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 50
Highest rating 2206
Lowest rating 1616

Stat Priority

+75
7% Crit
+1127
34% Hast
+138
12% Mast
+1321
33% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the stat priority is:

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

Race

Based on the 50 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the character races to choose are:

  1. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    25
  2. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    12
  3. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    4
  4. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    3
  5. Gnome icon.
    G

    Gnome

    1

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Feet

    37

    Gain the legendary effect of Death's Fathom: Your Fireball, Frostbolt, and Arcane Blast have a chance to grant Deathborne for 8 sec. While in the form of a skeletal mage the spell damage granted is increased by 1% for each enemy hit by Fireball, Frostbolt, and Arcane Blast.

  2. Slick Ice legendary item icon.
    S

    Slick Ice - Waist

    21

    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. Slick Ice legendary item icon.
    S

    Slick Ice - Legs

    16

    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.

  4. Freezing Winds legendary item icon.
    F

    Freezing Winds - Hands

    9

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

  5. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    5

    Gain the legendary effect of Sinful Delight: Consuming Brain Freeze reduces Mirrors of Torment's cooldown by 4 sec. If Mirrors of Torment is dispelled the cooldown is reduced by 45 sec.

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Cosmic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    32

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +126 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 272 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 500 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  2. Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion

    30

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +122 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 500 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  3. Cosmic Gladiator's Relentless Brooch item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Relentless Brooch

    13

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +122 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 20%. Does not stack with similar effects.
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 500 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  4. Eternal Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    E

    Eternal Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity

    11

    Ilvl 268
    Stats
    +123 haste
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 302 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 500 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.

  5. Eternal Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item icon.
    E

    Eternal Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

    2

    Ilvl 291
    Stats
    +135 haste
    Effects
    Equip: Your spells and abilities have a chance to grant 316 primary stat for 20 sec.
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 500 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Rival I

Tier Set

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the tier set items to use are:

  1. Erudite Occultist's Mantle item icon.
    E

    Erudite Occultist's Mantle

    49

    Ilvl 294
    Stats
    +115 intellect
    +252 stamina
    +49 haste
    +94 versatility
    Set
    Set: Your spells have a 25% chance to call down a Comet Storm on your target enemy. This effect cannot occur more than once every 20 sec.
    Set: Enemies hit by Comet Storm take 2% increased damage from your Frost Spells, up to 10% for 8 sec.
    Rank Rival II

  2. Erudite Occultist's Hood item icon.
    E

    Erudite Occultist's Hood

    44

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +159 intellect
    +353 stamina
    +111 haste
    +83 mastery
    Set
    Set: Your spells have a 25% chance to call down a Comet Storm on your target enemy. This effect cannot occur more than once every 20 sec.
    Set: Enemies hit by Comet Storm take 2% increased damage from your Frost Spells, up to 10% for 8 sec.
    Rank Duelist

  3. Erudite Occultist's Handwraps item icon.
    E

    Erudite Occultist's Handwraps

    17

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +119 intellect
    +265 stamina
    +42 versatility
    +103 mastery
    Set
    Set: Your spells have a 25% chance to call down a Comet Storm on your target enemy. This effect cannot occur more than once every 20 sec.
    Set: Enemies hit by Comet Storm take 2% increased damage from your Frost Spells, up to 10% for 8 sec.
    Rank Duelist

  4. Erudite Occultist's Leggings item icon.
    E

    Erudite Occultist's Leggings

    14

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +168 intellect
    +379 stamina
    +129 critical-strike
    +69 haste
    Set
    Set: Your spells have a 25% chance to call down a Comet Storm on your target enemy. This effect cannot occur more than once every 20 sec.
    Set: Enemies hit by Comet Storm take 2% increased damage from your Frost Spells, up to 10% for 8 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Erudite Occultist's Robes item icon.
    E

    Erudite Occultist's Robes

    8

    Ilvl 294
    Stats
    +153 intellect
    +337 stamina
    +58 critical-strike
    +133 mastery
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Set
    Set: Your spells have a 25% chance to call down a Comet Storm on your target enemy. This effect cannot occur more than once every 20 sec.
    Set: Enemies hit by Comet Storm take 2% increased damage from your Frost Spells, up to 10% for 8 sec.
    Rank Rival II

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Frost Mages in 3v3, the gems to use are:

  1. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    182

    +16 Haste

  2. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    32

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

  3. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    16

    +16 Versatility

  4. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    12

    +5% Movement Speed

  5. Straddling Viridium icon.
    S

    Straddling Viridium

    5

    +3% Movement Speed

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 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

    46

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    2

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 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

    45

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight

    2

    Enchanted: Eternal Insight

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 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

    48

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 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

    3

    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 50 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

    5

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 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

    89

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    5

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    2

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 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

    44

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    5

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the talents to use are:

    1. Lonely Winter talent icon.
      L
      46

      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
      4

      Ice Nova

      Causes a whirl of icy wind around the enemy, dealing 1,712 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. Ice Floes talent icon.
      I
      25

      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.

