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Whirlwind (Diablo III)

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For the Diablo II skill of the same name, see Whirlwind (Diablo II).

Whirlwind is a Secondary Barbarian skill, unlocked at level 20.



A Barbarian using Whirlwind

Whirlwind is a channeled skill: while it lasts, the Barbarian may not use other skills, except those that do not interrupt channeling. Causes the Barbarian to whirl wildly in a twister of blows, dealing 275% damage as Physical per tick to all enemies within 6 yards. While channeling, the Barbarian may move, and even moves unhindered through enemies (unless Immobilized), but the movement speed is reduced by 25% from its current value.

Costs 10 Fury per tick, and has no cooldown.


  • Dust Devils: as the Barbarian moves under Whirlwind, they create one harsh tornado per tick. Each tornado moves up to 30 yards in a random that deal 80% damage as Physical to enemies in its path.
  • Hurricane: damage type changes to Cold, and Whirlwind also randomly pulls one enemy per tick from up to 35 yards away towards the Barbarian. Has no effect on enemies immune to Knockback.
  • Blood Funnel: Critical Hits restore 1% of the Barbarian's maximum Life.
  • Wind Shear: damage type changes to Lightning, and regains 1 Fury for every enemy hit.
  • Volcanic Eruption: damage type changes to Fire, and damage increases to 325% per tick.
Barbarian Skills
Primary Skills
BashCleaveFrenzyWeapon Throw

Secondary Skills
Hammer of the AncientsRendSeismic SlamWhirlwindAncient Spear
Defensive Skills
Ground StompLeapSprintIgnore Pain
OverpowerRevengeFurious ChargeAvalanche
Threatening ShoutBattle RageWar Cry
EarthquakeCall of the AncientsWrath of the Berserker
Passive Skills
Pound of FleshRuthlessNerves of SteelWeapons MasterInspiring PresenceBerserker RageBloodthirst
AnimositySuperstitionTough as NailsNo EscapeRelentlessBrawlerJuggernautUnforgiving
Boon of Bul-KathosEarthen MightSword and BoardRampage

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