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Diablo 2 Paladin Best Builds

Diablo 2 Resurrected Paladin Best Builds List of what we consider to be the strongest builds for the Paladin Class in Diablo 2. These will include Stat Priority, Skills, Weapons, Armor, and even what Runewords we recommend to use.

Best Paladin Builds List in D2R

S
TIER
20
20
20
20
20
Hammer Paladin Build
Skills
Skills Description
S Tier
Blessed Hammer
A summoned Hammer spirals outward, damaging enemies. The Undead take additional damage.
Active
Magic
Requires Lv. 18
S Tier
Vigor
Increases Speed, Stamina, and Stamina recovery for all party members.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 18
B Tier
Blessed Aim
Increases Attack Rating.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 12
S Tier
Concentration
Reduces the chance that your attacks will be interrupted.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 18
S Tier
Holy Shield
Magically enhances shield to give defense bonuses.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 24
Weapons & Armor
Runeword
+ (2 Per Character Level) 2-198 To Mana (Based On Character Level)
50% Faster Cast Rate
Regenerate Mana 15%
Increase Maximum Mana 15%
All Resistances +75
Indestructible
Item
+2 To All Skills
+ (1.5 Per Character Level) 1-148 To Life (Based On Character Level)
+ (1.5 Per Character Level) 1-148 To Mana (Based On Character Level)
Damage Reduced By 10%
50% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
+2 To All Attributes
Item
+140-160% Enhanced Defense
+1 To All Skill Levels
+3 To Mana After Each Kill
20% Faster Cast Rate
20% Faster Hit Recovery
Magic Damage Reduced By 6-10
+15 To Energy
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
+140-170% Enhanced Defense
+20% Faster Hit Recovery
+20% Faster Run/Walk
+ (1 Per Character Level) +1-99 Maximum Stamina (Based On Character Level)
+10-15 To Strength
+10-15 To Vitality
50% Slower Stamina Drain
Poison Resistance +40-70%
Repairs 1 Durability In 20 Seconds
Item
+20-30% Enhanced Defense
+10 Defense
+1 To Fire Skills
+20% Faster Cast Rate
Regenerate Mana 25%
Adds 1-6 Fire Damage
Item
+150-200% Enhanced Defense
30% Increased Chance Of Blocking
30% Faster Block Rate
20% Bonus To Attack Rating
+20 To Strength
+20 To Vitality
All Resistances +50
+2 To Paladin Skill Levels
+2 To Combat Skills
(Paladin Only)
Item
Stone of Jordan
Rings
+1 To All Skills
Increase Maximum Mana 25%*
Adds 1-12 Lightning Damage
+20 To Mana
Item
Mara's Kaleidoscope
Amulets
+2 To All Skills
All Resistances +20-30
+5 To All Attributes
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
Heart of the Oak
1
2
3
4
Ko + Vex + Pul + Thul
Requires Lv. 55
4 Socket Staves/Maces
+3 To All Skills
+40% Faster Cast Rate
+75% Damage To Demons
+100 To Attack Rating Against Demons
Adds 3-14 Cold Damage, 3 sec. Duration (Normal)
7% Mana Stolen Per Hit
+10 To Dexterity
Replenish Life +20
Increase Maximum Mana 15%
All Resistances +30-40
Level 4 Oak Sage (25 Charges)
Level 14 Raven (60 Charges)

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

C
TIER
20
20
20
20
20
PVP Charge Paladin Build
Skills
Skills Description
A Tier
Charge
Closes the distance with an enemy, delivering a bash on contact.
Active
Physical
Requires Lv. 12
B Tier
Might
Increases damage dealt by party members
Active / Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 1
S Tier
Holy Shield
Magically enhances shield to give defense bonuses.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 24
S Tier
Vigor
Increases Speed, Stamina, and Stamina recovery for all party members.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 18
A Tier
Fanaticism
Increases your Attack Rate and Attack Rating. Increases damage for all party members.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 30
Weapons & Armor
Runeword
+200-240% Enhanced Damage
+20 To Minimum Damage
+50% Damage To Undead
75% Chance Of Crushing Blow
4% Chance To Cast Level 1 Amplify Damage On Striking
20% Increased Attack Speed
All Resistances +25
+25 To Strength
+20 To Maximum Damage (not shown)
Indestructible
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
+120% Enhanced Defense
+30% Faster Hit Recovery
15% Deadly Strike
35% Chance of Crushing Blow
+15 To Strength
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
+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
+10% Increased Attack Speed
+30% Faster Hit Recovery
+40 To Life
+5 To Min Damage
Item
+90-120% Enhanced Defense
+10-15 To Strength

+5-10 Life After Each Kill

25% Chance of Open Wounds
7-10% Life Stolen Per Hit

5% Chance To Cast Level 10 Life Tap On Striking
Item
+180-210% Enhanced Defense
+1-2 To Paladin Skill Levels

20% Increased Chance of Blocking
30% Faster Block Rate
+40-75% Enhanced Damage

40-75% Bonus to Attack Rating

Magic Damage Reduced By 5-9
Item
+150-200% Enhanced Defense
30% Increased Chance Of Blocking
30% Faster Block Rate
20% Bonus To Attack Rating
+20 To Strength
+20 To Vitality
All Resistances +50
+2 To Paladin Skill Levels
+2 To Combat Skills
(Paladin Only)
Item
Manald Heal
Rings
4-7% Mana Stolen Per Hit
Replenish Life +5-8
Regenerate Mana 20%
+20 To Life
Item
Raven Frost
Rings
+150-250 To Attack Rating
Adds 15-45 Cold Damage, 4 sec. Duration (Normal)
Cannot Be Frozen
+15-20 To Dexterity
+40 To Mana
Cold Absorb 20%
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
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
Exile
1
2
3
4
Vex + Ohm + Ist + Dol
Requires Lv. 57
4 Socket Paladin Shields
15% Chance To Cast Level 5 Life Tap On Striking
Level 13-16 Defiance Aura When Equipped
+2 To Offensive Auras (Paladin Only)
+30% Faster Block Rate
Freezes Target
+220-260% Enhanced Defense
Replenish Life +7
+5% To Maximum Cold Resist
+5% To Maximum Fire Resist
25% Better Chance Of Getting Magic Items
Repairs 1 Durability in 4 Seconds
Runeword
Death
1
2
3
4
5
Hel + El + Vex + Ort + Gul
Requires Lv. 55
5 Socket Axes/Swords
100% Chance To Cast Level 44 Chain Lightning When You Die
25% Chance To Cast Level 18 Glacial Spike On Attack
Indestructible
+300-385% Enhanced Damage
20% Bonus To Attack Rating
+50 To Attack Rating
Adds 1-50 Lightning Damage
7% Mana Stolen Per Hit
50% Chance of Crushing Blow
+(0.5 per Character Level) 0.5-49.5% Deadly Strike(Based on Character Level)
+1 To Light Radius
Level 22 Blood Golem (15 Charges)
Requirements -20%
Runeword
Grief
1
2
3
4
5
Eth + Tir + Lo + Mal + Ral
Requires Lv. 59
5 Socket Axes/Swords
35% Chance To Cast Level 15 Venom On Striking
+30-40% Increased Attack Speed
Damage +340-400
Ignore Target's Defense
-25% Target Defense
+(1.875 per character level) 1.875-185.625% Damage To Demons (Based on Character Level)
Adds 5-30 Fire Damage
-20-25% To Enemy Poison Resistance
20% Deadly Strike
Prevent Monster Heal
+2 To Mana After Each Kill
+10-15 Life After Each Kill

Runeword
Fortitude
1
2
3
4
El + Sol + Dol + Lo
Requires Lv. 59
4 Socket Socket Weapons/Body Armor
(Weapons)
20% Chance To Cast Level 15 Chilling Armor when Struck
+25% Faster Cast Rate
+300% Enhanced Damage
+9 To Minimum Damage
+50 To Attack Rating
20% Deadly Strike
Hit Causes Monster To Flee 25%
+200% Enhanced Defense
+X To Life (Based on Character Level)
All Resistances +25-30
12% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
+1 To Light Radius

(Body Armor)
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 Maximum Lightning Resist
All Resistances +25-30
Damage Reduced By 7
12% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
+1 To Light Radius
Runeword
Strength
1
2
Amn + Tir
Requires Lv. 25
2 Socket Melee Weapons
35 % Enhanced Damage
25% Chance Of Crushing Blow
7% Life Stolen Per Hit
+2 To Mana After Each Kill
+20 To Strength
+10 To Vitality
C
TIER
20
20
20
20
20
Smite Charger Paladin Build
Skills
Skills Description
A Tier
Smite
Shield bash that does damage and knock back
Active
Physical
Requires Lv. 1
A Tier
Charge
Closes the distance with an enemy, delivering a bash on contact.
Active
Physical
Requires Lv. 12
S Tier
Holy Shield
Magically enhances shield to give defense bonuses.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 24
A Tier
Fanaticism
Increases your Attack Rate and Attack Rating. Increases damage for all party members.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 30
B Tier
Might
Increases damage dealt by party members
Active / Passive
Physical
Requires Lv. 1
Weapons & Armor
Runeword
+200-240% Enhanced Damage
+20 To Minimum Damage
+50% Damage To Undead
75% Chance Of Crushing Blow
4% Chance To Cast Level 1 Amplify Damage On Striking
20% Increased Attack Speed
All Resistances +25
+25 To Strength
+20 To Maximum Damage (not shown)
Indestructible
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
+120% Enhanced Defense
+30% Faster Hit Recovery
15% Deadly Strike
35% Chance of Crushing Blow
+15 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
+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
+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
+10% Increased Attack Speed
+30% Faster Hit Recovery
+40 To Life
+5 To Min Damage
Item
+90-120% Enhanced Defense
+10-15 To Strength

+5-10 Life After Each Kill

25% Chance of Open Wounds
7-10% Life Stolen Per Hit

5% Chance To Cast Level 10 Life Tap On Striking
Item
+180-210% Enhanced Defense
+1-2 To Paladin Skill Levels

20% Increased Chance of Blocking
30% Faster Block Rate
+40-75% Enhanced Damage

40-75% Bonus to Attack Rating

Magic Damage Reduced By 5-9
Item
+150-200% Enhanced Defense
30% Increased Chance Of Blocking
30% Faster Block Rate
20% Bonus To Attack Rating
+20 To Strength
+20 To Vitality
All Resistances +50
+2 To Paladin Skill Levels
+2 To Combat Skills
(Paladin Only)
Item
Manald Heal
Rings
4-7% Mana Stolen Per Hit
Replenish Life +5-8
Regenerate Mana 20%
+20 To Life
Item
Raven Frost
Rings
+150-250 To Attack Rating
Adds 15-45 Cold Damage, 4 sec. Duration (Normal)
Cannot Be Frozen
+15-20 To Dexterity
+40 To Mana
Cold Absorb 20%
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
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
Exile
1
2
3
4
Vex + Ohm + Ist + Dol
Requires Lv. 57
4 Socket Paladin Shields
15% Chance To Cast Level 5 Life Tap On Striking
Level 13-16 Defiance Aura When Equipped
+2 To Offensive Auras (Paladin Only)
+30% Faster Block Rate
Freezes Target
+220-260% Enhanced Defense
Replenish Life +7
+5% To Maximum Cold Resist
+5% To Maximum Fire Resist
25% Better Chance Of Getting Magic Items
Repairs 1 Durability in 4 Seconds
Runeword
Death
1
2
3
4
5
Hel + El + Vex + Ort + Gul
Requires Lv. 55
5 Socket Axes/Swords
100% Chance To Cast Level 44 Chain Lightning When You Die
25% Chance To Cast Level 18 Glacial Spike On Attack
Indestructible
+300-385% Enhanced Damage
20% Bonus To Attack Rating
+50 To Attack Rating
Adds 1-50 Lightning Damage
7% Mana Stolen Per Hit
50% Chance of Crushing Blow
+(0.5 per Character Level) 0.5-49.5% Deadly Strike(Based on Character Level)
+1 To Light Radius
Level 22 Blood Golem (15 Charges)
Requirements -20%
Runeword
Grief
1
2
3
4
5
Eth + Tir + Lo + Mal + Ral
Requires Lv. 59
5 Socket Axes/Swords
35% Chance To Cast Level 15 Venom On Striking
+30-40% Increased Attack Speed
Damage +340-400
Ignore Target's Defense
-25% Target Defense
+(1.875 per character level) 1.875-185.625% Damage To Demons (Based on Character Level)
Adds 5-30 Fire Damage
-20-25% To Enemy Poison Resistance
20% Deadly Strike
Prevent Monster Heal
+2 To Mana After Each Kill
+10-15 Life After Each Kill

