Diablo 2 Lord of Destruction Guide: Rune 1.10 Words for Armor- Ladder Characters Only – Battle.net Realms

Basics

In Diablo 2 Lord of Destruction you can place some runes in items in a certain order and get additional buffs and attributes that are in addition to the runes individually. This will explore all the rune 1.10 words meant for armor that are for the Battle.net Realms for Ladder Characters only. They work for open, single, or non ladder characters. Rune words from 1.11 and the original rune words are in additional articles.

Rune 1.10 Words for Armor- Ladder Characters

Dragon: for 3 socket body armor/shields the combination is Sur + Lo + Sol and gives +3-5 to all attributes, +360 defense, level 14 holy fire aura when equipped, 12% chance to cast level 15 hydra on striking, 20% chance to cast level 18 venom when struck, +0.375-37.125 to strength based on character level, increases max mana in armor 5% or gives +50 to mana in shields, +5% to max lightning resist, and damage is reduced by 7.

Dream: for 3 socket helms/shields the combination is Io + Jah + Pul and gives 10% chance to cast level 15 confuse when struck, level 15 holy shock aura when equipped, +20-30% fast hit recovery, +30 enhanced defense, +150-220 defense, +10 to vitality, increase max life 5% when in helms or +50 to life if in shields, +0.625-61.875 to mana based on character level, all resistances +5-20, and 12-25% better chance of getting magic items.

Fortitude (for body armor): for 4 socket body armor the combination is El + Sol + Dol + Lo and gives 20% chance to cast level 15 chilling armor when struck, +25% faster cast rate, +300% enhanced damage, +200% enhanced defense, +15 defense, +X to life (based on character level)*, replenish life +7, +5% to max lightning resist, all resistances +25-30, damage reduced by 7, 12% damage taken goes to mana, and +1 light radius.

Phoenix (for shields): for 4 socket shields the combination is Vex + Vex + Lo + Jah and gives 100% chance to cast level 40 blaze when you level up, 40% chance to cast level 22 firestorm on striking, level 10-15 redemption aura when equipped, +350-400% enhanced damage, +350-400 defense versus missile, -28% to enemy fire resistance, +50 to life, +5% to max lightning resist, +10% to max fire resist, and +15-21 fire absorb.

Spirit (for shields): for 4 socket shields the combination is Tal + Thul + Ort + Amn and gives +2 to all skills, +25-35% faster cast rate, +55% faster hit recovery, +250 defense versus missile, +22 to vitality, +89-112 to mana, cold resist +35%, lightning resist +35%, poison resist +35%, +3-8 magic absorb and attacker takes damage of 14.

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