    2. Shimmer talent icon.
      S
      24

      Shimmer

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

    3. Glacial Insulation talent icon.
      G
      1

      Glacial Insulation

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

    1. Incanter's Flow talent icon.
      I
      47

      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
      3

      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
      34

      Frozen Touch

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

    2. Chain Reaction talent icon.
      C
      16

      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 1,907 Frost damage and granting you Brain Freeze.

    1. Frigid Winds talent icon.
      F
      27

      Frigid Winds

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

    2. Ring of Frost talent icon.
      R
      22

      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
      1

      Ice Ward

      Frost Nova now has 2 charges.

    1. Freezing Rain talent icon.
      F
      36

      Freezing Rain

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

    2. Comet Storm talent icon.
      C
      9

      Comet Storm

      Calls down a series of 7 icy comets on and around the target, that deals up to 2,785 Frost damage to all enemies within 6 yds of its impacts.

    3. Splitting Ice talent icon.
      S
      5

      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. Thermal Void talent icon.
      T
      50

      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
      0

      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 2,779 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 50 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Deep Shatter PvP talent icon.
    D

    Deep Shatter

    48

  2. Frostbite PvP talent icon.
    F

    Frostbite

    45

  3. Ice Wall PvP talent icon.
    I

    Ice Wall

    28

  4. Concentrated Coolness PvP talent icon.
    C

    Concentrated Coolness

    15

  5. Netherwind Armor PvP talent icon.
    N

    Netherwind Armor

    7

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
2
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
27
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
9
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
12
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 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 50 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    27

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 27

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 27

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 27

      Ultimate Form

    4. 27

      Volatile Solvent

    5. 18

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    6. 16

      Viscous Trail

    7. 11

      Undulating Maneuvers

    8. 9

      Kevin's Keyring

  2. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    11

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 11

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 11

      Fatal Flaw

    3. 11

      Friends in Low Places

    4. 11

      Thrill Seeker

    5. 10

      Familiar Predicaments

    6. 6

      Nimble Steps

    7. 5

      Sinful Preservation

    8. 1

      Exacting Preparation

  3. Dreamweaver icon.
    D

    Dreamweaver

    4

    The traits to use with Dreamweaver are:

    1. 4

      Dream Delver

    2. 4

      Field of Blossoms

    3. 4

      Podtender

    4. 4

      Somnambulist

    5. 4

      Soothing Voice

    6. 2

      Cunning Dreams

    7. 2

      Waking Dreams

  4. Korayn icon.
    K

    Korayn

    4

    The traits to use with Korayn are:

    1. 4

      Horn of the Wild Hunt

    2. 4

      Vorkai Sharpening Techniques

    3. 4

      Wild Hunt Strategem

    4. 4

      Wild Hunt Tactics

    5. 2

      Face Your Foes

    6. 2

      First Strike

    7. 2

      Hunt's Exhilaration

    8. 2

      Vorkai Ambush

  5. Pelagos icon.
    P

    Pelagos

    2

    The traits to use with Pelagos are:

    1. 2

      Better Together

    2. 2

      Bond of Friendship

    3. 2

      Combat Meditation

    4. 2

      Focusing Mantra

    5. 2

      Let Go of the Past

    6. 2

      Newfound Resolve

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Ice Bite conduit icon.
    I

    Ice Bite

    43

  2. Icy Propulsion conduit icon.
    I

    Icy Propulsion

    43

  3. Gift of the Lich conduit icon.
    G

    Gift of the Lich

    26

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Tempest Barrier conduit icon.
    T

    Tempest Barrier

    34

  2. Cryo-Freeze conduit icon.
    C

    Cryo-Freeze

    33

  3. Diverted Energy conduit icon.
    D

    Diverted Energy

    25

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Frost Mages in 3v3, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Flow of Time conduit icon.
    F

    Flow of Time

    43

  2. Grounding Surge conduit icon.
    G

    Grounding Surge

    17

  3. Winter's Protection conduit icon.
    W

    Winter's Protection

    1