List of low level runewords

Get a head-start with some good starter runewords

Use the list of runewords below to see which runes you need and in which order they need to be inserted. It is important that you use a gray item (not magic, rare, unique, crafter, or set) of the correct type with exactly the amount of sockets required. You must insert the runes in the listed order.

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 rune you own.

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Look out for these 19 low level runewords

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  • Clvl 21

    ral - ort - tal

    All runes for Ancient's Pledge can be obtained from the act 5 quest, Rescue on Mount Arreat. It is a popular choice for ... more about Ancient's Pledge

    Allowed equipment

    +50% Enhanced DefenseCold Resist +43%Lightning Resist +48% (ort)Fire Resist +48% (ral)Poison Resist +48% (tal)10% Damage Taken Goes to Mana
  • Clvl 35

    thul - io - nef

    The high amount of Crushing Blow, Enhanced Damage, and Increased Attack Speed, makes this weapon a viable choice for mel... more about Black

    Allowed equipment

    +15% Increased Attack Speed+120% Enhanced Damage+200 to Attack RatingAdds 3-14 Cold Damage (3 sec) (thul)40% Chance of Crushing BlowKnockback (nef)+10 to Vitality (io)Magic Damage Reduced By 2Level 4 Corpse Explosion (12 Charges)
  • Clvl 25ladder only

    tir - tal - amn

    Allowed equipment

    Level 15 Thorns Aura When Equipped+35% Increased Attack Speed+320-380% Damage To Demons (varies)+280% Damage To Undead+75 Poison Damage Over 5 Seconds (tal)7% Life Stolen Per Hit (amn)Prevent Monster Heal+5-10 To All Attributes (varies)+2 To Mana After Each Kill (tir)Reduces All Vendor Prices 15%
  • Clvl 21

    eth - ral - ort - tal

    Allowed equipment

    +60% Enhanced Damage+10 to Maximum Damage-25% Target Defense (eth)Adds 5-30 Fire Damage (ral)Adds 21-110 Lightning Damage (ort)+75 Poison Damage over 5 secs+3 to Holy Shock (Paladin Only)+5% to Maximum Lightning ResistLightning Resist +60% (ort)Level 7 Chain Lightning (60 charges)
  • Clvl 27

    amn - el - ith - tir - sol

    Allowed equipment

    +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)
  • Clvl 27ladder only

    ral - tir - tal - sol

    Insight is mainly used for its Meditation aura, providing nearly unlimited mana for casters. It is usually given to an a... more about Insight

    Allowed equipment

    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
  • Clvl 25

    amn - ral - thul

    Allowed equipment

    +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 (3 Sec) (thul)7% Life stolen per hit (amn)
  • Clvl 19

    tir - ral

    Staves can have up to 3 staff modifiers specific to Sorceress spells ranging between +1 and +3 to skill level. Therefore... more about Leaf

    Allowed equipment

    +3 to Fire SkillsAdds 5-30 Fire Damage (ral)+3 to Inferno (Sorceress Only)+3 to Warmth (Sorceress Only)+3 to Fire Bolt (Sorceress Only)+(2*Clvl) Defense (Based on Character Level)Cold Resist +33%+2 to Mana after each Kill (tir)
  • Clvl 27

    ort - sol

    Allowed equipment

    +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
  • Clvl 15

    ith - el - eth

    Allowed equipment

    +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
  • Clvl 13

    nef - tir

    Allowed equipment

    +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)
  • Clvl 29

    shael - thul - amn

    Allowed equipment

    4% Chance To Cast Level 5 Slow Missiles When Struck2% Chance To Cast level 15 Valkyrie On Striking+2 To Amazon Skill Levels+20% Faster Hit Recovery (shael)+2 To Critical StrikeCold Resist +30% (thul)Attacker Takes Damage of 14 (amn)
  • Clvl 29

    shael - eth

    Allowed equipment

    +40% Faster Block Rate20% Increased Chance of Blocking (shael)Regenerate Mana 15% (eth)All Resistances +25Cannot be Frozen50% Extra Gold from Monsters25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
  • Clvl 25ladder only

    tal - thul - ort - amn

    The first non-paladin Shield that can roll 4 sockets is the Elite Monarch Shield. This Shield can only drop in Hell diff... more about Spirit

    Allowed equipment

    Both+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 (3 Sec) (thul)+75 Poison Damage Over 5 Seconds (tal)7% Life Stolen Per Hit (amn)
  • Clvl 17

    tal - eth

    Given its many useful starter attributes and easy to find runes, Stealth is the best starter armor in the game. The is s... more about Stealth

    Allowed equipment

    Magic Damage Reduced By 3+6 To Dexterity+15 To Maximum StaminaPoison Resist +30% (tal)Regenerate Mana 15% (eth)25% Faster Run/Walk25% Faster Cast Rate25% Faster Hit Recovery
  • Clvl 13

    tir - el

    Allowed equipment

    +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)
  • Clvl 25

    amn - tir

    Allowed equipment

    +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)
  • Clvl 35

    dol - io

    Wands can have up to 3 staff modifiers specific to Necromancers spells ranging between +1 and +3 to skill level. Therefo... more about White

    Allowed equipment

    +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
  • Clvl 21

    ort - eth

    Allowed equipment

    7% Chance to Cast Level 1 Twister When Struck+25% Faster Run/Walk+25% Increased Attack Speed+33% Enhanced Damage-25% Target Defense (eth)+66 to Attack RatingAdds 1-50 lightning damage (ort)+25 Defense
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