Demon Hunter Runes by Popularity

All the Demon Hunter runes for active skills, ranked by popularity in patch 2.3

  • These are charts of all the Diablo III Demon Hunter runes, ranked from the most to least popular rune. The data comes from level 70 Demon Hunters in Reaper of Souls, who are actively playing in Patch 2.3.
  • See the Demon Hunter Active Skills section for the most popular active skills that these runes are connected to, and the most popular Demon Hunter builds. The Popular Builds and Skills overview has information on how all this data is gathered.
  • Select any rune or skill below to view full information about that Demon Hunter skill, along with the popularity of every rune for the skill.
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018

All Demon Hunter Runes Ranked by Popularity

  • These charts show every Demon Hunter rune, based on their popularity by level 70 Demon Hunters in patch 2.3. As players choose the best Demon Hunter runes for their skills, those choices generate data of the most popular Demon Hunter runes.
  • The chart on the left ranks the runes by popularity of use of softcore Demon Hunters, while the chart on the right lists them by popularity among hardcore Demon Hunters.
  • The Percent column in these charts is the percentage of all Demon Hunters who use that particular rune, of the level 70 Demon Hunters active in patch 2.3.
  • Select any rune or skill to view full information and statistics about it.
Runes by Popularity - Demon Hunter Softcore
1Wolf CompanionCompanion60.20
2FocusEvasive Fire50.40
8DisplacementSmoke Screen14.60
9Polar StationSentry14.00
10Spitfire TurretSentry11.80
11Trail of CindersVault11.50
12Bat CompanionCompanion10.90
13MaelstromCluster Arrow8.90
14Bait the TrapCaltrops8.60
15Focused MindPreparation8.20
16Lingering FogSmoke Screen8.10
17StampedeRain of Vengeance7.01
18Loaded for BearCluster Arrow7.00
19Rocket StormStrafe6.90
20ContagionMarked for Death6.70
21Drifting ShadowStrafe6.40
22ShadeRain of Vengeance6.20
23Frost ArrowElemental Arrow5.10
24Ball LightningElemental Arrow4.60
25Healing VaporsSmoke Screen4.20
26Justice is ServedEntangling Shot3.90
27Dark CloudRain of Vengeance3.40
28Serrated ArrowHungering Arrow2.93
29Fire at WillMultishot2.90
30Rattling RollVault2.50
31AnathemaRain of Vengeance2.40
32Icy TrailStrafe2.36
33GloomShadow Power2.30
34Flying StrikeRain of Vengeance2.23
35Action ShotVault2.20
36Mortal EnemyMarked for Death2.10
37Boar CompanionCompanion2.00
38Full BroadsideMultishot1.90
39Immolation ArrowElemental Arrow1.83
41Burst FireMultishot1.60
42Valley of DeathMarked for Death1.44
43Twin ChakramsChakram1.43
44Special RecipeSmoke Screen1.43
45Shooting StarsCluster Arrow1.43
46Grim ReaperMarked for Death1.41
47Assassin's KnivesFan of Knives1.40
48Personal MortarVengeance1.30
49Covering FireEvasive Fire1.20
50From the ShadowsVengeance1.16
51Freezing StrikeBolas1.10
52Spider CompanionCompanion1.05
53Imminent DoomBolas1.03
54Ferret CompanionCompanion1.01
55Carved StakesCaltrops1.00
56Side CannonsVengeance0.96
58Thunder BallBolas0.90
59Devouring ArrowHungering Arrow0.90
60Backup PlanPreparation0.90
61Dark HeartVengeance0.80
62Vanishing PowderSmoke Screen0.75
63Impaling BoltSentry0.72
64Withering FireRapid Fire0.72
65Spray of TeethHungering Arrow0.71
66Blood MoonShadow Power0.70
67HardenedEvasive Fire0.66
68Fire SupportRapid Fire0.62
69Guardian TurretSentry0.61
71Stinging SteelStrafe0.56
72Shadow GlideShadow Power0.54
73Chain GangEntangling Shot0.53
74Volatile ExplosivesBolas0.52
75Shuriken CloudChakram0.51
76Shatter ShotHungering Arrow0.51
77Battle ScarsPreparation0.50
79High VelocityRapid Fire0.44
80Razor DiskChakram0.44
81Heavy BurdenEntangling Shot0.44
82Suppression FireMultishot0.43
83Dazzling ArrowCluster Arrow0.40
84Sticky TrapSpike Trap0.35
85Death TollMarked for Death0.34
86Frost ShotsRapid Fire0.32
87Cluster BombsCluster Arrow0.31
88Torturous GroundCaltrops0.30
89BombardmentRapid Fire0.30
90Echoing BlastSpike Trap0.26
92Well of DarknessShadow Power0.26
93Parting GiftEvasive Fire0.25
94Bounty HunterEntangling Shot0.25
95SurgeEvasive Fire0.25
96Pinpoint AccuracyFan of Knives0.24
97Fan of DaggersFan of Knives0.24
98Cluster GrenadesGrenade0.23
99Lightning BoltsElemental Arrow0.23
100Hooked SpinesCaltrops0.22
101Shock CollarEntangling Shot0.22
102Jagged SpikesCaltrops0.21
103Puncturing ArrowHungering Arrow0.21
104Nether TentaclesElemental Arrow0.20
