[3.7] Pure Phys Cyclone Slayer! 1M DPS! Starforge/ Kondos Pride! League Starter!


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PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS STILL A WORK IN PROGRESS BUILD.

CHANGES WILL OCCUR, PLEASE DON'T COMPLAIN TO ME IF YOU HAVE TO END UP USING REFUND POINTS / BUYING NEW GEAR.

Hi. This build has completed some of the hardest content the game has to offer. It has beaten all shaper guardians, red elder, every unique map boss in the game, two of the delve bosses at depth 270, the Shaper himself, and so much more.

This build is a perfect league starter, you can do it with only about 30 chaos. Kondo's pride is a great place holder until you can afford a starforge.
I played this build as my league starter in delve and betrayal.

This build also has the capability to scale amazingly well. You can dump 100+ exalts and still see substantial results.

The only map mod the build can't do is no leech. (If playing duelist version) If you are playing the ranger version of the tree, Physical reflect and No leech are the mods you can't do.

Update (3.7) Cyclone has gotten massive changes this league along with every other melee skill in the game. We have gained massive AOE improvements alongside sustaining life and the ability to gain endurance charges.
This league is better than ever to play cyclone alongside all these changes that will improve the quality of life massively.

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Look here for the Path of building Link! DUELIST SLAYER VERSION (LAST UPDATED 6/11/2019 At 1 AM)
https://pastebin.com/G95E8RCi

Look here for the Path of building Link! RAIDER VERSION (LAST UPDATED 6/5/2019 At 1 PM)
https://pastebin.com/C96Bkjyn

If you don't how to use these pastebin links, google "Path of Building". It's a desktop application for looking at gear,passive trees, the authors notes on how to use the build, and so much more.

If you need immediate help with the build or just wanna chill, you can watch me on twitch. No question is too nooby. We were all new once. https://www.twitch.tv/reload24

Here's the build in action and also a very in depth video guide. https://youtu.be/OlRju5MaztU

This is my discord where you'll be able to post questions about the build and chill with other people who watch my stream.
https://discord.gg/5WAp4GX

Leveling Skilltrees

www.poeurl.com/coXa Around act 3-4ish.
www.poeurl.com/coXf Around Act 6-7ish.
www.poeurl.com/coXq Late act 9 to early endgame.


What stats to aim for


These are listed in terms of priority going from left to right.

Rings

Life - Res - INT/DEX (If you need) - Physical Damage with Attacks

Boots

Life - Movement Speed - Res

Belt

Life - Res - Strength

Jewels

Life - Physical/Global damage


Skillgem Order


OUTDATED

Links are in the order they appear in terms of priority. (Cyclone - Melee Phys - Maim - Brutality would be a example of a 4 link setup)

(Chest plate) Cyclone - Melee Physical - Maim - Brutality - Conc/Increased AOE - Damage on full life

Blasphemy - Vulnerability - Vaal Grace - Herald of Purity

Leap Slam - Faster Attacks - Flame Golem

(WEAPON) Vaal Ancestral Warchief Totem - Ruthless - Melee physical - Brutality - Blood lust - Damage on full life

Cast when Damage taken - Immortal call - Increased Duration - Phase Run


Bandits
Kill all of them. (2 points)


Pantheons


Mapping:

Lunaris - Gruthkul

Bossing:

Solaris - Gruthkul



Leveling Tips and Uniques


While leveling you can use many melee skills such as cleave, frost blades, sunder, wildstrike, and so many more.

One of the main things you should do is not spec into any of the weapon specific nodes until near endgame or when you have a weapon that will last you a long time. Typically you want to remain dynamic with your weapon choices so your not locked in.

(Use any of the following)
https://pathofexile.gamepedia.com/Limbsplit
https://pathofexile.gamepedia.com/Rigwald%27s_Charge
https://pathofexile.gamepedia.com/Reaper%27s_Pursuit
https://pathofexile.gamepedia.com/The_Blood_Reaper
https://pathofexile.gamepedia.com/Terminus_Est
https://pathofexile.gamepedia.com/Goldrim
https://pathofexile.gamepedia.com/Blackheart
https://pathofexile.gamepedia.com/Le_Heup_of_All
https://pathofexile.gamepedia.com/Tabula_Rasa


What to pick first for Ascendancies

Slayer

Headsman
Endless Hunger
Impact
Brutal Fervour


Raider

Way of the Poacher
Rapid Assault
Avatar of the Chase
Avatar of the Slaughter



Last edited by Reloads on Jun 11, 2019, 8:27:13 PM
Last bumped on Sep 16, 2019, 10:13:36 PM
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Why would you go RT when hitting Hit-Cap should be piss-easy this league and Slayer is one of the better classes for crit right now. Don't get me wrong, it's a solid build but I think you can get a lot more out of it, if you go crit. I would scrap Brutal Fervour + Endless Hunger and go for Overwhelm + Impact, especially impact since it's a cyclone build.
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Krytos12 wrote:
Why would you go RT when hitting Hit-Cap should be piss-easy this league and Slayer is one of the better classes for crit right now. Don't get me wrong, it's a solid build but I think you can get a lot more out of it, if you go crit. I would scrap Brutal Fervour + Endless Hunger and go for Overwhelm + Impact, especially impact since it's a cyclone build.



Not planning on going crit league, I might go impact purely for AOE, but I will have to see. I expect to see a lot of changes as I play through the league as always. That's also why I took RT as it adds one less worry about getting on the gear making it cheaper. Since I imagine accuracy is gonna be costly due to the amount of people going crit this league. I will see if I need the leech from endless hunger as I play.
Thanks for the Slayer variant, I played your Raider Cyclone during Beastiary & Betrayal. Will check this out as my 3rd or 4th character for Legion.
sry for dumb question, where we get onslaught here? i see it on PoB
Would you recommend playing this build as an berserker ?
Cannot wait to try this build out in Legion.

Thank you!
How are we getting endurance charges?
New channeling node that gives Endurance and Frenzy charges when hit called Charging Offensive

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