In Diablo 2 Resurrected Patch 2.4, new D2R Runes and items will be added to the game, allowing players to enjoy brand new gameplay during the Ranked Season. Mercenaries are usually the best option, and Blizzard is trying to make changes to mercenaries with new skills and rune words.

D2R 2.4 Hire New Runes and Items

In Act V Barbarians or Act II Desert Warriors, the new Runewords Plague is useful for fast-hitting mercenaries, as it comes with powerful modifiers: -23% enemy poison resistance, 25% open wound chance, 0.3 % Critical Strike, +1-2 All Skills and Freeze Target +3.

In addition, there are more other Diablo 2 Resurrected Runes such as Pattern to support mercenaries. With the arrival of D2R 2.4, the update and improvement of Set Items, more advanced set items for mercenaries will gradually appear, we can expect more Multiple mercenary skills and attribute changes.

Diablo 2 resurrected mercenary skills and attribute changes

Act I Merc Skill Changes - Rogue Archer

The updated Mercenaries have increased stats and skills for each difficulty level, added Freeze Arrows and Exploding Arrows, improvements aimed at making archers more efficient in AoE, but also to increase their DPS in general. Made Hell difficulty mercenaries no longer have any disadvantages compared to normal mercenaries.

Act II Merc Skill Changes - Desert Mercenary

Stats and skill updates for each difficulty level in Desert Mercenary, all mercenaries will exist in the two highest difficulty modes. Therefore, compared with ordinary mercenaries, the Hell difficulty mercenary upgrade no longer has any disadvantages.

Nightmare and Hell difficulty levels now offer 6 different aura types in the selection menu, instead of having them separated into 3 per difficulty level. Normally there is no change. The stages of the Thorns level have been revised upwards and will now continue to exceed the maximum threshold up to the top level.

In addition, the mercenaries in the third and fifth acts will become more efficient. The update of D2R 2.4 also means that the game content will also undergo new changes. Of course, all players will be in the ladder season. At the same level, if you don't want to lag behind other players, please keep an eye on the update status of D2R, and Buy Diablo 2 Resurrected Runes from RPGStash at the same time, you can also buy d2r items directly for emergencies, allowing you to be ahead of other players.