Frost Wall

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Frost WallSpell, Duration, Cold
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (9-33) Mana
Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
Can Store 3 Use(s)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Requires Level 4Creates a wall of ice which holds back enemies. Targets under the wall are damaged and pushed back.Deals (8-462) to (12-693) Cold Damage
Base duration is (3-4.9) seconds
0.15 seconds between appearance of Wall sections
Wall will be (28-56) units long

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
1% increased Skill Effect Duration3% increased DamageFreezes enemies as though dealing 5% more Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Frost Wall skill icon.pngFrost Wall inventory icon.png
Drop level: 5
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Skill Gem
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemFrostWall

Frost Wall skill screenshot.jpg

Frost Wall is a spell that creates a impassable wall of ice which damages enemies and pushes them back.

Skill functions and interactions

  • Duration: Higher skill gem levels will improve base wall duration, which can be further modified by "skill duration" passives and supports.
  • Permeability: Players, monsters and most projectiles can not pass through a frost wall. There are some exceptions: teleporting and leaping skills, and all projectiles fired by the caster of Frost Wall pass through a Frost Wall.
  • Invincible: Frost Walls cannot be destroyed by any amount of damage.
  • Can be used in left mouse button slot to cast and move.
  • Spell Totem SupportSpell Totem SupportSupport, Spell, Totem
    Icon: T
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 200%
    Requires Level 8Supports spell skills that are not triggered. Instead of casting that spell, you will summon a totem that casts the spell for you.Supported Skills deal (49-40)% less Damage
    Supported Skills will summon a Totem which uses that Skill
    Totem lasts 8 seconds
    Supported Skills have 40% less Cast Speed

    Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 1% increased Totem Placement speed
    This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
    creates a totem with 3 charges that have a cooldown. A new totem can be placed after all 3 charges are used up, instead of waiting for the totem's cooldown.

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired IntelligenceMana
Base durationBase
Exp.Total Exp.
141693.00 sec3288 to 1200
2620103.10 sec3.1289 to 16841841
3927113.20 sec3.22814 to 2330993940
41233123.30 sec3.32818 to 27743311373
51641133.40 sec3.43525 to 372289534268
62050153.50 sec3.53532 to 494972583993
72458163.60 sec3.63542 to 6395714179707
82867183.70 sec3.73554 to 81169595349302
93275193.80 sec3.84268 to 102283759633061
103683213.90 sec3.94285 to 1284539961087057
114092224.00 sec442106 to 1597031281790185
1244100234.10 sec4.142131 to 19610612232851408
1348109254.20 sec4.249160 to 24020658704917278
1452117264.30 sec4.349196 to 29425071107424388
1555123274.40 sec4.449227 to 34125737319998119
1658130294.50 sec4.549263 to 394761135117609470
1761136304.60 sec4.656303 to 4551343790831047378
1864142314.70 sec4.756350 to 5242505214756099525
1967148324.80 sec4.856402 to 6034386943699968961
2070155334.90 sec4.956462 to 693242081178342050139
2172159345.00 sec563506 to 759N/AN/A
2274N/A345.10 sec5.163554 to 832N/AN/A
2376N/A355.20 sec5.263607 to 910N/AN/A
2478N/A365.30 sec5.363664 to 996N/AN/A
2580N/A365.40 sec5.470726 to 1089N/AN/A
2682N/A375.50 sec5.570794 to 1191N/AN/A
2784N/A385.60 sec5.670867 to 1301N/AN/A
2886N/A395.70 sec5.770947 to 1420N/AN/A
2988N/A395.80 sec5.8771033 to 1550N/AN/A
3090N/A405.90 sec5.9771127 to 1691N/AN/A
3191N/A405.95 sec5.95781178 to 1766N/AN/A
3292N/A416.00 sec6801230 to 1844N/AN/A
3393N/A416.05 sec6.05811284 to 1926N/AN/A
3494N/A426.10 sec6.1831340 to 2011N/AN/A
3595N/A426.15 sec6.15851399 to 2099N/AN/A
3696N/A426.20 sec6.2871461 to 2191N/AN/A
3797N/A436.25 sec6.25881525 to 2287N/AN/A
3898N/A436.30 sec6.3901591 to 2387N/AN/A
3999N/A436.35 sec6.35921661 to 2491N/AN/A
40100N/A446.40 sec6.4941733 to 2599N/AN/A

Gem quality

TypeStats (per 1% quality)Weight
Superior1% increased Skill Effect Duration50
Anomalous3% increased Damage100
DivergentFreezes enemies as though dealing 5% more Damage100

Item acquisition

Frost Wall can drop anywhere.


