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[3.19] Obliterate Blade Vortex Assassin | Full Build

Intro & build description

Obliteration wands are receiving a massive buff in the upcoming Lake of Kalandra which is a good enough reason itself to try again the Blade Vortex as it has always been a great league starter build that requires next to no investment to get things rolling.

Build Pros

  • One of the best league starters
  • Doesn't rely on specific uniques to get started
  • Good clear speed
  • Good single target damage

Build Cons

  • Not the fastest build in the game

Passive tree(s) and Path of Building

Full Build
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Bandits

Bandits Quest Choice
Kill all bandits

Ascendancy skill points

LabyrinthsSkill point choice
Labyrinth 1Unstable Infusion
Labyrinth 2Deadly Infusion
Labyrinth 3Opportunistic
Endgame LabyrinthMistwalker

Skill gem setup

Helm


Grace

Assassin's Mark

Summon Stone Golem

Clarity


Body Armor


Blade Vortex

Intensify Support

Cruelty Support

Unleash Support

Power Charge on Critical Support

Increased Critical Damage Support


Gloves


Portal

Pride

Herald of Purity

Decoy Totem


Boots


Cast When Damage Taken Support

Immortal Call

Increased Duration Support

Enfeeble


2h Weapon


None


1h Weapon


Flame Dash

Faster Casting Support

Second Wind Support


Offhand weapon / shield


Steelskin

Increased Duration Support



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

Helmet

The Gull

This helm works as a mini headhunter that will help you through the leveling if you get your hands on it early.


Body Armour

Carcass Jack

Carcass Jack is close to perfect chest for the build. Use Tabula Rasa or rare chest with life and elemental resistances until you get Carcass Jack.


Gloves

Rare Gloves

Rare gloves with life, stats for requirements and elemental resistances.


Boots

Rare Boots

Rare boots with high movement speed, elemental resistances and life.


Left Ring

Rare Ring

Rare ring with life, elemental resistances or stats.

If possible, craft -# total mana cost of noon-channeling skills.


Right Ring

Rare Ring

Rare ring with life, elemental resistances or stats.

If possible, craft -# total mana cost of noon-channeling skills.


Amulet

Rare Amulet

Rare amulet with life, elemental resistances and global critical strike multiplier.

If possible, craft -# total mana cost of noon-channeling skills.


Belt

Rare Belt

Rare belt with high life and elemental resistances.


1Hand Weapon

Obliteration

Obliteration wand is getting a big buff so we use two of these for the build.

Use any rare wand with spell damage, critical strike multiplier or critical strike chance with spells until you acquire obliteration wands.


1Hand Weapon

Obliteration

Use any rare wand with spell damage, critical strike multiplier or critical strike chance with spells until you acquire obliteration wands.


Jewel

Militant Faith

Socket the jewel in the slot next to the Melding notable to gain Inner Conviction keystone.


Jewel

Cluster Jewels

1. Magnifier
2. Vast Power
3. Pressure Points
4. Overwhelming Malice


Flask

Flask Setup

1. Effusive Divine Life Flask of Alleviation
2. Abundant Jade Flask of the Gazelle
3. Alchemist’s Diamond Flask of Penetrating
4. Flagellant’s Granite Flask of the Impala
5. Masochist’s Quicksilver Flask of the Cheetah



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

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