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Diablo 2 Critical Strike

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Critical Strike Skill Guide

Class: Amazon

Skill Tree: Passive and Magic Skills

Type: Physical

Use: Passive

Requires Lv. 1

Lvl Chance to Crit
2068

Diablo 2 Resurrected Critical Strike is a Amazon Physical Skill and requires level 1 to use. Here you can find Chance to Crit Per Level Stats, and Synergy Bonus from Valkyrie Skills.

Diablo 2 Critical Strike Stats

Description: Passive Effect: Your attacks have a chance to do double damage.
Critical Strike Per Level Stats
Lvl Chance to Crit
116
225
332
438
542
646
749
851
954
1056
1158
1259
1361
1462
1563
1665
1765
1866
1967
2068

Best Skills to use with Critical Strike in Diablo 2

The Best Skills to use with Critical Strike are Valkyrie, which provide Damage Bonus & Effects Per Level.

Per Level Bonus From Skills
Critical Strike will gain Bonus Damage/Effect from the following skills Per Level.
Per Level Bonus To Skills
Critical Strike Per Level provides the following bonuses to other Amazon skills.
Valkyrie: 100% effect transferred to the Valkyrie
Skills Description
S Tier
Valkyrie
Summons a powerful Valkyrie ally.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 30
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Diablo 2 Best Critical Strike Build

Below is a list of the best builds that use the Amazon Skill Critical Strike in D2R.

A
TIER
20
20
20
5
5
5
5
5
5
Archer Amazon Build
Skills
Skills Description
A Tier
Strafe
Magically splits one arrow into several that target multiples nerby enemies.
Active
Physical
Requires Lv. 24
A Tier
Multiple Shot
Magically splits one arrow or bolt into many.
Active
Physical
Requires Lv. 6
S Tier
Valkyrie
Summons a powerful Valkyrie ally.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 30
S Tier
Penetrate
Passive Effect: Increases your attack rating.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 18
S Tier
Critical Strike
Passive Effect: Your attacks have a chance to do double damage.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 1
A Tier
Pierce
Passive Effect: Your missiles have a chance to pass through enemies that they hit.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 30
S Tier
Avoid
Passive Effect: You have a chance to dodge enemy missiles when attacking or stading still.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 12
S Tier
Evade
Passive Effect: You have a chance to dodge a melee or missile attack when walking or running.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 24
S Tier
Dodge
Passive Effect: You have a chance to dodge a melee attack when attacking or stading still.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 6
Weapons & Armor
Runeword
Weapons
+250% Enhanced Damage
+ (3.125 Per Character Level) 3-309 To Maximum Damage (Based On Character Level)
20% Increased Attack Speed
6-8% Mana Stolen Per Hit
Heal Stamina Plus 30%
+10 To Strength
+5 To Dexterity
Knockback

Runeword
+150-200% Enhanced Damage
Adds 25-50 Damage
20% Increased Attack Speed
+5-8% Mana Stolen Per Hit
+20 to Dexterity
+20 to Energy
+20% Enhanced Defense (?)
+2 To Amazon skills
+2 To Bow & Crossbow Skills (Amazon Only)
Item
+120% Enhanced Defense
+30% Faster Hit Recovery
15% Deadly Strike
35% Chance of Crushing Blow
+15 To Strength
Item
Crow Caw
Chest Armor
+150-180% Enhanced Defense
15% Increased Attack Speed
15% Faster Hit Recovery
35% Chance of Open Wounds
+15 Dexterity
Item
Twitchthroe
Chest Armor
+25 Defense
25% Increase chance of blocking*
20% Faster Hit Recovery
20% Increased Attack Speed
+10 To Dexterity
+10 To Strength
Item
+150-180% Enhanced Defense
+15 Defense
6-8% Life Stolen Per Hit

Damage Reduced By 10-15%

Magic Damage Reduced 10-15
Item
Slows Target By 10%
+2 To Mana After Each Kill
5-7% Life Stolen Per Hit

+15 To Strength
10% Increased Attack Speed
-3 To Light Radius
Item
+50-60% Enhanced Defense
25% Chance of a Crushing Blow
-1 To Light Radius
Damage Reduced By 1
Magic Damage Reduced By 1
+15 Defense
Item
+160-200% Enhanced Defense
30% Faster Run/Walk
10% Chance Of Open Wounds
15% Chance Of Crushing Blow
15% Deadly Strike
Requirements -25%
+20 Maximum Stamina
Item
+10-20% Enhanced Defense
+10 Defense
3% Life Stolen Per Hit
3% Mana Stolen Per Hit
Poison Resistance +10%
+20 To Mana
Item
+90-120% Enhanced Defense
4-7% Mana Stolen Per Hit

4-7% Life Stolen Per Hit

-50 To Monster Defense Per Hit
8% Chance To Cast Level 3 Weaken On Striking
Item
Bul-Kathos' Wedding Band
Rings
+1 To All Skills
+ (0.5 Per Character Level) 0-49 To Life (Based On Character Level)
3-5% Life Stolen Per Hit
+50 Maximum Stamina
Item
Cathan's Seal
Rings
6% Life Stolen Per Hit
Damage Reduced by 2
+10 Strength
(2 Items)
Item
The Cat's Eye
Amulets
+30% Faster Run/Walk
+20% Increased Attack Speed
+100 Defense Vs. Missile
+100 Defense
+25 To Dexterity
Item
Crescent Moon
Amulets
10% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
+45 To Mana
3-6% Life Stolen Per Hit
11-15% Mana Stolen Per Hit
Magic Damage Reduced By 10
-2 To Light Radius
Runewords
Runeword
Enigma
1
2
3
Jah + Ith + Ber
Requires Lv. 65
3 Socket Body Armor
+2 To All Skills
+45% Faster Run/Walk
+1 To Teleport
+750-775 Defense
+ (0.75 Per Character Level) +0-74 To Strength (Based On Character Level)
Increase Maximum Life 5%
Damage Reduced By 8%
+14 Life After Each Kill
15% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
+ (1 Per Character Level) +1-99% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items (Based On Character Level)
Runeword
Faith
1
2
3
4
Ohm + Jah + Lem + Eld
Requires Lv. 65
4 Socket Missile Weapons
Level 12-15 Fanaticism Aura When Equipped
+1-2 To All Skills
+330% Enhanced Damage
Ignore Target's Defense
300% Bonus To Attack Rating
+75% Damage To Undead
+50 To Attack Rating Against Undead
+120 Fire Damage
All Resistances +15
10% Reanimate As: Returned
75% Extra Gold From Monsters
Runeword
Melody
1
2
3
Shael + Ko + Nef
Requires Lv. 39
3 Socket Missile Weapons
+50% Enhanced Damage
+300% Damage To Undead
+3 To Bow and Crossbow Skills (Amazon Only)
+3 To Critical Strike (Amazon Only)
+3 To Dodge (Amazon Only)
+3 To Slow Missiles (Amazon Only)
20% Increased Attack Speed
+10 To Dexterity
Knockback
Runeword
Dream
1
2
3
Io + Jah + Pul
Requires Lv. 65
3 Socket Helms/ Shields
10% Chance To Cast Level 15 Confuse When Struck
Level 15 Holy Shock Aura When Equipped
+20-30% Faster Hit Recovery
+30% Enhanced Defense
+150-220 Defense
+10 To Vitality
Increase Maximum Life 5% (Helms Only)
+50 To Life (Shields Only)
+0.625-61.875 To Mana (Based On Character Level)
All Resistances +5-20
12-25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items

Runeword
Duress
1
2
3
Shael + Um + Thul
Requires Lv. 47
3 Socket Body Armor
+40% Faster Hit Recovery
+10-20% Enhanced Damage
Adds 37-133 Cold Damage 2 sec. Duration (Normal)
15% Chance of Crushing Blow
33% Chance of Open Wounds
+150-200% Enhanced Defense
-20% Slower Stamina Drain
Cold Resist +45%
Lightning Resist +15%
Fire Resist +15%
Poison Resist +15%
A
TIER
20
20
20
20
5
5
5
5
5
Lightning Javelin Amazon Build
Skills
Skills Description
A Tier
Charged Strike
Adds Lightning Damage to Javelin and Spear Class Weapons
Active
Lightning
Requires Lv. 18
A Tier
Lightning Strike
Adds Lightning Damage to Javelin and Spear class Weapons and releases chain Lightning upon impact.
Active
Lightning
Requires Lv. 30
S Tier
Lightning Fury
Chances a Thrown Javelin into a Powerful Bolt of Lightning that splits on impact.
Active
Lightning
Requires Lv. 30
C Tier
Power Strike
Adds lightning damage to attacks with Javelin and Spear class Weapon
Active
Lightning
Requires Lv. 6
A Tier
Pierce
Passive Effect: Your missiles have a chance to pass through enemies that they hit.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 30
S Tier
Critical Strike
Passive Effect: Your attacks have a chance to do double damage.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 1
S Tier
Evade
Passive Effect: You have a chance to dodge a melee or missile attack when walking or running.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 24
S Tier
Avoid
Passive Effect: You have a chance to dodge enemy missiles when attacking or stading still.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 12
S Tier
Dodge
Passive Effect: You have a chance to dodge a melee attack when attacking or stading still.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 6
Weapons & Armor
Runeword
+150-200% Enhanced Damage
Adds 25-50 Damage
+2 To Amazon Skill Levels
5-9% Life Stolen Per Hit
+30% Faster Run/Walk
+20 To Strength
+20 To Dexterity
Replenishes Quantity [1 in 3 sec.]
Increased Stack Size [60]
+2 To Javelin and Spear Skills (Amazon Only)

Runeword
+150-200% Enhanced Damage
Adds 1-511 Lightning Damage
+15% Increased Attack Speed
-15% To Enemy Lightning Resistance
20% Chance To Cast Level 14 Lightning On Striking
+2-4 To Javelin and Spear Skills (Amazon Only)
+3 To Lightning Bolt (Amazon Only)
(Ladder Only)

