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Life Stealing (Diablo II)
Total Leech = Total Physical Damage * (Leech%) * (Penalty) * (Drain Effectiveness)
Your Leech percent is the summed total of all your "Percent Life Stolen" mods from gear or skills. The Penalty is a percent modifier based on difficulty. Drain effectiveness is a multiplier stat that each monster type has, and is also based on difficulty. You can find the Drain effectiveness by looking up different monsters. Some monsters such as skeletons have drain mods of 0, meaning you cannot steal life from them.
|Diablo II Item Mods|
|Absorbs • Blinds on Hit • Cannot be Frozen • Crushing Blow • Deadly Strike • Ignore Defense • Life Stealing • Open Wounds • Slows Target|