Game Arcane Statistics page shows a lot of magic values and it has no tooltips to expain how values calulated. At the same time values on this page play big role in result damage. Understanding where those numbers come from, can leds you to correct desigino what weapon to use, with what stats (physical damange, magic damange, one or two handed).
For example, when you see Arcane Statistics weapon damange - those values will be applied to enemies every hit, crit damange will be multiplyer for those values. Sometimes you find weapon 85 level can be better then legendary weapon for no reason, but when you understand where those numbers come from and how it calculated you can choice correct weapon with ease.
- Arcane Statistics [Critical Damage] = Character Panel [max value Weapon Damage] * Arcane Statistics [Critical Damage Bonus]
- Character Panel [max value Weapon Damage] = Arcane Statistics [max value Physical Damage + Elemental Damages Fire + Ice + Electric + Poison]
- Arcane Statistics [Physical Damage] = Weapon Physical Damage * Character Panel [Strength %] * [Weapons Expertise or Wand Masteries %]
- Arcane Statistics [Elemental Damage] = Weapon Elemental Damage [Ice, Fire, Electric, Poison] * Character Panel [Strength % + Magic %] * [Weapons Expertise or Wand Masteries %] * Arcane Statistics [Elemental Damage %]
The only skull you can get at specific location and specific level. You can harvest it on side quest flood with water and maze of platos. Used to be any quest drop such skull but it have been patched by developers.