Poison Necromancer Build BiS Gear and Runes for Diablo 2 Resurrected

Last updated on Sep 19, 2021 at 11:00 by MrLlamaSC 7 comments

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


Damage Build

This is a standard high Damage build for the Poison Necromancer.


Magic Find Build

This is a high Magic Find build for the Poison Necromancer that still gives potent damage.


Budget Build Items

This is a variety of cheap gear sets 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 the overall damage of your Mercenary. Note that Holy Freeze may shatter monsters on death, thus reducing the number of corpses available to you. As such, Might Desert Guards are typically preferred.


Mercenary Gear


Optimal Mercenary Gear

This is one of the best Mercenary gear setups across many characters, including the Poisonmancer.


Budget Mercenary Gear

This is a cheap gear set to get your Mercenary some easy Damage and Survivability.



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