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Old 03-06-2018, 04:00 AM
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Default [1.0.5.0] The Blade of the Luminari - 2h Melee Elemental Mage Hunter



The Blade of the Luminari
2h Melee Elemental Mage Hunter


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Campaign: https://www.grimtools.com/calc/8NK0M7W2
Crucible: https://www.grimtools.com/calc/lNkgxEqN (WIP)

With the buff Aura of Censure received it has become a must use for many Inquisitor builds. This build is no exception. The campaign Grim Tools use Aura of Conviction for the OA boost to make itemization a bit easier. You can swap Aura of Conviction for Aura of Censure once you feel you have enough +OA items to crit boss monsters and trigger Deadly Aim consistently.


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I really struggle getting the loot I need in GD. I still haven't managed to get Mythical Iskandra's Focusing Prism or Vestments. My current build.

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I've done some experimenting on another character using items crafted with GDStash to complete the build per the GrimTools linked above. I have cleared Gladiator Crucible successfully with this test character. I did waves 1-150 with no buff/no banner, and waves 151-170 with 4 buffs. I have also soloed Lokarr and Grava'Thul successfully with this test character.


Offense

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Defense

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Devotions

- Bind Elemental Storm to Word of Pain
- Bind Fissure to Inquisitor Seal
- Bind Arcane Currents to Arcane Devastation


Gearing

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[v1.0.7.0] Gladiator Crucible Waves 151-170

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Old 03-15-2018, 01:13 AM
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Gladiator Crucible Update

I created a test character with GDStash with this build, and successfully cleared Gladiator Crucible. I did waves 1-150 with no buff no banner and waves 151-170 with 4 buffs no banner. My clear time was 14 minutes 37 seconds. The only part which is particularly challenging is wave 154, which has a lot of stacked slows, making it difficult to kite away when things get dicey (I used Nullification on myself to remove them).

Overall, the build probably isn't as reliable a 150-170 crucible farmer as other builds, but it can clear it.

[v1.0.7.0] Gladiator Crucible Waves 151-170
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Old 03-18-2018, 08:17 AM
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I've been looking into some alternate class combinations for this build. I have a pretty strong elemental forcewave tactician which I'm testing out, appears to be really reliable clearing gladiator crucible 151-170. I'm also testing a vindicator. I'll be updating my posts once I have a good idea of how these builds perform. (they both look considerably better than my main build in the OP though)

Until I have a full writeup, here are some grimtools links:

Vindicator

No Greens/MIs: https://www.grimtools.com/calc/gZwKMqbZ
MIs: https://www.grimtools.com/calc/vNQeKMRN

This build is very spongy. Lots of health regen/life steal sources from Shaman mastery. I haven't tested it in gladiator crucible yet. I'm pretty sure it has better DPS than my Mage Hunter build due to increased resist reduction via Raging Tempest and improved weapon damage/attack speed via Savagery.

Tactician

No Greens/ MIs: https://www.grimtools.com/calc/4VxdgypV (updated to have more DA 3/21/2018)
DA-love variant: https://www.grimtools.com/calc/eZPoLLPV

I cleared crucible 1-170 with the DA-love variant of the tactician build. It was super safe, I can see why the chinese community really likes stacking lots of DA. The build has close to 5K DA combined with >3K armor, 17/12 seal, ~15K health, and overmaxed resists. It's super tanky. I did crucible 150-170 with might of amatok and ulzuin's pact in ~14 minutes, but I'm pretty sure I could do it with no blessings in similar time.

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Old 03-18-2018, 08:55 AM
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Hi, can you please tell me how too see soldier's skills in Tactician build? I can only see one class on one grimcalc... And I don't understand why.
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Old 03-18-2018, 05:57 PM
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Hi, can you please tell me how too see soldier's skills in Tactician build? I can only see one class on one grimcalc... And I don't understand why.
Not sure. It might be an issue with your browser or a browser plugin. If you're having trouble using the grimtools build calculator you should direct your questions to this topic.

EDIT: Here's a screenshot of soldier skills with +skill bonuses, and here's a screenshot without bonuses. This is for the DA-love variant.

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Trying out this build, a surprisingly fun one to level and play I must say. Gonna add to the topic that the Arbiter relic is GREAT for leveling along the campaign, since it's physical/elemental damage and the granted skill will mow through large groups of enemies like a knife through butter
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Old 04-30-2018, 05:52 AM
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Trying out this build, a surprisingly fun one to level and play I must say. Gonna add to the topic that the Arbiter relic is GREAT for leveling along the campaign, since it's physical/elemental damage and the granted skill will mow through large groups of enemies like a knife through butter
Yes, Arbiter is an incredibly awesome relic for leveling. I'd go as far to say that any 2h build should use it when leveling. It deals big %WD, is a source of %DR, has some stun duration for dealing with fodder, and heals you a bunch if you have reasonable %ADCTH.

Glad to hear you're enjoying the build!
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