With the Horadric Malus in hand fans are able to D2R Items return to Charsi and earn the reward as a result of completing Tools of the Trade. It is the imbuement that is given to a certain item, which grants a randomly selected ability for the piece of gear. It's important to keep in mind that players can only imbue one item this way as a result, so it's advised that they delay until later in game, when they have more advanced gear to switch over to the Malus.
Diablo II: Resurrected Public Test Realm Launches Tomorrow, Ladder Testing is Coming Soon
It seems Diablo II: Resurrected is moving ahead on some long-promised features, because Blizzard has revealed that the game's Public Test Realm (PTR) will begin operations tomorrow. At first it is expected that the PTR is only employed to try out new back-end server items, but Blizzard assures that the testing of the update 2.4 that will finally introduce Ladder Play, is "coming in the near future."
As stated, the update 2.4 includes Ladder play (Diablo's name for a competitive Realm where everyone's progress is evaluated and scored) and buy D2R ladder items some tweaks to mercenaries, and various tweaks to classes. Here's the scoop about mercenaries and ladders below, as well as the new features for different classes right here.