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Deals ice damage that lowers Agility and gradually reduces HP of enemies within range.


Spell cost: 37 MP
Monster Type: Arcana
Spell Type: Magical (Ice)
Blue Magic Points: 1
Stat Bonus: INT-1


Casting Time: 4 seconds
Recast Time: 60 seconds

Combines With...

You can use Cold Wave as part of a combo to create Auto Refresh.

Can be paired with some of the following spells to create the Auto Refresh trait. Please refer to the Auto Refresh section of the Blue Mage/Job Traits page for details.

Cold Wave is worth 1 Auto Refresh point.


  • Frost Damage Over Time is approximately 20/tick at level 85.
    • @90 Frost Duration appears to be a maximum of 10 ticks (200 dmg) when unresisted, 5 ticks @ .5 resist
  • AGI Down effect is initially AGI-39, but decays over time.
  • Despite what this spell's in-game description says, it DOES NOT deal direct damage. Instead, damage comes from its Frost status alone.

Skillchain/Magic Burst Info

Magic Bursts on: Induration, Distortion, and Darkness.

How to Obtain

Acquired From

Mob Family: Snoll
Minimum Blue Mage Level To Acquire: 44
Name Level Zone
Snowball 43-46 Pso'Xja (uncapped zone entrance near Nue @ F-7)
Snoll 57-58 Pso'Xja
60-63 Uleguerand Range
Morozko 65-66 Pso'Xja
67-70 Uleguerand Range
Akselloak 71-74 Uleguerand Range
Father Frost (NM) 74-75 Uleguerand Range
Avalanche 75 Pso'Xja
Agloolik 77-80 Uleguerand Range
Snowflake 83-89 Abyssea - Uleguerand