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The Cranium Basher is a unique Maul in Diablo II.

With one of the highest chances of Crushing Blow of any weapon and a very high damage, The Cranium Basher's only drawbacks are its very slow attack speed and very high level requirement.



The Cranium Basher
Thunder Maul

Two-Hand Damage: (119-132) To (560-632)
Required Level: 87
Required Strength: 253
Mace Class – Very Slow Attack Speed
+200-240% Enhanced Damage
+20 To Minimum Damage
+50% Damage to Undead
75% Chance Of Crushing Blow
4% Chance To Cast Level 1 Amplify Damage On Striking
20% Increased Attack Speed
All Resistances +25
+25 To Strength
+20 To Maximum Damage (not shown)


This section contains facts and trivia relevant to this article.
  • In Defense of the Ancients, there is an item named Cranium Basher, which gives its user a 25% chance to stun their target upon attacking.
Diablo II Unique Maces
Normal Maces — • Felloak (Club) • Stoutnail (Spiked Club) • Crushflange (Mace) • Bloodrise (Morning Star) • The General's Tan Do Li Ga (Flail) • Ironstone (War Hammer) • Bonesnap (Maul) • Steeldriver (Great Maul)
Exceptional Maces — Dark Clan Crusher (Cudgel) • Fleshrender (Barbed Club) • Sureshrill Frost (Flanged Mace) • Moonfall (Jagged Star) • Baezil's Vortex (Knout) • Earthshaker (Battle Hammer) • Bloodtree Stump (War Club) • The Gavel of Pain (Martel de Fer)
Elite Maces — Nord's Tenderizer (Truncheon) • Demon Limb (Tyrant Club) • Baranar's Star (Devil Star) • Horizon's Tornado (Scourge) • Stormlash (Scourge) • Stone Crusher (Legendary Mallet) • Schaefer's Hammer (Legendary Mallet) • Windhammer (Ogre Maul) • Earth Shifter (Thunder Maul) • The Cranium Basher (Thunder Maul)
Quest Items — Horadric MalusKhalim's FlailKhalim's WillHell Forge Hammer