Runeword
Fortitude
1
2
3
4
El + Sol + Dol + Lo
Requires Lv. 59
4 Socket Socket Weapons/Body Armor
(Weapons)
20% Chance To Cast Level 15 Chilling Armor when Struck
+25% Faster Cast Rate
+300% Enhanced Damage
+9 To Minimum Damage
+50 To Attack Rating
20% Deadly Strike
Hit Causes Monster To Flee 25%
+200% Enhanced Defense
+X To Life (Based on Character Level)
All Resistances +25-30
12% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
+1 To Light Radius

(Body Armor)
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 Maximum Lightning Resist
All Resistances +25-30
Damage Reduced By 7
12% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
+1 To Light Radius
Runeword
Strength
1
2
Amn + Tir
Requires Lv. 25
2 Socket Melee Weapons
35 % Enhanced Damage
25% Chance Of Crushing Blow
7% Life Stolen Per Hit
+2 To Mana After Each Kill
+20 To Strength
+10 To Vitality
S
TIER
20
20
20
20
20
Hammerdin MF% Paladin Build
Skills
Skills Description
S Tier
Blessed Hammer
A summoned Hammer spirals outward, damaging enemies. The Undead take additional damage.
Active
Magic
Requires Lv. 18
S Tier
Vigor
Increases Speed, Stamina, and Stamina recovery for all party members.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 18
B Tier
Blessed Aim
Increases Attack Rating.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 12
S Tier
Concentration
Reduces the chance that your attacks will be interrupted.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 18
S Tier
Holy Shield
Magically enhances shield to give defense bonuses.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 24
Weapons & Armor
Runeword
+ (2 Per Character Level) 2-198 To Mana (Based On Character Level)
50% Faster Cast Rate
Regenerate Mana 15%
Increase Maximum Mana 15%
All Resistances +75
Indestructible
Runeword
+60-120% Enhanced Damage
+ (2.5 Per Character Level) 2-247 % Extra Gold From Monsters (Based On Character Level)
+ (1 Per Character Level) 1-99 % Better Chance of Getting Magic Items (Based On Character Level)
+15 To Mana
+5-15 To Dexterity
Socketed (2)
Item
+50-75% Enhanced Defense
All Resistances +5
20-30% Better Chance Of Getting Magic Items
Requirements -40%
+ (0.25 Per Character Level) 0-24 Absorbs Cold Damage (Based On Character Level)
Socketed (2)
+2 To Offensive Auras (Paladin Only) (2 Items)
Item
+40-60% Enhanced Defense
+25 Defense
10% Increased Attack Speed
30% Better Chance Of Getting Magic Items
50-80% Extra Gold From Monsters

+2 To Light Radius
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
+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
+20-30% Enhanced Defense
+15 Defense
+25 To Attack Rating
25-40% Better Chance of Getting Magic Item

