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Old 06-03-2018, 11:29 AM
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Default [1.0.6.1] Mekeritrig, the Tormentor - 2H Cold Savagery Trickster, Gladiator farmer (9") + Ravager



Hello wonderful people!
Here comes a new gladiator build. I always dreamed to create something viable using Mythical Bane of the Winter King, and this one outperforms all my expectations.

Meet Mekeritrig, the Tormentor.

[1.0.7.1] Clears Gladiator in 7-8 minutes with banner.
Kills Ravager in less than 3 minutes.


>> Grimtools << No greens used
>> Grimtools << Dedicated build for Ravager

Core of the build
  • This is a build that uses Savagery as the main attack. Converted into a cold, and with a Mythical Bane of the Winter King.
  • Feral hunger is used as a nuke on 5 targets, with Savagery, with all the gains, it deals 165% * 120% * 118% * 200% = almost 470% weapon damage, healing us for 35% of the damage dealt.
  • Upheaval helps greatly by nearly doubling our burst damage if you land a crit.

Gameplay
  • Aggressive melee combat. Put the totem, put Wind Devils, SS to the enemy and hit with Savagery. Periodically, you need to cast Amarasta's Blade Burst, but do not spam ABB and SS - if you cast them too often, you just will not let Savagery work, it's a direct loss of damage.
  • Avoid Aleks meteors, they are dangerous.

Stats pane (Hungering Void, permanent auras, Pneuma and Lethal Assault up)



Max crit landed in Crucible (solo, Crucible buffs, no banners)







Credits
  • Ptirodaktill and Superfluff for their initial suggestions on this build which are taken into account in current version.
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Old 06-03-2018, 11:32 AM
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mate. With sentinel shoulders and cruci of the dead this could do some good times.

I'd stil use Heart of the mountain ammy in spite of FH mod. Anyway. Great job here
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Old 06-03-2018, 11:42 AM
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Glad to see it works well. Tried a vindicator version of this once. Didn't work as well as this. I guess Stormcaller's pact really plays a big part. Curious how the extra points to LA from Silver Sentinel shoulders would impact this build instead.
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mate. With sentinel shoulders and cruci of the dead this could do some good times.

I'd stil use Heart of the mountain ammy in spite of FH mod. Anyway. Great job here
Myth. titan pauldrons are great to boost armor and phys resistance. However, Sentinels provide more damage in cost of survivability
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Finally someone made use of those shoulders. They are absolutely insane in terms of boosting armor and phys res (especially when crafted at Angrim).

I do agree about Heart of the Mountain amulet. Or maybe even good old Peerless Eye so you don't loose oa.
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Finally someone made use of those shoulders. They are absolutely insane in terms of boosting armor and phys res (especially when crafted at Angrim).

I do agree about Heart of the Mountain amulet. Or maybe even good old Peerless Eye so you don't loose oa.
Yeah, I crafted shoulders with +18% armor. It's huge, and this 8% phys resist makes difference.

Doombringer provides +40% Crit damage and +3 targets to my nuke. I tried all possible amulets and found that Mageslayer's Protector is alternative BiS for this build due to whooping +15% RR. However, even this huge boost can't outperform Doombringer's crit damage!
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@x1x1x1x2, @Superfluff
Silver Sentinel shoulders are good, but IDK how to wear them and keep resistances at 80% at the same time. I lose 30% poison res and there's no sources I can apply instead. Any suggestions?
UPD: Incorruptible ring instead of Tempest should work, I'll look for it
UPD2: Damage per second with Silver shoulders and random Incorruptible ring became 151k instead of 141k with Lethal Assault up. ~6-7% damage boost in exchange for 8% physical resist and ~500 armor. Worth it?
I'll stay with Titans.
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@x1x1x1x2, @Superfluff
Silver Sentinel shoulders are good, but IDK how to wear them and keep resistances at 80% at the same time. I lose 30% poison res and there's no sources I can apply instead. Any suggestions?
UPD: Incorruptible ring instead of Tempest should work, I'll look for it
UPD2: Damage per second with Silver shoulders and random Incorruptible ring became 151k instead of 141k with Lethal Assault up. ~6-7% damage boost in exchange of 8% physical resist and ~500 armor. Worth it?
I'll stay with Titans.
https://www.grimtools.com/calc/qNYDMeWZ

Persoanlly i'd take deleting stuff fast instead of phsy res with this one.

Made some changes, amulet, shoulders 2x venomguard and ancient prefix on boots for chaos. Has HP and % armor so no need to cry for the phys res too much. You have more skill points now. You can max Vos
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https://www.grimtools.com/calc/qNYDMeWZ

Persoanlly i'd take deleting stuff fast instead of phsy res with this one.

Made some changes, amulet, shoulders 2x venomguard and ancient prefix on boots for chaos. Has HP and % armor so no need to cry for the phys res too much. You have more skill points now. You can max Vos
My calculations show +23% damage boost with this setup. I'll craft the right boots and give it a test
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https://www.grimtools.com/calc/qNYDMeWZ

Persoanlly i'd take deleting stuff fast instead of phsy res with this one.

Made some changes, amulet, shoulders 2x venomguard and ancient prefix on boots for chaos. Has HP and % armor so no need to cry for the phys res too much. You have more skill points now. You can max Vos
Update:
After 5 runs with both default setup and Silver shoulders + Heart of the Mountain (offensive setup) I can make some conclusions.

Offensive setup adds very good portion of damage to all attacks, but with Feral Hunger you hit 5 targets instead of 8, lose crit damage and slow resistance. Not mentioning phys res and armor, they don't matter that much, in both setups they're decent.

Problem lies in AoE. The only powerful AoE I have is Feral Hunger, in offensive setup I get swarmed frequently, so I must play more carefully, and still died 2 times of 5.
Also without pauldrons I'm more vulnerable to slow. Someone casted Slow upon me, breaked my lifeleech, and this time I died to the swarm on wave 163 (or something, didn't remember correctly).
And with default setup I didn't die at all.

Doombringer and Titan Pauldrons are mandatory.
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