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Necromancer Generator Build with Grace of Inarius

Last updated on Sep 20, 2018 at 09:00 by Deadset 3 comments

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General Information

Welcome to our build guide for Generator 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 2.6.1 and Season 15.

1. Introduction

One of the more unique takes on Inarius set gameplay, the Grim Scythe Generator Necromancer trades the mixed appeal of long cooldown builds for proactive, resource-intensive interplay. This melee range, fast attack speed playstyle is available in both Greater Rift solo progression and regular Rift farming variations, explained in that order.

2. Quick Reference

2.1. Skill Setup

The basic skill setup of the Inarius Generator Necromancer is displayed below. Read the dedicated Skills page for detailed information on choices, alternatives and build customization.

3. Builds

Greater Rift Solo Progress Speedfarming Variation
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 Skeletal Mage Icon Skeletal Mage Singularity Singularity 2 Death Nova Icon Death Nova Blight Blight 3 Command Skeletons Icon Command Skeletons Kill Command Kill Command 4 Bone Armor Icon Bone Armor Dislocation Dislocation
Passive Skills
Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Grim Scythe Icon Grim Scythe Cursed Scythe Cursed Scythe Right Mouse Button Blood Rush Icon Blood Rush Metabolism Metabolism 1 Skeletal Mage Icon Skeletal Mage Contamination Contamination 2 Frailty Icon Frailty Aura of Frailty Aura of Frailty 3 Command Skeletons Icon Command Skeletons Kill Command Kill Command 4 Bone Armor Icon Bone Armor Dislocation Dislocation
Passive Skills

3.1. Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Inarius Generator Necromancer is listed below. Check the Gear page for detailed information on choices, alternatives, gemming, Kanai's Cube and Paragon distribution.

3.2. Legendary Gems

3.3. Kanai's Cube

4. Role in the Current Meta

This build is ranked as a Mid Tier solo pushing build for its class in the current Season. If you are looking for a strong build that will easily finish the Seasonal Journey, but do not necessarily care for high leaderboard placement, consider using this build.

This build is oriented mostly at solo Rifting (Greater and Normal). Due to its mediocre mobility on long distances, it is not recommended for Bounties. It is also not recommended for group Greater Rifts past the point where every party member can handle the content on his own.

5. Reading Further

To go in-depth on the skills, passives, itemization, gemming and variations to get the most out of this build, follow these pages:

  • Skills and Runes: exhaustive breakdown of the skill and passive choices, along with synergies, rotation and breakpoints (if applicable);
  • Gear, Gems, and Paragon Points: detailed explanations of BiS gear, stat priorities, gemming (both regular and legendary), rerolling and breakpoints (if applicable);
  • Speed Farming Variation: Inarius Grim Scythe generator variation for endgame speed farming;
  • Follower Guide: for more information regarding followers, we advise you to read our guide, which contains detailed advice on choosing the skills and the gear of your companion.

About the Author

This build is presented to you by Deadset, one of the very few professional Diablo 3 players. Deadset regularly publishes video guides on Youtube and streams on Twitch, where you can see how this and other builds play out in practice.

6. ChangeLog

  • 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.
  • 27 Mar. 2018 (speed farming variant page): Added the guide.
  • 27 Mar. 2018 (gear page): Added the guide.
  • 27 Mar. 2018 (skills page): Added the guide.
  • 27 Mar. 2018 (this page): Added the guide.
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