Diablo 2: Resurrected has received its first mods less than a week after launch, proving that the lack of official support on Blizzard's part can't stop crafty community members from tweaking the game to their liking.
The original version was known for its modability that spawned several total conversion mods which extended its lifespan considerably, at least for some players. Diablo 2: Resurrected launches in a different era, seeing Blizzard adopt a less lenient stance when it comes to mods. While the first ones available don't quite match the original's in scope or impact, you might still find tweaks that make the game more enjoyable.
Kicking things off is a mod that lets you increase the quantity of monsters you get to fight in Diablo 2: Resurrected. Another mod guarantees item drops from every mob; just don't expect them to be uniques as you need a different mod for that.
Any warrior can tell you that wearing a helmet in battle is a good idea. If, however, you'd like to reap the benefits of headgear without having it obscure your character's face, the Hide Helmet mod has got you covered.
Perhaps the biggest of Diablo 2: Resurrected's first mods, Better SP adds a series of tweaks which include a larger inventory and stash, increased run speed, more item slots for mercenaries, new recipes, higher mana regeneration, and more.
If enemy immunities are getting on your nerves, you can replace them with high resistances and if you'd like to more reliably hit multiple targets with melee attacks, the splash damage mod has got you covered.
Vanilla Plus is one of the best Diablo II: Resurrected mods thanks to its reworked loot tables and affixes, that make it more likely to receive good drops, new crafting recipes, and quality of life changes. The Expanded Storage mod then gives you quite a bit of extra space to work with when you really want to hold onto the items you find.
Before installing these Diablo 2: Resurrected mods, it's very much worth keeping in mind that some creators recommend only using them in single player. Installing them isn't exactly straightforward and, given Blizzard's stance, you may not want to risk getting banned by taking them online.
If you'd rather not jeopardize access to the remaster, the original client is still available and, with it, all those mods that people have worked across the years.
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