Carnage Helm

Carnage Helm
def: 102-147 (124.5)lvl: 45str: 106max socket: 3

A Carnage Helm can spawn with up to 3 bonuses with +1 to +3 to a specific Barbarian skill. These bonuses will keep the item normal, and still allow runewords to be created with it.

A superior Carnage Helm can spawn with +5% to +15% Enhanced Defense and/or Increase Maximum Durability 10% to 15%.

Compared to other barbarian helms

table of base stats
namedefensestrengthsockets
Carnage Helm102 - 147 (124.5)1063
Fury Visor105 - 150 (127.5)1293
Destroyer Helm111 - 156 (133.5)1513
Conqueror Crown114 - 159 (136.5)1743
Guardian Crown117 - 168 (142.5)1963

How to upgrade a Carnage Helm

Transmute low quality armor, an El rune, and a chipped gem to create normal quality armor of the same type.

low quality Carnage Helm
low quality Carnage Helm
+
el rune
el rune
+
any chipped gem
any chipped gem
normal quality Carnage Helm
normal quality Carnage Helm

How to add sockets to a Carnage Helm

You can add sockets to a Carnage Helm by giving the item to Larzuk as a quest reward. Larzuk will always add 3 sockets (if the iLevel is high enough), the maximum. You can also add sockets with the following horadric cube recipe. This recipes will not work for low quality items.

Transmute normal helm, a Ral rune, a Thul rune, and a Perfect Sapphire to create a socketed helm of the same type.

normal Carnage Helm
normal Carnage Helm
+
ral rune
ral rune
+
thul rune
thul rune
+
perfect sapphire
perfect sapphire
socketed Carnage Helm
socketed Carnage Helm

This recipes will add between 1 and 3 sockets to the item. The game will roll a 6 sided dice, if it rolls higher than 3, the maximum amount of sockets is chosen.

amount of sockets for a Carnage Helm
rollsocketsodds
11 socket 1 in 6 (16.67%)
22 socket 1 in 6 (16.67%)
33 socket (max)4 in 6 (66.67%)
43 socket (max)4 in 6 (66.67%)
53 socket (max)4 in 6 (66.67%)
63 socket (max)4 in 6 (66.67%)

The maximum amount of sockets an item can roll with depends on the iLevel of the item. The iLevel is equal to the monster level (mLevel) the item dropped from, the mLevel is equal to the area level (aLevel). Champions will have an mLevel of aLevel+2, Uniques and their minions aLevel+3, and Super Uniques will have a predefined mLevel.

possible sockets for a Carnage Helm
iLvl 0-25iLvl 26-40iLvl 41 and up
233

Runewords you can make in a Carnage Helm

base sockets
Runeword
Sockets
Allowed BasesRuneword Recipe
Level
Stats
Nadir2 socketshelm
nef + tir
13
+50% Enhanced Defense+10 Defense+30 Defense vs. Missile (nef)+5 to Strength+2 to Mana after each Kill (tir)-33% Extra Gold from Monsters-3 to Light RadiusLevel 13 Cloak of Shadows (9 charges)
Lore2 socketshelm
ort + sol
27
+1 to All Skills+10 to EnergyLightning Resist +30% (ort)Damage Reduced by 7 (sol)+2 to Mana after each Kill+2 to Light Radius
Radiance3 socketshelm
nef + sol + ith
27
+75% Enhanced Defense+30 Defense vs. Missile (nef)+10 to Vitality+10 to Energy+33 to ManaDamage Reduced by 7 (sol)Magic Damage Reduced by 315% Damage Taken Goes to Mana (ith)+5 to Light Radius
Wisdom3 socketshelm
pul + ith + eld
45
33% Piercing Attack+15-25% Bonus to Attack Rating (varies)4-8% mana stolen per hit (varies)+30% Enhanced Defense (pul)+10 EnergyLowers Stamina drain by 15% (eld)Cannot Be Frozen+5 mana after each kill15% damage taken goes to mana (ith)
Delirium3 socketshelm
lem + ist + io
51
1% Chance To Cast level 50 Delirium When Struck6% Chance To Cast level 14 Mind Blast When Struck14% Chance To Cast level 13 Terror When Struck11% Chance To Cast level 18 Confuse On Striking+2 To All Skills+261 Defense+10 To Vitality (io)50% Extra Gold From Monsters (lem)25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items (ist)Level 17 Attract (60 Charges)
Flickering Flame3 socketshelm
nef + pul + vex
55
Level 4-8 Resist Fire Aura When Equipped (varies)+3 to Fire Skills-10-15% to Enemy Fire Resistance (varies)+30% Enhanced Defense (pul)+30 Defense vs. Missile (nef)Adds 3-14 Cold Damage+50-75 to Mana (varies)+5% to Maximum Fire Resist (vex)Half Freeze DurationPoison Length Reduced by 50%
Dream3 socketshelmshield
io + jah + pul
65
10% Chance To Cast Level 15 Confuse When StruckLevel 15 Holy Shock Aura When Equipped+20-30% Faster Hit Recovery (varies)+30% Enhanced Defense (pul)+150-220 Defense (varies)+10 To Vitality (io)+(0.625*Clvl) To Mana (Based On Character Level)All Resistances +5-20 (varies)12-25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items (varies)HeadgearIncrease Maximum Life 5% (jah)Shields+50 To Life (jah)