Vicious Frost is a mod that increases the Cold b Cold damage and status chance of a melee weapon by 15% per rank for a maximum of 60% at rank 3.


Rank Cold w Cold Damage Status chance Cost
0 +15% +15% 4
1 +30% +30% 5
2 +45% +45% 6
3 +60% +60% 7


  • This mod can be acquired as a random end-of-mission reward for a successful Tier 1 Spy mission with all 3 Data Vaults hacked.
  • Drop Locations:
Target Name Planet Type Level Tile Set
IconGrineerB Cambria Earth Spy 2 - 4 Grineer Forest
IconGrineerB Suisei Mercury Spy 8 - 10 Grineer Galleon
IconCorpusB Shklovsky Phobos Spy 11 - 13 Corpus Ship
IconGrineerB Arval Mars Spy 9 - 11 Grineer Settlement
IconCorpusB Unda Venus Spy 4 - 6 Corpus Outpost
  • Originally this mod could be acquired from Operation Cryotic Front by scoring more than 1000 points in a single mission.



  • All of the dual-stat event mods for melee weapons have names starting with the letter V.
    • Vicious Frost was originally named Cold Touch before it was changed in Hotfix 14.5.2 to match the theme of having the Elemental Damage + Status Chance melee mods starting with the letter V.

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 14.5
  • Introduced along with Operation Cryotic Front.

See alsoEdit

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