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Rune Words
By inserting the correct Runes in the correct order into a specific type of item with the correct number of sockets, it is possible to create a Rune Word Item.
As of the 1.09 patch, Blizzard has said that Rune Words will work both on and off realms, in single or multiplayer games.
Rune Word items can be personalized using the "Rescue Anya Quest" reward in Act 5.
You will still receive all of the magical bonuses that were already on each Rune used.
Each Rune Word has a character level requirement, so make sure your character is at the required level, before you create a Rune Word item and then discover that you can't use it.
Be careful when using Rune Words formula with Maces. Not all Mace-class weapons can be used. Only Maces, Morning Stars, Flails, and their exceptional and elite versions can be used in Rune Word formulae.
Be careful when using Rune Words formula with the runes Io and Lo.....make sure you use the right rune.
BTW, Rune Words will not work with Wirts Leg.
Some 1.10 Rune Words allow players to use skills from another class.
The definitions of Item Types for Rune Word items are:
  • Body Armor -- Armor worn on chest
  • Helm -- Armor worn on the head; including Barbarian Helms, Druid Pelts and Circlets
  • Club -- Clubs and exceptional and elite versions
  • Shield -- Any armor used to block; including Necromancer Shrunken Heads and Paladin-specific Shields
  • Hammers -- War Hammer, Maul, Great Mail, and exceptional and elite versions
  • Maces -- Mace, Morning Star, Flail, and exceptional and elite versions
  • Melee Weapons -- Any non-ranged weapon (Sorceress orbs are not considered melee weapons)
  • Missile Weapons -- Bows and crossbows
  • Weapons -- Melee Weapons, Missile Weapons, and Sorceress orbs
  • Scepters -- Scepter, Grand Scepter, War Scepter, and exceptional and elite versions
When creating a Rune Word item, make sure:
  • the item must be of the correct type, as specified in the recipe
  • the item must have the exact number of sockets as specified in the recipe; no more, no less
  • the item must be non-magical; it CANNOT be a Set Item, a Unique Item, a Rare Item, or a Magic Item (in other words, the item name should be displaying in grey)
  • the runes must be inserted into the item in the correct order, as specified in the recipe
  • make sure you have the latest patch


