Ring of Frost

Ring of Frost
  • Ring of Frost
  • Level 40 mage talent
  • 30 yd range
  • 2% of base mana
  • 45 sec cooldown
  • 2 seconds cast
  • Summons a Ring of Frost for 10 sec at the target location. Enemies entering the ring are incapacitated for 10 sec. Limit 10 targets.

    When the incapacitate expires, enemies are slowed by 65% for 4 sec.
Usable by
Class Mage
School Frost
Cooldown 45 seconds
Other information
Level learned 40
Related debuff
  • Magic
  • Ring of Frost
  • Incapacitated.
  • Duration: 10 seconds

Ring of Frost is a level 40 Frost mage talent. The mage conjures a large circle that will instantly freeze any enemy or attackable mobs that enter the circle.


Patch changes

  • Legion-Logo-Small.png Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Now available at level 75 (was 45).
  • Mists-Logo-Small.png Patch 5.2.0 (2013-03-05): Ring of Frost cast instantly through Spell nature enchantarmor.png [Presence of Mind] now has a 2-second arming period before the Freeze effect is activated against targets in the area of effect. The 2-second arming period can be reduced by Haste.
  • Mists-Logo-Small.png Patch 5.1.0 (2012-11-27): Now has a 45 second cooldown, up from 30 seconds, and can no longer affect more than 10 targets.
  • Mists-Logo-Small.png Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Now a talent, has a 2 sec cast time, and causes targets to instantly become frozen. Cooldown reduced from 2 min to 30 sec, and duration reduced from 12 to 10 sec.
  • Cata-Logo-Small.png Patch 4.2.0 (2011-06-28): Ability mage deepfreeze.png [Deep Freeze] and Ring of Frost will cause diminishing returns on each other, in addition to the spells they normally share diminishing returns with.
  • Cata-Logo-Small.png Patch 4.2.0 (2011-06-28): Ring of Frost now has a 1.5 second cast time.
  • Cata-Logo-Small.png Patch 4.0.6 (2011-02-08): Radius shrunk to 8 yards, and inner "safe" radius is now 4.7 yards (exactly matching graphic). Dispelling the effect of Ring of Frost will now make the target immune to being refrozen for 3 seconds. If a second Ring of Frost is cast by the same mage while the first is still active (via Spell frost wizardmark.png [Cold Snap]), the first will now disappear and cease functioning. In addition, Ring of Frost now has a PvP duration of 8 seconds.
  • Cata-Logo-Small.png Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Added.
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