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For more information about the mechanics and classifications of rune words, see Rune Words.

The following is a list of helm rune words in Diablo II: Lord of Destruction. Each functions in nonmagic helms, including barbarian helms, druid pelts and circlets, with exactly the required number of sockets.

Rune word Sockets Highest rune Ladder only? Properties
Delirium

3 sockets

RuneIst.gif Ist
Required level: 51

1% Chance To Cast Level 50 Delirium When Struck
6% Chance To Cast Level 14 Mind Blast When Struck
14% Chance To Cast Level 13 Terror When Struck
11% Chance To Cast Level 18 Confuse On Striking
+2 To All Skills
+261 Defense
+10 To Vitality
50% Extra Gold From Monsters
25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
Level 17 Attract (60 Charges)

Dream

3 sockets

RuneJah.gif Jah
Required level: 65

10% Chance To Cast Level 15 Confuse When Struck
Level 15 Holy Shock Aura When Equipped
+20–30% Faster Hit Recovery
+30% Enhanced Defense
+150–220 Defense
+10 To Vitality
Increase Maximum Life 5%
+0.625–61.875 To Mana (Based On Character Level)
All Resistances +5–20
12–25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items

Flickering Flame

3 sockets

RuneVex.gif Vex
Required level: 55
Ladder Only Level 4-8 Resist Fire Aura When Equipped (varies)

+3 To Fire Skills
-10-15% to Enemy Fire Resistance (varies)
+30% Enhanced Defense (RunePul.gif)
+30 Defense Vs. Missile (RuneNef.gif)
+50-75 To Mana (varies)
Half Freeze Duration
+5% To Maximum Fire Resist (RuneVex.gif)
Poison Length Reduced by 50%

Lore

2 sockets

RuneSol.gif Sol
Required level: 27

+1 To All Skill Levels
+10 To Energy
+2 To Mana After Each Kill
Lightning Resist +30%
Damage Reduced By 7
+2 To Light Radius

Nadir

2 sockets

RuneNef.gif Nef
Required level: 13

+50% Enhanced Defense
+10 Defense
+30 Defense vs. Missile
Level 13 Cloak of Shadows (9 Charges)
+2 To Mana After Each Kill
+5 To Strength
−33% Extra Gold From Monsters
−3 To Light Radius

Radiance

3 sockets

RuneSol.gif Sol
Required level: 27

+75% Enhanced Defense
+30 Defense Vs. Missile
+10 To Energy
+10 To Vitality
15% Damage Goes To Mana
Magic Damage Reduced By 3
+33 To Mana
Damage Reduced By 7
+5 To Light Radius

Wisdom

3 sockets

RunePul.gif Pul
Required level: 45
Ladder Only

+33% Piercing Attack
+15-25% Bonus to Attack Rating (varies)
4-8% Mana Stolen Per Hit (varies)
+30% Enhanced Defense (RunePul.gif)
+10 Energy
15% Slower Stamina Drain (RuneEld.gif)
Cannot Be Frozen
+5 Mana After Each Kill
15% Damage Taken Goes to Mana (RuneIth.gif)

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