Frost Mage DPS Amirdrassil Raid Guide — Dragonflight 10.2.5

Last updated on Jan 15, 2024 at 15:00 by Kuni 110 comments
General Information

On this page, you will find tips, tricks, and strategies tailored to your Frost Mage for each boss of the following raid: Amirdrassil. All our content is updated for World of Warcraft — Dragonflight 10.2.5.

1.

Introduction

Below, you can find class and spec-specific advice for every fight in Amirdrassil. If you are looking for a general overview of the Raid that is not spec-specific, check out our dedicated Amirdrassil, the Dream's Hope guides.

On this page, you will find information and guidance for each boss individually in Amirdrassil, the Dream's Hope as a Frost Mage. These are not complete encounter guides but provide specific tips for any Frost Mage on each boss.

Note: These are based on preliminary PTR builds and may have changed since the raid hit live.

1.1.

Talent Builds By Boss

2.

Dragonflight Raid Talent Builds for Frost Mage

Single Target/Cleave Sporadic Adds Sustained AoE
3.

Single Target and Cleave

Our default build, used on the majority of fights.

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Be sure to make use of the 'Copy Export String' button to import the build directly into your game!

4.

Sporadic Adds

This is nearly identical to the previous build, but it sacrifices Slick Ice Icon Slick Ice for Coldest Snap Icon Coldest Snap, which gives us pretty fantastic AoE burst on a 45-second cooldown. This does not allow for us to deal with sustained AoE, but is very nice for sporadic add spawns.

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Be sure to make use of the 'Copy Export String' button to import the build directly into your game!

5.

Sustained AoE

This build is a raid-modified version of our M+ build, which sacrifices single target damage for the ability to deal with sustained AoE.

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Be sure to make use of the 'Copy Export String' button to import the build directly into your game!

6.

Gnarlroot

6.1.

Talents/Build

This is an add control and burst phase boss. Which talent set you pick is up to you, and which side of the boss your particular group will need more assistance with. Most people should probably try the sporadic add build, although if your raid is heavy on AoE already, you should stay single target for the burn phase.

6.2.

Tips

There is enough time to get Icy Veins Icon Icy Veins back in time for the burn phase if you pop it on pull.

Pop Mirror Image Icon Mirror Image and Ice Barrier Icon Ice Barrier slightly before the second phase so you do not waste the GCDs during the burn phase itself.

For more information, please refer to our Gnarlroot guide.

7.

Igira the Cruel

7.1.

Talents/Build

This is functionally a single-target fight. The spears are too far apart to worry about any other talent set for us.

7.2.

Tips

Try and have a minor defensive up, such as Ice Barrier Icon Ice Barrier for Blistering Spear Icon Blistering Spear.

If possible, stack the Blistering Spear Icon Blistering Spear circles near the boss. The distance we can cleave is fairly surprising on this fight, and most casts should hit either a second spear or the boss itself.

You can Blink Icon Blink the stun left from soaking Umbral Destruction Icon Umbral Destruction.

8.

Volcoross

8.1.

Talents/Build

Single target.

8.2.

Tips

Knockback direction from Flood of the Firelands Icon Flood of the Firelands is based on position versus center of soak circle. Aim yourself accordingly, and pop a defensive of some nature. Remember that you can Ice Floes Icon Ice Floes the knockback so as to not lose uptime.

This is a fairly straightforward boss with no spec-specific tips.

For more information, please refer to our Volcoross guide.

9.

Council of Dreams

9.1.

Talents/Build

Sadly, this is just our single target build. It contains our 2 target cleave, and we have no method to deal with 3 targets spread out like this.

9.2.

Tips

There seems to be very little spec-specific interactions for this fight.

While you have to kill the three bosses at the same time, try and make sure you are cleaving off whichever boss is closest Urctos to get the most out of our passive cleave.

Have a defensive available if you are called to soak Barreling Charge Icon Barreling Charge. You do have access to three heavy damage reductions, and timing them well means that it will cover both the charge through and the impact itself.

For more information, please refer to our Council of Dreams guide.

10.

Larodar, Keeper of the Flame

10.1.

Talents/Build

Sporadic add build.

10.2.

Tips

Most potential tips with regards to optimizing add damage is going to heavily rely on timers, so this will be added to as the fight is seen on live.

Obviously, soak one if needed, but other specs should pick up Blazing Coalescence Icon Blazing Coalescence before we do, as we gain very little from the Crit buff.

Make sure to have a cooldown active for Raging Inferno Icon Raging Inferno. Try and toss out Mass Barrier Icon Mass Barrier if possible as well.

11.

Nymue, Weaver of the Cycle

11.1.

Talents/Build

Single target.

11.2.

Tips

Pop at least Ice Barrier Icon Ice Barrier when soaking Surging Growth Icon Surging Growth or crossing the Verdant Matrix Icon Verdant Matrix. Also, consider that you can Blink Icon Blink across any given line of the Verdant Matrix without incident.

Likewise, you can Blink Icon Blink over Impending Loom Icon Impending Loom beams; just make sure you do not land on a Verdant Matrix Icon Verdant Matrix line.

12.

Smolderon

12.1.

Talents/Build

Single target.

12.2.

Tips

Phase 1 is functionally dodging things.

Consider using Ice Cold Icon Ice Cold when talented into Cryo-Freeze Icon Cryo-Freeze to remove the healing absorb from Cauterizing Wound Icon Cauterizing Wound.

Intermission gives you a 100% damage buff if you soak all five of your orbs and starts just over 1 minute into the fight. Save anything longer than 1 minute for this. They occur roughly every 1:30-1:40 after that. This is going to make some of our cooldown timers feel really weird, but the double damage buff is generally worth saving the longer cooldowns for.

For more information, please refer to our Smolderon guide.

13.

Tindral Sageswift, Seer of the Flame

13.1.

Talents/Build

Sporadic add build. We will generally want to just blow the Cone of Cold Icon Cone of Cold combo into Mass Entanglement Icon Mass Entanglement, while we are stacked as close as possible to the boss.

13.2.

Tips

Do not Blink Icon Blink the Mass Entanglement Icon Mass Entanglement on Mythic; it will spawn an add. For the lower difficulties, go ahead and break it yourself.

Make sure to have Icy Veins Icon Icy Veins available for the intermission phases. This will mean that you end up sitting on the cooldown a bit, but between the damage buff from Dream Essence Icon Dream Essence and the DPS race to break Supernova Icon Supernova, it will be for the best.

A lot of tips on this boss are timer-based, and will be expanded when the boss is fought on live.

14.

Fyrakk the Blazing

14.1.

Talents/Build

Single target. You could make the argument for P2's adds to take the sporadic adds build, but generally, the adds are not the hard part of this fight.

14.2.

Tips

Alter Time Icon Alter Time to run Firestorm Icon Firestorm and Blaze Icon Blaze out and return quickly is extremely useful. Make sure to also do this in the final phase with Eternal Firestorm Icon Eternal Firestorm, as the impact leaves a tornado that wanders around that can burst seeds.

Try and coordinate when/if grips are happening on the adds in phase 2, as an inopportune Glacial Spike Icon Glacial Spike can prevent mobs from being moved out of the path of the spirits.

15.

Changelog

  • 15 Jan. 2024: Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 11 Nov. 2023: Updated various bosses having run the raid, including Fyraak.
  • 09 Oct. 2023: Page added.
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