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Old 04-11-2018, 10:07 AM
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[Summoner] Terra Destroyer - The Unstoppable Meteor Summoner






Please don't open it if you don't wanna see One of The most Hated Nemesis in Grim Dawn History :

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~Terra Destroyer - The Unstoppable Meteor Summoner~

These Summoner won't summon you any pets, but Full of Meteor Rains instead...

With Total Damage Modified Chain Mirrors, you'll be The Unstoppable Terra Destroyer...

You'll press Infinite Loop Spell Buttons w/o realizing that there's No Enemies Left...


~Tetra Element Aether Meteor~

You'll see Green, Red, White and Blue Meteors...

Fire, Cold and Lightning Meteors actually will be Devastating Aether Meteors


~Featuring some Cool Mechanics~

- Full Aether Spells (Full Aether Conversions)

For Full Aether Conversion in these Builds, I use :
Decree of Aldritch, and The Magelord Rings
Another way for Aether Conversion is using combination of Gear Above with Diviner's Raiment and Diviner's Mask

Damage Conversions really makes Grim Dawn has a very large options for Build Diversity!


- CDR for Infinite Loop Spells

With a lot of CDRs from Gear, Skills, and Devotion, we'll have a very Fast Cooldown for DPS Spells.
You may suffer a little bit confusing until you adapt for those "Always Ready" Spells.
If you can't handle the Infinite Loop Spells playstyle, I recommend you to check 2nd Post for different concept and playstyle Build.


- CDR for Faster Devo Skills Cooldown

I mention this once again since CDR placed great emphasis on the Devotion Skill's Cooldown.
CDR will make our Devotion Skills Cooldown faster thus will have Faster DPS Procs and no less important also faster Cooldown for Healing and Lifesteal Devo Skills like Giant's Blood and Ghoulish Hunger.

Ghoul reset with TD is nice concept for acquired some form of Perma Lifesteal... Evenmore on Lifestealer Builds


- Chain Mirror with Extra Total Damage (Mirror = DPS Boost)

Mythical Iskandra's Focusing Prism is a great amulet that gives Total Damage Modified by 15% to Mirror of Ereoctes

This make we have Greater DPS in Form of Invincibility Grava's Dual Nullification can break this

Around 6.6s for Raining Meteors on Enemies is Cool, Not to Mention the Increasing DPS w/o fearing about incoming Damage...


- Damage Absorption

Arcanist is a Versatile Mastery, you'll like it if you do a deep analysis on this mastery.
Crate is really Cool for making such this Masterpiece Mastery (Thumbs Up)

It has almost everything except Bossproof Elemental RR

Even for Melee Builds, now one of Arcanist Exclusive Skills has Attack Speed added!

Well, Mirror and Maivens are those Arcanist Skills for Damage Absorption.
Damage Absorption concept is really good if we combine it with other defensive layer friends...


- Damage Reflection

Damage Reflection is nice for increasing our Damage while fighting Bosses --> Here's a sample Reflection Build

Mirror Damage Reflection comes with 100% Damage Absorption, and reflected it more than 100% if we put good points on it.

I always invest 12 points in Mirror for Faster Cooldown and Nice Damage Reflection Bonus.
Mythical Iskandra's Ammy make it Sweeter...


- Nullification for Clear Bad AoE and Taming Reflect Enemies

Yes, this one also Cool Skills from Arcanist Mastery
Can Clear Reflection Enemies, Cronley's Bubble, and also Clearing Bad AoE Damage taken.

Also can reduces target Elemental Damage, nice for Elemental Enemies.

I usually put 1 points for Nullification...


- Health Regen (CDR will reset the Cooldown Faster)

Flat Health Regeneration Skills like Word of Renewal, Blood of Dreeg, Giant's Blood or Healing Rain sometimes will help us in very dangerous situations.

With CDR their Cooldown is faster thus we'll have reliable Healing Skills as additional defensive layers


- Lifesteal / ADctH (Attack Damage converted to Health)

ADctH : 10%, and up to 95% with Ghoul Procs (CDR will reset the Cooldown)

Lifesteal Spells with Weapon Damage (WD) and Devo Lifesteal Skills (Ghoulish Hunger and Twin Fangs)

Skills that have Weapon Damage component can replenish our HP with Lifesteal.
Example of that Skills : Callidor's Tempest (CT), Chaos Strike, Shadow Strike, etc...

