Witch Doctor Legacy of Dreams Spirit Barrage Build

Last updated on Jul 01, 2020 at 09:00 by Deadset 5 comments

Welcome to our build guide for LoD Spirit Barrage 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 2.6.9 and Season 21.

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

Emerging from a convergence of obscure mechanics and interactions, the Spirit Barrage Witch Doctor offers a unique, spellcasting-heavy, bursty playstyle. The build is available in a Greater Rift solo progression (the present build), a Greater Rift group progression (see link below) and Speed Farming variations (see link below).

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

The basic skill setup of the Spirit Barrage LoN Witch Doctor is displayed below. Read the dedicated Skills page for detailed information on choices, alternatives and build customization.

Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Spirit Barrage Icon Spirit Barrage Manitou Manitou Right Mouse Button Locust Swarm Icon Locust Swarm Pestilence Pestilence 1 Piranhas Icon Piranhas Piranhado Piranhado 2 Spirit Walk Icon Spirit Walk Severance Severance 3 Horrify Icon Horrify Frightening Aspect Frightening Aspect 4 Soul Harvest Icon Soul Harvest Languish Languish
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Spirit Barrage LoN Witch Doctor 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.

Kanai's Cube

3.

Changelog

  • 01 Jul. 2020 (this page): Guide revised to reflect the changes in pet damage calculation.
  • 01 Jul. 2020 (skills page): Guide revised to reflect the changes in passive preference for SB builds.
  • 01 Jul. 2020 (gear page): Guide revised to reflect the changes in pet damage calculation.
  • 01 Jul. 2020 (speed farming page): Guide revised to reflect the changes in pet damage calculation.
  • 14 Mar. 2020 (speed farming page): Guide adjusted to reflect the changes to Ring of Emptiness.
  • 14 Mar. 2020 (this page): Guide adjusted to reflect the changes to Ring of Emptiness.
  • 14 Mar. 2020 (gear page): Gear selection adjusted to reflect the changes to Ring of Emptiness.
  • 14 Mar. 2020 (skills page): Skills adjusted to reflect the changes to Ring of Emptiness.
  • 12 Mar. 2020 (group progression page): No changes necessary for Season 20.
  • 22 Nov. 2019 (this page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 22 Nov. 2019 (speed farming page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 22 Nov. 2019 (gear page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 22 Nov. 2019 (group progression page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 22 Nov. 2019 (skills page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (group progression page): Archived variant.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (gear page): Item recommendations are revised for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Skill recommendations are revised for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (this page): Item and skill recommendations are revised for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (speed farming page): Item recommendations are revised for Season 18.
  • 17 May 2019 (skills page): Guide was revised with additional recommendations for Season 17.
  • 17 May 2019 (gear page): Guide was revised with additional recommendations for Season 17.
  • 17 May 2019 (this page): Guide was revised with additional recommendations for Season 17.
  • 18 Jan. 2019 (skills page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 16.
  • 18 Jan. 2019 (gear page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 16.
  • 18 Jan. 2019 (this page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 16.
  • 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): Guide added.
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