Sockets may be found on a lot of items in Diablo III. Sockets are holes in an item that may be filled with gems (and only gems, at least in D3v), which provide the item with a wide range of perks. The bonuses might get rather significant thanks to the 14 tiers of gems. The …

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Diablo II Runewords Runewords were an expansion pack feature that utilized a combination of runes in socketed items to “create” a totally new set of stats for Diablo II. This feature will not be returning in Diablo III, but there will be plenty of other ways to produce and create items. Diablo 3 has runes, …

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