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Overview[]

Icy Assault is one of the powersets. It is a Dominator secondary powerset in City of Villains.

Ice Assault allows the player to use cold-based attacks. Conjure up frozen melee weapons or hurl deadly shards of ice. Icy powers are known for their ability to slow an opponent.

Power Tables[]

Dominator[]

The Icy Assault powerset is available as a secondary set for Dominators. The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Power Level Effect
IceAssault Bolt.png Ice Bolt 1 Ranged, Minor Damage(Cold/Smash), Foe: -Recharge, -Speed
IceAssault IceSword.png Ice Sword 2 Melee, Moderate Damage(Cold/Lethal), Foe: -Recharge, -Speed
IceAssault IceSwordCircle.png Ice Sword Circle 4 Point Blank Area of Effect Melee, Moderate Damage(Cold/Lethal)
IceAssault IceBlast.png Ice Blast 10 Ranged, Moderate Damage(Cold/Smash), Foe: -Recharge, -Speed
IceAssault PowerBoost.png Power Boost 16 Self +Special
IceAssault Frost.png Frost Breath 20 Close (Cone), Moderate Damage over Time(Cold), Foe: -Recharge, -Speed
IceAssault ChillingEmbrace.png Chilling Embrace 28 Toggle: Point Blank Area of Effect, Foe: -Recharge, -Speed
IceAssault IceSwordCleave.png Greater Ice Sword 35 Melee, High Damage(Cold/Lethal), Foe: -Recharge, -Speed
IceAssault BitterBlast.png Bitter Ice Blast 38 Ranged, Superior Damage(Cold/Smash), Foe: -Recharge, -Speed, -Accuracy

Powers[]

The following are powers in the Icy Assault powerset.

IceAssault BitterBlast.png Bitter Ice Blast[]

A slower yet more powerful version of Ice Blast, Bitter Ice Blast deals much more damage and can also reduce your enemy's accuracy. Like other Ice Blast powers, Bitter Ice Blast can slow a target's movement and attack speed.

Damage Superior Damage(Cold/Smash)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator.png 38 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged, Foe: -Recharge, -Speed, -Accuracy
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Slow powers.png Enhance Slow
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs.png Enhance ToHit Debuff
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage

IceAssault ChillingEmbrace.png Chilling Embrace[]

While active, you dramatically lower the temperature around yourself, slowing the attack rate of all nearby foes, as well as their movement speed.

Recharge Very Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator.png 28 (Dominator)
Effects Toggle: Point Blank Area of Effect
Foe: -Recharge, -Speed
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Slow powers.png Enhance Slow

IceAssault Frost.png Frost Breath[]

Unleashes a cone of frosty breath that can slow your opponents' movement and attacks. Very accurate and very deadly at medium range.

Damage Moderate Damage over Time(Cold)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator.png 20 (Dominator)
Effects Close (Cone)
Foe: -Recharge, -Speed
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Slow powers.png Enhance Slow
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage

IceAssault IceSwordCleave.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 foes' attack and movement speed, due to the intense chill.

Damage High Damage(Cold/Lethal)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator.png 35 (Dominator)
Effects Melee, Foe: -Recharge, -Speed
Enhancements 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 Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage

IceAssault IceBlast.png Ice Blast[]

Ice Blast hurls shards of ice at foes and Slows their attacks and movement for a time. Slower recharge than Ice Bolt, but more damage.

Damage Moderate Damage(Cold/Smash)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator.png 10 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged, Foe: -Recharge, -Speed
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Slow powers.png Enhance Slow
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Snare.png Slow Movement
IO Damage.png Ranged Damage

IceAssault Bolt.png Ice Bolt[]

Ice Bolt quickly pelts an enemy with small icy daggers; their chill Slows a foe's attacks and movement for a time. Fast, but little damage.

Damage Minor Damage(Cold/Smash)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator.png 1 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged, Foe: -Recharge, -Speed
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Slow powers.png Enhance Slow
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Snare.png Slow Movement
IO Damage.png Ranged Damage

IceAssault 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.

Damage Moderate Damage(Cold/Lethal)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator.png 2 (Dominator)
Effects Melee, Foe: -Recharge, -Speed
Enhancements 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 Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Snare.png Slow Movement
IO Damage.png Melee Damage

IceAssault IceSwordCircle.png Ice Sword Circle[]

Mastery of your Ice Sword has enabled you to make an attack on every foe within melee distance. This will slash and chill your enemies, dealing moderate damage and slowing all affected target's movement and attack speed.

Damage Moderate Damage(Cold/Lethal)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator.png 4 (Dominator)
Effects Melee, Point Blank Area of Effect
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Damage.png PBAoE Damage

IceAssault PowerBoost.png Power Boost[]

Greatly boosts the secondary effects of your powers. Your powers' effects like heals, defense buffs, endurance drains, disorients, holds, immobilizes, knockbacks and more, are all improved. The effects of Power Boost last a short while, and only the next couple of attacks will be boosted.

Recharge Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator.png 16 (Dominator)
Effects Self +Special
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories None

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