In regards to the Writer
Furty has been taking part in Path of Exile because the launch of the Onslaught League in 2013, and has a deep and various nicely of expertise throughout the recreation. Equally snug taking part in on Hardcore, Softcore, and Solo-Self Discovered Leagues, latest ladder outcomes embrace ending Delirium League at Rank 61 taking part in his Kinetic Blast & Power Siphon Pathfinder Build, Rank 5 on the Legion SSF League taking part in his Essence Drain & Contagion Trickster Build, and the Betrayal League at Rank 186 taking part in his Elemental Hit Ascendant Build. You’ll be able to comply with him on Twitter, or try his occasional streams on Twitch.
This construct information is cut up over a number of pages, each to stop it from getting too lengthy, in addition to that will help you higher discover the knowledge you might be on the lookout for. Along with the present web page, which presents common details about the construct and likewise incorporates a Leveling and FAQ part, we’ve got the next pages:
There’s a huge number of bow builds in Path of Exile, and lots of of them share a standard flaw — they battle to cope with the hardest bosses, they usually get slapped round in tough maps. This construct is a high quality reply; sporting glorious clear pace, potent single goal injury, the distinctive kiting a bow construct offers, and a wholesome Life pool to make sure you can sort out any problem with out worry. Our Elemental Hit Ascendant is a novel and attention-grabbing twist on the traditional bow builds floating across the recreation, and can empower you to tackle among the recreation’s most threatening encounters.
Though this construct is a tough league starter, there are a number of investments you can make all through the league to provide an indestructible exile that may discover success in just about any atmosphere. Fortuitously, Scion is essentially the most versatile of lessons, and our chosen Ascendancy factors are appropriate for a wide range of fashionable leveling abilities, do you have to want to play this character from day one. As soon as this character begins coming into its personal, you’ll have little hassle dispatching among the recreation’s most deadly, such because the Guardians, Uber Elder, and Uber Atziri.
+ Nice boss injury (~4.5m Shaper DPS in common gear, as much as 10m+ in “GG” gear)
+ Formidable survivability; Slayer overleech, massive well being pool, excessive Evasion/Dodge, and distinctive mobility
+ Prime-tier clear pace
+ Satisfying pops when enemies die; Pyre inflicting them to blow up in gory chunks (additionally eliminates threat of Detonate Useless)
+ Versatile tree selections and Ascendancy
+ Loads of investments to additional empower the construct later within the league
+ Hardcore viable
– Requires a couple of Exalted Orbs price of capital to get began
– Troublesome to stage (as Elemental Hit)
– Requires at the least Cruel lab to come back on-line
– Two weapons are essential for max effectiveness
This construct clears by way of all maps with none points, even on minimal gear. The ridiculous quantity of Life Leech we will purchase, mixed with the gratifying Slayer overleech, ensures that we not often really feel at risk, even towards the hardest opponents or map mods. This feels particularly snug whereas Delving, as you’ll be able to enterprise into the darkness for fairly some time with out your well being pool a lot as budging, because of the overleech.
Mirage Archer Support additionally offers us with an unimaginable quantity of injury and leech, which provides us an unimaginable quantity of freedom to reposition with out lack of uptime all through your battles. Since we additionally get Culling Strike Support from the Slayer Ascendancy, this truly results in some amusing moments the place the Mirage Archer solos down the final 30% of the boss after which culls it immediately if you are repositioning.
Since Elemental Hit is each our clearing and bossing ability, it doesn’t take lengthy to change into snug with the fashion of play. This construct has an old style really feel because it performs pretty merely and easy, but it surely boasts unimaginable energy and top-tier single goal injury and clear pace, forming an especially satisfying mixture.
This is our recommended skill tree for the construct.
For extra particulars on the Passive Tree, ability acquisition order, and extra, make sure you try the Passive Skill Tree page for in-depth data.
We go over the entire gem hyperlinks this construct makes use of within the end-game on our Gem Link page.
Ascendancy, Bandits, and Pantheon
Our Ascendancy, Bandit, and Pantheon Powers page goes into element about all the alternatives it is advisable to make in these regards.
Gear Abstract / TL;DR
These things strike a stability between energy and cost-effectiveness. If you wish to discover extra choices for Gear (each funds and high-end), Flasks, or get extra data on options and specialty gadgets, please make sure you learn the Gear, Jewels, and Flasks page totally.
Some instance gear utilized by our character:
|Merchandise Slot||Merchandise Identify|
|Amulet||Yoke of Suffering|
|Gloves||Tombfist (2 Abyssal Sockets)|
|Boots||Bubonic Trail (2 Abyssal Sockets)|
|Belt||Uncommon Stygian Vise|
|Ring 2||Uncommon Ring|
|Weapon 1||+Three Gems Bow|
|Weapon 2||+Three Gems Bow|
|Quiver 1|| Corrupted Drillneck with Level Clean
||Quiver 2||Formed Uncommon or Drillneck|
For in-depth suggestions for gear, flasks, jewels, and crafting recommendation make sure you learn our Gear, Jewels, and Flasks page.
