The Zweihander

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The Zweihander.

The Zweihander is a legendary two-handed sword that can be found in Diablo 3 and Reaper of Souls. This item can be found and equipped by any class.

The Smart Drop system ensures that this xx will usually roll with the mainstat appropriate to the class that finds it.

The Zweihander properties[edit | edit source]

This item does not have a legendary affix but with inherent bonuses to Critical hit Chance and +%damage, it will make a larger push to a character's DPS than almost any other two-handed weapon available.

  • All stats listed in the database scale up to the level of this item when dropped.
  • See the sample screenshots below to see how this item will roll at level 70.

The Zweihander: Legendary two-handed sword

  • Minimum Item Level: 11

Item stats at level 70:

  • 1666.9–1733.6 DPS
  • 1068 - (1831-1947) Damage
  • 1.15 Attacks per Second

Primary Attributes

  • +(1177-1439)-(1410-1788) Damage
  • One of 3 Magic Properties (varies)
    • +(946-1125) Strength
    • +(946-1125) Dexterity
    • +(946-1125) Intelligence
  • +1.5% Critical hit Chance
  • +5-10% Damage

Secondary Affixes:

  • Monster kills grant +(140-200) experience.
  • +1 random secondary affix
  • Legendary Affix: None.

Longsword favored by Heuerman and the loyalists during the Entsteig Rebellion.

Salvages into:

Item Examples[edit | edit source]

Several examples of this item equipped on level 70 characters can be seen below. View hundreds more samples of the The Zweihander via DiabloNut's armory.


Gallery[edit | edit source]

The sword emits a very strong white glow on the blade, although this effect does not show in the player's profile. Zweihander" is German for, literally, two-handed sword, although the German version, zweihänder, contains an umlaut over the "a".