Magic Missile
Level Required: 1
Skill Type: Primary

This is a Signature spell. Signature spells are free to cast.

Launch a missile of magic energy, dealing 230% weapon damage as Arcane.

Element: Arcane

Runes for Magic Missile
Skill RunesLevelElement
Charged Blast

Increase the damage of Magic Missile to 325% weapon damage as Arcane.

Glacial Spike

Cast out a shard of ice that explodes on impact, causing enemies within 4.5 yards to take 175% weapon damage as Cold and be Frozen for 1 second.

Enemies cannot be Frozen by Glacial Spike more than once every 5 seconds.


Fire 3 missiles that each deal 80% weapon damage as Arcane.


Missiles track the nearest enemy. Missile damage is increased to 285% weapon damage as Arcane.


The missile pierces through enemies and causes them to burn for 130% weapon damage as Fire over 3 seconds.

Burn damage stacks up to 3 times and any Fire damage taken from your other spells refresh all stacks to their maximum duration.

Note: Information on this page is based on a level 70 Wizard.
Magic Missile Rune Popularity
  • This chart shows the popularity of the runes for the Magic Missile 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 Magic Missile 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 Magic Missile 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.
Magic Missile Rune Popularity Chart
Popularity percentages for Magic Missile runes, as used by level 70 hardcore and softcore Wizards. Hightlight the bars on the chart to see the percentages for each Magic Missile rune.
Magic Missile Rune Popularity Table
Popularity percentages for the Magic Missile runes used by level 70 softcore and hardcore Wizards.
RuneSoftcore %Hardcore %
Glacial Spike54.155.3
Charged Blast7.78.5
No Rune00
Charts Last Updated: November 3, 2018
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