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Rune Word recipes for the v1.09 patch.
Item Name
Required Runes
Required Character Level
Item Type
Sockets
Attributes
Ancient's Pledge
Ral + Ort + Tal
Character Level: 21
Shields
3 sockets
  +50% Enhanced Defense
  +48% Resistance to Fire, Lightning, Poison
  +43% Resistance to Cold
  10% of Damage goes to Mana
Black
Thul + Io + Nef
Character Level: 35
Clubs, Hammers, Maces
3 sockets
  +120% to Enhanced Defense
  40% Chance of Crushing Blow
  +200 to Attack Rating
  Adds 3-14 Cold Damage for 3 seconds
  +10 to Vitality
  15% increased Attack Speed
  Magic Damage Reduced by 2
   Level 4 Corpse Explosion (12 charges)
  Knockback
Fury
Jah + Gul + Eth
Character Level: 65
Melee Weapons
3 sockets
  +209% Enhanced Damage
  40% Increased Attack Speed
  Prevent Monster Heal
  66% Chance of Open Wounds
  33% Chance of Deadly Strike
  -25% Target Defense
  20% to Attack Rating
  6% Life stolen per hit
  Ignores Targets Defense
  +5 to Frenzy (Barbarian only)
Holy Thunder
Eth + Ral + Ort + Tal
Character Level: 21
Scepters
4 sockets
  +60% Enhanced Damage
  -25% Target Defense
  Adds 5-30 Fire Damage
  Adds 21-110 Lightning Damage
  +75 Poison Damage for 5 seconds
  +10 to Maximum Damage
  +60% Lightning Resistance
  +5 to Maximum Lightning Resistance
  +3 to Holy Shock (Paladin only)
   Level 7 Chain Lightning (60 charges)
Honor
Amn + El + Ith + Tir + Sol
Character Level: 27
Melee Weapons
5 sockets
  +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
  +10 Replenish Life
  +10 to Strength
  +1 to Light Radius
  +2 to Mana per Kill
King's Grace
Amn + Ral + Thul
Character Level: 25
Swords, Scepters
3 sockets
  +100% Enhanced Damage
  +100% Damage against Demons
  +50% Damage against Undead
  Adds 5-30 Fire Damage
  Adds 3-14 Cold Damage for 3 seconds
  +150 to Attack Rating
  +100 to Attack Rating against Demons
  +100 to Attack Rating against Undead
  7% Life Stolen per hit
Leaf
Tir + Ral
Character Level: 19
Staves (not Orbs)
2 sockets
  Adds 5-30 Fire Damage
  +3 to Fire Skills
  +3 to Fire Bolt (Sorceress only)
  +3 to Inferno (Sorceress only)
  +3 to Warmth (Sorceress only)
  + 2 to Mana per kill
  + 2 per character level to Defense
  +33% Cold Resist
Lionheart
Hel + Lum + Fal
Character Level: 41
Body Armor
3 sockets
  +20% Enhanced Damage
  -15% to Requirements
  +25 to Strength
  +10 to Energy
  +20 to Vitality
  +15 to Dexterity
  +50 to Life
  +30% to All Resistances
Lore
Ort + Sol
Character Level: 27
Helms
2 sockets
  +1 to All Skill Levels
  +10 to Energy
  +2 to Mana per Kill
  +30% Lightning Resist
  Damage reduced by 7
  +2 to Light Radius
Malice
Ith + El + Eth
Character Level: 15
Melee Weapons
3 sockets
  +33% Enhanced Damage
  +9 to maximum Damage
  100% chance of Open Wounds
  -25% Target Defense
  -100 Monster Defense per hit
  Prevent Monster Heal
  +50 to Attack Rating
  -5 Drain Life
Melody
Shael + Ko + Nef
Character Level: 39
Missile Weapons
3 sockets
  +50% Enhanced Damage
  300% Damage against 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
Memory
Lum + Io + Sol + Eth
Character Level: 37
Staves (not Orbs)
4 sockets
  +3 to Sorceress Skills
  33% Faster Cast rate
  20% increased maximum Mana
  +3 Energy Shield (Sorceress only)
  +2 Static Field (Sorceress only)
  +10 to Energy
  +10 to Vitality
  +9 to minimum Damage
  -25% Target Defense
  Magic Damage reduced by 7
  +50% Enhanced Defense
