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[3.15 PoE Build] Frost Blades Ranger (Raider)

Intro & build description

An amazing build to try once you have accumulated some currency in the upcoming Expedition League. While I wouldn’t recommend this build when starting in a new league, an experienced player can definitely pull it off. The build is definitely not a sleeper build and you will actually need to play the game and pay attention to stay alive and deal damage but it is part of the fun, to begin with.

 

 

Build Pros

  • Insane damage
  • Very fast clear speed
  • Satisfying gameplay
  • Quite tanky
  • Can do most content

Build Cons

  • This build can get quite expensive

Passive tree(s) and Path of Building

[3.15] Full Build
PoB Link

Bandits

Bandits Quest Choice
Kill all bandits

Ascendancy skill points

LabyrinthsSkill point choice
Labyrinth 1Way of the Poacher
Labyrinth 2Avatar of the Slaughter
Labyrinth 3Quartz Infusion
Endgame LabyrinthAvatar of the Veil

Skill gem setup

Helm


Flame Dash

Second Wind Support

Increased Duration Support

Steelskin


Body Armor


Frost Blades

Fortify Support

Elemental Damage with Attack Skills Support

Multistrike Support

Added Cold Damage Support

Ice Bite Support


Gloves


Ancestral Protector

Multiple Totems Support

Culling Strike Support

Vaal Ancestral Warchief


Boots


Flesh and Stone

Herald of Ice

Precision

Enlighten Support


2h Weapon


None


1h Weapon


Whirling Blades

Faster Attacks Support

Lifetap Support


Offhand weapon / shield


Portal

Less Duration Support

Faster Casting Support



Build uniques / Example rare gear


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Helmet

Rare Helm

Rare helm with life and elemental resistances.

 

Once you acquire some currency, a great upgrade is having a helm with  ”Nearby Enemies have -% to cold resistance” mod.


Body Armour

Rare Body Armour

Rare armor with high life, elemental resistances and attacks have #% critical strike chance.

 

Absolutely best in slot item is Replica Farrul’s Fur but this item is very expensive.


Gloves

Rare Gloves

Rare gloves with life, elemental resistances and maximum frenzy charges if you can afford such gloves.


Boots

Darkray Vectors

Amazing pair of boots that costs next to nothing. As they are very cheap to come by, I don’t recommend using any other boots for the build as a substitute as extra frenzy charge is too strong.


Left Ring

Rare Ring

Rare ring with life, elemental resistances and  flat cold damage.


Right Ring

Rare Ring

Rare ring with life, elemental resistances and Assassin’s Mark on hit. If you can afford, get the ring with  increased elemental damage or flat cold damage.


Amulet

Replica Hyrri's Truth

Best in slot amulet for the build. Until you get the Replica Hyrri’s Truth use rare amulet with life, global critical strike multiplier and elemental resistances.


Belt

Rare Stygian Vise

Rare Stygian Vise with life and high elemental resistances.

 


1Hand Weapon

Paradoxica

Key item. Use any rare or unique weapon you can get at the time until you farm up currency for Paradoxica.


Offhand

Rare Shield

Rare shield with high life , elemental resistances and possibly some stats for gem/item requirements.


Jewel

Fight for Survival

Build requires two of these jewels.


Jewel

Watcher's Eye

If you can afford, get the Watcher’s Eye with damage while affected by Precision/Hatred.


Jewel

Lethal Pride

Socket the jewel next to Fervour and Heartseeker notables.


Jewel

Rare Jewels

  1. Maximum life
  2. Flat cold damage to attacks
  3. Critical strike multiplier
  4. Chance to gain onslaught on kill

Jewel

Cluster Jewels

Mods to look for:

Fuel the Fight

Gladiator’s Fortitude

Smite the Weak

Disorienting Display

Prismatic Heart

Vengeful Commander


Flask

Flask Setup

  1. Bubbling Divine Life Flask of Staunching
  2. Chemist’s Diamond Flask of Warding
  3. Atziri’s Promise
  4. Bottled Faith
  5. Cinderswallow Urn


Feel free to share your thoughts/experiences/tips about the build in comments section below.

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