Barbarian Seismic Slam Build with Might of the Earth

Last updated on Nov 19, 2019 at 23:06 by Deadset 18 comments

Welcome to our build guide for Seismic Slam 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

Empowered by the Might of the Earth set, this Barbarian build shatters the ground with overwhelming Seismic Slam Seismic Slam swings, while summons and buffs empower his blade. This tough, sustain damage, visual feast of a build is one of the rare instances of viable high tier ranged Barbarian play. The build is meant for Greater Rift solo progression, but we also have a speed farming variant that can be accessed using the link below.

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

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

Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Seismic Slam Icon Seismic Slam Permafrost Permafrost Right Mouse Button Leap Icon Leap Death from Above Death from Above 1 Battle Rage Icon Battle Rage Bloodshed Bloodshed 2 War Cry Icon War Cry Veteran's Warning Veteran's Warning 3 Call of the Ancients Icon Call of the Ancients Together as One Together as One 4 Wrath of the Berserker Icon Wrath of the Berserker Insanity Insanity
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Seismic Slam Barb 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

  • 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.
  • 28 Aug. 2019 (this page): Fixed diablo3.com build links.
  • 28 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Fixed diablo3.com build link.
  • 22 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Added mentions of Mortick's Brace.
  • 22 Aug. 2019 (gear page): Item recommendations are revised for Season 18.
  • 22 Aug. 2019 (this page): Item and skill recommendations are revised for Season 18.
  • 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.
  • 13 May 2019 (this page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 16 Jan. 2019 (skills page): Information was reviewed and approved for Season 16 with no changes required.
  • 16 Jan. 2019 (gear page): Added suggestions for the baseline Ring of Royal Grandeur for Seasonal characters.
  • 16 Jan. 2019 (this page): Guide was revised with additional recommendations for Season 16.
  • 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.
  • 28 Feb. 2018 (gear page): Added the guide.
  • 28 Feb. 2018 (this page): Added the guide.
  • 28 Feb. 2018 (skills page): Added the guide.
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