Ice Crystal

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Ice Crystal

An active ability found on the third slot of Permafrost Prisms.

It is unlocked at mastery level 1.



Ice Crystal
Energy Cost 64 Creates a 4m radius Ice Crystal on the ground, which freezes enemies for 1s, ignoring Crowd Control Resistance. Frozen enemies can't move or use abilities. After 1 second, the crystal explodes in a 7m radius, dealing 562 magical damage to players and 772 to mobs.
Cast Time 0.7s
Range 15m
Cooldown 30s


Note: numerical values are based on gear with 1060 item power.

Equipment

Related Patch Notes

Patch LinkDatePatch NamePatch Notes
21 November 2022Beyond the Veil UpdateHoarfrost Staff was underused since its last rework. Its cooldown was high relative to its effects, so this has been significantly decreased. Since Ice Crystal damage was significantly delayed, it could easily be reflected, making it risky for large fights. Its damage is now un-reflectable. Additionally, the Damage Increase duration of Frostbite is increased, so the buff no longer falls off as easily.
  • Frostbite (all Frost Staffs):
    • Damage Increase Duration: 2.5s → 4s
  • Avalanche (Hoarfrost Staff):
    • Cooldown: 30s → 20s
  • Ice Crystal (Permafrost Staff):
    • Damage can no longer be reflected
28 July 2021Call to Arms Patch 9Added four new icons to better represent the corresponding abilities:
  • Blood Bandit (One-Handed Axe, E-slot)
  • Protective Beam (Enigmatic Staff, E-slot)
  • Arcane Orb (One-Handed Arcane Staff, E-slot)
  • Ground Shaker (Maces, W-slot)
9 May 2019Oberon Patch 5 (Midseason Patch)Frost Staffs
  • Freezing Wind (one-handed Frost Staff):
    • Damage: 160 → 174
    • Standtime: 0.6s → 0.2s
    • Root Duration: 1.57s → 2.00s
  • Ice Storm (Glacial Staff):
    • Damage vs Mobs: 16.70 → 20.00
    • Damage vs Players: 35.00 → 45.00
  • Ice Crystal (Permafrost Prism):
    • Cooldown: 45s → 30s
26 September 2018Merlyn Preseason Balance Patch
  • Fixed an issue where many spells did not escalate in damage when multiple players were hit at the same time, even though this was intended. Affected spells include:
    • Vendetta (Camlann Mace)
    • Raging Storm (Bow of Badon)
    • Spectral Trident (Trinity Spear)
    • Vicious Barrage (Siegebow)
    • Razor Cut (Bear Paws)
    • Soulless Stream (Galatine Pair)
    • Ice Crystal (Permafrost Prism)
    • Flame Tornado (Blazing Staff)
  • 20 June 2018Lancelot Patch #9Frost Staffs
    • Frost Bomb (all Frost Staffs)
      • Hit Delay: 2s → 1.6s
    • Frost Nova (all Frost Staffs)
      • Hit Delay: 0.2s → 0s
      • Now completely freezes enemies (Frozen enemies can't attack or cast)
      • Freeze Duration: 2.44s → 1.26s
    • Avalanche (Hoarfrost Staff)
      • Cast Time: 1s → 0.7s
    • Frozen Hell (Icicle Staff)
      • Cast Time: 1s → 0s
      • Standtime: 0.2s → 0.4s
    • Ice Crystal (Permafrost Prism)
      • Damage vs mobs: 184.69 → 253.70