As Diablo 4’s Season 2 draws to a close, players are eager to know which unique items are worth keeping for their builds. While creating a definitive top 10 list is challenging, extensive testing of Uber uniques and others has provided enough insight to highlight the most valuable ones. This article will guide you through the top 10 uniques you should save for your builds.
The Melted Heart of Selig
Starting at number 10, the Melted Heart of Selig is a niche but valuable item for its potential to enhance survivability. It’s particularly useful against one-shot attacks from bosses like Uber Lilith, making it a key item for enduring big hits.
At number nine are the Flickerstep Boots. These boots offer significant survivability, including damage reduction from close enemies, and enhanced movement speed. Although they don’t reduce resource costs (except for Sorceress), their ability to support ultimate spamming makes them a worthy choice.
Black River (Necromancer Exclusive)
For Necromancers, the Black River ranks eighth and is essential for its powerful corpse explosion effects and resource generation. With potential changes to Necromancer minion mechanics in future seasons, this item remains a top pick.
Condemnation (Rogue Exclusive)
Seventh on the list, Condemnation is crucial for Rogues. It allows the generating of multiple combo points, a feature currently exploited due to a bug with Tibault’s Will combo points. Though likely to be nerfed, it remains a significant item for Season 2.
Ranking sixth, Doombringer stands out for its survivability benefits. It’s particularly effective for Rogues and Barbarians, offering core skill damage, healing, and critical damage reduction.
Banish Lord’s Talisman
At the halfway mark is the Banish Lord’s Talisman. This amulet is versatile across many classes, providing core skill bonuses and resource generation. It’s especially valuable for builds relying on overpowering, like Pulverize Barb.
Number four is a tie between all Malignant Rings (except for Rogue). Each class-specific ring offers significant benefits, like the Ring of Red Furor for Barbarians and the Sacrilegious Soul for Necromancers, enhancing crit consistency and corpse skill effectiveness.
The third-best unique item, Harlequin Crest, is a helmet offering remarkable defensive stats and a unique +4 rank to skills. Its value varies based on your class and its specific needs for resistance and damage reduction.
Second on the list is The Grandfather, a Barbarian-centric item. It provides exceptional survivability and damage through a 100x crit strike damage multiplier, making it a game-changer for Barbarian builds.
The undisputed top unique in Diablo 4 Season 2 is Tibault’s Will. It revolutionizes gameplay by allowing characters to bypass their basic skill for resource generation, providing a substantial damage boost. This item is a must-have for high-level play.
As Season 2 of Diablo 4 concludes, these top 10 uniques emerge as essential Diablo 4 items for players to optimize their builds. Whether it’s for enhancing survivability, boosting damage, or exploiting specific class mechanics, each unique item on this list holds significant value for your in-game strategy. Keep an eye on these items as you prepare for the challenges of the upcoming season and beyond.