Frost Hydra


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Frost Hydra is a rune effect in Hydra, an Offensive Wizard skill that summons a triad of dragon heads to spit elemental attacks at nearby enemies.

This rune effect creates a Frost Hydra that breathes short range frost attacks which deal 30% weapon damage to all enemies in the cone of effect.

Skill Rune Effects[edit]

Refer to the Hydra rune effects article for thorough descriptions of all five rune effects in this skill, including screenshots, videos, strategy tips, and other related information.

Name Level Description

1 Cost: 15 Arcane Power

Summon a multi-headed Hydra for 15 seconds that attacks enemies with bolts of fire dealing 165% weapon damage as Fire.

Only one Hydra may be active at a time.

MedRuneA Frost Hydra
1 Summon a Frost Hydra that breathes a short range cone of frost, causing 255% weapon damage as Cold to all enemies in the cone.


Screenshots and movies will be added post-release.


Prior to the skill revision in February 2012, this rune effect was enabled by the Crimson Rune, granting the following effect with a level 7 runestone:

Frost Hydra


Summon Frost Hydras that breathe a short range cone of frost causing 64% weapon damage per second as Cold to all enemies in the cone.