Wizard Channeling Meteor Firebird Build

Last updated on Nov 22, 2019 at 11:10 by Deadset 39 comments

Welcome to our build guide for Meteor 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

Channeling immense powers to call forth destruction from the sky, the Meteor Wizard alternates the might of two sets according to his whims and conjures fiery death. This bursty, hard hitting build is geared towards Greater Rift progression and has two competitive variations (including one for groups) and a speed farming variation, all available by using the links below.

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

Skill Setup

The basic skill setup of the Firebird Meteor 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 Flame Ward Flame Ward Right Mouse Button Teleport Icon Teleport Safe Passage Safe Passage 1 Meteor Icon Meteor Meteor Shower Meteor Shower 2 Magic Weapon Icon Magic Weapon Ignite Ignite 3 Frost Nova Icon Frost Nova Bone Chill Bone Chill 4 Ice Armor Icon Ice Armor Crystallize Crystallize
Passive Skills
2.2.

Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the Firebird Meteor 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 (skills page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 22 Nov. 2019 (this page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 22 Nov. 2019 (gear page): Reviewed for Season 19.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (gear page): Reviewed and approved for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (this page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 18.
  • 23 Aug. 2019 (skills page): Reviewed and approved for Season 18.
  • 17 May 2019 (this 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 (skills page): Guide was reviewed and approved for Season 17.
  • 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.
  • 18 Jan. 2019 (this page): Guide was revised with additional recommendations 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.
  • 12 Nov. 2017 (gear page): Revised the guide to improve its endgame itemization.
  • 12 Nov. 2017 (this page): Revised the guide to improve its endgame skills and itemization.
  • 12 Nov. 2017 (skills page): Revised the guide to improve its endgame skill selection.
  • 01 Nov. 2017 (this page): New build added.
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