Ice Trap

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Ice TrapTrap, Spell, AoE, Cold
Mana Cost: (13-22)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 200%
Requires Level 28Throws a trap that creates a series of icy runic explosions when triggered, dealing cold damage to all enemies caught in the blasts.Per 1% Quality:1230.5% increased Area of EffectPenetrates 0.25% Cold ResistanceFreezes enemies as though dealing 5% more DamageTrap lasts 4 seconds
Deals (88-898) to (133-1347) Cold Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Ice Trap skill icon.pngIce Trap inventory icon.png
Level: 28
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Chance
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemIceTrap

Ice Trap skill screenshot.jpg

Ice Trap is a spell which throws a trap to a targeted location, creating a series of cold damage explosions when triggered.

Skill functions and interactions

Gem level progression

Exp.Total Exp.
12842291388 to 13300
231463213107 to 160199,345199,345
334503514128 to 192285,815485,160
437543714153 to 230401,344886,504
540584015182 to 274554,3791,440,883
642604215205 to 307477,4371,918,320
744634416229 to 343583,7862,502,106
846664616256 to 384710,3593,212,465
948684817286 to 4281,355,5114,567,976
1050714917318 to 4781,138,8775,706,853
1152745118355 to 5321,368,2337,075,086
1254765318395 to 5921,638,3388,713,424
1356795519439 to 6581,956,64810,670,072
1458825719487 to 7313,655,18414,325,256
1560845920540 to 8113,017,32717,342,583
1662876020599 to 8987,759,99525,102,578
1764906221663 to 99515,138,19340,240,771
1866926421734 to 110226,083,82566,324,596
1968956622812 to 121862,620,247128,944,843
2070986822898 to 1347211,708,088340,652,931
21721007023992 to 1488N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A231095 to 1643N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A241208 to 1812N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A241332 to 1999N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A251469 to 2203N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A251618 to 2427N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A261781 to 2672N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A261961 to 2941N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A272157 to 3236N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A272372 to 3558N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A282487 to 3731N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A282608 to 3911N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A292734 to 4100N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A292865 to 4298N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A303003 to 4505N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A303147 to 4721N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A313298 to 4947N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A313456 to 5184N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A323621 to 5431N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A323793 to 5690N/AN/A

Item acquisition

Upgrade paths

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

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
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

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Ice Trap.

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 Trap Cold Penetration 166Ice Trap Damage Penetrates 6% Cold Resistancehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Ice Trap Cold Penetration 275Ice Trap Damage Penetrates 10% Cold Resistancehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Ice Trap Damage 16625% increased Ice Trap Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Ice Trap Damage 27540% increased Ice Trap Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Ice Trap Area Of Effect 16616% increased Ice Trap Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Ice Trap Area Of Effect 27524% increased Ice Trap Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0

Alternate skill effects

Ice Trap has the following alternate skill effects:

Frostflower Ice Trap EffectFrostflower Ice Trap EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Ice Trap becomes a frostflower effect.Your Ice Trap becomes a frostflower effect.

Version history

Version Changes
  • Now has an added Damage effectiveness of 200% (from 150%).
  • Circles now have a 20-25% larger radius.
  • Now deals 88 to 133 Cold damage at gem level 1 (from 67 to 101) and 898 to 1347 Cold damage at gem level 20 (from 579 to 869).
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 150% (from 90%).
  • Base damage increased by 40% at all gem levels.
  • No longer has a cooldown.
  • Now deals 48 -72 cold damage at gem level 1 (from 60-90), up to 414-620 at gem level 20 (from 519-778).
  • Now has a lower mana cost at higher gem levels, up to 22 mana at gem level 20 (from 25).
  • Base duration lowered to 4 seconds (from 16).Trap will now trigger at the end of its duration.
  • Added to the game