Weapon Preference for Assassin in Diablo II: Resurrected

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Feeling stealthy? Here are the best weapons for the Assassin in Diablo II: Resurrected.

Veteran Diablo II players might remember that the Assassin was an expansion class introduced in Diablo II: Lord of Destruction. In Diablo II: Resurrected this class is available immediately and if you're a fan of the more stealthy builds in other RPGs, it'll certainly look enticing.

The Assassin class, naturally, makes use of stealth mechanics but with a penchant for martial arts. In Diablo II, Assassins also make use of trap skills like Lightning Sentry and Wake of Fire. Of course, you'll be making use of particular weapons with this build. So, what weapons are best for the Assassin class?

Best Weapon for Assassin in Diablo II: Resurrected

Assassins in Diablo II make best use of the Katars, dual-wielding claw weapons capable of dealing some serious physical damage. It's best to allocate your attribute points into Strength and Dexterity in order to effectively use these deadly weapons. For those who will be dual-wielding these claws, it's a good idea to have the Weapon Block skill. Not every build will need it, but it offers a decent chance to block.

Assassins also make good use of charge-up techniques and finishing moves. The Assassin will build up charges in a skill, then unleash it in a devastating finisher. More charges equal a more powerful effect. Of course, this will mostly be found when playing a Martial Arts Assassin.

The Trapsin build is arguably the most powerful when it comes to Assassins. With Trapsins, the Heart of the Oak Rune Word will be most effective for your weapons. Although expensive, it's a useful Rune Word for any caster class.