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Freeze
Status Ailment
Freeze status icon.png
A Frozen skeleton archer

Freeze is an elemental ailment associated with cold that completely prevents the affected target from moving, attacking, or using any skills. It is still possible for player characters to use flasks while frozen.

Mechanics

A hit of damage that has a chance to freeze is capable of inflicting freeze. Critical strikes inherently have a 100% chance to freeze. By default, only cold damage is able to inflict freeze, but certain equipment such as The Three DragonsThe Three Dragons
Golden Mask
Quality: +20%
Evasion: 115
Energy Shield: 22
Requires Level 35, 40 Dex, 40 Int+(26-30)% to all Elemental Resistances
Your Fire Damage can Shock but not Ignite
Your Cold Damage can Ignite but not Freeze or Chill
Your Lightning Damage can Freeze but not Shock
"The ice seared his naked feet
As the lightning stilled his heart,
But it was the flames upon his lover's face
That roused him to vengeance."
- From 'The Three Dragons' by Victario of Sarn
can change which damage types are able to inflict freeze.

Base freeze duration is 60 milliseconds for every 1% of the target's maximum life (before party scaling) dealt by Cold damage, up to a maximum of 50%. If the duration would be below 0.3 seconds, the freeze effect is not applied.[1] Freeze duration can be lengthened by effects such as the Freeze Duration nodes on the passive tree. The Temporal ChainsTemporal ChainsCurse, Spell, AoE, Duration
Radius: 22
Mana Cost: (24 to 50)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Requires Level 24Curses all targets in an area, Slowing them, and making effects on them expire more slowly.Per 1% Quality:
Cursed enemies are 0.5% slower
Base duration is (5-5.95) seconds
Cursed enemies are (20-29)% slower
Other effects on Cursed enemies expire 40% slower
40% reduced Effect of Curse against Players
+(0-7) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Temporal Chains skill icon.png
curse Slows timers but does not affect duration stats, which means it does not count toward 0.3 second minimum, but it will cause the "real duration" of Freeze to be longer.

When a target is frozen, it is also chilled for the entire freeze duration, plus an additional 300 ms.[2]

Non-unique enemies that are killed while frozen shatter into pieces. They will still leave loot, but most other on-death effects are suppressed, including:

  • Leaving a corpse. This prevents raising or exploding the corpse. Furthermore, there is no corpse to transfer status ailments with Elemental Proliferation SupportElemental Proliferation SupportCold, Fire, Lightning, Support, AoE
    Icon: S
    Radius: 16
    Mana Multiplier: 110%
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, or could otherwise apply elemental ailments.Per 1% Quality:
    0.5% increased Duration of Elemental Ailments on Enemies
    Elemental Ailments caused by Supported Skills spread to other enemies in a Radius of 10
    20% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite
    (0-19)% increased Duration of Elemental Ailments on Enemies
    This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
    .
  • Taking on a secondary form, such as the Shield Crab.
  • Spines shot by the Porcupine Goliath.

These on-death effects are not suppressed:

Mechanically, Freeze slows the character's animation speed by 100%. As a result, an Acceleration Shrine and Unstoppable can counteract the effects of Freeze.

Active skill gems

Related base stats

Active skill gems that have stats related to freeze.

