The Best Unique Items in D2R 2.4

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The Best Unique Items in Diablo 2 Resurrected


Unique Helms


Andariel’s Visage

Andariel's Visage Diablo 2

Utility: An Andy Visage is the best choice of helm option for most mercenaries, especially if it’s Ethereal. It’s also one of the most useful helms for Bowazons due to the All Skills, IAS and high life steal.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:4200

Price: Affordable


Arreat’s Face

Arreat's Face Diablo 2

Utility: Arreat’s Face is an excellent helm for Barbarians both for it’s offensive and defensive qualities. The overalll +4 to combat skills grant a big amount of damage, while the +2 Barbarian skills, the high defense, life steal, all resist, faster hit recovery and +stats make it one of the best Barbarian helm choices for survivability as well. If you have high enough strength, you can also upgrade it to Guardian Crown in order to gain higher defense.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1700

Price: Cheap


Crown of Ages

Crown of Ages Diablo 2

Utility: Crown of Ages, or COA in short is the best helm of choice for survivability for almost all builds. The high defense, faster hit recovery, all resistances and damage reduction alongside the 2 sockets is a unique combination that makes it one of a kind for defence. It’s a highly suggested helm of choice for Hardcore players. Due to the 2 open sockets, it can also be utilised for offense by putting in jewels that increase damage.
Where to farm it: Hell Pindleskin

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:81000

Price: Very Expensive


Griffon’s Eye

Griffon's Eye Diablo 2

Utility: Griffon’s Eye provides the biggest damage boost for any Lightning damage dealing builds due to its lightning damage boosting qualities and the very high faster cast rate boost. By adding a +5/-5 Lightning rainbow facet, Lightning damage can further be boosted. The downside of the helm is that it doesn’t have great defensive stats, so it’s not a great choice for Hardcore players for most builds.
Where to farm it: Hell Pindleskin

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:81000

Price: Very Expensive


Jalal’s Mane

Jalal's Mane Diablo 2

Utility: Jalal for Druids is what Arreat’s Face is for barbarians. It has both excellent offensive and defensive qualities. The +4 to shape shifting skills and +20% attack rating boost damage output by a huge amount, while the FHR, stat and resistance bonuses provide great survivability.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1100

Price: Cheap


Kira’s Guardian

Kira's Guardian Tiara Diablo 2

Utility: Kira’s tiara is the best resistance boosting helm in the whole game. Cannot Be Frozen is also very nice and further boosts your survival chances. Unfortunately this helm doesn’t boost damage output, but on the other side it’s relatively cheap, and a great ladder starter item.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2700

Price: Cheap


Nightwing’s Veil

Nightwing's Veil Diablo 2

Utility: Nightwing’s Veil is the most useful helm for several Cold damage dealing builds, especially cold sorceresses. Besides the huge damage boost from the +Cold skill damage and +2 all skills, it has decent defensive attributes too. It’s probably not the best helm of choice for Hardcore, but if you are going for damage with your cold sorc, it’s your best option.
Where to farm it: Hell Baal or Diablo

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:6700-1:9600

Price: Expensive


Ravenlore

Ravenlore Diablo 2

Utility: Ravenlore is a Druid only helm that’s intended to be used by Fire druids. It provides a great fire damage boost and increases attacking skill levels by 3, while also having some defensive qualities.
Where to farm it: Hell Baal

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:3400

Price: Affordable


Harlequin Crest Shako

Harlequin Crest Shako Diablo 2

Utility: Harlequin Crest Shako, or Shako in short is the most infamous helm in the entire game. It has amazing defensive qualities while also boosting offense due to the +2 all skills. The helm has very unique qualities, it provides an unmatched amount of Life and Mana (1.5 per level),  and has damage reduction which is a very rare but valuable stat on helms. For Magic Find, it is clearly the #1 choice for any build, but even in general it’s the best helm choice for plenty of builds, and literally every build in the game benefits from wearing it. Alongside COA, it is the best helm for Hardcore players.

Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2000

Price: Affordable


Valkyrie Wing

Valkyrie Wing Diablo 2

Utility: Valkyrie is an iconic helm which is a decent budget ladder starter item for Javelin, Bow and Spear Amazons, especially for its faster run and walk stat.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:4000

Price: Cheap


Vampire gaze

Vampire Gaze Diablo 2

Utility: Vampire Gaze, or Gaze in short is a very useful helm choice for physical damage dealing builds. An ethereal (and possibly upgraded) Gaze is also amongst the best choices for Mercenary helms, boosting merc survivability by a great deal. For Melee builds, the life steal and damage reduction makes it one of the best survivability booster helms, while the mana steal can be really useful for builds like the Bowazon.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:4000

