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Old 10-08-2018, 03:08 PM
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Default [1.0.6.1] The Elemental Sage - Proc-Fiesta Elemental Caster MageHunter




The Build

https://www.grimtools.com/calc/vNQKMK8V
with all permanent buff + Word of Renewal, and Deadly Aim
DPS shown is Storm Box of Elgoloth


Build Feature
+ Massive AoE
+ Mix damage
+ Easy and safe and fast crucible clear

- Need to time MoE right
- No overpowered nuker
- Acceptable Single-Target damage
- Kiting 100% of the time

Build Overview
This is quite a funny build. I just discovered how easy to level an inquisitor by using word of pain or storm box of elgoloth + elemental seeker. The damage from that proc is so good, its aura and self-destruct inflict so much damage and has good AoE. Then I try to build around it, maximizing RR and Procs. Naturally I went with Cataclysm set for its sick proc. With this setup, we have about 25% CDR (max rolls), 9 seconds duration WoP, and 0.9 second Elemental seeker Procs. So in one cast of WoP, there will be 10 elemental seekers bulb and detonate every 3 seconds.

Then sure enough, after some polishing, the build clear crucible easy, destroying 2.5 151+ in 1 set of buff. The clear time is almost the same as top-tier DW build. Quite surprising because I use no OP nuker like RoH or Devastation, or other mid-tier nuker like trozan.


For Defense: 19/12 damage reduction from aura of censure + 13/12 damage absorption Maiven's sphere of Protection. Heal from Word of Renewal + Giant's Blood + Healing Winds (glove). Circuit Breaker from Mark of Divinity. Annnndddd Mirror of Ereoctes.


Equipment Choices
Equipment is quite flexible and can be fit to your liking. Craft all equipment at Arngrim for +% armor or +% physique

Core Items:
The Cataclysm Set
Helm: Mythical Dread-Mask of Gurgoth. Adding Stackable Elemental RR to Storm Box of Elgoloth.
Main Hand: Bargoll's Heart. Adding Stackable Elemental RR to Word of Pain. Use any prefix/suffix you like, as long as it added +% elemental damage. What I use is probably BiS though.
Relic: Ignaffar's Combustion. Good set of stats, plus to Inquisitor, and important stackable elemental RR

Supporting Items:
Chest: Fateweaver's Railment. Just all around good robe for elemental build.
Shoulder: Mythical Cortosian Scrolls. Current BiS for elemental Word of Pain build, decent procs, no other best options
Gloves: Mythical Touch of the Everliving Grove . Good defensive gloves. Its healing procs is so good.
Alternative Gloves: Mythical Runesinged Handguards . All around good gloves for elemental build. Also nice plus to WoP
Pants: Mythical Legwraps of the Tranquill Mind. Really good set of status and 50% slow resist. Ensuring you to be able to run all the time
Boots: Mythical Spellsage Boots. Good set of stats and CC resist, plus to relevant skills. Just a really fitting boots for this builds.
Rings: 2xMythical Reign of Ice and Fire. good sets of stats and really good procs, especially if you wear 2 of them.
Alternative Rings: Judicator's seals set. If someone want to be more defensive.
Medal: Mythical Mark of Divinity. The almighty circuit breaker.
Alternative Medal: Mythical Gildam Arcanum Commendation. If someone want to be more offensive. Also a really fitting medal for this build.


Devotions
Ultos and Blind Sage is mandatory

Elemental Storm > to Aether Corruption
Hand of Ultos > to Storm Box of Elgoloth
Elemental Seeker > to Word of Pain
Giant's Blood > to whatever permanent buff


Gameplay
Keybind:
LMB: Point-to-Move
RMB: Storm Box of Elgoloth
Mouse scroll up: Aether Corruption
Keyboard 1: Nullification
Keyboard 2: Mirror of Ereoctes
Keyboard 3: Word of Pain
Keyboard 4: Word of Renewal

Standard procedure:
Press to activate Word of Renewal.
Scroll up to spread Aether Corruption to horde of enemies and triggering multiple Elemental Storm.
Cast Word of Pain to summon elemental seeker continuously.
Cast Storm Box of Elgoloth to strong enemy, triggering continuous hand of ultos procs.
and run around

Cast nullification to shielded boss/nemesis.
Cast Mirror of Ereoctes if you get surrounded and need to escape from enemy's encirclement.