Take a note, Ghoulish Hunger can become our Circuit Breaker since it also provides nice Physical Resist.
Huge ADctH from Ghoulish Hunger when activate, combine with WD Skills will Fully replenish our Health in a blink eye, out from thin air...


- Chance to Avoid Melee and Projectiles

These one also nice additional defensive layers if we stack it good enough.
Nighblade Mastery also has them, and due to nature of NB that need to fight in melee range, these kind of defensive mechanic is very usefull.

Well at least these two has chance to reduce incoming damage taken to our beloved toon... (when Mirror still on CD)


- Bad AoE Reduction

Aeon's Hourglass and Maiven's Conversion will help our Overcapped Resistances for reducing incoming AoE Damage Taken.

Well, we actually can just release a Peacemaker Nullification


- Knockdown, Petrify, and Confuse target for CC

Arcanist actually has it's own Famous CC Skills called OFF - Olexra's Flash Freeze I never meet Olexra in GD

I don't use OFF for some reasons :
1. I don't want more spell buttons pressed
2. OFF doesn't affect Bosses --> it's not usefull for triggering devo procs
3. We don't need more CC if we can Kill Enemies fast enough --> Good Offense is a Best Defense

I just mention here since this mechanic actually has it's usefullness when leveling and surrounding with cruel mobs

This build has Knockdown, Petrify, and Confuse for CC

Note, sometimes CC skills will make you hard for targetting enemies, especially in default weapon attack melee builds.
Freeze and Stun is good as CC for default weapon attack melee builds.

Even Knockdown can make your Meteor Rain misses it's target...


- Slow Resist

Slow Resist is very usefull for Kiting Builds and also in Crucible

This build has more than 90% slow resist, with Maximum 135% Run Speed

You can run for avoid some AoE Bad Pools for herding enemies in Meteors Landing Page... Well, I'm not talking about Online Advertising


- Up To 40% Physical Resist

To make it simple, thanks to Ghoul and Iskandra




- Energy Leech (This Build use Non Energy Regen Devo Skills)

Thanks to Fabric of Reality and Iskandra's Elemental Exchange


- Energy Cost Reduction

Again Thanks to Arcanist Skills Mental Alacrity

See, Arcanist is Cool isn't it ?


- Hidden Flat RR (No Flat RR from Mastery Skills and Devotion)

Hidden Flat RR will automatically triggered by OA, Cool isn't it ?


- More than 80% Crit Damage

Besides RR, Crit Damage can Boost your DPS significantly, it's Multiplicative


- No Green Gear Used in This Green Build

Fortunately, No Green for this Evergreen Build



~Crucible Ready~
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Grava

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Shar'zul


Fabius

Kuba



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This build probably has not shown it's full damage potential since not all devo skills maxed out.


Well, writing non only GT Link Build Post seems harder than writing my master thesis several years ago...

English is not my native language, so please pardon me if I make mistakes...


Please check 2nd Post for different build...
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Old 04-11-2018, 10:08 AM
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[Caster] Lifestealer Aether Meteorlord CT Spamming Mage Hunter






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~Setups~
No Greens - Grimtools





With Green - Grimtools




~Devotion Path~
This is assuming you already have 55/55 Devotion Points :

- Crossroads Green
- Hawk
- Scholar's Light
- Crossroads Red
- Viper
- Eel
- Widow (Arcane Bomb Bound To Word of Pain)
- Fiend (Flame Torrent Bound To Callidor's Tempest)
- Imp (Aetherfire Bound To Devastation)
- Behemoth (Giant's Blood Bound To Reckless Power)
- Ghoul (Ghoulish Hunger Bound To Iskandra's Elemental Exchange)
- Remove Red
- Remove Green
- Ulzuin's Torch (just 5 points) (Meteor Shower Bound To Chaos Strike)
- Sailor's Guide
- Aeon's Hourglass (Time Dilation Bound To Horn of Gandarr)



~Video~






~ Fast Kill Grava'thul with 6K Current HP

~ Facetank Kubacabra

~ Together Bathing Meteor Rains with Aleksander

~ Gargabol and Secret Son

~ Fabius Meteor Shower

~ Valdaran

~ Fabius - Cronley

~ Facetank MQ

~ Krieg GG Drops

~ Theodin Marcell GG Drop


~Build Explanations~

- Lifestealer

Usually Lifestealer Builds are using Melee Default Weapon Attack like Cadence, Fire Strike, Beronath's Fury as Skills for Lifestealing.
How about we use Spells Attack for Lifestealing? Interesting isn't it?

