Cold Snap

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Cold Snap

0.25¼ Activation time  20 Recharge time  
Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger (skill list)
Frost Spirit.png → Cold Snap.png
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Your frost spirit teleports to your location and releases a freezing blast of arctic air to chill nearby foes.

 Chilled.png Chill per Pulse (1s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
 Chilled.png Chill at Start (3s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Miscellaneous effect.png Pulses: 5
 Duration.png Duration: 5 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 240

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Nature Magic Nature Magic

Soulbeast Soulbeast

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
March 05, 2019
  • Spirit Active Skills: These skills no longer sacrifice the spirit and instead cause them to teleport to the ranger's location before the spirit uses their active skill. These skills now have a 0.25-second casting time. The recharge time for these skills remains at 20 seconds.
July 07, 2015
  • Fixed an issue that prevented this skill from applying its initial chill.
June 24, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from properly recharging when used.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • All ranger spirit's active abilities have had their maximum targets increased to 5.
  • All ranger spirit's active abilities are more potent and sacrifice the spirit.
  • The recharge of all nonelite ranger spirits has been reduced to 20 seconds.
  • Frost Spirit: The activate ability now initially inflicts 3 seconds of chill.
October 21, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from displaying an increased effect radius when traited with Nature's Vengeance.
September 30, 2014
  • Spirits: Added a red indicator ring to spirit attacks to show range for opponents.
August 20, 2013
  • Added a radius skill fact.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Cold Snap has been added to the game.


  • In meteorology, a cold snap refers to a period of intensely cold and dry weather, often occurring during an ice age.