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[3.15 PoE Build] LL COC Ice Nova Witch (Elementalist)

Intro & build description

Low Life Cast on Crit builds usually are not that cheap to start with but the satisfaction of playing such build is well worth the investment. If you haven’t played fast-paced or cast on crit builds previously and have some currency to spare, this might be the build for you.

Build Pros

  • Insane damage
  • Super fast clearspeed
  • Satisfying gameplay
  • Great map farmer, breezing through maps seamlessly

Build Cons

  • Energy shield build
  • Can't do elemental reflect maps

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 1Mastermind of Discord
Labyrinth 2Heart of Destruction
Labyrinth 3Liege of the Primordial
Endgame LabyrinthElemancer

Skill gem setup



Cast On Critical Strike Support

Inspiration Support

Vaal Ice Nova

Body Armor

Summon Flame Golem

Flame Dash


Arcane Surge Support

Elemental Weakness

Hextouch Support



Bonechill Support

Enlighten Support

Summon Skitterbots


Summon Lightning Golem

Herald of Ice

Summon Ice Golem

Summon Chaos Golem

2h Weapon


1h Weapon

Frost Bomb


Power Charge On Critical Support

Offhand weapon / shield




Build uniques / Example rare gear

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Rare Helmet

Elder influenced helmet crafted using Essence of Horror for more elemental damage as well as hypothermia or concentrated effect.

Body Armour

Shavronne's Wrappings

Shavronne’s Wrappings are mandatory for this build to go low life. Use any rare chest with elemental resistances, life and ES before transitioning into LL.


Rare Gloves

Rare gloves with high energy shield and elemental resistances.


Rare Boots

Rare boots with elemental resistances, high ES and Tailwind if you can afford it.

Left Ring

Circle of Fear

Two Circle of Fear rings with increased cold damage while affected by Herald of Ice.

Right Ring

Circle of Fear

The same ring goes into our second slot as well.


Presence of Chayula

Presence of Chayula is kidn of expensive but regular Eye of Chayula is more than good enough. Upgrade to POC when you have enough currency.


Rare Belt

Rare Stygian Vise or Crystal belt with elemental resistances. Best in slot belt is Headhunter.

1Hand Weapon

Cospri's Malice

Must have item. Without  Cospri’s Malice this build does not work.


Prism Guardian

Must have shield. Without the shield build does not work as we need that reduced mana reservation to cast all of our auras.


Transcendent Flesh

Amazing jewel. Socket it in slot next to Faith and Steel notable.


Thread of Hope

We use Thread of Hope to grab Light Eater, Practical Application, Deep Wisdom and Arcane Focus.


Watcher's Eye

Watchers Eye that boosts cold damage while affected by hatred or provided cold penetration.


Energy from Within

Socket this jewel next to Melding notable for that additional energy shield.


Rare Jewel

Rare jewel with critical strike multiplier mods.


Flask Setup

  1. Bottled Faith
  2. Cinderswallow Urn
  3. The Wise Oak
  4. Ample Diamond Flask of Adrenaline
  5. Experimenter’s Quicksilver Flask of Warding/Adrenaline

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

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