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Cold damaged always slow enemies even if done by your scoundrel.

Does that means scoundrel's attack, with Buriza, will have 100% chill rate? Buriza is a cold damage weapon.

Will that synchronize with wizard talent that increase damage against frozen or chilled enemies?

A popular build nowaday is to buy Buriza for scoundrel. Many said that they want those with high freeze rate to synchronize with cold blood.

However, if Buriza will chill 100% then it's not much of an issue?

Yes I know that cold damage slow enemies. However, does it "chill" the enemies? Will it proc cold blood? That is the essence of the question.

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Covered in this question: gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/63625/… –  deutschZuid Oct 29 '12 at 22:14
    
Not covered. I asked whether cold weapon damage chill. I don't know. –  Jim Thio Oct 29 '12 at 22:29
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That's not what your title says. –  deutschZuid Oct 29 '12 at 22:29
    
Isn't this exactly like your other question? And if you're really asking if cold weapons apply a chill effect, you have the question @JamesJiao linked, and this one. –  Frank Oct 30 '12 at 13:47
    
Slowed and chilled are 2 possibly different things. If cold weapons apply 100% chill effect, it would have show up that way in auction house. –  Jim Thio Oct 31 '12 at 12:41
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All damage from cold sources apply a chill effect. The reason why you would want a buriza on a scoundrel is not for the freeze effect (which is quite handy), but because it can potentially pierce to hit multiple targets in a pack.

This will definately proc cold blooded, as will any cold damage source. Just keep in mind that the duration of the chill may be different on uniques as its considered a source of CC.

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source? What's your source –  Jim Thio Sep 13 '13 at 2:14
    
@JimThio my source: I have a 400k dps wizard that I use to solo the game with? :P –  z ' Sep 13 '13 at 2:43
    
I have 330k wizard. –  Jim Thio Mar 15 at 15:02
    
@jimthio nice we should do t6 together sometime. I'm not home this weekend though –  z ' Mar 15 at 18:47
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