3v3 Frost Mage

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This is a guide about how to build Frost Mages for 3v3 . It summarizes what is working for the highest-rated players: stat priority, legendary, trinkets, gems, enchantments, talents, PvP talents, covenants, soulbinds, and conduits.

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Class Frost Mage
Activity 3v3
Number of players 19
Highest rating 2952
Lowest rating 2004

Stat Priority

+95
8% Crit
+883
27% Hast
+10
8% Mast
+1325
33% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the stat priority is:

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

Race

Based on the 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the character races to choose are:

  1. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    8
  2. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    5
  3. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    3
  4. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    1
  5. Undead icon.
    U

    Undead

    1

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Disciplinary Command legendary item icon.
    D

    Disciplinary Command - Ring 2

    7

    Casting a Frost, Fire and Arcane spell within 10 sec of each other increases your Critical Strike damage of all your spells by 20%. This effect can only occur once every 30 sec.

  2. Slick Ice legendary item icon.
    S

    Slick Ice - Legs

    3

    While Icy Veins is active, each Frostbolt you cast reduces the cast time of Frostbolt by 2% and increases its damage by 2%, stacking up to 10 times.

  3. Triune Ward legendary item icon.
    T

    Triune Ward - Chest

    3

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

  4. Freezing Winds legendary item icon.
    F

    Freezing Winds - Head

    2

    While Frozen Orb is active, you gain Fingers of Frost every 2 sec.

  5. Slick Ice legendary item icon.
    S

    Slick Ice - Waist

    2

    While Icy Veins is active, each Frostbolt you cast reduces the cast time of Frostbolt by 2% and increases its damage by 2%, stacking up to 10 times.

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Unchained Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Medallion

    17

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +96 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Elite

  2. Unchained Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    10

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

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

    Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    6

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

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

    Unchained Gladiator's Shackles of Malediction

    4

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +96 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Shackles an enemy, inflicting 13,696 Shadow damage and absorbing 20,544 healing over 4 sec. You are slowed by 50% while shackling. (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Elite

  5. Unchained Gladiator's Relentless Brooch item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Relentless Brooch

    1

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +93 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 20%. Does not stack with similar effects.
    Rank Duelist

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 19 highest Frost Mages in 3v3, the gems to use are:

  1. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    84

    +16 Haste

  2. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    7

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

  3. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    4

    +16 Versatility

  4. Straddling Viridium icon.
    S

    Straddling Viridium

    1

    +3% Movement Speed

  5. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    1

    +16 Critical Strike

Domination Shards

Based on the sockets observed on the 19 highest Frost Mages in 3v3, the domination shards to use are:

  1. Portentous Shard of Kyr icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Kyr

    1

    Gain 1,679 Absorb every 5 sec, up to a cap of 6,734.

  2. Portentous Shard of Zed icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Zed

    1

    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.

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    18

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    1

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    17

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Bounds

    1

    Enchanted: +20 Intellect & +6% Mana

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    19

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Hands item are:

  1. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    1

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

  2. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    1

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    3

    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 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Ring items are:

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    34

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    3

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

  3. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    1

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Main Hand item are:

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    15

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    4

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the talents to use are:

    1. Lonely Winter talent icon.
      L
      17

      Lonely Winter

      You can no longer summon your Water Elemental, but Frostbolt, Ice Lance, and Flurry deal 25% increased damage.

    2. Ice Nova talent icon.
      I
      2

      Ice Nova

      Causes a whirl of icy wind around the enemy, dealing 1,708 Frost damage to the target and reduced damage to all other enemies within 8 yards, and freezing them in place for 2 sec.

    3. Bone Chilling talent icon.
      B
      0

      Bone Chilling

      Whenever you attempt to chill a target, you gain Bone Chilling, increasing spell damage you deal by 0.5% for 8 sec, stacking up to 10 times.

    1. Shimmer talent icon.
      S
      18

      Shimmer

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

    2. Ice Floes talent icon.
      I
      1

      Ice Floes

      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.

    3. Glacial Insulation talent icon.
      G
      0

      Glacial Insulation

      Ice Barrier increases your armor by 200% while active, and Ice Block applies Ice Barrier to you when it fades.

    1. Rune of Power talent icon.
      R
      13

      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 Icy Veins will also create a Rune of Power at your location.

    2. Incanter's Flow talent icon.
      I
      6

      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. Frozen Touch talent icon.
      F
      15

      Frozen Touch

      Frostbolt grants you Fingers of Frost and Brain Freeze 20% more often.

    2. Chain Reaction talent icon.
      C
      4

      Chain Reaction

      Your Ice Lances against frozen targets increase the damage of your Ice Lances by 3% for 10 sec, stacking up to 5 times.