Item
+150-180% Enhanced Defense
+1-2 To All Skills

+ (0.5 Per Character Level) 0-49 To Vitality (Based On Character Level)
30% Faster Hit Recovery
Damage Reduced By 10-15
Item
+120-150% Enhanced Defense
+15 Defense
+10 To Maximum Damage
Piercing Attack (33)
+15 To Dexterity
Attacker Takes Damage of (1 Per Character Level) 1-99 (Based On Character Level)
Item
+160-200% Enhanced Defense
Adds 1-50 Lightning Damage
5% Chance To Cast Level 7 Fist Of The Heavens When Struck
+20 Lightning Absorb
10% To Maximum Lightning Resistance
+20 To Strength
+20 To Vitality
+3 To Lightning Fury (Amazon Only)
+3 To Lightning Strike (Amazon Only)
Item
+90-120% Enhanced Defense
Slows Target By 10%
+1 To All Skills
+20% Faster Cast Rate
Increases Maximum Mana 5%
Level 3 Venom (11 Charges)
Item
+90-140% Enhanced Defense
10% Faster Hit Recovery
+30-40 To Vitality

Replenish Life +10-13

+100-120 Maximum Stamina

Damage Reduced By 10-15%
Item
+150-190% Enhanced Defense
25% Faster Run/Walk
+10 To Vitality
+10 To Strength
Adds 15-25 Damage
40% Slower Stamina Drain
Attacker Takes Damage Of 5-10

30-50% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
Item
+160-200% Enhanced Defense
30% Faster Run/Walk
10% Chance Of Open Wounds
15% Chance Of Crushing Blow
15% Deadly Strike
Requirements -25%
+20 Maximum Stamina
Item
+10-20% Enhanced Defense
+10 Defense
3% Life Stolen Per Hit
3% Mana Stolen Per Hit
Poison Resistance +10%
+20 To Mana
Item
+90-120% Enhanced Defense
4-7% Mana Stolen Per Hit

4-7% Life Stolen Per Hit

-50 To Monster Defense Per Hit
8% Chance To Cast Level 3 Weaken On Striking
Item
+ (3.75 Per Character Level) 3-371 Defense (Based On Character Level)
+25% Increased Chance Of Blocking
35% Faster Block Rate
Damage Reduced By 35%
Cold Resistance +60%
Lightning Resistance +25%
+30 To Strength
Attacker Takes Lightning Damage of 10
Indestructible
Item
+100-200 Defense
25% Faster Cast Rate
+1 to All Skills
+10-15% to Lightning Skill Damage
-15-20% to Enemy Lightning Resistance
Item
Bul-Kathos' Wedding Band
Rings
+1 To All Skills
+ (0.5 Per Character Level) 0-49 To Life (Based On Character Level)
3-5% Life Stolen Per Hit
+50 Maximum Stamina
Item
Wisp Projector
Rings
10% Chance To Cast Level 16 Lightning On Striking
Lightning Absorb 10-20%
10-20% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
Level 7 Spirit of Barbs (11 charges)
Level 5 Heart of Wolverine (13 charges)
Level 2 Oak Sage (15 charges)
Item
The Cat's Eye
Amulets
+30% Faster Run/Walk
+20% Increased Attack Speed
+100 Defense Vs. Missile
+100 Defense
+25 To Dexterity
Item
Highlord's Wrath
Amulets
+1 To All Skills
+20% Increased Attack Speed
+ (0.375 Per Character Level) 0-37 % Deadly Strike (Based On Character Level)
Lightning Resistance +35%
Adds 1-30 Lightning Damage
Attacker Takes Lightning Damage Of 15
Runewords
Runeword
Enigma
1
2
3
Jah + Ith + Ber
Requires Lv. 65
3 Socket Body Armor
+2 To All Skills
+45% Faster Run/Walk
+1 To Teleport
+750-775 Defense
+ (0.75 Per Character Level) +0-74 To Strength (Based On Character Level)
Increase Maximum Life 5%
Damage Reduced By 8%
+14 Life After Each Kill
15% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
+ (1 Per Character Level) +1-99% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items (Based On Character Level)
Runeword
Chains of Honor
1
2
3
4
Dol + Um + Ber + Ist
Requires Lv. 63
4 Socket Body Armor
+2 To All Skills
+200% Damage To Demons
+100% Damage To Undead
8% Life Stolen Per Hit
+70% Enhanced Defense
+20 To Strength
Replenish Life +7
All Resistances +65
Damage Reduced By 8%
25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
Runeword
Peace
1
2
3
Shael + Thul + Amn
Requires Lv. 29
3 Socket Body Armor (Amazon only)
4 % Chance To Cast Level 5 Slow Missiles When Struck
2% Chance To Cast level 15 Valkyrie On Striking
+2 To Amazon Skill Levels
+20% Faster Hit Recovery
+2 To Critical Strike
Cold Resist +30%
Attacker Takes Damage of 14
Runeword
Splendor
1
2
Eth + Lum
Requires Lv. 37
2 Socket Shields
+1 To All Skills
+10% Faster Cast Rate
+20% Faster Block Rate
+60-100% Enhanced Defense
+10 To Energy
Regenerate Mana 15%
50% Extra Gold From Monsters
20% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
+3 To Light Radius

Runeword
Spirit
1
2
3
4
Tal + Thul + Ort + Amn
Requires Lv. 25
4 Socket Swords/Shields
(Weapons)
+2 To All Skills
+25-35% Faster Cast Rate
+55% Faster Hit Recovery
Adds 1-50 Lightning Damage
Adds 3-14 Cold Damage 3 Second Duration (Normal)
+75 Poison Damage Over 5 Seconds
7% Life Stolen Per Hit
+250 Defense Vs. Missile
+22 To Vitality
+89-112 To Mana
+3-8 Magic Absorb

(Shields)
+2 To All Skills
+25-35% Faster Cast Rate
+55% Faster Hit Recovery
+250 Defense Vs. Missile
+22 To Vitality
+89-112 To Mana
Cold Resist +35%
Lightning Resist +35%
Poison Resist +35%
+3-8 Magic Absorb
Attacker Takes Damage of 14

A
TIER
20
20
20
20
5
5
5
5
Ice Bowazon Amazon Build
Skills
Skills Description
E Tier
Cold Arrow
Magically enhances your arrows ot bolt by adding Cold Damage and a slowing effect Cold Arrows only do half of ther regular damage.
Active
Cold
Requires Lv. 6
C Tier
Ice Arrow
Magically enhances your arrow or bolt to freeze your enemies.
Active
Cold
Requires Lv. 18
S Tier
Freezing Arrow
Magically enhances an arrow or bolt to freeze entire groups of monsters.
Active
Cold
Requires Lv. 30
S Tier
Valkyrie
Summons a powerful Valkyrie ally.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 30
S Tier
Critical Strike
Passive Effect: Your attacks have a chance to do double damage.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 1
A Tier
Pierce
Passive Effect: Your missiles have a chance to pass through enemies that they hit.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 30
S Tier
Avoid
Passive Effect: You have a chance to dodge enemy missiles when attacking or stading still.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 12
S Tier
Evade
Passive Effect: You have a chance to dodge a melee or missile attack when walking or running.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 24
Weapons & Armor
Runeword
Weapons
+250% Enhanced Damage
+ (3.125 Per Character Level) 3-309 To Maximum Damage (Based On Character Level)
20% Increased Attack Speed
6-8% Mana Stolen Per Hit
Heal Stamina Plus 30%
+10 To Strength
+5 To Dexterity
Knockback

Runeword
+150-200% Enhanced Damage
Adds 25-50 Damage
20% Increased Attack Speed
+5-8% Mana Stolen Per Hit
+20 to Dexterity
+20 to Energy
+20% Enhanced Defense (?)
+2 To Amazon skills
+2 To Bow & Crossbow Skills (Amazon Only)
Item
+120% Enhanced Defense
+30% Faster Hit Recovery
15% Deadly Strike
35% Chance of Crushing Blow
+15 To Strength
Item
Crow Caw
Chest Armor
+150-180% Enhanced Defense
15% Increased Attack Speed
15% Faster Hit Recovery
35% Chance of Open Wounds
+15 Dexterity
Item
Twitchthroe
Chest Armor
+25 Defense
25% Increase chance of blocking*
20% Faster Hit Recovery
20% Increased Attack Speed
+10 To Dexterity
+10 To Strength
Item
+150-180% Enhanced Defense
+15 Defense
6-8% Life Stolen Per Hit

Damage Reduced By 10-15%

Magic Damage Reduced 10-15
Item
Slows Target By 10%
+2 To Mana After Each Kill
5-7% Life Stolen Per Hit

+15 To Strength
10% Increased Attack Speed
-3 To Light Radius
Item
+50-60% Enhanced Defense
25% Chance of a Crushing Blow
-1 To Light Radius
Damage Reduced By 1
Magic Damage Reduced By 1
+15 Defense
Item
+160-200% Enhanced Defense
30% Faster Run/Walk
10% Chance Of Open Wounds
15% Chance Of Crushing Blow
15% Deadly Strike
Requirements -25%
+20 Maximum Stamina
Item
+10-20% Enhanced Defense
+10 Defense
3% Life Stolen Per Hit
3% Mana Stolen Per Hit
Poison Resistance +10%
+20 To Mana
Item
+90-120% Enhanced Defense
4-7% Mana Stolen Per Hit

