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I was surprised at the inclusion of Cursed Bellows in the guide - I think it's worth noting that two strong AoE DPS builds are necessary even to barely pass 350. With two relatively well-geared Demon Hunters with over 600 paragon in season, we were able to get 367 kills in a 4-player game. With the same gear and less paragon, I've carried three ungeared fresh 70's with 400+ kills. Definitely have a good team assembled if you're gonna try Cursed Bellows!

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On 11/20/2017 at 7:10 AM, Guest Max said:

I was surprised at the inclusion of Cursed Bellows in the guide - I think it's worth noting that two strong AoE DPS builds are necessary even to barely pass 350. With two relatively well-geared Demon Hunters with over 600 paragon in season, we were able to get 367 kills in a 4-player game. With the same gear and less paragon, I've carried three ungeared fresh 70's with 400+ kills. Definitely have a good team assembled if you're gonna try Cursed Bellows!

You just need to make sure you don't have any proc (Archon Wiz) or CDR dependent (Necro) DPS, and you should be fine. It needs to be a completely constant stream of DPS, otherwise they take too long to spawn if you interrupt it.

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Easy soloed in S16 with DH marauder multishot build (400++ kills) on path of the drowned event , highly superior to UE MS due to having 6 MS cast at once, one vengeance is sufficient to fuel the rage spending madness provided you don't spam ms 10x/s

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Guest Akatsukuyomi

As a wastes barbarian with squirts / dagger envy + strongarm you can do cursed bellows solo (got 351 kills on first try of it) - you basically just whirlwind the entire time with battle rage - bloodshed on torment X - you'l just need to be aware of what your maximum pull range is, but functionally you just do a rapid back and forth line between the two central fire pillars and you should be fine - with a bit more movement speed in my configuration I probably would of broken 400 because the last ~70 or so kills happened in about the last 6 seconds.

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Guest Trancillion

Just soloed it with 512 kills (I think it was, was way over what i needed). used the Natalia strife setup Worked wonderful. Just spam Vengeance and hold in for strife. ( Cube, Dawn, Crashing Rain, Ring of Royal Grandeur)

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Can't get near this with UE MS (RCR on gloves, shoulders, both rings, and quiver).  CDR on weapon, and quiver and amulet.  Not enough RCR and you run out of hatred and you're screwed.  And, I have pride's fall cubed and wearing cindercoat.  As it's T10, damage is not an issue, but the spawn rate for wave and mobs per spawn on console (PS4) is far interior to the PC version of the game, making it all but impossible to do solo on console.  The closest I've got ins 346 kills, averaging around 330 or so after 6 attempts.  Those 6 attempts have taking me like 4 hours of finding the damn thing as paths of the drowned is massive and the peat's location changes randomly and it has a very low spawn rate (worse, king of the hill shares the same location and spawns twice as common as the cursed chest).  

This is an absolutely TERRIBLE conquest - one chest in the entire game that's really capable of doing it, near impossible solo (hey, let's screw over solo players even more!!!!).  Every.single.challenge in this game should be doable solo, by experienced players.  This conquest is proof that the game is not balanced.  I'd rather do the masters of the universe conquest than this one and I HATE set dungeons with a passion.

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Guest Bubble181

Been trying this one for half a day now with the new Mundunugu set, solo. Between 330 and 350 every d*mn time, getting pretty annoying. It's a AOE build! 

As huntress said, this is probably THE most annoying conquest to solo, and barely possible. 

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On 3/18/2020 at 11:05 PM, huntress said:

This conquest is proof that the game is not balanced.

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You can do hardcore grift lvl 75, it should be easy

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8 hours ago, lepunk said:

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You can do hardcore grift lvl 75, it should be easy

yeah I know I can, but that's not my point.  My point is that on consoles, wave spawn rates and mob density per wave is significantly lower than the PC version of the game, making it impossible to do solo, whilst on PC, it's dead easy...the 2 positions could not be more contrasting.  If I'm trying to push the seasonal challenges LBs I need to do every conquest, or as many as of them as possible.  I slipped from rank 6 (PS4) 3 days ago to rank 20+ today because of the inability to do curses conquest solo, even with a high spec UE MS AoE build.  Ignoring the fact that drops for my WD (6 sets to GR55) have also been utterly horrid the past 3 days...