    3. Ebonbolt talent icon.
      E
      0

      Ebonbolt

      Launch a bolt of ice at the enemy, dealing 1,890 Frost damage and granting you Brain Freeze.

    1. Frigid Winds talent icon.
      F
      12

      Frigid Winds

      All of your chilling effects reduce the target's movement speed by an additional 10%.

    2. Ring of Frost talent icon.
      R
      7

      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. Freezing Rain talent icon.
      F
      13

      Freezing Rain

      Frozen Orb makes Blizzard instant cast and increases its damage done by 60% for 12 sec.

    2. Splitting Ice talent icon.
      S
      4

      Splitting Ice

      Your Ice Lance and Icicles now deal 5% increased damage, and hit a second nearby target for 65% of their damage. Your Ebonbolt and Glacial Spike also hit a second nearby target for 80% of its damage.

    3. Comet Storm talent icon.
      C
      2

      Comet Storm

      Calls down a series of 7 icy comets on and around the target, that deals up to 2,702 Frost damage to all enemies within 6 yds of its impacts.

    1. Thermal Void talent icon.
      T
      18

      Thermal Void

      Icy Veins' duration is increased by 10 sec. Your Ice Lances against frozen targets extend your Icy Veins by an additional 1 sec.

    2. Ray of Frost talent icon.
      R
      1

      Ray of Frost

      Channel an icy beam at the enemy for 4.6 sec, dealing 1,128 Frost damage every 0.9 sec and slowing movement by 70%. Each time Ray of Frost deals damage, its damage and snare increases by 10%. Generates 2 charges of Fingers of Frost over its duration.

    3. Glacial Spike talent icon.
      G
      0

      Glacial Spike

      Conjures a massive spike of ice, and merges your current Icicles into it. It impales your target, dealing 2,765 damage plus all of the damage stored in your Icicles, and freezes the target in place for 4 sec. Damage may interrupt the freeze effect. Requires 5 Icicles to cast. Passive: Ice Lance no longer launches Icicles.

PvP Talents

Based on the talents observed on 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Deep Shatter PvP talent icon.
    D

    Deep Shatter

    19

  2. Ice Form PvP talent icon.
    I

    Ice Form

    12

  3. Frostbite PvP talent icon.
    F

    Frostbite

    11

  4. Concentrated Coolness PvP talent icon.
    C

    Concentrated Coolness

    9

  5. Ice Wall PvP talent icon.
    I

    Ice Wall

    3

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
1
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
12
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
2
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
4
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the covenants to pick are:

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

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    12

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 12

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 12

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 12

      Ultimate Form

    4. 12

      Volatile Solvent

    5. 7

      Viscous Trail

    6. 6

      Kevin's Keyring

    7. 6

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    8. 5

      Undulating Maneuvers

  2. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    4

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 4

      Familiar Predicaments

    2. 4

      Fatal Flaw

    3. 4

      Friends in Low Places

    4. 4

      Thrill Seeker

    5. 3

      Agent of Chaos

    6. 2

      Nimble Steps

    7. 2

      Sinful Preservation

    8. 1

      Fancy Footwork

  3. Dreamweaver icon.
    D

    Dreamweaver

    1

    The traits to use with Dreamweaver are:

    1. 1

      Dream Delver

    2. 1

      Field of Blossoms

    3. 1

      Podtender

    4. 1

      Somnambulist

    5. 1

      Soothing Voice

    6. 1

      Waking Dreams

  4. Kleia icon.
    K

    Kleia

    1

    The traits to use with Kleia are:

    1. 1

      Bearer's Pursuit

    2. 1

      Cleansing Rites

    3. 1

      Mentorship

    4. 1

      Spear of the Archon

    5. 1

      Valiant Strikes

  5. Korayn icon.
    K

    Korayn

    1

    The traits to use with Korayn are:

    1. 1

      Face Your Foes

    2. 1

      Get In Formation

    3. 1

      Horn of the Wild Hunt

    4. 1

      Vorkai Ambush

    5. 1

      Wild Hunt Strategem

    6. 1

      Wild Hunt Tactics

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Ice Bite conduit icon.
    I

    Ice Bite

    16

  2. Icy Propulsion conduit icon.
    I

    Icy Propulsion

    16

  3. Gift of the Lich conduit icon.
    G

    Gift of the Lich

    12

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Cryo-Freeze conduit icon.
    C

    Cryo-Freeze

    13

  2. Diverted Energy conduit icon.
    D

    Diverted Energy

    12

  3. Tempest Barrier conduit icon.
    T

    Tempest Barrier

    10

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 19 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Flow of Time conduit icon.
    F

    Flow of Time

    14

  2. Grounding Surge conduit icon.
    G

    Grounding Surge

    5

  3. Incantation of Swiftness conduit icon.
    I

    Incantation of Swiftness

    2