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MISS MELTYCAKES Dual Wield Melee Acid Poison Dervish
This build is updated for patch 2. For more information regarding followers, we advise you to read our follower guidewhich contains detailed advice on choosing the skills and the gear of your companion. This guide brings three different playstyles to the table: a flashy, Firebats -centric progression spec for solo GR pushes the present builda progression spec for group GR pushes link just belowand an amusing, explosive Angry Chicken speedfarming variation link just below.
Note that this playstyle alternates between the Arachyr and Helltooth sets almost one for one with very minor variations, explained in the sections ahead.
The basic skill setup of the Arachyr Firebats Witch Doctor is displayed below. Read the dedicated Skills page for detailed information on choices, alternatives and build customization.
The required gear setup for the Arachyr Firebats Witch Doctor is listed below. Check the Gear page for detailed information on choices, alternatives, gemming, Kanai's Cube and Paragon distribution. This build is presented to you by Deadsetone of the very few professional Diablo 3 players.
Deadset regularly publishes video guides on Youtube and streams on Twitchwhere you can see how this and other builds play out in practice. Sign In Remember me Not recommended on shared computers. Sign in anonymously. Sign in with Facebook. WoW Classic. Diablo III. Diablo IV. Borderlands 3. Overwatch 2. Leveling and Fresh 70 Guide.
End Game. Rend Build with Wrath of the Wastes Set top-tier solo gr-pushing gr-farming. Hammer of the Ancients Build with the Raekor Set high-tier solo gr-pushing gr-farming. Set Dungeon Guides. Wrath of the Wastes Set.
Raekor Set. Might of the Earth Set. Immortal King Set. Blessed Shield Build with Legacy of Dreams top-tier solo gr-pushing. Thorns Build with Invoker Set top-tier solo gr-pushing speed-farming.
Condemn Build with Legacy of Dreams high-tier solo gr-pushing. Condemn Build with Akkhan Set high-tier solo gr-pushing speed-farming db-farming. Sweep Attack Build with Roland's Set mid-tier solo gr-pushing speed-farming. Bombardment Build with Legacy of Nightmares Set mid-tier solo gr-pushing speed-farming.
Shield Bash Build with Roland's Set low-tier solo speed-farming. Akkhan Set. Invoker Set. Roland's Set. Seeker of the Light Set.New thread to keep the OP updated instead of relying on moderators to fix things for me. As always, backup your characters if they matter to you when testing new versions.
Grimarillion is the version with Grimmest included, Ungrim means grimmest is not included. Final Version for AOM is v64a. Cornucopia adoomgod Ceno outdated, no longer included in Grimarillion.
Zenith Ceno. People are Lazy Elfe outdated, no longer included in Grimarillion. Diablo3 Grimer. Grimmest jiaco. Rainbow Tags for Grimarillion Matougi Warebare. Shattered Affixes okami Stasher tt What this means precisely is that we start the additional masteries and items from Grim Quest Titan Quest MasteriesDiablo 3 precisely what it sounds likeand Zenith an original mastery mod.
Together, we have a small collection of mods all integrated into a single mod. Each individual mod is All save games made in Grimarillion should remain future compatible.Grim Dawn Grimarillion Diablo 3 wizard battling the Swamp King!!
You do not need all these mods separately. Just download and play Grimarillion, and we will keep this union-mod updated as the individual pieces get released. Regarding Stasher mod, if you play on low resolutions, you might not be able to see the entire stash. Try changing the ingame UI Scale to fix this. If you use the stasher mod and place items in the larger UI geometry, and then attempt to use this stash without the stasher mod, you will loose the items.
There will be a period of time after game updates where you might not be able to access your stash as you wait for the mod to update. Extract the.Home Discussions Workshop Market Broadcasts. Change language. Install Steam. Store Page. Grim Dawn Store Page. Global Achievements. Requimatic View Profile View Posts.
Downloading the game now, thought I'd ask you folks about some melee builds. I typically prefer to be up in the face of enemies in games like this, cleaving them to pieces while having some kind of self-sustain to keep myself going.
In a lot of games like this, that comes in the form of health-on-hit effects. Are there any classes that utilize such effects, that don't immediately drop off to gimped levels later on? And speaking of that, how is melee versus ranged in the late-game? I know ranged is going to have the obvious advantage of.
Are there any specific builds for that combination anyone has tried that are really effective? I'm talking survivability, damage, and maybe some utility; although as melee I wouldn't expect to have a whole lot of that, heh. Thanks in advance! Showing 1 - 9 of 9 comments. Melee is very much efficient, hell some items even had to be nerfed around melee builds because how powerful certain items and skills were.
Originally posted by Ruben T :. Mikaelion View Profile View Posts. Well I've been having fun with almost pure Soldier, using all the tanky skills and hacking away with a maxed out Cadence. True, I was aiming to play that build with a friend, so I took the taunt as well. It's somewhat slower, but it's tons of fun and I haven't really died yet. Playing level 67 on Elite. But theres a wide variety of melee builds, im playing a sword and board commando and loving it though it doesnt suit everyone im sure.
