Wizard Explosive Blast Farming Build With Tal Rasha Set

Last updated on May 17, 2019 at 09:00 by Deadset 6 comments
General Information

Welcome to our build guide for Explosive Blast Farming 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

Receiving a bunch of quality of life upgrades and a straight numbers boost in Patch 2.6.1, the Tal Rasha's Elements set maintains a great deal of relevance. One of its undeniable applications is the so-called 'Flashfire' Wizard, an Explosive Blast-focused build that excels at regular Rift speed farming.

2. Video Guide

The following video guide was created to accompany the present written guide and demonstrate how to play the build in-game.

3. Quick Reference

3.1. Skill Setup

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

4. Builds

Speedfarming Variation Greater Rift Solo Progress
Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Electrocute Icon Electrocute Surge of Power Surge of Power Right Mouse Button Teleport Icon Teleport Calamity Calamity 1 Frost Nova Icon Frost Nova Frozen Mist Frozen Mist 2 Explosive Blast Icon Explosive Blast Chain Reaction Chain Reaction 3 Diamond Skin Icon Diamond Skin Prism Prism 4 Storm Armor Icon Storm Armor Scramble Scramble
Passive Skills
Active Skills
Left Mouse Button Electrocute Icon Electrocute Surge of Power Surge of Power Right Mouse Button Teleport Icon Teleport Calamity Calamity 1 Frost Nova Icon Frost Nova Frozen Mist Frozen Mist 2 Explosive Blast Icon Explosive Blast Chain Reaction Chain Reaction 3 Diamond Skin Icon Diamond Skin Enduring Skin Enduring Skin 4 Magic Weapon Icon Magic Weapon Deflection Deflection
Passive Skills

4.1. Gear Setup

The required gear setup for the 'Flashfire' Explosive Blast Wizard is listed below. Check the Gear page for detailed information on choices, alternatives, gemming, Kanai's Cube and Paragon distribution.

4.2. Legendary Gems

4.3. Kanai's Cube

5. Changelog

  • 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.
  • 27 Oct. 2017 (this page): No changes necessary in Patch 2.6.1, despite a few small boosts.
  • 27 Oct. 2017 (gear page): Some wording updates to reflect the buffs to Wand of Woh and Orb of Infinite Depth in 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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