FANGED KNIFE

Fanged Knife
stats of a Fanged Knife
damage15-57 (36)
level req62
strength42
dexterity86
max sockets3

A Fanged Knife is the elite version of a Kris.

A superior Fanged Knife can spawn with 2 of the following bonuses, +5% to +15% Enhanced Damage, Increase Maximum Durability 10% to 15%, or +1 to +3 to Attack Rating.

Compared to other daggers

table of base stats
namedamagestrengthdexteritysocketsspeed
Bone Knife23 - 49 (36)38751-20
Mithril Point37 - 53 (45)559810
Fanged Knife15 - 57 (36)42863-20
Legend Spike31 - 47 (39)65672-10

How to upgrade a Fanged Knife

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

low quality Fanged Knife
eld rune
any chipped gem
horadric cube interface

How to add sockets to a Fanged Knife

You can add sockets to a Fanged Knife 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 or superior quality items.

Transmute normal weapon, a Ral rune, an Amn rune, and a Perfect Amethyst to create a socketed weapon of the same type.

normal Fanged Knife
ral rune
amn rune
perfect amethyst
horadric cube interface

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 Fanged Knife
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 Fanged Knife
iLvl 0-25iLvl 26-40iLvl 41 and up
233

Runewords you can make in a Fanged Knife

base sockets
Runeword
Sockets
Allowed BasesRuneword Recipe
Level
Stats
Malice3 socketsmelee weapon
ith runeith + el runeel + eth runeeth
15
+33% Enhanced Damage+9 to Maximum Damage (ith)-25% Target Defense (eth)+50 to Attack Rating (el)100% Chance of Open woundsPrevent Monster Heal-100 to Monster Defense Per HitDrain Life -5
Strength2 socketsmelee weapon
amn runeamn + tir runetir
25
+35% Enhanced Damage7% Life stolen per hit (amn)25% Chance of Crushing Blow+20 to Strength+10 to Vitality+2 to Mana after each Kill (tir)
Venom3 socketsweapon
tal runetal + dol runedol + mal runemal
49
Ignore Target's Defense+273 Poison Damage Over 6 Seconds (tal)7% Mana Stolen Per HitPrevent Monster Heal (mal)Hit Causes Monster To Flee 25% (dol)Level 13 Poison Nova (11 Charges)Level 15 Poison Explosion (27 Charges)
Wind2 socketsmelee weapon
sur runesur + el runeel
61
10% Chance To Cast Level 9 Tornado On Striking+20% Faster Run/Walk+40% Increased Attack Speed+15% Faster Hit Recovery+120-160% Enhanced Damage (varies)-50% Target Defense+50 To Attack Rating (el)Hit Blinds Target (sur)+1 To Light Radius (el)Level 13 Twister (127 Charges)
Fury3 socketsmelee weapon
jah runejah + gul runegul + eth runeeth
65
40% Increased Attack Speed+209% Enhanced DamageIgnore Target's Defense (jah)-25% Target Defense (eth)20% Bonus to Attack Rating (gul)6% Life Stolen Per Hit33% Chance Of Deadly Strike66% Chance Of Open Wounds+5 To Frenzy (Barbarian Only)Prevent Monster Heal
Plague3 socketsswordclawdagger
cham runecham + shael runeshael + um runeum
67
25% Chance to Cast Level 15 Poison Nova On Striking20% Chance to Cast Level 12 Lower Resist When StruckLevel 13-17 Cleansing Aura When Equipped (varies)+1-2 All Skills+20% Increased Attack Speed (shael)+220-320% Enhanced Damage (varies)-23% To Enemy Poison Resistance0.3% (0-29.7) Deadly Strike (Based on Character Level)25% Chance of Open Wounds (um)Freezes Target +3 (cham)