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Akanesh, the Herald of Righteousness is a Legendary spear in Diablo IIIadded in patch 2.1. It requires character level 70 to drop.

It is one of the few weapons with bonus damage to Holy skills, being useful to Monks and Crusaders.

Stats (Level 70)[]

Unique spear 101 x1 demonhunter male

Akanesh, the Herald of Righteousness
Legendary Spear

  • 1821.0–2140.8 Damage Per Second
    • (1334–1552)–(1701–2016) Damage
    • 1.20 Attacks Per Second
  • +(981–1199)–(1175–1490) Holy Damage
  • Holy skills deal 15–25% more damage.
  • One of 3 Magic Properties (varies):
  • +2 Random Primary Magic Properties
  • +1 Random Secondary Magic Property

Akanesh was the favored weapon of the Grand Maester of the templar order. Immaculate and gleaming, it is said to possess the sharpest blade ever forged. That may well be true — Akanesh has cut down innumerable evils... and perhaps a few innocents as well.


This section contains facts and trivia relevant to this article.
  • In-game, the Grand Maester does not wield this weapon; instead, he fights with a generic spear.