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Arioch casting Mabufudyne in Shin Megami Tensei V

Ice Icon IS.png Ice (氷結, hyōketsu)? is one of the elemental affinities in the series. It is one of the principal elements besides Fire, Electricity, Wind/Force, Light/Holy/Expel and Darkness/Death/Curse. Generally, Ice is opposed to the element Fire. All Ice spells have of chance of inflicting Freeze on the targets.

General Spells[]

  • Bufu is the general spell for the ice element. In Persona 2, Mabufu spells were omitted.
Name Japanese/Romaji Power Target
Bufu ブフ
Light 1 enemy
Mabufu マハブフ
Light All enemies
Bufula ブフーラ
Medium 1 enemy
Mabufula マハブフーラ
Medium All enemies
Bufudyne ブフダイン
Heavy 1 enemy
Mabufudyne マハブフダイン
Heavy All enemies

Specific spells[]

Name Power Target
Ice Breath Light Random enemies
Absolute Zero Medium 1 Group/Random enemies
Glacial Blast Heavy 1 Group/Random enemies
Release Jail * Heavy 1 group of enemies
Ice Age Severe 1 enemy
Niflheim Severe All enemies

Game Specific[]

Shin Megami Tensei II[]

Name Power Target
Ice Bound Medium All foes

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Exclusive[]

The shot and spray are skills on guns, which are less powerful and cost more than demon skills. Regardless, they do more damage (most of the time) due to having the gun's normal power as a boost.

Name Power Cost Target
Cold World Heavy (150), 15% chance to kill 65 All enemies
Mother Earth Heavy, heal HP. Boss only NA Entire Party
Bufu Gate Mega, bosses only NA 1 party member
Ice Extreme, Mem Aleph Only NA Entire Party
Ice Shot Light (100) 6 1 Enemy
Frost Shot Medium (125) 12 1 Enemy
Frigid Shot Heavy (150) 20 1 Enemy
Ice Spray Light (50) 18 All enemies
Frost Spray Medium (75) 36 All enemies
Frigid Spray Heavy (100) 60 All enemies

Shin Megami Tensei IV Exclusive[]

  • No ice skill in Shin Megami Tensei IV inflicts Freeze, the ailment is absent from the game.
Name Power Target Remarks
Breath Medium 1-5 Multi -
Refrigerate Weak 1-8 Multi DLC Skill
Hailstorm of God Heavy All Ice Pierce

Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers Exclusive[]

Name Power Target
Loyal Ice Relative to Loyalty All enemies
Aeon Rain Light All enemies
Roma Grand Relative to HP All enemies

Megami Ibunroku Persona Exclusive[]

Skill Power Target
Gentle Wave Medium Area
Mighty Wave Medium Area

Persona 2 Exclusive[]

Name Power Target
Atomic Bufula * Varies One enemy
Diamond Dust Heavy 1 group of enemies

Eternal Punishment Exclusive[]

Name Power Target
Absolute Zero Moderate Group
Diamond Dust Moderate 1 Group
Release Jail * Large 1 Group
Blizzard Breath Varies by level All

Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Exclusive[]

Name Power Target
Icy Paradise * 2-4 medium Ice attacks Random enemies

Persona 5 Royal Exclusive[]

Name Power Target
Diamond Dust Severe 1 enemy

Digital Devil Saga series Exclusive[]

Name Power Target
Cold Wave Moderate. Random enemies
Crystal Dust Moderate + High chance of freeze. (Frost Breath + 2 -kaja skills) Random enemies
Cocytus Moderate + High chance of freeze. Random enemies
Cocytus Mega (Bufudyne + 1-hit Phys) 1 enemy.
Fimbulvet Mega w/ Freeze (Ice Amp + Elec Amp + Megido Skill) All enemies

Devil Survivor series Exclusive[]

Name Power Target
Ice Dance MA Dependant Random


Persona 2: Innocent Sin skill cards
Bufu card IS.png
Bufu Card
Bufula card IS.png
Bufula Card
Frigid card IS.png
Frigid Card, which grants Bufudyne
Persona 2: Eternal Punishment skill cards
Bufu card EP.png
Bufu Card
Bufula card EP.png
Bufula Card
Ice card EP.png
Ice Card, which teaches Bufudyne
Game Icons
Ice Icon P3P.png
Persona 3 Portable
Ice Icon PQ.png
Persona Q
Ice Icon P5.png
Persona 5
TMS Ice Icon.png
Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE
SMT Dx2 Ice Skill Icon.png
Shin Megami Tensei: Liberation Dx2

See Also[]

Weapon Strike (Axe - Fist - Whip) - Slash (Sword - Two Handed) - Pierce (Gun - Spear - Bow - Thrown)
Other Havoc (Rush - Tech - Special) - Hunt Skill - Extra Skills - RTS - Passive Skills - Auto Skill - Racial Skill - All-Out Attack
Elemental Fire - Ice - (Wind/Force) - Electric - Earth - Water - Psychokinesis - Gravity - Nuclear - Bless - Curse
Light Light (Expel) - Healing (Miracle/Bless) - Support (Prayer)
Dark Dark (Death) - Curse/Mystic - Occult - Nerve
Other Almighty - Mind - Ailment - Fusion - Miscellaneous - Force (Spell Type)
Skill Lists
Megami Tensei Megami Tensei - II - Kyūyaku
Shin Megami Tensei Shin Megami Tensei - II - if... - NINE (Combos) - III: Nocturne - 20XX - IMAGINE - Strange Journey - IV / Apocalypse - V
Last Bible Last Bible - II - Another - III
Majin Tensei Majin Tensei - II: Spiral Nemesis - Ronde
Devil Summoner Devil Summoner - Soul Hackers - Raidou vs. The Soulless Army - Raidou vs. King Abaddon
Persona Megami Ibunroku Persona - 2: Innocent Sin (Fusion Spells) - 2: Eternal Punishment (Fusion Spells) - 3 (Fusion Spells) - 4 / Arena Ultimax - Q - 5 (Royal) - Strikers - Q2
Devil Children Red/Black/White Book - DemiKids - Fire/Ice Book - Messiah Riser
Digital Devil Saga Avatar Tuner (Mantra / Combos) - Avatar Tuner 2 (Mantra / Combos)
Devil Survivor Devil Survivor (Overclocked) - Devil Survivor 2 (Record Breaker)
Other Giten Megami Tensei - Card Summoner - Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE