Dimensional Shard

Dimensional Shard
dmg: 30-53 (41.5)lvl: 66max socket: 3

A Dimensional Shard can spawn with the following invisible prefix or suffixA prefix and a suffix can never spawn together, because they belong to the same affix group. These affixes will keep the item normal, and still allow runewords to be created with it.

auto prefixes for a Dimensional Shard
prefixproperties
Lizard's+1 to +5 to Mana
Snake's+5 to +10 to Mana
Serpent's+11 to +20 to Mana
Drake's+21 to +30 to Mana
Dragon's+31 to +40 to Mana
Wyrm's+41 to +60 to Mana
Great Wyrm's+61 to +80 to Mana
auto suffixes for a Dimensional Shard
prefixproperties
of the Jackal+1 to +5 to Life
of the Fox+6 to +10 to Life
of the Wolf+11 to +20 to Life
of the Tiger+21 to +30 to Life
of the Mammoth+31 to +40 to Life
of the Colossus+41 to +60 to Life

A superior Dimensional Shard can also 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 orbs

table of base stats
namedamagesocketsspeed
Heavenly Stone21 - 46 (33.5)2-10
Eldritch Orb18 - 50 (34)2-10
Demon Heart23 - 55 (39)20
Vortex Orb12 - 66 (39)20
Dimensional Shard30 - 53 (41.5)310

How to upgrade a Dimensional Shard

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

low quality Dimensional Shard
low quality Dimensional Shard
+
eld rune
eld rune
+
any chipped gem
any chipped gem
normal quality Dimensional Shard
normal quality Dimensional Shard

How to add sockets to a Dimensional Shard

You can add sockets to a Dimensional Shard 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 weapon, a Ral rune, an Amn rune, and a Perfect Amethyst to create a socketed weapon of the same type.

normal Dimensional Shard
normal Dimensional Shard
+
ral rune
ral rune
+
thul rune
thul rune
+
perfect sapphire
perfect sapphire
socketed Dimensional Shard
socketed Dimensional Shard

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 Dimensional Shard
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 Dimensional Shard
iLvl 0-25iLvl 26-40iLvl 41 and up
233

Runewords you can make in a Dimensional Shard

base sockets
Runeword
Sockets
Allowed Bases
Runeword Recipe
Level
Stats
Venom3 socketsweapon
tal + dol + mal
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)
Plague3 socketsweapon
cham + fal + um
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+260-380% Damage to Demons (varies)-23% To Enemy Poison Resistance0.3% (0-29.7) Deadly Strike (Based on Character Level)Adds 5-30 Fire Damage25% Chance of Open Wounds (um)Freezes Target +3 (cham)+10 to Strength (fal)