Skill gemStr.Dex.Int.Lvl.
Cold SnapCold SnapSpell, AoE, Cold
Radius: 16
Mana Cost: (11 to 28)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 4.00 sec
Cast Time: 0.85 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 120%
Requires Level 4Ice crystals protrude from the ground at target location. Monsters in this area take damage and become frozen. The cooldown can be bypassed by expending a Power Charge.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (9-462) to (13-693) Cold Damage
30% chance to Freeze enemies
30% increased Freeze Duration on enemies
110% increased Chill Duration on enemies
(20-39)% increased Effect of Chill
+(0-5) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Cold Snap skill icon.png
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Elemental HitElemental HitAttack, Melee, Fire, Cold, Lightning, Bow
Mana Cost: (6 to 12)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
A standard attack (with any weapon) that adds damage of a random element.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Elemental Damage
Can deal (4-169) to (8-314) base Fire Damage
Can deal (3-138) to (6-257) base Cold Damage
Can deal (1-27) to (13-516) base Lightning Damage
10% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Elemental Hit skill icon.png
N/AyesN/A1
Freeze MineFreeze MineMine, Spell, AoE, Duration, Cold
Mana Cost: (6 to 22)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Damage Effectiveness: 50%
Requires Level 10Lays a remote mine that you can detonate to freeze all enemies in the area.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (7-181) to (10-271) Cold Damage
Enemies lose 15% Cold Resistance while Frozen
Mine lasts 16 seconds
Freezes enemies as though dealing (200-390)% more Damage
Places a Remote Mine which uses this Skill when detonated
Always Freezes enemies
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Freeze Mine skill icon.png
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FrostbiteFrostbiteCurse, Spell, AoE, Duration, Cold
Radius: 22
Mana Cost: (24 to 50)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Requires Level 24Curses all targets in an area, making them less resistant to cold damage and giving them a chance to be frozen by cold damage.Per 1% Quality:
Freezes on Cursed enemies have 1% increased Duration
Base duration is (9-10.9) seconds
Cursed enemies have -(25-44)% to Cold Resistance
Cursed enemies have +(10-14)% chance to be Frozen by Cold Damage
+(0-10) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Frostbite skill icon.png
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Glacial HammerGlacial HammerAttack, Melee, Cold
Mana Cost: 5
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (140% to 182%)
Hits the enemy, converting some of your physical damage to cold damage. If the enemy is frozen and is on less than one third life, they will shatter when hit by Glacial Hammer. Requires a Mace or Staff.Per 1% Quality:
2% increased Chill Duration on enemies
1% increased Freeze Duration on enemies
Deals (140-181.8)% of Base Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Cold Damage
25% chance to Freeze enemies
35% increased Chill Duration on enemies
(10-29)% increased Effect of Chill
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Glacial Hammer skill icon.png
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Vaal Cold SnapVaal Cold SnapVaal, Spell, AoE, Duration, Cold
Souls per use: 32 (N) / 48 (C) / 64 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 0.85 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 140%
Requires Level 4A sequence of ice crystals erupts from the ground around the caster, damaging enemies and leaving the ground chilled.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (11-600) to (17-901) Cold Damage
Base duration is 10 seconds
Always Freezes enemies
+(0-5) to radius
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Cold Snap skill icon.png
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Vaal Glacial HammerVaal Glacial HammerVaal, Attack, Melee, Duration, AoE, Cold
Souls per use: 12 (N) / 18 (C) / 24 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (150% to 184%)
Hits the enemy, converting some of your physical damage to cold damage. It traps the enemy with you in a circle of ice so that it can't escape. Requires a Mace or Staff.Per 1% Quality:
2% increased Chill Duration on enemies
1% increased Freeze Duration on enemies
Deals (150-184.2)% of Base Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Cold Damage
25% chance to Freeze enemies
35% increased Chill Duration on enemies
Base duration is (3.4-4.35) seconds
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Glacial Hammer skill icon.png
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Related quality stats

Active skill gems that have quality stats related to freeze.

Skill gemStr.Dex.Int.Lvl.
FrostbiteFrostbiteCurse, Spell, AoE, Duration, Cold
Radius: 22
Mana Cost: (24 to 50)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Requires Level 24Curses all targets in an area, making them less resistant to cold damage and giving them a chance to be frozen by cold damage.Per 1% Quality:
Freezes on Cursed enemies have 1% increased Duration
Base duration is (9-10.9) seconds
Cursed enemies have -(25-44)% to Cold Resistance
Cursed enemies have +(10-14)% chance to be Frozen by Cold Damage
+(0-10) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Frostbite skill icon.png
N/Ayesyes24
Glacial HammerGlacial HammerAttack, Melee, Cold
Mana Cost: 5
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (140% to 182%)
Hits the enemy, converting some of your physical damage to cold damage. If the enemy is frozen and is on less than one third life, they will shatter when hit by Glacial Hammer. Requires a Mace or Staff.Per 1% Quality:
2% increased Chill Duration on enemies
1% increased Freeze Duration on enemies
Deals (140-181.8)% of Base Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Cold Damage
25% chance to Freeze enemies
35% increased Chill Duration on enemies
(10-29)% increased Effect of Chill
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Glacial Hammer skill icon.png
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Vaal Glacial HammerVaal Glacial HammerVaal, Attack, Melee, Duration, AoE, Cold
Souls per use: 12 (N) / 18 (C) / 24 (M)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (150% to 184%)
Hits the enemy, converting some of your physical damage to cold damage. It traps the enemy with you in a circle of ice so that it can't escape. Requires a Mace or Staff.Per 1% Quality:
2% increased Chill Duration on enemies
1% increased Freeze Duration on enemies
Deals (150-184.2)% of Base Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Cold Damage
25% chance to Freeze enemies
35% increased Chill Duration on enemies
Base duration is (3.4-4.35) seconds
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Glacial Hammer skill icon.png
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Support skill gems

Related base stats

Support skill gems that have stats related to freeze.

