Ice Bolt (Diablo II)

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Ice Bolt Icon.png Ice Bolt
Shoots a bolt of ice that damages and slows your victim with a relatively low damage rate.
Class: Sorceress
Skill Tree: Cold Spells
Required Level: 1
Damage Type: Cold
Cast Delay: -
Active
Prerequisites: None
Skill progression
Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Mana Cost 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Damage 3-5 4-6 5-8 6-9 7-11 8-12 9-14 10-15 12-18 14-20
Cold Length 6 7.4 8.8 10.2 11.6 13 14.4 15.8 17.2 18.6
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Level 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Mana Cost 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Damage 16-23 18-25 20-28 22-30 24-33 26-36 29-39 32-42 35-46 38-49
Cold Length 20 21 22.8 24.2 25.6 27 28.4 29.8 31.2 32.6
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Synergies
Frost Nova +15% Cold Damage per Level
Ice Blast +15% Cold Damage per Level
Glacial Spike +15% Cold Damage per Level
Blizzard +15% Cold Damage per Level
Frozen Orb +15% Cold Damage per Level
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Description[edit | edit source]

Ice Bolt is the weakest Cold spell the Sorceress has to use. Just like many other Cold Spells, it can slow the target if it hits, but it has a very low maximum and minimum damage rate.

Tips[edit | edit source]

This skill is not a good idea for a main attack or secondary attack unless you're very low on mana or it's the only spell you have. Using this spell at all is not recommended. However, if you are going to use other skills later in the tree that have this listed as a synergy, maxing this skill out later just for the additional damage on your primary/secondary skills is highly recommended.

Lore[edit | edit source]

One of the first spells a novice of the frigid elements learns is the power to summon ice crystals of pure freezing energy. When hurled at her enemies, these bolts subject their targets to a freezing pain and impaired movement.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Diablo II Manual, page 89. Blizzard Entertainment, 2000.


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