3.5 Unique items

Unique items differ from normal magical items in that they have a special name and can have up to six different magical properties. You can still find more than one of each, even in the same game (in single player the game keeps track of what unique items exist in the current game, and will not create the same a second time). Having a different picture than that of the normal base item it is based upon is considered as one of the six special properties. All non quest unique items are based on a normal base item, and unless otherwise changed by the unique properties, retain all the stats of that normal base item. Unique quest items are based on special quest base items. Those special quest base items can be found in chapter 3.3. Such items are also noted by having n/a in the qlvl column.

If you are playing the Playstation version you should know that when you restart a new game, any unique item is transformed into gold, which is quite annoying.

3.5.1 Properties of unique items

In the tables below are listed all unique items in the game that you can equip, both the ones randomly generated and the ones given as part of quests. For special quest items that are unequipable, see chapter 3.3. The prices shown are the buying prices. You can never buy unique items however. The stated qlvl is used in item generation, see chapter 3.8. Please note that all items below a thick line are only available in Hellfire. The Pic column indicates whether the item has a unique picture or not.

Armor
Name Base item Price qlvl Pic Magical Effects
Arkaineís Valor1 Arkaineís Valor 42 000 n/a Yes AC 25, +10 vitality, -3 damage from enemies, fastest hit recovery
Demonspike Coat full plate mail 251 175 25   AC 100, +10 strength, +50% resist fire, -6 damage from enemies, indestructible
The Gladiatorís Bane studded leather armor 3 450 6   AC 25, -3 all attributes, -2 damage from enemies, high durability (135)
Leather of Aut leather armor 10 550 4   AC 15, +5 strength, -5 magic, +5 dexterity, indestructible
Najís Light Plate plate mail 78 700 19 Yes +5 magic, +20 mana, +20% resist all, +1 spell level, no strength requirements
Nightscape cape 11 600 16 Yes2 AC 15, +3 dexterity, +20% resist all, faster hit recovery, -40% light radius
The Rainbow Cloak cloak 4 900 2 Yes2 AC 10, +1 all attributes, +5 life, +10% resist all, high durability (27)
Scavenger Carapace breast plate 14 000 13   AC -6 - -10, +5 dexterity, +40% resist lightning, -15 damage from enemies
Sparking Mail chain mail 15 750 9   AC 30, 1-10 lightning damage
Torn Flesh of Souls rags 4 825 2 Yes AC 8, +10 vitality, -1 damage from enemies, indestructible
Wisdomís Wrap robe 6 200 5 Yes2 AC 15, +5 magic, +10 mana, +25% resist lightning, -1 damage from enemies
Armor of Gloom full plate mail 200 000 25 Yes AC 225, all resistances=0%, -20% light radius, no strength requirements
Bone Chain Armor chain mail 36 000 13 Yes AC 40, AC 60 vs. Undead
Bovine Plate3 Bovine Plate 400 n/a Yes AC 150, -50 mana, +30% resist all, -2 spell levels, +50% light radius, indestructible
Demon Plate Armor full plate mail 80 000 25 Yes AC 80, AC 120 vs. Demons
1A quest item only available in single player.
2These items have the same picture.
3A quest item.


Axes
Name Base item Price qlvl Pic Magical Effects
Aguinaraís Hatchet small axe 24 800 12   +10 magic, +75% resist magic, +1 spell level,
Bloodslayer broad axe 2 500 3 Yes1 -5 all attributes, +100% damage, +200% damage versus demons2, -1 spell level
The Butcherís Cleaver3 cleaver 3 650 n/a Yes +10 strength, unusual damage (4-24), altered durability (10)
The Celestial Axe battle axe 14 100 4   -15 strength, +15 life, +15% to hit, no strength requirements
Hellslayer battle axe 26 200 15   +8 strength, +8 vitality, +25 life, -25 mana, +100% damage
The Mangler large axe 2 850 2 Yes1 -5 magic, -5 dexterity, -10 mana, +200% damage
Messerschmidtís Reaver great axe 58 000 25 Yes +5 all attributes, -50 life, +15 damage, +200% damage, 2-12 fire damage
Sharp Beak large axe 2 850 2 Yes4 -10 magic, +20 life, -10 mana
Stonecleaver broad axe 23 900 7 Yes +30 life, +20% to hit, +50% damage, +40% resist lightning
Wicked Axe large axe 31 150 5 Yes4 +10 dexterity, -10 vitality, +30% to hit, -1- -6 damage from enemies, indestructible
1These items have the same picture and it is one of a normal axe.
2Applies to the total damage
3A quest item only available in single player.
4These items have the same picture and it is one of a normal great axe.


