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Arctic Mystery BoxConsumableContains an unknown item.Arctic Mystery Box inventory icon.pngMetadata
Item class: Microtransactions
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/MicrotransactionCurrency/MysteryBoxArctic

Arctic Mystery Box (or Winter Mytery Box) is a mystery box that could be purchased from the microtransaction shop from December 17, 2015 through January 5, 2016. It was priced at 15 points each.[1]

There was also a free Arctic Mystery Box for every player as a Christmas gift from GGG.[2]


Possible contents

An Arctic Mystery Box contains one of the following cosmetic items.

  • Arctic Body ArmourArctic Body ArmourArmour SkinChanges the appearance of any equipped body armour to the Arctic body armour.
  • Arctic BootsArctic BootsBoots SkinChanges the appearance of any equipped boots to the Arctic boots.
  • Arctic Footprints EffectArctic Footprints EffectFootprintsAdds icy footprints to any equipped pair of boots.
  • Arctic GlovesArctic GlovesGloves SkinChanges the appearance of any equipped gloves to the Arctic gloves.
  • Arctic HelmetArctic HelmetHelmet SkinChanges the appearance of any equipped headdress to the Arctic helmet.
  • Arctic Ice Nova EffectArctic Ice Nova EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Ice Nova becomes a swirling ring of arctic wind.
  • Arctic Lynx PetArctic Lynx PetPetSummons your pet
  • Arctic Portal EffectArctic Portal EffectPortalThis character's portals use the Arctic effect.
  • Arctic SkullArctic SkullHelmet SkinChanges the appearance of any equipped headdress to an icy skull
  • Arctic Skull Aura EffectArctic Skull Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a circling, freezing skull.
  • Arctic Weapon EffectArctic Weapon EffectWeapon EffectAdds a freezing effect to any equipped weapon
  • Cold Grasp EffectCold Grasp EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Cold Snap becomes a grasping hand of frost
  • Ice CrownIce CrownHelmet AttachmentAdds an ice crown to any equipped headdress
  • Ice CrystalIce CrystalHideout ItemCreates an object in your hideout5 VariationsFavour cost: 0 (Exclusive)
  • Northern Light EffectNorthern Light EffectConsumableCreate a vibrant aurora above your character. (Exclusive)
  • SnowfallSnowfallHideout ItemCreates an object in your hideout1 VariationFavour cost: 0 (Exclusive)
  • Stormcloud Arctic Armour EffectStormcloud Arctic Armour EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Arctic Armour becomes a stormcloud that showers ice on you.
  • Swordfish Ice Spear EffectSwordfish Ice Spear EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Ice Spear becomes a shattering icy swordfish.
  • Wolf PetWolf PetPetSummons your pet

Version history

Version Changes
  • Introduced to the game.


  1. Bex_GGG (December 17, 2015). "The Winter Mystery Box - Including New and Exclusive Microtransactions!". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved December 17, 2015.
  2. Chris (December 24, 2015). "Happy Holidays! Get your free Winter Mystery Box!". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved December 24, 2015.