Monk Wave of Light Build with LoD

Last updated on Jul 21, 2021 at 08:25 by Deadset 14 comments

Welcome to our build guide for LoD WoL 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 2.7.1 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 Wave of Light Monk unites multiple legendary powers into an explosive, bursty and durable whole.

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

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

Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Wave of Light Icon Wave of Light Explosive Light Explosive Light Right Mouse Button Mystic Ally Icon Mystic Ally Air Ally Air Ally 1 Cyclone Strike Icon Cyclone Strike Implosion Implosion 2 Dashing Strike Icon Dashing Strike Blinding Speed Blinding Speed 3 Epiphany Icon Epiphany Desert Shroud Desert Shroud 4 Mantra of Salvation Icon Mantra of Salvation Agility Agility
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the LoD Wave of Light Monk 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 off-handed weapon for this build is:

2.3.

Legendary Gems

2.4.

Kanai's Cube

3.

Changelog

  • 21 Jul. 2021 (gear page): Added Ethereal weapon recommendation for Season 24.
  • 21 Jul. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 24.
  • 21 Jul. 2021 (this page): Added Ethereal weapon recommendation for Season 24.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (this page): Minor gear revision and added follower recommendation.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (gear page): Minor gear revision and added follower recommendation.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 23.
  • 16 Nov. 2020 (skills page): No changes required for Season 22.
  • 16 Nov. 2020 (gear page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 16 Nov. 2020 (this page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 01 Jul. 2020 (this page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 01 Jul. 2020 (gear page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 01 Jul. 2020 (skills 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.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (this page): Guide revised and updated for Season 19.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (gear page): Enriched the Gear page with additional explanations and improved stat table. Updated for Season 19.
  • 21 Nov. 2019 (skills page): Near Death Experience added as a final passive. Updated for Season 19.
  • 25 Sep. 2019 (gear page): Minor corrections to the item table.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (this page): Revised item recommendations for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (gear page): Revised item recommendations for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Reviewed for Season 18.
  • 16 May 2019 (skills page): Guide added.
  • 16 May 2019 (gear page): Guide added.
  • 16 May 2019 (this page): Guide added.
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