Frozen Orb (mage ability)

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Frozen Orb
Spell frost frozenorb.png
  • Frozen Orb
  • Level 38 Frost mage ability
  • 40 yd range
  • 1% of base mana
  • 1 min cooldown
  • Instant cast
  • Launches an orb of swirling ice up to 40 yards forward which deals up to (325.4% of spell power) Frost damage to 8 enemies it passes through. Grants 1 charge of Fingers of Frost when it first damages an enemy.

    Enemies damaged by the Frost Orb are slowed by 30% for 15 sec.
Usable by
Class Mage
School Frost
Cooldown 1 minute
Other information
Level learned 38
Improvements [Concentrated Coolness], [Lonely Winter]
Affects [Fingers of Frost]
Related debuff
Spell frost frozenorb.png
  • Frozen Orb
  • Movement slowed by 30%.
  • Duration: 15 seconds

Frozen Orb is a level 38 Frost mage ability. It will attack all nearby enemy targets and apply a slow effect on them, triggering [Fingers of Frost].


Patches and hotfixes

  • Legion Patch 7.1.0 (2016-10-25):
    • Damage increased by 5%.
    • Now learned at level 57 (was 83).
  • Legion Hotfix (2016-07-25): "Fixed a bug that was closing the loot window when Frozen Orb dealt damage."
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Damage increased by 943.8%, slow duration increased to 15 seconds (up from 2 seconds).
  • Warlords of Draenor Hotfix (2014-10-17): "Damage increased by 20%."
  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2013-03-12): "Blind should now break on damage from Frozen Orb."
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Added.

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