Broad Sweep

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Broad Sweep is a rune effect in Cleave, a Fury-generating Barbarian skill.

This rune effect does not change the function of Cleave, but increases the base skill damage from 140% to 175%.


Post-Release Changes[edit]

Cleave was buffed in the v1.0.4 patch, increasing the skill's damage and improving all of the rune effects in the process.[1]

  • Cleave changes in v1.0.4:
    • Weapon damage increased from 120% to 140%
  • Skill Rune – Broad Sweep
    • Weapon damage increased from 156% to 175%
    • Proc coefficient increased from 0.5 to 0.8


Skill Rune Effects[edit]

See the Cleave rune effects article for thorough descriptions of all the rune effects in this skill, including screenshots, videos, and strategy tips.

Name Level Description
Cleave
(database)

Primary
1 Generate: 6 Fury per attack


Swing your weapon in a wide arc to deal 200% weapon damage to all enemies caught in the swing.

MedRuneA Broad Sweep
(database)
1 Swing at all enemies around you and increase damage to 235% weapon damage as Lightning.


Media[edit]

Screenshots and videos will be added post-release.


Development[edit]

Prior to the February 2012 skill and rune system revision, this effect was created by the Crimson Rune, which yielded the following effect:

IconCrimson.png
Broad Sweep

[e]

Increases damage to 260% weapon damage to the targeted enemy and 130% weapon damage to others in the arc.