Frost Death Knight Torghast Guide and Best Anima Powers — Shadowlands 9.0.2

Last updated on Nov 24, 2020 at 15:43 by Abyssalwave 13 comments
General Information

On this page, we tell you all you need to know to prepare your Frost Death Knight before entering Torghast and then how to pick up the right Anima Powers once you are inside!

1.

Torghast as a Frost Death Knight

This page will help you perform the best with your Frost Death Knight in Torghast, Tower of the Damned. For more information about Torghast in general, check out our dedicated page below.

2.

Best Frost Death Knight Setup for Torghast, Tower of the Damned

Level Choices
15 Inexorable Assault ? Inexorable Assault Icy Talons Icy Talons Cold Heart Cold Heart
25 Runic Attenuation Runic Attenuation Murderous Efficiency Murderous Efficiency Horn of Winter Horn of Winter
30 Death's Reach ? Death's Reach Asphyxiate ? Asphyxiate Blinding Sleet ? Blinding Sleet
35 Avalanche Avalanche Frozen Pulse ? Frozen Pulse Frostscythe Frostscythe
40 Permafrost ? Permafrost Wraith Walk ? Wraith Walk Death Pact ? Death Pact
45 Gathering Storm Gathering Storm Hypothermic Presence ? Hypothermic Presence Glacial Advance Glacial Advance
50 Icecap Icecap Obliteration Obliteration Breath of Sindragosa Breath of Sindragosa
2.1.

Level 15 Talents for Torghast as a Frost Death Knight

Inexorable Assault ? Inexorable Assault Icy Talons Icy Talons Cold Heart Cold Heart

Cold Heart Icon Cold Heart is far and above the best talent in this row.

2.2.

Level 25 Talents for Torghast as a Frost Death Knight

Runic Attenuation Runic Attenuation Murderous Efficiency Murderous Efficiency Horn of Winter Horn of Winter

If you are using Obliteration Icon Obliteration, then take Murderous Efficiency Icon Murderous Efficiency, and if you are using Breath of Sindragosa Icon Breath of Sindragosa, then Runic Attenuation Icon Runic Attenuation is the better option.

2.3.

Level 30 Talents for Torghast as a Frost Death Knight

Death's Reach ? Death's Reach Asphyxiate ? Asphyxiate Blinding Sleet ? Blinding Sleet

All talents on this row have fantastic utility and are viable.

2.4.

Level 35 Talents for Torghast as a Frost Death Knight

Avalanche Avalanche Frozen Pulse ? Frozen Pulse Frostscythe Frostscythe

Frostscythe Icon Frostscythe will allow you to spread Rune of Razorice Icon Rune of Razorice to all targets in your range, significantly increasing the damage of all your Frost damaging abilities.

2.5.

Level 40 Talents for Torghast as a Frost Death Knight

Permafrost ? Permafrost Wraith Walk ? Wraith Walk Death Pact ? Death Pact

All talents on this row have fantastic utility and are viable, however Wraith Walk Icon Wraith Walk has great mobility benefits.

2.6.

Level 45 Talents for Torghast as a Frost Death Knight

Gathering Storm Gathering Storm Hypothermic Presence ? Hypothermic Presence Glacial Advance Glacial Advance

Gathering Storm Icon Gathering Storm offers the highest DPS output for both single-target and AoE, however Hypothermic Presence Icon Hypothermic Presence can be paired well with Breath of Sindragosa Icon Breath of Sindragosa.

2.7.

Level 50 Talents for Torghast as a Frost Death Knight

Icecap Icecap Obliteration Obliteration Breath of Sindragosa Breath of Sindragosa

Obliteration Icon Obliteration and Breath of Sindragosa Icon Breath of Sindragosa are both viable options for both single-target and AoE.

3.

Best Anima Powers for Frost Death Knight

This section ranks desirable Anima Powers from Great to Average. Before reading further, you might want to check out our complete lists of Anima Powers (both Death Knight-specific and class-agnostic).

3.1.

Great Anima Powers for Frost Death Knight

3.2.

Good Anima Powers for Frost Death Knight

3.3.

Average Anima Powers for Frost Death Knight

If an Anima Power is not in the Tier List above, it is either because we have been unable to test it or find information about its tuning. It will be populated over time as we learn more about them.

3.4.

Phantasma Anima Powers for Frost Death Knight

Occasionally, you will be offered the ability to get Phantasma instead of an Anima Power, or increases to your Phantasma generation. It is hard to evaluate these, but they are generally better than the "Average" Anima powers.

4.

Frost Death Knight Playstyle for Torghast, Tower of the Damned

  • Use Anti-Magic Shell Icon Anti-Magic Shell before a magic debuff is cast on you, in order to prevent the application of the debuff.
  • If a mob is able to be Death Grip Icon Death Gripped then you can use that to also interrupt that mob, acting as another interrupt utility.
5.

Changelog

  • 24 Nov. 2020: Guide added.
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