Polished Wand

Polished Wand
dmg: 18-33 (25.5)lvl: 41str: 25max socket: 2

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

A superior Polished Wand 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 wands

table of base stats
namedamagestrengthsocketsspeed
Polished Wand18 - 33 (25.5)2520
Ghost Wand20 - 40 (30)25210
Lich Wand10 - 31 (20.5)252-20
Unearthed Wand22 - 28 (25)2520

How to upgrade a Polished Wand

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

low quality Polished Wand
low quality Polished Wand
+
eld rune
eld rune
+
any chipped gem
any chipped gem
normal quality Polished Wand
normal quality Polished Wand

How to add sockets to a Polished Wand

You can add sockets to a Polished Wand 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 Polished Wand
normal Polished Wand
+
ral rune
ral rune
+
thul rune
thul rune
+
perfect sapphire
perfect sapphire
socketed Polished Wand
socketed Polished Wand

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 Polished Wand
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 Polished Wand
iLvl 0-25iLvl 26-40iLvl 41 and up
222

Runewords you can make in a Polished Wand

base sockets
Runeword
Sockets
Allowed Bases
Runeword Recipe
Level
Stats
White2 socketswand
dol + io
35
+3 to Poison and Bone Skills (Necromancer Only)+20% Faster Cast Rate+2 to Bone Spear (Necromancer Only)+4 to Skeleton Mastery (Necromancer Only)+3 to Bone Armor (Necromancer Only)Hit causes monster to flee 25% (dol)+10 to vitality (io)+13 to manaMagic Damage Reduced by 4