Elemental skills have a chance to trigger a powerful attack that deals 200–250% weapon damage:
Proc damage = proc mod * min_max weapon damage * primary mod * +% element
proc mod: proc's damage coefficient, often displayed on the item.
min_max weapon damage = minimum weapon damage or maximum weapon damage
primary mod = 1 + (primary attribute/100)
+% element = sum of all relevant +% element bonuses
The following videos showcase two of the elemental proc effects.
This item can only drop at level 70.
One of 3 Magic Properties (varies)
One of 7 Magic Properties (varies)
+3 Random Magic Properties
As of Patch 2.1.2 January 13th, 2015) the following changes were made to this item:
This weapon was a collaborative project by the Diablo 3 community. The entire direction and design behind the weapon was voted upon by the players. Here is a list of the corresponding blogs and polls that helped create the Shard of Hate. You can find more information about the project here.
“Would that all the misbegotten spawn of my wayward daughter had but one heart I might plunge this through, so that they all might enjoy the gift of my pitiless ire.”-Mephisto to Hephasto, Chief Weaponsmith of the Burning Hells, upon the delivery of this blade