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Frost Death Knight DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (Legion 7.1)

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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 Legion 7.1. 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 Totemlord, a Frost Death Knight enthusiast and respected theorycrafter on the Frost Death Knight Discord. You can contact him on Discord under the name Nic#9561.

1. Gems

You should use Saber's Eye of Strength Icon Saber's Eye of Strength in one socket, and Versatile Maelstrom Sapphire Icon Versatile Maelstrom Sapphire in all other sockets.

2. Enchants

Slot Enchantment
Main-hand Weapon Rune of Razorice Icon Rune of Razorice
Off-hand Weapon Rune of the Fallen Crusader Icon Rune of the Fallen Crusader

3. Consumables

Flask of the Countless Armies Icon Flask of the Countless Armies should be used for raids along with Potion of Deadly Grace Icon Potion of Deadly Grace/Potion of the Old War Icon Potion of the Old War (equal in terms of DPS) as your potion of choice. You should eat Fishbrul Special Icon Fishbrul Special (or the weaker and cheaper Drogbar-Style Salmon Icon Drogbar-Style Salmon) for the powerful proc if provides. Since these two recipes are rare drops, you can use the even weaker Spiced Rib Roast Icon Spiced Rib Roast instead. Ancient Healing Potion Icon Ancient Healing Potion can be used in place of Healthstones.

If you can afford it, you should also use the Legion augment rune: Defiled Augment Rune Icon Defiled Augment Rune. Note that it now works in Mythic+ dungeons (it did not used to).

4. ChangeLog

  • 27 Oct. 2016: Updated the recommendations to account for Versatility now being the preferred secondary stat.
  • 05 Oct. 2016: Updated the recommendations to account for Haste now being the single preferred secondary stat.
  • 25 Sep. 2016: Updated neck enchant recommendations and removed mentions of a ratio between Critical Strike and Haste.
  • 20 Sep. 2016: Added Potion of the Old War as a recommended potion, alongside Potion of Deadly Grace.
  • 29 Aug. 2016: Updated for Legion's launch.
  • 18 Jul. 2016: Updated for the Legion pre-patch.
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