Skill gemStr.Dex.Int.Lvl.
Elemental Proliferation SupportElemental Proliferation SupportCold, Fire, Lightning, Support, AoE
Icon: S
Radius: 16
Mana Multiplier: 110%
Supports any skill that hits enemies, or could otherwise apply elemental ailments.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Duration of Elemental Ailments on Enemies
Elemental Ailments caused by Supported Skills spread to other enemies in a Radius of 10
20% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite
(0-19)% increased Duration of Elemental Ailments on Enemies
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
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Hypothermia SupportHypothermia SupportCold, Support
Icon: D
Mana Multiplier: 120%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 1.5% increased Chill Duration on Enemies
Supported Skills deal (20-39)% more Damage with Hits and Ailments against Chilled Enemies
Supported Skills have 10% chance to Freeze Enemies which are Chilled
Supported Skills have 20% increased Effect of Chill on Enemies
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
N/AyesN/A31
Ice Bite SupportIce Bite SupportCold, Support
Icon: K
Mana Multiplier: 130%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 1% increased Damage with Hits against Frozen Enemies
Supported Skills have (50-69)% chance to gain a Frenzy Charge on Killing a Frozen Enemy
Supported Skills have 15% chance to Freeze
Supported Skills have (2-15) to (3-23) added Cold Damage per Frenzy Charge
Supported Skills have (8-69) to (12-103) added Cold Damage
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
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Related quality stats

Support skill gems that have quality stats related to freeze.

Skill gemStr.Dex.Int.Lvl.
Ice Bite SupportIce Bite SupportCold, Support
Icon: K
Mana Multiplier: 130%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 1% increased Damage with Hits against Frozen Enemies
Supported Skills have (50-69)% chance to gain a Frenzy Charge on Killing a Frozen Enemy
Supported Skills have 15% chance to Freeze
Supported Skills have (2-15) to (3-23) added Cold Damage per Frenzy Charge
Supported Skills have (8-69) to (12-103) added Cold Damage
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
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Unique items

