Jump to content
FORUMS
Damien

Akkhan Condemn Crusader

Recommended Posts

This thread is for comments about our Akkhan Condemn Crusader Build Guide.

  • Confused 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest David

Hey! Love the new D3 guides! 

 

Question though, on your Condemn Crusader guide you don't have the stat priorities for the shield! Anyway you could add those on there?

 

Thanks so much!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Whitemane

Hiya!

 

Just wondering, is it intentional that on the amulet slot you don't have CDR as a required roll? Seems like without the damn Leoric helmet it's pretty much a MUST - I'm using the helmet with a diamond; with 1 ring and ammy having perfect CDR rolls I'm barely over 56%, so I can't even imagine not having CDR on ammy if i were to get rid of the helm.

 

Good luck!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Burning Spirit

so... i am seeing my skill set and there is a lot of thing that cannot exist... like the iron skin for right click... iron skin is only on the slot for #1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

so... i am seeing my skill set and there is a lot of thing that cannot exist... like the iron skin for right click... iron skin is only on the slot for #1

Use Elective mode in the settings.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Marius

I might be dumb... but i dont see any Wrath spender in that build... so how can it work?tongue.png

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I might be dumb... but i dont see any Wrath spender in that build... so how can it work?tongue.png

 

The shield Frydehr's Wrath turns Condemn from a cooldown into a spender skill!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Guest_Ex

Unity is in cube because Unity on self + Unity in Follower with "Follower Cannot Die" item provides a flat, constant 50% incoming damage reduction with no detriment to yourself

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Vigilante Belt? Best in slot?! What the... it's level 8 legendary, how can it bee BiS?

And most of the items in that list are NOT level 70

 

Heya - this item begins dropping around level 8, but does not remain static, and will roll with level 70-appropriate stats if you find it at max level. The same applies for any item in the list with a 'starting level' listed

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Jygge

I tried to update this set-build since it was my first ever D3 build (nostalgia already), I found that by using full Akhan set & Focus+Restraint the damage was pretty high & I can solo Grift 55, not great, but not bad either.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest tsezane

Yeah i just started trying the focus + restraint with both sockets. They are insane +50% constant damage whatever you do. Plus they boost your toughness too. But what was funny is that both of them dropped my 'raw dps' by 20% in theory (The red numbers when you compare items), but in actuality, they boosted my damage to high heaven. I've gone from stuck in T4 to breezing through T5 just with these 2 rings and nothing else changed in my build nor skills. They are THAT good!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Epix

I like this build a lot! I've tried every other build and yes, some do a more damage but none is so much fun to play with. After spending I don't know how many bloodshards I finally got the BoP from Kadala, so now I got my CDR finally over 56% which is great.

But now that I have it  I'm tempted to extract the legendary power and use that on the cube, and as a two hand weapon use "The Grandfather" at its place - which has over 4k damage whereas my version of the BoP has 3.1k damage.

Don't care much about getting into the Leaderboards, but I'd like to solo grifts and get my seasonal objectives done which right now I'm struggling with, have tried variants with the Restraint and Focus or even The Traveler's pledge and the Compass Rose which give you an additional +50% critical Hit Damage but at the cost of CDR, so I suppose I just need to get more Paragon Points and take it from there (currently at 384 and can't solo a grift lvl40 sad.png )

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Dracon

Great guide, I have a question on the cube weapon. I have always had horrible luck finding a furnace in seasons,the only time ever being a level fifty that dropped for me the season before we got the cube. However I do have a flail that has the effect "Akarat's Champion gains the effects of the Prophet and Embodiment of Power runes"

Would would this be a good cube substitute?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest bob

I am curious that you don't advocate use of the Gogok of Swiftness. The 15% CDR from its max rank is amazingly useful, especially for keeping up Akkarat's Champion.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Great guide, I have a question on the cube weapon. I have always had horrible luck finding a furnace in seasons,the only time ever being a level fifty that dropped for me the season before we got the cube. However I do have a flail that has the effect "Akarat's Champion gains the effects of the Prophet and Embodiment of Power runes"

Would would this be a good cube substitute?

