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Diablo 2 Hammer Runewords

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How To Socket a Hammer in D2

You can use a Cube Recipe to Reroll a Normal Hammer (Gray Text) and attempt to reroll it with Sockets.

  • Weapon Socket Horadric Cube Recipe: 1 Ral Rune + 1 Amn Rune + 1 Perfect Amethyst + Normal Weapon = Socketed Weapon of same type
Cube Recipe Socket Odds
Max Sockets 1 Socket 2 Socket 3 Socket 4 Socket 5 Socket 6 Socket
616.7%16.7%16.7%16.7%16.7%16.7%

You can also complete the first quest in Act 4 Siege on Harrogath from Larzuk. After you complete the quest he will socket an item of your choice.
Larzuk will add the maximum number of sockets for Low Quality, Normal, Superior item, and Ethereal Items (Gray/White Text)
(NOTE: iLvl will affect the amount of Max Sockets.)
1 or 2 sockets randomly for a Magic Item
1 socket for Rare, Set, Unique, and Crafted items

The Best Hammer Runewords in Diablo 2

Below we display every Hammer Runeword you can make in Diablo 2 Resurrected.
Note: You need to place the Runes in the correct order starting from Left to Right.

  • S TIER
    The Best Hammer Runeword in our Diablo 2 Tier List.
  • A TIER
    Very Strong Hammer Runeword, but not on the same level as S-Tier Choices.
  • B TIER
    Good choice and can be viable when used with the right Build.
  • C TIER
    An Average choice, middle of the pack neither good nor bad.
  • D TIER
    Below Average, slightly on the weaker side of an average pick.
  • E TIER
    Weak choice and wouldn’t recommend unless you enjoy the playstyle.
  • F TIER
    Worst the lowest ranking options in this Diablo 2 Hammer Runeword Tier List.
Runewords Description
A Tier
Beast
1
2
3
4
5
Ber + Tir + Um + Mal + Lum

5 Socket Axes/Hammers/Scepters

Requires Lv. 63
Level 9 Fanaticism Aura When Equipped
+40% Increased Attack Speed
+240-270% Enhanced Damage
20% Chance of Crushing Blow
25% Chance of Open Wounds
+3 To Werebear
+3 To Lycanthropy
Prevent Monster Heal
+25-40 To Strength
+10 To Energy
+2 To Mana After Each Kill
Level 13 Summon Grizzly (5 Charges)
A Tier
Breath of the Dying
1
2
3
4
5
6
Vex + Hel + El + Eld + Zod + Eth

6 Socket Weapons

Requires Lv. 69
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%

A Tier
Call to Arms
1
2
3
4
5
Amn + Ral + Mal + Ist + Ohm

5 Socket Weapons

Requires Lv. 57
+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
A Tier
Famine
1
2
3
4
Fal + Ohm + Ort + Jah

4 Socket Axes/Hammers

Requires Lv. 65
+30% Increased Attack Speed
+320-370% Enhanced Damage
Ignore Target's Defense
Adds 180-200 Magic Damage
Adds 50-200 Fire Damage
Adds 51-250 Lightning Damage
Adds 50-200 Cold Damage
12% Life Stolen Per Hit
Prevent Monster Heal
+10 To Strength

A Tier
Silence
1
2
3
4
5
6
Dol + Eld + Hel + Ist + Tir + Vex

6 Socket Weapons

Requires Lv. 55
200% Enhanced Damage
+75% Damage To Undead
Requirements -20%
20% Increased Attack Speed
+50 To Attack Rating Against Undead
+2 To All Skills
All Resistances +75
20% Faster Hit Recovery
11% Mana Stolen Per Hit
Hit Causes Monster To Flee 25%
Hit Blinds Target +33
+2 To Mana After Each Kill
30% Better Chance Of Getting Magic Items
B Tier
Doom
1
2
3
4
5
Hel + Ohm + Um + Lo + Cham

5 Socket Axes/Hammers/Polearms

Requires Lv. 67
5% Chance To Cast Level 18 Volcano On Striking
Level 12 Holy Freeze Aura When Equipped
+2 To All Skills
+45% Increased Attack Speed
+330-370% Enhanced Damage
-(40-60)% To Enemy Cold Resistance
20% Deadly Strike
25% Chance of Open Wounds
Prevent Monster Heal
Freezes Target +3
Requirements -20%
B Tier
Fury
1
2
3
Jah + Gul + Eth

3 Socket Melee Weapons

Requires Lv. 65
+209% Enhanced Damage
40% Increased Attack Speed
Prevent Monster Heal
66% Chance Of Open Wounds
33% Deadly Strike
Ignore Target's Defense
-25% Target Defense
20% Bonus To Attack Rating
6% Life Stolen Per Hit
+5 To Frenzy (Barbarian Only)
B Tier
Hand of Justice
1
2
3
4
Sur + Cham + Amn + Lo

4 Socket Weapons

Requires Lv. 67
100% Chance To Cast Level 36 Blaze When You Level-Up
100% Chance To Cast Level 48 Meteor When You Die
Level 16 Holy Fire Aura When Equipped
+33% Increased Attack Speed
+280-330% Enhanced Damage
Ignore Target's Defense
7% Life Stolen Per Hit
-20% To Enemy Fire Resistance
20% Deadly Strike
Hit Blinds Target
Freezes Target +3
B Tier
Honor
1
2
3
4
5
Amn + El + Ith + Tir + Sol

