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Flower of Frost
  • Flower of Frost item spriteold Flower of Frost item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Damage60 / 55 / 50 (Magic)
Knockback6.5 (Strong)
Mana11 / 17
Critical chance4%
Use time12 (Very fast) /
20 (Very fast)
Velocity7
TooltipShoots a ball of frost
RarityRarity level: 5
Sell5
Research1 required
Inflicts Debuff
DebuffFrostburnFrostburn
Debuff tooltipIt's either really hot or really cold. Either way it REALLY hurts
Chance100% / 50%
Duration8 seconds
Projectile created
  • Ball of Frost
    Ball of Frost
Dropped by Dropped by
Classic mode icon.png Classic
Expert mode icon.png Expert
Master mode icon.png Master
EntityQty.Rate
Ice MimicIce Mimic.pngIce Mimic131.67%

The Flower of Frost inflicting the Frostburn debuff. Note how its projectile can ricochet off of blocks.

The Flower of Frost is a Hardmode magic weapon that has a 31.67*19/60 (31.67%) chance to be dropped by Ice Mimics in the Ice biome. It launches a slow, non-piercing Ball of Frost that ricochets up to seven times (but not off of platforms), dissipating on the eighth. It can inflict the Frostburn debuff upon impact.

Its best modifier is Mythical.

Notes[]

  • On all versions, the Flower of Frost has a 50% chance to inflict the Frostburn debuff in player-versus-player scenarios. However, the debuff can still be activated even if the player receiving damage dodges the initial shot, e.g. with a Black Belt or Master Ninja Gear.

Tips[]

  • The Flower of Frost can be a powerful weapon in early Hardmode because of its relatively high DPS, ease to obtain and bouncing properties.

Trivia[]

  • The Flower of Frost can be considered the Hardmode upgrade to the pre-Hardmode Flower of Fire.
    • Similar to the Flower of Fire, the Flower of Frost is a reference to the Super Mario platform game series, in which the Ice Flower is a power-up that gives the player the ability to throw bouncing ice balls that freeze enemies on contact.
    • While the Flower of Fire and Flower of Frost's stems look very similar, they are actually different: the leaves are more circular on the Flower of Frost, and there is a distinct lack of shading as well.
    • In contrast to the Ball of Fire, the Ball of Frost can move through all liquids, falls slower, and gains height with each bounce.

History[]

  • Desktop 1.4.0.1:
    • Sprite updated.
    • Damage increased from 55 to 60.
    • Use time decreased from 20 to 12.
    • Mana cost decreased from 17 to 11.
    • Increased Frostburn chance from 50% to 100%.
  • Desktop 1.2.3.1: Fixed bug where Frostburn wasn't applied in PvP when using Flower of Frost.

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