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Herald of IceSpell, AoE, Cold, Herald
Mana Reserved: 25%
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 1.00 sec
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 80%
Requires Level 16Grants a buff adding cold damage to spells and attacks. If you shatter an enemy, this skill will cause them to explode and deal AoE cold damage to enemies near them. This damage is not affected by modifiers to spell damage.Per 1% Quality:
Buff grants 0.75% increased Cold Damage
Adds (4-38) to (5-56) Cold Damage to Spells
Adds (4-38) to (5-56) Cold Damage to Attacks
Deals (18-308) to (26-462) Cold Damage
Damage cannot be Reflected
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Herald of Ice skill icon.pngHerald of Ice inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 16
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Alteration
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemHeraldOfIce

Herald of Ice skill screenshot.jpg

Herald of Ice is Herald skill. It reserves mana to grant added cold damage to attacks and spells and causes frozen enemies you've shattered to deal cold damage in an area around it.

Mechanics

Like Herald of AshHerald of AshSpell, AoE, Fire, Herald, Duration
Radius: 10
Mana Reserved: 25%
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 16Grants a buff providing fire damage based on your physical damage. While you have this buff, if you kill an enemy, other enemies near them will be burned based on the overkill damage. The burn inflicted by this skill can only be affected by modifiers to damage over time (burning damage is damage over time).Per 1% Quality:
Buff grants 0.75% increased Fire Damage
Gain 15% of your Physical Damage as Extra Fire Damage
Base duration is 4 seconds
Base Burning Damage is 25% of Overkill Damage
(9-12)% more Spell Fire Damage
(0-38)% more Burning Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Herald of Ash skill icon.png
and Herald of ThunderHerald of ThunderSpell, AoE, Duration, Lightning, Herald
Radius: 32
Mana Reserved: 25%
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 16Grants a buff which adds lightning damage to spells and attacks. If you kill a shocked enemy, this skill will create a storm, causing lightning bolts to strike enemies around you for a duration. The damage inflicted by this skill is not affected by modifiers to spell damage.Per 1% Quality:
Buff grants 0.75% increased Lightning Damage
Buff grants (2-19) to (7-76) Added Spell Lightning Damage
Buff grants (2-19) to (7-76) Added Attack Lightning Damage
Deals (1-23) to (31-1108) Lightning Damage
Base duration is 6 seconds
Storm Hits an Enemy every 0.25 Seconds
Cannot inflict Shock
Creates a storm when you Kill a Shocked Enemy
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Herald of Thunder skill icon.png
, Herald of Ice has two separate effects on the player:

  • the first adds flat x-y cold damage to spells and attacks.
  • the second is the on-kill effect. Upon shattering an enemy, the enemy explodes dealing cold secondary damage to surrounding targets in an AoE. Enemies will shatter if they are killed while frozen. Added damage support gems such as Added Lightning Damage SupportAdded Lightning Damage SupportLightning, Support
    Icon: L
    Mana Multiplier: 130%
    Requires Level 8Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Lightning Damage
    Supported Skills have (1-21) to (8-402) added Lightning DamageThis 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.
    will be added to the explosion only.

It is worth noting that Herald of Ice is a secondary damage and not spell damage, and does not receive any direct bonuses from spell damage modifiers. This includes bonuses from items, passive nodes, and spell only support gems such as Spell Echo SupportSpell Echo SupportSpell, Support
Icon: k
Mana Multiplier: 140%
Requires Level 38Supports spell skills, making them repeat when cast. Cannot support Vaal skills, totem skills, channelling skills, triggered skills, instant skills, or skills which reserve mana.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Spell Damage
Supported Skills Repeat an additional time
Supported Skills have (51-70)% more Cast Speed
Supported Skills deal 10% less 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.
and Iron Will SupportIron Will SupportSpell, Support
Icon: w
Requires Level 18Supports spell skills, making the increase to physical melee damage from strength also increase their spell damage.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Spell Damage
Strength's damage bonus applies to Spell Damage as well for Supported Skills
Supported Skills deal (0-38)% increased Spell 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.
. It will, however, have its flat damages boosts affected by passives that explicitly boost Cold damage.

The quality of the gem is global. This means that the increased Cold Damage will affect all types of cold skills, not just Herald of Ice.

Gem level progression

LevelLvl.dexterityintelligenceSpell
Cold
Damage
Attack
Cold
Damage
Cold
Damage
Exp.Total Exp.
11626184–54–518–2600
22031225–75–723–3549,72549,725
32437256–86–830–4595,714145,439
42842297–107–1038–57169,595315,034
53146328–128–1245–67199,345514,379
63450359–149–1453–80285,815800,194
737543710–1610–1662–94401,3441,201,538
840584012–1812–1873–110554,3791,755,917
943624313–2013–2085–128755,0492,510,966
1046664615–2315–2399–1491,016,5333,527,499
1149704817–2617–26115–1731,898,6025,426,101
1252745119–2919–29134–2001,964,0197,390,120
1355785422–3322–33154–2322,573,7319,963,851
1458825724–3724–37178–2674,676,43914,640,290
1560845926–3926–39195–2933,017,32717,657,617
1662876028–4228–42214–3217,823,00125,480,618
1764906230–4630–46235–35215,264,20840,744,826
1866926433–4933–49257–38626,272,84567,017,671
1968956635–5335–53282–42262,872,274129,889,945
2070986838–5638–56308–462212,023,122341,913,067
21721007040–6140–61337–505N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A43–6543–65368–552N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A46–7046–70402–603N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A50–7550–75438–658N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A53–8053–80478–717N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A57–8557–85521–782N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A61–9161–91568–852N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A65–9865–98619–928N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A69–10469–104674–1010N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A74–11174–111733–1100N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A77–11577–115764–1149N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A79–11979–119796–1198N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A82–12382–123830–1251N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A85–12785–127863–1304N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A87–13187–131898–1361N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A90–13590–135934–1418N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A93–14093–140971–1479N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A96–14496–1441008–1540N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A99–14999–1491046–1605N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A102–154102–1541085–1670N/AN/A

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
6The FoxThe Fox6Level 20 Gem"Masters of wit, strength and cunning. To survive the harsh winters, you must be like the fox."
- Ezomyte Proverb
random level 20 gemAutomatic
13The CataclysmThe Cataclysm13Level 21 Spell Gem
Corrupted
The mighty warriors traded in blows, the nimble archers in arrows, yet it was the brazen thaumaturgists who would bring catastrophe to all.
random corrupted level 21 Spell gemAutomatic
3Gemcutter's PromiseGemcutter's Promise3Superior Gem
Quality: +20%
"I swore to use my position to help the people. What good is power when it just accumulates on the already-powerful?" - Erasmus, Imperial Gemcutter
random superior gem (Q20)Automatic

Quest reward

This item is given as a quest reward for the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Intruders in Black
Act 2

Vendor reward

This item can be bought at the listed NPC vendors, after completing the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Root of the Problem
Act 2
Yeena
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Herald of Ice.

NameFor generated item/monster modifiers the minimum item/monster level respectively. Some generation types may not require this condition to be met, however item level restrictions may be raised to 80% of this value.StatsSpawn Weighting
Enchantment Herald Of Ice Damage 16625% increased Herald of Ice Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Herald Of Ice Damage 27540% increased Herald of Ice Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Herald Of Ice Mana Reservation 166Herald of Ice has 20% reduced Mana Reservationhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Herald Of Ice Mana Reservation 275Herald of Ice has 30% reduced Mana Reservationhelmet 100
default 0

Related unique items

The following unique items are related to Herald of Ice:

