Barbarian Frenzy/Thorns Build With Legacy of Nightmares Set

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Build Variations Updated for Season 24, Patch 2.7.1 Main Build Solo Greater Rift Progression Nephalem Rift Farming
1.

Introduction

The Thorns Frenzy build is a highly mobile, single target assassination spec that takes the best of the pure melee and damage reflection playstyles. The build is designed for Greater Rift solo progression, but we also have a version for speed farming, which you can access by clicking the link below.

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

The basic skill setup of the LoN Thorns Frenzy Barb 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 Maniac Maniac Right Mouse Button Furious Charge Icon Furious Charge Merciless Assault Merciless Assault 1 Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain Iron Hide Iron Hide 2 Threatening Shout Icon Threatening Shout Falter Falter 3 War Cry Icon War Cry Veteran's Warning Veteran's Warning 4 Wrath of the Berserker Icon Wrath of the Berserker Insanity Insanity
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the LoN Thorns Frenzy Barb 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 weapon for this build is:

2.3.

Legendary Gems

2.4.

Kanai's Cube

3.

Changelog

  • 22 Jul. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 24.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (this page): Added S24 Ethereal recommendation.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (gear page): Added S24 Ethereal recommendation.
  • 31 Mar. 2021 (this page): Adjusted gear recommendations and added follower recommendation.
  • 31 Mar. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 23.
  • 31 Mar. 2021 (gear page): Adjusted gear recommendations and added follower recommendation.
  • 18 Nov. 2020 (gear page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 18 Nov. 2020 (this page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 18 Nov. 2020 (skills page): Reviewed for Season 22. No changes required.
  • 30 Jun. 2020 (this page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 30 Jun. 2020 (skills page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 30 Jun. 2020 (gear page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (skills page): No changes necessary for Season 20.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (this page): No changes necessary for Season 20.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (gear page): No changes necessary for Season 20.
  • 19 Nov. 2019 (skills page): Guide revised and updated for Season 19.
  • 19 Nov. 2019 (gear page): Guide revised and updated for Season 19.
  • 19 Nov. 2019 (this page): Guide revised and updated for Season 19.
  • 22 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Skill recommendations have been revised for Season 18.
  • 22 Aug. 2019 (this page): Skill and item recommendations have been revised for Season 18.
  • 22 Aug. 2019 (gear page): Item recommendations have been revised for Season 18.
  • 13 May 2019 (skills page): Guide was revised with additional recommendations for Season 17.
  • 13 May 2019 (gear page): Guide was revised with additional recommendations for Season 17.
  • 13 May 2019 (this page): Guide was revised with additional recommendations for Season 17.
  • 16 Jan. 2019 (gear page): Information was reviewed and approved for Season 16 with no changes required.
  • 16 Jan. 2019 (skills page): Information was reviewed and approved for Season 16 with no changes required.
  • 20 Sep. 2018 (this page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 15.
  • 14 Jun. 2018 (this page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 14.
  • 16 Jan. 2018 (this page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 16.
  • 01 Nov. 2017 (this page): Changed build rank to Low Tier for Season 12.
  • 18 Oct. 2017 (this page): No changes necessary for Patch 2.6.1.
  • 26 Jun. 2017 (this page): Guide updated for 2.6 and moved to new format.
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