Arcane Distortion


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Arcane Distortion is a Tier 3 skill from the Wizard's Arcane skill tree, slowing enemies hit by Arcane spells.

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Diablo III Skill [e]
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Arcane Distortion

Passive, 15 ranks

Used by: Wizard
Skill Description:
Enemies damaged by your arcane spells are slowed by 35% for 3 seconds.
Skill Details:
Type: Debuff speed
Quantity: 35%
Effect: Target
School: Arcane
Resource cost: None
Cast time: None
Duration: 3 sec
Cooldown: None
Synergies: All Arcane spells.
Requires: N/A
Prereq of: N/A

Studies for a Wizard, in how to infuse her spells with an Arcane distortion that slows her enemies.

Skill Design[edit]

There are a lot of interesting ways to slow or freeze or stun monsters in D3. Types of damage, critical hits, spells, masteries to spells, and more.

Skill Rank Table[edit]

  • Rank 1: 35% slow for 3 sec.

Only Rank 1 is currently known.


Skill Rune Effects[edit]

  • None known.


Arcane Distortion was first shown at BlizzCon 2008 when the Wizard was unveiled. It was removed sometime prior to BlizzCon 2009.

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