Banuk Ice Hunter is a type of outfit in Horizon Zero Dawn.


"Cured hide and fur interwoven with machine plates protect the wearer from Freeze damage. Typical wear for the unforgiving north."
―Inventory description
The Banuk Ice Hunter outfit is produced by the Banuk tribe, and boosts the wearer's resistance to Freeze damage.

This outfit can be obtained in Light, Medium, or Heavy varieties, with an increasing number of mod slots and potency of effects. In New Game+, the Heavy variant of this outfit is no longer sold by merchants, and is replaced by an Adept version with an additional modification slot.

In Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds, an additional Master variant of this outfit is available, with higher base stats and an additional modification slot relative to the Heavy variant. In New Game+, the Master version is replaced by a Master Adept version, with one more modification slot.


Equip to gain increased resistance to Freeze damage. Best used when fighting machines with ice projectiles and attacks such as Snapmaws, Glinthawks, and Freeze Bellowbacks.


Rarity Effects Modification slots Sources Cost Cost (Ultra Hard) Value
Banuk Ice Hunter Light Uncommon Freeze-Icon 30 Resist Freeze 0 Tier 2 Merchants 40 MetalShardsTransparent,
1 Metalburn
200 MetalShardsTransparent, 2 Metalburn MetalShardsTransparent 25
Banuk Ice Hunter Medium Rare Freeze-Icon 30 Resist Freeze 1 Tier 2 Merchants 150 MetalShardsTransparent,
1 Shell-Walker Lens
750 MetalShardsTransparent, 2 Shell Walker Lens MetalShardsTransparent 50
Banuk Ice Hunter Heavy Very rare Freeze-Icon 50 Resist Freeze 2 Tier 3 Merchants 800 MetalShardsTransparent,
1 Strider Heart,
20 Metal Vessel
4.000MetalShardsTransparent, 2 Strider Heart, 40 Metal Vessel MetalShardsTransparent 100
Banuk Ice Hunter Heavy Adept Very rare Freeze-Icon 50 Resist Freeze 3 Tier 3 Merchants (New Game+ only) 1.600 MetalShardsTransparent,
2 Strider Heart,
40 Metal Vessel
8.000MetalShardsTransparent, 4 Strider Heart, 80 Metal Vessel Unknown
Banuk Ice Hunter Master FW Very rare Freeze-Icon 60 Resist Freeze 3 Banuk Merchants 14 Bluegleam 14 Bluegleam MetalShardsTransparent 10
Banuk Ice Hunter Master Adept FW Very rare Freeze-Icon 60 Resist Freeze 4 Banuk Merchants (New Game+ only) 2.500 MetalShardsTransparent, 14 Bluegleam, 1 Scorcher, Lens 12.500 MetalShardsTransparent, 14 Bluegleam, 1 Scorcher Lens Unknown



  • The Master variant of this outfit is based on the clothing Lauvuk wears, but with a different necklace and headgear
Unique Outcast - Shield-Weaver - Undergarments
Banuk Banuk Ice Hunter - Banuk Sickness Eater - Banuk Trailblazer - Banuk Werak FW
Carja Carja Blazon - Carja Silks - Carja Storm Ranger
Nora Nora Brave - Nora Lookout - Nora Protector - Nora Silent Hunter - Nora Survivor
Oseram Oseram Arrow Breaker - Oseram Sparkworker
Shadow Carja Shadow Stalwart

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