Archive of Most Popular Monk 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 Monk runes. The runes are ranked from the most popular rune to the least popular, based on data from active level 60 Monks who played during patch 1.0.8.
  • The chart on the left lists the runes used by softcore Monks, while the chart on the right shows those used by hardcore Monks. The Percent column in these charts is the Percentage of Monks who use that particular rune, of all the softcore or hardcore level 60 Monks 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 - Monk Softcore
1CycloneSweeping Wind61.80
2ThunderclapFists of Thunder56.30
3Blazing WrathBreath of Heaven56.20
4OveraweMantra of Conviction50.40
6Faith in the LightBlinding Flash35.00
7Empowered WaveWave of Light14.80
8Peaceful ReposeSerenity11.90
9ImplosionCyclone Strike11.50
10TailwindTempest Rush11.30
11QuickeningFists of Thunder10.20
12Blazing FistsWay of the Hundred Fists9.80
13Circular BreathingMantra of Healing7.90
14Time of NeedMantra of Healing7.50
15Inner StormSweeping Wind6.50
16Wall of LightWave of Light6.00
17The Flesh is WeakExploding Palm5.82
18Fulminating OnslaughtSeven-Sided Strike5.80
19ForesightDeadly Reach5.40
20QuicksilverDashing Strike5.20
21Hard TargetMantra of Evasion4.50
22SubmissionMantra of Conviction4.10
23Explosive LightWave of Light3.90
24Blade StormSweeping Wind3.60
25Infused with LightBreath of Heaven3.50
26Sudden AssaultSeven-Sided Strike3.30
27Rising TideCrippling Wave3.20
28Circle of LifeBreath of Heaven3.11
29BacklashMantra of Evasion3.10
30TransgressionMantra of Retribution3.00
31Fists of FuryWay of the Hundred Fists2.93
32Fire StormSweeping Wind2.92
33Essence BurnExploding Palm2.90
34Eye of the StormCyclone Strike2.84
35Earth AllyMystic Ally2.80
36Master of WindSweeping Wind2.40
37Air AllyMystic Ally2.40
38Instant KarmaSerenity2.10
39Soothing BreezeCyclone Strike1.84
40Pillar of the AncientsWave of Light1.80
41Self ReflectionBlinding Flash1.70
42Blinding LightWave of Light1.70
44Windforce FlurryWay of the Hundred Fists1.61
45Northern BreezeTempest Rush1.60
46Bounding LightFists of Thunder1.60
47Sustained AttackSeven-Sided Strike1.50
48Strong SpiritExploding Palm1.43
49MangleCrippling Wave1.40
50Breaking WaveCrippling Wave1.30
51Wall of WindCyclone Strike1.12
52Searing LightBlinding Flash1.12
53Lightning FlashFists of Thunder1.10
54SustenanceMantra of Healing1.01
55Several-Sided StrikeSeven-Sided Strike1.00
56ConcussionCrippling Wave1.00
57Spirited SalvoWay of the Hundred Fists0.95
58Boon of InspirationMantra of Healing0.90
59Reap What Is SownSerenity0.83
60Penitent FlameBreath of Heaven0.83
61PandemoniumSeven-Sided Strike0.81
62Blinding SpeedDashing Strike0.80
63ReclamationMantra of Conviction0.75
64Wind through the ReedsMantra of Evasion0.74
65Scorpion StingLashing Tail Kick0.72
66Keen EyeDeadly Reach0.70
67Way of the Falling StarDashing Strike0.62
68Vulture Claw KickLashing Tail Kick0.61
69IntimidationMantra of Conviction0.60
70Flying Side KickDashing Strike0.53
71Hand of YtarLashing Tail Kick0.52
72TsunamiCrippling Wave0.52
73Divine ProtectionMantra of Evasion0.51
74Strike from BeyondDeadly Reach0.51
75Blinding EchoBlinding Flash0.50
76Spinning Flame KickLashing Tail Kick0.44
77SlipstreamTempest Rush0.43
78Fire AllyMystic Ally0.42
79Water AllyMystic Ally0.42
80Sweeping ArmadaLashing Tail Kick0.42
81Circle of ScornBreath of Heaven0.40
82Forbidden PalaceInner Sanctuary0.35
83RetaliationMantra of Retribution0.34
84Impending DoomExploding Palm0.33
85Hands of LightningWay of the Hundred Fists0.33
86Eternal AllyMystic Ally0.32
87Heavenly BodyMantra of Healing0.32
88Blinded and ConfusedBlinding Flash0.30
89Collateral DamageMantra of Retribution0.25
90Safe HavenInner Sanctuary0.24
91Static ChargeFists of Thunder0.24
92Scattered BlowsDeadly Reach0.24
93Piercing TridentDeadly Reach0.21
94BlusterTempest Rush0.20
95DisheartenMantra of Conviction0.16
96Circle of ProtectionInner Sanctuary0.15
97Creeping DemiseExploding Palm0.15
98FlurryTempest Rush0.15
99ConsecrationInner Sanctuary0.15
100Soaring SkullDashing Strike0.15
101SunburstCyclone Strike0.14
102PerseveranceMantra of Evasion0.12
103Against All OddsMantra of Retribution0.10
104Sanctified GroundInner Sanctuary0.05
