Exploding Wave


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Exploding Wave is a rune effect in Wave of Force, an Offensive Wizard skill that also works well as a defensive tool.

This rune effect sets of a huge series of blasts by adding a 40% chance to any enemy hit by the initial Wave to recast a smaller secondary one. As easily as a Wizard can hit 10+ enemies with this skill, imagine 4+ smaller ones kicking off in a cluster of enemies, all of those hitting for 100% weapon damage. Enemies in a large cluster could easily take 500% weapon damage or more from this one attack.

Skill Rune Effects[edit]

Refer to the Wave of Force 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
Wave of Force

1 Cost: 25 Arcane Power

Discharge a wave of pure energy that deals 390% weapon damage as Arcane to nearby enemies.



Screenshots and movies will be added post-release.


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

Impactful Wave


Increases the distance enemies are knocked back and stuns all affected enemies for 3.5 seconds.