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Hand of Winter is a mage spell from the Battlemage specialization in Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening.


  • Area of effect: 7.5m radius self-centered sphere.
  • Deals (80 + 0.80*spellpower) cold damage.
  • Freeze duration (adjusted for target's rank): 10s.
  • Conjuration time: 1s.


  • Activation base is in mana and values vary with fatigue%.
  • Arcane Warrior spellcasting: the spell can be cast with your weapon(s) drawn.
  • Enemies can be shattered if frozen by Hand of Winter.
  • Bosses can not be frozen.
  • Contrary to the description, targets that pass the physical resistance check are not slowed.
  • This can get the Heavy Hitter achievement.

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