Nadir
Nef + Tir
Character Level: 13
Helms
2 sockets
  +50% Enhanced Defense
  +10 to Defense
  +30 Defense against Missile
  Level 13 Cloak of Shadows (9 charges)
  +2 Mana per kill
  +5 to Strength
  -33% extra gold from Monsters
  -3 to Light Radius
Radiance
Nef + Sol + Ith
Character Level: 27
Helms
3 sockets
  +75% Enhanced Defense
  +30 Defense against Missiles
  +10 to Energy
  +10 to Vitality
  15% Damage goes to Mana
  Magic Damage reduced by 3
  +33 to Mana
  Damage reduced by 7
  +5 to Light Radius
Rhyme
Shael + Eth
Character Level: 29
Shields
2 sockets
  20% increased chance of Blocking
  40% faster Block Rate
  +25 to All Resistances
  15% Regenerate Mana
  Cannot be Frozen
  50% extra Gold from Monsters
  25% better chance of getting Magic Items
Silence
Dol + Eld + Hel + Ist + Tir + Vex
Character Level: 55
Weapons
6 sockets
  200% Enhanced Damage
  +75% Damage against Undead
  -20% Requirements
  20% increased Attack Speed
  +50 to Attack Rating against Undead
  +2 to all Skill Levels
  +75 to All Resistances
  20% Faster Hit Recoverty
  11% Mana stolen per Hit
  25% Hit Causes Monster to Flee
  +33 Hit Blinds Target
  +2 to Mana per Kill
  30% better chance of getting Magic Items
Smoke
Nef + Lum
Character Level: 37
Body Armor
2 sockets
  +75% Enhanced Defense
  +280 Defense against Missiles
  +50 to All Resistances
  20% Faster Hit Recovery
  Level 6 Weaken (18 charges)
  +10 to Energy
  -1 to Light Radius
Stealth
Tal + Eth
Character Level: 17
Body Armor
2 sockets
  Magic Damage reduced by 3
  +6 to Dexterity
  +15 to maximum Stamina
  +30% Poison Resist
  15% Regenerate Mana
  25% Faster run/walk
  25% Faster Cast Rate
  25% Faster Hit Recovery
Steel
Tir + El
Character Level: 13
Swords, Axes, Maces
2 sockets
  20% Enhanced Damage
  +3 to minimum Damage
  +3 to maximum Damage
  +50 to Attack Rating
  50% chance of Open Wounds
  25% Increased Attack Speed
  +2 to Mana per Kill
  +1 to Light Radius
Note for Steel Runeword
Maces doesn't mean all Mace class weapons. When a mace is called for in a Runeword recipe, you can use a Mace, Morning Star, Flail and Exceptional/Elite versions only.
Strength
Amn + Tir
Character Level: 25
Melee Weapons
2 sockets
  35% Enhanced Damage
  25% chance of Crushing Blow
  7% Life stolen per Hit
  +2 to Mana per Kill
  +20 to Strength
  +10 to Vitality
Venom
Tal + Dol + Mal
Character Level: 49
Weapons
3 sockets
  25% Hit Causes Monsters to Flee
  Prevent Monster Heal
  Ignore Target's Defense
  7% Mana Steal per hit
  Level 15 Poison Explosion (27 charges)
  Level 13 Poison Nova (11 charges)
  +273 Poison Damage for 6 seconds
Wealth
Lem + Ko + Tir
Character Level: 43
Body Armor
3 sockets
  300% extra Gold from Monsters
  100% better chance of getting Magic Items
  +2 to Mana per Kill
  +10 to Dexterity
White
Dol + Io
Character Level: 35
Wands
2 sockets
  25% Hit causes Monsters to Flee
  +10 to Vitality
  +3 to Poison and Bone Skills (Necromancer only)
  +3 to Bone Armor (Necromancer only)
  +2 to Bone Spear (Necromancer only)
  +4 to Skeleton Mastery (Necromancer only)
  Magic Damage reduced by 4
  20% Faster Cast Rate
  +13 to Mana
Zephyr
Ort + Eth
Character Level: 21
Missile Weapons
2 sockets
  +33% Enhanced Damage
  +66 to Attack Rating
  Adds 1-50 Lightning Damage
  -25% Target Defense
  +25 Defense
  25% Faster run/walk
  25% Increased Attack Speed
  7% chance to cast level 1 Twister when hit




