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How to make an Exile shield in Diablo 2: Resurrected

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An Exile shield is guaranteed to make your Paladin much more powerful for slaying demons. If you like the healing and sustain of the Paladin, this may be a great option for you. Not only do you get a bunch of defensive layers that make the Paladins way tankier, but you get some offensive options. Having two more Offensive Auras active and being able to freeze targets is great for CC and boss runs.

Here are the stats you can get for this shield:

15% Chance To Cast Level 5 Life Tap On Striking
Level 13-16 Defiance Aura When Equipped
+2 To Offensive Auras (Paladin Only)
+30% Faster Block Rate
Freezes Target
+220-260% Enhanced Defense
Replenish Life +7
+5% To Maximum Cold Resist
+5% To Maximum Fire Resist
25% Better Chance Of Getting Magic Items
Repairs 1 Durability in 4 Seconds

How to make an Exile shield in Diablo 2: Resurrected

The Exile Runeword is as follows: Vex Ohm Ist Dol. Here’s how to get each Rune component. Once again, players have to find four runes and socket them into the shield they wish to create the Exile shield in Diablo 2: Resurrected with. It’s a good idea to bookmark our list of runes and runewords so that you can refer back to it later. The runeword is the hard part.

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Before you ever think about making complex items via Runes, you need to be able to comfortable farm Hell and Nightmare difficulty bosses. Once you have the leveled-up character, you can begin farming. The first thing you need is a four-socket shield. You could try to add sockets to a new armor piece, or farm directly for four sockets.

  • Vex can be found in Act 1 on Hell difficulty, or you can use the 2 Gul + 1 Ruby Cube recipe if you’re playing in ladder.
  • Ohm can be found in Act 2 on Hell difficulty, or you can use the 2 Vex + 1 Emerald Cube recipe if you’re playing in ladder.
  • Ist can be farmed from the Countess and Hell Forge on Hell difficulty. There’s also a chance to get it as a generic drop on Act 5 on Nightmare difficulty.
  • Dol is found from the Countess and Hell Forge on Nightmare difficulty and above. You can also use 3 Shael and 1 Chipped Ruby. You don’t have to be in ladder to get this cube recipe.
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