Arcane Orb
Level Required: 5
Skill Type: Secondary

Cost: 30 Arcane Power

Hurl an orb of pure energy that explodes on contact, dealing 435% weapon damage as Arcane to all enemies within 15 yards.

Element: Arcane

Runes for Arcane Orb
Skill RunesLevelElement

Increase the speed of the orb and its damage to 700% weapon damage as Arcane, but reduce the area of effect to 8 yards.

Arcane Orbit

Create 4 Arcane Orbs that orbit you, exploding for 265% weapon damage as Arcane when enemies get close.


Lob an electrified orb over enemies that zaps them for 349% weapon damage as Lightning and increases the damage of the next Lightning spell you cast by 2% for every enemy hit.


Launch a burning orb that deals 221% weapon damage as Fire. The orb leaves behind a wall of Fire that deals 734% weapon damage as Fire over 5 seconds.

Frozen Orb

Create an orb of frozen death that shreds an area with ice bolts, dealing 393% weapon damage as Cold.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Wizard.
Arcane Orb Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Arcane Orb Wizard 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 Arcane Orb runes as chosen by level 70 Wizards who are currently playing the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls on PC or Mac in patch 2.3. It can also guide Wizards looking to pick the best Arcane Orb runes in Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition on consoles - the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
  • See other Wizard skill data in the Most Popular Wizard Builds and Skills charts.
Arcane Orb Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Arcane Orb runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Wizards. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Arcane Orb rune.
Arcane Orb Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Arcane Orb runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Wizards.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Frozen Orb59.759.2
Arcane Orbit5.44.1
No Rune0.10
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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