mm+ 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 3381
Lowest rating 2700

Stat Priority

+914
31% Crit
+982
30% Hast
+367
18% Mast
+427
11% 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. Haste
  2. Critical Strike
  3. Versatility
  4. Mastery

Race

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

  1. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    7
  2. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    6
  3. Troll icon.
    T

    Troll

    5
  4. Nightborne icon.
    N

    Nightborne

    5
  5. Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dwarf

    4

Legendary

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

  1. Slick Ice legendary item icon.
    S

    Slick Ice - Waist

    41

    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.

  2. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Neck

    14

    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.

  3. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Ring

    13

    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.

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Wrist

    10

    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. Cold Front legendary item icon.
    C

    Cold Front - Back

    5

    Casting 30 Frostbolts or Flurries calls down a Frozen Orb toward your target. Hitting an enemy player counts as double.

Trinkets

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

  1. Deteriorated Construct Core item icon.
    D

    Deteriorated Construct Core

    38

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your ranged attacks and spells have a chance to release a ball of Volatile Energy that travels towards your target, dealing 5,374 damage to enemies it passes through.
    Rank Mythic

  2. So'leah's Secret Technique item icon.
    S

    So'leah's Secret Technique

    13

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Select a player in your party or raid, granting them 20 of their highest secondary stat, and granting you 125 of that same stat, for 30 min. (1 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  3. The First Sigil item icon.
    T

    The First Sigil

    12

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 intellect
    Effects
    Use: Channel your Fleshcraft, gaining its benefits and gain 1,447 Versatility for 20 sec. (5 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Fated Mythic

  4. Enforcer's Stun Grenade item icon.
    E

    Enforcer's Stun Grenade

    11

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +184 versatility
    Effects
    Use: Grants 942 Versatility for 20 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  5. Tovra's Lightning Repository item icon.
    T

    Tovra's Lightning Repository

    6

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 intellect
    +141 mastery
    Rank Mythic

Tier Set

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

  1. Erudite Occultist's Mantle item icon.
    E

    Erudite Occultist's Mantle

    49

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +135 intellect
    +308 stamina
    +52 haste
    +100 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 Fated Mythic

  2. Erudite Occultist's Leggings item icon.
    E

    Erudite Occultist's Leggings

    49

    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 Fated Mythic

  3. Erudite Occultist's Hood item icon.
    E

    Erudite Occultist's Hood

    42

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +168 intellect
    +379 stamina
    +113 haste
    +85 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.
    Set: Enemies hit by Comet Storm take 2% increased damage from your Frost Spells, up to 10% for 8 sec.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  4. Erudite Occultist's Handwraps item icon.
    E

    Erudite Occultist's Handwraps

    38

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +135 intellect
    +308 stamina
    +44 versatility
    +108 mastery
    +65 leech
    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 Fated Mythic

  5. Erudite Occultist's Robes item icon.
    E

    Erudite Occultist's Robes

    31

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 intellect
    +411 stamina
    +61 critical-strike
    +141 mastery
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Reinforced (+32 Stamina)
    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 Fated 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

    97

    +16 Critical Strike

  2. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    69

    +16 Versatility

  3. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    55

    +16 Haste

  4. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    4

    +16 Mastery

  5. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    1

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

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

    27

    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

    6

    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

    47

    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 Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    49

    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 - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    14

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

  2. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    2

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

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

    18

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

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

    50

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    24

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    24

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    44

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    6

    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 1,712 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
      44

      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
      6

      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
      50

      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
      0

      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
      45

      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
      5

      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 1,907 Frost damage and granting you Brain Freeze.

    1. Ice Ward talent icon.
      I
      39

      Ice Ward

      Frost Nova now has 2 charges.

    2. Frigid Winds talent icon.
      F
      6

      Frigid Winds

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

    3. 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.

    1. Splitting Ice talent icon.
      S
      47

      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
      3

      Freezing Rain

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

    3. Comet Storm talent icon.
      C
      0

      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.

    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 Mythic+, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Deep Shatter PvP talent icon.
    D

    Deep Shatter

    32

  2. Frostbite PvP talent icon.
    F

    Frostbite

    32

  3. Concentrated Coolness PvP talent icon.
    C

    Concentrated Coolness

    20

  4. Burst of Cold PvP talent icon.
    B

    Burst of Cold

    14

  5. Ice Form PvP talent icon.
    I

    Ice Form

    12

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
48
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
0
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
2
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    39

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 39

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 39

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 39

      Ultimate Form

    4. 39

      Volatile Solvent

    5. 35

      Undulating Maneuvers

    6. 33

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    7. 6

      Kevin's Keyring

    8. 4

      Viscous Trail

  2. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    9

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 9

      Carver's Eye

    2. 9

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 9

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Gorestompers

    4. 9

      Mnemonic Equipment

    5. 9

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    6. 7

      Runeforged Spurs

    7. 2

      Bonesmith's Satchel

  3. 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

  4. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    1

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 1

      Leisurely Gait

    2. 1

      Life is but an Appetizer

    3. 1

      Life of the Party

    4. 1

      Party Favors

    5. 1

      Soothing Shade

    6. 1

      Token of Appreciation

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

    49

  2. Gift of the Lich conduit icon.
    G

    Gift of the Lich

    47

  3. Ice Bite conduit icon.
    I

    Ice Bite

    42

endurance conduits

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

  1. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    38

  2. Diverted Energy conduit icon.
    D

    Diverted Energy

    25

  3. Cryo-Freeze conduit icon.
    C

    Cryo-Freeze

    16

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

    32

  2. Grounding Surge conduit icon.
    G

    Grounding Surge

    12

  3. Incantation of Swiftness conduit icon.
    I

    Incantation of Swiftness

    12