Bows
Name Base item Price qlvl Pic Magical Effects
The Blackoak Bow long bow 2 500 5   +10 dexterity, -10 vitality, +50% damage, -10% light radius
Bow of the Dead composite bow 2 500 5 Yes1 -3 vitality, +4 dexterity, +10% to hit, -20% light radius, altered durability (30)
The Celestial Bow long bow 1 200 2 Yes AC 5, +2 damage, no strength requirement
Deadly Hunter composite bow 8 750 3 Yes1 -5 magic, +20% to hit, +200% damage versus demons
Eaglehorn long battle bow 42 500 26 Yes1 +20 dexterity, +50% to hit, +100% damage, indestructible
Flamedart hunterís bow 14 250 10   +20% to hit, +40% resist fire, 1-6 fire arrows2
Fleshstinger long bow 16 500 13   +15 dexterity, +40% to hit, +80% damage, high durability (37)
The Needler short/cross bow 8 900 2 Yes +50% to hit, unusual item damage (1-3), fast attack
The Rift Bow short bow 1 800 1   -3 dexterity, +2 damage, random speed arrows
Windforce long war bow 37 750 17 Yes +5 strength, +200% damage, knocks target back
Blitzen composite bow 30 000 13 Yes Lightning damage10-153, unusual item damage (0), indestructible
Flambeau composite bow 30 000 11 Yes Fireball damage 15-204, unusual item damage (0), indestructible
Gnat Sting hunterís bow 30 000 15 Yes multiple arrows, unusual item damage (1-2), quick attack, indestructible
1These items have the same picture.
2The fire arrow damage is listed twice but the real fire damage is only applied once and is in the range 1-6.
3Will cast a lightning spell when fired.
4Will cast a fireball when fired.


Clubs
Name Base item Price qlvl Pic Magical Effects
Baranarís Star morning star 6 850 5   -4 dexterity, +4 vitality, +12% to hit, +80% damage, quick attack, altered durability (60)
The Celestial Star flail 7 810 2 Yes1 AC -8, +10 damage, +20% light radius, no strength requirement
Civerbís Cudgel mace 2 000 1   -2 magic, -5 dexterity, +200% damage versus demons2
Crackrust mace 11 375 1   +2 all attributes, +15% resist all, +50% damage, -1 spell level, indestructible
The Cranium Basher maul 36 500 12 Yes1 +15 strength, -150 mana, +20 damage, +5% resist all, indestructible
Dreamflange mace 26 450 26   +30 magic, +50 mana, +50% resist magic, +1 spell levels, +20% light radius
Gnarled Root club/spiked club 9 820 9   AC -10, +5 magic, +10 dexterity, +20% to hit, +10% resist all, +300% damage
Hammer of Jholm maul 8 700 1   +3 strength, +4-10% damage, +15% to hit, indestructible
Lightforge3 mace 26 675 1   +8 all attributes, +25% to hit, +150% damage, +10-20 fire damage, +40% light radius, indestructible
Schaeferís Hammer war hammer 56 125 16   +50 life, +75% resist lightning, +30% to hit, -100% damage, 1-50 lightning damage, +10% light radius
Thunderclap war hammer 30 000 13 Yes +20 strength, +30% resist lightning, charged bolt (3-6 damage), +20% light radius, indestructible
1These items actually have the unique picture of the same item they are based on, so for all practical reasons they donít really have a unique picture.
2Applies to total damage.
3Does not exist in Hellfire and is not possible to find in multi player in Diablo, only single player. Still very rare in single player, see chapter 3.5.2 for more information. It also seems that although findable in single player, it will morph as soon as a new game is started or loaded.


Helms
Name Base item Price qlvl Pic Magical Effects
Foolís Crest helm 10 150 12 Yes -4 all attributes, +100 life, +1- +6 damage from enemies, 1-3 damage to attacker
Gotterdamerung great helm 54 900 21 Yes1 AC 60, +20 all attributes, all resistances=0%2, -4 damage from enemies, -40% light radius
Harlequin Crest3 Harlequin Crest 4 000 n/a Yes AC -3, +2 all attributes, +7 mana, +7 life, -1 damage from enemies
Helm of Sprits helm 7 525 1 Yes4 5% steal life
Overlordís Helm helm 12 500 7 Yes +20 strength, -20 magic, +15 dexterity, +5 vitality, altered durability (15)
Royal Circlet crown 24 875 27 Yes AC 40, +10 all attributes, +40 mana, +10% light radius
Thinking Cap skull cap 2 020 6 Yes +30 mana, +20% resist all, +2 spell levels, altered durability (1)
The Undead Crown3 Undead Crown 16 650 n/a Yes4 AC 8, 0-12.5% steal life
Veil of Steel3 Veil of Steel 63 800 n/a Yes1 +15 strength, +15 vitality, -30 mana, +60% armor, +50% resist all, -20% light radius
1These items have the same picture.
2If you wear both a Gotterdamerung and a Constricting Ring, your resistance would still be 0%.
3A quest item only available in single player.
4These items have the same picture. The Helm of Sprits looks like a crown when on the ground.


