Explosive Blast
Level Required: 19
Skill Type: Mastery

Cost: 20 Arcane Power
Cooldown: 6 seconds

Gather an infusion of energy around you that explodes after 1.5 seconds for 945% weapon damage as Arcane to all enemies within 12 yards.

Element: Arcane

Runes for Explosive Blast
Skill RunesLevelElement
Unleashed

Increases the damage of Explosive Blast to 1485%.

24Arcane
Flash

Reduce the cooldown of Explosive Blast to 3 seconds.

Explosive Blast's damage turns into Lightning.

29Lightning
Short Fuse

Immediately release the energy of Explosive Blast for 909% weapon damage as Fire.

39Fire
Obliterate

Release an enormous Explosive Blast that deals 990% weapon damage as Cold to all enemies within 18 yards.

50Cold
Chain Reaction

Instead of a single explosion, release a chain of 3 consecutive explosions, each dealing 520% weapon damage as Fire.

56Fire
Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Wizard.
Explosive Blast Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Explosive Blast Wizard 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 Explosive Blast runes as chosen by level 70 Wizards who are currently playing the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls on PC or Mac in patch 2.3. It can also guide Wizards looking to pick the best Explosive Blast runes in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on consoles - the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
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Explosive Blast Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Explosive Blast runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Wizards. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Explosive Blast rune.
Explosive Blast Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Explosive Blast runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Wizards.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Chain Reaction5033.7
Obliterate24.550
Flash15.77.1
Short Fuse6.86.1
Unleashed33.1
No Rune00
Charts Last Updated: September 25, 2017
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