Frost, one of the old and the most used Warframe. Resilient and powerful Warframe. His abilities are ice-based and can freeze his enemies and can control the battlefield. The passive of frost is Cryogenic. If any enemy or mob tries to strike frost with a melee weapon has a chance to get frozen temporarily. If you install him with a few forma, he will exceed the expectations.
Frost Special Abilities
Freeze - Using this ability frost can launch icy projectiles at the targeted area. Enemies who are affected by this ability will get cold damage and will be frozen temporarily. When the projectile hit the surface, it will create an icy patch which will help to slow down the enemy that enters it.
Ice Wave - As of the name, frost can create a wave of ice fragments that will deal with cold damage and slow down any enemies affected by it.
Snow Globe - Frost is so popular because of this ability. When you activate snow Globe, it will create a protective shield around it. The shield will block all the attacks from outside the globe. The gunfire from inside the globe will not be blocked. The Globe is just a shield and anyone can pass through it. The fact is, when enemies who pass through it are slowed down. You can use only four globes at a time. If you try to recast the Snow Globe, the old one will disappear. Snow Globe has its health damage, this includes the frost armor too. When frost casts this ability, the globe will be invulnerable for a short duration.
Avalanche - Using this Frost freezes the enemies momentarily and will reduce the armor of enemies around him. After a few moments, the frozen enemies will take cold damage. Any enemy that dies from this ability will shatter and deal with cold damage to the nearby enemies and slow down them.
Best Frost Builds
Modding a best or good frost build is not a simple task. There will be a lot of factors that have to be taken into account. The strength ability mods will affect the damage of Freeze, Ice Wave and armor reduction of Avalanche. Similarly, the Armor mods will affect the health of the snow globe. The damage output caused by the Snow Globe explosion will be affected by these mods when you cast the freeze on it. The Range ability mods affect the length and width of the Ice waves, radius of snow globe, freeze and shatter. Ability duration mods affection the duration of Freeze effects and the freezing duration. Considering all this we have suggested you with the best frost builds below.
Frost Build General Power Stat Table
Special Abilities Stat Table
EXPLOSION STATUS CHANCE
The Snow Globe Frost Build
The third ability ”Snow Globe” is the main reason for the popularity of this Warframe. This ability will create a protective field around it that will protect everything inside it. The Snow Globe Frost Build will be extremely helpful in defense or excavation mission and survival missions. But the fact is, you can use this Frost build in almost every type of mission. It is possible to remove and detonate your snow globes by using your first ability on it from the outside which is extremely useful to remove the unwanted spheres. It is possible to have upto four snow globes at a time. If you recast your third ability inside your snowball and these extra globes doesn’t come under the count of those four snow spheres. If you use this frost build you need to cast it five times to get the maximum health pool.
It is quite a straight forward build, as it stacks it with the strength and extra armor to get a lot of Snow globe health. The Stretch can be used to cover up the range in excavator missions. But sometimes you may need some extra range, so it is better to switch in with Overextended instead of Stretch. Switching Augur Secrets or Redirection instead of Primed Flow or Fleeting Expertise will help you to deal with energy pool.
Crowd Control Frost Build
The notable thing about the Avalanche ability is, it not only deals with the area of effect damage, but also freeze enemies in range for a certain duration. Intensify is not an important mod, but it helps you to increase your damage output a little more. Redirection and Hunter Adrenaline deal with your survivability. You can Change your Frost build based on your mission and can use Streamline for better efficiency and use Narrow Minded to increase duration. This Frost build will be really useful in solo and harder missions. Feel free to try it and find yourself surprised by the benefits from the freeing your enemies.
The Damage Frost Build
This frost build is created specially to deal with a good amount of damage output. This frost build will allow you to cast a giant snow globe. In general, the ice wave skill will consume energy, you can also cast Avalanche and kill everything. You can also combine range with strength to kill everything in front you. Using fleeting Expertise will help to cast as many skills you will ever need. In this frost build we use redirection in the survivability mod slot. If you are planning to deal with lower level enemies you can switch it with Vitality or streamline.
The Damage Frost Build is suitable for and quite successful in low and mid-level missions and also deals with good damage output against the higher-level enemies. Sortie and ESO gameplay are not recommended as your damage output may fall off quickly. Other than that, you can use it with different missions.
Frost, an all-time favorite Warframe even today. You can use him in a lot of scenarios because of his versatility and even without any forma. Try out the builds we have suggested and get the perfect Frost build that suits your game style. Also try equipping with different mods that will satisfy your needs. If you have any better suggestion, feel free to tell us.