Jewelry
Name Base item Price qlvl Pic Magical Effects
The Bleeder ring 8 500 2 Yes +30 mana, -10 life, +20% resist magic
Bramble ring 1 000 1 Yes -2 all attributes, +10 mana, +3 damage
Constricting Ring ring 62 000 5 Yes +75% resist all1, causes continuous damage when worn (1.25 life/sec2)
Empyrean Band3 ring 8 000 n/a Yes +2 all attributes, fast hit recovery, absorbs half of trap damage, +20% light radius
Optic Amulet3 amulet 9 750 n/a Yes +5 magic, +20% resist lightning, -1 damage from enemies, +20% light radius
Ring of Engagement ring 12 476 11 Yes AC 5, -1 or -2 damage from enemies, 1-3 damage to attacker, damages targetís armor4
Ring of Regha ring 4 175 1 Yes -3 strength, +10 magic, -3 dexterity, +10% resist magic, +10% light radius
Ring of Truth3 ring 9 100 n/a Yes +10 life, +10% resist all, -1 damage from enemies
Amulet of Warding amulet 30 000 12 Yes -100 life, +40% resist all
Acolytes Amulet amulet 10 000 10 Yes 50% of base mana moved to life
Auric Amulet5 amulet 100 n/a Yes Allows you to carry piles of 10 000 gold
Giantís Knuckle ring 8 000 8 Yes +60 strength, -30 dexterity
Gladiators Ring ring 10 000 10 Yes 40% of base life moved to mana
Karikís Ring ring 8 000 8 Yes -30 magic, +60 vitality
Mercurial Ring ring 8 000 8 Yes -30 strength, +60 dexterity
Ring of Magma ring 8 000 8 Yes -30% resist magic, +60% resist fire, -30% resist lightning
Ring of the Mystics ring 8 000 8 Yes +60% resist magic, -30% resist fire, -30% resist lightning
Ring of Thunder ring 8 000 8 Yes -30% resist magic, -30% resist fire, +60% resist lightning
Xorineís Ring ring 8 000 8 Yes -30 strength, +60 magic
1The effect is +75%, not max resistance. If you wear both a Gotterdamerung and a Constricting Ring, your resistance would still be 0%. Similarly, if you use some item that decreases any resistance, the final value may not be 75%.
2If you are using Mana Shield, the damage will as any other damage be taken from your mana instead. Due to rounding errors with such small damage values, the actual value may not be correctly reduced by the Mana Shield. For more information about the Mana Shield, see chapter 6.1.1.
3A quest item only available in single player.
4Has the effect equivalent to of Puncturing, that is, adds 4-12 to To Hit in Diablo. In Hellfire it reduces the AC by 87.5% (+12.5% if Barbarian making any AC of a monster equal 0) and is thus better than any of the suffixes with the same property.
5A quest item. Not really a unique item.


Shields
Name Base item Price qlvl Pic Magical Effects
Blackoak Shield small shield 5 725 4 Yes1 AC 18, +10 dexterity, -10 vitality, -10% light radius, high durability (60)
The Deflector buckler 1 500 1 Yes2 AC 7, +10% resist all, -20% damage, -5% to hit
Dragonís Breach kite shield 19 200 2 Yes AC 20, +5 strength, -5 magic, +25% resist fire, indestructible
Holy Defender large shield 13 800 10 Yes1 AC 15, -2 damage from enemies, +20% resist fire, fast block, high durability (96)
Split Skull Shield buckler 2 025 1 Yes AC 10, +10 life, +2 strength, -10% light radius, altered durability (15)
Stormshield gothic shield / tower shield1 49 000 24 Yes3 AC 40, +4 damage from enemies, +10 strength, fast block, indestructible
1These items have the same picture.
2This item has a picture of a normal buckler.
3Both versions have a picture of a normal gothic shield.


Staves
Name Base item Price qlvl Pic Magical Effects
Gleamsong short staff 6 520 8   +25 mana, -3 strength, -3 vitality, 76 Phasing charges
Immolator long staff 3 900 4   +10 mana, -5 vitality, +20% resist fire, 4 fire damage
Mindcry quarter staff 41 500 20   +15 magic, +15% resist all, +1 spell level , 69 Guardian charges
Najís Puzzler long staff 34 000 18   +20 magic, +10 dexterity, +20% resist all, -25 life, 57 Teleport charges
The Protector short staff 17 240 16 Yes1 AC 40, +5 vitality, -5 damage from enemies, 1-3 damage to attacker, 86 Healing charges
Rod of Onan war staff 44 167 22   +5 all attributes, +100% damage, 50 Golem charges
Staff of Shadows long staff 1 250 2   -10 magic +10% to hit, +60% damage, -20% light radius, quick attack
Storm Spire war staff 22 500 8   +10 strength, -10 to magic, +50% resist lightning, 2-8 lightning damage
Thundercall composite staff 22 250 14   +35% to hit, 1-10 lightning damage, +30% resist lightning, +20% light radius, 76 Lightning charges
1Looks like a club when on the ground.