Rune Word Recipes added with the v1.10 patch.
Item Name
Required Runes
Required Character Level
Item Type
Sockets
Attributes
Beast
Ber + Tir + Um + Mal + Lum
Character Level: 49
Axes, Scepters, Hammers
5 sockets
  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
  5 Charges Level 13 Summon Grizzly
Bramble
Ral + Ohm + Sur + Eth
Character Level: 61
Body Armor
4 sockets
  Level 15-21 Thorns Aura When Equipped
  +50% Faster Hit Recovery
  +25-50% To Poison Skill Damage
  +300 Defense
  +5% Increased Maximum Mana
  +15% Regenerate Mana
  +5% To Maximum Cold Resist
  +30% Fire Resist
  +100% Poison Resist
  +13 Life After Each Kill
  33 Charges Level 13 Spirit of Barbs
Breath of the Dying
Vex + Hel + El + Eld + Zod + Eth
Character Level: 69
Weapons
6 sockets
  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
  -20% Requirements
Call To Arms
Amn + Ral + Mal + Ist + Ohm
Character Level: 51
Weapons
5 sockets
  +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
  +12 Replenish Life
  30% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
Note for Call To Arms Runeword
Barbarians are capped at +3 to the skills Battle Command, Battle Orders and Battle Cry.
Chains of Honor
Dol + Um + Ber + Ist
Character Level: 63
Body Armor
4 sockets
  +2 To All Skills
  +200% Damage To Demons
  +100% Damage To Undead
  8% Life Stolen Per Hit
  +70% Enhanced Defense
  +20 To Strength
  +7 to Replenish Life
  +65 to all Resistances
  Damage Reduced By 8%
  25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
Chaos
Fal + Ohm + Um
Character Level: 57
Claws
3 sockets
  9% Chance To Cast Level 11 Frozen Orb On Striking
  11% Chance To Cast Level 9 Charged Bolt On Striking
  +35% Increased Attacked Speed
  +290-340% Enhanced Damage
  Adds 216-471 Magic Damage
  25% Chance of Open Wounds
  +1 To Whirlwind
  +10 To Strength
  +15 Life After Each Demon Kill
Crescent Moon
Shael + Um + Tir
Character Level: 47
Axes, Swords, Polearms
3 sockets
  10% Chance To Cast Level 17 Chain Lightning On Striking
  7% Chance To Cast Level 13 Static Field On Striking
  +20% Increased Attack Speed
  +180-220% Enhanced Damage
  Ignore Target's Defense
  -35% To Enemy Lightning Resistance
  25% Chance of Open Wounds
  +9-11 Magic Absorb
  +2 To Mana After Each Kill
  30 Charges Level 18 Summon Spirit Wolf
Delirium
Lem + Ist + Io
Character Level: 51
Helms
3 sockets
  1% Chance To Cast Level 50 Delirium When Struck
  6% Chance To Cast Level 14 Mind Blast When Struck
  14% Chance To Cast Level 13 Terror When Struck
  11% Chance To Cast Level 18 Confuse On Striking
  +2 To All Skills
  +261 Defense
  +10 To Vitality
  50% Extra Gold From Monsters
  25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
  60 Charges Level 17 Attract
Note for Delirium Runeword
This ability morphs your character into a Bone Fetish for about 1 minute. Once morphed, you can do normal attacks in the form of a headbutt.
Doom
Hel + Ohm + Um + Lo + Cham
Character Level: 67
Axes, Polearms, Hammers
5 sockets
  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
  +3 Freezes Target
  -20% Requirements
Duress
Shael + Um + Thul
Character Level: ?
Body Armor
3 sockets
  +40% Faster Hit Recovery
  +10-20% Enhanced Damage
  +37-133 Cold Damage over 2 seconds
  15% chance of Crushing Blow
  33% chance of Open Wounds
  +150-200% Enhanced Defense
  -20% slower Stamina Drain
  +45% Cold Resist
  +15% Lightning Resist
  +15% Fire Resist
  +15% Poison Resist
Enigma
Jah + Ith + Ber
Character Level: 65
Body Armor
3 sockets
  +2 To All Skills
  +45% Faster Run/Walk
  +1 To Teleport
  +750-775 Defense
  + (0.75 Per Character Level) To Strength
  Increase Maximum Life 5%
  Damage Reduced By 8%
  +14 Life After Each Kill
  15% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
  + (1 Per Character Level) Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
Eternity
Amn + Ber + Ist + Sol + Sur
Character Level: 63
Melee Weapons
5 sockets
  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%
  +16 Replenish Life
  16% Replenish Mana
  Cannot Be Frozen
  30% Better Chance Of Getting Magic Items
  88 Charges Level 8 Revive
Exile
Vex + Ohm + Ist + Dol
Character Level: 57
Paladin Shields (only)
4 sockets
  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
  +7 Replenish Life
  +5% To Maximum Cold Resist
  +5% To Maximum Fire Resist
  25% Better Chance Of Getting Magic Items
  Repairs 1 Durability in 4 Seconds
Famine
Fal + Ohm + Ort + Jah
Character Level: 65
Axes, Hammers
4 sockets
  +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
Gloom
Fal + Um + Pul
Character Level: 47
Body Armor
3 sockets
  15% Chance To Cast Level 3 Dim Vision When Struck
  +10% Faster Hit Recovery
  +200-260% Enhanced Defense
  +10 To Strength
  +45 to all Resistances
  Half Freeze Duration
  5% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
  -3 To Light Radius
Hand of Justice
Sur + Cham + Amn + Lo
Character Level: 67
Weapons
4 sockets
  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
  +3 Freezes Target
Heart of the Oak
Ko + Vex + Pul + Thul
Character Level: 55
Staves, Maces
4 sockets
  +3 To All Skills
  +40% Faster Cast Rate
  +75% Damage To Demons
  +100 To Attack Rating Against Demons
  Adds 3-14 Cold Damage for 3 seconds
  7% Mana Stolen Per Hit
  +10 To Dexterity
  +20 Replenish Life
  15% Increased Maximum Mana
  +30-40 to all Resistances
  25 Charges Level 4 Oak Sage
  60 Charges Level 14 Raven
Note for Heart of the Oak Runeword
Maces doesn't mean all Mace class weapons. When a mace is called for in a Runeword recipe, you can use a Mace, Morning Star, Flail and Exceptional/Elite versions only.
Kingslayer
Mal + Um + Gul + Fal
Character Level: 53
Swords, Axes
4 sockets
  +30% Increased Attack Speed
  +230-270% Enhanced Damage
  -25% Target Defense
  20% Bonus To Attack Rating
  33% Chance of Crushing Blow
  50% Chance of Open Wounds
  +1 To Vengeance
  Prevent Monster Heal
  +10 To Strength
  40% Extra Gold From Monsters
Passion
Dol + Ort + Eld + Lem
Character Level: 43
Weapons
4 sockets
  +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
  +10 Hit Blinds Target
  25% Hit Causes Monster To Flee
  75% Extra Gold From Monsters
  12 Charges Level 3 Heart of Wolverine
Prudence
Mal + Tirl
Character Level: ?
Body Armor
2 sockets
  +25% Faster Hit Recovery
  +140-170% Enhanced Defense
  +25-35 to all Resistances
  Damage reduced by 3
  Magic damage reduced by 17
  +2 to Mana after each kill
  +1 to Light Radius
  Repairs 1 Durability in 4 seconds
  
