Understanding the Exceptional Unique Wands in Diablo 2

Basics

Exceptional unique items are some of the most highly sought after items in the game. If you are seeking the best items for your character, here are some to consider.

Exceptional Unique Wands

Suicide Branch

Suicide Branch is a one-handed wand with a damage of 8-18 (with an average of 13 damage) and a level requirement of 33. It requires 25 strength and has a durability of 15. Its special buffs are +2 to all skills, 50% faster cast rate, all resistances +10, increase maximum mana 10%, +40 to life, and 150% damage to the undead.

Carin Shard

Carin Shard is a one-handed wand with a damage of 8-24 (with an average of 16 damage) and a level requirement of 35. It requires 25 strength and has a durability of 15. Its special buffs are 150% damage to the undead, replenish life +5, 30% faster hit recovery, 10% faster cast rate, +1 to Necromancer skill levels, +1.25-123.75 (1.25 for every character level) to mana, and +1.25-123.75 (1.25 for every character level) to life.

Arm of King Leoric

Arm of King Leoric is a tomb wand with one-handed damage of 10-22 (with an average of 16 damage) and a level requirement of 36. It requires 25 strength and has a durability of 15. Its special buffs are 150% damage to the undead. 10% faster cast rate, 5% chance to cast a level 10 bone spirit when struck, 10% chance to cast a level 2 bone prison when struck, and +1.25-123.75 (1.25 for every character level) to mana. For Necromancers it has an additional +2 to terror, +2 to raise skeletal mage, +3 to raise skeleton and skeleton mastery, +2 to summoning skills, and +2 to poison and bone skills.

Blackhand Key

Blackhand Key is a grave wand with a one-handed damage of 23-54 (with an average of 38.5 damage) and a level requirement of 41. It requires 25 strength and has a durability of 15. Its special buffs are +2 to Necromancer skill levels, 20% damage taken goes to mana, 20% faster cast rate, fire resist +37%, +50 to life, 30 charges of level 13 grim ward, -2 to light radius, and 150% damage to the undead. For Necromancers it adds an additional +1 to curses.

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