Wizard Frost Hydra Build With Typhon

Last updated on Apr 02, 2021 at 09:00 by Deadset 27 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 2.7 and Season 23.

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

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.

2.

Quick Reference

2.1.

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 Spectral Blade Icon Spectral Blade Barrier Blades Barrier Blades Right Mouse Button Hydra Icon Hydra Frost Hydra Frost Hydra 1 Teleport Icon Teleport Safe Passage Safe Passage 2 Blizzard Icon Blizzard Apocalypse Apocalypse 3 Black Hole Icon Black Hole Absolute Zero Absolute Zero 4 Storm Armor Icon Storm Armor Shocking Aspect Shocking Aspect
Passive Skills
2.2.

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.

2.3.

Legendary Gems

2.4.

Kanai's Cube

3.

Changelog

  • 02 Apr. 2021 (gear page): Revised gear selection and added follower recommendation.
  • 02 Apr. 2021 (skills page): Revised skill selection.
  • 02 Apr. 2021 (this page): Revised skill and gear selection, and added follower recommendation.
  • 20 Nov. 2020 (skills page): Revision of item, skill and passive recommendations, alongside advice for Season 22 changes.
  • 20 Nov. 2020 (this page): Revision of item, skill and passive recommendations, alongside advice for Season 22 changes.
  • 20 Nov. 2020 (gear page): Revision of item, skill and passive recommendations, alongside advice for Season 22 changes.
  • 01 Jul. 2020 (gear page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 01 Jul. 2020 (this page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 01 Jul. 2020 (skills page): No changes required for Season 21.
  • 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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