200% Extra Gold From Monsters
+2 To Light Radius
Item
+20-30% Enhanced Defense
+10 Defense
+1 To Fire Skills
+20% Faster Cast Rate
Regenerate Mana 25%
Adds 1-6 Fire Damage
Item
+150-200% Enhanced Defense
30% Increased Chance Of Blocking
30% Faster Block Rate
20% Bonus To Attack Rating
+20 To Strength
+20 To Vitality
All Resistances +50
+2 To Paladin Skill Levels
+2 To Combat Skills
(Paladin Only)
Item
Nagelring
Rings
Magic Damage Reduced By 3
+50-75 To Attack Rating
Attacker Takes Damage of 3*
15-30% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
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
Mara's Kaleidoscope
Amulets
+2 To All Skills
All Resistances +20-30
+5 To All Attributes
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
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
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
Exile
1
2
3
4
Vex + Ohm + Ist + Dol
Requires Lv. 57
4 Socket Paladin Shields
15% Chance To Cast Level 5 Life Tap On Striking
Level 13-16 Defiance Aura When Equipped
+2 To Offensive Auras (Paladin Only)
+30% Faster Block Rate
Freezes Target
+220-260% Enhanced Defense
Replenish Life +7
+5% To Maximum Cold Resist
+5% To Maximum Fire Resist
25% Better Chance Of Getting Magic Items
Repairs 1 Durability in 4 Seconds
Runeword
Rhyme
1
2
Shael + Eth
Requires Lv. 29
2 Socket Shields
20% Increased Chance of Blocking
40% Faster Block Rate
All Resistances +25
Regenerate Mana 15%
Cannot Be Frozen
50% Extra Gold From Monsters
25% Better Chance Of Getting Magic Items

A
TIER
20
20
20
10
10
1
Fist of Heaven Paladin Build
Skills
Skills Description
A Tier
Fist of the Heavens
Lightning attack from the sky that releases Holy Bolts.
Active
Lightning
Requires Lv. 30
A Tier
Holy Shock
Periodically does Lightning damage to enemies within a radius
Active / Passive
Lightning
Requires Lv. 24
B Tier
Holy Bolt
Bolt of energy that damages undead, or heals friendly units.
Active
Magic
Requires Lv. 6
S Tier
Holy Shield
Magically enhances shield to give defense bonuses.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 24
S Tier
Conviction
Reduces enemy Defense and the Resistances of monsters.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 30
A Tier
Smite
Shield bash that does damage and knock back
Active
Physical
Requires Lv. 1
Weapons & Armor
Item
+2 To All Skills
+ (1.5 Per Character Level) 1-148 To Life (Based On Character Level)
+ (1.5 Per Character Level) 1-148 To Mana (Based On Character Level)
Damage Reduced By 10%
50% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
+2 To All Attributes
Item
Guardian Angel
Chest Armor
+180-200% Enhanced Defense
+20% Increased Chance Of Blocking
+30% Faster Block Rate
+ (2.5 Per Character Level) 2-247 To Attack Rating Against Demons (Based On Character Level)
+1 To Paladin Skill Levels
+4 To Light Radius
15% To Maximum Poison Resistance
15% To Maximum Cold Resistance
15% To Maximum Lightning Resistance
15% To Maximum Fire Resistance
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
+150-190% Enhanced Defense
30% Faster Run/Walk
+5 To Mana After Each Kill
Increase Maximum Mana 10%
+200 Defense VS. Missile
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
+20-30% Enhanced Defense
+10 Defense
+1 To Fire Skills
+20% Faster Cast Rate
Regenerate Mana 25%
Adds 1-6 Fire Damage
Item
+150-200% Enhanced Defense
30% Increased Chance Of Blocking
30% Faster Block Rate
20% Bonus To Attack Rating
+20 To Strength
+20 To Vitality
All Resistances +50
+2 To Paladin Skill Levels
+2 To Combat Skills
(Paladin Only)
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
Stone of Jordan
Rings
+1 To All Skills
Increase Maximum Mana 25%*
Adds 1-12 Lightning Damage
+20 To Mana
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
Mara's Kaleidoscope
Amulets
+2 To All Skills
All Resistances +20-30
+5 To All Attributes
Item
Seraph's Hymn
Amulets
+2 To All Skills
+1-2 To Defensive Auras (Paladin Only)
+25-50% Damage To Demons
+150-250 To Attack Rating Against Demons
+25-50% Damage To Undead
+150-250 To Attack Rating Against Undead
+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
Heart of the Oak
1
2
3
4
Ko + Vex + Pul + Thul
Requires Lv. 55
4 Socket Staves/Maces
+3 To All Skills
+40% Faster Cast Rate
+75% Damage To Demons
+100 To Attack Rating Against Demons
Adds 3-14 Cold Damage, 3 sec. Duration (Normal)
7% Mana Stolen Per Hit
+10 To Dexterity
Replenish Life +20
Increase Maximum Mana 15%
All Resistances +30-40
Level 4 Oak Sage (25 Charges)
Level 14 Raven (60 Charges)

