Level Required: 61
Skill Type: Might

Cooldown: 30 seconds

Cause a massive avalanche of rocks to fall on an area dealing 1600% weapon damage to all enemies caught in its path.

Cooldown is reduced by 1 second for every 25 Fury you spend.

Element: Physical

Runes for Avalanche
Skill RunesLevelElement

Chunks of molten lava are randomly launched at nearby enemies, dealing 4400% weapon damage as Fire over 5 seconds.


Cooldown is reduced by 1 second for every 15 Fury spent.

Snow-Capped Mountain

Cave-in from both sides pushes enemies together, dealing 1800% weapon damage as Cold and Slowing them by 60% for 3 seconds.

Tectonic Rift

Store up to 3 charges of Avalanche.


Giant blocks of ice hit enemies for 1600% weapon damage as Cold and Freeze them.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Barbarian.
Avalanche Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Avalanche 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 Avalanche 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 Avalanche 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.
Avalanche Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Avalanche runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Barbarians. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Avalanche rune.
Avalanche Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Avalanche runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Barbarians.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Tectonic Rift21.626.3
Snow-Capped Mountain5.86.9
No Rune0.30
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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