ItemLvl.Stats
Chill of Corruption
Chill of Corruption
Viridian Jewel
Limited to: 150% chance to gain an additional Vaal Soul per Enemy Shattered
Corrupted
Even a millennium later, Atziri's presence
casts a shroud over Wraeclast.
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
150% chance to gain an additional Vaal Soul per Enemy Shattered
Corrupted
Izaro's Turmoil
Izaro's Turmoil
Crimson Jewel
(18-25)% increased Fire Damage
(18-25)% increased Cold Damage
2% chance to Freeze
2% chance to Ignite
The once-glorious emperor spent his final days
imprisoned in his greatest creation;
a tool to filter out the unworthy
that pushed a monster to power.
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
1(18-25)% increased Fire Damage
(18-25)% increased Cold Damage
2% chance to Freeze
2% chance to Ignite
Wanderlust
Wanderlust
Wool Shoes
Quality: +20%
Energy Shield: (16 to 28)
Requires Level 3, 11 Int+5 to Dexterity
(20-40)% increased Mana Regeneration Rate
+(10-20) to maximum Energy Shield
20% increased Movement Speed
Cannot be Frozen
All the world is my home.
3+5 to Dexterity
(20-40)% increased Mana Regeneration Rate
+(10-20) to maximum Energy Shield
20% increased Movement Speed
Cannot be Frozen
Shackles of the Wretched
Shackles of the Wretched
Chain Gloves
Quality: +20%
Armour: 16
Energy Shield: 3
Requires Level 7, 8 Str, 8 Int(40-60)% increased Stun and Block Recovery
Curses in this item are reflected back to you
You cannot be Chilled for 3 seconds after being Chilled
You cannot be Frozen for 3 seconds after being Frozen
You cannot be Ignited for 3 seconds after being Ignited
You cannot be Shocked for 3 seconds after being Shocked
You grant (4-6) Frenzy Charges to allies on Death
Captivity breeds creativity.
7(40-60)% increased Stun and Block Recovery
Curses in this item are reflected back to you
You cannot be Chilled for 3 seconds after being Chilled
You cannot be Frozen for 3 seconds after being Frozen
You cannot be Ignited for 3 seconds after being Ignited
You cannot be Shocked for 3 seconds after being Shocked
You grant (4-6) Frenzy Charges to allies on Death
Springleaf
Springleaf
Plank Kite Shield
Quality: +20%
Chance to Block: 22%
Armour: (36 to 43)
Energy Shield: (8 to 9)
Requires Level 7, 13 Str, 13 Int3% reduced Movement Speed (Hidden)
+4% to all Elemental Resistances
(80-120)% increased Armour and Energy Shield
50% reduced Freeze Duration on You
3% of Life Regenerated per second
3% of Life Regenerated per second while on Low Life
From death springs life.
73% reduced Movement Speed (Hidden)
+4% to all Elemental Resistances(80-120)% increased Armour and Energy Shield
50% reduced Freeze Duration on You
3% of Life Regenerated per second
3% of Life Regenerated per second while on Low Life
Asphyxia's Wrath
Asphyxia's Wrath
Two-Point Arrow Quiver
Requires Level 10(20-30)% increased Accuracy RatingGrants level 5 Frostbite Skill
(8-12)% increased Attack Speed
+(30-40)% to Cold Resistance
(30-40)% increased Chill Duration on Enemies
Gain 20% of Physical Damage as Extra Cold Damage
(7-10)% chance to Freeze
Curses on Slain Enemies are transferred to a nearby Enemy
Mist of breath
Icing to lips and throat
As the warm ones choke and fall
Upon the frozen wasteland.
10(20-30)% increased Accuracy RatingGrants level 5 Frostbite Skill
(8-12)% increased Attack Speed
+(30-40)% to Cold Resistance
(30-40)% increased Chill Duration on Enemies
Gain 20% of Physical Damage as Extra Cold Damage
(7-10)% chance to Freeze
Curses on Slain Enemies are transferred to a nearby Enemy
Shiversting
Shiversting
Bastard Sword
Two Hand Swords
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (30 to 33)(50 to 55)
Elemental Damage: 35–70
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.45
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 14, 21 Str, 30 Dex40% increased Accuracy Rating(80-100)% increased Physical Damage
Adds 35 to 70 Cold Damage
0.6% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Mana
Cannot be Frozen
Stoic visage, icy heart.
Life of sorrow, lived apart.
1440% increased Accuracy Rating(80-100)% increased Physical Damage
Adds 35 to 70 Cold Damage
0.6% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Mana
Cannot be Frozen
Taste of Hate
Taste of Hate
Sapphire Flask
Lasts 4.00 Seconds
Consumes 30 of 60 Charges on use
+50% to Cold Resistance
+6% to maximum Cold Resistance
