Barbarian Frenzy Build with the Horde of the Ninety Savages set

Last updated on Jul 22, 2021 at 09:00 by Deadset 30 comments
1.

Introduction

This agile, target assassination-oriented Barbarian build utilizes the Horde of the Ninety Savages set for its Frenzy-fueled carnage, layering an arsenal of synergistic legendary items onto a simple-but-deadly basis revolving around shouts. The build is designed with Greater Rift solo progression in mind. For more information about how this build performs on the ladder, please refer to our Solo push rankings.

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

The basic skill setup of the Horde of the Ninety Savages (HotNS) Frenzy Barbarian is displayed below. Read the dedicated Skills page for detailed information on choices, alternatives and build customization.

Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Frenzy Icon Frenzy Berserk Berserk Right Mouse Button Furious Charge Icon Furious Charge Merciless Assault Merciless Assault 1 War Cry Icon War Cry Veteran's Warning Veteran's Warning 2 Threatening Shout Icon Threatening Shout Falter Falter 3 Battle Rage Icon Battle Rage Bloodshed Bloodshed 4 Wrath of the Berserker Icon Wrath of the Berserker Insanity Insanity
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Horde of the Ninety Savages (HotNS) Frenzy Barbarian for GR solo pushing is listed below. Check the Gear page for detailed information on choices, alternatives, gemming, Kanai's Cube and Paragon distribution.

For non-Seasonal play (where you do not have access to Ethereal weapons) throughout the duration of Season 24, the recommended weapons for this build are:

2.3.

Legendary Gems

2.4.

Kanai's Cube

2.5.

Follower and Potion

We recommend the Scoundrel for GR solo progression, and the Enchantress in speed GR and T16 farming. Check out our Follower guide for advice on their skills and gearing. For your legendary potion, we recommend Bottomless Potion of the Leech Bottomless Potion of the Leech.

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Changelog

  • 22 Jul. 2021 (this page): Rune and itemization choices revised, added recommendations for Season 24 ethereal weapon.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (gear page): Added recommendations for Season 24 ethereal weapon.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (skills page): Rune and passive recommendations revised.
  • 06 Apr. 2021 (skills page): Additional passive clarifications and choices.
  • 06 Apr. 2021 (this page): Added GR farm build variation page, included additional build and gearing options. Minor clarifications and fixes.
  • 28 Mar. 2021 (this page): Revised passive and gear choices, added additional information and variants where applicable.
  • 28 Mar. 2021 (skills page): Revised passive recommendations.
  • 28 Mar. 2021 (gear page): Revised desired stats section and added a follower recommendation.
  • 18 Nov. 2020 (gear page): Revised weaponry choices. Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 18 Nov. 2020 (this page): Revised rune and weaponry choices. Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 18 Nov. 2020 (skills page): Revised Frenzy rune recommendation to fit itemization choices.
  • 30 Jun. 2020 (skills page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 30 Jun. 2020 (gear page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 30 Jun. 2020 (this page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 06 Apr. 2020 (gear page): Included additional gearing options. Minor clarifications and fixes.
  • 07 Mar. 2020 (skills page): Revised active skill rune recommendations and some additional passive alternatives.
  • 07 Mar. 2020 (gear page): Clarified the general preference toward Azurewrath / Mortick's Brace at the high end.
  • 07 Mar. 2020 (this page): Revised the guide to better reflect high-end pushing setups.
  • 06 Mar. 2020 (skills page): Guide added.
  • 06 Mar. 2020 (this page): Guide added.
  • 06 Mar. 2020 (gear page): Guide added.
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