Diablo 3 Season 22 Best Builds

Diablo 3 best builds

Introducting the best builds for Season 22

Season 22 is nearby! We will continuously update our best builds guide and provide detailed and concise information. Without further ado, we present to you the best builds for Season 22.

Masquerade Bone Spear Necromancer

This Necromancer build utilizes the raw power of the ”Masquerade of the Burning Carnival” set, as well as the Simulacrum and Bone Spear combo to completely obliterate any group of enemies. This build excels in any content of the game, it’s easily accessible and highly interactable.

”Masquerade of the Burning Carnival” set bonuses:
(2) Set: Simulacrums no longer take damage, attains all runs and when you die the cooldown is refreshed.
(4) Set: Damage is reduced by 50% as long as you have a Simulacrum. Any damage you take is split between you and your Simulacrums
(6) Set: Bone Spear deals 10000% more damage and Simulacrums gain triple this bonus.

(Masquerade of the Burning Carnival set)

Skill Setup

Mouse skills

  • Primary: Grim Scythe + Cursed Scythe
  • Secondary: Bone Spear + Blighted Marrow

Action Bar Skills

  • Blood & Bone: Bone Armor + Dislocation (1)
  • Blood & Bone: Blood Rush + Potency (3)
  • Blood & Bone: Simulacrum + Reservoir (4)
  • Curses: Decrepify + Borrowed Time (2)

Passive Skills

  • Serration
  • Spreading Malediction
  • Stand Alone
  • Bone Prison

Required level: 70

Gear Setup and Playstyle

Head: Luxurious Bauta

Torso: Sophisticated Vest

Shoulders: Glamorous Gigot

Hands: Lavishing Gloves

Legs: Elegant Pants

Feet: Extravagant Shoes

Neck: Haunted Visions

Wrists: Gelmindor’s Marrow Guards

Ring 1: Convention of Elements

Ring 2: Krysbin’s Sentence

Weapon 1: Scythe of the Cycle

Off-hand: Lost Time

Legendary gem 1: Bane of the Trapped

Legendary gem 2: Bane of the Stricken

Legendary gem 3: Zai’s Stone of Vengeance

Kanai’s Cube

Weapon slot:  Maltorius’ Petrified Spike

Armor slot: Razeth’s Volition

Jewelry slot: Ring of Royal Grandeur

4th slot: Reilena’s Shadowhook

  • The Haunted Visions make Simulacrum last forever.
  • Gelmindor’s Marrow Guards provide 400% damage increase to Bone Spear.
  • Convention of Elements increases Poison damage by 200%.
  • Scythe of the Cycle increases the damage of Bone Spear by 400%.
  • Maltorius’ Petrified Spike provides 700% increase in damage but doubles the cost of Bone Spear.
  • Krysbin’s Sentence increases damage done to stunned enemies by 300%.

Even though it might be a bit trickier to pull off, the playstyle is pretty straight forward and comprehensive. The key factor is the way you position the Simulacrum, as well as grouping everything and staying alive. Use your Bone Armor to stun enemies, which will proc Convention of Elements (as a result of Dislocation that turns your Bone Armor damage into Poison damage) and Krysbin’s Sentence.

Stat priority

Poison Damage > Critical Chance ~ Critical Damage > AoE Damage > Attack Speed > Bone Spear Damage

Legacy of Dreams Corpse Explosion Necromancer

The best aspect of the Legacy of Dreams Corpse Explosion Necromancer is the overall utility it provides. The combination of tankiness, extremely high AoE DPS and the overall simplicity of the playstyle make this build one of the best in the upcoming season 22. Each and every legendary item is carefully chosen in order to maximize the potential of the Legacy of Dreams.

Legacy of Dreams – when having no Set Bonuses, every legendary item equipped increases your damage dealt by 3.75%, and the damage taken is reduced by 2%.

Skill Setup

Mouse skills:

  • Primary: Grim Scythe + Cursed Scythe
  • Secondary: Land of the Dead + Plaguelands

Action Bar Skills

  • Corpses: Corpse Explosion + Close Quarters (1)
  • Blood & Bone: Bone Armor + Dislocation (2)
  • Blood & Bone: Blood Rush + Potency (3)
  • Blood & Bone: Simulacrum + Reservoir (4)

