Diablo II: El Rune

Diablo II: El Rune

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El rune is a socketable item, level 1 rune used to gain magical bonus properties from weapons and armor and crafting runewords in Diablo II: Lord of Destruction.

Id Name Details
  El Weapons:
+50 To Attack Rating
+1 Light Radius 
+15 Defense
+1 To Light Radius
Lvl Required: 11
Recipe: None


El rune is one of the most common runes in the game and can easily drop from the Countess.

The quest Hellforge on Normal mode has a 1 in 11 chance of dropping an El rune as a reward.


El rune is used in the recipes of eight runewords.

Horadric Cube Recipes

  • 3 x El rune = Eld rune
  • Low Quality Armor + El Rune + Chipped Gem = Normal Quality Armor