Frost Death Knight Frequently Asked Questions — Dragonflight 10.2.7

Last updated on May 07, 2024 at 11:20 by Bicepspump 42 comments
General Information

On this page, we go over several of the most frequently asked questions regarding Frost Death Knight in World of Warcraft — Dragonflight 10.2.7. This will be updated as more common repeated questions surface over the course of the expansion.

1.

How do I use the Legendary?

Outside of Cooldowns as a general rule since the damage of the legendary doesn't scale with our Strength. For raid, start with Howling Blast Icon Howling Blast -> Legendary. For Mythic+, use towards the end of packs outside of your Pillar window.

2.

Is 2H or DW better in Mythic+?

Due to how Might of the Frozen Wastes Icon Might of the Frozen Wastes interacts with our Obliterate Icon Obliterate cleave in Mythic+, 2H is significantly better for your overall throughput! You can play Dual-Wield with the Breath of Sindragosa Icon Breath of Sindragosa build!

3.

How Viable is Two-Handed Frost?

2H Frost is 100% viable in Dragonflight. It is the go-to build in Mythic+ and a viable Raid build on all bosses.

4.

How much is the Killing Machine proc rate increased for 2H?

The effective proc rate of Killing Machine Icon Killing Machine is ~50% for dual-wield and 100% for 2H with Might of the Frozen Wastes Icon Might of the Frozen Wastes. dual-wield still gets 38% more natural procs.

5.

Can I play DW with Obliteration in Mythic+

Due to how Might of the Frozen Wastes Icon Might of the Frozen Wastes interacts with our Obliterate Icon Obliterate cleave in Mythic+, 2H is significantly better for your overall throughput! You can play Dual-Wield with the Breath of Sindragosa Icon Breath of Sindragosa build!

6.

Changelog

  • 07 May 2024: Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 22 Apr. 2024: Reviewed for Season 4.
  • 15 Jan. 2024: Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 06 Nov. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.2.
  • 04 Sep. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7
  • 10 Jul. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 01 May 2023: Reivewed for Patch 10.1. Added extra answer for DW viability for Obliteration in Mythic+.
  • 20 Mar. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 24 Jan. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 11 Dec. 2022: Reviewed for Dragonflight Season 1.
  • 28 Nov. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight launch.
  • 25 Oct. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
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