Requires Level 1820% of Physical Damage taken as Cold Damage during Flask effect
Gain (15-20)% of Physical Damage as Extra Cold Damage during effect
30% chance to Avoid being Chilled during Flask effect
30% chance to Avoid being Frozen during Flask effect
A sip will freeze your lips,
A swig will chill your heart,
A glass will still your soul.
Right click to drink. Can only hold charges while in belt. Refills as you kill monsters.
1820% of Physical Damage taken as Cold Damage during Flask effect
Gain (15-20)% of Physical Damage as Extra Cold Damage during effect
30% chance to Avoid being Chilled during Flask effect
30% chance to Avoid being Frozen during Flask effect
Spine of the First Claimant
Spine of the First Claimant
Iron Sceptre
Sceptres
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (46.2 to 54.6)(70.4 to 83.2)
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Attacks per Second: (1.31 to 1.38)
Weapon Range: 9
Requires Level 20, 38 Str, 38 Int14% increased Elemental Damage(100-140)% increased Physical Damage
40% increased Damage with Hits against Frozen Enemies
(30-50)% increased Cold Damage
(5-10)% increased Attack Speed
(4-8)% increased Cast Speed
5% chance to Freeze
Thousands gazed upon the doors of the great labyrinth,
at an Eternal Champion in steel and gold,
The first to challenge its treacherous traps.
To mark the occasion, Izaro had the Champion's remains gilded.
2014% increased Elemental Damage(100-140)% increased Physical Damage
40% increased Damage with Hits against Frozen Enemies
(30-50)% increased Cold Damage
(5-10)% increased Attack Speed
(4-8)% increased Cast Speed
5% chance to Freeze
Tasalio's Sign
Tasalio's Sign
Sapphire Ring
Requires Level 20+(20-30)% to Cold ResistanceAdds (7-10) to (15-20) Cold Damage to Spells and Attacks
+(200-300) to Evasion Rating
50% chance to Avoid being Chilled
10% chance to Freeze
Adds 40 to 60 Cold Damage against Chilled Enemies
A gift from Tasalio, God of Water,
to the chieftain Rakiata.
Kaom took Rakiata's head and hand
so that his warriors' axes might rise and fall like the waves.
20+(20-30)% to Cold ResistanceAdds (7-10) to (15-20) Cold Damage to Spells and Attacks
+(200-300) to Evasion Rating
50% chance to Avoid being Chilled
10% chance to Freeze
Adds 40 to 60 Cold Damage against Chilled Enemies
Kiara's Determination
Kiara's Determination
Silver Flask
Lasts 2.00 Seconds
Consumes 40 of 60 Charges on use
Onslaught
Requires Level 22Immune to Freeze, Chill, Curses and Stuns during Flask Effect
60% reduced Duration
Travelers of the deep wood speak of a witch
whose ale provides a different kind
of liquid courage.
Right click to drink. Can only hold charges while in belt. Refills as you kill monsters.
22Immune to Freeze, Chill, Curses and Stuns during Flask Effect
60% reduced Duration
Dream Fragments
Dream Fragments
Sapphire Ring
Requires Level 24+(20-30)% to Cold Resistance20% increased maximum Mana
50% increased Mana Regeneration Rate
Cannot be Chilled
Cannot be Frozen
+(30-40)% to Cold Resistance
Doryani stumbled into a realm of madness
And awoke its Master.
24+(20-30)% to Cold Resistance20% increased maximum Mana
50% increased Mana Regeneration Rate
Cannot be Chilled
Cannot be Frozen
+(30-40)% to Cold Resistance
The Taming
The Taming
Prismatic Ring
Requires Level 30+(8-10)% to all Elemental Resistances20% increased Damage with Hits and Ailments per Freeze, Shock and Ignite on Enemy
30% increased Elemental Damage with Attack Skills
+(20-30)% to all Elemental Resistances
30% increased Elemental Damage
10% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite
"Moon after moon did Berek make fools
Of the great and Untamed Three
Until malice for a Brother
Slew the hatred of the Other
And Berek did hunt
Alone and free."
- Berek and the Untamed
30+(8-10)% to all Elemental Resistances20% increased Damage with Hits and Ailments per Freeze, Shock and Ignite on Enemy
30% increased Elemental Damage with Attack Skills
+(20-30)% to all Elemental Resistances
30% increased Elemental Damage
10% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite
The Halcyon
The Halcyon
Jade Amulet
Requires Level 35+(20-30) to Dexterity(10-20)% increased Cold Damage
+(35-40)% to Cold Resistance
30% increased Freeze Duration on Enemies
10% chance to Freeze
60% increased Damage if you've Frozen an Enemy Recently
We wait, still as the dead.
To join the great avalanche.

