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Frost Mage PvP Guide For 2v2

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Frost Mage
Season 3
50 characters
2164 - 2524

Welcome to Murlok.io's Frost Mage PvP guide for 2v2 in World of Warcraft. This guide lists the best stats, races, talents, gear, embellishments, enchantments, and gems for patch 10.2.6, based on the character builds of the Top 50 Frost Mages from Dragonflight Season 3 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes Pmzrhmsh (Ravencrest EU) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 2524.

Updated every 12 hours with the latest data from the Battle.net API , the guide also examines each character's last time played, specialization usage frequency, and equipment type to ensure greater accuracy.

Top Frost Mages

  1. 1
    Pmzrhmsh's character icon
    Pmzrhmsh
    Ravencrest (EU)
    456 ilvl
    2524
  2. 2
    Juicemage's character icon
    Juicemage
    Tichondrius (US)
    479 ilvl
    2502
  3. 3
    Asukor's character icon
    Asukor
    Sargeras (US)
    457 ilvl
    2471
  4. 4
    Медивера's character icon
    Медивера
    Gordunni (EU)
    464 ilvl
    2458
  5. 5
    Bloodyè's character icon
    Bloodyè
    Medivh (EU)
    458 ilvl
    2437

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 Frost Mage Secondary and Minor stats for 2v2.

Secondary Stats
+180
8% Critical Strike
+6098
49% Haste
+1414
16% Mastery
+6790
33% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Haste
  3. Mastery
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stats
+6
0% Avoidance
+16
0% Leech
+536
10% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Leech
  3. Avoidance

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 Night Elf currently being the top race for Frost Mages in 2v2, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    25
  2. Human race icon
    Human
    12
  3. Orc race icon
    Orc
    3
  4. Gnome race icon
    Gnome
    3
  5. Void Elf race icon
    Void Elf
    2

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.
Ice Barrier
50
Ice Block
50
Overflowing Energy
50
Incanter's Flow
50
Winter's Protection
2
Spellsteal
50
Tempest Barrier
21
Incantation of Swiftness
1
Remove Curse
44
Arcane Warding
24
Mirror Image
44
Shifting Power
50
Alter Time
50
Cryo-Freeze
17
Reduplication
1
Quick Witted
50
Mass Polymorph
2
Slow
26
Master of Time
50
Diverted Energy
1
Ring of Frost
50
Ice Nova
50
Shimmer
38
Mass Slow
0
Blast Wave
50
Improved Frost Nova
16
Rigid Ice
2
Tome of Rhonin
41
Tome of Antonidas
50
Volatile Detonation
50
Energized Barriers
45
Frigid Winds
22
Flow of Time
50
Temporal Velocity
50
Ice Ward
1
Freezing Cold
0
Time Manipulation
48
Displacement
50
Accumulative Shielding
11
Greater Invisibility
49
Dragon's Breath
50
Ice Cold
0
Time Anomaly
48
Mass Barrier
44

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Frost 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.
Ice Lance
50
Frozen Orb
50
Fingers of Frost
50
Flurry
50
Shatter
50
Brain Freeze
30
Everlasting Frost
40
Winter's Blessing
50
Frostbite
49
Piercing Cold
50
Perpetual Winter
50
Lonely Winter
50
Ice Caller
48
Bone Chilling
50
Comet Storm
30
Frozen Touch
21
Wintertide
50
Snowstorm
0
Flash Freeze
35
Subzero
49
Deep Shatter
20
Icy Veins
50
Splintering Cold
12
Glacial Assault
6
Freezing Rain
50
Thermal Void
48
Chain Reaction
48
Splitting Ice
38
Fractured Frost
0
Freezing Winds
41
Slick Ice
21
Ray of Frost
49
Hailstones
33
Cold Front
0
Coldest Snap
1
Cryopathy
48
Glacial Spike
29

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 Frost 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.
Icy Feet
0
Concentrated Coolness
37
Ice Form
0
Ice Wall
5
Ring of Fire
16
Frost Bomb
50
Snowdrift
6
Master Shepherd
35
Ethereal Blink
0
Improved Mass Invisibility
1

Best In Slot And Gear

Gear consists of items that directly determine a character's power level. It can be acquired from diverse sources: dungeon, raid, world drops, crafted through various professions, obtained from PvP vendors, or chosen as rewards from the Great Vault.

