Necromancer Corpse Explosion Build With LoD

Last updated on Jul 02, 2020 at 09:00 by Deadset 15 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 2.6.9 and Season 21.

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.



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).


Quick Reference


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

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.


Legendary Gems


Kanai's Cube



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