Demon Hunter Chakram Build with Unhallowed Essence

Last updated on Aug 26, 2022 at 10:00 by Deadset 1 comment
Build Variations Updated for Season 27, Patch 2.7.4 Main Build Solo Greater Rift Progression Nephalem Rift Farming
1.

Introduction

Flipping resource-spending attacks into generators plays right into the attack bonuses of the Unhallowed Essence set, allowing for several unconventional playstyles. One of them is the Chakram Demon Hunter — a far range, durable playstyle that offers considerable AoE. It is designed with Greater Rift solo progression in mind, but we do have a speed farming variation that you can access by clicking the link below.

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

The basic skill setup of the Unhallowed Essence Chakram Demon Hunter is displayed below. Read the dedicated Skills page for detailed information on choices, alternatives and build customization.

Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Chakram Icon Chakram Razor Disk Razor Disk Right Mouse Button Multishot Icon Multishot Wind Chill Wind Chill 1 Companion Icon Companion Wolf Companion Wolf Companion 2 Vault Icon Vault Tumble Tumble 3 Preparation Icon Preparation Invigoration Invigoration 4 Vengeance Icon Vengeance Dark Heart Dark Heart
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Unhallowed Essence Chakram Demon Hunter is listed below. Check the Gear page for detailed information on choices, alternatives, gemming, Kanai's Cube and Paragon distribution.

2.2.1.

Angelic Crucible Sanctification

Season 27 comes with the theme of Angelic Crucibles — consumable items that empower Legendary items with perfected Ancient-level stats, as well as infuse them with one of three unique, powerful, class-specific abilities at random. For this build, we recommend aiming for the Vengeance Vengeance Sanctification, which adds the following power to your build:

  • Vengeance Sanctification: Casting Vengeance unleashes a barrage of rockets that deal damage equal to a percentage of the maximum life enemies possess. The number of rockets fired increases over 30 seconds. Elites and Bosses receive less damage per rocket.

Use Angelic Crucibles on an item that crosses over most (if not all) variants of a build, and is also an item that is relatively harder to perfect than other slots (since sanctifying an item maximizes its stats). In the case of this build, a good candidate for Sanctification is Dawn Dawn, which is present across all variants of this build.

You can read more on Angelic Crucibles and the sanctification process in our dedicated Angelic Crucible Mechanics guide.

2.3.

Legendary Gems

2.4.

Kanai's Cube

3.

Changelog

  • 26 Aug. 2022 (this page): Added Season 27 Angelic Crucible recommendations.
  • 26 Aug. 2022 (gear page): Added Season 27 Angelic Crucible recommendations.
  • 26 Aug. 2022 (skills page): Skills and passives reviewed for Season 27.
  • 13 Apr. 2022 (skills page): Guide reviewed for Season 26.
  • 13 Apr. 2022 (gear page): Guide reviewed for Season 26.
  • 13 Apr. 2022 (this page): Guide reviewed for Season 26.
  • 09 Dec. 2021 (this page): Added Season 25 Soul Shard recommendations.
  • 09 Dec. 2021 (gear page): Added Season 25 Soul Shard recommendations.
  • 09 Dec. 2021 (skills page): Reviewed for Season 25.
  • 21 Jul. 2021 (gear page): No changes required for Season 24.
  • 21 Jul. 2021 (this page): No changes required for Season 24.
  • 21 Jul. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 24.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (this page): Added follower recommendation.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 23.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (gear page): 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): No changes required for Season 22.
  • 30 Jun. 2020 (skills page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 30 Jun. 2020 (this 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.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (gear page): Added 2 pieces of the Captain Crimson's set and Ring of Royal Grandeur in the cube. Expanded the sections on stat priorities, paragon points, gems. Added a potion section.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (this page): Guide revised for Season 19: added 2 pieces of Captain Crimson's set.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (skills page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (gear page): Squirt's Necklace is now the recommended amulet.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Reviewed for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (this page): Item recommendations have been revised for Season 18.
  • 16 May 2019 (this page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 16 May 2019 (skills page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 16 May 2019 (gear page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 17 Jan. 2019 (skills page): Information was reviewed and approved for Season 16 with no changes required.
  • 17 Jan. 2019 (gear page): Added suggestions for the baseline Ring of Royal Grandeur for Seasonal characters.
  • 17 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.
  • 24 Mar. 2018 (skills page): Added the guide.
  • 24 Mar. 2018 (this page): Added the guide.
  • 24 Mar. 2018 (gear page): Added the guide.
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