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Stampede is a rune effect in Rain of Vengeance, a Hatred-spending Demon Hunter skill.

This rune effect summons a wave of shadow beasts that trampled across the ground dealing 75% weapon damage and a knockback to enemies they encounter.

Skill Rune Effects[edit]

Refer to the Rain of Vengeance rune effects article for thorough descriptions of all five rune effects in this skill, including screenshots, videos, and strategy tips.

Name Level Description
Rain of Vengeance

Bow skill
1 Cooldown: 30 seconds

Fire a massive volley of arrows at a large area. Arrows fall from the sky dealing 1500% weapon damage over 5 seconds to all enemies in the area.

MedRuneE Stampede
1 Summon a wave of 10 Shadow Beasts to tear across the ground, knocking back enemies and dealing 4600% total weapon damage as Fire over 3 seconds.


The basic skill emulates the "massive wave of arrows" type attack that's popular in medieval and martial arts films, with various demonic/magical modifications from the skill runes. You can see all six functions in the movie below. Turn it up to 1080HD, and play it full screen for the best visuals.

Note that this video was obtained via data mining with an emulator. It was not released by Blizzard and there will likely be some modifications to the runestone effects in the final game.


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



Summon a wave of 14 Shadow Beasts to tear across the ground, knocking back enemies and dealing 126% weapon damage.