Runeword
Call to Arms
1
2
3
4
5
Amn + Ral + Mal + Ist + Ohm
Requires Lv. 57
5 Socket Weapons
+1 To All Skills
+40% Increased Attack Speed
+250-290% Enhanced Damage
Adds 5-30 Fire Damage
7% Life Stolen Per Hit
+2-6 To Battle Command
+1-6 To Battle Orders
+1-4 To Battle Cry
Prevent Monster Heal
Replenish Life +12
30% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
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
20
Smiter Paladin Build
Skills
Skills Description
A Tier
Smite
Shield bash that does damage and knock back
Active
Physical
Requires Lv. 1
S Tier
Holy Shield
Magically enhances shield to give defense bonuses.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 24
A Tier
Fanaticism
Increases your Attack Rate and Attack Rating. Increases damage for all party members.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 30
S Tier
Vengeance
Adds Elemental (Fire, Lightning and Cold) damage to all melee attacks.
Active
Physical
Requires Lv. 18
D Tier
Resist Fire
Increases the Fire resistance of all party members.
Active / Passive
Fire
Requires Lv. 1
Weapons & Armor
Runeword
+200-240% Enhanced Damage
+20 To Minimum Damage
+50% Damage To Undead
75% Chance Of Crushing Blow
4% Chance To Cast Level 1 Amplify Damage On Striking
20% Increased Attack Speed
All Resistances +25
+25 To Strength
+20 To Maximum Damage (not shown)
Indestructible
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
+120% Enhanced Defense
+30% Faster Hit Recovery
15% Deadly Strike
35% Chance of Crushing Blow
+15 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
+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
+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
+10% Increased Attack Speed
+30% Faster Hit Recovery
+40 To Life
+5 To Min Damage
Item
+90-120% Enhanced Defense
+10-15 To Strength

+5-10 Life After Each Kill

25% Chance of Open Wounds
7-10% Life Stolen Per Hit

5% Chance To Cast Level 10 Life Tap On Striking
Item
+180-210% Enhanced Defense
+1-2 To Paladin Skill Levels

20% Increased Chance of Blocking
30% Faster Block Rate
+40-75% Enhanced Damage

40-75% Bonus to Attack Rating

Magic Damage Reduced By 5-9
Item
+150-200% Enhanced Defense
30% Increased Chance Of Blocking
30% Faster Block Rate
20% Bonus To Attack Rating
+20 To Strength
+20 To Vitality
All Resistances +50
+2 To Paladin Skill Levels
+2 To Combat Skills
(Paladin Only)
Item
Raven Frost
Rings
+150-250 To Attack Rating
Adds 15-45 Cold Damage, 4 sec. Duration (Normal)
Cannot Be Frozen
+15-20 To Dexterity
+40 To Mana
Cold Absorb 20%
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
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
Exile
1
2
3
4
Vex + Ohm + Ist + Dol
Requires Lv. 57
4 Socket Paladin Shields
15% Chance To Cast Level 5 Life Tap On Striking
Level 13-16 Defiance Aura When Equipped
+2 To Offensive Auras (Paladin Only)
+30% Faster Block Rate
Freezes Target
+220-260% Enhanced Defense
Replenish Life +7
+5% To Maximum Cold Resist
+5% To Maximum Fire Resist
25% Better Chance Of Getting Magic Items
Repairs 1 Durability in 4 Seconds
Runeword
Grief
1
2
3
4
5
Eth + Tir + Lo + Mal + Ral
Requires Lv. 59
5 Socket Axes/Swords
35% Chance To Cast Level 15 Venom On Striking
+30-40% Increased Attack Speed
Damage +340-400
Ignore Target's Defense
-25% Target Defense
+(1.875 per character level) 1.875-185.625% Damage To Demons (Based on Character Level)
Adds 5-30 Fire Damage
-20-25% To Enemy Poison Resistance
20% Deadly Strike
Prevent Monster Heal
+2 To Mana After Each Kill
+10-15 Life After Each Kill

