Level Required: 20
Skill Type: Secondary

Cost: 10 Fury

Deliver multiple attacks to everything in your path for 340% weapon damage.

While whirlwinding, you move at 100% movement speed.

Element: Physical

Runes for Whirlwind
Skill RunesLevelElement
Dust Devils

Generate harsh tornadoes that deal 120% weapon damage to enemies in their path.


Pull enemies from up to 35 yards away towards you while whirlwinding.

Whirlwind's damage turns into Cold.

Blood Funnel

Critical Hits restore 1% of your maximum Life.

Wind Shear

Gain 1 Fury for every enemy struck.

Whirlwind's damage turns into Lightning.

Volcanic Eruption

Turns Whirlwind into a torrent of magma that deals 400% weapon damage as Fire.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Barbarian.
Whirlwind Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Whirlwind 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 Whirlwind 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 Whirlwind 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.
Whirlwind Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Whirlwind runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Barbarians. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Whirlwind rune.
Whirlwind Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Whirlwind runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Barbarians.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Blood Funnel6147.4
Wind Shear18.735.4
Dust Devils7.28
Volcanic Eruption3.73.9
No Rune00
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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