 

It's an alright choice, but it basically takes the two best runes of Akarat's Champion and leaves you to choose between the (lackluster) remaining ones. I would cube a In-Geom instead - I think it's a fair replacement, as it also allows you to run Goldwrap as your belt.

 

 

I am curious that you don't advocate use of the Gogok of Swiftness. The 15% CDR from its max rank is amazingly useful, especially for keeping up Akkarat's Champion.

 

It can be a temporary substitute. The simple reason it is not recommended is, once you hit the 56% CDR breakpoint you stop needing it. The other gems will net you other, more important benefits.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Denver

How do you get Condemn and Provoke on the same skill set. Aren't they both utility skills?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Pen

So with the changes to Taeguk it no longer seems viable in the build. What would be the best replacement for it? The new Version of Bane of the Powerful seems pretty reasonable in terms of hybrid damage and protection.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Eskaia

It seems as though you need more than 56% CDR for perma Akarat. I have 68% with paragon points and I still have to wait almost 5 seconds for the cool down to finish. I love the build, but at GR 71 which is where I'm stuck now, that 5 seconds translates into almost certain death. Did something change regarding the 56% CDR threshold?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Eskaia

It seems as though you need more than 56% CDR for perma Akarat. I have 68% with paragon points and I still have to wait almost 5 seconds for the cool down to finish. I love the build, but at GR 71 which is where I'm stuck now, that 5 seconds translates into almost certain death. Did something change regarding the 56% CDR threshold?

Actually never mind, I'm an idiot. Been playing this game almost 2 months and never looked at character details. (I'm on PS4) I was just adding up the CDR values from the gear, not realising that it's different than what it actually shows in the character details screen. Sorry for that. Again, love the build.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 

How do you get Condemn and Provoke on the same skill set. Aren't they both utility skills?

 

Check Elective Mode in your Gameplay options - this allows you to pretty much slot any skill anywhere.

 

 

So with the changes to Taeguk it no longer seems viable in the build. What would be the best replacement for it? The new Version of Bane of the Powerful seems pretty reasonable in terms of hybrid damage and protection.

 

Good question! Mirinae will also be overhauled, so it might make for a strong contender. I'll look into it soon!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Scott

quick question. My hellfire amulet has the finery passive on it, would it still be effective to take the finery skill? 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

quick question. My hellfire amulet has the finery passive on it, would it still be effective to take the finery skill? 

 

No! You cannot double up on passives.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest DamnatoN

I'm so confused, which skill consumes wrath? Condemn doesn't use up any wrath..

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By positiv2
      This thread is for comments about our Dalaran Heist Rogue guide.
    • By positiv2
      This thread is for comments about our Dalaran Heist Priest guide.
    • By Stan
      With the Season of Nightmares in full swing, Blizzard posted a guide on Ancient and Primal items, where they highlight the difference between them and talk about the ongoing Seasonal bonus, which increases your damage dealt and reduces damage taken by a percentage for each Ancient you equip.
      Blizzard (Source)
      Ancient items truly shine in Season 17: so long as you have no Set bonuses equipped, each Ancient you equip will provide you with a massive 750% boost to damage dealt and 4% reduction in damage taken. For those of you who may have taken a break from gathering loot recently, we thought a quick refresher was in order to clear up any confusion about the differences between Legendary, Ancient, and Primal Ancient items.

