*Runeword Discussion [#va961831]
#contents

**Introduction [#w49f882a]
[[LoD Runewords:http://www.battle.net/diablo2exp/items/runewords.shtml]]
[[ES Runewords:http://homepage3.nifty.com/miyoshino/es/es3runew_n.htm]]
[[ES Runes:http://homepage3.nifty.com/miyoshino/es/es3gem_n.htm#run1]]
-In this page we discusss following articles.
--Rebalancing existing Runewords
--Suggesting (and criticizing) new Runewords
-How to make a Runeword
--Determine the base item (ex. Body Armor, Melee Weapons).
--Determine the socket number and runes.
(Translation section will help if you search a Japanese word)
--List up the mods from the runes. 
--Determine 1-7 bonus mods. All Resist is one mod, for example.


**LoD Runewords [#w36ba681]
***Ancient's Pledge (example) [#ta83ac3f]
Ral + Ort + Tal 
3 Socket Shields
 +50% Enhanced Defense
 Cold Resist +43% -> 200%
 Fire Resist +48% -> 200%
 Lightning Resist +48% -> 200%
 Poison Resist +48% -> 200%
 10% Damage Goes To Mana
 +7 To All Skill Levels (new) 

#comment
- A+A 30% mana regen +5% lightning damage +1 lightning +2 static field -- [[Valor]] &new{04-26-2010 (Mon) 20:29:18};
- A+A+A 3 soc armor +50% mana regen +10% lightning damage +1 chain lightning +1 lightning +3 static field -- [[Energizer]] &new{04-26-2010 (Mon) 20:27:06};
- anxqXnULIQftO -- [[lrluhwtnr]] &new{05-04-2009 (Mon) 21:53:30};
- zCaKLdkns -- [[tqkoqvbnqdi]] &new{04-07-2009 (Tue) 23:53:28};
- ZTurAYOFbT -- [[irxbqypz]] &new{03-27-2009 (Fri) 10:53:54};
- yeah, right...-.-.... but consider "+xxx to all resistances" is capped at +150 ;) -- [[diablo888]] &new{09-26-2007 (Wed) 21:04:14};


**ES Runewords [#ha8311b7]
***SCHISM [#l121e49c]
6 socket weapons
Nu Fu Ko Ith Fal Cham -ES Ko rune used
es45,es32,es19,lod6,lod19,lod32
 (3/clvl)+3-300% enhanced max damage
 (2/clvl)+2-200 max damage
 (4/clvl)+4-400 to attack rating
 5% chance to cast lvl40 fissure on striking
 -40-60% enemy fire resistance
 +1 to static field
 +1 to defiance
 +10 to all attributes
 freezes target +4
 +25 to strength
 +9 to max damage
 increase max life -15%
***REFORMATION [#f4b58bcf]
6 socket weapons
Wo Zod Ma Lem Ra Tal
es46,lod33,es33,lod20,es20,lod7
 (2.5/clvl)+2-250% enhanced max damage
 (1.5/clvl)+1-150 max damage
 (3/clvl)+3-300 to attack rating
 +1 to aura of divinity
 +5 to holy shock
 +10 to holy freeze
 +15 to holy fire
 +20 to prayer
 +30 to holy bolt
 indestructible
 (1/clvl)+1-100 to life
 125% extra gold from monsters
 +75 poison damage over 5 sec
 increase max life 10%

***REFORMATION (Alt.) [#n5028a1d]
Wo Zod Ma Lem Ra Tal
6 socket weapons
 (2.5/clvl) +2-250% Enhanced Max Damage
 (1.5/clvl) +1-150 To Max Damage
 +20 To Prayer
 25% Chance to Cast Level 30 Holy Bolt on Striking
 4% Chance to Cast Level 8 Ancient's Call
 +20-25% To Magic Skill Damage 
 +2 To All Skill Levels
 Indestructible
 Indestructible
 (1/clvl) +1-100 Life
 75% Extra Gold From Monsters
 50% Extra Gold From Monsters
 +75 Poison Damage Over 5 Seconds

-All Skill Bonus would make this RW also attactive for Magic Damage casters.
-Making this for 4 socket weapons would be an idea, so that Berserker Fury Barbs can use it.

