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Vaal Impurity of Ice

Vaal Impurity of IceAura, Vaal, Spell, AoE, Duration, Cold
Cooldown Time: 0.50 sec
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Souls Per Use: 50
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Soul Gain Prevention: 0 sec
Cast Time: Instant
Requires Level 24Casts an aura that reduces cold damage taken and provides freeze and chill immunity to you and nearby allies, and makes hits against nearby enemies ignore their cold resistance.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2% increased Area of EffectYou and nearby allies gain 5% additional maximum Cold Resistance
+(14-20) to radius
Base duration is 3 seconds
You and nearby allies are Immune to Freeze
Nearby Enemies' Cold Resistance is Ignored by Hits
You and nearby allies are Immune to Chill
Modifiers to Skill Effect Duration also apply to this Skill's Soul Gain Prevention
(0-76)% increased effect of Aura
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.

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Acquisition
Level: 24
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemVaalColdResistAura

For the non-Vaal counterpart, see Purity of Ice.

Vaal Impurity of Ice is a Vaal skill gem. It temporarily grants the caster and nearby allies cold damage reduction, immunity to chill and freeze, and causes their cold damage to ignore enemy cold resistance.

Skill functions and interactions

Gem level progression

Level Level up icon small.png DexterityIcon small.png IntelligenceIcon small.pngRadiusAura
Effect
Exp.Total Exp.
1243725+14N/A00
2274128+144%118383118383
3304531+148%175816294199
4334934+1512%254061548260
5365236+1516%359090907350
6395639+1520%4985081405858
7426042+1624%6820572087915
8456445+1628%9217773009692
9486848+1632%17278794737571
10507149+1736%11388775876448
11527451+1740%13682337244681
12547653+1744%16383388883019
13567955+1848%195664810839667
14588257+1852%365518414494851
15608459+1856%301732717512178
16628760+1960%779391425306092
17649062+1964%1520603140512123
18669264+1968%2618558266697705
19689566+2072%62755923129453628
20709868+2076%211877683341331311
217210070+2080%N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A+2184%N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A+2188%N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A+2192%N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A+2296%N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A+22100%N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A+22104%N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A+23108%N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A+23112%N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A+23116%N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A+23118%N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A+24120%N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A+24122%N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A+24124%N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A+24126%N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A+24128%N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A+24130%N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A+25132%N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A+25134%N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A+25136%N/AN/A

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Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:
AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
9 Divination card inventory icon.pngVolatile Power
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Volatile Power9Superior Vaal Gem
Quality: +20%
Corrupted
Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it.
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random corrupted superior Vaal gem with 20% qualityAutomatic
1 Gemcutter's Incubator inventory icon.pngGemcutter's IncubatorGemcutter's IncubatorAdds an incubated Quality Gem item to an equippable item
Item drops after killing # monsters
Quality GemRight click this item then left click an item to apply it. The Incubated item drops after killing a specific number of monsters.
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random superior gemAutomatic
7 Divination card inventory icon.pngThe Wilted Rose
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The Wilted Rose7Level 21 Aura Gem
Corrupted
Though the path to divinity is fraught with peril, hope may bloom from within.
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random corrupted level 21 Aura gemAutomatic
6 Divination card inventory icon.pngThe Fox
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The Fox6Level 20 Gem"Masters of wit, strength and cunning. To survive the harsh winters, you must be like the fox."
- Ezomyte Proverb
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random level 20 gemAutomatic
13 Divination card inventory icon.pngThe Cataclysm
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The Cataclysm13Level 21 Spell Gem
Corrupted
The mighty warriors traded in blows, the nimble archers in arrows, yet it was the brazen thaumaturgists who would bring catastrophe to all.
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random corrupted level 21 Spell gemAutomatic
3 Divination card inventory icon.pngGemcutter's Promise
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Gemcutter's Promise3Superior Gem
Quality: +20%
"I swore to use my position to help the people. What good is power when it just accumulates on the already-powerful?" - Erasmus, Imperial Gemcutter
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random superior gem with 20% qualityAutomatic
1 Divination card inventory icon.pngThe Void
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The Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.
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random divination card set exchangeAutomatic

Threshold jewels

The following threshold jewels augment Vaal Impurity of Ice:

