Barbarian Rend Build with Wrath of the Wastes

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Welcome to our build guide for Rend Wastes 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 2.6.7 and Season 19.

For more information regarding followers, we advise you to read our follower guide, which contains detailed advice on choosing the skills and the gear of your companion.

1.

Introduction

This mobile, DoT-based Barbarian build utilizes the Wrath of the Wastes set for its Rend-empowering aspects, and adds a slew of synergistic legendary items into a single, adaptable and very lethal package. 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.

This build also comes with its own speed farming variation, which features a build similar to the present one, but with alterations to fit a speedfarming playstyle.

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

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

Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Ancient Spear Icon Ancient Spear Rage Flip Rage Flip Right Mouse Button Whirlwind Icon Whirlwind Wind Shear Wind Shear 1 Rend Icon Rend Bloodbath Bloodbath 2 Ground Stomp Icon Ground Stomp Wrenching Smash Wrenching Smash 3 Battle Rage Icon Battle Rage Swords to Ploughshares Swords to Ploughshares 4 Wrath of the Berserker Icon Wrath of the Berserker Insanity Insanity
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Wastes Rend 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.

2.3.

Legendary Gems

2.4.

Kanai's Cube

3.

Changelog

  • 10 Dec. 2019 (gear page): Submitted a clarification to ring rolls to account for ORotZ.
  • 19 Nov. 2019 (gear page): Guide revised and updated for Season 19.
  • 19 Nov. 2019 (this page): Guide revised and updated for Season 19.
  • 19 Nov. 2019 (skills page): Guide revised and updated for Season 19.
  • 22 Aug. 2019 (gear page): Item revisions are introduced for Season 18.
  • 22 Aug. 2019 (this page): Skill and item revisions are introduced for Season 18.
  • 22 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Skill revisions are introduced for Season 18.
  • 13 May 2019 (this page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 13 May 2019 (skills page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 13 May 2019 (gear page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 17 Jan. 2019 (this page): Guide was revised with additional recommendations for Season 16.
  • 17 Jan. 2019 (gear page): Added suggestions for the baseline Ring of Royal Grandeur for Seasonal characters.
  • 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.
  • 31 Oct. 2017 (gear page): Changed jewelry for Patch 2.6.1. Band of Might and Convention of Elements replace Focus and Restraint.
  • 31 Oct. 2017 (this page): Updated jewelry recommendations to reflect 2.6.1 changes.
  • 31 Oct. 2017 (skills page): Wording updates to reflect the change in jewelry in the build.
  • 26 Jun. 2017 (this page): Guide updated for 2.6 and moved to new format.
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