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Old 08-21-2017, 11:47 PM
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Thumbs Up [1.0.1.1] Frozen Lightning II - The Storm Mage Raises - Lightning Obliteration Druid

#include <obliteration.h>
~ 1.0.1.1 - Frozen Lightning II / The Storm Mage - Lightning Obliteration Druid ~





*Other Obliteration Builds --> Click here for New AoM Obliteration Builds


Videos :
- Fabius - Loghorrean - Bane'Gargoth (Frozen Lightning II)
- Port of Valbury Full Run (Frozen Lightning II)

- Fabius - Cronley (Strom Mage)
- Mad Queen - Aetherial (Storm Mage)


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I make this thread base on response on these threads :

Frozen Lightning II
- http://www.grimdawn.com/forums/showt...133#post530133
- http://www.grimdawn.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55585

The Storm Mage
- http://www.grimdawn.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55596

For Frozen Lightning I, check here --> http://www.grimdawn.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55305
For Another Mage --> http://www.grimdawn.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55753


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FROZEN LIGHTNING II - THE FORGOTTEN OBLITERATION





Frozen Lightning :
It's frozen the enemies with (perhaps) one of the Best CC Skill in the World (of Cairn) and hit them with Lightning Spells.
You may not agree with me about the Crowd Control skills in this topic
But see it yourself how the CC Skill works on the full port valbury run here

Forgotten Obliteration :
- First of all, Obliteration is a Skill granted from Tome of the Arcane Wastes
- It seems there are rare available builds posting using this skills. There's one Pyromancer Proctologist from GC. Actually I was inspirated by it
- The skills itself has got "a little" buff with it's friends a long time ago on patch v1.0.0.1 (b31 hotfix 3) "Significantly increased the turn-rate and beam speed of Aether Ray, Conflagration and Obliteration".
- The Obliteration skill is not as good as AAR in the term of damage, but it can piercing through enemies
- Also the energy cost isn't as incredible as AAR

Stormcaller's Pact as Exclusive Skills :
- It's obvious this is a Lightning Build
- Nice Crit Damage, combine with Elemental Balance, Critical Damage can reach more than +100%
- Obliteration has DoT (Electrocute) suitable with high Crit Damage (+105 %) and high OA around 3000+

Star Pact as Exclusive Skills ?
- Has CDR
- Better for using in Trozan's Build (Cold Lightning)




Grimtools : http://www.grimtools.com/calc/bVAmblVD

- Press 'S' for Masteries and Devotion Tabs
- Hold "Ctrl + Shift" for Skills w/o bonus
- Relic Completion Bonus : +1 to Blood Pact and +1 to Entangling Vines

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STORM MAGE RISES - STORM LIGHTNING DRUID






This build was made to implementing my anti mainstream idea of using both Elemental Storm and Wind Devil-Raging Tempest :
this post and this one

Elemental Storm
Pros :
- we can save skill points and can spare more mastery skill points
- longer duration of RR
- reduce skill usage in the keyboard/mouse
- nice coverage area (no AI) if bounding with proper skills (ex: Storm Totem)

Cons :
- take devotion skill points
- needs xp leveling for max level RR
- lower flat RR

Wind Devil - Raging Tempest
Pros :
- we can save more devotion points
- can be as source of damage if we invest good enough points
- can be as CC too (Impaired Aim, Slow)
- more slot for bounding devo skills
- Potentially higher Flat RR
- doesn't need xp for lvl up, just put more skills to max level

Cons :
- take mastery skill points
- lower RR duration
- it is an AI and sometimes slower than your toon
- most people dislike it and choose ES instead

Sometimes it depends on the builds and personal preferences.
There's build 'hunger' for mastery skill points --> take Elemental Storm
If need on devo points --> take Raging Tempest

If someone doesn't like too much skills on the keyboard button --> take Elemental Storm
And if the build is okay and can handle many active skills --> can take Raging Tempest
A build that need more skills for bounding devotion skills --> possibly take Wind Devil

In Frozen Lightning II build on first post, actually I could take both Elemental Storm and Wind Devil-Raging Tempest.
But if I did it, it will 'delay' my Skill on RMB.
Like I said about preferences, I prefer less active skills on the keyboard.
Even in the Stom Mage build I don't use one Skill from Amulet than can use to reduce enemies OA. It will be too much buttons.

