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[3.15 PoE Build] Lightning Arrow Ranger (Raider)

Intro & build description

An amazing ranged build to start with, in the upcoming Scourge League if you are still unsure on what to play. The build is easy to start with and scales incredibly well with levels and currency invested. In no time you will be breezing through maps and farming up the currency as Raider ascendancy helps to achieve very fast clear speeds.

Build Pros

  • Very fast movement speed and clear speed
  • Can be played as the first character in a new league
  • High damage
  • High evasion/dodge chance
  • Decent life

Build Cons

  • Can't do elemental reflect map

Passive tree(s) and Path of Building

[3.15] Full Build
PoB Link


Bandits Quest Choice
Kill all bandits

Ascendancy skill points

LabyrinthsSkill point choice
Labyrinth 1Way of the Poacher
Labyrinth 2Avatar of the Slaughter
Labyrinth 3Rapid Assault
Endgame LabyrinthAvatar of the Chase

Skill gem setup



Withering Step

Second Wind Support


Body Armor

Lightning Arrow

Elemental Damage with Attacks Support

Added Cold Damage Support

Ice Bite Support

Inspiration Support

Mirage Archer Support



Herald of Ice


Enlighten Support


Herald of Thunder

Hextouch Support

Elemental Weakness

Frost Bomb

2h Weapon


Barrage Support

Hypothermia Support

Ice Bite Support

Inspiration Support

Elemental Damage with Attacks Support

1h Weapon


Offhand weapon / shield


Build uniques / Example rare gear

Tip: Click on the item to view it on PoE Wiki or to view similar rare items in poe.trade


Rare Helm

Rare helm with high life and elemental resistances.

Body Armour

Rare Body Armor

Body armor with attacks have #% to critical strike chance and high life. If you can afford, get the chest with additional curse as well. Otherwise, craft elemental resistances.



Amazing gloves considering how cheap they are and value they bring. Use rare gloves with life and elemental resistances if you prefer tankyness to damage.


Darkray Vectors

Darkray Vectors are one of the best boots raider can have as we scale incredibly well based on the frenzy charges we have. They are very strong and cheap pair of boots you can get very early on.

Left Ring

Circle of Regret

Get the ring with reduced reservation and buff effect or damage while affected by Herald of Thunder.

Right Ring

Rare Ring

Rare ring with life and curse enemies with frostbite on hit. Additional mods depend on your budget. If possible, try to get some resistances as well.


Rare Amulet

Amulet with life, global critical strike multiplier. If you can afford, elemental resistance penetration or cold damage penetration is an amazing option.

Try to get some intelligence or strength for item/gem requirements.


Rare Stygian Vise

Rare belt with life and Aspect of the Cat mod. If you can afford, get a belt with elemental resistances as well.

2Hand Weapon


Build uses this bow. Use any bows you can get until you acquire Hopeshredder.


Rare Quiver

Rare quiver with life, critical strike multiplier and bow bow attacks fire an additional arrow.


An amazing mod to have is flat added cold damage per frenzy charge but it might be get expensive. If you can, get increased attack speed as well.


Thread of Hope (Large Ring)

Socket this jewel next to the Fervour notable to grab Aspect of the Eagle, King of the Hill and Master Fletcher for free.


Watcher's Eye

Get Watcher’s eye with increased critical strike chance while affected by hatred or precision. Or get the watcher’s eye with % increased damage while affected by hatred or precision.


Rare Jewels

  1. Increased maximum life
  2. Flat lightning or cold damage
  3. Global critical strike multiplier
  4. Increased damage or critical strike chance


Cluster Jewels

Rolls to look for:


Feed the Fury

Fuel the Fight

Martial Prowess


Eye to Eye


Peak Vigour

Spiked Concoction

Wish for Death


Surging Vitality



Flask Setup

  1. Experimenter’s Diamond Flask of Staunching
  2. Dying Sun
  3. Bottled Faith
  4. The Wise Oak
  5. Alchemist’s Quartz Flask of the Order

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

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