Ice Beam

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Ice Beam
Location Ice Beam Room, Norfair
Effect Increases beam damage and adds freezing effect

Ice Beam is a beam upgrade that increases the damage of Samus's beam and applies a freezing property to the beam. When an enemy that can be frozen is struck by the beam, and the beam's damage would have brought that enemy to or below zero health, it will cause the enemy to be frozen.

It is acquired in the majority of categories, although it takes a variable amount of time to obtain depending on what items Samus has at the time of attempting to obtain it.

Ice Beam allows for swift and safe destruction of Metroids in Tourian (as otherwise, they would require multiple Power Bomb explosions to destroy), and can be used for various tricks, like the Mochtroid clip and Zebetite skip.

See also

See complete List of Items