The Cranium Basher

The Cranium Basher is a Unique Thunder Maul in Diablo 2 Resurrected (D2R). This elite Hammer has a quality level of 85 and a treasure class of 87. There are 4 important benefits coming from The Cranium Basher:
  • A mighty blow can occur when attacking a monster, removing a percentage of its health.
  • The character will be more resistant to any elemental damage.
  • There's a chance to curse the enemies with Amplify, increasing the physical damage taken.
  • A huge strength boost.
The Cranium BasherThe Cranium BasherThunder Maul
Two-Hand Damage: 119 - 132 to 540 - 612
Required Strength: 253
Required Level: 87
Increased Melee Range: 2
Base Attack Speed: 20
+20 to Minimum Damage
4% Chance to cast Level 1 Amplify Damage on striking
+20% Increased Attack Speed
+(200 - 240)% Enhanced Damage
+75% Chance of Crushing Blow
+25 to Strength
All Resistances +25
+50% Damage to Undead
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How to obtain The Cranium Basher

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

The Cranium Basher drop rate table

The monster with the highest drop chance of dropping The Cranium Basher is Baal on Hell difficulty in The Worldstone Chamber of Act 5. Farming the monsters listed below gives you the highest chance of finding that item.

The Cranium Basher variants

Below is a list with different variants of The Cranium Basher. See the stats of its normal, ethereal or upgraded variant.