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Wizard skills

The skill tree, circa 2009. Skills no longer appear in anything like this format. Image by Muldric.

This page lists all the Wizard skills. Follow the links to the individual skill pages for full discussion of every skill, including first hand reports and screenshots.

Useful skill links:


Active SkillsEdit

Click to the individual skill pages for more details about these skills including numbers, screenshots, skill rune information, blue quotes, and much more.


Name Level Description

<skill subcat="Signature spell" class="Wizard">Magic Missile</skill> <skill subcat="Signature spell" class="Wizard">Shock Pulse</skill> <skill subcat="Signature spell" class="Wizard">Spectral Blade</skill> <skill subcat="Signature spell" class="Wizard">Electrocute</skill>


Name Level Description

<skill class="Wizard">Ray of Frost</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Arcane Orb</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Arcane Torrent</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Disintegrate</skill>


Name Level Description

<skill class="Wizard">Frost Nova</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Diamond Skin</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Slow Time</skill> <skill subcat="Movement ability" class="Wizard">Teleport</skill>


Name Level Description

<skill class="Wizard">Wave of Force</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Energy Twister</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Hydra</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Meteor</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Blizzard</skill>


Name Level Description

<skill subcat="Armor spell" class="Wizard">Ice Armor</skill> <skill subcat="Armor spell" class="Wizard">Storm Armor</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Magic Weapon</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Familiar</skill> <skill subcat="Armor spell" class="Wizard">Energy Armor</skill>


Name Level Description

<skill class="Wizard">Explosive Blast</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Mirror Image</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Archon</skill>

Passive SkillsEdit

Passive skills replaced Traits during late game development in 2011. A few Traits were simply changed to passive skills, but most are all new. See the Wizard traits page for a full list of those passives.

Name Level Description

<skill class="Wizard">Blur</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Power Hungry</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Evocation</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Glass Cannon</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Prodigy</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Astral Presence</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Illusionist</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Cold Blooded</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Conflagration</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Paralysis</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Galvanizing Ward</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Temporal Flux</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Critical Mass</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Arcane Dynamo</skill> <skill class="Wizard">Unstable Anomaly</skill>

Skill DistributionEdit

A useful player-made chart showing when the Wizard gains access to skills, passives, and rune effects.

Wizard skill progression. Stats as of May 5, 2012.


July 2011 Press EventEdit

The following skills were removed or renamed prior to the July 2011 Press Event: