For the Sorceress talent, see Hoarfrost (Diablo IV).

Baal casting Hoarfrost.

"The cold embrace of the grave seeks out those foolish enough to invade Baal's inner sanctum. This icy wedge drives itself into its targets, pushing them back while slowing their movements as they rapidly freeze to death."

Hoarfrost is a powerful attack used by the Lord of Destruction, Baal, during the final battle against him in the Worldstone Chamber. This attack inflicts cold damage that slows the player when hit. It also has a knockback effect that is continuous as long as the player remains in the skill's attack path, making it very difficult to maneuver, much less fight.

While Baal uses it quite frequently, it can be easily avoided by the Barbarian's Leap skill and the Sorceress Teleport skill. When Baal uses this skill consecutively, however, it is more difficult to avoid. The best defense is, if possible, to back yourself up against a wall or pillar.

Damaging Skills
FireFire ArrowFireballFire BoltFirestormFire WallFlame CircleFlaming SwordHydraIncineration NovaInfernoMeteor
IceArctic BlastBlizzardCold ChargeCold TouchFreezing ChargeGlacial SpikeHoarfrost
PoisonPoison BoltPoison BreathPoison CloudPoison SpitPoison SprayPoison StingPoison Strike
LightningLightningLightning ArrowLightning GlobeRed Lightning HoseShocking HitSpark Defense
PhysicalBlow DartChargeCorpse CannonDestructive StrikeGround TentacleLeapLeech-life BallQuill Dart
MagicBone SpiritHellish ProjectileUnholy Bolt
Non-damaging Skills
Indirect Attack — Blood ManaCursesMana RiftMinion FrenzyPutrifySpin WebStun
Spawning — Bone PrisonFestering AppendagesLay EggReviveSummon Minion
Self-effect — Bone ArmorBurrowFlyFrenzyHealTeleportVile Effigy
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