Duress is a Runeword "ShaelUmThul" in Diablo 2 Resurrected (D2R). It requires these 3 runes to be inserted into a socketed item in the exact order: Shael + Um + Thul . The eligible bases for Duress are the following: Body Armors . There are 3 important benefits coming from Duress:
  • Really high defense
  • Opening wounds will cause the enemies to bleed over time. This is helpful against the Diablo clone.
  • A mighty blow can occur when attacking a monster, removing a percentage of its health.
This is the only Runeword in the game that has -X% Slower Stamina Drain attribute.
DuressDuressDusk Shroud
Shael · Um · Thul
Defense: 1170 - 1404
Durability: 20 of 20
Required Strength: 77
Required Level: 49
+40% Faster Hit Recovery
+(10 - 20)% Enhanced Damage
Adds 37-133 Cold Damage
+15% Chance of Crushing Blow
+33% Chance of Open Wounds
+(150 - 200)% Enhanced Defense
-20% Slower Stamina Drain
Cold Resist +45%
Lightning Resist +15%
Fire Resist +15%
Poison Resist +15%
Socketed (3)
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How to obtain Duress

The fastest way to get this item on Battle.net is via trading, you can use the Item Price Checker to see how much Duress is worth.
Another way of getting this Runeword is by farming the runes and the base. Find the drop rates of these items in the Item Database.

Duress bases

The best base for Duress is Dusk Shroud. Below is a list of all eligible 3 socket bases for Duress.