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Alternate skill effects

Vaal Impurity of Ice has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemEffect(s)
Angelic Aura Effect
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Angelic Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Angelic Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Angelic Effect.
Archon Aura Effect
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Archon Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the archon effect.
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Your aura effect becomes the archon effect.
Arctic Skull Aura Effect
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Arctic Skull Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a circling, freezing skull.
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Your aura effect becomes a circling, freezing skull.
Balefire Aura Effect
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Balefire Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Balefire Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Balefire Effect.
Betrayal Aura Effect
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Betrayal Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Betrayal Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Betrayal Effect.
Black Aura Effect
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Black Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Black Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Black Effect.
Carnage Aura Effect
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Carnage Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the red carnage effect.
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Your aura effect becomes the red carnage effect.
Celestial Aura Effect
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Celestial Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Celestial Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Celestial Effect.
Corsair Aura Effect
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Corsair Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Corsair Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Corsair Effect.
Dark Magic Aura Effect
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Dark Magic Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Dark Magic Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Dark Magic Effect.
Demonic Aura Effect
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Demonic Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Demonic Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Demonic Effect.
Dragon Hunter Aura Effect
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Dragon Hunter Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Dragon Hunter version.
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Your Aura becomes a Dragon Hunter version.
Force Field Aura Effect
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Force Field Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a force field bubble.
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Your aura effect becomes a force field bubble.
Frost Viking Aura Effect
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Frost Viking Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Frost Viking Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Frost Viking Effect.
Harlequin Aura Effect
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Harlequin Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Harlequin Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Harlequin Effect.
Huntsman Aura Effect
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Huntsman Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Huntsman Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Huntsman Effect.
Illusionist Aura Effect
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Illusionist Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes an Illusionist Effect.
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Your Aura becomes an Illusionist Effect.
Imp Aura Effect
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Imp Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the green imp demon effect.
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Your aura effect becomes the green imp demon effect.
Infernal Skull Aura Effect
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Infernal Skull Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a circling, burning skull.
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Your aura effect becomes a circling, burning skull.
Invisible Buff Effect
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Invisible Buff EffectSkill Gem EffectRemoves the visual effects on the player from arctic armour, tempest shield, blood rage, molten shell, phase run, any aura, any blasphemied curse, or any herald gem.
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Removes the visual effects on the player from arctic armour, tempest shield, blood rage, molten shell, phase run, any aura, any blasphemied curse, or any herald gem.
Lava Aura Effect
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Lava Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Lava Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Lava Effect.
Lich Aura Effect
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Lich Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the Lich effect.
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Your aura effect becomes the Lich effect.
Lightning Skull Aura Effect
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Lightning Skull Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a circling, sparking skull.
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Your aura effect becomes a circling, sparking skull.
Madcap Aura Effect
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Madcap Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Madcap Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Madcap Effect.
Monolith Aura Effect
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Monolith Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Monolith Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Monolith Effect.
Mystic Aura Effect
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Mystic Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Mystic Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Mystic Effect.
Nightfall Aura Effect
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Nightfall Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Nightfall Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Nightfall Effect.
Project Aura Effect
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Project Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Project Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Project Effect.
Ringmaster Aura Effect
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Ringmaster Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Ringmaster Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Ringmaster Effect.
Scientist Aura Effect
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Scientist Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Scientist Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Scientist Effect.
Soul Nexus Aura Effect
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Soul Nexus Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a vortex of swirling spirits.
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Your aura effect becomes a vortex of swirling spirits.
Stygian Aura Effect
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Stygian Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Stygian Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Stygian Effect.
Sun Aura Effect
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Sun Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the Sun effect.
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Your aura effect becomes the Sun effect.
Sunrise Aura Effect
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Sunrise Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Sunrise Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Sunrise Effect.
Trinity Aura Effect
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Trinity Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the elemental trinity effect.
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Your aura effect becomes the elemental trinity effect.
Void Emperor Aura Effect
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Void Emperor Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Void Emperor Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Void Emperor Effect.
White Aura Effect
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White Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a White Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a White Effect.
Wild Aura Effect
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Wild Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Wild Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Wild Effect.
Wrangler Aura Effect
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Wrangler Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Wrangler Effect.
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Your Aura becomes a Wrangler Effect.
Zenith Aura Effect
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Zenith Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Zenith version.
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Your Aura becomes a Zenith version.

Version history

Version Changes
3.12.0
  • No longer grant reduced damage taken of their respective damage types, and now instead grant +5% to their respective maximum resistances at all gem levels.
3.6.0
  • Now gain 4% aura effect per gem level (from 5%).
  • Now cause you to take 25% less damage of their associated element, instead of 25% reduced damage.
3.5.0
  • Vaal Impurity of Ice is now instant, with a very short cooldown.
3.3.0
  • Vaal Impurity of Ice has been added to the game.

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