Ice Armor
Level Required: 14
Skill Type: Conjuration

Cost: 25 Arcane Power

Surround yourself in a barrier of ice that reduces damage from melee attacks by 12%. Melee attackers are either Chilled or Frozen for 3 seconds. Lasts 10 minutes.

Only one Armor may be active at a time.

Element: Cold

Runes for Ice Armor
Skill RunesLevelElement
Chilling Aura

Lower the temperature of the air around you. Nearby enemies are chilled, slowing their movement speed by 80%.


When you are struck by a melee attack, your Armor is increased by 20% for 30 seconds. This effect stacks up to 3 times.

Jagged Ice

Melee attackers also take 189% weapon damage as Cold.

Ice Reflect

Melee attacks have a 40% chance to create a Frost Nova centered on the attacker, dealing 75% weapon damage as Cold.

Frozen Storm

A whirling storm of ice builds around you, dealing 80% weapon damage as Cold every second.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Wizard.
Ice Armor Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Ice Armor 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 Ice Armor 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 Ice Armor runes in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on consoles - the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
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Ice Armor Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Ice Armor runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Wizards. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Ice Armor rune.
Ice Armor Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Ice Armor runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Wizards.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Frozen Storm8.97.7
Ice Reflect7.810.2
Chilling Aura2.73.8
Jagged Ice0.50.5
No Rune00
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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