105IndignationMantra of Retribution0.00
All Runes by Popularity - Monk Hardcore
1ThunderclapFists of Thunder65.60
2Blazing WrathBreath of Heaven59.00
3CycloneSweeping Wind53.00
5OveraweMantra of Conviction34.90
6Peaceful ReposeSerenity24.70
7Empowered WaveWave of Light24.50
8Time of NeedMantra of Healing23.60
9Faith in the LightBlinding Flash22.40
10ImplosionCyclone Strike16.10
11QuicksilverDashing Strike15.70
12TailwindTempest Rush14.30
14Hard TargetMantra of Evasion14.10
15Master of WindSweeping Wind12.20
16Earth AllyMystic Ally11.40
17QuickeningFists of Thunder10.80
18Circular BreathingMantra of Healing8.50
19Self ReflectionBlinding Flash5.60
20Inner StormSweeping Wind5.20
21Rising TideCrippling Wave5.13
22Circle of LifeBreath of Heaven5.10
23Wall of LightWave of Light4.90
24Sudden AssaultSeven-Sided Strike3.80
25Eye of the StormCyclone Strike3.74
26SustenanceMantra of Healing3.71
27Explosive LightWave of Light3.70
28Blade StormSweeping Wind3.40
29Fulminating OnslaughtSeven-Sided Strike3.30
30BacklashMantra of Evasion3.20
31Air AllyMystic Ally3.10
32Infused with LightBreath of Heaven2.74
33Blazing FistsWay of the Hundred Fists2.70
34Divine ProtectionMantra of Evasion2.60
35SubmissionMantra of Conviction2.50
36MangleCrippling Wave2.23
37ConcussionCrippling Wave2.20
38Keen EyeDeadly Reach2.11
39Northern BreezeTempest Rush2.10
40Fire StormSweeping Wind2.10
41The Flesh is WeakExploding Palm1.92
42ForesightDeadly Reach1.90
43Essence BurnExploding Palm1.80
44Fists of FuryWay of the Hundred Fists1.60
45Sustained AttackSeven-Sided Strike1.54
46Lightning FlashFists of Thunder1.50
47Searing LightBlinding Flash1.40
48Soothing BreezeCyclone Strike1.34
49PandemoniumSeven-Sided Strike1.30
50TransgressionMantra of Retribution1.22
51Blinding LightWave of Light1.20
52Breaking WaveCrippling Wave1.15
53Vulture Claw KickLashing Tail Kick1.11
54Blinding SpeedDashing Strike1.10
55Heavenly BodyMantra of Healing1.02
56Blinding EchoBlinding Flash1.00
57SlipstreamTempest Rush0.93
58Penitent FlameBreath of Heaven0.93
59Sweeping ArmadaLashing Tail Kick0.92
60Instant KarmaSerenity0.91
61Several-Sided StrikeSeven-Sided Strike0.90
62Bounding LightFists of Thunder0.90
63Spirited SalvoWay of the Hundred Fists0.85
64IntimidationMantra of Conviction0.85
65Water AllyMystic Ally0.82
66Way of the Falling StarDashing Strike0.82
67Flying Side KickDashing Strike0.80
68Wind through the ReedsMantra of Evasion0.74
69Windforce FlurryWay of the Hundred Fists0.71
70Boon of InspirationMantra of Healing0.70
71Reap What Is SownSerenity0.63
72TsunamiCrippling Wave0.62
73Wall of WindCyclone Strike0.62
74Pillar of the AncientsWave of Light0.60
75Scorpion StingLashing Tail Kick0.50
76Safe HavenInner Sanctuary0.44
77Strong SpiritExploding Palm0.43
78Fire AllyMystic Ally0.42
79Strike from BeyondDeadly Reach0.41
80Circle of ScornBreath of Heaven0.40
81Circle of ProtectionInner Sanctuary0.35
82ReclamationMantra of Conviction0.35
83Blinded and ConfusedBlinding Flash0.30
84Scattered BlowsDeadly Reach0.24
85Hands of LightningWay of the Hundred Fists0.23
86Eternal AllyMystic Ally0.22
87Hand of YtarLashing Tail Kick0.22
88Piercing TridentDeadly Reach0.21
89BlusterTempest Rush0.20
90Forbidden PalaceInner Sanctuary0.15
91FlurryTempest Rush0.15
92ConsecrationInner Sanctuary0.15
93Soaring SkullDashing Strike0.15
94RetaliationMantra of Retribution0.14
95Spinning Flame KickLashing Tail Kick0.14
96Static ChargeFists of Thunder0.14
97SunburstCyclone Strike0.14
98Impending DoomExploding Palm0.13
99PerseveranceMantra of Evasion0.12
100Collateral DamageMantra of Retribution0.10
101IndignationMantra of Retribution0.06
102DisheartenMantra of Conviction0.06
103Sanctified GroundInner Sanctuary0.05
104Creeping DemiseExploding Palm0.05
105Against All OddsMantra of Retribution0.00

Most Popular Rune per Monk Skill

  • This set of charts lists the single most popular rune for each Monk 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 Monks who were active in patch 1.0.8. The chart on the left lists the softcore Monk runes, and the chart on the right lists the most popular runes for hardcore Monks.
  • 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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