Corona

Corona
def: 111-165 (138)lvl: 66str: 174max socket: 3

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

Compared to other helms

table of base stats
namedefensestrengthsockets
Shako98 - 141 (119.5)502
Hydraskull101 - 145 (123)842
Armet105 - 149 (127)1092
Giant Conch110 - 154 (132)1422
Spired Helm114 - 159 (136.5)1923
Demonhead101 - 154 (127.5)1023
Corona111 - 165 (138)1743
Bone Visage100 - 157 (128.5)1063

How to upgrade a Corona

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

low quality Corona
low quality Corona
+
el rune
el rune
+
any chipped gem
any chipped gem
normal quality Corona
normal quality Corona

How to add sockets to a Corona

You can add sockets to a Corona 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 Corona
normal Corona
+
ral rune
ral rune
+
amn rune
amn rune
+
perfect amethyst
perfect amethyst
socketed Corona
socketed Corona

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 Corona
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 weapon. 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 Corona
iLvl 0-25iLvl 26-40iLvl 41 and up
223

Runewords you can make in a Corona

base sockets
Runeword
Sockets
Allowed Bases
Runeword 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
Delirium3 socketshelm
lem + ist + io
51
1% Chance To Cast lvl 50 Delirium When Struck6% Chance To Cast lvl 14 Mind Blast When Struck14% Chance To Cast lvl 13 Terror When Struck11% Chance To Cast lvl 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)
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)