Price: Affordable


Wolfhowl

Wolfhowl Diablo 2

Utility: Wolfhowl is a Barbarian only helm that’s a Cornerstone item for Werewolf barbarian builds, as it allows Barbs to transform into Werewolf, gain an incredible amount of life, and be able to attack with the Feral Rage druid skill.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1200

Price: Cheap



Unique Amulets


Atma’s Scarab

Atma's Scarab Diablo 2

Utility: The main utility of Atma’s scarab is the amplify damage it can cast on enemy monsters, doubling your dealt physical damage. As the proc chance is relatively low (5%), it’s only useful for high attack speed builds, such as the bowazon.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2800

Price: Cheap


Crescent Moon

Crescent Moon Diablo 2

Utility: Crescent moon is a great ladder starter amulet, the life and mana steal stats are really nice for survivability and mana sustaining.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2800

Price: Cheap


Highlord’s Wrath

Highlord's Wrath Diablo 2

Utility: Highlord is the best offensive amulet for many character builds. The increased attack speed is a very unique quality on amulets, while no other amulet offers added deadly strike. On the downside it lacks defensive stats, so be careful by wearing it on Hardcore.

Where to farm it: Hell Andariel

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2700

Price: Affordable


Mara’s Kaleidoscope

Mara's Kaleidoscope Diablo 2

Utility: Mara is the best amulet of choice for a wide range of character builds, and any character can benefit from wearing it. The +2 all skills is great both for defense and offense, and the allresist is unmatched amongst amulets. For casters, the only amulets that can be more useful are rare and crafted ones with additional faster cast rate to help reach a higher attack frame rate.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:8200

Price: Expensive


Metalgrid
Metalgrind - Diablo 2
Utility: Metalgrid is a very fun item that’s a good amulet choice for non-caster melee or missile builds. No other amulet offers such high defensive bonuses, and the attack rating boost will also significantly help your chance to hit enemies. Unfortunately the Iron Golem and Iron Maiden charges are not very useful.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:20500

Price: Affordable


Seraph’s Hymn

Seraph's Hymn Diablo 2

Utility: Seraph is a decent ladder starter/budget paladin amulet. A Mara’s kaleidoscope or a Highlord’s Wrath are much more useful in most cases, but it’s still a decent amulet of choice for any paladin build.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:4500

Price: Affordable


The Cat’s Eye

The Cat's Eye Diablo 2

Utility: The Cat’s Eye is another iconic amulet, and the only one that grants +faster run and walk speed. The Increased attack speed is also nice, however it barely has any defensive qualities. Still, it’s a very cheap amulet, and for some builds like the Javazon it is amongst the best amulet choices.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2700

Price: Cheap


The Rising Sun

Rising Sun Diablo 2

Utility: The Rising Sun is primarily a player vs player amulet that helps Survive fire damage, as it has an amazing 0.75% per level fire absorption bonus. If you play on Hardcore and don’t have enough Fire Resistance to safely grind the game, it will solve all of your issues.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2700

Price: Cheap



Unique Weapons


Arm of King Leoric

Arm of the King Leoric - Diablo 2

Utility: This weapon is an optimal choice for Summonmancers. It does not have defensive stats, but provides +5 skills to skeletons, skeleton master, and +4 to skeletal mages while also offering a decent +2 level poison and bone skills.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel orl Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2000

Price: Cheap


Azurewrath
Azurewrath Diablo 2

Utility: Azure is a good ladder starter item, especially for Paladins. If you farm undeads, with it you will be able to kill them very quickly.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:17000

Price: Affordable

Bartuc’s Cut-Throat

Bartuc's Cut-throat Diablo 2

Utility: Bartuc is a useful starter weapon choice for both Martial Arts and Trap Assassins.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1200

Price: Cheap


Blade of Alibaba

Blade of Alibaba Diablo 2

Utility: Alibaba is one of the best magic find weapons for caster builds. It provides and immense 1%/clvl magic find and also has 2 sockets which are perfect for 2 Ist runes.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1800

Price: Cheap


Bonehew

Bonehew Diablo 2

Utility: Bonehew is amongst the top Mercenary weapons due to its high damage output and 2 sockets. The prevent monster heal stat also comes handy when dealing with Bosses.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1100

Price: Cheap


Boneshade

Boneshade Diablo 2

Utility: Boneshade is a very useful Bone Necro weapon, as it provides a whopping +5 to bone spear, +7 to bone armor, +7 to teeth, and +4 to bone spirit alongside 25% faster cast rate. It’s safe to say that it lets your bone necro deal the highest possible damage. However some weapons like Heart of the Oak has more faster cast rate, and several useful defensive stats, making it a competitive choice.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2800

Price: Cheap


Buriza

Buriza Diablo 2

Utility: Buriza is an old-school item that used to be amongst the best weapons before runewords were accessible. It is a decent ladder starter missile weapon for Amazons, but for endgame builds it doesn’t have much to offer.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1800

Price: Cheap


Death Cleaver

Death Cleaver Diablo 2

Utility: Death Cleaver deals a massive amount of damage, and is well liked amongst melee builds. An Ethereal Zoded Death Cleaver deals comparable damage to Breath of the Dying.
Where to farm it: Hell Pindleskin

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:64000

Price: Expensive


Death’s Fathom

Death's Fathom Diablo 2

Utility: Death’s Fathom is the best sorc orb for Cold Sorc builds. It provides the most amount of cold damage, +3 sorc skills, and the 20% FCR is just enough to reach the most important breakpoints. Resists are just very nice additional stat bonuses on the weapon.
Where to farm it: Hell Pindleskin

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:38000

Price: Very Expensive


Death’s Web

Death's Web Diablo 2

Utility: Death’s Web is the best weapon for Poison build necromancers, period. The -50% enemy PSN resistance is unrivalled, and lets your poison necro deal the highest possible damage. The +2 all skills and +2 poison and bone skills further boost poison skill damage by a great deal.
Where to farm it: Hell Pindleskin

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:65000

Price: Affordable


Demon Limb

Demon Limb Diablo 2

Utility: While Demon Limb is not a useful weapon by itself, it provides high level enchant charges that provide +200% attack rating. Buffing yourself with it makes it much more likely that your melee or missile attacks hit targets.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1200

Price: Very Cheap


Eschuta’s Temper

Eschuta's Temper Diablo 2

Utility: Eschuta is the strongest Lightning and Fire damage dealing sorceress orb. It also provides a very high amount of faster cast rate, which is only rivalled by very few weapons. If you play a softcore Fire or Light sorc, it’s simply the best weapon of choice.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:800

Price: Affordable


Gavel of Pain

The Gavel of Pain Diablo 2

Utility: The Gavel of Pain has one great utility, it can be used as a switch weapon to cast Amplify Damage on Bosses. It’s especially useful against Ubers.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1500

Price: Very Cheap


The Grandfather

The Grandfather Diablo 2

Utility: The Grandfather was one of the best items before runewords appeared in Diablo 2. It is still quite useful as a ladder starter weapon, however compared to runewords and some other uniques it has weak damage and attack speed.
Where to farm it: Hell Pindleskin

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:64000

Price: Cheap


Gull Dagger

Gull Dagger Diablo 2

Utility: The Gull Dagger is a useful ladder starter magic find weapon for Caster builds. It is relatively easy to find and cheap to buy.
Where to farm it: Normal Andariel

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1600

Price: Cheap


Hand of Blessed Light

Hand of Blessed Light Diablo 2

Utility: The Hand of Blessed Light is a decent ladder starter weapon for paladins
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel orl Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2000

Price: Cheap


Headstriker

Headstriker Diablo 2

Utility: While the Headstriker is not a useful item by its own, it can be dual wielded by barbarians to boost deadly strike to almost 100% (1% per level), doubling the damage of each attack they deliver.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2200

Price: Very Cheap


Heaven’s Light

Heaven's Light Diablo 2

Utility: Heaven’t Light is a decent melee Paladin weapon that deals a great amount of damage, and has several useful stats, like the Crushing Blow chance or the extra socket.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1800

Price: Cheap


Hone Sundan

Hone Sundan Diablo 2

Utility: Hone Sundan is amongst the best mercenary weapons, especially if it’s ethereal. It deals a decent amount of damage, and the crushing blow and 3 sockets are just awesome.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2000

Price: Cheap


Horizon’s Tornado

Horizon's Tornado Diablo 2

Utility: Horizon’s tornado is an ultra fast melee weapon. If your character has high amounts of crushing blow and deadly strike, it can deliver a huge amount of damage rapidly.
Where to farm it: Hell Baal or Diablo

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:4000

Price: Cheap


Lacerator

Lacerator Diablo 2

Utility: The Lacerator servers the same purpose as the Gavel of Pain. As a switch weapon, you can quickly apply Amplify Damage on enemy monsters with a few melee attacks. It’s also an alright throwing barb weapon.
Where to farm it: Hell Baal or Diablo

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2500

Price: Cheap


The Oculus

The Oculus Diablo 2

Utility: The Oculus is another infamous Diablo 2 item. It has been amongst the best sorceress weapons since it was added to the game. It has a combination of great offensive (3 sorc skills, 30% FCR), great defensive (+stats, allresist) and a high amount of magic find, making it an all-purpose weapon.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1200

Price: Affordable


Ondal’s Wisdom

Ondal's Wisdom Diablo 2

Utility: Ondal’s Wisdom is not useful for attacking, however it provides +5% XP. You should use it as a switch weapon in Baal runs at Baal kills, at higher levels it makes a huge difference in gaining XP.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2700

Price: Cheap


The Reaper’s Toll

The Reaper's Toll Diablo 2

Utility: The Reaper’s Toll is amongst the best Act2 mercenary weapons due to it’s high damage and chance to cast decrepify on enemies. Ethereal versions of the weapon are very expensive, but also very powerful, many consider it to be the best merc weapon.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1600

Price: Average


Riphook

Riphook Diablo 2

Utility: Riphook is a useful leveling bow for bowazon builds.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1200

Price: Cheap


Rune Master

Rune Master Diablo 2

Utility: Rune Master is an interesting weapon of choice for many melee builds, as the ethereal version with socketed gems or runes can deal a great amount of physical damage.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1600

Price: Cheap


Spectral Shard

Spectral Shard Diablo 2

Utility: Spectral Shard is a budget version of the Wizardspike. It has an amazing 50% FCR, making it an awesome ladder starter caster weapon.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:800

Price: Very Cheap


Spellsteel

Spellsteel Diablo 2

Utility: Spellsteel is a useful weapon for its charges, as it can be used both for teleport and for decrepify casting.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1800

Price: Very Cheap


Stormlash

Stormlash Diablo 2

Utility: Stormlash is amongst the best Smiter/Zealer weapons due to its fast attack speed, crushing blow and static field chance. It deals a very high amount of damage against Bosses.
Where to farm it: Hell Baal or Diablo

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:20000

Price: Affordable


Swordguard

Swordguard Diablo 2

Utility: Swordguard is a fun item. It doesn’t have much utility, for endgame builds, and doesn’t deal a high amount of damage. Still, it provides a decent survivability boost for barbarians if it’s being worn in one hand.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1500

Price: Very Cheap


The Redeemer

The Redeemer Diablo 2

Utility: The Redeemer is very much like Heaven’s Light, the difference is that it deals a higher amount of damage at slower attack speed.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:3200

Price: Cheap


Thunderstroke

Thunderstroke Diablo 2

Utility: Thunderstroke is a frequently used, endgame Lightning Javazon weapon. It offers more damage compared to Titan’s Revenge, but lower survivability. Altogether, their utility is roughly the same.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:800

Price: Affordable


Titan’s Revenge

Titan's Revenge Diablo 2

Utility: Titan’s Revenge is probably the best Javazon weapon, especially if it’s ethereal. 6 Java +40IAS or 2amazon 3java +40 ias magic javelins deal a higher amount of damage, however Titan has +30% faster run and walk, so it’s up to you which one you prefer.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:800

Price: Affordable


Tomb Reaver

Tomb Reaver Diablo 2

Utility: Tomb Reaver is another top-notch mercenary weapon. It has both great offensive and defensive properties. It is very comparable to The Reaper’s Toll, and often overperforms it in various situations.
Where to farm it: Hell Baal or Diablo

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2500

Price: Affordable


Warshrike

Warshrike Diablo 2

Utility: Warshrike is a great throwing barb weapon, especially if it's ethereal.
Where to farm it: Hell Baal or Diablo

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:3200

Price: Cheap


Widowmaker

Widowmaker Diablo 2

Utility: Widowmaker is a very special item, as it provides characters the Guided Arrow skill. It’s mostly being used in PvP, for example Enchant Sorceresses can do very well by shooting guided arrows that deal 20k fire damage.
Where to farm it: Hell Diablo or Baal+

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2700

Price: Cheap


Windforce

Windforce Diablo 2

Utility: Windforce vs Faith runeword as bow for bowazons is a matter of taste. Windforce can deal slightly higher damage on high level bowazons if they wear an Atma’s scarab amulet, but it only costs a fraction of Faith’s price.
Where to farm it: Hell Pindleskin

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:65000

Price: Affordable


Witchwild String

Witchwild Sting Diablo 2

Utility: This one is another bowazon item. It’s great for leveling, and has both useful offensive and defensive properties, plus it provides 1% deadly strike per level. The only downside of the bow is the relatively slow attack speed, however it’s still fit to be a decent weapon for higher level amazons too.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2000

Price: Very Cheap


Wizardspike

Wizardspike Diablo 2

Utility: Wizardspike is another very popular item that mainly benefits Caster builds. It has the highest FCR amongst all weapons, the highest +all resistance, provides 2 mana/level, and a decent mana and recovery buff. It’s amongst the best weapons for sorceresses, but several other classes can benefit from its very unique abilities.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1100

Price: Cheap


Unique Body Armors


Arkaine’s Valor

Arkaine's Valor Diablo 2

Utility: Arkaine’s Valor is another iconic item. It provides decent offensive and defensive stats to melee character builds, but there are some much better armor options.
Where to farm it: Hell Baal or Diablo

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:4000

Price: Cheap


Black Hades

Black Hades Diablo 2

Utility: Black Hades is a great mercenary armor, especially if it’s ethereal. Eth versions can also be used on melee builds to provide an incredible amount of defense (up to over 3k defense)
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2700

Price: Cheap


Duriel’s Shell

Duriel's Shell Diablo 2

Utility: Duriel is another awesome mercenary armor. It has very high defensive qualities, and is also really cheap. Only Treachery and Fortitude are better armor choices for most mercenaries.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1500

Price: Cheap


Guardian Angel

The Guardian Angel Diablo 2

Utility: Guardian Angel is a very special item, as it provides 15 maximum resist to all the resistances, while also having a great deal of defense, added faster block rate and increased block chance. It’s safe to say that it is the single most defensive item in the entire game. The blocks and high defense helps againt melee attacks, while 90% all resistance is achievable by wearing it, making you almost invincible against elemental attacks. If you play hardcore, you should definitely try it, it’s a great fit for most builds!
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2700

Price: Cheap


Leviathan

Leviathan Diablo 2

Utility: While Leviathan has a nice amount of defense and also physical damage reduction, there are better armor choices for defensive purposes. Still, it’s a good ladder starter item for melee builds.

Where to farm it: Hell Baal or Diablo

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:4000

Price: Cheap


Ormus’ Robes

Ormus' Robes Diablo 2

Utility: Ormus` Robes is the best offensive sorceress armor in the game. It is one of the few armors that provide FCR, and also one of the very few that provide increased elemental damages. In addition, it can also add +3 to our used attacking skill, making it by far the best sorceress armor choice for dealing a high amount of damage.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2000

Price: Affordable


Shaftstop

Shaftstop Diablo 2

Utility: Shaftstop is a useful item for melee builds and mercenaries. Ethereal upgraded version has an incredible amount of defense, and the 30% damage reduction is the second highest among all items in the game after Stormshield. The armor allows for a variety of gear combinations that reach the 50% physical damage reduction cap.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:3000

Price: Cheap


Skullder’s Ire

Skullder's Ire Diablo 2

Utility: Skullder’s Ire is a fairly cheap, but highly effective magic find armor. It provides the highest amount of magic find amongst all armors (1.25% per level), and can also be socketed with an Ist rune for further MF boost. Ethereal versions are very costly, but have a very high amount of defense. It can also be upgraded to a Balrog Skin, granting your character up to 2.3k defense. It’s safe to say that Skullder’s is the best sorceress magic find armors, but many other builds can benefit from it when used for magic finding.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:4200

Price: Affordable


Templar’s Might

Templar's Might Diablo 2

Utility: Templar’s might is a good ladder starter armor for Paladins. As your character progresses, you should switch to armors with better offensive attributes.

Where to farm it: Hell Pindleskin

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:81000

Price: Cheap


Tyrael’s Might

Tyrael's Might Diablo 2

Utility: Tyrael’s Might is the rarest item in Diablo 2. It is mainly being worn by players for prestige, as there are much more useful items in the game both for offense and defense.
Where to farm it: Hell Baal

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:506000

Price: Affordable


Skin of the Vipermagi

Skin of the Vipermagi Diablo 2

Utility: Vipermagi is amongst the best ladder starter caster armors, but is very useful even as an end-game one. The 30% FCR is the highest amount provided by any armor, and the +all resistance and 1 all skills are also very useful stats.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1400

Price: Affordable


Unique Shields


Darkforce Spawn

Darkforce Spawn Diablo 2

Utility: Darkforce is a best-in-slot necromancer shield for damage boosting, as no other shield provides +3 skills to a tree. However it lacks defensive properties like Spirit, so it’s a matter of taste if someone decided for it.
Where to farm it: Hell Pindleskin

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:48000

Price: Expensive


Gerke’s Sanctuary

Gerke's Sanctuary Diablo 2

Utility: Gerke’s is a nice shield to have fun with.It’s an average shield for defensive purposes, however with very special equipment that absorbs/reduces most damage taken, the 16 damage reduction, 18 magic damage reduction and 15 replenish life can make your character almost immortal in some instances.

Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:4200

Price: Very Cheap


Herald of Zakarum

Herald of Zakarum Diablo 2

Utility: Herald of Zakarum, or HOZ in short is the most popular paladin shield. It has awesome offensive and defensive qualities, as it provides an unrivalled +4 to combat skills with additional attack rating bonus, while having a very high chance to block, high defense, fast block rate, high stat bonuses and a very high all resistance bonus. Few shield can compete against it for any paladin build, Exile and Spirit can be a bit better depending on the build.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2600

Price: Expensive


Homunculus

Homunculus Diablo 2

Utility: Homunculus is an all-around great Necromancer shield. It has very nice defensive qualities, high block chance and fast block rate, high defense, a lot of all resistance and great mana regeneration. The added skills give a great boost to skill damage. Overall, it is one of the best necromancer shields.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1700

Price: Cheap


Lidless Wall

Lidless Wall Diablo 2

Utility: Lidless wall is a good ladder starter shield choice for caster builds. There are only a couple of shields providing faster cast rate, and lidless also gives a very nice +1 to all skills.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1500

Price: Cheap


Moser’s Blessed Circle

Moser's Blessed Circle Diablo 2

Utility: Moser’s is another very decent ladder starter shield choice. It has a high chance to block, a high faster block rate, decent amount of defense and all resistance, plus the additional 2 sockets allows for versatile socketing.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2200

Price: Very Cheap


Stormshield

Stormshield Diablo 2

Utility: Stormshield is considered to be the best defensive shield in the game. It has the highest physical damage reduction amongst all shields (35%), a very high faster block rate, and a very high chance to block. The +30 strength and +resistances are great additions. It is a must-have item in hardcore, and if you aim for the 50% physical damage reduction cap, it will require a stormshield for most builds. Stormshield can benefit almost any build that’s capable of wearing a shield, even casters are often found wearing it as a survivability boosting item.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2700

Price: Affordable


Unique Gloves


Bloodfist

Bloodfist Diablo 2

Utility: Bloodfist is an alright ladder starter gloves. The IAS and FHR come handy mainly for melee and bow builds.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1300

Price: Very Cheap


Chance Guards

Chance Guards Diablo 2

Utility: Chance Guards are the best magic find gloves in the game. The gold find is a nice addition to that. Unfortunately the gloves don’t have any useful defensive or offensive qualities, but it’s still the best-in-slot item for most magic find builds.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1000

Price: Cheap


Dracul’s Grasp

Dracul's Grasp Diablo 2

Utility: Dracul’s Grasp is by far the best glove for melee build survivability. The life steal is unrivalled already, but the life tap allows for almost instant healing once it gets casted. In addition, the open wounds comes handy against Bosses, and the strength bonus is just a nice addition.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2800

Price: Affordable


Frostburn

Frostburn Diablo 2

Utility: Frostburn is a great glove for sorceress builds, as it provides +40% increased mana, by far the most amongst all the d2 items. The high mana increase is very beneficial for survivability, as energy shield lets most of the damage taken deduced from mana. However it lacks faster cast rate, so a magefist is a better choice for most sorc builds.
Where to farm it: Nightmare Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:500

Price: Cheap


Magefist

Magefist Diablo 2

Utility: Magefist is the go-to sorceress caster gloves. It is also a good gloves choice for other caster builds, alongside Trang Oul’s gloves, as no other gloves provide faster cast rate.
Where to farm it: Nightmare Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:850

Price: Cheap


Souldrainer

Soul Drainer Diablo 2

Utility: Soul Drainer is a great dual leech glove that helps both life and mana sustainability. The chance of weaken on striking is a nice addition to the gloves, however for most builds it procs relatively rarely.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:3400

Price: Cheap


Steelrend

Steelrend Diablo 2

Utility: Steelrend is the only gloves providing Enhanced damage. Alongside with crushing blow, it’s a very good offensive piece of equipment for physical damage dealing builds. The downside is that despite having high defense, it lacks other useful defensive qualities, and the strength requirement to wear it is also very high.
Where to farm it: Hell Pindleskin

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:81000

Price: Expensive


Venom Grip

Venom Grip Diablo 2

Utility: Venom Grip is a very good ladder starter item, the life leech and the crushing blow both come handy for physical damage dealing builds.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:110

Price: Very Cheap


Unique Rings



Bul Kathos’ Wedding Band

Bul Kathos' Wedding Band Diablo 2

Utility: Bul Katho’s or in short BK ring is the only ring besides Stone of Jordan that grants an all skill level. Due to that, it’s useful for any build. In general, melee or missile builds benefit more from a BK ring than from a SOJ, while caster builds are slightly better off with a Stone of Jordan.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:5500

Price: Expensive


Carrion Wind

Carrion Wind Diablo 2

Utility: The main utility of Carrion Wind is its very high life steal % compared to other rings. However for endgame builds, wearing a Blood crafted ring can also have high life steal but have many other additional stats and benefits too.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1800

Price: Cheap


Dwarf Star

Dwarf Star Diablo 2

Utility: Dwarf star is a good defensive ring against fire damage, and grants a nice life bonus too. In case you play a Goldfind Barb, make sure to wear Dwarf stars!
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:500

Price: Very Cheap


Manald Heal

Manald Heal Diablo 2

Utility: Manald heal is a useful ladder starter ring for builds that benefit from Mana steal.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:400

Price:  Very Cheap


Nagelring

Nagelring Diablo 2

Utility: Nagelring is the best common item option ring for boosting your magic find. While magic rings can have up to 40% MF, they are very hard to come by and are much more expensive.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:400

Price: Cheap


Nature’s Peace

Nature's Peace Diablo 2

Utility: Nature’s peace is a very useful ring against Ubers, as it prevents them from healing.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:5400

Price: Cheap


Raven Frost

Raven Frost Diablo 2

Utility: For most builds, wearing a raven frost is highly suggested for it’s Cannot be Frozen stat. The dexterity stat is also very useful, while the additional attack rating helps melee and missile builds have a higher chance to hit their targets. The cold absorb is another great extra that makes your character much less vulnerable against cold damage.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:500

Price: Cheap


Stone of Jordan

The Stone of Jordan -SOJ Diablo 2

Utility: Stone of Jordan, or SOJ in short is the most iconic ring, and quite possibly the most iconic item in the game. It is the best-in-slot ring for caster builds, unless you need FCR rings to reach a higher breakpoint.
Where to farm it: Nightmare Andariel

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:3300

Price: Very Expensive


Wisp Projector

Wisp Projector - Diablo 2

Utility: Wisp projector is a ring with very unique stats. The lightning absorb gives a great survivability boost, and the magic find is also a nice bonus. This ring is most often used in PvP against lightning damage dealing enemies.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:16000

Price: Affordable


Unique Belts



Arachnid Mesh

Arachnid Mesh Diablo 2

Utility: Arachnid Mesh is the only belt in the entire game that grants +1 skill points. Besides that, it also provides a 20% faster cast rate, making it by far the best offensive belt choice for caster builds.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2800

Price: Expensive


Goldwrap

Goldwrap - Diablo 2

Utility: Goldwrap is the only belt that provides Magic find %. Due to that, it’s obviously the #1 magic find belt for any build. It also has some additional gold find, which is very useful for goldfing barbarians. The downside of the belt is that it doesn’t provide any other useful stat.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1100

Price: Cheap


Nightsmoke

Nightsmoke Diablo 2

Utility: Nightsmoke is a great, cheap ladder starter belt. The all resistance and the damage taken goes to mana helps both with survivability and mana sustenance.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1000

Price: Very Cheap


Nosferatu’s Coil

Nosferatu's Coil Diablo 2

Utility: Nosferatu’s is mainly being used by bowazons for it’s life steal and increased attack speed.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:3500

Price: Cheap


Razortail

Razortail Diablo 2

Utility: Razortail is being used by missile builds for its piercing attack stat, which is an amazing utility for such builds. 

Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2200

Price: Cheap


Snowclash

Snowclash Diablo 2

Utility: Snowclash is the ultimate Blizzard Sorc belt. Besides providing 2 skill levels to blizzard, it has high defense compared to other belts, and the max cold resist and cold absorption solves any issues against cold damage dealing monsters.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:4200

Price: Cheap


String of Ears

String fo Ears Diablo 2

Utility: String of Ears is one of the best physical damage reducing items in the game. A comparable belt is Verdungo’s. String is the preferred option by physical damage dealing builds, as it provides 8% life steal that makes a huge difference for life sustenance.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1400

Price: Cheap


Thundergod’s Vigor

Thundergod's Vigor Diablo 2

Utility: Thundergod’s Vigor, or in short Tgod is the most commonly used Lightning javazon belt, as it provides +3 skills to Lightning Fury. Besides that, it has plenty of other great survivability stats, high defense, high added stat points, and resistance+absorption against lightning damage that solve any survivability issues against lightning attacks.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2700

Price: Cheap


Verdungo’s Hearty Cord

Verdungo's Hearty Cord Diablo 2

Utility: Verdungo is the only belt besides String of ears that grants physical damage reduction. Verdungo provides a decent amount of life via the +40 Vitality points, and the faster hit recovery and replenish life stat also comes handy. Verdungo is the preferred choice for builds that seek physical damage reduction but do not deal physical damage themselves.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:4200

Price: Affordable


Unique Boots



Goblin Toe

Goblin Toe Diablo 2

Utility: Despite it’s very cheap price and seemingly insignificant stats, Goblin Toe is actually one of the best offensive boots. It provides a high amount of Crushing Blow, which is the main damage source of several builds, like the Smiter.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:1100

