Monk Tempest Rush Build with Sunwuko

Last updated on Nov 21, 2019 at 15:27 by Deadset 9 comments

Welcome to our build guide for SWK Tempest Rush Monk 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

The third skill to be imbued by the Sunwuko set bonuses, Tempest Rush Tempest Rush offers a fun and under-appreciated playstyle for Monks. This fluid combat playstyle that alternates periods of sustain damage with carefully calculated bursts is geared towards Greater Rift solo progression. We also have a speed farming variation, which you can access using the link below.

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

The basic skill setup of the Sunwuko Tempest Rush Monk is displayed below. Read the dedicated Skills page for detailed information on choices, alternatives and build customization.

Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Tempest Rush Icon Tempest Rush Flurry Flurry Right Mouse Button Sweeping Wind Icon Sweeping Wind Inner Storm Inner Storm 1 Blinding Flash Icon Blinding Flash Faith in the Light Faith in the Light 2 Epiphany Icon Epiphany Desert Shroud Desert Shroud 3 Mantra of Salvation Icon Mantra of Salvation Agility Agility 4 Cyclone Strike Icon Cyclone Strike Soothing Breeze Soothing Breeze
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Sunwuko Tempest Rush Monk 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

  • 21 Nov. 2019 (skills page): Skills revised to include Cyclone Strike and better reflect the Tempest Rush changes and additions. Updated for Season 19.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (this page): Significant itemization and skill changes to reflect the legendary item revisions in Patch 2.6.7. Guide updated for Season 19.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (gear page): Added Cpt. Crimson set as part of the setup, significant changes to overall itemization. Updated for Season 19.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (gear page): Reviewed for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (this page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Reviewed for Season 18.
  • 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.
  • 23 Mar. 2018 (this page): Added the guide.
  • 23 Mar. 2018 (gear page): Added the guide.
  • 23 Mar. 2018 (skills page): Added the guide.
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