Personally I will take Elemental Storm. I like it better.

So in this Storm Mage build, why take them both, they don't stack, do they?
True, they don't stack. Highest Flat RR will applied.
It doesn't mean we can't take them both.
Also I don't max Raging Tempest (due to lack of skills points).
Blind Fury now has Flat RR, it doesn't mean we can't take Break Morale.
There's a chance that Blind Fury Flat RR will applied while Break Morale is in cooldown.

Sometimes Wind Devil with it's own AI hit several enemies,
while "unmoved" Elemental Storm hit other enemies in different positions.
So it will increase chance all enemies affected by flat RR. Thus increase our damage from AoE Spells.

Thanks to Rooibas that help me crafting Light's Defender Helm with my mats.




Grimtools : http://www.grimtools.com/calc/a2dmm0VJ

- Press 'S' for Masteries and Devotion Tabs
- Hold "Ctrl + Shift" for Skills w/o bonus
- Relic Completion Bonus : +1 to Blood Pact and +1 to Entangling Vines

Videos :
- Fabius - Cronley (Strom Mage)
- Mad Queen - Aetherial (Storm Mage)

- Fabius - Loghorrean - Bane'Gargoth (Frozen Lightning II)
- Port of Valbury Full Run (Frozen Lightning II)
- Help a Gazer Man Spellbreaker (Frozen Lightning II)

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That's my girl. What is that frozen lightning and how do I get it? I need it.

Edit: She is the Ascended Queen of the Northern Gale, by the way.

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Your build is much more fleshed out than the shit I came up with:

http://www.grimtools.com/calc/YVW117NJ

It's completely item dependant. But I'll probably substitute the legs, feet and badge for something else end game. It converts Aether to Lightning with current items.

On another note I'm new to AAR builds. My Chaos Ray build can only Crit for like 25,000-28,000 on most enemies. I don't know if that's good or not. What's the max damage output you've been able to achieve using Obliteration?
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That's my girl. What is that frozen lightning and how do I get it? I need it.

Edit: She is the Ascended Queen of the Northern Gale, by the way.
Frozen Lightning : Frozen the enemies and hit them with Lightning spells
Check the first post.


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Your build is much more fleshed out than the shit I came up with:

http://www.grimtools.com/calc/YVW117NJ

It's completely item dependant. But I'll probably substitute the legs, feet and badge for something else end game. It converts Aether to Lightning with current items.

On another note I'm new to AAR builds. My Chaos Ray build can only Crit for like 25,000-28,000 on most enemies. I don't know if that's good or not. What's the max damage output you've been able to achieve using Obliteration?
Obliteration damage is less than proper build AAR.
But AAR cost high energy and doesn't pierce through enemies.

Your idea of Aether to Lightning is interesting, I should test it first.
So I can "feel" it compare with Obliteration
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Frozen Lightning : Frozen the enemies and hit them with Lightning spells
I did i just didn't understand. More specifically, what is that awesome lightning ray of death you are shooting out of your face and what item gives it.
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Raging tempest is useless in this build. Since it only affects main spell ( not maelstorm) you would rarely see the benefit. Good call for not using.

You could use Stonehide bysmiel sect legguards of menhir's wall/ nature bounty for leggings.
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I did i just didn't understand. More specifically, what is that awesome lightning ray of death you are shooting out of your face and what item gives it.
It's "Obliteration" which is granted from Tome of the Arcane Wastes
https://gracefuldusk.appspot.com/ite...-Arcane-Wastes
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