Diablo 2 Item Guide: Normal Unique Bows in Diablo 2

Basics

Normal unique items are still highly sought after and depending on your character, can give you a tremendous boost in game play. Here are some of the better unique items in the game today.

Normal Unique Bows

Pluckeye

The Pluckeye is a Short bow that has a two handed damage of 2-8 (with an average of 5 damage) and it has a level requirement of 7. It requires a 15 dexterity and has a base weapon speed of 5. Its special buffs are +2 to light radius, +2 to mana after each kill, +10 to life, 3% mana stolen per hit, +28 to attack rating, and +100% enhanced damage.

Witherstring

The Witherstring is a Hunter’s bow that has a two handed damage of 3-4 to 11-12 (with an average of 7-8 damage) and has a level requirement of 13. It requires a dexterity of 28 and has a base weapon speed of -10. Its special buffs are +50 to attack rating, 20% increased attack speed, adds 1-3 damage, fires level 3 magic arrow, and has +40-50% enhanced damage.

Raven Claw

The Raven Claw is a Long bow that has a two handed damage of 4-5 to 16-17 (with an average of 10-11 damage) and has a level requirement of 15. It requires a dexterity of 19 and has a base weapon speed of 0. Its special buffs are +3 to strength and dexterity, 50% bonus to attack rating, fires level 3 explosive arrows, and +60-70% enhanced damage.

Rogue’s Bow

The Rogue’s Bow is a Composite bow that has a two handed damage of 5-6 to 11-12 (with an average of 8-9 damage) and has a level requirement of 20. It requires a strength of 25 and a dexterity of 35, and has a base weapon speed of -10. Its special buffs are +10 to all resistances, +60 to attack rating, 50% increased attack speed, 30% deadly strike, +100% damage to the undead, and +40-60% enhanced damage.

Stormstrike

The Stormstrike is a Short battle bow that has a two handed damage of 8-9 to 18-20 (with an average of 13-14.5 damage) and has a level requirement of 25. It requires a strength of 30 and a dexterity of 40, and has a base weapon speed of 0. Its special buffs are 25 Piercing attack, +70-90% enhanced damage, adds 1-30 lightning damage, +28 to attack rating, +8 to strength, and +25% to lightning resist.

Wizendraw

The Wizendraw is a Long battle bow that has a two handed damage of 5 to 30-32 (with an average of 17.5-18.5 damage) and has a level requirement of 26. It requires a strength of 40 and a dexterity of 50, and has a base weapon speed of 10. Its special buffs are +30 to mana, +15 to energy, cold resist 26%, 20% increased attack speed, fires level 5 magic arrow, +50-100 to attack rating, +70-80% enhanced damage, and -20-35% to enemy cold resistance.

Hellclap

The Hellclap is a Short war bow that has a two handed damage of 10-11 to 23-26 (with an average of 16.5-18.5 damage) and has a level requirement of 27. It requires a strength of 35 and a dexterity of 55, and has a base weapon speed of 0. Its special buffs are +12 to dexterity, +40% to fire resist, +50-75 to attack rating, 10% increased attack speed, it adds 15- (30 to 50) fire damage, and +70-90% enhanced damage. There is an additional +1 to fire skills in the Sorceress fire tree, assassin fire skills, druid fire skills, Paladin’s holy fire, and an Amazon’s fire arrow, explosive arrow, and immolation arrow. If at least 1 skill point is in corpse explosion and fire golem for a Necromancer, it will raise those skills as well.

Blastbark

The Blastbark is a Long war bow that has a two handed damage of 5-6 to 39-52 (with an average of 22-29 damage) and has a level requirement of 28. It requires 50 strength and 65 dexterity, and has a base weapon speed of 10. Its special buffs are +70-130% enhanced damage, +1 to amazon skill levels, 3% mana stolen per hit and +5 to strength.

For Amazons there is an additional +2 to exploding arrow.

This post is part of the series: Diablo 2 Item Guide

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