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Vaal Cold Snap

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Vaal 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
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Cold Snap inventory icon.png
Level: 4
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment

Vaal Cold Snap skill screenshot.jpg

Vaal Cold Snap is a vaal spell that causes ice crystals to explode around the player, freezing enemies and leaving the ground chilled.

Skill Functions and Interactions

Gem level progression

Exp.Total Exp.
141611 to 1700
262014 to 21841841
392718 to 283,0993,940
4123324 to 357,43311,373
5164132 to 4822,89534,268
6205042 to 6349,72583,993
7245855 to 8295,714179,707
8286770 to 105169,595349,302
9327588 to 132283,759633,061
103683111 to 166453,9961,087,057
114092137 to 206703,1281,790,185
1244100170 to 2551,061,2232,851,408
1348109208 to 3132,065,8704,917,278
1452117255 to 3822,507,1107,424,388
1555123295 to 4432,573,7319,998,119
1658130342 to 5127,611,35117,609,470
1761136394 to 59113,437,90831,047,378
1864142454 to 68225,052,14756,099,525
1967148523 to 78443,869,43699,968,961
2070155600 to 901242,081,178342,050,139
2172159658 to 987N/AN/A
2274N/A721 to 1081N/AN/A
2376N/A789 to 1184N/AN/A
2478N/A863 to 1295N/AN/A
2580N/A944 to 1416N/AN/A
2682N/A1032 to 1548N/AN/A
2784N/A1127 to 1691N/AN/A
2886N/A1231 to 1846N/AN/A
2988N/A1343 to 2015N/AN/A
3090N/A1466 to 2199N/AN/A

Video Demonstration

Version History

Version Changes
  • Critical Strike Chance increased to 5%.
  • Vaal Skill soul counts were initially balanced for Merciless difficulty, where there are more monsters. We want them to be easier to use in Normal and Cruel difficulty. We have halved the number of souls required for each skill. In Cruel difficulty, skills require 50% more souls to uses. In Merciless difficulty, they require 100% more (which is the same as before the patch).
  • Introduced to the game.