List of all helm runewords

How to make helm runewords

There is a limited amount of runewords for the helm slot, but all are either good low level options or top high-end gear. Helm runewords can be created in all non-magic helmets, druid pelts, barbarian helms, and circlets.

Use the advanced search to find specific runewords based on its properties. Use the runeword calculator to find out which runewords you can make with the runes you own.

There are 7 helm runewords

List of all helm Runewords in Diablo 2
Allowed BasesRuneword Recipe
Nadir2 socketshelm
nef + tir
+50% Enhanced Defense+10 Defense+30 Defense vs. Missile (nef)+5 to Strength+2 to Mana after each Kill (tir)-33% Extra Gold from Monsters-3 to Light RadiusLevel 13 Cloak of Shadows (9 charges)
Lore2 socketshelm
ort + sol
+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 + sol + ith
+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
Wisdom3 socketshelm
pul + ith + eld
33% Piercing Attack+15-25% Bonus to Attack Rating (varies)4-8% mana stolen per hit (varies)+30% Enhanced Defense (pul)+10 EnergyLowers Stamina drain by 15% (eld)Cannot Be Frozen+5 mana after each kill15% damage taken goes to mana (ith)
Delirium3 socketshelm
lem + ist + io
1% Chance To Cast level 50 Delirium When Struck6% Chance To Cast level 14 Mind Blast When Struck14% Chance To Cast level 13 Terror When Struck11% Chance To Cast level 18 Confuse On Striking+2 To All Skills+261 Defense+10 To Vitality (io)50% Extra Gold From Monsters (lem)25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items (ist)Level 17 Attract (60 Charges)
Flickering Flame3 socketshelm
nef + pul + vex
Level 4-8 Resist Fire Aura When Equipped (varies)+3 to Fire Skills-10-15% to Enemy Fire Resistance (varies)+30% Enhanced Defense (pul)+30 Defense vs. Missile (nef)Adds 3-14 Cold Damage+50-75 to Mana (varies)+5% to Maximum Fire Resist (vex)Half Freeze DurationPoison Length Reduced by 50%
Dream3 socketshelmshield
io + jah + pul
10% Chance To Cast Level 15 Confuse When StruckLevel 15 Holy Shock Aura When Equipped+20-30% Faster Hit Recovery (varies)+30% Enhanced Defense (pul)+150-220 Defense (varies)+10 To Vitality (io)+(0.625*Clvl) To Mana (Based On Character Level)All Resistances +5-20 (varies)12-25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items (varies)HeadgearIncrease Maximum Life 5% (jah)Shields+50 To Life (jah)