Search the database
Search forum topics
Search members
Search for trades
diablo2.io is supported by ads
diablo2.io is supported by ads
2 comments   61853 views
1 Axes Swords

Grief

Patch 1.10 Runeword

Eth
Tir
Lo
Mal
Ral


Req level: 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

2

Description

Grief is infamously known as the best melee runeword in the game. It's often said it's so good that it's broken.

The reason, however, may not be clear as the stats are rather deceiving. This runeword doesn't have any % Enhanced Damage, which means the weapon damage will appear unchanged from the weapon base in the item's tooltip and the character screen.

Still, Grief has huge added flat damage (+340-400 damage). Furthermore, this bonus is added to the weapon's damage when applying any enhanced damage modifier from any other piece of gear, like 30-60% ED from
Steelrend
or +350% ED to Demons from
Laying of Hands
.

Also, other stats like 30-40% Increased Attack Speed, Ignore Target's Defense, 20% Deadly Strike are very desirable modifiers in any melee weapon and elevates the runeword's DPS even higher (and all the rest are noteworthy stats).

Grief's added flat bonus will be used when calculating
Smite
damage.

Grief only takes a single High Rune (
Lo
) to make; it likely has the best cost-benefit of all melee runewords.
Description by Khegan
5

Can be used to make Runewords:

3

On the trade market

Active trades (latest 20, 3h cache):

3

Prices and Demand

Sales volume (last 24m, 3d cache):

1233
Grief

Sold for: (last 10, 3d lag, 1d cache)

3 Vex    5 days ago
1 Cham    6 days ago
1  Grief    6 days ago
2 Gul , 1 Ist    6 days ago
1 Ohm , 1 Vex , 1 Gul    1 week ago
2 Ber , 1 Jah , 1 Vex   Perf  2 weeks ago
4 Vex    2 weeks ago
1 Jah , 1 Ber    2 weeks ago
1 Jah , 1 Ist , 1 Um  
 2 weeks ago
3 Ber   Sup  3 weeks ago

7
User avatar

Teebling Admin

Europe PC
Grief is infamously known as the best melee runeword in the game. It's often said it's so good that it's broken.

The reason, however, may not be clear as the stats are rather deceiving. This runeword doesn't have any % Enhanced Damage, which means the weapon damage will appear unchanged from the weapon base in the item's tooltip and the character screen.

Still, Grief has huge added flat damage (+340-400 damage). Furthermore, this bonus is added to the weapon's damage when applying any enhanced damage modifier from any other piece of gear, like 30-60% ED from
Steelrend
or +350% ED to Demons from
Laying of Hands
.

Also, other stats like 30-40% Increased Attack Speed, Ignore Target's Defense, 20% Deadly Strike are very desirable modifiers in any melee weapon and elevates the runeword's DPS even higher (and all the rest are noteworthy stats).

Grief's added flat bonus will be used when calculating
Smite
damage.

Grief only takes a single High Rune (
Lo
) to make; it likely has the best cost-benefit of all melee runewords.
7
The -25% Target Defense property is useful because Ignore Target's Defense doesn't work with Act Bosses.
7
Rune order matters. Here you can see the bonuses from the runes only:
9

Advertisment

Hide ads
999

Greetings stranger!

You don't appear to be logged in...

99

Who is online

Users browsing Runewords: BakerTron, or.houster, Senhorzim and 52 guests.

No matches
diablo2.io is supported by ads
 

 

 

 

Value:
Hide ads forever by supporting the site with a donation.

Greetings adblocker...

Warriv asks that you consider disabling your adblocker when using diablo2.io

Ad revenue helps keep the servers going and supports me, the site's creator :)

A one-time donation hides all ads, forever:
Make a donation