Arcane Mage Patch 9.1 Changes Analysis

Last updated on Jan 15, 2024 at 15:00 by Dutchmagoz 52 comments
General Information

On this page, we tell you how the Patch 9.1 changes for Arcane Mage affect the spec and what the current state of theorycrafting is.


Arcane Mage in Patch 9.1: Chains of Domination

This page will go over how the changes from Patch 9.1 will affect Arcane Mages, specifically how the changes impact the playstyle, best Legendaries, Covenants, etc. If you are simply interested in what the current changes are for Arcane Mage in 9.1, you can instead read our full list of changes to the entire Mage class on our dedicated page below. For an additional list of content in Patch 9.1, you can also check out our Patch 9.1 Overview page.


Best Covenant in Patch 9.1 for Arcane Mage

Kyrian was already the best Covenant near the end of Patch 9.0.5, and 9.1 has not changed this.


Best Talents in Patch 9.1 for Arcane Mage

The best talents have not changed with 9.1.


Best Legendary in Patch 9.1 for Arcane Mage

None of the new Covenant Legendaries are better than the existing 9.0 Legendaries, nor has the best Legendary changed from Arcane Harmony Icon Arcane Harmony.



  • 01 Nov. 2021: Reviewed and approved for Patch 9.1.5.
  • 13 Jul. 2021: Updated for Patch 9.1 raid release.
  • 25 Apr. 2021: Page Created.
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