[3.11] 🗡️🔥HunterKee's Blade Blast & Blade Vortex | League Start | Insane Clear | Boss Killer | Tanky
No major tree rework, some gem set-up might be change a little. We wont use thread of hope at top of our tree since it wont reach 30% crit multi. Non-crit version is better to approach now.
Infernal Cry and Enduring Cry helps defense a lot and clearing. Also you could use arcanist brand instead of totem.
+ Insane Clear speed
+ Insane Single Target DPS
+ Melting boss like nothing
+ 4 Endurance charge with flask nearly 90% reduction
+ League Start
- Defense require cluster jewel
- Playstyle involve in totem
The most important thing during leveling is to get a good wand. You should be looking for add fire damage to spell. Because Blade Blast has 60% effectiveness of Added Damage, it scales really well with flat damage.
During Act, you could make a new fire flat wand at Act3, Act5, Act7 and Act9.
What you need to do is to find:
Rare Ruby ring (Which can get by selling a red gem and iron ring to vendor)
A Magic wand
A alteration orb
By selling those 3 items to vendor, you could get a high fire flat wand.
In this phase, we need to check our gear and resist. For all rare gear except for weapon, you want as much life and resist as possible. If you having trouble with Dex, you could easily anoint a 30 dex on your amulet. Normally we will have mana problem, so you should using an enduring mana flask to sustain our mana.
If you just started mapping, you could use essence to craft your wand. Make sure using Essence of Anguish to get fire flat to spell.
If you want more damage before you craft your caster bow, try to buy a Shaper sceptre. Then you could use essence crafting or alteration crafting:
Alt until you found:
fire damage to spell
Increased spell damage
Gain xx Physical damage as Fire
them Aug and regal.
This helmet could solve our mana problem and also allow as use another damage support Aura: Zealotry
Loreweaver chest is our BIS currently, it gives us nice defense and offense.You don't really need to 6 link your Loreweaver in this build.
Kaom's way is really gonna help our defense and life regen. The reason why we use and how we gonna get endurance charge is by using the cluster jewel.
Our best weapon choice is gonna be a caster bow. You could get a 6-link short bow by a divination card called :"The Porcupine"
You should buy the card and get a six link short bow. Short bow is easy to get and it has a low dex requirement which means its gonna be easy to color it.
You should use alteration orb to spam until it appears +1 level of socket gem.
When you have that mod you have 2 choices
1. Multi-mod (cost 2ex), craft +2 Support gem(cost 2ex) and craft chance to deal double damage.
2. Only craft +2 Support gem(cost 2ex)
If you doing one to make a super nice caster bow, don't Aug it when you have +1 all gem mod. Because it might appear another suffix which we won't have space to craft Chance to deal double damage. So you should regal it instead.
After you have caster bow, you should start using this quiver which helps us boost our damage.
There are many way to min-max our damage:
You could use fossil crafting to craft our BIS bow.
You could buy 2 Circle of Anguish ring with Buff effect and increase fire damage.
You could get this glove to help you with clear and more defense.
During min-max, if you want even more damage, you should switch to crit. This requires use all crit multi jewel, use 2 crit cluster jewel. Also, rearrange the tree. You might lose a lot of defense if you go full damage mode.
Try to get a warlord and Hunter influence amulet. Use awakened orb to combine +1 Dex and Phy gem.
If you using soul tether, you could use elder amulet craft with fossil to get more resistance and life. Best damage mod on elder amulet is gain #% phy as fire.
High life and resistance vise or soul tether.
High life resistance armour boots. You could use warlord boots and try to get gain #%phy as fire. Other Warlord mods pretty great too.
You want increase buff effect and fire damage on circle of Anguish ring. If you have tons of currency, try to get arcane surge on hit and curse on hit implicit.
Gem and Playstyle
Blade Blast 6-link
If you have 4 blue, you could use Intensify .
Blade Fall totem
You could use Curse on hit with Flammbility instead of intensify and combustion to boost your damage.
If you don't have the helmet, you don't need to use Zealotry.
During boss fight, you could use Enduring Cry to sustain charges
For watcher's eye, you want to use Anger fire penetration at least.
For Rare jewel, you want:
Global Physical Damage
We use this flask during endgame set-up.
Major God:Soul of Lunaris
Minor God:Soul of Gruthkul or Shakari
Bandit: Kill All
30 Dex (league Start)
Master of Force (End Game)
Whisper of Doom (Min-Max)
Path of Building
There are 2 unique jewel you could start using:
Might of the meek can give us tons of regen, armour and life if you put in the socket near the starter.
The new unique jewel works really well with our build. It fixes our dex problem and gives us tons of flat life. At first I was using 2 Might of the meek, but with the new jewel it only lost 50 life and give us tons of dex.
For rare jewel you need to looking for:
2. Resis(If you have resistance problem)
3. Global physical damage
4. Area Damage
We will be using 1 large and 2 small one for our end-game set-up. All cluster jewel should look for low travel points: 8 for large, 2 for small.
You could use general melee starter.
Ground Slam -> Sunder -> Blade Storm
When you reach 38 and finish your first lab, you could start to use BV nad BB set-up.
Min-Max Gear Rank1 DPS
This build have 2 main defense:
1. Huge regen and leech
2. Immortal call with cluster jewel
There also another way to further improve your defense by using
For using this, you need to take Mind Over Matter.
Make sure you have around 30% energy shield compare to your life. If you don't have enough, you could use legion jewel or craft life gain as ES on chest.
A 4-Link BV is enough for you to use when you have enlighten
Last edited by ahunterkee on Jun 21, 2020, 2:05:28 PM
Last bumped on Aug 11, 2020, 1:14:23 PM
on Mar 11, 2020, 5:13:25 AM
on Mar 11, 2020, 12:49:07 PM
Thanks for the build
Last edited by Comrade_Nugget on Mar 12, 2020, 1:49:37 AM
on Mar 12, 2020, 1:38:52 AM
nice build mate, will copy :)
Last edited by torhenning on Mar 12, 2020, 1:48:59 AM
on Mar 12, 2020, 1:47:24 AM
Can you tell smthin about lvling?
on Mar 12, 2020, 2:57:46 AM
Btw sir, we know about bladeblast, only Shadow can get it in act2 tho
on Mar 12, 2020, 6:08:28 AM
Think this build will work out ok for 3.10? Sounds kinda fun
on Mar 12, 2020, 8:16:27 AM
It is a 3.10 new build with a new Blade Blast gem. Playstyle might like a low duration of winter orb. You cast BV, you press BB, you walk around and kill everything.
It solves the problem of BV must be closer to the target and we also use Bladefall to help our single target damage as well. After Bladefall been added to the POB, I will check the shaper dps.
on Mar 12, 2020, 9:34:48 AM
This looks great. I will be league starting this. Really wanting to play blade blast. Hope this works out.
on Mar 12, 2020, 9:58:14 AM
Any idea of the type of damage done when detonating a blade by using blade blast ? Could be fire damage, so avatar of fire could be not needed if it is the main source of damage.
Was more thinking to a coc build on my side :)
on Mar 12, 2020, 12:10:19 PM