sol rune

A Sol rune is a low tier rune that can be socketed into armor and weapons in Diablo 2: Lord of Destruction and Diablo 2 Resurrected. A Sol rune provides Damage Reduced by 7 when inserted in shields or off-hands, body armor and headgear, and +9 to Minimum Damage in weapons.

Sol runes are highly sought after at the start of the game, because they are used in useful low level runewords like Insight and Lore. The easiest way to obtain a Sol rune, is to farm the Countess in Nightmare difficulty.

You can cube 3 Amn runes and a chipped amethyst together to get a Sol rune. You can also obtain a Sol rune from nightmare countess. You can get a Sol rune from the nightmare hellforge quest.

A Sol rune requires level 27 to use. When you socket an item with a Sol rune, you increase the level requirement to level 27, unless it was already higher.

Clvl 27
weapon+9 to Minimum Damagearmor/helmDamage Reduced by 7shieldDamage Reduced by 7
rune sources

Countess:

Nightmare and above

Hellforge:

Nightmare

Treasure class:

Act 4 Good

Cube:

3 Amn Rune + Chipped Amethyst

Horadric cube recipes with sol runes

upgrade rune

Sol Rune
Sol Rune
Sol Rune
chipped sapphire
horadric cube interface

upgrade unique/set weapon

normal unique/set weapon
Ral Rune
Sol Rune
perfect emerald
horadric cube interface

Crafting recipes with sol runes

Blood Ring

Ring
sol Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Ruby
horadric cube interface

Safety Weapon

Spear or Javelin
sol Rune
Magic Jewel
Perfect Emerald
horadric cube interface

Drop Chance

A Sol rune will drop from TC Runes 6, which is accessed through Runes 7 or Act 4 Good. Learn more about Treasure Classes here.

Act 4 Good

Jewelry C
Chipped Gem
Flawed Gem
Normal Gem
Runes 5
Runes 6

Runes 6

Amn Rune
Sol Rune
Runes 5

There are 11 runewords that contain a sol rune

list of all runewords in Diablo 2 made with a sol rune
Runeword
Sockets
Allowed BasesRuneword Recipe
Level
Stats
Honor5 socketsmelee weapon
amn runeamn + el runeel + ith runeith + tir runetir + sol runesol
27
+1 to all skills+160% Enhanced Damage+9 to Minimum Damage (sol)+9 to Maximum Damage (ith)+250 to Attack Rating (el)7% Life Stolen per Hit (amn)25% Deadly Strike+10 to StrengthReplenish life +10+2 to Mana after each Kill (tir)+1 to Light Radius (el)
Insight4 socketspolearmstaffmissile weapon
ral runeral + tir runetir + tal runetal + sol runesol
27
Level 12-17 Meditation Aura When Equipped (varies)+35% Faster Cast Rate+200-260% Enhanced Damage (varies)+9 To Minimum Damage (sol)180-250% Bonus to Attack Rating (varies)Adds 5-30 Fire Damage (ral)+75 Poison Damage Over 5 Seconds (tal)+1-6 To Critical Strike (varies)+5 To All Attributes+2 To Mana After Each Kill (tir)23% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
Lore2 socketshelm
ort runeort + sol runesol
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
Radiance3 socketshelm
nef runenef + sol runesol + ith runeith
27
+75% Enhanced Defense+30 Defense vs. Missile (nef)+10 to Vitality+10 to Energy+33 to ManaDamage Reduced by 7 (sol)Magic Damage Reduced by 315% Damage Taken Goes to Mana (ith)+5 to Light Radius
Memory4 socketsstaff
lum runelum + io runeio + sol runesol + eth runeeth
37
+3 To Sorceress Skill Levels+33% Faster Cast Rate+9 To Minimum Damage (sol)-25% Target Defense (eth)+3 To Energy Shield (Sorceress Only)+2 To Static Field (Sorceress Only)+50% Enhanced Defense+10 to Vitality (io)+10 to Energy (lum)Increase Maximum Mana 20%Magic Damage Reduced By 7
Harmony4 socketsmissile weapon
tir runetir + ith runeith + sol runesol + ko runeko
39
Level 10 Vigor Aura When Equipped+200-275% Enhanced Damage (varies)+9 To Minimum Damage (sol)+9 To Maximum Damage (ith)Adds 55-160 Fire DamageAdds 55-160 Lightning DamageAdds 55-160 Cold Damage+2-6 To Valkyrie (varies)+10 To Dexterity (ko)Regenerate Mana 20%+2 To Mana After Each Kill (tir)+2 To Light RadiusLevel 20 Revive (25 Charges)
Enlightenment3 socketsarmor
pul runepul + ral runeral + sol runesol
45
5% Chance To Cast Level 15 Blaze When Struck5% Chance To Cast level 15 Fire Ball On Striking+2 To Sorceress Skill Levels+1 To Warmth+30% Enhanced Defense (pul)Fire Resist +30% (ral)Damage Reduced By 7 (sol)
Bone3 socketsarmor
sol runesol + um runeum + um runeum
47
15% Chance To Cast level 10 Bone Armor When Struck15% Chance To Cast level 10 Bone Spear On Striking+2 To Necromancer Skill Levels+100-150 To Mana (varies)All Resistances +30 (um)Damage Reduced By 7 (sol)
Fortitude4 socketsweaponarmor
el runeel + sol runesol + dol runedol + lo runelo
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)
Dragon3 socketsarmorany shield
sur runesur + lo runelo + sol runesol
61
20% Chance to Cast Level 18 Venom When Struck12% Chance To Cast Level 15 Hydra On StrikingLevel 14 Holy Fire Aura When Equipped+360 Defense+230 Defense Vs. Missile+3-5 To All Attributes (varies)+(0.375*Clvl) To Strength (Based on Character Level)+5% To Maximum Lightning Resist (lo)Damage Reduced by 7 (sol)ArmorIncrease Maximum Mana 5% (sur)Shields+50 To Mana (sur)
Eternity5 socketsmelee weapon
amn runeamn + ber runeber + ist runeist + sol runesol + sur runesur
63
Indestructible+260-310% Enhanced Damage (varies)+9 To Minimum Damage (sol)7% Life Stolen Per Hit (amn)20% Chance of Crushing Blow (ber)Hit Blinds Target (sur)Slows Target By 33%Replenish Mana 16%Cannot Be Frozen30% Better Chance Of Getting Magic Items (ist)Level 8 Revive (88 Charges)

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