Evasive Fire
Level Required: 14
Skill Type: Primary

Generate: 4 Hatred

Shoot a spread of bolts that hits the primary enemy for 200% weapon damage and two additional enemies for 100% weapon damage.

If an enemy is in front of you at close range, you will backflip away 5 yards.

Requires Bow

Element: Physical

Runes for Evasive Fire
Skill RunesLevelElement

Instead of backflipping, your Armor is increased by 25% for 3 seconds.

Parting Gift

Whenever a backflip is triggered, leave a bomb behind that explodes for 150% weapon damage as Physical in a 12 yard radius after 0.6 seconds.

Covering Fire

Increase the damage of side bolts to 200% weapon damage as Fire.


Instead of backflipping, increase Hatred generated to 7.

Evasive Fire's damage turns into Cold.


Increase the backflip distance to 15 yards.

Evasive Fire's damage turns into Lightning.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Demon Hunter.
Evasive Fire Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Evasive Fire 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 Evasive Fire 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 Evasive Fire 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.
Evasive Fire Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Evasive Fire runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Demon Hunters. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Evasive Fire rune.
Evasive Fire Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Evasive Fire runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Demon Hunters.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Covering Fire2.33
Parting Gift0.30.4
No Rune00
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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