Frost Storm

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Frost Storm.png

Frost Storm

20.75¾ Activation time  20 Recharge time  Ground-targeted  
Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist (skill list)
Parent skill
Conjure Frost Bow.png Conjure Frost Bow
Frost Bow
Weapon slot 4
Activ. type
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Call down an ice storm on the targeted area. The number of final ice shards are increased for each stack of Water Arrow.
Damage is reduced per target each time foes are struck by this skill.

 Damage.png Damage: 249 (0.7)?
 Damage.png Minimum Damage: 50 (0.14)?
 Damage.png Damage Reduction per Hit: 10%
 Bleeding.png Bleeding (3s): 66 Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Impacts: 24
 Miscellaneous effect.png Bonus Impact per Stack of Water Arrow: 1
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Earth Earth


  • Movement interrupts the activation time, resulting in fewer impacts.
  • Damage listed is per hit. Like Meteor Shower, smaller AoEs rain down around the target area.
    • The storm itself is smaller in radius, making this skill more effective against single targets, particularly large ones that can be hit by all of the ice AoEs.
  • The minimum damage it can deal per hit is 30% of its max which will start occuring at the 9th hit.
  • Assuming all 24 impacts hit, it will do a total of
 Damage.png Damage: 2,089 (5.88)?

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 10, 2018
  • This skill has been renamed Frost Storm.
  • It no longer has an internal cooldown between hits, and instead it inflicts reduced damage on each subsequent hit.
  • Initial strike damage has been increased by 60% and will reduce by 10% per impact to a minimum of 20%.
  • These numbers will now be used in all game modes.
  • Bleeding duration has been reduced from 5 seconds to 3 seconds per impact.
November 07, 2017
  • Against nonplayer enemies, this skill now has a 0.25-second cooldown on each enemy, during which the enemy cannot be struck again by the skill.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This skill now fires one additional attack per stack of Water Arrow.
October 18, 2016
  • Ice Storm damage has been doubled in PvP only.
September 29, 2015
  • Reduced the damage by 50% and lowered the number of targets per impact to 3.
  • Fixed a bug that caused all impacts to fall within a smaller than intended radius when casting this skill.
September 30, 2014
  • Added a Number of Impacts: 24 skill fact.
October 15, 2013
  • Increased the impact radius from 90 to 120.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill now applies 5 seconds of bleeding per hit instead of confusion.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Frost Storm has been added to the game.