Frost Spirit

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Frost Spirit

1 Activation time  20 Recharge time  4 Hero point  

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Summon a frost spirit that has a chance to grant bonus damage to nearby allies.

 Frost Spirit.png Spirit of Frost (6s): 100% chance to grant 5% bonus damage on hit.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 10
 Duration.png Duration: 60s
 Radius.png Radius: 1,000

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Nature Magic Nature Magic[edit]


  • The chance to gain bonus damage is triggered by hitting enemies.
  • This skill will begin to recharge once the spirit dies or is sacrificed.
  • Unlike other spirits, this one has no internal cooldown but applies to every attack.
Unlike Stone Spirit, Storm Spirit, or Sun Spirit the in-game spirit summoned by this skill is named "Spirit of Frost" instead of "Frost Spirit"

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 08, 2018
  • Increase strike damage dealt to a target has been increased from 75% to 100%. Damage increase has been reduced from 10% to 5%.
November 07, 2017
  • Increased the number of targets affected by the Frost Spirit from 5 to 10 targets.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • All ranger spirits have had their chance-on-hit effects increased to 75%.
  • The recharge of all nonelite ranger spirits has been reduced to 20 seconds.
September 15, 2014
  • Removed the internal cooldown from this spirit's passive effect.
November 26, 2013
  • Decreased the hit-point value of the underwater version of this spirit to be consistent with the land version.
  • Summoning the spirit will now put its activated skill on a 1-second cooldown; this will fix an issue that caused the skill to begin recharging without firing when activated immediately.
September 03, 2013
  • Storm Spirit, Frost Spirit, Sun Spirit, Stone Spirit, and Spirit of Nature will now begin their recharge when the spirit dies instead of when the spirit is summoned.
  • Recharge has been reduced from 60 seconds to 25 seconds.
August 20, 2013
  • Added a radius skill fact.
April 30, 2013
  • Frost Spirit (ranger utility skill) no longer applies 10% damage buff to siege weapons.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Frost Spirit has been added to the game.