Fan of Knives
Level Required: 14
Skill Type: Devices

Cooldown: 10 seconds

Throw knives out in a spiral around you, dealing 620% weapon damage to all enemies within 20 yards. Your knives will also Slow the movement of enemies by 60% for 1 seconds.

Element: Physical

Runes for Fan of Knives
Skill RunesLevelElement
Pinpoint Accuracy

Increase cooldown to 15 seconds and increase damage to 1600% weapon damage as Lightning.

23Lightning
Bladed Armor

Gain 40% additional armor for 6 seconds.

Fan of Knives' damage turns into Cold.

32Cold
Knives Expert

Remove the cooldown but add a 30 Hatred cost.

Fan of Knives' damage turns into Fire.

38Fire
Fan of Daggers

Enemies hit are Stunned for 3 seconds.

Fan of Knives' damage turns into Fire.

44Fire
Assassin's Knives

Also throw long-range knives that deal 620% weapon damage to 5 additional enemies.

59Physical
Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Demon Hunter.
Fan of Knives Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Fan of Knives Demon Hunter 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 Fan of Knives runes as chosen by level 70 Demon Hunters who are currently playing the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls on PC or Mac in patch 2.3. It can also guide Demon Hunters looking to pick the best Fan of Knives runes in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on consoles - the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
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Fan of Knives Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Fan of Knives runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Demon Hunters. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Fan of Knives rune.
Fan of Knives Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Fan of Knives runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Demon Hunters.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Assassin's Knives64.271.4
Fan of Daggers11.28.1
Bladed Armor9.56
Pinpoint Accuracy9.49.9
Knives Expert5.44.5
No Rune0.40
Charts Last Updated: November 24, 2017
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