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Item Farming Guide

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A key element of Diablo 4 is item farming. Searching for that elusive piece of gear to opitmise you build and character.

Nightmare Dungeon Drops

Players are more likely to find the more powerful hear by tackling Nightmare dungeons. Players are more likely to find the following:

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What players really want to know is where a specific item is more likely to drop and what drops it, especially when it comes to uniques. This is where targeted farming comes into play.

Targeted Uniqe Farming

Unique items are the most targetted of all the items in the game. These are rare and therefore are sought after.

Fortunatelty, these can be targetted with major bosses providing drops of some of the best items in the game, inlcluding Uber Uniques. Bosses to seek out include:

Duriel is the main boss to target for Uber Uniques.

Targeted Farming of Items

In Diablo 4, specific monster types are more likely to drop specific items types, Players targetting a specific piece of gear may want to farm specific areas as indicated below.

This table has been compiled through community testing[1] since the game was released and is ongoing.

While knowing what monster is likely to drop specific item types, it's more important you know where to farm as once you are at the location, specifically dungeons, you will tear through it killing everything and hoping for the drop you are looking for.


Items Monsters Likely Drop Locations

Boots

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Drowned, Wildlife, Bandits, Snakes

Bows

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Ghosts Vampires

Chest Armor

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Beasts, Spiders

Crossbows

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Bandits, Skeleton

Daggers

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Bandits, Cultists

Focus

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Spiders

Gloves

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Spiders

Helms

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Cultists, Cannibals

One-handed Axes

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Fallen, Cannibals, Goatmen

One-handed Maces

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Bandits

One-handed Swords

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Skeletons, Beasts, Snakes

Pants

Temerity.png
Drowned, Werewolves

Scythes

Black_River.png
Drowned, Zombies

Shields

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Skeleton

Staves (Druid)

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Fallen, Goatmen

Staves (Sorcerer)

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Fallen, Goatmen

Totems

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Goatmen, Spiders

Two-handed Axes

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Cannibals, Skeletons

Two-Handed Maces

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Bandits, Drowned, Werewolves

Two-handed Polearms

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Snakes

Two-handed Swords

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Spiders, Vampires

Wands

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Ghosts, Vampires