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The PvXwiki community finds this to be a great build.

This build has received an overall rating in the range from 4.75 to 5.0 and thus qualifies for the highest category of working builds: Great.

This build has been designed for the following use:

The Minion Bomber utilizes the Hero AI to deal high armor-ignoring AoE damage and degeneration through the use of Death Nova while still providing support and utility.

Attributes and Skills

Gain 9 Energy whenever a non-Spirit creature near you dies, up to 3 times every 15 seconds.
Template code

Ritualist Ritualist:

  • Optional Optional (put 10 in Restoration Magic):
    • Mend Body and Soul Mend Body and Soul - for healing and condition removal.
    • Spirit Light Spirit Light - for healing.
    • Protective Was Kaolai Protective Was Kaolai - for group-heal.
    • Soothing Memories Soothing Memories - for healing.
    • Vengeful Weapon Vengeful Weapon - for healing and damage.
    • Flesh of My Flesh Flesh of My Flesh - for resurrection.
  • Optional Optional (put 10 in Channeling Magic):
    • Splinter Weapon Splinter Weapon - to decimate grouped foes
    • Ancestors' Rage Ancestors' Rage - for AoE damage

Monk Monk:

  • Optional Optional (put 10 in Protection Prayers):
    • Shield of Absorption Shield of Absorption - for damage reduction.
    • Protective Spirit Protective Spirit - for damage reduction.
    • Aegis Aegis - for a party-wide block.
    • Spirit Bond Spirit Bond - when taking heavy damage.
  • Optional Optional (put 10 in Healing Prayers):
    • Dwayna's Sorrow Dwayna's Sorrow - for massive groupheal.
    • Cure Hex Cure Hex - for hex removal.
    • Signet of Rejuvenation Signet of Rejuvenation - for healing.
    • Healing Ribbon Healing Ribbon - for healing.
    • Healing Seed Healing Seed - for healing.
    • Resurrection Chant Resurrection Chant - for resurrection.

Necromancer Necromancer:

  • Optional Optional :
    • Signet of Lost Souls Signet of Lost Souls
    • Foul Feast Foul Feast - to keep melee clean
  • Optional Optional (Death Magic):
    • Jagged Bones Jagged Bones Replace MM in areas with fewer corpses. Also dependent on player preference.
    • Animate Shambling Horror Animate Shambling Horror Can be used in-place of Animate Bone Minions.
    • Blood of the Master Blood of the Master for minion healing.
    • Putrid Explosion Putrid Explosion for additional damage.
    • Dark Aura Dark Aura to support soul taker builds.
  • Optional Optional (put 10 in Curses):
    • Enfeebling Blood Enfeebling Blood - for melee shutdown.
    • Mark of Pain Mark of Pain - for AoE damage from melee.
    • Barbs Barbs - to boost damage from minions and melee players.
    • Weaken Armor Weaken Armor - to increase damage output.
  • Optional Optional (put 10 in Blood Magic):
    • Blood Bond Blood Bond - to heal minions efficiently.
    • Strip Enchantment Strip Enchantment - for enchantment removal.

Paragon Paragon:

  • Optional Optional (put 10 in Command):
    • "Stand Your Ground!" "Stand Your Ground!" - for more defense.
    • "Fall Back!" "Fall Back!" - for moving faster.
    • "Never Surrender!" "Never Surrender!" - to counter pressure.



  • Survivor or Blessed Insignias
  • Bloodstained Insignia on the hands, head or feet
  • Vitae runes


  • 40/20/20% Death Magic staff or defensive set preferably


  • Set the hero to Guard Guard mode.
  • The hero will do most of the work by themselves; micro any skills as necessary.


  • No corpses or corpse denial.
  • Generic caster hate.


  • This build should not be combined with protective spirits such as Shelter or Union as these spirits counteract the intentional suicides of the minions and also quickly lose their health when preventing damage to minions.

See also