ItemBase ItemLvl.Stats
MegalomaniacMegalomaniac
Medium Cluster Jewel
Adds 4 Passive Skills
Added Small Passive Skills grant Nothing
<3 Random notable mods>
Corrupted
If you're going to act like you're better than everyone else, make sure you are.Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
Medium Cluster Jewel1Adds 4 Passive Skills
Added Small Passive Skills grant Nothing
<3 Random notable mods>
1 Added Passive Skill is Adrenaline
1 Added Passive Skill is Advance Guard
1 Added Passive Skill is Aerialist
1 Added Passive Skill is Aerodynamics
1 Added Passive Skill is Agent of Destruction
1 Added Passive Skill is Alchemist
1 Added Passive Skill is Ancestral Echo
1 Added Passive Skill is Ancestral Guidance
1 Added Passive Skill is Ancestral Inspiration
1 Added Passive Skill is Ancestral Might
1 Added Passive Skill is Ancestral Preservation
1 Added Passive Skill is Ancestral Reach
1 Added Passive Skill is Antifreeze
1 Added Passive Skill is Antivenom
1 Added Passive Skill is Arcane Adept
1 Added Passive Skill is Arcane Heroism
1 Added Passive Skill is Arcane Pyrotechnics
1 Added Passive Skill is Arcing Shot
1 Added Passive Skill is Assert Dominance
1 Added Passive Skill is Astonishing Affliction
1 Added Passive Skill is Basics of Pain
1 Added Passive Skill is Battlefield Dominator
1 Added Passive Skill is Battle-Hardened
1 Added Passive Skill is Blacksmith
1 Added Passive Skill is Blanketed Snow
1 Added Passive Skill is Blast-Freeze
1 Added Passive Skill is Blessed
1 Added Passive Skill is Blessed Rebirth
1 Added Passive Skill is Blizzard Caller
1 Added Passive Skill is Bloodscent
1 Added Passive Skill is Blowback
1 Added Passive Skill is Bodyguards
1 Added Passive Skill is Born of Chaos
1 Added Passive Skill is Brand Loyalty
1 Added Passive Skill is Brewed for Potency
1 Added Passive Skill is Broadside
1 Added Passive Skill is Brush with Death
1 Added Passive Skill is Brutal Infamy
1 Added Passive Skill is Burden Projection
1 Added Passive Skill is Burning Bright
1 Added Passive Skill is Calamitous
1 Added Passive Skill is Call to the Slaughter
1 Added Passive Skill is Capacitor
1 Added Passive Skill is Careful Handling
1 Added Passive Skill is Chilling Presence
1 Added Passive Skill is Chip Away
1 Added Passive Skill is Circling Oblivion
1 Added Passive Skill is Clarity of Purpose
1 Added Passive Skill is Cold-Blooded Killer
1 Added Passive Skill is Cold Conduction
1 Added Passive Skill is Cold to the Core
1 Added Passive Skill is Combat Rhythm
1 Added Passive Skill is Compound Injury
1 Added Passive Skill is Conjured Wall
1 Added Passive Skill is Conservation of Energy
1 Added Passive Skill is Cooked Alive
1 Added Passive Skill is Corrosive Elements
1 Added Passive Skill is Cremator
1 Added Passive Skill is Cry Wolf
1 Added Passive Skill is Cult-Leader
1 Added Passive Skill is Daring Ideas
1 Added Passive Skill is Dark Discourse
1 Added Passive Skill is Dark Ideation
1 Added Passive Skill is Dark Messenger
1 Added Passive Skill is Darting Movements
1 Added Passive Skill is Deadly Repartee
1 Added Passive Skill is Deep Chill
1 Added Passive Skill is Devastator
1 Added Passive Skill is Disciples
1 Added Passive Skill is Disease Vector
1 Added Passive Skill is Disorienting Display
1 Added Passive Skill is Disorienting Wounds
1 Added Passive Skill is Distilled Perfection
1 Added Passive Skill is Doryani's Lesson
1 Added Passive Skill is Dragon Hunter
1 Added Passive Skill is Dread March
1 Added Passive Skill is Drive the Destruction
1 Added Passive Skill is Eldritch Inspiration
1 Added Passive Skill is Elegant Form
1 Added Passive Skill is Empowered Envoy
1 Added Passive Skill is Endbringer
1 Added Passive Skill is Enduring Composure
1 Added Passive Skill is Enduring Focus
1 Added Passive Skill is Enduring Ward
1 Added Passive Skill is Energy From Naught
1 Added Passive Skill is Essence Rush
1 Added Passive Skill is Eternal Suffering
1 Added Passive Skill is Evil Eye
1 Added Passive Skill is Expansive Might
