Rapid Fire
Level Required: 5
Skill Type: Secondary

Cost: 20 Hatred initially, and an additional 6 Hatred while channeling

Rapidly fire for 685% weapon damage as Physical.

Requires Bow

Element: Physical

Runes for Rapid Fire
Skill RunesLevelElement
Withering Fire

Reduce the initial Hatred cost to 10 and ignite your arrows, causing them to deal Fire damage.

Frost Shots

Enemies hit by Rapid Fire are Chilled by 80% for 2 seconds.

Rapid Fire's damage turns into Cold.

Fire Support

While channeling Rapid Fire, launch 2 homing rockets every second. Each rocket deals 145% weapon damage as Physical to nearby enemies.

High Velocity

Fire lightning arrows that have a 50% chance to pierce through enemies.


Rapidly fire grenades that explode for 545% weapon damage as Fire to all enemies within a 8 yard radius.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Demon Hunter.
Rapid Fire Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Rapid 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 Rapid 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 Rapid 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.
Rapid Fire Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Rapid Fire runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Demon Hunters. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Rapid Fire rune.
Rapid Fire Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Rapid Fire runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Demon Hunters.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Withering Fire29.534.1
Fire Support28.428.1
High Velocity18.314.9
Frost Shots11.713.4
No Rune0.20
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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