Cold Snap
Spell, AoE, Cold, Duration
Radius: 16
Level: 1–20
Cast Time: 0.85 sec
Cooldown Time: 3 sec
Mana Cost: (11–28)
Critical Strike Chance: 6%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 140%
Requires Level 16
Creates a sudden burst of cold in a targeted area, damaging enemies. This also creates an expanding area which is filled with chilled ground, and deals cold damage over time to enemies. Enemies that die while in the area have a chance to grant Frenzy Charges. The cooldown can be bypassed by expending a Frenzy Charge.
Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (32–666) to (47–999) Cold Damage
Base duration is 5 seconds
(0–19)% increased Effect of Chill
Deals (26.3–1193.2) Base Cold Damage per second
25% chance to gain a Frenzy Charge when an Enemy Dies while in this Skill's Area
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.

Cold Snap

DropLevel 16
BaseType Cold Snap
Class Active Skill Gems
VaalVaal Cold Snap
CostOrb of Alteration x 1
TargetTypesGround, Enemy
TypeSpell, Hit, Area, SkillCanTrap, SkillCanTotem, SkillCanMine, SpellCanRepeat, Triggerable, ColdSkill, SpellCanCascade, Duration, ChillingArea, AreaSpell,

Cold Snap Unique /1

Quest Reward /1

ActQuest CompleteCharacter
2Intruders in BlackWitch Shadow

Quest Vendor /3

ActQuest CompleteNPCCharacter
2The Root of the ProblemYeenaWitch Templar Ranger Shadow Scion
6Fallen from GraceLilly Roth (Level 1)All Classes
3A Fixture of FateSiosa (Level 1)All Classes
Base duration is 5 seconds
25% chance to gain a Frenzy Charge when an Enemy Dies while in this Skill's Area
base_skill_show_average_damage_instead_of_dps [1]
is_area_damage [1]
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect

Level Effect /40

LevelRequires LevelDexterityIntelligenceMana CostDeals 32 to 47 Cold DamageX% increased Effect of ChillDeals 26.3 Base Cold Damage per secondExperience
11617261132, 4726.349,725
22021311342, 63137.295,714
32425361455, 82251.3169,595
42829411571, 106369.9199,345
53131451685, 128488285,815
634344917102, 1525110.4401,344
737375318121, 1816137.1554,379
840405719143, 2147169.8755,049
943426120169, 2538208.51,016,533
1046456521198, 2989255.51,898,602
1149486921233, 34910310.91,964,019
1252517322272, 40811377.72,573,731
1355547723317, 476124564,676,439
1458568124369, 55413550.13,017,327
1560588425408, 61214627.97,823,001
1662608625451, 6761571715,264,208
1764628926498, 74616815.426,272,845
1866649227549, 82317927.962,872,274
1968669427605, 907181051.9212,023,122
2070679728666, 999191193.2
217229733, 1099201351.4
227429806, 1209211525.7
237630886, 1330221723.5
247830974, 1461231941
2580311069, 1604242187.2
2682321174, 1761252457.8
2784321288, 1932262763.6
2886331412, 2118273099.2
2988331548, 2322283477.8
3090341696, 2544293892.9
3191341775, 2663294166.7
3292351858, 2787304450.7
3393351944, 2916304758.4
3494352034, 3051315077.5
3595362128, 3192315422.8
3696362226, 3339325780.9
3797362328, 3492326168.1
3898372435, 3653336569.6
3999372547, 3820337003.2
40100372663, 3995347462.1

Labyrinth Enchantment helmet /6

LevelModDrop Rate
The Merciless Labyrinth25% increased Cold Snap Damagehelmet(16.67%)
The Eternal Labyrinth40% increased Cold Snap Damagehelmet(16.67%)
The Merciless Labyrinth20% increased Cold Snap Cooldown Recovery Speedhelmet(16.67%)
The Eternal Labyrinth30% increased Cold Snap Cooldown Recovery Speedhelmet(16.67%)
The Merciless Labyrinth16% increased Cold Snap Area of Effecthelmet(16.67%)
The Eternal Labyrinth24% increased Cold Snap Area of Effecthelmet(16.67%)

