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Diablo 3 Necromancer guide: All Necromancer Legendary items

Rare drops worth equipping

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Legendary items are the backbone of any Diablo class. These items may be rare drops in Diablo 3: The Rise of the Necromancer, but they are almost always worth equipping. While some Legendary items just grant you lots of additional stats, others can completely change the way your abilities work.

Necromancer Legendary items

  • Funerary Pick: Siphon blood now hits three targets at once.
  • Trag’Ouls Corroded Fang: The Cursed Scythe rune now guarantees that a curse will be applied to your target. Additionally, you’ll deal significantly more damage to cursed enemies.
  • Scythe of the Cycle: Spend four seconds of Bone Armor to increase the damage of all your Secondary skills.
  • Maltorius’ Petrified Spike: Bone Spear costs more Essence but deals more damage.
  • Bloodtide Blade: Death Nova deals more damage for every enemy close to you.
  • Reilena’s Shadowhook: Bone Spike generates additional Essence and each point of Maximum Essence increases your damage.
  • Nayr’s Black Death: Each different poison skill used increases all poison damage.
  • Spear of Jairo: Your Thorn damage increases for every enemy you currently have cursed.
  • Lost Time: Each time you hit an enemy with a cold skill, they are slowed and your speed is increased (stacks up to five times).
  • Bone Ringer: Skeletons’ damage ramps up over time while being commanded to attack the same target.
  • Leger’s Disdain: For every point of Essence that Grim Scythe restores to you, it does additional damage.
  • Iron Rose: Using Blood Siphon will occasionally cause a Blood Nova to burst out of you.
  • The Johnstone: Each time you use a corpse inside Land of the Dead, you’ll gain a stack that increases Corpse Lance and Corpse Explosion damage when outside of Land of the Dead.
  • Haunted Visions: Simulacrum lasts twice as long but constantly drains your health.
  • Wisdom of Kalan: Increases maximum Bone Armor stats by five.
  • Bloodsong Mail: Command Skeletons deals increased damage and gains the effect of all runes while inside Land of the Dead.
  • Requiem Cereplate: Devour grants double resources. If you devour a corpse at max, the Essence or health will be distributed by over the next few seconds.
  • Mask of Scarlet Death: Revive now summons one massive minion whose damage increases by each corpse in the area.
  • Fate’s Vow: Army of the Dead always has the effect of the Unconventional Warfare rune.
  • Moribund Gauntlets: Your golem continuously drops corpses.
  • Grasps of Essence: Each time Corpse Explosion damages an enemy, the next Corpse Explosion does increased damage (stacks up to five times).
  • Golemskin Breeches: Take 30 percent less damage while your golem is alive. Your golem does increased damage.
  • Defiler Cuisses: Bone Spirit gains increased damage for every second that it is active.
  • Steuart’s Greaves: After using Blood Rush, gain increased movement speed.
  • Bryner’s Journey: Bone Spikes has a small chance to cast Bone Nova on top of the Bone Spikes.
  • Dayntee’s Binding: Gain significant damage reduction as long as there is an enemy afflicted by Decrepify near you.
  • Razeth’s Volition: Skeletal Mage always has the Gift of Death rune active.
  • Circle of Nailuj’s Evol: Skeletal Mage raises two mages, and they last a few seconds longer.
  • Prayer of Briggs: Pull uncursed enemies together when you curse them.
  • Krysbin’s Sentence: If enemies are slowed, you’ll deal double the damage. In enemies are stunned, you’ll deal three times that.
  • Lornelle’s Sunstone: For each percent of life you are missing, you’ll gain damage reduction.
  • Corpsewhisper Pauldrons: Increase your next Corpse Lance’s damage by every corpse you consume (stacks up to 20).

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