Archive of Most Popular Demon Hunter Runes in Patch 1.0.8

  • Note: This is historical data, from level 60 characters who played during the Diablo III PC patch 1.0.8.
  • This is useful data for players on the console Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 editions of Diablo III, to see the most popular level 60 runes in the console Diablo III. The runes and skills reflected in these charts are similar to the current Diablo III patch on PS3 and Xbox 360.
  • Players of Diablo III on the PC (Windows and OS X) should see the Popular Builds and Skills charts for the data from the current Diablo III PC patch.
  • This set of charts lists all the Diablo III Demon Hunter runes. The runes are ranked from the most popular rune to the least popular, based on data from active level 60 Demon Hunters who played during patch 1.0.8.
  • The chart on the left lists the runes used by softcore Demon Hunters, while the chart on the right shows those used by hardcore Demon Hunters. The Percent column in these charts is the Percentage of Demon Hunters who use that particular rune, of all the softcore or hardcore level 60 Demon Hunters who were active in patch 1.0.8.
  • Select any rune or skill below to view full information about it.
Charts Last Updated: March 3, 2014
All Runes by Popularity - Demon Hunter Softcore
1GloomShadow Power61.80
3Bat CompanionCompanion36.70
4Backup PlanPreparation33.20
5Spray of TeethHungering Arrow25.60
6Ball LightningElemental Arrow25.50
7Lingering FogSmoke Screen21.10
8Trail of CindersVault20.30
9Battle ScarsPreparation15.40
10Echoing BlastSpike Trap13.70
11Guardian TurretSentry12.30
12Devouring ArrowHungering Arrow11.80
13Thunder BallBola Shot10.70
14Volatile ExplosivesBola Shot10.50
15BombardmentRapid Fire9.90
16Boar CompanionCompanion9.40
17Bait the TrapCaltrops7.80
18Fire SupportRapid Fire7.20
19Fire at WillMultishot6.80
20High VelocityRapid Fire6.60
21Imminent DoomBola Shot6.13
23Jagged SpikesCaltrops6.11
24Loaded for BearCluster Arrow6.11
25Blood MoonShadow Power6.10
26Withering FireRapid Fire5.90
27Spitfire TurretSentry5.00
28ScatterSpike Trap4.90
29Nether TentaclesElemental Arrow4.30
30Torturous GroundCaltrops4.20
31Ferret CompanionCompanion4.00
32Shatter ShotHungering Arrow3.91
33Focused MindPreparation3.90
34Dark CloudRain of Vengeance3.84
35Shuriken CloudChakram3.81
36Cluster BombsCluster Arrow3.81
37Bitter PillBola Shot3.80
38Cluster GrenadesGrenades3.60
39Beastly BombsRain of Vengeance3.50
40Aid StationSentry3.00
41Flying StrikeRain of Vengeance2.70
42Grim ReaperMarked for Death2.61
43Full BroadsideMultishot2.60
44Covering FireEvasive Fire2.50
45Suppression FireMultishot2.33
46Puncturing ArrowHungering Arrow2.31
47Mortal EnemyMarked for Death2.30
48DisplacementSmoke Screen2.23
49Hail of KnivesFan of Knives2.22
50Choking GasSmoke Screen2.20
51Valley of DeathMarked for Death2.04
52Night BaneShadow Power2.00
53Rattling RollVault1.91
54Frost ArrowElemental Arrow1.90
55Shadow GlideShadow Power1.84
56Drifting ShadowStrafe1.84
57Action ShotVault1.80
58Twin ChakramsChakram1.73
59Hooked SpinesCaltrops1.72
61Acid StrikeBola Shot1.60
62Special RecipeSmoke Screen1.50
63Wolf CompanionCompanion1.44
64Web ShotRapid Fire1.42
65StampedeRain of Vengeance1.41
66Justice is ServedEntangling Shot1.40
67Rocket StormStrafe1.35
70Breathe DeepSmoke Screen1.20
72Cinder ArrowHungering Arrow1.13
73Bounty HunterEntangling Shot1.10
74Grievous WoundsImpale1.00
75AnathemaRain of Vengeance1.00
76Vigilant WatcherSentry0.92
77Death TollMarked for Death0.90
78ContagionMarked for Death0.74
79Razor DiskChakram0.74
80Lightning BoltsElemental Arrow0.73
82Stinging SteelStrafe0.66
83Chemical BurnImpale0.62
84Chain GangEntangling Shot0.60
85Well of DarknessShadow Power0.56
86Stun GrenadesGrenades0.54
87Gas GrenadesGrenades0.52
88Carved StakesCaltrops0.50
89Long FuseSpike Trap0.45
90Shock CollarEntangling Shot0.42
91RetaliateFan of Knives0.41
92Assassin's KnivesFan of Knives0.40
93HardenedEvasive Fire0.36
94Lightning RodSpike Trap0.35
95Fan of DaggersFan of Knives0.34
97MaelstromCluster Arrow0.33
98Shooting StarsCluster Arrow0.33
100Chain of TormentSentry0.30
101Sticky TrapSpike Trap0.25
102DisplaceEvasive Fire0.25
103Fire BombGrenades0.25