      In general, Ancient and Primal Ancient items are more powerful versions of Legendary items. They are identical to Legendary items except that their base attributes (damage or armor) and all non-percentile affixes roll higher values for both minimum and maximum possible rolls.
      Ancient & Primal Ancient Items
      The stats on these items will (generally) be tailored to the character class you are playing when the item drops Set items are also able to roll as both Ancient and Primal Ancient You can’t equip more than one item with the same name, even if one is Ancient and the other isn’t Any percentage-based affix will not be boosted (such as Attack Speed, bonus % to skills or % Critical Hit Chance/Damage) Ancient Items
      Only drop for characters who have reached level 70, and only on Torment level difficulties When dropped, Ancient items share the same orange glow as regular Legendaries You must identify the item to see if it’s an Ancient Once identified, Ancient items have an orange border (or green for Set items) around the item tooltip and say "Ancient" in the item description. They drop from all sources including monsters, chests, Kadala, Horadric Caches, Kanai's Cube, and even crafting at the Blacksmith or Jeweler Primal Ancient Items
      When dropped, Primal Ancient items have a red beam and glow Drops from any source of Legendary item in the game, including Horadric Caches, Kadala, and Kanai's Cube, but only after having successfully completed at least a level 70 Greater Rift solo These items are much rarer than Ancient items and have perfect Ancient-level stats on all affixes, including the item’s Legendary Power Primal Ancients & Developer Philosophy
      Primal Ancients are for players who have largely completed gearing for their build or finished their Season Journey but want to continue playing. They’re also for non-Seasonal players who have great gear and spend most of their time gaining Paragon Levels and upgrading Legendary Gems. We wanted to extend the excitement of seeing gear drop or spending Blood Shards at Kadala beyond obtaining Ancients in every slot. Primals provide an avenue for dedicated players to complete a build, without feeling like required upgrades.
      We hope that answers any questions you may have about Ancients and Primal Ancients. Now go get ‘em!
    • By Stan
      Players have been reporting their inability to trade with others in Diablo. Blizzard confirmed there were some issues with game licenses and manual purchase approvals which caused this problem to occur. A hotfix has been already deployed, which should prevent the bug from happening again.
      Blizzard (Source)
      I am unable to trade with players in my party/game session, they cant trade with me, sais the I am busy whilst I am not, also when they drop it I cant pick it up - appears faded - I do not have a fresh account been playing d3 since season 3 in seasonal, never had this problem before.
      Hey all,

      An investigation was launched on this immediately and there were some issues with game licenses and manual purchase approvals that caused this limitation to occur. We've deployed a hotfix already, which should prevent this situation from occurring again.

      If you are still experiencing this issue, please hang tight; it does require some manual review on our end to clear up and appropriately re-flag any remaining affected accounts. This process is already underway, so we ask for your patience as we complete this step.

      Thanks for your understanding and apologies for any confusion this may have caused.
    • By Stan
      It's the 100th Challenge Rift for Diablo III this week and both regions deal with Necromancers!
      Challenge Rift 100 EU Guide
      Gear
      Broken Crown Dovu Energy Trap + Molten Wildebeest's Gizzard (Rank 38) Heart of Iron Corpsewhisper Pauldrons Moribund Gauntlets Dayntee's Binding Blackthorne's Jousting Mail Steuart's Greaves Akkhan's Manacles Oculus Ring + Enforcer (Rank 16) Justice Lantern + Boyarsky's Chip (Rank 38) Eun-jang-do + Leger's Disdain Kanai's Cube Powers
      Reilena's Shadowhook Aquila Cuirass Xephirian Amulet Skills
      Corpse LanceBlood Lance Command GolemFlesh Golem Land of the DeadShallow Graves Command SkeletonsDark Mending Blood RushMetabolism FrailtyAura of Frailty Passives
      Final Service Overwhelming Essence Eternal Torment Aberrant Animator As usual, here's a video guide by Mnemonic.
      Challenge Rift 100 US Guide
      Gear
      Deathseer's Cowl Homing Pads Squirt's Necklace + Pain Enhancer (Rank 31) Aquila Cuirass Gladiator Gauntlets Lacuni Prowlers Sebor's Nightmare Litany of the Undaunted + Boyarsky's Chip (Rank 32) The Wailing Host + Simplicity's Strength (Rank 34) Pox Faulds Irontoe Mudsputters Griswold's Perfection + Iron Rose Kanai's Cube Powers
      Hack Heart of Iron Nagelring Skills
      Siphon BloodPower Shift Skeletal MageSingularity Bone ArmorDislocation Blood RushPotency Command SkeletonsFrenzy Command GolemIce Golem Passives
      Extended Servitude Swift Harvesting Grisly Tribute Aberrant Animator Raxx is here with a #1 NA clear of the weekly Challenge Rift.
×
×
  • Create New...