Torturous Ground


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Torturous Ground is a rune effect in Caltrops, a Discipline-spending Demon Hunter skill.

This rune effect upgrades the slow to a stun-like immobilization. It only lasts two seconds though, much less than the slow effect with other runes in Caltrops.

Skill Rune Effects[edit]

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

Name Level Description

1 Cost: 6 Discipline

Lay a trap of caltrops on the ground that activates when an enemy approaches. Once sprung, the caltrops Slow the movement of enemies within 12 yards by 60%. This trap lasts 6 seconds.

MedRuneC Torturous Ground
1 When the trap is sprung, all enemies in the area are immobilized for 2 seconds.


Screenshots and videos will be added post-release.


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

Jagged Spikes


Enemies in the area also take 110% weapon damage per second.