Stark Winter


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Stark Winter is a rune effect in Blizzard, an Offensive Wizard skill.

This rune effect increases the radius of the AoE of Blizzard to 22 yards. The damage and duration is unchanged.

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 Indigo Rune, granting the following effect with a level 7 runestone:

Stark Winter


Increase the size of the Blizzard to cover 22 yards, and deal 300% weapon damage per second as Cold.


The name of this rune effect plays homage to the Starks, a family in George R. R. Martin's Song of Fire and Ice fantasy series. The Starks' live in the north of the land, and their motto is "Winter is coming."