This item can be transformed with a Blessing of Tul
35+(20-30) to Dexterity(10-20)% increased Cold Damage
+(35-40)% to Cold Resistance
30% increased Freeze Duration on Enemies
10% chance to Freeze
60% increased Damage if you've Frozen an Enemy Recently
The Three Dragons
The Three Dragons
Golden Mask
Quality: +20%
Evasion: 115
Energy Shield: 22
Requires Level 35, 40 Dex, 40 Int+(26-30)% to all Elemental Resistances
Your Fire Damage can Shock but not Ignite
Your Cold Damage can Ignite but not Freeze or Chill
Your Lightning Damage can Freeze but not Shock
"The ice seared his naked feet
As the lightning stilled his heart,
But it was the flames upon his lover's face
That roused him to vengeance."
- From 'The Three Dragons' by Victario of Sarn
35+(26-30)% to all Elemental Resistances
Your Fire Damage can Shock but not Ignite
Your Cold Damage can Ignite but not Freeze or Chill
Your Lightning Damage can Freeze but not Shock
The Oak
The Oak
Plank Kite Shield
Quality: +20%
Chance to Block: 22%
Armour: (36 to 43)
Energy Shield: (8 to 9)
Requires Level 40, 13 Str, 13 Int+4% to all Elemental Resistances
3% reduced Movement Speed (Hidden)
(80-120)% increased Armour and Energy Shield
+(100-150) to maximum Life
50% reduced Freeze Duration on You
3% of Life Regenerated per second
3% of Life Regenerated per second while on Low Life
Even the mightiest tree was once just a sapling.
40+4% to all Elemental Resistances
3% reduced Movement Speed (Hidden)(80-120)% increased Armour and Energy Shield
+(100-150) to maximum Life
50% reduced Freeze Duration on You
3% of Life Regenerated per second
3% of Life Regenerated per second while on Low Life
Southbound
Southbound
Soldier Gloves
Quality: +20%
Armour: 110
Energy Shield: 21
Requires Level 51, 40 Str, 40 IntAdds (30-36) to (44-50) Cold Damage to Attacks
(12-16)% increased maximum Life
+(40-50)% to Cold Resistance
25% increased Freeze Duration on Enemies
Your Hits can only Kill Frozen Enemies
50% increased Herald of Ice Damage
Far south, the winter crawls under the skin.
Below the snow, adrift wanderers sleep.
51Adds (30-36) to (44-50) Cold Damage to Attacks
(12-16)% increased maximum Life
+(40-50)% to Cold Resistance
25% increased Freeze Duration on Enemies
Your Hits can only Kill Frozen Enemies
50% increased Herald of Ice Damage
Martyr of Innocence
Martyr of Innocence
Highborn Staff
Staves
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 50.4150
Elemental Damage: (350 to 400)–(500 to 600)
Critical Strike Chance: 6.50%
Attacks per Second: 1.15
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 52, 89 Str, 89 Int18% Chance to Block(12-16)% Chance to Block
Adds (350-400) to (500-600) Fire Damage
Adds (130-150) to (200-250) Fire Damage to Spells
Grants level 15 Vengeance Skill
100% increased Fire Damage if you have been Hit Recently
Immune to Freeze and Chill while Ignited
Damage Penetrates 15% of Fire Resistance if you have Blocked Recently
You have been found guilty.
Let the fires cleanse you of your sins.
5218% Chance to Block(12-16)% Chance to Block
Adds (350-400) to (500-600) Fire Damage
Adds (130-150) to (200-250) Fire Damage to Spells
Grants level 15 Vengeance Skill
100% increased Fire Damage if you have been Hit Recently
Immune to Freeze and Chill while Ignited
Damage Penetrates 15% of Fire Resistance if you have Blocked Recently
The Goddess Unleashed
The Goddess Unleashed
Eternal Sword
One Hand Swords
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (52.8 to 56.4)(121.2 to 160.8)
Critical Strike Chance: (7.20% to 8.30%)
Attacks per Second: 1.50
Weapon Range: 9
Requires Level 52, 104 Str, 122 Dex+475 to Accuracy RatingUses both hand slots
Item has 6 Sockets and is fully linked (Hidden)
Adds (3-6) to (33-66) Physical Damage
(44-66)% increased Critical Strike Chance
33% increased Ignite Duration on Enemies
(66-99)% of Sword Physical Damage Added as Fire Damage
Gain Her Blessing for 3 seconds when you Ignite an Enemy
33% chance to Blind nearby Enemies when gaining Her Blessing
Cannot be Frozen, Chilled or Ignited with Her Blessing
20% increased Attack and Movement Speed with Her Blessing
As a maiden I was bound; as a crone was I scorned
Promised power rarely found, delivered fury fairly thorned.
Not enough?...Fine. Now I am become both and another
To take your hand and cradle your talents, not smother
The consummate flames. So hush, dear, say not a word.
Bequeathed, betrayed...beloved. At last, I am the third.
52+475 to Accuracy RatingUses both hand slots
Item has 6 Sockets and is fully linked (Hidden)
Adds (3-6) to (33-66) Physical Damage
(44-66)% increased Critical Strike Chance
33% increased Ignite Duration on Enemies
(66-99)% of Sword Physical Damage Added as Fire Damage
Gain Her Blessing for 3 seconds when you Ignite an Enemy
33% chance to Blind nearby Enemies when gaining Her Blessing
Cannot be Frozen, Chilled or Ignited with Her Blessing
20% increased Attack and Movement Speed with Her Blessing
Hrimnor's Resolve
Hrimnor's Resolve
Samite Helmet
Quality: +20%
Armour: (607 to 662)
Requires Level 55, 114 Str(30-40)% increased Fire Damage
(100-120)% increased Armour
+(50-70) to maximum Life
+30% to Cold Resistance
Cannot be Chilled or Frozen if you have used a Fire Skill Recently
Hrimnor's presence was as cold as ice,
but his heart burned for vengeance.
55(30-40)% increased Fire Damage
(100-120)% increased Armour
+(50-70) to maximum Life
+30% to Cold Resistance
Cannot be Chilled or Frozen if you have used a Fire Skill Recently
Rashkaldor's Patience
Rashkaldor's Patience
Jade Amulet
Requires Level 61+(20-30) to Dexterity+(40-80) to maximum Life
+(20-40) to maximum Mana
20% increased Duration of Elemental Ailments on Enemies
Items and Gems have 10% reduced Attribute Requirements
5% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite
Cannot gain Power Charges
Fate's smile, man's ruin.
61+(20-30) to Dexterity+(40-80) to maximum Life
+(20-40) to maximum Mana
20% increased Duration of Elemental Ailments on Enemies
Items and Gems have 10% reduced Attribute Requirements
5% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite
Cannot gain Power Charges
The Brine Crown
The Brine Crown
Prophet Crown
Quality: +20%
Armour: (492 to 537)
Energy Shield: (66 to 72)
Requires Level 63, 85 Str, 62 Int(100-120)% increased Armour and Energy Shield
+(50-70) to maximum Life
+(30-50)% to Cold Resistance
Cannot be Frozen
+800 Armour while stationary
60% increased Mana Regeneration Rate while stationary
15% chance to create Chilled Ground when Hit with an Attack
Greatest is the Brine King's domain,
and every day it grows a little greater,
not through force, but patience.
63(100-120)% increased Armour and Energy Shield
+(50-70) to maximum Life
+(30-50)% to Cold Resistance
Cannot be Frozen
+800 Armour while stationary
60% increased Mana Regeneration Rate while stationary
15% chance to create Chilled Ground when Hit with an Attack
Alpha's Howl
Alpha's Howl
Sinner Tricorne
Quality: +20%
Evasion: (738 to 811)
Requires Level 64, 138 Dex+2 to Level of Socketed Aura Gems
(80-100)% increased Evasion Rating
+(20-30)% to Cold Resistance
25% chance to Avoid being Chilled
Cannot be Frozen
8% reduced Mana Reserved
Nature respects the strong
And paints the snow red
With the blood of the weak
64+2 to Level of Socketed Aura Gems
(80-100)% increased Evasion Rating
+(20-30)% to Cold Resistance
25% chance to Avoid being Chilled
Cannot be Frozen
8% reduced Mana Reserved
Taryn's Shiver
Taryn's Shiver
Maelström Staff
Staves
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 68.4142.8
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.20
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 64, 113 Str, 113 Int20% Chance to Block+2 to Level of Socketed Cold Gems
(50-60)% increased Spell Damage
(40-50)% increased Cold Damage
(10-20)% increased Cast Speed
8% chance to Freeze
Enemies Frozen by you take 20% increased Damage
Shed by the winged beast of night,
A scaly frost-encrusted thorn.
All who feel its wintry light
Shiver in pain at the frozen dawn.
6420% Chance to Block+2 to Level of Socketed Cold Gems
(50-60)% increased Spell Damage
(40-50)% increased Cold Damage
(10-20)% increased Cast Speed
8% chance to Freeze
Enemies Frozen by you take 20% increased Damage
Doryani's Invitation
Doryani's Invitation
Heavy Belt
Requires Level 68+(25-35) to Strength(20-30)% increased Cold Damage
+(300-350) to Armour
+(30-35)% to Fire Resistance
+(30-35)% to Lightning Resistance
0.2% of Cold Damage Leeched as Life
Your Flasks grant 10% chance to Freeze while using a Flask
"You can invite them but you can never be
sure who will come knocking."
- Doryani, Queen's Thaumaturgist
68+(25-35) to Strength(20-30)% increased Cold Damage
+(300-350) to Armour
+(30-35)% to Fire Resistance
+(30-35)% to Lightning Resistance
0.2% of Cold Damage Leeched as Life
Your Flasks grant 10% chance to Freeze while using a Flask
Nuro's Harp
Nuro's Harp
Harbinger Bow
Bows
Quality: +20%
Elemental Damage: (120 to 140)–(180 to 210)
Critical Strike Chance: (6.50% to 7.50%)
Attacks per Second: (1.32 to 1.38)
Weapon Range: 120
Requires Level 68, 212 Dex(30-50)% increased Critical Strike ChanceNo Physical Damage
Adds (120-140) to (180-210) Cold Damage
(10-15)% increased Attack Speed
(10-30)% increased Light Radius
15% chance to create Chilled Ground when you Freeze an Enemy
Create Consecrated Ground when you Shatter an Enemy
40% increased Effect of Chilled Ground
Night's frost becomes morning's dew
Darkness cleansed, pure and new.
68(30-50)% increased Critical Strike ChanceNo Physical Damage
Adds (120-140) to (180-210) Cold Damage
(10-15)% increased Attack Speed
(10-30)% increased Light Radius
15% chance to create Chilled Ground when you Freeze an Enemy
Create Consecrated Ground when you Shatter an Enemy
40% increased Effect of Chilled Ground
Touch of Anguish
Touch of Anguish
Imperial Claw
Claws
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (78 to 90)(234 to 258)
Critical Strike Chance: (7.80% to 8.40%)
Attacks per Second: 1.60
Weapon Range: 9
Requires Level 68, 131 Dex, 95 Int+46 Life gained for each Enemy hit by AttacksAdds (40-50) to (130-150) Physical Damage
30% increased Cold Damage
(30-40)% increased Critical Strike Chance
20% chance to gain a Frenzy Charge on Killing a Frozen Enemy
Skills Chain an additional time while at maximum Frenzy Charges
10% chance to Freeze
Critical Strikes do not always Freeze
Grip the frozen steel, feel it numb you.
Wield the cold touch of death like
a splinter of your own shattered heart.
68+46 Life gained for each Enemy hit by AttacksAdds (40-50) to (130-150) Physical Damage
30% increased Cold Damage
(30-40)% increased Critical Strike Chance
20% chance to gain a Frenzy Charge on Killing a Frozen Enemy
Skills Chain an additional time while at maximum Frenzy Charges
10% chance to Freeze
Critical Strikes do not always Freeze
Auxium
Auxium
Crystal Belt
Requires Level 79+(60-80) to maximum Energy Shield(10-20)% increased Elemental Damage with Attack Skills
+(45-55) to maximum Mana
+(60-70) to maximum Energy Shield
0.2% of Attack Damage Leeched as Mana per Power Charge
Chill and Freeze effect on you is based on 65% of Energy Shield
As long as the soul is unfettered, so is the
body.
79+(60-80) to maximum Energy Shield(10-20)% increased Elemental Damage with Attack Skills
+(45-55) to maximum Mana
+(60-70) to maximum Energy Shield
0.2% of Attack Damage Leeched as Mana per Power Charge
Chill and Freeze effect on you is based on 65% of Energy Shield

