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Diablo 2 Holy Shield

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Holy Shield Skill Guide

Class: Paladin

Skill Tree: Paladin Combat Skills

Type: Magic

Use: Active / Passive

Requires Lv. 24

Lvl Duration Defense Successful Blocking Smite Damage
20505 sec.310%35%57-60

Diablo 2 Resurrected Holy Shield is a Paladin Magic Skill and requires level 24 to use. Here you can find Duration, Defense, Successful Blocking, Smite Damage Per Level Stats, and Synergy Bonus from Smite, Defiance Skills.

Diablo 2 Holy Shield Stats

Description: Magically enhances shield to give defense bonuses.
Holy Shield Per Level Stats
Lvl Duration Defense Successful Blocking Smite Damage
130 sec.25%14%3-6
255 sec.40%18%5-8
380 sec.55%20%7-10
4105 sec.70%23%9-12
5130 sec.85%25%11-14
6155 sec.100%26%13-16
7180 sec.115%27%15-18
8205 sec.130%28%17-20
9230 sec.145%29%20-23
10255 sec.160%30%23-26
11280 sec.175%31%26-29
12305 sec.190%31%29-32
13330 sec.205%32%32-35
14355 sec.220%33%35-38
15380 sec.235%33%38-41
16405 sec.250%34%41-44
17430 sec.265%34%45-48
18455 sec.280%34%49-52
19480 sec.295%34%53-56
20505 sec.310%35%57-60

Best Skills to use with Holy Shield in Diablo 2

The Best Skills to use with Holy Shield are Smite, Defiance, which provide Damage Bonus & Effects Per Level.

Per Level Bonus From Skills
Holy Shield will gain Bonus Damage/Effect from the following skills Per Level.
Defiance: +15% Defense
Per Level Bonus To Skills
Holy Shield Per Level provides the following bonuses to other Paladin skills.
Skills Description
A Tier
Smite
Shield bash that does damage and knock back
Active
Physical
Requires Lv. 1
B Tier
Defiance
Boosts the Defense of all party members.
Active / Passive
Magic
Requires Lv. 6
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Diablo 2 Best Holy Shield Build

Below is a list of the best builds that use the Paladin Skill Holy Shield 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

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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
+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

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20
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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)

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Zealot Paladin Build