Spike Trap
Level Required: 17
Skill Type: Devices

Cost: 30 Hatred

Lay a trap that arms after 1.5 seconds and triggers when an enemy approaches. The trap has a 0.5 second re-arming time and can explode up to 3 times, each time dealing 340% weapon damage as Fire to all enemies within 8 yards.

You can have a maximum of 3 Spike Traps active at one time.

Element: Fire

Runes for Spike Trap
Skill RunesLevelElement
Echoing Blast

Increase to 575% weapon damage as Cold.

The trap explodes in a single blast that freezes any targets hit for 3 seconds. Whilst frozen damage is amplified by 20%.

Sticky Trap

Plant the bomb on a single targeted enemy.

After 1 second the bomb explodes dealing 915% weapon damage to all enemies within 12 yards.

Long Fuse

Increases arming time to 3 seconds but increases damage to 930% weapon damage in a single blast.

Enemies hit are stunned for 2 seconds.

Lightning Rod

When triggered lightning chain hits up to 3 enemies within 10 yards.

Lightning will also arc from any triggered trap to any armed traps within 75 yards.
All enemies are hit for 880% weapon damage as Lightning over 10 hits.


Simultaneously lay 3 traps.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Demon Hunter.
Spike Trap Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Spike Trap 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 Spike Trap 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 Spike Trap runes in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on consoles - the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
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Spike Trap Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Spike Trap runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Demon Hunters. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Spike Trap rune.
Spike Trap Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Spike Trap runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Demon Hunters.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Sticky Trap37.652.4
Echoing Blast30.120.2
Lightning Rod97.7
Long Fuse4.24.3
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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