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Obliterate is a rune effect in Explosive Blast, an Offensive Wizard skill.

This rune effect increases the radius of effect from 12 to 18 yards, moving it out to much beyond melee range and potentially enabling the Wizard to impact a great many more enemies per use.

Skill Rune Effects[edit]

Refer to the Explosive Blast 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
Explosive Blast

1 Cost: 20 Arcane Power

Cooldown: 6 seconds

Gather an infusion of energy around you that explodes after 1.5 seconds for 945% weapon damage as Arcane to all enemies within 12 yards.

MedRuneB Obliterate
1 Release an enormous Explosive Blast that deals 990% weapon damage as Cold to all enemies within 18 yards.


Screenshots and movies will be added post-release.


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



Increase the explosion radius to 18 yards for 309% weapon damage as Physical.