Frost Death Knight DPS Sepulcher of the First Ones Raid Guide — Shadowlands 9.2

Last updated on Mar 09, 2022 at 20:22 by Bicepspump 29 comments
General Information

On this page, you will find tips, tricks, and strategies tailored to your Frost Death Knight for each boss of the following raid: Sepulcher of the First Ones. All our content is updated for World of Warcraft — Shadowlands 9.2.

1.

Disclaimer

On this page, you will find Frost Death Knight-specific information to deal with each boss in the Sepulcher of the First Ones raid.

This page assumes that you already understand most of the mechanics of each encounter. These can be found on the full raid guide, so what is contained here are details specifically tailored toward Frost Death Knight and what you can do to deal with each fight as best as possible.

Picking talents in Sepulcher of the First Ones depends heavily on your preference, whether or not you have the tier set and which kind of boss it is. Generally, Breath of Sindragosa Icon Breath of Sindragosa is your pick for all bosses when you don't have the 4-set.

Once you get the 4-set, Obliteration Icon Obliteration becomes a viable alternative that can be better. It brings burst on a shorter cooldown, and its AoE burst windows are more bursty. I will generally recommend swapping to Obliteration Icon Obliteration on most bosses once you receive the 4-set bonus!

When it comes to Legendaries, the choice again depends on whether or not you have the 4-set equipped. Before 4-set, Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion is our recommended pick for Breath of Sindragosa Icon Breath of Sindragosa and Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor the recommended pick for Obliteration Icon Obliteration.

Once we get the 4-set, the Legendary choice changes for all builds, and becomes dependent on your weapon choice! Biting Cold Icon Biting Cold becomes the most attractive choice for Breath of Sindragosa Icon Breath of Sindragosa. The resource injection we get from the tier set makes the Runic Power from Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion diminish in value. For Obliteration Icon Obliteration, Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor stays the best for 2H builds. The synergy between the damage boost on Obliterate Icon Obliterate and Might of the Frozen Wastes Icon Might of the Frozen Wastes is too great to give up. For Dual-Wield, Phearomones Icon Phearomones becomes the best option as we combine it with Night Fae. The Haste provides an extra GCD in the Obliteration window, boosting its damage significantly!

For covenants, we pick up Necrolord for Breath of Sindragosa Icon Breath of Sindragosa and Night Fae for Obliteration Icon Obliteration.

2.

Talent Cheatsheet

Vigilant Guardian Skolex, the Insatiable Ravener Artificer Xy'mox Dausegne, the Fallen Oracle Prototype Pantheon Lihuvim, Principal Architect Halondrus the Reclaimer Anduin Wrynn Lords of Dread Rygelon The Jailer

We advise to use the following talents on Vigilant Guardian.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Vigilant Guardian.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

We advise to use the following talents on Skolex, the Insatiable Ravener.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Skolex, the Insatiable Ravener.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

We advise to use the following talents on Artificer Xy'mox.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Artificer Xy'mox.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

We advise to use the following talents on Dausegne, the Fallen Oracle.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Dausegne, the Fallen Oracle.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

We advise to use the following talents on Prototype Pantheon.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Prototype Pantheon.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

We advise to use the following talents on Lihuvim, Principal Architect.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Lihuvim, Principal Architect.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Biting Cold Icon Biting Cold

We advise to use the following talents on Halondrus the Reclaimer.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Halondrus the Reclaimer.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

We advise to use the following talents on Anduin Wrynn.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Anduin Wrynn.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

We advise to use the following talents on Lords of Dread.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Lords of Dread: Biting Cold Icon Biting Cold.

We advise to use the following talents on Rygelon.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Rygelon.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

We advise to use the following talents on The Jailer.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on The Jailer.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones
3.

Vigilant Guardian

We advise you to use the following talents against Vigilant Guardian.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Vigilant Guardian.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

Recommended Covenant:Necrolord/ Night Fae

3.1.

Tips

  • Leverage your Death Grip Icon Death Grip as much as possible to help group up the adds.
  • Use your Anti-Magic Zone Icon Anti-Magic Zone as your raid takes ticking damage once the main boss drops below 15% HP.

For more information, please refer to our Vigilant Guardian guide.

4.

