Level 60 Mage (17/0/34)
Vanilla PvP Frost Spec
This is the classic Frost Spec which I use in most of my videos. It focuses on survivability and enhancing your crowd control abilities. It is a good all around spec and very good for battlegrounds. You can see it in action in this video:
Arcane (17 points)
Arcane Subtlety – Rank 2/2
Reduces your target’s resistance to all your spells by 10 and reduces the threat caused by your Arcane spells by 40%.
Improved Arcane Missiles – Rank 5/5
Gives you a 100% chance to avoid interruption caused by damage while channeling Arcane Missiles.
Arcane Concentration – Rank 5/5
Gives you a 10% chance of entering a Clearcasting state after any damage spell hits a target. The Clearcasting state reduces the mana cost of your next damage spell by 100%.
Magic Attunement – Rank 2/2
Increases the effect of your Amplify Magic and Dampen Magic spells by 50%.
Arcane Resilience – Rank 1/1
Increases your armor by an amount equal to 50% of your Intellect.
Improved Counterspell – Rank 2/2
Gives your Counterspell a 100% chance to silence the target for 4 sec.
Fire (0 points)
Frost (34 points)
Improved Frostbolt – Rank 5/5
Reduces the casting time of your Frostbolt spell by 0.5 sec.
Ice Shards – Rank 5/5
Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Frost spells by 100%.
Frostbite – Rank 3/3
Gives your Chill effects a 15% chance to freeze the target for 5 sec.
Improved Frost Nova – Rank 2/2
Reduces the cooldown of your Frost Nova spell by 4 sec.
Permafrost – Rank 3/3
Increases the duration of your Chill effects by 3 secs and reduces the target’s speed by an additional 10%.
Piercing Ice – Rank 2/3
Increases the damage done by your Frost spells by 4%.
Cold Snap – Rank 1/1
When activated, this spell finishes the cooldown on all of your Frost spells.
Improved Blizzard – Rank 1/3
Adds a chill effect to your Blizzard spell. This effect lowers the target’s movement speed by 30%. Lasts 2 sec.
Arctic Reach – Rank 2/2
Increases the range of your Frostbolt and Blizzard spells and the radius of your Frost Nova and Cone of Cold spells by 20%.
Shatter – Rank 5/5
Increases the critical strike chance of all your spells against frozen targets by 50%.
Ice Block – Rank 1/1
You become encased in a block of ice, protecting you from all physical attacks and spells for 10 sec, but during that time you cannot attack, move or cast spells.
Improved Cone of Cold – Rank 3/3
Increases the damage dealt by your Cone of Cold spell by 35%.
Ice Barrier – Rank 1/1
Instantly shields you, absorbing 438 damage. Lasts 1 min. While the shield holds, spells will not be interrupted.