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Mythic+ Frost Mage

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This is a guide about how to build Frost Mages for Mythic+ . 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 Mythic+
Number of players 50
Highest rating 2609
Lowest rating 2386

Stat Priority

+804
29% Crit
+730
22% Hast
+169
13% Mast
+357
9% Vers

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

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

Race

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

  1. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    15
  2. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    12
  3. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    8
  4. Goblin icon.
    G

    Goblin

    6
  5. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    2

Legendary

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

  1. Freezing Winds legendary item icon.
    F

    Freezing Winds - Hands

    46

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

  2. Freezing Winds legendary item icon.
    F

    Freezing Winds - Head

    2

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

  3. Glacial Fragments legendary item icon.
    G

    Glacial Fragments - Legs

    2

    Ice Lance has a 20% chance to explode into shards of ice when it hits a target, dealing 690 Frost damage to up to 5 enemies near your target. This chance is increased to 100% if your target is standing in a Blizzard.

Trinkets

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

  1. Unbound Changeling item icon.
    U

    Unbound Changeling

    23

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your abilities have a chance to grant you 433 Haste for 12 sec.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Infinitely Divisible Ooze item icon.
    I

    Infinitely Divisible Ooze

    19

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging abilities have a chance to conjure a Frothing Pustule to fight by your side, dealing 3,509 Nature damage to your target.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Titanic Ocular Gland item icon.
    T

    Titanic Ocular Gland

    15

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: While your health is above 50% you are judged Worthy, increasing your highest secondary stat by 132. While your health is below 50% you are judged Unworthy, decreasing your highest secondary stat by 132.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Forbidden Necromantic Tome item icon.
    F

    Forbidden Necromantic Tome

    11

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +93 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells have a chance to increase your Critical Strike by 75 for 15 sec, stacking up to 3 times.
    Use: Raise the remains of a fallen ally as a skeletal warrior for 30 sec. (10 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Heroic

  5. Cabalist's Hymnal item icon.
    C

    Cabalist's Hymnal

    11

    Ilvl 233
    Stats
    +82 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Join the Crimson Chorus. Every minute, your Critical Strike swells by 294 over 30 sec. before returning to normal. This effect is increased by 5% for each member of the Crimson Chorus in your party.
    Rank Mythic

Gems

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

  1. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    41

    +16 Critical Strike

  2. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    40

    +16 Haste

  3. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    4

    +16 Versatility

  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 50 highest Frost Mages in Mythic+, the domination shards to use are:

  1. Foreboding Shard of Dyz icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Dyz

    22

    |CFF20ff20Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.44% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.|R

  2. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    17

    |CFF20ff20Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.50% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.|R

  3. Foreboding Shard of Zed icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Zed

    10

    |CFF20ff20Your helpful spells and abilities have a chance to grant your target an Unholy Aura, draining 297 health from nearby enemies every 2 sec for 10 sec.|R

  4. Desolate Shard of Bek icon.
    D

    Desolate Shard of Bek

    10

    |CFF20ff20Your damage is increased by 2.3% when you have 50% or more health than your target.|R

  5. Foreboding Shard of Cor icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Cor

    10

    |CFF20ff20Your damage is increased by 2.63% for 20 sec after attacking an enemy you have not yet damaged.|R

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Mages in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    34

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    11

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    4

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Mages in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    38

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight

    12

    Enchanted: Eternal Insight

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Mages in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    46

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Mages in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Hands item are:

  1. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    4

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

  2. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    3

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Mages in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Soul Treads enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Soul Treads

    14

    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 Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Ring items are:

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    54

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    44

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    2

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Frost Mages in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Main Hand item are:

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    43

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    7

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

Talents

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

    1. Lonely Winter talent icon.
      L
      50

      Lonely Winter

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

    2. 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.

    3. Ice Nova talent icon.
      I
      0

      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.

    1. Shimmer talent icon.
      S
      49

      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
      49

      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
      1

      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. Chain Reaction talent icon.
      C
      50

      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.

    2. Frozen Touch talent icon.
      F
      0

      Frozen Touch

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

    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. Ring of Frost talent icon.
      R
      18

      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.

    2. Frigid Winds talent icon.
      F
      16

      Frigid Winds

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

    3. Ice Ward talent icon.
      I
      16

      Ice Ward

      Frost Nova now has 2 charges.

    1. Splitting Ice talent icon.
      S
      43

      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.

    2. Freezing Rain talent icon.
      F
      6

      Freezing Rain

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

    3. Comet Storm talent icon.
      C
      1

      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.

    1. Thermal Void talent icon.
      T
      49

      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 2,801 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 50 highest rated Frost Mages in Mythic+, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Concentrated Coolness PvP talent icon.
    C

    Concentrated Coolness

    38

  2. Deep Shatter PvP talent icon.
    D

    Deep Shatter

    33

  3. Frostbite PvP talent icon.
    F

    Frostbite

    25

  4. Ice Form PvP talent icon.
    I

    Ice Form

    13

  5. Netherwind Armor PvP talent icon.
    N

    Netherwind Armor

    9

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
0
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
1
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
49
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    31

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 31

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 31

      Friends in Low Places

    3. 31

      Thrill Seeker

    4. 23

      Familiar Predicaments

    5. 22

      Sinful Preservation

    6. 9

      Nimble Steps

    7. 8

      Dauntless Duelist

  2. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    18

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 18

      Party Favors

    2. 18

      Soothing Shade

    3. 17

      Token of Appreciation

    4. 15

      Leisurely Gait

    5. 14

      Life is but an Appetizer

    6. 13

      Life of the Party

    7. 5

      Exquisite Ingredients

    8. 4

      It's Always Tea Time

    9. 3

      Watch the Shoes!

    10. 1

      Wasteland Propriety

  3. 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 Tactics

potency conduits

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

  1. Icy Propulsion conduit icon.
    I

    Icy Propulsion

    50

  2. Ice Bite conduit icon.
    I

    Ice Bite

    46

  3. Unrelenting Cold conduit icon.
    U

    Unrelenting Cold

    39

endurance conduits

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

  1. Diverted Energy conduit icon.
    D

    Diverted Energy

    32

  2. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    26

  3. Cryo-Freeze conduit icon.
    C

    Cryo-Freeze

    11

finesse conduits

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

  1. Flow of Time conduit icon.
    F

    Flow of Time

    37

  2. Grounding Surge conduit icon.
    G

    Grounding Surge

    23

  3. Incantation of Swiftness conduit icon.
    I

    Incantation of Swiftness

    11