Every item and weapon in your equipped gear has an affix in Diablo 4. As you fight the monstrosities laid down by Lilith, these affixes offer a plethora of buffs. Some affixes can also offer you resistance to certain types of damage and enemies. While you can also modify them, these affixes appear depending on the rarity of your items and weapons. But what are item affixes in Diablo 4? And how do they work? Don’t fret, check out our guide that explains what is an Affix with a full list of all item Affixes for your gear.

## What are Item Affixes in Diablo 4 (Explained)

Item Affixes in Diablo 4 are the special unique buffs or properties that are randomly rolled with your gear items. The number of these affixes differs according to the rarity type of your gear items. While the Normal rarity rolls with no affixes, the rest can have affixes within a range of 1 to 5. Note that some affixes are limited to only specific classes.

So, here’s the number of affixes you can have according to your item gear rarity:

**Normal**: 0 (By default)- Tradeable: Yes

**Magic**: 1- Tradeable: Yes

**Rare**: 3- Tradeable: Yes

**Legendary**: 5 (1 Legendary affix)- Tradeable: No

**Unique**: 5 (1 Unique affix)- Tradeable: No

If you want to modify an affix in Diablo 4 applied to your gear item, head to an **Occultist** or other crafting systems. The tiers of any rolled affixes vary according to the rarity of your gear in Diablo 4.

So, here are all **tiers of Affixes**:

**Regular Affixes****Unique Affixes**(Denoted by a star icon)**Legendary Affixes**(Denoted by a star icon)

But what are the affixes offered within these tiers? Let’s break down the above tiers with a list of every Affix in Diablo 4:

## Diablo 4 Affix List – All Item Affixes for Gear

Here’s the list of all the types of Regular Affixes and their buffs or effects in Diablo 4:

### Regular Offensive Affix List

#### Attack Speed affixes

- Increases an x percentage of Attack Speed
- Increases an x percentage of Skill Attack Speed
- Increases an x percentage of Power Attack Speed
- Increases an x percentage of Attack Speed when fighting Minions
- Increases x amount of Attack Speed when Fortified
- Increases an x percentage of Attack Speed for x Seconds after Dodging an Attack
- Increases an x percentage of Weapon Speed

#### Critical Strike affixes

- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Chance
- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Chance to Close-ranged Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Chance to Long-ranged Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Chance to Crowd Controlled Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Chance to Injured Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Chance to Vulnerable Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Chance to Damage type Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Chance of Damage against Elite Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Chance with Skill
- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Chance with Skills
- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Chance with Weapons
- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Damage with Power

Increases an x percentage of Non-Physical Critical Strike Damage

#### Conditional Damage affixes

- Increases an x percentage of Damage when Healthy
- Increases an x percentage of Damage to Close-ranged Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Damage to Long-ranged Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Damage to Elite Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Damage to Healthy Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Damage to Injured Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Damage to Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Damage when Fortified
- Increases an x percentage of Damage when Standing Still
- Increases an x percentage of Damage with Weapons type
- Increases an x percentage of Damage to Enemies Affected by Skill
- Increases an x percentage of Damage to Crowd Controlled Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Damage with Skills that swap to New Weapons
- Increases an x percentage of Damage when Power
- Increases an x percentage of Damage when Shapeshifted
- Increases an x percentage of Damage when in Shapeshifted type of form
- Increases an x percentage of Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Damage over time duration
- Increases an x percentage of Damage to Elite Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Damage for x seconds after dodging an attack
- Increases an x percentage of Main Hand Weapon Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Damage for x seconds after picking up a Blood Orb
- Increases an x percentage of Damage for x Seconds after killing an Elite Enemy

#### Crowd Control affixes

- Increases an x percentage of Damage to Crowd Controlled enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Damage to Crowd Controlled Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Crowd Control Duration
- Increases an x percentage of Chill Application

#### Damage affixes

- Increases Damage stat
- Increases an x percentage of Damage
- Increases Weapon Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Weapon Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Damage Over Time
- Increases an x percentage of Melee Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Non-Physical Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Physical Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Ranged Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Cold Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Fire Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Lightning Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Poison Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Shadow Damage

#### Overpower affixes

- Increases an x percentage of Overpower Chance
- Increases an x percentage of Overpower Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Overpower Damage with Weapons
- Increases an x percentage of Overpower Damage with Skills

#### Primary Stat affixes

- Increases All Stats
- Increases an x percentage of All Stats
- Increases Dexterity
- Increases an x percentage of Dexterity
- Increases Intelligence
- Increases an x percentage of Intelligence
- Increases Strength
- Increases an x percentage of Strength
- Increases Willpower
- Increases an x percentage of Willpower