4-7% Life Stolen Per Hit

-50 To Monster Defense Per Hit
8% Chance To Cast Level 3 Weaken On Striking
Item
Bul-Kathos' Wedding Band
Rings
+1 To All Skills
+ (0.5 Per Character Level) 0-49 To Life (Based On Character Level)
3-5% Life Stolen Per Hit
+50 Maximum Stamina
Item
Cathan's Seal
Rings
6% Life Stolen Per Hit
Damage Reduced by 2
+10 Strength
(2 Items)
Item
The Cat's Eye
Amulets
+30% Faster Run/Walk
+20% Increased Attack Speed
+100 Defense Vs. Missile
+100 Defense
+25 To Dexterity
Item
Crescent Moon
Amulets
10% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
+45 To Mana
3-6% Life Stolen Per Hit
11-15% Mana Stolen Per Hit
Magic Damage Reduced By 10
-2 To Light Radius
Runewords
Runeword
Enigma
1
2
3
Jah + Ith + Ber
Requires Lv. 65
3 Socket Body Armor
+2 To All Skills
+45% Faster Run/Walk
+1 To Teleport
+750-775 Defense
+ (0.75 Per Character Level) +0-74 To Strength (Based On Character Level)
Increase Maximum Life 5%
Damage Reduced By 8%
+14 Life After Each Kill
15% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
+ (1 Per Character Level) +1-99% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items (Based On Character Level)
Runeword
Faith
1
2
3
4
Ohm + Jah + Lem + Eld
Requires Lv. 65
4 Socket Missile Weapons
Level 12-15 Fanaticism Aura When Equipped
+1-2 To All Skills
+330% Enhanced Damage
Ignore Target's Defense
300% Bonus To Attack Rating
+75% Damage To Undead
+50 To Attack Rating Against Undead
+120 Fire Damage
All Resistances +15
10% Reanimate As: Returned
75% Extra Gold From Monsters
Runeword
Melody
1
2
3
Shael + Ko + Nef
Requires Lv. 39
3 Socket Missile Weapons
+50% Enhanced Damage
+300% Damage To Undead
+3 To Bow and Crossbow Skills (Amazon Only)
+3 To Critical Strike (Amazon Only)
+3 To Dodge (Amazon Only)
+3 To Slow Missiles (Amazon Only)
20% Increased Attack Speed
+10 To Dexterity
Knockback
Runeword
Dream
1
2
3
Io + Jah + Pul
Requires Lv. 65
3 Socket Helms/ Shields
10% Chance To Cast Level 15 Confuse When Struck
Level 15 Holy Shock Aura When Equipped
+20-30% Faster Hit Recovery
+30% Enhanced Defense
+150-220 Defense
+10 To Vitality
Increase Maximum Life 5% (Helms Only)
+50 To Life (Shields Only)
+0.625-61.875 To Mana (Based On Character Level)
All Resistances +5-20
12-25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items

Runeword
Duress
1
2
3
Shael + Um + Thul
Requires Lv. 47
3 Socket Body Armor
+40% Faster Hit Recovery
+10-20% Enhanced Damage
Adds 37-133 Cold Damage 2 sec. Duration (Normal)
15% Chance of Crushing Blow
33% Chance of Open Wounds
+150-200% Enhanced Defense
-20% Slower Stamina Drain
Cold Resist +45%
Lightning Resist +15%
Fire Resist +15%
Poison Resist +15%
Runeword
Ice
1
2
3
4
Amn + Shael + Jah + Lo
Requires Lv. 65
4 Socket Missile Weapons
100% Chance To Cast Level 40 Blizzard When You Level-up
25% Chance To Cast Level 22 Frost Nova On Striking
Level 18 Holy Freeze Aura When Equipped
+20% Increased Attack Speed
+140-210% Enhanced Damage
Ignore Target's Defense
+25-30% To Cold Skill Damage
-20% To Enemy Cold Resistance
7% Life Stolen Per Hit
20% Deadly Strike
3.125-309.375 Extra Gold From Monsters (Based on Character Level)
B
TIER
20
20
20
20
5
5
5
5
Fire Bowazon Amazon Build
Skills
Skills Description
B Tier
Immolation Arrow
Enhances arrows or bolts to cause sever Fire Damage and creates a pyre upon impact.
Active
Fire
Requires Lv. 24
B Tier
Exploding Arrow
Enchants an arrow or bolt that explodes on contact, damaging all nearby enemies.
Active
Fire
Requires Lv. 12
C Tier
Fire Arrow
Magically enhances your arrows or bolt with fire.
Active
Fire
Requires Lv. 1
S Tier
Valkyrie
Summons a powerful Valkyrie ally.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 30
S Tier
Critical Strike
Passive Effect: Your attacks have a chance to do double damage.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 1
A Tier
Pierce
Passive Effect: Your missiles have a chance to pass through enemies that they hit.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 30
S Tier
Avoid
Passive Effect: You have a chance to dodge enemy missiles when attacking or stading still.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 12
S Tier
Evade
Passive Effect: You have a chance to dodge a melee or missile attack when walking or running.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 24
Weapons & Armor
Runeword
Weapons
+250% Enhanced Damage
+ (3.125 Per Character Level) 3-309 To Maximum Damage (Based On Character Level)
20% Increased Attack Speed
6-8% Mana Stolen Per Hit
Heal Stamina Plus 30%
+10 To Strength
+5 To Dexterity
Knockback

