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Hooked Spines

Hooked Spines is a rune effect in Caltrops, a Discipline-spending Demon Hunter skill.

This rune effect increases the slowing effect from 60% to 80%. This doesn't sound like a huge difference, but as quickly as Elite packs can move on higher difficulty levels, adding 20% more slow down cam make a crucial difference.

Skill Rune EffectsEdit

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

<skill class="DemonHunter">Caltrops</skill> <skill class="DemonHunter" rune="Hooked Spines">Caltrops</skill>


Screenshots and videos will be added post-release.


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

Hooked Spines


Increase the slow amount to 79%.