Demon Hunter Runes by Popularity in Patch 2.0

Archive of the Demon Hunter runes for active skills, ranked by popularity in patch 2.0

  • Note: This is historical data, from the characters as of the end of Diablo III PC patch 2.0.6.
  • These are charts of all the Diablo III Demon Hunter runes, ranking them from the most to least popular rune. The data comes from level 70 Demon Hunters who played from patch 2.0.1 to patch 2.0.6. The data is gathered from more than 3 million Diablo III characters.
  • 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.
  • Select any rune or skill below to view full current information about that Demon Hunter skill, along with the popularity of every rune for the skill.
Charts Last Updated: September 5, 2014

All Demon Hunter Runes Ranked by Popularity

  • These charts show every Demon Hunter rune, based on their popularity by level 70 Demon Hunters from patch 2.0.1 to patch 2.0.6. 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 who are active in patch 2.0.
  • Select any rune or skill to view full information and statistics about it.
Runes by Popularity - Demon Hunter Softcore
1Wolf CompanionCompanion54.70
2Loaded for BearCluster Arrow52.90
4Spitfire TurretSentry27.30
5Justice is ServedEntangling Shot23.30
8Healing VaporsSmoke Screen18.60
10Trail of CindersVault15.20
11Serrated ArrowHungering Arrow14.20
12Bat CompanionCompanion11.20
13Lingering FogSmoke Screen8.30
14ContagionMarked for Death8.30
15Personal MortarVengeance7.70
16Boar CompanionCompanion6.50
17Action ShotVault5.70
18ShadeRain of Vengeance5.40
19Side CannonsVengeance5.16
20Frost ArrowElemental Arrow5.10
21Imminent DoomBolas4.80
22Shooting StarsCluster Arrow4.70
23Dark HeartVengeance4.60
24GloomShadow Power4.50
25Backup PlanPreparation4.30
26Spray of TeethHungering Arrow4.21
27Blood MoonShadow Power4.20
28Full BroadsideMultishot3.90
29Dark CloudRain of Vengeance3.80
30Rattling RollVault3.71
31DisplacementSmoke Screen3.70
32Covering FireEvasive Fire3.50
33StampedeRain of Vengeance3.41
34Guardian TurretSentry3.40
35Withering FireRapid Fire3.12
36Flying StrikeRain of Vengeance3.10
37Suppression FireMultishot3.00
38Impaling BoltSentry2.92
39Fire SupportRapid Fire2.92
40Mortal EnemyMarked for Death2.91
41AnathemaRain of Vengeance2.90
42Grim ReaperMarked for Death2.81
43Devouring ArrowHungering Arrow2.80
44Volatile ExplosivesBolas2.72
45Twin ChakramsChakram2.70
46From the ShadowsVengeance2.46
47Ball LightningElemental Arrow2.40
48Battle ScarsPreparation2.30
49Shuriken CloudChakram2.01
50Bait the TrapCaltrops2.00
51Shatter ShotHungering Arrow1.71
52Ferret CompanionCompanion1.70
53High VelocityRapid Fire1.54
54Fire at WillMultishot1.52
55Thunder BallBolas1.50
56Cluster BombsCluster Arrow1.50
57HardenedEvasive Fire1.46
58Rocket StormStrafe1.45
61Grenade CacheGrenade1.35
62Screaming SkullElemental Arrow1.33
63Focused MindPreparation1.33
64Dazzling ArrowCluster Arrow1.30
65BombardmentRapid Fire1.25
66Valley of DeathMarked for Death1.24
67Aid StationSentry1.20
68Bounty HunterEntangling Shot1.05
69Cluster GrenadesGrenade1.03
70Shock CollarEntangling Shot1.02
71Puncturing ArrowHungering Arrow1.01
73Spider CompanionCompanion0.95
74Pinpoint AccuracyFan of Knives0.94
76Jagged SpikesCaltrops0.91
77Assassin's KnivesFan of Knives0.90
78Nether TentaclesElemental Arrow0.80
79Chain GangEntangling Shot0.80
81Shadow GlideShadow Power0.74
82Knives ExpertFan of Knives0.72
83Torturous GroundCaltrops0.70
84Bitter PillBolas0.70
85Death TollMarked for Death0.64
86Drifting ShadowStrafe0.64
87Razor DiskChakram0.64
88Heavy BurdenEntangling Shot0.64
89Chemical BurnImpale0.62
90Web ShotRapid Fire0.62
91ScatterSpike Trap0.60
92Acid StrikeBolas0.60
93Long FuseSpike Trap0.55
94Choking GasSmoke Screen0.55
95Fan of DaggersFan of Knives0.54
97Hooked SpinesCaltrops0.52
98Carved StakesCaltrops0.50
99Stinging SteelStrafe0.46
101Lightning BoltsElemental Arrow0.43
102MaelstromCluster Arrow0.43
103Grievous WoundsImpale0.40
104Echoing BlastSpike Trap0.36
105Well of DarknessShadow Power0.36
106Night BaneShadow Power0.33