Runeword
+150-200% Enhanced Damage
Adds 25-50 Damage
20% Increased Attack Speed
+5-8% Mana Stolen Per Hit
+20 to Dexterity
+20 to Energy
+20% Enhanced Defense (?)
+2 To Amazon skills
+2 To Bow & Crossbow Skills (Amazon Only)
Item
+120% Enhanced Defense
+30% Faster Hit Recovery
15% Deadly Strike
35% Chance of Crushing Blow
+15 To Strength
Item
Crow Caw
Chest Armor
+150-180% Enhanced Defense
15% Increased Attack Speed
15% Faster Hit Recovery
35% Chance of Open Wounds
+15 Dexterity
Item
Twitchthroe
Chest Armor
+25 Defense
25% Increase chance of blocking*
20% Faster Hit Recovery
20% Increased Attack Speed
+10 To Dexterity
+10 To Strength
Item
+150-180% Enhanced Defense
+15 Defense
6-8% Life Stolen Per Hit

Damage Reduced By 10-15%

Magic Damage Reduced 10-15
Item
Slows Target By 10%
+2 To Mana After Each Kill
5-7% Life Stolen Per Hit

+15 To Strength
10% Increased Attack Speed
-3 To Light Radius
Item
+50-60% Enhanced Defense
25% Chance of a Crushing Blow
-1 To Light Radius
Damage Reduced By 1
Magic Damage Reduced By 1
+15 Defense
Item
+160-200% Enhanced Defense
30% Faster Run/Walk
10% Chance Of Open Wounds
15% Chance Of Crushing Blow
15% Deadly Strike
Requirements -25%
+20 Maximum Stamina
Item
+10-20% Enhanced Defense
+10 Defense
3% Life Stolen Per Hit
3% Mana Stolen Per Hit
Poison Resistance +10%
+20 To Mana
Item
+90-120% Enhanced Defense
4-7% Mana Stolen Per Hit

4-7% Life Stolen Per Hit

-50 To Monster Defense Per Hit
8% Chance To Cast Level 3 Weaken On Striking
Item
Bul-Kathos' Wedding Band
Rings
+1 To All Skills
+ (0.5 Per Character Level) 0-49 To Life (Based On Character Level)
3-5% Life Stolen Per Hit
+50 Maximum Stamina
Item
Cathan's Seal
Rings
6% Life Stolen Per Hit
Damage Reduced by 2
+10 Strength
(2 Items)
Item
The Cat's Eye
Amulets
+30% Faster Run/Walk
+20% Increased Attack Speed
+100 Defense Vs. Missile
+100 Defense
+25 To Dexterity
Item
Crescent Moon
Amulets
10% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
+45 To Mana
3-6% Life Stolen Per Hit
11-15% Mana Stolen Per Hit
Magic Damage Reduced By 10
-2 To Light Radius
Runewords
Runeword
Enigma
1
2
3
Jah + Ith + Ber
Requires Lv. 65
3 Socket Body Armor
+2 To All Skills
+45% Faster Run/Walk
+1 To Teleport
+750-775 Defense
+ (0.75 Per Character Level) +0-74 To Strength (Based On Character Level)
Increase Maximum Life 5%
Damage Reduced By 8%
+14 Life After Each Kill
15% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
+ (1 Per Character Level) +1-99% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items (Based On Character Level)
Runeword
Faith
1
2
3
4
Ohm + Jah + Lem + Eld
Requires Lv. 65
4 Socket Missile Weapons
Level 12-15 Fanaticism Aura When Equipped
+1-2 To All Skills
+330% Enhanced Damage
Ignore Target's Defense
300% Bonus To Attack Rating
+75% Damage To Undead
+50 To Attack Rating Against Undead
+120 Fire Damage
All Resistances +15
10% Reanimate As: Returned
75% Extra Gold From Monsters
Runeword
Melody
1
2
3
Shael + Ko + Nef
Requires Lv. 39
3 Socket Missile Weapons
+50% Enhanced Damage
+300% Damage To Undead
+3 To Bow and Crossbow Skills (Amazon Only)
+3 To Critical Strike (Amazon Only)
+3 To Dodge (Amazon Only)
+3 To Slow Missiles (Amazon Only)
20% Increased Attack Speed
+10 To Dexterity
Knockback
Runeword
Dream
1
2
3
Io + Jah + Pul
Requires Lv. 65
3 Socket Helms/ Shields
10% Chance To Cast Level 15 Confuse When Struck
Level 15 Holy Shock Aura When Equipped
+20-30% Faster Hit Recovery
+30% Enhanced Defense
+150-220 Defense
+10 To Vitality
Increase Maximum Life 5% (Helms Only)
+50 To Life (Shields Only)
+0.625-61.875 To Mana (Based On Character Level)
All Resistances +5-20
12-25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items

