[2.5] Ngamahu’s Flame Cyclone Raider

Intro & build description

Haven’t played cyclone yet? Well, this is your chance. Most satisfying to play cyclone build currently out there. Only requirement is Ngamahu’s Flame, you can do fine with any rare axe till you farm up currency to buy one. Straightforward gameplay, spin into packs and kill everything in matter of seconds while dropping Molten Burst procs for even more damage.

Build Summary:

Keystones-

Point Blank

Iron Grip

Resolute Technique

Vaal Pact

184% increased maximum life

4x jewel sockets

7x frenzy charges

Build Pros

  • Very fun, fast paced gameplay

  • Guardians/Shaper Viable

  • Can do most map mods

  • Easy breach farming

  • Breachlords viable

Build Cons

  • Elemental Reflect can be harsh without Vaal Pact

  • Axe is not cheap at this moment (50+ chaos)


Passive tree(s)

Final Build

Bandits

Normal Cruel Merciless
Help Oak Help Kraityn Help Kraityn

Ascendancy skill points

Normal Labyrinth Cruel Labyrinth Merciless Labyrinth Endgame Labyrinth (Uber Lab)
Way of the Poacher Avatar of the Slaughter Quartz Infusion Avatar of the Veil




Skill gem setup

Helm

Blood Magic Faster Attacks Leap Slam Foritfy

Body Armor

Cyclone Melee Physical Dmage Weapon Elemental Damage Increased Area Effect Elemental Focus Added Fire Damage

Gloves

Flammability Summon Flame Golem Herald of Ash Blasphemy

Boots

Vaal Haste Vaal Lightning Trap Increased Duration Ancestral Warchief

2h Weapon

Weapon Elemental Damage Fire Penetration Added Fire Damage Concentrated Effect Greater Multiple Projectiles Physical Projectile Attack Damage

1h Weapon

None


Offhand weapon / shield

None


Build uniques / Example rare gear

2Hand Weapon

Ngamahu's Flame

Key item for this build! Must have.


Amulet

Xoph's Blood

Great amulet to have for this build, since 10% fire penetration is huge dps boost. Not necessity though, any unique or rare amulet will do just fine.


Body Armour

Carcass Jack

Increases builds clear speed and damage. Great chest for the build.


Boots

Titan Greaves

Stat priority:
1) Movement Speed
2) Life
3) Resistances
4) Armour
Note:

Try to find boots with at least 25 % movement speed, 30% is ideal. Even if you have to sacrifice little bit of life or resistances


Gloves

Titan Gauntlets

Stat priority:
1) Life
2) Resistances
3) Attack Speed
4) Armour


Helmet

Devoto's Devotion

Any rare helm with life and resistances is fine if you want to go tanky or if you are fining it hard to cap resistances.

Stat priority:
1) Life
2) Resistances
3) Armour


Belt

Leather Belt

Stat priority:
1) Life
2) Resistances
3) Weapon Elemental Damage
4) Armour
Note:

Belts with these four options can get expensive, belt with life and resistances will do just fine.


Left Ring

Two-Stone Ring

Stat priority:
1) Life
2) Resistances
3) Stats
4) Weapon Elemental Damage or Attack speed
Note:

Try to get intelligence and dexterity on rings as well, to meet requirements for gear/gems.


Right Ring

Two-Stone Ring

Stat priority:
1) Life
2) Resistances
3) Stats
4) Weapon Elemental Damage or Attack speed
Note:

Try to get intelligence and dexterity on rings as well, to meet requirements for gear/gems.



Gameplay