[3.14] Jack the axe Bladestorm Glad - Max Block, 2000 Life leech, 2mil+ dps [League starter/ender]

[3.14] Blood Thirst Bladestorm Glad _ last updated 19/04/21 1542

Update:
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Slight changes in 3.14. nothing major. pob updated. Low life version will come out not long after launch.

Update 2:
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New POB has higher Damage and better tank. https://pastebin.com/bSJQQ4mU




This is my first forum published build made for my unique Jack, the Axe.

This build will allow you to clear all content while exploding enemy's in to piles of gore.

This build is based around the Special skill given by Jack, The Axe.

"Thirst for Blood" Allows you to do more flat bleed damage and leech up to 2000life a second. This Leech is stand alone and can stack with other hp gain sources.




Youtube Video with build and gameplay:


Pro's/Con's
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Pro's:
Cheap to build/Easy to gear
2000hp life leech every second
Max block
High Defence
Moderate damage and explosions galore
Sentient weapon who will comment on areas and kills.
Moderate-Fast Clear Speed
Good Scaling with better gear
Amazing at Delve due to easy aoe and speed.
Amazing at Heist due to easy aoe and speed.

Con's:
Sentient weapon who will comment on areas and kills. LOL
Moderate damage
Requires 2 unique's to use.
multiple key gameplay (leap, spin, repeat)



PoB Pastebin
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Build: https://pastebin.com/rhTsvb0A


Required and Recommended Gear:

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Weapon: Jack the axe


Shield: Anything with high life/resists to start with. Aim for https://pathofexile.gamepedia.com/The_Surrender for best in slot.

Body: Anything with high life and resists to start with. https://pathofexile.gamepedia.com/Carcass_Jack for best in slot.

Boots: Anything fast with high HP And Life

Gloves: https://pathofexile.gamepedia.com/Spiked_Gloves with high life/Resists/Attack speed

Belt: Any
With high life/resists and use a jewel with Onslaught chance and life.

Helm: Any with Life/resists

Ammy: Any with DEX/INT and Life.

Rings: Steel rings with Life and DMG mods. Aim for vulnerability on hit for max damage.

Flasks: Health potions that remove freeze and bleed.
Rumi's
https://pathofexile.gamepedia.com/Rumi%27s_Concoction
Any jade flask with increased time.



Ascendency Order:
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Painforged > Versatile Combatant

then

Blood in the eyes > Gratuitous Violence

You will do enough bleed damage to be able to leave the bleed nodes til last. Haemophilia gloves are great cheap gloves until then for the bleed pops.



Anointment and Pantheon:
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Lunaris & Gruthkul

Anoint Arcane Swiftness



Gems:
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Bladestorm>Melee Phys dmg>Brutality>Pulverise>Rage>Maim. - chest

Leapslam > lifetap > Faster attack > berserk(notlinked) boots

Flesh and stone>Dread banner>Pride>Enlightened - Gloves

Dread/war Banner>Pride>Blood And Sand>Enlightened (dread suggested for bossing if you find it to slow in late end game)

Vengeance>Riposte>Melee - Phys dmg Weapon

CWDT > Bloodrage > Blood and sand (notlinked) - shield





Levelling tips:
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A common levelling practice I use for all melee builds is to start with whatever fast attacking ability I can get, normally splinting steel, until I get cyclone and that gets me to what ever level my builds kick off. I would recommend using a two hander to level, Blood reaper being a great levelling weapon, until you get Jack and some good gear around 65-70.




Playstyle:
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Pop all buffs

Leap in, Sand Bladestorm, Leap, Sand Bladestorm

Pop Blood Bladestorm on tankier enemy's to speed up clear

Pop Blood Bladestorm and Berserk on boss mobs for fast kill.



That's about it guys. I hope you enjoy my guide and build. Stay tuned for more.

You can catch me live on my twitch in panel below.

I stream and create content on YT: https://www.youtube.com/c/IndieSenshi

"Bullshit, you get the game for free." - Qarl 2014
"The 5x Diamond Supporter"
Last edited by XvXReaperXvX on Apr 19, 2021, 1:44:37 AM
Last bumped on May 20, 2021, 2:19:46 AM
I prepared all the gear to start this build if my occultist falls flat on red maps, will report by then
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southcabeza wrote:
I prepared all the gear to start this build if my occultist falls flat on red maps, will report by then


Awesome. I hope you enjoy 😊
I stream and create content on YT: https://www.youtube.com/c/IndieSenshi

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"The 5x Diamond Supporter"
Definitely trying this, looks really cool and unique :)
Edit: Updated pro's and con's as i played areas.
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Rolled this up this afternoon, so far, not too bad. Ill report back once I start mapping.

Good news, you can get the axe for 2c!
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CrankySmurf wrote:
Rolled this up this afternoon, so far, not too bad. Ill report back once I start mapping.

Good news, you can get the axe for 2c!


Pretty good price for the axe. was 20c at league start. im mixed about it going down in price.

just something ill suggest for boss, use dread banner.

Most boss's will melt but ive noticed slow kill speed on heist endgame boss's, like the twins, to be rather slow unless you have dread and pop it at 50 stacks.

aside from that. no alterations needed. scales well with gear.
I stream and create content on YT: https://www.youtube.com/c/IndieSenshi

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Uniq axe is OP, got it in act 9 for 10c, carry me from a10 to t14 maps.

Looks like I will not replace it soon, for bleed builds, only the elder axe is better, which was maden in harvest, all another weapons lose for thirst of blood skill.

Officially, now the best axe in the game is this one.
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gelion228 wrote:
Uniq axe is OP, got it in act 9 for 10c, carry me from a10 to t14 maps.

Looks like I will not replace it soon, for bleed builds, only the elder axe is better, which was maden in harvest, all another weapons lose for thirst of blood skill.

Officially, now the best axe in the game is this one.



Haha Its good for what it does. Rare's should always be better then uniques in min-max tho :P
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Updated pastebin link with newer version.
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