How to Make Crafted Items

HOW TO MAKE CRAFTED ITEMS

What Are Crafted Items

Crafted items are a special type of item that can only be obtained by using a specific recipe in the Horadric Cube. These recipes will produce an item with some preset variable attributes, and some random attributes.

Crafted items are treated lke rare items by the game, so they can only receive rare affixes, and get only 1 socket from Larzuk's socket quest.

Some crafted items are very coveted because of their unique attributes in the slot, like Crushing Blow on Blood Gloves.

A crafting recipe always consist of the following
  • a rune
  • a perfect gem
  • a specific magic item (normal, exceptional, or elite variant)
  • any magic jewel

recipe example

Amulet
ral Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Amethyst
horadric cube interface

Crafting Recipes

Blood Recipes

The main concept of the Blood Recipes is life, its core attributes are therefore Life Leach and +X to Life.

The most popular items to craft are gloves, belt, and ring. Crushing Blow is a unique attribute for gloves and can only roll on Blood gloves, the same applies for Open Wounds on the Blood belt.

Blood Axe

Axe
ort Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Ruby
horadric cube interface
  • 1-4% Life Leech
  • +10-20 to Life
  • +35-60% Damage

Blood Helm

Armet
ral Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Ruby
horadric cube interface
  • 1-4% Life Leech
  • +10-20 to Life
  • 5-10% chance of Deadly Strike

Blood Armor

Hellforge Plate
thul Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Ruby
horadric cube interface
  • 1-3% Life Steal
  • +10-20 to Life
  • 1-3 Demon Heal

Blood Gloves

Vampirebone Gloves
nef Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Ruby
horadric cube interface
  • 1-3% Life Leech
  • +10-20 to Life
  • 5-10% Crushing Blow

Blood Belt

Mithril Coil
tal Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Ruby
horadric cube interface
  • 1-3% Life Leech
  • +10-20 to Life
  • Open Wounds 5-10%

Blood Boots

Mirrored Boots
eth Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Ruby
horadric cube interface
  • 1-3% Life Leech
  • +10-20 to Life
  • +5-10 Life Regeneration

Blood Shield

Blade Barrier
ith Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Ruby
horadric cube interface
  • 1-4% Life Steal
  • +10-20 to Life
  • Attacker takes 4-7 damage

Blood Amulet

Amulet
amn Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Ruby
horadric cube interface
  • 1-4% Life Steal
  • +10-20 to Life
  • 5-10% Faster Walk/Run

Blood Ring

Ring
sol Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Ruby
horadric cube interface
  • 1-3% Life Leech
  • +10-20 to Life
  • +1-5 Strength

Caster Recipes

The main concept of the Caster Recipes is mana, its core attributes are therefore Mana Regeneration and +X to Mana.

The most popular items to craft are belt, boots, and amulet.  The only other belts where Faster Cast Rate can be found on are Arachnid's Mesh and Tal Rasha's Fine Spun Cloth (with 3 items of the set equipped), the Caster belt is therefore an easy to obtain source of Faster Cast Rate on the belt slot.

The Caster amulet forms the base for the best in slot amulet for casters. Since it already rolls with Faster Cast Rate through the recipe and it can roll and additional 10% as suffix, this amulet can have up to 20% FCR, the highest in the game. On top of that, it can roll with +2 to Class Skills and many other useful attributes.

Caster Weapon

Scepter, Wand, or Staff
tir Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Amethyst
horadric cube interface
  • 4-10% Regenerate Mana
  • +10-20 Mana
  • +1-5% Mana Steal

Caster Mask

Demonhead
nef Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Amethyst
horadric cube interface
  • 4-10% Regenerate Mana
  • +10-20 Mana
  • 1-4% Mana Steal

Caster Armor

Archon Plate
ort Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Amethyst
horadric cube interface
  • +4-10% Faster Mana Regen
  • +10-20 Mana
  • +1-3 Mana Per Kill

Caster Gloves

Bramble Mitts
ort Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Amethyst
horadric cube interface
  • +4-10% Faster Mana Regen
  • +10-20 Mana
  • +1-3 Mana Per Kill

Caster Belt

Vampirefang Belt
ith Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Amethyst
horadric cube interface
  • 4-10% Regenerate Mana
  • +10-20 Mana
  • +5-10% Faster Cast Rate

Caster Boots

Wyrmhide Boots
thul Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Amethyst
horadric cube interface
  • Regenerate Mana 4-10%
  • Mana +10-20
  • Max Mana +2-5%

Caster Shield

Luna
eth Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Amethyst
horadric cube interface
  • +4-10% Regenerate Mana
  • +10-20 Mana
  • +5-10 Blocking Percentage

Caster Amulet

Amulet
ral Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Amethyst
horadric cube interface
  • 4-10% Regenerate Mana
  • +10-20 Mana
  • 5-10% Faster Cast Rate

Caster Ring

Ring
amn Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Amethyst
horadric cube interface
  • 4-10% Regenerate Mana
  • +10-20 Mana
  • +1-5 Energy

Hitpower Recipes

The main concept of the Hitpower Recipes is recoil, its core attributes are therefore Chance to Cast Frost Nova when Hit and Thorns.

The Hitpower recipes are probably the least interesting of all the recipes, save for the gloves, which provide Knockback and can be useful for ranged builds.

