In Diablo II Resurrected, Swordguard is part of the Executioner Sword category and one of many unique Swords in D2R. It is one of the biggest items in the game, taking 8 Blocks of space if you want to store it in the inventory or stash. Your character needs to reach at least the Required Level of 48 to carry this item. This Executioner Sword has a Strength Requirement of 170 before it can be used. Another limitation is Dexterity, which should be 110 as the very minimum.
Please note that this Weapon is Two-Handed, so your character can not use an additional weapon or shield at the same time.

Stats and Properties

Executioner Sword
Two-Hand Damage: 126 to 224
Durability: 50 of 50
Required Dexterity: 110
Required Strength: 170
Required Level: 48
Sword Class - Normal Attack Speed
+20% Faster Hit Recovery
20% Increased Chance of Blocking
+170-180% Enhanced Damage
+5-495 Defense (Based on Character Level)
+200 Defense vs. Melee
+100 Defense vs. Missile
All Resistances +10-20
30% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
Requirements -50%

Can Swordguard be Upgraded?

The Executioner Sword is the exceptional version of this Sword. It can be upgraded to the elite version by putting it into the Horadric Cube. After hitting the transmute button it will be called Colossus Blade. The most basic (normal) version is called Great Sword.
Note: If this item can have sockets, you might be able to get some runes and get one of the runewords as a result - if you place them in the correct order. Have a look at our builds to find out which items make the most sense for the character you're currently playing.

What's the worth of Swordguard? How can I trade it in D2R?

Below is a list of variations we can get for you from our network of trusted trade partners: