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Diablo 2 Item Guide: Elite Unique Armor in Diablo 2

by: Kayar ; edited by: Michael Hartman ; updated: 4/17/2012 • Leave a comment

A look at the elite unique Armor in the Blizzard game Diablo 2.

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    Basics

    More sought after than the exceptional unique items are the Elite Unique items. For those treasure hunters that want the best of the very best, these are some of the items that are out there for you to find in the Blizzard hit game Diablo 2.

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    Elite Unique Armor

    Ormus' Robes

    Ormus' Robes is a Dusk shroud that has 371-487 defense with a base defense of 361-467. It has a required level of 75 and a required strength of 77. It has a durability of 20. Its special buffs are +10-15% cold skill damage (except Frozen Orb and Cold Mastery), +10-15% fire skill damage (except Fire Mastery, Hydra), +10-15% lightning skill damage (except Lightning Mastery), +20% faster cast rate, regenerates mana 10-15%, and +10-20 Defense. For Sorceress' they also add an additional +3 bonus to a random skill.

    The Gladiator's Bane

    The Gladiator's Bane is a Wire fleece that has 1255-1496 defense with a base defense of 375-481. It has a required level of 85 and a required strength of 111. It has a durability of 135. Its special buffs are magic damage reduced by 15-20, damage reduced by 15-20, attacker takes damage of 20, poison length reduced by 50%, 30% faster hit recovery, cannot be frozen, +50 defense, and +150-200% enhanced defense.

    Arkaine's Valor

    Arkaine's Valor is a Balrog skin that has 1295-1450 defense with a base defense of 410-517. It has a required level of 85 and a required strength of 165. It has a durability of 30. Its special buffs are 30% faster hit recover, damage reduced by 10-15, +150-180% enhanced defense, either +1 to all skills or +2 to all skills, and +0-49 (0.5 for every character level) to vitality.

    It is entirely different from the armor of the same name which is found in the original Diablo PC game.

    Leviathan

    Leviathan is a Kraken shell that has a 1514-1722 with a base defense of 417-523. It has a required level of 65 and a required strength of 174. It is indestructible. It will spawn in Ladder Only games. Its special buffs are +170-200% enhanced defense, +100-150 defense, +40-50 to strength, and damage reduction by 15-25%.

    Steel Carapace

    Steel Carapace is a Shadow plate that has a 1618-1785 defense with a base defense of 446-557. It has a required level of 66 and a required strength of 230. It has a durability of 70. Its special buffs are an 8% chance to cast level 6 iron maiden when struck, repairs 1 durability in 20 seconds, damage is reduced by 9-14, +190-220% enhanced defense, regenerates mana 10-15%, +20% faster hit recovery, and a cold resist +40-60%.

    Templar's Might

    Templar's Might is a Sacred armor that has a 1622-1923 defense with a base defense of 487-600. It has a required level of 74 and a required strength of 232. It has a durability of 60. Its special buffs are +170-220% enhanced defense, +250-300 defense versus missile, +10-15 to vitality, +10-15 to strength, +20% faster hit recovery, and +40-50 maximum stamina. For Paladins it adds an additional +1-2 to offensive auras.

    Tyrael's Might

    Tyrael's Might is a Sacred armor that has a 1322-1502 defense with a base defense of 487-600. It has a required level of 84 and no required strength. It is indestructible. It's only spawned in Ladder Only games. Its special buffs are +120-150% enhanced defense, slain monsters rest in peace, requirements -100%, cannot be frozen, all resistances +20-30, +20-30 to strength, +20% faster run/walk, and +50-100% damage to demons.