Treachery is intended for the Assassin class. Although meant for Assassins, any class can benefit from the chance to cast Fade or the massive Increased Attack Speed, making this a nice armor to keep in the stash when lacking resists or damage reduction.
It is commonly used for the pre-buff effect: putting it on and standing in a fire until Fade procs for the resist boost (60% resist all) for almost 5 minutes (288 seconds), then swapping back to preferred armor.
Despite its inexpensive cost, when made in an ethereal elite armor, this Rune Word is one of the best hireling armors in the game since the increased attack speed greatly increases the hireling's damage output.
5% Chance To Cast Level 15 Fade When Struck
25% Chance To Cast level 15 Venom On Striking
+2 To Assassin Skills
+45% Increased Attack Speed
+20% Faster Hit Recovery
Cold Resist +30%
50% Extra Gold From Monsters