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The Sandstorm Trek is a pair of unique Scarabshell Boots found in Diablo II.

Besides giving a very high boost to Poison Resist, Sandstorm Trek also gives a large bonus to Stamina and a substantial cut to stamina drain. Given that these boots have self repair, the ethereal version is superior to the non-ethereal version. However, at later levels (especially in Nightmare and Hell difficulties), Sandstorm Trek pales in comparison to other unique boots, because most characters have far more than enough stamina to sustain them for long intervals of running.



Sandstorm Trek
Scarabshell Boots
Defense: 158-178
Required Level: 64
Required Strength: 91
Durability: 14
Assassin Kick Damage: 60-110
+140-170% Enhanced Defense
+20% Faster Hit Recovery
+20% Faster Run/Walk
+ (1 Per Character Level) +1-99 Maximum Stamina (Based On Character Level)
+10-15 To Strength
+10-15 To Vitality
50% Slower Stamina Drain
Poison Resist +40-70%
Repairs 1 Durability In 20 Seconds

(Only Spawns in Patch 1.10 or later)

Name Origin

The Sandstorm Trek, like its item type suggests, is named after the Scarab Demons of Aranoch. The majority of the Scarab Demons are found in the deserts which are frequently visited by sandstorms.

It can be said that this item helps the wearer to navigate, or trek, through those sandstorms with relative ease, as suggested by its bonuses to Stamina.

Another enemy of the deserts, the Sand Maggots, are associated with Poison, explaining why poison resistance is needed to safely trek through the deserts.