diablo ii: resurrected assassin

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Once those are maxed, you can then spend the rest of your points into Shadow Master.

Shadow Warrior is an interesting Summon that will try to use the two skills you have Hot Keyed. Aim for at least the 27% FHR Breakpoint. So keep that in mind and decide if the Mercenary is currently worth the cost. For charms youll mainly want to look for +Life, +Mana and +Trap Skills. Enigma (Runeword): This armor provides +2 to all Skills as well as a lot of strength and life.

When the corpse's Monster Level > Character Level the damage is multiplied by Character Level / Monster Level. In Diablo 2 Resurrected, the Talon Assassin (Kicksin) Build is a strong boss build for the Assassin.

It also provides many defensive stats such as Elemental Resistances, Faster Hit Recovery and Vitality.

The Lightning Sentry part will only be used if there are no corpses in the sentries' awareness range (10 2/3 yards).

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Try out the Whirlwind Assassin as one of the few builds that can successfully use a damaging Skill from a different Class. Stay tuned for more Diablo 2 Build Guides, and be sure to check out our Diablo 2 Resurrected Wiki for more information about the game! This is especially great because the Assassin lacks build variety! Note: FCR only controls the animation speed of the Character, and not any internal or global Cooldowns spells have.

Remember to use Mind Blast against enemies that are giving you trouble or against large crowds.

Like most Builds in Diablo 2 Resurrected, our Stats distribution will focus on assigning enough points into Strength to meet equipment requirements, and then assigning everything else into Vitality to gain as much Life as possible. A Rare Ring or Blood Crafted Ring fills up the second Ring slot.

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Allocate enough Strength and Dexterity to wear all of your gear.

Many returning Diablo 2 Resurrected players believe that the sorceress is the go-to build after the PTR. niemcy

Written by Teo1904Reviewed by Raxxanterax. Harlequin Crest (Unique): The +2 to all skills is great for our damage output and the extra life, mana, and the damage reductions it provides helps with survivability.

Build Variants can require a different allocation!

Raven Frost (or any other source of Cannot Be Frozen) is required for this build to feel smooth because it relies on its Attack Speed. This setup is a lot cheaper, but also suffers a big damage loss compared to our standard version.Use the Angelic Amulet + Ring combination for a massive boost in Attack Rating and get Cannot Be Frozen from Trang-Oul's Girth. The Lightning Trap Assassin focuses on the Trap Skill Tree, but youll also need to spend some points into the Shadow Disciplines Tree. Youll be using the Lightning Sentry Trap, which shoots lightning bolts that pierce through enemies and deal very high damage, and the Death Sentry Trap, which explodes enemy corpses as well as firing lightning bolts.

For the rest of your equipment youll want to focus on maxing out resistances. Top 3 Diablo 2 Based on your server, usually deliver in 10 minutes to few hours.

Remaining Skill Points into Venom. These unique charms provide between +10-20 to all Attributes and +10-20 to all Elemental Resistances.

For the belt youll want something with Life and Resistances. You might have noticed that I didnt assign any points into Fade for this guide. Laying of Hands, Duress, and Charms with +x to Maximum Damage, Attack Rating and Life bring you up to a decent amount of damage.

Duration (Normal), + (0.375 Per Character Level) 0-37 % Deadly Strike (Based On Character Level), 5% Chance To Cast Level 15 Fade When Struck, 9% Chance To Cast Level 11 Frozen Orb On Striking, Game content and materials are trademarks and copyrights of their respective companies, publisher and its licensors. You should have your Skills placed in the following manner: At level 90 you should have 101 skill points to distribute, 89 from Levels and 12 from Quests, and they should look like this: Its important to note that Traps act as separate entities from the Assassin, meaning that equipment that provide +Damage, +Lightning Damage, -Resistances and any other category wont have any kind of effect on your traps.

Make sure to keep casting your traps during fights as they can quickly run out of ammo and explode.

Death Sentry has a maximum attack count, which means that a Death Sentry with a maximum of 7 Shots can use, for example, 5 x Lightning and 2x Corpse Explosion.

If you are unaccustomed to this playstyle, we recommend trying this build on Softcore to gain experience on how to successfully pilot it. His Might Aura provides you with a nice damage boost as well.

You can only have 5 traps of any type active at the same time, so ideally, youll want to cast 4x Lightning Sentry and 1x Death Sentry per battle.

When used, it stuns enemies around a medium AoE and has a chance to convert them into your allies.

Call To Arms (Runeword) + Spirit Shield (Runeword) The Call to Arms Runeword provides you with the Battle Command and Battle Order shouts which are great buffs. These will include Stat Priority, Skills, Weapons, Armor, and even what Runewords we recommend to use.

Enigma provides the Assassin with Teleport and Faster Run/Walk for mobility.

Click/Tap to view other Class Builds Guides below. In addition, it provides you with the Teleport spell which allows you to quickly navigate through the map.