104SurgeEvasive Fire0.25
105Spider CompanionCompanion0.25
106Heavy BurdenEntangling Shot0.24
107Screaming SkullElemental Arrow0.23
108Dazzling ArrowCluster Arrow0.20
111Parting GiftEvasive Fire0.15
113Crippling RazorsFan of Knives0.14
114Burst FireMultishot0.11
All Runes by Popularity - Demon Hunter Hardcore
1GloomShadow Power56.30
3Lingering FogSmoke Screen46.30
4Boar CompanionCompanion44.60
5Battle ScarsPreparation42.00
6Ball LightningElemental Arrow30.30
7Volatile ExplosivesBola Shot22.50
8Bat CompanionCompanion17.90
9Spray of TeethHungering Arrow17.80
10Backup PlanPreparation16.60
11Trail of CindersVault15.10
12Guardian TurretSentry14.40
13Devouring ArrowHungering Arrow13.50
14Thunder BallBola Shot12.80
15Echoing BlastSpike Trap10.80
16Fire SupportRapid Fire10.72
17Fire at WillMultishot10.70
18Aid StationSentry9.80
19Withering FireRapid Fire9.30
20High VelocityRapid Fire7.20
21BombardmentRapid Fire6.80
22Spitfire TurretSentry5.60
23Jagged SpikesCaltrops5.40
24Rattling RollVault5.30
25Shatter ShotHungering Arrow4.90
26Blood MoonShadow Power4.60
27Puncturing ArrowHungering Arrow4.40
28Torturous GroundCaltrops4.20
29DisplacementSmoke Screen4.20
30Bait the TrapCaltrops4.10
32Imminent DoomBola Shot3.33
33Action ShotVault3.30
34Bitter PillBola Shot2.80
35Focused MindPreparation2.53
36Shuriken CloudChakram2.51
37Drifting ShadowStrafe2.50
38Loaded for BearCluster Arrow2.40
39Hooked SpinesCaltrops2.32
40Ferret CompanionCompanion2.30
41Web ShotRapid Fire2.22
42ScatterSpike Trap2.20
43Nether TentaclesElemental Arrow2.20
45Cluster GrenadesGrenades2.10
46Covering FireEvasive Fire2.00
47Special RecipeSmoke Screen1.83
48Dark CloudRain of Vengeance1.80
49Choking GasSmoke Screen1.70
50Twin ChakramsChakram1.63
51Suppression FireMultishot1.63
52Rocket StormStrafe1.60
53Frost ArrowElemental Arrow1.50
54Justice is ServedEntangling Shot1.45
55Full BroadsideMultishot1.42
56Cinder ArrowHungering Arrow1.40
57Hail of KnivesFan of Knives1.20
59Cluster BombsCluster Arrow1.11
60Bounty HunterEntangling Shot1.10
61Wolf CompanionCompanion1.04
62Night BaneShadow Power1.03
63Flying StrikeRain of Vengeance1.03
64Chain GangEntangling Shot1.03
65Vigilant WatcherSentry1.02
66Acid StrikeBola Shot1.00
67Breathe DeepSmoke Screen0.95
68Beastly BombsRain of Vengeance0.90
69Shadow GlideShadow Power0.84
70StampedeRain of Vengeance0.81
71Grim ReaperMarked for Death0.81
73Valley of DeathMarked for Death0.74
75Stun GrenadesGrenades0.64
76Shock CollarEntangling Shot0.60
77Stinging SteelStrafe0.56
78Razor DiskChakram0.54
79HardenedEvasive Fire0.50
80Mortal EnemyMarked for Death0.41
81Gas GrenadesGrenades0.40
82Dazzling ArrowCluster Arrow0.35
84Death TollMarked for Death0.34
85ContagionMarked for Death0.34
86Carved StakesCaltrops0.32
87Chemical BurnImpale0.32
89AnathemaRain of Vengeance0.30
90Well of DarknessShadow Power0.26
91Spider CompanionCompanion0.25
92Fan of DaggersFan of Knives0.24
93Lightning BoltsElemental Arrow0.23
95Grievous WoundsImpale0.20
96Chain of TormentSentry0.20
99Sticky TrapSpike Trap0.15
100Long FuseSpike Trap0.15
101DisplaceEvasive Fire0.15
102Fire BombGrenades0.15
103SurgeEvasive Fire0.15
104Lightning RodSpike Trap0.15
105Heavy BurdenEntangling Shot0.14
106Screaming SkullElemental Arrow0.13
107MaelstromCluster Arrow0.13
108Shooting StarsCluster Arrow0.13
109RetaliateFan of Knives0.11
110Assassin's KnivesFan of Knives0.10
111Parting GiftEvasive Fire0.05
113Crippling RazorsFan of Knives0.04
114Burst FireMultishot0.01

Most Popular Rune per Demon Hunter Skill

  • This set of charts lists the single most popular rune for each Demon Hunter skill, as of the end of Diablo III PC patch 1.0.8. The runes are listed from the most popular for their skill, to the least popular. This makes it easy to see which skills only have one rune that is commonly used at level 60.
  • These charts are based on data from level 60 Demon Hunters who were active in patch 1.0.8. The chart on the left lists the softcore Demon Hunter runes, and the chart on the right lists the most popular runes for hardcore Demon Hunters.
  • Select any rune or skill below to see more data on it.
See the Diablo III Charts & Guides for all the data from the current patch.
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