Avenger Paladin Build BiS Gear and Runes for Diablo 2 Resurrected

Last updated on Sep 27, 2021 at 06:00 by MrLlamaSC 3 comments

Below, we detail which items and stats you should prioritise for your Avenger and Mercenary in Diablo 2.


Dual Dream Damage Build

This build is perfect for high Lightning damage utilizing Holy Shock Holy Shock (through Dream) and Conviction Conviction.


High Physical Damage Build

This build is best suited for taking advantage of high Physical damage to better fight monsters Immune to one or more elemental damage types.


Budget Build Items

This is a cheap gear set to get you started.



You can either hire a Defensive (Holy Freeze) or Offensive (Might) Desert Guard Mercenary in Act 2, Nightmare difficulty, depending on whether you want to slow monsters for added safety or improve your overall damage as well as that of your Mercenary. You also hire an Act 1 Cold Rogue Mercenary with Faith (to provide you with Fanaticism Fanaticism) as its weapon.


Mercenary Gear


Optimal Act 1 Mercenary Gear

This is one of the best Mercenary gear setups for the Avenger if you want to run an Act 1 mercenary for higher damage and speed from Fanaticism Fanaticism.


Optimal Act 2 Mercenary Gear


Budget Mercenary Gear

This is a cheap gear set to get your Mercenary some easy damage and survivability.



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