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Wizard Frost Hydra Build With Typhon

Last updated on Mar 10, 2020 at 09:00 by Deadset 8 comments

Welcome to our build guide for Typhon Frost Hydra 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 2.6.8 and Season 20.

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.



Leaning into the summoner Wizard fantasy, the Typhon Hydra build relies on a combination of channelled amplification and pet empowerment to fuel a simple, yet very flashy and capable playstyle with The Typhon's Veil set. This steadily paced, sustain damage build is meant for Greater Rift solo progression.


Quick Reference


Skill Setup

The basic skill setup of the Typhon Hydra 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 Hydra Icon Hydra Frost Hydra Frost Hydra 1 Black Hole Icon Black Hole Absolute Zero Absolute Zero 2 Teleport Icon Teleport Safe Passage Safe Passage 3 Storm Armor Icon Storm Armor Power of the Storm Power of the Storm 4 Magic Weapon Icon Magic Weapon Deflection Deflection
Passive Skills

Gear Setup

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


Legendary Gems


Kanai's Cube



  • 10 Mar. 2020 (gear page): Guide added.
  • 10 Mar. 2020 (skills page): Guide added.
  • 10 Mar. 2020 (this page): Guide added.
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