Level Required: 61
Skill Type: Decay

Cost: 250 Mana
Cooldown: 8 seconds

Summons a pool of deadly piranhas that deals 400% weapon damage as Poison over 8 seconds. Affected enemies will also take 15% increased damage.

Element: Poison

Runes for Piranhas
Skill RunesLevelElement

A giant bogadile emerges from the pool of water, Stuns, and bites a monster dealing 1100% weapon damage as Physical.

Zombie Piranhas

Turn the piranhas into zombie piranhas. The piranhas will leap out from the pool savagely at nearby enemies


The pool of piranhas becomes a tornado of piranhas that lasts 4 seconds. Nearby enemies are periodically sucked into the tornado.

Increases the cooldown to 16 seconds.

Wave of Mutilation

Turn each cast into a wave of piranhas that crash forward dealing 475% weapon damage and causing all enemies affected to take 15% increased damage for 8 seconds.

Frozen Piranhas

Changes the damage dealt to 400% weapon damage as Cold over 8 seconds, chilling enemies for the entire duration.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Witch Doctor.
Piranhas Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Piranhas Witch Doctor 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 Piranhas runes as chosen by level 70 Witch Doctors who are currently playing the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls on PC or Mac in patch 2.3. It can also guide Witch Doctors looking to pick the best Piranhas runes in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on consoles - the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
  • See other Witch Doctor skill data in the Most Popular Witch Doctor Builds and Skills charts.
Piranhas Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Piranhas runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Witch Doctors. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Piranhas rune.
Piranhas Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Piranhas runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Witch Doctors.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Wave of Mutilation4.87.5
Frozen Piranhas3.94.9
Zombie Piranhas2.83.7
No Rune00
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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