Ice Burst

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Ice Burst
Ice Burst.png
Released 18 April 2005 (Update)
Members Yes
Level Magic 70
Spellbook Ancient
Type Combat
Experience 40
Element Ice
Damage 22
Runes 4Water 4Chaos 2Death
Casting speed 5 ticks
Description A multi-target ice attack
Animation
Ice Burst.gif
Sound Effect
Ice Burst icon (mobile).png

Ice Burst is the second tier Ice spell from the Ancient Magicks spellbook, available at level 70 Magic. It is capable of hitting up to 22 damage (without any magic damage boosts) per cast.

Ice Burst can freeze targets, causing them to become unable to move for 10 seconds. It is also able to target up to nine targets in a 3x3 grid around its primary target, just like all other burst and barrage spells.

As with all Ancient Magicks spells, the quest Desert Treasure must be completed to cast this spell.

Ice Burst is the most common Ancient spell used in Castle Wars and the Fight Pits, due to its relative low cost compared with Ice Barrage, the lower level requirement, and the relatively large number of targets in small spaces, especially on crowded worlds.

It is also used as a cheaper alternative to Ice Barrage, used to train Magic (and Defence) quickly. See Magic training for more information.

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Spell cost
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4Chaos rune.png2Death rune.png4Water rune.png672
Combo runes
4Chaos rune.png2Death rune.png4Mud rune.png976
4Chaos rune.png2Death rune.png4Steam rune.png980
4Chaos rune.png2Death rune.png4Mist rune.png980
Main-hands
4Chaos rune.png2Death rune.pngStaff of water.pngAlt652
3.42Chaos rune.png1.71Death rune.png3.42Water rune.pngStaff of the dead.pngAlt574
3.4Chaos rune.png1.7Death rune.pngKodai wand.png554
Main and off-hands
4Chaos rune.png2Death rune.pngTome of water.png652
3.42Chaos rune.png1.71Death rune.pngStaff of the dead.pngAltTome of water.png558