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Frozen Ground
Vortex skill icon.png
You are taking cold damage from Frozen Ground

The visual of Frozen ground as of version 3.11. Using Vulkan.

A Witch and her minions on the frozen ground and under Delirium fog. Taken during Delirium league (3.10).

Frozen ground is a detrimental ground effect that deals cold damage over time.

It can be found in Delirium encounter, Maven boosted boss fight, etc.


Frozen ground (at least the Maven version) shared with the same status icon with skill gem VortexVortexSpell, AoE, Cold, Duration, Nova
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (11-20) Mana
Cooldown Time: 1.80 sec
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Soul Gain Prevention: 0 sec
Cast Time: Instant
Critical Strike Chance: 6.50%
Requires Level 28An icy blast explodes around the caster, dealing cold damage to enemies, and leaving behind a whirling vortex which deals cold damage over time and chills enemies caught in it. If the caster targets near their Frostbolt projectiles, it will explode from a number of those projectiles instead, destroying them.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal0.5% increased Area of Effect1% increased Cold Damage1% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate
1% less Skill Effect Duration
2% increased Damage when Cast on Frostbolt
Deals (38-524) to (57-787) Cold Damage
Base duration is 3 seconds
Deals (106.5-1456.9) Base Cold Damage per second
Can explode from up to 5 Frostbolt Projectiles
20% less Area of Effect when Cast on Frostbolt
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
(0-76)% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vortex skill icon.png
, which apparently changed in version 3.15.0.

While as of Delirium league, the old Frozen Ground status icon (from Delirium encounter) is the same as Veritania, the Redeemer's environmental debuff Creeping Ice.

Version history

Version Changes
  • Introduced to the game.