Runeword
Last Wish
1
2
3
4
5
6
Jah + Mal + Jah + Sur + Jah + Ber
Requires Lv. 65
6 Socket Axes/Hammers/Scepters
6% Chance To Cast Level 11 Fade When Struck
10% Chance To Cast Level 18 Life Tap On Striking
20% Chance To Cast Level 20 Charged Bolt On Attack
Level 17 Might Aura When Equipped
+330-375% Enhanced Damage
Ignore Target's Defense
60-70% Chance of Crushing Blow
Prevent Monster Heal
Hit Blinds Target
+(0.5 per character level) 0.5-49.5% Chance of Getting Magic Items (Based on Character Level)

A
TIER
20
20
20
20
20
Zealot Paladin Build
Skills
Skills Description
C Tier
Sacrifice
Increased damage at the cost of health
Active
Physical
Requires Lv. 1
B Tier
Defiance
Boosts the Defense of all party members.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 6
A Tier
Zeal
Quickly attacks multiple adjacent enemies
Active
Physical
Requires Lv. 12
S Tier
Holy Shield
Magically enhances shield to give defense bonuses.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 24
A Tier
Fanaticism
Increases your Attack Rate and Attack Rating. Increases damage for all party members.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 30
Weapons & Armor
Runeword
+100% Enhanced Damage
+ (3 Per Character Level) 3-297% Enhanced Maximum Damage (Based On Character Level)
Adds 150-250 Fire Damage
+ (0.5 Per Character Level) 0-49 To Strength (Based On Character Level)
+ (0.5 Per Character Level) 0-49 To Vitality (Based On Character Level)
+25 To Life
10% Chance To Cast Level 16-20 Fireball On Attack
Runeword
+200-240% Enhanced Damage
+20 To Minimum Damage
+50% Damage To Undead
75% Chance Of Crushing Blow
4% Chance To Cast Level 1 Amplify Damage On Striking
20% Increased Attack Speed
All Resistances +25
+25 To Strength
+20 To Maximum Damage (not shown)
Indestructible
Runeword
+240-300% Enhanced Damage
+50% Damage To Undead
Adds 1-473 Lightning Damage
+30% Increased Attack Speed
+33% Chance of Crushing Blow
20% Chance To Cast Level 18 Tornado On Striking
15% Chance To Cast Level 10 Static Field On Striking
+3-9 Lightning Absorb
Attacker Takes Lightning Damage of 30
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
+120% Enhanced Defense
+30% Faster Hit Recovery
15% Deadly Strike
35% Chance of Crushing Blow
+15 To Strength
Item
Leviathan
Chest Armor
+170-200% Enhanced Defense
+100-150 Defense

+40-50 To Strength

Damage Reduced By 15-25%

Indestructible
Item
+150-180% Enhanced Defense
+15 Defense
6-8% Life Stolen Per Hit

Damage Reduced By 10-15%

Magic Damage Reduced 10-15
Item
+150-180% Enhanced Defense
+15 Defense
6-8% Life Stolen Per Hit

Damage Reduced By 10-15%

Magic Damage Reduced 10-15
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
+10% Increased Attack Speed
+30% Faster Hit Recovery
+40 To Life
+5 To Min Damage
Item
+90-120% Enhanced Defense
+10-15 To Strength

+5-10 Life After Each Kill

25% Chance of Open Wounds
7-10% Life Stolen Per Hit

5% Chance To Cast Level 10 Life Tap On Striking
Item
+180-210% Enhanced Defense
+1-2 To Paladin Skill Levels

20% Increased Chance of Blocking
30% Faster Block Rate
+40-75% Enhanced Damage

40-75% Bonus to Attack Rating

Magic Damage Reduced By 5-9
Item
+150-200% Enhanced Defense
30% Increased Chance Of Blocking
30% Faster Block Rate
20% Bonus To Attack Rating
+20 To Strength
+20 To Vitality
All Resistances +50
+2 To Paladin Skill Levels
+2 To Combat Skills
(Paladin Only)
Item
Raven Frost
Rings
+150-250 To Attack Rating
Adds 15-45 Cold Damage, 4 sec. Duration (Normal)
Cannot Be Frozen
+15-20 To Dexterity
+40 To Mana
Cold Absorb 20%
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
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
Breath of the Dying
1
2
3
4
5
6
Vex + Hel + El + Eld + Zod + Eth
Requires Lv. 69
6 Socket Weapons
50% Chance To Cast Level 20 Poison Nova When You Kill An Enemy
Indestructible
+60% Increased Attack Speed
+350-400% Enhanced Damage
+200% Damage To Undead
-25% Target Defense
+50 To Attack Rating
+50 To Attack Rating Against Undead
7% Mana Stolen Per Hit
12-15% Life Stolen Per Hit
Prevent Monster Heal
+30 To All Attributes
+1 To Light Radius
Requirements -20%

