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[3.15 PoE Build] Crit Lacerate Duelist (Slayer)

Intro & build description

An amazing and straightforward build to pick if you are into strong melee builds. With currency and time investment, this build can do all the content game has to offer while providing fast-paced and satisfying gameplay.

Build Pros

  • Cheap to begin with. Great league starter build
  • Tanky
  • Very high single target as well as AoE damage
  • Fast clear speed

Build Cons

  • You have to pay attention when playing

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 1Headsman
Labyrinth 2Bane of Legends
Labyrinth 3Brutal Fervor
Endgame LabyrinthEndless Hunger

Skill gem setup


Summon Ice Golem


Cast When Damage Taken Support

Immortal Call

Body Armor


Fortify Support

Melee Physical Damage Support

Multistrike Support

Brutality Support

Ruthless Support


Enduring Cry

Second Wind Support

Blood and Sand

Dread Banner



Ancestral Protector

Flesh and Stone

Maim Support

2h Weapon


Leap Slam

Endurance Charge on Melee Stun Support

Power Charge on Critical Support

Blood Magic Support

Increased Area of Effect Support

1h Weapon


Offhand weapon / shield


Build uniques / Example rare gear

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Rare Helm

Grab a helm with high life and elemental resistances.

Body Armour

Rare Armor

Get a chest with critical strike chance for attacks and high life. Absolute best chest would be to get frenzy charges as well as critical strike chance rolled on the chest which can get kind of expensive.


Rare Gloves

Regular pair of gloves with high life and elemental resistances. If resistances are capped, you can go for attack speed or physical damage.


If you have currency, getting vulnerability corruption on gloves would skyrocket the damage.


Rare Boots

Boots with high life, movement speed and elemental resistances.


If you have currency, get a paid with Tailwind.

Left Ring

Rare Ring

Regular ring with life and elemental resistances.

Right Ring

Rare Ring

Regular ring with life, elemental resistances or stats. If stats and resistances are capped, you can go for damage.


Rare Amulet

Rare amulet with critical strike multiplier, critical strike chance and life. Any additional stats are welcome but these amulets tend to get pricy. Get the amulet you can afford.


Rare Belt

Rare belt with high life, elemental resistances. If you get lucky or have currency, get armor or % life as well.

2Hand Weapon

Exquisite Blade

Rare Exquisite Blade with high pDPS and high critical strike chance is out BiS item. Try to get as much DPS as possible. The weapon you get will depend on your budget.


Watcher's Eye

Watcher’s Eye you can get depends on your budget. Impales you inflict last 2 additional hits while using pride is amazing.


Rare Jewels

Look for mods including critical strike multiplier, life, physical damage, area of effect damage and critical strike chance.


Flask Setup

  1. Bottled Faith
  2. Surgeon’s Silver Flask of Heat
  3. Flagellant’s Diamond Flask of the Order
  4. Enduring Eternal Mana Flask of Warding
  5. Lion’s Roar

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

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