Intro & build description
This build is using Scourge Arrow as a great clear speed skill in combination with Mirage Archer support gem and also obliterates bosses with ease. The resulting character will clear fast, survive well and will have no problems with pretty much all of the content game has to offer.
- Decently high life pool
- Excellent clear and movement speed
- High single target damage
- Versatile in item choices
- Great as a league starter build
- Reflect maps are not doable
Passive tree(s)[3.6] Skill Tree
|Bandits Quest Choice|
|Kill all bandits|
Ascendancy skill points
|Labyrinths||Skill point choice|
|Labyrinth 1||Gathering Winds|
|Labyrinth 2||Powerful Precision|
|Endgame Labyrinth||Fast and Deadly|
Skill gem setup
Vaal Haste (Only use the Vaal version)
Increased Duration Support
Mirage Archer Support
Elemental Damage With Attacks Support
Added Lightning Damage Support
Faster Attacks Support
Lightning Penetration Support
Summon Ice Golem
Vaal Grace (Only use Vaal version)
Cast When Damage Taken Support (LVL 3)
Immortal Call (LVL 5)
Increased Duration Support (LVL 20)
Herald of Thunder
Enlighten Support (Ideally LVL 4)
Curse on Hit Support
Tornado Shot (We use Tornado Shot to apply the curse not deal damage)
Offhand weapon / shield
Build uniques / Example rare gearTip: Click on the item to view it on PoE Wiki or to view similar rare items in poe.trade
Great helm for any crit build that uses attacks.
Body ArmourInpulsa's Broken Heart
Excellent chest armour for lightning based builds – gives great damage and extra clear speed.
Another excellent choice would be Loreweave.
We use Tombfist for 2 extra abyssal sockets.
Get 1 socket ones at the beginning and ones with 2 sockets when rest of your gear is in order.
Get Two-toned boots with life, 30% movement speed and resistances.
Left RingDiamond Ring
On rings you should look for:
1.) High life
2.) % Increased elemental damage with attack skills
3.) Adds x-x lightning / cold / fire damage to attacks
If you can get rings that have all of these mods, that would be ideal.
Right RingTwo-Stone Ring
Same as the previously mentioned ring, but you could get Two-Stone ring base for extra resistances.
Your ideal amulet would have high life, at least 30% to critical strike multiplier and at least 30% increased elemental damage with attack skills and x-x lightning damage to attacks.
Anything on top of that would be a good bonus.
Get yourself a Stygian Vise with high life and elemental resistances.
2Hand WeaponThe Tempest
A must have weapon for the build.
It’s a great choice because it gives a lot of lightning damage and also has higher than average attack speed, making the build a lot more satisfying to play.
QuiverSpike-Point Arrow Quiver
Use Spike-Point arrow quiver that has high life, at least 30% critical strike multiplier and at least 30% elemental damage with attack skills. Use crafting bench to craft increased attack speed on it and you are good to go.
Lioneye’s Fall is an excellent jewel for buw builds and this one is not an exception.
Socket it in the jewel slot right above the Acrobatics keystone.
Mods to look for on jewels:
1.) Lightning damage to attacks
2.) Lightning damage to bow attacks
3.) +To maximum life
4.) % Increased attack speed or crit multiplier
5.) Resistances / Attributes if you are lacking
1.) Instant Recovery Divine Life flask with bleed removal
2.) Silver Flask with freeze removal
3.) Quicksilver Flask of adrenaline
4.) Diamond Flask with curse removal
5.) Dying Sun