Masquerade of the Burning Carnival Set
Welcome to our Masquerade of the Burning Carnival guide, where we tell you all about this Necromancer set: what the pieces are, how to farm it, how it works, and which builds are using it.
List of the Masquerade of the Burning Carnival Set Pieces and Desirable Rolls
The following is a list of all pieces of the Masquerade of the Burning Carnival set, along with a sample list of desirable rolls for the respective item. This stat priority listing is meant to show you what is roughly a good roll of a set item; when trying to put together a build, always check our dedicated guide for the best-in-slot stats for the specific playstyle.
- Helm: Luxurious Bauta — Desirable stats: Intelligence, Socket, Crit Chance, Bone Spear %
- Shoulders: Glamorous Gigot — Desirable stats: Intelligence, Area Damage, Resource Cost Reduction, Vitality
- Gloves: Lavishing Gloves — Desirable stats: Intelligence, Crit Chance, Crit Damage, Area Damage
- Chest: Sophisticated Vest — Desirable stats: Intelligence, Armor, 3 Sockets, Vitality
- Pants: Elegant Pants — Desirable stats: Intelligence, 2 Sockets, Vitality, Armor
- Boots: Extravagant Shoes — Desirable stats: Intelligence, Vitality, Bone Spear %, Armor
How to Farm Masquerade of the Burning Carnival Pieces
Please refer to our guide on how to farm legendary and set items to increase your chances of getting Masquerade of the Burning Carnival pieces.
How to Use the Masquerade of the Burning Carnival Set
The Masquerade of the Burning Carnival set is a dedicated Bone Spear and Simulacrum set, and makes the use of both a must in any Masquerade 6-piece setup. Masquerade set builds are remarkably free of Land of the Dead constraints, unlike most Necromancer builds; the playstyles it enables are relatively CDR and Attack Speed independent, with a reasonable benefit from Resource Cost Reduction inclusion. You can find notable synergistic items in the face of Maltorius' Petrified Spike and Haunted Visions.
- 2-piece bonus
- Simulacrums no longer take damage, gains all runes, and its cooldown is refreshed when you die.
- 4-piece bonus
- While you have a Simulacrum, damage is reduced by 50%. Damage you take is split with your Simulacrums as well.
- 6-piece bonus
- Your Bone Spear deals 10,000% increased damage. Simulacrums gain triple this bonus.
The 2-piece set bonus of Masquerade makes your Simulacrum summons invulnerable, nets you all the runes — Cursed Form, Reservoir, Self Sacrifice, Blood Debt and Blood and Bone, and refreshes the skill's massive 2 minute cooldown when you die.
The 4-piece set bonus offers the baseline 50% damage reduction expected by sets in Diablo 3 and splits actual damage taken between yourself and the Simulacrums.
The 6-piece set bonus increases the damage of Bone Spear by 6000% for your own casts, and grants triple this bonus to the duplicates cast by your Simulacrums.
Builds Using the Masquerade of the Burning Carnival Set
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- 03 Jul. 2020: Page added.
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