Ray of Frost
Level Required: 2
Skill Type: Secondary

Cost: 16 Arcane Power

Project a beam of frozen ice that blasts enemies within 5 yards of the first enemy hit for 430% weapon damage as Cold and Slows their movement by 60% for 3 seconds.

Ray of Frost damage is increased by 405% weapon damage every second, up to a maximum total of 1240% weapon damage as Cold.

Element: Cold

Runes for Ray of Frost
Skill RunesLevelElement
Cold Blood

Reduce channeling cost to 11 Arcane Power.

7Cold
Numb

Ray of Frost has a 10% chance to Freeze enemies for 1 second and increases the Slow amount to 80% for 3 seconds.

15Cold
Black Ice

Enemies killed by Ray of Frost leave behind a patch of ice that deals 1625% weapon damage as Cold to enemies moving through it over 3 seconds.

28Cold
Sleet Storm

Create a swirling storm around you that grows up to a 22 yard radius, dealing 300% weapon damage as Cold to all enemies caught within it.

Ray of Frost damage is increased by 220% weapon damage every second, up to a maximum total of 740% weapon damage as Cold.

38Cold
Snow Blast

Enemies hit by Ray of Frost take 15% increased damage from Cold for 4 seconds.

53Cold
Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Wizard.
Ray of Frost Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Ray of Frost Wizard active skill. Select the blue bars for softcore data, the red bars for hardcore data, or view all the rune statistics in the table display.
  • These are the Ray of Frost runes as chosen by level 70 Wizards who are currently playing the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls on PC or Mac in patch 2.3. It can also guide Wizards looking to pick the best Ray of Frost runes in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on consoles - the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
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Ray of Frost Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Ray of Frost runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Wizards. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Ray of Frost rune.
Ray of Frost Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Ray of Frost runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Wizards.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Sleet Storm50.558.3
Cold Blood16.415.5
Snow Blast15.311.3
Black Ice11.28.1
Numb6.66.8
No Rune0.10
Charts Last Updated: November 24, 2017
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