Level Required: 11
Skill Type: Primary

Generate: 5 Wrath per attack

Smite enemies up to 30 yards away with holy chains that deal 175% weapon damage as Holy. The chains break off and strike up to 3 additional enemies within 20 yards for 150% weapon damage as Holy.

Element: Holy

Runes for Smite
Skill RunesLevelElement

The holy chains explode dealing 60% weapon damage as Holy to enemies within 3 yards.


Enemies hit by the chains have a 20% chance to be Immobilized in place for 1 seconds.


Increase the number of additional enemies hit to 5.


Gain 6437 increased Life regeneration for 2 seconds for every enemy hit by the chains. This effect stacks up to 4 times.

Shared Fate

The chains bind those they hit, causing them to share one another's fate. Enemies who share fate will be stunned for 2 seconds if they move 15 yards away from each other.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Crusader.
Smite Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Smite 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 Smite 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 Smite 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.
Smite Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Smite runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Crusaders. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Smite rune.
Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Crusaders.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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