Most trash dies in a single cast of WoP. Bosses usually dies in two or three cast of WoP and Storm Box. As I said before, single-target damage is just OK, so most of the enemies usually dies together.


Build Performance
170 Crucible, screenshot with 3 buff (Resist, Health, Damage):


Gameplay Video:
https://youtu.be/UNGe-YHg0og

Average clear in 10 minutes. Can be faster if you don't meet iron maiden

So, quite different from most of the build, the most dangerous enemy is actually Benn'Jahr because of its entrapment. Crazy as this build has capped trap resist (80%) with resist buff but it can still trap me by more than 0.5 sec (0.66 sec), it's still dangerous because Alek or reaper or grava or iron maiden can catch you and rape you. Run around non stop and have mirror ready.


Afterword
That is all, I hope you can enjoy the build

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Old 10-08-2018, 03:35 PM
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Old 10-08-2018, 04:55 PM
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Neat. Nice showcase of the power of procs! And bonus points for finding a use for Touch of the Everliving Grove.
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well its seems nice & good build, there is no video of gameplay but about grim tool i can tell u don a great job well done
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Old 10-08-2018, 06:10 PM
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Theorycrafted something similar once but concluded that clairvoyant binder just has a better array of procs, so if I wanted a proc build I'd be playing binder.
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very innovative.
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Neat. Nice showcase of the power of procs! And bonus points for finding a use for Touch of the Everliving Grove.
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well its seems nice & good build, there is no video of gameplay but about grim tool i can tell u don a great job well done
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Cataclysm hunter

Theorycrafted something similar once but concluded that clairvoyant binder just has a better array of procs, so if I wanted a proc build I'd be playing binder.
Well, proc binder that I know is just x1x1x1x2's agrivix binder. Never knew clairvoyant one, so you can show me then?

This build concept will be better with more CDR though, so aether version should be good.

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Old 10-08-2018, 11:03 PM
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Well, proc binder that I know is just x1x1x1x2's agrivix binder. Never knew clairvoyant one, so you can show me then?

This build concept will be better with more CDR though, so aether version should be good.
Take Ptiro's binder and add more procs and bam. Proc binder. Seriously can't wait for Crate's binder rebalance, cause I have no idea how to balance that class without making it unplayable.
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Old 10-08-2018, 11:34 PM
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Take Ptiro's binder and add more procs and bam. Proc binder. Seriously can't wait for Crate's binder rebalance, cause I have no idea how to balance that class without making it unplayable.
IDK, there is nothing in necromancer that need to be rebalance. Aether and spellbinder got one of the best itemization in the game, so I think that is the problem. Although I think it's fine if a game has one or two top-tier class.

1.0.6.1 has been good so far. I just hope that 1.0.7.0 just give a fix to mythical corruption set and maybe some buff to defiler or some of the squishy class.

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Old 10-08-2018, 11:40 PM
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Seriously can't wait for Crate's binder rebalance, cause I have no idea how to balance that class without making it unplayable.
Didn't they already do that last major update? I remember Time Dilation, Mirror and Mark getting slight increases to their cooldowns.

Regardless, I vaguely remember seeing a message from Zantai when some pre-release notes were released/being discussed that they still wanted Mirror/Mark chaining to remain a skill-based strategy or something similar.


Edit: Forgot to mention but nifty build . Nice single target and AoE on a kiter looks awesome. I imagine it can handle campaign just as well or better than Crucible?

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That's an interesting build, I think Fluff did something like that at the beginning of AoM. Gratz!

Can you post a video of it in action? Probably pretty af
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