Best Demon Hunter Legendary and Set Items

The most popular Demon Hunter armor, weapons, and Legendary gems at level 70
  • This guide has the most popular armor, weapons, and Legendary gems used by Demon Hunters in Diablo III, with the best in slot Demon Hunter items ranked by popularity.
  • The charts are generated from the data of more than 5 million Diablo III characters. They list the most powerful Demon Hunter Legendary and Set items used by level 70 Demon Hunters who are playing in Diablo III: Reaper of Souls.
  • This gear guide shows the equipment worn by the level 70 Demon Hunters who are actively playing in Reaper of Souls during Patch 2.1. For each weapon and armor slot, there are charts of three groups of Demon Hunters:
    1. The softcore Demon Hunters who are in the bottom 75% of elite monster kills.
    2. The softcore Demon Hunters who are in the top 25% of elite monster kills.
    3. Hardcore Demon Hunters, regardless of elite monster kills.
  • Each chart shows the best Demon Hunter items for a specific item slot. The most used Demon Hunter Legendary and Set items are listed in order of their popularity, and the percentage of Rare items used is at the bottom of the list. This guide shows the most useful gear for level 70 Diablo III PC Demon Hunters, and those in the console Ultimate Evil Edition on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, or Xbox 360. These are the top Demon Hunter items, used for end-game level 70 content like running Nephalem Rifts and Greater Rifts in Adventure Mode, or farming Paragon Levels.
  • This best in slot Demon Hunter gear guide has all the top gear just for Demon Hunters, most of which is dropping now. Any items marked as (Legacy) are older and no longer drop. Some Demon Hunters use those items as they hunt for new gear, to upgrade from the old equipment of patch 2.0 and before. See the Best Legendary and Set Items overview for more information about the Legendary editions, and for charts of the top items across all the classes combined.
  • The Most Popular Demon Hunter Builds and Skills charts reflect the Demon Hunter skills and builds that are used with this elite gear.
Charts Last Updated: January 30, 2015

Demon Hunter Legendary Gems

  • These charts list the Demon Hunter Legendary gem popularity for level 70 Demon Hunters. They include the Demon Hunters who are at the top of the Demon Hunter Greater Rift leaderboards.
  • Select any Legendary gem to see more details about it.
  • The Legendary Gems guide has data for Legendary gem popularity across all the Diablo III classes, and info on how to obtain and upgrade the Legendary gems.

Best Demon Hunter Armor

  • These are charts of the most popular Demon Hunter armor, for each armor and jewelry slot on level 70 Demon Hunters in Reaper of Souls. They include the best Set Demon Hunter armor pieces, and the slots where top Legendary and Rare armor items are most often used. The Demon Hunter best in slot (BiS) armor is listed by popularity.

Demon Hunter Helms

  • These are the most popular Helm items used by level 70 Demon Hunters, worn in the Head slot.

Demon Hunter Shoulders

  • These are the most popular Shoulder items used by level 70 Demon Hunters.

Demon Hunter Amulets

  • These are the most popular Amulet items used by level 70 Demon Hunters, worn in the Neck slot.

Demon Hunter Chests

  • These are the most popular Chest items used by level 70 Demon Hunters, worn in the Torso slot.
Chests used by Lower 75%
Softcore Demon Hunters
ChestsPercent
Marauder's Carapace52.7%
Cindercoat8.5%
Natalya's Embrace5.9%
The Cloak of the Garwulf4.9%
Blackthorne's Surcoat3.2%
Blackfeather3.0%
Beckon Sail2.5%
The Shadow’s Bane2.3%
Cloak of Deception2.2%
Aughild's Rule2.1%
Goldskin1.5%
Cape of the Dark Night1.1%
Tyrael's Might0.9%
Chaingmail0.7%
Other Legendary & Set3.5%
Rare Chests5%
Chests used by Hardcore
Demon Hunters
ChestsPercent
Marauder's Carapace55.8%
Cindercoat6.4%
Natalya's Embrace5.5%
Blackthorne's Surcoat4.5%
The Cloak of the Garwulf4.3%
Beckon Sail3.8%
Aughild's Rule3.4%
Blackfeather2.3%
The Shadow’s Bane1.8%
Goldskin1.6%
Cloak of Deception0.9%
Tyrael's Might0.9%
Cape of the Dark Night0.9%
Chaingmail0.7%
Other Legendary & Set2.7%
Rare Chests4.5%

Demon Hunter Gloves

  • These are the most popular Gloves used by level 70 Demon Hunters, worn in the Hands slot.

Demon Hunter Bracers

  • These are the most popular Bracers used by level 70 Demon Hunters, worn in the Wrists slot.

Demon Hunter Rings

  • These are the most popular Rings used by level 70 Demon Hunters, worn in the two Finger slots.
  • Important Note: Unlike the rest of the item slots, the percentage for Rings on these charts does not add up to 100%. That is because there are two Finger slots on a Diablo III character, and only the Legendary and Set rings used are displayed in these charts. The Finger slots that aren't using these rings have Rare Rings equipped.

Demon Hunter Belts

  • These are the most popular Belt items used by level 70 Demon Hunters, worn in the Waist slot.

Demon Hunter Pants

  • These are the most popular Pants used by level 70 Demon Hunters, worn in the Legs slot.

Demon Hunter Boots

  • These are the most popular Boots used by level 70 Demon Hunters, worn in the Feet slot.

Best Demon Hunter Weapons

  • These charts list the most popular Demon Hunter weapons and off-hands used by level 70 Demon Hunters in Reaper of Souls. The first two sets of charts list the weapon types and off-hand types that are most popular with level 70 Demon Hunters.
  • The weapon charts below list the best Demon Hunter weapons in patch 2.1. The best in slot Demon Hunter weapons are listed by popularity for the Legendary and Set weapons.
  • See the Most Popular Demon Hunter Builds for the top Demon Hunter builds and skills used with these weapons.

Demon Hunter Main Hand Weapon Types

  • These are the most popular weapon types that Demon Hunters equip in their main hand. The display at the top of the charts shows how many Demon Hunters use One-Handed weapons versus Two-Handed weapons.
Main Hand Weapon Types
Used by Lower 75%
Softcore Demon Hunters
One-Handed usage48.0%
Two-Handed usage52.0%
Weapon TypePercent
Hand Crossbow47.8%
Two-Handed Bow36.3%
Two-Handed Crossbow15.7%
Sword0.1%
Main Hand Weapon Types
Used by Top 25%
Softcore Demon Hunters
One-Handed usage38.3%
Two-Handed usage61.7%
Weapon TypePercent
Two-Handed Bow44.4%
Hand Crossbow38.2%
Two-Handed Crossbow17.3%
Main Hand Weapon Types
Used by Hardcore Demon Hunters
One-Handed usage41.6%
Two-Handed usage58.4%
Weapon TypePercent
Hand Crossbow41.4%
Two-Handed Bow40.7%
Two-Handed Crossbow17.7%
Sword0.1%

Demon Hunter Off-Hand Types

  • These charts show the types of items that Demon Hunters equip at level 70 in their Off-Hand slot, if they have something in that slot.
Off-Hand Types
Used by Lower 75%
Softcore Demon Hunters
Off-Hand TypePercent
Quiver89.5%
Hand Crossbow10.3%
Shield0.2%
Off-Hand Types
Used by Top 25%
Softcore Demon Hunters
Off-Hand TypePercent
Quiver92.8%
Hand Crossbow7.1%
Shield0.1%
Off-Hand Types
Used by Hardcore Demon Hunters
Off-Hand TypePercent
Quiver92.5%
Hand Crossbow6.8%
Shield0.7%

Demon Hunter One-Handed Weapons

  • These are the One-Handed weapon items that Demon Hunters equip at level 70 in their main hand, of the Demon Hunters who are using One-Handed weapons.
Main Hand (One-Hand) Weapons
Used by Lower 75%
Softcore Demon Hunters
One-Hand WeaponsPercent
Natalya's Slayer31.0%
Helltrapper17.0%
Danetta's Revenge8.1%
Danetta's Spite8.0%
Calamity5.8%
Dawn4.4%
K'mar Tenclip4.0%
Izzuccob3.8%
Hallowed Condemnation3.6%
Balefire Caster (Legacy)3.0%
Blitzbolter2.7%
Balefire Caster2.0%
Calamity (Legacy)0.1%
Rare One-Hand Weapons6.5%
Main Hand (One-Hand) Weapons
Used by Top 25%
Softcore Demon Hunters
One-Hand WeaponsPercent
Natalya's Slayer34.7%
Helltrapper22.6%
Calamity16.5%
Danetta's Revenge6.0%
Danetta's Spite5.8%
Balefire Caster (Legacy)2.6%
Dawn2.5%
Balefire Caster2.4%
Izzuccob2.1%
K'mar Tenclip2.1%
Hallowed Condemnation1.0%
Blitzbolter0.7%
Calamity (Legacy)0.1%
Rare One-Hand Weapons0.90000000000001%
Main Hand (One-Hand) Weapons
Used by Hardcore Demon Hunters
One-Hand WeaponsPercent
Natalya's Slayer36.1%
Helltrapper8.9%
Calamity8.6%
Danetta's Revenge8.3%
Danetta's Spite8.2%
K'mar Tenclip4.0%
Dawn4.0%
Izzuccob4.0%
Hallowed Condemnation3.5%
Balefire Caster3.1%
Blitzbolter3.0%
Balefire Caster (Legacy)2.1%
Rare One-Hand Weapons6.2%