Each piece of gear significantly boosts a character's overall strength and capabilities. Here are the top items for Frost Mages in 2v2, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Wayward Chronomancer's Chronocap item set icon
    set
    Wayward Chronomancer's Chronocap
    31
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Cap item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Cap
    10
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Headcover item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Headcover
    7
  4. Lightweight Ocular Lenses item icon
    Lightweight Ocular Lenses
    2

Neck

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Necklace item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Necklace
    35
  2. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    9
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Amulet item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Amulet
    4
  4. Choker of Shielding item icon
    Choker of Shielding
    1
  5. Eye of the Rising Flame item icon
    Eye of the Rising Flame
    1

Shoulders

  1. Wayward Chronomancer's Metronomes item set icon
    set
    Wayward Chronomancer's Metronomes
    30
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Mantle item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Mantle
    18
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Shoulderspikes item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shoulderspikes
    2

Back

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Drape item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Drape
    34
  2. Wayward Chronomancer's Stole item icon
    Wayward Chronomancer's Stole
    10
  3. Hellbloom Cloak item icon
    Hellbloom Cloak
    3
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Shawl item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Shawl
    2
  5. Raal's Bib item icon
    Raal's Bib
    1

Chest

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Vestments item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Vestments
    34
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Tunic item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Tunic
    16

Wrist

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Armbands item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Armbands
    42
  2. Hellbloom Bindings item set icon
    set
    Hellbloom Bindings
    4
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps
    3
  4. Overengineered Sleeve Extenders item icon
    Overengineered Sleeve Extenders
    1

Hands

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Gloves item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Gloves
    22
  2. Wayward Chronomancer's Gloves item set icon
    set
    Wayward Chronomancer's Gloves
    22
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Handwraps item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Handwraps
    4
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Handwraps item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Handwraps
    2

Waist

  1. Infurious Binding of Gesticulation item icon
    Infurious Binding of Gesticulation
    46
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Cord item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Cord
    2
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Girdle
    1
  4. Wayward Chronomancer's Synchronous Belt item icon
    Wayward Chronomancer's Synchronous Belt
    1

Legs

  1. Wayward Chronomancer's Pantaloons item set icon
    set
    Wayward Chronomancer's Pantaloons
    45
  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Slacks item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slacks
    2
  3. Infurious Legwraps of Possibility item icon
    Infurious Legwraps of Possibility
    1
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Leggings item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Leggings
    1
  5. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Trousers item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Trousers
    1

Feet

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers
    47
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Treads item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Treads
    2
  3. Hellbloom Slippers item set icon
    set
    Hellbloom Slippers
    1

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    45
  2. Ring-Bound Hourglass item icon
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    31
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Ring item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Ring
    20
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Signet item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Signet
    3
  5. Verdant Gladiator's Band item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Band
    1

Trinkets

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    48
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Medallion
    45
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity
    4
  4. Verdant Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity
    2
  5. Caged Horror item icon
    Caged Horror
    1

Main Hand

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Staff item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Staff
    45
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Greatstaff item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Greatstaff
    2
  3. Hellbloom Spellblade item icon
    Hellbloom Spellblade
    1
  4. Hellbloom Spire item icon
    Hellbloom Spire
    1
  5. Morchie's Distorted Spellblade item icon
    Morchie's Distorted Spellblade
    1

Off Hand

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Censer item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Censer
    2

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 Frost Mages in 2v2.

  1. Infurious Binding of Gesticulation embellishment item icon
    Mettle
    46
  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers embellishment item icon
    Precognition
    46
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    3
  4. Choker of Shielding embellishment item icon
    Choker Of Shielding
    1
  5. Infurious Legwraps of Possibility embellishment item icon
    Infurious Legwraps Of Possibility
    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 Frost Mages in 2v2, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    1

Back

  1. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    45
  2. +125 Speed enchantment icon
    +125 Speed
    3
  3. Regenerative Leech enchantment icon
    Regenerative Leech
    1

Chest

  1. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    47
  2. Reserve of Intellect enchantment icon
    Reserve of Intellect
    1

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    48

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    32
  2. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    2

Legs

  1. Frozen Spellthread enchantment icon
    Frozen Spellthread
    47
  2. Temporal Spellthread enchantment icon
    Temporal Spellthread
    3

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    42
  2. Watcher's Loam enchantment icon
    Watcher's Loam
    7

Rings

  1. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste
    77
  2. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    15
  3. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    8

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    48
  2. Wafting Devotion enchantment icon
    Wafting Devotion
    2

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 Frost Mages in 2v2.

  1. Energized Ysemerald gem icon
    Energized Ysemerald
    234
  2. Keen Ysemerald gem icon
    Keen Ysemerald
    43
  3. Energized Malygite gem icon
    Energized Malygite
    24
  4. Fierce Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Fierce Illimited Diamond
    24
  5. Keen Neltharite gem icon
    Keen Neltharite
    17