As a reminder, we’ve got a number of guides that will help you stage up a personality.
- Our step-by-step leveling walkthrough, which permits much more skilled gamers to save lots of time and pace by way of the leveling course of.
- Our guide to Unique Items for leveling, which helps you gear up your characters for the leveling course of.
- Our beginner leveling guide, which solutions most of the questions new gamers may need and can set you on the suitable path.
Leveling as Scion will be an especially tough endeavor. You will want to respec your tree when you get Cruel Lab and Path of the Duelist, so you’ll be able to truly decide any construct to stage with. Our choice is Sunder as we’re usually making use of the early Ascendancy greatest by selecting a melee ability. Begin out along with your most popular ability, which you need to use till Degree 12, when Sunder will be acquired. Sunder is a reasonably potent leveling ability because of its excessive base injury and ease of use. Your Sunder hyperlinks, so as of precedence, are:
- Melee Physical Damage Support
- Onslaught Support
- Multistrike Support
- Maim Support
- Ruthless Support
Simply use what you may get till the gems change into out there — Maim Support and Ruthless Support can be found very early, together with Onslaught Support, however you’ll have to wait till Act II for Melee Physical Damage Support. Added Fire Damage Support is an possibility within the meantime, if you’re utilizing a Tabula Rasa.
Blood and Sand is on the market proper at Degree 4, and needs to be picked up instantly. Purchase Herald of Ash and Herald of Purity in Act II that will help you stage up. You will get Pride in Act III after doing Misplaced in Love and drop Herald of Purity.
That is solely a suggestion. Scion leveling is just not for inexperienced gamers and you need to decide one thing you might be snug with to reduce deaths.
Which Annointments Are Finest for my Amulet?
- Structure — A terrific all goal selection and provides an enormous quantity of beef to the construct that we couldn’t entry earlier than this patch
- Coronary heart of Flame — Absolute best injury node that isn’t frequently accessible to this construct
- Disciple of the Slaughter — Highest DPS if you’re utilizing the Raider Ascendancy as a substitute of Pathfinder
Can I Degree as Elemental Hit?
Whereas it’s, after all, potential to stage utilizing Elemental Hit, it isn’t really useful. In case you are set on taking part in a Bow construct all through your entire leveling course of, it’s suggested you as a substitute use Rain of Arrows, for instance. It’s typically best to stage with a melee ability with excessive base injury, similar to Blade Vortex, so you’ll be able to purchase the life and tankiness surrounding the Marauder beginning space. Our Ascendancy permits us to play almost any construct to nice impact, so don’t really feel any rush to respec into the total Elemental Hit construct till you will have the degrees and forex to help it.
Can I Make This Construct Work With Solely a Single Weapon?
It’s tough to play this construct to any stage of effectiveness with out utilizing a Chin Sol weapon swap, which depend on for our highly effective single goal injury and overleech. With the ability to have two in another way coloured 6-links can be an enormous benefit, permitting us to make use of Greater Multiple Projectiles Support in our clearing hyperlink whereas maximizing our boss injury with Fire Penetration Support in our Chin Sol. You need to receive a 6-link clearing bow earlier than aiming for 6-link Chin Sol, as it may be extra simply obtained by utilizing the strategy described within the Weapons part of the information.
Which Map Mods are Most Troublesome?
Elemental Replicate is just not potential utilizing this construct, and will all the time be averted in any circumstance. No Leech is a dangerous mod to try, however potential with persistence and good flask play. Monsters have 90% likelihood to Keep away from Elemental Illnesses is an inconvenient affix and needs to be rerolled if you happen to can spare the forex.
Which Bosses are Most Troublesome?
This can fluctuate from participant to participant, however I discover Guardian of the Phoenix to be one of the crucial harmful, particularly with turbo mods or elevated space of impact. The overall zoning of the boss makes abusing Chin Sol a tough recreation plan, and the phoenixes, which may simply stun you with their injury, have to be periodically cleared utilizing your Greater Multiple Projectiles Support bow. The phoenix’s will be very harmful if the map is rolled with further projectiles mods, and needs to be cleared instantly. Guardian of the Phoenix will be handled safely and simply, but it surely have to be performed extra slowly and patiently than most bosses.
How Do I Method Uber Elder?
Uber Elder needs to be performed very aggressively, as most of our protection depends on the highly effective overleech we maintain by way of our Chin Sol injury after we are proper subsequent to the goal. This construct can push by way of phases rapidly, and afford to make a couple of errors, however it might probably nonetheless be simply one-shot if you’re unfamiliar with the mechanics of the encounter. Utilizing Kaom’s Roots will cut back your injury, however take away potential RNG overlaps between Shaper and Elder’s mechanics that lead to one-shots. In the event you do die throughout the encounter, you will have to be very cautious when re-entering the combat, as your highly effective overleech won’t be ticking and you’ll die in a short time to among the floor results. When coping with null portals and provides, attempt to transfer in a round sample across the high half of the sector to permit you to regularly dodge Shaper orbs with out having to pay a lot consideration to them.
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