Grasping Chill


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Grasping Chill is a rune effect in Blizzard, an Offensive Wizard skill.

This rune effect retains the basic function of Blizzard, but leaves a ground mist for 3 seconds that reduces the speed of enemies by 60%.

Skill Rune Effects[edit]

Refer to the Blizzard 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: 40 Arcane Power

Call down shards of ice that deal 1075% weapon damage as Cold over 6 seconds to enemies in a 12 yard radius. Multiple casts in the same area from the same caster do not stack.



Screenshots and movies will be added post-release.


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

Grasping Chill


After the Blizzard ends, cover the ground in a low lying mist for 6.0 seconds that slows any enemies who enters it.