Grief is a Runeword "EthTirLoMalRal" in Diablo 2 Resurrected (D2R). It requires these 5 runes to be inserted into a socketed item in the exact order: Eth + Tir + Lo + Mal + Ral . The eligible bases for Grief are the following: Swords, Axes . There are 3 important benefits coming from Grief:
  • There's a chance to do double damage on striking.
  • The enemy defense will be set to zero.
  • The enemies will take more damage from the poison spells.
This is the only Runeword in the game that has Damage +X attribute.
GriefGriefPhase Blade
Eth · Tir · Lo · Mal · Ral
One-Hand Damage: 31 to 35
Required Dexterity: 136
Required Strength: 25
Required Level: 59
Increased Melee Range: 1
Base Attack Speed: -30
35% Chance to cast Level 15 Venom on striking
+(30 - 40)% Increased Attack Speed
Damage +(340 - 400)
Ignore Target's Defense
-25% Target Defense
+(1 - 185)% Damage to Demons (Based on Character Level)
Adds 5-30 Fire Damage
-(20 - 25)% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+20% Deadly Strike
Prevent Monster Heal
+2 to Mana after each Kill
+(10 - 15) Life after each Kill
Socketed (5)
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How to obtain Grief

The fastest way to get this item on Battle.net is via trading, you can use the Item Price Checker to see how much Grief 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.

Grief bases

The best base for Grief is Phase Blade. Below is a list of all eligible 5 socket bases for Grief.