Level Required: 27
Skill Type: Force

Cost: 40 Arcane Power

Call down shards of ice that deal 1075% weapon damage as Cold over 6 seconds to enemies in a 12 yard radius. Multiple casts in the same area from the same caster do not stack.

Element: Cold

Runes for Blizzard
Skill RunesLevelElement
Lightning Storm

Enemies affected by Blizzard take 15% increased damage from Lightning.

Frozen Solid

Enemies caught in the Blizzard have a 100% chance to be Frozen for 2.5 seconds.


Reduce the casting cost of Blizzard to 10 Arcane Power.


Increase the area of effect of Blizzard to a 30 yard radius.

Blizzard's damage turns into Fire.

Unrelenting Storm

Increase the duration and damage of Blizzard to deal 1810% weapon damage as Cold over 8 seconds.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Wizard.
Blizzard Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Blizzard 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 Blizzard 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 Blizzard 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.
Blizzard Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Blizzard runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Wizards. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Blizzard rune.
Blizzard Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Blizzard runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Wizards.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Frozen Solid3423.8
Unrelenting Storm5.35.9
Lightning Storm1.52
No Rune00
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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