Frost Death Knight DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (WoD 6.0.2)

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for a Frost Death Knight in World of Warcraft WoD 6.0.2. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

The other pages of our Frost Death Knight guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About Our Reviewer

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Mendenbarr, a prominent theorycrafter who maintains Death Knight guides on Elitist Jerks. He also works on Destiny Softworks, a blog for DPS Death Knights.

6.0.2 Transition Guide

If you want to read all about the Patch 6.0.2 changes and learn how they affect your character, make sure to read our Death Knight Transition Guide!

1. Dual-Wielding Gems↑top

Sockets Gems
Meta Socket Reverberating Primal Diamond Icon Reverberating Primal Diamond
Red Socket Skillful Vermilion Onyx Icon Skillful Vermilion Onyx/Perfect Skillful Tiger Opal Icon Perfect Skillful Tiger Opal
Yellow Socket Prismatic Socket Fractured Sun's Radiance Icon Fractured Sun's Radiance/Perfect Fractured Sunstone Icon Perfect Fractured Sunstone
Blue Socket Sensei's Wild Jade Icon Sensei's Wild Jade/Perfect Sensei's Alexandrite Icon Perfect Sensei's Alexandrite

2. Two-Handed Gems↑top

Sockets Gems
Meta Socket Reverberating Primal Diamond Icon Reverberating Primal Diamond or Capacitive Primal Diamond Icon Capacitive Primal Diamond (better)
Red Socket Inscribed Vermilion Onyx Icon Inscribed Vermilion Onyx/Perfect Inscribed Tiger Opal Icon Perfect Inscribed Tiger Opal
Yellow Socket Prismatic Socket Smooth Sun's Radiance Icon Smooth Sun's Radiance/Perfect Smooth Sunstone Icon Perfect Smooth Sunstone
Blue Socket Rigid River's Heart Icon Rigid River's Heart/Perfect Rigid Lapis Lazuli Icon Perfect Rigid Lapis Lazuli

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3. Enchants↑top

Slot Main Enchantments
Shoulders
Back
Chest Enchant Chest - Glorious Stats Icon Enchant Chest - Glorious Stats
Wrists
Hands Enchant Gloves - Super Strength Icon Enchant Gloves - Super Strength
Waist Living Steel Belt Buckle Icon Living Steel Belt Buckle
Legs
Feet
Weapon

4. Consumables↑top

4.1. Food

You should always eat food that gives you Strength. You will be granted:

4.2. Flask

Your flask should be a Flask of Winter's Bite Icon Flask of Winter's Bite.

4.3. Potion

During the encounter, your best choice for a potion will be Potion of Mogu Power Icon Potion of Mogu Power.