  
  
  
  
Sanctuary
Ko + Ko + Mal
Character Level: 49
Shields
3 sockets
  +20% Faster Hit Recovery
  +20% Faster Block Rate
  20% Increased Chance of Blocking
  +130-160% Enhanced Defense
  +250 Defense vs. Missile
  +20 To Dexterity
  +50-70 to all Resistances
  Magic Damage Reduced By 7
  60 Charges Level 12 Slow Missiles
Splendor
Eth + Lum
Character Level: ?
Shields
2 sockets
  +1 to all Skills
  +10% Faster Cast Rate
  +20% Faster Block Rate
  +60-100% Enhanced Defense
  +10 to Energy
  15% Regenerate Mana
  50% extra Gold from Monsters
  20% better chance of getting Magic items
  +3 to Light Radius
Stone
Shael + Um + Pul + Lum
Character Level: 47
Body Armor
4 sockets
  +60% Faster Hit Recovery
  +250-290% Enhanced Defense
  +300 Defense Vs. Missile
  +16 To Strength
  +16 To Vitality
  +10 To Energy
  +15 to all Resistances
  80 Charges Level 16 Molten Boulder
  16 Charges Level 16 Clay Golem
Wind
Sur + El
Character Level: ?
Melee Weapons Armor
2 sockets
  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
  127 Charges Level 13 Twister










