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Winter's Embrace


Skilltree: Warden
Description:
The Winter's Embrace skill-line is part of the Warden toolkit and has a focus on defensive and offensive abilities. In addition to powerful abilities, you can also select passives that increase your damage and damage mitigation capabilities even further. The Winter's Embrace skill-line is the third out of three Warden focused skill-lines.


Name Effect
Ultimate Skills
Sleet Storm
Sleet Storm

Twist a violent storm around you, dealing 1161 Frost Damage every 1 second for 8 seconds to enemies around you and reducing their Movement Speed by 40%. You and nearby allies gain Major Protection, reducing your damage taken by 10%.
Northern Storm
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Northern Storm

Twist a violent storm around you, dealing 1161 Frost Damage every 1 second for 8 seconds to enemies around you and reducing their Movement Speed by 40% and increasing your Weapon and Spell Damage by 300 for 30 seconds. You and nearby allies gain Major Protection, reducing your damage taken by 10%.
Permafrost
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Permafrost

Twist a violent storm around you, dealing 580 Frost Damage every 1 second for 12 seconds to enemies around you and reducing their Movement Speed by 70% and applying the Chilled status effect. You and nearby allies gain Major Protection, reducing your damage taken by 10%.
Active Skills
Frost Cloak
Frost Cloak

Wrap a thick cloak of ice around you and your allies. The ice grants Major Resolve, increasing your Physical and Spell Resistance by 5948 for 20 seconds.
Expansive Frost Cloak
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Expansive Frost Cloak

Wrap a thick cloak of ice around you and your allies. The ice grants Major Resolve, increasing your Physical and Spell Resistance by 5948 for 20 seconds.
Ice Fortress
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Ice Fortress

Wrap a thick cloak of ice around you and your allies. The ice grants Major Resolve, increasing your Physical and Spell Resistance by 5948 for 30 seconds. You gain Minor Protection, reducing your damage taken by 5% for 30 seconds.
Impaling Shards
Impaling Shards

Conjure icy shards around you to skewer enemies in the area, dealing 405 Frost Damage every 1 second for 12 seconds. Enemies hit are overcome with bitter cold, reducing their Movement Speed by 30% for 3 seconds. Damage done is based on your Max Health, and has a higher chance to apply the Chilled status effect.
Gripping Shards
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Gripping Shards

Conjure icy shards around you to skewer enemies in the area, immobilizing them for 3 seconds and dealing 419 Frost Damage every 1 second for 12 seconds. Enemies hit are overcome with bitter cold, reducing their Movement Speed by 30% for 3 seconds. Damage done is based on your Max Health and has a higher chance to apply the Chilled status effect.
Winter's Revenge
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Winter's Revenge

Conjure icy shards at the target location to skewer enemies in the area, dealing 294 Frost Damage every 1 second for 12 seconds. This damage increases by 30% if cast with a Destruction Staff equipped. Enemies hit are overcome with bitter cold, reducing their Movement Speed by 30% for 3 seconds. This ability has a higher chance to apply the Chilled status effect.
Arctic Wind
Arctic Wind

Envelop yourself in winter winds, instantly healing for 4958 Health and an additional 990 Health every 2 seconds over 10 seconds. This ability scales off your Max Health.
Polar Wind
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Polar Wind

Envelop yourself and an ally in winter winds, instantly healing for 4958 Health and healing for an additional 1229 Health every 2 seconds over 10 seconds. This ability scales off your Max Health.
Arctic Blast
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Arctic Blast

Envelop yourself in winter winds, instantly healing for 2904 Health. The winds persist for 20 seconds and chill your foes to the bone, stunning them immediately for 3 seconds upon activation and dealing 435 Frost Damage every 2 seconds. The damage has a higher chance to apply the Chilled status effect.
Crystallized Shield
Crystallized Shield

Spin a shield of ice around you, absorbing up to 24792 damage from 3 projectiles. Each time you absorb a projectile you restore 831 Magicka.
Crystallized Slab
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Crystallized Slab

Spin a shield of ice around you, absorbing up to 24791 damage from 3 projectiles. Each time you absorb a projectile you restore 831 Magicka and launch an icy bolt back at the enemy, dealing 1799 Frost Damage and stunning them for 3 seconds.
Shimmering Shield
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Shimmering Shield

Spin a shield of ice around you, absorbing up to 25609 damage from 3 projectiles. Each time you absorb a projectile you restore 831 Magicka and gain Major Heroism for 6 seconds, granting you 3 Ultimate every 1.5 seconds.
Frozen Gate
Frozen Gate

Summon an ancient portal, which arms after 1.5 seconds and lasts for 15 seconds. When triggered the enemy is teleported to you, immobilized for 3 seconds, and dealt 1742 Frost Damage. You can have up to 3 Frozen Gates active at a time.
Frozen Device
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Frozen Device

Summon an ancient portal, which arms after 1.5 seconds. When triggered the enemy is teleported to you, immobilized for 3 seconds, dealt 1799 Frost Damage, and afflicted with Major Maim, reducing their damage done by 10% for 4 seconds. You can have up to 3 Frozen Devices active at a time.
Frozen Retreat
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Frozen Retreat

Summon an ancient portal, which arms after 1.5 seconds. When triggered the enemy is teleported to you, immobilized for 3 seconds, and dealt 1799 Frost Damage. An ally in the portal can activate the Icy Escape synergy, teleporting them to you and granting them Major Expedition, increasing their Movement Speed by 30% for 8 seconds. You can have up to 3 Frozen Retreats active at a time.
Passive Skills
Glacial Presence
Glacial Presence

Increase chance of applying Chilled to enemies with Winter's Embrace abilities by 200%. Enemies and allies who have recently been Chilled take 10% more Critical Damage and Healing from you.
Frozen Armor
Frozen Armor

Increases your Physical and Spell Resistance by 990 for each Winter's Embrace ability slotted.
Icy Aura
Icy Aura

Reduce the effectiveness of snares applied to you by 15%.
Piercing Cold
Piercing Cold

Increases your Magic and Frost Damage by 10%.

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