107Special RecipeSmoke Screen0.33
108Chain of TormentSentry0.33
111Parting GiftEvasive Fire0.25
112Sticky TrapSpike Trap0.25
113DisplaceEvasive Fire0.25
114SurgeEvasive Fire0.25
115Stun GrenadeGrenade0.24
116Gas GrenadesGrenade0.22
118Burst FireMultishot0.21
119Bladed ArmorFan of Knives0.20
120Lightning RodSpike Trap0.10
Runes by Popularity - Demon Hunter Hardcore
2Loaded for BearCluster Arrow48.20
3Wolf CompanionCompanion45.90
4Healing VaporsSmoke Screen26.90
6Boar CompanionCompanion22.20
7Justice is ServedEntangling Shot22.10
8Spitfire TurretSentry19.30
10Serrated ArrowHungering Arrow18.20
11Lingering FogSmoke Screen15.10
12Trail of CindersVault12.00
14Bat CompanionCompanion9.70
15Personal MortarVengeance7.46
16Action ShotVault7.40
17Frost ArrowElemental Arrow7.30
18ContagionMarked for Death7.00
19DisplacementSmoke Screen6.80
20Side CannonsVengeance6.50
21Rattling RollVault6.10
22ShadeRain of Vengeance5.92
23Guardian TurretSentry5.90
24Imminent DoomBolas5.70
25Dark HeartVengeance5.50
26Volatile ExplosivesBolas5.00
27Battle ScarsPreparation4.60
28Covering FireEvasive Fire4.30
29Full BroadsideMultishot4.22
30Dark CloudRain of Vengeance4.20
31Backup PlanPreparation4.10
32Withering FireRapid Fire3.72
33Ball LightningElemental Arrow3.70
34Shooting StarsCluster Arrow3.53
35Spray of TeethHungering Arrow3.51
36GloomShadow Power3.51
37Fire at WillMultishot3.50
38HardenedEvasive Fire3.36
39Suppression FireMultishot3.33
40Devouring ArrowHungering Arrow3.30
41Twin ChakramsChakram3.13
43Fire SupportRapid Fire2.90
44Impaling BoltSentry2.70
45Shuriken CloudChakram2.61
46Blood MoonShadow Power2.60
47Flying StrikeRain of Vengeance2.50
48Shatter ShotHungering Arrow2.30
49StampedeRain of Vengeance2.20
50AnathemaRain of Vengeance2.15
51Aid StationSentry2.10
52From the ShadowsVengeance2.06
53Ferret CompanionCompanion2.00
54Thunder BallBolas1.90
56Puncturing ArrowHungering Arrow1.71
57Pinpoint AccuracyFan of Knives1.70
58Rocket StormStrafe1.65
59Mortal EnemyMarked for Death1.61
60Bait the TrapCaltrops1.60
61Grim ReaperMarked for Death1.51
62Dazzling ArrowCluster Arrow1.50
63Grenade CacheGrenade1.45
64Focused MindPreparation1.43
66High VelocityRapid Fire1.24
67Assassin's KnivesFan of Knives1.20
69Shock CollarEntangling Shot1.10
71Cluster GrenadesGrenade1.03
72Jagged SpikesCaltrops1.01
73Cluster BombsCluster Arrow1.00
74Bounty HunterEntangling Shot0.95
75Drifting ShadowStrafe0.94
76Razor DiskChakram0.94
77BombardmentRapid Fire0.90
78Valley of DeathMarked for Death0.84
79Screaming SkullElemental Arrow0.83
80Knives ExpertFan of Knives0.82
81Chain GangEntangling Shot0.80
82Heavy BurdenEntangling Shot0.74
84Web ShotRapid Fire0.72
85Nether TentaclesElemental Arrow0.70
86Torturous GroundCaltrops0.70
87Carved StakesCaltrops0.70
88Spider CompanionCompanion0.65
89Special RecipeSmoke Screen0.63
90Bitter PillBolas0.60
91Stinging SteelStrafe0.56
92Death TollMarked for Death0.54
93Shadow GlideShadow Power0.54
94Fan of DaggersFan of Knives0.54
95MaelstromCluster Arrow0.53
96Hooked SpinesCaltrops0.52
97Acid StrikeBolas0.50
99Choking GasSmoke Screen0.40
101SurgeEvasive Fire0.35
102Lightning BoltsElemental Arrow0.33
103Chain of TormentSentry0.33
105Chemical BurnImpale0.32
106Burst FireMultishot0.31
107Grievous WoundsImpale0.30
108ScatterSpike Trap0.30
109Bladed ArmorFan of Knives0.30
110Echoing BlastSpike Trap0.26
111Well of DarknessShadow Power0.26
112Parting GiftEvasive Fire0.25
113Sticky TrapSpike Trap0.25
114Long FuseSpike Trap0.25
115Stun GrenadeGrenade0.24
116Night BaneShadow Power0.23
117Gas GrenadesGrenade0.22
118DisplaceEvasive Fire0.20
119Lightning RodSpike Trap0.15

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 as of the end of patch 2.0.6. 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.
  • See the Demon Hunter Active Skills charts for the most popular active skills that these runes are connected to.
  • Select any rune or skill to view the full information and statistics about it.
Want more patch 2.0 data? See the Archive of Data for Patch 2.0 for other charts.
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