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 2971
Lowest rating 2471

Stat Priority

+67
7% Crit
+1119
34% Hast
+113
11% Mast
+1317
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. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    24
  2. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    9
  3. Undead icon.
    U

    Undead

    6
  4. Pandaren icon.
    P

    Pandaren

    3
  5. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    2

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

    43

    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

    25

    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

    23

    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. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Chest

    3

    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.

  5. Disciplinary Command legendary item icon.
    D

    Disciplinary Command - Ring

    2

    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.

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

    49

    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 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  2. Cosmic Gladiator's Echoing Resolve item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Echoing Resolve

    38

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +122 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Duration of incoming crowd control effects increased by 25%. Does not stack with similar effects. When affected, protects from the next spell interruption and crowd control effect, persisting for 12 sec.
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  3. Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Medallion

    10

    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 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Elite

  4. Cosmic Aspirant's Medallion item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Aspirant's Medallion

    1

    Ilvl 242
    Stats
    +90 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 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.

  5. Cosmic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    C

    Cosmic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    1

    Ilvl 272
    Stats
    +125 critical-strike
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 313 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Set
    Set: Increases your Intellect by 175 and Stamina by 350 when in Arenas, Battlegrounds, and War Mode.
    Rank Duelist

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 278
    Stats
    +99 intellect
    +209 stamina
    +46 haste
    +88 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.
    (4) Set: Enemies hit by Comet Storm take 2% increased damage from your Frost Spells, up to 10% for 8 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Erudite Occultist's Hood item icon.
    E

    Erudite Occultist's Hood

    42

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +128 intellect
    +269 stamina
    +101 haste
    +76 mastery
    Gem
    +16 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.
    (4) Set: Enemies hit by Comet Storm take 2% increased damage from your Frost Spells, up to 10% for 8 sec.
    Rank Elite

  3. Erudite Occultist's Handwraps item icon.
    E

    Erudite Occultist's Handwraps

    16

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +96 intellect
    +202 stamina
    +39 versatility
    +94 mastery
    Enchant
    Shadowlands Gathering
    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 Elite

  4. Erudite Occultist's Leggings item icon.
    E

    Erudite Occultist's Leggings

    13

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +128 intellect
    +269 stamina
    +115 critical-strike
    +62 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.
    (4) Set: Enemies hit by Comet Storm take 2% increased damage from your Frost Spells, up to 10% for 8 sec.
    Rank Elite

  5. Erudite Occultist's Robes item icon.
    E

    Erudite Occultist's Robes

    5

    Ilvl 275
    Stats
    +128 intellect
    +269 stamina
    +54 critical-strike
    +123 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 Elite

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

    181

    +16 Haste

  2. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    31

    +16 Versatility

  3. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    21

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

  4. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    13

    +5% Movement Speed

  5. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    5

    +16 Critical Strike

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

    48

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    1

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  3. 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 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

    48

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Sacred Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Sacred Stats

    2

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +20

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

    50

    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 - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    2

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

  2. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    1

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

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

    4

    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 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

    84

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    15

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    48

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    2

    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
      49

      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
      1

      Ice Nova

      Causes a whirl of icy wind around the enemy, dealing 1,670 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
      42

      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
      8

      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
      46

      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 1,888 Frost damage and granting you Brain Freeze.

    1. Frigid Winds talent icon.
      F
      36

      Frigid Winds

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

    2. Ring of Frost talent icon.
      R
      14

      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
      31

      Freezing Rain

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

    2. Comet Storm talent icon.
      C
      16

      Comet Storm

      Calls down a series of 7 icy comets on and around the target, that deals up to 2,743 Frost damage to all enemies within 6 yds of its impacts.

    3. Splitting Ice talent icon.
      S
      3

      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 2,821 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

    50

  2. Frostbite PvP talent icon.
    F

    Frostbite

    49

  3. Ice Wall PvP talent icon.
    I

    Ice Wall

    43

  4. Netherwind Armor PvP talent icon.
    N

    Netherwind Armor

    4

  5. Concentrated Coolness PvP talent icon.
    C

    Concentrated Coolness

    3

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
46
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
3
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
1
Vent

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

  1. Necrolord
  2. Night Fae
  3. Venthyr
  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

    46

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 46

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 46

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 46

      Ultimate Form

    4. 46

      Volatile Solvent

    5. 26

      Undulating Maneuvers

    6. 24

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    7. 22

      Kevin's Keyring

    8. 20

      Viscous Trail

  2. Korayn icon.
    K

    Korayn

    2

    The traits to use with Korayn are:

    1. 2

      First Strike

    2. 2

      Get In Formation

    3. 2

      Horn of the Wild Hunt

    4. 2

      Vorkai Ambush

    5. 2

      Wild Hunt Strategem

    6. 2

      Wild Hunt Tactics

  3. Dreamweaver icon.
    D

    Dreamweaver

    1

    The traits to use with Dreamweaver are:

    1. 1

      Cunning Dreams

    2. 1

      Dream Delver

    3. 1

      Field of Blossoms

    4. 1

      Podtender

    5. 1

      Somnambulist

    6. 1

      Soothing Voice

  4. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    1

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 1

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 1

      Familiar Predicaments

    3. 1

      Fatal Flaw

    4. 1

      Friends in Low Places

    5. 1

      Nimble Steps

    6. 1

      Thrill Seeker

potency conduits

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

  1. Gift of the Lich conduit icon.
    G

    Gift of the Lich

    46

  2. Icy Propulsion conduit icon.
    I

    Icy Propulsion

    45

  3. Ice Bite conduit icon.
    I

    Ice Bite

    44

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

    38

  2. Cryo-Freeze conduit icon.
    C

    Cryo-Freeze

    35

  3. Diverted Energy conduit icon.
    D

    Diverted Energy

    14

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

    42

  2. Grounding Surge conduit icon.
    G

    Grounding Surge

    17

  3. Winter's Protection conduit icon.
    W

    Winter's Protection

    1