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Rolling Thunder is a rune effect in Hammer of the Ancients, a Fury-spending Barbarian skill.

This rune effect creates a shockwave that strikes all enemies in a straight line for 22 yards. This makes the attack quite useful when launched against large groups directly in front of the Barbarian.


Post-Release ChangesEdit

Patch 1.0.4 buffed the base skill and greatly increased the damage of Rolling Thunder as well:

v1.04 changes: [1]

  • Hammer of the Ancients
    • Weapon damage increased from 200% to 325%
  • Skill Rune – Rolling Thunder
    • Weapon damage increased from 155% to 275%

Skill Rune EffectsEdit

See the Hammer of the Ancients rune effects article for thorough descriptions of all the rune effects in this skill, including screenshots and videos.

Name Level Description

<skill class="Barbarian">Hammer of the Ancients</skill> <skill class="Barbarian" rune="Rolling Thunder">Hammer of the Ancients</skill>


Screenshots and videos will be added post-release.


Prior to the February 2012 skill and rune system overhaul, this effect was granted by the An Indigo Rune, which created the following effect:

Rolling Thunder


Modifies the strike to create a shockwave that deals 172% weapon damage to all enemies in front of you.