1 Added Passive Skill is Expendability
1 Added Passive Skill is Expert Sabotage
1 Added Passive Skill is Exploit Weakness
1 Added Passive Skill is Explosive Force
1 Added Passive Skill is Exposure Therapy
1 Added Passive Skill is Eye of the Storm
1 Added Passive Skill is Eye to Eye
1 Added Passive Skill is Fan of Blades
1 Added Passive Skill is Fan the Flames
1 Added Passive Skill is Fasting
1 Added Passive Skill is Fearsome Warrior
1 Added Passive Skill is Feasting Fiends
1 Added Passive Skill is Feast of Flesh
1 Added Passive Skill is Feed the Fury
1 Added Passive Skill is Fettle
1 Added Passive Skill is Fire Attunement
1 Added Passive Skill is First Among Equals
1 Added Passive Skill is Flexible Sentry
1 Added Passive Skill is Flow of Life
1 Added Passive Skill is Follow-Through
1 Added Passive Skill is Force Multiplier
1 Added Passive Skill is Fuel the Fight
1 Added Passive Skill is Furious Assault
1 Added Passive Skill is Genius
1 Added Passive Skill is Gladiator's Fortitude
1 Added Passive Skill is Graceful Execution
1 Added Passive Skill is Grand Design
1 Added Passive Skill is Grim Oath
1 Added Passive Skill is Grounded Commander
1 Added Passive Skill is Guerilla Tactics
1 Added Passive Skill is Haemorrhage
1 Added Passive Skill is Haunting Shout
1 Added Passive Skill is Heart of Iron
1 Added Passive Skill is Heavy Hitter
1 Added Passive Skill is Heraldry
1 Added Passive Skill is Hex Breaker
1 Added Passive Skill is Hibernator
1 Added Passive Skill is Hit and Run
1 Added Passive Skill is Holistic Health
1 Added Passive Skill is Holy Conquest
1 Added Passive Skill is Hulking Corpses
1 Added Passive Skill is Improvisor
1 Added Passive Skill is Insatiable Killer
1 Added Passive Skill is Inspired Oppression
1 Added Passive Skill is Insulated
1 Added Passive Skill is Invigorating Portents
1 Added Passive Skill is Iron Breaker
1 Added Passive Skill is Lasting Impression
1 Added Passive Skill is Lead By Example
1 Added Passive Skill is Life from Death
1 Added Passive Skill is Liquid Inspiration
1 Added Passive Skill is Lord of Drought
1 Added Passive Skill is Low Tolerance
1 Added Passive Skill is Mage Bane
1 Added Passive Skill is Mage Hunter
1 Added Passive Skill is Magnifier
1 Added Passive Skill is Martial Mastery
1 Added Passive Skill is Martial Momentum
1 Added Passive Skill is Martial Prowess
1 Added Passive Skill is Master of Command
1 Added Passive Skill is Master of Fear
1 Added Passive Skill is Master of Fire
1 Added Passive Skill is Master the Fundamentals
1 Added Passive Skill is Mender's Wellspring
1 Added Passive Skill is Militarism
1 Added Passive Skill is Mindfulness
1 Added Passive Skill is Misery Everlasting
1 Added Passive Skill is Mob Mentality
1 Added Passive Skill is Molten One's Mark
1 Added Passive Skill is Mystical Ward
1 Added Passive Skill is Natural Vigour
1 Added Passive Skill is Non-Flammable
1 Added Passive Skill is Numbing Elixir
1 Added Passive Skill is One with the Shield
1 Added Passive Skill is Openness
1 Added Passive Skill is Opportunistic Fusilade
1 Added Passive Skill is Overlord
1 Added Passive Skill is Overshock
1 Added Passive Skill is Overwhelming Malice
1 Added Passive Skill is Paralysis
1 Added Passive Skill is Peace Amidst Chaos
1 Added Passive Skill is Peak Vigour
1 Added Passive Skill is Powerful Assault
1 Added Passive Skill is Powerful Ward
1 Added Passive Skill is Practiced Caster
1 Added Passive Skill is Precise Commander
1 Added Passive Skill is Precise Focus
1 Added Passive Skill is Precise Retaliation
1 Added Passive Skill is Pressure Points
1 Added Passive Skill is Primordial Bond
1 Added Passive Skill is Prismatic Carapace
1 Added Passive Skill is Prismatic Dance
1 Added Passive Skill is Prismatic Heart
1 Added Passive Skill is Prodigious Defence
1 Added Passive Skill is Provocateur
1 Added Passive Skill is Pure Agony
1 Added Passive Skill is Pure Aptitude
1 Added Passive Skill is Pure Commander
1 Added Passive Skill is Pure Guile
