Flower of Frost

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Flower of Frost
  • Flower of Frost item spriteold Flower of Frost item sprite
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Statistics
Type
Damage60 Desktop, Console, and Mobile versions / 50 Old-gen console version3DS version (Magic)
Knockback6.5 (Strong)
Mana11
Critical chance4%
Use time12 (Very fast)
Velocity7
TooltipShoots a ball of frost
Rarity05*Rarity level: 5
Sell5
Research1 required
Inflicts Debuff
DebuffFrostburnFrostburn
Debuff tooltipIt's either really hot or really cold. Either way it REALLY hurts
Chance100%
Duration8 seconds
Projectile created
  • Ball of Frost
    Ball of Frost
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) chance to be dropped by Ice Mimics in the Ice biome. It is functionally similar, though superior, to the Flower of Fire. 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 has a 50% (Desktop and Mobile versions 100%) chance of inflicting the Frostburn debuff for 8 (16) seconds.

Its best modifier is Mythical.

Notes[edit | edit source]

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 with a Black Belt or Master Ninja Gear.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • In contrast to the Flower of Fire, the projectile functions in all liquids, falls slower, and gains height with each bounce.
  • Similar to the Flower of Fire, this item is a reference to the Super Mario Brothers franchise, in which the "Ice Flower" is a power-up that gives the player blue clothes and allows the player to throw bouncing ice balls that freeze enemies on contact.
  • The Flower of Frost is unusually cheap to reforge in comparison to the other Ice Mimic drops, costing only 41667 with no modifiers.
  • While the Flower of Fire and Flower of Frost's stems look incredibly similar, they are actually different; the leaves are shaped more circular on the Flower of Frost, and there is a distinct lack of shading as well.

See also[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

  • 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.