PURIFYING FLAME MINES

BUILD

INFORMATION

This is a Saboteur based build focusing on Purifying Flame Mines. This Build has a great clear speed and an unbelievable single target damage (even with budget gear). It's a great build for beginners because it's powerful and easy to play.

Pros

  • Easy to play

  • No Gem Swaps

  • Good currency farmer

  • Can do all map mods

  • Awesome Single Target Damage

  • Powerful Even Without Much Investment

Cons

  • You Need to Keep Detonating your Mines

  • Vulnerable to Chaos Damage

  • Evasion Dependent

EQUIPMENT
  • BODY ARMOUR
- The best body armour for this build would be a Shaper one with a lot life, some evasion, at least 100 Energy Shield and more critical strike chance for spells. Examples here.
- As a budget option I recommend a Carcass Jack, it provides up to +70 to maximum life, 12% to all elemental resistances, 50% Area Damage and 50% Increased Area of Effect.
  • WEAPON
- The best weapon you can get is a rare wand with at least 80% increased spell damage, 80% increased critical chance for spells and +1 to all fire spell skill gems. Examples here.
- But if the previous wand is too expensive for you, you can get a budget one with with at least 80% increased spell damage, 80% increased critical chance for spells and additional fire damage to spells. Examples here.
- If you don’t find a cheap rare wand you can’t go wrong with Doryani's Catalyst.
  • HELMET
- The Devouring Diadem is mandatory, mainly because It reduces mana reservation allowing us to use one more aura. This helmet might be a little expensive during the first weeks of a new League.
- If you can't afford it yet, use The Brine Crown.
  • GLOVES
- ​Rare Energy shield gloves with life and elemental resistances. Examples here.
  • BOOTS
- ​Rare Energy shield boots with movement speed, life and elemental resistances. Examples here.
  • BELT
- ​A rare belt with life, Strength and elemental resistances. Examples here.
  • RING #1
- ​If you have more currency I highly recommend a Circle of Anguish with Increased Herald of Ash Buff Effect and Increased Fire Damage.
- ​If you don't have much currency you can use a rare Ring with life, Strength and some elemental resistances. Examples here.
  • RING #2
- ​A rare Ring with life, Strength and some elemental resistances. Examples here.
  • AMULET
- ​Rare Amulet with Life, Dexterity, Strength and some resistances. Examples here.
  • FLASKS
- Divine Life Flasks. Look for mods like ''instant recovery'', ''removes bleeding'' and ''removes freeze''. Examples here and here.
- Diamond Flask for more critical strikes. Look for mods like "increased duration" and "increased evasion during flask effect". Examples here.
- 1 Quicksilver Flask for more clear speed. Examples here.
- A Jade Flask is really important because it grants +3000 Evasion. Best mods are Increased Duration and Increased Evasion. Examples here
- The good old Atziri's Promise for a big boost to your damage. 
- A Wise Oak to boost your damage with Lightning penetration. Remember that your uncapped fire resistance must be the highest. Details here.
  • ENCHANTMENTS
- ​Helmet: Consecrated Ground from Purifying Flame applies 9% increased Damage taken to Enemies
- Gloves: Of Reflection
- Boots: Elemental Penetration
P.S. Enchantments are not super important, so don't feel bad if you don't have the right ones ;)
  • RECOMMENDED ANOINTMENTS
- ​First Choice: Volatile Mines (Azure + Opalescent + Opalescent)
- Alternative Option #1: //
- Alternative Option #2: //
  • FULL BUILD ATTRIBUTE REQUIREMENTS
- ​Strength: 111
- Dexterity: 155
- Intelligence: 155
GEMS
  • BODY ARMOUR
Purifying Flame
Elemental Focus
High-Impact Mines
Trap and Mine Damage
Inspiration (If 5 Sockets Linked)
Swift Assembly (If 6 Sockets Linked)
  • GLOVES
Arcanist Brand
Wave of Conviction
Assassin's Mark
Combustion
  • HELMET
Herald of Ash
Summon Skitterbots
Enlighten
Zealotry
  • BOOTS
Dash
Second Wind
Detonate Mines (20% Quality)
Summon Stone Golem
  • MAIN HAND
Frost Shield
Increased Area of Effect
Increased Duration
  • OFF HAND
Vaal Righteous Fire
Vaal Grace
Increased Duration

SUMMARY

CLASS: Shadow

ASCENDANCY: Saboteur

HEALTH TYPE: Life

MAIN SKILL TYPE: Mines

COST: $$$$$

DIFFICULTY: 2/5

STARTER VIABLE: Yes

BEGINNER FRIENDLY: Yes

GAMEPLAY: Here

 
 
 
THIS BUILD'S FAQ
  • Is there a good place to buy unique items?
- Not only for unique items, poe.trade or pathofexile.com/trade are great websites for trading your items.
  • I'm lvl 40 and I'm dying a lot, what can I do?
- Please take a look at your Elemental Resistances, they are really important for your survivability. After lvl 40 try to keep at least 50% of each. The meximum is 75%, try to reach that when on end game.
  • I don't have as much HP as the gameplay shows and I've followed the Skill Tree step by step. Can you help me?
- Look for more HP on your rare gear. You can have ''+89 to maximum life'' on your helmet for instance.
  • You say the Build is Cheap, but there are some expensive recommended items there. How?
- Those items are only Recommended and not Mandatory. Maximize a build with the best possible items and 6L takes a good amount of currency, start using 4L on low tier maps to farm your Currency
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