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Zunimassa Gargantuan Witch Doctor

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This thread is for comments about our Zunimassa Gargantuan Witch Doctor build guide.

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Why Convention of ElementsConvention of Elements on a build that will primarily rely on your Gargantuans, which don't really care for timing? Wouldn't it be better to use Ring of Royal GrandeurRing of Royal Grandeur so you can afford to have both Tasker and TheoTasker and Theo alongside Mask of JeramMask of Jeram? This arguably would help more.

Also, while I get why you use FirebatsFirebatsVampire BatsVampire Bats to allow for Mantle of ChannelingMantle of Channeling, I think that using Grasp of the DeadGrasp of the DeadUnbreakable GraspUnbreakable Grasp would be handier due to superior range, the slow, and synergy with Wilken's ReachWilken's Reach. It's certainly worked for me so far, letting me stay safer.

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On ‎2017‎-‎12‎-‎15 at 4:49 AM, darkdill said:

Why Convention of ElementsConvention of Elements on a build that will primarily rely on your Gargantuans, which don't really care for timing? Wouldn't it be better to use Ring of Royal GrandeurRing of Royal Grandeur so you can afford to have both Tasker and TheoTasker and Theo alongside Mask of JeramMask of Jeram? This arguably would help more.

Both options are viable but I too prefer the route of ToT when it comes to Gargs since I feel it helps more with trash.

 

On ‎2017‎-‎12‎-‎15 at 4:49 AM, darkdill said:

I think that using Grasp of the DeadGrasp of the DeadUnbreakable GraspUnbreakable Grasp would be handier due to superior range, the slow, and synergy with Wilken's ReachWilken's Reach.

This I'm confused about, how would you wear both Tasker and Wilkens since Zunimassa doesn't have set shoulders?

As a preference I find the survivability with the 25% DR on Mantle along with Life from the bats is great since it's a good boost to damage but again that would be preference to player style but I still don't understand how you would fit the offhand since Zunimassa needs the set offhand?

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17 hours ago, Arkpit said:

This I'm confused about, how would you wear both Tasker and Wilkens since Zunimassa doesn't have set shoulders?

As a preference I find the survivability with the 25% DR on Mantle along with Life from the bats is great since it's a good boost to damage but again that would be preference to player style but I still don't understand how you would fit the offhand since Zunimassa needs the set offhand?

I use Ring of Royal GrandeurRing of Royal Grandeur in my cube to maintain the 6pc bonus, and use Zunimassa's PoxZunimassa's Pox. This unfortunately means I can't use Endless Walk, but then again my variation is better for farming, not GR's. As a result, I'd advise using a Hellfire Amulet of IntelligenceHellfire Amulet of Intelligence for the setup.

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14 hours ago, darkdill said:

I use Ring of Royal GrandeurRing of Royal Grandeur in my cube to maintain the 6pc bonus, and use Zunimassa's PoxZunimassa's Pox. This unfortunately means I can't use Endless Walk, but then again my variation is better for farming, not GR's. As a result, I'd advise using a Hellfire Amulet of IntelligenceHellfire Amulet of Intelligence for the setup.

For farming I would not argue with this at all but that at least explains it :)

For GR's though there is no room for that since the Endless Walk is too important which would make the Grasp+Wilkens too weak in damage even though it's much safer which I completely agree on.

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7 hours ago, Arkpit said:

For farming I would not argue with this at all but that at least explains it :)

For GR's though there is no room for that since the Endless Walk is too important which would make the Grasp+Wilkens too weak in damage even though it's much safer which I completely agree on.

Yes, in GR's, there's really no room for Grasp of the DeadGrasp of the Dead due to its inability to stack and weak damage. In that case, FirebatsFirebats is the better option.

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11 hours ago, Boothen said:

I'm currently in the process of creating a build around this set, can somebody tell me if the Fetish Sycophants spawned from the Belt of TranscendenceBelt of Transcendence cause the damage reduction from the 4-piece set bonus to proc?

Yes, all fetishes count towards the set bonus regardless if it's from the belt or the Fetish SycophantsFetish Sycophants passive.

However, regardless of how you mix and match your gear, the max fetish count is always going to be 23. So you will not gain anything by having both belt and the passive. There have been discussions about the passive having been "ninja nerfed", since 2 seasons back it has been nearly impossible to keep the fetish count up anymore with it so the belt is more reliable right now.

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Hi, just a short question: Does the Zuni 6-pice Bonus also apply to the spirit barrage phantasm-playstyle? If so, might be worth looking into...

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