Runeword
Duress
1
2
3
Shael + Um + Thul
Requires Lv. 47
3 Socket Body Armor
+40% Faster Hit Recovery
+10-20% Enhanced Damage
Adds 37-133 Cold Damage 2 sec. Duration (Normal)
15% Chance of Crushing Blow
33% Chance of Open Wounds
+150-200% Enhanced Defense
-20% Slower Stamina Drain
Cold Resist +45%
Lightning Resist +15%
Fire Resist +15%
Poison Resist +15%
B
TIER
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20
20
10
5
5
5
5
5
5
Poison Javelin Amazon Build
Skills
Skills Description
A Tier
Plague Javelin
Magically enhances your Javelin to release expanding clouds of poison upon impact.
Active
Poison
Requires Lv. 18
B Tier
Poison Javelin
Magically enhances your Javelin to leave a trail of poison clouds.
Active
Poison
Requires Lv. 6
S Tier
Valkyrie
Summons a powerful Valkyrie ally.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 30
A Tier
Pierce
Passive Effect: Your missiles have a chance to pass through enemies that they hit.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 30
S Tier
Critical Strike
Passive Effect: Your attacks have a chance to do double damage.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 1
S Tier
Penetrate
Passive Effect: Increases your attack rating.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 18
S Tier
Evade
Passive Effect: You have a chance to dodge a melee or missile attack when walking or running.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 24
S Tier
Avoid
Passive Effect: You have a chance to dodge enemy missiles when attacking or stading still.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 12
S Tier
Dodge
Passive Effect: You have a chance to dodge a melee attack when attacking or stading still.
Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 6
S Tier
Lightning Fury
Chances a Thrown Javelin into a Powerful Bolt of Lightning that splits on impact.
Active
Lightning
Requires Lv. 30
Weapons & Armor
Runeword
+150-200% Enhanced Damage
Adds 25-50 Damage
+2 To Amazon Skill Levels
5-9% Life Stolen Per Hit
+30% Faster Run/Walk
+20 To Strength
+20 To Dexterity
Replenishes Quantity [1 in 3 sec.]
Increased Stack Size [60]
+2 To Javelin and Spear Skills (Amazon Only)

Runeword
+150-200% Enhanced Damage
Adds 1-511 Lightning Damage
+15% Increased Attack Speed
-15% To Enemy Lightning Resistance
20% Chance To Cast Level 14 Lightning On Striking
+2-4 To Javelin and Spear Skills (Amazon Only)
+3 To Lightning Bolt (Amazon Only)
(Ladder Only)

Item
+50% Enhanced Defense
+100-150 Defense
+1 To All Skills
Damage Reduced By 10-15%
All Resistances +20-30
+30% Faster Hit Recovery
Socketed (1-2)
Indestructible
Item
+150-180% Enhanced Defense
+1-2 To All Skills

+ (0.5 Per Character Level) 0-49 To Vitality (Based On Character Level)
30% Faster Hit Recovery
Damage Reduced By 10-15
Item
+120-150% Enhanced Defense
+15 Defense
+10 To Maximum Damage
Piercing Attack (33)
+15 To Dexterity
Attacker Takes Damage of (1 Per Character Level) 1-99 (Based On Character Level)
Item
+160-200% Enhanced Defense
Adds 1-50 Lightning Damage
5% Chance To Cast Level 7 Fist Of The Heavens When Struck
+20 Lightning Absorb
10% To Maximum Lightning Resistance
+20 To Strength
+20 To Vitality
+3 To Lightning Fury (Amazon Only)
+3 To Lightning Strike (Amazon Only)
Item
+90-120% Enhanced Defense
Slows Target By 10%
+1 To All Skills
+20% Faster Cast Rate
Increases Maximum Mana 5%
Level 3 Venom (11 Charges)
Item
+90-140% Enhanced Defense
10% Faster Hit Recovery
+30-40 To Vitality

Replenish Life +10-13

+100-120 Maximum Stamina

Damage Reduced By 10-15%
Item
+150-190% Enhanced Defense
25% Faster Run/Walk
+10 To Vitality
+10 To Strength
Adds 15-25 Damage
40% Slower Stamina Drain
Attacker Takes Damage Of 5-10

