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For the Diablo III skill, see Call of the Ancients.
Call of the Ancients

Class: Barbarian (Diablo IV)
Skill Category: Ultimate
Cooldown: 75 seconds

Call upon the Ancients to aid in battle for 12 seconds.

Damage Type: Physical
Other Stats: Warlord skill; Summon

Call of the Ancients is an Ultimate skill used by Barbarian in Diablo IV, based on its Diablo III counterpart.


When cast, summons the three Ancients: Talic, Korlic and Madawc that will follow the Barbarian for the duration. Their attacks are resolved just like the Barbarian's, fully benefiting from all enhancements.

Counts as Warlord skill.


  • Fierce Brawler (5): Critical Hit Damage is increased by 6% per point while using Two-Handed weapons. Attack Speed increased by 2% per point while using One-Handed weapons.
  • Blood Thirst (5): Enemies Bleed for 4% of Critical Strike damage per point over 5 seconds.
  • Slaying Strike (5): Damage is increased by 8% per point against enemies below 30% Life.
  • Cut to the Bone (5): Stunning an enemy increases Bleeding on them by 4% per point for 3 seconds.
  • Momentum (5): Up to a 20% chance to generate 5 Fury (Fury generated increases with additional points).
  • Close Quarters Combatant (5): Deal 3% increased damage per point to enemies within melee range, but take 1% increased damage per point from enemies outside of melee range.
  • Slam (5): Up to a 3% chance per point to knock down enemies.
  • Combat Prowess (5): Damage increased by 2% per point against Immobilized, Stunned, or Slowed enemies.
  • Walking Arsenal (1): Using a different weapon increases all damage done by 8% for 8 seconds, up to 32%.
BashFlayFrenzyLunging Strike

RendHammer of the AncientsDouble SwingUpheavalWhirlwind
Rallying CryGround StompUndying RageChallenging Shout
KickWar CryLeapCharge
Weapon Mastery
Primal AxeRuptureDeath Blow
Wrath of the BerserkerCall of the AncientsIron Maelstrom

SwiftnessEndless FuryFierce BrawlerDefy PainBlood ThirstQuick ImpulsesSlaying StrikeBattle FrenzyCut to the BoneMomentumGushing WoundsUnstoppable ForceEnduranceMartial VigorBooming VoiceConcussionThick SkinMaster of ArmsGuttural YellSlamClose Quarters CombatantCombat ProwessUnbridled RageWalking Arsenal
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