Wall of Death
Level Required: 28
Skill Type: Decay

Cooldown: 8 seconds

Raise a wall of zombies 28 yards wide from the ground that blocks enemies and attacks them for 1000% weapon damage as Physical over 6 seconds.

Element: Physical

Runes for Wall of Death
Skill RunesLevelElement

Increase the width of the Wall of Zombies.

Ring of Poison

Summon a deadly ring for 5 seconds that poisons nearby enemies for 1200% weapon damage as Poison over 8 seconds.

Unrelenting Grip

Your Wall of Zombies will Slow the movement of enemies by 60% for 5 seconds. Changes the damage done to Cold.

Wall of Zombies

Increase the width of the wall to 50 yards. All enemies in front of you are knocked back behind the wall.


Up to 3 zombies will emerge from the ground and attack nearby enemies for 25% of your weapon damage as Physical per attack.

Surrounded by Death

Raise a circle of zombies from the ground that traps and attacks nearby enemies for 1000% weapon damage as Physical over 4 seconds.

Wrecking Crew

The line of zombies taunt enemies to attack them.

Fire Wall

Raise a wall of flame 40 yards wide for 8 seconds that burns enemies who walk through, causing them to take 1100% weapon damage as Fire over 4 seconds.

Offensive Line

Knock all enemies behind the wall.

Communing with Spirits

Summon a circle of spirits for 6 seconds that deals 1200% weapon damage as Cold, Chills nearby enemies by 60%, and reduces their damage dealt by 25% for 3 seconds.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Witch Doctor.
Wall of Death Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Wall of Death 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 Wall of Death 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 Wall of Death runes in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on consoles - the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
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Wall of Death Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Wall of Death runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Witch Doctors. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Wall of Death rune.
Wall of Death Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Wall of Death runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Witch Doctors.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Fire Wall87.476.7
Communing with Spirits6.211.7
Ring of Poison4.67.7
Surrounded by Death12.3
Wall of Zombies0.81.6
Unrelenting Grip00
Offensive Line00
No Rune00
Wrecking Crew00
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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