Flash Freeze

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Freezes the air around a target, causing significant harm and slowing the target's movement. It has no effect on targets that are already frozen.

Flash Freeze is a monster-only spell which fires a beam of cold that ignores EV and applies the Frozen status effect to the target. This negative enchantment lasts for 3 turns and cannot be refreshed. This spell is 50% resistible.

The following enemies cast Flash Freeze:

Other possible sources are the wrath of Vehumet and Makhleb.


  • Prior to 0.30, this spell was 40% resistible.
  • Prior to 0.20, there was the Dagger of Chilly Death unrandart, which could 'flash-freeze' the target on a successful hit.
  • Prior to 0.19, Flash Freeze was one of the possible magical effects of the Legendary Destruction spell.
  • This spell was added in 0.14.