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Ice Blades

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Ice Blades is a Sorcerer skill from the Conjuration skill tree. Its features are:

Grants Player Exploits Condition
Cold Dmg Vulnerable
Vulnerable
Conjuration
Frost

'Creates Condition' means this skill creates this condition i.e it could make a target Vulnerable that other skills can take advantage of. 'Exploits Condition' means this skill takes advantage of a condition, not necessarily of its own making. So for example another skill might Stun and this skill could take advantage of that.


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Ice Blades

Conjure a pair of Ice Blades for 6.0 seconds that rapidly slash enemies for 22% damage and have a 40% chance to make them Vulnerable for 2 seconds.

Enchantment
For every 40 seconds in Cooldowns you spend, you spawn an Ice Blades on a random enemy.

Lucky Hit Chance: 15%
Damage: Cold Damage
Tags: Conjuration, Frost

Upgrades

Enhanced Ice Blades Upgrade

Enhanced Ice Blades

Ice Blades's Cooldown is reduced by 0.5 seconds each time it hits a Vulnerable enemy.

Summoned Ice Blades Upgrade

Summoned Ice Blades

20% of Enhanced Ice Blades's Cooldown reduction is applied to your other Skills.

Upgrade Hub
Invoked Ice Blades

Your Ice Blades gain 10% increased Attack Speed per active Ice Blades.

* Vulnerable enemies take 20% increased damage.


Items that work with Ice Blades

The following items either:

  • Grant a bonus when using Ice Blades
  • Create a condition Ice Blades can exploit
  • Exploit a condition Ice Blades creates

Legendary Aspects

Aspect of Biting Cold
Offensive When you Freeze an enemy there is a [25 - 40]% chance they become Vulnerable for 3 seconds.

Gloves, Offhand, 1H Weapon, 2H Weapon (+100%), Ring, Amulet (+50%)

Forgotten Depths
(Map)
Dry Steppes Sorcerer
Battle Caster's Aspect
Offensive Lucky Hit: When your Conjuration Skills hit you have up to a [25 - 40]% chance to gain +1 Rank to your Conjuration skills for 12 seconds. This can stack up to 5 times.

Gloves, Offhand, 1H Weapon, 2H Weapon (+100%), Ring, Amulet (+50%)

N/A Extraction Sorcerer
Everliving Aspect
Defensive You take [10 - 25]% less damage from Crowd Controlled or Vulnerable enemies.

Helm, Chest, Pants, Shield, Amulet (+50%)

N/A Extraction Sorcerer
Storm Swell Aspect
Offensive You deal [15 - 30]%[x] increased damage to Vulnerable enemies while you have a Barrier.

Gloves, Offhand, 1H Weapon, 2H Weapon (+100%), Ring, Amulet (+50%)

Onyx Hold
(Map)
Dry Steppes Sorcerer

Unique Items

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Paingorger's Gauntlets

Crafted from fragments of Duriel's carapace, wearing these gloves, or being struck by them, causes an agonizing sensation akin to pushing one's hands through a thousand shards of glass.


Type: Unique Gloves
Class: All Classes

Description: Damaging enemies with a Non-Basic Skill cast marks them for 3 seconds. When a Basic Skill first hits a marked enemy, the Basic Skill's damage is echoed to all marked enemies, dealing [100 - 200]%[x] increased damage.


    Affixes: (Item Power 925)
    • +[18.5 - 39.5]% Basic Damage
    • +[4.4 - 10.0]% Attack Speed
    • +[10 - 18] All Stats
    • +[3.0 - 8.0]% Critical Strike Chance


    Paragon Glyphs

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    Conjurer

    Rare: Sorcerer

    Bonus:

    • For every 5 Intelligence within range, Conjuration Skills gain + 3% (lvl 1) - 15% (lvl 21) increased damage.

    Additional Bonus:

    Requirements: 40 Intelligence (in radius range)

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    Elementalist

    Rare: Sorcerer

    Bonus:

    • Paragon nodes within range gain + 15% (lvl 1) - 75% (lvl 21) bonus to their Non-physical damage and damage reduction modifiers.

    Additional Bonus:

    • Dealing Fire, Cold, or Lightning damage to an enemy increases all damage you deal to them by x 5% for 10 seconds, stacking once per element.

    Requirements: 40 Intelligence (in radius range)

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    Invocation

    Rare: Sorcerer

    Bonus:

    Additional Bonus:

    • Enemies damaged by your Conjuration Skills deal 1% reduced damage to you for 6 seconds, stacking up to 15%.

    Requirements: 25 Dexterity (in radius range)

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    Subdue

    Magic: Barbarian / Druid / Necromancer / Rogue / Sorcerer

    Bonus:

    • For every 5 Dexterity (Barb/Druid/Necro/Sorc) / Intelligence (Rogue) purchased within range, you gain + 0.8% increased damage to Vulnerable targets.


    Item Affixes

    The following Affixes are particularly useful with Ice Blades


    Attribute Amulet Ring Helm Chest Weap 1H Weap 2H
    Ranks to Ice Blades
    [2 -3]
    Ranks to All Conjuration Skills
    [1 - 2]
    Conjuration Skill Damage
    [14 - 28%]
    Frost Skill Damage
    [10.5 - 17.5%]
    Cold Damage
    [10.5 - 17.5%]
    Vulnerable Damage
    [9.8 - 19.6%]
    Vulnerable Damage
    [19.6 - 39.2%]
    Attribute Amulet Ring Helm Chest Weap 1H Weap 2H


    Changes to Ice Blades

    Patch 1.1.0a, July 18, 2023

    • Cast clean up has been tightened, allowing players to act after its cast sooner.

    Patch 1.0.3, June 27, 2023

    • Chance to apply Vulnerable increased from 30% to 40%. [[Category:Sorcerer