Monk Uliana Seven-Sided Strike Build With Exploding Palm

Last updated on Nov 16, 2020 at 09:00 by Deadset 24 comments

Welcome to our build guide for Uliana Seven-Sided Strike 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 2.6.10 and Season 22.

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

Uliana's Stratagem set puts one of the coolest looking Monk skills — Seven-Sided Strike Seven-Sided Strike — in the Greater Rifting spotlight, along with the helpful push of the class trademark, Exploding Palm Exploding Palm. This high burst, AoE centric playstyle is available in both Greater Rift solo progression (the present guide) and speed farming (see link just below) variations.

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

The basic skill setup of the Uliana Seven-Sided Strike Monk is displayed below. Read the dedicated Skills page for detailed information on choices, alternatives and build customization.

Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Way of the Hundred Fists Icon Way of the Hundred Fists Assimilation Assimilation Right Mouse Button Exploding Palm Icon Exploding Palm Impending Doom Impending Doom 1 Epiphany Icon Epiphany Desert Shroud Desert Shroud 2 Dashing Strike Icon Dashing Strike Blinding Speed Blinding Speed 3 Seven-Sided Strike Icon Seven-Sided Strike Sustained Attack Sustained Attack 4 Cyclone Strike Icon Cyclone Strike Implosion Implosion
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Uliana Seven-Sided Strike 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

  • 16 Nov. 2020 (speed farming page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 16 Nov. 2020 (gear page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 16 Nov. 2020 (this page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 16 Nov. 2020 (skills page): No changes required for Season 22.
  • 01 Jul. 2020 (skills page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 01 Jul. 2020 (speed farming page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 01 Jul. 2020 (this page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 01 Jul. 2020 (gear page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (this page): No changes necessary for Season 20.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (speed farming page): No changes necessary for Season 20.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (gear page): No changes necessary for Season 20.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (skills page): No changes necessary for Season 20.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (speed farming page): Major revision to the guide to include the Sage's set and utility jewelry.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (this page): Revised the guide to include Cpt. Crimson's set. Updated for Season 19.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (gear page): Updated to include Cpt. Crimson; imrpoved tables and explanations across the board.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (skills page): Reviewed and approved for Season 19.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (gear page): Reviewed for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Reviewed for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (this page): Guide was reviewed and approved 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 (this page): Guide was revised with additional recommendations for Season 16.
  • 17 Jan. 2019 (gear page): Added suggestions for the baseline Ring of Royal Grandeur for Seasonal characters.
  • 17 Jan. 2019 (skills page): Information was reviewed and approved for Season 16 with no changes required.
  • 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 Oct. 2017 (gear page): Replaced Lefebvre's Soliloquy with Spirit Guards as the cubed armor piece.
  • 28 Oct. 2017 (this page): Minor revisions to the guide to reflect the 2.6.1 buffs.
  • 30 Jun. 2017 (this page): Updated for Patch 2.6 and moved to new guide format.
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