Spells / Skills with WD (Weapon Damage) can be as our Lifestealer Spells that will useful for replenish our HP

CT (Callidor's Tempest) combine with Flame Torrent will be our main Lifestealer Spells.
Both Skills have Weapon Damage.
Casting Speed will make CT attacks faster thus more DPS and more Lifesteal.

Ghoul Procs also will provide us with more Lifesteal (plus extra Physical resist)adding our Defensive Layers beside Mirror, Maiven's Sphere, and Others


- Aether Meteorlord

Beside Lifestealer Spells, we also have faster cooldown Aether Meteor Shower + Devastation
With more than 100% Crit Damage, Flat Direct Damage from Meteors will gives us nice aditional DPS


- CDR

Time Dilation (TD) will make our spells cooldown faster.
Mirror + Devastation + Meteor Shower will be ready to launched.

Also TD will make our defensive devo skills have faster reset.
Ghoul and Giant's Blood will be ready again faster.
This is nice as it gives us addtional defensive layers


- Mastery Synergies

Mage Hunter (Arcanist / Inquisitor) has nice synergies for Aether Caster Builds
The other combinations are Spellbinder (Arcanist / Necromancer) and Apostate (Inquisitor / Necromancer)

What makes they good for Aether Builds?
Arcanist :
Arcanist mastery has a lot of supports for Aether Builds.
It has Devastation, Reckles Power, Fabric of Reality, CT, and other passives that supports very much for Casters.

Inquisitor :
One of the advantage of Inquisitor Mastery for Aether Builds is it has Word of Pain's Death Sentence that gives % Aether RR.
Word of Pain is an active skills, it means we can bound active devo skills to it.
Also Inquistor has some nice passives that will increase HP, OA, DA, Crit Damage, Health Regen, etc

Necromancer :
Same like Inquisitor, Necromancer has % Aether RR, the one that Arcanist mastery doesn't have.
Spectral Binding's Spectral Wrath is Necromancer's one.
Different with Inquisitor's WoP, Spectral Binding is passive skills, %Aether RR will be activated if our toon being hit by enemies.
We still can bound passive devo skills to it.

Not to mention if we playing with conversions, another mastery combine with one of those above shall give us opportunity to makes various of Aether Builds

Here is a sample of Aether Spellbinder Build (Arcanist / Necromancer) :

Lifestealer Aether Meteorlord Spellbinder

I think I will make separate thread for Spellbinder Casters.
This thread is dedicated for Mage Hunter builds.

To be continue...
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Old 04-11-2018, 10:41 AM
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No gt link found

Also who is the monster in the picture? That doesn't look like Grava and AFAIK mesh editing isn't possible in GD
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It was Grava doing his attack. Since he was so close to the camera he looked bigger than usual and I got confused
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Old 04-11-2018, 11:24 AM
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You got cruci already? Nice. Also, you're underselling your build. This is easily gladiator 170 capable on paper, though it won't be easy piloting a 2.6k DA build in gladiatorm
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You got cruci already? Nice. Also, you're underselling your build. This is easily gladiator 170 capable on paper, though it won't be easy piloting a 2.6k DA build in gladiatorm
Mirror, TD, Anal Helm and Devastation = Glad 170 with a good pilot
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Old 04-11-2018, 07:47 PM
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It definitely can do Gladiator with some minor tweaks.

I would say, since you are converting elemental into Aether, why not make TSS another nuke too? You have so many skill points over invested into diminishing returns skills, you could definitely make TSS another nuker. I would also go for Seal of Destruction or Seal of Skies in weapon to have a spammable skill. But overall, very flashy and strong build, loved how you captured photos of Grava before sending him back to hell.

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