Equipment and combatEdit
They often cast frost spells such as ice spike, frostbite, and ice storm. They will also cast frost cloak for melee type characters. Ice mages are probably one of the most frustrating type of enemy for melee type characters since they not only deal damage to your health, but also to your stamina. Resist Frost potions are recommended for facing higher level ice mages (adept-master). It is best to use shock against them as it damages magicka.