Good to know, thanks! Hopefully I understood everything correctly and end up putting my skill points in the correct spots. Regardless, looks fun! Azunai View Profile View Posts. Thanks for all the input, everyone! Azunai: that's what I was curious about most, thanks.Home Discussions Workshop Market Broadcasts. Change language. Install Steam. Store Page. Grim Dawn Store Page.
Global Achievements. I started two toons before. I tried a 2h warder and a pet class. Both were fun till I started getting around the mid 30's and things just got really hard. I'm guessing I was just building them wrong to be honest, but after hitting a wall, I just kind of quit for awhile. So I'm wanting to make another toon to at least finish the main story.
I tend to like classes with a mix of damage and survivablility. Again, I'm pretty sure my previous classes could do what I needed? I just didn't build them right. On my 3rd try, I'd prefer playing something other than a 2h or pet class.
Showing 1 - 10 of 10 comments. Davoodinator View Profile View Posts. Halcyon View Profile View Posts. Or if you're playing vanilla you should consider trying a gunner such as a commando, sorceror, or pyromancer.
You'll end up kind of fragile in the late levels but that can be compensated for with defensive devotions and gearing. I think a lot of people make the mistake of putting too many points into their masteries too early.Grim Dawn Development Updates Updates posted by the developers.
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The GrimTools link is available at the bottom of the guide. Grim Dawn does melee better than most other ARPGs on the market, making these builds not only fun, but very powerful. This build delivers, and is great at boss farming! Using Righteous Fervor as our main attack paired with a number of heavy-hitting devotions covering both single target and AoE, our biggest defensive layer is killing everything quickly and efficiently.
While I played the recommended GrimCalc version, I am also including two additional variations that are capable of Crucible and Ravager Malagant also leveled a Dervish to 90 in just 10 hours I remember watching parts of his stream. Here is a video of the first alternative Dervish build completing Crucible in under 5 minutes credit to Marek Kasprzyk.
Here is a video of the second alternative Dervish build killing ravager in under All of the builds are variances of the Venomblade set and the devotions are nearly identical except the crucible build focuses on added Chaos damage. Before we begin, I recommend these mods to anyone playing Grim Dawn, especially new players.
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Rule of thumb: as soon as you hit Honored with any faction which will begin to happen in Elite modeimmediately buy the Writ for 88, iron to double your faction gain. This will help you get to Revered much quicker, and give you access to the necessary augments to help your resists in Ultimate.
And it works with BLUE non-legendary set items! It costsiron per transmute, and uses 1 Eldrich Essence which is quite rare, so make each transmute count! Remember, if you can craft the helmet of a set, you can transmute those helmets to other pieces. This means you can craft an entire set just from the helmet recipe! This costs 30, iron, scrap and crystals which is a lot cheaper than converting to the same set. But as we start getting points into the top layer support of Nightblade Belgothian, Nidalla, Amarasta, etc.
The DoT is good enough to where you can often leave a group of melting targets behind as you jump to the next set of targets, only to have your previous victims fall dead from the acid and poison DoT. Hit and run techniques are also great with this build as we can whack a boss to DoT them and then run away to avoid attacks while the damage is still ticking. That should be enough to kill everything around you or DoT them enough to die in a few seconds.
If you want to hit a few times with RF go for it, but this build quickly jumps from pack to pack using Shadow Strike. Rotation for Bosses: : PB is always up. Run off to kite as your DoT damage does its thing. This build utilizes bonuses from the Mythical Venomblade Vileblade Pact set Weapons, Helm and Jacket with two pieces from the Perdition set Shoulders and Gloves to help with armor and resistances. While the non-mythical version is solid, you definitely want to pursue the mythical complete set.
The great news is this build rocks prior to securing all the set items, and since both the Mythical and non-Mythical sets can drop helmet recipes, each can be crafted once you have the helmet recipes.
The good news is there are a ton of acid and poison weapons and other items you can use as you level up. These will easily carry you into Ultimate so you can begin to farm the end-game sets. One important note.Need friends thats no question I'm dying for some multiplayer action in this game because the few I have come around in [non-modded] grim is usually at end game, cant speak english, or just suck as people.
I just recently discovered mods for this game and Grimarillion is amazing! Ive soaked a lot of hours into regular grim I'm at 56 or so Battlemage on the second difficulty but just cant find players even when I host. I'm willing to play whatever but you guys need to check this Gimarllion Mod out its just great the amount of classes is mind blowing. Like I said check that mod out I'll play whatever but preferably looking to start fresh on this mod.
Then we also add in the enhanced spawns from Grimmest and the ability to Autopickup components and crafting materials PeopleAreLazy. Ceno's Reskill and Reforge mods are also included and there is an optional 'S' version with tt's Stasher mod. Together, we have a small collection of mods all integrated into a single mod. Each individual mod is All save games made in Grimarillion should remain future compatible. You do not need all these mods separately. Just download and play Grimarillion, and we will keep this union-mod updated as the individual pieces get released.
How does this compare to DAIL? My last almosth were spent on Grimarillion!!!! Was actually planned to have a grimarilion playgroup on Discord over last week. We used to have few group run previously.
Some strictly avoided Zenith class for their OP content, yet none of them play long enough to realise it was meant to scale well for later 2 dificulty. To each, their own though Lets have a few run later on.
Hey man you can add me. Im currently farming end game gear with my max level Conjurer. I dont play the mod though.