Related passive skills

These passive skills are related to freeze.

Chance to Freeze

Name Bonuses
Freeze Chance
  • 5% chance to Freeze
Breath of Rime
  • 10% increased Cold Damage
  • 20% increased Freeze Duration on Enemies
  • 5% chance to Freeze
Celestial Punishment
  • 25% increased Damage with Hits against Frozen, Shocked or Ignited Enemies
  • 30% increased Burning Damage
  • 5% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite
  • 15% increased Effect of non-Damaging Ailments on Enemies
Elementalist
  • +12% to all Elemental Resistances
  • 10% increased Elemental Damage
  • 5% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite
Fingers of Frost
  • Enemies Become Chilled as they Unfreeze
  • 5% chance to Freeze
  • 5% chance to Freeze Enemies which are Chilled

Ascendancy Class Name Bonuses
Elementalist
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Elemental Damage, Status Ailment Chance
  • 10% increased Elemental Damage
  • 3% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite
Pathfinder
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Master Alchemist
  • Immune to Elemental Status Ailments during Flask Effect
  • 40% increased Elemental Damage during Flask Effect
  • 20% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite during Flask Effect

Freeze duration

Name Bonuses
Freeze and Chill Duration
  • 30% increased Chill Duration on Enemies
  • 20% increased Freeze Duration on Enemies
Breath of Rime
  • 10% increased Cold Damage
  • 20% increased Freeze Duration on Enemies
  • 5% chance to Freeze
Elemental Focus
  • 10% chance to Avoid Elemental Status Ailments
  • 10% increased Duration of Elemental Status Ailments on Enemies
  • 16% increased Elemental Damage
  • 10% increased Effect of non-Damaging Ailments on Enemies

Chance to avoid being Frozen

Name Bonuses
Avoid Freeze and Chill
  • 30% chance to Avoid being Chilled
  • 30% chance to Avoid being Frozen
Avoid Status Ailments
  • 5% chance to Avoid Elemental Status Ailments
Crystal Skin
  • 15% chance to Avoid Elemental Status Ailments
Elemental Focus
  • 10% chance to Avoid Elemental Status Ailments
  • 10% increased Duration of Elemental Status Ailments on Enemies
  • 16% increased Elemental Damage
  • 10% increased Effect of non-Damaging Ailments on Enemies
Thick Skin
  • 10% increased maximum Life
  • 8% chance to Avoid Elemental Status Ailments

Freeze Immunity

Ascendancy Class Name Bonuses
Raider
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Avatar of the Veil
  • 40% increased Elemental Damage
  • 20% increased Movement Speed while Phasing
  • Immune to Elemental Status Ailments while Phasing
  • 10% chance to Dodge Spell Damage while Phasing
Pathfinder
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Master Alchemist
  • Immune to Elemental Status Ailments during Flask Effect
  • 40% increased Elemental Damage during Flask Effect
  • 20% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite during Flask Effect
Inquisitor
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Pious Path
  • Cannot be affected by Elemental Ailments while on Consecrated Ground
  • 6% of maximum Mana and Energy Shield Regenerated per second while on Consecrated Ground
  • 25% increased Attack and Cast Speed while on Consecrated Ground

Miscellaneous

Name Bonuses
Celestial Punishment
  • 25% increased Damage with Hits against Frozen, Shocked or Ignited Enemies
  • 30% increased Burning Damage
  • 5% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite
  • 15% increased Effect of non-Damaging Ailments on Enemies
Fingers of Frost
  • Enemies Become Chilled as they Unfreeze
  • 5% chance to Freeze
  • 5% chance to Freeze Enemies which are Chilled

Ascendancy Class Name Bonuses
Champion
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First to Strike, Last to Fall
  • 40% increased Damage when not on Low Life
  • 200% increased Armour and Evasion Rating when on Low Life
  • Elemental Ailments are removed when you reach Low Life
  • Your Hits permanently Intimidate Enemies that are on Full Life
Ascendant
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Guardian
  • 25% reduced Effect of Curses on You
  • You and Nearby Party Members Share Power, Frenzy and Endurance Charges with each other
  • You and Allies affected by your Auras have 5% additional Block Chance
  • You and Allies affected by your Auras have 10% increased Attack, Cast, and Movement Speed
Ascendant
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Inquisitor
  • 25% increased Elemental Damage
  • 30% chance to create Consecrated Ground on Kill, lasting 8 seconds
  • Take 8% reduced Elemental Damage while on Consecrated Ground
  • 120% increased Critical Strike Chance against Enemies affected by Elemental Status Ailments
Inquisitor
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Righteous Providence
  • 100% increased Critical Strike Chance against Enemies that are affected by no Elemental Ailments
  • +45% to Critical Strike Multiplier against Enemies that are affected by Elemental Ailments
  • 20% increased Effect of non-Damaging Ailments on Enemies
Guardian
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Time of Need
  • 25% reduced Effect of Curses on You
  • Every 5 seconds, remove Curses and Elemental Ailments from you
  • Every 5 seconds, 30% of Maximum Life Regenerated over one second
Pathfinder
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Veteran Bowyer
  • Damage Penetrates 10% Elemental Resistances
  • Gain 10% of Physical Damage as Extra Damage of a random Element
  • Enemies you Kill that are affected by Elemental Status Ailments

grant 100% increased Flask Charges

Freeze immune enemies

Currently there are only a few selected enemies in the game that are immune to the freeze status ailment. These are:

Achievements

Name Description
Cryomancer
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Shatter 5 frozen monsters with a single action.

References

  1. Malice (November 13, 2011). "Mechanics thread". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved July 5, 2013.
  2. Chris Wilson (July 10, 2015). "Path of Exile 2.0.0: The Awakening Patch Notes". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved September 29, 2016.