The Unbending Will runeword is a mid level sword runeword in D2R. It is a great mid-level and budget melee weapon that offers a huge boost to Enhanced Damage. It is comparable to other melee runewords like Black, Death, and Oath. So this article will show you everything you need to know about Unbending Will runeword.
To get started, you will need 1x Fal Rune, 1x Io Rune, 1x Ith Rune, 1x Eld Rune, 1x El Rune, 1x Hel Rune, as well as any 6-socket Sword. You can then put these 6 runes into the sockets of the base item - one by one - following the exact order of the rune word.
Fal - Act 3 Nightmare, Nightmare & Hell Hellforge, Countess (Hell);
Io - Act 1 Nightmare, Nightmare & Hell Hellforge, Countess (Nightmare & Hell);
Ith - Act 3 Normal, Normal Hellforge, Countess (All difficulties);
Eld - Act 2 Normal, Normal Hellforge, Countess (All difficulties);
El - Act 2 Normal, Normal Hellforge, Countess (All difficulties);
Hel - Act 1 Nightmare, Nightmare & Hell Hellforge, Countess (Nightmare & Hell).
Also, these base items can be easily found or bought from a vendor NPC in the city, so an easy option to get Unbending Will in D2R is to buy the single runes in a pack and socket the runeword yourself. Or you can buy them from a third-party seller. Here we recommend U4GM. This is the best store that provides d2r items for sale, including Runes, Runewords, Gems, Set Items, Unique Items, etc. Of course, it is more based on their service - Fast Delivery, Best Price, 100% Safe, and Anytime Refund!
Like all Rune Words, Unbending Will gives additional bonuses to the ones granted by the Runes used to make it. If a bonus has (varies), it is set at a value in the range given when the Rune Word is made. These are all the bonuses Unbending Will gives.
18% Chance to Cast Level 18 Taunt in Striking
+3 to Combat Skills [Barbarian Only]
+20% Increased Attack Speed
+330% Enhanced Damage
+9 to Maximum Damage
+50 to Attack Rating
+75% Damage to Undead
+50 to Attack Rating Against Undead
+8% Life Stolen Per Hit
Prevent Monster heal
+10 to Strength
+10 to Vitality
Damage Reduced by 5
+1 to Light Radius
Unbending Will can be used by any Melee-based character but is best for a Barbarian due to the +3 to Combat Skills. Melee focussed builds like the Frenzy Barbarian Build will be a good choice.
Hopefully, this guide will help you farm this runeword most efficiently so that your runes can be used in various places on your gear. Need any help? Check out our page!