Skolex, the Insatiable Ravener

We advise you to use the following talents against Skolex, the Insatiable Ravener.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Skolex, the Insatiable Ravener.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

Recommended Covenant:Necrolord/ Night Fae

4.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Skolex, the Insatiable Ravener guide.

5.

Artificer Xy'Mox

We advise you to use the following talents against Artificer Xy'mox.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Artificer Xy'mox.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

Recommended Covenant:Necrolord/ Night Fae

5.1.

Tips

  • Save Abomination Limb Icon Abomination Limb for the intermission to help group up all the adds that spawn.
  • Use Death Grip Icon Death Grip to help group up adds.
  • You can use Anti-Magic Shell Icon Anti-Magic Shell and run over the halo without taking any damage. Do this to increase your boss uptime!
  • Use Anti-Magic Zone Icon Anti-Magic Zone on your raid when the tank debuff expires.
6.

Dausegne, the Fallen Oracle

We advise you to use the following talents against Dausegne, the Fallen Oracle.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Dausegne, the Fallen Oracle.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

Recommended Covenant: Necrolord/ Night Fae

6.1.

Tips

  • You can use Anti-Magic Shell Icon Anti-Magic Shell and run across the halo without receiving the debuff. This trivialises the mechanic and enables higher boss uptime for you!
  • Use Anti-Magic Zone Icon Anti-Magic Zone when the boss channels and your raid takes heavy ticking damage.

For more information, please refer to our Dausegne, the Fallen Oracle guide.

7.

Prototype Pantheon

We advise you to use the following talents against Prototype Pantheon.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Prototype Pantheon.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

Recommended Covenant: Necrolord/ Night Fae

7.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our PrototypePantheon guide.

8.

Lihuvim, Principal Architect

We advise you to use the following talents against Lihuvim, Principal Architect.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Lihuvim, Principal Architect.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Biting Cold Icon Biting Cold

Recommended Covenant: Necrolord/ Night Fae

8.1.

Tips

  • Death's Advance Icon Death's Advance negates the pushback from Cosmic Shift Icon Cosmic Shift.
  • Make sure your have your cooldowns ready to kill the adds in the intermission.

For more information, please refer to our Lihuvim, Principal Architect guide.

9.

Halondrus the Reclaimer

We advise you to use the following talents against Halondrus the Reclaimer.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Halondrus the Reclaimer.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

Recommended Covenant: Necrolord/ Night Fae

9.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Halondrus the Reclaimer guide.

10.

Anduin Wrynn

We advise you to use the following talents against Anduin Wrynn.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Anduin Wrynn.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

Recommended Covenant:Necrolord/ Night Fae

10.1.

Tips

  • Make sure you properly save your CDs depending on when you enter the downstairs phase. You can safely use Pillar of Frost Icon Pillar of Frost on pull but do save Breath of Sindragosa Icon Breath of Sindragosa if you are going down in the first downstairs phase.
  • Use Death Grip Icon Death Grip in the downstairs phase to help group up the adds and kill them off quickly!
  • Ensure you have your cooldowns available for the Fallen King phase since you will deal 100% more damage. The phase lasts for a long time so do not worry too much about it though!
11.

Lords of Dread

We advise you to use the following talents against Lords of Dread.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Lords of Dread: Biting Cold Icon Biting Cold.

Recommended Covenant:Necrolord/ Night Fae

11.1.

Tips

  • More tips will come soon!

For more information, please refer to our Lords of Dread guide.

12.

Rygelon

We advise you to use the following talents against Rygelon.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Rygelon.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

Recommended Covenant:Necrolord/ Night Fae

12.1.

Tips

  • More tips will come soon!

For more information, please refer to our Lords of Dread guide.

13.

The Jailer

We advise you to use the following talents against The Jailer.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against The Jailer.

  1. Rage of the Frozen Champion Icon Rage of the Frozen Champion
  2. Koltira's Favor Icon Koltira's Favor
  3. Phearomones Icon Phearomones

Recommended Covenant: Necrolord/ Night Fae

13.1.

Tips

  • More tips will come soon!

For more information, please refer to our The Jailer guide.

14.

Changelog

  • 09 Mar. 2022: Updated with new tips after week 1.
  • 28 Feb. 2022: Page added.
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