Giant Conch

Giant Conch
def: 110-154 (132)lvl: 40str: 142max socket: 2

A superior Giant Conch 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 Giant Conch

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

low quality Giant Conch
low quality Giant Conch
+
el rune
el rune
+
any chipped gem
any chipped gem
normal quality Giant Conch
normal quality Giant Conch

How to add sockets to a Giant Conch

You can add sockets to a Giant Conch by giving the item to Larzuk as a quest reward. Larzuk will always add 2 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 Giant Conch
normal Giant Conch
+
ral rune
ral rune
+
amn rune
amn rune
+
perfect amethyst
perfect amethyst
socketed Giant Conch
socketed Giant Conch

This recipes will add between 1 and 2 sockets to the item. The game will roll a 6 sided dice, if it rolls higher than 2, the maximum amount of sockets is chosen.

amount of sockets for a Giant Conch
rollsocketsodds
11 socket 1 in 6 (16.67%)
22 socket (max)5 in 6 (83.33%)
32 socket (max)5 in 6 (83.33%)
42 socket (max)5 in 6 (83.33%)
52 socket (max)5 in 6 (83.33%)
62 socket (max)5 in 6 (83.33%)

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 Giant Conch
iLvl 0-25iLvl 26-40iLvl 41 and up
222

Runewords you can make in a Giant Conch

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