Frostbrand, or frost brand, weapons were designed to fight creatures with an affinity for fire.[2]


These weapons were particularly effective against creatures with a tie to the Elemental Plane of Fire. Magical flames could be extinguished half of the time by using a frostbrand. If ambient temperatures fell below freezing, the frostbrand was capable of emitting light just like a torch.[3][2]

Frostbrands also provided protection as a ring of fire resistance.[3][2]

Notable frostbrand weaponsEdit



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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 David "Zeb" Cook (1989). Dungeon Master's Guide 2nd edition. (TSR, Inc.), p. 185. ISBN 0-88038-729-7.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gary Gygax (1979). Dungeon Masters Guide 1st edition. (TSR, Inc.), p. 165. ISBN 0-9356-9602-4.
  4. Nathaniel S. Downes (December 1992). “Bazaar of the Bizarre: A set of special swords from the Forgotten Realms”. In Roger E. Moore ed. Dragon #188 (TSR, Inc.), pp. 50–54, 119.