Walking Stick

Walking Stick
dmg: 69-85 (77)lvl: 43str: 25max socket: 2

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

A superior Walking Stick 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 staffs

table of base stats
namedamagestrengthdexteritysocketsspeed
Walking Stick69 - 85 (77)2502-10
Stalagmite75 - 107 (91)6335310
Elder Staff80 - 93 (86.5)443740
Shillelagh65 - 108 (86.5)522740
Archon Staff83 - 99 (91)340610

How to upgrade a Walking Stick

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

low quality Walking Stick
low quality Walking Stick
+
eld rune
eld rune
+
any chipped gem
any chipped gem
normal quality Walking Stick
normal quality Walking Stick

How to add sockets to a Walking Stick

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

normal Walking Stick
normal Walking Stick
+
ral rune
ral rune
+
thul rune
thul rune
+
perfect sapphire
perfect sapphire
socketed Walking Stick
socketed Walking Stick

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 Walking Stick
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 Walking Stick
iLvl 0-25iLvl 26-40iLvl 41 and up
222

Runewords you can make in a Walking Stick

base sockets
Runeword
Sockets
Allowed Bases
Runeword Recipe
Level
Stats
Leaf2 socketsstaff
tir + ral
19
+3 to Fire SkillsAdds 5-30 Fire Damage (ral)+3 to Inferno (Sorceress Only)+3 to Warmth (Sorceress Only)+3 to Fire Bolt (Sorceress Only)+(2*Clvl) Defense (Based on Character Level)Cold Resist +33%+2 to Mana after each Kill (tir)