Frozen Weapon is a Sorcery in Dark Souls 3. It is part of the Ashes of Ariandel DLC. To cast a Sorcery you must use a Staff or Special Weapons that can cast Sorceries.

Frozen Weapon

Spell Type


Focus ConsumptionFocus Cost 30
Attunement SlotsSlots Used 1
Requirements 15 Intelligence
Type Weapon Buff



One of the spells left behind by the young sorcerer Sulyvahn before leaving the Painted World. Imbues right-hand weapon with frost.

Sulyvahn was born and raised inside the painting yet had little use for his frigid homeland, since he had not yet experienced loss.


Acquired From




  • Deals 48 Frost Buildup with every hit. The buildup does not scale with Intelligence and also does not add any extra AR.
  • Useful as a support spell for characters with a low Intelligence investment.


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    • 19 Nov 2016 19:24  

      So, I went directly behind the tree lady and just picked this spell up, and I don't know if it was a scripted thing, an attack they have, but she just went BERSERK, swinging multiple times and crawling around on the ground rather than looking like a tree.

      • Anonymous

        16 Nov 2016 02:47  

        So I went ahead and answered my own question from below whether or not a stave's spell buff will effect, anything, about this spell annnnnnnnnnnddddddddddddd....

        It does nothing... The spell buff DOESN'T effect the spell's performance at all.

        Basically there is nothing that can improve this spell's damage or frost build-up.

        The only thing i really learned is that, like bleed, after you've frozen an enemy it immediately takes a chunk of there health and, so long as the enemy is frozen, they will take slightly more damage.

        If you have any questions about the tests I'll try and answer the best I can.

        • Anonymous

          30 Oct 2016 23:18  

          Does a stave's spellbuff stat effect this spell in any way? Like having 55 INT and using the Court Sorcerer's Staff to apply the magic? Basically would this work something like using Darkmoon blade with Yorshka's Chime at 60 FTH.

          • Anonymous

            30 Oct 2016 02:39  

            This spell... is awful. Its further into the game than magic weapon, and about the same pace as great magic weapon. There's no real buff to using this weapon other than on a dagger build or on a Gotthard. But in those two scenarios, its brutal, especially if you know the enemy can't parry.

            • Anonymous

              26 Oct 2016 00:28  

              This spell is actually pretty good on a luck based character, especially with the warden winblades. Usually the bleed and frostbite proc pretty close together, causing a nice burst. Sure it doesn't scale, but it can counter green blossom and chloranthy ring in pvp.

              • Anonymous

                25 Oct 2016 20:26  

                wow wtf am I reading? this adds zero AR to weapon? Just Frost build up? which does not even scale with intel? lol C'mon man....

                • Anonymous

                  25 Oct 2016 03:59  

                  Sweet!! Now my sl 407 with:
                  50 vigor
                  66 str
                  60 dex
                  60 faith
                  60 intelligence
                  72 vitality
                  40 endurance
                  45 attunement
                  40 luck (gotta love bleed with ccs and now this spell to make it even more awesome!!!!).

                  Will be the ultimate ganker!!!!:D

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