Frost Wall can be created from the following recipes:

13The CataclysmThe CataclysmThe Cataclysm card art.png13Level 21 Spell Gem
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 gemA
6The FoxThe FoxThe Fox card art.png6Level 20 Gem"Masters of wit, strength and cunning. To survive the harsh winters, you must be like the fox."
- Ezomyte Proverb
Random level 20 gemA
8Dying AnguishDying AnguishDying Anguish card art.png8Level 19 Gem
Alternate Quality: +19%
Moribund, he gazed upon the journey taken as blood trickled down his chin. His eye closed on the city ahead that he would never call home.
Random level 19 gem with 19% alternative qualityA
8The HookThe HookThe Hook card art.png8Level 21 Gem
Alternate Quality: +23%
Every obsession began with a single, innocent taste.
Random corrupted level 21 gem with 23% alternative qualityA
3Gemcutter's PromiseGemcutter's PromiseGemcutter's Promise card art.png3Gem
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 gem with 20% qualityA
1Gemcutter's IncubatorGemcutter's IncubatorStack Size: 10Adds an incubated Quality Gem item to an equippable item
Item drops after killing {0} monsters
Right click this item then left click an item to apply it. The Incubated item drops after killing a specific number of monsters.
Shift click to unstack.
Random gem with 1–20% qualityA
1The VoidThe VoidThe Void card art.png1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.Random divination card set exchangeA

Vendor reward

This item can be bought at the listed NPC vendors, after completing the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Breaking Some Eggs
Act 1
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Frost Wall.

NameFor generated item/monster modifiers the minimum item/monster level respectively. Some generation types may not require this condition to be met, however item level restrictions may be raised to 80% of this value.LabyrinthStatsSpawn Weighting
Enchantment Frost Wall Cooldown Speed 166Merciless LabyrinthFrost Wall has 20% increased Cooldown Recovery Ratehelmet 100
Enchantment Frost Wall Cooldown Speed 275Eternal LabyrinthFrost Wall has 30% increased Cooldown Recovery Ratehelmet 100
Enchantment Frost Wall Duration 166Merciless Labyrinth24% increased Frost Wall Durationhelmet 100
Enchantment Frost Wall Duration 275Eternal Labyrinth36% increased Frost Wall Durationhelmet 100

Version history

Version Changes
  • Mana Cost at gem level 1 is now 9 (was 14)
  • Mana Cost at gem level 20 is now 33 (was 37)
  • Now correctly has a random orientation when it targets the caster or has no specific target.
  • Frost Walls created by you or your allies are now no longer considered enemies for the purposes of projectile collision detection (your projectiles will not collide with your own Frost Wall). This intentionally fixes the exploit case where a player stacks many Frost Walls around a boss and uses a skill like Piercing Lightning ArrowLightning ArrowAttack, AoE, Projectile, Lightning, Bow
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost: (7-11) Mana
    Attack Damage: (130-154)% of base
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: (130-154)%
    Projectile Speed: 3260
    Requires Level 12Fires a charged arrow at the target, causing them to be struck by a bolt of lightning which damages nearby enemies.50% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage
    (1-9) to (13-179) Added Lightning Damage
    Hits up to 3 additional enemies near the target
    Shocks Enemies as though dealing (100-290)% more Damage

    Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
    1% chance to Shock enemies
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Lightning Arrow skill icon.png
    to trigger an excessive amount of hits.
  • Frost Wall's cooldown can no longer be bypassed by expending Power Charges.
  • Frost Wall's cooldown has been reduced from 5 seconds to 3 seconds.
  • Now has a cooldown that can be bypassed by consuming Power charges. Its damage, duration, and wall length have all been greatly modified.
  • Fixed a bug where Frost Wall could push around immobile objects.
  • Frost Wall can't be used through walls anymore.
  • Fixed a bug where Frost Wall could damage non-hostile bandit leaders.
  • Fixed a crash with Frost Wall.
  • Frost Wall added to the game.

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