Necromancer Corpse Explosion Build With LoD

Last updated on Dec 08, 2021 at 09:00 by Deadset 24 comments
1.

Introduction

Basing itself on the versatile and adaptable Legacy of Dreams power and stacking a bunch of empowering and synergistic legendary items, the LoD Corpse Explosion Necromancer provides a powerful and visually striking playstyle that relishes on exploding cadavers. This build is available in a Greater Rift pushing and standard rift speed farming variations (see links just below).

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

The basic skill setup of the LoD Corpse Explosion 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 Cursed Scythe Cursed Scythe Right Mouse Button Blood Rush Icon Blood Rush Potency Potency 1 Land of the Dead Icon Land of the Dead Frozen Lands Frozen Lands 2 Bone Spear Icon Bone Spear Blighted Marrow Blighted Marrow 3 Corpse Explosion Icon Corpse Explosion Close Quarters Close Quarters 4 Bone Armor Icon Bone Armor Dislocation Dislocation
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the LoD Corpse Explosion Necromancer 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.

Soul Shards (Season 25 Specific)

Check details on the specific rolls of the Soul Shards required for this build in the Gear page of this guide. Read more about Season 25 in our dedicated Season 25 Compendium, and about Soul Shards specifically our Soul Shard Mechanics Guide.

2.5.

Kanai's Cube

3.

Changelog

  • 08 Dec. 2021 (this page): Minor gear and skill revision; added Season 25 Soul Shard recommendations.
  • 08 Dec. 2021 (skills page): Minor skill and passive revision.
  • 08 Dec. 2021 (gear page): Minor gear and skill revision; added Season 25 Soul Shard recommendations.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (this page): Added S24 Ethereal recommendation.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (gear page): Added S24 Ethereal recommendation.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 24.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (gear page): Minor gear adjustments and added a follower recommendation.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (this page): Minor gear adjustments and added a follower recommendation.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 23.
  • 19 Nov. 2020 (gear page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 19 Nov. 2020 (this page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 19 Nov. 2020 (skills page): Passives changed to accommodate S22-specific changes.
  • 02 Jul. 2020 (this page): Guide added.
  • 02 Jul. 2020 (gear page): Guide added.
  • 02 Jul. 2020 (skills page): Guide added.
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