Wave of Light
Level Required: 12
Skill Type: Secondary

Cost: 75 Spirit

Focus a wave of light that crushes enemies for 835% weapon damage as Holy.

Element: Holy

Runes for Wave of Light
Skill RunesLevelElement
Wall of Light

Wave of Light Stuns enemies for 1 second.

Wave of Light's damage turns into Physical.

Explosive Light

Release bursts of energy that deal 830% weapon damage as Fire to nearby enemies.

Empowered Wave

Increases the damage of Wave of Light to 1045% weapon damage as Holy.

Shattering Light

Wave of Light deals an additional 820% weapon damage as Cold in a line.

Pillar of the Ancients

Summon an ancient pillar that deals 635% weapon damage as Lightning, followed by 785% weapon damage as Lightning over 3 seconds to enemies who remain in the area.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Monk.
Wave of Light Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Wave of Light 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 Wave of Light 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 Wave of Light runes in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on consoles - the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
  • See other Monk skill data in the Most Popular Monk Builds and Skills charts.
Wave of Light Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Wave of Light runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Monks. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Wave of Light rune.
Wave of Light Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Wave of Light runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Monks.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Pillar of the Ancients59.854.2
Explosive Light23.425.3
Empowered Wave10.112.5
Shattering Light4.14
Wall of Light2.54
No Rune00
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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