1 Added Passive Skill is Pure Might
1 Added Passive Skill is Purposeful Harbinger
1 Added Passive Skill is Quick and Deadly
1 Added Passive Skill is Quick Getaway
1 Added Passive Skill is Rapid Infusion
1 Added Passive Skill is Rattling Bellow
1 Added Passive Skill is Raze and Pillage
1 Added Passive Skill is Readiness
1 Added Passive Skill is Remarkable
1 Added Passive Skill is Rend
1 Added Passive Skill is Renewal
1 Added Passive Skill is Repeater
1 Added Passive Skill is Replenishing Presence
1 Added Passive Skill is Riot Queller
1 Added Passive Skill is Rote Reinforcement
1 Added Passive Skill is Rot-Resistant
1 Added Passive Skill is Rotten Claws
1 Added Passive Skill is Run Through
1 Added Passive Skill is Sadist
1 Added Passive Skill is Sage
1 Added Passive Skill is Sap Psyche
1 Added Passive Skill is Savage Response
1 Added Passive Skill is Savour the Moment
1 Added Passive Skill is Scintillating Idea
1 Added Passive Skill is Seal Mender
1 Added Passive Skill is Second Skin
1 Added Passive Skill is Seeker Runes
1 Added Passive Skill is Self-Control
1 Added Passive Skill is Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
1 Added Passive Skill is Septic Spells
1 Added Passive Skill is Set and Forget
1 Added Passive Skill is Shifting Shadow
1 Added Passive Skill is Shrieking Bolts
1 Added Passive Skill is Skeletal Atrophy
1 Added Passive Skill is Skullbreaker
1 Added Passive Skill is Sleepless Sentries
1 Added Passive Skill is Smite the Weak
1 Added Passive Skill is Smoking Remains
1 Added Passive Skill is Snaring Spirits
1 Added Passive Skill is Snowstorm
1 Added Passive Skill is Special Reserve
1 Added Passive Skill is Spiked Concoction
1 Added Passive Skill is Spring Back
1 Added Passive Skill is Stalwart Commander
1 Added Passive Skill is Steady Torment
1 Added Passive Skill is Stoic Focus
1 Added Passive Skill is Storm Drinker
1 Added Passive Skill is Stormrider
1 Added Passive Skill is Storm's Hand
1 Added Passive Skill is Streamlined
1 Added Passive Skill is Strike Leader
1 Added Passive Skill is Stubborn Student
1 Added Passive Skill is Student of Decay
1 Added Passive Skill is Sublime Form
1 Added Passive Skill is Sublime Sensation
1 Added Passive Skill is Summer Commander
1 Added Passive Skill is Supercharge
1 Added Passive Skill is Surefooted Striker
1 Added Passive Skill is Surging Vitality
1 Added Passive Skill is Surprise Sabotage
1 Added Passive Skill is Tempered Arrowheads
1 Added Passive Skill is Tempt the Storm
1 Added Passive Skill is Thaumophage
1 Added Passive Skill is Thunderstruck
1 Added Passive Skill is Titanic Swings
1 Added Passive Skill is Touch of Cruelty
1 Added Passive Skill is Towering Threat
1 Added Passive Skill is Uncompromising
1 Added Passive Skill is Unholy Grace
1 Added Passive Skill is Unspeakable Gifts
1 Added Passive Skill is Untouchable
1 Added Passive Skill is Unwavering Focus
1 Added Passive Skill is Unwaveringly Evil
1 Added Passive Skill is Vast Power
1 Added Passive Skill is Vengeful Commander
1 Added Passive Skill is Veteran Defender
1 Added Passive Skill is Vicious Bite
1 Added Passive Skill is Vicious Guard
1 Added Passive Skill is Vicious Skewering
1 Added Passive Skill is Victim Maker
1 Added Passive Skill is Vile Reinvigoration
1 Added Passive Skill is Vital Focus
1 Added Passive Skill is Vivid Hues
1 Added Passive Skill is Wall of Muscle
1 Added Passive Skill is Forbidden Words
1 Added Passive Skill is Warning Call
1 Added Passive Skill is Wasting Affliction
1 Added Passive Skill is Weight Advantage
1 Added Passive Skill is Whispers of Death
1 Added Passive Skill is Wicked Pall
1 Added Passive Skill is Widespread Destruction
1 Added Passive Skill is Will Shaper
1 Added Passive Skill is Wind-up
1 Added Passive Skill is Winter Commander
1 Added Passive Skill is Winter Prowler
1 Added Passive Skill is Wish for Death
1 Added Passive Skill is Wizardry
1 Added Passive Skill is Wound Aggravation
1 Added Passive Skill is Wrapped in Flame