30-50% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
Item
+160-200% Enhanced Defense
30% Faster Run/Walk
10% Chance Of Open Wounds
15% Chance Of Crushing Blow
15% Deadly Strike
Requirements -25%
+20 Maximum Stamina
Item
+ (3.75 Per Character Level) 3-371 Defense (Based On Character Level)
+25% Increased Chance Of Blocking
35% Faster Block Rate
Damage Reduced By 35%
Cold Resistance +60%
Lightning Resistance +25%
+30 To Strength
Attacker Takes Lightning Damage of 10
Indestructible
Item
+100-200 Defense
25% Faster Cast Rate
+1 to All Skills
+10-15% to Lightning Skill Damage
-15-20% to Enemy Lightning Resistance
Item
Bul-Kathos' Wedding Band
Rings
+1 To All Skills
+ (0.5 Per Character Level) 0-49 To Life (Based On Character Level)
3-5% Life Stolen Per Hit
+50 Maximum Stamina
Item
Wisp Projector
Rings
10% Chance To Cast Level 16 Lightning On Striking
Lightning Absorb 10-20%
10-20% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
Level 7 Spirit of Barbs (11 charges)
Level 5 Heart of Wolverine (13 charges)
Level 2 Oak Sage (15 charges)
Item
The Cat's Eye
Amulets
+30% Faster Run/Walk
+20% Increased Attack Speed
+100 Defense Vs. Missile
+100 Defense
+25 To Dexterity
Item
Highlord's Wrath
Amulets
+1 To All Skills
+20% Increased Attack Speed
+ (0.375 Per Character Level) 0-37 % Deadly Strike (Based On Character Level)
Lightning Resistance +35%
Adds 1-30 Lightning Damage
Attacker Takes Lightning Damage Of 15
Runewords
Runeword
Enigma
1
2
3
Jah + Ith + Ber
Requires Lv. 65
3 Socket Body Armor
+2 To All Skills
+45% Faster Run/Walk
+1 To Teleport
+750-775 Defense
+ (0.75 Per Character Level) +0-74 To Strength (Based On Character Level)
Increase Maximum Life 5%
Damage Reduced By 8%
+14 Life After Each Kill
15% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
+ (1 Per Character Level) +1-99% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items (Based On Character Level)
Runeword
Chains of Honor
1
2
3
4
Dol + Um + Ber + Ist
Requires Lv. 63
4 Socket Body Armor
+2 To All Skills
+200% Damage To Demons
+100% Damage To Undead
8% Life Stolen Per Hit
+70% Enhanced Defense
+20 To Strength
Replenish Life +7
All Resistances +65
Damage Reduced By 8%
25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
Runeword
Peace
1
2
3
Shael + Thul + Amn
Requires Lv. 29
3 Socket Body Armor (Amazon only)
4 % Chance To Cast Level 5 Slow Missiles When Struck
2% Chance To Cast level 15 Valkyrie On Striking
+2 To Amazon Skill Levels
+20% Faster Hit Recovery
+2 To Critical Strike
Cold Resist +30%
Attacker Takes Damage of 14
Runeword
Splendor
1
2
Eth + Lum
Requires Lv. 37
2 Socket Shields
+1 To All Skills
+10% Faster Cast Rate
+20% Faster Block Rate
+60-100% Enhanced Defense
+10 To Energy
Regenerate Mana 15%
50% Extra Gold From Monsters
20% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
+3 To Light Radius

Runeword
Spirit
1
2
3
4
Tal + Thul + Ort + Amn
Requires Lv. 25
4 Socket Swords/Shields
(Weapons)
+2 To All Skills
+25-35% Faster Cast Rate
+55% Faster Hit Recovery
Adds 1-50 Lightning Damage
Adds 3-14 Cold Damage 3 Second Duration (Normal)
+75 Poison Damage Over 5 Seconds
7% Life Stolen Per Hit
+250 Defense Vs. Missile
+22 To Vitality
+89-112 To Mana
+3-8 Magic Absorb

(Shields)
+2 To All Skills
+25-35% Faster Cast Rate
+55% Faster Hit Recovery
+250 Defense Vs. Missile
+22 To Vitality
+89-112 To Mana
Cold Resist +35%
Lightning Resist +35%
Poison Resist +35%
+3-8 Magic Absorb
Attacker Takes Damage of 14

Best Weapons to use with Critical Strike in D2R

You can view the Best Weapons to use with the Critical Strike Skill in Diablo 2 by visiting our Amazon Weapons Guide.

Best Armor to use with Critical Strike in D2R

We consider M'avina's Embrace as one of the Best Armor to use with the Critical Strike Skill.

Armor Description
? Tier
M'avina's Embrace
Kraken Shell M'avina's Battle Hymn Set
Requirements -30%
10% Chance To Cast Level 3 Glacial Spike When Struck
Magic Damage Reduced By 5-12
+ (4 Per Character Level) 4-396 Defense (Based On Character Level)
+2 To Passive And Magic Skills (Amazon Only)
+350 Defense
+30% Faster Hit Recovery (3 Items)

Best Runewords to use with Critical Strike in D2

We consider Melody as one of the Best Runewords to use with the Critical Strike Skill.

Runewords Description
Level Requirement: 39
Melody
Shael + Ko + Nef
3 Socket Missile Weapons
+50% Enhanced Damage
+300% Damage To Undead
+3 To Bow and Crossbow Skills (Amazon Only)
+3 To Critical Strike (Amazon Only)
+3 To Dodge (Amazon Only)
+3 To Slow Missiles (Amazon Only)
20% Increased Attack Speed
+10 To Dexterity
Knockback
Level Requirement: 29
Peace
Shael + Thul + Amn
3 Socket Body Armor (Amazon only)
4 % Chance To Cast Level 5 Slow Missiles When Struck
2% Chance To Cast level 15 Valkyrie On Striking
+2 To Amazon Skill Levels
+20% Faster Hit Recovery
+2 To Critical Strike
Cold Resist +30%
Attacker Takes Damage of 14
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