Barbarian Hammer of the Ancients GR Build With Legacy of Dreams

Last updated on Jul 22, 2021 at 09:00 by Deadset 8 comments

Welcome to our build guide for HotA GR LoD 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 2.7.1 and Season 24.

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 Dreams bonuses 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 LoD 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 Merciless Assault Merciless Assault Right Mouse Button Hammer of the Ancients Icon Hammer of the Ancients Smash Smash 1 Call of the Ancients Icon Call of the Ancients Together as One Together as One 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 LoD HotA Barbarian 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

3.

Changelog

  • 22 Jul. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 24.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (gear page): Added S24 Ethereal recommendation.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (this page): Added S24 Ethereal recommendation.
  • 31 Mar. 2021 (gear page): Revised gear recommendations and added a follower recommendation.
  • 31 Mar. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 23.
  • 31 Mar. 2021 (this page): Revised gear recommendations and added a follower recommendation.
  • 18 Nov. 2020 (this page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 18 Nov. 2020 (skills page): Reviewed for Season 22. No changes required.
  • 18 Nov. 2020 (gear page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 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.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (gear page): No changes necessary for Season 20.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (this page): No changes necessary for Season 20.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (skills page): No changes necessary for Season 20.
  • 19 Nov. 2019 (skills page): Guide revised and updated for Season 19.
  • 19 Nov. 2019 (this page): Guide revised and updated for Season 19.
  • 19 Nov. 2019 (gear page): Guide revised and updated for Season 19.
  • 22 Aug. 2019 (gear page): Revised skill and item recommendations for Season 18.
  • 22 Aug. 2019 (this page): Revised skill and item recommendations for Season 18.
  • 22 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Revised skill recommendations for Season 18.
  • 13 May 2019 (this page): Guide added.
  • 13 May 2019 (gear page): Guide added.
  • 13 May 2019 (skills page): Guide added.
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