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Hello, so i was looking around for good starter build that i can improve later to the endgame.

I checked a tons of them, main thing that i was looking for was skill to mange blight bubles and would fit to the league.


And there is- Poet's Pen Volatile dead necro.

All content in game - done :)

Only strugled with cortex




after playing abit i love this build so i invested some into looking :)


How much it will cost to bring this to endgame? - about 3EX

VIDEOS




Uber Elder DMG showcase
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I'm adding litle uber elder dmg showcase:

https://youtu.be/69WB76d9AII

I will not add whole fight tho, because im bad and i need 4 portals to end it :)

Mb if i will be bette



T15 BLIGHT MAP VIDEO


Gem Links

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1. Poets pen: spell cascade + volatile dead +conc effect
2. Poets pen: spell cascade + desecrate + conc effect
3. Herald of Ash + Anger + RF + ZEALTORY
4 Flammability + Flesh offering + Immortal call + CWDT cwdt can be replaced with others
5. Frenzy + GMP + faster attacks + flamedash (it could be replaced with golems and etc)


Flasks:
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1. Atziri wont work with avatar of fire so we play with
The Wise Oak
Bismuth Flask
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  • During Flask Effect, 10% reduced Damage taken of each Element for which your Uncapped Elemental Resistance is lowest
  • During Flask Effect, Damage Penetrates 13% Resistance of each Element for which your Uncapped Elemental Resistance is highest
  • The summer sun dries the soil and burns the leaves.

    The autumn rain extinguishes the flames.

    The spring bloom shades the wet earth.

    Nature is an eternal tug of war.


    2.
    Cinderswallow Urn
    Silver Flask
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  • Recharges 1 Charge when you Consume an Ignited corpse
  • Enemies Ignited by you during Flask Effect take 10% increased Damage
  • Recover 3% of Life when you Kill an Enemy during Flask Effect
  • Recover 2% of Mana when you Kill an Enemy during Flask Effect
  • Recover 2% of Energy Shield when you Kill an Enemy during Flask Effect
  • 9% increased Movement Speed during Flask effect
  • 50% Chance to avoid being Stunned during Flask Effect
  • A controlled burn is sometimes necessary for new life.


    3.
    Bubbling Divine Life Flask of Staunching
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  • 50% reduced Amount Recovered
  • 135% increased Recovery rate
  • 50% of Recovery applied Instantly
  • Immunity to Bleeding during Flask effect Removes Bleeding on use

  • 4.
    Sulphur Flask of Warding
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  • Creates Consecrated Ground on Use
  • Immune to Curses during Flask effect Removes Curses on use

  • 5. Last one depends what you wan :) im using
    Experimenter's Quicksilver Flask of Adrenaline
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  • 28% increased Movement Speed during Flask effect
  • 37% increased Duration
  • for maps


    Necessary items:
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    The Poet's Pen
    Carved Wand
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  • 14% increased Spell Damage
  • +1 to Level of Socketed Active Skill Gems per 25 Player Levels
  • Trigger a Socketed Spell when you Attack with this Weapon
  • Adds 3 to 5 Physical Damage to Attacks with this Weapon per 3 Player Levels
  • 10% increased Attack Speed
  • In every piece of prose, lies a tiny spark of magic.

    The Poet's Pen
    Carved Wand
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  • 15% increased Spell Damage
  • +1 to Level of Socketed Active Skill Gems per 25 Player Levels
  • Trigger a Socketed Spell when you Attack with this Weapon
  • Adds 3 to 5 Physical Damage to Attacks with this Weapon per 3 Player Levels
  • 9% increased Attack Speed
  • In every piece of prose, lies a tiny spark of magic.




    Items good to have:
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    1.
    Kaom's Heart
    Glorious Plate
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  • Has no Sockets
  • 32% increased Fire Damage
  • +500 to maximum Life
  • The warrior who

    fears will fall.


    You can replace the kaom's how do you wan, but its life version so its fit well and its cheap.

    2.
    Xoph's Blood
    Amber Amulet
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  • +30 to Strength
  • 10% increased maximum Life
  • +22% to Fire Resistance
  • 10% increased Strength
  • Damage Penetrates 10% Fire Resistance
  • Cover Enemies in Ash when they Hit you
  • Avatar of Fire
  • We are his blood.

    Through us he carries his burning message.


    Its huge buff for your dps

    3.
    Circle of Anguish
    Synthesised Ruby Ring
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  • -1 to Total Mana Cost of Skills
  • -68 Fire Damage taken from Hits
  • +22 to Strength
  • Adds 21 to 30 Fire Damage
  • +28% to Fire Resistance
  • Herald of Ash has 38% reduced Mana Reservation
  • Herald of Ash has 87% increased Buff Effect
  • I condemned an innocent man to the pyres, but to admit this mistake is to condemn myself.

    My only choice is to strive harder.


    This allow you to handle 3rd aura, you can also go for reducing Anger one.

    4. Watcher eye with "% of Fire Damage Leeched as Life while affected by Anger" ~ when i bought it, it was 40C - now can be more.


    Flexible items:
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    Tempest Grasp
    Soldier Gloves
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  • +25 to Dexterity
  • 61% increased Armour and Energy Shield
  • +62 to maximum Life
  • +47% to Fire Resistance
  • +43% to Cold Resistance
  • 49 to 75 added Fire Damage against Burning Enemies
  • Minions deal 14% increased Damage
  • Torment Strap
    Leather Belt
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  • +40 to maximum Life
  • +40 to Strength
  • +96 to maximum Life
  • +33% to Fire Resistance
  • +11% to Cold Resistance
  • Flasks applied to you have 4% increased Effect
  • Foe Stride
    Two-Toned Boots
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  • +10% to Cold and Lightning Resistances
  • +33 to Dexterity
  • +79 to maximum Life
  • +38% to Cold Resistance
  • +10% to Lightning Resistance
  • 23% increased Movement Speed
  • Corpse Knuckle
    Two-Stone Ring
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  • +16% to Cold and Lightning Resistances
  • +34 to Intelligence
  • Adds 22 to 48 Fire Damage to Spells and Attacks
  • +63 to maximum Life
  • Non-Channelling Skills have -8 to Total Mana Cost
  • Cataclysm Halo
    Bone Helmet
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  • Minions deal 19% increased Damage
  • +29 to Intelligence
  • +91 to maximum Life
  • 2% increased maximum Life
  • +44% to Lightning Resistance
  • 33% increased Armour and Energy Shield
  • +23 to maximum Life


  • Mainly what we need is hp, res and -mana costs :)

    Also if you have currency you can go for enlighten instead flamedash and fit some crafts from bestiary (cat and etc)


    Path of building link:
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    pastebin: https://pastebin.com/zZ4gS3ws


    Pantheon
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    Lunaris
    Gruthkul


    01.10.2019
    added chimera kill clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2pp4Npjk8E&feature=youtu.be


    *01.10.2019
    i made some changes :)
    replaced my old ring with
    Hypnotic Knuckle
    Unset Ring
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  • Has 1 Socket
  • +52 to Strength
  • +16 to Intelligence
  • Adds 23 to 44 Fire Damage to Spells and Attacks
  • +72 to maximum Life
  • Non-Channelling Skills have -8 to Total Mana Cost

  • - so i can switch place here my VAAL RF

    now i have free slot that i can replace with Enligten or Empower also if you wan more mana ang play smoothly you can put in enligten

    Anger + COH - wont work :( so only one way to apply curse in this settup is CWDT

    also you can play with it and made sth like it
    Grim Knuckle
    Vermillion Ring
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  • 7% increased maximum Life
  • Grants Level 22 Herald of Ash Skill


  • (however its worse than normal ASH because no quality)

    also i chaneg my amulet enchant:
    Xoph's Blood
    Amber Amulet
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  • +30 to Strength
  • 10% increased maximum Life
  • +22% to Fire Resistance
  • 10% increased Strength
  • Damage Penetrates 10% Fire Resistance
  • Cover Enemies in Ash when they Hit you
  • Avatar of Fire
  • We are his blood.

    Through us he carries his burning message.





    If this guide would be interesting for somone i can improve it.
    What's next?

    1. Elder Vermillion ring with -mana costs and dmg nodes
    2. Lab enchants
    3. Stygian with t1 ressistances and life
    4. better watcher eye (fire leech + mb sth from zealotry)
    6. Oils in the neck (%life nodes)

    *12.10.2019
    added T15 blighted map run :)
    changed items abit
    Invasion Shackle
    Stygian Vise
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  • Has 1 Abyssal Socket
  • +57 to Strength
  • +51 to maximum Energy Shield
  • +95 to maximum Life
  • Regenerate 12.1 Life per second
  • +47% to Lightning Resistance
  • 16% increased Damage


  • *22.09.2019
    Added necessary for leeching watcher eye (% of Fire Damage Leeched as Life while affected by Anger)
    Later this day i will add videos of killing guardians/shaper.

    *24.09.2019
    Change the ATZIRIS PROMISE for WISE OAK (ATRZIRS WONT WORK WITH AVATAR OF FIRE FROM XOPH)


    1. Edited gem links (you can't run 2 offerings at this same time)
    2. Added Shaper, hydra video (latter will add chimera)
    3. New pastebin link.


    If you have any questions or want to me add someting just post :)

    bkj1
    Sep 21, 2019 12:17:05 PM

    How good after nerf is this build for endgame t16?
    edit: video ?

    Kross0m
    Sep 21, 2019 23:58:43 PM

    wanna try this.

    LiveDeath
    Sep 22, 2019 01:28:35 AM

    @Kross0m
    Easy for all guardians but not minotaur :)
    Hydra could be tricky because of projectiles, uber elder and shaper are easy :) especialy shaper you just have to stay and spawn boobles.

    I can add some videos in next 24 hours.

    bkj1
    Sep 22, 2019 01:46:27 AM

    "
    Kross0m wrote:
    How good after nerf is this build for endgame t16?
    edit: video ?


    @Kross0m
    Easy for all guardians but not minotaur :)
    Hydra could be tricky because of projectiles, uber elder and shaper are easy :) especialy shaper you just have to stay and spawn boobles.

    I can add some videos in next 24 hours.

    bkj1
    Sep 22, 2019 01:46:56 AM

    "
    LiveDeath wrote:
    wanna try this.


    Go for it, very funny build and you can just edit it how you wan.

    You can pick other rings, belts and etc :D

    bkj1
    Sep 22, 2019 01:48:15 AM

    any offers for amulet oils?

    LiveDeath
    Sep 22, 2019 02:57:56 AM

    "
    LiveDeath wrote:
    any offers for amulet oils?


    I will go for %Life notes souch as Thick Skin :)

    bkj1
    Sep 22, 2019 15:24:09 PM

    "
    Kross0m wrote:
    How good after nerf is this build for endgame t16?
    edit: video ?


    Updated

    bkj1
    Sep 22, 2019 15:24:28 PM

    Wow I had no idea Xoph's blood was so cheap currently.

    percydaman2
    Sep 22, 2019 17:54:30 PM
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