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[3.22] Absolution Necromancer (League Starter)

Intro & build description

If you prefer starting leagues with safe, strong, reliable and most importantly cheap build and not worry whether you will be able to push red maps, this is a perfect build to explore in the upcoming Trial of the Ancestors expansion.

Build Pros

  • Great league starter
  • One of the strongest bossers
  • Unique playstyle
  • Very cheap
  • Tanky

Build Cons

  • Minion builds are not for everyone

Passive tree(s) and Path of Building

Full Build
PoB Link


Bandits Quest Choice
Kill all bandits

Ascendancy skill points

LabyrinthsSkill point choice
Labyrinth 1Commander of Darkness
Labyrinth 2Mindless Agression
Labyrinth 3Mistress of Sacrifice
Endgame LabyrinthBone Barrier

Skill gem setup


Raise Spectre

Meat Shield Support

Animate Guardian

Summon Stone Golem

Body Armor


Spell Echo Support

Physical to Lightning Support

Minion Damage Support

Lightning Penetration Support

Predator Support



Flame Dash




Raise Zombie

Feeding Frenzy Support

Tempest Shield

Defiance Banner

2h Weapon


1h Weapon


Bone Offering


Offhand weapon / shield

Arcanist Brand



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 Hubris/Bone Helmet

Rare helmet, preferably Bone Helmet with minion levels, high life, elemental resistances and some energy shield.

Body Armour

Tabula Rasa

One of the most iconic items in PoE and for a good reason. Usually they are quite cheap to pick up or farm in Aqueducts. Use any chest you can get your hands on with maximum sockets and life/elemental resistances until you get Tabula Rasa.


Algor Mortis

Algor Mortis are cheap and great way on how to boost the damage utilizing Vortex + Arcanist Brand setup.

Use any rare gloves with life and elemental resistances until you get a pair of Algor Mortis.


Rare Boots

Rare boots with high life, elemental resistances and high movement speed. If you can, get a pair with spell suppression as well.

Left Ring

Rare Ring

Life, elemental resistances and any attributes that are needed.

Right Ring

Rare Ring

Life, elemental resistances and any attributes that are needed.


Rare Amulet

Pick a jade amulet or any rare amulet with lots of dexterity and strength as we will need it. Any life and elemental resistances on top are a bonus.

1Hand Weapon

Rare Wand

Rare wand with + level of minion and/or spell skills.

Craft as well auto trigger in the wand to automatically use Desecrate and Bone Offering.


Rare Shield

Rare shield with life and most importantly %life recovered on block or The Surrender.

Although Surrendered usually is quite expensive.


Rare Ghastly Eye jewel

Rare jewel with following stats:

1. Maximum Life
2. Minions deal #% increased Damage if you’ve used a Minion Skill Recently


Flask Setup

1. Seething Divine Life Flask of Alleviation
2. Rumi’s Concoction
3. Constant Basalt Flask of the Armadillo
4. Abundant Quicksilver Flask of the Horsefly
5. Flagellant’s Quartz Flask of the Lizard

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

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