Stat Priority for Arcane Mage in PvP | Latest Patch 6.0.3
Below are the Stat Priority and Stat Summaries for Arcane Mage at level 100. The Stat Priority ranks your stats from most effective (left) to least effective (right). The Stat Summaries provide a quick overview of how each stat impacts your character.
Haste >= Mastery = Multistrike = Intellect = PvP Power > Crit > Versatility
Intellect increases the damage and healing done by your spells.
Mastery provides a passive bonus to your character based on your specialization. Mastery Mana Adept increases all spell damage done based on the amount of Mana available, being most effective when closest to 100% Mana. Also, Arcane Mind and Mage Armor provide additional Mastery rating.
Versatility increases your damage, healing, and absorption done and decreases damage received.
Haste increases attack and spell casting speed, adds additional damage and healing to DoTsA spell or ability that does damage over time. and HoTsA spell or ability that heals over time., and reduces the GCDA universal cooldown activated by most abilities..
Critical Strike increase the chance for your spells and attacks to critically hit for additional damage and healing.
PvP Power increases the damage dealt and healing done to other players. In general, you will aquire PvP Power on PvP gear naturally and do not need to concern yourself with stacking this stat to the exclusion of other more useful stats.
Multistrike grants a chance for your spells and abilities to activate up to 2 additional times at 30% effectiveness.