Mediocre to low DPS DW Frost DK

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My Armory:

My fight log(s):


As you can see, I only do mediocre DPS als a DW Frost DK. I tend to think that I use Howling Blast in single target too much since I have around 250-350 uses in a single target fight. Also, I pretty much neglect Obliterate as long as I have enough runes to spam HB and get Runic Power. Trying to use Pillar of Frost as much as possible however I think my use of Empower Rune Weapon is not optimal.

I don't know where to improve my rotation, single target DPS is around 33-37k, depending on the encounter.


I also tried to record my fight for Hellfire High Council but it didn't work. I did 41k DPS in total I think. I hope someone can help me improve!


Will update with more logs wednesday after the reset.

EDIT: welp, I had to tank.

Edited by Novarin

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Well your gear is normal and trinkets aren't even that good for frost  so you can't expect to do much more than you already do obviously there's things to improve like making sure your unholy runes aren't capping and if you manage to use HB as much as possible especially on fights like council then that's good. Can't go through your logs but normally people make  mistakes of capping RP or the runes. Try pooling runic power for Killing Machine procs  since you have t18 4p, use defile  for encounters like council  if you're gonna get the majority of the ticks on your targets. Maybe you can squeeze an extra  2-3k. dps but like i said your gear is far from being optimal.

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Thanks for your quick response!

I see your point with the gear issue but I had no luck whatsoever in getting trinkets. They never even dropped for me. If I got one though, would it be better if I replaced my Chipped Soul Prism or my Horn of Screaming Spirits? I don't know about this, since the 2k mastery proc is something I would like to keep until I get an Empty Drinking Horn and one of the other good Trinkets available for me. What do you think about that?

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I'd probably keep the Soul Prism your Horn of Screaming Spirits is just 670 item level and you might not be able to get full use of the 10 sec 2k mastery sometimes which makes it even worse. With that being said the Soul Prism isn't all that good either but considering your options there's not much to be done about it. I think the Alchemy trinket is good and ofc the HFC trinkets all of them are probably better than what you have currently.

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I'll try my luck with the HFC trinkets since I still have Zakuun and Mannoroth open, maybe I'm lucky. Thanks for the advice!

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