SweHillbilly

Frost Dps help

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Hiya!

Can someone tell me what i'm doing wrong with my frostmage, since it feels like I'm underperforming compared to other guys with the same ilvl.

https://www.warcraftlogs.com/reports/pMdCBwHG6mQb712z This is a normal pug run I did yesterday.

https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-gb/character/draenor/blastgasm link to my armory.

 

Edit: Will add a bit more info now since I was in a hurry when i wrote this.

 

I know i dont have the optimal legendaries. Only got 2 to drop on my mage. The gloves and the waist. During this normal run i probably had the wrong talent setup for some fights (arctic gale on tichondrius etc.). The question is, what can i improve? Do i need to get Better legendaries or is My rotation slightly off?

 

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I have just skimmed through the logs quickly and i dont really see you doing alot of wrong things. Your dps is fine considering your legendaries, stats and gear.

Your missing the good legendaries as you already stated, which is quite a dps gain.

Your stats could be shifted a bit, try to get even closer to 33% crit so all of your FoF Ice Lances are a guaranteed crit. Easiest way is to just sim yourself, either with SimulationCraft or via Raidbots.

The reason why mages around your ilvl is doing "better" is because most of them have already played Legion for some time and have the good legendaries and also either 2/4 set from Antorus or 2/4 set from ToS or a mix between these.

 

Tl;dr: Sim yourself, and pray to rngsus for good legendaries and set pieces. :)

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Talent choice seems to be an issue for you. Using Arctic Gale but never casting Blizzard is just a straight DPS loss compared to using another talent. Take Unstable Magic instead.

Also, you overwrite Brain Freeze procs on almost every fight. Don't cast something that can generate a proc if you have one and aren't spending it immediately. 

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