5 Socket Melee Weapons

Requires Lv. 27
+160% Enhanced Damage
+9 To Minimum Damage
+9 To Maximum Damage
25% Deadly Strike
+250 To Attack Rating
+1 to All Skills
7% Life Stolen Per Hit
Replenish Life +10
+10 To Strength
+1 To Light Radius
+2 To Mana After Each Kill
B Tier
Passion
1
2
3
4
Dol + Ort + Eld + Lem

4 Socket Weapons

Requires Lv. 43
+25% Increased Attack Speed
+160-210% Enhanced Damage
50-80% Bonus To Attack Rating
+75% Damage To Undead
+50 To Attack Rating Against Undead
Adds 1-50 Lightning Damage
+1 To Berserk
+1 To Zeal
Hit Blinds Target +10
Hit Causes Monster To Flee 25%
75% Extra Gold From Monsters
Level 3 Heart of Wolverine (12 Charges)
B Tier
Venom
1
2
3
Tal + Dol + Mal

3 Socket Weapons

Requires Lv. 49
Hit Causes Monster To Flee 25%
Prevent Monster Heal
Ignore Target's Defense
7% Mana Stolen Per Hit
Level 15 Poison Explosion (27 Charges)
Level 13 Poison Nova (11 Charges)
+273 Poison Damage Over 6 seconds

B Tier
Wind
1
2
Sur + El

2 Socket Melee Weapons

Requires Lv. 61
10% Chance To Cast Level 9 Tornado On Striking
+20% Faster Run/Walk
+40% Increased Attack Speed
+15% Faster Hit Recovery
+120-160% Enhanced Damage
-50% Target Defense
+50 To Attack Rating
Hit Blinds Target
+1 To Light Radius
Level 13 Twister (127 Charges)
B Tier
Last Wish
1
2
3
4
5
6
Jah + Mal + Jah + Sur + Jah + Ber

6 Socket Axes/Hammers/Scepters

Requires Lv. 65
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)

B Tier
Lawbringer
1
2
3
Amn + Lem + Ko

3 Socket Hammers/Scepters/Swords

Requires Lv. 43
20% Chance To Cast Level 15 Decrepify On Striking
Level 16-18 Sanctuary Aura When Equipped
-50% Target Defense
Adds 150-210 Fire Damage
Adds 130-180 Cold Damage
7% Life Stolen Per Hit
Slain Monsters Rest In Peace
+200-250 Defense Vs. Missile
+10 To Dexterity
75% Extra Gold From Monsters
B Tier
Phoenix
1
2
3
4
Vex + Vex + Lo + Jah

4 Socket Weapons/Shields

Requires Lv. 65
(Weapons)
100% Chance To Cast level 40 Blaze When You Level-up
40% Chance To Cast Level 22 Firestorm On Striking
Level 10-15 Redemption Aura When Equipped
+350-400% Enhanced Damage
Ignores Target's Defense
14% Mana Stolen Per Hit
-28% To Enemy Fire Resistance
20% Deadly Strike
+350-400 Defense Vs. Missile
+15-21 Fire Absorb

(Shields)
100% Chance To Cast level 40 Blaze When You Level-up
40% Chance To Cast Level 22 Firestorm On Striking
Level 10-15 Redemption Aura When Equipped
+350-400 Defense Vs. Missile
+350-400% Enhanced Damage
-28% To Enemy Fire Resistance
+50 To Life
+5% To Maximum Lightning Resist
+10% To Maximum Fire Resist
+15-21 Fire Absorb
C Tier
Eternity
1
2
3
4
5
Amn + Ber + Ist + Sol + Sur

5 Socket Melee Weapons

Requires Lv. 63
Indestructible
+260-310% Enhanced Damage
+9 To Minimum Damage
7% Life Stolen Per Hit
20% Chance of Crushing Blow
Hit Blinds Target
Slows Target By 33%
Regenerate Mana 16%
Replenish Life +16
Cannot Be Frozen
30% Better Chance Of Getting Magic Items
Level 8 Revive (88 Charges)
C Tier
Malice
1
2
3
Ith + El + Eth

3 Socket Melee Weapons

Requires Lv. 15
+33% Enhanced Damage
+9 To Maximum Damage
100% Chance Of Open Wounds
-25% Target Defense
-100 To Monster Defense Per Hit
Prevent Monster Heal
+50 To Attack Rating
Drain Life -5
C Tier
Fortitude
1
2
3
4
El + Sol + Dol + Lo

4 Socket Socket Weapons/Body Armor

Requires Lv. 59
(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
E Tier
Strength
1
2
Amn + Tir

2 Socket Melee Weapons

Requires Lv. 25
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
F Tier
Black
1
2
3
Thul + Io + Nef

3 Socket Clubs/Hammers/Maces

Requires Lv. 35
+120% Enhanced Damage
40% Chance Of Crushing Blow
+200 To Attack Rating
Adds 3-14 Cold Damage - Cold Duration 3 Seconds
+10 To Vitality
15% Increased Attack Speed
Knockback
Magic Damage Reduced By 2
Level 4 Corpse Explosion (12 Charges)
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