Witch Doctor Jade Harvester Build With Soul Harvest

Last updated on Aug 23, 2019 at 20:40 by Deadset 20 comments
General Information

Welcome to our build guide for Jade Harvester Witch Doctor 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 2.6.6 and Season 18.

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.

1.

Introduction

Patch 2.4 marked the return of Raiment of the Jade Harvester as one of the top tier Witch Doctor playstyles. This bursty, melee range spellcaster playstyle is available in both solo progression and speedfarming variations, explained in that order.

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

The basic skill setup of the Jade Harvester Witch Doctor 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 Locust Swarm Icon Locust Swarm Pestilence Pestilence Right Mouse Button Haunt Icon Haunt Resentful Spirits Resentful Spirits 1 Soul Harvest Icon Soul Harvest Languish Languish 2 Spirit Walk Icon Spirit Walk Jaunt Jaunt 3 Piranhas Icon Piranhas Piranhado Piranhado 4 Horrify Icon Horrify Frightening Aspect Frightening Aspect
Passive Skills
Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Summon Zombie Dogs Icon Summon Zombie Dogs Leeching Beasts Leeching Beasts Right Mouse Button Haunt Icon Haunt Resentful Spirits Resentful Spirits 1 Soul Harvest Icon Soul Harvest Languish Languish 2 Spirit Walk Icon Spirit Walk Severance Severance 3 Piranhas Icon Piranhas Piranhado Piranhado 4 Horrify Icon Horrify Stalker Stalker
Passive Skills
3.1.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Jade Harvester Witch Doctor 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.

Changelog

  • 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 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Skills have been reviewed and approved for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (speed farming variant page): Flavor of Time is the new recommended amulet.
  • 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.
  • 17 May 2019 (this page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 18 Jan. 2019 (this page): Guide was revised with additional recommendations for Season 16.
  • 18 Jan. 2019 (gear page): Added suggestions for the baseline Ring of Royal Grandeur for Seasonal characters.
  • 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.
  • 27 Oct. 2017 (this page): No changes necessary for Patch 2.6.1.
  • 29 Jun. 2017 (this page): Updated for 2.6 and moved to new format.
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