***Dignity [#l121e49c]
3 Socket Body Armor
I Fu U

 +2 to All Skill Levels
 +50 to Life
 Increase Maximum Life +10%
 Increase Maximum Mana +10%
 +3 to Defiance
 Cold Resist +40%
 Fire Resist +40%
 +30 Defense (I Rune)
 Cannot be Frozen (Fu Rune)
 7% Increased Chance of Blocking (U Rune)

-Thinking mid-level melee armor here, potentially. Could probably use a bit of tweaking, but a rough idea is there.

***Light [#l121e49c]
3 Socket Helms/Shields
Hi Ka Ri

 +1-2 to All Skill Levels
 +150-200% Damage to Undead
 +150-200 to Attack Rating Against Undead
 Increase Maximum Life +25-30%
 Hit Blinds Target +5
 Lightning Absorb +20%
 +30 to Energy
 (1/clvl) +1-100 to Mana (Hi Rune)
 +45 Defense vs. Missile (Ka Rune)
 Lightning Resist +35% (Ri Rune)

-Idea for a nice all-around helm here. Damage to Undead fits with the theme, as does the Lightning Resist, Absorb, and Hit Blinds Target.

***Dark Angel[#l121e49c]
6 Socket Weapons
Ya Mi No Te N Shi

 +2 to All Skill Levels
 +215-275% Enhanced Damage
 +5-10 to Hell's Gate
 +1 to Pierce Flesh and Bone
 -50-75 to Life
 +50-75 to Mana
 Magic Damage Taken Reduced by 30
 7% Life Stolen Per Hit (Ya Rune)
 Adds 4-20 Cold Damage (Mi Rune)
 (0.375/clvl) +0-37 To Dexterity (No Rune)
 (0.375/clvl) +0-37 To Vitality (Te Rune)
 -25% Target Defense (N Rune)
 +3 to Mana After Each Kill (Shi Rune)

-Sort of a theme weapon here. Hell's Gate and Pierce F&B oskills keep with the theme of darkness, and the Life Steal and -Target Defense just add to the evil, on top of the nice damage and +skills.