I'm usually in the top 20 globally for seasonal challenges LBs (have been since s10 for the most part) and I'm a SOLO player...imagine what I could do if I grouped up for the extra gear,. mats, gems, paragons.  Now, I shouldn't have to group up, but the way this game is constructed heavily favours group players and Blizzard obviously has no interested in changing this and actually balancing the game properly.  As an example - I joined a few friends today for some fun play, we did a bunch of 3 man 90 GRs, then 2x 95GRs, then 2x 100GRs - for 90 minutes work and like, what, 16 keys, I got 60 paragon points.  If I was doing solo 90 GRs, at a paragon point per GR, I'd have gotten 16 paragon points, but would have taken twice as long...no wonder solo players can't compete on the supposedly solo LBs lol...even the highly competent and skilled players such as myself are screwed by the current system.  

I'd love a future seasonal theme to be the season of the paragon - paragon points limited to a maximum of 800 - that'd sort the men from the boys out *wink wink*.  

PS I'm currently working on a HC character btw - last season I did all of the conquests on both SC and HC SOLOI  Finished rank 4, with a 119 clear with 45 seconds to spare on the timer (DH, s6 impale).  I plan to do HC again this season, was a lot of fun last season.  

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Guest Mushin

Conquests are challenging for me. I'm not a very good player. So, I read this guide and gave it a try. Got it first try! I used a Fist of the Heavens Crusader, with 509 Paragon, the Aegis of Valor set, Endless Walk, and Aughlid's. My gear isn't very good. I have an ancient weapon, and one or two other pieces that are ancient. No augmented gems, and my legendary gems are in the low to mid 50's. I think I've cleared about GR55 so far with this character. I just used Fist of the Heavens, no other skills. The only other thing that may have helped was that I had just grabbed an attack speed pylon. I hope this helps someone complete the challenge. 

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Guest stwtmnk

Maybe I'm just bad but I keep falling short at just around 345 kills. Using Tempest Monk w/ JoP atm and dashing back and forth one-shotting everything but still not enough =(. The spawning in the beginning is especially slow. I feel achieving something like 350 kill streak would have been a better design choice for and less of a nuisance for getting a pet. 

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Hi guys, new to this server. 

Could anyone help me do the cursed chest conquest? Unable to do it solo

I am playing on switch, my friend code is 8229 6376 7100

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On 3/23/2020 at 3:57 AM, lepunk said:

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You can do hardcore grift lvl 75, it should be easy

PS ended up playing HC for the season, did a 119 ?  never bothered trying to do the curses conquest on HC as none of my friends play HC.  I see Blizzard has put this CRAPPY conquest back in for s21...*sigh*.  They obviously don't listen to players posts on the official forums, since there was like 5 or 6 lengthy threads about issues doing this conquest on consoles...it must be nice to port a game to a platform for $$$$ profits and then screw the players on said platforms by not supporting them and providing proper post sales support...Blizzard can stick D4 up its rear end as far as I'm concerned, I won't be buying it.

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Guest Madlander

I know T10 is the minimum, but is there any benefit of doing at higher T levels? like to more mobs spawn per wave, or use it be down at T10 to nuke'm down faster?

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I know T10 is the minimum, but is there any benefit of doing at higher T levels? like to more mobs spawn per wave, or use it be down at T10 to nuke'm down faster?

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On 6/14/2020 at 12:09 PM, Gonza said:

Hi guys, new to this server. 

Could anyone help me do the cursed chest conquest? Unable to do it solo

I am playing on switch, my friend code is 8229 6376 7100

Hey if you still need it this season I need help as well get over 300 but can't reach 350 alone 

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