Aside from the change of being a one-handed sword (from being either one- or two-handed in Diablo II: Lord of Destruction), it continues to offer the bearer most of the same benefits it did in the previous game: a great amount of Physical damage, especially through its skill damage boost. It is one of the few items with 5 Primary affixes.
Stats (Level 29)Edit
A mysterious blade shall appear to the mighty warrior when his lands are ripped asunder, ushering in a new epoch from the ashes of the old.
- The description is a possible reference to the Barbarian's background, which makes sense, considering that Barbarians are most likely to make use of this weapon.