Rune Word Recipes added with the v1.10 patch -- battle.net realms LADDER GAMES ONLY. These runewords will not work for single or open characters or non-ladder characters.
Item Name
Required Runes
Required Character Level
Item Type
Sockets
Attributes
Brand
Jah + Lo + Mal + Gul
Character Level: ??
Missile Weapons
4 sockets
  35% Chance to cast level 14 Amplify Damage when struck
  100% Chance to cast level 18 Bone Spear on striking
  Fires Explosive Arrows or Bolts
  +260-340% Enhanced Damage
  Ignore Target's Defense
  20% bonus to Attack Rating
  +280-330% Damage to Demons
  20% Deadly Strike
  Prevent Monster Heal
  Knockback
  Fires explosive arrows or bolts
Death
Hel + El + Vex + Ort + Gul
Character Level: ??
Swords, Axes
5 sockets
  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 to Deadly Strike
  +1 to Light Radius
  15 charges level 22 Blood Golem
  -20% Requirements
Destruction
Vex + Lo + Ber + Jah + Ko
Character Level: ??
Polearms, Swords
5 sockets
  23% chance to cast level 12 Volcano on striking
  5% chance to cast level 23 Molten Boulder on striking
  100% chance to cast level 45 Meteor when you die
  15% chance to cast level 22 Nova on attack
  +350% Enhanced Damage
  Ignore Target's Defense
  Adds 100-180 Magic Damage
  7% Mana stolen per hit
  20% chance of Crushing Blow
  20% Deadly Strike
  Prevent Monster Heal
  +10 to Dexterity
Dragon
Sur + Lo + Sol
Character Level: ??
Body Armor, Shield
3 sockets
  20% chance to cast level 18 Venom when struck
  12% chance to cast level 15 Hydra on striking
  Level 14 Holy Fire Aura when equipped
  +360 to Defense
  +230 Defense against missiles
  +3-5 to all Attributes
  +0.375 per character level to Strength
  5% increased maximum Mana
  +5% maximum Lightning Resist
  Damage reduced by 7
Dream
Io + Jah + Pul
Character Level: ??
Helms, Shields
3 sockets
  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
  5% increased maximum Life
  +0.625 per character level to Mana
  +5-20 to All Resistances
  15-25% better chance of getting Magic Items
Edge
Tir + Tal + Amn
Character Level: 39
Missile Weapons
3 sockets
  Level 15 Thorns aura when equipped
  35% increased Attack Speed
  +320-380% damage to Demons
  +280% damage to Undead
  +75 Poison Damage for 5 seconds
  7% Life stolen per hit
  Prevent Monster Heal
  +5-10 to all Attributes
  +2 to Mana after each kill
  All Vendor Prices Reduced 15%
confirmed by Frank.
Faith
Ohm + Jah + Lem + Eld
Character Level: ??
Missile Weapons
4 sockets
  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
  +15 to all Resistances
  10% Reaminate as Returned
  75% extra Gold from Monsters
Fortitude
El + Sol + Dol + Lo
Character Level: 59
Weapons, Body Armor
4 sockets
Weapons
  20% chance to cast level 15 Chilling Armor when struck
  +25% Faster Cast Rate
  +300% Enhanced Damage
  +200% Enhanced Defense
  +9 to minimum Damage
  +50 to Attack Rating
  20% Deadly Strike
  25% hit causes monsters to flee
  +20-30 to all Resistances
  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
  +1-99 per character level to Life
  +7 Replenish Life
  +5% to maximum Lightning Resistance
  +20-30 to all Resistances
  Damage reduced by 7
  12% Damage taken goes to Mana
  +1 to Light Radius
Grief
Eth + Tir + Lo + Mal + Ral
Character Level: ??
Swords, Axes
5 sockets
  35% chance to cast level 15 Venom on striking
  +30-40% Increased Attack Speed
  +340-400 to Damage
  Ignore Target's Defense
  -25% Target Defense
  +1.875 per character level to Damage to Demons
  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
Harmony
Tir + Ith + Sol + Ko
Character Level: ??
Missile Weapons
4 sockets
  Level 10 vigor aura when equipped
  +200-275% Enhanced DAmage
  +9 to minimum Damage
  +9 to maximum Damage
  Adds 55-160 Lightning Damage
  Adds 55-160 Fire Damage
  Adds 55-160 Cold Damage
  +2-6 to Vakyrie
  +10 to Dexterity
  +2 to Mana after each kill
  +2 to Light Radius
  25 charges level 20 Revive
Ice
Amn + Shael + Jah + Lo
Character Level: ??
Missile Weapons
4 sockets
  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 per character level Extra Gold from Monsters
Infinity
Ber + Mal + Ber + Ist
Character Level: 63
Polearms
4 sockets
  50% chance to cast level 20 Chain Lightning when you kill an enemy
  Level 12 Conviction aura when equipped
  +35% Faster Run / Walk
  +255-325% Enhanced Damage
  -45-55% to enemy Lightning Resistance
  40% chance of Crushing Blow
  Prevent Monster Heal
  0.5 per character level to Vitality
  30% better chance of getting Magic Items
  30 charges level 21 Cyclone Armor
Insight
Ral + Tir + Tal + Sol
Character Level: ??
Polearms, Staves
4 sockets
  Level 12-17 Meditation aura when equipped
  +35% Faster Cast Rate
  +200-260% Enhanced Damage
  +9 to minimum Damage
  180-250% bonus to Attack Rating