Demon Hunter Two-Handed Weapons

  • These are the Two-Handed weapon items that Demon Hunters equip at level 70, of the Demon Hunters who use Two-Handed weapons.
Two-Handed Weapons
Used by Lower 75%
Softcore Demon Hunters
Two-Hand WeaponsPercent
Etrayu22.4%
Kridershot8.1%
Unbound Bolt7.4%
The Raven's Wing7.1%
Windforce6.9%
Buriza-Do Kyanon6.6%
Arcane Barb5.2%
Manticore5.2%
Leonine Bow of Hashir4.8%
Hellrack3.4%
Sydyru Crust3.1%
Demon Machine3.0%
Cluckeye3.0%
Pus Spitter2.0%
Other Legendary & Set7.3%
Rare Two-Hand Weapons4.5%
Two-Handed Weapons
Used by Top 25%
Softcore Demon Hunters
Two-Hand WeaponsPercent
Etrayu35.4%
Kridershot18.0%
Arcane Barb8.3%
Buriza-Do Kyanon6.7%
Windforce5.0%
The Raven's Wing4.4%
Unbound Bolt4.1%
Manticore3.8%
Hellrack2.5%
Demon Machine2.5%
Pus Spitter1.4%
Cluckeye1.3%
Chanon Bolter1.1%
Bakkan Caster1.1%
Uskang1.0%
Other Legendary & Set3.1%
Rare Two-Hand Weapons0.30000000000001%
Two-Handed Weapons
Used by Hardcore Demon Hunters
Two-Hand WeaponsPercent
Etrayu23.5%
Kridershot8.2%
Buriza-Do Kyanon7.7%
Unbound Bolt7.3%
Leonine Bow of Hashir6.8%
Windforce6.7%
The Raven's Wing6.6%
Arcane Barb6.1%
Manticore4.2%
Demon Machine3.1%
Cluckeye2.8%
Sydyru Crust2.7%
Hellrack2.7%
Pus Spitter1.9%
Other Legendary & Set6.3%
Rare Two-Hand Weapons3.4%

Demon Hunter Off-Hand Weapons

  • These are the Off-Hand weapons that Demon Hunters equip at level 70, of the Demon Hunters who are dual-wielding.
Off-Hand Weapons
Used by Lower 75%
Softcore Demon Hunters
Off-Hand WeaponsPercent
Danetta's Spite19.2%
Danetta's Revenge18.7%
Natalya's Slayer9.2%
Helltrapper5.7%
K'mar Tenclip5.7%
Hallowed Condemnation5.4%
Dawn5.0%
Calamity4.9%
Izzuccob4.7%
Blitzbolter4.6%
Balefire Caster (Legacy)4.0%
Balefire Caster1.8%
Calamity (Legacy)0.1%
Danetta's Spite (Legacy)0.1%
Rare Off-Hand Weapons10.9%
Off-Hand Weapons
Used by Top 25%
Softcore Demon Hunters
Off-Hand WeaponsPercent
Danetta's Revenge21.8%
Danetta's Spite21.7%
Calamity13.9%
Natalya's Slayer13.4%
K'mar Tenclip5.7%
Balefire Caster (Legacy)4.7%
Helltrapper4.3%
Dawn3.8%
Izzuccob3.7%
Hallowed Condemnation2.3%
Balefire Caster1.8%
Blitzbolter1.4%
Calamity (Legacy)0.1%
Natalya's Redemption (Old Legacy)0.1%
Other Legendary & Set0.1%
Rare Off-Hand Weapons1.2%
Off-Hand Weapons
Used by Hardcore Demon Hunters
Off-Hand WeaponsPercent
Danetta's Spite23.2%
Danetta's Revenge22.6%
Natalya's Slayer8.0%
Calamity5.7%
K'mar Tenclip4.9%
Blitzbolter4.6%
Helltrapper4.6%
Hallowed Condemnation4.3%
Dawn4.1%
Izzuccob3.6%
Balefire Caster (Legacy)2.5%
Balefire Caster2.2%
Rare One-Hand Weapons9.7%

Demon Hunter Off-Hand Holdables

  • These are the Holdable items that Demon Hunters equip the most at level 70, of the Demon Hunters who are using an Off-Hand that is not a weapon.

