Wizard Arcane Torrent Build With Manald Ring and Tal Rasha Set

Last updated on May 17, 2019 at 09:00 by Deadset 3 comments
General Information

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 2.6.5 and Season 17.

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. The builds are presented with Greater Rift solo progression and regular Rift farming variations, explained in that order.

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.

3. Builds

GR Solo Arcane Torrent GR Solo Spectral Blade Electrocute Speedfarming Variation
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
Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Spectral Blade Icon Spectral Blade Thrown Blade Thrown Blade Right Mouse Button Teleport Icon Teleport Calamity Calamity 1 Explosive Blast Icon Explosive Blast Chain Reaction Chain Reaction 2 Frost Nova Icon Frost Nova Frozen Mist Frozen Mist 3 Magic Weapon Icon Magic Weapon Deflection Deflection 4 Energy Armor Icon Energy Armor Force Armor Force Armor
Passive Skills
Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Electrocute Icon Electrocute Chain Lightning Chain Lightning Right Mouse Button Teleport Icon Teleport Calamity Calamity 1 Explosive Blast Icon Explosive Blast Chain Reaction Chain Reaction 2 Frost Nova Icon Frost Nova Frozen Mist Frozen Mist 3 Magic Weapon Icon Magic Weapon Deflection Deflection 4 Energy Armor Icon Energy Armor Force Armor Force Armor
Passive Skills

3.1. 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.

3.2. Legendary Gems

3.3. Kanai's Cube

4. Changelog

  • 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 (skills page): Information was reviewed and approved for Season 16 with no changes required.
  • 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.
  • 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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