Exploding Palm
Level Required: 13
Skill Type: Techniques

Cost: 40 Spirit

Cause an enemy to Bleed for 1200% weapon damage as Physical over 9 seconds. If the enemy dies while bleeding, it explodes and deals 2770% weapon damage as Physical damage to all nearby enemies.

Element: Physical

Runes for Exploding Palm
Skill RunesLevelElement
The Flesh is Weak

Enemies hit take 20% additional damage for 9 seconds.

Strong Spirit

If the enemy explodes after bleeding, gain 15 Spirit for each enemy caught in the blast.

Exploding Palm's damage turns into Holy.

Impending Doom

Exploding Palm no longer causes the enemy to bleed, but if the enemy dies while affected by Exploding Palm, they explode for 6305% weapon damage as Cold.

Shocking Grasp

Exploding Palm arcs up to 15 yards to another target.

Exploding Palm's damage turns into Lightning.

Essence Burn

Instead of bleeding, the enemy will burn for 1875% weapon damage as Fire over 9 seconds. If the enemy dies while burning, it explodes causing all nearby enemies to burn for 3260% weapon damage as Fire over 3 seconds.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Monk.
Exploding Palm Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Exploding Palm Monk 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 Exploding Palm runes as chosen by level 70 Monks who are currently playing the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls on PC or Mac in patch 2.3. It can also guide Monks looking to pick the best Exploding Palm runes in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on consoles - the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
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Exploding Palm Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Exploding Palm runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Monks. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Exploding Palm rune.
Exploding Palm Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Exploding Palm runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Monks.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Impending Doom83.279.1
Shocking Grasp9.711.4
The Flesh is Weak3.43.8
Essence Burn2.53.5
Strong Spirit1.22.1
No Rune00
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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