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Frost Mage PvP Guide For Solo Shuffle

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Frost Mage
Season 3
50 characters
2579 - 2894

Welcome to Murlok.io's Frost Mage PvP guide for Solo Shuffle 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 Fromcanadaqc (Tichondrius US) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 2894.

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
    Fromcanadaqc's character icon
    Fromcanadaqc
    Tichondrius (US)
    459 ilvl
    2894
  2. 2
    Fromcanada's character icon
    Fromcanada
    Lightbringer (US)
    455 ilvl
    2886
  3. 3
    Fromcanadaqc's character icon
    Fromcanadaqc
    Alexstrasza (US)
    457 ilvl
    2872
  4. 4
    Fromcanadaqc's character icon
    Fromcanadaqc
    Zuljin (US)
    460 ilvl
    2868
  5. 5
    Fromcanadaqc's character icon
    Fromcanadaqc
    Eitrigg (US)
    458 ilvl
    2863

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 Solo Shuffle.

Secondary Stats
+66
7% Critical Strike
+5998
48% Haste
+1087
14% Mastery
+7189
35% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Haste
  3. Mastery
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stats
+6
0% Avoidance
+26
0% Leech
+569
11% 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 Solo Shuffle, 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
    7
  3. Orc race icon
    Orc
    5
  4. Highmountain Tauren race icon
    Highmountain Tauren
    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
0
Spellsteal
50
Tempest Barrier
19
Incantation of Swiftness
0
Remove Curse
47
Arcane Warding
20
Mirror Image
44
Shifting Power
50
Alter Time
50
Cryo-Freeze
15
Reduplication
0
Quick Witted
50
Mass Polymorph
2
Slow
29
Master of Time
50
Diverted Energy
0
Ring of Frost
50
Ice Nova
50
Shimmer
45
Mass Slow
0
Blast Wave
50
Improved Frost Nova
21
Rigid Ice
1
Tome of Rhonin
45
Tome of Antonidas
50
Volatile Detonation
50
Energized Barriers
50
Frigid Winds
35
Flow of Time
50
Temporal Velocity
50
Ice Ward
0
Freezing Cold
0
Time Manipulation
49
Displacement
50
Accumulative Shielding
7
Greater Invisibility
50
Dragon's Breath
50
Ice Cold
0
Time Anomaly
50
Mass Barrier
49

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
23
Everlasting Frost
45
Winter's Blessing
50
Frostbite
50
Piercing Cold
50
Perpetual Winter
50
Lonely Winter
50
Ice Caller
50
Bone Chilling
50
Comet Storm
22
Frozen Touch
17
Wintertide
50
Snowstorm
0
Flash Freeze
34
Subzero
50
Deep Shatter
17
Icy Veins
50
Splintering Cold
17
Glacial Assault
4
Freezing Rain
49
Thermal Void
50
Chain Reaction
50
Splitting Ice
43
Fractured Frost
0
Freezing Winds
43
Slick Ice
17
Ray of Frost
50
Hailstones
34
Cold Front
0
Coldest Snap
0
Cryopathy
50
Glacial Spike
34

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
44
Ice Form
0
Ice Wall
3
Ring of Fire
23
Frost Bomb
50
Snowdrift
4
Master Shepherd
25
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 Solo Shuffle, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Cap item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Cap
    25
  2. Wayward Chronomancer's Chronocap item set icon
    set
    Wayward Chronomancer's Chronocap
    19
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Headcover item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Headcover
    6

Neck

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Necklace item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Necklace
    39
  2. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    8
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Amulet item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Amulet
    3

Shoulders

  1. Wayward Chronomancer's Metronomes item set icon
    set
    Wayward Chronomancer's Metronomes
    31
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Mantle item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Mantle
    19

Back

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Drape item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Drape
    35
  2. Wayward Chronomancer's Stole item icon
    Wayward Chronomancer's Stole
    8
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Shawl item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Shawl
    5
  4. Hellbloom Cloak item icon
    Hellbloom Cloak
    1
  5. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    1

Chest

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Vestments item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Vestments
    27
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Tunic item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Tunic
    22
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Blouse item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Blouse
    1

Wrist

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Armbands item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Armbands
    47
  2. Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Wristwraps
    3

Hands

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Gloves item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Gloves
    38
  2. Wayward Chronomancer's Gloves item set icon
    set
    Wayward Chronomancer's Gloves
    12

Waist

  1. Infurious Binding of Gesticulation item icon
    Infurious Binding of Gesticulation
    49
  2. 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
    48
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Silk Leggings item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Silk Leggings
    2

Feet

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers
    50

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    45
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Ring item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Ring
    28
  3. Ring-Bound Hourglass item icon
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    27

Trinkets

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    50
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Medallion
    48
  3. Verdant Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity
    1
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity
    1

Main Hand

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Staff item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Staff
    46
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Greatstaff item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Greatstaff
    2
  3. Hellbloom Spellblade item icon
    Hellbloom Spellblade
    1
  4. Iridal, the Earth's Master item icon
    Iridal, the Earth's Master
    1

Off Hand

  1. Hellbloom Branch item icon
    Hellbloom Branch
    1

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 Solo Shuffle.

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Slippers embellishment item icon
    Precognition
    50
  2. Infurious Binding of Gesticulation embellishment item icon
    Mettle
    49
  3. Signet of Titanic Insight embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    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 Solo Shuffle, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    3

Back

  1. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    45
  2. +125 Speed enchantment icon
    +125 Speed
    4
  3. Regenerative Leech enchantment icon
    Regenerative Leech
    1

Chest

  1. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    50

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    48

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    43

Legs

  1. Frozen Spellthread enchantment icon
    Frozen Spellthread
    49
  2. Temporal Spellthread enchantment icon
    Temporal Spellthread
    1

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    48
  2. Watcher's Loam enchantment icon
    Watcher's Loam
    2

Rings

  1. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste
    74
  2. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    20
  3. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    6

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    49
  2. Wafting Devotion enchantment icon
    Wafting Devotion
    1

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 Solo Shuffle.

  1. Energized Ysemerald gem icon
    Energized Ysemerald
    251
  2. Energized Malygite gem icon
    Energized Malygite
    53
  3. Fierce Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Fierce Illimited Diamond
    32
  4. Zen Neltharite gem icon
    Zen Neltharite
    16
  5. Keen Neltharite gem icon
    Keen Neltharite
    12