#comment
- i was wondering if u could make a runeword with a decent lvl oskill prayer that was in a shield or gloves... this would alow you to make use of insight and arthurs (cleansing and meditation) healing properties without being a pally -- [[KeZiA]] &new{04-03-2009 (Fri) 05:35:26};
- ed can be dstoned on reformation, as can ias, magic skill dmg, dmg to demons/undead etc. The un-dstonable max/max bonus still makes it at least a competitior for all but the highest of the high dualmax eth rares. As crazy as it sounds, in my experience it's far easier to find 2 Wo and a Zod decal than it is to roll a perfect eth dualmax. That Light rw is quite nice, and i'd love to make a Reformation/DarkAngel dual-wield barb -some nice possibilities there hehe -- [[Parabola]] &new{10-01-2007 (Mon) 18:08:45};
- Imo Reformation is underpowered to its cost, any d-max rare wep will outrank it easily. No IAS and no ED. Any alternative to DECEPTION armor for warriors? But i like DIGNITY as mid-range armor for casters. -- [[WWer barbie]] &new{10-01-2007 (Mon) 13:54:49};
- Excellent idea Blinn. Additionally, the idea of "mixed" es/lod runewords as mentioned over at the forums sounds good, but ultimately i don't see how it could fit in to the es rw naming scheme. Unless some of the lod runes are found in japanese, like ko. -- [[Parabola]] &new{10-01-2007 (Mon) 00:08:49};
- would it be a good idea to have a list on this page of only runeword names?  Then someone can make the translation to Japanese and assign the runes accordingly.  Then other players could look at that list and suggest complete runewords accordingly. -- [[Blinn]] &new{09-29-2007 (Sat) 22:43:21};
- ....would prefer to keep it as 6socket, but if 4s is a better idea then i guess it could lose the tal and ma, keeping the goldfind. Not sure. Also, i changed the rune order in Schism to more accurately reflect the idea of "schism" -- [[Parabola]] &new{09-29-2007 (Sat) 10:09:05};
- Thanks for the tip tsuru, cleaned it up a bit :) I like the revised reformation a lot, the magic dmg additions are a great idea. My only issue with it now is that i feel it needs a new name to reflect the combination of religion and magic themes. I suggest RAPTURE or SUPERNATURAL. Ascension would have been nice, but that name is already being used in es :p -- [[Parabola]] &new{09-29-2007 (Sat) 10:02:56};
- Texts would be better than an image. You can copy and paste the texts from the database, RW page. Inserting three asterisks before the RW name makes a headline, and Inserting a space before a line gives that line a blue background. -- [[tsuru]] &new{09-28-2007 (Fri) 14:31:29};
- Yes, the bonus mods have the cap, but it's 7. Slow will work fine with CtC Fissure imo. :) I suggest specializing REFORMATION for Magic Damage. Players would like to see the new mod +X% to Magic Skill Damage on a Runeword. CtC Pierce Bone & Poison or CtC Ancients Call would be nice, too. -- [[tsuru]] &new{09-28-2007 (Fri) 14:03:47};
- Fair enough. Like i said, just posted a couple to get the discussion going. Was gonna put conversion in there somewhere, but went with some of the other many "holy" skills. -- [[Parabola]] &new{09-28-2007 (Fri) 11:22:44};
- AFAIK a runeword can only add 6 mods in addition to the ones from the runes, so I think these RWs are not possible like this. Any such "religios" themed RW should have Conversion as oskill or CtC. And maybe Attract as well. -- [[Nameless]] &new{09-28-2007 (Fri) 05:55:29};
- Yeah i'm not too keen on static field on schism anymore, should replace with another skill with a "divisive" type theme. Confuse maybe lol. Went a bit nuts on the reformation oskills just cos i wanted a heavily religious-themed runeword hehe. Pick your holy aura and run with it, opens up a few more strange builds also. 6 oskills is a lot, but i had the scepter of the sorcerer kings in mind as some sort of precedent. Obviously masteries are a little different from auras, but what the hell :) -- [[Parabola]] &new{09-27-2007 (Thu) 17:35:14};
- schism isn't too overpowered. i think the 2 oskills are a bit much and the CtC Fissure might be better as CtC Enchant. Reformation is way to oskill crazy. 6 oskill on 1 item is way too much. Besides those aren't even good oskills for a eth melee weapon. I would try an oskill attack or ed% aura -- [[logger120]] &new{09-27-2007 (Thu) 09:18:56};
- Obviously, schism is non-ethereal and can be used by fire casters too, and reformation is ethereal, but i tried to take a bit off the total max damage. Straight enhanced damage can be dstoned if desired. Not 100% happy with the stacked indestructible mod, but i wanted both wo and zod in there together. It's not like it's a triple-stacked ITD (cough*last wish*cough) -- [[Parabola]] &new{09-26-2007 (Wed) 13:11:20};
- Been in the sandbox trying to figure out what's going on here, if this edit is a bit messy i'm sorry, it's my first wiki edit attempt. Just to get the ball rolling on the discussion page here, i offer these two runewords -comprised of a mixture of LoD and ES runes, designed to be end-game melee weapons which are somewhat comparable to the uberdamage rare weapons. Goal was to make weapons which offer an alternative to rares, but aren't so strong as to become automatic must-have choices for all melee chars. I've got no idea if i've hit the mark with these (probably a bit overpowered) -- [[Parabola]] &new{09-26-2007 (Wed) 13:01:22};

**ES Kanji Runewords [#de146f9a]
-The stats of Kanji Runes are going to be improved. Please post Kanji runeword suggestions after the stats are fixed.
***God's Garb [#y35447d1]
6 Socket Body Armor.
God God Ka Mi God God

 Lvl 50 Protection from Evil Aura When Equipped
 +6 to All Skill Levels
 +1-6 Aura of Divinity
 +1-6 Redemption
 +1-6 Salvation
 +1 Natural Resistance
 Indestructible
 Cannot be Frozen
 +50 To All Attributes
 Increase Max Life 600%
 200% Faster Cast Rate
 600% Faster Hit Recovery
 60% Faster Run Walk
 Attacker Takes Damage of 9999 
 Damage Reduced by 99%
-Defense must drop to 0 when armor is equipped.*
-Level requirement must be level 99 when runeword is made.*
-Character Shines like LoD Full Sets.
-Really wanted to push this armor as THE STRONGEST but keep it limited.
#comment

