Elden Ring: Hoarfrost Stomp Ash of War Location

My Step-by-Step guide will help you find one of the best Ashes of War and show you the location of the hoarfrost stomp in Elden Ring.

Hoarfrost Stomp is a frost status effect damage-dealing Ashes of War in Elden Ring. After applying it to your weapon’s skill, you can deal with unique Cold affinity damage which does frost buildup giving your enemy frostbite. Finding this Hoarfrost Stomp Ash of War is a challenge in itself, but not to worry as I have curated this Elden Ring Hoarfrost Stomp Location walkthrough.

Key Takeaways
  • You can find the Hoarfrost Stomp in Carian Manor on the northern side of Liurnia of the Lakes.
  • There are two ways to get to Liurnia. The first is to go through Stormveil Castle, while the second is a hidden path over the castle’s right side.
  • From Liurnia of the Lakes, head northwest, past the Kingsrealm Ruins, where you’ll find an illusory wall; after going through it, you’ll reach the main gate of Caria Manor.
  • Towards the southwestern side of Caria Manor, you’ll see footprints of an invisible scarab on top of the lake. Kill the invisible scarab to get the Hoarfrost Stomp Ash of War.
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How To Find Hoarfrost Stomp Ash Of War In Elden Ring?

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The Hoarfrost Stomp in action (Image Credits: eXputer)

Elden Ring gives a huge variety of weapons, shields, armor sets, and spells. Many people before patch 1.03 used Hoarfrost Stomp to cheese Malenia, Godskin Duo, and many other bosses in the game. After the update, the skill is nerfed slightly but it is still pretty effective. 

You can find this Ash of War in the Carian Manor located in the Liurnia of the Lakes, on the northern side. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to get to the Hoarfrost Stomp’s location.

Crossing Liurnia Of The Lakes Location

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Arriving at the Liurnia of the Lakes (Screenshot Grab: eXputer)

Finding the Liurnia of the lakes can be quite hard as there are two routes you can take to reach Liurnia. While one is hidden and you can access it anytime, the other route is a challenging one.

One way to Liurnia of the Lakes is through the Stormveil Castle. 

  • You will have to fight Margit the Fell Omen, who guards the entrance of the Stormveil Castle.
  • Not only this, but you will also have to face Godrick the Grafted as you will have to leave through the Lake Facing Cliffs entrance in order to reach Liurnia of the Lakes.

The other route is probably the best one to reach Liurnia of the Lakes.

  • This path lies on the right side of the castle and is a hidden one. The only challenge here is finding it.
  • Start your journey from the Stormhill shack and head north.
  • Move straight ahead on your Torrent horse under the bridge, and you will find another bridge.

Crossing both bridges, you will find a path on the Cliffside. Moving past the wolves, you will find yourself near the Lake Facing Cliffs Site of Grace. This is how you will reach Liurnia of the Lakes to get to the location of the Hoarfrost Stomp in Elden Ring.

Reaching Caria Manor Location

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Entering the Caria Manor (Image Credit Copyright: eXputer)
  1. Start from the Liurnia Lakeshore Site of Lost Grace.
  2. Head northwest through Laskyar Ruins and Boilprawn Shack.
  3. Reach the Rose Church, then Temple Quarter, and exit the swamp heading west.
  4. Walk along the northern side, passing the “Foot of the Four Belfries” Site of Lost Grace.
  5. Continue north to find a bonfire on Liurnia Lakeshore.
  6. Proceed through Kingsrealm Ruins, uncover the illusory wall, and reach the Road of Manor Sight of Lost Grace.
  7. Head northwest to finally reach the main gate of Caria Manor, where the Hoarfrost Stomp awaits in Elden Ring

Obtaining Hoarfrost Stomp Near Caria Manor

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Tracking the Teardrop Scarab (Screenshot taken by eXputer)

You can find the Hoarfrost Stomp Ash Of War in the middle of the Caria Manor and the Royal Grave Evergaol. Hoarfrost Stomp Ash of War is rewarded after killing the invisible scarab that runs with white footprints in the water to the southeastern side of Caria Manor. This Ash of War skill is dropped by the Teardrop Scarab lurking in the shallow lake.

You will see some frozen footsteps on the top of the lake. Follow and memorize these roaming footsteps as they have a scripted path. Attack the moving target, and an invisible Scarab will drop when you hit it. Timing is really crucial here, and if you manage to miss, you will have to wait for them to pass you again until the next attack.

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Gaining the Hoarfrost Stomp Ash of War (Image taken by eXputer)

You can easily defeat these creatures; they don’t have a lot of Vigor. Ranged weapon attacks or melee attacks are recommended here. After you’ve defeated them, they will drop the Hoarfrost Stomp Ash of war before they disappear.

Hoarfrost Stomp Ash of War Stats

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The Cold Ash of War: Hoarfrost Stomp (Image Source: eXputer)
  1. Fill up the frostbite meter of an enemy to reduce damage observation by almost 20%.
  2. Hoarfrost Stomp deals frostbite damage and heavy AOE damage when leveled up.
  3. Cheese enemies by using it with a weapon dealing heavy damage, selecting the Cold option, and leveling up weapon damage attributes.
  4. FP cost is only 10, making it efficient for medium to long-range attacks.
  5. Its wide-reaching ice waves stun-lock low-level enemies, making it ideal for melee weapons.
  6. Effective against juggernauts, especially when paired with Mimic Spirit summoning.
  7. Despite the Elden Ring 1.03 update nerf, Hoarfrost Stomp remains one of the best Ashes of War for boss destruction

Icerind Hatchet Weapon With Hoarfrost Stomp

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The Icerind Hatchet weapon (Screenshot by eXputer)

After you are done visiting the location of the Hoarfrost Stomp in Elden Ring and getting it. You will need to head over to a Site Of Grace to equip this Ash of War. And like all Ashes of War, you will need a Whetstone knife to use the skill.

Alternatively, if you want to use a Hoarfrost stomp Ash of War, you can use a weapon that has this default skill, like the Icerind Hatchet weapon. You can find this weapon in the Temple Quarter in the Southwest of Raya Lucaria Academy. Using the Hoarfrost Stomp Ash of War with this Hatchet can give frostbite damage to enemies and bosses. 

With this, I conclude this guide on the location of the Hoarfrost Stomp in Elden Ring, and if you have any questions feel free to ask them in the comments below.


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