Corrupted
SouthboundSouthbound
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.
Soldier Gloves51Adds (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
Circle of FearCircle of Fear
Sapphire Ring
Requires Level 52+(20-30)% to Cold Resistance
<One to three random Synthesis implicit modifiers>
+(20-30) to Dexterity
Adds (20-25) to (26-35) Cold Damage
+(20-30)% to Cold Resistance
<Two Random Herald of Ice modifiers>
My subordinates circled me eternally, attuned to the slightest weakness, ready to tear me apart for their own gains.
Sapphire Ring52+(20-30)% to Cold Resistance
<One to three random Synthesis implicit modifiers>+(20-30) to Dexterity
Adds (20-25) to (26-35) Cold Damage
+(20-30)% to Cold Resistance
<Two Random Herald of Ice modifiers>
+(50-60)% to Cold Resistance while affected by Herald of Ice
(40-60)% increased Cold Damage while affected by Herald of Ice
Herald of Ice has (40-60)% increased Buff Effect
Herald of Ice has (15-20)% reduced Mana Reservation
+1% to maximum Cold Resistance while affected by Herald of Ice

Related passive skills

The following passive skills are related to Herald of Ice:

Ascendancy
Class
NameStats
Elementalist
Elementalist avatar.png
Mastermind of Discord
PrimevalForce (Elementalist) passive skill icon.png
25% reduced Mana Reservation of Herald Skills
25% increased Effect of Herald Buffs on you
Damage penetrates 25% Fire Resistance while affected by Herald of Ash
Damage penetrates 25% Cold Resistance while affected by Herald of Ice
Damage penetrates 25% Lightning Resistance while affected by Herald of Thunder [1]

