Frost Death Knight Frequently Asked Questions — Shadowlands 9.1

Last updated on Jun 29, 2021 at 09:57 by Bicepspump 25 comments
General Information

On this page, we go over several of the most frequently asked questions regarding Frost Death Knight in World of Warcraft — Battle for Azeroth Shadowlands 9.1. This will be updated as more common repeated questions surface over the course of the expansion.


How Viable is Two-Handed Frost?

Currently two-handed Frost is viable, however it sees more of a place in PvP. When it comes to Obliteration Icon Obliteration and Breath of Sindragosa Icon Breath of Sindragosa dual wield is much more commonly used.


How does Anti-Magic Zone Impact our Spot in Raids?

Anti-Magic Zone is a strong Raid cooldown that will have an impact on providing a spot in raids. It was nerfed in Patch 9.1, but is still strong. It is not worth stacking multiple DKs for it, but it will definitely help you get a spot in the raid.


What missives should I use on my legendary?

Generally Crit + Mastery is the best combination.


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 ~77% for 2H.



  • 29 Jun. 2021: Guide reviewed and updated for Patch 9.1.
  • 24 Jan. 2021: Guide reviewed and completely updated.
  • 23 Nov. 2020: Updated for Shadowlands.
  • 12 Oct. 2020: Page updated for the Shadowlands pre-patch.
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