Necromancer Corpse Explosion Build With LoD

Last updated on Nov 19, 2020 at 09:00 by Deadset 19 comments

Welcome to our build guide for LoD Corpse Explosion 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 2.6.10 and Season 22.

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

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).

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 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
2.1.1.

Season 22 Modification

Due to the 4th Kanai's Cube slot in Season 22 and the ability to include an extra damage multiplier in the form of Reilena's Shadowhook Reilena's Shadowhook, you will focus on expanding your Essence reserve alongside the usual recommendations for this build. Skill-wise, this means changing the base recommendation for the passive Eternal Torment Eternal Torment for Overwhelming Essence Overwhelming Essence.

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.

Kanai's Cube

3.

Changelog

  • 19 Nov. 2020 (key farming 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.
  • 19 Nov. 2020 (gear page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 02 Jul. 2020 (key farming page): Guide added.
  • 02 Jul. 2020 (skills page): Guide added.
  • 02 Jul. 2020 (gear page): Guide added.
  • 02 Jul. 2020 (this page): Guide added.
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