Barbarian Hammer of the Ancients Build With Legacy of Nightmares

Last updated on May 13, 2019 at 09:00 by Deadset 6 comments
General Information

Welcome to our build guide for LoN HotA Barbarian in Diablo 3. Here, you will learn everything you need to know to play this build at the highest level. This build is updated for patch 2.6.5 and Season 17.

1. Introduction

With a slew of mighty Hammer of the Ancients and the Fire element at his side, the Barbarian can utilize the adaptable Legacy of Nightmares set for a powerful Hammer of the Ancients build that drops clunky set mechanics for a simpler, to-the-point playstyle.

2. Quick Reference

2.1. Skill Setup

The basic skill setup of the LoN HotA Barbarian is displayed below. Read the dedicated Skills page for detailed information on choices, alternatives, and build customization.

Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Furious Charge Icon Furious Charge Stamina Stamina Right Mouse Button Hammer of the Ancients Icon Hammer of the Ancients Smash Smash 1 Ancient Spear Icon Ancient Spear Rage Flip Rage Flip 2 Battle Rage Icon Battle Rage Bloodshed Bloodshed 3 Ignore Pain Icon Ignore Pain Ignorance is Bliss Ignorance is Bliss 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 HotA Barbarian is listed below. Check the Gear page for detailed information on choices, alternatives, gemming, Kanai's Cube and Paragon distribution. Note that we have included some recommendations that specifically pertain to Season 17, where you get the set bonuses of the Legacy of Nightmares set (The Wailing Host The Wailing Host and Litany of the Undaunted Litany of the Undaunted) passively, without the need to wear them.

2.3. Legendary Gems

2.4. Kanai's Cube

3. Changelog

  • 13 May 2019 (gear page): Guide added.
  • 13 May 2019 (skills page): Guide added.
  • 13 May 2019 (this page): Guide added.
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