#### Power affixes

- Increases an x percentage of Item Power Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Item Power Duration
- Increases Cooldown Reduction
- Your Power Cooldown Reduction is increased
- Power Resource Cost Reduction is increased
- Increases a set Resource Cost Reduction

#### Skill affixes

- Increases Rank of All Skills
- Increase a Rank of an x Skill
- Increases x Rank of your Skill
- Increases an x percentage of Skill Duration
- Increases an x percentage of Skill Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Skills Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Skill Cooldown Reduction
- Increases an x percentage of Skill Resource Cost Reduction
- Increases Critical Strike Chance for Skills
- Increases Critical Strike Damage from Skills
- Increases an x percentage of Damage to Enemies Affected by Skills
- Increases an x percentage of Overpower Damage for Skills

#### Vulnerable affixes

- Increases an x percentage of Vulnerable Damage
- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Damage to Vulnerable Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Critical Strike Chance Against Vulnerable Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Damage to Vulnerable Enemies with Skills
- Lucky Hit: Up to x percentage of chance to make your enemy vulnerable for x seconds

#### Necromancer Minion affixes

- Increases an x percentage of Minion Damage
- Increases an x percentage of damage from Minions
- Increases an x percentage of damage when a Minion is active
- Increases an x percentage of attack speed when fighting Minions
- Increases an x percentage of Minion Movement Speed
- Increases an x percentage of bonus Stats inherited by Minions
- Minion Inherit increases an x percentage of your Thorns
- Increases an x percentage of chance per hit to gain Power
- Increases an x percentage of damage for each other minion attacking the enemy
- Increases an x percentage of damage for x seconds after being summoned
- Increases an x percentage of damage when no other Minions are attacking the enemy

### Regular Defensive Affixes List

Here’s the list of all the types of Defensive Affixes in Diablo 4:

#### Armor affixes

- Increases the stats of specific Armor
- Increases an x percentage of total Armor
- Increases an x percentage of total Armor when in Werebear Form
- Increases an x percentage of total Armor when in Werewolf Form
- Increases stats of your equipped Mount Armor

#### Crowd Control affixes

- Increases a set Control Impaired Duration Reduction
- Increases a set Crowd Control type Duration Reduction
- Increases a set Reduced Duration of Enemy Control Impairing Effects

#### Barrier affixes

- Increases an x percentage of Barrier Potency
- Increases an x percentage of Barrier Generation
- Increases an x percentage of Barrier from Ice Armor
- Increases Life as Barrier on kill
- Increases a set damage reduction when you have a barrier
- When injured, your Potion also grants maximum Life as barrier

#### Damage Reduction affixes

- Increases a set Damage Reduction
- Increases a set Close Damage Reduction
- Increases a set Long Damage Reduction
- Increases a set Elite Damage Reduction
- Increases an x percentage of Block Chance
- Increases a set blocked damage Reduction
- Increases a set Damage Reduction when Evading
- Increases a set Damage Reduction when Fortified
- Increases a set Damage Reduction when Healthy
- Increases a set Damage Reduction when Injured
- Increases a set Damage Reduction when Standing Still
- Increases a set Damage Reduction when Control Impaired
- Increases a set Damage Reduction from Close-ranged Enemies
- Increases a set Damage Reduction from Long-ranged Enemies
- Increases a set Damage Reduction from Elite Enemies
- Increases a set Damage Reduction from Vulnerable Enemies
- Increases a set Damage Reduction from Crowd Controlled Enemies
- Increases a set Damage Reduction from enemies.
- Increases a set Damage Reduction from enemies affected by skills.
- Increases a set Damage Reduction for x Seconds after killing an elite Enemy
- Increases a set Damage Reduction when You Have a Barrier
- Increases a set Damage Absorption from Ice Armor
- Increases a set Damage Taken Over Time Reduction
- Increases a set Damage Taken Over Time Reduction
- Increases a set of Reduced Damage from Elites, Bosses, and Players
- Increases a set chance to ignore Damage taken

#### Dodge affixes

- Increases an x percentage of Dodge Chance
- Increases an x percentage of Dodge Chance when Evading
- Increases an x percentage of Dodge Chance against Close-ranged Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Dodge Chance against Distant Enemies
- Increases an x percentage of Dodge Chance against Enemies.

