Swordback Hold

Swordback Hold is a Unique Spiked Shield in Diablo 2 Resurrected (D2R). This normal Shield has a quality level of 20 and a treasure class of 12. An important benefit coming from Swordback Hold:
  • Opening wounds will cause the enemies to bleed over time. This is helpful against the Diablo clone.
Swordback HoldSwordback HoldSpiked Shield
Defense: 43 - 51
Chance To Block: (60/55/50)%
Smite Damage: 5 to 9
Durability: 40 of 40
Required Strength: 30
Required Level: 15
20% Increased Chance of Blocking
+50% Chance of Open Wounds
+(30 - 60)% Enhanced Defense
+10 Defense
Attacker Takes Damage of 10
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How to obtain Swordback Hold

The fastest way to get this item on Battle.net is via trading, you can use the Item Price Checker to see how much Swordback Hold is worth.
Farming it by killing monsters is possible, check the drop rate table below for more information.
It can also be gambled but the chances are very slim.

Swordback Hold drop rate table

The monster with the highest drop chance of dropping Swordback Hold is Mephisto on Normal difficulty in Durance of Hate Level 3 of Act 3. Farming the monsters listed below gives you the highest chance of finding that item.

Swordback Hold variants

Below is a list with different variants of Swordback Hold. See the stats of its normal, ethereal or upgraded variant.