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Old 04-10-2017, 10:54 PM
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Default [1.0.0.9] Apocalypse Mortar Sorcerer

I made this build in short time after my Aether AAR Sorcerer.
It may not well customized or best in shot yet. You may help me improve it by comments.
I need to publish it before going full week vacation tmr(actually next 7 hours). After then I'll drown in a mountain of works untill May. So enjoy!





Build information : http://www.grimtools.com/calc/62avEXV4
press "S" to open skill tab.

Inspiration
I'd like to make use of Mortar Trap and Herald of Apocalypse for long time. I traded stuffs waiting for months. Finally, I have a chance and in the mood to make it.

This build. I put all of rarely usage stuffs together those I think they may fit.
- Annihilation [Relic]
- Herald of Apocalypse [Amulet]
- Mortar Trap [Skill at max ultimate lv 26/16 for 3 summon limit]
- Time Dilation [Aeon's Hourglass Constellation]
<So I stick with them in the build. You may not like it :P>

I combine them together, thanks to JoV's BWC Sorcerer guide for fixing dmg output at primary stage.

Further example Customization
- Rings : Open hand&Close Fist May change to some rings instead. May be Gollus rings with good affixes. Then change pants and shoulder component to Scale Hide. 15% RR from the ring doesn't stack with viper constellation.
- Amulet : If you don't like using Herald of the Apocalypse. You may use Empower Essence of Beronath or The Peerless Eye of Beronath
- Constellation : May change "Viper" and "Imp" into "Fiend" and "Sailor's Guide". I'm not taking Solael's Witchblade because I'm lack of devotion points.
- Others(I don't know yet, you may suggest)

Video
Gladiator Crucible 130-150 w/ Extra Spawn (100-150 I died at 150 from Iron Maiden and the gang. So I record again at check point 130th.)

*Mad Queen don't make a trouble and this build isn't major in single target dmg yet. No need to melee fight for proof anything. It is easy with non-channeling caster. Just kite and skill. So I don't record video.
*Fabius, As I say the average time is around 40 secs. Sorry, I don't have time to upload yet(basic dmg output and survivability test)


Problems
- Fabius and Iron Maiden when comes with more enemies. Fabius is ok, you can run away from his shadow strike, but not for Iron Maiden's Blitz. I died few times in testing gladiator crucible because of her.

May be I should have more armor, armor absorption and physical resistance.
I can't test out Iron Maiden in campaign because I'm with Kymon Chosen

Fabius take down about 40 sec. A little bit long.

- Physical Dmg. It seems this build waste a lot of physical dmg from Mortar Trap, Apocalypse and Meteor
  • I don't know what Annihilation relic was design for. Physical and Fire seems to be commando, but the cost make it's likely having massive energy issue.
  • Herald of Apocalypse. 3 to "Devastation" and "The Big One". Bonus Aether, Fire and Burn is understandable, but The Big One from Mortar Trap and Granted Skill's Physical Dmg seems to be conflict.
  • Fire and Physical. I don't know what will make Fire and Physical meets together in sorcerer. Most of our main skills have a lot of flat physical damage. It's probably need something convert all to fire or a set of physical&fire other than justice set.

Finally, my little dream build comes true.
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Old 04-11-2017, 12:01 AM
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I feel sorry for you cause Mortar trap sucks

But nice to see someone else trying
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Old 04-11-2017, 02:35 AM
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That video was so f*ckin' cool!
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Old 04-11-2017, 03:38 AM
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So much stuff falling from the sky Thinking of making something similar, but more aether focused. http://www.grimtools.com/calc/6eZPpgZ0 Possible Aegis and Mark of Divinity for more defense. Watching you pass Glad Crucible with nothing but Giant's Blood, some regen and blast shield for passive defenses gives me hope.
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Old 04-13-2017, 09:11 PM
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Oh come on, I was just leveling a Sorcerer to make the exact same "Make it rain" build. I have to think of something else...

Nice build though!
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Old 04-13-2017, 09:27 PM
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i have 2 builds that you can sorta call "rain" builds

raining hell: sorcerer

trozans starkeeper, 2x of fallen skies proc, outcasts secret, ulzuins torch and blizzard

Allister, lord of fire: commando

using mortar trap, ulzuins torch, herald of the apocalypse and infernal brimstone or sharzuls world eater

nice build
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Old 04-14-2017, 11:25 AM
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More videos please!
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Siegebreacker helps a lot against IM .Aslo Fateweaver leggins =)
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Old 04-14-2017, 03:24 PM
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Nice build - the sky is falling!
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Old 04-14-2017, 04:18 PM
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Maybe not how I would've done it, but it certainly seems to work. Looks like a lot of fun.
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