diablo 2 runes

Runes are small magical stones that you can insert into a Socketed Item, giving it powerful abilities. You can use Runes to create some Crafted Items as well.

Also, if you insert into a certain item some specific combinations (known as Rune Words) at the right order, this item will obtain even more powerful and unique abilities. This item’s name will change to Unique and it will be displayed with gold letters.

Common Runes

These type of runes are pretty common. If you want to free up some space, you can sell all Common Runes and save all Runes from Sol to Zod (semi-Rare and Extremely Rare Runes). In addition, you will receive Tal, Ral, and Ort in Act 5 as a quest reward.

El+15 Defense, +1 To Light Radius+50 To Attack Rating, +1 Light Radius11
Eld15% Slower Stamina Drain/7% Increased Chance of Blocking(Shields)+75% Damage To Undead, +50 Attack Rating Against Undead11
Tir+2 To Mana After Each Kill+2 To Mana After Each Kill13
Nef+30 Defense Vs. MissileKnockback13
EthRegenerate Mana 15%-25% To Target Defense15
Ith15% Damage Taken Goes to Mana+9 To Maximum Damage15
TalPoison Resist 30%/Poison Resist 35%(Shields)+75 Poison Damage Over 5 Seconds17
RalFire Resist 30%/Fire Resist 35%(Shields)Adds 5-30 Fire Damage19
OrtLightning Resist 30%/Lightning Resist 35%(Shields)Adds 1-50 Lightning Damage21
ThulCold Resist 30%/Cold Resist 35%(Shields)Adds 3-14 Cold Damage – 3 Second Duration23
AmnAttacker Takes Damage of 147% Life Stolen Per Hit25
Shael20% Faster Hit Recovery/20% Faster Block Rate(Shields)20% Increased Attack Speed29

Semi-Rare Runes

Depending on their bonuses and if they are useful for Crafted Recipes and Runewords, some of these Runes have more value than others.

SolDamage Reduced By 7+9 To Minimum Damage27
DolReplenish Life +7Hit Causes Monster To Flee 25%31
HelRequirements -15%Requirements -20%
Io+10 To Vitality+10 To Vitality35
Lum+10 To Energy+10 To Energy37
Ko+10 To Dexterity+10 To Dexterity39
Fal+10 To Strength+10 To Strength41
Lem50% Extra Gold From Monsters75% Extra Gold From Monsters43
Pul+30% Enhanced Defense+75% Damage To Demons, +100 Attack Rating Against Demons45
UmAll Resistances +15(Armor/Helms) +22(Shields)25% Chance of Open Wounds47


Extremely Rare Runes

These are the most valuable Runes and you should trade them only for other expensive or valuable items.

MalMagic Damage Reduced By 7Prevent Monster Heal49
Ist25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items30% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items51
Gul5% To Maximum Poison Resist20% Bonus To Attack Rating53
Vex5% To Maximum Fire Resist7% Mana Stolen Per Hit55
Ohm5% To Maximum Cold Resist+50% Enhanced Damage57
Lo5% To Maximum Lightning Resist20% Deadly Strike59
SurMaximum Mana 5%/+50 To Mana (Shields)Hit Blinds Target61
BerDamage Reduced by 8%20% Chance of Crushing Blow63
JahIncrease Maximum Life 5%/+50 Life (Shields)Ignore Target’s Defense65
ChamCannot Be FrozenFreeze Target +367

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