105Bladed ArmorFan of Knives0.20
106Grenade CacheGrenade0.15
107Lightning RodSpike Trap0.15
108Stun GrenadeGrenade0.14
110Night BaneShadow Power0.13
111Chain of TormentSentry0.13
112Knives ExpertFan of Knives0.12
114Cold GrenadeGrenade0.12
115Chemical BurnImpale0.12
117Grievous WoundsImpale0.10
118ScatterSpike Trap0.10
119Bitter PillBolas0.10
120Long FuseSpike Trap0.00
Runes by Popularity - Demon Hunter Hardcore
1FocusEvasive Fire45.90
2Wolf CompanionCompanion44.30
7Polar StationSentry14.40
9Bat CompanionCompanion10.30
10Spitfire TurretSentry9.90
11Lingering FogSmoke Screen9.70
12Trail of CindersVault8.90
13DisplacementSmoke Screen8.70
14Boar CompanionCompanion8.00
15Healing VaporsSmoke Screen7.70
16MaelstromCluster Arrow7.40
17Rattling RollVault5.20
18ContagionMarked for Death4.80
19ShadeRain of Vengeance4.40
20Serrated ArrowHungering Arrow4.20
21Loaded for BearCluster Arrow3.81
22Frost ArrowElemental Arrow3.80
23Focused MindPreparation3.63
24Bait the TrapCaltrops3.60
25Drifting ShadowStrafe3.50
26StampedeRain of Vengeance3.30
27Rocket StormStrafe3.15
28Dark CloudRain of Vengeance3.10
29Icy TrailStrafe3.00
30Action ShotVault2.93
32Justice is ServedEntangling Shot2.65
33GloomShadow Power2.61
34Assassin's KnivesFan of Knives2.60
35Full BroadsideMultishot2.40
36Flying StrikeRain of Vengeance2.23
37Fire at WillMultishot2.20
38Carved StakesCaltrops1.90
39Twin ChakramsChakram1.83
41Mortal EnemyMarked for Death1.80
42Burst FireMultishot1.70
43Ball LightningElemental Arrow1.60
44Covering FireEvasive Fire1.50
45HardenedEvasive Fire1.46
46AnathemaRain of Vengeance1.40
47Side CannonsVengeance1.26
48Personal MortarVengeance1.26
49From the ShadowsVengeance1.20
50Imminent DoomBolas1.13
51Ferret CompanionCompanion1.10
52Freezing StrikeBolas1.04
53Devouring ArrowHungering Arrow1.00
54Immolation ArrowElemental Arrow0.93
55Shooting StarsCluster Arrow0.93
56Impaling BoltSentry0.92
57Guardian TurretSentry0.91
58Dark HeartVengeance0.90
59Spider CompanionCompanion0.85
60Withering FireRapid Fire0.82
61Thunder BallBolas0.80
62Battle ScarsPreparation0.80
63Valley of DeathMarked for Death0.74
64Special RecipeSmoke Screen0.73
65Fire SupportRapid Fire0.70
66Chain GangEntangling Shot0.63
67Volatile ExplosivesBolas0.62
68Shatter ShotHungering Arrow0.61
69Grim ReaperMarked for Death0.61
70Backup PlanPreparation0.60
71Stinging SteelStrafe0.56
74Razor DiskChakram0.54
75Blood MoonShadow Power0.50
76Sticky TrapSpike Trap0.45
77Vanishing PowderSmoke Screen0.45
78SurgeEvasive Fire0.45
79Shadow GlideShadow Power0.44
80Pinpoint AccuracyFan of Knives0.44
81Shuriken CloudChakram0.41
82Spray of TeethHungering Arrow0.41
83Puncturing ArrowHungering Arrow0.41
84Torturous GroundCaltrops0.40
85Dazzling ArrowCluster Arrow0.40
86High VelocityRapid Fire0.34
87Heavy BurdenEntangling Shot0.34
88Frost ShotsRapid Fire0.32
89Shock CollarEntangling Shot0.32
90Fan of DaggersFan of Knives0.30
91Echoing BlastSpike Trap0.26
93Parting GiftEvasive Fire0.25
94Bounty HunterEntangling Shot0.25
95BombardmentRapid Fire0.25
96Grenade CacheGrenade0.25
97Death TollMarked for Death0.24
98Night BaneShadow Power0.23
99Cluster GrenadesGrenade0.23
100Suppression FireMultishot0.23
101Knives ExpertFan of Knives0.22
102Hooked SpinesCaltrops0.22
103Jagged SpikesCaltrops0.21
104Bladed ArmorFan of Knives0.20
105Well of DarknessShadow Power0.16
106Lightning RodSpike Trap0.15
107Stun GrenadeGrenade0.14
109Lightning BoltsElemental Arrow0.13
110Chain of TormentSentry0.13
112Cold GrenadeGrenade0.12
113Chemical BurnImpale0.12
115Cluster BombsCluster Arrow0.11
116Grievous WoundsImpale0.10
117Nether TentaclesElemental Arrow0.10
118ScatterSpike Trap0.10
119Bitter PillBolas0.10
120Long FuseSpike Trap0.00

Top Rune for Each Demon Hunter Skill

  • These charts show the single most popular rune for each Demon Hunter active skill, among level 70 Demon Hunters active in patch 2.3. The runes are listed from the most popular for their skill, to the least popular. This makes it easy to see which active skills have one rune that is extremely popular at level 70.
  • The chart on the left shows the rune choices by softcore Demon Hunters, and the chart on the right lists the most popular runes among hardcore Demon Hunters.
  • Select any rune or skill to view the full information and statistics about it.
Want more info on Demon Hunters? See the Demon Hunter Popular Builds and Skills charts!
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