Necromancer Corpse Explosion Build With Trag'Oul and Jesseth Sets

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

Introduction

Grasping the essence of his own life forces with the might of the Trag'Oul's Avatar set, this Corpse Explosion variant infuses lethal detonations with his very blood. This daring take on the exploding corpses Necro archetype is available in both Greater Rift speed farming (the present guide) and regular Rift farming (see the link above) variation.

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

The basic skill setup of the Trag'Oul 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 Command Skeletons Icon Command Skeletons Dark Mending Dark Mending 1 Land of the Dead Icon Land of the Dead Frozen Lands Frozen Lands 2 Corpse Explosion Icon Corpse Explosion Final Embrace Final Embrace 3 Blood Rush Icon Blood Rush Metabolism Metabolism 4 Devour Icon Devour Cannibalize Cannibalize
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Trag'Oul 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 (gear page): Guide reworked for the CE pushing meta; added Season 25 recommendation.
  • 08 Dec. 2021 (this page): Guide reworked for the CE pushing meta; added Season 25 recommendation.
  • 08 Dec. 2021 (skills page): Guide reworked for the CE pushing meta.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (skills page): Added S24 Ethereal recommendation.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (this page): Added S24 Ethereal recommendation.
  • 22 Jul. 2021 (gear page): Added S24 Ethereal recommendation.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (gear page): Added follower recommendation.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 23.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (this page): Added 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): No changes required for Season 22.
  • 02 Jul. 2020 (skills page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 02 Jul. 2020 (this page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 02 Jul. 2020 (gear page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (gear page): No changes necessary for Season 20.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (this page): No changes necessary for Season 20.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (skills page): No changes necessary for Season 20.
  • 22 Nov. 2019 (gear page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 22 Nov. 2019 (skills page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 22 Nov. 2019 (this page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Reviewed and approved for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (gear page): Item recommendations have been revised for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (this page): Item recommendations have been revised for Season 18.
  • 12 May 2019 (this page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 12 May 2019 (gear page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 12 May 2019 (skills 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.
  • 28 Oct. 2017 (this page): No changes necessary for Patch 2.6.1.
  • 07 Jul. 2017 (this page): Guide added.
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