Ancient's Pledge runeword

Ancient's Pledge is a Diablo 2 Resurrected runeword created by combining ral + ort + tal into a 3 socket shield. It requires at least level 21 to equip.

All runes for Ancient's Pledge can be obtained from the act 5 quest, Rescue on Mount Arreat.

It's a very popular shield to make at the end on Normal difficulty, because of its high resistances bonus. It's often used throughout Nightmare and Hell difficulty, until better options become available.

Did you know? It takes on average 6.5 countess runs on Nightmare difficulty to get this runeword.

Ancient's Pledge

Hyperion'RalOrtTal'required level: 21gear type: shield
  • +50% Enhanced Defense
  • Cold Resist +43%
  • Lightning Resist +48%
  • Fire Resist +48%
  • Poison Resist +48%
  • 10% Damage Taken Goes to Mana
  • socketed (3)

Eligible bases

Frequently asked questions

Can you make Ancient's Pledge in a Paladin Shield?

Yes, you can make Ancient's Pledge in any off-hand with three sockets.

What runes make Ancient's Pledge?

You need Ral + Ort + Tal rune to create Ancient's Pledge.

Is Ancient's Pledge ladder only?

No, Ancient's Pledge is not ladder only in Diablo 2 Lord of Destruction and Diablo 2 Resurrected.