|Rank||Cold Damage||Status chance||Cost|
- 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:
- Originally this mod could be acquired from Operation Cryotic Front by scoring more than 1000 points in a single mission.
- Vicious Frost is additive with similar mods. For example, a Galatine with a max rank Vicious Frost and Melee Prowess will have a 20% × (1 + 60% + 15%) = 35% status chance.
- Can be stacked with Melee Prowess, Volcanic Edge, Voltaic Strike, Virulent Scourge, Enduring Strike, and Drifting Contact for a 355% increase in Status Chance while Channeling. On weapons with at least 22% base Status Chance, this allows them to achieve a total Status Chance value of 100%, allowing every strike to deal Status Effect procs.
- 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.
- Virulent Scourge, the Toxin version from The Cicero Crisis.
- Voltaic Strike, the Electric version from Tethra's Doom.
- Volcanic Edge, the Heat version from Operation Breeding Grounds.
- Melee Prowess, another mod that increases Status Chance.
- Enduring Affliction, a mod that increases Status Chance on lifted enemies.
- Weeping Wounds, an Acolyte mod that increases Status Chance based on the Melee Combo Counter.
- Drifting Contact, a Nightmare mod that increases Status Chance and extends the duration of the Melee Combo Counter.
|Rifle|| Catalyzer Link • Hammer Shot • High Voltage • Malignant Force • Rifle Aptitude |
Rime Rounds • Thermite Rounds
|Shotgun|| Frigid Blast • Nano-Applicator • Scattering Inferno • Shell Shock • Shotgun Savvy |
|Pistol|| Embedded Catalyzer • Frostbite • Jolt • Pistol Pestilence • Scorch |
Stunning Speed • Sure Shot
|Melee|| Drifting Contact • Enduring Affliction • Melee Prowess • Vicious Frost |
Virulent Scourge • Volcanic Edge • Voltaic Strike • Weeping Wounds
|Arch-Gun||Charged Bullets • Contamination Casing • Hypothermic Shell • Magma Chamber • Modified Munitions|
|Arch-Melee||Searing Steel • Sudden Impact|
|Pistol||Perpetual Agony • Toxic Sequence|
|Melee||Enduring Affliction • Lasting Sting|
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