Best Overall Demon Hunter Gear

  • These charts list the most popular Legendary and Set items for Demon Hunters in Diablo III, in any slot. All the best Demon Hunter Legendary and Set items are found here, whether they are weapons or armor.
  • The chart on the left shows the Legendary and Set items worn the most by softcore Demon Hunters in the Lower 75% of Elite Kills. The chart on the right lists that data for the softcore Demon Hunters who are in the Top 25% of Elite Kills.
Lower 75% Demon Hunters
ItemSlotPercent
1Marauder's SpinesShoulders61.3%
2Marauder's EncasementLegs60.1%
3Marauder's TreadsFeet57.2%
4Marauder's VisageHead56.7%
5Ring of Royal GrandeurFinger55.8%
6Marauder's CarapaceTorso52.7%
7Bombardier's RucksackOff-Hand42.0%
8Marauder's GlovesHands30.5%
9Tasker and TheoHands25.8%
10Reaper's WrapsWrists24.2%
11Stone of JordanFinger22.9%
12The Witching HourWaist18.6%
13Hellcat WaistguardWaist18.3%
14Natalya's ReflectionFinger12.3%
15EtrayuTwo-Handed11.7%
16MagefistHands11.5%
17Steady StrikersWrists10.7%
18OuroborosNeck9.7%
19The Traveler's PledgeNeck9.6%
20Blackthorne's Duncraig CrossNeck9.1%
21UnityFinger8.8%
22Natalya's Bloody FootprintsFeet8.6%
23CindercoatTorso8.5%
24Leoric's SignetFinger8.4%
25Meticulous BoltsOff-Hand7.8%
ItemSlotPercent
Top 25% Demon Hunters
ItemSlotPercent
1Marauder's SpinesShoulders90.2%
2Marauder's EncasementLegs89.5%
3Marauder's TreadsFeet87.4%
4Marauder's VisageHead83.9%
5Ring of Royal GrandeurFinger83.6%
6Marauder's CarapaceTorso76.7%
7Bombardier's RucksackOff-Hand71.2%
8The Witching HourWaist52.4%
9Tasker and TheoHands52.4%
10Stone of JordanFinger44.5%
11Reaper's WrapsWrists33.1%
12Marauder's GlovesHands30.2%
13EtrayuTwo-Handed21.9%
14UnityFinger17.4%
15Steady StrikersWrists15.2%
16CindercoatTorso13.3%
17Natalya's ReflectionFinger11.3%
18KridershotTwo-Handed11.1%
19Slave BondsWrists10.8%
20Lacuni ProwlersWrists10.4%
21Hellcat WaistguardWaist10.0%
22The Traveler's PledgeNeck9.9%
23Harrington WaistguardWaist9.7%
24MagefistHands9.7%
25OuroborosNeck9.4%
ItemSlotPercent
All Hardcore Demon Hunters
ItemSlotPercent
1Ring of Royal GrandeurFinger66.1%
2Marauder's EncasementLegs63.4%
3Marauder's SpinesShoulders63.4%
4Marauder's VisageHead60.5%
5Marauder's TreadsFeet59.4%
6Marauder's CarapaceTorso55.8%
7Bombardier's RucksackOff-Hand47.9%
8Marauder's GlovesHands36.8%
9Tasker and TheoHands26.1%
10Stone of JordanFinger23.4%
11Reaper's WrapsWrists21.7%
12Krelm's Buff BracersWrists19.5%
13Blackthorne's Duncraig CrossNeck15.4%
14Blackthorne's Notched BeltWaist14.2%
15Krelm's Buff BeltWaist13.9%
16EtrayuTwo-Handed13.7%
17Natalya's ReflectionFinger12.3%
18The Traveler's PledgeNeck11.7%
19UnityFinger11.0%
20Aughild's SearchWrists10.7%
21The Witching HourWaist10.4%
22Hellcat WaistguardWaist9.9%
23Aughild's PowerShoulders9.3%
24OuroborosNeck8.5%
25String of EarsWaist8.5%
ItemSlotPercent
  • This chart lists the most popular Legendary and Set items for all level 70 hardcore Demon Hunters in Diablo III.
  • Since they must be more cautious when farming for gear, hardcore Demon Hunters do not gain the same number of Legendary or Set items on average as a softcore Demon Hunter. Because of this, there are fewer items widely used across level 70 hardcore Demon Hunters, compared to the Legendary and Set items popular with the softcore Demon Hunters.
See the Most Popular Demon Hunter Builds and Skills for the builds used along with these top Demon Hunter items!
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