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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 3044
Lowest rating 2721

Stat Priority

+818
29% Crit
+725
22% Hast
+174
13% Mast
+520
13% 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

    31
  2. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    7
  3. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    6
  4. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    2
  5. Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dwarf

    1

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

    50

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

Trinkets

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

  1. Titanic Ocular Gland item icon.
    T

    Titanic Ocular Gland

    44

    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

  2. Forbidden Necromantic Tome item icon.
    F

    Forbidden Necromantic Tome

    28

    Ilvl 259
    Stats
    +105 intellect
    Effects
    Equip: Your damaging spells have a chance to increase your Critical Strike by 79 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 Mythic

  3. Unbound Changeling item icon.
    U

    Unbound Changeling

    12

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

  4. Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    9

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +111 critical-strike
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 246 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Duelist

  5. Infinitely Divisible Ooze item icon.
    I

    Infinitely Divisible Ooze

    6

    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

Gems

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

  1. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    61

    +16 Haste

  2. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    53

    +16 Critical Strike

  3. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    32

    +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. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    50

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

  2. Portentous Shard of Bek icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Bek

    48

    Your damage is increased by 3.0% when you have 50% or more health than your target.

  3. Portentous Shard of Cor icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Cor

    47

    Your damage is increased by 3.00% for 20 sec after attacking an enemy you have not yet damaged.

  4. Portentous Shard of Kyr icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Kyr

    27

    Gain 1,346 Absorb every 5 sec, up to a cap of 6,734.

  5. Portentous Shard of Zed icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Zed

    16

    Your helpful spells and abilities have a chance to grant your target an Unholy Aura, draining 340 health from nearby enemies every 2 sec for 10 sec.

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

    39

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    7

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    3

    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

    46

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Insight

    1

    Enchanted: Eternal Insight

  3. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    1

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

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 - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    6

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

  2. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    2

    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

    18

    Enchanted: Soul Treads

  2. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    2

    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

    42

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    38

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    18

    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

    47

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    3

    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 1,693 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
      50

      Shimmer

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

    2. 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.

    3. Ice Floes talent icon.
      I
      0

      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.

    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
      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 1,894 Frost damage and granting you Brain Freeze.

    1. Frigid Winds talent icon.
      F
      21

      Frigid Winds

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

    2. Ice Ward talent icon.
      I
      16

      Ice Ward

      Frost Nova now has 2 charges.

    3. Ring of Frost talent icon.
      R
      13

      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. Freezing Rain talent icon.
      F
      30

      Freezing Rain

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

    2. Splitting Ice talent icon.
      S
      20

      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.

    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 2,746 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 2,817 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

    33

  2. Frostbite PvP talent icon.
    F

    Frostbite

    32

  3. Deep Shatter PvP talent icon.
    D

    Deep Shatter

    28

  4. Burst of Cold PvP talent icon.
    B

    Burst of Cold

    17

  5. Netherwind Armor PvP talent icon.
    N

    Netherwind Armor

    9

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
1
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
44
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
5
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Dreamweaver icon.
    D

    Dreamweaver

    41

    The traits to use with Dreamweaver are:

    1. 41

      Dream Delver

    2. 41

      Field of Blossoms

    3. 41

      Podtender

    4. 41

      Soothing Voice

    5. 40

      Somnambulist

    6. 40

      Waking Dreams

    7. 1

      Cunning Dreams

    8. 1

      Faerie Dust

  2. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    5

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 5

      Leisurely Gait

    2. 5

      Party Favors

    3. 5

      Soothing Shade

    4. 5

      Token of Appreciation

    5. 4

      Exquisite Ingredients

    6. 4

      Life is but an Appetizer

    7. 1

      It's Always Tea Time

    8. 1

      Life of the Party

  3. Korayn icon.
    K

    Korayn

    3

    The traits to use with Korayn are:

    1. 3

      Face Your Foes

    2. 3

      Horn of the Wild Hunt

    3. 3

      Wild Hunt Strategem

    4. 3

      Wild Hunt Tactics

    5. 2

      Get In Formation

    6. 2

      Hunt's Exhilaration

    7. 1

      Vorkai Ambush

    8. 1

      Vorkai Sharpening Techniques

  4. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    1

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 1

      Carver's Eye

    2. 1

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 1

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Gorestompers

    4. 1

      Mnemonic Equipment

    5. 1

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    6. 1

      Runeforged Spurs

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. Unrelenting Cold conduit icon.
    U

    Unrelenting Cold

    48

  3. Shivering Core conduit icon.
    S

    Shivering Core

    27

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

    26

  3. Tempest Barrier conduit icon.
    T

    Tempest Barrier

    17

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

    34

  2. Grounding Surge conduit icon.
    G

    Grounding Surge

    21

  3. Incantation of Swiftness conduit icon.
    I

    Incantation of Swiftness

    10