Diablo 2 Gem Bonuses In Armor

Griswolds Heart Ornate Plate

This page has a list of every Gem in Diablo 2 and what bonuses it will have when placed into a piece of Armor. The values on this page are specifically for the Diablo 2: Lord of Destruction version of the game. In the expansion pack Gems and how much of a benefit they give to you got a significant buff.

If you're looking for information about what bonuses a gem has when placed in a Shield or a Weapon instead, then use the guides below.


Gem Bonuses in Shields

Gem Bonuses in Weapons

High Rune Bonuses in Weapons/Shields/Armor/Helms



Chipped AmethystChipped Amethyst: +3 Strength

Flawed AmethystFlawed Amethyst: +4 Strength

AmethystAmethyst: +6 Strength

Flawless AmethystFlawless Amethyst: +8 Strength

Perfect AmethystPerfect Amethyst: +10 Strength


Chipped TopazChipped Topaz: +9% chance to find Magical Items

Flawed TopazFlawed Topaz: +13% chance to find Magical Items

TopazTopaz: +16% chance to find Magical Items

Flawless TopazFlawless Topaz: +20% chance to find Magical Items

Perfect TopazPerfect Topaz: +24% chance to find Magical Items


Chipped SapphireChipped Sapphire: +10 Mana

Flawed SapphireFlawed Sapphire: +17 Mana

SapphireSapphire: +24 Mana

Flawless SapphireFlawless Sapphire: +31 Mana

Perfect SapphirePerfect Sapphire: +38 Mana


Chipped EmeraldChipped Emerald: +3 Dexterity

Flawed EmeraldFlawed Emerald: +4 Dexterity

EmeraldEmerald: +6 Dexterity

Flawless EmeraldFlawless Emerald: +8 Dexterity

Perfect EmeraldPerfect Emerald: +10 Dexterity


Chipped RubyChipped Ruby: +10 Hit Points

Flawed RubyFlawed Ruby: +17 Hit Points

RubyRuby: +24 Hit Points

Flawless RubyFlawless Ruby: +31 Hit Points

Perfect RubyPerfect Ruby: +38 Hit Points


Chipped DiamondChipped Diamond: 20 Attack Rating

Flawed DiamondFlawed Diamond: 40 Attack Rating

DiamondDiamond: 60 Attack Rating

Flawless DiamondFlawless Diamond: 80 Attack Rating

Perfect DiamondPerfect Diamond: 100 Attack Rating


Chipped SkullChipped Skull: Regenerate Mana 8% & Replenish Life +2

Flawed SkullFlawed Skull: Regenerate Mana 8% & Replenish Life +3

SkullSkull: Regenerate Mana 12% & Replenish Life +4

Flawless SkullFlawless Skull: Regenerate Mana 12% & Replenish Life +4

Perfect SkullPerfect Skull: Regenerate Mana 19% & Replenish Life +5