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


Spell cost: 37 MP
Ecosystem: Arcana
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.


  • Frost damage over time is approximately 18 damage per tick.
  • AGI down effect starts very high (more than -35), and decays over time.

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
Avalanche 75 Uleguerand Range
Agloolik 77-80 Uleguerand Range


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