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Demon Hunter Unhallowed Essence Grenades Build

Last updated on Jun 30, 2020 at 09:00 by Deadset 4 comments

Welcome to our build guide for Unhallowed Essence Grenades 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 2.6.9 and Season 21.

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

One of the multiple builds affected by the 2.4.3 Hellcat Waistguard Hellcat Waistguard rework, the Unhallowed Essence generator build emerges as a fully competitive spec with a focus on Grenade Grenade. This mid range, explosive build is meant for Greater Rift solo progression, but we do have a speed farming variation that you can access using the link below.

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

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

Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Grenade Icon Grenade Cluster Grenades Cluster Grenades Right Mouse Button Fan of Knives Icon Fan of Knives Bladed Armor Bladed Armor 1 Vengeance Icon Vengeance Dark Heart Dark Heart 2 Vault Icon Vault Tumble Tumble 3 Companion Icon Companion Boar Companion Boar Companion 4 Preparation Icon Preparation Invigoration Invigoration
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Unhallowed Essence Grenades Demon Hunter 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

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Changelog

  • 30 Jun. 2020 (gear page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 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 (speed farming 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.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (speed farming page): No changes necessary for Season 20.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (skills page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (this page): Reviewed for Season 19. Overhauled speedrunning variation.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (gear page): Expanded the stat priorities, paragon points, and gems sections. Added a potion section.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (speed farming page): Overhauled the page for Season 19.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (gear page): Echoing Fury replaces Buriza-Do Kyanon in Kanai's Cube.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Reviewed for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (this page): Item recommendations were revised for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (speed farming page): Flavor of Time is now the recommended amulet.
  • 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.
  • 16 May 2019 (this 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.
  • 30 Oct. 2017 (this page): Moved build from Top tier to High tier, following Patch 2.6.1.
  • 01 Jul. 2017 (this page): Updated guide for 2.6 and moved it to the new format.
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