Now that we have Diablo IV confirmed and on the way, let's take a look at the Diablo IV Druid Class Skills and Abilities before the game's arrival. Now that we've had a taste of that horrifically tantalizing cinematic trailer in addition to the gameplay first-look, we wanted to deep-dive into the class that almost didn't make it into the game

Diablo IV Druid Basic Attacks 

  • Earthspike: Impaling the first enemy hit after an earth strike. Each Earthstrike increases a chance to land a Crushing Blow
  • Shred: The ability to shapeshift into a werewolf
  • Storm Strike: Electrical damage can strike two enemies at once
  • Maul: The ability to shapeshift into a werebear with increased defense
  • Wind Shear: Improves movement speed temporarily after conjuring a Blade of Wind

Spirit Attacks 

  • Pulverize: This ability deals massive damage by transforming the Druid into a werebear while slamming into the ground
  • Landslide: Uses the earth to crush enemies while improving the chance at a Crushing Blow 
  • Tornado: Conjures up a tornado to deal random directional damage

Defensive Attacks

  • Cyclone Armor: Gives the druid a powerful armor made of wind that gives ranged damage reduction from enemies
  • Earthen BulwarK: Gives the druid an armor of rocks temporarily, making the player Unstoppable. When the rocks disintegrate, they will cause damage to nearby foes
  • Trample: As a werebear, players can rush and stun nearby enemies
  • Debilitating Roar: The werebear can roar, reducing attack speed of close enemies
  • Ravenous Bite: Werewolf bites can self-heal while causing enemy damage

Wrath

  • Boulder: A large boulder can be summoned to knock back enemies, each hit landing massive amounts of damage 
  • Hurricane: Shrouds the druid in a temporary hurricane that deals damage to close enemies

Companion - Passive Skills

  • Vine Creeper: A vine that randomly erupts from the ground to poison enemies with a target area for strangulation and an effective stun effect
  • Wolf: Several wolfs can be called to bite foes, targeting enabled
  • Raven: Ravens can provide aerial attacks and inflict Vulnerability

Ultimate

  • Cataclysm: Conjures a storm with tornadoes and lightning for maximum damage
  • Grizzly Rage: Werebear transformation with new skills and faster regen with Unstoppable active
  • Petrify: Stuns all nearby enemies, though additional damage will be dealt when the effect is shattered

Talent Tree Overview

  • Abundance
  • Ancestral Fortitude
  • Call of the Wild
  • Earthbind
  • Earthen Might
  • Elemental Exposure
  • Endless Tempest
  • Eye of the Storm
  • Feral Spirit
  • Fury of Nature
  • Heightened Senses
  • Hunt the Weak
  • Iron Hide
  • Lupine Swiftness
  • Natural Balance
  • Natural Resonance
  • Overpower
  • Predatory Instincts
  • Primal Resonance
  • Perfect Storm: Strom skills deal increased damage to Vulnerable targets.
  • Rabid Strikes
  • Scent of Blood
  • Storm and Claw
  • Undergrowth
  • Quickshift

Though we don't have an official release date yet, you can learn more about the upcoming game, including its incredible new trailers, right here with our previous coverage. 

Thanks, Game Informer