Harlequin Crest is a unique Shako. Besides its bonuses to skills, life, mana and damage reduction, Harlequin Crest (often referred to by the community as simply "Shako") also bestows a very high boost to magic find, which can be boosted by socketing the helmet with an Ist Rune or Perfect Topaz. Diablo II Helms, Elite items. Shako is the elite version of a Cap. Harlequin Crest (Diablo II) Diablo Wiki. 21 Feb Why Shako? I've seen lots of people talk about using a Shako as their preferred helm, but I can't figure out why. I've found a couple, and this is.
Harlequin Crest. Shako. Defense: (varies) Required Level: Required Strength: Durability: 12 +2 To All Skills + ( Per Character Level) To Life (Based On Character Level) + ( Per Character Level) To Mana ( Based On Character Level) Damage Reduced By 10% 50% Better Chance of Getting. Yes i'm a newb, but i just found one. I figured they'd be some godly item the way everyone talks about them, but it's just a non-magic leather hat with def. What am i missing? Donnie: Why do you wear that stupid bunny suit? Frank: Why are you wearing that stupid man suit?. For Diablo II: Lord of Destruction on the PC, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "Is there anywhere better than Hell Mephisto to find a Harlequin Crest Shako?".
28 Jun Harlequin Crest is an elite Unique Helm with an item level of 69 and a Character Level requirement of One of the most popular unique helms in the game, the Harlequin Crest (or "SHAKO!") provides huge bonuses to life and mana, as well as +skills, big magic find, and even damage reduction. Quote (lapu_ta @ Mar 25 am). iirc diablo nm. No Diablo in nightmare has a mlvl of 62 so he can drop a regular shako although I have a feeling this fellow is looking for a Harlequin Crest. I honestly don't feel like looking through all of the monsters but Baal in nightmare has a mlvl of 75 so he can.