Necromancer Thorns Command Skeletons Solo Build With LoD

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Welcome to our build guide for LoD Thorns Skeletons 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 2.7.1 and Season 24.

1.

Introduction

Focusing on the combination of Legacy of Dreams's adaptability, underlying Thorns synergy and the natural summoner capabilities of the class, the LoD Skeleton and Golem Necromancer offers a quirky solo pushing variant to the class. This methodical and mechanically simple playstyle is meant strictly for solo GR pushing.

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

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

Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Leech Icon Leech Cursed Ground Cursed Ground Right Mouse Button Devour Icon Devour Satiated Satiated 1 Frailty Icon Frailty Scent of Blood Scent of Blood 2 Command Golem Icon Command Golem Bone Golem Bone Golem 3 Command Skeletons Icon Command Skeletons Dark Mending Dark Mending 4 Bone Armor Icon Bone Armor Thy Flesh Sustained Thy Flesh Sustained
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Solo LoD Skeleton 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

3.

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 (this page): Added follower recommendation.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (skills page): No changes required for Season 23.
  • 01 Apr. 2021 (gear page): Added follower recommendation.
  • 19 Nov. 2020 (skills page): No changes required for Season 22.
  • 19 Nov. 2020 (this page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 19 Nov. 2020 (gear page): Added S22 Cube recommendation.
  • 02 Jul. 2020 (this page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 02 Jul. 2020 (skills page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 02 Jul. 2020 (gear page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (this page): Skills and item choices revised and enriched for Season 20.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (skills page): Minor revisions to skill and rune selections for Season 20.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (gear page): Revised jewelry options and added non-Golem gearing alternatives for Season 20.
  • 22 Nov. 2019 (gear page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 22 Nov. 2019 (this page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 22 Nov. 2019 (skills page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Skills were reviewed and approved for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (this page): Item recommendations have been revised for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (gear page): Item recommendations have been revised for Season 18.
  • 23 May 2019 (skills page): Minor fixes to the guide.
  • 23 May 2019 (gear page): Minor fixes to the guide.
  • 23 May 2019 (this page): Minor fixes to the guide.
  • 17 May 2019 (this page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 17 May 2019 (gear page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 17 May 2019 (skills page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 12 May 2019 (this page): Guide was revised with additional recommendations for Season 17's LoN buff.
  • 12 May 2019 (gear page): Guide was revised with additional recommendations for Season 17's LoN buff.
  • 27 Mar. 2019 (this page): Guide added.
  • 27 Mar. 2019 (skills page): Guide added.
  • 27 Mar. 2019 (gear page): Guide added.
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