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Frost Mage DPS Gems, Enchants, and Consumables (Legion 7.3)

Last updated on Aug 29, 2017 at 19:23 by Furty 247 comments

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General Information

On this page, we present you with the best gems and enchants for a Frost Mage in World of Warcraft Legion 7.3. We also list the best consumables (food, flasks, and potions) and profession-specific perks.

The other pages of our Frost Mage guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About Our Author and Reviewer

This guide has been written by Furty, who has an illustrious history in the World of Warcraft raiding scene and race for World First. He has been a member of guilds such as Serenity, Midwinter, and many more, and is currently raiding in Future. He plays most classes at the highest level. You can follow him on Twitter and watch him play on Twitch.

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Kuni, one of the best Frost Mages in the world, who raids in Midnight Sanctuary.

1. Disclaimer

Once you are above 33.34% Critical Strike, you should change all your enchants, gems, and food buffs to Haste instead.

2. Gems

You should use Deadly Deep Chemirine Icon Deadly Deep Chemirine in all sockets. If you cannot afford the epic gems, you should instead use Saber's Eye of Intellect Icon Saber's Eye of Intellect in one socket and Deadly Eye of Prophecy Icon Deadly Eye of Prophecy in all other sockets.

3. Enchants

Slot Enchantment
Neck
Back
Rings

4. Consumables

Potion of Prolonged Power Icon Potion of Prolonged Power is the best potion in all situations.

Flask of the Whispered Pact Icon Flask of the Whispered Pact should be used as your flask of choice.

You should eat Lavish Suramar Feast Icon Lavish Suramar Feast for the +500 Intellect buff (or the cheaper Hearty Feast Icon Hearty Feast if you cannot afford the +500 food).

Since Patch 7.3, Healthstones now heal for 25% of the user's maximum health. This means that any player with more than 1.92 million health should always use Healthstones over Ancient Healing Potion Icon Ancient Healing Potions whenever available.

If you can afford it, you should also use augment runes (which work in both raids and Mythic+ dungeons). Defiled Augment Rune Icon Defiled Augment Rune is the cheap rune with a one-time use. Lightforged Augment Rune Icon Lightforged Augment Rune costs 50,000 Gold and requires exalted reputation with the Army of the Light faction.

5. ChangeLog

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  • 29 Aug. 2017: Revised gem recommendations, cleaned up "Consumables" section, and added a note about Healthstones in Patch 7.3.
  • 28 Aug. 2017: Added Lightforged Augment Rune and new 7.3 epic gems.
  • 12 Jun. 2017: Page reviewed and deemed updated for 7.2.5.
  • 29 Mar. 2017: Added Lavish Suramar Feast.
  • 02 Mar. 2017: Replaced claw with satyr for a slightly more single target oriented build.
  • 13 Feb. 2017: Updated potion selection.
  • 09 Jan. 2017: Added a small paragraph on potion choice for additional context.
  • 02 Sep. 2016: Replaced Critical Strike gems/enchants/food with Haste gems/enchants/food to match our new stat priority.
  • 29 Aug. 2016: Updated for Legion's launch.
  • 18 Jul. 2016: Updated for the Legion pre-patch.
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