Ice Melee

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Overview

Ice Melee is a standard power set that is a secondary set for Tankers.

"Ice Melee allows the player to use Cold-based attacks, and even conjure up frozen melee weapons. Ice Melee powers are known for their ability to slow an opponent."

Power Table

The Ice Melee power set is available as a secondary set for Tankers. The following table shows the level at which each power is available:

Power Level Effect
IcyOnslaught FrozenFist.png Frozen Fists 1 Melee, Minor DMG(Cold/Smash), Foe -Recharge, -SPD
IcyOnslaught IceSword.png Ice Sword 2 Melee, Moderate DMG(Cold/Lethal), Foe -Recharge, -SPD
IcyOnslaught Frost.png Frost 4 Close (Cone), Moderate DoT(Cold), Foe -Recharge, -SPD
IcyOnslaught Taunt.png Taunt 10 Ranged (Targeted AoE), Foe Taunt, -Range
IcyOnslaught FollowUp.png Build Up 16 Self +DMG, +To-Hit
IcyOnslaught IcePatch.png Ice Patch 20 Location (PBAoE), Foe Knockdown, -SPD, -Jump
IcyOnslaught FreezingTouch.png Freezing Touch 28 Melee, High DoT(Cold), Foe Hold
IcyOnslaught GreaterIceSword.png Greater Ice Sword 35 Melee, High DMG(Cold/Lethal), Foe -Recharge, -SPD
IcyOnslaught FrozenAura.png Frozen Aura 38 PBAoE, Moderate DMG(Cold), Foe Sleep

Powers

IcyOnslaught FollowUp.png Build Up

Greatly increases the amount of damage you deal for a few seconds, as well as slightly increasing your chance to hit.

Recharge Long
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 16 (Tanker)
Effects Self +Damage, +To-Hit
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit Buffs.png Enhance ToHit Buff
Set Categories IO To Hit Buff.png To Hit Buff

IcyOnslaught FreezingTouch.png Freezing Touch

This Freezing Touch will encase a single foe in a block of ice. This will deal high damage over time, as well as freezing him in his tracks, leaving him cold and helpless.

Damage High Damage over Time(Cold)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 28 (Tanker)
Effects Melee
Foe Hold
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Hold Duration.png Enhance Hold Duration
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Melee Damage.png Melee Damage
IO Hold Duration.png Holds
IO Taunt Duration.png Taunt

IcyOnslaught Frost.png Frost

You create a short cone of frost in front of you that can deal some damage and Slow a foe's speed, due to their uncontrollable shivering.

Damage Moderate Damage over Time(Cold)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 10 (Tanker)
Effects Close (Cone)
Foe -Recharge, -Speed
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Slow powers.png Enhance Slow
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage.png Targeted AoE Damage
IO Slow.png Slow Movement
IO Taunt Duration.png Taunt

IcyOnslaught FrozenAura.png Frozen Aura

Your mastery of cold enables you to dramatically lower the temperature immediately around you. When you perform a Frozen Aura, nearby foes will be frozen within a fragile casing of ice and suffer a moderate amoung of cold damage. These frozen foes will break free if attacked. Frozen Aura deals moderate damage.

Damage Moderate (Cold)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 38 (Tanker)
Effects Point Blank Area of Effect
Foe Sleep
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Sleep Duration.png Enhance Sleep Duration
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO PBAoE Damage.png PBAoE Damage
IO Sleep Duration.png Sleep
IO Taunt Duration.png Taunt

IcyOnslaught FrozenFist.png Frozen Fists

Frozen Fists encrusts your hands in ice, giving them the ability to quickly inflict minor damage on villains. The foe's attack speed and movement speed is Slowed, due to the chills caused by the cold blows. This power can bruise an enemy, making them more vulnerable to damage.

Damage Minor (Cold/Smashing)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 1 (Tanker)
Effects Melee
Foe -Recharge, -Speed
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Slow powers.png Enhance Slow
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Melee Damage.png Melee Damage
IO Slow.png Slow Movement
IO Taunt Duration.png Taunt

IcyOnslaught GreaterIceSword.png Greater Ice Sword

Your mastery of Ice allows you to create an enhanced blade of solid ice that deals above average damage. Being hit by the Greater Ice Sword will Slow a villain's attack and movement speed, due to the intense chill.

Damage High (Cold/Lethal)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 35 (Tanker)
Effects Melee
Foe -Recharge, -Speed
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Slow powers.png Enhance Slow
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Melee Damage.png Melee Damage
IO Slow.png Slow Movement
IO Taunt Duration.png Taunt

IcyOnslaught IcePatch.png Ice Patch

You emanate a Patch of Ice around you. Foes that step onto the Ice Patch will slip and fall down. This effect lasts until the ice melts. You must be near the ground to activate this power.

Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 20 (Tanker)
Effects Location (Point Blank Area of Effect)
Foe Knockdown, -Speed, -Jump
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories None

IcyOnslaught IceSword.png Ice Sword

You create a blade of solid ice that deals good damage. Being hit by this Ice Sword will Slow a target's movement and attack speed, due to the intense chill.

Recharge Moderate (Cold/Lethal)
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 2 (Tanker)
Effects Melee
Foe -Recharge, -Speed
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Slow powers.png Enhance Slow
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Melee Damage.png Melee Damage
IO Slow.png Slow Movement
IO Taunt Duration.png Taunt

IcyOnslaught Taunt.png Taunt

Taunts a foe, and some nearby foes, to attack you. Useful for pulling villains off an ally who finds themself in over their head. Taunted foes tend to ignore other Heroes and focus on you for quite a while, so use this power cautiously. A To Hit check is required to Taunt enemy players, but is not required against critter targets.

Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 4 (Tanker)
Effects Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect)
Foe Taunt, -Range
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Taunt Duration.png Taunt

Historical

Badge time.png This section contains information about changes that took place in City of Heroes Freedom. It is provided for historical purposes.
  • This set has been in the game for Tankers since Issue 0.
  • This set, along with Ice Armor, was briefly considered as a Brute Power Set in the City of Villains Beta. However, the -Recharge from the sets along with the +Defense of Ice Armor made them counteract Fury generation, so the sets were dropped.
    The Brute's Power table would have been the following:
Power Level Effect
IcyOnslaught FrozenFist.png Frozen Fists 1 Melee, Minor DMG(Cold/Smash), Foe -Recharge, -SPD
IcyOnslaught IceSword.png Ice Sword 1 Melee, Moderate DMG(Cold/Lethal), Foe -Recharge, -SPD
IcyOnslaught Frost.png Frost 2 Close (Cone), Moderate DoT(Cold), Foe -Recharge, -SPD
IcyOnslaught FollowUp.png Build Up 6 Self +DMG, +To-Hit
IcyOnslaught IceSwordCircle.png Ice Sword Circle 8 PBAoE, Moderate DMG(Cold/Lethal), Foe -Recharge, -SPD
IcyOnslaught Taunt.png Taunt 12 Ranged (Targeted AoE), Foe Taunt
IcyOnslaught FreezingTouch.png Freezing Touch 18 Melee, High DoT(Cold), Foe Hold
IcyOnslaught GreaterIceSword.png Greater Ice Sword 26 Melee, High DMG(Cold/Lethal), Foe -Recharge, -SPD
IcyOnslaught FrozenAura.png Frozen Aura 32 PBAoE, Foe Sleep

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