Alternate skill effects

Herald of Ice has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemEffect(s)
Automaton Herald EffectAutomaton Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes an Automaton Effect.Your Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes an Automaton Effect.
Blood Guard Herald EffectBlood Guard Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald becomes a Blood Guard Effect.Your Herald becomes a Blood Guard Effect.
Celestial Herald EffectCelestial Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald becomes a Celestial Effect.Your Herald becomes a Celestial Effect.
Demonic Herald EffectDemonic Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald becomes a Demonic Effect.Your Herald becomes a Demonic Effect.
Divine Herald EffectDivine Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes a divine effect.Your Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes a divine effect.
Dragon Hunter Herald EffectDragon Hunter Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald becomes a Dragon Hunter Effect.Your Herald becomes a Dragon Hunter Effect.
Faith Guard Herald EffectFaith Guard Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald becomes a Faith Guard Effect.Your Herald becomes a Faith Guard Effect.
Gloom Herald EffectGloom Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes a dark effect.Your Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes a dark effect.
Gore Herald EffectGore Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes a gory effect.Your Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes a gory effect.
Innocence Herald EffectInnocence Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes an innocence effect.Your Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes an innocence effect.
Invisible Buff EffectInvisible Buff EffectSkill Gem EffectRemoves the visual effects on the player from arctic armour, tempest shield, blood rage, molten shell, phase run, any aura, any blasphemied curse, or any herald gem.Removes the visual effects on the player from arctic armour, tempest shield, blood rage, molten shell, phase run, any aura, any blasphemied curse, or any herald gem.
Purple Herald EffectPurple Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes a purple effect.Your Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes a purple effect.
Sin Herald EffectSin Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes a sin effect.Your Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes a sin effect.
Sunprism Herald EffectSunprism Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald becomes a sun prism effect.Your Herald becomes a sun prism effect.
Wasteland Herald EffectWasteland Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes a Wasteland Effect.Your Herald of Ash, Thunder or Ice becomes a Wasteland Effect.
White Herald EffectWhite Herald EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Herald becomes a White Effect.Your Herald becomes a White Effect.

Version history

Version Changes
3.4.0
  • Now instant by default and can therefore be used while moving.
  • All instant skills now have cooldown 1 second or less.
  • Instant skills cannot be supported by Spell Echo and will not be cast a second time by similar effects (such as from the Echoing Shrine).
3.0.0
  • Added Herald gem tag.
2.0.0
  • Shattering effect no longer reflects damage to the player. Reduced added damage at all levels.
1.3.0
  • Herald of IceHerald of IceSpell, AoE, Cold, Herald
    Mana Reserved: 25%
    Can Store 1 Use(s)
    Cooldown Time: 1.00 sec
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: 80%
    Requires Level 16Grants a buff adding cold damage to spells and attacks. If you shatter an enemy, this skill will cause them to explode and deal AoE cold damage to enemies near them. This damage is not affected by modifiers to spell damage.Per 1% Quality:
    Buff grants 0.75% increased Cold Damage
    Adds (4-38) to (5-56) Cold Damage to Spells
    Adds (4-38) to (5-56) Cold Damage to Attacks
    Deals (18-308) to (26-462) Cold Damage
    Damage cannot be Reflected
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Herald of Ice skill icon.png
    and Herald of ThunderHerald of ThunderSpell, AoE, Duration, Lightning, Herald
    Radius: 32
    Mana Reserved: 25%
    Can Store 1 Use(s)
    Cooldown Time: 1.00 sec
    Requires Level 16Grants a buff which adds lightning damage to spells and attacks. If you kill a shocked enemy, this skill will create a storm, causing lightning bolts to strike enemies around you for a duration. The damage inflicted by this skill is not affected by modifiers to spell damage.Per 1% Quality:
    Buff grants 0.75% increased Lightning Damage
    Buff grants (2-19) to (7-76) Added Spell Lightning Damage
    Buff grants (2-19) to (7-76) Added Attack Lightning Damage
    Deals (1-23) to (31-1108) Lightning Damage
    Base duration is 6 seconds
    Storm Hits an Enemy every 0.25 Seconds
    Cannot inflict Shock
    Creates a storm when you Kill a Shocked Enemy
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Herald of Thunder skill icon.png
    have been changed from Spell to Cast active skill types to indicate that they deal secondary damage and not spell damage.
1.2.4
  • Herald of Ice no longer has the Spell tag, and instead has the Cast tag (to make it more clear that it does not deal spell damage).
1.2.3
  • The shattering damage area of effect radius has been increased by 20%. The damage on shatter has been increased by 100%.
1.2.0
  • Herald of Ice has been added to the game.