THE ENNEAD CHALLENGE
A low level challenge that rewards you with a new skill and other useful midgame perks including your class charm
Go to the Kurast 3000 BA uberlevel (available on Nightmare difficulty and above after killing Mephisto) and kill the Ennead Necromancer bosses until the Heroic Torch drops. Put the torch in your cube and transmute. It will become your Class Charm .
Challenge RewardsIf you are level 80 or below, cube the charm with a jewel to add extra bonuses and unlock your Ennead Challenge skill. Requires: level 80 or below
This upgrade recipe adds the following bonuses:
|Amazon: uses Sacred Sunstone||Druid: uses Caoi Dulra Fruit|
|+2 to Amazon Skills|
Increase Maximum Life 15%
|+2 to Druid Skills|
All Resists +25%
|Assassin: uses Shadow Vortex||Necromancer: uses Soulstone Shard|
|+2 to Assassin Skills|
50% Curse Length Reduction
|+2 to Necromancer Skills|
40% Bonus to Summoned Minion Damage
|Barbarian: uses Worldstone Orb||Paladin: uses Eye of Divinity|
|+2 to Barbarian Skills|
20% Bonus to Summoned Minion Life
|+2 to Paladin Skills|
Total Character Defense Plus 20%
|Sorceress: uses Nexus Crystal|
|+2 to Sorceress Skills|
+13% to Spell Damage
Your free bonus skill
This skill can be found at the top left of your first skill tab. When you complete the Ennead Challenge, upgrade your Class Charm and keep it into your inventory. This allows you to put skill points into the skill.
|Spellbind [ Amazon ]||Prismatic Cloak [ Assassin ]||Immortal [ Barbarian ]|
|The basilisk snake of Skartara is a devious creature whose bite turns flesh to stone. A skilled amazon warrior may carry a few to the battlefield in a leather bag for an unexpected surprise.|
Effect: throws snakes that turn enemies to stone
|Dancing on the edge of shadow and playing with the strands of light allows the assassin to weave a protective magical cloak.
Passive Effect: Increases magical and physical damage reduction, and provides similar bonuses to Bloodbath
|Running away is for the weak. A barbarian warrior who runs is easy prey. One who stands his ground in the face of death may survive, for he is the one the ancestral spirits will favour.
Passive effect: avoids damage when standing still and improves hit recovery
|Lifeshield [ Druid ]||Black Mass [ Necromancer ]||Divine Apparition [ Paladin ]|
|The fruits of the Glor-An-Fhaidha, the mystical tree of life, can bring back mortals from the brink of death. Aside from their healing effect on humans and other animals, the juice of the Glor-An-Fhaidha's fruits can be applied to armour, making it as hard as the bark of a thousand year tree.
Passive effect: provides a bonus to maximum life and defense
|The dragon god of death Trag’Oul takes his faithful under his wings, turning aside blades and arrows. This powerful spell requires total concentration and is easily broken when the caster is disturbed.
Effect: press and hold to protect self and nearby minions
|Like a deus ex machina, the paladin of Zakarum descends upon the battlefield, his mere appearance chilling his heathen enemies to the bone.
Effect: teleport to target location and freeze enemies
|Symbol of Esu [ Sorceress ]|
|The symbol of the ancient witch queen is a specially crafted conductive adamantine moon crescent that accumulates ambient energy from the magic in the environment, releasing it as a healing pulse when broken.
Effect: create a symbol in the cube that instantly heals life and mana