Phalanx
Level Required: 27
Skill Type: Utility

Cost: 30 Wrath

Summon powerful avatars who charge forward to the targeted destination. Enemies caught in the charge path take 490% weapon damage.

Element: Physical

Runes for Phalanx
Skill RunesLevelElement
Bowmen

The summoned avatars no longer march forward, but will wield bows and attack enemies, dealing 185% weapon damage. These bowmen follow you as you move for 5 seconds.

The Bowmen can only be summoned once every 15 seconds.

30Physical
Shield Charge

The summoned avatars charge the target and perform a shield bash, dealing 180% weapon damage to enemies at that location.

35Physical
Stampede

Summon warhorses that deal 490% weapon damage and have a 30% chance to Stun enemies for 2 seconds.

43Physical
Shield Bearers

The avatars no longer walk forward, but stand at the summoned location, blocking all enemies from moving through.

The Avatars can only be summoned once every 15 seconds.

49Physical
Bodyguard

Instead of sending the avatars out away from you, you summon 2 Avatars of the Order to protect you and fight by your side for 10 seconds. Each Avatar will attack for 560% of your weapon damage as Physical.

The Avatars can only be summoned once every 30 seconds.

64Physical
Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Crusader.
Phalanx Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Phalanx Crusader 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 Phalanx runes as chosen by level 70 Crusaders who are currently playing the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls on PC or Mac in patch 2.3. It can also guide Crusaders looking to pick the best Phalanx runes in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on consoles - the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
  • See other Crusader skill data in the Most Popular Crusader Builds and Skills charts.
Phalanx Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Phalanx runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Crusaders. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Phalanx rune.
Phalanx Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Phalanx runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Crusaders.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Stampede54.928.9
Bowmen32.356.1
Bodyguard11.914.2
Shield Bearers0.60.5
Shield Charge0.40.4
Charts Last Updated: March 29, 2017
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