Since I haven’t played a Crusader in a while, I decided to rebirth one to give the Hybrid Bombardment build a try. This build makes use of several sets, but is actually fairly easy to gear up (especially as a 3rd character in the season).
So I finally got my Hydra build up and running. Sadly, it was far easier to gear this character than my demon hunter, but that’s understandable as my demon hunter was my starter. However, before I tried this build, I was going Legacy of Dreams just to give it a shot. It felt a little awkward since I had no idea what I was doing and made the decision to try the new wizard set instead.
Last Friday, we had the Halloween version of the Mega Crab. It’s probably the most difficult Mega Crab of the year just because of the scare mortars which induces panic. Before talking about my experience, I wanted to give some small updates on my own progress.
After my disappointment with my attempt at my own build using a Cast on Critical Strike bow Ascendant, I decided to take a closer look at the real core of what I was going after: a use of Asenath’s Chant. Asenath’s Chant, while rare, is a pretty cool item and I noticed it was used on a bunch of Toxic Rain builds. As I now have two of these, I decided to give this build a 2nd try.
As I mentioned, I decided to try building my own version of the build that Mathil1 has been doing on his stream these past few days, except as a Scion/Ascendant. I was starting to encounter some issues just as I was approaching Cruel lab in terms of squishiness and overall damage issues. So I decided to use another Scion who was past Merciless lab and see how it would feel.
I read a day or two ago how Harvest will be making a comeback in a new form in the next league or two. While little had been said about the implementation, what is certain is that it won’t be in the current form. With that in mind, I wanted to ramble a bit about how I would like it to appear along with various things that I’ve been muddling about.
Friday came with a good start to the Mega Crab weekend where I pushed both accounts to grab a LC24. I ended up staying at low levels on the Mega Crab just to not push my resources until my upgrades make a little progress.
I’m currently working on an Elementalist version of Carrion Golems that has become popular due to the high area damage. However, another variation is the Necromancer, which I’ve read is tankier. I did some research on how the two builds and differ and wanted to write my thoughts down.
I haven’t really posted anything about Diablo 4 since it was announced at Blizzcon. Most of my time has been spent on playing Path of Exile to get my ARPG fix. However, with the direction of GGG and the recent leagues being what I consider bad jokes, I feel it’s a good time to discuss Diablo 4 and what it means to Blizzard.
Another week down and this time I’m up to 3 level 24 LCs on my main and 1 23 for my secondary account. I hit a few jackpots along the way and a few downturns but in general I would say it’s been a successful week.