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Short Fuse

Short Fuse is a rune effect in Explosive Blast, an Offensive Wizard skill.

This rune effect removes the time delay entirely, enabling the Wizard to create the blast for 225% weapon damage immediately. There is still a 6 second cooldown between uses of the skill, however.

Skill Rune EffectsEdit

Refer to the Explosive Blast rune effects article for thorough descriptions of all five rune effects in this skill, including screenshots, videos, strategy tips, and other related information.

Name Level Description

<skill class="Wizard">Explosive Blast</skill> <skill class="Wizard" rune="Short Fuse">Explosive Blast</skill>


Screenshots and movies will be added post-release.


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

Short Fuse


An energy explosion fires immediately for 309% weapon damage as Physical.