Champion Sword

Champion Sword
dmg: 24-54 (39)lvl: 57str: 163dex: 103max socket: 4

A superior Champion Sword 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 two handed swords

table of base stats
namedamagetwo Handed Damagestrengthdexteritysocketsspeed
Legend Sword22 - 56 (39)50 - 94 (72)1751003-15
Highland Blade22 - 62 (42)67 - 96 (81.5)1711044-5
Balrog Blade15 - 75 (45)55 - 118 (86.5)1858740
Champion Sword24 - 54 (39)71 - 83 (77)1631034-10
Colossus Sword26 - 70 (48)61 - 121 (91)18295510
Colossus Blade25 - 65 (45)58 - 115 (86.5)18911065

How to upgrade a Champion Sword

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

low quality Champion Swordlow quality Champion Sword
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eld runeeld rune
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any chipped gemany chipped gem
normal quality Champion Swordnormal quality Champion Sword

How to add sockets to a Champion Sword

You can add sockets to a Champion Sword by giving the item to Larzuk as a quest reward. Larzuk will always add 4 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 Champion Swordnormal Champion Sword
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ral runeral rune
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amn runeamn rune
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perfect amethystperfect amethyst
socketed Champion Swordsocketed Champion Sword

This recipes will add between 1 and 4 sockets to the item. The game will roll a 6 sided dice, if it rolls higher than 4, the maximum amount of sockets is chosen.

amount of sockets for a Champion Sword
rollsocketsodds
11 socket 1 in 6 (16.67%)
22 socket 1 in 6 (16.67%)
33 socket 1 in 6 (16.67%)
44 socket (max)3 in 6 (50%)
54 socket (max)3 in 6 (50%)
64 socket (max)3 in 6 (50%)

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 Champion Sword
iLvl 0-25iLvl 26-40iLvl 41 and up
344