Price: Very Cheap


Gore Rider

Gore Rider Diablo 2

Utility: Gore rider is the best offensive boots for non-caster builds due to it’s high Crushing Blow, Deadly Strike and Open Wounds chance. In addition, it has a decent amount of defense and the 30 FRW is also very useful.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2700

Price: Affordable


Marrowwalk

Marrowwalk Diablo 2

Utility: Marrowwalk is mainly useful for Summon Necromancers, but the +stats make it a decent ladder starter boots as well. The Life Tap charges can also be very useful, especially against Ubers.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2700

Price: Affordable


Sandstorm Trek

Sandstorm Trek Diablo 2

Utility: Sandstorm Trek is probably the best defensive boots. It has durability repair, so you can wear an ethereal pair without needing to worry about breaking it. Due to this it has the highest defense amongst any boots, plus it also provides 30 very useful stat points, faster hit recovery and a great amount of poison resistance.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2000

Price: Affordable


Shadow Dancer

Shadow Dancer Diablo 2

Utility: Shadow Dancer is the best boots for most assassin builds due to its +2 Shadow Disciplines skills.
Where to farm it: Hell Pindleskin

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:81000

Price: Expensive


Tearhaunch

Tearhaunch Diablo 2

Utility: Tearhaunch is a great ladder starter boots. It’s super cheap, but offers useful stats and some all resistance too.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:600

Price: Very Cheap


War Traveler

War Traveler Diablo 2

Utility: War Traveler is the ideal choice when you seek magic find boots. No other boots have magic find % anywhere close to it, and it also offers a fairly fast run speed, useful additional stats and some extra physical damage.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:4200

Price: Affordable


Waterwalk

Waterwalk Diablo 2

Utility: Waterwalk is one of the best, if not the defensive boots. It provides a higher amount of life than any other, while it can be upgraded to have over 200 defense.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel or Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:2200

Price: Cheap



Unique Charms



Annihilus

Annihilus Diablo 2

Utility: Annihilus, or Anni in short is the only unique small charm in the game. It has a very unique farming process, Diablo Clone has to be spawned on the server by selling Stone of Jordan rings. It is by far one of the most powerful Diablo 2 items, and the usefulness of it is self-evident, every character build needs one to be considered well-geared.
Where to farm it: Diablo Clone

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 100%

Price: Very Expensive


Hellfire Torch

Hellfire Torch Diablo 2

Utility: Hellfire Torch is another must have charm. The same thing goes for it as for Annihilus, no matter what build you have, you should have a Hellfire Torch on it for optimal performance. Even if your torch does not provide the +3 skills to your character class, it will still be a very useful item for your build, and you should do your best at the beginning of the ladder seasons to get it.
Where to farm it: Pandemonium Event

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 100%

Price: Expensive


Gheed’s Fortune

Gheed's Fortune Diablo 2

Utility: Unlike other unique charms, Gheed’s main utility is for Magic and Gold Find. It’s a must have MF item, and a must-have item for gambling huge amounts of gold as it reduces vendor prices.
Where to farm it: Hell Andariel

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:400

Price: Affordable


Unique Jewels


Rainbow Facet (Cold level up)

Rainbow Facet Cold Diablo 2

Utility: Rainbow facets are useful for any elemental damage dealing build. They are the only jewels that directly increase elemental damage, or decrease enemy resistance. The Level-up or the Die stat is a matter of taste. If you have several Facet socketed, they can make a huge difference in your elemental damage output.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:8700

Price: Affordable


Rainbow Facet(Lightning Death)

Rainbow Facet Lightning Diablo 2

Utility:Utility: Rainbow facets are useful for any elemental damage dealing build. They are the only jewels that directly increase elemental damage, or decrease enemy resistance. The Level-up or the Die stat is a matter of taste. If you have several Facet socketed, they can make a huge difference in your elemental damage output.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:8700

Price: Affordable


Rainbow Facet (Fire Death)

Rainbow Facet Fire Diablo 2

Utility: Rainbow facets are useful for any elemental damage dealing build. They are the only jewels that directly increase elemental damage, or decrease enemy resistance. The Level-up or the Die stat is a matter of taste. If you have several Facet socketed, they can make a huge difference in your elemental damage output.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:8700

Price: Affordable


Rainbow Facet(Poison level-up)

Rainbow Facet Poison Diablo 2

Utility: Rainbow facets are useful for any elemental damage dealing build. They are the only jewels that directly increase elemental damage, or decrease enemy resistance. The Level-up or the Die stat is a matter of taste. If you have several Facet socketed, they can make a huge difference in your elemental damage output.
Where to farm it: Hell Mephisto

Drop Chance with 0 Magic Find: 1:8700

Price: Affordable

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