Level Required: 11
Skill Type: Primary

Generate: 3 Hatred

Shoot out an explosive bola that wraps itself around the enemy. After 1 seconds, the bola explodes dealing 160% weapon damage as Fire to the enemy and an additional 110% weapon damage as Fire to all other enemies within 14 yards.

Element: Fire

Runes for Bolas
Skill RunesLevelElement
Volatile Explosives

Increase the explosion radius to 20 yards.

Thunder Ball

Increase Hatred generated to 6.

Freezing Strike

Shoot 3 bolas that each deal 160% weapon damage as Cold. The bolas no longer explode for area damage to nearby enemies.

Enemies hit have a 50% chance to be Frozen for 1 seconds.

Bitter Pill

When the bola explodes, you have a 15% chance to gain 2 Discipline.

Bolas's damage turns into Lightning.

Imminent Doom

Augment the bola to deal 216% weapon damage as Fire to the enemy and 149% weapon damage as Fire to all other enemies within 14 yards, but increases the explosion delay to 2 seconds.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Demon Hunter.
Bolas Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Bolas Demon Hunter 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 Bolas runes as chosen by level 70 Demon Hunters who are currently playing the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls on PC or Mac in patch 2.3. It can also guide Demon Hunters looking to pick the best Bolas runes in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on consoles - the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
  • See other Demon Hunter skill data in the Most Popular Demon Hunter Builds and Skills charts.
Bolas Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Bolas runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Demon Hunters. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Bolas rune.
Bolas Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Bolas runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Demon Hunters.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Freezing Strike29.928.3
Imminent Doom27.530.1
Thunder Ball24.522.7
Volatile Explosives14.617.1
Bitter Pill3.41.9
No Rune00
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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