The minimum equipment of the Mercenary evolves around The Reaper's Toll for the Chance to cast Decrepify on striking.

Mana costs are covered by x% Mana Stolen per Hit or +x Mana after each Kill on gear. +1x% Enhanced Damage is desirable as a Superior Mod.2) Only used in full Natalya's Odium setup!3) Only used in combination with the other Angelic Jewelry piece.

When it comes to equipment, youll want to get an Infinty Runeword for the weapon, a Fortitude Runeword for the Armor and Andaries Visage for the helmet.

However, a D2R 2.4 assassin build will be the one that you are running the first thing in the game.

Having a Hellfire Torch and an Annihilus will greatly reduce your stat investment into Strength. Equip a Bramble and Trang-Oul's Claws for their +x% to Poison Skill Damage to boost Venom.

It excels in areas with many Demons.

You reach the highest Breakpoint of every Claw with the recommended gear. Allocate any remaining Stat Points into Vitality after meeting Strength, Dexterity and Energy requirements.

While every Stat in the Desirable Stats column is useful for this build, we highlighted the Priority Stats in Teal so you can review the recommended Items and more easily identify the Most Important Stats on them.Hover over any Item in the Item Options to see a pop-out with the full Item description.Gear/Base Notes: Any Items with specialized or niche uses have a superscript that refer to a Note listed here.1) This is the build enabling item that cannot be replaced.

The Mercenary also gains bonus Resistances from Thawing Potions and Antidote Potions. Feral Claw is the best base, but other claws can be an option too. This Damage over Time (DOT) deals with Physical Immune monsters for us.Death Sentry* is used as a secondary damage source in all versions.

Assassin Build Guide for Diablo 2 Resurrected Lightning Trap Assassin. Make sure to refresh your buffs whenever they run out.

Such that if you have a maxed Shadow Warrior it may have many skills that it can use at higher levels than you can. Arachnid Mesh (Unique): This belt provides and +1 to all skills increasing our damage output.

Within the Area of Effect, the damage is always afflicted.

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Diablo 2 Resurrected Assassin Best Builds List of what we consider to be the strongest builds for the Assassin Class in Diablo 2. Claw Mastery2. Faster Cast Rate (FCR) is not required for this build, but early breakpoints can be utilized.

This trap usually creates a chain reaction where as soon as an enemy dies and explodes, all enemies start dying to subsequent explosions. Very Tanky Fast Paced Unique Playstyle Rewards Excellent Gameplay , Very Gear Dependent Dangerous Melee Combat Not The Best Act Boss Killer Very Technical And Difficult Gameplay, Put 1 Skill Point into each of the following Skills:1.

MindblastMax out the following Skills in this order:1. If you are already playing and want to respec into this build though, the easiest way to do it is by claiming the Den of Evil reward from Akara at the Rogue Encampment. If you cast your Shadow Master in town it will usually buff itself, making it much tankier during fights. Best D2R Bladesin Build - Diablo 2 Resurrected Blade Fury Assassin Guide 2 BlizzardSorceress and Hammerdinare alwaysthe same in Diablo 2 Resurrected.

Put any remaining Attribute Point into Vitality for maximum Life.

Every Act 2 Mercenary has access to an Aura and uses Jab as his base Attack.

For a period of time, the area around the Assassin becomes extremely dark and blinds enemies. Does enhanced damage from claw mastery work for blade fury?

Be prepared to chug some Mana Potions.Lastly, all Charms are replaced by Pestilent Small Charm of Anthrax to maximize our Poison Damage.

Throw a Web of Lightning to shock your enemies to bits. The reason for this is that you cant use Fade in combination with Burst of Speed.

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For charms youll mainly want to look for +Life, +Mana and + Skills.

Check out our Assassin Leveling Guide and our General Leveling Strategies to reach Level 75. Having both in your inventory will save you between 20 and 40 stats points that you can spend into Vitality, greatly increasing your health pool.

By continuing to use our site, you accept our use of cookies. For a long time, it was assumed that placing points in Blade Fury were wasted after the first point, but the skill can be raised to very solid damage levels when combined with items and skills that add enhanced damage% like Claw Mastery. If this happens, just use Mind Blast to stun them as enemies tend to be together during these situations.

Youll use the following Skills when playing this Diablo 2 Resurrected Assassin Build: This Sentry periodically fires lightning bolts that pierce through enemies in a straight line dealing very high lightning damage.

Allocate enough Stat Points into Strength to equip all of your gear. Set a Spinning Blade to patrol between you and target point. This can mean sacrificing overall power level for a more secure playstyle.This build is Hardcore viable.

The skill level formula for Shadow Warriors skills is a mix of the level you cast Shadow Warrior and the amount of skills you have in that Skill. Since you need the Attack Speed, this is the best option.

Claws and daggers attr bonus change? This Diablo 2 Assassin Build is intended to be used for Nightmare and Hell difficulties starting around around Lvl 40.

