iridal, the Earth's Master
    21
  2. Dreambinder, Loom of the Great Cycle
    20
  3. Eternal Kindler's Greatstaff
    2
  4. Sickle of the White Stag
    2
  5. Sol's Magestaff
    2

Off Hand

  1. Trickster's Captivating Chime
    3

Embellishments

Embellishments are unique effects that can be added to crafted items, either as predefined elements in recipes or through an optional embellishment reagent, creating embellished gear. These enhancements diversify and amplify characters' capabilities.

Given that only a maximum of 2 embellished items can be equipped at a time, here are the best embellishments for Fire Mages in Mythic+.

  1. Blue Silken Lining
    91
  2. Elemental Lariat
    4
  3. Roiling Shadowflame
    4
  4. Prepared Time
    1

Enchantments

Enchantments provide minor yet valuable enhancements to various items, including Head, Back, Chest, Wrist, Waist, Legs, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand.

Most enchantments are crafted via the Enchanting profession. However, Waist enchantments specifically require Blacksmithing, Legs enhancements are crafted by Leatherworkers, and Head enchantments come from the Incandescent Essence , a reward obtained through a quest in the Amirdrassil raid.

Enchantments are usually available at the auction house, making them accessible for upgrades. Here is a list of the top enchantments for Fire Mages in Mythic+, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence
    50

Back

  1. Graceful Avoidance
    50

Chest

  1. Waking Stats
    49

Wrist

  1. +200 Avoidance
    50

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp
    50

Legs

  1. Frozen Spellthread
    46
  2. Lambent Armor Kit
    3

Feet

  1. Watcher's Loam
    47
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze
    3

Rings

  1. +82 Haste
    56
  2. +82 Versatility
    24
  3. +82 Critical Strike
    18

Main Hand

  1. Wafting Devotion
    33
  2. Sophic Devotion
    17

Gems

Gems are crafted stones from the Jewelcrafting profession, typically offering stat bonuses to enhance your gear. These gems can be socketed into specific items such as Head, Neck, Wrist, Waist, and Rings. The presence of sockets on items is usually random upon their drop.

Notably, Neck items can be uniquely modified to have up to three sockets by using 3 Tiered Medallion Setting . Additionally, a single socket can be added to other eligible items with a Nature's Cradle , which requires 6 Aspects' Tokens of Merit obtained from the Great Vault.

Available through both the auction house and the crafting order system, the following are the top gem choices for Fire Mages in Mythic+.

  1. Energized Ysemerald
    125
  2. Energized Malygite
    83
  3. Fierce Illimited Diamond
    39
  4. Radiant Malygite
    39
  5. Crafty Alexstraszite
    36