Runeword
Exile
1
2
3
4
Vex + Ohm + Ist + Dol
Requires Lv. 57
4 Socket Paladin Shields
15% Chance To Cast Level 5 Life Tap On Striking
Level 13-16 Defiance Aura When Equipped
+2 To Offensive Auras (Paladin Only)
+30% Faster Block Rate
Freezes Target
+220-260% Enhanced Defense
Replenish Life +7
+5% To Maximum Cold Resist
+5% To Maximum Fire Resist
25% Better Chance Of Getting Magic Items
Repairs 1 Durability in 4 Seconds
Runeword
Death
1
2
3
4
5
Hel + El + Vex + Ort + Gul
Requires Lv. 55
5 Socket Axes/Swords
100% Chance To Cast Level 44 Chain Lightning When You Die
25% Chance To Cast Level 18 Glacial Spike On Attack
Indestructible
+300-385% Enhanced Damage
20% Bonus To Attack Rating
+50 To Attack Rating
Adds 1-50 Lightning Damage
7% Mana Stolen Per Hit
50% Chance of Crushing Blow
+(0.5 per Character Level) 0.5-49.5% Deadly Strike(Based on Character Level)
+1 To Light Radius
Level 22 Blood Golem (15 Charges)
Requirements -20%
Runeword
Grief
1
2
3
4
5
Eth + Tir + Lo + Mal + Ral
Requires Lv. 59
5 Socket Axes/Swords
35% Chance To Cast Level 15 Venom On Striking
+30-40% Increased Attack Speed
Damage +340-400
Ignore Target's Defense
-25% Target Defense
+(1.875 per character level) 1.875-185.625% Damage To Demons (Based on Character Level)
Adds 5-30 Fire Damage
-20-25% To Enemy Poison Resistance
20% Deadly Strike
Prevent Monster Heal
+2 To Mana After Each Kill
+10-15 Life After Each Kill

Runeword
Last Wish
1
2
3
4
5
6
Jah + Mal + Jah + Sur + Jah + Ber
Requires Lv. 65
6 Socket Axes/Hammers/Scepters
6% Chance To Cast Level 11 Fade When Struck
10% Chance To Cast Level 18 Life Tap On Striking
20% Chance To Cast Level 20 Charged Bolt On Attack
Level 17 Might Aura When Equipped
+330-375% Enhanced Damage
Ignore Target's Defense
60-70% Chance of Crushing Blow
Prevent Monster Heal
Hit Blinds Target
+(0.5 per character level) 0.5-49.5% Chance of Getting Magic Items (Based on Character Level)

Amazon
Assassin
Barbarian
Druid
Necromancer
Sorceress
Archer Build
Lightning Javelin Build
Ice Bowazon Build
Fire Bowazon Build
Poison Javelin Build
Dragon Talon Kicksin Build
Trapper Build
Elemental Build
Chaos Runeword Build
Lightning Sentry Build
Whirlwind Build
Concentrate Build
Frenzy Build
Whirlwind MF% Build
Berserker Build
Throwing Build
Elemental Wind Build
Elemental Fire Build
Poison Build
Werewolf Build
Full Summoner Build
Werebear Build
Bone Spell Build
Poison Nova Build
Summoner Build
Summoner MF% Build
Explosion Build
Hammer Build
PVP Charge Build
Smite Charger Build
Hammerdin MF% Build
Fist of Heaven Build
Smiter Build
Zealot Build
Blizzard Build
Fire Meteorb Build
Chain Lightning Build
Fire Wall Build
Blizzard MF% Build
Frozen Orb Build
Melee Enchantress Build