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Frost Death Knight DPS NetherLight Crucible Relic Paths (Legion 7.3.5)

Last updated on May 25, 2018 at 18:43 by Vlad 524 comments

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General Information

This page will help you choose the right paths on your Netherlight Crucible as a a Frost Death Knights. It is updated for World of Warcraft Legion 7.3.5. For more information, please read our Guide to the Netherlight Crucible.

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 Ertrak, a top Frost Death Knight who raids in Azshari Vegans.

1. General Optimization Advice for Frost Death Knights

Netherlight Crucible

Optimizing through the Netherlight Crucible is straightforward; you are offered 2 initial paths, Shadow and Holy, and you should determine your path contingent on the following suggestions.

When deciding which path to take, compare the sum of the item level values of the tier 2 traits and the relics (listed in the sections below) to determine which the optimal path is.

2. Tier 2 Upgrade Priority for Frost Death Knights

  1. Torment the Weak Icon Torment the Weak (+6 item levels);
  2. Infusion of Light Icon Infusion of Light, Secure in the Light Icon Secure in the Light, Shadowbind Icon Shadowbind, Murderous Intent Icon Murderous Intent, Light Speed Icon Light Speed, and Master of Shadows Icon Master of Shadows (+5 item levels);
  3. Chaotic Darkness Icon Chaotic Darkness and Shocklight Icon Shocklight (+4.5 item levels)
  4. Dark Sorrows Icon Dark Sorrows (+2 item levels).

3. Tier 3 Upgrade Priority for Frost Death Knights

The Tier 3 upgrades are identical to the relic priority found in our Artifact Traits and Relics page, however, they have been relisted here for your convenience.

3.1. Single Target

  1.  Icon Ambidexterity (+8 item levels)
  2.  Icon Nothing but the Boots (+5 item levels)
  3.  Icon Cold as Ice,  Icon Blast Radius, and Runefrost Icon Runefrost (+3 item levels)
  4.  Icon Dead of Winter,  Icon Over-Powered, and  Icon Bad to the Bone (+1 item level)

3.2. AoE

  1.  Icon Ambidexterity (+7 item levels)
  2.  Icon Nothing but the Boots,  Icon Cold as Ice, and  Icon Dead of Winter (+5 item levels)
  3.  Icon Blast Radius and Runefrost Icon Runefrost (+2 item levels)
  4.  Icon Over-Powered and  Icon Bad to the Bone (+1 item level)

4. ChangeLog

  • 25 May 2018: Updated tier 2 and 3 trait priorities.
  • 16 Sep. 2017: Added proper tier 2 trait rankings.
  • 12 Sep. 2017: Added Netherlight Crucible page for Frost Death Knight.
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