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The Smith

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The Smith:
is a Monster
and a Demon
and a SuperUnique

The Smith is a Demon.

The Smith is found in the Barracks, near the forge. He does not need to be killed to finish the Tools of the Trade quest, but since the hammer must be retrieved, and since The Smith is right beside it, his head is usually on the platter.

The Smith uses the same graphics as Hephasto, and both are clearly modeled after The Butcher, the infamously scary monster from Diablo. The Smith isn't much of a challenge to most characters on Nightmare or Hell, but when he's first reached by a new character, he can be quite a difficult monster to kill, with his quick foot speed and relentless pounding hammer attack.

  • All values are listed by difficulty level: Normal / Nightmare / Hell.


Name Level Experience Hit Points Speed Max TC/Rune
The Smith
13 / 43 / 73
181 / 7638 / 69938
101 / 2644-2974 / 17828-20056
7 12/-, 66/Vex, 66/Vex


The Smith is always Extra Fast. He gains 1 random modifier on Nightmare and 2 on Hell.

  • The Smith deals physical damage, with a % chance to add fire damage on top of that.
Name Melee Attack Attack Rating Minions
The Smith Physical + Fire:
21-25 + 0
67-82 + (15%) 10-21
147-181 + (30%) 33-66



Like all SuperUniques, The Smith does not regenerate hit points.

  • Drain Effectiveness tells what % of a character's mana and life steal apply to that monster. 100 is all, 0 is none.
  • Chill Effectiveness tells what % of a character's cold length applies to the monster. 100 is all, 0 is no freeze/chill at all.
Name Defense Blocking Regen Rate Drain Effectiveness Chill Effectiveness

The Smith

50 / 460 / 1109
-- --
100 / 85 / 66
50 / 40 / 33


  • Resistances over 99% are listed as immunities and monsters will take no damage from that type of attack.
  • Immunities can be "broken" by skills that lower resistance, if the value drops below 99%. See the Resistances page for more details.
Name Physical Fire Cold Lightning Poison Magic

The Smith

0% / 10% / 25% 0% / 25% / 50% 0% / 0% / 0% 0% / 0% / 0% -50% / -50% / -50% 0% / 0% / 0%


All SuperUniques (except for Uber Diablo) are found in roughly the same location every game, on all three difficulty levels. (Except for the Uber Monsters who are only found on Hell Difficulty.)

Name Location
The Smith Act 1: The Barracks, near the forge.


I shall make weapons from your bones.
Your soul shall fuel the Hell Forge.