Necromancer Bone Spear Build With Masquerade

Last updated on Jul 22, 2021 at 09:00 by Deadset 46 comments
Build Variations Updated for Season 24, Patch 2.7.1 Main Build Solo Greater Rift Progression Nephalem Rift Farming
1.

Introduction

Using the powers of the dedicated Masquerade of the Burning Carnival set, this Necromancer build focuses on a unique amalgamation of Simulacrums and Bone Spear to produce a crafty sniping playstyle that can take its time setting up fights due to its impressive endurance. This build is available in a Greater Rift pushing and standard rift speed farming variations (see links just below).

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Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

The basic skill setup of the Masquerade Bone Spear Necromancer is displayed below. Read the dedicated Skills page for detailed information on choices, alternatives and build customization.

Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Grim Scythe Icon Grim Scythe Frost Scythe Frost Scythe Right Mouse Button Bone Spear Icon Bone Spear Blighted Marrow Blighted Marrow 1 Bone Armor Icon Bone Armor Dislocation Dislocation 2 Decrepify Icon Decrepify Borrowed Time Borrowed Time 3 Blood Rush Icon Blood Rush Potency Potency 4 Simulacrum Icon Simulacrum Reservoir Reservoir
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Masquerade Bone Spear Necromancer 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:

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Legendary Gems

2.4.

Kanai's Cube

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Changelog

  • 22 Jul. 2021 (skills page): No changes necessary for Season 24.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (gear page): Added S24 Ethereal recommendation.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (this page): Added S24 Ethereal recommendation.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (this page): Minor build revision and added follower recommendation.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (gear page): Minor build revision and added follower recommendation.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (skills page): Minor build revision.
  • 29 Nov. 2020 (skills page): Fixed rotation to properly reflect S22 skill lineup.
  • 19 Nov. 2020 (gear page): Revision of item recommendations, alongside advice for Season 22 changes.
  • 19 Nov. 2020 (this page): Revision of item, skill, and passive recommendations, alongside advice for Season 22 changes.
  • 19 Nov. 2020 (skills page): Revision of skill, rune, and passive recommendations.
  • 03 Jul. 2020 (skills page): Guide added.
  • 03 Jul. 2020 (this page): Guide added.
  • 03 Jul. 2020 (gear page): Guide added.
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