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Whirlwind is a Barbarian Core skill.

Whirlwind Stats



Rapidly attack enemies nearby for 12% damage.

Damage: Physical

Fury Cost: 20 per second

Lucky Hit Chance: 20%

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Enhanced Whirlwind

Gain 1 Fury each time Whirlwind deals direct damage to an enemy, or 3 Fury if the enemy is Stunned.

Requires point in Whirlwind.

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Furious Whirlwind

While using a Slashing weapon, Whirlwind also inflicts 26% Bleeding damage over 5 seconds.

Requires point in Enhanced Whirlwind.

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Violent Whirlwind

After using Whirlwind for 2 seconds,  Whirlwind deals x30% increased damage until it is cancelled.

Requires point in Enhanced Whirlwind.

Tips for using Whirlwind

  • As it generates Fury based on damage done to each enemy Whirlwind would be wasted used on a single target. The bigger the group the more Fury possibly generated.

Items that affect Whirlwind

There are specific items that will boost Whirlwind in some way.

Legendary Aspects

Legendary Aspect Type Details Allowed Source
Aspect of Ancestral Echoes Offensive Lucky Hit: Damaging enemies with Leap, Upheaval, or Whirlwind has up to a 40% chance to summon an Ancient to perform the same Skill. Can only happen once every 5 seconds. Amulet, Gloves, Ring, Weapon Hawezar
Aspects of Dire Whirlwind Offensive Whirlwind's Critical Strike Chance is increased by 5% for each second it is channeled, up to 20%. Amulet, Gloves, Ring, Weapon Garan Hold
Aspects of Grasping Whirlwind Utility Whirlwind periodically pulls enemies towards you. Amulet, Boots, Chest, Gloves, Helm, Shield
Dust Devil's Aspect Offensive Whirlwind leaves behind Dust Devils that deal 61-95 damage to surrounding enemies. Amulet, Gloves, Ring, Weapon Extraction

* Extraction means the Legendary Aspect can be removed from any Legendary item at the Occultist. A dungeon name means the Aspect will be dropped when completing that dungeon.

Unique Items

Gohr's Devastating Grips


"The brutish construction of these gloves belies the strength they bestow. Gohr was clearly no craftsman, but it would be foolish to ignore the triumph of his work." - Barrett's Book of Implements

Type: Gloves


Description: Whirlwind explodes after it ends, dealing [50-70%] of the total Base damage dealt to surrounding enemies as Fire damage.