Summon a Powerful Shadow of yourself to fight by your side.

The additional passive resistances will also allow you to depend less on +All Resistances equipment, opening up more options.

This variant hits a great balance between high damage output and decently high mobility. Fire Blast (Only to Level 18)6.

Assassin builds generally fall under the following categories: A general rule for Assassin builds are to include key skills, which any player would find useful.

Trap that sprays fire at passing enemies. Faster Hit Recovery (FHR) increases survivability.

Jade Talon is a well-rounded Off-Hand that helps with Resistances and Mana recovery.

With this combination, it keeps up with the Magic Find variant of this build.By replacing all Charms with Fine Small Charm of Good Luck and a Gheed's Fortune you can get yourself up to ~230 Magic Find.

For this reason, youll want to get as much as +Skills as possible, as its the best way to increase your trap damage. Last updated 1 month ago on May 31, 2022 by RankedBoost, Kick your enemies out of your way.

When it comes to boots you have a few of different options: 2x Stone of Jordan: These rings provide +Skills as well as increasing your maximum mana.

Claw Mastery2. Youll want to get the Act 2 Holy Freeze Mercenary (from Act 2 Nightmare) for this build.

Which is the best build for Assassin, Trapsin, Bladesin, or others? Youll want to search for rings that have life, stats and resistances. Raise all resistances and resist curses for a period of time.

Make sure to get a low roll when you are starting off and then upgrade it when you have enough money. A trap that shoots lightning to scorch passing enemies.

We recommend the Might Aura version, as it provides us with a significant damage boost to our Physical Damage attacks.The Reapers Toll has a 33% Chance to cast Decrepify on striking, which slows your enemies down as well as increase any Physical Damage dealt to them. The Infinity Runeword is very important for this build, as it greatly Reduces enemys lightning resistances, allowing you to even kill lightning immune enemies.

Be aware that you might need to re-cast them if they ran out of shots.

Other farming spots might not be as effective due to immunities or bad layouts.Anything that has a in the "Starter" column can be farmed with the Starter Variant. The Mercenary is hard to keep alive until you have the minimum gear recommended in this guide. Death Sentry6.

Use the Scroll Bar to see Skill Point Progression, Pull together enemies to create density for your, When faced with numerous ranged enemies, use, When you are fighting in the recommended farming spots, you won't face many, Base amount of available shots is 5, which can be increased by putting Skill Points into.

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* Increased Attack Speed Skills (IAS)* Faster Cast Rate Skills (FCR), Fade* provides you with a massive boost in Damage Reduction %, All Resistances, and Curse length reduction.Mindblast* stuns your enemies in a small squared-shaped area around your cursor and has a % chance to convert enemies hit. MindblastMax out the following Skills in this order:1. You only have Faster Cast Rate in your Weapon-Swap, so switch to it for teleporting!Highlord's Wrath and War Traveler provide great boosts in damage. The areas below are efficient farming locations that make use of the builds strengths.

In this case, the Assassin steals the iconic Barbarian Skill whirlwind and calls it her own through the Claw-exclusive Runeword Chaos.Along with Whirlwind she uses the powerful Corpse Explosions of Death Sentry to deal devastating Area of Effect (AoE) damage.Whether you want to clear out whole areas or simply hunt Elite Monsters, this guide has you covered.Note: Be aware that this build is very item dependent.

Increased Attack Speed (IAS) speeds up your attack animations.

For all Hardcore gameplay, your primary concern is increasing your Resistances, Damage Reduction, Chance to Block and Maximum Life. Since this guide begins at Lvl 40, youll want to first focus on your Lightning Sentry and Death Sentry, and then work towards completing Charged Bolt Sentry and Shock Web as each of them increases your Lightning Sentry damage.

Similar to Lightning Sentry, this trap periodically fire Lightning Bolts, but additionally, it will explode nearby enemy corpses dealing 40% to 80% of the corpse life as both physical and fire damage in a large AoE.

With an Ethereal The Reaper's Toll (socketed with a Jewel), Fortitude in an 800+ Defense Base, and an Andariel's Visage (socketed with a Jewel) he becomes virtually immortal and hits his maximum Attack Speed Breakpoint to proc Decrepify often.

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Different to other Skills, traps are not affected by Faster Cast Rate but their cast speed is affected by Attack Speed instead. Allocate enough Stat Points into Dexterity to equip all of your gear. This Helmet provides us with Mana Leech, Life Leech, and Magic Find. Do you love the spin to win playstyle of whirlwind but the Barbarianisnt your cup of tea?

While active, you cannot consume Potions or change anything in your Inventory.

Additionally, Shadow Warrior has the interesting ability that after the Shadow Warrior has used a skill it does receive the Passive benefits that skill would have on other skills. Similar to other summons, you can cast it as many times as you want.

If your Mercenary dies in battle, you can revive them from any of the Mercenary NPCs in each Act.