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Ice Spear

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Ice SpearSpell, Projectile, Cold
Mana Cost: (8-23)
Cast Time: 0.70 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 7.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 80%
Projectile Speed: 1000
Requires Level 12Launches shards of ice in rapid succession. After travelling a short distance they change to a second form, which moves much faster and pierces through enemies.Per 1% Quality:
2% increased Projectile Speed
Deals (22-383) to (33-575) Cold Damage
Second form has 600% increased Critical Strike Chance
Second form has 300% more Projectile Speed
Second form has +(30-49)% to Critical Strike Multiplier
Fires an additional Projectile
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Ice Spear skill icon.pngIce Spear inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 12
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Transmutation
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemIceSpear

Ice Spear skill screenshot.jpg

Ice Spear is a cold spell that fires shards of ice. After traveling a short distance the shards enter a second form. The second form can pierce enemies and has increased projectile speed as well as increased critical strike chance. This unique feature of Ice Spear makes it ideal for damaging distant targets, but at the same time makes it substantially weaker when used at close range.

Skill functions and interactions

  • Multiple projectiles: Additional projectiles (such as from Greater Multiple Projectiles SupportGreater Multiple Projectiles SupportSupport, Projectile
    Icon: P
    Mana Multiplier: 165%
    Requires Level 38Supports projectile skills.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Attack Speed
    Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Cast Speed
    Supported Skills fire 4 additional Projectiles
    Supported Skills deal (35-26)% less Projectile 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.
    or Volley SupportVolley SupportSupport, Projectile
    Icon: =
    Mana Multiplier: 140%
    Requires Level 4Supports skills that fire projectiles from the user. Does not affect projectiles fired from other locations as secondary effects.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 1% increased Projectile Damage
    Supported Skills also fire Projectiles from up to 2 points on each side of you
    Supported Skills fire 2 additional Projectiles
    Supported Skills deal (25-16)% less Projectile 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.
    ) are fired in sequence.
  • Multiple Stages: This spell has two forms. The first form has no natural piercing. Once the projectile reaches a preset distance from the caster, it will instantly change to its second form. The second form has 300% more projectile speed, will pierce all targets, and has a 600% increased chance to critical strike. With a base critical strike chance of 7%, the second form will have 49% chance to critically strike, before other modifiers. Ice Spear will do full spell damage to monsters hit in either form.
  • Projectile Speed: x% increased Projectile Speed will not affect the distance at which the spell changes to its second form, but will increase Ice Spear's travel speed.
  • Piercing: The second form naturally pierces all targets, but additional targets pierce allows the first form to pierce targets as well.
  • Fork and Chain: In the second form Ice Spear doesn't fork or chain.
    NB: Frost Sentinels monsters will use a different version of the skill, with additional projectiles (from 0 to 2) and 50% increased damage in second form. Fork and chain still applies to the skill in second form, as well as pierce in the first one.
  • Can be used in left mouse button slot to cast and move.

Gem level progression

LevelLvl.intelligenceMana
Cost
Cold
Damage
Second
Form
Crit
Multi
Exp.Total Exp.
11233822 to 33+30%00
21539928 to 41+31%15,24915,249
319481036 to 53+32%41,51756,766
423561145 to 68+33%81,983138,749
527641256 to 84+34%147,968286,717
631731369 to 104+35%250,557537,274
735811485 to 127+36%405,086942,360
838881598 to 147+37%447,7181,390,078
9419416113 to 169+38%615,3182,005,396
104410016129 to 194+39%834,6392,840,035
114710617148 to 222+40%1,570,7604,410,795
125011318169 to 253+41%1,633,9876,044,782
135311919192 to 288+42%2,151,0308,195,812
145612519218 to 327+43%2,812,18911,008,001
155913220247 to 370+44%5,099,36016,107,361
166213821279 to 418+45%9,400,73125,508,092
176414221302 to 453+46%15,273,36640,781,458
186614622327 to 491+47%26,286,58267,068,040
196815122354 to 532+48%62,890,590129,958,630
207015523383 to 575+49%212,046,017342,004,647
217215924415 to 622+50%N/AN/A
2274N/A24448 to 672+51%N/AN/A
2376N/A25484 to 726+52%N/AN/A
2478N/A25522 to 783+53%N/AN/A
2580N/A26563 to 845+54%N/AN/A
2682N/A26607 to 911+55%N/AN/A
2784N/A27654 to 982+56%N/AN/A
2886N/A27705 to 1057+57%N/AN/A
2988N/A28759 to 1139+58%N/AN/A
3090N/A28817 to 1225+59%N/AN/A
3191N/A28847 to 1271+60%N/AN/A
3292N/A29879 to 1318+61%N/AN/A
3393N/A29912 to 1367+62%N/AN/A
3494N/A29945 to 1418+63%N/AN/A
3595N/A29980 to 1470+64%N/AN/A
3696N/A301016 to 1524+65%N/AN/A
3797N/A301054 to 1580+66%N/AN/A
3898N/A301092 to 1638+67%N/AN/A
3999N/A301132 to 1698+68%N/AN/A
40100N/A311173 to 1760+69%N/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
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
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

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Siren's Cadence
Act 1
Nessa
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Ice Spear.

