Superior Rune of Vampirism

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Superior Rune of Vampirism.png

Superior Rune of Vampirism

Req. level
Standard, Research
Silver coin 16 Copper coin
Game link
Trading post
External links

Double-click to apply to a piece of armor.

(1): +25 Power.png Power
(2): +35 Vitality.png Vitality
(3): +50 Power.png Power
(4): +65 Vitality.png Vitality
(5): +100 Power.png Power
(6): +125 Vitality.png Vitality

— In-game description



Superior Rune of Vampirism
Recipe sheet superior rune.pngRecipe: Rune of Vampirism
Upgrade Component
Output qty.
Armorsmith tango icon 20px.png Armorsmith
Leatherworker tango icon 20px.png Leatherworker
Tailor tango icon 20px.png Tailor
Req. rating
Chat link

Extracted from[edit]


  • The prices for armor that contains this are as follows, though it may be more efficient to buy the rune directly from the Trading Post instead:
Item Trading post
Buy Sell
Scallywag Greaves.pngBerserker's Scallywag Greaves of Vampirism
Seer Gloves.pngBerserker's Seer Gloves of Vampirism
Seer Mantle.pngBerserker's Seer Mantle of Vampirism
Sneakthief Coat.pngBerserker's Sneakthief Coat of Vampirism
Sneakthief Gloves.pngBerserker's Sneakthief Gloves of Vampirism
Scallywag Helm.pngCarrion Scallywag Helm of Vampirism (Account bound) (Account bound)
Scallywag Helm.pngCarrion Scallywag Helm of Vampirism
Scallywag Gauntlets.pngCleric's Scallywag Gauntlets of Vampirism
Seer Gloves.pngCleric's Seer Gloves of Vampirism
Sneakthief Coat.pngCleric's Sneakthief Coat of Vampirism
Sneakthief Coat.pngRampager's Sneakthief Coat of Vampirism
Sneakthief Sandals.pngRampager's Sneakthief Sandals of Vampirism
Scallywag Chest.pngRurik's Chestguard
Scallywag Gauntlets.pngRurik's Gauntlets
Scallywag Greaves.pngRurik's Greaves
Scallywag Helm.pngRurik's Helm
Scallywag Legs.pngRurik's Legplates
Scallywag Pauldrons.pngRurik's Pauldrons
Scallywag Helm.pngShaman's Scallywag Helm of Vampirism
Scallywag Legs.pngShaman's Scallywag Legs of Vampirism
Scallywag Pauldrons.pngShaman's Scallywag Pauldrons of Vampirism
Seer Pants.pngShaman's Seer Pants of Vampirism

Version history[edit]

For a detailed rune history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 22, 2023 Secrets of the Obscure release:
  • 6th bonus adjusted with the introduction of the Relic system.
August 17, 2021
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the healing from the 6-piece rune bonus to fail to activate when killing enemies in certain content types or locations.
November 26, 2018
  • Fixed a bug in which the 6-piece bonus of this rune set healed defeated players.
November 13, 2018

Rune update:

  1. Unchanged
  2. +35 Vitality
  3. Unchanged
  4. +65 Vitality
  5. Unchanged
  6. +10% Maximum Health; restore 10% of your health upon killing a foe.
May 20, 2016
  • Fixed a bug that disabled the leeching aspect of this rune from dealing damage. Fixed a bug that added healing power contribution to this item.
April 19, 2016
  • Several skills and traits have had their Life Steal functionality standardized, fixing several exploits and bugs across the game:
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Changed the sixth bonus to stealing life when dropping below 25% life.
September 29, 2015
  • Updated this rune so that profession abilities are no longer able to be used while transformed by this rune set.
May 19, 2015
  • Updated the sixth tier ability (mist form) to activate when struck while under 25% health, and profession-specific skills are no longer usable.
March 16, 2015
  • The fourth bonus (steal life when using a healing skill) of this rune set will now function properly after resurrection.
April 15, 2014 Rune rework update:
  1. Unchanged.
  2. Increased chance to trigger from 5 to 15%, Increased cooldown from 15 to 25 seconds.
  3. Unchanged.
  4. Unchanged.
  5. Increased power bonus from 90 to 100.
  6. Increased health threshold from 10 to 20%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Superior Rune of Vampirism has been added to the game.