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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.

For accuracy purposes, Murlok.io analyzes the character equipment types, keeps track of their specialization history, and uses only active characters.

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Class Frost Mage
Activity 3v3
Number of players 10
Highest rating 2627
Lowest rating 2060

Stat Priority

+43
6% Crit
+741
22% Hast
+27
9% Mast
+1200
30% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 10 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the stat priority is:

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

Race

Based on the 10 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the character races to choose are:

  1. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    3
  2. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    2
  3. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    2
  4. Draenei icon.
    D

    Draenei

    1
  5. Undead icon.
    U

    Undead

    1

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 10 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Triune Ward legendary item icon.
    T

    Triune Ward - Chest

    8

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

  2. Triune Ward legendary item icon.
    T

    Triune Ward - Neck

    2

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

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 10 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the trinkets to use are:

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

    Unchained Gladiator's Shackles of Malediction

    9

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +93 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Shackles an enemy, inflicting 13,112 Shadow damage and absorbing 19,668 healing over 4 sec. You are slowed by 50% while shackling. (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Duelist

  2. Sinful Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    S

    Sinful Gladiator's Medallion

    8

    Ilvl 226
    Stats
    +77 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Duelist

  3. Unchained Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Medallion

    1

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +93 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Duelist

  4. Sinful Gladiator's Relentless Brooch item icon.
    S

    Sinful Gladiator's Relentless Brooch

    1

    Ilvl 226
    Stats
    +77 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 20%. Does not stack with similar effects.
    Rank Duelist

  5. Unchained Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    U

    Unchained Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity

    1

    Ilvl 203
    Stats
    +89 haste
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 164 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 10 highest Frost Mages in 3v3, the gems to use are:

  1. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    27

    +16 Haste

  2. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    6

    +16 Versatility

  3. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    1

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

  4. Leviathan's Eye of Intellect icon.
    L

    Leviathan's Eye of Intellect

    1

    +7 Intellect

Domination Shards

Based on the sockets observed on the 10 highest Frost Mages in 3v3, the domination shards to use are:

  1. Foreboding Shard of Kyr icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Kyr

    1

    |CFF20ff20Gain 1,178 Absorb every 5 sec, up to a cap of 5,892.|R

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 10 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

    6

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    4

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 10 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

    10

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 10 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

    10

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 10 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

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 10 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

    13

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    6

    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 10 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

    9

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    1

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 10 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the talents to use are:

    1. Ice Nova talent icon.
      I
      8

      Ice Nova

      Causes a whirl of icy wind around the enemy, dealing 1,716 Frost damage to the target and reduced damage to all other enemies within 8 yards, and freezing them in place for 2 sec.

    2. Lonely Winter talent icon.
      L
      2

      Lonely Winter

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

    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
      10

      Shimmer

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

    2. 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.

    3. Ice Floes talent icon.
      I
      0

      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.

    1. Incanter's Flow talent icon.
      I
      8

      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.

    2. Rune of Power talent icon.
      R
      2

      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.

    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
      8

      Frozen Touch

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

    2. Chain Reaction talent icon.
      C
      2

      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 1,850 Frost damage and granting you Brain Freeze.

    1. Frigid Winds talent icon.
      F
      5

      Frigid Winds

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

    2. Ring of Frost talent icon.
      R
      5

      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. Comet Storm talent icon.
      C
      5

      Comet Storm

      Calls down a series of 7 icy comets on and around the target, that deals up to 2,754 Frost damage to all enemies within 6 yds of its impacts.

    2. Freezing Rain talent icon.
      F
      4

      Freezing Rain

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

    3. Splitting Ice talent icon.
      S
      1

      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.

    1. Ray of Frost talent icon.
      R
      6

      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.

    2. Thermal Void talent icon.
      T
      4

      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.

    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 2,801 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 10 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Deep Shatter PvP talent icon.
    D

    Deep Shatter

    10

  2. Concentrated Coolness PvP talent icon.
    C

    Concentrated Coolness

    7

  3. Ice Form PvP talent icon.
    I

    Ice Form

    5

  4. Ice Wall PvP talent icon.
    I

    Ice Wall

    3

  5. Netherwind Armor PvP talent icon.
    N

    Netherwind Armor

    2

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
0
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
6
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
4
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 10 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the covenants to pick are:

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

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 10 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    4

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 4

      Familiar Predicaments

    2. 4

      Friends in Low Places

    3. 4

      Thrill Seeker

    4. 3

      Agent of Chaos

    5. 3

      Nimble Steps

    6. 1

      Fancy Footwork

  2. Korayn icon.
    K

    Korayn

    3

    The traits to use with Korayn are:

    1. 3

      Face Your Foes

    2. 3

      Get In Formation

    3. 3

      Horn of the Wild Hunt

    4. 3

      Wild Hunt Tactics

    5. 2

      Hunt's Exhilaration

    6. 1

      Vorkai Ambush

  3. Dreamweaver icon.
    D

    Dreamweaver

    2

    The traits to use with Dreamweaver are:

    1. 2

      Dream Delver

    2. 2

      Field of Blossoms

    3. 2

      Podtender

    4. 2

      Somnambulist

    5. 2

      Soothing Voice

    6. 1

      Cunning Dreams

    7. 1

      Waking Dreams

  4. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    1

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 1

      Grove Invigoration

    2. 1

      Nature's Splendor

    3. 1

      Niya's Tools: Poison

    4. 1

      Run Without Tiring

    5. 1

      Survivor's Rally

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 10 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Ice Bite conduit icon.
    I

    Ice Bite

    9

  2. Icy Propulsion conduit icon.
    I

    Icy Propulsion

    8

  3. Unrelenting Cold conduit icon.
    U

    Unrelenting Cold

    4

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 10 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Cryo-Freeze conduit icon.
    C

    Cryo-Freeze

    6

  2. Diverted Energy conduit icon.
    D

    Diverted Energy

    4

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    3

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 10 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Flow of Time conduit icon.
    F

    Flow of Time

    8

  2. Winter's Protection conduit icon.
    W

    Winter's Protection

    2

  3. Incantation of Swiftness conduit icon.
    I

    Incantation of Swiftness

    1