Hitpower Weapon

Club, Hammer, Mace, Scepter, Staff or Wand
tir Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Sapphire
horadric cube interface
  • 5% chance of casting Slvl 4 Frost Nova when hit
  • Attacker Takes 3-7 Damage
  • +35-60% Enhanced Damage

Hitpower Helm

Giant Conch
ith Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Sapphire
horadric cube interface
  • 5% chance of casting Slvl 4 Frost Nova when hit
  • Attacker takes 3-7 damage
  • +25-50 Defense vs. Missiles

Hitpower Armor

Kraken Shell
nef Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Sapphire
horadric cube interface
  • 5% chance of casting Slvl 4 Frost Nova when hit
  • Attacker takes 3-10 damage
  • 10-20% Faster Hit Recovery

Hitpower Gloves

Vambraces
ort Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Sapphire
horadric cube interface
  • 5% chance of casting Slvl 4 Frost Nova when hit
  • +3-7 Damage to Attacker
  • Knockback

Hitpower Belt

Troll Belt
tal Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Sapphire
horadric cube interface
  • 5% chance of casting Slvl 4 Frost Nova when hit
  • Attacker takes 3-7 damage
  • 5-10% Damage to Mana

Hitpower Boots

Boneweave Boots
ral Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Sapphire
horadric cube interface
  • 5% chance of casting Slvl 4 Frost Nova when hit
  • Attacker takes 3-7 damage
  • +25-60 Defense vs. Melee

Hitpower Shield

Ward
eth Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Sapphire
horadric cube interface
  • 5% chance of casting Slvl 4 Frost Nova when hit
  • Attacker takes 3-10 damage
  • +5-10% Blocking

Hitpower Amulet

Amulet
thul Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Sapphire
horadric cube interface
  • 5% chance of casting Slvl 4 Frost Nova when hit
  • Attacker takes 3-10 damage
  • 5-15% Chance of Monster Flee

Hitpower Ring

Ring
amn Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Sapphire
horadric cube interface
  • 5% chance of casting Slvl 4 Frost Nova when hit
  • Attacker takes 3-6 damage
  • +1-5 Dexterity

Safety Recipes

The main concept of the Safety Recipes is damage reduction, its core attributes are therefore Physical Damage Reduction and Magic Damage Reduction.

The Safety items have a few unique properties. The shield rolls with Magic Resistance, unique in the game. The amulet rolls with Increased Chance of Blocking, normally reserved only for shields.

Safety Weapon

Spear or Javelin
sol Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Emerald
horadric cube interface
  • Reduced Damage 1-4
  • Reduced Magic Damage 1-2
  • +5-10% Defense

Safety Helm

Corona
ith Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Emerald
horadric cube interface
  • Reduces Damage 1-4
  • Reduces Magic Damage 1-2
  • +5-10% Lightning Resistance
  • +10-30% Defense

Safety Armor

Great Hauberk
eth Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Emerald
horadric cube interface
  • Reduces Damage 3-9
  • Reduces Magic Damage 2-5
  • Half Freeze Duration
  • Increased Defense 10-30%

Safety Gloves

Ogre Gauntlets
ral Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Emerald
horadric cube interface
  • Reduces Damage 1-4
  • Reduces Magical Damage 1-2
  • +5-10% Resist Cold
  • +10-33% Defense

Safety Belt

Spiderweb Sash
tal Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Emerald
horadric cube interface
  • Reduces Damage 3-9
  • Reduces Magical Damage 2-5
  • 5-10% Resist Poison
  • +10-30% Defense

Safety Boots

Myrmidon Boots
ort Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Emerald
horadric cube interface
  • Reduces Damage 1-4
  • Reduces Magical Damage 1-2
  • 5-10% Fire Resistance
  • +10-30% Defense

Safety Shield

Monarch
nef Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Emerald
horadric cube interface
  • Reduces Damage 1-4
  • Reduces Magic Damage 1-2
  • 5-10% Resist Magic
  • +10-30% Defense

Safety Amulet

Amulet
thul Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Emerald
horadric cube interface
  • Reduces Damage 1-4
  • Reduces Magic Damage 1-2
  • +1-10% Increased Chance of Blocking

Safety Ring

Ring
amn Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Emerald
horadric cube interface
  • Reduces Damage 1-4
  • Reduces Magic Damage 1-2
  • +1-5 Vitality

Crafting Mechanics

Attributes

First of all, all properties of the used magic item are lost. The item is completely re-rolled, meaning it will also lose its automods and staffmods, and ethereal state.

Crafted items roll with 3 or 4 fixed attributes, depending on the crafting recipe. They also roll with 1 to 4 additional random attributes, the amount is based on the Ilvl of the crafted item.

Ilvl=floor(cLvl/2)+floor(iLvl/2)

The resulting Ilvl determines both the amount of additional attributes and which affixes can roll. An item can roll a maximum of 3 prefixes and 3 suffixes. So in the case of 4 affixes, you can roll 3 prefixes and 1 suffix, but not 4 prefixes.

amount of additional attributes on a crafted item
1234
Ilvl 1-3040%20%20%20%
Ilvl 31-5060%20%20%
Ilvl 51-7080%20%
Ilvl 70+100%

After determining the Ilvl we can calculate the Affix Level. This level will determine which affixes can roll on the crafted item.

for Circlets, Wands, Orbs, and Staves (if magic lvl > 0).

aLvl=max(Ilvl, qLvl)+magic lvl

For other items (if magic lvl < 0).

IFmax(Ilvl, qLvl)<(99-floor(qLvl/2))
THENaLvl=max(Ilvl, qLvl)-floor(qLvl/2)
ELSEaLvl=2*max(Ilvl, qLvl)-99

After finding the aLvl, you can see which then which affixes can roll on the item.

Required Level

The level requirement of the resulting crafted item is determined by the rolled affixes.

rLvl=highest aLvl+10+(3*# additional affixes)
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