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[3.16] CwC Voltaxic Burst Hierophant | Full Guide

Intro & build description

If you haven’t played any spell trigger builds before, this might be the build to try in the upcoming Scourge league due to an amazing balance of defense as well as offense. Build offers engaging and fun gameplay that can take a punch. With decent items, we are looking at 11k+ energy shield while lots of damage and clearing maps with ease.

Build Pros

  • Engaging playstyle
  • Amazing clear speed
  • Tanky

Build Cons

  • Melee build

Passive tree(s) and Path of Building

[3.16] Full Build
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Bandits

Bandits Quest Choice
Kill all bandits

Ascendancy skill points

LabyrinthsSkill point choice
Labyrinth 1Conviction of Power
Labyrinth 2Arcane Blessing
Labyrinth 3Divine Guidance
Endgame LabyrinthSanctuary of Thought

Skill gem setup

Helm


Flame Dash

Faster Casting Support

Vitality

Precision


Body Armor


Phantasmal Cyclone

Faster Attacks Support

Voltaxic Burst

Cast While Channelling Support

Added Lightning Damage Support

Elemental Focus Support


Gloves


Sigil of Power

Cast when Damage Taken Support

Summon Lightning Golem

Clarity (Unlinked)


Boots


Arcane Cloak

Vortex

Arcane Surge Support

Bonechill Support


2h Weapon


None


1h Weapon


Manabond

Controlled Destruction Support

Lightning Penetration Support


Offhand weapon / shield


Vaal Discipline

Wrath

Zealotry



Build uniques / Example rare gear


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Helmet

Indigon

Indigon is required for the build to function properly. Use rare helmet with high energy shield and elemental resistances until you get Indigon.


Body Armour

The Ivory Tower

Same as with the helm, we require the Ivory Tower for this build. Chaos damage is first taken from mana before life. Use rare hybrid chest with high energy shield, life and elemental resistances before you get the Ivory Tower.


Gloves

Shaper's Touch

Amazing pair of gloves for many builds and usually are quite cheap very early in the league. Use rare gloves with energy shield and elemental resistances until you get Shaper’s Touch.


Boots

Rare Boots

Rare boots with high energy shield, movement speed and intelligence.


Left Ring

Rare Ring

Rare ring with maximum mana, flat energy shield and total elemental resistances.


Right Ring

Rare Ring

Rare ring with maximum mana, flat energy shield and total elemental resistances. If you can afford, get intelligence on the ring as well.


Amulet

Atziri's Foible

Atziri’s Foible is an amazing amulet to boost that maximum mana as well as reduce the item requirements. Best in slot amulet for the build.


Belt

Rare Belt

Rare belt with flat energy shield, high intelligence and elemental resistances.


1Hand Weapon

Mjölner

Best in slot weapon for this specific build. We need Mjölner for build to work properly.


Offhand

Prism Guardian

Prism Guardian is required to run all the auras we need. Once you start to run maps, it shouldn’t be that hard to farm up the currency for the shield.


Jewel

Rare Jewels

  1. Maximum energy shield
  2. Maximum mana
  3. Increased damage
  4. Increased elemental damage

Jewel

Abyssal Jewels

  1. Maximum energy shield
  2. Maximum mana
  3. Lightning damage to spells
  4. Attack speed

Jewel

Cluster Jewels

  • Will Shaper (x2)
  • Master of Fear
  • Wish for Death
  • Corrosive Elements
  • Disorienting Display
  • Storm Drinker
  • Supercharge
  • Widespread Destruction
  • Scintillating Idea

Jewel

Megalomaniac

It would be amazing to get these notables:

  • Scintillating Idea
  • Will Shaper
  • Storm Drinker

Flask

Flask Setup

  1. Foreboding Divine Flask of Staunching
  2. Coruscating Elixir
  3. Ample Aquamarine Flask of Heat
  4. Chemist’s Amethyst Flask of Curing
  5. Chemist’s Quicksilver Flask of Adrenaline


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

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