Diamond Skin
Level Required: 8
Skill Type: Defensive

Cooldown: 15 seconds

Transform your skin to diamond for 3 seconds, absorbing up to 93337 damage from incoming attacks.

Element: Arcane

Runes for Diamond Skin
Skill RunesLevelElement
Crystal Shell

Increase the maximum amount of damage absorbed to 186675 damage.


Reduce the Arcane Power cost of all skills by 9 while Diamond Skin is active.

Sleek Shell

Increases your movement speed by 30% while Diamond Skin is active.

Enduring Skin

Increase the duration of Diamond Skin to 6 seconds.

Diamond Shards

When Diamond Skin fades, diamond shards explode in all directions dealing 863% weapon damage as Arcane to nearby enemies.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Wizard.
Diamond Skin Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Diamond Skin 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 Diamond Skin 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 Diamond Skin 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.
Diamond Skin Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Diamond Skin runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Wizards. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Diamond Skin rune.
Diamond Skin Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Diamond Skin runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Wizards.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Crystal Shell43.557.4
Enduring Skin18.318.1
Diamond Shards15.47.3
Sleek Shell10.78.7
No Rune0.10
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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