Microtransactions /1

Cold Grasp Effect
Your Cold Snap becomes a grasping hand of frost

Supported By /63

  • Active Type: Spell, Hit, Area, SkillCanTrap, SkillCanTotem, SkillCanMine, SpellCanRepeat, Triggerable, ColdSkill, SpellCanCascade, Duration, ChillingArea, AreaSpell,
  • Support GemActiveType
    Added Fire Damage SupportHit, Attack
    Added Cold Damage SupportAttack, Hit
    Increased Area of Effect SupportArea, CreateMinion, Type53
    Added Lightning Damage SupportAttack, Hit
    Increased Critical Strikes SupportHit, Attack
    Increased Critical Damage SupportHit, Attack
    Knockback SupportHit, Attack
    Life Leech SupportHit, Attack
    Added Chaos Damage SupportHit, Attack
    Stun SupportHit, Attack
    Trap SupportSkillCanTrap
    Item Rarity SupportHit, Attack, DamageOverTime
    Faster Casting SupportSpell
    Concentrated Effect SupportArea, CreateMinion, Type53
    Increased Duration SupportDuration, Type55
    Cold to Fire SupportHit, Attack
    Combustion SupportHit, Attack
    Elemental Proliferation SupportHit, Attack, CauseElementalStatus
    Culling Strike SupportHit, Attack
    Iron Will SupportHit, Type59, Type66
    Spell Totem SupportSpell, SkillCanTotem, AND
    Blastchain Mine SupportSkillCanMine
    Chance to Flee SupportAttack, Hit
    Blind SupportHit, Attack
    Fire Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Cold Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Lightning Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Spell Echo SupportSpellCanRepeat
    Power Charge On Critical SupportHit, Attack
    Burning Damage SupportHit, Attack, CausesBurning
    Curse On Hit SupportAttack, Hit, AppliesCurse
    Less Duration SupportDuration, Type55
    Cast on Death SupportSpell, Triggerable, AND
    Cast when Damage Taken SupportSpell, Triggerable, AND
    Cast when Stunned SupportSpell, Triggerable, AND
    Block Chance Reduction SupportHit, Attack
    Physical to Lightning SupportHit, Attack
    Ice Bite SupportHit, Attack
    Hypothermia SupportHit, Attack, DamageOverTime
    Innervate SupportHit, Attack
    Poison SupportHit, Attack
    Void Manipulation SupportHit, Attack, DamageOverTime
    Controlled Destruction SupportHit, Attack, Type59
    Swift Affliction SupportDuration, Type55, Hit, Attack
    Elemental Focus SupportHit, Attack, CausesBurning, NonHitChill
    Ignite Proliferation SupportHit, Attack
    Lesser Poison SupportHit, Attack
    Deadly Ailments SupportHit, Attack
    Decay SupportHit, Attack
    Efficacy SupportHit, Attack, Type59, Duration, Type55, DamageOverTime
    Vile Toxins SupportHit, Attack
    Immolate SupportHit, Attack
    Unbound Ailments SupportHit, Attack, CauseElementalStatus
    Brutality SupportHit, Attack
    Onslaught SupportHit, Attack
    Spell Cascade SupportSpellCanCascade
    Summon Phantasm SupportAttack, Hit, CreatesMinion
    Bonechill SupportAttack, Hit, NonHitChill, ChillingArea
    Energy Leech SupportHit, Attack
    Intensify SupportAreaSpell
    High-Impact Mine SupportSkillCanMine
    Archmage SupportHit, Spell, AND
    Second Wind Support

    Cold Snap Monster /5

    Vaal Oversoulmonster_slain_experience_+% [250]
    monster_dropped_item_quantity_+% [1400]
    monster_dropped_item_rarity_+% [1500]
    unique_boss_curse_effect_on_self_+%_final [-33]
    monster_additional_quantity_of_dropped_items_in_merciless_+% [2572]
    monster_additional_rarity_of_dropped_items_in_merciless_+% [1800]
    monster_additional_quantity_of_dropped_items_in_cruel_+% [1286]
    monster_additional_rarity_of_dropped_items_in_cruel_+% [900]
    cannot_be_taunted_when_taunted_ms [0]
    cannot_be_stunned_while_stunned [1]
    cannot_be_stunned_for_ms_after_stun_finished [2000]
    Jik'shahmonster_slain_experience_+% [13100]
    monster_dropped_item_quantity_+% [1500]
    monster_dropped_item_rarity_+% [2000]
    cannot_be_taunted_when_taunted_ms [0]
    unique_boss_curse_effect_on_self_+%_final [-33]
    Fast Attacks
    base_cast_speed_+% [35]
    Azurite Turretmonster_no_drops_or_experience [1]
    Shadow of the Vaalmonster_slain_experience_+% [100]
    monster_dropped_item_quantity_+% [1500]
    monster_dropped_item_rarity_+% [2000]
    unique_boss_curse_effect_on_self_+%_final [-33]
    cannot_be_taunted_when_taunted_ms [0]
    cannot_be_stunned_while_stunned [1]
    cannot_be_stunned_for_ms_after_stun_finished [2000]
    Unstable Wetamonster_slain_experience_+% [0]
    monster_dropped_item_quantity_+% [0]
    monster_dropped_item_rarity_+% [300]
    monster_no_map_drops [1]