Diablo 4 Thorns Stat Explained

Thorns in Diablo 4 is a passive offensive mechanism that damages the opponent after it hits you. Sounds intriguing right? Here's everything explained about it.

Curious to know about the Diablo 4 Thorns stat? There are plenty of Stats in this game with just the bare minimum of information. According to its in-game description, Thorns deals damage to enemies after they hit you with a direct attack. It’s not as easy as you think it is. There’s a lot more that you don’t know about this offensive stat and that’s why we are here to help you out. So, here’s how Thorns work in D4.

Diablo 4 Thorns

Thorns is a passive offensive mechanism that damages an enemy after it attacks you in Diablo 4.

Now there are a few things that must be cleared. Thorns do not work when you have been inflicted with an overtime damage status effect. Please keep in mind that Thorns do not make you invincible in Diablo IV. In fact, you would still be taking damage, but a small portion of it would be dealt to the enemy.

Thorn Build Diablo 4 (D4)

How to Get & Increase Thorns Damage in D4

Here’s how you can gain Thorns in Diablo 4.

  • Learn any of the following Skills
    • Spiked Armor (Necromancer)
    • Combat Flay (Barbarian)
    • Strategic Challenging Shout (Barbarian)
    • Outburst (Barbarian)
  • Equip any of the following Armor
    • Razorplate Chest Armor
    • Ring of Mendeln
    • Rage of Harrogath
  • Equip any of the following Legendary Aspects
    • Death Wish Aspect (For Barbarian Class only)
    • Needleflare Aspect (For all the classes)

The amount of damage dealt to the enemy with the Thorns stat can be increased by amplifying the primary stat of your character. For instance, Intelligence is the primary stat of a Necromancer and Strength goes with the Barbarians.

Equipment that can have the Thorns Stat

  • Chest Armor
  • Pants
  • Amulet
  • Shield

What is the Best Class for Thorns in Diablo 4

As mentioned above, Thorns do not make you immortal and you will still take damage. Keeping this in mind, you must only select a Tank character that stays in the battle for long. That being said, classes like Barbarians & Druids are the best of Thorns in D4.

That’s all you need to know about Thorns stat in Diablo 4. Besides this, you must also know about the Bone Spike and the Vulnerable Status Effect. For more such informative content, make sure to check out our Diablo IV Guides right here on Gamer Tweak.