#### Evade affixes

- Increases Max Evade Charges
- Increases an x percentage of Dodge Chance when Evading
- Increases a set Damage Reduction when Evading
- Evading briefly grants set increased Movement Speed
- Attacks Reduce Evade’s Cooldown by x Seconds

#### Fortify affixes

- Increases an x percentage of Bonus Fortify
- Increases an x percentage of Fortify Generation
- Increases an x percentage of Damage Reduction when Fortified
- Increases an x percentage of Chance when Struck to Fortify for x Life

#### Healing affixes

- Increases an x percentage of Healing
- Increases an x percentage of Healing Received
- Increases x Healing Over Time
- Increases an x percentage of Healing Over Time
- Increases x Potion Charges
- Increases an x percentage of Potion Healing
- Increases an x percentage of Potion Healing Speed
- Increases an x percentage of Potion Drop Rate
- Increases an x percentage of Potion Reduced Cooldown
- Increases an x percentage of Heal on Elite, Boss, or Player Kill
- Your Potion also Grants x Seconds of Unstoppable
- Your Potion also Grants Increases a set percentage of Maximum Life as a Barrier
- Your Potion also Restores Increases a set percentage of Resource type
- Increases an x percentage of Blood Orb Healing

#### Life affixes

- Increases an x percentage of Life
- Increase Maximum Life
- Increases an x percentage of Maximum Life
- Increases Life on Kill
- Increases an x percentage of Life on Kill
- Increases Life on Elite Kill
- Restores x amount of Life
- Get x amount of Life Regeneration per Second
- Get x amount of Life Regeneration per Second when Out of Combat
- Get x amount of Life Regeneration when Not Damaged Recently
- Increases an x percentage of Life Steal

#### Necromancer Minion Defense affixes

- Increases an x percentage of Minion Armor
- Increases an x percentage of Armor on Minion
- Get an Armor when Minions are Active
- Increases an x percentage of Bonus Armor when Minions are Active
- Increases an x percentage of Total Armor when Minions are Active
- Increases an x percentage of Minion Life
- Increases an x percentage of Minion Maximum Life
- Increases an x percentage of Minion Resistance to All Elements
- Increases an x percentage of Damage Reduction to Your Minions
- Increases an x percentage of Increased Resistances for Minion
- Increases an x percentage of Minions Inherit

#### Resistances affixes

- Increases an x percentage of Resistance to All Elements
- Increases an x percentage of Cold Resistance
- Increases an x percentage of Fire Resistance
- Increases an x percentage of Lightning Resistance
- Increases an x percentage of Poison Resistance
- Increases an x percentage of Shadow Resistance

#### Thorns Affix

- Increases Thorns
- Increases an x percentage of your Thorns

### Unique Affixes List

As mentioned earlier, every **Unique** type of **gear** **item** has one Unique affix in Diablo 4. So, here’s the list of all Unique Affixes:

#### Windforce

- 10 to 20% chance to deal double and Knock back damage.
- Limited to Rogue classes

#### Butcher’s Cleaver

- Critical Strikes to the enemy have a 100% chance to create Fear and slow them down by 45% for 4 seconds.

#### Asheara’s Khanjar

- Increases your attack speed by 4.5% for 4 seconds.
- Limited to Rogue classes

#### Mother’s Embrace

- When you hit 5 or more enemies using Core Skill, 35% of the Resource cost is refunded.

#### Mad Wolf’s Glee

- Once you hit poisoned enemies with Thrash or Lacerate, they instant deal 25% damage to all remaining enemies.

#### Blood Artisan’s Cuirass

- Free Bone Spirit is spawned once you pick 6 Blood Orbs.
- Limited to Necromancer classes

#### Death Blow

- Creates Shockwave that deals with 16 to 30% damage. You can reset the cooldown by killing enemies.
- Limited to Barbarian classes

#### Temerity

- If you heal beyond 100% maximum life, you get a barrier that lasts within 8 seconds.

#### Gloves of the Illuminator

- Can bounce a Fireball as it explodes each time it hits the ground.

#### Harlequin Crest

- Gain 20% damage reduction with +4 ranks for all of your skills.

#### Waxing Gibbous

- When killing enemies with Shred, gain stealth for 2 seconds.
- Limited to Druid classes

#### Word of Hakan

- The Rain of Arrows is always imbued with all Imbuements at once.
- Limited to Rogue classes

### Legendary Affixes List

**This section is a work in progress. We will update this list with all the Legendary Affixes in Diablo IV as soon we discover them. **

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