Necromancer Corpse Explosion Build With LoD

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Build Variations Updated for Season 24, Patch 2.7.1 Main Build Solo Greater Rift Progression Nephalem Rift Farming
1.

Introduction

Basing itself on the versatile and adaptable Legacy of Dreams power and stacking a bunch of empowering and synergistic legendary items, the 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).

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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 Siphon Blood Icon Siphon Blood Power Shift Power Shift 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.

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:

2.3.

Legendary Gems

2.4.

Kanai's Cube

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Changelog

  • 22 Jul. 2021 (gear page): Added S24 Ethereal recommendation.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 24.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (this page): Added S24 Ethereal recommendation.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 23.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (this page): Minor gear adjustments and added a follower recommendation.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (gear page): Minor gear adjustments and added a follower recommendation.
  • 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 (gear page): Guide added.
  • 02 Jul. 2020 (skills page): Guide added.
  • 02 Jul. 2020 (this page): Guide added.
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