Necromancer Bone Storm Build With Inarius Set

Last updated on May 12, 2019 at 09:00 by Deadset 12 comments
General Information

Welcome to our build guide for Inarius Bone Storm Necromancer 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 2.6.5 and Season 17.

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

Ripping the skeletal structure from his very foes to encase himself in a protective vortex of sharpened bone, the Inarius Necromancer turns to close combat spellcasting to resolve conflicts. Empowered through a mixture of legendary gems and supplementary skills, the Bone Storm Necromancer offers a melee, sustain damage playstyle available in both Greater Rift solo progression and regular Rift farming variations, explained in that order.

2. Quick Reference

2.1. Skill Setup

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

3. Builds

Greater Rift Solo Progress Speedfarming Variation
Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Grim Scythe Icon Grim Scythe Cursed Scythe Cursed Scythe Right Mouse Button Blood Rush Icon Blood Rush Potency Potency 1 Decrepify Icon Decrepify Dizzying Curse Dizzying Curse 2 Bone Armor Icon Bone Armor Dislocation Dislocation 3 Corpse Lance Icon Corpse Lance Brittle Touch Brittle Touch 4 Land of the Dead Icon Land of the Dead Frozen Lands Frozen Lands
Passive Skills
Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Grim Scythe Icon Grim Scythe Cursed Scythe Cursed Scythe Right Mouse Button Blood Rush Icon Blood Rush Metabolism Metabolism 1 Frailty Icon Frailty Aura of Frailty Aura of Frailty 2 Bone Armor Icon Bone Armor Dislocation Dislocation 3 Corpse Lance Icon Corpse Lance Brittle Touch Brittle Touch 4 Land of the Dead Icon Land of the Dead Shallow Graves Shallow Graves
Passive Skills

3.1. Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Inarius Bone Storm Necromancer is listed below. Check the Gear page for detailed information on choices, alternatives, gemming, Kanai's Cube and Paragon distribution.

3.2. Legendary Gems

3.3. Kanai's Cube

4. Changelog

  • 12 May 2019 (this page): Guide was revised with additional recommendations for Season 17.
  • 12 May 2019 (speed farming variant page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 12 May 2019 (skills page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 12 May 2019 (gear page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 18 Jan. 2019 (gear page): Added suggestions for the baseline Ring of Royal Grandeur for Seasonal characters.
  • 18 Jan. 2019 (this page): Guide was revised with additional recommendations for Season 16.
  • 18 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.
  • 27 Oct. 2017 (this page): Minor updates to the guide for Patch 2.6.1.
  • 27 Oct. 2017 (speed farming variant page): Removed note about Fueled by Death bug.
  • 12 Jul. 2017 (this page): Tier position lowered due to lowered proc rate of legendary gems.
  • 26 Jun. 2017 (this page): Guide added.
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