Vaal Impurity of Ice

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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.
Vaal Impurity of Ice skill icon.pngVaal Impurity of Ice inventory icon.png
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

LevelRequired LevelRequired DexterityRequired IntelligenceRadiusAura
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

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
9Volatile PowerVolatile Power9Superior Vaal Gem
Quality: +20%
Corrupted
Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it.
random corrupted superior Vaal gem with 20% qualityAutomatic
1Gemcutter'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.
random superior gemAutomatic
7The Wilted RoseThe Wilted Rose7Level 21 Aura Gem
Corrupted
Though the path to divinity is fraught with peril, hope may bloom from within.
random corrupted level 21 Aura gemAutomatic
6The FoxThe Fox6Level 20 Gem"Masters of wit, strength and cunning. To survive the harsh winters, you must be like the fox."
- Ezomyte Proverb
random level 20 gemAutomatic
13The CataclysmThe 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.
random corrupted level 21 Spell gemAutomatic
3Gemcutter's PromiseGemcutter'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
random superior gem with 20% qualityAutomatic
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.random divination card set exchangeAutomatic

Threshold jewels

The following threshold jewels augment Vaal Impurity of Ice:

ItemLimitRadiusStats

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Vaal Impurity of Ice. No results found

Alternate skill effects

Vaal Impurity of Ice has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemEffect(s)
Angelic Aura EffectAngelic Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Angelic Effect.Your Aura becomes a Angelic Effect.
Archon Aura EffectArchon Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the archon effect.Your aura effect becomes the archon effect.
Arctic Skull Aura EffectArctic Skull Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a circling, freezing skull.Your aura effect becomes a circling, freezing skull.
Balefire Aura EffectBalefire Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Balefire Effect.Your Aura becomes a Balefire Effect.
Betrayal Aura EffectBetrayal Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Betrayal Effect.Your Aura becomes a Betrayal Effect.
Black Aura EffectBlack Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Black Effect.Your Aura becomes a Black Effect.
Carnage Aura EffectCarnage Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the red carnage effect.Your aura effect becomes the red carnage effect.
Celestial Aura EffectCelestial Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Celestial Effect.Your Aura becomes a Celestial Effect.
Corsair Aura EffectCorsair Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Corsair Effect.Your Aura becomes a Corsair Effect.
Dark Magic Aura EffectDark Magic Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Dark Magic Effect.Your Aura becomes a Dark Magic Effect.
Demonic Aura EffectDemonic Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Demonic Effect.Your Aura becomes a Demonic Effect.
Dragon Hunter Aura EffectDragon Hunter Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Dragon Hunter version.Your Aura becomes a Dragon Hunter version.
Force Field Aura EffectForce Field Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a force field bubble.Your aura effect becomes a force field bubble.
Frost Viking Aura EffectFrost Viking Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Frost Viking Effect.Your Aura becomes a Frost Viking Effect.
Harlequin Aura EffectHarlequin Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Harlequin Effect.Your Aura becomes a Harlequin Effect.
Huntsman Aura EffectHuntsman Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Huntsman Effect.Your Aura becomes a Huntsman Effect.
Illusionist Aura EffectIllusionist Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes an Illusionist Effect.Your Aura becomes an Illusionist Effect.
Imp Aura EffectImp Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the green imp demon effect.Your aura effect becomes the green imp demon effect.
Infernal Skull Aura EffectInfernal Skull Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a circling, burning skull.Your aura effect becomes a circling, burning skull.
Invisible Buff EffectInvisible 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.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 EffectLava Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Lava Effect.Your Aura becomes a Lava Effect.
Lich Aura EffectLich Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the Lich effect.Your aura effect becomes the Lich effect.
Lightning Skull Aura EffectLightning Skull Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a circling, sparking skull.Your aura effect becomes a circling, sparking skull.
Madcap Aura EffectMadcap Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Madcap Effect.Your Aura becomes a Madcap Effect.
Monolith Aura EffectMonolith Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Monolith Effect.Your Aura becomes a Monolith Effect.
Mystic Aura EffectMystic Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Mystic Effect.Your Aura becomes a Mystic Effect.
Nightfall Aura EffectNightfall Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Nightfall Effect.Your Aura becomes a Nightfall Effect.
Project Aura EffectProject Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Project Effect.Your Aura becomes a Project Effect.
Ringmaster Aura EffectRingmaster Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Ringmaster Effect.Your Aura becomes a Ringmaster Effect.
Scientist Aura EffectScientist Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Scientist Effect.Your Aura becomes a Scientist Effect.
Soul Nexus Aura EffectSoul Nexus Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes a vortex of swirling spirits.Your aura effect becomes a vortex of swirling spirits.
Stygian Aura EffectStygian Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Stygian Effect.Your Aura becomes a Stygian Effect.
Sun Aura EffectSun Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the Sun effect.Your aura effect becomes the Sun effect.
Sunrise Aura EffectSunrise Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Sunrise Effect.Your Aura becomes a Sunrise Effect.
Trinity Aura EffectTrinity Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour aura effect becomes the elemental trinity effect.Your aura effect becomes the elemental trinity effect.
Void Emperor Aura EffectVoid Emperor Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Void Emperor Effect.Your Aura becomes a Void Emperor Effect.
White Aura EffectWhite Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a White Effect.Your Aura becomes a White Effect.
Wild Aura EffectWild Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Wild Effect.Your Aura becomes a Wild Effect.
Wrangler Aura EffectWrangler Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Wrangler Effect.Your Aura becomes a Wrangler Effect.
Zenith Aura EffectZenith Aura EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Aura becomes a Zenith version.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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