Cold Snap

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Cold Snap

Ranger icon small.png Ranger (skill list)
Frost Spirit.png → 
Cold Snap.png
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0.75¾ Activation time  
Cold Snap

Your frost spirit slams the ground and creates a cold snap that cleanses conditions from nearby allies.

Miscellaneous effect.png Conditions Removed: 3
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 360
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Nature Magic Nature Magic

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 27, 2023
  • Spirits have been reworked. A spirit will now grant an initial effect when summoned, slam the ground for a secondary effect, and then grant boons to nearby allies for a period of time.
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.