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 Ice Spear Additional Projectile 175Ice Spear fires an additional Projectilehelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Ice Spear Distance Before Form Change 166Ice Spear travels 20% reduced distance before changing formshelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Ice Spear Distance Before Form Change 275Ice Spear travels 30% reduced distance before changing formshelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Ice Spear Percent Chance To Gain Power Charge On Critical Strike 16610% Chance to gain a Power Charge on Critical Strike with Ice Spearhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Ice Spear Percent Chance To Gain Power Charge On Critical Strike 27515% Chance to gain a Power Charge on Critical Strike with Ice Spearhelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Ice Spear Second Form Critical Strike Chance 166200% increased Ice Spear Critical Strike Chance in second formhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Ice Spear Second Form Critical Strike Chance 275300% increased Ice Spear Critical Strike Chance in second formhelmet 75
default 0

Microtransactions

The list below shows microtransactions for Ice Spear.

ItemEffect(s)
Swordfish Ice Spear EffectSwordfish Ice Spear EffectIce Spear Skin
Stack Size: 20
Your Ice Spear becomes a shattering icy swordfish.
Your Ice Spear becomes a shattering icy swordfish.

Version history

Version Changes
3.6.0
  • Mana Cost at gem level 1 is now 8 (was 6).
  • Mana Cost at gem level 20 is now 23 (was 20).
  • Now deals 22 to 33 Cold damage at gem level 1 (from 14 to 21) and 383 to 575 Cold damage at gem level 20 (from 369 to 553).
3.5.0
  • No longer pierces at short range.
  • Now fires a rapid sequence of ice spears which move 300% faster after arming.
  • Now gains additional critical strike multiplier after it arms.
  • Now pierces after it arms.
2.4.0
  • 70% more damage at gem level 20.
2.0.0
  • The Awakening Launch: complete rebalance of the Skill Gem.
  • Now grants 2% increased projectile speed per 1% quality (was 3% per 1% quality)
1.2.0
  • The mana cost of all skills has been revised.
  • We have increased the damage by 33% at level one, to +87% at level 20.
1.1.0
  • Increased the damage of the following skills at low levels: SparkSparkSpell, Projectile, Duration, Lightning
    Mana Cost: (5-21)
    Cast Time: 0.65 sec
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Projectile Speed: 560
    Launches unpredictable sparks that move randomly until they hit an enemy or expire.Per 1% Quality:
    1% increased Projectile Speed
    Deals (1-63) to (20-1198) Lightning Damage
    Base duration is 2 seconds
    Fires (4-6) additional Projectiles
    (0-19)% increased Projectile Speed
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Spark skill icon.png
    , Cold SnapCold SnapSpell, AoE, Cold, Duration
    Radius: 16
    Mana Cost: (11-28)
    Can Store 1 Use(s)
    Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
    Cast Time: 0.85 sec
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: 140%
    Requires Level 16Creates a sudden burst of cold in a targeted area, damaging enemies. This also creates an expanding area which is filled with chilled ground, and deals cold damage over time to enemies. Enemies that die while in the area have a chance to grant Frenzy Charges. The cooldown can be bypassed by expending a Frenzy Charge.Per 1% Quality:
    0.5% increased Area of Effect
    Deals (32-666) to (47-999) Cold Damage
    Base duration is 5 seconds
    Deals (26.3-1193.2) Base Cold Damage per second
    25% chance to gain a Frenzy Charge when an Enemy Dies while in this Skill's Area
    Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
    (0-19)% increased Effect of Chill
    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
    , Ice SpearIce SpearSpell, Projectile, Cold
    Mana Cost: (8-23)
    Cast Time: 0.70 sec
    Critical Strike Chance: 7.00%
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: 80%
    Projectile Speed: 1000
    Requires Level 12Launches shards of ice in rapid succession. After travelling a short distance they change to a second form, which moves much faster and pierces through enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    2% increased Projectile Speed
    Deals (22-383) to (33-575) Cold Damage
    Second form has 600% increased Critical Strike Chance
    Second form has 300% more Projectile Speed
    Second form has +(30-49)% to Critical Strike Multiplier
    Fires an additional Projectile
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Ice Spear skill icon.png
    and to a lesser extent, Freezing PulseFreezing PulseSpell, Projectile, Cold
    Mana Cost: (5-21)
    Cast Time: 0.65 sec
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: 150%
    Projectile Speed: 1800
    An icy projectile which has a chance to freeze enemies it passes through. The projectile fades quickly, reducing damage and freezing chance until it dissipates.Per 1% Quality:
    2% increased Projectile Speed
    Deals (8-888) to (12-1332) Cold Damage
    Projectiles Pierce all Targets
    (0-19)% increased Projectile Speed
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Freezing Pulse skill icon.png
    and Storm CallStorm CallSpell, AoE, Duration, Lightning
    Radius: 20
    Mana Cost: (6-16)
    Cast Time: 0.50 sec
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Requires Level 12Sets a marker at a location. After a short duration, lightning strikes the marker, dealing damage around it. When this happens, it will also set off the lightning at any other markers you've cast.Per 1% Quality:
    0.5% increased Area of Effect
    Deals (16-408) to (31-758) Lightning Damage
    Base duration is 1.5 seconds
    (10-29)% increased Effect of Shock
    +(0-6) to radius
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Storm Call skill icon.png
    .
0.9.5g
  • Reduced the critical strike chance.
0.9.4c
  • Set the default critical strike chance of Ice Spear (8%).
0.9.3c
  • Increased damage by 5%.
0.9.3
  • Ice Spear now uses an increased Critical Strike chance to achieve the
    damage bonus and freeze when in its armed state.
0.9.2
  • Increased the damage.
0.9.1
  • Updated effect for Ice Spear.
0.8.4
  • Added new skill prototype: Ice Spear