Demon Hunter Rapid Fire Build with LoD

Last updated on Jul 21, 2021 at 09:00 by Deadset 23 comments

Welcome to our build guide for LoD Rapid Fire Demon Hunter 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.

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

Based on the versatile powers of the Legacy of Dreams bonus, the LoD Rapid Fire Demon Hunter combines the power of a dozen legendary items into a cohesive, destructive channeled force.

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

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

Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Rapid Fire Icon Rapid Fire Bombardment Bombardment Right Mouse Button Smoke Screen Icon Smoke Screen Vanishing Powder Vanishing Powder 1 Companion Icon Companion Wolf Companion Wolf Companion 2 Shadow Power Icon Shadow Power Gloom Gloom 3 Fan of Knives Icon Fan of Knives Bladed Armor Bladed Armor 4 Vengeance Icon Vengeance Side Cannons Side Cannons
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the LoD Rapid Fire Demon Hunter 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 weapon for this build is:

  • Weapon (Off-Season): Dawn Dawn
2.3.

Legendary Gems

2.4.

Kanai's Cube

3.

Changelog

  • 21 Jul. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 24.
  • 21 Jul. 2021 (gear page): Added S24 Ethereal recommendation.
  • 21 Jul. 2021 (this page): Added S24 Ethereal recommendation.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (gear page): Minor gearing revision and added follower recommendation.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 23.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (this page): Minor gearing revision and added follower recommendation.
  • 18 Nov. 2020 (this page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 18 Nov. 2020 (skills page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 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.
  • 20 Nov. 2019 (skills page): Swapped Preparation for Smoked Screen.
  • 20 Nov. 2019 (this page): Revised and updated for Season 19.
  • 20 Nov. 2019 (gear page): Reviewed for Season 19. Added detailed explanations to the Stat Priorities, Paragon Points, and Gems sections. Added a Potion section.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (gear page): Revised item recommendations for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (this page): Revised skill and item recommendations for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Added a note about Smoke Screen as an alternative (in Preparation's slot).
  • 16 May 2019 (this page): Guide added.
  • 16 May 2019 (gear page): Guide added.
  • 16 May 2019 (skills page): Guide added.
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