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Icy Coil

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Icy Coil

Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Catalyst icon small.png Catalyst
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Icy Coil.png
 → Grand Finale.png
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18 Recharge time  
Icy Coil

Summon a projectile of ice that circles around you, damaging foes. While this projectile is active, you take reduced damage from conditions. Summoning a circular projectile refreshes the duration of all other circular projectiles.

Damage.png Damage: 1 (0.001)?
Damage.png Damage: 61 (0.15)?
Icy Coil.png Icy Coil (15s): -15% Incoming Condition Damage
Icy Coil.png Icy Coil (8s): -10% Incoming Condition Damage
Vulnerability.png Vulnerability (6s): +1% Incoming Damage, +1% Incoming Condition Damage
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 2
Range.png Range: 130

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Water Water


  • This skill counts as a projectile and will disappear if obstructed by blocking, invulnerability, Aegis, or skills that block projectiles.
    • If the projectile vanishes, the bonus still lingers but no longer sends a projectile out for  Grand Finale.png Grand Finale.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
December 13, 2022
  • Reduced power coefficient from 0.1 to 0.001 in PvE only.
November 29, 2022
  • This skill now strikes enemies once per second instead of using a projectile. Increased power coefficient from 0.001 to 0.1 in PvE only.
March 29, 2022
  • Damage coefficient reduced from 0.1 to 0.001 in PvE only.
  • Duration increased from 5 seconds to 15 seconds in PvE only. Condition damage reduction while active increased from 5% to 15% in PvE only.
  • Increased projectile duration from 5 seconds to 8 seconds in PvP and WvW. Increased condition damage reduction from 5% to 10% in PvP and WvW.
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • Icy Coil has been added to the game.
  • (Undocumented) Vulnerability duration reduced from 10 seconds to 6 seconds in PvE. Reduced power coefficient per strike from 0.25 to 0.1 in PvE.
November 30, 2021
  • Icy Coil was available during the End of Dragons Beta Event 4.
  • These skills now activate instantly. Reduced circle radius from 200 to 130 to better align with melee spacing. Reduced power coefficient from 0.35 to 0.25 to compensate for a faster orbit.
  • Fixed a bug where these projectiles would last much longer than expected when becoming downed or defeated.
September 21, 2021

See also[edit]