  Adds 5-30 Fire Damage
  +75 Poison Damage for 5 seconds
  +1-6 to Critical Strike
  +5 to All Attributes
  +2 to Mana after each kill
  23% better chance of getting Magic Items
Last Wish
Jah + Mal + Jah + Sur + Jah + Ber
Character Level: ??
Swords, Hammers, Axes
6 sockets
  6% chance to cast level 11 Fade when struck
  10% chance to cast level 18 Life Tap when 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 chance of getting Magic Items
Lawbringer
Amn + Lem + Ko
Character Level: ??
Swords, Hammers, Scepters
3 sockets
  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 against missiles
  +10 to Dexterity
  75% extra Gold from Monsters
Oath
Shael + Pul + Mal + Lum
Character Level: ??
Swords, Axes, Maces
4 sockets
  30% chance to cast level 20 Bone Spirit on striking
  Indestructible
  +50% Increased Attack Speed
  +210-340% Enhanced Damage
  +75% Damage to Demons
  +100 to Attack Rating against Demons
  Prevent Monster Heal
  +10 to Energy
  +10-15 Magic Absorb
  20 charges level 16 Heart of Wolverine
  14 charges level 17 Iron Golem
Note for Oath Runeword
Maces doesn't mean all Mace class weapons. When a mace is called for in a Runeword recipe, you can use a Mace, Morning Star, Flail and Exceptional/Elite versions only.
Obedience
Hel + Ko + Thul + Eth + Fal
Character Level: ??
Polearms
5 sockets
  30% chance to cast level 21 Enchant when you kill an enemy
  40% Faster Hit Recovery
  +370% Enhanced Damage
  -25% Target Defense
  Adds 3-14 Cold Damage for 3 seconds
  -25% to enemy Fire Resistance
  40% chance of Crushing Blow
  +200-300 Defense
  +10 to Strength
  +10 to Dexterity
  +20-30 to All Resistances
  -20% Requirements
Phoenix
Vex + Vex + Lo + Jah
Character Level: ??
Weapons, Shields
4 sockets
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
  -28% to enemy Fire Resistance
  +350-400 Defense against missiles
  +15-21 Fire Absorb
  20% Deadly Strike
  Ignores Target Defense
  14% Mana stolen per hit
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% Enhanced Damage
  -28% to enemy Fire Resistance
  +350-400 Defense against missiles
  +50 to Life
  +5% to maximum Lightning Resist
  +10% to maximum Fire Resist
  +15-21 Fire Absorb
Pride
Cham + Sur + Io + Lo
Character Level: ??
Polearms
4 sockets
  25% chance to cast level 17 Fire Wall when struck
  Level 16-20 Concentration aura when equipped
  260-300% bonus to Attack Rating
  +1-99% per character level Damage to Demons
  Adds 50-280 Lightning Damage
  20% Deadly Strike
  Hit Blinds Target
  +3 Freezes Target
  +10 to Vitality
  +8 Replenish Life
  1.875% per character level Extra Gold from Monsters
Rift
Hel + Ko + Lem + Gul
Character Level: ??
Polearms, Scepters
4 sockets
  20% chance to cast level 16 Tornado on striking
  16% chance to cast level 21 Frozen Orb on attack
  20% bonus to Attack Rating
  Adds 160-250 Magic Damage
  Adds 60-180 Fire Damage
  +5-10 to All Stats
  +10 to Dexterity
  38% Damage taken goes to Mana
  75% extra Gold from Monsters
  40 charges level 15 Iron Maiden
  -20% Requirements
Spirit
Tal + Thul + Ort + Amn
Character Level: 30
Swords, Shields
4 sockets
Weapons
  +2 to All Skills
  +25-35% Faster Cast Rate
  +55% Faster Hit Recovery
  Adds 1-50 Lightning Damage
  Adds 3-14 Cold Damage for 3 seconds
  +75 Poison Damage for 5 seconds
  7% Life stolen per hit
  +250 Defense against missiles
  +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 against missiles
  +22 to Vitality
  +89-112 to Mana
  +35% Cold Resist
  +35% Lightning Resist
  +35% Poison Resist
  +3-8 Magic Absorb
  Attacker takes Damage of 14
  Reported to work in non-ladder games
Voice of Reason
Lem + Ko + El + Eld
Character Level: ??
Swords, Maces
4 sockets
  15% chance to cast level 13 Frozen Orb on striking
  18% chance to cast level 20 Ice Blast on striking
  +50 to Attack Rating
  +220-350% Damage to Demons
  +355-375% Damage to Undead
  +50 to Attack Rating against Undead
  Adds 100-220 Cold Damage
  -24% to enemy Cold Resistance
  +10 to Dexterity
  Cannot Be Frozen
  75% extra Gold from Monsters
  +1 to Light Radius
Note for Voice of Reason Runeword
Maces doesn't mean all Mace class weapons. When a mace is called for in a Runeword recipe, you can use a Mace, Morning Star, Flail and Exceptional/Elite versions only.
Wrath
Pul + Lum + Ber + Mal
Character Level: ??
Missile Weapons
4 sockets
  30% chance to cast level 1 Decrepify on striking
  5% chance to cast level 10 Life Tap on striking
  +375% Damage to Demons
  +100 to Attack Rating against Demons
  +250-300% Damage to Undead
  Adds 85-120 Magic Damage
  Adds 41-240 Lightning Damage
  20% chance of Crushing Blow
  Prevent Monster Heal
  +10 to Energy
  Cannot Be Frozen
Rune Word Recipes added with the v1.11 patch -- will work in single-player, for Open Characters, and for Realm Characters.

