Shield Bash
Level Required: 2
Skill Type: Secondary

Cost: 30 Wrath

Charge at your enemy, bashing him and all nearby foes. Deals 700% weapon damage plus 300% of your shield Block Chance as Holy damage.

Requires Shield

Element: Holy

Runes for Shield Bash
Skill RunesLevelElement
Shattered Shield

The shield shatters into other smaller fragments, hitting more enemies for 740% weapon damage plus 335% of your shield Block Chance as damage.

One on One

The targeted monster is stunned for 1.5 seconds. All other monsters hit are knocked back.

Shield Cross

Additional shields erupt from you in a cross formation. Enemies hit by any of the additional shields take 155% weapon damage plus 100% of your shield Block Chance as damage.


Foes who are killed explode, dealing 660% weapon damage as Fire to enemies behind them and knocking those enemies back.


Shield Bash will now deal 1320% weapon damage plus 500% shield Block Chance as damage. The range is reduced to 8 yards.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Crusader.
Shield Bash Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Shield Bash Crusader 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 Shield Bash runes as chosen by level 70 Crusaders who are currently playing the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls on PC or Mac in patch 2.3. It can also guide Crusaders looking to pick the best Shield Bash runes in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on consoles - the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
  • See other Crusader skill data in the Most Popular Crusader Builds and Skills charts.
Shield Bash Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Shield Bash runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Crusaders. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Shield Bash rune.
Shield Bash Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Shield Bash runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Crusaders.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Shattered Shield8.211.5
Shield Cross6.97.4
One on One2.32.3
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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