Bash
Level Required: 1
Skill Type: Primary

Generate: 6 Fury per attack

Brutally smash an enemy for 320% weapon damage.

Element: Physical

Runes for Bash
Skill RunesLevelElement
Frostbite

Each hit Freezes the enemy for 1.5 seconds.

Enemies can be frozen by Bash once every 5 seconds.

6Cold
Onslaught

The enemy has a 10% increased chance to be Critically Hit for 3 seconds.

Bash's damage turns into Lightning.

13Lightning
Punish

Increase your damage by 4% for 5 seconds after using Bash. This effect stacks up to 3 times.

26Physical
Instigation

Increase Fury generated to 9.

Bash's damage turns into Fire.

44Fire
Pulverize

Each hit causes a shockwave that deals 100% weapon damage as Fire to enemies in a 26 yard line behind the primary enemy.

52Fire
Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Barbarian.
Bash Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Bash Barbarian active skill. Select the blue bars for softcore data, the red bars for hardcore data, or view all the rune statistics in the table display.
  • These are the Bash runes as chosen by level 70 Barbarians who are currently playing the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls on PC or Mac in patch 2.3. It can also guide Barbarians looking to pick the best Bash runes in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on consoles - the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
  • See other Barbarian skill data in the Most Popular Barbarian Builds and Skills charts.
Bash Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Bash runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Barbarians. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Bash rune.
Bash Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Bash runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Barbarians.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Pulverize41.860.6
Punish31.613.1
Instigation17.815.3
Onslaught5.25.1
Frostbite3.55.8
No Rune0.10
Charts Last Updated: March 29, 2017
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