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[PoE 3.11 Build] Cyclone EK Marauder (Chieftain)

Intro & build description

Very satisfying build to play. We use a cyclone to proc Ethereal Knives in nova due to Ring of Blades threshold jewel. The build is quite tanky and clears maps very fast while dealing more than solid damage.

Build Pros

  • Tanky
  • Satisfying gameplay
  • Pretty fast clear speed
  • Quite mobile, always on the move
  • Can be a league starter build, no specific uniques are required to get started

Build Cons

  • Melee build

Passive tree(s)

[3.11] Full build

Bandits

Bandits Quest Choice
Kill all bandits

Ascendancy skill points

LabyrinthsSkill point choice
Labyrinth 1Ngamahu's Flame's Advance
Labyrinth 2Hinekora, Death's Fury
Labyrinth 3Tasalio, Cleansing Water
Endgame LabyrinthRamako, Sun's Light

Skill gem setup

Helm


Clarity (4-5 lvl)

Zealotry

Herald of Ash

Portal


Body Armor


Ethereal Knives

Cyclone

Controlled Destruction Support

Cast When Channeling Support

Elemental Focus Support

Fire Penetration Support


Gloves


Herald of Thunder

Curse On Hit Support

Temporal Chains

Enlighten Support


Boots



2h Weapon


None


1h Weapon


Flame Dash

Faster Casting Support

Arcane Surge (7 lvl)


Offhand weapon / shield


Immortal Call

Cast When Damage Taken Support

Increased Duration Support



Build uniques / Example rare gear


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Helmet

Rare Helm

Rare Helmet with high life and elemental resistances.


Body Armour

Rare Body Armor

Rare body armor with + to level of socketed active skill gems and if possible, ”enemies you kill explode, dealing % of their life as physical damage” mod. Getting both can get quite expensive. Any additional useful stats such as life or elemental resistances are just a bonus.


Gloves

Shackles of the Wretched

If possible, get corrupted SotW with elemental weakness on hit.


Boots

Kaom's Roots

Self explanatory, insane boots to have. Use rare boots with high movement speed, life and elemental resistances till you get Kaom’s Roots.


Left Ring

Circle of Anguish

CoA with increased % damage while affected by Herald of Ash.


Right Ring

Circle of Anguish

CoA with increased % damage while affected by Herald of Ash.


Amulet

Rare Amulet

Rare amulet with life, elemental resistances, stats or spell damage.


Belt

Rare Stygian Vise

Rare stygian vise with high life and elemental resistances.


1Hand Weapon

Rare Weapon

Rare weapon with high spell damage, gain % of physical damage as extra chaos damage. Any flat damage on top of it is a bonus. if possible, craft ”gain % of Non-Chaos Damage as extra chaos damage.”


Offhand

Rare Weapon

Rare weapon with high spell damage, gain % of physical damage as extra chaos damage. Any flat damage on top of it is a bonus. if possible, craft ”gain % of Non-Chaos Damage as extra chaos damage.”


Jewel

Ring of Blades

Jewel is necessary to turn EK into nova.


Jewel

Inspired Learning

Great jewel to add a flavor to the game and steal a stat from the rares when you kill them. Mini headhunter.


Jewel

Rare Jewels

  1. Life
  2. Global physical damage
  3. Projectile damage
  4. Fire damage

Flask

Flask Setup

  1. Enduring Eternal Mana Flask of Heat
  2. Cinderswallow Urn
  3. Rumi’s Concoction
  4. The Wise Oak
  5. Experimenter’s Quicksilver Flask of Staunching


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

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