Thunder Storm


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This rune effect was known as Strike Back prior to Patch v1.0.5 which renamed and redesigned it.

Strike Back is a rune effect in Storm Armor, a Utility Wizard skill.

This skill was renamed and buffed in v1.0.5, with the damage boosted to 130% damage. The name is now identical to the Sorceress skill from Diablo II, which inspired its function.

Skill Rune Effects[edit]

Refer to the Storm Armor 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
Storm Armor

Armor spell
1 Cost: 25 Arcane Power

Bathe yourself in electrical energy, periodically shocking a nearby enemy for 175% weapon damage as Lightning. Lasts 10 minutes.

Only one Armor may be active at a time.

MedRuneA Thunder Storm
1 Increase the damage of the shock to 315% weapon damage as Lightning.


Screenshots and movies will be added post-release.


Prior to v1.0.5, this rune effect was known as Strike Back and dealt considerably less damage.

  • Strike Back: Increase the damage of the shock to 91% weapon damage as Lightning.

Pre-Release Changes[edit]

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

Strike Back


Increase the damage of the shock to 280% weapon damage as Lightning.