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This build has received an overall rating in the range from 3.75 to < 4.75 and thus qualifies for the lower category of working builds: Good.

This build has been designed for the following use:

This build deals AoE Damage with Icy Veins and armor ignoring death magic spells

Attributes and Skills[]

12 + 1 + 3
Gain 13 Energy whenever a non-Spirit creature near you dies, up to 3 times every 15 seconds.
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Universal skills
  • Rising Bile Rising Bile high AoE damage if fights are lasting long. Not very good against bosses because of Natural Resistance.
  • Deathly Swarm Deathly Swarm armor-dependant cold damage. Requires a 40/40 death magic set to be effective. Good in normal mode, less useful in hard mode.
  • Signet of Sorrow Signet of Sorrow spammable armor ignoring damage, as long as you keep an eye on corpses. Consider bringing a superior Soul Reaping rune and a minor Death Magic rune.
  • Intensity Intensity increased damage from the Icy Veins explosion. Activate as the foe is about to die. Less useful against high armor enemies.
  • Ebon Vanguard Assassin Support Ebon Vanguard Assassin Support
  • "You Move Like a Dwarf!" "You Move Like a Dwarf!" if a condition is required for Discord teams.
  • Technobabble Technobabble




  • 40/40 death magic set.
  • Optionally a 40/20/20 death magic staff for longer Masochism duration.
  • Defensive set.


  • Maintain Masochism.
  • Apply Icy Veins and Putrid Bile on a central or weak target.
  • Start pressuring it with Necrosis and Ebon Vanguard Assassin Support.
  • When it drops below 50% health points use Signet of Lost Souls and "Finish Him!".
  • Use Putrid Explosion as soon as a corpse next to foes is available.


  • Hex removal.
  • Powerful healing or protection.
  • Spread out foes.

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