Passive Skills

  • Eternal Torment
  • Spreading Malediction
  • Stand Alone
  • Blood is Power

Required Level: 70

Gear Setup and Playstyle

Head: Leoric’s Crown

Torso: Aquila Cuirass

Shoulders: Razeth’s Volition

Hands: Grasp of Essence

Waist: Dayntee’s Binding

Legs: Swamp Land Waders

Feet: Ice Climbers

Neck: The Flavor of Time

Wrists: Nemesis Bracers

Ring 1: Krysbin’s Sentence

Ring 2: Convention of Elements

Weapon 1: Trag’Oul’s Corroded Fang

Off-hand: Lost Time

Legendary gem 1: Legacy of Dreams

Legendary gem 2: Bane of the Stricken

Legendary gem 3: Bane of the Trapped

Kanai’s Cube

Weapon slot: Nayr’s Black Death

Armor slot: Stone Gauntlets 

Jewelry slot: The Johnstone

4th slot: Reilena’s Shadowhook

  • Trag’Oul’s Corroded Fang amplifies the damage to cursed enemies by 200%, which is complemented by Dayntee’s Binding perfectly.
  • Grasps of Essence provides 200% damage to Corpse Explosion, and it can stack up to 5 times.
  • Krysbin’s Sentence increases damage done to stunned enemies by 300%.
  • Convention of Elements increases Poison damage by 200%.
  • Nayr’s Black Death amplifies the damage of Corpse Explosion for up to 500% when combined with other Poison skills.
  • The Johnstone boosts the damage of the next 50 Corpse Explosions by 200% after the expiration of Land of the Dead.

 

Make sure that you cast a Poison skill every 15 seconds so that you can keep the uptime of Nayr’s Black Death‘s effect. Use Bone Armor so that you can proc Convention of Elements. Always save Land of the Dead for big packs of monsters. Use the downtime of Land of the Dead to your advantage, lure a pack and position yourself in the best manner possible.

Stat Priority

Poison damage > Cooldown Reduction > Area Damage > Critical Hit Chance ~ Critical Hit Damage > Corpse Explosion damage

GOD Hungering Arrow Demon Hunter

(Gear of Dreadlands set)

As one of the most, if not the most powerful Demon Hunter build, it focuses on fast damage delivery and exceptional mobility. The build revolves around Strafe and Hungering Arrow, as well as the 4-set bonus which automatically casts your primary every time you hit an enemy with Strife. One more amazing aspect of this build is the 2-set bonus, which provides a 160% bonus in Movement Speed.

Skill Setup

Mouse skills:

  • Primary: Hungering Arrow + Devouring Arrow
  • Secondary: Strafe + Rocket Storm

Action Bar Skills

  • Devices: Vengeance + Dark Heart (1)
  • Hunting: Preparation + Focused Mind(2)
  • Defensive: Shadow Power + Gloom (3)
  • Defensive: Companion + Wolf companion(4)

Passive Skills

  • Ambush
  • Cull the Weak
  • Hot Pursuit
  • Stand Alone

Required Level: 70

Gear Setup and Playstyle

Head: Dystopian Goggles

Cloak: Galvanized Vest

Shoulders: Aughild’s Power

Hands: Gas Powered Automail Forearm

Legs: Cold Cathode Trousers

Feet: Antique Vintage Boots

Neck: Squirt’s Necklace

Waist: Hunter’s Wrath

Wrists: Aughild’s Search

Ring 1: Restraint

Ring 2: Focus

Weapon 1: Dawn

Off-hand: Fortress Balista

Legendary gem 1: Simplicity’s Strength

Legendary gem 2: Bane of the Stricken

Legendary gem 3: Taeguk

Kanai’s Cube

Weapon slot: The Ninth Cirri Satchel

Armor slot: Depth Diggers 

Jewelry slot: Ring of Royal Grandeur

4th slot: Elusive Ring

  • Up to 300% damage to the Hungering Arrow as well as 30% Attack Speed bonus on the primary skills with the help of Hunter’s Wrath.
  • The Depth Diggers boost your Hungering Arrow’s damage by an additional 100%.
  • The Ninth Cirri Satchel is an exceptional item that equips the Hungering Arrow with a 100% pierce and 600% damage.

This build is extremely strong for early season and offers a very fast paced gameplay that is very easy to learn. You can easily adapt to any kind of situation due to the high mobility and defensive mechanics. The Hungering Arrow is a powerful primary that provides an exceptional damage dealing possibilities.

Stat priority

Around 37% Cooldown Reduction > Critical Damage ~ Critical Chance > Hungering Arrow Damage > Cold Damage > AoE Damage

We will continuously update and tweak this guide, so stay tuned for more builds. In the mean time, visit our Diablo 3 bosting section here.

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