Fire Mage Stats, Races & Consumables guide

Patch 9.2.5 Last Updated: 7th Aug, 2022
Tamir Fire Mage Author
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s1qs Fire Mage Author
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Stat Priorities

Stat Ranking

For AoE

Int > Haste = Versa > Mastery > Crit

For Single Target

Int > Haste > Mastery = Versa > Crit

Stat Outline

Intellect: Your main stat, it increases Spell Power, Never downgrade item level for better secondary stats.

Haste: Makes you cast more spells in general, which means more spells during Combustion and more crits for Kindling. Also makes your Flame Patch tick faster.

With Sun King’s Blessing, Haste is BY FAR your most desirable stat, which gives us a very fast Fireblast Regeneration since it’s affected by Haste. It makes our hard cast Pyroclasm procs faster and overall just makes the build extremely smooth with a high amount of Haste

Versatility: Passive damage increase while providing damage reduction, works with trinkets too.

Mastery (Mastery: Ignite): Fireball, fireblast, scorch, pyroblast, meteor and phoenix flames adds a burn onto the target for a % of the damage dealt, this of course scales with the amount of mastery you have.

Crit: Gives your spell a chance to crit. It’s not a high priority as fire mage which already has a high base crit.

The best way to calculate stat priorities for your character is to "sim" your character

Find out how to sim

Races

Horde

The best two races for a Horde fire mage are Trolls and Orcs.

Troll is better for 2+ Targets as Berserking increases your haste by 10%, which makes you cast extra spells during Combustion. Use this only during Combustion.

Orc is better for single target as Blood Fury provides an Intellect increase which makes your Combustion stronger.

Alliance

For Alliance the Mechagnome is currently the strongest choice, as it provides a passive Intellect boost.

The second choice is Dwarf as it provides a passive 2% crit damage increase.

Enchants

Weapon: Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance (AoE) or Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation (Single Target)

Chest: Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

Cloak: Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

Bracers: Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

Gloves: Doesn’t affect performance, so choose whichever you prefer.

Rings: Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

Gems

Use either Haste Gems (Quick Jewel Cluster) or Mastery Gems (Masterful Jewel Cluster) depending on your stat weights.

Consumables

Flask: Spectral Flask of Power

Food: Feast of Gluttonous Hedonism

Potions: Potion of Spectral Intellect (DPS potion), Spiritual Healing potion (Healing potion)

Oil: Shadowcore Oil

Chest: Heavy Desolate Armor Kit