Call of the Ancients
Level Required: 25
Skill Type: Rage

Cooldown: 120 seconds

Summon the ancient Barbarians Talic, Korlic, and Madawc to fight alongside you for 20 seconds. Each deals 270% weapon damage per swing in addition to bonus abilities.

Talic wields a sword and shield and uses Whirlwind and Leap Attack.
Korlic wields a massive polearm and uses Cleave and Furious Charge.
Madawc dual-wields axes and uses Weapon Throw and Seismic Slam.

Element: Physical

Runes for Call of the Ancients
Skill RunesLevelElement
The Council Rises

The Ancients deal 540% weapon damage as Fire with each attack.

Duty to the Clan

Enemies hit by the Ancients are Chilled for 2 seconds and have 10% increased chance to be Critically Hit.

The Ancients' damage turns into Cold.

Ancients' Blessing

Each point of Fury you spend heals you and your Ancients for 966 Life.

Ancients' Fury

Gain 4 Fury every time an Ancient deals damage.

Together as One

50% of all damage dealt to you is instead divided evenly between the Ancients.

The Ancients' damage turns into Lightning.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Barbarian.
Call of the Ancients Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Call of the Ancients 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 Call of the Ancients 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 Call of the Ancients 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.
Call of the Ancients Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Call of the Ancients runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Barbarians. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Call of the Ancients rune.
Call of the Ancients Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Call of the Ancients runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Barbarians.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Together as One66.175.1
Ancients' Fury18.314.6
The Council Rises12.67.8
Duty to the Clan1.61.1
Ancients' Blessing1.41.4
No Rune00
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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