Swords
Name Base item Price qlvl Pic Magical Effects
Black Razor dagger 2 000 1 Yes +2 vitality, +150% damage, altered durability (5)
The Bonesaw claymore 4 400 6   +10 strength, -5 dexterity, -5 magic, +10 life, -10 mana, +10 damage
The Defender sabre 2 000 1   AC 5, +5 vitality, -5% to hit
Doombringer bastard sword 18 250 19   -5 all attributes, -25 life, +25% to hit, +250% damage, -20% light radius
The Executionerís Blade falchion 7 080 3 Yes -10 life, +150% damage, -10% light radius, high durability (60)
The Falconís Talon scimitar 7 867 15 Yes1 +10 dexterity, +20% to hit, -33% damage, fastest attack
Gibbous Moon broad sword 6 660 2   +2 all attributes, +15 mana, +25% damage, -30% light radius
Gonnagalís Dirk dagger 7 040 1 Yes -5 dexterity, +4 damage, +25% resist fire, fast attack
The Grandfather great sword 119 800 27 Yes +5 all attributes, +20 life, +20% to hit, +70% damage, only requires one hand
Griswoldís Edge2 Griswoldís Edge 42 000 n/a Yes3 -20 life, +20 mana, +25% to hit, 1-10 fire damage, fast attack, knocks target back
The Grizzly two-handed sword 50 000 23 Yes +20 strength, -5 vitality, +200% damage, knocks target back, high durability (150)
Gryphons Claw falchion 1 000 1 Yes1 -2 magic, -5 dexterity, +100% damage
Ice Shank long sword 5 250 3   +5-10 strength, +40% resist fire, altered durability (15)
Inferno long sword 34 600 17   +20 mana, +75% resist fire, 2-12 fire damage, +30% light radius
Lightsabre sabre 19 150 13   +20% to hit, +50% resist lightning, 1-10 lightning damage, +20% light radius
Shadowhawk broad sword 13 750 8   +15% to hit, +5% resist all, 5% steal life, -20% light radius
Wizardspike dagger 12 920 11 Yes +15 magic, +35 mana, +25% to hit, +15% resist all
Diamondedge long sword 42 000 17 Yes AC 10, +50% resist lightning, +50% to hit, +100% damage, altered durability (10)
Eater of Souls two-handed sword 42 000 23 Yes +50 life, 5% steal life, 5% steal mana, causes continuous damage when worn, indestructible
Shirotachi great sword 36 000 21   +6 lightning damage, penetrates targetís armor (half AC), fastest attack, one-handed
1These items have the same picture.
2A quest item only available in single player.
3This item actually has the unique picture of the same item it is based on, so for all practical reasons it doesnít really have a unique picture.


3.5.2 Unfindable unique items in multi player

Due to the way the game generates unique items (see chapter 3.8), some unique items will never be found in multi player. The same items are findable in single player but only if you find another unique item of the same base item and qlvl first in the same game session. This phenomenon occurs when there are multiple items of the same base item and qlvl. The table below lists those items. Note that the list for Diablo is also applicable to Hellfire.

Diablo Hellfire1
Bramble (ring) Armor of Gloom (full plate mail)
Crackrust (mace) Demonspike Coat (full plate mail)
The Deflector (buckler) Giantís Knuckle (ring)
Gonnagalís Dirk (dagger) The Grizzly (two-handed sword)
Lightforge2 (mace) Inferno (long sword)
The Mangler (large axe) Karikís Ring (ring)
  Mercurial Ring (ring)
  Ring of Magma (ring)
  Ring of the Mystics (ring)
  Xorineís Ring (ring)
1In addition to the ones from Diablo.
2It seems that although findable in single player, it will morph as soon as a new game is started or loaded.

The table below lists the order for those cases where more than two unique items have the same qlvl. All other cases only have two items with the same qlvl and it should be obvious that the unique item not in the table above is dropped first (and always dropped in multi player).

Base item qlvl Order, from first to last1
Full Plate Mail 25 Demon Plate Armor, Armor of Gloom and Demonspike Coat
Mace 1 Civerb's Cudgel, Crackrust and Lightforge
Ring 8 Ring of Thunder, Ring of the Mystics, Ring of Magma, Karik's Ring, Xorine's Ring, Mercurial Ring and Giant's Knuckle
1In multi player only the first one is findable.