Runewords you can make in a Champion Sword

base sockets
Runeword
Sockets
Allowed BasesRuneword Recipe
Level
Stats
Steel2 socketsswordaxemace
tir + el
13
+25% Increased Attack Speed+20% Enhanced Damage+3 to Minimum Damage+3 to Maximum Damage+50 to Attack Rating (el)50% Chance of Open Wounds+2 to Mana after each Kill (tir)+1 to Light Radius (el)
Malice3 socketsmelee weapon
ith + el + eth
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
King's Grace3 socketsswordscepter
amn + ral + thul
25
+100% Enhanced Damage+150 to Attack Rating+100% Damage to Demons+100 to Attack Rating against Demons+50% Damage to Undead+100 to Attack Rating against UndeadAdds 5-30 Fire Damage (ral)Adds 3-14 Cold damage (thul)7% Life stolen per hit (amn)
Spirit4 socketsshieldsword
tal + thul + ort + amn
25
+2 To All Skills+25-35% Faster Cast Rate (varies)+55% Faster Hit Recovery+250 Defense Vs. Missile+22 To Vitality+89-112 To Mana (varies)+3-8 Magic Absorb (varies)ShieldsCold Resist +35% (thul)Lightning Resist +35% (ort)Poison Resist +35% (tal)Attacker Takes Damage of 14 (amn)SwordsAdds 1-50 Lightning Damage (ort)Adds 3-14 Cold Damage (thul)+75 Poison Damage Over 5 Seconds (tal)7% Life Stolen Per Hit (amn)
Strength2 socketsmelee weapon
amn + tir
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)
Lawbringer3 socketshammersceptersword
amn + lem + ko
43
20% Chance To Cast Level 15 Decrepify On StrikingLevel 16-18 Sanctuary Aura When Equipped (varies)-50% Target DefenseAdds 150-210 Fire DamageAdds 130-180 Cold Damage7% Life Stolen Per Hit (amn)Slain Monsters Rest In Peace+200-250 Defense Vs. Missile (varies)+10 To Dexterity (ko)75% Extra Gold From Monsters (lem)
Passion4 socketsweapon
dol + ort + eld + lem
43
+25% Increased Attack Speed+160-210% Enhanced Damage (varies)50-80% Bonus To Attack Rating (varies)+75% Damage To Undead (eld)+50 To Attack Rating Against Undead (eld)Adds 1-50 Lightning Damage (ort)+1 To Berserk+1 To ZealHit Blinds Target +10Hit Causes Monster To Flee 25% (dol)75% Extra Gold From Monsters (lem)Level 3 Heart of Wolverine (12 Charges)
Voice of Reason4 socketsmacesword
lem + ko + el + eld
43
15% Chance To Cast Level 13 Frozen Orb On Striking18% Chance To Cast Level 20 Ice Blast On Striking+50 To Attack Rating (el)+220-350% Damage To Demons (varies)+355-375% Damage To Undead (varies) (eld)+50 To Attack Rating Against Undead (eld)Adds 100-220 Cold Damage-24% To Enemy Cold Resistance+10 To Dexterity (ko)Cannot Be Frozen75% Extra Gold From Monsters (lem)+1 To Light Radius (el)
Crescent Moon3 socketsaxepolearmsword
shael + um + tir
47
10% Chance To Cast Level 17 Chain Lightning On Striking7% Chance To Cast Level 13 Static Field On Striking+20% Increased Attack Speed (shael)+180-220% Enhanced Damage (varies)Ignore Target's Defense-35% To Enemy Lightning Resistance25% Chance of Open Wounds (um)+9-11 Magic Absorb (varies)+2 To Mana After Each Kill (tir)Level 18 Summon Spirit Wolf (30 Charges)
Oath4 socketsaxemacesword
shael + pul + mal + lum
49
Indestructible30% Chance To Cast Level 20 Bone Spirit On Striking+50% Increased Attack Speed (shael)+210-340% Enhanced Damage (varies)+75% Damage To Demons (pul)+100 To Attack Rating Against Demons (pul)Prevent Monster Heal (mal)+10 To Energy (lum)+10-15 Magic Absorb (varies)Level 16 Heart of Wolverine (20 Charges)Level 17 Iron Golem (14 Charges)
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)
Kingslayer4 socketsswordaxe
mal + um + gul + fal
53
+30% Increased Attack Speed+230-270% Enhanced Damage (varies)-25% Target Defense20% Bonus To Attack Rating (gul)33% Chance of Crushing Blow50% Chance of Open Wounds (um)+1 To VengeancePrevent Monster Heal (mal)+10 To Strength (fal)40% Extra Gold From Monsters
Fortitude4 socketsweaponbody armor
el + sol + dol + lo
59
20% Chance To Cast Level 15 Chilling Armor when Struck+25% Faster Cast Rate+300% Enhanced Damage+200% Enhanced Defense+((8-12)*0.125*Clvl) To Life (Based on Character Level) (varies)All Resistances +25-30 (varies)12% Damage Taken Goes To Mana+1 To Light Radius (el)Weapons+9 To Minimum Damage (sol)+50 To Attack Rating (el)20% Deadly Strike (lo)Hit Causes Monster To Flee 25% (dol)Armor+15 Defense (el)Replenish Life +7 (dol)+5% To Maximum Lightning Resist (lo)Damage Reduced By 7 (sol)
Wind2 socketsmelee weapon
sur + el
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 + gul + eth
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
Phoenix4 socketsweaponshield
vex + vex + lo + jah
65
100% Chance To Cast level 40 Blaze When You Level-up40% Chance To Cast Level 22 Firestorm On StrikingLevel 10-15 Redemption Aura When Equipped (varies)+350-400% Enhanced Damage (varies)-28% To Enemy Fire Resistance+350-400 Defense Vs. Missile (varies)+15-21 Fire Absorb (varies)WeaponsIgnore Target's Defense (jah)14% Mana Stolen Per Hit (vex)20% Deadly Strike (lo)Shields+50 To Life (jah)+5% To Maximum Lightning Resist (lo)+10% To Maximum Fire Resist (vex)
Hand of Justice4 socketsweapon
sur + cham + amn + lo
67
100% Chance To Cast Level 36 Blaze When You Level-Up100% Chance To Cast Level 48 Meteor When You DieLevel 16 Holy Fire Aura When Equipped+33% Increased Attack Speed+280-330% Enhanced Damage (varies)Ignore Target's Defense-20% To Enemy Fire Resistance7% Life Stolen Per Hit (amn)20% Deadly Strike (lo)Hit Blinds Target (sur)Freezes Target +3 (cham)
Plague3 socketsswordclawdagger
cham + shael + 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+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)