Item Name
Required Runes
Required Character Level
Item Type
Sockets
Attributes
Bone
(Necromancer)

Sol + Um + Um
Character Level: 47
Body Armor
3 sockets
  15% Chance to cast level 10 Bone Armor when struck
  15% Chance to cast level 10 Bone Spear on striking
  +2 to Necromancer Skill Levels
  +100-150 to mana
  +30 to All Resistances
  Damage Reduced by 7
confirmed to work by Chris and Moose.
Enlightenment
(Sorceress)

Pul + Ral + Sol
Character Level: 45
Body Armor
3 sockets
  5% Chance to cast level 15 Blaze when struck
  5% Chance to cast level 15 Fire Ball on striking
  +2 to Sorceress Skill Levels
  +1 to Warmth
  +30% Enhanced Defense
  +30% Fire Resist
  Damage Reduced by 7
Confirmed to work by wolfmanw, kelly-marie and ron. (Thanks!)
Myth
(Barbarian)

Hel + Amn + Nef
Character Level: 24
Body Armor
3 sockets
  3% Chance to cast level 1 Howl when struck
  10% Chance to cast level 1 Taunt on striking
  +2 to Barbarian Skill Levels
  +30 Defense vs. Missle
  +10 Replenish Life
  Attacker takes Damage of 14
  Requirements -15%
Confirmed to work by dumbified, ponyman64, randy, kyle, and steven . (Thanks!)
Peace
(Amazon)

Shael + Thul + Amn
Character Level: 29
Body Armor
3 sockets
  4% Chance to cast level 5 Slow Missles when struck
  2% Chance to cast level 15 Valkyrie on striking
  +2 to Amazon Skill Levels
  +20% Faster Hit Recovery
  +2 to Critical Strike
  +30% Cold Resist
  Attacker Takes Damage of 14
Confirmed to work by erik and kelly-marie, Dan, Chris, Mike, and notalent. (Thanks!)
Principle
(Paladin)

Ral + Gul + Eld
Character Level: 53
Body Armor
3 sockets
  100% Chance to cast level 5 Holy Bolt on striking
  +2 to Paladin Skill Levels
  15% Slower Stamina Drain
  +5% to Maximum Poison Resist
  +30% Fire Resist
Rain
(Druid)

Ort + Mal + Ith
Character Level: 49
Body Armor
3 sockets
  5% Chance to cast level 15 Cyclone Armor when struck
  5% Chance to cast level 15 Twister on striking
  +2 to Druid Skills
  +100-150 to Mana
  Lightning Resist +30%
  Magic Damage Reduced by 7
  15% Damage Taken Goes To Mana
confirmed to work
Treachery
(Assassin)

Shael + Thul + Lem
Character Level: 43
Body Armor
3 sockets
  5% Chance to cast level 15 Fade when struck
  25% Chance to cast level 15 Venom on striking
  +2 to Assassin Skills
  +45% Increased Attack Speed
  +20% Faster Hit Recovery
  +30% Cold Resist
  50% Extra Gold from Monsters
Confirmed to work by eroll, john, davic, ron, randy. and chris. (Thanks!)







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