Can you make Runewords with too many sockets?

No. An item with sockets has exactly that many sockets forever, and it cannot be altered. You can give white items to Larzuk in Act 5 once per difficulty as a quest reward in order to have him add sockets to the item.

Do you need exact sockets for Runewords?

iirc originally in D2 you needed exactly the number of sockets for a runeword. However, I saw a YT video on PD2 crafting where the creator suggests that as long as you have enough sockets in an item… its okay to have more than is needed.

How many El runes would it take to make a Zod?

Assuming no mistakes or missed runes, it would take you 78 256 years to up the 14.281 trillion El runes necessary to cube up to a Zod.

What do 2 Shael runes make?

You can craft Shael Runes with a Horadric Cube using 3 Sol + 1 Chipped Sapphire and also has a chance to drop in Act 5 Difficulty. This rune is also used in Runewords such as Melody, Peace, and Duress….How To Get Shael Rune in Diablo 2.

Method How To Get
Horadric Cube Recipe 3 Sol + 1 Chipped Sapphire

What do 3 DOL runes make?

Horadric Cube Transmutation Recipes
3 Sol Runes + 1 Chipped Sapphire v1.10 Shael Rune
3 Shael Runes + 1 Chipped Ruby v1.10 Dol Rune
3 Dol Runes + 1 Chipped Emerald v1.10 Hel Rune Only works for Single-Player, Open, or Ladder Characters; not for Normal Characters on the Realms.

Can Larzuk socket a socketed item?

To add sockets to items in Diablo 2 Resurrected, one method is to complete a quest called “Siege on Harrogath” for Larzuk, an NPC in the town in Act V. Head to The Bloody Foothills, find Shenk the Overseer, kill him, and report back to Larzuk. He will then offer to socket one item for you.

Can you put Runewords in superior items?

Superior socketed items that have rolled the 15% Enhanced Defense or Damage modifier are sought after by players because these bonuses are retained on the item when it is used to create a runeword and added to the runeword’s bonuses. The other possible bonuses of Superior items are generally considered to be moot.

How many runes does it take to make a Zod?

Counting only El Runes, it would take exactly 14,281,868,906,496 (14 trillion) through Horadric Cube transmutations to create one Zod Rune.