Wizard Arcane Torrent Build With Manald Ring and Tal Rasha Set

Last updated on Nov 22, 2019 at 11:10 by Deadset 3 comments

Welcome to our build guide for Lightning Arcane Torrent Wizard 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 2.6.7 and Season 19.

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

While Manald Heal's Greater Rift pushing capabilities are undeniable with Archon variants, this proc-based monstrosity of a ring spawns several viable non-Archon offshoots as well. The guide explains in detail several pure Tal Rasha set variations with a focus on lightning spells: a Greater Rift solo progression build (the present one), an Electrocute endgame farming build (see link below), and a Spectral Blade endgame farming build (see link below).

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

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

Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Arcane Torrent Icon Arcane Torrent Static Discharge Static Discharge Right Mouse Button Teleport Icon Teleport Calamity Calamity 1 Explosive Blast Icon Explosive Blast Chain Reaction Chain Reaction 2 Blizzard Icon Blizzard Snowbound Snowbound 3 Magic Weapon Icon Magic Weapon Conduit Conduit 4 Ice Armor Icon Ice Armor Crystallize Crystallize
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Arcane Torrent Wizard 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

  • 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): Reviewed and approved for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (this page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (gear page): Reviewed and approved for Season 18.
  • 17 May 2019 (skills 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 (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.
  • 27 Jun. 2017 (this page): Updated guide for 2.6 and moved it to the new format.
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