Costs hand cards to activate effect, and can become even more costly depending on the number of Ice Counters you want on the field.
You can discard cards with effects that are useful when in the graveyard. Bacon Saver can negate an attack while it is in the graveyard. Amarylease lessens the cost of your tribute summon. Kidmodo Dragon and Rose Lover are able to special summon a Dragon-type and Plant-type monster respectively from your hand. Treeborn Frog revives itself from the graveyard every standby phase as long as you control no backrow.
Snowman Creator is able to generate number of Ice counters equal to the number of WATER monsters you control, on a face-up monster your opponent controls. Snow Dragon is able to grant 1 Ice Counter to every face-up monster on the Field, when it was destroyed by battle and sent to the Graveyard.
Can be used as a renewable cost for Cold Enchanter’s effect to provide more Ice Counters on the field and increase attack, also thins your deck all for the cost of 500 LP everytime you get another copy from your deck.