Crystal Shell


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Crystal Shell is a rune effect in Diamond Skin, a Utility Wizard skill with great defensive potential.

This rune effect increases the maximum damage absorption. This amount scales up with level, but maxes out at 21706.79 damage at level 60.

Skill Rune Effects[edit]

Refer to the Diamond Skin rune effects article for thorough descriptions of all five rune effects in this skill, including screenshots, videos, strategy tips, and other related information.

Name Level Description
Diamond Skin

1 Cooldown: 15 seconds

Transform your skin to diamond for 3 seconds, absorbing up to 40% of your Life in damage from incoming attacks.

MedRuneC Crystal Shell
1 Increase the maximum amount of damage absorbed to 80% of your Life.


Screenshots and movies will be added post-release.


Prior to the skill revision in February 2012, this rune effect was enabled by the Obsidian Rune, granting the following effect with a level 7 runestone:

Crystal Shell


Increase the maximum absorption amount to 6919 damage.