***Right Hand of God [#zdf4e730]
2 Socket Gloves
God Heaven
  Work in Progress

 99% CtC Lvl 62 Fist of the Heavens on Striking
 (1.50/clvl) +1.50-150 To Max Damage
 +3 to All Skill Levels
 +4-10 Prayer
 350-400% Enhanced Defense
 Ignores Target's Defens
 1-100% Crushing Blow
 +420% Damage To Demons
 +420% Damage To Undead
 +42 Life after Kill
 +42 Mana after Kill

#comment


***Left Eye of the Devil [#lcc38bee]
4 Socket Helmet
Death A Ku Death
 Work in Progress

 66% CTC Level 13 Terror when Struck
 66% CTC Level 13 Conversion on Striking
 99% Reanimate As: Skeleton
 1% Reanimate As: King Leoric
-Main idea behind this item will be mischief and terror.
#comment
***Dragoon's Lance [#x275fd71]
5 Socket Spears
Dragon Ka I N Dragon
  Work in Progress

 
 +235% Enhanced Damage
 Damage +240-600 (varies) 
 (1.5/clvl) +1-150% Enhanced Max Damage
 40% Increase Attack Speed
 +16-20 Dragon Talon
 +16-20 Dragon Flight
 +20 Leap Attack (Barbarian Only)
 +20 Leap Attack
 (Barbarians gain +20 To Leap Attack)
 (Other classes gain +40 To Leap Attack)
 60-120% Deadly Strike
 80% Bonus To Attack Rating
 +1 To All Skills (Dragon Rune)
 +50% Enhanced Damage
 Knockback (Ka Rune)
 15% Enhanced Damage (I Rune)
 -25% Target Defense (N rune)
 +1 To All Skills (Dragon Rune)
 +50% Enhanced Damage
- Just wanted something stressing the use of Leap Attack.
#comment

**Translation Section [#g190243c]
-ES Runewords are basically real Japanese words. You don't have to strictly stick to this principle, though. "Fuchi" (for RW Edge) means an edge in Japanese, while "Ameria" (for RW Princess) is the name of an anime character who is a Princess. Wikipedia is a good place to find some good naming resources from fantasy games, fantasy stories, movies, anime and manga.
-Easy English words are also popular in Japanese. Knives are usually called "Naifu" rather than "Tanto" in daily life. Samrai helms are called "Kabuto" but modern combat helms and baseball helms are called "Herumetto".
--The word L is replaced with an R in Japanese.
--All Japanese letters contains a vowel. A consonant + U is usually (but not always) used for a single consonant. (ex. Knife -> Na I Fu)
-If you need a translation to Japanese you can write the word here, and some guy will give it a translation or two.

#comment
- For Schism, I went with 'to divide; break up' and got 'bunretsu' (Fu N Re Tsu).  For Reformation, I went with 'change; reform; revolution; upheaval' and  got 'henkaku'.  Basically, if you can't find the high rune syllables you want so much then you didn't really look hard enough.  Eulogy --> 'betabome' (He Ta Ho Me), Intolerance --> 'henkyou' (He N Ki Yo U), Undertow --> 'teiryuu' (Te I Ri Yu U). -- [[Mmew]] &new{08-25-2010 (Wed) 18:52:59};
- what -- [[lol]] &new{04-03-2009 (Fri) 05:08:55};
- Found an online translator, seems that the Japanese translations of these words don't really suit my purpose (no purple runes lol). Might try a few mixed LoD/ES runewords based on a numerical scheme (rune #). Schism/Reformation seem to lend themselves to a combination of LoD/ES....... "Easy english words are also popular in Japanese"-when translating Intolerance, i got "fukan'you" -seems the most popular English word has made it into Japanese :p -- [[Parabola]] &new{09-26-2007 (Wed) 06:57:42};
- Interested in Japanese translations of the following words - Schism, Reformation, Eulogy, Intolerance, Undertow, Vicarious. Got some (imo) interesting ideas for each, but completely lost without knowing Japanese words for them. Or even other Japanese words which adhere somewhat to the theme/spirit of each word would be good :) -- [[Parabola]] &new{09-26-2007 (Wed) 06:32:30};

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